SUSHISAMBA – Opening soon at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers

The Capital’s favourite dining destination, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers is to bring SUSHISAMBA, the global culinary phenomenon, to the UAE capital for the very first time

With the support of the Department of Culture andTourism – Abu Dhabi, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers in the heart of the UAE capital is proud to share its latest venture.

Further elevating its position as one of the UAE’s leading culinary destinations, the authentically luxurious Forbes Five-Star hotel is proud to add another sensational venue to its award-winning line up of dining experiences. SUSHISAMBA, the internationally acclaimed hotspot, is set to arrive at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers with an explosion of vibrant colours, amazing flavours, entrancing music and lively vibes.

Inspired by the cultures and cuisines of Japan, Brazil and Peru, SUSHISAMBA has already built up a legion of fans across the world, including in cities as diverse as London, Las Vegas and Dubai. Now, the brand is ready to make its debut in Abu Dhabi April 2024

Presenting a flawless blend of creative Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian specialities, SUSHISAMBA is born from the unique energy and bold spirit of these three distinct and fascinating cultures. Built on an enticing mix of history and pure imagination, SUSHISAMBA honours the stories of the Japanese travellers who immigrated to Peru and Brazil in the early 20th century.

Encouraging guests to unwind, enjoy life and celebrate with friends and loved ones, the contemporary dishes are presented with artistic flair and a touch of tasteful theatrics. Led by Culinary Director Kyung Soo Moon. SUSHISAMBA’s eclectic menu is crafted with impeccable skill and premium ingredients, with many products sourced directly from Japan, Brazil and Peru.

Spanning everything from traditional Japanese tempura and sushi, to Brazilian churrasco and moqueca and Peruvian anticuchos and seviche, each delicate yet satisfying dish is meant to be shared and appreciated with loved ones. Packed with incredible spices,wonderful aromas and creative contrasting flavours, food connoisseurs are treated to signature dishes such as such as most popular Chilean Seabass anticuchos made with white miso and chives, Asevichado roll, Ultimate sushi and sashimi platter featuring signature rolls, everyone’s favourite Black Cod, Sea Bream Seviche with green chilli, coriander and cancha
corn, and Japanese doughnuts just to mention a few.

The ideal place for guests to let their hair down, celebrate special occasions or simply gather and catch up with friends, the magnificent beverage menu spans bespoke concoctions such as SAMBA Negroni, SAMBA Melon Sour, Signature Caipirinha, all crafted by the team of expert mixologists.

Found on the Podium 1 of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, SUSHISAMBA Abu Dhabi is designed by Lazaro Rosa Violan, a Spain based design studio. The venue will span across two floors. On the first floor, guests will find a restaurant and a terrace, while a second floor will house a private dining room, bar, an infamous SAMBAROOM and a terrace offering a beautiful sea views. The interior will be welcoming and intriguing while combining Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian influencers together.

A fully immersive, 360-degree experience, SUSHISAMBA’s upbeat vibe is maintained throughout the week with show stopping live entertainment from incredible dancers, DJs and musicians. Special events such a sizzling ladies’ night and an unmissable Saturday brunch are due to be announced very soon.

Commenting on SUSHISAMBA’S Abu Dhabi debut, HE Saleh Al Geziry, Director General of Tourism at Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi said: “Abu Dhabi is a global crossroads for cultures and flavours, a destination where the tastes of the world can be enjoyed at your own pace, with Emirati hospitality at the heart and a vibrant cosmopolitan soul. We are incredibly excited to welcome SUSHISAMBA to Abu Dhabi and invite residents and visitors to experience an exceptional fusion concept that perfectly encapsulates the vibrancy of our rich culinary scene.”

Alessandro Redaelli, General Manager of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, said: “I am incredibly excited to introduce the UAE capital to the electric spirit of SUSHISAMBA. Bringing a striking, intricately designed interior, amazing open kitchen and breath-taking views of Abu Dhabi, there truly is no other venue like it in the city. Already boasting branches in Dubai and overseas, I’m sure many local food connoisseurs will already be familiar with the brand’s creative and beautiful Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian specialties. We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming guests to Abu Dhabi’s own branch of this global empire, and we have so many fun surprises and experiences in the pipeline. Brimming with delicious specialties, including a number of signature dishes created just for Abu Dhabi, the addition of SUSHISAMBA further elevates our position as one of the city’s top culinary destinations.”

Emma Banks
, Vice President, F&B Strategy and Development, EMEA, Hilton, said: “The opening of SUSHISAMBA marks Hilton’s third partnership with the food and drink super brand in the region and is a key milestone in the capital’s dynamic and developing food and drink scene. With a stunning location at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers we are excited to see how SUSHISAMBA and our luxury hotel proposition will complement each other to deliver the highest standards of hospitality, lifestyle, and culinary experiences for guests.”

This launch of SUSHISAMBA comes after two of the hotel’s prestigious restaurants were selected for the inaugural edition of the MICHELIN Guide Abu Dhabi.

For more information, please call 02 811 5666, visit dhabietihad-towers or follow the hotel on Instagram @conradetihadtowers

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