Celebrate The Chinese ‘Year Of The Dog’ at ‘Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa’


DUBAI – Starting the Chinese New Year with happiness, prosperity and longevity wishes, Al Forsan restaurant invites UAE residents and visitors to join a special Chinese New Year celebration on Friday, February 16, combining delicious dishes with authentic lion performance in the luxurious desert oasis of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa.

On Friday, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa celebrates ‘The Year of the Dog’ in style, where all guests will enjoy two sets of traditional live performance to mark this special day. An authentic Chinese lion dance performance will commence at 6:30pm at the hotel lobby, where the second live performance set will start at 9:00pm at the hotel garden opposite to family friendly restaurant ‘Al Forsan’ that offers a lavish Chinese New Year dinner buffet on the day.

Created by the professional culinary team of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, this exquisite dinner buffet celebrates the New Year with authentic dishes from the different parts of China. UAE foodies are welcome to choose their favourite out of a ten main course selection, including stir fried black beans beef, roast duck and vegetarian delicacies and out of four live-cooking stations featuring Chinese-Wok, dim-sum station and the famous Schezuan baby octopus.

A special corner at the buffet offers a true taste of seafood at its finest with an extensive selection featuring king prawns, smoked fish with salmon together with traditional gravadlax, shrimps and lobster. To complete this mouthwatering dinner, guests with a sweet tooth should not miss the irresistible home-made desserts, whether the special Chinese doughnut and the traditional sago pudding or the well-known authentic fortune cookies.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa awaits all guests with its exclusive Chinese New Year experience, marking an unforgettable evening to enjoy among family and friends.


Chinese New Year dinner buffet is available for one day only on Friday, February 16 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Al Forsan restaurant and is priced at Dh320 per person (including food, still water, soft beverages and 4 types of fresh juices – price inclusive VAT) and at Dh500 per person (including food and selected house beverage – price inclusive VAT). Children until 4 years enjoy complimentary dinner, and for children from 5 until 12 years old priced at Dh160 per child (inclusive VAT).

Advance bookings required, please e-mail or contact +971 4 8096194 or book at


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