Europe is a continent which is rich with amazing history and culture, so why would their food be any different? Many of the most popular foods in the world hail from European countries, from spicy Spanish delights to delectable French fancies to tasty Italian treats, there is something for everyone. So, let's take a look at some of the best European dishes you can find right here in Dubai.
1. Polvo a Lagareiro - Alto Mar
If you haven't been to Alto Mar, you might not know that Octopus can be cooked in a way that it melts in a mouth, unveiling exceptionally delightful, rich taste of seafood. Polvo a Lagareiro, a tender Octopus leg served with baby potatoes can make anyone to fall in love with Portuguese traditional cuisine. Come visit Alto Mar – the small Portugal in the heart of Dubai. For reservations call 043435225, for location watch this videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwX2T00MG-o
There's nothing quite as romantic as going for a delicious European meal which is authentically made with proper ingredients, which is exactly the way Alto Mar makes all of their Portuguese food. Their Polvo a Legareiro is one of Dubai's premier seafood dishes which uses octopus cooked to perfection and served with baby potatoes, baby vegetables and drizzled with olive oil. Seeing octopus on your plate may be a little scary at first, but we promise that once you have a taste you'll be very glad you went for this dish.
2. Scialatielli al Pomodoro - MERCATO
For a true taste of real Italian food, you must try the Scialatielli al Pomodoro served over at MERCATO. This pasta dish is made using authentic Scialatielli pasta and follows a traditional Italian recipe to achieve the perfect taste. This dish is made with fresh sweet tomatoes, basil and extra-virgin olive oil. With just one bite you'll feel as though you were sat in a restaurant in Italy itself!
3. Hambourgeois au Fromage at Champignon - PAUL Bakery and Restaurant
If you are more of a burger kind of person and are looking for a more exciting burger, then look no further. The Hambourgeois au Fromage at Champignon served over at PAUL Bakery and Restaurant is a proper French take on the humble burger. This hamburger is topped with gravy mushrooms, Provolone cheese, fry sauce, cornichon and mixed greens served in either a plain or multigrain bun with a side of pont neuf potatoes. It puts all fast food burgers to shame as it is bursting with flavour and oozing with classiness.
4. Fish and Chips - Pots, Pans and Boards
Fish and Chips is a British classic which needs no introduction. This dish is known all around the world - it doesn't get any more classic than this. Pots, Pans and Boards is a British restaurant which prides itself on authentic and fresh ingredients, so their Fish and Chips and no exception. This traditionally battered cod is served with triple cooked chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce, and it manages to hit the spot every single time.
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