I finally managed to get a rare day off with the girls, so we decided to go out for lunch and try somewhere new. On a recommendation of a friend we headed out to The Farm, in Al Barari. Once we finally managed to get there (making a few u-turns along the way and with a big help from google maps!) we were greeted by lots of luscious greenery, trees and plants everywhere. The restaurant itself is located pretty much in the middle of the desert, but they’ve planted so much that it looks like you’re in an oasis or on a tropical island somewhere.
We ordered our food and got very excited at the prospect of sweet potato fries, however the service was extremely slow, so we ended up waiting over 45 minutes for our food to arrive. Once it finally did, it was delicious. We did have to ask for a couple of things and each time it took them a long time to bring it, even though there were a lot of waiters hanging around! On the other hand, when we went to pay our bill, they were there in about 30 seconds!
I went for the smoked chicken panini which had avocado, tomato, lettuce and some other stuff inside, with sweet potato fries on the side! After lunch, feeling rather full, we went for a little stroll around the garden area and of course had to take a few pictures for the blog! 🙂
We discovered some small but extremely comfy hammocks and lay in those for a while letting our lunch digest!
All in all I had a really lovely afternoon catching up with the girls and trying out a new restaurant. It was so nice to be able to sit outside and enjoy the breeze as well!
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