Dubai’s Famous Turkish Restaurant Zou Zou Now Serves A Royal Gold Baklava

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
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Dubai is known for opulence, grandeur and everything luxury! Right from the majestic stay options to luxurious food options, the Emirate never fails to surprise us. And now to up the dining scene, even more, Zou Zou, the famous Turkish restaurant in Jumeirah is serving an exquisite gold Baklava. Yep, you read that right! Read on to know more.

Also read: 5 Weird Dining Experiences In The UAE That Aren’t For The Faint-Hearted

What Is Baklava?

Baklava is a famous Turkish delicacy that has won the hearts of sweet soothers around the world. The dish is made of filo pastry, nuts and sweet syrup. The filo pastry is stretched until it becomes thin and transparent. This is then packed with a whole lot of rich fillings including nuts and is finally drizzled off with sugar syrup or honey.

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Indulge In A Luxurious Gold Baklava For AED 90

Zou Zou, Dubai’s favourite Turkish restaurant has a special ‘Gold’ Baklava on its menu. The layered dessert is made of filo pastry, which is then filled with chopped nuts and finished with sugar syrup. And, it does not end there. The Baklava is then given a final makeover with a 20 gram-gold-sheet. Now, that’s quite a royal makeover, isn’t it?

The gold baklava is part of the restaurant’s menu and can be ordered at any time. The dessert is priced at AED 90.

And Baklava is not the only dish the Turkish-Lebanese restaurant has given a royal makeover. Zou Zou also serves a Gold Steak.


Location: Jumeira 1, La Mer Shop 428, South 17, Dubai
Contact: +971 800 968968
Timings: Sat – Wed: 09:30 – 24:00, Fri – Sat: 09:30 – 13:00

If you’re up for something more regal, how about trying a gold biryani? Bombay Borough in DIFC, has launched the world’s most expensive biryani costing AED 1000. Yes, take a deep breath! The 23-karat gold dish is loaded with all things royal and can be shared by four or six people. Read on to find out what goes into this ‘royal’ biryani.

The Royal Biryani Is Loaded With Unique Spices & 23 Karat Edible Gold

The royal biryani has been added to the restaurant’s menu to mark its first birthday. The royal biryani is loaded with Kashmiri lamb seekh kebabs, old Delhi lamb chops, rajput chicken kebabs, Mughlai koftas, and malai chicken. This is served on a bed of saffron-infused biryani, and topped off with 18-karat edible gold. The dish is complimented by a wide selection of our exquisite sauces, curries, and raitas. Well, in short, this is the exuberant journey to experience Royalty. It takes about 45 minutes to prepare this regal meal.

Got AED 1000 to splurge? Just remember to walk with a massive appetite!

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