Dubai, 17 October 2011: Jumeirah Restaurants LLC and Caprice Holdings have announced their plans to open a third restaurant in Dubai. Rivington Bar & Grill will open in Souk Madinat Jumeirah, following three years of success with the original restaurant in Souk Al Bahar.
The second Rivington Grill, due to open in Spring 2012 will occupy a prime position inthe heart of Souk Madinat Jumeirah beside The Agency. It will be spread over three floors with the ground floor housing the main dining space, and featuring the signaturewooden panelling, whitewashed walls, traditional dark wood bar and modern artworkthat is the very essence of the Rivington Grill. The restaurant also boasts a terracespace which can seat up to 54 people in the cooler months .
The mezzanine floor will offer a bustling bar complete with an extensive outdoor terrace overlooking the Madinat Jumeirah waterways, Al Qasr and Burj Al Arab hotels with fabulous views over the Arabian Gulf.
The third floor offers an intimate space with unrivalled views that can be utilised for ahost of different events and is sure to attract the art, fashion and media worlds.
The menu at Rivington Bar & Grill is resolutely British and the strength of the food is onour insistence that only the freshest ingredients are sourced from both local and international artisan suppliers, practitioners and farmers. Dishes will include favourites such as the Rivington burger, the smoked haddock fishcake, the eggs Benedict and thelegendary sticky toffee pudding.
The opening of Rivington Bar & Grill will bring the number of outlets under the Jumeirah Restaurants and Caprice Holdings collaboration to three, with further openings planned across the UAE and other regional territories over the coming years.
Phil Broad, Managing Director of Jumeirah Restaurants LLC said, “The success of the Rivington Grill at Souk Al Bahar over the past three years has laid the foundation for thebrand and we are now very excited to announce that we will be opening anotherRivington Grill on the beach side at Madinat Jumeirah. The back-to-basics British cuisine,using only the highest quality seasonal ingredients at reasonable prices has really hit achord with both the local, expatriate and tourist communities and I have every confidence in my team to deliver another wonderful restaurant to Dubai’s eating-outmarket. As soon as we have a confirmed the opening date we will share that information.”
James Worthington, the newly appointed General Manager of Rivington Bar & Grilladded, “We are fortunate to have the loyalty of our regulars in Dubai, which has allowed for us to establish a sister restaurant in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Rivington Bar &Grill will offer the same level of unrivalled service and the freshest quality produc eavailable on the market. With the addition of a bar and lounge we are confident that ourguests will be delighted with the new Rivington.”
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Notes to editor
Rivington Grill in Souk Al Bahar was the first of the Caprice Holdings restaurants to beopened in the region by Jumeirah Restaurants LLC. The restaurant brings authentic British flavours to the Middle East with its internationally acclaimed hallmarks of quality and simplicity in food and beverage as well as design and service.
Located at Souk Al Bahar in the Old Town Burj Dubai, the décor and design are minimalist and simple: white clothed tables, reclaimed style light fittings, wooden paneling, whitewashed walls, traditional dark wood bar and modern artwork. In terms of atmosphere and ambience, it is the interaction between the restaurant and the bar that contributes to the success of this concept.
Rivington Grill is an all-day casual dining concept serving lunch and dinner. Rivington Grill has its roots in Shoreditch, a fashionable area of London famed for its galleries,artists and designers.
The interior design of the new Rivington Bar & Grill has been done by acclaimed designer, Martin Brudnizki. Also responsible for The Ivy and original Rivington Grill in Dubai as well as a whole host of international venues including Le Caprice New York and Cecconi’s in Hollywood.
Jumeirah Restaurants is the branded restaurant division of Jumeirah Group, the Dubai based hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding.
Jumeirah Restaurants is dining at its best! A company of multiple and successful restaurant concepts developed and licensed globally. An important and strategic additionto the Jumeirah Group portfolio, the company’s mission is to set up and license innovative restaurants worldwide. The noodle house was the first restaurant brand to be developed and is the flagship of Jumeirah Restaurants with licence agreements already signed in eleven countries globally and will grow exponentially over the coming years.Other concepts include Sana Bonta, Urbano, AllFreshCo, Rice + Spice and The Flaming Revolution all of which have been developed by Jumeirah Restaurants.
The company also has the rights to develop a number of brands from the Caprice Holdings group across the Middle East and North Africa. This includes world famous restaurants and clubs such as Rivington Grill, Scott’s, Annabel’s and The Ivy.
For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
PO Box 214159 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 406 8505
Fax: +971 4 301 6655
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