The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel


From 8 January 2019 to 9 January 2019

Experience a month-long series of special culinary experiences with The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel. From a Raw Vegan Masterclass with a leading chef and nutritionist, Mother’s Day vegan and paleo friendly Afternoon Tea, Dubai’s first Detox Brunch offering the ultimate detoxifying experience for the body, mind and soul, to live cooking classes showcasing the latest on superfood to paleo trends at Dubai Food Festival’s Beach Canteen. Whatever your tastes The Retreat Palm Dubai serves up a plethora of unique gastronomic happenings not to be missed throughout the month of March. 



Mother’s Day Vegan Afternoon Tea 

What: 100% Vegan Afternoon Tea 

When: Daily 

Time: 2pm to 6pm

Where: Chapters, The Retreat Palm Dubai

Price: AED 140 per person


Perfect for a paleo & vegan friendly Mother’s Day treat, why not head down to Chapters at The Retreat Palm Dubai and have a healthy afternoon spent in the first holistic wellbeing resort in the region. Take a moment and indulge in a guilt-free afternoon tea with signature refreshments served alongside beautifully presented healthy treats. 

Soak up the serene atmosphere and choose from a variety of 100% vegan snacks including; Crockpot Sandwich – grilled vegetables and sundried tomatoes on vegan bread and Protein Burrito - quinoa lentil stuffed cabbage roll. Paired with sweet snacks including Live Healthy Cookies to Blueberry Vanilla Cake, all served with signature Matcha, Beetroot, Almond, Soya, Rice Cappuccino, Charcoal cappuccino or tea. 


Dubai Food Festival | Raw Vegan Masterclass by The Social Kitchen at The Retreat

What:  Raw Vegan Masterclass - learn top cooking tips from a leading chef and in-house nutritionist from Glenville Nutrition Centre 

When: March 8th 2019

Time: 1 pm – 3 pm

Where: The Social Kitchen – The Retreat Palm Dubai

Price: AED 325 per person 


About: On the 8th March as part of Dubai Food Festival 2019, The Social Kitchen will host a group cooking class where guests can learn to make raw vegan plates including a three-course menu from soup to salad and dessert. Led by trained chef and leading nutritionist Alexandra Chaston, this dual-benefit masterclass will offer foodies a chance to make food and health conscious salads, without losing out on the necessary nutrients. In true The Retreat style the class will follow on to an array of invigorating wellbeing activities including; scheduled mediation, colour aromatherapy and even oxygen therapy sessions, with guests also receiving valuable giveaways like spa vouchers and detox bath salts to keep the self-care theme rolling.

Dubai Food Festival | Beach Canteen X The Retreat Live Cooking Classes 

What: The Retreat series of four cooking classes & food tasting at Beach Canteen 

When & Time: 

February 28th 2019 - 4pm to 5pm - Paleo Culinary Trends & Health Benefits 

March 1st 2019 - 6pm to 7pm – Vegan Culinary Trends & Health Benefits 

March 4th 2019 - 5:45pm to 6:45pm – Superfoods Culinary Trends & Health Benefits 

March 7th 2019 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm – Fitness Bars and Protein Snacks Culinary Trends & Health Benefits

Where: Beach Canteen – Cooking Demo area 

Price: Free apart from March 4th & 7th AED 30 per person 


About: The Retreat have teamed up with Dubai Food Festival’s flagship event, Beach Canteen to showcase a series of four insightful cooking workshops combining live cooking demonstrations and food tasting. Including an exciting roster of activities guests can enjoy; detox juicing tasting with a taster healing session, cooking demonstrations on paleo deserts, artistic MOB show with lights and music by The Retreat’s chefs, as well as food tasting of signature plates. A daily raffle will also be drawn for 8 lucky winners to be in a chance of winning Detox Brunches for 2 persons. 

Saturday Detox Brunch 

What: Detox Brunch

When: Every Saturday

Time: 7 pm – 11 pm

Where: Vibe restaurant 

Price: AED 299 for food, beverages & wellness activities 

           AED 349 for food, beverages, wellness activities & pool access

           Children between the ages of 6 – 12 dine at AED 75

           Children below six dine for free


About: About: An alternative take on the usual UAE brunch scene, the Middle East’s first wellbeing resort, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel has launched a brunch like no other with the ultimate detoxifying experience for the body, mind and soul. The extensive buffet-style feast offers an array of dishes from nutrition-rich salads, famous Buddha Bowls and a dedicated raw vegan herb garden to Arabic mezze and healthy tapas. Guests can also enjoy specially selected complimentary wellness activities including; Yoga, Relaxation & Mediation, 15 Minutes Oxygen Therapy at Rayya Wellness. As well as Art Corner, Henna Painting and Kids Arts & Crafts, Face Painting and Bouncy Castle stands all set overlooking the beach at The Retreat Palm Dubai’s tranquil outdoor terrace. 



Healthy Lunch at Vibe restaurant 

What: Healthy Lunch at Vibe 

When: Daily

Time: 12 pm – 3 pm

Where: Vibe restaurant 

Price: AED 130

About: A new hub in the city for health enthusiasts, Vibe restaurant located in the heart of the hotel serves up the best in fresh yet tasty recipes and options of plates specially tailored to vegan, raw vegan and paleo diets. Offering breath-taking views of the poolside and beachfront, patrons can tuck into a widespread display of the world’s finest cuisine, all under one roof. Open to in-house and outside guests, the delectable buffet serves up a new menu every day of the week, guaranteeing guests a delightful yet guilt-free lunch option to look forward to. Be sure not to miss Vibes Grilled Salmon marinated with coconut oil accompanied by seasonal steamed vegetables, full of flavour all plates are prepared from scratch down to signature sauces which are prepared in house ensuring the best in nutrition and taste. 

For bookings and more information, please visit or call +971(0) 4 524 7777.

T&C: Rates are inclusive of 7% municipality fee or 10% service charge. Children below 6 years old will dine with our compliments, between 6 to 12 years will get 50% discount. 




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