LG 107 Lower Ground Level
Dubai Mall (Near Water
After all the excitement
surrounding our visit to the summit of the Burj Khalifa all of us were feeling
famished. It was partly due to the fact that in order to get the lobby by
8:30am we had to forgo a proper breakfast. No doubt it was a small price to pay
for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Descending from the
summit we were taken to the terrace area of Dubai Mall overlooking the
Burj Khalifa Lake to have our brunch.
Café Blanc is situated at
the heart of Downtown Dubai and commands a pretty awesome view of its
surroundings, from the Burj Khalifa to the right to the Souk al Bahar and the
accompanying bridge right up to the luxury hotel simply known as The Address.
|promise of a delighful Lebanese meal awaits|
|this was not where we wanted to be seated though|
|we're headed outside!|
We sat outside at the terrace to enjoy our
brunch since the patio is cooled with fans and offers a great view of the
bridge to Soul al Bahar.
|overlooking the lake|
|an amazing ambiance|
Since it was our first time here Ginny and
Sern thought it would be a great idea for us to try out their Falafel, a
deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas. They also ordered a
Lebanese Mezze, which for the want of a better description is an assortment of
Lebanese finger food. It is a platter laden with little dishes of what we might
call appetizers or tapas.
|I wished I'd order this|
|clean and simple crockery|
|cannot recall what this is|
|the entire mezze spread|
We also had a round of Turkish coffee that
in hindsight was not quite our cup of tea, hahaha.
|an acquired taste|
|not our 'cup of tea'|
he Lebanese cuisine served at Café Blanc was
delicious and the portions were very generous. Well, that’s another first for
us. Time for us to head back into Dubai Mall for some spot of serious window
shopping and star gazing.
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