Sarai Restaurant is exquisitely presenting one of the finest cuisines in the world merging the culinary traditions of East and West. The menu is reflecting the rich history and traditions of the Middle East brought into the region by traders and travellers for centuries, creating a colourful collage of Middle Eastern cuisine.
The restaurant takes pride in its menu that features carefully handpicked dishes to treat diners to a higher standard of Arabian cuisine.
Customers can choose from a wide variety of delicacies, such as a rich selection of starters and mezze, including fresh salads and tempting hot and cold appetizers such as Yalangi, stuffed mini vine leaves with rice and oriental spices and Tochka, grilled Arabic bread stuffed with spread of kebab and cheese delicately seasoned with garlic, parsley and paprika.
Flavourful specialities form the main course featuring authentic regional chicken and meat savouries prepared with premium quality ingredients.
Speciality dishes like Michwi Moutabal skewers of marinated and grilled lamb fillet and assortment of succulent Kebabs such as Kebab Sarai, Kebab Intakli, Kebab Adana, Kebab Arab and the exceptional Bel Karaz, kebab mixed with cinnamon parsley, with roasted pine nuts and cherry sauce are certainly not to be missed.
All dishes are served with the typical Arabian bread fresh out of the oven throughout the meal, filling the restaurant with the savoury aroma of the Orient.
Enticing and sinfully delicious desserts such as Halawet El Jeben, exquisite cheese rolls deliciously filled with cream and Kashta Maa Aassal, clotted cream topped with aromatic honey, are rounding off the truly unique festival of tastes making the whole Sarai experience memorable.
Nader Hallal, Marketing Manager of Alshaya Casual Dining, explains:
"One reason for the tremendously positive resonance of Sarai is certainly the exquisite menu selection and high quality of all-natural ingredients strictly casting out the use of preservatives and additives."
"We believe in offering our customers only the finest in food and a truly warm and welcoming ambience resembling Middle Eastern culinary tradition at its best. That's the recipe of Sarai's success in the region," Hallal added.
Stepping into the restaurant one is embraced by the stylish and lavish feel of 'Old Arabia'. Amidst poetry and pottery, guests are taken back to the Arab heritage of welcome and hospitality. Wooden decorations, detailed antiques and intricately art work give the restaurant a character of its own portraying ancient Arabian flair.
The elaborate chandelier light complemented by sophisticated ceramic tiles and refined age-old Arabic inscription designs underlines the warm atmosphere. Dressed in traditional outfits the service staff adds to the elegant yet warm ambience making Sarai in Jumeirah Beach Residence the treasure chest of rich and authentic Middle Eastern dining.