Nestled at the foot of Emirates Hills, tucked in a corner of the Meadows Village Center, lies Niloo’s — one of dubai’s gastronomic secrets.
There’s always a sense of excitement, spiced by a pinch of trepidation, when sampling food from a different culture. At least this is the case with me; a die-hard food adventurer, I must confess, I am not. Hence, Niloo’s in the Meadows Village Center offered a chance to spread those culinary wings and take flight. The cuisine, hailing from the ancient area between the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, offered an alluring trail of mystery.
Stepping inside the establishment, through a pleasingly subtle entrance (a thoughtful departure from the overtly gaudy signage infecting many of Dubai’s recent eateries), visitors are greeted by a small, living room-style waiting area. This being a weekday, my dining companion and I are immediately seated. The inside setting is nice enough, albeit a little unremarkable. We opt for the outdoor area instead, being tempted by the sweet scent and calming bubbling sounds of shisha. Larger groups can also relax on raised majlis-style seating.Read More