Come for the food but stay for the view…

Jeddah’s ever-growing dining options, and the fact that it is right by the sea, are easily some of the best things about the city.

If you want to make the most out of both, check out these restaurants for a great view of the city and the sea while dining.

Here are five restaurants in Jeddah that offer a great view (of the sea, of course).

Rosewood Hotel’s Sky Lounge

1.	Rosewood Hotel’s Sky Lounge

Rosewood’s luxurious Sky Lounge is located on the 17th floor and not only offers breathtaking views of the Corniche and the Red Sea but also an exciting new contemporary menu. The rooftop restaurant also has a pool and is a great place to socialise or have fun, quality time with loved ones. Note that there is a minimum spend of SAR 250 per person on weekdays and SAR 300 per person on weekends

Sky Lounge, Rosewood Hotel Al Shatie District Jeddah, +966 12 260 7111. www.rosewoodhotels.co

Angelina Cafe

Angelina Cafe Jeddah

Angelina Cafe is a Parisian tearoom that is now in Jeddah, offering an upscale French restaurant and bakery experience with a stunning view of the Red Sea. The restaurant has a detailed breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu as well as a pastry corner, a bakery, and gelato ice-creams with huge glass windows that have a direct view of the sea. It is luxurious, chic, and brings Paris to Jeddah and we cannot get enough.

Angelina Cafe, Next to Fakieh Aquarium, Jeddah, open 24/7. +966 12 288 0378. @angelinaparisksa

Aubergine at Assila

Assila is modern high-end hotel by the Marriott in Jeddah and Aubergine is a Middle Eastern outdoors restaurant on the 20th floor. The contemporary restaurant offers Turkish, Armenian, Lebanese, and Mediterranean dishes by a rooftop poolside and a view of the city. Expect top barbecue offerings, mezze, and delicious takes on the region’s classics.

Aubergine, Al Andalus Jeddah, daily 5pm to 1am. +966 12 231 9800. assilaluxurycollectionjeddah.com

Twice Jeddah

Who says you need to go all out to have a dinner with a great view in Jeddah? Twice is a laidback homegrown burger place that has a great view of the corniche. The cosy restaurant has great burgers, fries topped with all sorts of things, fried chicken and shrimp, salads, and a range of mojitos. It is super affordable, perfect for a cheat meal, and comes with a great view.

Twice, Al Farsi Towers Jeddah, Sat to Thur 12.30pm to 2am, Fri 2pm to 2am. @twice.sa

Nafoura at Park Hyatt

Nafoura at Park Hyatt is a lavish Arabic restaurant with a large outdoor terrace facing the sea. The restaurant is elegant and lively with a traditional grill station, contemporary interiors, and a menu that adapts with the season so that only the freshest produce is used. Park Hyatt also has sprawling stretches of grass, right next to the corniche, so the walk to the restaurant is as pleasant as the dining experience.

Nafoura, Park Hyatt Marina, Club And Spa , Jeddah, daily 6 30 AM to 12AM. +966 12 263 9666. hyattrestaurants.com

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