For many the French Riviera is the perfect place to escape to during the summer months, and while travel for some has restarted, most will be staying put this summer.
However, if you’re craving a bit of the quintessential atmosphere of the Côte d’Azur, this new restaurant in Dubai can give you just that.
The new restaurant at Jumeriah Al Qasr is fittingly titled French Riviera and a few hours here will truly feel like you’ve been transported to the South of France, particularly with your tastebuds.
The perfect way to experience this new five-star dining hotspot is with their newly-launched brunch ‘Bleu Blanc Rouge’.
Enjoy the culinary expertise of Chef Kim Joinié-Maurin – who previously worked with Joël Robuchon, a three-Michelin star French chef and restauranteur – with an array of French dishes.
To start off your fine-dining brunch experience enjoy a mixture of cold and hot appetizers including traditional beef tartare, yellowtail crudo with lemon dressing, truffle pizzetta and octopus cooked over a wood fire.
The tantalising flavours of the Meditteranean continue on into the main courses. Enjoy French Riviera’s five-star seafood dishes including seafood cataplana and the Dover Sole ‘Meunière’ with crushed potatoes. However, the crowning jewel, which is ironically not seafood, has to be the restaurant’s 36-hour slow-cooked lamb with celeriac purée, which is 100 per cent approved.
If by this point, you still have room for dessert, the hero dishes have to be the Black Peruvian Chocolate Tart and the French Toast Crème Brulée style.
Located on the stunning oceanfront at Jumeriah Al Qasr, it’s safe to say this Côte d’Azur dining experience is most certainly approved.
Available every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 3pm, with packages starting from Dhs295 for soft drinks and Dhs395 for house drinks and cocktails. This brunch at French Riviera is an absolute must-try.