7 Ultra Modern New Menus in Dubai

New menus in Dubai

Staff Writer Food

 In a competitive and burgeoning foodie environment like Dubai, it can be tough to stay ahead of the curve without constantly surprising your customers.

These restaurants, cafes and bars have done just that. Here are 7 updated menus in Dubai you have to try:


1. Tom & Serg’s Breakfast Menu


With an overhauled interior, Tom & Serg has added delicious new stuff to its breakfast menu, available ALL DAY.

New dishes to try: The New Benedict, BBQ braised veal, yuzu & apple chutney, shiso, shoots and banh mi toast (68AED), Fried eggs and grains with amaranth and whole grain millet. Non-egg-wise, you can dive right into Togarashi Seared Yellowfin tuna with pickled seaweed and ginger (gluten-free, 74AED).

From: August 2016

Where: Near ACE Hardware, Al Quoz

When: 8am-4pm, weekdays, 8am-6pm, weekends


2. Carluccio’s fresh menu


The Italian chain has Executive Chef Christo Nortier at the helm this summer, who’s looking to combine Carluccio’s classics and new favourites for a fresh new menu.

New dishes to try: Seafood Skewers, Beef and Gorgonzola Salad and Provolone Fritti, the Stromboli [a take on the classic calzone pizza], Date, Nut and Honey Tart [sweet sticky dates and crunchy almonds, pistachios, pecans and walnuts].

Previously at Jamie’s Italian, London Nortier has the flavors pat down.

From: July 24 2016

Where & When: Find all the Carluccio’s branches and timings here.

3. RIVA Ristorante, Bar and Beach’s seasonal menu


While they don’t have a new chef, they have relaunched their seasonal menus focusing on a different ingredient each month.

In September, the menu will be designed around plums.

New plum dishes to try: Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Plum Salad, Lamb Chops with a Rustic Plum Sauce or Sea Bream Fillet with Grilled Plum & Asparagus, and for dessert, Vanilla Panna Cotta with Plum Coulis.

From: September 2016

Where: Building 8, The Shoreline Palm Jumeirah,

When: 12pm-11pm, daily

Call 04 4309466.

4. The Sum of Us’ New Dinner Menu


The sum of Us are spicing things up with new additions from the land and waves for dinner, lunch and breakfast. There’s also a new set dinner menu, changing weekly, for only AED120 from 5pm on weekdays.

New dishes to try: Peppered pomegranate braised chicken pops (antibiotic and hormone-free, 49AED), Eggplant, date and chickpea tagine (55AED), and Ginger breeze steamed seabass (79AED).

From: August 2016

Where: Behind H Hotel, Trade Centre Area

When: 8am-12am, daily

5. Common Ground’s Dinner


Have breakfast at dinnertime with favourites and healthy alternatives. These delights are as good on the taste buds as they are on the abs.

New dishes to try: Acai Bowl (38AED), Raw Buddha Bowl of Goodness with beetroot linguini, apple cider vinaigrette, cauliflower and millet couscous with sesame, orange and super shoots, preserved lemon labneh (55AED), Warm Baharat Chicken Bowl with macadamia and herbed giant couscous, roast butternut squash and cream cheese (antibiotic and hormone-free, 77AED).

From: August 2016

Where: Mall of the Emirates

When: 8am-10pm, daily

Dessert & Drinks

6. ICONS Coffee Couture’s new location and drinks


With their brand new location on Sheikh Zayed Road, this coffee shop with healthy options has added cool drinks a, healthy ice-cream bar and the World’s Most Expensive Coffee! Menu designed by former model and owner, Elena Weber, with German Executive Chef, Lara Allegra Lange.

New dishes to try: Sugar-free ice creams, delicious Mango or Strawberry flavored Fruity Cream Frappes, and ICONS very own FrozTeas©.


When: 7am-12am, daily

7. OKKU’s ‘World of Fondants’


Multi-award winning Japanese restaurant OKKU introduces an exquisite ‘World of Fondants’ dessert to their menu. The newly crafted selection of five fondants each carefully paired with an ice-cream or sorbet topped with gold leaf to accentuate and compliment the flavours of the fondants which makes for the perfect alternative to a celebration cake or purely to order as an indulgent sharing dessert with friends.

New dishes to try: Fondant flavors like Green tea paired coconut sorbet, berry matched with raspberry sorbet,white chocolate with a sweet honey ice-cream, a white and dark combination combined with velvety vanilla ice-cream and dark and white delight to be enjoyed with a rich dark chocolate ice-cream.

Where: OKKU Dubai, The H Hotel

How Much: AED 320

For reservations at OKKU, call 04 501 8777 or email

Have you tried these new menus in Dubai? Tell us about it in the comments below.

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