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LUXURY

Dining Destinations January 2020


C O N T E N T S January 2020

Signature 04| Roots Restaurant

06| Mee | Zü | Nam 07| Corallo 08| TADD’S Restaurant dauh Restaurant 09| The & Lounge

10| Melia Fine Dining 11| Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

12| SEASIDE SANTORINI Restaurant at Sun 13| Cilantro Gardens Dubrovnik

14| Restaurante do Forte 15| SOLE Seafood & Grill

16| POTS - Dieter Müller


17| L’ARTISAN 18| The Tsé Fung 19| MP’s Bar & Grill 20| L’Abeille 21| ENSEMBLE 22| Umami Asian Grill 24| Gåte at Quoin Rock 25| Serendipity Restaurant 26| Amuse-Bouche Food & Wine 27| Le Toit D’Abidjan 28| Al-Muhallab 29| Pranzo Eatery


Asia

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Roots Signature Restaurant Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min, Thaleoo Village - Myanmar Roots Signature Restaurant elevates the gastronomic experience with fusion and Burmese-inspired dishes, pairing the flavours on the plate with a backdrop of the tranquil lake. This organic fine dining restaurant offers locally grown organic products and the menu combines nutritious, healthy and flavourful balanced dishes. Diners get instantly rooted in the spiritual quest through the restaurant’s environment, sustainable initiative and creative presentation of the dishes. The outdoor dining space allows guests views of the clear lake water.

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Mee | Zü | Nam ONSEN @ MONCHAM, Chiang Mai - Thailand

Meaning “Water” in both Japanese and Thai, Mee| Zü |Nam captures the essence of a Japanese culinary technique while never losing touch with Thai culture to delight the palates of discerning diners. With a magnificent view of a rolling green landscape 1200 meters above sea level, Mee | Zü | Nam offers all-day dining combining a unique and palate pleasing blend of Thai and Japanese cuisines along with a selection of European favourites all of which are inspired by the abundant natural ingredients of the local area. Sake selections and food and wine pairings are their specialty.

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Corallo

Asia

Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort Managed by AccorHotels, Phú Quốc - Vietnam

At the heart of the Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort is Corallo, a restaurant where guests can enjoy the freshest catch of the day seafood with all type of fine cuisine. Corallo restaurant by the beach serves international dishes with selected and fresh ingredients of high quality. The menu is designed by a 5-star chef to bring an interesting culinary experience to guests. BBQ’s every weekend will definitely make the holiday even more wonderful with seafood and wine right on the beach. While savouring the fresh food, guests can also enjoy the view of the scenic swimming pool and sea waves.

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TADD’S Restaurant Montigo Resorts, Nongsa - Indonesia A casual lunch, a relaxing dinner, a snack while the kids play at neighbouring Tilo Kids Club, or a fresh coconut between laps in the main pool, TADD’S is the perfect spot for a delicious repose. Serving local, Asian and Western comfort cuisine in a relaxed semi al-fresco poolside setting, the all-day dining café’s contemporary takes on traditional favourites, including the Gado Gado Salad, the Montigo Club Sandwich and the Coconut Crème Brûlée, are sure to please.

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The dauh Restaurant & Lounge Asia

The Kayana Seminyak-Bali - Indonesia

The dauh is the perfect dining choice, with an extensive menu comprising of both local specialties and International favourites. The menu selection includes a wide choice of snacks and light meals for the Western palate whilst the Asian menu features an array of local specialties prepared by the Executive Chefs. The restaurant itself is in a breezy position by the main pool, although guests may also enjoy meals in the privacy of their villa. The dĂŠcor of the restaurant is very simple and modern, with a wooden touch and the view of the infinity pool. The semi open air concept makes you feel at one with nature. Get a very complete experience at the dauh Restaurant. Feel the breeze, enjoy the sunset and incredible food.

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Europe

Melia Fine Dining Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort, Zakinthos - Greece Melia restaurant with panoramic views of the Ionian Sea offers international fine dining dishes, exceptionally prepared by Executive Chef, Nikos Ispiroudis. By reservation only, the team will take you through a memorable gastronomic journey accompanied perfectly with the wine list, selected and served by the Head Sommelier. Breath-taking sunset skies complete the magical scenery. Melia Restaurant is open from May to October from 20:00 to 23:00 within the Lesante Blu, adults only resort, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Europe

Santorini - Greece

Fino opened 5 years ago in the center of Oia, the capital of Santorini, in order to fill the gap in the field of the island’s gastronomy. The interior decor combines classic and cosy industrial elements to encourage relaxation and enjoyment of the food and company. The purpose of Fino is to indulge its guests on a gastronomic dream trip. The lobster risotto and the beef tartare are highly recommended along with the chef ’s daily specials! You will also discover intriguing cocktails, such as the Fino cocktail and the Grape refreshment. The staff at Fino keep the standards of service high and welcome their visitors with a genuinely welcoming smile. Moreover, Fino organises special events in the restaurant upon request, including but not limited to, wine and food tasting, parties for special occasions and themed nights.

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SEASIDE SANTORINI Santorini - Greece Since 2004, SEASIDE is the most stylish beach bar/restaurant in the iconic Greek island of Santorini. Located at Perivolos Beach, the Cosmopolitan ambience of the restaurant appeals to distinguished guests, offering a culinary experience with great food, signature cocktails and a vast selection of top-class spirits and wines. At the same time, the comfortable sunbeds and the VIP beach Cabanas on the famous volcanic black beach, allow guests to spoil themselves and relax. Services at SEASIDE SANTORINI provided from friendly and experienced staff, exceeds expectation while guests from all over the world enjoy a lifestyle beach with a relaxing scenery along with a culinary experience through a selection of exquisite dishes. When the sun sets, the chill-out music vibes will soften the atmosphere, and this is the perfect time for a cool cocktail from the SEASIDE Lounge bar. SEASIDE is also an ideal beachfront place in Santorini to organise any of your special occasions and events. Private dinners, proposals, wedding receptions, pre and post wedding rehearsals and business gatherings are available on request.

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Cilantro Restaurant at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik - Croatia

Inspired by a desire to explore the Mediterranean region, the Cilantro restaurant is a diner’s gem that you mustn’t miss during your stay at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. As the Adriatic Sea whispers on the shore, experience mouth-watering aromas from the spectacular open kitchen and enjoy a light lunch or a quiet romantic dinner for two. Authentic ingredients bursting with flavour and modern culinary techniques make Cilantro the perfect choice for discerning diners seeking delightful dishes in chic surroundings with a breath-taking sea view.

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Europe

Restaurante do Forte Funchal - Portugal

Linking the soul of Restaurant do Forte to the essence of the 17th Century São Tiago Fortress is a rare encounter between history, architecture and gastronomy. These spaces can be interpreted in a genuine experience distinguished by its gastronomic diversity, which combines an international cousin with typical Madeiran ingredients. Ligar a Alma do Restaurante do Forte ao Espírito da Fortaleza de São Tiago do século XVII é um raro encontro entre história, arquitetura e gastronomia. Os diferentes espaços são interpretados, numa verdadeira experiência que se distingue pela diversidade gastronómica, que combina uma cozinha internacional com ingredientes característicos da gastronomia madeirense.

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SOLE Seafood & Grill Asia

Dublin - Ireland

SOLE Seafood & Grill encapsulates the true taste of Ireland, offering the ultimate dining experience for any occasion. A restaurant like no other; the warm chic interior is complemented by a stylish bar and tasteful food and drinks menus. From shore to soil, provenance is paramount in producing a menu wealthy in the best of Irish seafood and meat. The connection to their suppliers is key to their philosophy. Great care and time is taken to select the best quality produce, locally sourced where possible, and to grow a trusting relationship with suppliers in order to follow through the sea-toSOLE experience. Enjoy a warm Irish welcome at SOLE Seafood and Grill where the pleasure of fine wine and great food meet.

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POTS - Dieter Müller The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin - Germany POTS is the new staple to Berlin’s restaurant scene and reinvents German cuisine with an innovative concept on sharing. Patron and top chef Dieter Müller and chef de cuisine Frederik Grieb redefine German specialties, served in a modern interior setting. POTS welcomes innovative practices to elevate the guests’ dining experience in a unique, atmospheric space fit for lunches and sumptuous dinners. Inspired by the aromatic diversity of German wines, host and sommelier Mathias Brandweiner, will surprise with unforgettable delights and divine wine experiences.

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L’ARTISAN

Europe

Hotel Rotary Geneva-MGallery, Geneva - Switzerland

L’ARTISAN – the restaurant of the Hotel Rotary Geneva MGallery Hotel Collection – ideally located by Lake Geneva, opened its doors in August 2015. The interior of the restaurant is cozy, decorated in a modern British style with a fireplace at the bar. In summer the terrace and its fountain welcome an international and relaxed clientele. Chef Sébastien Schwebel’s cuisine is defined by the emphasis on fresh and seasonal local produce GRTA (Genève Terre Avenir Region). Since 2016 L’ARTISAN restaurant was officially labelled “home-made cuisine”. In 2018 the team received the 1st prize of the “Geneva Week of Taste” for its commitment in the promotion of regional products, from the city council of Geneva. In 2019, after only 4 years, L’ARTISAN became part of the famous Gault & Millau culinary guide.

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The Tsé Fung La Réserve Genève - Hotel, Spa and Villas, Geneva - Switzerland The Tsé Fung, Michelin-starred restaurant, offers a resolutely high-end interpretation of Chinese gastronomy. The Chef Frank Xu, originally from Shenzhen, notably excels in offering new takes and twists on traditional Cantonese dishes. Excellent products, well-mastered cooking times, clever texture effects, plates that are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate… His Peking-style roast duck served in two stages is a benchmark in the domain. The marriage of textures and the fragrance of rare spices offer amazing culinary experiences to be tasted on the terrace, with a view over the lake and the mountains.

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MP’s Bar & Grill

Europe

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Montreux - Switzerland Featuring refined yet relaxed dining spaces, an outdoor terrace and a cocktail bar, MP’s Bar & Grill is the premier grill location in Europe. The interior is a consummate fusion of belle époque elegance and arresting contemporary aesthetics, realized in the finest materials: hardwoods, leather, marble and silk. Inspired by the eternal beauty of Lake Geneva, visible through the bright high windows and to the terrace, MP’s radiates an ineffable opulence that is at once both immediately palpable and discreetly understated. With the creation of MP’s Bar & Grill, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace offers a unique experience to all its guests, both new and timeless: perfect individual service, simple locally sourced food, the purest luxury in a sublime setting, and an air of ease and informality.

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L’Abeille Shangri-La Hotel, Paris - France L’Abeille is a French gastronomic restaurant with two Michelin stars, by Executive Chef Christophe Moret. The name of the restaurant (“The Bee” in French) refers to the imperial insignia of the Bonaparte family, an emblem that subtly incorporated into the restaurant’s décor. This enchanting gastronomic restaurant endeavors to make the symbolism of the bee its own, using patience, technique and exceptional products as the hallmarks of culinary excellence. The restaurant overlooks a stunning garden “à la Française”. A plush interior in tones of silver, grey and taupe signed by Pierre-Yves Rochon lends a chic ambience to this discreetly luxurious space. Unique details such as taffeta curtains inspired by 19th century motifs, bespoke porcelain and a smoked crystal chandelier provide the finishing touches for this intimate, 40-seat restaurant.

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ENSEMBLE Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi, Tbilisi - Georgia For pure gourmets Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi offers an authentic Chinese Restaurant – ENSEMBLE, with masterful blend of ingredients and spices. Enjoy authentic Chinese dishes from various regions and provinces of China; discover Xinjiang delicacies, Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine in an exclusive environment. Make yourself and friends extra comfortable by reserving one of the private dining rooms for that extra feeling of luxury and service.

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Umami Asian Grill Radisson Collection Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi, Russia Umami Asian Grill restaurant is a perfect combination of delightful taste and high quality service. From sushi and sashimi to teppan and teriyaki, Umami Asian Grill is a dining experience that is not to miss. Relax in the cosy atmosphere of the bar and the main room, relish views of the sky and the sea from the terrace, or watch your dinner being prepared by expert chefs in the open kitchen. Meals can be paired with something from the extensive drinks menu, including a wide variety of tea’s from Umami’s tea selection.

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Africa

Gåte at Quoin Rock Stellenbosch - South Africa Gåte is a 40-seater fine-dining restaurant situated on Quoin Rock Wines, a short drive from Stellenbosch, South Africa. Gåte is a dialogue between art, craft and culinary tradition. Each ingredient is an invitation to discover the land; each dish, an unforgettable experience. The owners of Quoin Rock Wine Estate and Gåte Restaurant, who’s vision it was to introduce the Winelands to a completely new fine-dining experience, have partnered with their Head Chef, Nicole Loubser, and are excited to announce that in August 2019 their new menu was launched. This exciting menu takes you on a fascinating journey with high-end flavours, tastes and touches inspired from countries across the world. Gåte’s amazing team of chefs will re-define the word ‘cutting edge’ in the fine-dining industry and will undoubtedly leave their restaurant guests wanting more

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Africa

Serendipity Restaurant Serendipity Guest House, Wilderness - South Africa Luxury is the collective experience that brings about a feeling of well-being and creates memories. Food should showcase an indigenous bounty, be from sustainable sources, organic where possible, always fresh; wine should complement and elevate the experience; service should be warm, friendly and generous. These highly valued ingredients bring a level of luxury to diners at Serendipity. Guests who choose to spend time at the restaurant, enjoy a warm, friendly, truly luxurious South African experience.

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Amuse-Bouche Food & Wine Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, Johannesburg - South Africa

Dining at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa is a culinary delight. Amuse-Bouche is the property’s flagship restaurant, which features modern cuisine prepared in Africa with a French influence - in a spectacular fine dining setting. Amuse-Bouche boasts a sophisticated à la carte menu for the discerning palate, paired with a Diamond Award Winning wine list. The Amuse-Bouche menu is also available in the privacy of the suites through in-suite dining. Breakfast is served from the restaurant daily. The finer details, such as beautiful linen, crockery and silver cutlery are however, an integral part of the experience.

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Le Toit D’Abidjan

Africa

Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, Abidjan - Ivory Coast Situated in the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, from the 23rd floor of the Tower, Abidjan la belle offers itself at 180°. This place with geometric decoration, contemporary with its warm colours, is faithful to its reputation of the most refined evenings to the most exclusive... The Roof of Abidjan remains a gourmet restaurant and its cuisine keeps a subtle scent of Africa for an experience with the finest authentic tastes.

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Middle East

Al-Muhallab The Palms Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait, Kuwait City - Kuwait Enjoy Kuwaiti cuisine and seafood in authentic surroundings. Step back in time and immerse yourself in Kuwaiti culture and heritage at Al-Muhallab, a traditional fish and seafood restaurant serving the ‘catch of the day’ in authentic surroundings.

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Pranzo Eatery

Middle East

TIME OAK Hotels & Suites, Dubai - United Arab Emirates Have an exceptional dining experience at “Pranzo”, the newly launched signature restaurant at TIME Oak Hotel & Suites. Experience a world of flavors from the Mediterranean region and satisfy your appetite with a rich selection of cuisines in an open market setting. Enjoy freshly cooked dishes in the live food station including brick-oven pizza and bread. Expect the finest of everything – culinary skills, ingredients, flavors, all topped with the finest of services. The restaurant is also equipped to handle small events and private dinners, with friendly staff and efficient service in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere.

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