Meeting Expectations Adliya has a lot to offer in terms of cuisine, art and culture. There’s one restaurant here that has an interesting mix of them all. The restaurant scene in Adliya has always been appealing with a variety of international cuisines to meet every gastronomical whim; Jim’s Restaurant has always been able to distinguish itself from the crowd. Effortlessly maintaining a tricky balance between casual and fine dining, this bistro sees a variety of customers who appreciate the laid-back atmosphere and excellent food. The unique cottage feel and extended garden section, which brings the outdoors inside, allow for a cosy and inviting space where eating a meal out is not meant to be a rushed event but rather an experience to be enjoyed. From a party of three to a banquet of 40, Jim’s never fails to exceed expectations. New on the menu The restaurant’s extensive menu includes a bevy of options designed to delight. In addition to the popular Anglo-Irish preparations, Jim’s has now added Indian recipes to its list of cuisines. These savoury dishes pack a flavourful punch which won’t leave guests going up in flames, unless of course requested. The breakfast menu offers yet another set of delicious choices while the business lunch, priced at BD6.900, includes a starter, main course, dessert and beverage. Great food, a diverse menu that’s impeccably prepared, superb service, modest décor, and a charm of its own, make Jim’s Restaurant the place to be. E Call 17 710-654.
Redefining the Culinary Senses Any dining venue that has made it big has played their cards right, especially when it comes to the cuisine, ambience and service. Here’s one such outstanding restaurant. It was more than a decade ago when Café Italia first opened its rustic trattoria-style branch in Seef Mall. Following a simple formula of success, it effortlessly captivated the hearts of modern diners. The flagship Adliya outlet, inaugurated in 2007, turned into a mainstream venue, particularly for those who enjoy the pleasure of tasteful dishes and charmingly sophisticated decors. Each dish served in here speaks for itself; pampering your taste buds unlike any other meal. The pizzaiolo (pizza maker) show off their honed skills by combining the freshest local produce and imported fine ingredients in each delectable slice. Seamlessly, the pizza is placed inside a woodfired oven where only beech wood is used as a source of heat to bake the best pizzas in their signature, traditional Neapolitan style. Expansion plans 2010 was a promising year for the Ali Alsharif Est as Café Italia reinvented itself and opened its third branch in Bahrain City Centre that welcomes both loyal followers and new diners alike. This year, the chain embarks onto greater heights, with two express outlets that have opened up in Dubai; one in the Dubai Marina Mall and the other in the Dubai Mall. The food court branches offer variations of selected pizza, pasta and more in a casual dining experience for people on-the-go. An award-winning restaurant, Café Italia also recently tied-up with organisations like Mums in Bahrain, Porsche Club Bahrain and American Express for special offers and promotions. E Call 17 744-774 (Adliya), 17 582-823 (Seef) or 17 178-595 (Bahrain City Centre).
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