The limited-run bar is the second in a series of pop-ups designed to get us all out and about during these cooler months (it runs until the end of April) and is indeed an homage to the great outdoors.
With foliage-a-plenty, garden-style furnishings and trendy filament lights, you almost feel as though you’re in your own back yard – if you have neighbouring jazz musicians, anyway.
The resident band welcome you in and entertain you through a range of Scottish malt based beverages, much of which are created using herbs grown inside The Garden’s own walls and cost around Dhs50 apiece.
Philadelphia-based Riker has spent the last year touring the world performing with John Legend and Freddie Jackson, and will be moving onto China during the next leg of the tour.
The night is a must for jazz lovers, mixed-drink connoisseurs, and gardeners alike.
If you want to learn more about Riker, you can peruse to your heart’s content at www.koryriker.com.