Aloft Palm Jumeirah has opened Luchador, a Mexican roof cantina and lounge on its 11th floor.
Commenting on the launch general manager Max Wiegerinck said: “Luchador celebrates the Mexican way of life, blending incredible food, drinks and entertainment with a strong social scene in an impressive location.”
Luchador’s menu serves up signature tacos, guacamoles, ceviches and carnitas. It also includes Latin American selection such as salmon guacamole’ and ensalada tropical prepared with ponzu, quinoa, citrus wedges, and fresh cheese. The signature main course on the menu is the pulpo en su tinta, a unqiue composition of octopus with red grape, squid ink, creamy rice, banana chips and avocado puree or pescado frito, whole hamour fried with pickled Jalapeños, green salad, tortillas and Mexican rice.
The restaurant offers cityscape views of major landmarks including Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa and the Palm. It is open from Monday to Thursday, from 5pm to 2am and on Friday and Saturday, 1pm to 2am.