Depachika Food Hall is hosting its official grand opening weekend from January 23-25 . The hall features 36 brands, including homegrown UAE favourites and international offerings:
LIME TREE CAFÉ
Lime Tree will serve up an array of sweet treats such as pink cupcakes and freshly baked donuts with cherry and chocolate filling as well as a breakfast special of spiced poached cherries on matcha pancakes with crème fraiche.
Visit 1762’s ‘make your own focaccia’ station for hints and tips from 1762’s professional bakers.
Indulge in all things cheese at The Cheeseroom with a live burrata station.
THE CLIMBING GOAT
Always wanted to make your own coffee art? Then head over to The Climbing Goat roastery to immerse yourself in coffee cupping, latte art and participate in a lucky draw.
LITTLE GREECE DELI
Visit the display at the Little Greece Deli where guests can sample and take away cherry spoon sweets, jams and juice drinksfor. small chocolate bites with almonds and Cherry Blossom-themed hampers will also be on sale.
Saj2go will bake fresh bread throughout the weekend, with a selection of freshly-made complimentary mini manakeesh.
Coffee lovers are in for a treat with a traditional Ethiopian coffee roasting ceremony on Thursday and Friday from 5pm to 9pm and on Saturday from 11am to 3pm. Boon Coffee also has a special opening weekend offer: for every 2kg of coffee beans bought, get 250gr of coffee beans free.
CONFETTI WILLIAM DI CARLO
Since 1833, Confetti William Di Carlo has produced high quality delicacies through traditional methods and recipes. During the grand opening, William Di Carlo will fly in from Italy to tell the brand’s story.
Royce’ is hosting tasting sessions as well as a promotion: buy any chocolate from Royce and receive a free tumbler or Royce Eco bag.
Damman Freres will feature interactive Japanese, Chinese and Moroccan tea tasting ceremonies, with tutorials on how to prepare the perfect cup of tea, tasting sessions and free samples.
Step into The Lighthouse with your little movers and shakers for a special kids’ wall painting activity.
Grown-ups can enter a draw at the dessert lab to win a custom cake and kids can enter their own design, with the winning cake being brought to life.
V-shakes will share tasters from their superfood smoothies, acai bowls, wellness blends and homemade treats.
Participate in the interactive pizza-making classes throughout the weekend and get product sampling as well as a display of Mamalu Kitchen’s Eazy Freezy.