The Azoris Royal Garden, in Ponta Delgada, has already opened the doors of its restaurant, with a new name, a new image and new dishes. KOI Restaurant comes with an invigorating look and a positioning closer to its customers – guests and locals.
The name and decoration of the new restaurant match the hotel's Japanese-inspired garden, which includes a lake with koi, framing the restaurant room and delights those who enjoy a taste experience, sustained by the symbolism of the KOI carp, which represents essential values for the Azoris group such as adaptability, beauty and perseverance.
The menu is prepared and developed by Chef Michael Ross, who has more than 20 years of experience as a chef, having started his training in England and worked in hotels and restaurants in Europe and Bermuda, before choosing the Azores as his home. home. Customers can count on regional, national and international flavors reinvented by the KOI team for a contemporary cuisine experience, with emphasis on local products, many of them with the Marca Açores seal, which thus continues to be an integral part of the menu.
One of the dishes that will delight guests and locals alike is the Tuna Tataki, with an oriental touch, to start the meal off right, or the Bulgur Vegan, for lovers of vegetarian and vegan cuisine, and the Tornedó Ross'ini, a meat dish of excellence. In addition, there will also be other well-known typical dishes, such as Steak à Regional, Bacalhau à Portuguesa or Octopus. The menu features a varied choice of ingredients, offering options from meat to vegetarian dishes, not forgetting the desserts that put the perfect end point, such as “Valentinna”.
EASY TASTING MENU
One of the novelties at KOI Restaurant is the weekly menu, ideal for those who don't have time to waste at lunchtime. Available every day from Monday to Friday, between 12.30pm and 3pm, at a price of €16, which includes a starter buffet, 1 hot dish from the Chef's daily suggestions, dessert buffet, 1 drink and coffee. The weekly menu can be consulted every week on the website: www.azorishotels.com/royalgarden/koi-restaurant.
The KOI Restaurant serves breakfast buffet (from 7:00 am to 10:00 am), lunch (from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm) and dinner (from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm) with à la carte service, occasionally with buffet service. The hotel offers 2 hours of parking in its private covered car park for lunch at the KOI Restaurant.