Situated on the marina’s edge and on the ground floor of Tower Two, Grosvenor House Dubai, Toro Toro (meaning bull) is the first Pan Latin restaurant and lounge of its kind in the UAE, offering a multitude of tastes from across the South American region including; Brazil, Peru, Argentina and Colombia by renowned celebrity chef Richard Sandoval.
At Toro Toro, everything from the interior design and layout of the restaurant to the unique menu concept has been created to leave your senses pulsating.
Decorated in rich textures and rich regal tones, the impressive two-floored restaurant and lounge offers a beautiful vista over the waters of Dubai Marina. Guests are welcomed by a roaring floor- to- ceiling fire wall and two majestic steel bulls. The dark and moody interior pays homage to the fires of the traditional Churrasco grill with accents of burnt orange on dark charcoal walls and animal motifs, textured natural sculptures and leather furniture running throughout.
The ground floor of Toro Toro is dedicated to dining with a central open kitchen framed by a striking orange Onyx wall and a bar at the far end offering an extensive range of Cachaça with the assistance of in-house South American Cachaça expert. Grand tables are lined with high backed, animal motifs clad furnishings and walls are adorned with dark wrought iron bars which form intimate areas, perfect for larger groups and private parties.
The focal point of the upper floor is a lively bar complete with a centrally positioned DJ, playing modern South American inspired beats. A second, more intimate bar offers an impressive collection of Rum. This area is ideal for groups who wish to sit back and enjoy cigars and learn about the various beverage specialities on offer.
An elaborate open wine cellar featuring a large variety of South American labels spans the two floors and is encased by floor to ceiling wrought iron bars. You can find wines that are exclusive to Toro Toro and not to be found in any other UAE outlet and a private dining area is perfectly situated in the heart of the open cellar, ideal for wine lovers to peruse the vast collection.
Toro Toro offers visitors a stylish yet relaxed dining experience. With the menu consisting of small plates, bursting with traditional and earthy specialities, the emphasis is on sharing and spending time with family and friends.
Central to the Toro Toro menu is a refined take of the traditional Churrasco grill. Premium cuts of meat, prepared by highly skilled passadors are presented to diners at the table before the meat is perfectly sliced onto a sizzling hot plate, ready to enjoy. The remainder of the menu has been designed with flexibility in mind and encourages diners to sample the range of new and exotic dishes on offer, each bursting with unique flavours.
Those looking for light bites at the bar area are also catered for. A menu of mini appetisers offers favourites such as salt cod croquettes and ceviche, a Latin American inspired sashimi dish.