This week (9th March) we’re having Lebanese food Beiruti style in Al Manara. We’re watching the UAE Ladies polo teams while taking afternoon tea at the Desert Palm and taking a wander around Art Dubai back in it’s original home at the Madinat Jumeirah all on Monica’s Weekend.
Monica Kapila and Mark Lloyd broadcast every FRIDAY on DUBAI EYE 103.8 fm at 1.45pm and again on Lloyds’ Sunday Brunch SUNDAY 12.15pm
Very good Lebanese food in a cool, spacious restaurant that has some outside seating too. We’re at the branch in Al Manara, but there’s also a new branch at the Pointe on the Palm Jumeirah. I recommend their generous Lebanese breakfast to share or try their spicy minced lamb kebabs with rice. Don’t leave without trying “Hindbeh” dandelion leaves, very similar to spinach, delicious!
Let’s take a trip out to Desert Palm and have Afternoon Tea while we watch the UAE Ladies Polo teams play some polo. The Desert Palm is at the Melia hotel and is a real oasis out of Dubai. Well worth a visit. Afternoon tea is from 3.30 to 6.30. See our previous review of the Desert Palm here.
Back in it’s original home Art Dubai is back at the Madinat Jumeirah again! Visit from 8th to 13th of March and soak up all manner of art! All the details for Art Dubai 2022 here. And if you want to see how it’s changed from 2015 then see our post on Art Dubai from that time!