Celebrate Ramadan at these enchanting waterfront restaurants in Al Khobar
Dine with a view…
There’s nothing more enchanting than dining waterside with a perfect sea view as the backdrop. Below, we share our absolute favourite restaurants in Al Khobar’s Al Matal Complex to do exactly that – from elegant iftars and enchanting suhoors to beautiful hampers to share with family and friends.
French elegance at Belgravian Brasserie
Be transported to the lanes of Paris this Ramadan with an elegant French iftar at Belgravian Brasserie. Break your fast with a classic brunch menu featuring everything from French toast to roast chicken. For those not observing the fast, Belgravian Brasserie offers its French Afternoon Tea on weekdays in a secluded space designed with discretion in mind.
Looking for the perfect Ramadan gift for family and friends? Check out Belgravian Brasserie’s beautifully presented gift hampers filled with an array of freshly baked cakes, handcrafted chocolates, macarons, and sparkling tea. Or entertain with ease, thanks to the generous gathering boxes. Perfect for at-home iftars and suhoors, they cater for four to 16 people with an assortment of sandwiches, cakes, patisseries and scones. You can also pre-order your favourite bakery and patisserie items from Belgravian’s Ramadan Bakery for collection throughout the Holy Month.
Belgravian Brasserie by Nozomi, Ground Floor, Al Matal, Alkurnaish, Al Khobar. Iftar: Daily, 6pm to 1am. Afternoon Tea: Weekdays, 2pm to 5pm. Tel: 9200 12594. @belgravianbrasseriekhobar
Ramadan nights at Hellenika
Enjoy a semi-buffet style iftar served to your table at Hellenika, ideal for sharing with loved ones. The menu spans Greek and Middle Eastern flavours, featuring traditional dips, refreshing salads, hot mezze and grills. The restaurant is also hosting a convivial suhoor that aims to transport diners to Greece. Treat yourself to its à la carte menu of popular Greek dishes whilst you bask in the traditional live music that will capture the season’s spirit.
Hellenika by Nozomi, Third Floor, Al Matal, Alkurnaish, Al Khobar. Iftar: Daily, sunset to 8pm, SAR295 per person. Suhoor: Daily, 9.30pm to 1.30am. Tel: 9200 12579. @hellenikakhobar
Sophisticated suhoors at Nozomi
For a fine-dining Japanese menu, consider having your suhoor at Nozomi. The acclaimed restaurant transforms into an enchanting Ramadan retreat in the evenings, decorated with lanterns, candles and gorgeous floral arrangements. It’s an à la carte suhoor here, so you’ll get to sample a variety of modern Japanese delights. Oh, and water views come guaranteed.
Nozomi, Second Floor, Al Matal, Alkurnaish, Al Khobar. Suhoor: Daily 9.30pm to 2.30am. Tel: 9200 12681 @nozomiksa