Dubai welcomes world’s first Real Madrid Café
DUBAI –Real Madrid brings the fabled football club’s exciting world to Dubai with the establishment of the world’s first ever Real Madrid Café at The Beach Mall in JBR.
The two-level dining destination, which can accommodate up to 375 guests, recreates the myth and magic of one of the world’s most exciting and beloved football clubs.
Real Madrid Café, part of the Real Madrid World, offers a vibrant mix of dining, entertainment and retail experience for football lovers, especially passionate fans of the Real Madrid football club.
“We are very excited to open the doors to the very first Real Madrid Café in the world, and privileged that it will happening right here in Dubai, a city that is equally passionate about football and food,” said Khaled Al Muhairy, Chairman, Ginza Holdings, an established name in the food and beverage industry in the region, and operators of Real Madrid Café.
According to Muhairy, Real Madrid developed the F&B concept based on the essence and ambiance of the world of football, specifically leveraging the Real Madrid’s past and present and those who have made it what it is today. “The Real Madrid Café is where football and the world that revolves around the Club come alive, evoking its achievements, players and facilities, visually showcasing testimonies of its myths, as well as the greatest and most unforgettable moments in its history,” added Al Muhairy.
Real Madrid Café offers a scintillating and vibrant experience, where they can mingle with football lovers, and indulge in mouth-watering, Spanish-inspired dishes. “We’ve created a distinctive menu combining traditional Spanish favourites, such as gazpacho, omeletes and paella; along with a wide selection of international specialities, as well as beverages and snacks,” said Rene Rojas, Senior Restaurant Manager.
The dining experience is complemented by the football-inspired interiors, proudly recreating the world of Real Madrid in an indulgent setting, whilst at the same time providing panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf.
At Real Madrid Café, passionate lovers of Real Madrid can also purchase merchandise and memorabilias of their favourite football club, and can watch exciting football matches from the world’s best leagues as well as games from the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2014 championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil via massive, wall mounted plasma screens strategically installed in the two level café.
In addition, to mark the occasion of the FIFA World Cup 2014, Real Madrid Café is giving a 15% discount to all guests who will be wearing their country’s football t-shirts when visiting the restaurant.