BONJOUR BISTRO DES ARTS
The Dubai Marina waterfront welcomes a traditional French bistro
Dubai, UAE, October:Today marks the opening of Bistro Des Arts, a highly anticipated traditional French Bistro situated on themagnifique Dubai Marina waterfront. The original concept is derived froma simple story of two colleagues, Julien and Jonathan,who are passionate about French "terroir" cuisineand authentic family recipes. Bistro Des Arts has been designed to bring the pleasure of French food and drink to the local community, whether it’s a long lazy lunch, or aperitif, Bistro Des Arts is a down to earth neighbourhood must.
Seated under a vibrant red French awning, the terrace is a picturesque spot for friends to enjoyun petit peu of Parisian indulgence, at the first licensed eatery on the Dubai Marina Promenade. Designed to replicate the founder’s warmth of character and true commitment to outstanding quality, the venue will be serving only the finest ingredients and seasonal produce sourced from French regions.The bistrotier is part of The Address Hotel and consists of a covered outdoor terrace, a cosy bar, indoor dining area and a social table. The venue has been designed to replicate the chic and délicieux interiors of a 1970’s French neighbourhood Bistro.
Guests are invited to enjoy ‘A Grignoter’ literally translatedas nibbles, the perfect complement to an extensive grape list much of which is available by the glass.The restaurant introducesthe highly sought after grape,Marius by Michel Chapoutierexclusively to the emirate; a famed flavourful grape from the Rhone Valley region. Julien and Jonathanare readily attentive to guide and inspire guestsalongside a meticulously selected team, each of whom are highly skilled within their field.
The concept although traditionally French, will welcome all nationalities and all ages, in a vibrant atmosphere dedicated to gastronomy. A weekly menu with daily rotating specials, referred to as the Plats Du Jour Menuis offered as well as an in house fish counter and raw bar showcasing the freshest daily catches.Bistro Des Arts is the result of a strategic alliance with Gates Hospitality, the hospitality company behind venues such as Reform Social & Grill and Ultra Brasserie. Gates Hospitality has clear ambitions, to reinvent hospitality offerings within the region, adding variety and diversity.
Of the opening Julien Pilard,Co-Founder and Patron commented: “I am extremely proud and excited to introduce our concept; Bistro Des Arts to the people of Dubai. I have been a resident of Dubai for a number of years and feel that there is a major gap in the market for this type of concept.’’
Adding to this Jonathan Vercoutere, Co-Founder and Patron says; Bistro Des Arts is a product of years of work and research. We are excited to recreate the old-fashioned French bistro experience in such a key location on Marina Promenade. The menu will focus on pulling together the freshest ingredients, using unique French cooking techniques prepared simply, yet offering charming tastes and flavours..”
About Gates Hospitality
Gates Hospitality, are committed to the development of world-class hospitality, asset management and food and beverage products. Their combined knowledge and passion is supported by the exceptional local and international hospitality experience of their senior management team.
Gates Hospitality have a vast portfolio across the region and are responsible for the launch of concepts such as; The Ultra Brasserie, Emaar Square and Marina Plaza,Reform Social & Grill and now Bistro Des Arts, The Address Dubai Marina.
Gates philosophy and approach are simple; connecting like-minded investors, operators & brands to define concepts, manage successful portfolios, and continuing in shaping ME hospitality industry.