Category Archives: Food & drink review

Vertigo inducing brunch at Prime 68

Tweet Dodgy Excuses They say there’s a first time for everything, so this year I got to choose where to do our traditional pre-summer brunch, though decided that actually booking it was way beneath my station and attempted to outsourced … Continue reading

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Perfect Wife’s birthday brunch at Le Traiteur.

Tweet Apart from having one of the more unpronounceable names amongst its peer group, Le Traiteur also has the distinction of being a Time Out ‘Best Brunch’ multiple winner. High praise indeed, or as the French may say “Formidable!’ Armed … Continue reading

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Camel Burger at the Local House, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai

Tweet Yes I ate a camel. And I like camels.  They’re a funny shape,  they’re grumpy and they have annoying habits.  So needless to say, I identify with them very strongly.  So eating one seemed, well, a bit wrong. On … Continue reading

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Zabeel Saray Hotel and Amala Restaurant, Palm Jumeirah

Tweet The latest edition to the Jumeirah empire does not disappoint, twinkling brightly from the end of the Palm’s southerly sea break.  As up-market and blingy as you’d care to imagine, it was a bit too bright and shiny for … Continue reading

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Jetty Lounge at the One&Only Mirage

Tweet We really liked the Jetty Lounge; terrific views, a good laid back atmosphere and not too pretentious. The ladies were particularly impressed that a golf trolley was available to whisk them from the hotel to the Jetty Lounge bar, … Continue reading

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Weekend of new stuff

Tweet One of the great things about Dubai is the number of new things that you can find. Could be a new place you’ve just discovered because you tried something different, or a brand new establishment. Seems like every 5 … Continue reading

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