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Mina A’ Salam

Nominated for Best Brunch Comments

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This cosy buffet brunch takes place on the lower level of Mina A’ Salam, with views overlooking the bright turquoise canals and the surrounding courtyard (if you’re not tucked away in the corner). It's best to visit during cooler months when you can sit outside. Al Muna itself is light and airy, but make sure you ask for a seat near the windows to take advantage of this. Arabic-style archways line the corridors and stained-glass detailing lets even more light through. The old-school skirt-wearing chairs and tacky tablecloths are slightly off-putting, as is the slow service (at one point we had to clear our own plates). Cuisine is a bit of a mixed bag and includes sushi (but no sashimi), a decent seafood selection, roast lamb and beef, a pasta station, dumplings and rare brunch treats such as tacos and burritos, shawarma, doughnuts and bruschetta. The fresh oysters are a standout dish. Overall, it’s a low-key brunch with minimal entertainment and a good selection of food, although it’s missing a few qualities.
Dhs390 including soft drinks, Dhs465 including premium beverages, Dhs220 (children over eight), free (kids under eight). 12.30pm-4pm, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

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Posted by: foodpoisoned on 05 Aug ' 12 at 15:34

Edited by TimeOutDubai.com

I would like to bring to the public's attention with the substandard quality of food at this hotel. I'm suffering from food poisoning since Thursday night, August 2, 2012 when I attended a company Iftar in one the banquet halls and food was provided by Mina A'Salam. You would very least expect to be food poisoned by such a "prestigious" hotel. I wish the management takes this seriously as I'm going to be going to the enforcement for the lenient standards. This has been a very painful few days for me and I dare not to step in this low quality food service hotel. I hope the government is aware of the many hotels which are overlooked due to their prestigious name and 'quality'.

Posted by: Asad on 17 Mar ' 10 at 20:20
  • Best for: Beachside

This is the best hotel in the world, the beaches are fantastic, as are the swimming pools. The Souq is good for shopping, Excellant Restaurants (must try Meat Co, the best steaks in dubai.) has every thing you will ever need without leaving the complex. This hotel is the next best thing to the Burj.

Posted by: chetan mistry on 16 Dec ' 08 at 11:49
  • Best for: Beachside

my dream is a free stay once in my life at you hotel , don't know when it will come true.