Top Choice Middle Eastern in Riyadh

Najd Village

Serving Saudi food in a Saudi setting (designed like a central-region village), this place is almost unique in the Kingdom. It’s the perfect place to sample kasba (meat with rice) or the Najd-region speciality, hash…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Riyadh

Ata Bin Ali Restaurant

Ata Bin Ali comes from the heart of Jordan, bringing to Riyadh all the delicious traditional food of the region as cooked at home. Not surprisingly, it's extremely popular with locals and deservedly so.
Top Choice International in Riyadh


One of five restaurants in Al Faisaliah Tower, Globe is one of the most romantic spots in town. Cosy, dimly lit and with spectacular views, this is one of the best restaurants in Riyadh.
Indian in Riyadh

Maharaja East by Vineet

One to book for a special occasion, this upscale restaurant offers a refreshing spin on standard Indian cuisine. With dishes such as classic Punjabi butter chicken to the innovative spinach tikki with fig chutney, V…
Armenian in Riyadh

Lusin Restaurant

This pomegranate-coloured restaurant is Saudi Arabia's first and only offering Armenian cuisine. Feast on gapama (pumpkin stuffed with rice, meat, and nuts and then baked to perfection) or the traditional Armenian s…
Turkish in Riyadh


Riyadh's first Turkish restaurant serves up both stunning views of the city and delectable flavours from the Ottoman era, such as the kuzu guvec firin (lamb stewed with artichokes in a clay pot) from the Aegean regi…
International in Riyadh


Aroma, the signature in-house restaurant of the Burj Rafal Kempinski hotel, is an all-day dining restaurant that hosts themed buffets, which are great value for money. The buffets include live cooking stations that …
International in Riyadh

Spazio 77

Located in the nook of the ‘necklace’ of the Kingdom Tower, Spazio 77 is a combination brasserie, coffeehouse, sushi bar, cigar bar and, of all things, oxygen bar. Michelin-starred French chef Alain Solivérès overse…
Middle Eastern in Riyadh

Mama Noura

Large, bright and clean, this Turkish place remains perennially popular among Riyadhis, who come for the succulent shawarma or famous falafel. There’s no family section, but takeaway is possible.