Isn’t there something about the 1990s? There is a particular allure and sense of belonging to the 1990s, no matter the country. And right now, you may go back in time and see Dubai as it was in the 1990s. Wondering how? Al Embratoor Cook & Restaurant, is a secret find that instantly takes you back to the 1990s. Read on to unravel Dubai’s secrets from the 90s.
A treasure trove for those born in the 90s, the restaurant doesn’t appear particularly impressive from the outside at first. But this little restaurant, which is tucked away in a charming corner of Hamriya in Dubai’s Al Mamzar, is a veritable gold mine of everything from the 1990s. This eatery is embellished from floor to ceiling with all things that had its origin in the 90s and is probably not around anymore.
You will undoubtedly go down memory lane when you visit this place, passing items like an antique television, a rack of soda bottles, and a box of marbles. Here, almost every item will transport you back to the 1980s and 1990s, when TVs arrived in boxes and games weren’t played online. Oh, and there are still a lot of things from simpler times around, like newspapers, dominoes, good old Nokia phones, and VHS tapes.
Additionally, the restaurant has a menu that will make you actually feel like a kid again. Well, if you grew up in the 1990s, you will certainly squeal with delight when you see the retro delicacies from that era, which are unquestionably excellent and timeless. Chips from Oman, Danish butter biscuits, Areej, Pepsi bottles and cans sporting the previous logo, and much more are all available.
The restaurant does serve some delicious foods that you can enjoy. Don’t miss their chicken biryani, chicken Foga, over five different fish dishes, shrimp and calamari salona, and much more. In a nutshell, this is a location where you can have a filling lunch and stock up on 90s memorabilia.