Summer House, Zighy Bay

Lil T is an easy boy to care of.  He already sleeps 12 hours straight from 8pm-8am.  We brought his nanny along only so hubby and I can go out on a date after 8pm 🙂

Our date that night involved a smorgasbord of food.  We might be small compared to our Western counterparts but boy can we take in a meal, especially after a day of swimming.

Even from afar you’ll notice that Summer House Restaurant’s terrace was set up with low lighting and candles.  This time of the year allows for cooler temperatures and you can very well have an excellent dining experience outdoor.   It was just so romantic and serene.  I found a couple already cuddled together, their food getting cold (blush).

Appetizers and deserts were located inside but everything else, you can find outdoors.

I always liked live cooking stations even if it’s just for an omelet. Food cooked before your eyes enhances your dining experience.  

As expected in Arabic Buffet, there’s a lot of lamb and chicken, alone or in the form or shawarma and shish taouk.  Here they also had BBQ for beef, prawns, calamari, and fish. Yum yum yum yum!!

We found the staff efficient and knowledgeable, also very friendly.  The F&B Manager, Rei, realizing that we’re new to the region shared little anecdotes about Dubai and Oman.

He also recommended for us to try their Umm Ali, a traditional Arabic dessert.   It’s sort of a bread pudding with lots of milk.  We have tried this before in other restaurants but something was always off.  Here at Summer House, I believe they got it right.   It quickly became my fave version of the dessert.  I’m craving for it now just thinking about it.  You know the feeling when you’ve paid top dollar and you’ve been ripped off?? Well, that certainly is not the case here.  The food was exceptionally delectable.

My pictures are very few, it was really dark outside.  And these I have shared with you don’t do justice to the food. Forgive 🙂

This was one of the most enjoyable Arabic Buffets we’ve had.  The warmth shared over our dinner plate is an unexpected plus.