Cuisine: Contemporary British Brasserie cuisine with flair.
Rhodes Twenty10 at the Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort + Spa is a new generation of culinary grill with a twist, where the emphasis is on sharing, bringing family and friends together in sleek and contemporary surroundings.
Commenting on the opening of Rhodes Twenty10, Gary Rhodes OBE said: “The concept is a culinary grill with a difference. The idea is to give guests the chance to tailor-make their meal depending on their tastes and create a sociable dining experience, by introducing sharing platters and offering a variety of flavours all on one plate.”
This makes perfect sense especially in the Middle East where dining is more family and group orientated than in Europe or the USA with much longer dwell times. Other Western Chefs and Chains have already had to adjust some of their restaurant designs and concepts to better fit into the culture in Dubai, such as more conformable seating as patrons tend to stay longer that in western restaurants.
Now Rhodes is offering the same concept but taken to the next level with not only the restaurants plush contemporary design but of course using Gary’s spectacular restaurant cuisine.
Pam Wilby, complex general manager at Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort + Spa and Grosvenor House Dubai added: “Since 2007, Rhodes Mezzanine has gone from strength to strength, proving hugely popular amongst our international guests and local residents alike. We are positive Rhodes Twenty10 will replicate its success, whilst at the same time providing a new and unique dining experience.”
Rhodes Twenty10 offers both classic and more exotic ‘Open European’ dishes with a variety of grills, from lobster to steak. All dressings, sauces and butters are complimentary, as Gary believes they should naturally go together. Signature dishes include the delicious Rhodes Twenty10 burger made with fillet steak and topped with fois gras, which melts in the mouth, followed by Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and toffee ice cream.
The restaurant’s interior is equally well-considered. It is sleek and chic with a monochrome colour scheme and hints of lilac. The inviting dining area has plush seating, where guests can sit back comfortably and enjoy good food. Add to this sparkling chandeliers, and twinkling candles reflecting in the chrome and mirrors, and you find yourself in a very intimate, relaxing atmosphere.