Emirates Park Zoo & Resort
Take A Walk on the Wild Side at Emirates Park Zoo & Resort
What’s new: Three upgraded restaurants, newly renovated chalets, and staycations at the adjoined world-class resort
Emirates Park Zoo & Resort is offering the opportunity for families to go wild in 2019, with special experiences that combines culinary excellence across its three upgraded restaurants, edutaining programs covering all residents of the zoo, and memorable staycations at its well-appointed resort. Located just 35 km away from Abu Dhabi city, Emirates Park Zoo & Resort has been delighting visitors since 2008.
Today, the zoo is home to more than 1,400 animals and feature star attractions that include the Bird Park, Reptile House, Snake Alley, Giraffe Park, Flamingo Park, Wildlife Walk, Primate Parade, Petting Zoo, Camel Farm, Mammal Cave, Equine Enclosure, and the Hippo House. Families will be making memories to last a lifetime as they enjoy the sights and sounds of the zoo along with unique, stimulating experiences such as the Zoo Zip & Climb adventure, Breakfast with the Giraffe, Crocodile Feeding, Big Cat Experience, and an exotic wildlife tour through edutaining animal encounters.
A day at the zoo means you need to budget time for eating. And don’t expect just your traditional quick-service fare. Emirates Park Zoo & Resort has high-quality menus that are chef-driven from local chefs and restaurants. Start your gastronomic journey at Qasr Al Turath which serves authentic Yemeni cuisine in a relaxed all-day setting. The distinctive venue has earned itself a reputation for using fresh and flavorsome ingredients to create sensational dishes that are both, savory and sweet. Its inspiring menu features an exquisite array of renowned Yemeni delights including Mandi, Saltah, Madfoun, Mashwi, and Thareed along with hot and cold beverages and a selection of desserts to satisfy sweet cravings.
The Hide Restaurant presents a fine dining concept in an indoor area with a wide balcony that faces the zoo, making it a whole new different dining experience. The boutique café focuses on serving the best seasonal and traditional dishes which draw inspiration from American and International cuisine and offer ample choices to whet every palate. For added convenience, The Hide Restaurant also features a non-smoking and family friendly environment with a children’s play area.
Encroached in the rustic foliage of greenery and the soft murmurs of the zoo, Al Dar Restaurant offers a unique experience that is a combination of tasty comfort food, gorgeous forest-themed ambiance, and warm hospitality. Shining a spotlight on delectable Khaleeji and Lebanese flavors, highlights include aromatic mandi loaded with meat that oozes juices packed with flavor, sizzling pakoras stuffed with spiced meat, stews tying together rich vegetables, slow-cooked eggplants fused with tahini, Middle Eastern kibbeh, and a platter of lamb, beef, chicken and fish grills. The dessert section also glows with a wide assortment ranging from Emirati sweet treats to custards, crème caramel, cakes, brownies amongst other international favorites. Guests can rummage the extensive list that offers an impressive variety of Arabic specialties that will leave even the most discerning foodie comfortably full and satisfied.
Amp up the experience by topping off your day with a comfortable overnight stay at one of the resort’s newly renovated chalets or thoughtfully appointed guestrooms. Guests enjoy urbane and intelligent services from the resort’s team who curates each guest’s Emirates Park experience with access to distinguished amenities such as the massive swimming pool, and the zoo.
For more information, visit www.emiratespark.ae or call +971 2 501 0050 or +971 52 911 3990.