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Basilico Mediterranean Restaurant - The Cove Rotana, Dubai, Dubai

Basilico Mediterranean Restaurant - The Cove Rotana

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$30 and under
Mediterranean

This unique casual fine dining restaurant offers a variety of traditional choices of Mediterranean cuisine with an Italian emphasis. Complete with arched brown brick ceilings that create a spacious atmosphere and complemented with warm wood furniture, Basilico also has an open kitchen with live cooking station which is sure to impress.
Be amazed by the breath-taking view overlooking the Arabian Gulf and leisurely enjoy the best that life has to offer “La Dolce Vita.”

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Menu

To Begin

  • Carpaccio of Angus BeefAED 79.00

    pickled mushroom, rucola, parmesan & white truffle oil

    • AranciniAED 77.00

      risotto dumpling filled with mozzarella, fontina, peas & mushrooms on salsa di pomodoro

      • Fritto MistoAED 82.00

        crispy fried shrimp, calamari, seabass, cod & vegetables with 2 dips

        • BurrataAED 79.00

          rucola, roasted datterini tomatoes, balsamic reduction

          • Tuna TartareAED 86.00

            capers, kalamata olives & toasted herb focaccia

            • Oven Baked Eggplant InvoltiniAED 72.00

              rolled slices of eggplant stuffed with ricotta, herbs & parmesan on salsa di pomodoro

              • Mediterranean Lamb MeatballsAED 69.00

                stewed in rich pomodoro sauce with cheese & garlic bruschetta

                • Parmesan Dusted Cauliflower FrittiAED 65.00

                  cherry peppers & pickled vegetables

                  • Calamari FrittiAED 72.00

                    semolina crusted calamari, tartar sauce

                    • Buffalo MozzarellaAED 89.00

                      heirloom tomatoes, taggiasca olives & basil pesto

                      • Messy PrawnsAED 99.00

                        oven roasted with butter, chilli, garlic & herbs

                        • Char-Grilled OctopusAED 94.00

                          potato salad, olives & capers with citrus aioli

                          • Italian Cured Beef BresaolaAED 79.00

                            eggplant caponata & goat cheese

                            Fresh Salads

                            Chicken - AED 86 / Shrimp - AED 75

                            • Rucola, Endive & Beets SaladAED 75.00

                              tossed with walnuts, shaved parmesan & blackberry vinaigrette

                              • Grilled Asparagus & BresaolaAED 79.00

                                roasted tomatoes, balsamic reduction & salsa verde

                                • Lobster "Panzanella" with Lemon & Olive OilAED 99.00

                                  tuscan bread salad with olives, tomatoes & fennel

                                  • Wild Rucola, Apples & Toasted AlmondsAED 72.00

                                    grated parmigiano-reggiano & barrel aged balsamic

                                    • Tossed Greens with Smoked SalmonAED 73.00

                                      capers, pickled onions, avocado with lemon & olive oil

                                      • Baby Gem "Caesar"AED 59.00

                                        herb croutons, creamy parmesan & garlic dressing

                                        Soups

                                        • Brown Lentil SoupAED 59.00

                                          spinach & lemon

                                          • Seafood SoupAED 65.00

                                            rich tomato & shellfish broth

                                            Boards and Mezze to share

                                            all boards are served with olives, fruit compotes & pickles

                                            • Oriental Mezze BoardAED 79.00

                                              hummus, mutabal, tabbouleh, fattouch, vine leaves & arabic bread

                                              • Greek Mezze BoardAED 109.00

                                                char- grilled halloumi, tomato, chicken souvlaki, spicy feta cheese dip, tzatziki, hummus, olive & pita bread

                                                • Artisan Cheese BoardAED 95.00

                                                  our cheese board features a selection of italian cheeses, served with honey, fruit relish & grissini

                                                  • Charcuterie Meat BoardAED 125.00

                                                    our cured meat board, served with pickles, olives & grissini your choice of any 3 cured meats

                                                    Build your Own

                                                    AED 135. Build your own board with four items of your choice from the list below. All boards are served with olives, fruit compotes & pickles

                                                    • Cured Meats – Halal

                                                      Beef Bresaola, Smoked Pancetta, Beef Speck, Veal Ham, Beef Salametto, Turkey Mortadella, Spicy Veal Salami

                                                      • Cheese

                                                        Soft / Ripened, Semi / Hard, Blue / Veined, Goat / Sheep

                                                        Our House Hand Stretched Pizzas

                                                          Our Tomato Based Pizzas

                                                          • MargheritaAED 75.00

                                                            tomato sauce, mozzarella & basil

                                                            • Salami & ChorizoAED 92.00

                                                              tomato sauce, mozzarella, salami, chorizo, prosciutto, oregano & roasted chilli

                                                              • Bresaola e Wild RucolaAED 92.00

                                                                air cured beef, tomato & parmigiano-reggiano shavings

                                                                • Mozzarella di Bufala CampanaAED 86.00

                                                                  hand torn buffalo mozzarella, san marzano tomatoes & basil

                                                                  • GamberettiAED 92.00

                                                                    tomato sauce, mozzarella, prawns, green chillies, beef bresaola & rucola

                                                                    • VegetarianaAED 76.00

                                                                      eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms, tomato & mozzarella

                                                                      • Quattro FormaggiAED 89.00

                                                                        mozzarella, taleggio, gorgonzola, ricotta cheese & wild rucola

                                                                        • Pollo PestoAED 79.00

                                                                          tomato sauce, oregano, mozzarella, grilled chicken, bell pepper, onion & basil pesto

                                                                          • RusticaAED 79.00

                                                                            tomato sauce, oregano, mozzarella, caramelized red onions, goats cheese, pepper & rucola

                                                                            • Calzone "Our Folded Pizza"AED 79.00

                                                                              mushrooms, spinach, ricotta & mozzarella, topped with tomato sauce

                                                                              Our White Pizzas

                                                                              • Pizza al TartufoAED 84.00

                                                                                four cheese, white truffle oil & wild rucola

                                                                                • Quattro StagioniAED 84.00

                                                                                  veal ham, mushrooms, artichokes & olives

                                                                                  Pasta & Risotto Specialties

                                                                                    Specialties of the House

                                                                                    • Fettuccine with Lamb RagùAED 86.00

                                                                                      tender braised lamb with crushed olives & fava beans

                                                                                      • Ravioli with Pumpkin & Ricotta CheeseAED 86.00

                                                                                        toasted walnuts, sage leaves, brown butter & parmesan

                                                                                        • Ricotta Gnocchi with Asparagus, Peas & MushroomsAED 86.00

                                                                                          touch of cream, parmesan & lemon zest

                                                                                          • Calamarata Pasta with Canadian Lobster & ScallopsAED 119.00

                                                                                            lobster broth with pan seared lobster, scallops & tomatoes

                                                                                            Classic "Cucina Style" Pastas

                                                                                            whole wheat or gluten free spaghetti, fusilli and penne available upon request

                                                                                            • Trenette with Ligurian PestoAED 83.00

                                                                                              tossed with pesto, green beans & potatoes

                                                                                              • Fettuccine alla BologneseAED 83.00

                                                                                                traditional fettuccine with bolognese sauce

                                                                                                • Spaghetti CarbonaraAED 83.00

                                                                                                  bacon, egg & parmigiano-reggiano cheese

                                                                                                  • Spaghetti SeafoodAED 119.00

                                                                                                    lobster, shrimps, calamari, scallops & seafood tossed with pomodoro & a touch of cream

                                                                                                    • Linguine NapoletanaAED 83.00

                                                                                                      tomatoes, olive oil, garlic & basil

                                                                                                      • Seafood RisottoAED 119.00

                                                                                                        crushed tomatoes, asparagus & shellfish broth

                                                                                                        • Gnocchetti Pasta with Italian SausageAED 83.00

                                                                                                          shell shaped pasta tossed with italian sausage, broccoli, tomatoes & chilli flakes

                                                                                                          • Penne AlfredoAED 83.00

                                                                                                            chicken, mushrooms & parmesan cream sauce

                                                                                                            • Spaghetti with PrawnsAED 119.00

                                                                                                              tossed with shrimps, datterino tomatoes, basil & olive oil

                                                                                                              • Mushroom RisottoAED 83.00

                                                                                                                classic italian rice dish with wild mushrooms, herbs & parmigiano-reggiano

                                                                                                                • Baked LasagneAED 83.00

                                                                                                                  traditional lasagne or our vegetarian version with squash, spinach & broccoli

                                                                                                                  Our Main Course Plates

                                                                                                                  • Roasted Baby ChickenAED 103.00

                                                                                                                    zucchini, spicy cauliflower, sun dried tomato, asparagus & creamy mushrooms

                                                                                                                    • Pan Fried Veal ScaloppiniAED 137.00

                                                                                                                      thin cut & pan fried veal with lemon, capers served with a side of linguine napoletana

                                                                                                                      • Seafood PaellaAED 137.00

                                                                                                                        bomba rice, tomatoes, artichokes, mussels, clams, shrimps and sweet pepper

                                                                                                                        • Chicken ParmigianaAED 103.00

                                                                                                                          mozzarella, pomodoro sauce & creamy potatoes

                                                                                                                          • Mediterranean Prawns Marsala*AED 220.00

                                                                                                                            king prawns baked with raisins, prime nuts, capers &tomatoes

                                                                                                                            • Oven Baked Chermoula SalmonAED 126.00

                                                                                                                              cous cous, lobster bisque, rucola, lemon & olive oil

                                                                                                                              • Roasted Duck Breas*AED 126.00

                                                                                                                                compressed apple, acacia honey, marsala sauce & spinach

                                                                                                                                • Lobster & Prawn CataplanaAED 279.00

                                                                                                                                  rich fish broth with seabass, fennel, sweet peppers & tomatoes

                                                                                                                                  • Ossobuco Milanese, Braised Veal Shanks with Saffron RisottoAED 137.00

                                                                                                                                    carnaroli rice & gremolata

                                                                                                                                    From the Grill

                                                                                                                                    all our items from the grill are served with broccoli rabe and your choice of sauce

                                                                                                                                    • Lamb – Grass Fed (AUS)AED 148.00

                                                                                                                                      Rack – rubbed with mustard & herbs

                                                                                                                                      • Grilled T-Bone Steak FiorentinaAED 260.00

                                                                                                                                        prime aged steak brushed with olive oil & sea salt, balsamic glazed shallots, sautéed spinach on the side; you may want to share

                                                                                                                                        • Norwegian SalmonAED 126.00

                                                                                                                                          • Sea BassAED 174.00

                                                                                                                                            • Farmed Red SnapperAED 149.00

                                                                                                                                              • Jumbo PrawnsAED 220.00

                                                                                                                                                • Yellowfin TunaAED 126.00

                                                                                                                                                  • Seafood Mixed GrillAED 239.00

                                                                                                                                                    Seabream, salmon, black tiger prawns, scallops, calamari, grilled tomato, tossed lettuce & lemon parsley dressing. Any of our seafood selection can be prepared to your liking: baked, pan seared or steamed

                                                                                                                                                    Angus – USDA Prime (USA)

                                                                                                                                                    • Tenderloin

                                                                                                                                                      • 250gAED 199.00
                                                                                                                                                      • 350gAED 255.00
                                                                                                                                                    • Sirloin

                                                                                                                                                      • 400gAED 220.00
                                                                                                                                                    • Rib-Eye

                                                                                                                                                      • 400gAED 260.00

                                                                                                                                                    Land Sauces

                                                                                                                                                    • Peppercorn*

                                                                                                                                                      • Wild Mushrooms*

                                                                                                                                                        • Béarnaise

                                                                                                                                                          • Herb Jus

                                                                                                                                                            Sea Sauces

                                                                                                                                                            • Lemon-Parsley Butter*

                                                                                                                                                              • EVOO, Tomato & Capers

                                                                                                                                                                • Lobster Tarragon*

                                                                                                                                                                  • Salsa Verde

                                                                                                                                                                    Side Dishes

                                                                                                                                                                    • Thick-Cut ChipsAED 29.00

                                                                                                                                                                      • Sour Cream Mashed PotatoesAED 29.00

                                                                                                                                                                        • Brown Rice PilafAED 29.00

                                                                                                                                                                          • RatatouilleAED 29.00

                                                                                                                                                                            • Roasted Mushrooms with Herb & GarlicAED 29.00

                                                                                                                                                                              • Creamed or Sautéed SpinachAED 29.00

                                                                                                                                                                                What people are saying

                                                                                                                                                                                Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                                                                                                • 5Service
                                                                                                                                                                                • 5Ambience
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                                                                                                                                                                                  Dined on February 14, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                                  Excellent food quality with reasonable value. The location of the outdoor tables was excellent.

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                                                                                                                                                                                Basilico Mediterranean Restaurant - The Cove Rotana is rated 5 stars by 1 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                                                                                                Additional information

                                                                                                                                                                                • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                                                                  Ras Al Khaimah

                                                                                                                                                                                • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                                                                  Sun - Wed: Lunch: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, last order 2:45 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                  Dinner: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am, last order: 10:45 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                  Thu - Sat:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Lunch: 12:00 pm -4:00 pm, last order of beverage 3:45 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                  Dinner: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am, last order 10:45 pm

                                                                                                                                                                                • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                                                                  Mediterranean, Italian

                                                                                                                                                                                • Dining style

                                                                                                                                                                                  Fine Dining

                                                                                                                                                                                • Dress code

                                                                                                                                                                                  Casual Dress

                                                                                                                                                                                • Parking details

                                                                                                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                                                                                                • Payment options

                                                                                                                                                                                  MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                                                                • Additional

                                                                                                                                                                                  Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wine

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