12 delightful must visit restaurants worth checking out in Jeddah

All we can say is, yum…

From wallet-friendly to a splash out on payday, these are some of the most delightful restaurants worth checking out in Jeddah. If you’re after an easy burger to kick start the weekend or looking for restaurants that will have your friends in awe of your taste, we have the solution to both for you. Jeddah is a melting pot of cuisines with a budding food scene that is coming to life with homegrown brands and internationally renowned restaurants.

Here are 12 of the best restaurants in Jeddah worth checking out.


Il Postino Pizzeria


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Gordon Ramsay has always maintained that having too much on a menu is a bad idea. At Il Postino, the only items on the menu you’ll find are good wholesome pizzas, drinks and desserts. Served fresh out of a woodfire oven, the base of the pizzas are thin and their topping combinations are spot on.

Il Postino Pizzeria, various locations in Jeddah @ilpostino.sa

Mumbo Chicken


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One thing about team What’s On, we love burgers. We’ll take them in any form and at Mumbo Chicken the chicken burgers are mighty in flavour and in looks. You cannot go wrong with ordering any of them, dine-in or delivery we recommend the mumbo burger.

Mumbo Chicken, As Salamah, 6969 Al Kuwkabash, As Salamah, open daily 12.30pm to 1.30am @mumbo.sa



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A concept store that provides guests with the opportunity to shop what they eat. Goodies is one of those places that you find yourself gravitating towards when choosing a dinner destination. The Lebanese cuisine paired with incredible service makes for an all-round fantastic evening out.

Goodies, various locations in Jeddah.@goodies_ksa

Adani Bar

It’s unassuming but it’s one we can guarantee the locals love. Whether you’re there for lunch or dinner, the menu is small but the flavours that the items pack are mighty. Classic kebabs, sandwiches and of course coffee to boot.

Adani Bar, various locations in Jeddah @adani.bar

Extension Seventeen


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A must-try breakfast spot in Jeddah, Extension Seventeen is one that is always at the top of everybody’s list when it comes to choosing a spot. Eggs are the main event at this restaurant, but you have to be sure to stay for a sweet treat at the end.

Extension Seventeen, Al Yamamah, open daily 8am to 5am. @extseventeen

The Plan

When you don’t have any plans, The Plan is where to go. Birrira tacos, burgers, and more, you can’t go wrong at The Plan. With cool interiors and unassuming but delicious food, you can’t go wrong.

The Plan, various locations in Jeddah. @theplan.res

Blow out


Is this the best restaurant in Saudi? We think it might be, Myazu a homegrown concept is the restaurant on so many people’s lips, and for good reason. The Japanese restaurant draws inspiration from traditional cuisine using flair and style.

Myazu, Al Basteen Mall, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz St, Ar Rawdah, open Sat to Wed 1pm to 12am, Thu and Fri, 1pm to 1am. Tel: (9200) 10434 @myazusaudi

Le Vesuvio

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A slice of Italian excellence brought to Jeddah. Found in the Yacht Club and Marina, Le Vesuvio was first established in Cannes in 1969. This restaurant was quickly cemented as the restaurant to see and be seen. Inspired by Aperitivo culture, the sharing-style menu features global favourites including pizza tartufo, black truffle risotto, and sole munier.

Le Vesuvio. Weekdays 5pm to 12am, weekends 1pm to 12am. coolinc.com.sa

Le Comptoir de Nicole

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All the way from the Côte d’Azur, the chic French bistro adds a certain je ne sais qoui to the stunning dining scene at the yacht club. The menu is an ode to Mediterranean cuisine with dishes including onion pissaladière, niçoise salad, and tuna carpaccio followed by a selection of perfectly prepared meats, fish, and pasta.

Le Comptoir de Nicole, Weekdays 5pm to 12am, weekends 1pm to 12am. coolinc.com.sa



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Yet another restaurant that has been on everybody’s lips, Kuuru is a Nikkei restaurant that is an ode to Japanese and Peruvian cuisine. The venue flows effortlessly from restaurant to Nikkei bar where masters work effortlessly at their craft.

Kuuru, Al Malik Road, Al Khalidiyyah, open daily from 1pm to 11.30pm and 12.30pm on weekends. @kuuruksa

Shang Palace

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Stunning vistas of the Jeddah Corniche, paired with this restaurant’s Sichuan and Cantonese flavours, Shang Palace is an intricate balance of flavours with a local twist. Take in the beautiful view while you dine on a selection of dim sums or delicious Peking duck.

Shang Palace, Shangri-La Jeddah, 4th Floor, Ash Shati, Corniche road, open daily from 1pm to 11.30pm and 12.30pm on weekends. @shangpalace_jeddah


ROKA Riyadh

An internationally loved gem, brought to Jeddah. Where Japanese cuisine is brought to life through stunning mocktails, delightful dishes and service that has you leaving with a smile.

Roka, Cascade at Jeddah Walk, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz St, Al Khalidiyyah, open Mon to Thu 6pm to 12am, Fri and Sat 1pm t0 12am. @rokarestaurant.ksa

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