Great tapas in a stunning setting
|Location:||Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah - Umm Suqeim|
|Tel:||04 432 3232|
|Travel:||Al Sufouh Road|
|Cuisine:||Contemporary European, Spanish|
|Experiences:||Alcohol available, Beachside, Outdoor seating, Romantic, Family friendly|
|Times:||Open Sat-Thu 6pm-11.30pm; Fri 12.30pm-4pm, 7pm-11.30pm|
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Dr. Raji Mathew Jul 31, 2013 10:09 am
Situated within the bowels of Al Qasr, which literally means the palace, Al Hambra gives a taste of Spanish staples. Fairly large area with columns joined by arches with high ceiling and tables spaced out just right, it exudes a disarming charm. Last night barring a few, most tables were occupied. Spanish music played throughout.
My waiter, Chandra, explained the dishes. Fresh, discus shaped bread with salsa and garlic cream dip promptly served. The bread held vertically in a receptacle with the dips on either side was very nice. Beef strips served separately. Ordered for 2 tapas- fried calamari and pork chorizo. Calamari was served with lemon and garlic cream. Breaded calamari with the salty, fried slices of the fatty sausages not to forget the garlic cream seemed like an overindulgence of unhealthy eating. Felt already full after the tapas which is ideal for sharing by 2. The main course was the seafood paella with lobster bisque,shrimps, calamari and mussels. It was highly recommended but was only average. Had the sangria tinto to go with the food.
Good sized portions, genuine Spanish food and attentive service are the plus points here.
Sangria tinto - AED 50
2 tapas - AED 70
Seafood paella - AED 125
Dean Mar 11, 2013 10:47 am
Awesome place to visit!
Great food, great ambiance and overall great value for money!!
Keep it up and looking forward to your NEW menu soon.
Carlos Carrazco Feb 19, 2013 08:11 am
Excellent place to have a truly spanish experience! Food, ambience and music, everything mix and you feel like like having dinner in Sevilla! Ole!
M Jan 24, 2013 04:55 am
It is Ok .....not amazing
setting is nice but did lack atmosphere , thinking about it , im not sure there was any background music.
Staff were friendly , food was tasty but overall it was just average
Cost 540AED for 3 adults , 12 tapas and soft drinks
Leo Jun 02, 2012 05:56 pm
Great place, music a bit too loud (we were far from the stage, but still noisy if you wanted to have a proper conversation). friendly service. A good spot overall.