NOZOMI and Hellenika to launch first brunches in the Eastern Province
Both NOZOMI and Hellenika have Saturday brunches in the works.
The coming days will bring with it not one, but two new brunch offerings in the Saudi city of Al Khobar, courtesy of Al Moajil Hospitality. Both exclusive brunches have been designed to translate the acclaimed restaurants’ award-winning experiences into dynamic new formats, redefining the notion of fine dining in the region. Catering to local gastronomes as they return to the city after their summer vacations, the brunches will make for a leisurely afternoon escape, pairing exquisite flavours with extraordinary service and unobstructed sea views. These will be the first-ever brunches in the Eastern Province and here they are at a glance.
Taking place on Saturday, 27 August from 12:30pm to 4:30pm, the NOZOMI Brunch will unveil a never-seen-before contemporary Japanese social dining experience infused with European subtleties. Diners can expect to discover the full breadth of the London-born restaurant’s award-winning offering as they sample over 30 creations from NOZOMI’s acclaimed culinary repertoire. From starters and dumplings to signature items from the Robata grill as well as delectable main courses and desserts, the brunch will showcase NOZOMI’s food philosophy, which innovatively brings together the highest quality produce with decadent ingredients and fresh seafood flown in from Japanese seafood markets around the world.
Here, unmissable menu highlights include the Chansan Maki (Gulf prawn tempura served with avocado, unagi sauce and chilli mayonnaise), Chirasi Special (tempura maki with bluefin tuna, yellowtail salmon, avocado, tobiko and lemon zest), Chicken Karaage (deep-fried chicken with spicy sauce), Seafood Gyoza (mixed seafood with ten dashi dipping sauce), and Black Cod (baked cod marinated in miso with pickled radish and citrus miso sauce). The NOZOMI Brunch is priced at SAR 325 per person.
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Taking place on Saturday, 3 September from 12:30pm to 4:30pm, the vibrant Hellenika Brunch promises to transport guests to the heart of Greece’s most famous island destinations as they experience the best of Greek culture, gastronomy and architecture – all of which collectively form Hellenika’s award-winning dining experience. Expect to embark on a leisurely culinary journey through the homegrown concept’s menu as you indulge in over 30 intelligently reimagined Hellenic classics that are meticulously prepared from over 60 exclusive ingredients flown in from Greece.
As for some of the must-try signature creations at the Hellenika Brunch? The Dakos Salad (cherry tomatoes, barley rusk, feta cheese and olive oil), Dolmadakia (vine leaves stuffed with rice, lemon and herbs), Kopanisti from Naxos Island (spicy goat cheese with Florina peppers and oregano), Lamb Orzo (orzo pasta with lamb, tomatoes, graviera cheese and herbs), Beef Sliders, (with feta cheese, grilled onion and spicy tomato relish), and Cypriot Fries (with truffle cream, paprika and dry oregano). Priced at SAR 299 per person, the brunch will feature live music from sought-after Greek band Casus Belli.
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