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First of all... Sand and sun – summer has begun! With this in mind, we combed through the most exciting gastronomic delights and fun activities to help you beat the heat this month. As always, the May Issue is brimming with the best in Bahrain’s lifestyle, luxury and people scene. On a different note, our features will help you manage time in sustaining your body and mind’s health during Ramadan. We are wishing you a blessed Ramadan. May the spirit of the holy month stay in your hearts and illuminate from within!

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34 Ramadan Special Features

WU Restaurant & Lounge

CONTENTS Ramadan Special Features 08

Ramadan Listings

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Ramadan Guide

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Ramadan Health Tips

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Going Out 26

Ramadan Food

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A Refined Taste of Italy in Bahrain: Primavera Review

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A Journey Through the Mediterranean at WU Restaurant & Lounge

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From Futoor to Suhoor

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Ramadan Special

Where to dine this

Ramadan Bahrain is known for its lavish buffets and set menus during Ramadan. With people staying home this year, things might be a little different but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in some top-notch food!

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The Art Hotel & Resort Layali Ramadan by Choices Join The Art Hotel & Resort for the island’s finest Iftar experience at Choices Restaurant with a choice of traditional and international cuisines for those wanting a gastronomic experience to remember. Location: Choices Price: BD18 net per person

Layali Ramadan by WU Delight in tastefully selected dishes from an A La Carte menu at WU Restaurant featuring a live band mastered by the fabulous oud play & singer Rami Alaeddine, and Lebanese Kanoun player Sofi Zein who will charm the audience with their performance. Location: WU Price: A La Carte menu

Break your fast with loved ones at the elegantly decorated venue with authentic culinary delicacies and enjoy a truly memorable Ramadan this year. Location: La Mosaique and The Backyard Price: BD15 for Iftar and BD10 for Ghabga

Private or Corporate Iftar and Ghabga A special occasion comes once a year and Crowne Plaza invites you to spend it with them. Held in their very own Conference Centre, they provide you the perfect ambiance with authentic culinary selections that can be tailor made to host your corporate private event. Location: Bahrain Conference Centre Price: Iftar starting from BD10 and Ghabga starting from BD12 For bookings, contact +973 1753 1122

Dowtown Rotana

For bookings, contact +973 1600 0111

Crowne Plaza Individual Iftar and Ghabga Renew and affirm family ties at Crowne Plaza Bahrain.

Savour the Ramadan Flavour Gather with your family, friends, and colleagues during the Holy month of Ramadan over a vibrant spread of extravagant Iftar buffet at Al Maha for only BD 18 Net or chill by the pool on the 9th floor at our Ghabga Lounge with live grills stations, mezza and

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Ramadan Special Dowtown Rotana

desserts for BD 12 Net while enjoying the soothing music of the live entertainment. Shisha is available at the Ghabga Lounge for BD 5 Net.

Elite Resort and Spa

Location: Al Maha Price: Iftar for BD 12 net and Ghabga for BD12 net

Elite Resort & Spa welcomes all guests with a true feel of Ramadan at Noor Tent! Whether you want to spend your Iftars and Ghabgas along with your friends or colleagues, the tent offers a deluxe experience! The Iftar buffet priced is BD 9.900++ per person and starts from Maghreb prayer until 8:00 PM. Meanwhile, the Ghabga Buffet is offered at special rates for all group bookings on request starting at 9: 00 PM.

• Iftar: 20% discount for group bookings (10-20 guests): BD 14.4 Net | 25% discount for group bookings (more than 21 guests): BD 13.5 Net • Ghabga: 20% discount for group bookings (1020 guests): BD 9.6 Net | 25% discount for group bookings (more than 21 guests): BD 9 Net

The Ultimate Ramadan Experience Enjoy the ultimate Ramadan experience and stay in our comfortable Classic Room, overlooking the amazing city views, for only BD 60 +++ including Suhoor and Iftar for 2 people or BD 55+++ including Suhoor and Ghabga for 2 people. Book your stay and experience a month of blessings with your loved ones. Location: Downtown Roana Price: BD55++/BD60++ For bookings, contact +973 1311 9999

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From Futoor to Suhoor

Location: Al Noor Tent Price: BD9.9++ For bookings, contact +973 3888 4415

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay Iftar & Ghabga at Ramadan Tent Celebrate with family or friends in the muchanticipated and extravagant Arabesque-inspired Ramadan Tent with live music performed by lead vocalist and four members of the famous Opera House of Egypt. It is the perfect setting to break fasting during the month of Ramadan. Guests


Ramadan Special wanting to celebrate in their own home may treat their families and loved ones to an unforgettable Iftar or Ghabga takeaway set menu created by Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. The Ramadan takeaway delivery menu is available from 5:00 pm to 12:00 midnight daily during Holy Month. Location: Ramadan Tent Price: BD32 net for Iftar and BD34.5 net for Ghabga For bookings, contact +973 1711 5500

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay

Grand Swiss-belhotel Waterfront Seef Daily Iftar Buffet Enjoy classical Arabian and Oriental dishes including special Ramadan drinks from sunset to 8:30pm at Waterfront Restaurant. Location: Waterfront Restaurant Price: BD11 Net

Daily Ghabga Indulge in a delicious Ghabga set menu every weekday and a buffet on weekends for BD13 net per person from 9PM to 1AM. Shisha service is available from 7PM onwards. Location: Waterfront Restaurant Price: BD11 Net For bookings, contact +973 3739 3888

InterContinental Regency Hotel Iftar Under the Moon Break your fast with us and experience a culinary adventure. A lavish buffet with live stations alongside traditional delicacies and international cuisine. Location: Ramadan Tent Price: BD20 Net

Ghabga Under the Stars Indulge in a bu¬ffet of extravagant delicacies, select and enjoy the choice of your taste from the chef's best traditional and international selections. Location: Ramadan Tent Price: BD19 Net

Private Iftar This Ramadan, their team of experienced chefs have prepared you a variety

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Majestic Arjaan

Ramadan spirit together with an extravagant selection of authentic traditional selections and international dishes. Location: Ramadan Tent Price: BD12 Net For bookings, contact +973 1722 7777

Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain Iftar and Ghabga at Baharat

of innovative dishes combining local herbs and ingredients to bring out the best of this region’s cuisine and create a truly authentic experience with a legendary Ouzi as the highlight of this year’s menu.

Break your fast at Le Meridien’s Iftar and Ghabga. Adults can dine for BHD 18 net including Arabic juices, water, soft drinks & chilled juices. Kids 6 years to 12 years BHD 8 net | Kids below 6 years dine for free. Ghabga is priced at BD18 net and shisha service is available from 8:30PM to 12:30AM. Location: Baharat Price: BD18 net

Location: Ramadan Tent Price: BD12 Net

For bookings, contact +973 1717 1000

Private Ghabga

Ramadan Gatherings

Enjoy an exclusive Ghabga experience and share the

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Majestic Arjaan Celebrate the holy month of Ramadan with your


Ramadan Special family, friends and colleagues and book your Iftar or Ghabga for minimum of 15 people at Ginger Restaurant and Café. Enjoy a lavish buffet filled with your Ramadan traditional favourites for only BD 10++ per person including Ramadan drinks or for BD 13++ per person including Ramadan drinks and Shisha. Location: Ginger Restaurant & Cafe Price: BD10/13++ For bookings, contact +973 1737 0000

Movenpick Hotel Bahrain Iftar at Silk’s Be surrounded this Ramadan by traditional ambiance and the finest Arabic hospitality and enjoy a wide array of international and traditional Ramadan favorites curated exclusively for you at Silk's Terrace Tent & Garden of Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain. Offerings include a selection of hot and cold Arabic Mezze and rustic soups with an enticing selection of salads, Middle Eastern and International dishes as well as a wide variety of traditional Ramadan dishes and a delectable array of Arabic desserts. Location: Silk’s Terrace Tent & Garden Price: BD19++

Ghabga at Silk’s Celebrate the true spirit of togetherness this Ramadan with your family and friends over a vibrant spread of delicious Ghabga buffet options and a la carte menu at Silk's Terrace Tent & Garden of Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain along with a wide range of shisha flavors to add to the relaxing ambiance. Location: Silk’s Terrace Tent & Garden Price: Salad and soup buffet for BD8++; desserts buffet for BD8++; salads, soups, and desserts buffet for BD13; main course on ala carte basis For bookings, contact +973 3364 0032

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Iftar and Ghabga at Masaya Pavilion Dusk beckons the start of a wonderful evening at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, where a delightful feast in the elegant surrounds of the Masaya Pavilion becomes The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, Masaya Pavilion

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Vida Diva Nights a memorable gathering for friends and family. This year, once again in partnership with stc Bahrain, the famous Ramadan tent, with its manicured garden setting and décor inspired by Bahrain pottery, will transport guests through a sensory experience with the fusion of tradition and modern grandeur. Location: Masaya Pavilion Price: BD34 for Iftar and BD37 for Ghabga For bookings, contact +973 1758 6499

Vida Beach Resort Iftar and Ghabga Buffet Embrace the Ramadan flair at Vida Bahrain’s charming beachfront venue, Origins, featuring amazing food, traditional live entertainment with modern twists and flavorful shisha for the perfect Iftar or Ghabga, guaranteed to light up your holy month. Location: Origins Price: Iftar buffet for BD21 and Ghabga buffet (weekends) for BD22 net

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Wyndham Grand Manama

Saturday Iftar n’Beach This one’s for the whole fam. Live it up every Saturday with free beach access for all Iftar guests and chill or laze around at the Marassi seashore before you breakfast at Vida’s all-new Ramadan setup at Origins. Soak in the scenic seaside sunset during Iftar under the glittering lights and tuck into some of the most flavorful dishes from around the world. Location: Origins Price:BD21 net

Vida Diva Nights Gals, round up the crew and head over to Vida Bahrain’s sensational Vida Diva Nights – every Monday during Ramadan and enjoy 50% off Ghabga. Savor delightful traditional cuisines with contemporary twists and sway to the fab live entertainment all night long for an extraordinary culinary experience on the shores of Marassi Al Bahrain.

Location: Origins Price: 50% off For bookings, contact +973 7748 8100

Wyndham Grand Manama Traditional Iftar and Ghabga This Ramadan, Wyndham Grand Manama offers you a unique yet traditional Iftar and Ghabga buffet at Atmosphere restaurant. An exceptional dining experience awaits with various cuisines and multiple live stations. n Location: Atmosphere Restaurant Price: BD17++ For bookings, contact +973 1711 6116

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Ramadan Special

The Ramadan Guide Ramadan is a celebration of faith and introspection; it is also a great time to keep fit and healthy in spite of the lavish feasts during this month. Bahrain Confidential’s Ramadan Guide will provide information and advice on maximizing health gain during the fast. The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity to focus on bringing back a balanced and healthy lifestyle in your life. Always remember: health is the key to happiness! Make this Ramadan the turning point in your life.

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Ramadan Special HEALTH AND WELLNESS

How does fasting affect the body? Fasting is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. For many people the key question regarding fasting is whether it is good or bad for your health. What happens to your body during a fast? During fasting hours when no food or drink is consumed, the body uses its stores of carbohydrate (stored in the liver and muscles) and fat to provide energy once all the calories from the foods consumed during the night have been used up. As the Ramadan fast only extends from dawn till dusk, there is ample opportunity to replenish energy stores at pre-dawn and dusk meals.

During fasting hours when no food or drink is consumed, the body uses its stores of carbohydrate.

Benefits of fasting Through fasting you begin to learn how to manage your eating habits, how to improve self-control and discipline. Aside from this, it can also: • Can help you beat addictions. • It gives the digestive system a rest. • It is a great way to start a healthy diet. • Normalizes insulin sensitivity. • Promotes the detoxification process. • Can reduce your hunger levels • It can boost the immune system. • Can reduce high blood pressure.

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Possible remedies for side effects Depending on the weather and the length of the fast, most people who fast during Ramadan will experience mild dehydration, which may cause headaches, tiredness and difficulty concentrating. Here’s what you can do if you’re experiencing the following:

Heartburn (Indigestion) The stomach is an acidic environment, designed to digest food and kill bacteria. Fasting usually reduces the amount of acid produced, but thoughts of food or the smell of it makes the brain order the stomach to produce more acid. Hence if there is a net increase in acid, heartburn could be a problem during the fast. Remedy: Eating in moderation, avoiding oily, deep fried or very spicy food. Reducing caffeine intake and/or stopping smoking can also be of benefit.

Headache Headaches during a fast could commonly be due to dehydration or hunger, inadequate rest, or due to the absence of habits like coffee and cigarettes.

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Remedy: A healthy and balanced diet, adequate quantity of fluid, not exposing oneself to direct sunlight.

Dehydration The body continues to lose water and salts through physical activities, weather conditions, and drinking habits. Remedy: Prevention is always better than cure. Adequately re-hydrate before a fast.

Stress Lack of food and water, changes of routine and shorter periods of sleep can all collude to increase stress levels. Remedy: Address any potential sources of stress in order to minimize harmful effects. This can be helped by not taking on more than you can reasonably handle, not playing sports in the hot sun and controlling your anger in advance.


Ramadan Special BREAKING THE FAST Foods that harm and foods that benefit The fasts of Ramadan can improve a person’s health but - if the correct diet is not followed - can possibly worsen it! A sufficiently balanced will keep a person healthy and active during this month…

Suhoor Suhoor, the pre-dawn meal should be a wholesome, moderate meal that is filling and provides enough energy for many hours. It is therefore particularly important to include slowly-digesting foods in the suhoor.

Iftar Iftar is the meal which breaks the day’s fast. This meal could include dates, following the traditions. Dates will provide a refreshing burst of much needed energy. Refreshing ruit juices will also have a similar, revitalizing effect. The meal should remain a meal and not become a feast! Try to minimize the rich, special dishes that traditionally celebrate the fast and keep to the advice included in the table above.

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T Foods to Avoid • Deep fried foods like samosas and fried dumplings • High sugar foods and sweets • High fat cooked foods and greasy pastries

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Alternative Foods • Whole grains like chick peas, baked samosas instead of fried and boiled dumplings • Milk-based sweets and puddings • Baked meats or home-made pastries

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The fasts of Ramadan can improve a person’s health but - if the correct diet is not followed can possibly worsen it!


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Health Tips Here are some ways you can stay hydrated if you just can't get yourself to drink lots of plain this Ramadan.

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Eat watermelon A watermelon is made up of 92 per cent water, and 8 per cent fruit. The fluids that are found in the watermelon include salt, calcium and magnesium, which are perfect components to rehydrate the body after a long day. Pair watermelon cubes with some sharp feta cheese and a sprig of mint for a more exciting dish.

Have soup Soup is an essential starter at any iftar table. If you have the option, choose a clear soup rather than a creamy one and start your meal with a nice hot bowl. It’s a great way to boost your water intake and energy levels and will keep your body full of water.

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Make some smoothies Pick some fruit with high water content such as oranges, watermelon, apples, pineapples, and peaches and make a smoothie! Instead of adding yogurt or milk, try adding water and some ice instead. It will keep you hydrated for longer and you can make a large batch and drink it during suhoor.

Skip fried food Easier said than done. A diet based around processed, salty foods can really dehydrate your body, which your body doesn't need. Our bodies usually only need a small daily dose of salt, which we can get naturally from veggies and some fruits. So try and skip the fried food, like salty fries or that burger you had your eye on. Instead have some coconut water, apple slices or some baby carrots.

Tea time It's a no brainer. Tea is 100 per cent water, but flavoured with herbs. Try not to add sugar, so you can enjoy the benefits. Herbal teas are best.

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Traditional Sweets To Try This

Ramadan!

Ramadan is a special occasion to savour the delicious, traditional sweets of the Arab world. Sweets don’t just pamper your sweet tooth, but also provide energy and calories to sustain the body while fasting during Ramadan.

Luqaimat Ramadan is the best time have some Luqaimat (meaning “bite-sized” in Arabic), a delicious dumpling made of flour, sugar, starch, saffron, cardamom powder and dry yeast, rolled in date syrup and sprinkled with date molasses and/ or sesame seeds.

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Assidat al-Boubar Assidat al-Boubar (more commonly known as Aseeda) one of the traditional sweets, is served widely during Ramadan and Eid and the best option for those who don’t want an overtly sweet dessert. This luscious pumpkin porridge is mildly sweet and cooked with milk, sugar, almond flour, butter, rose water, ground cardamom, almonds, raisins, and clarified butter.

Qatayef

Chebab

A plate of this special Arabic sweet is a must at every iftar and suhoor table! Qatayef is a pancake-like dough that can be filled with pistachios and sugar mixture; many use Ashta (cream with rose water) or even Akkawi (sweetened cheese) as fillings. Before serving, the preparation is fried and dipped in sugar syrup – a sweet Ramadan indeed!

Chebab, one of the delicious sweet dishes, is an Emirati pancake combining traditional flavours of cardamom, saffron and dates, and is fried in a pan till it attains a reddish brown colour and texture.

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Baklava Baklava, the highly popular Turkish sweet, is another amazing dessert widely consumed during Ramadan. This wonderful dessert is cooked to perfection with thin layers of Filo dough and is served with chopped nuts, raisin, and cashew, bound together with honey or syrup, making it one of the many Ramadan desserts to watch out for.

Balaleet

Basbousa

Balaleet is a delicious combination of sweetened vermicelli and eggs, infused with cardamom and saffron, and served with a plain omelette, and bread – tempting enough?

Basbousa is a simple semolina cake soaked in syrup and served with almonds and comprises of semolina flour, butter, sugar, lemon juice yoghurt, and coconut.

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Kunafa Kunafa (also known as Kanafeh, Knafeh, Kanafa, Konafi) is a deliciously rich Middle Eastern dessert that is popular not just during Ramadan, but around the year in the UAE. This traditional vermicelli cheese pastry is made of butter, water, lemon juice, rose water, vanilla essence, almonds, pistachios, cheese, raisins, cinnamon, and sugar, baked to a golden hue for about 30 to 45 minutes.

Umm Ali

Maamoul

Umm Ali is a delicious gastronomical dessert that originated from the core of Arabia. This delicious creamy pudding is served after Iftar meals and should be on your list of traditional sweets to try this Ramadan.

Maamoul is small shortbread pastries made of dates, pistachios, walnuts, almonds, figs and other dry fruits. It is very popular and widely consumed in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

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A Refined Taste of Italy in Bahrain:

Primavera Review Bahrain Confidential tries Primavera’s new menu.

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taly is well-known for many things – from its melodic language to its historical art to its luxury and sports cars. But perhaps the number one thing it is known for is its cuisine. The gastronomic merit of Italian cuisine comes from its heavy influence by family, tradition, and comfort, making it one of the most popular and loved in the world. With its new Osteria Contempranea concept, Primavera at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain delivers a refined interpretation of Italian traditions with a touch of modernity all brought together with fresh and authentic ingredients imported from Italy. We recently paid a visit to the award-winning restaurant to try their new menu led by new Executive Sous Chef, Heros de Agostinis.

I particularly enjoyed the kitchen view where I can see the chefs as they prepare our meals.

We were warmly welcomed by the Ladies and Gentlemen who lead us to our seats. I particularly enjoyed the kitchen view where I can see the chefs as they prepare our meals. The atmosphere was warm and intimate, with classy and minimal décor. This was all complemented by a terrace overlooking the beautiful resort. The dining experience kicked off with amuse bouche, Italian flag coloured rice puffs, and a basket of Focaccia paired with a nice glass of a concoction of carrot and ginger juice. This was shortly followed by our first dish of the night – the Foie Gras and Red Fruit which was delicate and rich, balanced with the acidity and sweetness from the fruit. Poised as daring but refined, Chef Heros has added his own twist to the dish adorning it with berries and powdered coconut cream, mushroom,

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Our culinary journey was sweetly wrapped with the special Tiramisu on Trolley where Chef Heros himself prepared the coffee-flavoured dessert right in front of us.

and quinoa giving it a unique and interesting flavour like no other. As a seafood lover myself, the second dish was right up my alley – the Spicy Orange Grilled Prawns was bright as it was savoury. The citrus added a splash of freshness that complemented the prawns very well. It’s not Italian dining until you’ve had your pasta. Next up on our tasting menu was the handmade Ravioli del Plin which was creamy and rich – I was immediately enamoured, being a turophile. This was stuffed with fresh spinach, ricotta cheese, and sage butter. The Risotto Olio e Parmiggiano with bluefin tuna sashimi was another rich and lightly seasoned dish served to us that night, very hearty and comforting. I must say the tuna sashimi was an unexpected twist — a pleasant one nonetheless.

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Executive Sous Chef, Heros de Agostinis

There definitely is no shortage of Italian fine dining in Bahrain – but no one does it quite like Primavera.

Shortly after, we were mesmerized by the sight of the Lamb Saddle which was dusted with black olive powder, drizzled with sauce, and served along with artichokes and tomatoes. Our culinary journey was sweetly wrapped with the special Tiramisu on Trolley where Chef Heros himself prepared the coffee-flavoured dessert right in front of us followed by a serving of their fresh Vanilla Panna Cotta. To wrap up, we were showered with truffles, Amalfi Lemon cake, a plate of assorted chocolates and a cup of espresso – in true Italian fashion. There definitely is no shortage of Italian fine dining in Bahrain – but no one does it quite like Primavera. Despite the evergrowing competition, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain signature restaurants continue to set the bar high in both service and culinary experience. n Primavera is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 7 pm to 11 pm. For more information and reservations, call +973 1758 6499.

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A Journey Through the Mediterranean at

WU Restaurant & Lounge

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here is nothing quite like a great Mediterranean feast – luckily, WU Restaurant & Lounge is now elevating the cuisine by offering a contemporary culinary journey to its patrons in Bahrain. The Mediterranean-inspired restaurant boasts a simple yet sophisticated interior overlooking the private beach, and an indoor bar. Whether you’re looking for a decadent dinner or just an excellent lounging spot with your friends, WU is the ideal choice for you. With the restaurant’s revamped offerings, guests will be able to indulge in the authentic taste of the Mediterranean including exciting new signature dishes, such as Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb and

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Whether you’re looking for a decadent dinner or just an excellent lounging spot with your friends, WU is the ideal choice for you.

Hamour Fillet Al Cartoccio. Foodies exploring the restaurant’s new menu can also to try the fabulous bar with a range of delicious and refreshing concoctions. n The launch of WU’s rebranding with a new feel and look proved to be an exciting milestone. This was reflected through the restaurant’s recent hosting of Spain’s Top Chef BegoÑa Rodrigo – who inspired the menu with her passion for Mediterranean fusion cuisine. The event is being held until the 26th, including a cooking class that is sponsored by Al Osra Supermarket. Located at the Art Hotel & Resort, WU Restaurant is open from 12.00pm to 12:00am. For inquiries and reservations, please 16000111 or email fb.rart@theart.bh

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From Futoor to Suhoor

Elite Hospitality Group invites all guests during the holy month of Ramadan to the Noor Tent at Elite Resort & Spa.

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lite Resort & Spa welcomes all guests with a true feel of Ramadan at Noor Tent! Whether you want to spend your Iftars and Ghabgas along with your friends or colleagues, the tent offers a deluxe experience!

The hotel is an ideal destination for many families and groups for its proximity to Bahrain International Airport and commercial district. The Resort also offers special room packages with Iftar during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Located at the poolside overlooking the bay, Noor Tent boasts exquisite interiors and decorations reflecting an Arabic flair. The ambiance will be

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Feature further elevated by unique family entertainment and art forms that will thrill not only the corporate but get the families entertained as well. Moreover, there will be activities planned for kids and ladies. When it comes to sumptuous dining, Noor Tent offers a journey through the Mediterranean. Guests will be spoiled with choices including traditional Bahraini Ramadan dishes like Thareed and Harees, Qamar Al-Deen, Jallab, and more. The delicious dishes will be complemented by refreshing concoctions! On another note, Elite Resort & Spa will offer daily surprises and exciting corporate packages

Elite Resort & Spa will offer daily surprises and exciting corporate packages throughout the holy month that will keep the Noor Tent busy every single evening.

throughout the holy month that will keep the Noor Tent busy every single evening. With the collaboration of the Elite Hospitality Group sponsors, a daily raffle draw will be conducted featuring a variety of exciting prizes for the winners. Family entertainment includes activities planned for kids and ladies as well. The Iftar buffet priced is BD 9.900++ per person and starts from Maghreb prayer until 8:00 PM. Meanwhile, the Ghabga Buffet is offered at special rates for all group bookings on request starting at 9: 00 PM. For individual and corporate group bookings requests at Noor tent Elite Resort & Spa Please call: 3888 4415 To know more about our special packages, please visit www.elitegrouphotels.com n

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