Scalini

Classic Italian dishes in a swanky setting
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Time Out Says

The Italian fine-dining stalwart with roots in London’s Chelsea is right at home surrounded by some of the city’s most popular haunts in the Restaurant Village at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach.

A small terrace that offers a more lounge-style option is fully air-conditioned meaning al fresco dining is a possibility for most months of the year.

Inside, the white table clothes, bright artwork and blue leather and subdued lighting scream old-school elegance.

Orders are taken by immaculately dressed Italian waitstaff, who also furnish the table with a bread basket, tomato and onion salad and the largest olives we’ve ever laid eyes on.

Menu-wise, all the traditional Italian favourites are here. The list of hot starters features asparagus with hollandaise and deep-fried mozzarella, while cold starters include burrata and beef carpaccio.

The pasta options range from simple penne arrabbiata to more complex plates like green tagliolini with crab, plus a couple of pizzas and soups are worth a look. There are also a selection of specials to choose from.

The baked salmon baked with prawns in a very buttery lemon sauce is expertly plated at the table and despite the fried chicken with garlic butter inside (posh chicken kiev essentially) being lip-smackingly good, the large portion size makes it hard to finish.

Sides are a must, main dishes come just as they are without the faintest sniff of a green leaf or a potato. Green beans with chilli and garlic and broccoli, cooked just the right side of al dente, are standouts.

Desserts stay true to Italian cuisine with crème brûlée a providing a perfect sweet ending to a top-notch meal.

07 Jun 2020

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Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesItalian
Dress CodeSmart Casual
12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AMMonday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AMThursday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AMFriday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Show number 04 349 0068
Dubai, Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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