Atlantis, The Palm Is Inviting Foodies To Take The Veganuary Challenge

With so many enticing vegan menus on offer at a host of world-class restaurants, Atlantis, The Palm is making it easy for diners to join the skyrocketing plant food movement

A record 250,000 people worldwide signed up to the Veganuary movement in 2019. In celebration of Veganuary, and in line with the explosive uptake of the plant-based lifestyle, Ayamna, Bread Street Kitchen, Hakkasan, Nobu, Ronda Locatelli and WHITE Beach & Restaurant are all curating special vegan menus for the month of January starting at just 175AED.

Veganuary at Ayamna

A favourite with guests across the world thanks to Chef Ali El Bourji’s fresh, vibrant take on Middle Eastern cuisine, Ayamna is one of the Atlantis, The Palm’s most popular dining venues. And with Arabic food lending itself so perfectly to the vegan movement, guests can embark on a tantalising journey with authentic regional flavours. A colourful assortment of hot and cold mezzes start proceedings with dishes like baba ganoush (a smoky eggplant dip), freekeh salad, and crowd-pleasing falafel with tahina. Main courses include an explosion of flavours in the shape of Moghrabieh, a traditional Lebanese dish of wheat semolina dough pearls with heirloom baby carrots, as well as baked pumpkin kibbeh stuffed with spinach and chickpeas. Sweet endings can be found in the apricot muhalabiya (almond milk pudding) and the vegan chocolate ganache cake, winter berries and pomegranate sorbet. A captivating belly dancer will elevate the traditional Arabic experience.

  • Date: Jan 1st to 31st
  • Time: 18:00-23:00 daily
  • Price: Vegan sharing menu AED 175 per person
  • Children welcome
  • Entertainment: Belly dancer daily except Mondays
  • Extensive selection of Lebanese and international wines and beers, as well as arak and signature cocktails

Veganuary at Bread Street Kitchen

Joining the quest to encourage diners to eat healthily and mindfully, Bread Street Kitchen will be offering a three-course vegan menu as well as vegan wines – because not all wines were created to be vegan-friendly. Diners will have the option to start with dips, flatbreads and roasted vegetables or a superfood salad, before moving on to a vegan take on two of Gordon Ramsay’s most famous dishes: a “shepardless pie” or a vegetable wellington served with a beetroot jus. A delicious dairy-free pineapple pannacotta with kiwi, passionfruit and coconut sorbet has been designed to prove that vegans have fun too.

  • Date: Jan 1st to 31st
  • Time: 18.00-22:30 (23:00 Thursday and Friday)
  • Price: Vegan sharing menu AED 150 per person
  • Children welcome
  • Entertainment: Background music
  • Vegan wines and regular beverage menu on offer

Veganuary at Hakkasan 

A leader in modern contemporary luxury and a purveyor of good taste, Hakkasan is at the cutting-edge of culinary trends and craftsmanship, and the Cantonese restaurant’s three-course vegan menu will further showcase the culinary team’s pioneering skills. Diners will start with pillowy steamed dim sum, grilled vegetarian Shanghai dumplings, and vegetable and pine nut lettuce wraps, while main dishes will send taste buds into overdrive with dishes such as tofu, aubergine and shitake hotpot in chilli black bean sauce, three style mushroom stir-fry with lily bulb and macadamia nut and a crispy bean curd wrap. An exotic fruit platter will round off the evening with a fresh, sweet note.

  • Date: Jan 1st to 31st
  • Time: 18:00-23:00
  • Price: Vegan sharing menu AED 350 per person
  • Children below 10 welcome from 18:00-19:00
  • Entertainment: An immersive musical journey
  • Half board: AED 150 per adult, AED 75 per child
  • A la carte menu available
  • Regular beverage menu on offer

Veganuary at Nobu

Nobu’s innovative set vegan menu for the month of January will make it easy to embrace the vegan menu. Avocado dry miso, vegetable sushi rolls, crispy shitake salad, brussel sprout Dan noodle miso ponzu cauliflower with jalapeno dressing and roasted leeks with miso. Diners will round off proceedings with a wonderfully tart and fragrant yuzu cocoa dessert. Premium spirits and a wine list as well as Nobu’s exclusive Hokusetsu sake and signature cocktails can be ordered separately top accompany the meal, while DJ Kroft will be on hand to provide an ambient soundtrack to the evening.

  • Date: Jan 1st to 31st
  • Time: 18:00-23:00 (12:00 midnight on Thursdays)
  • Price: Vegan menu AED 350 per person
  • Children below 10 welcome from 18:00-19:00
  • Entertainment: Resident DJ
  • A la carte menu available
  • Regular beverage menu on offer

Veganuary at Ronda Locatelli

Staying ahead of the game, Ronda Locatelli is already a favourite amongst vegans thanks to celebrated chef Giorgio Locatelli launching a vegan menu – with no less than 40 dishes – back in November 2018. The restaurant will be upping its vegan game even further in January with a set three-course menu designed to titillate taste buds. With a choice of two salads for a starter including a spinach salad with vegan cheese and walnuts, diners can then opt for Italian-style dumplings or a vegetarian pizza loaded with colourful vegetables for mains. For dessert, diners can look forward to a decadent chocolate bomb with hot raspberry sauce, while the beverage menu focuses on Italian wines and classic Italian cocktails.

  • • Date: Jan 1st to 31st
  • • Time: 18:00- 22:30 (23:00 on Thursdays and Fridays)
  • • Children welcome; a children’s menu will be provided
  • • Entertainment: Background music
  • • Price: Vegan sharing menu AED 175 per person
  • • A la carte menu available
  • • Regular beverage menu on offer

Veganuary at WHITE Restaurant

Not just a chic beach club, WHITE restaurant is rapidly growing a glowing reputation for its fresh and vibrant Mediterranean-inspired menu. The laidback shoreside restaurant will be celebrating Veganuary with an extensive three-course menu with a choice of three different starters and three different mains, and two unique desserts including a delicious but innocent superfood bowl with acai sorbet, kiwis, almonds and goji berries. For appetisers diners can pick from an array of salads, while mains include roasted sweet potato and truffle cauliflower tacos, a Mediterranean vegetable tian and vegan tagliatelle with eggplant and cashew crumble. Premium beverages and signature cocktails will be on hand to complement the enticing menu, while a resident DJ sets the mood.

  • • Date: Jan 1st to 31st
  • • Time: 12:00 midday- 12:00 midnight (last seating 23:30)
  • • Children welcome in restaurant only
  • • Entertainment: Resident DJ
  • • Price: Vegan sharing menu AED 175 per person
  • • A la carte menu available
  • • Regular beverage menu on offer

For reservations, please call +971 4 426 2626 or email restaurantreservations@atlantisthepalm.com.


About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai 

Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort destination in the region and located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Opened in September 2008, the unique ocean-themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 17 hectares of waterpark amusement at Atlantis Aquaventure, all within a 46-hectare site. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with over 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Aquaventure Waterpark features 18 million litres of fresh water used to power thrilling waterslides, a 2.3-kilometre river ride with tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white-water chargers. Dolphin Bay, the unparalleled dolphin conservation and education habitat, and Sea Lion Point were created to provide guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about one of nature’s most friendly mammals. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops as well as extensive meeting and convention facilities. Atlantis, The Palm is also known as the culinary destination in the region where guests can take their pick from a collection of 29 world-renowned restaurants including Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Hakkasan, Nobu, Ronda Locatelli, Seafire Steakhouse & Bar, award-winning underwater restaurant, Ossiano, and traditional Middle Eastern favourite, Ayamna. The nightlife scene at Atlantis is lively, too, with the fun-filled Wavehouse offering something for everyone, and WHITE Beach & Restaurant the perfect place to unwind with a drink as the sun slips into the Arabian Sea.