Sophisticated Italian dining that is perfect for a post-shopping refuel
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Time Out Says

You’ve gone wild with the credit card, your feet are aching and the only thing that will pull you out of your post-shopping fatigue is a bowl filled to the brim with comforting carbs.

Originating in Milan, Cova – in the fancy new Fashion Avenue section of The Dubai Mall – will provide that respite.

There’s a sense of occasion and service from the snappily-dressed waiters is courteous.

A menu boasts hearty main dishes as well as amazing desserts, for which the brand is known globally (it’s apparently the creator of the panettone).

When we visit midweek it’s surprisingly busy. Glass counters are bursting with every type of cake imaginable, including that panettone (we can vouch for its authenticity).

Don’t miss the burrata with grilled vegetables, which is creamy and moreish. A simple tomato and basil spaghetti is also a hit, with the fresh flavours flooding out of each bite.

Baked aubergines in a rich, fragrant tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella steal the show though, with a thick crust of baked cheese perched atop the well-seasoned vegetables.

Dishes are well executed and tasty, although prices match the swanky area. But you’re looking for an upmarket mall meal, shop ’til you drop into Cova.

The bottom line
An eatery that lives up to the hype.

04 Sep 2018

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Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
Dress CodeCasuals
10:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Thursday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 AMFriday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 AMSaturday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM
Show number 04 367 5558
Dubai, Downtown Dubai, Financial Center Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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