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Dining Destinations July 2021


C O N T E N T S July 2021

04| Magnolia Restaurant

06| Blossom Restaurant

07| The Cliff Bar & Grill

08| SW Steakhouse Wynn Palace, Cotai

09| Wing Lei, Wynn Macau

12| Café Calma

13| Seaside Santorini

14| AQUA Restaurant

15| Paradiso Nicole & Pierre

16| FIRE Steakhouse & Bar

17| MATIZ Restaurant


18| Mandarin Bar

20| VaKaVa

21| Rock Restaurant

22| Sonara Camp

23| Al-Muhallab

25| Clico Restaurant

26| SOLO Sandton

27| Mawimbi Seafood Restaurant & Café

28| Al Khozama Restaurant

29| L’Etoile


Asia

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Magnolia Restaurant The Westin Surabaya - INDONESIA Magnolia Restaurant offers a selection of nutritious dishes and delivers authentic Asian cuisines, complemented by popular Western well-being in mind. With its refined urban vibe and dramatic open-plan kitchen, this pan-cultural venue celebrates the universally cherished pleasures of good food and family. Specializing in a variety of healthier choices and ocean-fresh seafood, Magnolia Restaurant expert chefs use only the best ingredients to create memorable dining experiences.

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Blossom Restaurant Marina Bay Sands Hotel - SINGAPORE

BLOSSOM, the contemporary Chinese restaurant takes centre-stage in the grandiose Marina Bay Sands hotel lobby. A celebration of flavours from Canton and Sichuan, featuring culinary traditions of both ancient and modern China. Showcasing countless regional specialties from juicy Smoked Duck perfumed with 15-year Pu-Erh Tea Leaves and Chrysanthemum to handcrafted Dim Sum and succulent live seafood including Alaskan King Crab and Australian Lobster, BLOSSOM is perfect for hosting a lavish banquet or enjoying a quiet meal. The inviting dining area, three private rooms and a sleek bar makes it the perfect venue to celebrate and host, no matter what the occasion. BLOSSOM’s architecture, interior design, décor, innovative menu and flawless service is guaranteed to take its diners to greater heights in the culinary realm.

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Asia

The Cliff Bar & Grill Koh Samui - THAILAND The Cliff Bar and Grill has been in business since 2004, and is proud to always source the highest quality products. Being it food or beverage, in turn striving to give their customers a great dining experience whilst in their care. With numerous accolades, such as being recognised as Thailand’s Best Restaurant 9 times since 2005 by Thailand Tatler, as well as awards from Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards and Wine Spectator. Be sure to visit and discover why at the Cliff.

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Asia

SW Steakhouse Wynn Palace, Cotai Wynn Palace Cotai - MACAU

SW Steakhouse offers guests classic American steakhouse fare and the finest seafood, paired with an unforgettable theatrical surprise. Reimagining the idea of the traditional dinner show, the lights darken, music fades and an aperture opens, amazing guests with a one-of-a-kind visual animation to delight the senses. The mouthwatering selection of international beef includes American USDA prime steaks, certified Japanese Wagyu and exclusive Australian Rangers Valley Black Market beef. The team works with fishermen throughout South East Asia and the Pacific to provide the freshest seafood available, with fish packed and shipped to Macau within hours of being caught. A tableside lobster cart enables guests to pick their own selection from an eye-popping assortment of the world’s most succulent crustaceans. The dining room is gently illuminated by hundreds of champagne-colored glass teardrops suspended over the private dining rooms and raised seating areas. A theatrical animation with 3D mapping vignettes, themed around a waking dream, is unlike any dining experience seen before. When the show is complete, guests can relax and observe the culinary team in action through the expansive show kitchen window.

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Wing Lei, Wynn Macau Wynn Macau - MACAU Wing Lei is Wynn Macau’s signature Chinese restaurant, and proud recipient of the prestigious Michelin-star award. Wing Lei prides itself on offering high-end, classic Cantonese cuisine, featuring both regular and seasonal menus. Classic dishes are repackaged into appealing sizes and portions. The chefs take note from Japan and western countries in order to meet customers’ diversified appetites. A delightful array of dim sum, barbecued dishes, soup, abalone, and main courses offer a gastronomical experience, prepared by the dedicated team of professional chefs and customer services staff. Wing Lei’s décor is an evocative blend of traditional and modern Chinese design characteristics, touched with a Western influence through a palette inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s painting Sunflowers. Yellow with touches of flame coral in a sea of creamy textures, the room exudes masculinity with elements of sparkle, glowing in color and light. The main dining area can seat 106 people. There are seven private dining rooms which can accommodate 5 to 10 people each. All private rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows looking onto the garden.

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Europe

Café Calma Limassol - CYPRUS

Café Calma is owned and operated by Carob Mill Restaurants, member of the Lanitis Group of companies. This café, bar and restaurant is the ideal location for a memorable culinary experience in a relaxing and welcoming environment where guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the Marina’s view. An all-day venue located at Limassol Marina’s Square, just steps away from the sea, with a large variety of options to choose from, of flavourful dishes, a selection of wines, extraordinary cocktails and beautifully presented desserts. Open 7 days a week, it’s the ideal destination for breakfast, lunch and dinner where you can relax and enjoy the selection of Mediterranean cuisine carefully prepared by the Chefs. At Café Calma there is everything you might require to reach a plateau of luxuriant quietude.

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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 a friendly and experienced staff, exceed 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.

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AQUA Restaurant

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul At The Bosphorus, Istanbul - TURKEY

The main restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul At The Bosphorus, AQUA, serves fish and seafood dishes in a chic ambience, overlooking stunning views of the Bosphorus. Distinguished by its impeccable service, creative menu and live performances, AQUA invites guests to enjoy the beat of Istanbul and the unparalleled Bosphorus as they dine.

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Paradiso Nicole & Pierre Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes - FRANCE A homage to the Mediterranean, Italy and the world of cinema, Paradiso Nicole et Pierre extends its welcoming gourmet ambience from the Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic to the famous Croisette. The renowned Chefs, Nicole Rubi and Pierre Gagnaire, whose friendship first developed at Le Majestic, delight in using and reinventing local flavours which focus fully on seasonal products and showcase some of the Mediterranean’s most legendary recipes. Choose between vitello tonnato, aubergine caviar with colatura, gambero rosso, lobster and sea bass with fennel. The accompanying wine list embraces an equally wide choice, ranging from gems from the local region to treasures from Italy, from small producers to prestigious estates alike. As a backdrop to your meal, live musicians perform accompanied by a DJ in house every night.

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FIRE Steakhouse & Bar Dublin - IRELAND FIRE Steakhouse & Bar is an award-winning restaurant located in the heart of Dublin City. Originally built in 1864 as the Lord Mayor of Dublin’s supper room FIRE features incredible vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and a beautiful terrace overlooking the Lord Mayor’s Garden. Today it is the most historical and impressive dining room in Dublin and this year FIRE is celebrating its 15th birthday. As part of the celebrations, FIRE underwent a €1.1 million refurbishment offering a new look FIRE and an extended menu. FIRE is firmly committed to supporting sustainable local Irish produce and only serves the finest selection of award-winning meats and produce that Ireland has to offer.

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MATIZ Restaurant

Europe

Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade, Lisbon - PORTUGAL

When hunger calls before, during or after your urban explorations around Lisbon, MATIZ takes you on a culinary journey that requires no walking. Lunch and dinner feature a delicious array of contemporary Portuguese dishes, orchestrated by Executive Chef Daniel Schlaipfer. Turn any evening into a night to remember by ordering a tabletop barbecue featuring succulent lavender-smoked meat. Sample seafood and shellfish that was fished that morning, and cooked to order and perfection. The outdoor terrace that spills out onto Avenue Liberdade is a charming setting at all times of day to see and be seen.

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Mandarin Bar Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum - TURKEY Stylishly designed with a laid-back, sophisticated atmosphere, the Mandarin Bar is the perfect place in which to enjoy a drink. With a talented team of bartenders as adept at crafting creative cocktails as they are mouth-watering mocktails, the bar serves an extensive list of fine wines alongside a range of premium liquors and cognacs, and beers. In addition, guests can order from a selection of delicious Western and Asian-style bar snacks beautifully presented in bite size portions.

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Middle East

VaKaVa

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Experience all the fiery passion of Latin America with every dish, conversation and rhythm. Introducing VaKaVa - Pan Latin Grill and Lounge by Richard Sandoval, where vibe and flavour come together to set your soul ablaze. VaKaVa celebrates the vibrant taste and adventurous dining culture of Latin America and beyond from Mexico to Argentina, we fly around Brazil, Peru and land bursting with color and spice. “We invite you to join the party - eat, laugh, sip and dance. Salud!”

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Middle East

Rock Restaurant Mysk Al Faya Retreat, Sharjah - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES The roadhouse type concept of the restaurant at Mysk Al Faya Retreat will provide an intimate and private setting, with a seating capacity of approximately 16 guests indoor and 16 outdoor guests. Guests can enjoy a contemporary à la carte menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with dishes including mohalla, khobz khameer and sharing mezze platters.

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Middle East

Sonara Camp Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Sonara Camp is home to a unique restaurant nestled in the heart of the Arabian Desert. Enjoy a fine dining experience in this luxury desert restaurant, while appreciating incredible live performances under the stars of the Arabian Desert. With activities and entertainment for every age, get ready for an unforgettable journey to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, the home of hundreds of oryxes and gazelles. This authentic camp is eco-friendly and sustainable with a core belief in sourcing ethical products and materials. Solar energy is used and there is a zero-waste policy. Welcome to the magic of Sonara Camp!

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Middle East

Al-Muhallab The Palms Beach Hotel & SPA Kuwait - 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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Africa

Clico Restaurant Clico Boutique Hotel, Johannesburg - SOUTH AFRICA The Restaurant @ Clico opened its doors in October 2015. Clico Hotel has become renowned for being an intimate establishment, offering personalised service, and The Restaurant @ Clico retains this theme. The space is a unique architectural design – a metal structure, triple volume ceilings and a flooding of natural light through the glass stack doors. This refined food restaurant has in a short space of time become a refreshing and welcome addition to the Johannesburg dining scene. Comfortable upholstered chairs lead to relaxing visits, and large sliding doors allow for a semi alfresco atmosphere. The Restaurant @ Clico is open to the public who, with hotel guests, can enjoy the European-style cooking which is reflected in the tasting menus that change seasonally. Clico is proud to be a member of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an International Association of Gastronomy that brings together enthusiasts who share the same values of quality, refined dining, the encouragement of the culinary arts and the pleasures of the table in the appreciation of fine cuisine. The Restaurant @ Clico aims to continuously raise the 5-star boutique experience benchmark.

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Africa

SOLO Sandton Johannesburg - SOUTH AFRICA

Located in the heart of the modern metropolis, Sandton, Solo brings you a soulful and stylish experience set in a contemporary and upmarket setting, with a modern, fresh menu of South African inspired dishes. The look and feel of the restaurant is a soulful yet stylish space which resonates with the owners own values. The space is perfect for a relaxed business lunch, but is elevated with designer imported lighting into the perfect spot for afternoon champagne with friends. The restaurant’s dining area is divided into different sections. Guests can enjoy a sit-down meal at one of the bespoke dining tables, relax with a drink in the Nest Bar, or take a seat at the contemporary sushi bar. Next to the bar is a featured walk-through, arched wine cellar displaying over 200 bottles of wine, a firm favourite for wine connoisseurs.

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Africa

Mawimbi Seafood Restaurant & Café Nairobi - KENYA Mawimbi Seafood Restaurant & Cafe offers spectacular romantic ambience. Sectioned into 4 spaces, each giving off a unique feel yet flows through each seamlessly, giving off a tropical journey experience with opulent class and elegance. With heavy emphasis on fine seafood cuisine playfully fused with the world class bar, crafting bespoke cocktails served in unconventional ways. The tides from the Indian ocean bring the freshest catch that is elaborately prepared converting seafood into works of art on the table, delighting the taste buds in every way imaginable. The architecture captures the spirit of the sea with the waves imparted on the ceiling of the restaurant enhanced by the one of a kind neo modern paintings “the African woman” adorned all over. This tropical paradise would not be complete without the born to serve true hospitality spirit in the team, carefully chosen to deliver the one of a kind Mawimbi experience and accentuate their motto “we are Mawimbi”.

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Africa

Al Khozama Restaurant Mercure Quemado Resort Al Hoceima, El Hoceima - MOROCCO The Al Khozama restaurant, whose view overlooks the bay of Quemado, carries the colors of generosity and gluttony. The wealth of the catering offered allows gourmets from all over the world, whether residents of the hotel or not, to enjoy a unique culinary experience; from the friendly brasserie to the starred table. Al Khozama restaurant also offer an ideal setting for a buffet breakfast inspired by international and local cuisine, plus a business lunch, an exceptional dinner, or even reunions, with the family around a good meal, and also to order room service and enjoy your meal in your room.

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L’Etoile

Africa

Kinshasa - CONGO

L’Etoile is one of three restaurants in Pullman Kinshasa Grand Hotel and serves Japanese Cuisine. Pullman Kinshasa Grand Hotel is located in the heart of the world’s largest French-speaking city. Enjoy dinner on the Congo River or visit the many local markets to soak up the fabulous Congolese culture.

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