11 excellent things to do in Jeddah this week: July 7 to 10

Here’s to a great week ahead…

Plan your week the right way and use our handy guide to the best things to do in Jeddah this week. We’ve got everything from family-friendly activities to popular dining destinations that’ll keep your calendar filled.

Here are 11 excellent things to do in Jeddah this week.

Sunday July 7

Take your fitness regime to higher levels

Core Jeddah

When it comes to the best exclusive gyms in Jeddah, Core – open to both men and women – is always right near the top of the list. It features all the latest equipment and gives you access to some of the finest fitness coaches. Plus, there’s a jam-packed schedule of classes on offer for members. The social wellness club is also home to one of the finest spas, which comes with a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi vitality pool – perfect for a spot of post-workout relaxation.

Core Social Wellness Club, 2803 6972 Al Harith Ibn Amr, Al Murjan, Jeddah 23712, Sun to Wed 7am to 9pm, Fri 9am to 4pm & Sat 9am to 9pm. Tel: 9200 01223. @core.jeddah

Burger and fries cannot go without some good shake

burgers from Emmy Squared Pizza

Aside from their popular reimagined pizzas, Emmy Squared Pizza is also known for their burgers and other ultimate comfort food. And there’s something extraordinary about pairing a well-crafted burger with a perfectly matched shake, given the undeniable allure of a juicy, flavourful burger and a creamy indulgent milkshake. Be prepared to devour the iconic Burger Tower, featuring the iconic Emily Burger with its savoury blend of beef, cheese, and tangy sauce, alongside the Le Matt Burger layered with gourmet toppings. Get an added kick out of the spicy Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich or the local favourite, the Jeddah Chicken Sandwich, for SAR220. Or opt for the Burger & Shake combo at SAR99, where you can savour the renowned Le Matt Burger or the crispy Nashville Hot Katsu Chicken Sandwich, paired with the creamy richness of a Chicken Parm Sandwich. Complete your meal with a creamy milkshake of your choosing, from the Brooklyn to the Nashville shake in classic American style.

Emmy Squared Pizza, Jeddah Yacht Club & Marina, Al Kurnaysh Br Rd, Ash Shati, 7195, 2473, Jeddah 23613, daily 6pm to 1am. Offer is valid until July 7. @emmysquaredpizza_sa

Taking a stroll along the Promenade


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The Promenade is perfect for leisurely walks, jogging, or cycling while enjoying the refreshing sea breeze. As you stroll along, you’ll encounter various seating areas, inviting you to sit back and take in the breathtaking vistas. It’s also a great opportunity to admire the sculptures and smell the fresh sea air. Don’t miss the food festival taking place every Sunday, too.

Jeddah Promenade, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23612. @jeddahpromenade

Monday July 8

Have a cuppa at Cup & Couch

This coffee roastery has been around since 2016. Cup & Couch is, aside from a wonderful coffee shop, a vibe. There are so many things about it, from the cups to the lo-fi aesthetic. But then, when it comes to what’s in the cup, the quality is impeccable. And when you get peckish? Try their special sandwiches, which include halloumi and tuna.

Cup & Couch, two locations, including Al Yamamah, As Salamah, Jeddah 23524 & Al Mohammadiyyah, Jeddah 23623, daily 6.30am to 11.30pm. @cupandcouch

Experience Monet as never before

Step inside ‘Imagine Monet’, a new immersive exhibition located on the Jeddah Corniche, as part of the Jeddah Season 2024 festival. The full-scale projections on the walls and floors will place visitors directly into Monet’s artworks, creating the experience of walking among the brushstrokes of pieces like Water Lilies. And thanks to state-of-the-art technology, ‘Imagine Monet’ fills the space and viewers are completely immersed in a universe of images, with total freedom to wander and explore their surroundings.

Imagine Monet: The Immersive Exhibition, until July 28, Jeddah Corniche, Sun to Wed 5pm to midnight, Thurs to Sat 4pm to 12.30am. The tickets are priced at SAR45 for adults and SAR25 for kids, and they can be purchased here@jed.calendar

A day of fun and amusement at Boost


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Take a break from shopping at Gold Moor Mall and head on over to Boost to explore a world filled with thrilling rides and exciting arcade games. This indoor theme park doesn’t disappoint with its selection of attractions, including bowling and trampoline, catering to different age groups, from the young to the young at heart.

Boost, Gold Moor Mall, Ahmad Al Attas, 7216, Jeddah 23425, Fri & Sun to Wed 4pm to 1am, Thurs 4pm to 2am & Sat 2pm to 1am. @boostsaudi

Tuesday July 9

Play board games with friends

If you’re in the mood for another indoor fun, Challenge Round is Jeddah’s go-to place for an evening of board games. Come with a friend or on your own – either way, expect a nice, cosy time and the chance to get to know new people over a board game. The place has just about every board game you can think of, so whether you want to stick to the classics or try something new, there will be something fun to play. You can even bring your own board games (as long as you teach others how to play).

Challenge Round, Hira St, As Salamah, Jeddah 23525, Sun to Wed 5pm to 11.45pm, Thurs & Fri 5pm to 2am & Sat 10am to 11.45pm. Tel: 055 500 5735. @challengeround

Catch the EURO semi-finals 2024

Don’t want to miss a fixture? Save going over to Germany to watch the semi-final games live at The Monkey’s Lounge. Aside from a big ol’ screen to watch the Spain vs France action on Tuesday July 9 at 10pm, they’ve also got a bunch of food options to munch on (if you can stomach food between all the inevitable drama) from the likes of ribs burger, lamb shank, Thai rice with pineapple, shrimp noodles, and more.

The Monkey’s Lounge, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23415, Sat to Wed 8am to 2am, Thurs & Fri 8am to 4am. Tel: 059 047 6987. @themonkeyslounge

Wednesday July 10

Kickstart your day with breakfast at Myra


The day that Myra launched its all-day dining menu was a fine day indeed. Luckily for us, you can now enjoy them throughout the week thanks to the return of its breakfast menu. Located in the S Square complex, Myra’s breakfast menu is available to eat in, takeaway or for delivery, so it doesn’t matter if you’re in a rush or have an hour to spare. Diners can order its popular pepperoni Danish or roasted vegetable brioche bun, along with other indulgent treats such as an array of pastries, brioche, salads, and chocolate delights.

Myra, S Square, 7750 Hira St, Ash Shati, District 3362, Jeddah 23514, daily 8am to 1am. @myra.ksa 

Find the perfect gifts or statement pieces at Suarez

Suarez Jeddah

For statement jewellery finds, look no further than Suarez. The internationally renowned jewellery brand celebrated for its legacy of heritage, exquisite craftsmanship, and timeless designs has opened its first boutique in Jeddah. The new boutique boasts a beautifully designed retail space, reflecting the elegance and sophistication synonymous with the brand. Visitors will be captivated by the luxurious ambience and the stunning displays showcasing Suarez’s unique and latest collections, including novelty collections like Sota De Suarez. What’s more, its pieces come beautifully packaged, making the brand a great choice for gifting.

Suarez, Al-Khayyat Centre, Jeddah 21432. @suarez__arabia

Celebrate every story with Warner Bros

Get whisked away on a thrilling journey through the world of Warner Bros. Studio, where the magic all began in 1923. But hold onto your hats, because this event isn’t just a trip down memory lane. Join us as DC Super-Heroes like Batman, iconic duos like Tom and Jerry, and the zaniest Looney Tunes pals come to life, and bring you fun and games for the whole family.

Celebrate Every Story With Warner Bros, until Aug 16, 4pm to midnight. Ticket starts from SAR65 and can be purchased here@jed.calendar