Leaning on Spain’s popular cosmopolitan culture and culinary traditions, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre is adding another feather to the proverbial cap with Bebemos, bringing the country’s most famous culinary tradition of Tapas to Dubai.
Taking references from a culture that is renowned for its culinary vibrancy and relaxed way of life, Bebemos marries robust flavours from Europe’s Iberian Peninsula with the country’s extraordinary artistic heritage. The dining philosophy at Bebemos is a nod to the Spanish way of life and will stay true to the las Tapas culture of socializing, sharing food amid friendly banter and sangrias. Bebemos brings exotic favourites ranging from the North’s seafood-focused cuisine to Central Spain’s assorted roast meat specialities. The menu boasts of keeping the flavours as authentic as the tapa served in mainland Span and uses specialty ingredients, including Bomba rice, olive oil, Ñora peppers, among many others sourced directly from Spain to give patrons an authentic experience. Diners can expect an assorted fare of crisp, golden brown Croquetas stuffed with Chicken or Porcini mushrooms, robustly flavoured bombas, as well as a selection of bravas, including everything from Padron peppers to exotic renditions of Crab Ensalada, Fried calamari, Octopus that are sure to surprise the senses with authentic flavours and artsy presentation. Presenting a wonderful selection of flavours are the signature dishes, including a juicy Chuleton Steak, prepared to perfection using the finest cut of a 1kg beef prime rib steak. Seafood lovers can delight in the distinct flavours from Spain’s coastline, presenting fisherman’s staple dishes including Zarzuela “fish stew”, catch of the day a la donostiarra among other specialities. Home to a large Live paella grill, diners can take their pick from 5 different types of paellas, with proteins ranging from assorted seafood to crustaceans as well as chicken and artichokes.
Bebemos offers a varied selection of gluten-free and vegan dishes, notable being Grilled vegetables served with Romesco sauce, a nut- and a pepper-based sauce flavoured with the goodness of assorted nuts, roasted garlic, and spiced with Ñora peppers, native to the Valencia region of Spain. Indulging sweet cravings are specials like Churros or treat your palate to the quintessential Crema Catalana infused with a refreshing citrusy flourish.
The dining philosophy at Bebemos honours the authenticity of Spanish flavours whilst emphasizing on the cosmopolitan side of Spain in its beverage selection. Housed with an expansive selection of signature Spanish beverages, the assorted spirits and libations at Bebemos are nuanced with select molecular ingredients, encompassing the artistic and neo-modern duality of Spanish culture. A similar rationale is evident across Bebemos’ decor, with splashes of vibrant colours inspired from Antoni Gaudi’s modernist art that co-habits in perfect harmony with raw brick walls and fluid arches, reminiscent of the country’s Gothic architectural wonders.