DINING & LOUNGES

Dining at Bab Al Shams offers guests an array of 8 restaurants including traditional Arabic, Indian, Italian and International cuisine. Each restaurant is carefully themed to ensure the cuisine, décor and ambience deliver an authentic dining experience that is more memorable than the last.

FESTIVE TURKEY TAKEAWAY

Take home the celebrations with our traditional whole roasted turkey or make your get-togethers even more special with hampers and treats at Millennium Lounge.
Pre-order your Festive Takeaways

For reservations or further information, please contact:
Bab Al Shams Reservations

Tel: +971 4 809 6194
BAS.Restaurants@meydanhotels.com
A Timeless Arabian Experience Under the Stars

Enjoy an evening of luxurious and authentic desert dining experience at Al Hadheerah featuring a new line-up of extensive live entertainment program with an innovative production. Throughout the evening, you can enjoy an exquisite buffet with 14 live cooking stations, featuring authentic Middle Eastern dishes prepared using ancient recipes. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Emirati heritage museum, making it a truly Arabic experience throughout one night.

Timing & Prices:

From 7:30pm until 11:30pm

  • AED 425 per person every weekdays
  • AED 495 per person every weekends (Thursday & Friday nights), your evening will have a spectacular fireworks display finale.
  • Children from 5 to 12 years get 50% discount.
  • Inclusive of a generous buffet with 14 live cooking stations, still water, soft drinks & Arabic Coffee.


For enquiries please contact us:
Tel: +971 4 809 6194
BAS.Restaurants@meydanhotels.com

RESERVE YOUR TABLE ONLINE

Housed in the idyllic oasis of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, this culinary institution brings the exotic flavours of India to the deserts of Arabia. Enjoy our extended menu which includes a selection of mouth-watering vegetarian options and authentic Indian cuisines.

Timings:

Friday & Saturday Lunch: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Dinner: 7:00pm - 11:30pm
Live entertainment will be available from 12th October
Masala is closed every Sunday
Masala Rooftop is permanently closed for the season.

Cuisine: Indian

Dress Code: Casual

For reservations or further information, please contact:
+971 4 809 6194

Spend some quality time in a family atmosphere.

Overlooking the Arabian Desert, Al Forsan Restaurant offers a refreshing, friendly ambience for those who want to enjoy lunch or dinner with the family.

Capacity: Restaurant - 180 seats, Terrace - 90 seats

Location: Ground level, overlooking the lawn and swimming pool

FRIDAY FARMERS FAMILY BRUNCH

Experience a new concept to brunch that offers the perfect experience for UAE residents and visitors to spend quality time with their loved ones in a luxury desert oasis with a lavish buffet, live cooking stations, live entertainment program and dedicated kids fun activities – all in one place.
Farmers Brunch is available for AED 345 per person with 50% discount for children between 5 and 12 years. Friday Farmers Brunch features live entertainment, food competitions & vouchers to be won and if your birthday falls on Friday or 6 days prior/after, then you will receive a complimentary brunch (food only).

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FESTIVE TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY | 8th DECEMBER

Welcoming the festive season this year, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa invites UAE residents and visitors to celebrate the resort's traditional Festive Tree Lighting Ceremony. Your experience includes the following:

  • Enjoy the Christmas carols performance
  • Complimentary festive bites including ginger bread, winter pies and cookies together with hot chocolate
  • Gifts and photo opportunities with Santa Claus making his first appearance this year

Festive Tree Lighting Ceremony is a complimentary event for all hotel guests and non-hotel guests.
5.30pm - 7.30pm, Al Forsan Restaurant
FREE ENTRY!

Al Forsan Timings:

Daily Breakfast : 6:30am - 11:00am
Lunch Buffet or Ala Carte
Weekdays: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Friday & Saturday's Special UAE National Day Brunch: 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Dinner Buffet or Ala Carte
7:00pm to 11:00pm

Cuisine: International

Dress Code: Casual

See our special promotions for more information

For reservations or further information, please contact:
+971 4 809 6194

A fusion of Arabic and Italian d'cor create a delightfully warm ambience – from aged wooden furniture shipped from Italy, to the traditional Arabian lanterns that add that rustic feel.

The pizza, is of course, freshly made and the – la carte menu is a selection of the region's finest specialities.

Operating as the outdoor seating area for Le Dune is Al Shurouq. This is the ideal place to relax in the open air majlis seating area while admiring stunning views of the boundless Arabian Desert.

Timings:
Friday & Saturday Lunch: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Le Dune is closed every Monday

Cuisine: Pizzeria

Dress Code: Casual

For reservations or further information, please contact:
+971 4 809 6194

Overlooking the Arabian Desert, this two-storey rooftop lounge embraces a breathtaking view that boasts amazing vistas during sunset. The rich Arabian design in soft earth colors, dimmed lanterns for a cozy ambience and comfortable chairs and cushions, provide a friendly setting for a night to remember. Shisha connoisseurs can enjoy their favorite flavours in a relaxing setting. Al Sarab Arabic majlis is the ideal place for a group of friends to meet and chat over a drink around relaxing water features and a cozy fireplace.

No reservations necessary for Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge , first-come, first-served.
A minimum spend of AED175 per person every Thursday and Friday are required for non-hotel guests.

Timings:
Saturday to Wednesday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
Thursday & Friday: 4:00pm - 2:00am

Location: First floor, overlooking the desert and swimming pool

Dress Code: Casual

Family: Service of alcohol to individuals under 21 of age is not permitted.

Live Entertainment:
Oud Player: from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
One Man Show: from 9:00om to 12 midnight

Capacity: Outdoor - 180 seats. Terrace - 70 seats

Signature Drink: Desert Classic

For further information, please contact: +971 4 809 6194

Indulge your taste buds with a delicious mix of light bites, bar snacks, pizzas and so much more on the Al Shurouq Rooftop Lounge. Located above Al Forsan restaurant, it's the ideal place to relax in the majlis seating areas while admiring stunning views of the boundless Arabian Desert.

Timings:
Friday & Saturday Lunch: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Al Shurouq is closed every Monday
This venue is fully booked on 31st October, 1st & 7th November. However, Le Dune's indoor dining will still be available.

Dress Code: Casual

For further information, please contact: +971 4 809 6194

Located next to the hotel lobby, the Ya Hala Bar reflects the traditional Arabic ambience of comfort, charm and hospitality.

Relax and settle down during afternoon tea, or with drinks and a snack from the a la carte menu, amidst the saddles and wooden furniture.

Make yourself comfortable with the traditional Arabic majlis seating which gives a feeling of a private Arabic home or unwind in the warm and friendly atmosphere of Ya Hala.

Cuisine: Light snacks

Timings:
Sunday to Wednesday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 1:00am
Friday: 9:00am - 1:00am

Location: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, to the right of the lobby

Dress Code: Casual

Family: Service of alcohol to individuals under 21 of age is not permitted.

Entertainment: Soft background music

Capacity: Indoors - seating for 70. Bar Stools 10 seats

Signature Drink: Desert Classic

No reservations are necessary for Ya Hala Bar.

For further information, please contact: +971 4 809 6194

Cool off and chill out. An ideal place to unwind during the day, the swim up Pool Bar serves a selection of beverages around the pool area and offers a panoramic view of the desert.

Cuisine: Cocktail Bar

Timings: Daily 9:00am - 8:00pm

Location: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, at the swimming pool

Dress Code: Casual

Family: Service of alcohol to individuals under 21 of age is not permitted.

Signature Drink: Desert Classic

For further information, please contact: +971 4 809 6194