Take a Culinary Journey through Italy at Qamardeen Hotel
Take a Culinary Journey through Italy at Qamardeen Hotel
Dubai, UAE, March - April 2012 – Savour la dolce vita without ever leaving Qamardeen Hotel, with great Italian-inspired outlets offering everything from a quick shot of espresso to wake you up in the morning to leisurely cocktails and aperitivos to wind the evening down to a close.
Start the day at Esca Caffé, the charming street-front dining destination which offers a great spot for a quick bite and that favourite Italian pastime – people-watching. A relaxed ambience, stunning views of Burj Khalifa and sweet and savoury Italian favourites come together for the ultimate Italian café experience, complete with an extensive offering of hot and cold coffees and other beverages. Esca Caffé is an all-day dining venue, open from 7am – midnight with shisha service available from 4pm - 11pm.
Italian Weekend Lunch - Esca Restaurant**NEW**
Enjoy a traditional Italian Weekend Lunch inspired by Chef Claudio Filippone served family-style at Esca Restaurant every Friday and Saturday, featuring hearty dishes made with traditional Italian ingredients and including favourites such as Tuscan bread salad, grilled artichokes, eggplant lasagne, mussels gratin and delicious desserts found in every Italian kitchen such as Zeppolle (sweet fritters served with custard and dusted with sugar) and the refreshing Italian trifle Zuppa di Inglese.
The Italian Weekend Lunch is available from 12:30pm – 4pm.
· AED 145 per person including water, soft drinks and fresh juices
· AED 195 per person including house wine and beer
· Kids below 6 eat for free and kids from 6 -12 get 50% discount
Menu di Tavola - Esca Restaurant**NEW**
The Menu di Tavola inspired by Chef Claudio Filippone at Esca Restaurant lets you go on a multi-course gastronomic journey through Italy.
· Chef Filippone’s inspiring 4-course Menu di Tavola features a delicious selection of traditional Italian favourites all rendered to reflect the authentic taste of Italy through the use of traditional ingredients and cooking techniques.
· A 3-course version of the menu is available for AED 135 while the 4-course menu is available for AED 155, all week long from 6:30pm to 11:30pm.
A-la-carte Menu - Esca Restaurant**NEW**
The newly interpreted A-la-carte menu at Esca Restaurant, available from 6.30pm – 11:30pm daily, also features a selection of popular Italian favourites and less familiar but equally delicious traditional dishes such as Octopus salad, Italian cheeses and desserts such as the Sicilian fruitcake Cassata al Siciliana.
Esca Ladies Night - Esca Restaurant**NEW**
Tuesday nights are Esca Ladies Night at Esca Restaurant, where the fairer gender can enjoy a complimentary selected meal from the authentic Italian menu (subject to availability) from 6pm to 9pm.
“Salad Buffet Business Lunch” and “3 Course Lunch Buffet” - Esca Restaurant
Esca Restaurant also lays on a delightful spread all through the week for busy businessmen looking to leave the office behind for an hour or two. Diners can choose from a refreshing selection of greens, cold meats, pasta salads and other specialties laid out as part of the quick Salad Buffet Business Lunch for only AED 50, or enjoy a succession of Italian delicacies as part of the 3 Course Lunch Buffet for AED 90, inclusive of water and soft drinks. Complimentary valet parking is also available.
· Both available Sunday to Thursday from 12:30pm – 3pm.
Cheese and Wine Unwind with Riedel Glassware – Esca Restaurant**NEW**
Qamardeen Hotel also presents Cheese and Wine Unwind with Riedel Glassware, seven days a week from 6pm – 9pm at Esca Restaurant. Enjoy a flavourful selection of soft, hard, blue and marinated cheeses, all accompanied by a selection of fresh bread, crackers, sweet and savoury condiments and fresh and dried fruit with a glass or three of selected red and white wines.
· The package, inclusive of 3 glasses of wine and unlimited cheese is available for AED 109 seven days a week from 6pm - 9pm.
· For AED 195 you can also take home a delicate Riedel wine glass to sip from on quiet evenings in.
Aperitivos at Esca Restaurant**NEW**
Guests can also enjoy that charming Italian tradition of complimentary nibbles with pre-dinner drinks with Aperitivos at Esca Restaurant offered Monday to Sunday from 6pm - 9pm.
For bookings & enquiries please contact us on 04 428 6888 or email email@example.com.
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Qamardeen Hotel: Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai, Southern Sun Qamardeen Hotel enjoys a prime location next to the spectacular Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain, and combines the best business amenities with a relaxing array of recreational facilities and popular dining outlets. Merging traditional hospitality with every modern comfort, this 186-room deluxe property adorned with traditional Arabesque accents is the ideal home for guests travelling to Dubai for business or pleasure.
ESCA RESTAURANT: Indulge in the rich culinary delights of Italy with a dinner buffet and à la carte menu at Esca, a chic all-day dining restaurant that comfortably seats 120 people amidst elegant interiors and ambiance. A state-of-the-art oven serves baked bread and pizza in a variety of flavours to complete an authentic Italian culinary experience. As a morning treat, Esca serves a fantastic international buffet and a lunch menu that offers an eclectic mix of international gastronomic favorites. A wide selection of salads, cold appetizers and hot dishes from the buffet are available as well as an array of delectable desserts for a truly fulfilling taste adventure, complimented by a refreshing beverage and bar list that includes a variety of exotic cocktails and the very best of still and sparkling wines. Completing Esca Restaurant’s unforgettable dining experience is the superb and accommodating service provided by the Chef and his team.
Southern Sun Hotels prides itself in over 40 years of experience in providing world-class hospitality in properties across Africa. In 2007, the award-winning hotel group expanded its portfolio in the Middle East with the opening of Al Manzil and Qamardeen Hotels, offering its trademark luxurious accommodation at competitive rates.