Restaurant Review: La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie, Vida Downtown Hotel, Dubai

For a real treat, book the chef's table
ByOlivia SpadavecchiaWednesday , 23 April 2014
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The crisp white decor at La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie is a draw by itself, not to mention its offering of some of the freshest bread and pastries in the city. The traditional Parisian boulangerie sits on the ground floor, complemented by a shaded terrace. Head upstairs to discover the bistro, serving lunch and dinner, and a wide selection of beverages. Upstairs, don’t miss the whole roasted chicken with foie gras and the tarte flambée, while the French toast and eggs Benedict from the boulangerie make for Downtown’s best breakfast. For a real treat, book the chef’s table; it seats 12 in an intimate dining room adjoining the kitchen so you can immerse yourself in the culinary theatre. 

On the menu

Starter
Cherry tomatoes with goat  cheese and hazelnut Dhs75

Main
Beef short rib with sweet onion Dhs245

Dessert
Pain perdu (French toast) Dhs65

INFO: Vida Downtown Hotel, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, 04 428 6969 (bistro), 04 428 6966 (boulangerie), reservations@laserre.ae, www.laserre.ae