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The Ultimate Dining Guide for the Eid Holiday

by Out and About Mag.

With the long Eid break ahead, we have put together a list of the most tempting Eid dining offers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. From the diverse flavours of Portuguese cuisine and an Italian Takeover to an Emirati-Indian fusion menu and a tempting collection of patisseries from 10 countries around the world, there are plenty of options to suit your palate. 


An Indulgent Eid at Beluga Restaurant and Lounge

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Bring loved ones together for an indulgent treat this Eid Al Adha, with some gastronomic delights curated by the talented Chef Saad Ghamy at Beluga Restaurant and Lounge located in Mandarin Oriental Jumeira. As a special treat for all guests dining at the restaurant from 20 July to 22 July will be offered a 15% discount on the total bill except on the caviar offerings. The restaurant features an impressive menu that includes a selection of international flavours, including fresh homemade pastas, sushi and a variety of pizzas. With its spectacular menu and calm setting, Beluga Restaurant and Lounge is an ideal place to celebrate this joyous occasion with your friends and family.

Price: A la carte

When: 20 July – 22 July

Where: Beluga Restaurant & Lounge - Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai 

For more information and reservations, please call +971 4 340 8882 or email at reservations@belugabar.com

Summer Lunch at Tasca by José Avillez

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Eid dining has never looked better as Dubai’s favourite Portuguese restaurant Tasca by José Avillez launches a tasty summer lunch menu which will also be available during the Eid holidays at its stunning location atop Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai. The three-course dining experience is inspired by the diverse flavours and ingredients of Portugal, offering a host of delicious dishes for diners to enjoy this summer. Guests will begin their culinary journey with freshly baked bread and lupini bean hummus before choosing three small bites from the menu, including Tempura Cod Cake, Wagyu or Tuna Tartare Cone and Tempura Avocado. A range of healthy and more indulgent offerings characterize the main dishes, with a choice of the synonymously Portuguese Piri Piri chicken and Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa.

To top off the flavoursome feast, sweet-lovers can choose from traditional Pastel de Nata served with coffee ice-cream or one of the ice cream and sorbet selections to cleanse the palette. 

Price: AED 135 per person, for food only

When: 18 July – 22 July, 12.30 pm – 3 pm 

Where: Tasca – Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

For reservations and further information, visit www.mandarinoriental.com/tasca

Duo by The Bay

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The Bay at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, has got your weekly date night sorted with the irresistible Duo by The Bay menu, available from Sunday to Wednesday. 

Guests can enjoy an exclusive dinner menu made for two and choose from a succulent steak or fresh seabass, two delicious side dishes, two exquisite desserts, and one bottle of red or white. The beachside brasserie boasts views of the Arabian Gulf, and this cosy spot offers relaxed dining with a welcoming ambience, the ideal spot for a romantic date night during the holidays. 

Price: AED 395 for two 

When: 18 July – 21 July, 6.30 pm – 11 pm          

Where: The Bay – Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai 

For reservations and further information, visit https://www.mandarinoriental.com/the-bay

Summer Afternoon Tea at Noor Lounge

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A new Summer Afternoon Tea menu has arrived at Noor Lounge. Welcomed by a canopy of gilded trees and floor-to-ceiling windows framing the panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf, guests can enjoy a refreshing new twist on the classic menu and a dash of Oriental elegance. 

Served on a unique stand mimicking the iconic Canopy of Light, Noor Lounge’s Summer Afternoon Tea features a glamourous selection of savoury and sweet bites ranging from smoked salmon and roast beef finger sandwiches to scones with clotted cream, homemade jams and petit gateaux.

Price:  AED 320 for two, AED 165 for one

When:  Daily, 2 pm – 6 pm 

Where: Noor Lounge – Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai


Abu Dhabi

An Emirati and Indian Fusion Eid Menu at Punjab Grill

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This Eid Al Adha, Punjab Grill, Abu Dhabi invites guests to experience the blend of cultures with the Emirati and Indian fusion cuisine menu, exclusively curated by award-winning Chef Sandeep Ail. Immerse yourself in flavours inspired by the rich heritage of the UAE with appetizers such as the Gulf Spiced Shrimp, paired with sweet and savoury vermicelli and masala omelette. Among the main courses, diners can indulge in Ghouzi, cooked with pulled lamb leg and served with Indian rice pilaf, the perfect dish for sharing. Those with a sweet tooth can delight themselves in Khabees flavoured with Passionfruit and Saffron Yolk, sweetened with Shrikhand. 

Price: A la Carte

When: 19 July – 24 July, 6.30 pm – 11 pm          

Where: Punjab Grill – Venetian Village at The Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi 

For more details and reservations, please Whatsapp +971 50 668 3054

Curated Eid Buffet at Mezlai

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Diners will be spoilt for choice with a scrumptious buffet at Mezlai where they can feast on a bountiful spread of Middle Eastern delicacies and international favourites while enjoying flavoursome dishes from the live cooking stations and the Arabic mixed grill counter. Those with a sweet tooth can also treat themselves to indulgent desserts such as Maracaibo Chocolate Cake and authentic Kunafa made with Nabulsi Cheese. 

Price: AED 295 per person 

When: 21 July – 22 July, 6.30 pm – 11 pm          

Where: Mezlai – Emirates Palace 

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7999 or email epauh-restaurants@mohg.com.

An Italian Takeover at Sayad, Emirates Palace 

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Mandarin Oriental, Milan brings culinary delights all the way from Italy to Abu Dhabi with an exclusive two-day residency at Sayad, at Emirates Palace. Known for his contemporary take on classic Italian cuisine, acclaimed chef Antonio Guida from two-Michelin-starred Seta has specially curated a menu highlighting the exhilarating taste of modern Italian cooking in a family-style. Be the first to preview Chef Guida’s authentic Italian fare that is to be unveiled at Mezzaluna when it reopens with revitalized interiors and his exciting new menu at Emirates Palace later this year.

Price: A la Carte 

When: 21 July – 22 July, 12 pm – 11 pm          

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7999 or email epauh-restaurants@mohg.com

The Mandarin Cake Shop Pop-Up at Emirates Palace

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From Hong Kong to Bangkok, Tokyo to Paris, guests with a sweet tooth will be taken on a gourmet journey at Le Café, featuring a tempting collection of signature patisseries from 10 Mandarin Oriental hotels around the world. The Mandarin Cake Shop Pop-Up will be available from 18 July onwards.

Price: A la Carte 

When: 18 July onwards          

Where: Le Café – Emirates Palace 

For more information and reservations, please call +971 2 690 7999 or email epauh-restaurants@mohg.com.



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