Dusit Thani Maldives opens new pop-up restaurant on the beach

Culinary News
PUBLISHED February 16, 2020

Dusit Thani Maldives, a luxury Thai-inspired resort on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, is ready to revitalize the taste buds of visiting foodies by presenting La Parrillada, a new pop-up restaurant on the beach serving a tantalizing spread South American cuisine, including Argentinean-style kebabs, Peruvian Ceviche, Chicken and rice soup, and more exotic fare.  

Open twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays from 7pm onwards, the pop-up restaurants four-course menu focuses on the freshest catch of the day, the finest imported meats, and the tastiest seasonal vegetables to offer something for carnivores and vegetarians alike all made following traditional recipes.

The La Parrillada pop-up restaurant at Dusit Thani Maldives offers a unique dining experience on the beach (PHOTO: Dusit Thani Maldives)

Highlights include avocado, mango and tomato infused with Peruvian ají panca and ají amarillo finished with fresh jungle lime and coriander; a choice of Grilled prawn, scallops and lobster, or beef, lamb or chicken, presented on a hanging kebab and served with arroz con frijoles negros (rice with black beans); and Grilled seasonal root vegetables, fried plantain and a trio of sauces (Chimichurri, yellow Peruvian sauce, spicy-sweet mango tango).  The set menu starts at USD 65 USD ++ per person. A separate drinks menu offers a curated selection of fine wines and unique cocktails starting from only USD 8 ++ per glass.  

The F&B management team of Dusit Thani Maldives (PHOTO: Dusit Thani Maldives)

Thomas Weber, General Manager of Dusit Thani Maldives, said: "South America has a rich culinary heritage that has been passed down through generations, and at La Parrillada our chefs take diners on a unique voyage to explore the incredible tastes and diversity of the continents food. The unique setting on the white sandy beach is fabulous and allows diners to have a hugely enjoyable dinner with family, friends or loved ones".

Aerial view of Dusit Thani Maldives (PHOTO: Dusit Thani Maldives)

Located just 35 minutes by seaplane from capital city Malé, and 10 minutes by speedboat from Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport in Baa Atoll, Dusit Thani Maldives comprises 94 villas and residences, along with three restaurants, two bars, and Dusits signature Devarana Spa. The resort is surrounded by a rich house reef, white sandy beaches and a turquoise lagoon. A well-equipped Kids Club adds to the resorts family-friendly appeal.


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