Wagamama will open its UAE flagship restaurant in Dubai Mall at the end of January.
The opening, on January 31, will bring the number of Wagamama branches in the UAE to five, with two more planned later in 2018.
RMAL Hospitality opened the first Wagamama at Crown Plaza on SZR followed by the Greens, JBR and Palm Jumeriah in 2004, 2007 and 2015 respectively.
According to a spokesperson, the new branch will continue to reinforce the brand’s ‘positive eating and positive living philosophy’, Wagamama at The Dubai Mall will serve an array of freshly cooked to order Asian-inspired food.
Elias Madbak, director of operations at RMAL Hospitality, franchise partner for the brand in the UAE said: “Our strategy is to deliver world-class experiences to the UAE. The launch of our fifth Wagamama at the iconic The Dubai Mall, will allow the discerning UAE public along with visiting tourists a chance to enjoy food that’s good for the soul-served quick, in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
“The arrival of Wagamama at The Dubai Mall is a significant milestone for the brand as we continue our expansion across the UAE.”
Mandeep Sandhu, group marketing manager of RMAL Hospitality, franchise partner for the brand in the UAE added: “We are excited to launch wagamama at The Dubai Mall, wherein we will be able to showcase the brand to a wider local audience, as well as tourists.
“Being a fun brand, Wagamama is bound to attract the experience seekers and Asian food lovers and we are determined to make sure we serve them the Wagamama way – which is no way actually, but celebrating individuality, self-expression and freedom of choice.”