Wakame is a family-run restaurant owned by Saleh Al Braik and Alawi Al Braik in the heart of Dubai. It aims to provide guests with warm and attentive service based on the spirit of Japanese omotenashi hospitality. Located in the Sofitel Downtown Dubai, the private dining space and lounge here provide the perfect spot to catch up with friends and family in an intimate setting. Alternatively, it is an ideal place to hire for corporate dining when you're looking to impress your guests with pretty interiors, excellent service and a far-reaching menu of food and drinks.
The private dining room is at the heart of the restaurant and seats up to 22 people. Here, you’ll find an intimate space that keeps the warm Wakame ambiance which is ideal for a range of informal events such as romantic proposals, birthdays, anniversaries, team celebrations and networking events. The private dining room is spacious, cosy with dim lighting and a dark color scheme. Added extras include facilities such as a projector plus a series of cocktail-mixing, sushi making, dim sum crafting and dessert-creating masterclasses that are sure to make for a memorable team experience.
This chic and authentically flavored Japanese and Asian restaurant remixes traditional Japanese and Asian small plates and pairs them with creative drinks handcrafted from seasonal fruits and fine spirits. Balancing time-honored tradition with bold innovation, the menu is both luxurious and playful. The high-quality ingredients shine in everything from the crispy lobster bao, wagyu truffle miso taco, and bluefin tuna carpaccio to main dishes such as a great selection of sushi and nigiri, yuzu miso black cod and truffle short-rib risotto.