10 delicious dessert shops in Riyadh to satisfy your sweet tooth

Take a bite…

If you’re anything like us, you love yourself some dessert at all odd hours of the day. Be it cookies, doughnuts, or pastries, dessert shops in Riyadh have you covered. Read on to find out about all the best bites in the city.



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Flying in from Paris, Ladurée is a beacon of history. The very first branch opened its doors way back 1862, and since then the brand has grown to be the go-to place for the best macarons.

Laduree, Laysen Valley, Umm Al Hamam Al Gharbi, noon to 1am. @ladureesaudiarabia

Pierre Herme

Holding court in the Four Season’s lobby next to Obaya Lounge, Pierre Hermé brings his signature macarons and a selection of fine chocolates, jams, cakes and pastries to the Riyadh store.Step inside the boutique patisserie, and you’ll find a simple yet elegant space. The light, airy atmosphere of the space offers tranquil respite from the world outside, with walls and flooring elegantly draped in a mosaic of orange, brown and cream marble. Every tile has been meticulously chosen and placed to reflect light beaming down from the ceiling, accentuating their polished beauty and lustre.

Pierre Hermé Paris Boutique, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, daily 10am to 11pm. @pierreherme.fsriyadh

Kayu Bakehouse

Setting up shop in Riyadh’s Al Sulimaniyah district, the Dubai brand prides itself on being an artisan dessert boutique specialising in French desserts. The bakery uses only natural and organic ingredients for its desserts.

Kayu Bakehouse,  Al Dabab street, As Sulimaniyah, Sat to Wed 7am to midnight, Thu 7am to 2am, Fri 10am to 2am. @trykayu



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If you’ve not heard of chök, can you even call yourself a cronut fan? For those of you who have been living in a cave, cronuts are a hybrid of a doughnut and a croissant. And this pastry shop from Barcelona has a collection of delicious goodness awaiting your taste buds on the treat side of things along with coffee too. Other treats to try at Chök include the melt-in-your-mouth bonbons and cheesecakes.

chök, Prince Turki Ibn Abdulaziz Al Awwal Rd, King Saud University, Sat to Thu 8.30am to midnight, Fri 1pm to midnight. @chok.ksa

Chestnut Bakery

Chestnut Bakery Riyadh

The popular London bakery has set up shop in Al Mohammadiyyah’s Pure Center. Step inside the cosy bakery and dig into warm treats straight from the oven. The decor in the indoor seating area revolves around muted colours, comfy chairs and dim lighting. It seems like the perfect spot to kick back an

Chestnut Bakery, daily 7am to 11pm, 3213 As Safarjal, Al Mohammadiyyah. @chestnut.sa


Chunk is one of the best local dessert shops in town. Offering up delights fit for every occasion, Chunk is mostly known for its incredible cakes. Specials include the San Sebastian and the raspberry and lemon cakes.

Chunk, Al Takhassousi, Al Mohammadiyyah, daily 7am to midnight. @hello_chunk



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Meaning ‘my flavour’ in Arabic, Nakhati, made using high-quality natural ingredients, is a homegrown gelato experience that supports local communities of women across the GCC. A must-try is their matcha gelato.

Nakhati, Dist، 5176 Imam Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Mohammed Rd, An Nakheel، Unit 6, Sat to Thu 9am to midnight, Fri noon to midnight. @nakhati.ksa

Lena Lu Bombolini


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Flying in from Australia, Lena Lu is an artisan doughnut shop you need to check out. The venue is known for its speciality Bomboloni (Italian-filled doughnut) with an Australian twist. Dig into delicious doughnuts and grab your phones since the spot is also super Instagrammable, the pinky-perfect location makes for a perfect backdrop.

Lena Lu Bomboloni, Prince Turki Bin Abdulaziz Al Awal Rd, Lumiere Mall, daily 5pm to 1am, @lenalu.ksa



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We’re crazy for cookies, and Creme London makes some of the best. Coming in from London, Creme specialises in really big cookies, soft-serve ice cream and coffee. Putting a French twist on American classics, at Creme, everything is baked and made fresh every day.

Creme,  Al Mathar Ash Shamali, daily 10am to midnight. @cremelondonksa

BK Boutique

BK Boutique might just be the most luxurious dessert shop we’ve seen in Riyadh. With recipes handcrafted by a Saudi chef himself, this venue caters to trends like flattened croissants, pecan croissants, and more.

BK Boutique, Al Takhassousi, Al Mohammadiyyah, Sat to Thu 7am to midnight, Fri 7am to 11am, noon to midnight. @bkboutique.sa