Flamingo by tashas is a chic dining experience in the heart of Jumeirah Al Naseem’s spectacular beach resort. The restaurant is superbly located in the heart of Dubai, surrounded by views of Jumeira’s cool turtle lagoon and a backdrop of the brilliant blue Arabian Gulf.
This restaurant offers an excellent selection of contemporary dishes and pretty cocktails for the ultimate casual dining experience by the beach. The modern menu reads like litany of indulgent ingredients and exciting, bold flavour pairings. The food showcases simple classics, levelled up with bright flavours, dished up with expertise – perfect for casual lunches to intimate dinners.
Starters feature a plethora of hot and cold plates, from sumptuous charred butternut carpaccio and tartare of corn-fed beef tenderloin with caviar or crispy soft shell crab. The menu is a spectacular selection of stunning seafood options from king crab to octopus and salmon. For mains, expect indulgent lobster and pan seared line fish. For the meat eaters, there are lamb cutlets or a beef Rossini, and vegetarians can choose from several options too – the herb, mushroom and truffle tart is a treat. Sharing platters of the main dishes can be prepared for family-style feasting on the likes of succulent rib-eye steaks, tiger prawns, and lobster Catalan. Order surf and turf or go big on the deluxe seafood platter, which is a selection of the chef’s best ingredients of the day.
The food is inspired by African flavours, which is evident in the décor, as the restaurant is peppered with treasures. The interior is modestly glamourous, with sweet blush tones and gold accents bringing a sense of understated opulence. The modern bar counter is a contemporary design, brightened by vibrant pops of tiffany blue from the bar stools. Hints of leafy greenery peek out to complement the pink colour palette.