March 2018 Listings | Armani Hotel Dubai
Easter on a plate at Armani Hotel Dubai. Don’t just wait until Easter weekend, make it a week – or more – of celebration with four unique gastronomic destinations and experiences to choose from.
Start it on a relaxed note over afternoon tea with a seasonal twist at Armani/Lounge then move across to Armani/Mediterraneo for a lunch or dinner buffet ‘choc’-full of all your Easter favourites and a few more besides. If award-winning signature dining is your thing, then it has to be Armani/Ristorante. We’re biased, but we’re confident that once you’ve tasted our six-course seasonal degustation menu, you’ll be back for more. And last, but not least, the Easter Brunch back at Armani/Mediterraneo has so much on offer with a selection of international dishes and plenty of chocolate treats.
Armani/Lounge Easter Afternoon Tea, 30 March – 15 April, AED 185 per person, AED 320 for two
Armani/Ristorante Easter degustation menu, 27 March – 3 April, AED 700
Armani/Deli sharing experience, Easter Brunch 30th AED 350
Armani/Mediterraneo festive buffet, 30 March – 1 April, AED 250, lunch; AED 350 dinner; Easter Brunch – AED 350 per person with soft drinks, AED 450 with select house beverages, AED 550 with select house beverages and sparkling
Tea and Easter Treats at Armani/Lounge
Ease your way into Easter at Armani/Lounge where our classic afternoon tea menu gets a high-end seasonal revamp with a truffled egg salad sandwich on brioche and smoked salmon-cream cheese pumpernickel combination dressed with an Easter egg on the savoury tier, and a golden egg on a chocolate pillow the centrepiece of the dolce tier. Add a berry profiterole with lemon cremeux, banana cake with caramelised pecans and, of course, chef’s home-baked scones served with preserves and clotted cream, and feed on the spirit of the season.
Date & Time: Special Easter afternoon tea available 30 March – 15 April 2018 from 3pm to 6pm
Price: AED 185 per person or AED 320 per couple
Learn from the master at Armani/Ristorante
Learn a new skill or sharpen your existing culinary knowledge with a new season of weekend master classes at Armani/Ristorante led by our gourmet guru, Chef Alessandro Salvatico. Moving into March we focus on a contemporary twist on Easter favourites; and in April we go all-out creative with crab, risotto and oxtail.
Date & Time: Easter Menu – 31 March 2018; Menu Creative – 28 April 2018
Time: 10.30am to 2.30pm
Price: AED 635 per person or AED 1,050 per couple, includes three-course lunch with pairing beverages
Brunch tradition begins here at Armani/Mediterraneo and Armani/Deli, Burj Khalifa
Welcome to brunch the way it should be, with a choice of two signature Armani experiences. Stay true to our Italian roots at Armani/Deli with a North to South culinary expedition that celebrates the best of the country’s coastal communities and fertile valleys with antipasti, fresh seafood, live pasta and risotto stations, and traditional cold cuts. Or make it a relaxed family affair at Armani/Mediterraneo with an international buffet that travels from southern Europe to the Levant and beyond, complete with a dedicated kids section and live entertainment.
Date & Time: Every Friday, Armani/Mediterraneo – 12.30pm to 4pm and Armani/Deli – 4pm to 9pm
Price: AED 310 including soft drinks; AED 415 including select house beverages; AED 520 including sparkling grape
Unlimited Sparkle at Bollicine, Armani/Ristorante
Add unlimited sparkle to your day at the Armani/Ristorante terrace with a sophisticated free flow aperitivo experience. Inspired by the Italian word for bubbles, our all-new Bollicine Ristorante afternoons are an invitation to switch off from the outside world for two hours and raise a glass to la dolce vita. Enjoy unlimited access to a selection of six signature Italian beverages, duo of red and white grape or flute of sparkling Veneto superiore brut. Complementing the liquid refreshment are spectacular al fresco views of The Dubai Fountain and an exquisite sampling of Chef Alessandro’s favourite savoury bites.
Date & Time: Daily from 5pm to 7pm
Price: AED 180 per person includes food
Aperitivo Milano afternoons at Armani/Deli
Inspired by the stylish cosmopolitan city of Milan and Giorgio Armani, the spiritual home of the aperitivo, step into a world of 200-year-old Italian tradition with the launch of our Aperitivo Milano sessions out on the beautiful Armani/Deli terrace with views over Downtown Dubai and The Dubai Fountain. A social occasion to meet friends, unwind after the working day or savour a quiet moment alone, whet your pre-dinner appetite with a hand-selected collection of vintage beverages including some of Italy’s original aperitivo concoctions, and expansive daily-changing menu of Italian light bites including handmade pizza, focaccia, salads, cold cuts, crudités and frittata.
Date & Time: Every Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 8pm
Price: AED 80 per beverage, food included
A taste of Sardinia at Armani/Deli
An island nation whose culinary history draws on inspiration from ancient trade routes and Italian tradition, take a seat at the Armani/Deli table this March for a celebration of its truly unique cuisine. Sardinia’s food is as distinctive as its language but pays tribute to simple, local ingredients and fascinating foodie combinations. Feast on four courses featuring mussel and clam soup, lorighittas pasta with sea urchin, sea bream and the inimitable dessert known as Seada Sarda made with semolina, pecorino cheese and honey.
Date & Time: 5-31 March 2018, 7pm onwards
Price: AED 350 per person
Star of the sea At Armani/Hashi
A highly prized Japanese culinary delicacy takes centre stage on the menu at Armani/Hashi this March with a four-course menu dedicated to the delicate yet distinctive flavour of the sea urchin. Known as uni in Japan and fished off the ruggest northern island of Hokkaido, this revered ingredient is as beautiful as it is flavoursome with its rich yellow or gold colour promising an equally rich, creamy taste on the palate. Enjoy uni three ways with a tartar, tempura and teppanyaki trio of dishes each emphasising the gourmet beauty of this spiky sea creature.
Date: 5-31 March 2018 from 7pm
Price: AED 450 per person
Dine like royalty at Armani/Amal
Travel to the spiritual home of royal Indian cuisine on a gourmet journey through the northern state of Rajasthan where generations of princes, kings and nobles have feasted on its rich culinary heritage. Simple ingredients prepared in the most inventive ways transform everyday flavours into the highest form of gastronomic indulgence from clove-smoked and rose petal-flavoured morsels of paneer, ginger and chilli-marinated chicken escalopes and a buttery, rich dal tadka to stuffed Jaipuri chilli fritters, tender lamb simmered in Rajasthani style spiced sauce and jalebi served with rabri.
Date: 5-31 March 2018 from 7pm
Price: A la carte or set menu for AED 350 per person