New Peruvian restaurant announced for Dubai's soon-to-open Royal Atlantis
- La Mar by Gaston Acurio is the latest restauarnt to be announced for the soon-to-open hotel Royal Atlantis
- The famed Lima-born chef has more than 50 restaurants worldwide
- Diners can expect Acurio’s signature cebiche, freshly grilled anticuchos, and pisco-led cocktails when it opens in late 2020
- It will join concepts by Jose Andres, Ariana Bundy, Costas Spiliadis, and Heston Blumenthal in the development located alongside Atlantis The Palm
There a new big name chef set to join the likes of Jose Andres, Ariana Bundy, Costas Spiliadis, and Heston Blumenthal at the Royal Atlantis Resort and Residence when it opens its doors in 2020.
La Mar by Gastón Acurio will be the first traditional cebichería in Dubai, welcoming guests to an intimate space devoted to the South American tradition of cebiche and pisco sour.
La Mar’s menu will feature traditional Peruvian seafood dishes, headined by Acurio’s celebrated Peruvian cebiche, which is made to order and combines the freshest, sustainable catch with a leche de tigre citrus-based marinade of lime and ají peppers.
Additional signature fare will include a selection of sharable causas; mashed potato dumplings topped with seafood, tiraditos; a Peruvian style of sashimi and anticucho, and Peruvian street food including chicken thighs, veal heart and octopus in potato cream. The long list of signatures will also include ribeye chimichurri, braised, slow cooked Asado cheeks and crispy pork shank.
To complete the experience, La Mar will be home to a comprehensive cocktail programme including Peruvian classics infused with Pisco, a Peruvian grape brandy, and iconic cocktails with a Peruvian twist.
The design of the newly announced restaurant has been inspired by a ‘Fisherman’s Wharf’. It will feature a high cane ceiling with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Palm Island via a large open terrace.