This summer, head to Via Riyadh for good eats and good deals

Spend summer the right way…

Summers in Riyadh are normally quite slow, but this one might be a bit different. Set to start later this week, the restaurants in Riyadh will be bringing fine dining to the masses.

From the sensual jazz nights of the 1920s to the avant-garde discos of the 1970s, enjoy a selection of special set menus slimmed down ahead of summer, from May to August. These delightful meal deals are only accessible through online bookings. Here’s everything to expect with summer in Via Riyadh.


At Spago by Wolfgang Puck, you can enjoy an exquisite curated set menu that celebrates the timeless allure of Japanese cuisine. Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambience adorned with live entertainment every Friday. If you want to try the summer set menu, you can tuck into hearty seasonal specials like wild mushroom risotto, a tender rack of lamb or the signature Wienerschnitzel for lunch or dinner, starting at SAR180 per person.

Spago by Wolfgang Puck, Via Riyadh, daily 1pm to midnight. @spago.sa


Scott's oyster bar

Sway to the smooth sounds of live jazz, and treat yourself to a taste of the 1950s with Scott‘s specialities, happening every Friday in May (starts at 8pm). Looking for a spot for lunch? This summer, Scott’s will be opening its doors during the day. You can tuck into yellowtail sashimi to pan-seared sea bream with artichokes and sweet choices of raspberry pavlova and Bakewell pudding. For dinner, you can expect to tuck into a decadent affair of Crispy Duck and foie gras or Fish Finger Baos served with tangy tartare sauce.

Scott’s, Via Riyadh, daily 1pm to midnight. @scotts.saudi


chi SPACCA Riyadh

Experience the ultimate backyard party vibes every Thursday in May and enjoy the lively ambience as a trio live band fills the air with fun tunes, channelling the energy of Nancy’s legendary backyard parties. The BBQ concept offers a premium selection of meat cuts, from briskets to wet-aged Australian Angus (starts at 8pm). There’s also a set menu offering you can order every day of May, tuck into signatures like cheesy Focaccia di Recco, juicy flank steaks, and not to mention, Torta Della Nonna.

chi SPACCA, Via Riyadh, 1pm to midnight. @chispacca.sa



Take a trip back in time to experience 1970s New York right in the heart of Riyadh. Groove to the hottest disco period music spun by the DJ every Thursday night to celebrate the time when Raoul’s first opened by turning up the nostalgia. You can explore a venue that’s been turned into a retro Manhattan wonderland with classic foods and fresh beverages, neon signs that are throwing a brilliant glow, and great songs from the 1970s filling the air.

For its set menu offering you can tuck into a late brunch, signatures include Norwegian eggs served with smoked salmon or crispy crab beignet in Fresno chilli remoulade. Dig into your choice of fresh salads before selecting from a selection of mains, from juicy fine herbs roast chicken plated with truffle risotto to lamb navarin served with a buttery mashed potato starting at SAR150.

Raoul’s, Via Riyadh, 1pm to midnight. @raoulsrestaurant.sa


Bianca Riyadh

Bianca was founded four years ago back in 2019 by two brothers called Gianni and Nicola Vietina to offer Italian, Argentinean and French cuisine reminiscent of their roots. The bakery offers a wide selection of organic bread and decadent pastries baked daily. Start light with the Bianca House Salad followed by a hearty Penne with meat ragu. Book a dinner date that promises to be a filling affair from Beef Entrana Steak with French Fries to a delightfully layered Tiramisu starting at SAR180 per person. 

Bianca Riyadh, Via Riyadh, 1pm to midnight. @bianca.saudi


Looking for Indian food for lunch? Head to Gymkhana. Sink into the set menu specials from creamy Kid Goat Methi Keema to Lasooni Wild Tiger Prawns served with rich Red Pepper Chutney. Pick your way through Papadum with an added Aloo Chaat and Tamarind for extra flavour. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a choice of lush Gold Leaf Badami Kheer or a syrupy Gulab Jamun starting at SAR284.

Gymkhana, Via Riyadh, 1pm to midnight. @gymkhana.sa