The Once-Popular Japanese Restaurant OKKU Makes a Comeback at Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah

by Dubai City

Welcome to the revival of OKKU, the once-popular Japanese restaurant that delighted diners at The H Dubai Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. After bidding farewell to its loyal patrons back in 2018, OKKU has resurfaced in all its glory at the stunning Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah. In addition, with a new location and a rejuvenated ambiance, OKKU aims to captivate guests once again with its exquisite Japanese cuisine. Not only that, but the elegant interiors, and impeccable service is a must try. This article delves into the details of OKKU’s comeback and highlights the unique aspects that make it a must-visit dining destination in Dubai.

A New Venue with Familiar Touches

The new OKKU venue at Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah is situated on the ground floor. Apart from that, it boasts a dedicated entrance on the right side of the hotel. Moreover, as OG (Original) fans step foot into the new location, they will immediately notice some striking similarities that pay homage to OKKU’s original charm. The iconic samurai soldiers and the mesmerizing jellyfish installations have found their way to the new restaurant. It creates a sense of familiarity and nostalgia among returning patrons.

A Spectacular Dining Experience

Moreover, at the heart of OKKU’s main restaurant lies a remarkable 20-meter sushi bar and robata grill. It serves as the focal point for culinary creativity and craftsmanship. In addition, guests can witness firsthand the meticulous preparation of fresh, top-quality ingredients into delectable sushi and grilled delicacies. This immersive experience adds a touch of theater to the dining affair, elevating it beyond a mere meal and transforming it into an unforgettable culinary journey.

Relaxed Vibes at the OKKU Lounge

Furthermore, for those seeking a more laid-back and relaxed ambiance, the OKKU Lounge provides an ideal setting. Offering lounge seating and dining options, accompanied by a central bar, the lounge is perfect for unwinding with friends or colleagues. The inviting atmosphere, coupled with the impeccable service, creates an oasis of tranquility amidst the bustling city.

Traditional Classics with a Modern Twist

The OKKU menu presents a tantalizing array of traditional Japanese classics, expertly prepared by highly skilled chefs. Indulge in the succulent flavors of wagyu beef and foie-gras kushiyaki, a delicacy that showcases the perfect balance of richness and tenderness. For those craving a delightful fusion of textures and tastes, the spicy, crunchy tuna on crispy rice is an absolute must-try. Each dish on the menu reflects the culinary heritage of Japan, ensuring an authentic and unforgettable dining experience.

Mon – Thurs: 18:00 – 02:00
Fri – Sat: 18:00 – 03:00

Marriott Resort Palm – Jumeirah
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Tel:  +971 4 666 1566

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