5 fab things to do in Jeddah this weekend: 15 - 17 Sept
Your weekend guide is here…
As yet another week flies by, we’ve compiled a list of the coolest happenings in Jeddah so you can make the most of your weekend, from all-you-can-eat brunches to trampoline dodgeball.
Here’s our list of the best things to do in Jeddah this weekend:
Thursday, September 15
Start the weekend with a new movie
Julia Roberts and George Clooney star in a new romantic comedy, Ticket to Paradise, launching on September 15. The stars play a divorced couple that travel to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they made 25 years ago. You can watch it from Thursday at 11pm at Vox Cinemas, Red Sea Mall. Also being released on this date, Korean spy movie, Mission Possible and horror, Jeepers Creepers Reborn.
Vox Cinemas, Red Sea Mall, Jeddah 21146. ksa.voxcinemas.com
Friday, September 16
Enjoy for a morning cup of Adani tea at Adani Bar
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Have you ever tried Adani tea? It’s a favourite with locals and Yemeni people and consists of black tea with condensed milk, sugar, cardamom pods, and cloves. Adani Bar located in Al Rawdah district is sure to make you feel nostalgic with their traditional menu and interiors with a modern twist. If you are feeling peckish, try their tuna toastie (SAR22) or for something sweet, traditional Basboosa (SAR26).
Adani Bar, Al-Rawdah, Jeddah. 7am to midday. @adani.bar
Fun-filled Friday brunch at the Park Hyatt
Food lovers, treat the whole family to four hours of family fun at Andalusia’s Friday brunch. For SAR299 per person, you can indulge in an all-you-can-eat-buffet, chocolate fondue, and plenty of kids activities to keep the children happy. Andalusia restaurant, with iconic sea views, is known for its international menu across Asian, Arabic, and Mediterranean cuisine.
Andalusia, Park Hyatt Hotel, Al Kurnaysh Road, Jeddah 21432. 1pm to 5pm. SAR299 per person. Until October 31. hyattrestaurants.com
Saturday, September 17
Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge at BOUNCE
Forget the gym, this indoor trampoline park is a freestyle playground and training camp for toddlers, teenagers, families, and professional athletes consisting of a slam-dunk area, free-jumping, perfomance trampolines, dodgeball, and even an obstacle course. A fun way to burn calories with the whole family.
Near Nass Town Mall, on the corner of Madinah Al-Munawarah Road and Al Muhammad Zaydan Road
Jeddah. Saturday to Wednesday 2pm to 10pm. Thursday and Friday 4pm to 12am. SAR120 for two hour superpass. bounce.sa
Iconic dining at Nobu
Known for its Asian fusion cuisine and stunning locations, fine-dining Nobu is arguably the world’s most talked about restaurant. Located on the Jeddah corniche, Nobu brings a laidback yet elegant vibe with sea views and signature dishes like the black cod miso and Wagyu sliders. If you are in the mood for something a little more sophisticated than your average dinner, head down to the corniche for a taste of Japan in Jeddah.
Nobu, Ash Shati, North Corniche Road (next to Al Nawras Square), Jeddah 21424, daily 1pm to midnight. Tel: 050 880 2206 / 012 272 4646. @nobujeddah