As the weather in Dubai is cooling down, so do the seasonal offers from Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. Just a 10-minute drive from Downtown Dubai, this five-star destination promises idyllic day to night experiences, from leisurely pool days and serene spa sessions to vivacious brunches, Michelin approved lunches, and staycation offers featuring decadent design, glittering views of the city, and timeless elegance that will leave you wanting more.
Soleil Pool & Lounge: Pool Daycation
Beat the heat with a dip into the ocean blue ‘key of life’ shaped pool on the terrace of Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. Boasting of blissful views of the city, live the lavish life with a touch of French joie de vivre on stylish loungers and private cabanas, complimented by flavours from a Mediterranean and Levantine inspired menu, refreshing cocktails, and a range of tantalising shisha flavors.
Daily 8am TO 8pm
Brasserie Boulud: Business Lunch the French Way
Weekday afternoons are made for mid-day indulgence with a luxurious lunch at Brasserie Boulud. Recently awarded with the Bib Gourmand category by UAE’s first Michelin Guide for great food at good value for money, celebrated celebrity chef Daniel Boulud’s namesake restaurant offers French fare with French flare in Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk.
Choose between two or three course meals, with decadent dishes such escargots de bourgogne, tartare de boeuf and the popular le frenchie burger or opt for the à la carte menu as Chef de Cuisine, Nicolas Lemoyne, promises a contemporary déjeuner rooted in tradition.
Available on all weekdays (Monday to Friday), 12:30pm to 3pm
A fusion of traditional Asian craftsmanship and contemporary nuances, Taiko welcomes guests to a vivacious ambience and exotic culinary journey along the ancient Silk Road.
Experience a five-course contemporary Asian fusion inspired brunch menu, where tasty highlights, such as oyster passionfruit, chilled omani shrimp, sushi platter, black angus striploin and saffron & miso black cod can be seen from the show kitchen, featuring a live sushi bar and char-fired robata grill. Sit back, savour dishes and sip creative cocktails while dancing to the tunes from a live DJ.
Brunch available every Saturday 1pm to 4pm.
Taiko: Golden Hour (Happy Hour)
Claim your happy hour with a sensational selection of cocktails and drinks at coveted Amsterdam outpost, Taiko, every Tuesday to Sunday. Whether it’s catching up with friends or kick-backing with colleagues, spend unhurried moments sipping exotic Japanese sake and bar bites featuring Chef’s favorite sushi, while swaying to ethnic rhythms and tribal beats in a magical ambiance of dramatic décor and deep colour tones that a picture perfect backdrop.
Tuesday to Sunday 6pm to 8pm
Bijou Patisserie: Le Goûter Afternoon Tea
Serving one of the most popular afternoon teas in the city, Bijou Patisserie is located in the heart of the hotel lobby at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. Presented in an elegant pastel jewellery box, a special key unlocks a mouth-watering selection of Parisian savoury bites and sweet delights, made with French precision and panache.
Available Daily every afternoon 2pm to 6pm
THE NINE: The Great British Weekend
- Friday ‘Out-Out’
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk’s resident gastropub inspired eatery, The Nine, kicks-off the weekend with a two-course menu and selection of free-flowing grapes and hopes for two hours. The menu is rich with English comfort food classics with a contemporary twist, including fish & chips, bangers & mash, and beef wellington, that pair perfectly with the array of colourful cocktails paying homage to the Egyptian inspired design of this upscale casual restaurant. Sway to the sounds from live entertainment, and catch up with friends over fuss-free, delicious dishes.
Every Friday 6pm to 10pm
- Saturday Fry-Up
Sausages, portabella mushrooms, hash browns, black pudding and eggs cooked to order- is there a better way to start the morning than with a full English breakfast?
Welcoming families for a laid-back Saturday morning, The Nine offers a dedicated menu of morning staples, from avocado sourdough and pork belly butty to scrambled eggs on sourdough toast, served with bacon jam and cider braised pork cheek crumpet benedict, that are synonymous with weekend indulgence. Feel free to pair it with a pint- it is the weekend, after all.
Every Saturday, from 11am to 4pm
- Sunday Roast
Showcasing a taste of home on one glorious platter, The Nine dishes a traditional Sunday roast with all the trimmings. Choose from a range of beef, pork, lamb, chicken, two-meat option for the indulgent and even a meat-free alternative for green-eating friends, served with seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower cheese croquettes and crispy roast potatoes.
Every Sunday 12:30pm to 4pm
The Nine: “We don’t serve milk” Happy Hour
For an afternoon escape of refreshing flavours, look no further than the happy hour at The Nine. Serving anything but milk, enjoy a selection of creative concoctions as well as house grapes, spirits, and hops, daily from 4pm to 8pm. Keeping it quintessentially British, nibbles, including traditional scotch eggs, salt & pepper squid and cornflake crusted chicken tenders. Kick back, relax, and watch your favourite sporting action on the screens sleekly embedded within the pillars of the décor.