Abu Dhabi diners in search of a pocket-friendly lunchtime feed are in business thanks to a pair of Hilton hotel eateries. Hilton Abu Dhabi is serving up tasty new business lunch menus at two of its venues, Bocca and Vasco’s, for just Dhs69 for three courses.
The Express Lunch menus, which will be available from Sunday, will be on offer from noon until 3.30pm during the week.
Crafted by Executive Chef Walter Miculan, the menu include three courses washed down with a soft beverage.
Bocca, the award-winning Italian restaurant, has four types of starters to choose from: bruschetta, carpaccio, roasted tomato soup and a green salad. For mains, there is a selection of four tempting dishes including corn-fed chicken and pan-friend sea bream fillet.
To finish the meal on a sweet note, guests have a choice of signature desserts such as coconut semifreddo, banana pannacotta and marinated peach and almond sponge. There is a wide range of gelato and sorbets to enjoy, too.
At Vasco’s, you can go on a culinary journey across the world. Start off with a choice of golden lentil soup, deep fried seafood, marinated baby mozzarella and the Vasco’s salad.
The Express Lunch menu which has four choices of mains: spaghetti aglio e olio, grilled Nile perch fish, farmer’s delights pizza and the Vasco's chicken tikka.
For dessert, there is a coffee brûlée with Arabic gawa jelly and almond crumble, Portuguese almond cake with rice pudding and sago orange custard, and exotic fruits with passion fruit coulis.
The nautical-themed beachside venue also offers assorted ice-creams, and a choice of lemon or raspberry sorbet.
If you ever needed an excuse to schedule a business meeting away from the office, here it is.
Bocca: noon-3.30pm Sun-Thu. Vasco’s: noon-3.30pm daily. (02 692 4247).