The word amber is derived from the Arabic word ‘ambar’, used to describe a scent that is the base of traditional Arabian perfumes, warm, musky, rich, oriental and earthy.
Ambar is a rooftop bar overlooking the gardens of the Jumeirah Al Naseem hotel and the Arabian Gulf and one of the best places to watch the sunset and enjoy a sundowner or shisha. The vibrant mood carries on to the later hours, making it one of Dubai’s most exciting new nightspots. The food offering is modern Arabian with mezze dishes to share.
Arabian perfumes have always attracted the world with their distinct fragrances and are synonymous with ancient heritage as well as ultimate luxury. On the Silk Route, Arab merchants carried spices and plant extracts on camel caravans to cross the desert, navigated by stars.These were used to barter for pearls, horses, silks and porcelain. There are various bars across the city that boast stunning views, but for a chic, comfortable Middle Eastern spot that serves up some top views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Ambar is a must visit.
Set just off the lobby at Jumeirah Al Naseem hotel, this bar has an intimate indoor area, it’s known for the sprawling al fresco terrace. Ambar is a popular spot, it’s best to do the booking. People are likely to get a good table to enjoy the prime views. Décor is tasteful, bright and contemporary, with shades of red, while outside has comfortable sofas decked out with traditional materials. Famous as the “modern Arabic mezze bar”, one can relish sharing dishes such as hummus, kibbeh, shawarma and bar snacks. Drinks are also affordable for the grand location, with house grape and bottles of hops and mixed drinks are also served here.
The ambiance makes it great for a chilled-out midweek date, the location is a top spot for visitors too. Guests can enjoy this modern Arabic bar with stunning views and relish affordable sundowners in the shadow of Burj Al Arab.
Rooftop, Jumeirah Al Naseem
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 432 3232
Photo courtesy: www.jumeirah.com
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