World Nutella Day is here so let’s treat ourselves
Today – Monday, February 5th, is a day put aside to celebrate the gooey chocolately, nutty goodness of Nutella, the other love-it-or-hate-it spread. Smeared on toast or whisked into a shake, here’s where you can go nuts over the ‘tella in Dubai.
Chicks ‘n’ Friends
Nutella on toast is like a warm hug. Add Lotus sauce and salted pretzels and you’ll never want to let go. A thick slice of delight from JBR’s newest Middle Eastern/American fast-food fusion is only AED 18.
Chicks ‘n’ Friends, The Beach, JBR. 10am-2am daily. 04 275 9081.
Eataly Nutella Bar
An actual Nutella Bar exists within The Dubai Mall. Perk up your shopping trip with a warm and crispy Nutella crêpe, fruit salad, or even a coffee with Nutella. Dishes start from AED 14.
Eataly, lower ground floor, opposite the fountain view restaurants, The Dubai Mall. 9am-midnight weekdays, 1am Friday and Saturday. 04 330 8899. eatalyarabia.com
Take your quest for Nutella to Al Quoz Pond Park and unlock these end-of-level prizes – delectable milkshakes served in a giant Nutella jar, Nutella parathas and sundaes. Service is direct to your car, as there’s no seating, so you can hoover up the chocolately goodness in private. From AED 10.
Behind Al Quoz Pond Park, Meydan Road, Al Quoz. 050 108 01716. 9.30am-1am daily. Also in Financial Centre Metro, Dakakeen mall in Mirdif, Ras Al Khor and Dubai Outlet Mall.
Blinged up sweets from this new Canadian ice-cream joint in City Walk include a peanut butter, pretzel and Nutella frappe for AED 40. Add a cold brew shot for AED 10 to prove your Canadian credentials.
City Walk. 10am-10pm weekdays, 12am Thursday/Friday/Saturday. 04 349 9917.
This photo of Moshi – momo & sushi is courtesy of TripAdvisor
Fusion, fantastic Frankenstein-esque sushi and momos with a hefty dose of Dubai nostalgia. Moshi urges you not to leave without trying the Nutella Maki (AED 17) and who are we to argue?
11am-midnight daily. Oud Metha Building, Near Lamcy Plaza. 04 550 9375. Also in Al Barsha.
Eye-catching and affordable, Shakeism takes inspiration from the big screen for many of its slurp-worthy milkshake blends. Full Metal Jacket mixes up Ferrero Roche, Kinder Bueno and, of course, Nutella, in one creamy thick-scooped blockbuster (AED 29).
Al Mina Road, Next to Mercure Gold Hotel, Satwa. 11.30am-2am daily (1.30pm Fridays). 04 348 7019. Also in Al Barsha and Dar Wasl Mall, Al Wasl Road.
Planning a trip to the capital? Here’s where you can get your Nutella fix in Abu Dhabi, thanks to our friends at www.adwonline.ae
A version of this article originally appeared at www.dubaiweek.ae, our sister publication in Dubai.