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Shimmers on the Beach reopens at Madinat Jumeirah

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Shimmers on the Beach reopens at Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai, 22 February 2016: Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai, has reopened Shimmers on the Beach in Jumeirah Mina A’Salam.

The restaurant offers a casual chic atmosphere during the day and an elegant place to dine at night. The menu comprises fresh Mediterranean cuisine by Greek Chef Ilias Kokoroskos.

During the course of the eight month refurbishment, new textiles, furniture and accessories were fitted to create a Mediterranean beachside concept. The design was carried out by the locally based interior designer, Kristina Zanic.

The restaurant’s colour scheme of beige beach tones and ocean blue tints blends in with the surroundings and the white washed wood structures provide the restaurant with shade. Guests can admire remarkable views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in a relaxed atmosphere complemented by lounge music and a refreshing sea breeze. 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.

Chef Ilias brings years of experience and his flair for innovation is evident in the new menu. Tempting lunch options include wild green pita with feta cheese honey and yoghurt; refreshing beetroot salad and fried calamari with quinoa. Highlights on the dinner menu include the tuna ceviche and the Patagonian toothfish with white fennel.

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, including nightlife destination Pacha Ibiza Dubai.

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 55 100 0386
E-mail: anna.koniuhova@jumeirah.com

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