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Enjoy Mediterranean-chic with a local twist at this hip new restaurant on the banks of Dubai’s gorgeous creek

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Enjoy Mediterranean-chic with a local twist at this hip new restaurant on the banks of Dubai’s gorgeous creek

Mediterranean inspired, locally spiced”; the newly opened SKAFOS at Zabeel House Al Seef by JumeirahTM offers an unmatched dining experience along the historic Dubai Creek

Dubai, 31 October 2018: Dubai’s stunning and historic creek just upped its hip quotient with the opening of SKAFOS restaurant at Zabeel House Al Seef by JumeirahTM - the newest, trendiest hotel in town.

This is set to become your go-to place to enjoy a chic Mediterranean experience, complete with fresh food and interesting dishes infused with flavours from the neighbourhood’s spice souk, and not to mention, the Zen views of boats and Abras drifting by.

Head down to relax and unwind as you soak in the serene sights and soundsfromthe open-air terrace stretching out onto the creek, sit with a book and enjoy the delightful view and beautiful food, lay on a deck lounger while sipping on one of the signature drinks, or enjoy a fun celebration with your squad– there’s something in it for everyone.

SKAFOS’ terrace opens across three pods. The first one is set closest to the special show kitchen and features an interior bar with high tables, with bartenders stirring and shaking up souk and spice inspired cocktails and mocktails. The second pod features an ala carte dessert kitchen, where all the delicious sweet treats are prepared by the master pastry chef, while the last pod serves shisha from noon to midnight on week days, and until 1:00 AM on weekends.

The restaurant features an interesting and unrestrained set-up with some really cool seating options – from individual high-rise chairs by the creek to a massive group chair filled with comfy cushions to plonk yourself on. The cool interior dining space welcomes you out of the sun, while the large outdoor terrace is the ideal spot from which to enjoy views of the creek over delectable food - from Spiced Koftas to Calamari pakoras, chili and lime aioli and signature souk spices, or indulge in sweet desserts with Middle Eastern flavours from the floating terrace ‘pod’ – dedicated for dessert making. The pastry chef has all the ingredients ready to serve up a unique and special dessert right before your eyes, and the place even has a soft ice cream machine, where they create their signature labneh ice cream which you don’t want to miss.

All in the detail

Opening Hours:
Sunday to Wednesday: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Thursday and Friday: 12.00 PM – 1.00 AM
Call +971 4 707 7077 for reservations

Seating:
182 Indoor and outdoor seating including shisha pod

Three pods:

  • Dessert Pod
  • Mocktails and drinks Pod
  • Shisha Pods (floating shisha pod)

You don’t want to miss…

Signature mocktail:
Sip it with passion - Passion fruit, Lime, Lavender, Organic Redbull Tonic

Signature starters:
Honey baked feta cheese(V) - Lavender, Thyme, Honey Comb, Rye Bread Croutons

Signature Dishes:
Glazed Angus short rib - Pomegranate Molasses, Sumac, Glazed Onion, Heirloom Carrots, Buttered Mash

Signature dessert:
Middle Eastern Millionares shortbread - Halva, Tahini Caramel, Labneh Ice Cream

Shisha: Try out the specially created shisha flavour exclusive to SKAFOS: Mediterranean inspired, locally spiced, and infused with tropical fruits.

You can select from a variety of Meduse and Classic shisha options.

SKAFOS tip: Drop by in time to catch the sunset by the creek which, rest assured will not disappoint!

All in all, if you’re looking to enjoy a relaxing coffee by the Creek, an afternoon in the dessert pod, or a memorable locally spiced dinner watching the ‘Skafos’ or boats pass by, this is THE place to be.

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Notes to Editors

About Zabeel House by Jumeirah™:
Born in Dubai, Zabeel House by Jumeirah™ is an eclectic collection of hotels located in the heart of vibrant neighbourhoods in key cities around the world. High on design, low on complexity, the hotels offer brilliant basics and unexpected extras. Set in upscale, casual environments, guests can also expect a touch of the instinctive hospitality that has become second-nature from the creators of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. There are currently five hotels planned for the collection – one in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one in London, UK, and three in Dubai: Zabeel House MINI by Jumeirah, Zabeel House by Jumeirah - Al Seef and Zabeel House by Jumeirah – The Greens (opening in Q4 2018). More are expected to be announced soon.

www.zabeelhouse.com

About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates and manages a world-class portfolio of 15 properties in the Middle East including the flagship Burj Al Arab, 5 properties in Europe and 2 in Asia with 18 properties currently under construction around the globe.

For further information or images please contact:

Salwa Al Obaidli
Cluster Public Relations and Communications Manager
E-mail: Salwa.Obaidli@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

 

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