Jason Atherton Opens Marina Social at Intercontinental Dubai Marina

Jason-Atherton4 September, 2015. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: InterContinental Dubai Marina officially announced the hotly anticipated opening of Marina Social and The Social Room last night. Michelin-starred Chef Jason Atherton unveiled his Middle East debut restaurant to a star-studded guest list of VIPs and gourmet enthusiasts at the grand launch party last night.

Guests were welcomed with a delectable medley of beverages as they took in the restaurant’s urban interiors and breath-taking views of the Dubai Marina. The restaurant’s open kitchen provided the entertainment for the evening with diners witnessing the world-famous Chef at his best.

Chef Atherton and Chef Patron Tristin Farmer served up a creative selection of his Mediterranean inspired culinary creations, showcasing Marina Social’s tapas-style dishes. Highlights included goat’s cheese churros with truffle honey, the ‘Social Dog’ with duck & foie gras sausage, brioche and mustard mayonnaise, followed by wagyu beef sliders with veal bacon, chorizo and tomato chutney. The evening’s menu was topped off with sweet treats from the enticing dessert bar such as chocolate éclairs with salt caramel, and strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake.

“We are thrilled to be able to share our Social experience with Dubai”, commented Jason Atherton. “At Marina Social and The Social Room, we want our diners to enjoy a Social setting, with great food and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.” He added.

Marina Social and The Social Room officially opened their doors to the public today; inviting the city’s foodies to experience Chef Atherton’s famed deformalized dining style under the leadership of Chef Patron Tristin Farmer and General Manager David Vindis.

Located within the urban understated luxury of the recently opened InterContinental Dubai Marina, the new restaurant and bar adds to the hotel’s cosmopolitan vibe.


Michael Martin, General Manager, InterContinental Dubai Marina said: “At InterContinental Dubai Marina, we are proud to be home to Marina Social and The Social Room, knowing that Jason Atherton’s Social dining concept  reflects on our promise of excellence to our guests. We are very excited to continue to inspire our diners with world-class experiences, in the heart of Dubai’s vibrant Marina.”

Marina Social and The Social Room is open daily for drinks and dinner; from 6pm to 12am at Marina Social, and from 6pm to 2am at The Social Room. The first tables are available from Friday 4th September 2015 onwards.

For reservations contact + 971 (0) 4 446 6664 or email info@marinasocialdubai.com and follow the social excitement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For further details on InterContinental Dubai Marina’s restaurants and bars visit www.ICMarinaDining.com, and find out more about Marina Social and The Social Room visit www.MarinaSocialDubai.com.

Follow InterContinental Dubai Marina and Marina Social on Facebook,Instagram and Twitter and share your experience at Marina Social in InterContinental Dubai Marina with the world:

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