Il Borro Tuscan Bistro
Time Out Says
The outdoor terrace is the perfect spot by day or night during the cooler months, while inside boasts a cool, neutral colour scheme complete with olive tree centrepieces and warm, welcoming vibe.
From pecorino sheep’s cheese to earthy and delicious truffles, traditional Tuscan food is some of the best in Italy and Il Borro accentuates the region’s rich flavours with ingredients that are flown in from its farm in Tuscany.
The grilled octopus is melt-in-the-mouth tender, while the panzanella salad is fresh and summery – both are perfect starters to whet your appetite for what’s to come.
Even the simplest dishes are done perfectly – the pici alláglione is a must-try with handmade Tuscan spaghetti smothered in a well-balanced mix of garlic, tomato and basil.
The super-fine spaghetti with prawns and garlic is delicious, with just the right amount of spice to give a little kick, but not have you reaching desperately for the water.
Pizzas are, as you'd expect, perfectly blistered and moreish, while the grills are expertly cooked. And if you're looking for creamy, indulgent burrata, you've come to the right place.
The organic red and white grape selection is one of the best we’ve come across and your waiter will be only to happy to talk you through the list and advice the best pairings for your meal.
There are many reasons why this is in the gongs at the Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards year-after-year (It's the current Best Italian Restaurant in Dubai) and if you haven’t tried it, you certainly should.
By Time Out staff | 15 Apr 2020
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