Abu Dhabi Restaurant Week: Benjarong

Grab a fantastic feast at this Thai favourite for Dhs199

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We know that going out to restaurants is one of the main hobbies of everyone here in Abu Dhabi.

A big reason for that is due to the sheer number of incredible places to eat in the capital.

Well, the dining scene just got that little bit more exciting thanks to the introduction of Abu Dhabi Restaurant Week powered by Time Out Abu Dhabi.

It’s part of Abu Dhabi Food Festival, one of the capital’s most popular annual events.

Between December 6 and 15, some of the city’s finest eateries will be offering special set menus, giving foodies the chance to sample some of the best food around for either Dhs99, Dhs149 or Dhs199.

You can find the menu of every single restaurant taking part at our dedicated section here.

The bumper list of capital favourites includes the gorgeous Benjarong.

The Thai restaurant at the Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi is renowned for its perfectly crafted dishes and glamourous dining room.

The Restaurant Week menu features three courses of the best flavours and tastes from across Thailand.

For Dhs199 guests can sample colourful creations such as the papaya salad with grilled prawns, red curry with duck and mango with sticky rice.

First course

Papaya salad with grilled prawns and tamarind dressing
Beef salad with a cucumber and chilli dressing, and chicken satay with peanut sauce
Prawn spring roll with plum sauce and fresh summer roll with home-made soya sauce

Second course

Wok-fried scallops with oyster sauce and broccoli
Deep-fried red snapper fillet with home-made chilli sauce and peppers
Roast-duck red curry with pineapple, cherry tomatoes and lychee

Third course

Fresh Thai mango with sticky rice and coconut cream
Poached taro served with vanilla ice cream
Sweet rice flour balls with coconut ice cream

Extras

Prawn crackers with chilli and tamarind sauce

Dhs199. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street (02 698 8137).

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