Oman restaurants

Top Choice Omani in Muscat

Al Angham

This exquisite restaurant next to the Royal Opera House offers just the kind of refined fare demanded of a special occasion, such as a night at the opera. From the Omani silver napkin rings to the carved wooden ceil…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Muscat

Kargeen Cafe

With a choice of open-air and majlis-style dining (on sedans in small rooms), this Muscat favourite has spilt into a courtyard of illuminated trees to create a thoroughly Arabian experience. Make sure you try Kargee…
Top Choice Omani in Muscat

Bait Al Luban

You know you're somewhere unique when the complementary water is infused with frankincense. This delightful restaurant is housed in a renovated khan (guesthouse), built 140 years ago, that used to charge by the bed …
Top Choice South Indian in Seeb

Al Bahjah Restaurant

Seeb has a large expat community from India, and this is reflected in the presence of this very good Indian restaurant. It showcases dishes mostly from Kerala, in southern India, but there are also international opt…
Top Choice Turkish in Ayjah

Sahari Restaurant

This popular Turkish restaurant, with its hand-painted murals and breezy terraces overlooking the lagoon, is a delightful place to watch dhows beaching at low tide. It also offers a convivial spot for some local mus…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Salalah

Al Mina Restaurant & Bar

One of the best restaurants in Salalah, this open-sided terrace-style restaurant has an exotic ambience, with waves thundering on the shore and moonlight captured in the adjoining infinity pool. Seafood and vegetari…
Top Choice Seafood in Muscat

The Beach

This top-class restaurant, with superb Arabian ambience created by fire pits and subtle lighting, serves exciting, complex fare in a luxurious beachside location. The French pastry chef at The Chedi’s indoor restaur…
Top Choice Seafood in Khasab

Aroos Musandam Restaurant

This cosy restaurant in the centre of town is a cut above the rest in terms of decor and service. There's an emphasis on the catch of the day (lobster, prawns, crab, fish of several varieties), but there are also Om…
Top Choice Buffet in Mussanah

Al Bahar

Highly popular among day-tripping Omanis and expats from Muscat, this very good restaurant (one of several at the resort) serves extensive international buffets for lunch and dinner. Fish features on the menu but al…
Top Choice Seafood in Sohar

Cornish Restaurant

In the heart of the busy fish market, this attractive, bright-windowed restaurant serves up the best of the catch, fresh from the incoming fishing boats. Preparations range from Indian and Chinese to fish and chips …