BHAR, the Arabic word for ‘spice’, is designed to awaken the senses, evoking a feeling of tradition in a contemporary Middle Eastern style brasserie. Experience the authentic flavours of Chef Mohanad Al Shamali, paired with incredible sunset views.

Welcome to an open plan kitchen where the team’s dedicated live cooking stations and expertise form an integral part of the dining experience. Chef De Cuisine Mohanad Al Shamali, originally from Syria, brings years of extensive culinary experience in the UAE to this brand new signature restaurant. Menu highlights include Chef Mohanad’s trademark dish black cod Syadieh, as well as other culinary creations such as crispy soft-shell crab saj with garlic mayonnaise and harissa and duck fat chips “ harra “.

The interior design and decor of BHAR incorporates playful and exotic elements associated with the region. Modern Middle Eastern ambiance is seen throughout, with all dishes and beverages served using plates, silverware and glassware that combine intricate designs and engravings. Inspired by the forms and textures found in the region, BHAR embraces the elements of water, stone, rich colours, wood and light.

As the sun drops over the Dubai Water Canal, the atmosphere heats up and it’s time to kick back and relax at the BHAR Lounge. Enjoy the spectacular Dubai sunset views, live entertainment, shisha and masterful mixology.

Vibrant local entertainment is accompanied by a refreshing selection of house brewed traditional and international teas flavored with indigenous Levantine ingredients. Karkadeh iced tea anyone?

The playful twists on traditional flavors, authentic service and seamless blending of old and new tastes will charm BHAR’s guests at every turn at Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai.