The newly opened all day dining Latest Recipe, the signature restaurant of Le Meridien Abu Dhabi offers guests & tourists a whole new experience & choice in Abu Dhabi dining landscape.
With the slogan “Where Chefs EATertain you“, the concept of dining at Latest Recipe Le Meridien Abu Dhabi has been enhance by encouraging interactions between chefs & diners.
Diners are most welcome to ask chefs more details on the food preparation and even tweak how it is done for certain live cooking station.
No longer chefs are hidden inside the kitchen instead they are one of the key front liners of the restaurant itself!
Contemporary & elegantly designed, with abundance natural lighting and spacious seating, the restaurant also features both modern & traditional recipes from the Eastern and Western gastronomic delights by utilizing the freshest locally and regionally sourced produce.
The menu changes daily, promising never to be boring, diners are spoilt with different choices & varieties.
There is a total of 5 live, interactive cooking stations bring the culinary theatre to life, whereby diners can order food while enjoying the process of being prepared.
As it is a Friday, the theme of the buffet is Latest Brunch. Choices are aplenty and we were excited to start our buffet upon being seated.
The extensive seafood bar offers seafood lovers quality choices from King Prawns to Crabs to Fine de Claire oysters.
Curious at the colourful tube, I asked one of the chef what is it and whether it is for decor or to pair with the food. The gleeful chef explain it is special sauce to dip with seafood, for example the green one is Wasabi Mayo. There is also some small spray bottle that you can spray scent to your food giving a hint of the scent sprayed!
The Fine de Claire oysters are shucked right in front of us by skillful chef allowing full bodied taste of the fresh oysters.
There is also live grilling station where you can choose a variety of meat & seafood and chef will grill it on the spot and present it beautifully to you.
For dessert lovers, a variety of delicate assortment of desserts including freshly baked Parisian pastries, to die for cheesecakes, homemade ice cream crafted on the cold stone with your favorite toppings or the live kunafa straight from the pan are available for you to indulge.
Throughout our brunch, there were clowns performing magic show and entertaining guests, staff were attentive making sure our needs are met, replenishing our drinks, replacing our cutlery and even bring wet towels after noticing we just had crabs.
Even more surprising, the assistant food director Mr Oriol of Le Meridien Abu Dhabi greeted every diners ensuring everything was fine and even taking further to explain the concept of Latest Recipe to us.
Latest Brunch (Every Friday) Prices:
450 Net – Latest Bubbly Brunch
370 Net – Wines & Cocktails Latest Brunch
290 Net – Soft Drinks Latest Brunch
135 Net – Kids Latest Brunch
Latest Recipe, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
Tourist Club Area, P.O. Box 46066
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates