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Surprisingly good tapas in the UAE: Restaurant Taperia @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (10. March 2018)

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Surprisingly good tapas in the UAE: Restaurant Taperia @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (10. March 2018)

I was a bit skeptical to try the last restaurant in The St. Regis. The Taperia. I mean, why would you try Spanish tapas in an Arabian country? Well, it turns out that this is actually not a bad idea. I went for the “Albondigas a la Catalana (Catalan meatballs)” (32 AED) which were good […]

| August 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The one place which doesn’t fit the property: Restaurant Oasis @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (10. March 2018)

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The one place which doesn’t fit the property: Restaurant Oasis @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (10. March 2018)

While my overall experience at all the restaurants in The St. Regis was a positive one, the Oasis is not really on a comparable level. The Oasis is the pool restaurant and frankly not really appealing in terms of layout and setup. However, they have a small little spot a bit on the side looking […]

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Great grill skills: The Grill Pit @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (9. March 2018)

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Great grill skills: The Grill Pit @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (9. March 2018)

The Grill Pit is an intense place – noisy, loud but full of life. I started with a non-meaty starter. The “avocado salad (avocado, asparagus, sun dried tomato pesto, green peppers, preserved lemon dressing)” (85 AED) didn’t look too appealing at first as the salad leaves were way too big to be palatable. And the […]

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Julius Bär Gold Cup 2018 @ The St. Regis Polo Brunch @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (9. March 2018)

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The Julius Bär Gold Cup 2018 @ The St. Regis Polo Brunch @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (9. March 2018)

The St. Regis Al Habtoor Polo Resort stands for one thing – Polo! And I was lucky enough to experience this years Final round of the Julius Bär Gold Polo Cup (10th anniversary). And you get to sit outside in the sun and enjoy the game and the view. But inside there are the true […]

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Amazingly relaxing atmosphere for shisha: Equestrian Lounge @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (8. March 2018)

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Amazingly relaxing atmosphere for shisha: Equestrian Lounge @ The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club (8. March 2018)

When you return to a place after 6 weeks and the hotel staff still knows you, you get a truly special treatment. You feel more than comfortable and welcomed in the Lady Astor Suite. After having established oneself in the room, it was time to visit the Equestrian Lounge and go for that lovely “Double […]

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Lovely location but limited selection of dishes: Restaurant Level Seven @ W Dubai (24. February 2018)

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Lovely location but limited selection of dishes: Restaurant Level Seven @ W Dubai (24. February 2018)

The breakfast selection at the Level Seven in the W hotel in Dubai looks tremendously appealing as it is spacious, colourful … … and has an open kitchen concept. Things are beautifully arranged but what is lacking – for me at least – … … is the selection. There is a bit of everything but […]

| July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Something I’ve never seen – a Mustard Wagon: Restaurant J&G Steakhouse @ The St. Regis Al Habtoor (22. February 2018)

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Something I’ve never seen – a Mustard Wagon: Restaurant J&G Steakhouse @ The St. Regis Al Habtoor (22. February 2018)

I felt like a large junk of meat – and the J&G at The St. Regis Al Habtoor is the perfect place for that. It all started with a “cauliflower soup” as an amuse bouche. Which is somewhat atypical for a steakhouse but it cleansed the palate plus the warmth of it was very pleasant. […]

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Great view with tasty dishes: Restaurant Namu @ W Hotel (21. February 2018)

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Great view with tasty dishes: Restaurant Namu @ W Hotel (21. February 2018)

There are not too many options in the W in Dubai but the Namu is a great way to enjoy your dinner. I started with a “Baekjool – Indomitable Spirit (soju, pomegranate syrup, cucumber bitters)” (65 AED) mainly because it is something I haven’t tried before. And it was a bit too much of a […]

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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