The light, bright open venue features floor-to-ceiling windows, indoor greenery and a 35m long bar, making it a refreshing pit-stop for after-work chilling, with DJ tunes to add to the atmosphere. The theme is driven home with a stock exchange-style board (and downloadable app) offering drinks specials, while a giant elephant painted by Dubai-based Graffiti artist Steffi Bow at the door - there will be artist activations and pop-ups every three months - brings the name to life.
The seven cuisines that are showcased by chef Mahmoud Turkmani are Italian, Mexican, Spanish, Indian, Indonesian, British and Middle Eastern, with the comforting signature dishes including tandoori skewers, chicken coconut salad, fish cakes, Italian truffle salami, raw Kibbeh, and shrimp tacos. Exotic cocktails such as Bali Beach, Arabic Old Fashioned and Lavender Storm are highlights of the beverage menu, while shisha is also on offer.
The work hard and play hard types