A.O.C. All Day Dining - Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


Sofitel JBR invites guests to share the ceremonial breaking of the fast with loved ones in the relaxed, family-friendly setting of AOC Restaurant or the grand Monte Carlo Ballroom if you like to celebrate with a group of friends or colleagues. Located in the beautiful Jumeirah Beach Residence, less than five minutes from Dubai Marina, the hotel offers a deliciously authentic Iftar buffet captivating Arabic traditions with a modern flair.


The Iftar menu highlights Turkish and Moroccan delights such as Turkish Shawarma ( Yaprak Doner), Freshly prepared cheese Kunafa and live cooking station for guests to learn how to make their own Arabic dishes. The guests may conclude the meal with a variety of decadent Arabian French fusion sweets with a certain “Je ne sais quoi”.

The traditional Ramadan drinks and assorted nuts are lined up to break the iftar followed by a wide variety of hot & cold mezzeh & starters.


Enjoy healthy salads & freshly prepared Fatayer, Moroccan Chicken Pastilla & Quiche etc. While you enjoy these bites request for your favorite grills to be done at the live grill station.



Chef prepares flavorful mix barbeque platter as per your choice & on the other hand enjoy hot Shawarmas delivered at live Shawarma Station.



Who would miss the most delicious Lamb Ouzi with oriental rice? It is the most capitvating item huge lumps of lamb are a treat for meat fans.

Arabic & Moroccan main dishes offer a wide range of meat & fish dishes like Samak Tagine, Chicken Molokhia, Kofta Tagine, Lamb Tagine, Potato Hrra, Mahashi, khoddar Couscous, Steamed Vegetables & Vermicelli Rice.



In one of the corners, few top favorite Indian dishes are served like Seafood Biryani, & for vegetarian options Dal Fry & Paneer Do pyaza.


Your will be attracted towards the most enticing section which is arranged separately for desserts.



Again the mix of Arabic & Moroccan delicacies done by Chef Akil Ahmed together make a remarkable addition to their Iftar menu. You will find assorted Arabic sweets, katayef Kachta, Fatayer with Cheese, richly done dates in milk are so mouth watering, Cardamom Crème brûlée combining Arabian spices with the French glamor, Shubiat, Mafrouke, Date Éclair, Date Cardamom Delight, Znoud Alsit, Fresh Fruits, Chocolate Fountain & a lot more.


Hospitable staff offers you hot & cold beverages according to your choice.
A.O.C restaurant offers Iftar for a special price of Dhs 160 per person, and Dhs 140 for groups of 10 or more guests. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact restaurant reservations at +971 44 484 733 or email

Beneath high ceilings, glowing lanterns, surrounded by intricate wooden carvings, guests can experience a magical blend of Arabian hospitality and sophisticated splendour in Monte Carlo ballroom through the beautiful melodies of a Kanoon player. For groups of 40 or more people, the ballroom transforms into an Arabic mirage with coloured silks, antique lanterns and exquisite food for private buffet service. For more information or to make a reservation, contact +971 55 287 1704 or email

Say Yo! to sushi and so much more

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The brand-new menu will entice return guests and convert first-time visitors.


Dubai’s most popular spot for Japanese street food has added lots more colourful plates of delicious non-veg and even more tasty vegetarian dishes to the roster. And they have an all-new menu design, making it so much harder for you to choose just one!


With 11 exciting new additions to their already amazing menu, Yo! Sushi has just made eating more fun.
This what we experienced at an afternoon spent at Yo Sushi’s Dubai Mall branch where we were served with a generous flow of Sushi, Nigiri & other veg & non veg Japanese street food selections from their new menu.

Take a seat right next to their signature kaiten conveyor belt, and reach out for the scrumptious Mixed Maki rolls. Pick the Prawn Star to enjoy delicious bites of Prawn Cocktail or Chicken Avocado rolls or grab any dish & you won’t repent tasting it! On Chicken Avocado Rolls, topping of garlic, mayonnaise & parmesan doubles the delight.


Your vegetarian friends need not fret. The Glazed Aubergine and Avocado Nigiri are finger-lickingly good, and will have you reaching out for more. Teriyaki glazed Aubergine on Sushi Rice wrapped with a nori band are just amazing. Not to miss Tenderstem steamed Broccoli on a bed of Sesame Sauce. Stir Fried Pak Choi & Garlic is another vegetarian treat.

Give your palate a unique hit with the Chunky Tuna pieces, rolled in coriander and quickly seared to perfection. Or try the Shichimi Seared Salmon, with just a touch of lemon juice. Yum!



There’s also the Tenderstem Salad, served on a rich sesame sauce, and the Stir Fried Pak Choi and Garlic.


If you think vegetarian food cannot make a meal, the Shiitake Mushroom Ramen dish is a game-changer for sure. Noodles go great in vegetable broth & bites of tofu.


Stack your table with bright colours as you fill your tummies with delicious food. And don’t forget to ask from the luscious selection of desserts. We had Carrot Cake & Strawberry Mochi, mouth melting rice balls with a rich strawberry ganache centre.


You can wash it all down with their selection of beverages. We had the Chamomile Tea.
You can enjoy your favourite dishes at any Yo! Sushi outlet in the UAE, or find them on popular Online Ordering Apps with delivery across the UAE.

Ahlan Ramadan at Channels Media Rotana

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Channels restaurant turned its ambiance into complete Ramadan look. We were invited to be part of this indulgent Iftar Preview evening. The sneak peak took us to a journey where different food stations offer an amazing spread of food items.


The entrance is inviting with an attractive display of assorted dates, dry fruits, variety of special Ramadan drinks & Sahlab (a sweet & thick sauce).


Salad station had a variety of salads, cold salad platters & cheese, Sushi, mussels & other seafood was generously on offer. Assorted hot Mezzeh & Shawrama station will keep you moving around the corner. Live stations for Falafel & Foul is also available. On the other side you get to try warm flavorful soups.


Main Course has plenty of great tasting dishes, makes it hard to select. Variety of options in fish, Chicken,& Mutton. Meat fans can enjoy Sultan Ibrahim, Mutton Roghan Josh, Mutton Biryani, Chicken Cordon Bleu to name a few. Dishes with curry & steamed / grills etc are also available.


Additionally the centre of attraction is the Lamb Ouzi without which a middle eastern or we can say Arabic cuisine served during Ramadan would be incomplete.



Next comes the drooling desserts counter. Assorted Arabic sweets, Umm Ali, Kunafa, Cakes with specialy filled dates & nuts, Fresh Fruits, Carrot Cake & Ice Cream along with a whole line of items.


Experience the authentic Ramadan atmosphere at The Terrace while listening to the Oud music and enjoying the extensive Suhour menu, Arabic delicacies and a selection of flavours and a lot more.
Take advantage of their exclusive group offer when booking for 10 or more guests and receive complimentary Iftar for 2.

All this is what Ramadan is about. Sharing, spending time with families and friends and above all making the evenings last with a relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere!
For more information or bookings, call the +971 04 435 0201 or e-mail
*All prices are in UAE Dirhams and inclusive of 10% service charge, 7% municipality fee and 5% VAT.

Extensive Suhoor menu is also available from 10 pm to 1 am which includes Ramadan juices, eggs, hot & cold Mezze, Arabic cheese platter, falafel, Beef Makanek, beef Sujuk, Meat skewers, & sweet delights include Kunafa cheese, Halawat el Jibin, Kalaj Ramadan, Umm Ali, Atayef with walnuts, Sahlab with walnuts & cinnamon, Fresh fruits platter.

Mother’s Day Lunch At Al Nafoora Coral Dubai Deira

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This Mother’s Day, Coral Dubai Deira made all Moms feel so special at their event which was organized specifically to wish, treat & entertain all the Mothers.


Al Nafoora is a Mediterranean restaurant with an oriental touch, they hosted this special lunch gathering.
A cake cutting ceremony was held followed by lucky draws from the hotel What else you need at your special day? The lunch was lined up with a buffet of delicious veg & non-veg dishes.


Special soup, & variety of salads at the salad counter. The mains were tantalizing Chicken Biryani, Lamb Stew, Steamed Fish, Potato Gratin, Steamed Vegetables Mushroom Creamy Pasta, Seafood Noodles, Grilled Chicken, Boiled Rice.



But if you still want to be on a lighter diet, they have amazing salad options which are filling & healthy. Grab your bowl of soup & healthy mix of salads like Corn Salad, Chicken vegetable Salad. Other items are Hummus, Arabic Pickles fresh green leaves & more.


Desserts include a fine selection of Cakes, Tarts, Cheese Cakes Arabic Sweets, Cup Cakes, Panna Cotta & freshly cut fruits.


The restaurant ambiance is calm with a décor of flowing fountain in the middle of restaurant. We also toured around in the hotel & discovered Coral Dubai Deira is well equipped with all amenities & luxuries.

They have two spacious halls one serves as meeting room & the other for larger gatherings & family events.

Rooms are appealing for a memorable stay. And during the stay you can also avail pool , massage & gym facilities.




LuLu, the largest hypermarket chain in the region, launched its annual British food festival “Food is Great Britain: Truly British, Truly Delicious”. The week-long fest highlights a wide variety of food products imported from the UK, which is available at great discounts from 18th to 26th March 2019.


The launch event was inaugurated by H.E Patrick Moody, British Ambassador to the UAE, at LuLu Hypermarket at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, in the presence of LuLu Group Chairman and Managing Director Yusuff Ali M.A, other top officials, and government authorities.

Speaking on the occasion, Yusuff Ali M.A said: “For over two decades of serving a multi-ethnic customer base, LuLu has managed the lifestyle needs of both the locals and expat community. From food offerings to fashion, home essentials, electronics, and much more, it is a one-stop shop that showcases global flavours and culture. “Food is Great Britain” is one such event that puts a spotlight on the traditional flavours, culture and quality produce of the UK. Our British sourcing offices and food processing units have helped us become successful in guaranteeing non-stop supply at the most competitive prices all year round.”


LuLu brings delicious British classics at pocket-friendly prices for the food festival. Savour the fresh flavours of dairies from Rachel’s Organic, which are perfect for breakfast or quick snacks to help you with proper digestion and strengthening immune system. Nutrient-packed juices are available to quench your thirst, from Coldpress, Robinsons and The Berry Company. For high quality frozen fruits and vegetables that you can use daily for cooking and baking, Ardo’s well-chosen product range can help you save a lot of time and energy in the kitchen, as they are pre-washed and pre-cut. Moreover, enjoy the famous flavours and crisp taste of Walkers crisps, made from the finest potatoes from over 80 farms around Britain.


LuLu has flown in more than 2,000 products across brands like Horlicks, Whole Earth, Longley Farm, and John West—from cheeses to organic and healthy range, fruits and vegetables, dairies, sweet delicacies, and many more classic offerings, which will highlight an authentic British shopping experience. Moody said: “I am extremely delighted by the range and quality of products Lulu has imported for this promotion and I am sure these products will be highly appreciated not only by British nationals, but also the local and other expat communities residing here.”


With 163 stores operating worldwide, LuLu has continuously been exerting its greatest efforts to provide and sustain the supply of global products at the best rates. With the excellent combination of high quality offerings and organised logistics system, LuLu remains to be the favourite shopping destination in the UAE when it comes to a broader selection of international products.



LULU HYPERMARKET, where the world comes to shop—is the top retailer in the Middle East and one of the most successful businesses worldwide. Serving more than 1,600,000 shopping patrons every day, it is the fastest growing retail chain across 10 countries that include the GCC, India, Egypt, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Founded in the early nineties, it has successfully expanded to different parts of the world and currently operates more than 163 stores with a staff force of 49,800.


LuLu Hypermarket, where the world comes to shop:

  • Providing more than 1,600,000 customers an unparalleled shopping experience daily across the globe
  • 1 retail chain in the Middle East and among the top 10 fastest growing retailers globally
  • Operations in UAE, India, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Egypt, Malaysia, and Indonesia
  • One of the Middle East’s top employers with work force numbering to 49,800


Bar Baar Launches New Street Food Menu in Town ‘Gully Boy’

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20 mouth-watering street food delights will leave you craving for more
Capturing on the recent Bollywood’s backstreet rapper movie – ‘Gully Boy’, it would be hard not to imagine strolling through the crowded streets of Mumbai without grabbing a ‘Vada pav’ or indulging in some lip-smacking ‘Chicken Chilly’ and relishing the Indian (Gully) Street Food.

Promising to offer a vegetarian and non-vegetarian street-food paradise, the tantalizing delights in the ‘Gully Boy menu’ is certain to leave you drooling from its ‘Bawa Chicken Puffs’, ‘Full Too Samosas’, ‘Bhai Ka Mutton Biryani’ and ‘Ek Dum Mast Momos’. It will be available every day of the week for lunch and dinner from 1:00 p.m onwards till 3:00 am starting from the range of AED 15 to AED 55 only.



I got to savor some most delightful items from the new menu , as they launched it last week. With live musical performances, company of friends, good food & drinks surley makes Bar Baar the best place to hang out in town. What I tried & would definitely recommend is The Gully Chicken Chilli, Dhinchak Jhinga Fry, Doori Tandoori Murghi .
Tandoori Chicken has the aroma & flavors of special tandoori spcices & so were the shrimps full of crisp , crunch & taste fried perfectly, dip & enjoy with green chutney.
Chicken Chilli comes with red chutney, another tantalizing item frm the menu , soft & delicious chicken chunks.


Gully Boy special drinks from the menu were simply refreshing …. Raspberry Soda & Imami Sharbat.


The ambiance is so inviting with street food aromas & live music in air. Ample seating is available enjoy the music & sumptuous food.


“Garnering on the Gully Boy Fever, where Bollywood has made its first movie about rap music, we intend to take you on a delicious journey and give you the authenticity of Real India with the opportunity to taste the Indian (Gully) Street Food and introduce the spirit of Indian Hip Hop and Rap culture through the soul of our food”. said Mr. Parvez Mhd – Managing Director of Bar Baar.
He further added, “Bringing in new Indian Hip Hop and RAP culture with Live performances from India’s most talented, prominent and elite will be a new genre to Dubai – the city that never sleeps. Through the Indian (Gully) Street food which has originated from the streets, we want to introduce the raw feel of hip hop, evoke talent and inspire the millennials. We will also start a new venture of outdoor delivery ‘Gully boy’ by BarBaar to cater to our customers and ensure that Indian (Gully) Street food reaches every doorstep.”

Bar Baar, recently nominated for the ‘Best Bar Food’ at the Time out 2019 awards introduces the new street food menu ‘Gully Boy’.

Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café – The Pointe

Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafe Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

The Pointe in Palm Jumeirah, a place where ambiance and food are paired perfectly well. Like many other spots in UAE, this much talked about place has great Plam & Atlantis views which you can enjoy while dining at lined up cafes & restaurants situated in the vicinity.


We had a fabulous morning get together, a bunch of jolly bloggers were invited by Guylian Café in collaboration with one of our fellow bloggers Sidrah. The breakfast morning was a whole lot of fun & food. The spread was lavishly done. With weather still so friendly & inviting for alfresco dining, it was obvious to sit outside overlooking the majestic Atlantis Hotel.


We started with coffee, fresh juices & Mocktails. The variety on our table was Orange Juice, Passion Cooler Mocktail, Rose Lemon Spritzer Mocktail, Lavender Lemonade Mocktail & few more.

Not only the table was colorful with the spread of those drinks but all drinks were done extremely well with their unique combinations. Mine was Lavender Lemonade, so refreshing coconut water infused with Lavender, Lemon Juice & Soda. Do give it a try!


Our breakfast items included a fine selection from their menu, so tempting freshly baked Croissants & Fresh Homemade Belgian Pastries with Chocolate sauce.


And for you to want to enjoy, nothing more than a platter of fresh Waffle Bread topped with icecream & special Guylian Chocolate Dip & sliced fruits.


Servings are generous & good enough for two & somewhere upto three persons, be it a platter of Smashed Avocado, Tomato Bocconcini, Eggs Benedict or my all time favorite Buratta which they serve it with assorted colorful Tomatoes.




Each dessert item is done with sophistication, the fineness, delicacy & presentation are taken care of. We relished the fruity, nutty & chocolaty flavors of each of these …..
Guylian Chocolate & Hazelnut Pyramid …….. toothsome bites of nuts & chocolate.


100% Pure Pleasure is all so chocolate made dessert, soft & melt in the mouth.


Then we also had Passion Temptation, dome shaped finely arranged passion fruit flavored white attraction on the plate!


Weather in UAE is still inviting for alfresco dining , great views & food here at Guylian Café. Enjoy the sunshine with pleasant breeze before you reach the hot summer time.

Dragon’s Place – Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel

Dragon's Place - Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

All you-can-eat Sushi & Sashimi with Miso Soup for AED 99 per person.

Northern Emirates is home to many fascinating attractions, be it natural attractions with hills, sand dunes, breathtaking beaches or its various Hotel attractions. The entire Northern Emirates & including Ajman has a lot to offer for tourists & residents.

Bahi Ajman Palace is a magnificent & picturesque property managed by HMH. This luxurious hotel provides splendid views and approach to the cornich & offer great dining facilities. Dragon’s Place is one of its restaurant which serves a mix of cuisines like Japanese, Thai & Chinese.


I was invited on a sunny afternoon for an indulgent Seafood Lunch.
Restaurant is located at first floor with an outdoor dining option as well. If you are here around during this month, alfresco dining experience can still be enjoyed to its fullest with slight sea breeze and views. Inside arrangement is best for family & bigger group of friends get together.


The restaurant has a sushi counter & display of seafood . Chefs provide the freshest & best combinations with all their expertise on to your table.
The cheerful & informative staff adds much delight to your dining experience. We had refreshing lime Tom Yam shots , this was our welcome drink.
Chicken coated Toasts & Crackers with Chili Sauce was a great company while our next course was on its way.


Next came the salted Edamame & Miso Soup, this clear soup with chunks of Tofu & sliced Mushrooms & Spinach is a great recipe.


A light bowl of Fresh Green Salad drizzled with dressings was served soon after the soup.


Sushi ……..Assorted platter of Veg & Non-Veg Sushis brought to the table direct from the live Sushi Bar. Mouth melting fresh Sushis were generously served.



Nigiri …… Such a variety !! you surely will enjoy a lot here if you are looking for all what you like in seafood. Salmon, Tuna, Himatchi etc.


What came next was the most indulgent Sashimi Bowl. Set on ice were big chunks of Salmon, Tuna, Blue Tail, & Octopus. True treat for Seafood fans what a great value for money …… for just AED 99!!


Desserts ……..
This indulging seafood journey slowly came to an end & then we tried the delightful Thai & Japanese sweet delicacies . The desserts included Nata De Coco with Cream , it was delicious creamy coconut custard with a thin consistency mixed with Thai dried fruits/nuts.


Cheese Cake with a distinction…… my favorite Matcha Flavored Cheese Cake. Do give it try! And a mini mouth melting Mixed Fruit Tart.

All fresh juices & drinks are available. Do add it in your dining list. An attractive place to sit back, relax & eat fresh seafood & Sushi from Sushi Bar.

Items to choose from:

Sushi Bar, Salmon & Tuna Sashimi, Salmon & Tuna Sushi, International Maki, Edamame, Miso Soup, Kani Salad, Som Tum Salad.

Terms &Conditions:

• Valid for dine-in only
• Takeaway is not allowed.
• Timings from 18:30 pm – 22:30 pm
• Not valid on prawn & eel.
• Children below 5 can eat for free & children above 6 years with 50% discount.
• Drinks are not included.
• Extra order or drink will be paid directly at the restaurant.
• Valid for one person & sharing is not allowed.
• Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.
• Subject to availability.

Level M Arabian Plaza Hotel

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Millennium Hotel & Resorts have recently launched this dining hub at Arabian Plaza Hotel. Studio M covers a well lit spacious area in the property & offers a family-friendly Friday lunch with a selection of International dishes in buffet.



Delight your taste buds with thick & creamy Mushroom Soup followed by Starters like crispy Hot Chicken Samosas, Vegetable Rolls & Juicy Chicken Wings.


Salad Counter has a lot of healthy & vegetarian offers as well. Those on a diet will be happier to chose from salad counter like Quinoa Salad, Potatoes, Couscous, Roasted Beetroot, Calamari Pesto, Smoked Salmon, Stuffed Truffle, Cherry Tomatoes, Grilled Prawns , Fattoush & assorted fresh green vegetables. Plate full of this healthy sumptuous salad is good enough & filling.



In mains some of the famous & all time favorite dishes are Lamb Biryani, Grilled Sea Bass in Lemon Butter Sauce , Boneless Chicken & Tenderloin with an addition of Steamed Vegetables & Rice.


Desserts: Quality items are displayed in desserts section. Mouth melting aromatic Mango Mousse is unforgettable, so is the Crème Brulee just done perfect!!

Others are Chocolate Chip Cake, Strawberry Cheese Cake, Panna Cotta, & Choco Mint Cake.


Walnut Grove – The Dubai Mall

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Walnut Grove has recently launched its new branch at the most prominent & idyllic location in The Dubai Mall. The fascinating setup will always double the delight for diners as it has many reasons to come over for dining. Those who fancy great views like Burj View, Downtown & Dubai Fountains while having their dinner, lunch or breakfast will be the happiest diners here to enjoy all this. The elegance added to decor & furnishing is much admirable as well.


Moreover if you plan your visit these days the cooler & pleasant weather with sometimes clouds covering the skies will have you enjoy your meals along with light drizzling at this amazing venue.
The restaurant has great dining options, hot & cold beverages & a wide range of mind blowing cake flavors at display makes it hard for the customers to choose.


The day when we visited was a pleasant cloudy day. It was obvious for us to opt for alfresco arrangement. We had long hours sitting outside enjoying weather with Burj Views & Berry Smoothie & Litchi & Cucumber Martini. As the name says Berry Slim Smoothie, it was done healthy with thick greek yogurt , almonds etc.


A huge healthy bowl of Burratta Salad is always a good decision & addition to a superb lunch spread, so when I saw Burratta Salad in menu their was no other choice for me but to ask for this. And it didn’t disappoint at all! The presentation & taste were equally great.


For starters we had Parmesan Almond Chicken Strips from their appetizers menu. Coated in herb crumbs & almonds fried chicken strips were served with salsa verde mayo dipping sauce.


Grills: Salsa Verde Chicken Kebabs ……. Restaurant has tried to add healthy touches in its recipes. The boneless chicken cubes were marinated with basil & herb yogurt & served with couscous.


Peppadew Avo Salmon ……. And again salmon seen in the menu is also irresistible, so the big fillet of Norwegian Salmon Pan Seared was on our table. Topped with sweet Chilli Peppadew & Avocado Salsa. Savoury Couscous & veggies as side, a complete wholesome platter too delicious!!


Desserts : As I mentioned above the great variety of cakes makes it too hard to choose from ….. all flavors are actually not to be missed, we had the most luscious & loaded with nuts all time favorite Carrot Cake & the most attractive Rainbow Cake , a must try !


Trying hard to fit in this rainbow along with this beautiful view & cloudy weather.



To add more delight to the pleasant & cloudy weather we had Cappuccino & Chamomile Tea . Each tea & coffee serving comes with a mini red velvet cup cake.



The restaurant has its distinctions in serving styles, taste cheerfulness of staff & on top of all the picturesque location. During the summer days when you won’t be able to sit outside, they offer an elegant interior setting including the seating arrangement done to amuse by overlooking the mall from inside.