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10 fun things to do in Riyadh this week: February 11 to February 14

New week, new plans…

If you’re making your weekly plans accordingly, let us help you out. Here are the top things to do in Riyadh this week. From cool restaurants to quiz night, it seems like this month is already going to be one to remember.

Sunday February 11

Take part in a Valentine’s Day Quiz Night

Every Sunday night, Sociale Cafe hosts a fun quiz night, and this week you can look forward to a Valentine’s Day-themed one.

Valentine’s Day Quiz Night, Prince Muhammad Ibn Abd Al Aziz, As Sulimaniyah, 8pm to 10pm. @sociale.cafe

Have an offline dining experience at Ki Saudi


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Unique dining experiences are always welcome, and Ki Saudi is just that. Offering an offline dining experience where you lock your phones away and focus on the people with you and the exquisite food.

Ki Saudi, 7500 Prince Turki Bin Abdulaziz Al Awal Road, Hittin، 5291, Riyadh 13513

Monday February 12

Have breakfast at Vittoria’s Italian Bakery & Café


Craving Italian-style baked goods? You’ve come to the right place. Nestled in the Qurtubah area, Vittoria’s Italian Bakery & Café is a new venue that churns out amazing croissants, tarts, bambolini, cannoli, biscotti, and other sweet treats, but we’re equally enamoured with its selection of savoury sandwiches. So, order a cup of coffee and don’t think twice about treating yourself to something flaky or frosted.

Vittoria’s Italian Bakery & Café, Qurtubah, Riyadh 13248, Sun to Thurs 7am to 4pm, Fri & Sat 9am to 6pm. @vittorias.sa

Visit the ‘Imagine Picasso’ exhibition


The ‘Imagine Picasso’ Exhibition goes beyond the traditional art exhibition format, offering a unique exploration into Pablo Picasso’s creativity, as a pivotal artist of the 20th century. By employing the latest advanced display techniques and technologies, the exhibition seeks to revive more than 200 of Picasso’s creations, giving attendees a distinctive, rich artistic experience, and allowing them to learn about Picasso’s world from a new creative perspective.

Imagine Picasso Exhibition, until Mar 3, Weekdays 4pm to midnight & Weekends 2pm to midnight, Laysen Valley, Riyadh. Tickets can be purchased here. SAR50 for kids & SAR100 for adults. @laysenvalley

Tuesday February 13

Try out Birdlot


A trending venue in the capital, Birdlot has been making sweeps across social media for a while now. Proudly calling itself the best-fried chicken in town, the venue serves two kinds of crunchy fried chicken burgers, classic and spicy plus pieces of chicken by the bucket too on the side.

Birdlot, 7927 Al Shariqah, Al Mohammadiyyah, daily 12pm to 2am. @birdlot.sa

Spend your morning at Jones the Grocer


Jones the Grocer is located inside the top foodie and business destination, King Abdullah Financial District, so you already know it’s going to be something to remember. The stunning, airy spot is the perfect place to go on a crisp morning when you feel like treating yourself.

Jones the Grocer, KAFD, Al Aqiq, Riyadh 13519, daily 7am to 12.30am. @jonesthegrocersa

Check out the Anghami gigs


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After something a little different for your date? Head out to Anghami Labs and enjoy the night of February 13 with Mishaal and Pamela, serenading you with love songs. You can tuck into a romantic four-course dining experience while savouring their captivating live performances for SAR299.

Toi Et Moi, Boulevard Riyadh City, QJ83+CV5, Hittin, 8.30pm. Book your spot here

Hang out at Bohemia

On the hunt for a brand new cafe in town to spend your afternoons at? A top cafe and record store has landed in Riyadh from the Eastern Province. Bohemia Art Cafe and Record Store is here now. Originally from Khobar, the venue announced a partnership with Riyadh’s very own hip, happening venue, The Warehouse, and has opened the cafe and record store inside the JAX spot.

Bohemia Art Cafe and Record Store, Jax, Diriyah 13732, daily 4pm to midnight. @bohemia_artcafe

Wednesday February 14

Enjoy a set menu at Carbone Riyadh


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If you still haven’t made plans for this Wednesday, we have you covered. For SAR1,400 per couple, you can enjoy a set menu featuring some of the best the restaurant offers, including standouts like Veal Parmesan and Jumbo Shrimp Scampi. The menu will be available until 9 pm, and you need to make a SAR500 deposit.

Carbone Riyadh, 4248 Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Road, Ar Rabi, 7pm to 1am. @carbone.riyadh

Book an escape at Terhaab Al Thumamah

Experiencing winter in Riyadh is one of the pleasures of this little life. And if you’re looking for a brand-new destination to enjoy the season with your loved ones, Terhaab Al Thumamah Riyadh is where you want to go. Complete with an entertainment area with multiple recreational sports activities and gaming facilities, it’s set to be fun for the whole family.

Terhaab Al Thumamah Riyadh, 5M52+G4 Ath Thumamah, daily 2.30pm to 2.30am. Book your SAR20 ticket here, SAR800 for a camp here.