Restaurant name and location: Prego’s at Media Rotana Hotel, Dubai UAE
Atmosphere: Relaxed, with Italians dining around us… Let me just say, it was the first day of the week. I heard their brunches do get pretty full.
What they say: Prego’s is a welcome oasis of the best in Italian cuisine, known for its authentic spirit. With various award achievements and recognitions such as the Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards, World’s Best Italian Pizza Competition and the Italian Industry &Commerce Office in the UAE, Prego’s is able to be distinguished as one of the leading Italian restaurants in the city.
Opening its doors daily, Prego’s serves a wide range of Italian specialities from thin crusted pizzas to freshly baked homemade breads blazed in a wooden fire oven. An open kitchen showcases our chefs creating the finest in Italian cuisine. With an exciting Bubbly brunch featuring all time culinary favourites and delightful monthly specials consisting of a especially designed menus around noted delicacies,ranging from white asparagus, artichokes, porcini mushroom, white and black truffles. Prego’s also features the concept of ‘Enoteca’, a traditional Italian wine bar with an enticing selection of the finest white, rosé and red wine.
With a cozy, convivial ambience, warm and friendly interiors, Prego’s ensures its guests a delectable journey with the true flavours of Italy.
What to order:
-For a salad – Go for the palm, avocado, rucola and endives salad. Super fresh.
-Creamy burrata (Delicious.)
-Ravioli pasta with ricotta cheese (all their pastas are homemade)
-Buffalina pizza (crispy and light)
-Grilled beef tenderloin and porcini mushrooms (includes red wine and juniper berries)
-Grilled spring chicken marinated with whole grains and mushroom sauce (melts in your mouth)
-Grilled sliced veal sirloin served with rucola salad
-Hot lava chocolate cake with a side of lemon sorbet (I liked the side of lemon sober as a twist)
-Their gelato with coffee was just divine if you have any room left…
Service: Ace, one of the best in Dubai (and I never say that…)
What I loved:
-The service, the manager… I can’t even begin to explain what a laugh we had with the charismatic and hilarious manager, Alessandro.
-Authentic Italian food in Dubai is not always easy to find, add this to your restaurants list.
Bill for two: AED350