Restaurants

Top Choice Jordanian in Amman

Zuwwadeh Restaurant

The Jordanian cuisine at the Zuwwadeh Restaurant is delicious, especially the fatteh (fried bread) with hummus, meat or chicken and pine nuts – the ‘wedding fatteh’ is complemented by tomato and cardamom. You can ch…
Top Choice Falafel in Amman

Hashem Restaurant

You haven’t tried falafel until you’ve eaten here. This legendary eatery, run for half a century by a Turkish family, is so popular with locals and visitors alike that there’s stiff competition for tables, many of w…
Top Choice Jordanian in Amman

Sufra

How good is Sufra when it comes to traditional Jordanian cuisine? Well, if the royal family are fans, we're hardly ones to argue. Housed in a lovely old villa with a terrace garden, this really is the place to eat w…
Middle Eastern in Amman

Afrah Restaurant & Coffeeshop

This popular restaurant in the heart of downtown is more about the ambience than the food. Squeezed into every nook and cranny of the renovated upper storeys of this typical townhouse, the tables fill up quickly in …
Jordanian in Amman

Kan Zeman

Located in a historic inn with a vaulted ceiling, this restaurant is brought to life each night when traditional live music fills the ancient halls. On-site workshops housed in old stable blocks sell glass, rugs and…
Armenian in Amman

Ararat

Wondering what Armenian cuisine is like? Head to Ararat and leave with a belly full of great food. Try sini kufta (lamb and wheat casserole) and a variety of tasty cooked salads, or go for a selection of smaller sta…
Spanish in Amman

Bonita Inn

If you’re looking for a change from Middle Eastern fare but still want to mix with a Jordanian clientele, this primarily Spanish restaurant, off Al-Kulliyah al-Islamiyah St, is a great favourite with locals. The aut…
Falafel in Amman

Al Quds

It's the kind of question that could lead to arguments – where is the best falafel in Amman? – but we're happy to nail our colours to the mast and vote for this tiny, spotlessly clean place on Rainbow St, which has …
Cafe in Amman

Wild Jordan Center

At wonderful, ecofriendly Wild Jordan Café, the emphasis is on locally sourced produce, healthy wraps, organic salads and locally plucked herbs. Smoothies are a welcome change from the ubiquitous coffee of cafes els…
Fusion in Amman

Blue Fig Café

If you’re wondering where Amman’s fashionable set go to escape their own cuisine, look no further than this supercool, glass-and-steel restaurant near Abdoun Circle. Offering an extensive and imaginative mix of worl…