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October 15, 2020

Ritz-Carlton restaurant re-openings, alfresco dining and more…

During the month of October, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is the perfect place to revel in the glorious weather with al fresco season. The ever-popular Palm Grill re-opens with everyone’s favorite beachside Saturday brunch, while Splendido showcases regional cuisine from South Tyrol. Guests will be spoilt for choice with a Friday brunch at London Social, Arabian Street Food themed nights at Amaseena and the ultimate spa day-out.

London Social Brunch goes alfresco

‘The Big Smoke’ is undeniably one of the biggest foodie capitals of the world, but why travel to London when you can get the whole experience at London Social with a buzzing Friday Brunch? Prepare to go on a dining spree from the spices of Brixton and Soho, to the stalls of Chinatown, Little Italy, and Borough Market.

When: Every Friday, from 1 pm to 4 pm
Jubilee – AED 395 per person inclusive of non-alcoholic shandies, mocktails, juices and soft drinks.
Victoria – AED 495 per person inclusive of signature summer cups, distinct selection of mixed house beverages, craft hops, grape, spirits and sparkling grape.
Piccadilly – AED 650 per person inclusive of signature summer cups, distinct selection of mixed house beverages, craft hops, spirits, grape and premium sparkling.

Children below five years dine with our compliments, while children between 6 to 12 years dine at half price.

South Tyrol Regional menu at Splendido

With its beautiful marble bar, chic decor, and cooly elegant ambience, Splendido is unmistakably Italian – an influence carried through to the breathtaking Tuscan-inspired terrace and piazza. Begin your evening with an authentic aperitivo – a specialty drink designed to whet the appetite which is enjoyed throughout Italy. Followed by an exploration of October’s regional menu inspired by the South Tyrol region – featuring homemade recipes passed down with love from generation to generation.

South Tyrol is a wild and rugged province in the north of Italy with overgrown forest and evergreen glades and is home to more Michelin starred restaurants than anywhere else in the country. A focus on specialities created using only the highest quality ingredients, unique herbs and foraged vegetables; Chef Francesco has curated a menu paying homage to this special foodie destination. Splendido’s South Tyrol menu features dishes such as home-smoked venison carpaccio, chestnut casoncelli stuffed with duck, roasted venison with mushroom and truffle ravioli accompanied with juniper berry jus and roasted rabbit with pine nuts and root vegetables.

When: Available throughout October 2020
Time: Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 6 pm to 11 pm.

Enchant your imagination with the flavours of Arabia at Amaseena

Rightly named as the ‘Best of the Best’ by TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2020, Amaseena is the ideal destination to treat and showcase visitors and travellers alike to food and traditions of the Middle East or for residents friends and family to indulge in a weekly Arabian feast.

At this award-winning, all al fresco restaurant, diner’s imaginations are enchanted as their palates are treated to a gastronomic journey through the Gulf amid Bedouin-inspired tents and palm trees swaying in the gentle sea breeze.

Guests can get acquainted with the aromas and flavours native to this region by enjoying family-style hot and cold mezze platters and dessert platter of Arabic sweets, Umm Ali and Cheese Kunafa served to the table. Exploration of the live chef’s stations for mains is encouraged from Saj to Shawarma and freshly grilled meats with everyone’s favourite Shish Tawook, Lamb Chops, Shish Kebab, Lamb Kofta and seafood including Salmon Filet, Lobsters and Gulf Prawns. All complemented by additions including Arabic coffee and Moroccan Tea.

When: Open for dinner from 6 pm to 11 pm Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays
Price: AED 249 inclusive of meat buffet and Arabic coffee
AED 299 inclusive of seafood buffet and Arabic coffee

Streets of Arabia theme nights at Amaseena

Enjoy special theme nights every Wednesday and Thursday, and let the specially prepared dishes and evocative sounds of live Arabic music transport you to another time. This October, journey through the streets of Middle Eastern countries such as Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria as Amaseena brings to life, popular local eats on weeknights throughout the month. Enjoy treats such as Moroccan Lamb Tagine, Yemeni Chicken Mandi, Syrian Fetteh and “Harak Osbao” Lentil Stew and Egyptian national dish Kusheri, to name a few.

When: Theme Nights every Wednesday and Thursday, throughout October
Price: AED 299 inclusive of buffet, Arabic coffee and live entertainment

Palm Grill opens

Feel the sand between your toes and enjoy leisurely dining with an inspiring 180-degree view of the Arabian Gulf while enjoying a selection of grilled beachfront favourites and generous buckets of freshly-caught seafood, complemented by island-inspired cocktails. Palm Grill is the perfect “no-shoes” dining experience with a stunning setting to watch the sun go down while enjoying the daily Happy Hours, or to enjoy a lively Saturday Brunch, with live entertainment.

When: Thursday and Friday from 12 noon to 11 pm
Saturday Brunch from 1 pm to 4 pm

Chill and Grill Beach and Brunch at Palm Grill

Saturdays welcome the ‘Chill & Grill’ beach BBQ, a unique casual brunch concept where guests can enjoy unlimited barbecued food, seated at rustic tables on the decking, or barefoot in the sand. Buffet highlights include a wide selection of live cooking stations and counters with grilled meats and seafood, relished delicacies such as ceviche, beef sliders and chicken tacos, as well as the freshest salmon, lobsters and prawns from a live grill station. A range of fresh salads and quirky yet delicious desserts complete the menu, live music and ‘island-style,’ hand-crafted beverages complement the experience.

Extend the leisure, pre and post-brunch with beach and pool access (five outdoor swimming pools with kids slide and lazy river), along with the option of adding a 30-minute spa treatment.

When: Relaunching on Saturday 3 October 2020
Every Saturday from 1 pm to 4 pm, beach access from 10 am to 6 pm
AED 275 per person including soft beverages
AED 395 per person inclusive of soft beverages and beach day access
AED 415 per person including house beverages
AED 495 per person inclusive of house beverages and beach day access
AED 575 per person inclusive of ‘Chill & Grill’ brunch, soft beverages, pool and beach access and a 30-minute relaxation massage

Pop-up Sandbar reopens

Get into the spirit and take advantage of picturesque views across the Arabian Gulf and the dazzling JBR skyline while sipping a crafted beverage and watching the sunset over Ain Dubai. Enjoy a selection of happy hour deals across a range of house pours, mixed beverages, grapes and hops.

Date: Open daily
Time: 4 pm onwards

Pink Afternoon Tea in The Lobby Lounge

Relax in the luxurious surroundings over a quintessential Afternoon Tea experience at The Lobby Lounge, with a pink twist during the month of October in an effort to raise awareness. Dine-in grandeur indoors under the sparkling chandeliers for a classic ambience or savour an alfresco afternoon on the terrace overlooking the luscious resort gardens. Treat yourselves to a pink-themed elegant afternoon tea featuring traditional and raspberry scones with accompaniments, a selection of elegant sandwiches, complemented with a sweet assortment of truffles, macaroons and cakes, for the perfect ending to a refined affair.

Date: From 1 to 31 October 2020
Time: Daily from 12.30 pm to 5 pm
Price: The Traditional Pink Treat – AED 195 per person – a delectable assortment of savouries and pastry delicacies, freshly baked scones, served with homemade preserves and Devonshire clotted cream, coupled with JING loose-leaf tea or speciality hot beverage.

The Royal Pink Treat – AED 305 per person – indulge in “The Traditional Treat”, enhanced with a glass of bubbly and JING loose-leaf tea or speciality hot beverage.

Poll and beach day passes

For those seeking a daycation, sunny days await with family and friends as The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai invites you to experience leisurely pool and beach day packages, enabling you to relax and stay cool, during the summer months.

When: Daily, from 9 am to 7 pm
Price: AED 200 per person on weekdays with AED 150 back as F&B credit; AED 300 per person on weekends with AED 200 back as F&B credit. Children up to 11 years old complimentary.

Spa-Cation at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

Guests can enjoy an indulgent spa day to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Start your day of pampering with a 60-minute massage, followed by a choice between a two-course lunch at La Baie or the signature Afternoon Tea experience in The Lobby Lounge.

This holistic journey is inclusive of day-access to all spa facilities including plunge pools, steam rooms and relaxation lounges, in addition to the resort’s swimming pools and the only private beach along JBR, overlooking the Arabian Gulf.

When: The spa is open daily from 9 am to 9 pm
Price: AED 580 per person inclusive of a 60-minute massage, a choice of lunch at La Baie or afternoon tea and pool and beach access.

Ladies’ and gentlemen’s  day at the spa

Take advantage of Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s day at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dubai and luxuriate in the perfect setting as the technical expertise of our therapists guide you to a state of tranquillity and relaxation. Experience the ultimate indulgence for Ladies on Mondays, and Gentlemen on Tuesdays; and book any two treatments of 60-minutes or above and save 50% on the total treatment bill: the ideal opportunity of pampering with a friend or for spoiling yourself.

When: The spa is open daily from 10 am to 7 pm
Price: Book any two treatments, 60-minutes and above and save 50%*; valid for one person with two treatments or bring a friend and enjoy a treatment half-price each. Valid for Ladies on Mondays and Gentlemen on Tuesdays. Treatment prices starting from AED 550 per person.

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