The Square

A perfect spot for a quick bite at midday: the service is a little disappointing but nothing that can't be improved

Time Out Says

When we last visited this venue on the first floor of the Wafi Centre just a few weeks ago it was a Hediard outlet. There are still traces of the distinctive red and black décor, and the layout remains the same, but now it is called The Square, and offers a new menu. It took a lot of careful deliberation to decide what we would have for lunch. There are soups, a cosmopolitan selection of starters, sandwiches, light snacks, pizzas, main courses, desserts and a lot fruit cocktails and milkshakes on offer.

We began with a lovely apricot, banana and strawberry cocktail. My California club sandwich was an innovative variation on the traditional club. Made with toasted brioche, it was bursting with teriyaki chicken, grilled Portobello mushrooms, Swiss cheese, avocado and salad. Accompanied by crispy steak fries it was the perfect quick lunch. The mushroom and goats cheese pizza with red pesto cream and rocquette salad was also a great success. Despite having eaten every crumb on our plates we still succumbed to a double chocolate brownie with caramel crunch ice cream and grissini for dessert. It was very rich with a high cocoa content, and we wouldn’t hesitate to have it again.

The service was erratic and inconsistent but we hope that this will improve as it was the only disappointing aspect of our lunch. We will be back for more.

By Carolyn Robb  | 01 Jul 2002

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10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PMMonday: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PMTuesday: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PMSaturday: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Show number 04 324 2543
Dubai, Oud Metha, Oud Metha Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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