Top things to do in Dhahran

International in Dhahran

By Parkers

The fictional Mr Parker hides keys in local parks and neighbourhoods around the city, and clues to their locations are posted on their social media. Finding the key will give you lifetime access to the By Parkers re…
Museum in Dhahran

Taybeen Museum

Relive your childhood at the newly opened Taybeen Museum. What started as a personal collection of one Saudi, Majid Al Ghamdi, has now evolved into a 300 sq m museum that includes more than 10,000 toys, posters, cam…
Middle Eastern in Dhahran

Oah Yamal Restaurant

Oah Yamal is a treat for the eyes and the palate. Reminiscent of Bahrain or Kuwait in the pre-oil era when pearling and fishing were the main occupations, the restaurant is decorated with fishing nets and other vint…
Lebanese in Dhahran

Beit Misk

With an innovative and inviting menu, Beit Misk promises to be different from all the Lebanese restaurants you’ve tried before. An alternative to baba ghanoush, Mama Ghanoush uses beetroot instead of aubergine for a…
Middle Eastern in Dhahran

King of Juice

Run by a Turkish family since 1968, King of Juice is a tiny boofiya (a cafeteria-style takeaway) smack in the middle of Suwaiket, an old shopping area in Al Khobar. This is the answer to your hungry shopper woes: fo…
Shopping Centre in Dhahran

Al Othaim Mall

Al Othaim Mall is built to look like a gigantic ship, so there’s no way you can miss it. The four-storey shopping centre boasts a wide variety of high-end and affordable international brands, along with a floor dedi…
Teahouse in Dhahran

Sky Lounge

Savour classic British tea-time fare amid faux palm trees and glittering chandeliers, with views of the twinkling city below. A bite of the quintessential scones and jam, accompanied by an array of teas, will transp…
Shopping Centre in Dhahran

Mall of Dhahran

The biggest mall in the Eastern Province, Mall of Dhahran is a one-story shopping centre that includes high-street international brands and home-grown labels. With a spacious food court, several top-notch restaurant…
Thai in Dhahran

Thai Market

In this predominantly Filipino-Thai shopping area, you will find restaurants and stores that offer a taste of Pinoy culture. Try Jollibee or Chowking, famed Filipino fast-food chains at Al Rahmaniya Centre, batchoy …
Bay in Dhahran

Half-Moon Bay

South of Al Khobar, this area boasts high-end resorts and spas perfect for an indulgent day out. The public areas are not well maintained, but if you’re looking to escape the snarls of the city, the ride to the bay …