Shimmers at Madinat Jumeirah reopens with authentic Greek cuisine


Shimmers at Madinat Jumeirah reopens with authentic Greek cuisine

New Chef Yiannis Katsikas presents refreshing menu with classic dishes inspired by his mother’s recipes

Dubai, 5 October 2016: Experience Mediterranean flavours in the authentic Greek tavern ‘Shimmers’ by the beach in Jumeirah Mina A’Salam which is now open for lunch and dinner.

Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai, has relaunched Shimmers to offer  casual, toes in the sand atmosphere during the day, and a chic yet relaxed dining setting at night. The menu comprises of fresh Mediterranean cuisine by Greek Chef Yiannis Katsikas.

Shimmers, on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, has the feel and style of an authentic Greek Tavern – much closer than a plane ride to Mykonos! Inspired by his mother’s recipes, the new Chef’s menu offers a true taste of the Mediterranean. 

For starters enjoy Tyrokaftrei, a traditional spicy feta cheese dip served with freshly baked pita bread; zucchini kefta or a taste of the sea with tender chargrilled octopus. Dishes from the garden include slow roasted beetroot salad and the “real” Greek salad. Delicious mains include lamb chops and briam - a delicious Greek vegetable bake, straight from the oven. 

Guests can admire remarkable views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah with a soothing atmosphere complemented by lounge music, a refreshing sea breeze and sunset views.

A casual lunch or dinner can be enjoyed either from the main area or guests can sink into the comfortable bean bag cushions and dine from low tables.

Shimmers at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam is open daily for lunch from 12 – 5 pm, for dinner from 7 – 11:30pm and the lounge is open from 12 pm - 1:30 am. 

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Notes to Editors:

About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

About Madinat Jumeirah:
Set on a private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, accommodation in 29 traditional summer houses in Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The facilities are interconnected by 3km of waterways and landscaped gardens. The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience with 90 boutiques and restaurants showcasing the best of Arabia.

For further information please contact:

Anna Koniuhova
Assistant Marketing Communications Manager
Madinat Jumeirah
P.O. Box 75157, Dubai, U.A.E
Telephone: +971 4 366 51 65
Mobile: +971 52 526 0998
E-mail: anna.koniuhova@jumeirah.com




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