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With true French flair, Madeleine Café & Boulangerie at The Dubai Mall presents all-day dining to all who enjoy bistro-inspired cuisine, from homemade terrine de foie gras with fig jam and classic Croque Monsieur to tarte au citron! Enjoy breathtaking views of the Dubai Fountain as you dine alfresco on the sprawling terrace, in an elegant ambience complemented by a shisha lounge and the unmistakable spirit of joie de vivre! 9 am – 10 pm on weekdays, 9 am – 12 midnight on weekends
Madeleine Café & Boulangerie, Ground Level, Off Fashion Avenue,The Dubai Mall Dubai, U.A.E. Tel: +971 4 438 4335 Email: email@example.com | www.madeleinecafe.com
Your Dubai Address This Summer Dubai has plenty to tempt seasoned travellers, so your only decision is whether to stay Uptown or Downtown...
When summer hits, there are few cities better equipped to entertain discerning travellers than Dubai. Teeming with incredible offers, unrivalled entertainment and some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts, the biggest challenge will be choosing where to stay and what to do. From the celebrated landmarks of vibrant Downtown Dubai, including Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, to the beautiful surrounds of Uptown Dubai, with its verdant golf courses and the glistening marina waters, the city has something to tempt everyone. And when you feel the need to relax, the finest hotels and resorts are always just a stone’s throw from the hottest attractions. Downtown Dubai is home to some of the world’s most famous attractions. Travel to new heights at the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, and see the city from a new perspective (and get incredible photographs). It’s here, too, you’ll find the ever-stylish Armani Hotel Dubai, fine dining courtesy of At.mosphere (the world’s highest restaurant)
and At the Top, Burj Khalifa observatory. Back on the ground, amid glittering lights, sits The Dubai Mall and Souk Al Bahar, separated by the awe-inspiring Dubai Fountain. When it comes to rest and relaxation, there are plenty of stylish abodes to choose from: as well as the Armani Hotel Dubai there’s also The Address Downtown Dubai, The Address Dubai Mall and The Palace Downtown Dubai. Uptown, swap bustling city for urban waterfront. Among the high-rises of the magnificent Dubai Marina you’ll discover the prestigious Dubai Yacht Club, a thriving neighbourhood lined with restaurants and cafes, and a pristine beach just a stroll away. And when it gets too hot, cool off at The Address Dubai Marina where you can enjoy afternoon tea after a dip in its pool, or indulge in a delectable dinner overlooking the glimmering water. With the possibilities endless, turn the page to discover the hottest places to see and be seen in Dubai this summer…
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Looking for a great summer weekend break? Stay three nights at either The Address Hotels + Resorts, Armani Hotel Dubai, Al Manzil Hotel or Vida Downtown Dubai between now and August 31 and be guaranteed one of the best summers yet. Not only will you enjoy unique seasonal rates but you’ll also gain free access to the city’s most exciting tourist attraction: At the Top, Burj Khalifa. Travel through Dubai’s history on board a 65-metre-long travelator before taking a high-speed elevator to level 124 of the world’s tallest building, where you can enjoy unobstructed panoramic views of the city. There’s no better way to live it up this summer. Visit liveitupsummer.com for details and hotel bookings.
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Feed the penguins at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
theme park SEGA Republic, where the freefall experience of Sonic Hopper is sure to get the adrenaline pumping.
Head to The Dubai Fountain for a captivating light, water and music show.
Test your mettle with a disco skating session on the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink at The Dubai Mall.
Rise to the top of the highest building in the world for unparalleled views of Dubai from At The Top, Burj Khalifa.
For thrilling family fun head to the indoor
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Shop up a storm at The Dubai Mall.
Brave shark-infested waters on a scuba dive at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Let the kids be adults at KidZania, a miniature city run by children, where they roleplay to earn a currency called KidZos. Take to the water and discover the magic of The Burj Lakes on an Abra ride.
Savour the sights and sounds of Uptown Dubai on a Boulevard Bus tour.
Armani Hotel Dubai The lowdown Gloriously appointed within Burj Khalifa, in the heart of Downtown Dubai, there was never much doubt that the Armani Hotel Dubai would offer the city something special. Fashion lover or not, it’s difficult to deny the impressive nature of the 11-storey hotel: from the lobby’s neck-craningly high ceiling to each of the 160 guest rooms (bathrooms come packed with Armani-branded goodies) and its acclaimed eateries – among them the caramel-hued Armani/Ristorante, where you can savour the fare of Tuscany in a first-class setting. Despite Burj Khalifa’s cylindrical shape, there’s space enough for a wish-bone-shaped swimming pool – the perfect place to escape the city below. Decked out with sleek sun-loungers in
the hotel’s signature grey, outdoor pools don’t get much cooler than this… Treat yourself When you need to escape, there’s nowhere better than Armani/SPA. For the ultimate treat, opt for the Full Day SPA – an eight-hour journey of personalised indulgence. If you only do one thing while here... For a sweet souvenir of your stay at arguably Dubai’s most stylish hotel, head to Armani/ Dolci for handmade chocolate, biscotti and other delicious delights. T: +971 4 888 3888 E: firstname.lastname@example.org The Address 3
The Address Downtown Dubai The lowdown This stunning hotel takes pride of place in Downtown Dubai – where everything is larger than life: The Dubai Mall, the biggest shopping mall on the planet is right on your doorstep (be warned, its Level Shoe District is likely to tug on the heart and purse strings – 96,000 square feet devoted to footwear, ladies). There’s also the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and the not so small matter of the Dubai Fountain, which you can watch dance through the air from the luxurious confines of this hotel. While here, rejuvenate in the five-tier infinity pool, indulge in a little ‘me time’ at The Spa or dine in one of the property’s seven outstanding restaurants. The perfect break.
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Treat yourself Those seeking a soothing escape from the bustle of Downtown should reserve a Spa Suite. Created with relaxation in mind, the 200-square-metre abodes come with a spa bath on a private balcony, which overlooks the Burj Khalifa and the incredible Dubai Fountain. If you only do one thing while here... The hotel’s Cigar Lounge remains a must for both the city’s residents and visitors alike. Head here for a chic evening, some of the finest cigars and a soundtrack of swing. T: +971 4 436 8888 email@example.com
The Address Dubai Mall The lowdown There are few abodes better placed to cater for the needs of fashion lovers – this five-star hotel provides direct access to the world’s largest mall. If you can tear yourself away from the covetable treasures at Fashion Avenue – home to almost every designer brand under the sun – then there are umpteen other attractions crying out for your attention, including the Dubai Ice Rink and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo (perfect for little ones). Feeling hungry? The mall is packed with eateries catering to every taste and appetite. Shopping can be exhausting work, which is why you’ll need somewhere equally chic to recover. The Address Dubai Mall offers unbridled luxury, including four wonderful restaurant options, an infinity pool and spa.
Treat yourself Feeling overwhelmed by the wealth of fashion on offer at the mall? Seek the services of the hotel’s personal fashion advisor, on hand to help choose an outfit for that special event, share accessorising tips or completely revamp your wardrobe. If you only do one thing while here... Don’t leave without experiencing the incredible delights of the hotel’s award-winning spa. Whether you choose to indulge in some hydrotherapy, a purifying body wrap or a massage, you’re guaranteed to leave feeling altogether better. T: +971 4 438 8888 E: firstname.lastname@example.org The Address 5
Al Manzil Hotel The lowdown The perfect combination of contemporary living and Arabic tradition combine at Al Manzil to create a plush hotel for discerning 21stcentury travellers, with the stellar service for which Dubai is famed. Make the most of the hotel’s old-meets-new style by relaxing amidst its comforting décor (each room is a show of spice-toned furnishings); savouring shisha in its idyllic Arabian Courtyard or dining at one of the hotel’s eateries – its Parisian-style café, The Boulevard, provides the perfect setting to watch the world go by. And if you do want to leave the hotel, a free shuttle service will whisk you to The Dubai Mall or Jumeirah Beach Park – perfect for a family day out.
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Treat yourself For the best view of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, reserve the Burj View Suite. Here, after a tough day of sightseeing, or a busy day of business, you can unwind in the vast bathtub and soak up the vistas. If you only do one thing while here... Those hankering for a specific dish, or with specific food needs, will love the hotel’s Conservatory restaurant, where you can speak to the chefs and request personalised dishes that cater to your particular needs. T: +971 4 428 5888 E: email@example.com
Vida Downtown Dubai The lowdown Bringing the new to the Old Town is Vida Downtown Dubai. Inside, this youthful hotel bucks the trend of traditional Arabesque abodes with its fresh, urban vibe. Airy and open, with bold white interiors and superb leisure facilities – including a stylish shaded outdoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness centre – it’s the perfect fuss-free, luxury-filled hotel for the next generation of travellers. Whether you’re in town for business or leisure, you’ll find plenty to satisfy your needs: located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, overlooked by Burj Khalifa and just moments from The Dubai Mall, you have entertainment, great shopping and an incredible array of dining options all on your doorstep.
Treat yourself For an extra special evening, reserve the twobedroom Boulevard Suite and allow the hotel’s in-house butler to cook up a storm that you and your loved one can enjoy on the suite’s vast terrace. If you only do one thing while here... In the height of summer, there’s no better place to cool off than at Dubai Ice Rink, in The Dubai Mall. Test your mettle on the sensational Olympic-sized rink (lessons are available) or watch others perfect their skills from the cosy confines of the coffee shops that overlook it. T: +971 4 428 6888 E: firstname.lastname@example.org The Address 7
The Palace Downtown Dubai The lowdown Ever wondered what it’s like to visit a Middle Eastern palace? Stay here and find out. From its soaring stone archway to its palm-flanked water features and imposing pillars, you’ll feel like royalty from the moment you arrive. Inside, the interiors won’t disappoint, with charming Arabic touches at every turn (dark wood paneling, Moroccan lanterns, richlyhued furnishings). Outside, beautiful gardens and a cabana-flanked pool give the air of a private royal residence. The Spa at The Palace Downtown Dubai is a must-try while you’re here – aside from wonderful treatments, its beautiful rooms and hammam tables are instantly calming. And when the sun fades,
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there’s only one place to lay your head: the spectacular Royal Suite, of course. Treat yourself Feast like a king at the award-winning Thiptara restaurant. Overlooking the stunning Dubai Fountain and Burj Lake, Thiptara’s exceptional Thai cuisine is divine. If you only do one thing while here... For a true ‘Arabian nights’ experience, go to the Ewaan lounge and relax beneath a tented cabana with exotic shisha – magical. T: +971 4 4287888 E: email@example.com
The Address Montgomerie Dubai The lowdown Despite its grand exterior, The Address Montgomerie Dubai manages to retain a boutique, intimate feel. With just 21 rooms, the five-star abode is perfect for those looking for a peaceful retreat from the city. Set amid the grounds of one of the UAE’s best-loved golf courses, non-golfers will love its pretty green setting while golfers will adore the 18-hole Colin Montgomerie-designed championship course. If the sight of all those greens doesn’t inspire you to tee off (though as it’s annually ranked amongst the best courses in the Middle East, we doubt it), the Thai-themed Angsana Spa is sure to entice you.
Treat yourself For a home away from home, book into the Executive Suite. Not only is it huge, but its four private balconies boast unparalleled views of the course. The perfect place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast. If you only do one thing while here... If you’re in town on a Friday, you’re in for a culinary treat: Nineteen hosts an a la carte brunch – a delightfully indulgent way to spend a long lunch. T: +971 4 390 5600 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Address Dubai Marina The lowdown In the heart of Uptown, amid slick high-rise apartment blocks and framed by the thriving urban waterfront that is Dubai Marina, sits The Address Dubai Marina. Modern rooms, stunning views (particularly at night, when the lights of the surrounding buildings twinkle) and a sun-licked infinity pool are just a few reasons this hotel is one of the most popular in the city. When the sun sets there are few places better suited to relax than Shades, one of several dining spaces at the hotel. Here, you can enjoy a tantalising selection of Tapas and a la carte offerings while savouring views of the infinity pool and the shimmering city beyond. And if you feel the need to shop, the hotel enjoys direct access to Dubai Marina Mall – providing 10 The Address
access to high street brands, vibrant cafes and a luxury cinema. Treat yourself Without doubt the crowning jewel of the hotel is The Presidential Suite. An opulent, goldaccented, three-bedroom abode with incredible views of the marina – it’s even got a Jacuzzi. If you only do one thing while here... The hotel’s spectacular lounge Blends is the place to head for sophistication after dark, particulary on its award-winning ladies’ nights when the city’s style crowd come to play. T: +971 4 436 7777 E: email@example.com
Nuran Serviced Residences The lowdown If you’re looking for a home away from home, then look no further than Nuran Serviced Residences. Voted the Best Serviced Apartments in the Middle East by Business Traveller magazine, these residences have got your every need covered: not only do they come fully furnished but they’re jam-packed with cosy creature comforts (as well as a fully-equipped kitchen and washing services). Choose from two locations: Nuran Marina Residences will place you in the heart of Dubai Marina and the bustling Uptown area, while Nuran Greens Serviced Residences is the perfect option for families looking for green surrounds. Whichever location you choose, you’re guaranteed a luxe interior – rooms are show-home perfect with mink and creamy latte tones, touch-me fabrics and quality appliances (you’ll be fighting for the remote control of the entertainment centre) – while myriad leisure facilities ensure you won’t be short on things
to do. Splash in the pool, work out in the gym, soak in the Jacuzzi and, at the Greens, shoot some hoops on the basketball court. Treat yourself For the crème de la crème of the Nuran Serviced Residences, stake a claim on a threebed Premier Apartment with floor-to-ceiling windows, balcony and luxe trimmings. You won’t want to leave. If you only do one thing while here... For Nuran Marina guests, a visit to the Dubai Marina Yacht Club is a must. Sip a refreshing drink on its wood-decked terrace while admiring the gleaming yachts below. In the Greens, meanwhile, take advantage of the residents’ limousine service, and soak up all the sights in this incredible city. T: +971 4 423 8877 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Live It Up... Attractions There are myriad entertainments to enjoy in Dubai, so be sure you take the time to experience them all...
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See the sights It’s for good reason that Downtown Dubai is otherwise known as the ‘Centre of Now’ – it’s home to some of city’s best bits, including one impossible-to-miss structure – you guessed it – Burj Khalifa. Everything about this captivating tower is nothing less than amazing, including the breathtaking views that can be seen from its famed observation deck. At the Top is located on the 124th floor of Burj Khalifa, but you can expect to be impressed before you even reach this viewing terrace: Its high-tech, double-deck elevator is one of the fastest in the world, and your inspiring journey into the realm of superlatives begins with a fascinating multimedia presentation on the tri-lobed tower’s artistic design and architectural construction. Back on ground level and located at the centre of The Dubai Mall is Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. It contains over ten million litres of water and is home to thousands of 12 The Address
stunning aquatic creatures and amazing plant life. See the world’s largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks, in addition to a diverse range of other shark species and stingrays, as you take in the splendid views of one of the world’s largest indoor aquariums. Learn all about the mysterious marine life in the Underwater Zoo, or be adventurous and scuba dive with the aid of experts (cage and shark dives can be taken in the aquarium). It is an aquatic adventure not easily forgotten. Shop up a storm Is there a better destination in the world to shop than Dubai? We don’t think so. Located in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination and the world’s most-visited shopping and leisure destination, which welcomed more than 65 million visitors in 2012. The Dubai Mall has over 1,200 retail outlets including two anchor department stores
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- Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s - and over 200 food and beverage outlets. Elsewhere inside, The Fashion Avenue, a 440,000 sq ft fashion precinct dedicated to high fashion, positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital for the region. Other niche components of the mall include The Souk, an elegantly designed precinct featuring jewellery shops, accessory outlets, traditional Arab clothing and handicraft stores, among others. In Uptown Dubai, aside the winding waterways of Dubai Marina, you’ll find the splendid Dubai Marina Mall. It was quick to establish itself as a favourite of the city’s residents when it openend, due to its great mix of high street stores and cool cafes, while it also caters well to children: a little train choo-choos its way through the mall at regular intervals, pulling toddlers - and often their parents - in brightly coloured carriages. A ride that never fails to raise a smile.
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The mall also houses a great cinema, where the best seats (more like reclining loungers) come with the option of a duvet and pillow. Be a sport If you want to get into the swing of things while in Dubai, the city is home to some fantastic golf courses. The pick of them is undoubtedly The Montgomerie Dubai. Its 18 holes stretch across 265 acres of rolling emerald greens, interrupted only by glistening water features (14 lakes in total) and the beautiful hotel The Address Montgomerie Dubai, which appears like a white mansion on the horizon. If it sounds picture perfect, it is. Skilled golfers will still find challenges aplenty – look out for the hand-shaped bunker on hole 17 along with a mammoth 656-yard 18th hole. Those who feel their game needs a tweak will be in good hands at The Academy by Troon Golf (home to a state-of-the-art swing studio) where a coach can help you improve your swing and strategy. The Address 13
You’ll be hitting a hole-in-one in no time at all. A course more suited to beginners is The Arabian Ranches Golf Club, home to an 18-hole, desert-style links grass course. If you’ve found your form over 17 holes, you’ll enjoy playing the last, which requires a brave shot over large bunkers and desert. Pull it off and your reward of a cooling drink at the picturesque clubhouse will be well earned. If sailing is more your style, The Address Dubai Marina concierges are on hand to help you hire a vessel from the neighbouring Dubai Marina Yacht Club, while for equine enthusiasts there is the beautiful Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. It boasts 300 stables and its world class polo fields are the setting for a series of 10 celebrated polo tournaments each season. Enjoy family fun The Dubai Mall isn’t just a shopper’s dream but a thrill-seeker’s too, and if you’re feeling the heat outside, cool down long hot summer days 14 The Address
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at Dubai Ice Rink, a sensational Olympic-size ice skating rink. Boasting world-class facilities, Dubai Ice Rink offers a wealth of attractive offers for groups and individuals, and is Ideal for both beginners and skilled skaters of all ages. An indoor theme park located in The Dubai Mall, SEGA Republic is the largest of its kind, offering visitors of all ages a thrilling land of fun and adventure. Adrenaline-pumping rides are ready to offer exhilarating adventures in addition to a variety of virtual experiences and the largest assortment of arcade and redemption games. Drop in with the family for an unforgettable time. Elsewhere in The Dubai Mall is one of the most inventive and uniquely brilliant forms of family edutainment: KidZania®. It caters to children up to the age of 16 years, and is a nation where children can role-play for the day in grown up professions. They can choose from an extensive range of professions including a fireman, policeman or chef in a scaled-down
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model city. Children can even get their own driving license and learn the value of money by earning, spending and saving KidZos, KidZania’s own currency. It is a fun way for kids to learn more about adult lives in a safe environment on long hot summer days. And relax… Downtown and Uptown Dubai are home to some truly stellar spas.Top of the tree is Armani/SPA at the Armani Hotel Dubai. Here, whatever your goal, you’ll find a therapy that’s perfectly tailored to help you achieve it. MU is designed to induce relaxation, LIBERTA devised to offer pain relief and FLUIDITA is geared toward those in search of vitality. Either way, you’ll feel like new in no time. Nearby, The Spa at The Address Downtown Dubai is a world apart from its vibrant surrounds at the heart of Downtown Dubai. Treatments here adopt a holistic approach, with an array of European and Asian wellbeing practices offered. Best of all is its
ice room – the perfect antidote to the blazing summer sun outside. Also in Downtown Dubai is The Spa at The Palace Downtown Dubai, which specialises in Oriental treatments, all performed amid the splendour of a unique Arabic décor. The spa’s outstanding facilities include a hammam slab, Jacuzzis, Monsoon showers, steam rooms, and a private suite that caters specifically to couples. Alternatively, head next door to The Spa at The Address Dubai Mall where holistic treatments take centre stage – plus its luxurious treatment rooms lead out to the hotel’s fantastic swimming pool. In Uptown Dubai you will feel the stress slip away as you step inside Angsana Spa at The Address Montgomerie Dubai. The emphasis here is on the use of natural ingredients, and the treatment techniques fuse the best of East and West. Meanwhile, The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina offers 12 treatment rooms and views across the water. Bliss. The Address 15
Live It Up... Dining Out There’s no shortage of fantastic restaurants in Up- and Downtown Dubai. Here’s the pick of the top tables...
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For home comforts The sumptuous setting of Ewaan, at The Palace Downtown Dubai, marks this as a fine place to enjoy traditional Arabic dishes that are skillfully prepared at live cooking stations. But if it’s a lighter bite you’re after, head outside – poolside to be precise – where Ewaan Lounge offers some of the best mezzeh in town. Another buffet feast awaits at The Address Dubai Mall’s NA3NA3 – it’s one of the best Arabic restaurants in the city, with dishes 16 The Address
prepared using only the most original Middle Eastern ingredients. For the finest Asian fare Dubai is blessed with some choice Japanese restaurants and among that list of must-dines is Armani Hotel Dubai’s Armani/Hashi. In fact, the only thing more impressive than the exceptionally fresh sushi and sashimi it serves [the fish is flown in daily from around the world] are the views of The Dubai Fountain which
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accompany your every mouthful when dining at night. Another fine view of The Dubai Fountain can be had from standout Thai restaurant Thiptara, housed in a stand-alone building on the Burj Lake in the grounds of The Palace Downtown Dubai. While its spicy Thai curries are a can’tfail choice, its fresh seafood (cooked Bangkokstyle) is a real treat and best enjoyed on the lantern-lit alfresco terrace. Magical. If it’s Chinese you crave, the award-winning Hukama at The Address Downtown Dubai does it better than anyone else in the city. Play it safe with the perfect peking duck, or dabble in the spicy with wasabi-laced prawns. For excellent European Located on the 122nd floor of the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, refined dining at At.mosphere is a unique experience. Being the highest restaurant known to man, guests are afforded breathtaking views to take in while they indulge in the finest of fares. Start with slow cooked foie gras, before moving onto a lemon grass infused and feather light John Dory and rounding off with a selection
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of artisan cheeses. Divine. Another stylish city spot is The Address Dubai Mall’s Ember Grill and Lounge. Fittingly set with an entrance inside The Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue, here you can enjoy food that’s always in vogue: enjoy fabulous cuts of Australian Wagyu, select your own live Canadian lobster, or indulge in soft-as-a-pillow giant prawns. For sublime Italian, would anywhere do it better than Armani Hotel Dubai? Armani/ Ristorante exudes chic Italian style from every corner, with its creamy banquettes, light gold hues and pendant lighting. The food, meanwhile, is equally appealing, drawing on the best dishes from Italy’s diverse regions. If you prefer something of the same ilk but more of a lighter bite, the less formal Armani/Deli is an exceptional choice. In Uptown Dubai, Nineteen at The Address Montgomerie Dubai – so called because it overlooks the 18th hole of the beautiful golf course – has its talented chefs on full view in a display kitchen, and when it comes to the food we urge you to try the rotisserie grill menu; the meats are always wickedly tender. The Address 17
For unrivalled choice If you like a little bit of everything, you’ll be wanting to go for somewhere that offers myriad dishes buffet style. Armani/Mediterrano does this, serving up diverse flavours of the Mediterranean morning, noon and night. Then there’s Fazaris at The Address Downtown Dubai, where the selection of cuisine is drawn from almost every corner of the globe. Another venue that puts on an eye-widening spread is The Address Dubai Marina’s Mazina – open all day, you can load your plate with Indian curries, Italian pastas, Japanese sushi or French cheese – the only question is where to start? Back in Downtown Dubai, Conservatory at Al Manzil hotel is a wonderfully bright space where you can indulge in dishes throughout the day – the desserts are sublime – and select from a varied a la carte menu in the evening. While around the corner at Vida Downtown Dubai you’ll find 3inOne, for a winning menu of modern Oriental cuisine. For award-winning food Indian food isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you mention the name Armani, but dine at Armani/Amal and the two will be forever entwined in your memory. Here, exotic curries are perfectly spiced, while certain dishes are prepared tableside to add to the charming ambience. Meanwhile at The Palace Downtown Dubai, Asado offers an authentic taste of Argentina, where prime cuts of meat are prepared Asado Criollo-style on an open Parrilla grill in the centre of the restaurant. For an informal bite If you’re after hearty fare you’ll find it in abundance in Uptown Dubai. At The Address Montgomerie Dubai, the newly refurbished (and renamed) Monty’s serves gastro-pub 18 The Address
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style dishes in portions that are never less than generous and tasty. Likewise, similar style fare – including delicious deep pan pizzas – can be had at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club and Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Fans of afternoon tea will be in their element at the palatial Al Bayt in The Palace Downtown Dubai. Take high tea in its enchanting Arabicthemed lobby, where you can spoil yourself with all manner of mini pastries and teas. At The Address Downtown Dubai’s Risala, meanwhile, you can take your pick from a Western or Eastern-style afternoon tea (both are delicious), while Karat at The Address Dubai Mall serves up authentic Arabic spreads with a tempting selection of gourmet sandwiches and scones (plus great coffee). But for an afternoon tea with a difference, head into the clouds for At.mosphere and enjoy the likes of poached quail eggs Florentine and salted caramel éclair. The Address 19
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