At Ronda Locatelli, the tastes of Italy and the dynamism of Dubai blends well in a comfortable and inviting family friendly environment. Guests can savour the rich aromas and friendly ambience, all highlighted around Ronda Locatelli‘s inspiring traditional wood-fired pizza oven.
The magnificent Atlantis hotel in Dubai, which is designed like a theme-park has one of the best and most exclusive restaurants. Each of the hotel’s restaurants has a distinctive look: such as Nobu’s decor is extraordinarily serpentine; Ossiano resemblance to an underwater cavern. Ronda Locatelli, a contemporary restaurant is based on the theme by the Italian Michelin-star chef (and UK celebrity) Giorgio Locatelli, is exceptional. A large, wood-burning oven with in the restaurant, makes it look unique as the distinct feature bakes some delicious pizzas.
The service is known to be comforting, with attentive and cheerful staff. Dining at Locatelli is a pleasant experience for the entire family. The servers greet guests with ‘buona sera’ and Italian music can be enjoyed while the servers get on to work and get the orders to tables.
The food is striking and creates a balance, a lot of care is taken to prepare every dish without the charade that are typical at other high-end restaurants. The delicate spinach and potato quiche which is a country dish is a treat, bursting with flavours.
An order of pumpkin ravioli, is served with an extra soft smear with some caramelised pine nuts. The restaurant’s pride is its wood-burning stove, which bakes some delicate pizzas. Depending on the order, those who look for their crust a little doughy or crisp, the chefs prepare accordingly. Goats cheese, garlic pizza can be ordered with a serving of poached Italian beef, prepared minimally with a garlic-rich salsa verde along with the roast potatoes with fresh rosemary infusion are a few of the most ordered dishes.
Desserts served are traditional; tiramisu, panna cotta and zucotto. Locatelli’s versions of vanilla panna cotta is served with seeds from fresh vanilla beans and is presented with elegance. Zucotto has the layer of hazelnut and chocolate trifle giving airiness and has a layer of ice cream, which is full of flavour with its creamy and pudding style serving.
Locatelli has the rare authenticity of the food, with a comfortable vibe.Guests can also enjoy unwinding in the Ronda Locatelli garden, the inviting and peaceful place is surrounded by beautiful olive trees. Offering the charm of the Italian countryside in Dubai the garden has seating up to 14 people, the terrace location is perfectly suited depending on the weather.
Overlooking the stunning Dubai Skyline and gentle ocean breezes, guests can enjoy authentic, classic Italian cuisine from North and South Italy. Ronda Locatelli is an inviting Italian restaurant that charms all with its Italian countryside and modern Dubai ambiance.
Lunch: 12:00 – 15:00
Afternoon Menu: 15:00 – 17:00
Sat – Wed: 18:00 – 22:30
Thurs and Fri: 18:00 – 23:30
Atlantis The Palm
The Palm Jumeirah
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 426 2626
Photo courtesy: www.atlantisthepalm.com
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