The Tour of Italy Aperitivo: Luigia at Rixos Premium Hotel JBR


Located in central JBR within the Rixos Premium hotel, Luigia the multi-award winning restaurant welcomes guests to indulge in their Aperitivo and grape tasting event on Wednesday April 17th.

Luigia is an award winning authentic Italian restaurant, the first branch opened in the UAE after their successful launch of six outlets in Switzerland. The venue’s interiors ooze style with their vibrant red walls and extravagant spotlights, still managing to  create a friendly atmosphere for guests to enjoy their true Italian dining experience.


The venue showcases their high value food at casual dining prices in an unlimited buffet style set up. The venue will be serving their authentic Italian cuisine in true Aperitivo style along with three iconic grape options sourced and imported all the way from the north and south of Italy from 7 PM to 9.30 PM.

Guests can experience Italy in Dubai quite literally, from the grapes to the ingredients, Luigia hand source their ingredients from around Italy and uses an authentic Italian wood oven to bake their pizzas them ensuring they stay true to tradition.

‘We are honoured to host Gambero Rosso, the leading f&b publication in Italy ‘ said Antonio Lagrutta the general manager of Luigia. ‘We are looking forward to inviting the JBR and neighboring communities to join us and really understand why we call ourselves the best of Italy.’ From the spotlights, to the red bold interiors and sensational food, Luigia epitomizes  fine dining at casual prices.


“The best of Italy” is not just a phrase at Luigia, from their incredible dishes to their their hospitality everything exudes Italian heritage. The Luigia family not only opened the doors to their restaurant but also to their family recipes that have been passed down for generations.