Unde se poate manca cel mai bine-n Regatul Bahrainului!

Bun gasit dragi cititori ai blogului „56-250771-header-imageArabica”! E drept ca a trecut putinica vreme de la ultimul meu articol, dar cum Egiptul se afla inca in atmosfera de Ramadan, credeti-ma ca si programul de zi cu zi capata alte forme. Practic lumea ziua se odihneste sub toropeala soarelui, iar o data cu lasarea serii atmosfera se schimba total sub luminile superbelor decoratiuni specifice acestei perioade! Dar nu despre Egipt am sa va vorbesc eu acum ci despre o alta tara araba, un micut regat din coasta Peninsulei Arabe: Bahrain-ul. Eid-al Fitr, sarbatoarea dulciurilor, a bucuriei si generozitatii va veni peste doar cateva zile, de aceea, voi cei care va aflati in Bahrain sau planuiti o vizita in aceasta micuta si cocheta tara, trebuie sa stiti unde se mananca cel mai bine, pentru niste momente memorabile! Asadar, aruncand o privire pe site-ul theculturetrip.com iata ca extragem si noi cateva informatii folositoare pentru a afla topul celor mai bune zece restaurante din Bahrain:

Masso restaurant serves european cuisine- Location: The Palace Boutique Hotel, Road 382, Block 338, Adliya, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 725 000

Cafe Lilou resembles a Parisian brasserie and offers guests a beautiful view from the terrace. Stop by for a coffee and a freshly baked pastry, or for something more wholesome try a crisp salad or tasty sandwich made with freshly baked bread. Location- Cafe Lilou, Adliya and Al a’ali Mall, Seef District, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 714 440

Bushido restaurant offers sushi bar, diners an extensive cocktail menu and range of sake- Location: Bushido Restaurant 52 Avenue 38, Jidhafs, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 583 555

Upstairs Downstairs restaurant in the heart of Manama is a beautiful eatery spread over two floors. The menu is quite eclectic serving a variety of dishes from a mix of international cuisines including pasta dishes, grilled meats, curries and French food. Reservations are recommended on Friday and Saturday nights. Location- Upstairs Downstairs, Building 754, Road 3825, Block 338, Adliya, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 713 093

Curry country is a restaurant where you can enjoy Vietnamese, Indonesian, Iranian, Burman, Indian and Chinese dishes. Location- Curry country, Shabab Avenue, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 537 555

Zoe restaurant offers a contemporary decor and a Mediterranean menu. Location- Zoe, Bldg 100, Road 3803, Block 338, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 716 400

Jim’s Restaurant known for its chargrilled leg of lamb, deep-fried brie wedges and grilled crayfish, Jim’s is certainly an indulgent affair and memorable for all the right reasons. Location- Jim’s Restaurant, Block 338, Road 3808, Adliya, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 710 654

Mirai is an innovative Japanese restaurant tucked away in central Manama, Mirai’s menu fuses traditional Japanese cuisine with elements borrowed from Italian and French classics to create something entirely new and exciting. Location- Mirai, 1, Road 3803, Adliya, Manama, Bahrain. Tel +973 17 713 113

Veranda Restaurant and Cafe serving traditional Middle Eastern cuisine in a homely, magically-decorated restaurant, for many the Veranda Restaurand and Cafe is their favourite eatery in Bahrain.  Location- Veranda Restaurant and Cafe, Shop 372, Block 327, Sheikh Isa Avenue, Manama Bahrain. Tel +973 17 715 868

Maki Bahrain is located on the ground floor of Bahrain’s World Trade Centre, Maki boasts an innovative and inspiring menu, with traditional authentic Japanese ingredients used to create unique Asian and Mediterranean gastronomic delights.  Location- Maki Bahrain, Bahrain World Trade Center, West Tower, King Faisal Highway, Manama, Bahrain. Tel- +973 17 522 733

Sper ca informatiile sa va fie utile dragii mei daca ajungeti prin zona si mai ales sa aveti parte de o vacanta minunata in exoticul regat al Bahrainului!

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Emiratele Arabe- un loc perfect pentru „Ziua Indragostitilor”

Sarbatoarea americ25TIME-for-romanceana „Valentine’s Day” a devenit populara in intreaga lume, cuplurile celebrand ideea romantismului indiferent de backgroundul cultural si religios din care fac parte. Si oare unde poate fi mai frumos sa-ti declari dragostea fata de partener daca nu in Emiratele Arabe Unite, o destinatie iubita de foarte multi dintre noi? Daca pe langa inimioarele rosii de plus va surade ideea unei cine romantice intr-una dintre cele mai exotice locatii ale lumii arabe, aici avem lista celor mai high class restaurante localizate in Dubai, Sharjah si Abu Dhabi. Sper ca informatiile de mai jos sa fie utile tuturor celor indragostiti de destinatiile de lux ale lumii arabe. (sursa- gulfnews.com)

JW’s Steakhouse, JW Marriott Hotel, Dubai. Enjoy Valentine’s Day with your special someone over a three-course set menu or à la carte, from 7pm to 12pm. Price: Dh699 per couple, welcome drink included. Call: 04 607 7977.

Rainbow Steak House, Sharjah. Valentine’s Day highlights include lobster thermidor, salmon en crute, and pan-fried trout with sautéed tomato basil. End this on a sweet note with a complimentary red velvet cake. Price: about Dh84 per person (beverages not included). Call: 06 572 3505

Al Badiya, Tilal Liwa Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Celebrate your love by planning the perfect romantic getaway on February 14 with your special someone and indulge in a five-course set menu. Price: From Dh499 per couple including a bottle of sparkling grape. Call: 02 894 6111

Quest, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi. Chef Benjamin has created a special one-off concept menu celebrating Valentine’s Day based on the theme of a first date. The First Date five-course menu includes an amuse bouche called Butterflies in the Stomach, a Starter named The Valentine’s Gift, a main called The Candlelit Dinner, a pre-dessert called Burning Passion and a dessert called Watching the Sunrise. Price: From Dh550 per person including a complimentary glass of quality bubbles. Call: 02 811 5666

Watatsumi, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai. If you plan to fall in love with gourmet flavours from Japan, or rendezvous under the stars in the outdoor seating area, Watatsumi has something for everyone playing cupid. Price: Dh895 for two including two glasses of bubbly. Call: 04 399 3373

Shades, The Address Dubai Marina, Dubai. Fall in love with the stunning al fresco poolside setting and feast on a delectable three-course menu with a complimentary vintage bottle and a box of handcrafted chocolates. Price: Dh665 per couple. Call: 04 436 7777

At.mosphere Lounge, At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa, Dubai. Take the express lift to level 122 of the world’s tallest building and enjoy a Valentine’s Day rendezvous for two, where the sparkling city skyline far below will be complemented by a four-course menu of world-class flavours. Price: Dh2,800 per couple for a window table including a bottle of rosé bubbly, Dh2,400 for a non-window table with a bottle of rosé bubbly. Call: 04 888 3444

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Unde pot manca expatii Emiratelor in timpul Ramadanului

Desi este o tara araba adiningflata in perioada Ramadanului, Emiratele Arabe ofera posibilitatea expatilor non musulmani sa isi ia mesele si gustarile in ritm propriu, nefiind necesar ca acestia sa astepte momentul Iftarului (prima masa ce incheie ziua de post) ca sa poata manca. Pentru acestia sunt valabile o serie de restaurante si fast-food-uri deschise pe timpul zilei sa poata comanda, insa discretia este obligatorie atunci cand o fac, din respect pentru localnici si religia acestora. Gulfnews.com vine cu o lista de restaurante pentru expatii EAU care se intreaba unde pot merge sa manance in perioada postului musulman:

The Ajman Palace- Encore Bistro- breakfast- 7 am- 12 pm, lunch 12- 6 pm.

Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa- Armani/Mediterraneo- a la carte menu for lunch during Ramadan,  breakfast buffet, Dh150, 6.30am-11am.

At.mosphere- Ramadan-inspired Late High Tea at the top of the Burj Khalida, with modern takes on Arabic favourites: basterma and zaatar quiche, date scones with date marmalade and clotted cream, and a selection of Arabic sweets, Dh290 per person, from 5.30-7.30pm

Carluccio’s- Marina Mall branch is open for take away and home delivery 11am until iftar. All other branches (Mirdif City Centre, Deira City Centre and Dubai Mall), open from Iftar until mall closing.

The Ivy-  Weekdays from 9am-4pm and 6.30pm-midnight. Weekends 6.30pm–midnight.

The Noodle House- Open as usual at Jumeriah Emirates Towers, DIFC and Madinat Jumeriah; Dubai Mall 7pm-3am.

Pantry Café- Open from 10am until late serving a bespoke take-away menu (select beverages, desserts, salads, sandwiches and pizzas). Iftar set menu only from sunset-8.30pm, after which entire Pantry Café menu will be available.

Le Meridien Mina Seyahi and Westin Dubai- Horizion has normal operations with background music, noon–5pm. Latest Recipe is serving buffet breakfast, 6-10.30am (11am Fri-Sun), a la carte lunch (noon-3pm) and a la carte dinner (6.30-11pm).

Park Hyatt- Café Arabesque is open all day. Breakfast, 6.30-11.30am; lunch, 12.30-4pm; Iftar from sunset to 9.30pm.

Ramada Chelsea Hotel, Barsha- Seasons is serving a breakfast buffet from 7-10.30am and an a la carte lunch menu from noon-3pm.

Urbano- Open noon-midnight, it’s the only place in Souk Al Bahar open during the day.

Wafi Pyramids- All restaurants — including Seville’s, Carter’s and Medzo — are open all day, everyday, during Ramadan.

Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa- Fairways is doing breakfast (6.30-11am) and lunch (12:20pm to 3pm).

Ultra Brasserie- The Emaar Square Building 4 restaurant is open for takeaway and delivery to offices throughout Emaar Square from 7am-5pm (no dine-in service).

In sistem deliveryPizza Hut- Delivery, noon-3am, Burger King: Delivery, 10am-3am, InterContinental Dubai: Anise serves breakfast (6.30-11am) only until Iftar, NKD Pizza: Delivery, 10.30am-4am.

Fiind o tara obisnuita sa gazduiasca diferite culturi si nationalitati, Emiratele Arabe Unite arata toleranta fata de obiceiurile straine si hainele occidentale. Astfel expatii stabiliti aici pot duce o viata similara tarii de origine, atat timp cat nu arata lipsa de respect fata de mentalitatea si societatea emirateza.

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