Dining at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara
Experience culinary delights from all parts of the world when dining at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara. Fulfill all your cravings and satiate your appetite with Middle Eastern Cuisine, seafood and the juiciest steaks. Restaurants in Desert Islands Resort bring you the finest in world cuisine and present it with culinary panache in the most fabulous Abu Dhabi location.
With the convenience of our pool bar, there’s no need for guests to take a break from soaking up the sun. Al Shams offers plenty of lounge space complete with sunbeds for guests to enjoy a refreshing afternoon swim or snacks under shaded umbrellas. Light gourmet snacks and beverages in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere are served throughout the day, while Shisha in a range of soothing flavours provides the perfect Middle Eastern nightcap.
Dining at Desert Islands Resort & Spa is defined by the casual outdoor elegance and zesty world flavours of Samak seafood restaurant. An abundance of seafood is prepared to taste on an open grill and accompanied by our impressive wine list. Breezy island evenings come to life with romantically lit poolside landscaping and culinary delights such as King Crabs sautéed in Oyster Mushroom Sauce.
(a la carte)
Start your day at The Palm, our restaurant that serves an international and Middle Eastern breakfast buffet. When dusk settles, the airy restaurant with its antique contemporary Arabic décor becomes the site for occasional themed nights. With an a la carte menu featuring various cuisines and an expert resident Wine Guru The Palm represents the pinnacle of dining in Abu Dhabi.
After dining at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, share a nightcap at our lounge bar with stunning views across the dramatic landscape. Relaxing on soft, comfortable furnishings, guests are offered quality coffees, gourmet loose leaf teas, aperitifs and cocktails among other options all day long.
Dining by Design
Dining by Design is the ultimate customisation of your individual dining experience. Enjoy a romantic signature dinner for two by the beach or indulge in a culinary treat while watching the sunset from your private balcony. Your imagination only sets the limits.
Enjoy a tapas style menu for lunch and dinner in a contemporary rustic setting beachside at the Watersports Centre. Cosy, oversized chairs and sofas on the terrace create a relaxed living room feel, enhanced by lounge music. Cuisine celebrates vibrant world flavours and tempting land and sea ingredients. Savour daily specials, Arabic tasters and Asian plates, followed by signature homemade ice cream creations, with a breathtaking sea view.