You deserve to know where to eat…

Dine to your heart’s content at The Boulevard Riyadh. Not sure where to start even? Then, let this guide lead you to these must-try places.

12 Cups


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This is the perfect place for a late morning or early afternoon pick-me-up, with espresso and single brews prepared by affable baristas. Coffee enthusiasts could also get their hands on the imported coffee beans and brewing equipment here.

12 Cups, The Boulevard, daily 6am to midnight. Tel: 055 005 0951. @12_cups

Karak Gholam


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A Karak and Indian street food gem from Kuwait. The food menu offers a tempting array of Indian street food favourites, including chapati sandwiches, hamsa, samosa and sweet treats. Grab a malai chicken chapati and a Karak drink, then sit back on the rooftop and watch the world go by.

Karak Gholam, The Boulevard, daily 6am to midnight. Tel: 011 225 5053. @karakgholamksa

Kyokusen Sushi Boutique

Kyokusen Sushi Boutique offers up some energetic vibes with refreshing drinks, music and, of course, delicious Japanese food with contemporary twists. Perfect for an after-work get-together or just a night-out dining.

Kyokusen Sushi Boutique, The Boulevard, daily noon to midnight. Tel: 011 400 0023. @kyokusen_sushiboutique

Sultan’s Steakhouse

One of the most frequently visited Turkish steakhouses here in Riyadh is Sultan’s Steakhouse. Passionate about quality and cut, Sultan’s Steakhouse offers plenty of choices well worth your riyals. All the luxurious fixtures are there – filet mignon and dry-aged tomahawk steak wagyu – yet the menu is well-balanced with additions like the Sultan’s garden salad and grilled shrimps.

Sultan’s Steakhouse, The Boulevard, daily 1pm to 1am. Tel: 055 563 3706. @sultanssteakhouse_riyadh



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Dine, shop and chill at this multi-concept store – a first of its kind in the Kingdom. Equipped with a restaurant and lifestyle store, this lifestyle boutique is quite a gem. After losing yourself between the beautiful Zaha Hadid’s vases and the whimsical home décor ideas, fill your tummies with delish sandwiches or an aromatic cup of rose tea.

Sum+Things, The Boulevard, daily noon to 1am. Tel: 011 445 5223. @sumplusthings

The Sixth District


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The glamorous space at The Sixth District is designed to impress, so bring your clients, dates and friends to enjoy its refined, elegant dishes. The homemade pansotti pasta with truffles mushroom sauce is downright delectable, and so’s the tender ossobuco and the creamy chicken mushroom vol-au-vent.

The Sixth District, The Boulevard, daily 1pm to 1am. Tel: 920 019 505. @the6district

Zaatar w Zeit

For a quick, casual Lebanese, Zaatar w Zeit will not disappoint. Its extensive menu features salads, shawarma and grill platters, amongst other Lebanese delicacies.

Zaatar w Zeit, The Boulevard, Sat to Thurs 6am to 1.30am. Tel: 011 485 4264. @zaatarwzeitksa


This sophisticated French-inspired all-day café serves breakfast to morning coffee through to lunch, mid-afternoon snacks and dinner. Expect an assortment of pancakes, sandwiches and pastries. Other items on the menu include chicken ratatouille parmigiana, chicken and mushroom crepe, and beef medallions served with chimichurri-infused risotto. Don’t leave without trying their amazing cakes.

Madeleine, The Boulevard, daily 8am to midnight. Tel: 920 010 330. @madeleineksa



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You can be pleasantly distracted by anything on the menu here. But for true love, it’s the sweet and savoury donuts and croissants, all available in an assortment of luscious varieties. This place also serves fancy toasts for breakfast, and every last one is as photogenic as the place.

Minyums, The Boulevard, Sat to Wed 7am to midnight, Thurs 7am to 1am, Fri 3pm to 1am. Tel: 011 235 2777.


Fancy a Turkish ice cream? Dondurma offers five classic flavours: vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio and lotus. Try them in their waffle cones, in a clay pot or sandwiched between the fluffy donuts.

Dondurma, The Boulevard, Sat to Thurs 4pm to 1am, Fri 4pm to 2am. Tel: 056 347 5207.

Opening Soon: Crème

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Those who are familiar with Crème – yes, that dessert shop from London, known for its colossal cookies – you’re in a for a treat. Crème is opening soon at The Boulevard. Fingers crossed that its miso white chocolate cookies will make an appearance here, too. Trust us, don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it, so stay tuned for more details.


The Boulevard Riyadh, 7584 5186 Prince Turki Ibn Abdulaziz Al Awwal Rd, Hittin, QJ27+74. @theboulevard_riyadh

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