In September 2015, Bateel proudly opened its first flagship store at Dubai’s The Walk at JBR. The expansive new venue, covering 7,000 square feet, is the first in the world to bring three Bateel elements together under one roof, combining the boutique, bakery and café to offer guests an exceptional, one of a kind gourmet experience.

Since its introduction in 2007, Café Bateel has created a name for offering an elevated casual dining concept, with a unique and innovative range of premium foods and beverages, reflecting Mediterranean cuisine and a rich tradition of Arabian hospitality. Spencer Ayers,General Manager, Café Bateel comments :

“Café Bateel at The Walk at JBR is proud to offer a team of expert chefs preparing a mouthwatering selection of delicious and healthy dishes, with a reliance on fresh ingredients, many of which are sourced locally. I believe that the appeal of Café Bateel lies in its versatility, offering plentiful options for dinersfrom morning to night, whether a morning coffee, light lunch or a leisurely dinner with friends.”

All breads and patisserie items are created in the Bateel Bakery .Here guests will discover exceptional artisanal breads, all baked on site from 6am until midnight. Favourites include the signature date bread, French baguette or the Levain, crafted from organic, yeast-free flour, as well as French inspired patisserie items

The retail section of Bateel at The Walk at JBR showcases an exhaustive selection of own brand products, from luxury gifts to pasta sauces and olive oils. Tina Memic, General Manager, Bateel Retail adds:

“In our luxury boutique at The Walk at JBR, we offer a wide range of fine chocolates, dates and pastries that are perfect for all occasions.Guests will also enjoy our signature packaging, including handmade wooden boxes and rare, limited edition items.”

Bateel’s flagship store represents a new era in the gourmet brand’s history; drawing on its heritage as a luxury food retailer, followed byits successful expansion into bakeries and cafés. Today, Bateel is proud to continue that journey, with this new opening marking its evolution into a comprehensive food emporium. Guests visiting the store at The Walk at JBR can relax and spend time in the pursuit of epicurean pleasures, enjoying Bateel’s extraordinary commitment to excellence at each and every turn.