The group behind the UAE’s emerging food concepts is building a Lebanese restaurant empire

Art Meets Food at Grand Beirut

The food scene in the UAE is becoming more and more versatile by the day. By establishing itself as a cosmopolitan hub for the conscious consumer, a new era of dining was born, and innovative concepts have begun to emerge.

MBT Restaurant Management has once again defied the norms of traditional dining and launched a brand-new concept to the UAE’s market. Grand Beirut’ is reviving Lebanese dining within the changing landscape through the art of food, living and people. This up-and-coming concept has officially opened its doors and is set to be the go-to destination for Levantine cuisine. The restaurant’s aura will transport you to the heart of the Levant and its authentic offerings make it a place to savor a wholesome dining experience.

“We successfully launched our first Lebanese restaurant ‘Beirut Sur Mer’ in 2020 marking the beginning of our growing brand portfolio. When we began conceptualizing our next restaurant, we wanted to create a differentiated concept that reflects our core identity of redefining dining. Grand Beirut was born out of the vision of bringing art and food together, a true depiction of the world’s charm exuding capital. Our team of experts at MBT RM have spared no effort in the bringing this concept to life. The exquisite ambience will take you to the Lebanon’s everlasting vibrant scene through a genuine experience brought to you by the industry’s leading food and beverage experts.

Located in Dubai Silicon Oasis – the emirates’ growing business and residential district, this 465 square meter space is truly a work of art. Inspired by the flora of Lebanon, Grand Beirut is an aesthetically attractive wonderland that will bring spring to Dubai.

The interiors combine raw concrete surfaces with bold and colorful art pieces that boast rustic details and unique Lebanese surprise. The artwork selection features murals of iconic musicians in an artistic treatment that pays tribute to their legacy. Every corner in Grand Beirut speaks for Beirut’s art and culture.” Niveen Ibrahim - COO at MBT Development and Executive Director at MBT Restaurant Management

“The experience is not the only in the space but authentic cuisine that comes with a side of art. Foodies will explore offerings that will satisfy their taste pallets. Whether it’s the baklawa chocolate fondant explosion or the cranberry & lavender ashta roll, these flavor fusions are bound to resonate.

Grand Beirut DSO will also be home to the first olive oil & vinegar tasting display in the country. Originating from the oil fields of El Koura in Northern Lebanon, guests will get to indulge in an array of spice and herbal blends at the restaurants’ standalone display while waiting for their food to arrive on their table.” Danny Kattar – General Manager at MBT Restaurant Management

Elias Ghazal has been appointed as the General Manger of Grand Beirut Dubai, with years of experience in managing high-end restaurants, there is no doubt that he will take Lebanese cuisine in Dubai to the next level.Grand Beirut, DSO will be the first of four locations set to launch across the UAE. Every branch will come with its own unique offering and we cannot wait to show everyone what has yet to come.

Open weekdays 9am- midnight; weekends 9am-1am. Dubai Silicon Oasis, DDP - Block 6 (04 546 4040).

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