I am a OBG Travel agency staff member, and I recently visited the Shangri-la Dubai ( Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai ) and its restaurant Shang Palace. I want to share with you my experience, and hope to help you understand the features and advantages of this hotel and restaurant.
First of all, let’s learn about Dubai. Dubai is a country in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the Middle East. Dubai used to be a small country that relied on fishing and pearl trading, but in the late 20th century, with the discovery and development of oil, Dubai began a rapid economic transformation and urban construction. Dubai developed its tourism industry by building many “world’s best” attractions and buildings, such as the world’s tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest shopping mall Dubai Mall, the world’s most luxurious hotel Burj Al Arab, and the artificial island project Palm Islands. These amazing ideas and engineering made Dubai an international metropolis, attracting tourists and business people from all over the world. Dubai is also known as the “rich country”, showing its wealth and prosperity.
Next, let’s get to know the Shangri-La Hotel Group. The Shangri-La Hotel Group is a multinational hotel management company, founded by Malaysian Chinese tycoon Robert Kuok in 1971. Its name comes from the novel Lost Horizon by British writer James Hilton in 1933, which describes a mysterious and beautiful utopia called Shangri-La. The Shangri-La Hotel Group is famous for providing high-quality services and facilities, and strives to make guests feel at home. The Shangri-La Hotel Group currently has more than 100 luxury hotels and resorts in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Oceania, with more than 40,000 rooms. The Shangri-La Hotel Group also has four different market-oriented brands: Shangri-La, Traders Hotels, Kerry Hotels and Hotel Jen.
Shangri-La Dubai, The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai is a five-star hotel opened by the Shangri-La Hotel Group in 2003, located on Sheikh Zayed Road in downtown Dubai, only 10 minutes drive from Burj Khalifa. This hotel has 302 rooms and suites, as well as 126 serviced apartments, all equipped with modern amenities and elegant decorations. The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai also has a luxurious spa center, a fitness center, a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a kids club, offering guests a variety of leisure and entertainment options.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai also has several restaurants and bars, offering guests different dining styles and features. Among them are:
Shang Palace - Shangri-La Dubai: This is a classic Cantonese restaurant that offers authentic Guangdong cuisine and local delicacies, as well as exquisite dim sum. Shang Palace’s menu has Beijing roast duck, fresh seafood, Australian abalone, wok-fried chicken with peach in sweet and sour sauce, wok-fried Kung Pao style chicken, and many other classic and creative dishes that let guests taste the traditional and modern flavors of China. Shang Palace also has an elegant private room that is suitable for hosting private parties or business meetings.
ikandy ultralounge - Shangri-La Dubai: This is a trendy open-air bar located on the fifth floor of the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, overlooking Burj Khalifa and Dubai skyline. ikandy ultralounge offers various cocktails, snacks and shisha, as well as live DJ music, letting guests enjoy Dubai’s nightlife in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.
Hoi An - Shangri-La Dubai: This is a Vietnamese-style restaurant that is famous for its colorful decor and lanterns. Hoi An offers authentic Vietnamese dishes, such as spring rolls, rice noodles, beef salad and so on, as well as various fresh seafood and vegetarian options. Hoi An also has an open kitchen that lets guests see how the chefs prepare each dish.
Balcony Bar - Shangri-La Dubai: This is a cozy lounge bar located on the second floor of the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, adjacent to Shang Palace. Balcony Bar offers various international brands of beer, wine, liquor and soft drinks, as well as snacks and salads. Balcony Bar also has a spacious balcony that lets guests enjoy the view of Dubai city.
Today, I want to share with you the protagonist of this article - Shang Palace. You may not know that there are many Chinese restaurants called Shang Palace in Shangri-La hotels around the world. This is because Shang Palace is one of the iconic brands of the Shangri-La Hotel Group, representing its respect and inheritance of Chinese cuisine culture. The Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai is no exception, it is one of the most popular and famous Chinese restaurants in Dubai, and was recommended by the Michelin Guide as a restaurant worth trying in 2023.
I went to the Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai today, and tried their Cantonese dim sum buffet lunch. This is a very cost-effective and delicious choice, only 98AED per person, you can order unlimited 16 dishes and desserts. These dishes include five kinds of steamed dim sum, five kinds of fried dim sum, two kinds of home-style stir-fries and three desserts, one soup. I tasted almost all the dishes, and felt very delicious and exquisite.
I think the Cantonese dim sum buffet lunch at the Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai is a very recommendable choice, not only reasonable in price, but also rich in variety and quality. If you are a person who likes Chinese food, or want to try Chinese food culture, you must go to the Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai and try it out. You will not be disappointed.
Finally, I have some good news for you. If you want to stay at the Shangri-La Dubai (Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai) , you can book the luxury circle price of the Shangri-La Hotel with us. This way, you can enjoy the following discounts and benefits:
On the basis of the most favorable price on the hotel’s official website, you will also receive two breakfasts, early check-in and late check-out benefits, a $100 hotel consumption credit, a VIP welcome letter and a welcome gift.
Imagine that by booking a hotel with us for about $200, you can use the $100 gift to eat a free lunch for a family of three at Shang Palace, and we also provide breakfast and room upgrade services worth about $100, which is really very suitable.
This is a rare opportunity, don’t miss it. If you are interested, please contact our email: [email protected]. We will provide you with the most professional and considerate service, and let you have an unforgettable holiday at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai.
Thank you for reading my article, I hope you like it. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to leave me a message. I look forward to hearing from you. Goodbye!