21grams Brunch Bestie
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Time Out Market Dubai welcomes 21grams, boosting the home-grown line-up to 18 concepts

​​21grams Balkan Bakery & Deli now open with a core menu of its famed phyllo pies, all-day breakfast dishes and deli plates

Written by Time Out PR

Time Out Market Dubai, the city’s only editorially curated food and cultural market, has welcomed a new concept, ​​21grams Balkan Bakery & Deli, boosting its line-up to 18 Dubai-born brands. The award-winning, vibrant bistro opens at the Market.

Established in 2018 by Serbian native and restaurateur Stasha Toncev, 21grams is known in Dubai as the go-to destination for savoury and sweet Balkan burek phyllo pies, and for a compelling all-day breakfast offering.

​​21grams Balkan Bakery & Deli at Time Out Market Dubai will offer fresh, hand-crafted traditional Balkan dishes and baked goods. Renowned for its innovative spins on classic family recipes, creative flair and eye-catching presentationnot to mention some of Dubai’s best breakfasts21grams is set to become a vibrant addition to the Market and a place where the good things in life are celebrated every day.

The menu, with head chef Urosh Mitrashinovic at the helm, will showcase 21grams’ signature all-day breakfast dishes including a Balkan breakfast and Komplet egg, three different phyllo pie options goat’s cheese, beef bacon and honey, spinach, and pulled beef alongside deli small plates such as ajvar, urnebes, and hummus of the day. In addition to serving up a selection of salads, including Greek salad, fasolia salad and farmer’s salad, 21grams will also introduce a brand-new cold cuts platter. 21grams Balkan Bakery & Deli’s arrival at Time Out Market Dubai also represents the first time diners will be able to enjoy the restaurant’s cuisine paired with a glass or two of Dubai’s best-value beverages.

“We are delighted to welcome 21grams, an integral part of Dubai’s restaurant scene, to Time Out Market Dubai. Its phyllo pies, burek and breakfast offering will bring yet more diversity to our Market menus, something that is crucial when we explore new vendor additions,” said Sandy Hayek, General Manager, Time Out Market Dubai.

Stasha Toncev, Chief Soul Kitchen Officer at 21grams added: “We are thrilled to join the very best Dubai has to offer at Time Out Market Dubai. The Market allows us to explore a new area of the city and further grow our community, bringing our unique brand of soul food to a diverse, global audience. 21grams holds a special place in the hearts of many and we’re excited to share some familiar favourites and new dishes with our blossoming circle of food-lovers.”

About Time Out Market Dubai:

  • Time Out Market Dubai, in partnership with Emaar Malls, brings together the best of the city under one roof at Souk Al Bahar.
  • Housing 18 home-grown vendors curated by Time Out’s expert editors: Masti, BB Social Dining, Vietnamese Foodies, Pickl, Pitfire, Brix by 3fils, Nightjar, Reif Japanese Kushiyaki, Little Earth, Scoopi Café, Long Teng, Al Fanar and ​​21grams Balkan Bakery & Deli. Five incredible, brand-new concepts launched at Time Out Market Dubai, including Folly Workshop, Fulvio’s, Two Leaves by Project Chaiwala, Local Fire by The Mattar Farm, and Liban by Allo Beirut.
  • A licensed venue, three bars are located throughout the food hall: The Atrium Bar, located in the main atrium; The Fountain Bar, near the Market’s outdoor terrace; and The Palace Bar, the best spot to get a drink during rush hour. 
  • Time Out Market Dubai is spread across 43,000 sq ft, including a 3,000 sqft outdoor terrace that overlooks The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa.
  • Diners can enjoy the fun and exciting atmosphere from 12pm-12am every day, and until 1am on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the weekend. 
  • Weekend Breakfast runs every Friday and Saturday from 10am – 1pm.
  • “Time Out Stage Presents” sees local bands and musicians perform every Tuesday from 7pm to 10pm, and a resident DJ every Thursday from 8-11pm.
  • The Editor’s Table is an exclusive eight-seater private booth set behind the Market’s Fountain Bar that is bookable for lunch or dinner.

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