Food guide: UAE's best new business lunch spots
Crust, Ting Irie, Gaucho
All the ingredients for a successful business deal might simply lie in selecting the correct venue for that networking lunch. From quick gastronomic plates to healthy haute spots, leave nothing to chance with these three new fine dining lunch restaurants...
Crust, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi
At 45 minutes, the newly launched business lunch at Crust is ideal for a to-the-point meeting. A wide variety of fine food awaits from traditional mains including New York steak and lamb meat balls to green leafy bites including the restaurant's signature Cobb salad with grilled chicken breast, crispy beef bacon and avocado. There's also a juice bar as well as a dedicated coffee bar.
The 45-minute business lunch at Crust, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi is available on weekdays from 12pm-3:30pm and is priced at Dhs55. For reservations, call +971 2 333 2222.
Gaucho Dubai, DIFC
Dubai's premier restaurant for Argentine cuisine offers a two and three-course power lunch menu. Whether you're in the mood for steak, seafood or just greens, the impressive 'Feel Good' and 'Feel Great' menus will keep you buzzing with a fine selection of salmon tartare, rump steaks, chipotle and mozzarella pizza as well as strawberry mess, amongst a host of many other indulgent foods.
Ting Irie, Souk Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai
Having just opened in May, the Jamaican restaurant prides itself on offering authentic Carribean cuisine with colourful and vibrant decor that seeks to inspire. The Lickety Split business lunch menu, created by Chef Craig Wong, includes pulled oxtail and salsa, oxtail cocobread sandwiches and the popular dessert puff puff pass, a mango banana sorbet with whipped white chocolate ganache, lime curd and candied macadamia nuts. Hungry yet?
The Lickety Split business lunch at Ting Irie runs on weekdays from 12pm-4pm and is priced at Dhs79. For reservations, call +971 4 557 5601. Also discover Pierchic's new summer season festival.