Everything started from its geographical location.
The restaurant is suspended, as though floating, in the heart of a sweltering city district, in the center of the world, yet in the middle of the desert.
It is somewhere between a garden and a contemporary urban majlis. In Islamic culture, the majlis is the space where one meets to make decisions, the place where official assemblies take place.
It needed a name that represented this meeting, or confluence, of influences, preserving its link to the history of the region.
Now, according to researchers, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the only Wonder of the World never found, would have flourished in ancient Ninive, one of the oldest cities of Mesopotamia. It was also the capital of the Assyrian empire in the seventh century BCE.
This name requires authenticity, it induces a thousand stories that carry the legend.
This is how Ninive was born.