Lusin Restaurant

Armenian in Riyadh

Image by Shaistha Khan Lonely Planet

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 soborak, pastry layers stuffed with cheese, surrounded by pink lava stone has been imported from Yerevan.

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