The culinary world is your oyster at Armani Hotel Dubai; spin the globe and choose from one of its seven award-winning restaurants, traveling across thousands of miles from the heart of Italy and Japan’s Pacific archipelago, to India’s rich heritage and the shores of the Mediterranean.
Autumn brings new seasonal menus: an Italian six-course degustation funghi menu, a Chinese inspired afternoon tea, a one-off Turkish delight at Armani/Mediterreaneo and a two-day Indian extravaganza with Executive Chef of Gymkhana London at Armani/Amal. Autumn at Armani Hotel Dubai is set to be a sensational season, and the below are just for starters…
Gymkhana at Armani/Amal: 17 – 19 October
Jitin Joshi, Executive Chef of Gymkhana London will be taking over Armani/Amal for a taste-bud tantalising two days in October. From 17 – 19 October, guests and locals alike will be able to enjoy the classic and contemporary Indian cuisine for which Gymkhana has become renowned, bringing a new twist to the menu at Armani/ Amal – Dubai’s finest Indian restaurant.
Using time-honoured cooking methods and recipes, alongside the most wonderful ingredients, Armani/Amal recreates a true taste of India, accentuated by traditional musicians and Giorgio Armani’s inspired interiors.
A Return to Japan with the re-opening of Armani/Hashi
Armani/Hashi reopens for the year with pure Japanese flavours, artful sushi and sashimi, paired with an innovative menu of signature drinks. This season, amp up the experience with an inspiring playlist featuring house music or relax with a special three-course seasonal menu and exclusive shisha lounge.
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Armani / Lounge
Traditional Afternoon Tea with an Asian influence: East meets west over a cup of orange pekoe or oolong tea and collection of continent-crossing fancies including rice paper rolls with marinated wild mushroom and sweet soy, delicate crab meat and avocado on brioche, mandarin macarons, signature mini Armani moon cakes and – of course – a selection of freshly baked scones.
Il Brunch at Armani / Deli
There is no better brunch than Il Brunch Italiano, where rustic flavours meet the very best ingredients. Picture this: Gleaming glass vitrines filled with classic antipasti; talented Sardinian chefs cooking up risotto and pasta combinations or carving a prime cut of beef; a cheese tasting room, crudo bar and delicatessen; and live music. Whether you’re a stickler for classic brunch timings or choose to make an evening of it then bring mamma, tutta la famiglia or a bunch of friends for an exceptional Italian experience.
Degustazione Funghi at Armani / Ristorante
Fans of all things funghi will love what’s on the menu at Armani/Ristorante this September with a six-degustation dedicated to the rich, aromatic, earthy mushroom. The inspired menu celebrates the mushroom in all its exquisite forms from wood ear and shitake to the sought-after porcini. Dine on a progressive collection of palate-delighting dishes including a puff pacchero with shitake mushroom foam, red tuna tataki in a wood ear mushroom broth with wild rocket and porcini and acquerello risotto to herb-rubbed lamb saddle accompanied by artichoke and a honey mushroom and black grape reduction. Mushrooms even make an appearance in dessert with our signature chocolate sphere served with caramelised chanterelles.
Ottoman Tradition at Armani / Mediterraneo: 22 September 2019
This is the chance to discover the gastronomic traditions of modern-day Anatolia, with an evening showcasing Turkish cuisine at Armani/Mediterraneo. Feast on epicurean masterpieces from the palace kitchens of the Seljuk and Ottoman empires through to classic countryside flavours. Show-stopping dishes include smoked eggplant salad with garlic yoghurt and mint, ezogelin soup, lamb pide, traditional white bean stew, Adana kebab, lamb dolma, Topkap prawns, Iskendar grill specialities, walnut pie, ‘secret delight’ and Turkey’s famous ice cream.