The 447 room Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal hotel. The 447 room Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal hotel.

The recently opened Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is offering guests a unique taste of the Middle East with a new menu of drinks for its Mijana restaurant created by an in-house camel milk mixologist.

The hotel’s camel milk mixologist creates each beverage using locally-sourced camel milk in flavours ranging from strawberry to mint.

The mixologist will be on-hand during service to make recommendations on which camel milk flavours to pair with various dishes and to create unique blends based on the guests’ tastes.

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Mijana restaurant manager Hasan Al Masri said: “Camel milk has only recently been introduced to the main-stream consumer. Our guests, both regional and international, are always looking for new experiences and this would be an interesting and authentic opportunity for anyone visiting Abu Dhabi.”

Located next to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi Grand Canal has 447 guest rooms and suites, as well as 85 private one- and two-bedroom villas. Set amidst landscaped gardens with a private beach overlooking the Grand Canal, the hotel offers guest a choice of ten food and beverage outlets, a dedicated Ritz Kids Club, and 2,040 square meters of meeting space.