Home-grown café Yamanote Atelier continues to expand

RetailME Bureau

Yamanote Atelier, a home-grown Japanese bakery & café concept – has opened two more stores at Al Ferdous 2 and Grove Village, bringing its total number outlets to 11 across the UAE, in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah.

Launched in 2013, Yamanote Atelier was conceptualised to deliver the tastes, culture and culinary crafts of Japan and France through baked goods and an elegant café culture.

The brand’s new Al Ferdous 2 branch serves as the flagship restaurant. It seats up to 80 people and is also home to the brand’s central kitchen which services other outlets, home delivery and catering. The Grove Village branch is the Yamanote Atelier’s first café and restaurant to open in Ras Al Khaimah. Between the four main restaurants – Al Ferdous 2, Grove Village, Etihad Towers and DIFC – there are more than 3,500 bakes completed per week. In addition, The Dubai Mall café is open for all-day dining.