The Middle East has welcomed its very first Buddha-Bar Beach, which is located at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
The new venue provides guests with delectable Pacific Rim cuisine, tasty cocktails and atmospheric beats in an ideal location. Operating day-to-night, Buddha-Bar Beach emanates a bohemian chic vibe, with design elements such as stones, wood and colourful organic features with futuristic undertones, and vintage flavours.
Commenting on Abu Dhabi’s latest addition was general manager, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, Marwan Fadel: “Buddha-Bar Beach is a concept based on a unifying philosophy. It creates a space in which guests enjoy diverse yet complementary experiences. Raising the bar worldwide for its innovative blend of gastronomy, hospitality, music and mixology, it is sure to become a magnet for discerning travellers alongside the UAE capital’s most sophisticated clientele.”
Fadel continued: “From its relaxing lounge area to its elegant dining space, the venue serves up a plethora of pleasures, all set to a stimulating soundtrack from its skillful resident and guest DJs. Our guests will definitely have a unique dining and lifestyle experience combined with breath-taking beachfront views.”
Those dining at Buddha-Bar Beach can indulge in delicious dishes from the Far East, including Wagyu rib-eye steak and the signature worldwide-known Buddha-Bar Chicken Salad that features Chinese leaves, coriander, honey sauce and molasses. The venue’s show kitchen features cevicheria, a sushi counter and a robata grill.
During its first weeks of operation, Buddha-Bar Beach will be open from 17:00 until 02:00 on Thursdays and Fridays, and from 17:00 to 01:00 on all other days. The restaurant will be open for dinner daily, from 19:00 until 00:00. Later this summer, its standard opening hours will be 12:00 until 01:00 from Saturday to Wednesday and 12:00 to 02:00 on Thursdays and Fridays.
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, Buddha-Bar Beach will be open from sunset to 02:00 on Thursdays and Fridays, and from sunset to 01:00 on all other days. The restaurant will be open for dinner from sunset to 12:00 daily.