Abu Dhabi, UAE - 27 September 2021: Al Qana, the vibrant waterfront social dining and entertainment destination located in Abu Dhabi, announces six new F&B concepts to its rapidly expanding culinary portfolio. The dynamic new concepts: Grand Beirut, Wing It, Pinky Fish, Otoro, Oii, and Mado, all exemplify Al Qana's commitment to establishing itself as a world-class lifestyle destination, allowing visitors of all ages the opportunity to immerse themselves within a vast array of exquisite cuisines and inspirational tastes and experiences.
Abu Dhabi residents are eager to socialize again and seek places that offer adventure and rejuvenation, especially open-air spaces with lavish landscapes and waterside eateries. As a result, Al Qana aims to transform Abu Dhabi into the most livable city in the world by enriching the city’s waterfront with culinary concepts.
Stuart Gissing, General Manager at Al Qana, said "At Al Qana, we are committed towards curating extraordinary human experiences whilst cultivating a vibrant business ecosystem. Our six new food and beverage offerings are important in developing Al Qana into a diverse yet authentic destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi."
"For the second year in a row, Abu Dhabi has been named 'the most livable city in the region'; the new ranking results from the Government's continued social and economic development and successful response to the challenges of the pandemic. Al Qana's holistic concept will be critical in sustaining Abu Dhabi's vision of providing a high standard of living to all residents and visitors." added Stuart.
Niveen Ibrahim, COO at MBT Development and Executive Director at MBT Restaurant Management at Grand Beirut said, "We have been waiting for the perfect location to bring forth our unique dining concept to Abu Dhabi. Al Qana's commitment towards celebrating art, culture, and human experiences resonates with our vision. At Grand Beirut, we pay homage to the rich cultural traditions of the Levant. Moreover, our authentic, handcrafted menu focuses on enhancing the flavor of traditional Lebanese dishes instead of reinventing them."
Hasan Almarar, Founder and Owner at Otoro said, "We are delighted to begin our journey in Abu Dhabi. Al Qana's spectacular breathtaking views and diverse collection of cuisines makes it the perfect spot to introduce our contemporary spin on Modern Japanese concept. We are certain that our customers will enjoy the sizzling Japanese wagyu steaks, quirky but high-quality sushi and specialty rolls, the sharing-style menu, and dynamic ambiance that Otoro has to offer."
Mohamed AlMazrouei, Vice Chairman, at Mado said, "Mado's new flagship location, set to elevate dining experiences in Abu Dhabi, will be spacious yet intimate, and will be one of the most intriguing gastronomic ventures and social gathering places when it opens. Known for our delicious Turkish cuisines, sweets and unique ice-cream concepts, from the famous Kahramanmaras ice cream to our one-of-a-kind goat’s milk cheese, jams and yogurt, Mado is the quentisential blend of traditional flavors and modern tastes. Al Qana's tranquil and re-energizing design creates the ideal environment for our guests to rest, rejuvenate, refresh and relish in our distinct recipes.”
Ayesha Al Mansoori, founder and CEO, at Oii said, “We are super excited for the opportunity to launch Oii restaurant and Cafe in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Al Qana’s unique blend of modernity and tradition makes it the ideal fit to introduce our Mediterranean fine dining concept which adds a signature contemporary twist to traditional recipes passed down from generations. We are convinced that our customers will have an unforgettable experience tasting our tantalizing dishes, served with love in a cozy and lively ambient setting. At Oii, we put our heart and soul in serving joy to our customers.
Al Qana introduces two new concepts of MBT Management with an innovative culinary experience that entices the visitors and encourages them to come again with friends and family. First, Pinky Fish restaurant is a perfect milieu for seafood connoisseurs, introducing guests to an exquisitely curated menu prepared from the freshest catch of the day and unique signature interactive tableside experiences.
Also, Wing It will be the perfect choice for those visitors who wish to have a munch while strolling around to soak in the exquisite abundance that Al Qana has to offer. The menu is crisp and includes everything delicious, from kebabs, wraps, and fries to refreshing drinks.
Al Qana strives to offer a new definition of lifestyle experiences while redefining Abu Dhabi's landscape by offering a unique collection of attractions integrated with state-of-the-art facilities. It is anchored with waterside eateries, the largest standalone cinema in Abu Dhabi, the Middle East's largest aquarium, first-of-its-kind lifestyle hub including wellness facilities, a gaming hub for E-sports and VR experiences, kids' zone, and 2km of landscaped community spaces.