Mezza House, Downtown, Dubai

HONESTLY’S VERDICT
In a word:  Shisalicious
Food:  Fresh and tasty authentic Levantine dishes
Service:  Could have done with a little more soul
Presentation:  Loving the presentation of food on copper & wood, against the modern Arabic feel to the interiors
Ambience:  Buzzing, social and smokey
Location:  Dine in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa
Value for money:  It’s reasonably priced
Worth a visit?:  If you love shisha and Levantine cuisine, then this is the place for you.

I was invited to Mezza House by White Label Media to test out their Iftar dishes prior to the start of Ramadan.  This was another trip into the semi-known for me, I’ve done a few iftar feasts in my time in Dubai and tasted some Levantine cuisine curtsey of my trip to Zaroob.  Mezza House promises a unique dinning concept with ‘Soulful Levantine Cuisine’; a taste of the best of traditional dishes from Syrian, Palestinian, Lebanese and Jordanian created by chef and owner, Nasser Zuhour.

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Breakfast buffet at Fazaris, The Address Downtown, Dubai

HONESTLY’S VERDICT
In a word: Quality!
Food: Freshly prepared, good quality and plenty to chose from
Service:  Attentive, as you’d expect from The Address hotels.
Presentation:  Interiors are beautiful with a subtle wow factor, service and eating areas look clean, and the food is nicely laid out.
Ambience:  Peaceful and relaxing, a perfect way to ease yourself into the day.
Location: Right next to Dubai Mall, perfect for eating and then wandering round one of the world’s biggest malls to burn off a few calories.
Value for money: You make your own value for money at a buffet, make sure you’re hungry when you get there and pace yourself!
Worth a visit?: Yes, get there early, grab a table outside under the leafy canopy and be ready to get your monies worth.

**Unfortunately, after a fire on New Years Eve 2015, the Address Downtown Hotel is closed indefinitely**

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