Located on the sixth floor of opulent Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, Tasca is an exciting new restaurant from culinary master mind José Avillez. The restaurant is named after the Portuguese word for tavern, Tasca is José Avillez’s first international opening, following on behind the Michelin-starred Belcanto along with his other celebrated ventures in Portugal.
Serving genuine Portuguese flavours with a contemporary twist, Tasca’s menu bursts with character and flavour. Complementing the menu is a wine list with the largest selection of Portuguese wines in Dubai as well as a tempting a number of craft cocktails. Traditional Portuguese food is based on fish, seafood and meat (especially pork), which is grilled, fried or cooked up in stews and casseroles. Portugal offers cuisine that appeals to a true food lover. Diners can discover local and traditional Portuguese foods that can be tried at Tasca. The Portuguese word for codfish is bacalhau, In Portuguese cooking, it is made dried and salted cod, which is usually soaked in milk or water before cooking. Soups include fish soups, bread soups, cold tomato soups – and caldo verde is the most famous soup in Portugal. Caldo verde originated from the Minho province of northern Portugal. Portugal’s favourite fast food includes frango no churrasco (‘chicken on the barbeque’) or frango no brasa (‘chicken on hot coals’). Arroz doce offers delicious delights, with egg-based and creamy and rich sweets. Rich, egg-based desserts, flavoured with cinnamon and vanilla can be relished at the end of a meal too.
Mandarin Oriental in Dubai overlooks both the pristine waters of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s glittering skyline. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is a stunning beachfront resort with Jumeirah Beach setting. The hotel is located in one of Dubai’s most prestigious neighbourhoods, the resort’s spacious rooms and suites enjoy a luxurious, contemporary feel with stunning city or ocean views. With six restaurants and lounges, a destination spa and kids’ club, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is the UAE’s most exciting new resort.
Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is the closest beachfront resort to Downtown Dubai and the financial and business districts, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira. It is 5 minutes to La Mer, home to beachside shopping, dining and waterparks. The hotel is 15 minutes to Downtown Dubai, home to Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Opera, the Dubai Fountain and Dubai Mall. Mandarin Oriental is located 15 minutes to Dubai International Financial Centre, 15 minutes to Dubai World Trade Centre. It is approximately 20-minute drive from Dubai International Airport and approximately 45-minute drive from Al Maktoum International Airport
Daily: 11:00 – 23:00 (Last order at 23:00)
BAR: 12:00 – 24:00 (Sat – Wed), 12:00 – 02:00 (Thurs & Fri)
Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah Beach
134 Al Khwaher St
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
P.O. Box: 62092
Tel.: 800 065 0539, +971 4 777 2222
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