Ronda Locatelli

Top-notch Italian by a Michelin-starred chef
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Time Out Says

It’s not often we go to a restaurant two days running just because we can’t wait to try more of the menu, but that’s exactly what we do at Italian spot Ronda Locatelli.

Boasting the largest stand-alone vegan menu in Dubai (and a very impressive veggie selection too) it’s no surprise this place gets busy.

Cheesy garlic bread? Check. Creamy mushroom tagliatelle? Check. Chocolate cake? Check. It’s a vegan’s dream.

After much deliberation we settle on the focaccia bruschetta and focaccia all’aglio – ask for the latter to be cooked soft so it arrives a doughy, gooey, cheesy pizza of dairy-free perfection.

They’re both full size pizzas, but fine for a starter and perfect for sharing (or eating to yourself we’re not here to judge).

The main course menu from the Italian celebrity chef is equally massive (and carb-loaded) so we opt for the gnocchi alla Sorrentina. This classic dish is delicious – with super-fresh tomato sauce and vegan cheese,  made from a combination of soya and coconut milk and produced locally in Ras Al Khaimah.

The mushroom tagliatelle, is less impressive, and albeit creamy it’s a little bland.

If you’ve saved room for dessert then you’re in for a treat, there’s not just a fruit plate on offer here. Don’t miss the sfera di cioccolato – a chocolate sphere filled with coconut ice cream, berries and raspberry sauce.

We’re off to make a third booking – that vegan cheese won’t eat itself.

WHAT IS IT...
Top-notch Italian by a Michelin-starred chef

WHY GO...
For the biggest stand-alone vegan menu in Dubai

By Time Out Dubai staf  | 24 Feb 2019

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Details

FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesItalian
Dress CodeCasuals
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM / 6:00 PM to 11:00 PMFriday: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM / 6:00 PM to 11:00 PMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM / 6:00 PM to 10:30 PMSunday: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM / 6:00 PM to 11:30 PMMonday: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM / 6:00 PM to 11:30 PMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM / 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Show number 04 426 2626
Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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