Fresh From The Ocean
Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain invites you to savour the freshest catch of the day every Monday at Seafood Night from 7pm-11pm. Experience a unique medley of succulent ocean delicacies in both popular and traditional dishes. The buffet will offer delicacies, from sushi and dim sum to slipper oysters and popular fish such as grouper and red snapper. The meal is priced at BD24, including soft drinks and water, or BD29, including unlimited selected grape, malt and soft drinks.
Call 17 460-017.
Saraya Restaurant at the Sofitel will stage a Summer Independence Day Brunch on Friday, July 5, from 12.30pm–4pm featuring a star-spangled line-up of top-notch Stateside grub as well as gourmet international cuisines intertwined with local flavours and the best desserts on the island. Children are in for a treat with a dedicated kids’ corner and fun outdoor activities full of surprises. The buffet costs BD25, inclusive of selected beverages. Children aged six to 12 eat for half price and those below six dine for free.
Call 38 885-789.
On July 12, from 1pm-4pm, Bahrain Bay Kitchen at the Four Seasons marks France’s national day with a Bastille Day French Brunch that promises the very best of Gallic cuisine. Oysters and French onion soup, crepe cooking stations and premium cheeses including a Raclette fondue will get your taste buds celebrating. The culinary celebration is priced at BD30, inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages, or BD43, inclusive of selected beverages. Kids aged six to 12 years get 50-per-cent discount and under-fives eat free.
Call 17 115-500.
Chef’s Table Experience
Enjoy a sumptuous five-course Chef’s Table menu especially prepared by the dedicated chef every day between noon and 3pm, and then again between 7pm-11pm at Primavera, at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain. Dishes on the indulgent set menu, priced at BD29 per person, include fried eggplant with cherry tomato and smoked ricotta cheese, homemade Bolognese tortellini, hammour with Sicilian eggplant caponata and lamb fillet with herb crust, green peas, sautéed mushrooms and fondant potato. Call 17 586-499.
Join in for a week-long synthesis of Peruvian culture, music and cuisine at the Peru Fiestas Patrias (Peruvian Festival) at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa’s Tapas Bar and Restaurant from July 18-26. Starting at 6pm and carrying on till 1am, there’ll be entrancing music and dance with exceptional gastronomy. Experience traditional Andean culture in its truest forms. The fiesta is priced at BD20 per person, inclusive of soft and selected beverages. Call 38 885-789.
Making it Spicy Good!
The dynamic chef Promod has joined the team at Spices Indian Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain. This multiskilled professional boasts 10-plus years of experience with leading hotel chains and restaurants. Born and brought up in India, his culinary skills reflect the country’s rich, diverse culture. His forte lies in Indian and Western fusion cuisine, with special expertise in north Indian fare. He says his inspiration comes from his experience of visiting different parts of the subcontinent and experiencing its varied culture, as well as from travelling, eating out, reading and creative thinking. Call 17 531-122.
A Tasty Deal
The Westin City Centre Bahrain’s Furn Bistro and Bakery has something special lined up for lovers of Khaleeji cuisine. A special set menu will be served every day at the chic eatery from 12.30pm-10.30pm, including tasty Middle Eastern and Khaleeji dishes. Choose one starter, main course and dessert each, for only BD10. Call 17 171-441.
Indulge in the perfect afternoon tea option for the sweet tooth in you with dark, milk or white chocolate fondue and the beautifully handcrafted chocolate pastries at The Palm Lounge at Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain. Available every day from 2pm-6pm, the price is set at BD25 for two. Call 77 707-070.
A Royal Brunch
Every Friday, from 1pm-5pm, treat your family and friends to a delicious brunch at Brasserie Royale at the Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain, with an array of delectable options from seafood and sushi to delicious pastries while the DJ keeps the beat going all afternoon. Young guests will love their dedicated buffet and the special activities organised by the Bulbul Kids’ Club team exclusively for them. Priced at BD27 with soft drinks, or BD35, with selected beverages, all guests get complimentary pool and beach access. For an additional BD20, guests can enjoy unlimited selected drinks by the pool.
Call 77 707-070.
Take a break from your workday stress and enjoy the Turkish Business Lunch Buffet in a comfortable setting at the Mercure Grand Hotel Seef. Tuck into a range of delicacies from a variety of Turkish grills to everyone’s favourites, baklava and kanafeh, to name a few. The buffet is priced at BD5.500 and runs from Sunday to Wednesday, between 12.30pm-3.30pm.
Call 32 000-621.
Rosso, at ART Rotana, introduces an Italian Family Saturday Brunch where friends can eat, chat and be merry together for BD20, inclusive of selected non-alcoholic beverages, or BD26, inclusive of selected special beverages from noon to 4pm. Enjoy the finest imported meats and cheeses plus live pasta stations, fresh pizza delivered to your table and delectable Italian desserts. Kids aged six to 12 go half price and those below six eat free.
Call 16 000-111.
Baharat Restaurant at Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain stages a fabulous Seafood Night every Thursday from 7pm–11pm. Indulge in a wide selection of fresh oysters, prawns, Lobster Thermidor, sushi, clams, fresh fish and mussels cooked to your liking. The buffet costs BD25, including soft drinks and water, or BD31, including selected free-flow beverages, with live entertainment. Call 17 171-441.
Nirvana, the Indian fine-dining restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton offers the ‘Let’s Chaat’ promotion from Thursday to Saturday, where guests can relish the simple comfort of home cooking and savour the harmony of textures, flavours and aromas of Indian street delicacies including favourites like Aloo Tikki, Murg Chatpatta, Channa Chaat, Sev-Murmura Chaat and more from an à la carte menu. It runs between noon and 3pm for lunch and 7pm-11.30pm for dinner. Call 17 586-499.
What better way to start off the weekend than with Mercure Grand Seef’s new Al Sofra Friday Brunch with live entertainment? From 12.30pm-4pm, there are hot and cold appetisers and salads, delicious intercontinental dishes and delectable desserts to treat your taste buds. The price is BD14++, with or without selected beverages. Kids under six eat for free while it’s half-price for those between six and 12. Call 32 000-621.
Akaya, a new upmarket Japanese restaurant, has opened its doors in Bahrain. Inspired by the ‘Izakayas’ of Tokyo, it is an original concept created exclusively for islanders. The outlet is an ode to Japanese minimalist architecture and the perfect venue to unwind with friends to enjoy signature cocktails and an Asian-style tapas menu. Diners have three options of seating: outdoor in the Zen Garden, which is an airconditioned spot of bliss, or indoors at The Travertino Room or The Janguru Lounge. Call 17 490-004.
!NEW! Buffalo Wings & Rings!
Buffalo Wings & Rings has debuted in Bahrain, in the heart of Block 338 in Adliya. The American franchise is known for its fresh, never frozen, traditional and boneless chicken wings made with sauces to serve every taste. In addition, its all-American menu has mouthwatering offerings, including the famous juicy burgers, onion rings, tacos, salads and much more. The three-storey restaurant boasts a sporty atmosphere with more than 60 TVs, and chef-inspired recipes along with its signature wings.
Call 17 104-994.
Crowne Plaza Bahrain is all set to host the Fun Family Brunch at its two outlets; La Mosaique Restaurant and Harvesters, on July 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 12.30pm-4pm. For BD31, inclusive of special selected beverages, guests can make the most of delicious fare and access the temperature-controlled pool. Make it a family affair, where little ones will be kept occupied on the pool slide, with special children’s amenities and a kids’ menu. Call 17 531-112.
Intercontinental Regency Bahrain’s award-winning Legendz Steakhouse invites diners to share in its passion for prime meat cuts in a stylish, contemporary setting. From 11.30am-4pm every Saturday, head down for a cosy, Lazy Legendary Lunch, priced at BD19, for a relaxed afternoon with your family and friends. An extensive à la carte menu is also available. Call 17 227-777.
Ramada by Wyndham Bahrain has recently appointed chef Wilfred Coelho as the new food and beverage director. Chef Wilfred, who has been in the industry for around 25 years, specialises in continental and Indian cuisines, and has won awards for his outstanding work that stems from years of experience across South Africa, the UAE, India and Bahrain. He will be overseeing all the food and beverage operations of Ramada by Wyndham Bahrain, including Le Jardin Restaurant and English pub, The Exchange, and is currently in the process of preparing revised menus and new promotions for them. Call 17 742-000