7 awesome things to do in Jeddah this week: November 19 to 22

There’s something for everyone…

Check out our pick of the best things to do in Jeddah this week, from a hair makeover to unwinding at stunning rooftop spots. Here are seven awesome things to do in Jeddah this week.

Sunday November 19

Get your caffeine fix at Wing

A buzzing slip of a place with red brick walls, box-crate tables and smart black accents. The coffee, meanwhile, is strong, smooth and consistently great. Grab a table and watch the hubbub of the street right in front of you.

Wing Coffeeshop, Jeddah 23824, Sat to Thurs 7am to 4am & Fri 4pm to 4am. @wingcoffee.sa

Up your hair game at The Kerastase Hair & Scalp Spa


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Whether you want a complete style and colour change or a quick trim, The Kerastase Hair & Scalp Spa is where you want to head to. On Sunday November 19, our favourite Riyadh-based hairstylist Hollie Cuthbert will be at the salon’s Jeddah Atelier branch. So, if you’d like an experience with Hollie herself, be sure to book an appointment for a dream makeover. Unsure of what you want? Hollie and her friendly team will create one that’s bespoke to you – and you’ll love it. Enjoy.

The Kerastase Hair & Scalp Spa, Jeddah Atelier, Sat to Thurs 10am to 10pm. Tel: 053 340 6880.

Monday November 20

Check out an art exhibition at Hayy Jameel

Hayy Jameel

Curated by Art Jameel curator Lucas Morin, ‘At the Edge of Land’ brings together works from the Art Jameel Collection, in addition to loans and new commissions by international artists, many of whom are showing their work in Saudi Arabia for the first time. The selection of artists and artworks traces the trade route on which Jeddah is located – the busy maritime path connecting East Asia and Europe via the Red Sea and the Suez Canal.

At the Edge of Land, Hayy Jameel, until Apr 13, 2024, Sun to Thurs 10 am to 8pm, Fri 2pm to 10pm & Sat noon to 8pm. @hayyjameel

Tuesday November 21

Come for the coffee, stay for the first edition of Tahreek Talks


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Tahreek Space, a café, concept store and creative space, is hosting its first Tahreek Talks. Razan, a multidisciplinary artist and meditation coach, will be having an open discussion exploring the topic of balancing the masculine and feminine, as well as the concept of light and dark, and what it’s like to embody both polarities. Book your spot here.

Tahreek Talks: Balancing the Masculine & Feminine, Nov 21, 7pm to 9pm, Tahreek Space, Prince Sultan Rd, As Salamah, Jeddah 23436. SAR45, including a drink. @tahreek.space

Seek sanctuary at this chilled-out rooftop spot

Kaia Jeddah

Just in time for the outdoor season, Kaia rooftop lounge at Shangri-La Jeddah is back with a fresh groove and commands great views of the Jeddah Corniche. The terrace offers everything a night out should have, from a buzzing atmosphere to delicious drinks and upbeat Afro-house music by DJ Lea Koha every Tuesday to Saturday. Mocktails are the order of the day here and you can combine them with small plates of Japanese fusion nibbles.

Kaia, Tues to Sat 6pm to midnight, Shangri-La Jeddah, 7th Floor, Ash Shati, Corniche Road, Jeddah 23611. @kaia.jeddah

Wednesday November 22

Relax at Rosewood Jeddah’s rooftop pool


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Soak in the sun and relax at this stunning rooftop pool deck located at Rosewood Jeddah. Expect elevated views of the Red Sea, elegant mocktails on demand while you chill out, and much more… you’ll be spoilt. Not an in-house guest? You can still book a daycation to take advantage of the pool facilities, as access is available to non-guests daily from 8am to 5pm for SAR350.

Rosewood Jeddah, Corniche Street, Al Shatie District, Jeddah 23415. Tel: 012 260 7111. @rosewoodjeddah

A fun night out at ROKA

Izakaya Nights in Jeddah

When the end of the working day rolls around and it’s time to unwind, head to ROKA for its popular Izakaya Nights. The perfect place to meet, mingle and socialise, you can dive into the diverse ‘Izakaya Nights’ menu, featuring traditional Japanese cuisine with ROKA’s modern flair. Enjoy lively DJ sets as you graze on the Tori Hotate Gyoza, a delightful mix of chicken and scallops in a sweet miso honey glaze; Tori Katsu, a crunchy panko-fried chicken; the grilled chicken wings or the Fuji fries.

Izakaya Nights at ROKA Jeddah, Mon to Wed 6pm to late, Cascade at Jeddah Walk, Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz Street, Al Khalidiyyah, Jeddah 23421. @rokarestaurant.ksa

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