Barilla Restaurant, Festival City, Dubai – For Delicious Valentine flavors and more

The name Barilla is synonymous with Pasta and Sauces which bringing in delectable Italian flavors. Recently Barilla Restaurants opened at Festival City Dubai to establish itself not just as premium Pasta & Sauce maker but also as The Kings of Italian cuisine. Buzzingtales was invited to embrace the season of romance and try out their set menu. The set menu is not only on Valentine’s Day but throughout the whole month of February. Barilla Restaurants has created a limited-edition Valentines menu available from the 9th to the 25th of February, offering a mouth-watering 4-course meal designed to be shared.

The warm vibes that Barilla Restaurant exuded were evident in all aspects. Be it the trendy décor, resplendent green plants, the witty billboards, simple yet chic designs and the smiling staffs, everything just added up to provide a rich, relaxed and warm, family dining experience. We loved the display shelve with signature Barilla products. Apart from the set menu for Valentine, Emmanuel, our manager & server for the day, suggested that we try out the delicious vegetable soup, spaghetti, and pasta with white sauce. Emmanuel happily provided us with all information about mouth-watering spread laid out for us. The crispiness of the burritos contrasted beautifully with melt in your mouth delicious cheese. We relished each of the dishes and complimented the chef on the care taken to elevate the flavors. Buzzingtales loved the refreshing mocktails of passion fruit and lemon, which are a must try for anyone visiting Barilla. The Tiramisu dessert delight is an absolute must have for all the dessert lovers.


Barilla’s delectable Valentines brought to life the best elements of authentic Mediterranean dining, The Menu features the classic “Spaghetti Polpettine” dish, a Spaghetti with homemade meatballs in a rich tomato-basil sauce. Those with a sweet-tooth can also indulge in the Valentine exclusive dessert “Cuoricino di Vaniglia e Fragole”, a rich Vanilla mousse with strawberry marmalade in a heart red shape. Both items, including delectable others, are available for a limited time only during the month of February.


Barilla, the Italian company behind the world’s leading pasta brand aims to bring people together this Valentine’s season with the notion of sharing a meal, because a shared table is an everyday celebration.

Enjoy Barilla’s exclusive Valentine’s set menu for AED 88 per person or AED 176 per couple.



Set Menu


Vellutata di Pomodori e Peperoni Rossi – AED 32/-

(Roasted bell pepper and tomatoes soup cooked slowly with fresh herbs, garnished with chopped fresh chives)






Insalata di Mare – AED 48/-

(Mixture of shrimps, calamari, red potato, capers, celery, Kalamata olive, Cherry tomatoes marinated with fresh lemon juice and olive oil served with mix green salad and smoked salmon)



Main Course

Spaghetti Polpettine – AED 49/-

(Spaghetti with homemade meat balls in a rich tomato-basil sauce with chopped parsley)




Cuoricino di Vaniglia e Fragole – AED 28/-

(Vanilla mousse with strawberry marmalade in a heart red shape)


Please inform your server of any special dietary requirements.

The Barilla Group

Created in Parma in 1877 out of a shop that made bread and pasta, Barilla is today among the top Italian food groups, a world leader in the pasta and pasta sauce businesses in continental Europe, bakery products in Italy, and the crispbread business in Scandinavia. The Barilla Group owns 29 production facilities (14 in Italy and 15 abroad) and exports to more than 100 countries. Every year, its plants turn out around 1,800,000 tons of food products that are consumed on tables all over the world, under the following brand names: Barilla, Mulino Bianco, Harrys, Pavesi, Wasa, Filiz, Yemina and Vesta, Misko, Voiello, Academia Barilla.

The Barilla Group has one way of doing business: “Good for You, Good for the Planet”. “Good for You” means constantly improving our products, motivating people to adopt healthy lifestyles and improving food access and social inclusion. “Good for the Planet” means promoting sustainable supply chains and reducing CO2 emissions and water consumption during production.


Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Al-Futtaim Group employs in excess of 42,000 people and operates in 31 countries through more than 200 companies. The group has significantly expanded its business operations through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass, Asia, Australasia and East Africa. Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, the success of Al-Futtaim Group is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.



Minakhee Mishra

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