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Dubai Festival City’s Al Areesh Club launches gourmet F&B destination

Al Areesh Club, Dubai Festival City’s family-friendly destination, has launched a gourmet ‘food hall’ concept.

The Food Hall is a modern-day food marketplace which brings together artisanal and niche F&B offerings including a live bakery and butchery, specialty coffee experience, fresh deli, a soft-serve ice cream parlour and a seasonal outdoor barbeque. 

“After months of being indoors, Dubai residents and visitors now have a collection of options to satisfy their cravings for gourmet food. The stylish new Food Hall is a boutique collection of unique F&B experiences curated by specialists from around the world,” says Samer Zabian, Director – Mixed Use Residential and Commercial Property, Al Futtaim Group Real Estate.

Al Areesh Food Hall’s ‘Artisan Bakery’ offers a selection of freshly baked sourdough, rye wheat and other breads, in addition to gluten-free options. Customers can hand-pick their ingredients and have their bread baked to their liking. 

The ‘B&B’ butchery and barbeque concept brings premium cuts of fresh meat in a wide range of options ranging from Angus to quality steaks. ‘Earthy Blend’ deli brings a homely experience to diners allowing them to build their own freshly made sandwiches, hot soups, salads, juices and smoothies from a selection of seasonal fruits, vegetables and toppings.

‘Rogue Coffee’ offers experiences that are defined by the method of brewing and the coffee blend. Brews using the Syphon, Kalita, and the contemporary V60 and Chemex methods are on offer, with coffee blends that have been tested and developed by master roasters as well as single single-origin blends from around the world, including Colombia, Brazil and Ethiopia.  

The ‘Twisty Treats’ area features oft serve ice cream and gelato with an array of healthy toppings, snacks and treats, as well as birthday party packages. 

All the food concepts at Al Areesh Food Hall will soon offer home delivery to nearby areas. 

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