From roast beef with fluffy Yorkshire puddings and lashings of gravy to tender roast chicken with crispy roast potatoes. Here are ten of the best roast dinners in the UAE.
McGettigan’s at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Grab your friends and head to the popular Irish venue for unlimited menu specials, including roasts and beverages. Fridays, from 12.30pm to 4pm. AED 280 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)2 698 8137 for reservations and more information.
Oak Room at The Abu Dhabi EDITION
Set to a backdrop of English rock ‘n’ roll classic tunes, a three-hour seated menu of British favourites awaits at The Abu Dhabi EDITION. Indulge in four courses, starting with shared seasonal salads, followed by Salmon Wellington. Main course choices include roasted Striploin of beef and lamb saddle accompanied by crisp roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese and Yorkshire puddings. Tempting desserts include Sticky Toffee Pudding and Apple and Blackberry Crumble, as well as a cheese selection. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 5pm. AED 195 (soft beverages), AED 295 (house beverages) and AED 365 (bubbles).
Distillery Gastropub at Souk Al Manzil
Serving up chilled vibes on a Saturday, Distillery Gastropub has introduced a classic roast dinner to its menu. Crispy roast potatoes, traditional Yorkshire puddings, honey glazed carrots and lashings of gravy are to be expected, served with a choice of roast chicken, striploin or salmon. In addition, the roast dinner is served with a choice of house beverages, including hops and grapes. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 99 for a roast and one house beverage.
GO: Call (0)54 998 2003 for reservations and more information.
Folly Worksop at Souk Al Bahar
You can’t beat a classic British roast dinner and this one is no exception as chef patron, Nick Alvis, introduces the weekend favourite to folly Workshop. Expect rare beef served in an oversized Yorkshire pudding, alongside fresh vegetables and his signature roast potatoes accompanied with horseradish and gravy. Available Saturdays, from 12pm to midnight.
GO: Visit https://folly.ae for reservations and more information.
Foxglove DXB at Meydan
Foxglove is a British gastropub offering a gastronomic experience next to the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand. Enjoy a leg of New Zealand lamb, sirloin of Angus beef or half roast chicken, along with duck-fat roasties and all the trimmings. Saturdays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 99 per person, or AED 120 (including a pint of hops)
GO: Visit www.destinationsoho.com for reservations and more information.
Joe’s Backyard Gastropub at Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse
Foodies, families and friends can join together on the weekends and eat their hearts out at the brand-new Joe’s Backyard Gastropub at Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse. Indulge in a weekend roast featuring tender roast beef with duck fat roasted vegetables, braised cabbage, Yorkshire puddings, horseradish sauce and homemade gravy. Fridays and Saturdays, from 12pm to 1am. AED 110 per person.
GO: Visit www.joebackyard.com for reservations and more information.
Lock Stock & Barrel at JBR and Barsha Heights
Lock, Stock & Barrel is known for its live entertainment, nightlife and its traditional roast dinner with all the trimmings. Choose two succulent meats from chicken, beef or lamb, topped with fresh homemade gravy and served with unlimited Yorkshire puddings. There’s a complimentary beverage too. Available Saturdays from 2pm, and Sundays from 4pm. AED 120 per person.
Nassau at Jumeirah Golf Estates
At Nassau, diners can feast on a variety of hearty traditional dishes curated by chef Silvena Rowe, including a selection of grass-fed meats such as roasted beef striploin, whole roasted chicken and roasted shoulder of lamb. All accompanied by Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy. End the feast with an array of desserts such as Apply Crumble, Tiramisu and Edem Mess. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 195 (adults) and AED 95 for kids.
GO: Visit www.dubaigolf.com/dine/nassau/ for reservations and more information.
The Nine Gastropub at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Spend a memorable Saturday afternoon indulging in a hearty roast prepared by Chef Michael O’Shea from Newmarket, England. The Great British Roast features slow-roasted beef rib or half-roasted chicken, served with seasonal vegetables, giant Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower cheese croquettes and crispy roasted potatoes. Saturdays, from 12.30pm to 4pm. AED 125 (food only) with an additional AED 99 for four select house beverages.
GO: Call (0)4 281 4111 for reservations and more information.
The Rose & Crown at The Atrium, Al Habtoor City
Choose from a selection of roast chicken, beef, lamb leg and vegetarian options, served with Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 11am to 11pm. AED 90 (roast of your choice) and AED 250 (two roasts and a bottle of grape or bucket of hops).
GO: Call (0)4 437 0022 for reservations and more information.