Beside Al Ain Tower , Al Markaziya , Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mezzanaine Floor, Centurion Star Tower , Deira City Centre , Dubai, UAE
Shop G05, Sidra Tower , Al Sufouh , Near GEMS Wellington School , Dubai, UAE
G+1, Villa, Near HQ Fitness, Near Lulu Mall , Barsha , Dubai, UAE
Rolla Street , Bur Dubai , Dubai, UAE
Hamid Centre, Zayed 2nd Street , Electra Road , Abu Dhabi, UAE
Marco Polo Hotel , Deira , Dubai, UAE
Al Majaz Street , Al Khan , Sharjah, UAE
Palm Tree Court & Spa , Jebel Ali , Dubai, UAE
Opposite Islamic Bank, Mumtazar Road, Al Nakheel , Mumtazar Road , Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Continental food refers actually only to one continent and that is Europe. This term probably harks back to a time when Britain was the great colonial power and stood apart from the other countries in the European continent. So to them the continent was Europe and this term has come to stay regarding the cuisine from the European continent. Continental food is therefore mainly French cuisines, Italian food and to a lesser extent Spanish cuisine. British food is rarely included within the continental cuisine but nowadays these lines are getting blurred. The main feature of continental food is that it includes olive oil, garlic, wine, herbs and spices like cinnamon.The great continental breakfast vs, a British breakfast
Continental breakfasts are always abundant and heavy, they normally go light with lunch and dinners. A full English breakfast is truly hearty and includes eggs, sausages, toast, grilled tomatoes, baked beans and crispy bacon with slices of cold ham. This whole is washed down with strong , hot English tea. A continental breakfast on the other hand is less hearty and has the lightness served with a continental flair. The drink of choice is usually cafe au lait. The breakfast is usually croissants or bread rolls with butter and jam, and fruits and fresh juice. Generally, continental breakfasts don’t need any cooking and is easy to serve up.Continental restaurants in UAE
Shakespeare & Co is a continental restaurant in UAE which makes you feel like you have stepped back in time to a slower paced old world charm place. The breakfast here is particularly popular. Their afternoon teas with coffee and cakes makes you feel like you are in a little coffee shop in Vienna. A favorite is the strawberry cream cake. You can find it at The Dubai Mall and Town centre.
The Gem Garden on Sheikh Zayed Road is an upmarket continental restaurant in UAE. The gem in its name dictates the decor with semi precious stones studding it’s buffet area. Their continental breakfast serves up fresh juices, freshly cut fruits, cereals and milk, yoghurt with croissants, muffins, Danish pastries and toast. They also serve eggs and pancakes. Their lunch and dinner menu includes grilled fish and beef tenderloin along with steaks and lamb shank.
Cultures is not exactly a continental restaurant in UAE as it’s menu serves both continental and Japanese food. It has an open kitchen and is self service. Breakfast and hot meals are what they pride themselves on. There is one at AL Quoz Road interchange as well as in Jebel Ali Race Course Road.
Marina Social at the Intercontinental Dubai Marina is a contemporary continental restaurant in UAE. It is popular for its sourdough Pizzas as well as its Risottos and grilled meats. It does a mean fish and chips as well as pasta and rice. It is run by a Michelin star chef. There is a Social club menu if you do not want to go a la carte. The crab salad and sea bass is also perfectly done.
Pots, Pans and Boards is run by a Michelin chef who aims at creating a relaxed family friendly food experience. It feels like you are dining in a larger than usual kitchen back home with the pots and pans strung up and the rustic wooden furniture. This continental restaurant in UAE can be found at the Jumeirah Beach Residence. The dishes include Beef cheek served with a creamy truffle polenta. The Mac n Cheese is perfectly crisp on top and gooey inside, The parmesan and truffle fries are just as delicious. Finish it all of with a rich toffee pudding.