Located in the heart of Jumeirah Dubai, YUGEN is a very accessible destination. The restaurant is inspired by the inspirational nature of this culture, where Asian fusion cuisine is indulged while gazing at the moon next to the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa. Yugen truly offers a bridge between art, culture and food.
A combination of Asian and Middle Eastern flavours, Yugen creates and curates a blend contemporary eats. The deliciously memorable taste that customers will not be able to forget. Unique flavours are inspired by surrealism and altered perceptions. Diners can get ready for a surreal journey!
Yugen is one of the many new restaurants on Jumeirah Beach Road, the place is ideal to visit on an evening with a group of friends. Diners are immediately impressed with the decor; a Cherry Blossom Tree with bright lights stands greeting outside the front door, hinting Japanese set-up and food inside. The interiors of Yugen restaurant boast a sushi bar, overlooking a live cooking station. They also have swinging chairs hanging from the ceiling, dimly lit chandeliers and unique art work with 3D camels protruding out of frames. The aesthetic setting can be seen all over the place. Diners are welcome to enjoy the ambiance and relish the eats.
The food served here is tasteful and beautifully presented. The starters ordered include their most ordered: shrimp tempura, truffle fries, mexican nachos, beef tacos and a selection of sliders. The mains are great and and filling with portion sizes that are large, so diners can share a plate of their Yugen on Fire sushi. Dessert served at Yugen include chocolate fondant, Avocado Tart -mashed avocado, digestive biscuits, Choco Fondant -molten chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream, Oreo Churros – fried Oreo filled with Nutella, dark and white chocolate dip, Lemon Jar – marie biscuits, lemon flavored filling, Matcha Milk Cake etc are out of the world.
Yugen exact meaning or translation is mysterious, deep and dim. Their concept at Yugen is unique, where explorers can appreciate different means of art. It not just evokes one’s logic of art, culture and dreams. It is a place where Asian cuisine meets unconventional fusion.
Sun – Wed: 12:00 – 24:00
Thurs – Sat: 12:00 – 01:00
Photo courtesy: www.byyugen.com
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