In the adjoining room is a showcase of house-made desserts, from cakes and pies to crumbles, ice cream selections and those glamorous presentations of bananas Foster, cherries jubilee and crepes Suzette
Essentially, Bananas Foster is a flambeed dish, traditionally created tableside in a pan on a gueridon trolley, like Crepes Suzette
or steak Diane.
Brasserie Flo Abu Dhabi has a traditional menu that includes French specialities such as soupe a l'oignon, tartare de boeuf, boeuf bourguignon and desserts including profiteroles and crepes suzette
The first time I made Crepes Suzette
it was a disaster," he reveals.
There's tableside drama happening all the time at Nostalgia, when you order the Crepes Suzette
, for instance, or the original Tarte Tan flamed with calvados, or the Serpent Coffee, which is made with flaming cognac rolling down an orange spiral.
, cooked for you at the Chef's Table, are similarly sumptuous.
For dessert enjoy crepes Suzette
, freshly-made ice-cream or a classic creme brulee for those with a sweet tooth.
Many dishes are cooked tableside, demonstrating the skill of the wait staff, who are almost chefs in their own right (ours cooked the crepes suzette
, Dh50, with some scary flambe dexterity).
We shared a crepes Suzette
to finish and were pleasantly surprised how good it was.
Gordon also chose the dessert, which was crepes suzette
I made pumpkin soup, snapper and crepes suzette
flambe-that was my 'how to impress a girl' menu.
For dessert there is Indego's chocolate samosa, Le Classique's delicious crepes suzette
or Tang's chocolate mousse with coffee soil served in a swirling mist.