Whether it’s a business lunch or quick catch up with friends , here are six new lunch deals to try this September.
CÉ LA VI DUBAI
CÉ LA VI Dubai has a new lunch set menu to engage the senses. Indulge in contemporary Asian cuisine from the masters in the kitchen delivered straight to your plate, alongside the unparalleled views of the city. The menu has been curated by Executive Chef Howard Ko and offers choices of a starter, main and dessert. Amongst the selected starters is the famous Burrata Salad, served on a bed of rocket arugula, nectarine, pickled red onion, endive and candied walnuts, finished with a delicious nectarine and shiso vinaigrette. The set menu also features one of the favourite CÉ LA VI mains, Pan Seared Salmon, served on a bed of black garlic potato terrine, maitake mushrooms, and warm wasabi buttermilk. To finish, the Mango Cheesecake with caramel, mango sorbet and speculoos is an exotic new creation and comes highly recommended. Those looking to take a break from the office can visit Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm and indulge in this special three-course menu for AED 140 inclusive of water, tea and coffee.
GO: Call (0)4 582 6111 for bookings and more information.
LA SERRE BISTRO
La Serre Bistro offers a new business lunch deal in the heart of Downtown Dubai. Offering fine French fare at an approachable price, the Rendez-vous Lunch menu costs AED 110 for two-courses and AED 130 for three-courses. Delight in a choice of red bream ceviche marinated in tiger milk with tomato confit and chilli, grilled prawns with spinach cream, or a cherry tomato salad with goat’s cheese and hazelnut to start. For mains, choose from dishes including fish of the day served with crushed potato, asparagus and lobster sauce, chicken breast supreme with mashed potato, green beans and Périgueux sauce, or homemade gnocchi with endive and blue cheese sauce. If the sweet tooth persuades, blueberry panna cotta topped with crunchy pecans will be served for dessert. The Rendez-vous Lunch is available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 5pm.
GO: Call (0)4 528 3779 for bookings and more information.
LPM RESTAURANT & BAR
LPM Restaurant and Bar has an express lunch menu for its time-pressed workers in Dubai. The new Le Petit Menu is a two-course menu designed to be served to guests within 60 minutes and is available at AED 135 per person. Guests can enjoy a selection of starters and salad of the day, followed by a choice of main course. The menu created by Chef Patron Raphael Duntoye includes signature dishes; Burrata with tomatoes and basil, Warm Prawns with olive oil, Roast Baby Chicken marinated in lemon and Sea Bream in Papillote with confit lemon, cherry tomatoes, capers, sweet pepper and olives. Those with more time should take inspiration from the French and indulge in a leisurely lunch. The popular Déjeuner d’Affaires menu includes the salad of the day and two starters each, one main course each, the ice-cream of the day and is available at AED 180 per person. The new menu will be updated regularly, showcasing seasonal specials and dishes from the á la carte menu.
GO: Call (0)4 439 0505 for bookings and more information.
Pai Thai, the authentic Thai restaurant at Jumeirah Al Qasr, has launched a three-course lunch so that you can experience a long and leisurely taste of Thailand amid the idyllic waterways of Madinat Jumeirah. Available every Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm until 6pm and every Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 6pm, Pai Thai’s new Kin Samrap menu is available for only AED 150 per person, including tea and coffee. The set menu comprises Thai classics reimagined with the signature Pai Thai touch, including Sate Gai (grilled marinated chicken sate with turmeric and peanut sauce); Som Tam Je (green papaya salad with cashew nut and tamarind dressing); Gaeng Khiew Wan Phak (green chicken curry with Thai eggplant and Thai basil); Kana Nuea Nam Man Hoy (wok-fried beef with Thai broccoli, mushrooms and oyster sauce); Pla Nung Ma Now (steamed fish fillet with garlic, chilli, Thai celery and spicy lime sauce) and Kao Niew Ma Muang (sweet sticky rice with ripe mango and coconut syrup) amongst others.
The DIFC crowd are a notoriously hungry bunch who are always on the lookout for a chic business lunch spot to refuel, reconnect with colleagues and entertain clients.Business not top of the agenda? Roberto’s is also the perfect spot for friends to catch up, whilst enjoying sublime Italian cuisine in a chic DIFC setting that offers stunning Downtown views and the unmistakable Roberto’s vibe. The Pranzo di Lavoro Business Lunch is available Sunday to Thursday from 12pm to 3pm and is priced at AED 125 for a starter, main course and dessert.
GO: Call (0)4 386 0066 for bookings and more information.
Can’t decide what to have for lunch? Neighbourhood eatery, The Locale at Andaz Dubai The Palm offers a lunch set inclusive of a fresh green salad paired with a choice of pizza and a sweet indulgent chocolate brownie. The pizza selection includes Margherita, Prawn and Avocado, Butter Chicken or Pepperoni. Lunch is available daily from 12:30pm to 3:30pm and is priced at AED 99.
GO: Call (0)4 581 1234 for bookings and more information.