Bistrot Bagatelle

Seriously good and authentic French fare in a high-end yet relaxed setting
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Time Out Says

Make no mistake, this French restaurant is extravagant. With grand, regal seats in royal blue and chandeliers throughout the sprawling, crisp white dining room, decadence is on show here. But it’s also super-cool with a fun vibe and buzzing atmosphere.

It brings a sense of dining in the south of France and a chilled-out, leisurely Mediterranean ambience that makes a meal here an excellent choice.

Not least because the food is top-notch, too. Fresh, seasonal ingredients directly from the Mediterranean are used to create some of the best dishes that French cooking is famous for. The restaurant’s signatures include escargots à l’ail – Burgundy snails with cured meat, garlic butter and smoked mashed potatoes, plus shards of flatbread with which to scoop it all up. If you’ve never had this French classic before, Bistrot Bagatelle is the place to try it.

Meat-lovers will want to dive into such Gallic staples as tartare de boeuf, starring hand-cut cured beef tenderloin, with capers, cornichons, truffle and pecorino. It’s a real treat as a precursor to the signature poulet rôti entire à la truffle – that’s a whole, truffled roasted chicken with baby potatoes and chicken jus. A carnivore’s dream. If you love seafood, don’t miss the lobster linguine, it’s a delightful pan of al dente pasta, a whole lobster and a silky tomato sauce that’s perfect sharing date-night food. Staff are super friendly and helpful, too.

Don’t arrive too early, as it will be super quiet, but head here later and the restaurant’s vibe picks up, with almost a club-like atmosphere – pumping music and dim lighting.

For a sophisticated meal in high-end, but unstuffy setting, get yourselves here pronto.

The bottom line
Super-cool spot with excellent food and a great vibe for a late evening dinner.

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 14 Aug 2018

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8:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Sunday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AMMonday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AMTuesday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AMWednesday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AMThursday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AMFriday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AMSaturday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Show number 04 354 5035
Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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