Old is gold at Restaurant Old Castello which mesmerises with its chilled-out ambience, eclectic entertainment and themed menu.
Location- Jumeirah 1, Dubai
Cuisine- Indian, Arabic, Mediterranean
Price for meal for two- 200 AED
Must try- Beetroot Kebabs, Cold Mezza Platter, Pan Kiwi Shisha, Smoked Dal Makhni
Here are reasons why Old Castello restaurant should top your charts for eating out –
- IPL screening and Cricket Streaming (ICC World Cup)
As many as 12 LED screens across the different segments of the restaurant and a grand projector screen offer lavish IPL screenings and other sports events happening from time to time.
- Themed menu
As IPL is the buzzword, there’s Chef special IPL themed quick bite and Mocktail / Milkshake menu: Think of Rajasthani Royale Boondi Ladoo, , Hyderabadi Kebabs, Bombay Pav Bhaji Sliders and Manglorean Mini idlis. For Mocktails, there is Captain Cooler, heart breaker, spicy guava yorker, bullfrog crease, KitKat milkshake and more. Not just the menu, the presentation is also in tandem with cricket theme! Smoke-inducing food display, stunning cutlery and needless to say, the tempting food entice visitors to make frequent revisits.
Clubbing the new menu with the IPL sports spirit, guests at Old Castello can opt for the Century deal. For 100 AED, you will get one regular shisha, one Mocktail of your choice and one IPL themed quick starter.
- Participate and win a host of prizes in Castello Masti Nights
RJ Lokesh (from ARN and City 101.6 FM) and Joe Mohan (upcoming emcee) have vowed the audience with their mimicry and fun segments so do catch them for fun Antakshari round. I happened to participate in Bollywood quiz night. The quiz was conducted by Joe Mohan in a very engaging and entertaining manner. He kept us hooked with his Bollywood trivia and mimicry. Bollywood Quiz Nights features three rounds and winners of each round walk away with amazing prizes. For all the Bollywood buffs, Old Castello is the way to go! On Thursdays,
Enjoy great food while you get regaled by sensational Arabic music.
- Enticing old-world ambience
The colourful Morroccan lamps at the entrance lobby offer a magnificent welcome. Moving a step ahead, the tiny fountains on the side allure you to a calm and peaceful haven. As we take a seat inside, I feel so relaxed and I know that I am not going to be leaving this place for hours.
Those who like their games with slow puffs of shisha cannot miss out on the IPL special deal. All flavours of shishas at Old Castello are priced at AED 32 for 32 days of IPL. IPL or not, it’s exciting news for all shisha Lovers! There are over 50 varieties of shisha. I loved the Pan kiwi shisha and highly recommend it.
- Spacious and comes with party hall
The restaurant has enormous seating capacity of around 250 people with a provision for party hall on the first floor (for up to 50 people).