Pristine waters, pretty lanes, delectable food- there’s something magical about Greece, right? Well, but with the pandemic in place travel is no longer as easy as it used to be. But, fret not! If you’re craving some lip-smacking Greek food, we’ve found a cool, new restaurant in the heart of Dubai. And the best bit- the place not just offers Greek food but also lets you experience some super cool Greek traditions. Intrigued? Read on to know more!
Smash Plates, Eat Greek Food & Dine In An Instagrammable Setting
Nestled in Sheikh Zayed road, OPa in Fairmont Dubai is known for its idyllic Santorini setting and delicious Greek food. The restaurant is decked with bright magenta bourgainvella, and plenty of white and blue, just like the pretty cafes in Greece. Well, not only the colour scheme, but the vibe of the cafe also makes you feel that you are in Greece. Right from the blue door to white washed walls and bright pink bougainvillea, get ready to open yourself to a world of Greek tradition.
And, that’s not all! The restaurant offers a true glimpse of Greece, complete with zorba dancing and plate smashing. Wondering what this is about? Smashing the plates during celebratory occasions is tradition in Greek and Opa gives diners a chance to experience this. How cool is that! Well, maybe that’s how you have a ‘smashing’ dinner!
As for the food, Opa has a host of options to offer. Foodies can enjoy an authentic four-course meal at Opa. Start off your culinary journey with Tuna Tartare, beef carpaccio, or opt for a traditional Greek salad. You can also pick hot starters like grilled octopus, Lamb kebab, Opa Manti and more. The main course consists of grilled chicken, lamb chops, Lobster Orzo, Vegetable Orzo, and much more. End your Greek-y meal on a sweet note with a Greek coffee ice cream, yoghurt ice cream, or Opa’s Baklava Sundae.
Location: Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: +971 4 357 0557