WAKAME – A stylish contemporary Asian inspired cuisine

Wakame, is a stylish contemporary Asian inspired restaurant with a fabulous cuisine in Dubai. We had the pleasure to try their latest menu and offers last week and wanna tell you more about it.

Tim and I went to Dubai last week and spent a delicious night at Wakame with some other lovely blogger friends. It was our first time at the restaurant and we were super surprised by the nice, big location and the great food we got.
Wakame is located in the Sofitel hotel in Downtown Dubai (close to the Burj Khalifa) and is a super stylish and spacious restaurant. We were invited to try their current offers and the menu in general and review it.

The food is of high standard, super yummy and the prices are reasonable. Especially now during the promotions.
The interior is beautiful, with dark woods, beautiful carvings and soft lighting.

The Jamaican born Chef Lloyd Roberts is just genius! He prepared amazing dishes for us which were all super tasty. He was trained in a Michelin starred restaurant what you can truly taste when you try his food!

Cureently, Wakame has some great offers we want to introduce to you:

Monday 5 PM to 9 PM – Brews, Baos and Brows
Brew 20 AED
Bao 15 AED
Spirits 30 AED

Wednesdays 5 PM – 9 PM – Ladies Night
Sushi or/and Dim Sum 15 AED
Grape 20 AED
Spirits 30 AED

Thursdays 5 PM – 9 PM – Mix ‘N Mingle
Brew 20 AED
Grape 20 AED
Spirits 30 AED

So you guys know exactly which night we would be definitely in. Correctly, Ladies night!
Wakame’s Sushi and Dim Sum are delicious and you can even see in a partially open kitchen how the bites are made! They are super tasty and amazingly good!

Tim and I had the chance to try all of these when we were at Wakame and loved it.

Additionally we also tried some specialties from the normal menu such as Burrata, King Prawns, Tuna Tartar and many more, such as:

Fresh Bluefin Tuna Carpaccio
Crispy capers, pomegranate reduction & yuzu-soy

Dim Sum
Braised beef short rib steamed bun
Black cod & prawn potsticker

Small Plates
Crispy Chicken Karaage
Yuzu kosho & shichimi aioli, ponzu salsa

Lobster Taco
Lobster with yuzu guacamole & salsa


Crispy Japanese Eggplant & Burrata
Eggplant with burrata & yuzu truffle

Wakame Flamed Maki

Cucumber, avocado, lemon coulis, spicy tuna & mayonnaise

Speciality Maki
Firecracker Roses
Salmon rose, chopped spicy salmon, tempura crumb

Large Plates
Glazed Lamb Chops
Korean spice marinated lamb chops
Jumbo Prawn
Grilled jumbo prawn with jalapeño & red onion salsa

Cardamom Creme Brulee
Cardamom Creme Brulee with vanilla ice cream garnish with lemon meringue & orange jelly

We really loved everything and can totally recommend this fantastic place to you.
If you are ever in Dubai and you love Asian food this is your place to be!

Find more information about the latest offers here

Where & When:
Sofitel Downtown,
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai,
daily noon to 3.30pm, 6pm to midnight.
Tel: (04) 5036666.



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