Restaurant Reviews

Aji, The Palm – The Nikkei Effect

It’s not everyday you come across a cuisine that blows you away. Nikkei cuisine has been around Dubai but the latest addition to Palm Jumeirah’s newest dining scene Club Vista Mare is nothing short of spectacular.

This dining strip consists of many restaurants and bars facing the beach. Lunches can be lazy while gazing at the water and the nights are full of energy and electric vibes. Aji is impressive when it comes to it’s service, ambiance, interiors and definitely the food!

I went in for lunch and was served the Vegetarian Veggie Bento which was totally worth the price of AED 110. Available from Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 PM till 19:00 PM, this Japanese-Peruvian meal is worth every morsel.

The Bento consists of:


I can’t pick a favourite because i genuinely loved it all! Each and every option was bursting with flavour and this Bento is enough to fill you up in a way that no dinner is required!

Both pictured above consist of the Veggie options. I loved the perfectly fried and crisp Tempura and the Avocado Maki was a win!

For my drink, I had the Fuwa Fuwa which had Banana Infused Rum, PX, Passion Fruit, Pimento Drum, Grapefruit and Lime. It was truly meant to be a Signature cocktail and made with a lot of finesse. The best part however was what it was served in. The passion fruit on top was set on fire and after the flames died down, it was overturned into the drink.

For dessert we had their Chocolate Fondant which was absolutely dreamy. With a velvety exterior, the interior oozed with a rich chocolate sauce. Served with Match Ice cream, it was a beautiful finish to our meal. Definitely one of the best fondants I have had in Dubai.

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Just the other day, my sister @ravishabhatia was asking me where can she find the best #ChocolateFondant in #Dubai? I was a bit lost as I could name only 2 places where I have genuinely liked this hard to master #dessert 🍫So this one from @ajithepalm definitely makes it to my list of #BEST #fondants in town 😍 Filled with a marvelous gooey centre, it was light and went superbly with the #MatchaIceCream it came along with 👌 Have you ever come across one that you have liked? Please #recommend 🎉 #AjiThePalm #TheNikkeiEffect #ClubVistaMare #TheVegetarianSoul . . . zomato #foodporn #dailyfoodfeed #igersdubai #instalike #follow #like #Instagram #love #photooftheday #happy #beautiful #instadaily #picoftheday #igers #food52

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The decor of the restaurant is fabulous and will take your breath away. The wall art in the lounge area will make you fall in love and you will never want to leave this place.


Be ready to be truly mesmerized! Aji will take your tastebuds on a culinary trip you wouldn’t have been on before!

Phone number – 04 5520244. Table booking recommended

Cuisines – Japanese, Peruvian

Cost – AED 500 for two people (approx.) with alcohol. Cash and Cards accepted

Opening hours – 12 Noon to 12 Midnight

Address – Unit 6 & 7, Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Highlights – Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar Available, Live Music, Valet Parking Available, Private Dining Area Available, Wifi, Live Entertainment, Seaview, Outdoor Seating , Kid Friendly, Nightlife

Ají Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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