Cocoa Kitchen serves up one-of-a-kind iftar experience

Cocoa Kitchen serves up one-of-a-kind iftar experience

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 April 2018: Reinventing the traditional concept of iftar during the Holy Month of Ramadan, Cocoa Kitchen, a cocoa-centric restaurant located in the heart of City Walk, offers a unique way to break your fast with chocolate – the world’s best-loved ingredient.

Throughout Ramadan, you can enjoy the restaurant’s cocoa-inspired set menu featuring mouth-watering delights that will satisfy even the most hard-to-please gourmets.

Adding an innovative twist to the classic iftar, Cocoa Kitchen intricately pairs traditional dishes with chocolate to enhance flavours. You can start your culinary journey with a choice of two signature mezze from the restaurant’s diverse selection, prepared with just the right sprinkling of cocoa. Some not-to-be-missed iftar favourites include hummus, moutabel, falafel and Turkish eggs. For the mains, you can choose from balsamic slow-cooked lamb shank with roasted Romano peppers enhanced with 70% premium chocolate from Cuba and served with herbed ancient grains,

blackened salmon with 65% Peruvian, Alto el Sol dark chocolate miso, or butternut squash and 100 per cent cocoa ravioli with ricotta, pine nuts, parmesan and cocoa nib tuilles.

If you fancy ending the meal with some sweet indulgence, you can opt for pistachio or saffron milk cake. Enjoy this budget-friendly bespoke iftar dining experience with your family or friends throughout the Holy Month for just AED129 per person in the vibrant ambience of Cocoa Kitchen, featuring an industrial theme reminiscent of an old chocolate factory.

Venue: Cocoa Kitchen, City Walk
Day:        Every day during Ramadan
Iftar Time: From sunset until 9.00pm
Iftar Price:      AED 129 (per person)
Suhoor Time: 10:00pm to 1:00am (weekdays)
10:00pm to 2:00am (weekends)

Cocoa Kitchen Iftar Buffet at City Walk
Starters Bread for the table
Sardinian music bread, pita bread with 70% citrus-infused Dominican Republic chocolate nibs
Sharing mezze
(choice of 2)
Hummus selection
Lemon, coriander, 70% Cuban chocolate shavings, rose harissa, barrel-aged feta and parsley oil, served with toasted cocoa nib pita bread
Pomegranate, parsley and bitter cocoa nibs, served with toasted cocoa nib pita bread
Parsley, tomato, cracked wheat, rainbow leaves, lemon juice and olive oil, seasoned with Peruvian cocoa nibs
Crispy fried falafel with sesame seeds,
served with 70% Cuban chocolate mole sauce & tahini, and cocoa nib salt
Turkish eggs
Free-range poached eggs, garlic & cocoa nib labneh and chili oil, served with toasted cocoa nib pita bread
Main course
(choice of 1)
Balsamic slow-cooked lamb shank
Balsamic & sumac slow-cooked lamb with 70% Cuban chocolate and roasted Romano peppers, served with herbed ancient grains
Blackened salmon
65% Peruvian Alto El Sol dark chocolate miso, served with roasted cauliflower and bok choi
Butternut squash with 100% cocoa ravioli
Ricotta, pine nuts, parmesan and cocoa nib tuiles
(choice of 1)
Pistachio milk cake
35% milk chocolate from Papua New Guinea
Saffron milk cake
34% Zéphyr white chocolate


About Cocoa Kitchen
Cocoa Kitchen is an original 589 square meter cocoa-centric restaurant by Meraas that serves up a wide variety of contemporary multi-cuisine specialties in an atmosphere reminiscent of a chocolate warehouse. The outlet celebrates the world’s best-loved ingredient in every dish, highlighting the versatility of cocoa across a medley of savoury and sweet recipes that can be sampled at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Centrally located in City Walk, the eatery offers an out-of-the-box culinary experience to even the most discerning epicure.


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