Diners can experience the vibrant culinary cultures of Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine at Mekong. Located at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa resort’s signature dining venue. The restaurant is named after South East Asia’s legendary river, Mekong offers a journey infused with rich and flavourful discovery.
Diners can relish authentic eastern recipes at rickshaw-style seating and oriental tables, or reserve the discreet private dining room which is ideal for intimate celebrations. The restaurant has won the Best Asian award in 2016, Mekong has it all. Set within the spectacular grounds of the lagoon-style Anantara The Palm Dubai, the dining room blends traditional elements and colours – vibrant reds and Chinese lanterns – with fun, contemporary quirks, such as multicoloured window shutter panels and rickshaws for seats on the outdoor terrace.
The food is outstanding, service is quick and overall experience matches up to the expectations. The menu is vast with flag symbols next to each dish. Their menu highlights includes Mekong Sharing Platter with Crispy vegetable spring roll, Vietnamese spring roll, Prawn cake, Prawn salad with lemongrass, Sun-dried beef, Chicken satay and Golden cup. The restaurant also serves dishes such as “Beijing” half roasted duck, egg pancake served with sweet plum sauce. The Beijing half roasted duck is a classic flavourful and crisp on the outside – it is plump and moist and tastes great with the accompanying sauces. The pad Thai noodles are delicious and the finest – crisp, moist tangy. Diners must taste Choco Banana. The place is frequently visited by families, couples, friends and also hosts business meets. Mekong is ideal for those who are looking for their Asian fix.
Anantara Dubai is located on the eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, a collection of islands linked to the mainland. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa is an incredible resort inspired by traditional Thai architecture in an Arabian setting. Intended to represent true Asian flair, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa showcases cuisine from Asia and as the Mediterranean at four speciality venues. Along with Mekong, they have Crescendo which is an all day dining restaurant, Beach House serves Mediterranean cuisine and The Lotus Lounge is a lobby lounge and bar. Mai Bar is a Poolside bar and Dining by Design offers various delicacies and beverages. Spice Spoons offers Thai Cooking Classes to cooking enthusiasts.
Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is the only Over Water Villas in the UAE and offers Infinity swimming pool, three lagoon pools and Jacuzzi along with various water sports. Kids and Teens Clubs take good care of the younger guests, the hotel also offers wedding facilities.
Dress code: Smart casual. Kindly refrain from wearing swimwear and flip flops.
18:00 – 23:30
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