Gilt bar opens at Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab hotel

by Johnsen Villavelez

Gilt, a modern cocktail bar, opened on the 27th floor of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in January this year. The interiors are engulfed in alluring deep-gold hues, warm lighting, exquisite designer details and stylish seating. The dazzling bar invites guests to enjoy the vibrant ambience while a team of highly skilled bartenders create drinks that mesmerise for their complex simplicity. Brought by acclaimed Mixologist Thibault Mequignon, Gilt is home to an ever-changing, dynamic and innovative menu with a strong focus on flavours and fresh ingredients, fashioned to enlighten its audience.

Guests can sip on bespoke cocktails or Gilt’s carefully curated grape and fizz list while enjoying a selection of exquisite small bites from Michelin Chef Saverio Sbargali’s menu designed for sharing. The delicious Sockeye Salmon Lobster Bao is a must-try, as is the Beef Tartar, served with crunchy chips and spicy mayonnaise. The divine Truffle French Toast and the Pommes Dauphine with its herb mayo are perfect for pairing with cocktails, as well as the Caviar menu, which includes imperial Beluga and Oscietra Royal caviar. Visiting Gilt is not just for casual meet-ups with friends but also an experience that will redefine the nightlife in Dubai.

The current cocktail menu showcases every signature drink that Mequignon has created throughout his impressive career. Each cocktail is an ode to a place Mequignon has travelled or a flavour combination he loves. The extensive drinks menu promises to intrigue and delight guests thanks to the complex simplicity demonstrated in every drink, which serves as a welcome contrast to the opulent interiors and surroundings of Gilt. Please click here to view its complete menu and exquisite selection of wines and cocktails.

Everyone is invited to enjoy a trendy club atmosphere in Gilt on special nights and weekend evenings, with live entertainment designed by Clic Beat. This exciting event series will kickstart with famous bartenders worldwide who will be mixing cocktails side by side with the Gilt team and showcasing a special menu created for the occasion. These events will showcase international talent, elevating Gilt’s place in the Dubai and international cocktail scene. In an interview, Mequignon said: “Our cocktails are developed in our in-house lab before they are added to the menu, and it is in this lab where we use different techniques such as centrifuge, sous vide or rotovap to combine, infuse or extract flavours to create original and balanced cocktails, to wow and please our guests.”

Timings:
Sun – Thurs 18:00 – 01:00
Frid – Sat 18:00 – 02:00

Contact: 
Gilt
27th floor, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 432 3232
Web: https://www.jumeirah.com/en/dine/dubai/burj-al-arab-gilt

Photo courtesy:https://www.jumeirah.com/en/dine/dubai/burj-al-arab-gilt

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