We had plans to visit Feast at Grand Sheraton since months ago but Ramadan popped in and we decided to try their Iftar instead of their famous Friday Brunch or their weekday themed evenings. The place was buzzing with people upon entrance.
Unfortunately, Dubaigirl couldn’t visit due to Family commitment so myself (Mr. A) went ahead with a guest and feasted at the Feast!
The whole ambiance was cultural and elegant at the same time. The space was huge with food stations everywhere, lots of marble tops and steel.
We quickly grabbed Iftar starters like fatayers and drinks to break our fast. Once done, we started exploring all the stations to see what Feast had to offer.
The starters had the usual Arabic/Lebanese hummus, mutabbal, grape leaves and salads. All of course of top-notch quality.
The Levant Station
The levant station had the most variety – Juicy kababs, Sheesh Tawook, Fish. There were also a lot of curry based dishes as well. You can spot their giant grills and tandoors through the glass walls.
The lamb Oozi was a disappointment. The rice was very sticky for some reason and did not have much flavor to it. The meat or the rich yogurt served with it could not save the dish.
The Indian Station
Feast had a small collection of Indian cuisine and it was way better than expected. The Chicken Biryani in particular was marvelous. The curry was terrific although I did not see any naan around. They also had Black lentils and white rice.
The Italian Section
I don’t think it counts as a station but they had two different types of Pizzas – Margarita and Chicken Pizza. Tried a slice of each..doughy perfection, topped with tomato sauce, covered in rich cheese. They also had a vast variety of cheeses in glass domes which I did not try.
The Bread Station
By far the best Bread collection I have seen. They have a huge variety to choose from including two types of Focaccia – Olive and Tomatoes. The little details like Red Pesto in a jar and lots of Oils to drizzle on your bread was impressive.
The Chinese Station
Even though I don’t enjoy Chinese cuisine much I really liked everything they had to offer on this station. The duck chow mein was outstanding which was being prepared live on woks. Loved the Tom yum soup as well.
Look out for the Giant fist sized Dimsums which had excellent filling of chicken and prawn. They also served mussels and Prawn woks. Dubaigirl truly missed out her two favorite cuisines here..Seafood and Chinese.
Since I have a sweet tooth, this was my favorite. They had an extensive collection of desserts – Cheesecake, brownies, Traditional Arabic sweets, Chocolate fountain, Fruits…Way too many to name. I relished everything I tried. Absolute try is the Raspberry sorbet and Mango ice cream.
The only area Feast lacked at was the service. There was no one attending our table to clear the dirty and empty plates. By the time we were done with desserts, our table was a complete mess.
Most of the Iftar buffets we have attended served mainly Levant cuisine and honestly I was really bored of the same food everywhere. I was glad to feast at Feast and got to explore all the different cuisines in one buffet. Once again a reminder for Dubaigirl, she missed out on taste and variety. I would definitely recommend Iftar at Feast – Sheraton Grand Dubai!
Price: AED 199 / person
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