Emirati History on a Plate at Al Fanar Restaurant and Cafe

Al Fanar Restaurant and Café To Open New Outlet at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi

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Al Fanar Restaurant and Café, the UAE’s first and only restaurant offering traditional Emirati cuisine in a themed rustic setting, will open a new outlet at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi, after Ramadan, to mark the celebration of Eid Al Fitr this year.

With a capacity to accommodate about 340 people, the new outlet will be an ideal venue for tourists as well as residents to experience authentic Emirati cuisine with family and friends.

Mr Hashem Al Marzouqi, Principal, Al Fanar Restaurant and Café, said, “We are honoured and privileged to extend our hospitality to people in a new location as we open a branch at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi. This new development is part of our strategic expansion and growth of Al Fanar Restaurant and Café as a brand.”

Hashem Al MarzouqiHe pointed out the food of a country reflects its culture and traditions, and Al Fanar Restaurant and Cafe is a window to Emirati culture. The restaurant puts the spotlight on the rich Emirati tradition, heritage and cuisine, the skills of people who create them, and the local produce.

The menu boasts many signature historic dishes such as ‘Aysh Mohammar ma Samak Magli’, ‘Beryani Maleh’ and ‘Asidat Al Tamor’ that are rarely cooked in Emirati homes today. In fact, not many young Emiratis even know about these dishes.

He added, “We decided to include them in our menu in keeping with the spirit of our identity and to give our guests a taste of the bygone era.”

About Al Fanar Restaurant and Cafe

Al Fanar Restaurant and Café first began operation at Dubai Festival City Mall followed by its second outlet in Venetian Village within Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal. Over the months it has successfully established itself as the UAE’s first and only restaurant offering traditional Emirati cuisine in a themed rustic setting. Inspired from Dubai’s various facets in 1960s, it offers diners a unique experience recreated from the age-old traditions of a Bedouin way of life. Reviving memories of Dubai as a small town on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, every corner of the restaurant has a story to tell. Here, along with glimpses of a bygone era are served the finest Emirati flavours.

Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring indoor and outdoor dining areas with both modern and traditional Emirati style seating.

For reservations Call 04 344 2141

For more information about the restaurant visit www.alfanarrestaurant.com

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