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Dining Destinations November 2021


C O N T E N T S November 2021

04| Italian Restaurant Gusto

06| Beach Club Grill

08| Brasserie de Paris

09| Kwun Hoi Heen

10| NAAM Thai Restaurant 11|

Kam Lai Heen

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Café Bela Vista

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Vasco - Bar & Lounge

14| Mitzo Restaurant & Bar 15|

SALTIDA

16| Fortune Palace 17| LL One Restaurant & Wine Bar


19| LEONARD’s

20| Kuusi Palaa

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Mitsis Alila Resort & Spa | Italian à la carte

22| Reserved Restaurant and Lounge

24| Anardana Restaurant, Riyadh 25| Pachaylen

26| Gusto Italian Restaurant 27| Theatrum

29| Wakatipu Grill 30| Firewater Grille

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PepperBerry Restaurant

32| Infinity Restaurant


INDIAN OCEAN

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Italian Restaurant Gusto Baglioni Resort Maldives, Dhaalu Atoll - MALDIVES Open for dinner, the Gusto Restaurant offers a feast of authentic Italian cuisine, the centerpiece of a stay at Baglioni Resort Maldives. Gazing across the ocean, this is the ideal location for a romantic dinner with the seductive murmur of the waves in the background. Italian culinary culture prizes wellness as well as flavor, and the à la carte menu is no exception, offering traditional Mediterranean dishes with a contemporary twist and a scrupulous eye for the ingredients. Furthermore, there is a sophisticated Wine Cellar that offers a sumptuous selection of prestigious Italian and international labels.

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Beach Club Grill

Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa, Raa Atoll - MALDIVES Located on the main beach facing the crystal clear lagoon, the Beach Club Grill is one of the top-notch facilities among the four restaurants of Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa, a new 5-star Resort and proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Built to blend harmoniously with the Natural Elegance of the surrounding territory and inspired by a unique contemporary Deluxe All-inclusive concept, the Beach Club Grill offers lunch and dinner based on a selection of fresh fish, a pizza & pasta station, and seafood, meat and vegetables cooked on a stone grill to enrich the flavors of each dish. A laboratory and a point of reference for flavors and taste, offering superior creative cuisine based on natural local ingredients.

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Brasserie de Paris Legend Palace - MACAU

This Parisian-themed restaurant is inspired by Monte Carlo and features high-class international cuisine in both its buffet and à la carte menu selections.

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Kwun Hoi Heen

Grand Coloane Resort - MACAU The exotic tastes of dim sum and other Cantonese specialties are the fine-dining stars at Kwun Hoi Heen, renowned as one of Macau’s best Chinese restaurants. The exceptional cuisine is enhanced by magnificent sea views from inside and on the terrace.

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NAAM Thai Restaurant Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau - MACAU

Overlooking the beautifully landscaped swimming pool and lush tropical gardens, NAAM enjoys an idyllically peaceful setting in which to serve the magnificent tastes of authentic Thai cuisine in Macau. Using only the freshest produce and finest herbs and spices, the team of Thai chefs bring you an array of enticing dishes for lunch and dinner with two authentic lunch sets available on weekdays. Named after the Thai word for water, NAAM’s design is based around a stylish indoor pond and glass panel walls that create a relaxed, contemporary feel. NAAM Thai Restaurant is a Michelin Plate Recommended Restaurant, honored by Michelin Hong Kong Macau Guide 2019 and Thai Select Restaurant appointed by Thai government.

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Kam Lai Heen

Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau - MACAU Kam Lai Heen serves exceptional Cantonese cuisine and regional Chinese culinary innovation with a modern flair. Signature dishes include Stir-fried sole fish with honey bean and bell peppers and Sweet and sour pork with pineapple. The stir-fried sole fish is a selective plate inspired by the Portuguese, while the distinctly Chinese sweet and sour pork features an explosive combination of flavours. Kam Lai Heen features elegantly designed interiors, with spacious seating. It is the perfect place to host gatherings with friends, family or business associates. Our specially crafted dim sum delicacies are on offer during lunch, or you may order from the à la carte menu at any time of day. For those who wish to enjoy private dining, Kam Lai Heen also offers eight luxurious VIP rooms. Kam Lai Heen is a Michelin recommended restaurant by the Michelin Guide Hong Kong & Macau 2020 and has earned this recognition for four consecutive years.

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Café Bela Vista

Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau - MACAU

Offering a delightful Macau dining atmosphere and tantalizing cuisine, Café Bela Vista offers daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner that showcase an array of authentic Portuguese and Macanese dishes alongside international favorites. This Macau restaurant reflects the authentic character of a traditional Portuguese family home with dark wood flooring, ceiling fans, chandeliers and beautiful mosaic floors. There is also a stunning colonial-style veranda that is perfect for al fresco dining.

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Vasco - Bar & Lounge Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau - MACAU

Named after the famous Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, this elegant Macau bar and lounge offers a quiet space in which to gather and unwind at the end of the day. Situated on the 2nd floor, Vasco gives guests views through our busy lobby and over bustling Avenida da Amizade, which runs through the centre of Macau’s commercial district.

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Mitzo Restaurant & Bar Grand Park Orchard - SINGAPORE

Mitzo reinvents the Chinese dining experience and brings with it a fresh approach and energy. A key feature of Mitzo cuisine is staying true to the philosophy of Cantonese cuisine; focusing on the quality of ingredients and its execution, while retaining its familiarity and authenticity. Through the innovative use of ingredients, each visit brings with it new flavours and a different type of experience. Most dishes are designed for sharing, so guests can try a variety of offerings. At Mitzo, drinks are taken seriously. Cocktails and service are given the same attention to detail. The produce and herbs are carefully sourced and procured fresh daily. The cocktail experience at Mitzo nurtures innovation and honours tradition, pleasing the classic connoisseur as much as the modern maestro. The best seats in the house are arguably those at the Cocktail Atelier. With a 3 metre long jellyfish tank as backdrop, and illumination from the glittering bar top, the space is truly a vision to behold. This coveted space seats up to 6 and allows one to watch the cocktail craftsmen in action as they whip up delectable concoctions.

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SALTIDA

ANA InterContinental Ishigaki Resort, Okinawa - JAPAN Ishigaki is famous throughout Japan for its high quality, fresh locally caught seafood and world famous Ishigaki beef, locally grown vegetables, herbs and artisan salts. SALTIDA showcases the best of the island with its fresh seasonal foods that are sourced on a daily basis. Ishigaki Island salts, containing some of the highest mineral contents found in the rich oceans, are perfectly paired. Each dish tells a unique story, expertly prepared by the experienced chefs.

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Fortune Palace

NagaWorld, Phnom Penh - CAMBODIA

Fortune Palace is the pinnacle of Chinese fine dining at NagaWorld, the multi-award winning, world class integrated resort in Phnom Penh. The restaurant’s Executive Chef Voon has spent over 30 years perfecting his craft, specialising in authentic dishes and adapting his knowledge and skills to deliver a sensational modern twist on traditional Chinese cuisine. Fortune Palace features a lavish interior with thick carpets, ornate décor, traditional large round Chinese tables and a string of six intimate private dining rooms, letting guests experience an exquisite menu of exceptional value in Phnom Penh. With a devoted respect to traditions but with contemporary touches, the stunning menu includes signature dishes such as smoked duck breast with XO sauce, braised whole African abalone with brown sauce, double-boiled fish maw soup with cordyceps, Fortune Palace crispy goose, and double-boiled bird’s nest with pear. There is also the highly-popular dim sum buffet, daily from 11am to 2:30pm.

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LL One Restaurant & Wine Bar

Royal Tulip Gulung Geunis Resort & Golf, Gadog-Bogor - INDONESIA LL One Restaurant & Wine Bar offers you a wide selection of ethnical, Asian and international cuisines prepared from the team of talented culinary masters. Simplicity, freshness and authenticity is the highest aim in this open spacious show kitchen.

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EUROPE

LEONARD’s

Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad - SWITZERLAND Take a seat in the stylish dining room of restaurant LEONARD’s, and enjoy Chef Francesco de Bartolomeis’ elegant international cuisine. Using locally-sourced ingredients from nearby producers and trusted suppliers, Chef Francesco combines fresh, lighter plates with warming seasonal dishes and mouth-watering sweet treats. Those with specific dietary requirements will also be well looked after – LEONARD’s welcomes you to Gstaad with the warmth of true Alpine hospitality.

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Kuusi Palaa

Marksi by Skandic, Helsinki - FINLAND

the expression “Kuusi Palaa” has nine different meanings in the Finnish language. Kuusi Palaa is a cosy restaurant with the best location in the city center of Helsinki, offering Finnish flavours with a modern, urban twist. A dinner in Kuusi Palaa is a social activity, full of experiences and surprises. Kuusi Palaa advocates pure Finnish ingredients and dining together. In this restaurant tasty surprises, new experiences and totally new perspectives are offered – everything that a modern restaurant evening should provide.

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Mitsis Alila Resort & Spa | Italian à la carte Mitsis Alila Resort & Spa, Rhodes - GREECE

This fine dining restaurant offers you a premium quality gastronomy right by the poolside. Indulge in a complete enticing culinary menu offering mouthwatering dishes, made with fresh and high- quality handpicked local ingredients. Begin with appetizers and salads while rustic pastas, knock-out pizzas and risottos are only some of the main dishes available that will bring you closer to the authentic Italian cuisine. End your meal in the Italian way with a cup of Espresso. Accompany your coffee with a sweet flavor choosing among a wide range of tempting desserts. Just reserve your table and relish the most impeccable Italian tastes enjoying a memorable à la carte culinary experience in a unique summer scenery!

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Reserved Restaurant and Lounge Rox Cappadocia, Uçhisar - TURKEY

Reserved Restaurant & Lounge is located near the Pigeon Valley in stunning Cappadocia. It began serving in 2018, with its unique style and the passion of the team. The restaurant and the lounge parts are very well decorated with valuable antiques. The restaurant serves traditional Anatolian cuisine in a modern style. The Chef is very attentive to using organic ingredients and the right products to create delight for the esteemed guests, so all of the ingredients are collected from different regions of Anatolia. Reserved Restaurant & Lounge serves one of the best samples of Anatolian cuisine in Turkey.

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Alto Wine Estate

IS A LEADING RED WINE PRODUCER NESTLED HIGH IN THE HELDERBERG MOUNTAINS IN STELLENBOSCH We are an Estate with a rich heritage and have been producing world-class wines for over a hundred years. We are the oldest red wine only producer in South Africa and are also one of the few wine estates to have only had five winemakers in our century old history — with two being a father and son duo. Our portfolio of wines is small and curated, our winemaker Bertho van der Westhuizen treats each wine as he would our flagship blend. From our Iconic Alto Rouge to our exceptional Alto Estate Blend, our wines ensure quality and consistency throughout. Visit our intimate Tasting Room, stroll through our barrel cellar or join us for our seasonal sunset rouge evenings and learn about the rich heritage and legacy that makes Alto what it is today. Address: Annandale Road, Stellenbosch T: 021 881 3884 E: info@altowines.co.za AltoWinery

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Anardana Restaurant, Riyadh voco Riyadh - SAUDI ARABIA

Exotic and intimate, Anardana is the specialty à la carte Indian restaurant at voco Riyadh, decked out in copper tones and adorned with decorative wall hangings straight from the subcontinent. Where the Indian dishes are prepared by the expert chefs and the taste will take you on a culinary journey from Kashmir to Madras with the subtle tastes of Indian spices, and tempting dishes such as slowly grilled chicken tikka masala, and fish simmered in a spicy coconut tomato sauce. A selection of fruit juices, lassis, and specialty teas rounds off your dining experience. Anardana restaurant will be the right choice for Indian food lovers to pamper their taste-buds and try the unique Indian spices. You will try the perfect food for the soul while enjoying the restaurant vibes at voco 5-stars hotel.

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Pachaylen

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Pachaylen Restaurant at Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel is a speciality restaurant that brings the authentic taste of Thai to Abu Dhabi. Its intimate but elegant dining area reflects the rich Southeast Asian culture and sets the tone for a oneof-a-kind culinary adventure. From the open kitchen, witness how flavourful curries, spicy salads and tasty larbs are created in the hands of expert chefs. The blend of heavenly aromas coming from the kitchen will surely stir every guests’ appetite.

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Gusto Italian Restaurant

Al Bandar Rotana, Dubai - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Genuine hospitality, authentic cuisine and a laid-back atmosphere are yours to savour at Gusto Italian Restaurant, Al Bandar Rotana – Creek’s version of a local trattoria, located on the 18th floor of the hotel with stunning views of the creek and Dubai’s famous skyline. For Al fresco dining with a difference, the restaurant’s cozy terrace is reminiscent of an Italian piazza, making you feel at home – or perhaps in Rome! The chefs prepare regional Italian favourites just to your liking, all made from fresh and seasonal ingredients, which is why the menu is always changing. Of course, every dish created at this unique ‘mom and pop’ neighborhood-style venue is served by friendly employees with Italian gusto!

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Theatrum

Novotel Muscat Airport - OMAN Theatrum - where Eastern cooking meets Western cuisine - an award winning concept and a signature upscale restaurant. An open kitchen, cooking stations and different cuisine counters add flair to Muscat’s hottest new place to be seen. A dedicated sushi bar, pizza oven, open-kitchen duck oven and two tandoor ovens showcase the variety of fusion available. A convivial atmosphere, exquisite cuisine and culinary performances will satisfy the most discerning diners. Theatrum offers both indoor and outdoor seating options.

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AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA

Wakatipu Grill

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa - NEW ZEALAND Wakatipu Grill is Queenstown’s ultimate lakeside dining destination. This is a luxury dining experience set on the shores of the glistening Lake Wakatipu with a magnificent mountain backdrop. Impeccable service from expert team members, local and seasonal produce, an extensive wine list and cosy fireplaces make Wakatipu Grill the perfect setting for any culinary occasion. In the bar, be tempted by the expert mixologist’s unique cocktail creations or an exceptional vintage from the 1000-strong wine cellar which places a keen focus on Otago’s best winemakers. Linger on the generous terrace and enjoy lake views, clear air, and a decadent outdoor fire pit.

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AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA

Firewater Grille

Duxton Hotel Perth - AUSTRALIA

Located on the Lobby Level of the luxurious Duxton Hotel Perth, Firewater Grille is an elegant and stylish addition, not only to the hotel, but to Perth’s restaurant scene for everyone to enjoy. The concept for Firewater Grille is for patrons to enjoy an interactive dining experience, with decor designed to create a unique ambience that differs for each meal service. Within the restaurant is a stunning “retro style” cocktail bar where you can enjoy a pre-dinner drink before being seated at your table.

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PepperBerry Restaurant Hilton Darwin - AUSTRALIA

For food enthusiasts looking for exceptional and sophisticated dining experiences, PepperBerry has a touch of class featuring modern Australian cuisine combined with bush spices where every ingredient has its place and purpose, and is treated with the utmost care to highlight its purest flavours. Guests are treated to the freshest, heartfelt flavoured cuisine that is exquisitely presented as a wholesome work of art because PepperBerry takes pride in its ingredients, flavours, presentation and service.

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Infinity Restaurant

Daydream Island Resort and Living Reef, Whitsundays - AUSTRALIA With expansive views of the Whitsunday Islands, and private Teppanyaki suite, Infinity Restaurant offers an Asian inspired dining experience that is a feast for your senses. The food, the heart of the restaurant, is curated by Executive Chef, Gayan Amarasinghe, a specialist in Asian cuisine with 20 years of experience under his belt. Offering a wide array of Asian flavors, the Infinity menu features fresh seasonal ingredients in imaginative and mouth-watering creations. It is fresh, minimalistic, exquisite flavor and visual beauty that are the philosophy behind the food at Infinity. The restaurant also serves a premium collection of wine, Infinity signature cocktails and much more. Whether you want to indulge with a glass of wine, share an intimate table for two or host an exclusive dinner, you are sure to enjoy a memorable dining experience at Infinity restaurant.

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