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Al Mahara

Jumeirah Rd., Ground Floor Send to Phone
Glitter and gold as far as the eye can see plus a high standard of hospitality is what you should expect at this Burj Al Arab restaurant.

Lunch & Dinner daily
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Lunch: Smart casual; Dinner: Semi-formal
  • Reservations suggested

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Al Mahara Restaurant Review

: Burj Al Arab’s opulence is overwhelming upon entering the hotel, and taken even further when one is whisked into the aquatic-themed Al Mahara. The centrally located aquarium provides the perfect backdrop for the gracious staff to waltz through the dining room as they go a couple of steps above and beyond the norm to ensure a quality guest experience. The European menu is creative with mostly French and Italian influences and enough options to keep diners curious about what surprises the chef may propose next. Artfully presented Alaskan king crab and foie gras ravioli is a special item worth ordering. The signature sea salt-crusted line-caught sea bass also comes highly recommended, appropriate for two people and served with all the fixings. Dessert is a must, with everything from crêpes Suzette to a caramelized hazelnut dacquoise. Dessert wines range from French to South African varietals as well as a Canadian Ice wine. The overall wine list is focused on European labels, and Cognacs are a highlight for a complete after-dinner experience. The music is subtle, the lighting just right with the aforementioned aquarium responsible for most of the bluish hue throughout the space. Tucked away on either side of the oval-shaped restaurant are a couple of private dining suites appropriate for corporate dinners or formal get-togethers.


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