Brunch Review: Accents -Intercontinental, Dubai Marina

We are suckers for brunch on weekends. It gives us an excuse to wake up late and spend those lazy hours eating. There’s a whole page dedicated to brunch spots in Dubai, which you can visit here.

So last weekend, we headed to the Funusual Brunch at Accents, Intercontinental Hotel. The brunch promises multi cuisine food on display, some live stations, and booze, of course, like how the meal is done here. All for a price of AED 445. (AED 295 for soft beverages is the one we opted for) Continue reading “Brunch Review: Accents -Intercontinental, Dubai Marina”

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Brunch at Qureshi’s

I was invited to a Fridays brunch with family at Qureshi’s. It is located in the Country Club Hotel, Mankhool, Dubai. Since we were a bit late, we had to wait for a while. We were then ushered to a table by the manager, who made sure we were satisfied. The staff is very helpful and kept assisting us all through the afternoon. Continue reading “Brunch at Qureshi’s”

The Best Indian Buffet in Town – Absolute Barbecues

Visited Absolute Barbecues with my family yesterday. It is located inside Sidra Tower in Dubai Media City. My dad was having a bit of trouble with the location so he called the restaurant up. The person was very helpful with the location details and we reached the building in no time.

This restaurant has an interesting concept with various types of starters. The live grill, which is placed on the table, had pieces of mutton, chicken, and fish on skewers. These are 90% cooked and 10% raw. Although this has been in India for quite some time, this was the first restaurant I visited with this technique.

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The second part was the wish grill. This allows you to make a mixture using turkey, prawns, squid and quail. We made an interesting combination with prawns, jalapeños, and other spices. There was also a chat area that served Pani puri.
We were also served crispy corn and cheesy potatoes at various point during our meal. I loved the potatoes. It tasted delicious, creamy and the potatoes had a nice crunch.

The buffet table consisted of soups, salads, and the main course dishes. I really liked the chicken biryani.

Coming to the dessert, there was a variety there as well. What I loved the most, were the Indian desserts and the Signature chocolate cake. The texture of the cake was rich, creamy and very chocolatey. I also liked the mango mousse. The ice creams they had, were of mediocre quality.

Overall, the Absolute Barbecues isIMG_20150429_144908 quite worth the price you pay. The dishes are delicious, seating spacious and comfortable, and the servers are very polite and helpful. A highly recommended restaurant.

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