Tag: Al Maryah Island

Are you a chocoholic? You need to visit this place

Are you a chocoholic? You need to visit this place

Sprüngli has been in business since 1836 when it opened in Switzerland, one of the world’s most loved chocolate-making nations. Small but perfectly formed, the Abu Dhabi branch of the café is predominantly a chocolate shop with glass-topped counters beautifully …

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Why is this French restaurant such a surprise?

Why is this French restaurant such a surprise?

I was aged six when I received my full initiation into French cuisine. We were in Louhans, Burgundy, and I’d just been told off for gleefully trampling over my grandmother’s vegetable patch. As I squelched sullenly into the kitchen, my …

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Hit Peruvian restaurant sets eyes on capital-based foodies

Hit Peruvian restaurant sets eyes on capital-based foodies

The country’s economy is a hot topic at the moment. Conversations often turn to mass redundancies, budget cuts and fuel prices. But if the economy has taken a dip, the food and beverage industry doesn’t seem to have noticed. New …

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Which amazing cakes and bakes are the best at brunch?

We pin three chefs against each other to pay homage to the unsung hero of brunch – delicious bakes, cakes, tarts and treats – in a competition of skill and flair “There’s always room for desert”, so the saying goes. …

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Is this crazy new venue the best Mexican in town?

Is this crazy new venue the best Mexican in town?

I am a Texan and that means I love TexMex. I grew up in Ninfa’s and nachos weren’t complete without queso – loosely translated in Texas as a melted form of synthetic cheese. Yum. My childhood memories revolve around birthdays …

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An explosion of flavour awaits at this new restaurant

An explosion of flavour awaits at this new restaurant

It could be said that when we fancy Italian food, we’re all guilty of grabbing the phone to order a pizza that arrives in a box and is devoured greedily on the couch. But when you want to taste Italian …

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WRAP UP: Celebrated chef and American restaurant land in the capital

WRAP UP: Celebrated chef and American restaurant land in the capital

Acclaimed chef to bring international flair Fine foodies of the capital, grab a fork and dig in as a two Michelin starred chef will be staging a kitchen takeover in Abu Dhabi this month. German chef Karlheinz Hauser will be …

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REVIEW: New Italian restaurant dishes out Michelin-stamped service

REVIEW: New Italian restaurant dishes out Michelin-stamped service

Sometimes it feels like new restaurants are popping up in Abu Dhabi every day – and it’s hard to keep up. Al Maryah Island is soon to be home to several new outlets, many of which have already cemented themselves …

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DEVELOPMENT: Al Maryah Island is set for a serious upgrade

DEVELOPMENT: Al Maryah Island is set for a serious upgrade

We’re never short of shopping opportunities here in Abu Dhabi, but a capital island destination is set for a serious upgrade in both retail and dining with a new 2.8 million square feet development. Al Maryah Central will complete the …

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NEWS: Capital makes room for more visitors with hotel room rise

NEWS: Capital makes room for more visitors with hotel room rise

Tourists will be spoiled for choice in the coming months with the addition of thousands of new hotel rooms.  According to the Abu Dhabi Hotel Market Summary report by real estate services firm JLL, as many as 2,400 hotel rooms …

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