Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 12 November 2019

Popular high-end restaurant SushiSamba to open in Dubai's Palm Tower

The Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian fusion eatery, which has branches across the globe, is set to open next year

Inside SushiSamba's London outlet. Courtesy SushiSamba
Inside SushiSamba's London outlet. Courtesy SushiSamba

SushiSamba is a high-end eatery with restaurants in cities around the world, from London and Miami to Las Vegas and Amsterdam, and we are about to get one of our own here in the UAE.

The local restaurant is set to open in The Palm Tower, 220 metres above the world-famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

SushiSamba will offer its blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian "cuisine, culture, music and design", as well as incredible views of the Dubai skyline from its tower-top vantage point. Expect to see everything from sushi and sashimi to perfectly cooked meats and churrasco dishes on the menu.

A delicious sushi dish from the SushiSamba menu. Courtesy SushiSamba
A delicious sushi dish from the SushiSamba menu. Courtesy SushiSamba

"SushiSamba opened its first restaurant in New York in 1999 and has evolved into one of the world’s most sought-after venues for dining and entertainment," Omar Gutierrez, the restaurant's chief operating officer, said. "Twenty years on, we are gearing up to open in Dubai which, as a growing culinary destination, is a perfect fit for SushiSamba, and complements our other international locations perfectly."

One of the Brazilian churrasco offerings at SushiSamba. Courtesy SushiSamba
One of the Brazilian churrasco offerings at SushiSamba. Courtesy SushiSamba

The restaurant will be on the 51st floor, above the 50th floor infinity pool deck of the tower. The building, which is still under construction, will have a 289-room St Regis hotel, 432 luxury residences and a host of recreational facilities.

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Updated: September 4, 2019 05:14 PM

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