Whether it's a tea event in the yard, a nightcap on a rooftop lounge or a breakfast by the seaside, our option of the island's excellent restaurants has everything. October marks the onset of wintertime in Bahrain. While it's also hot to be outdoors throughout the rest of the year, the cooler months right up to February are enjoyable and also a fun time to eat outside on the island.
13. La Fontaine
This 150-year old historical monument in the heart of Manama is distinctive. It includes numerous contemporary art galleries, an alfresco arena, as well as a great dining restaurant. The dining establishment overlooks an exterior dining location that can seat over 250 visitors, making it a suitable venue for a wedding party. The fountain in the centre is the main attraction and contributes to the ideal vibe. Particular style comparable to a European chateau yet with genuine Gulf Islamic includes traditional wood windows, and level roofings add to the appeal of the place. International musicians perform below routinely. The food is terrific and consists of various dishes, from Spanish gazpacho (chilly tomato soup) to crackling Thai beef. Center Eastern-inspired creations such as grilled crayfish with saffron rice and barbequed halloumi salad are also offered.
Location: 92 Hoora Ave, Manama, Bahrain
12. The Orangery
Located on the Palace Shop Hotel grounds, the Orangery has an expansive, lush garden-- the perfect setup for a weekend brunch. Details like the water fountain, walking cane furnishings, and English road lamps include a rustic touch. An exclusive area canopied by a glass roof covering is also readily available and is excellent for intimate family celebrations. In addition to tea-time snacks such as sandwiches, scones, and bread, hamburgers, pizzas, and pasta are likewise served. Seafood, as well as meat keys consisting of smoked salmon as well as Levantine lamb chops, get on the menu too. Vegan diners can choose from a selection of salads, garden vegetables, and the vegan burger-- a house favourite made using chickpeas and slathered with smooth beetroot hummus guacamole.
Location: 382 Palace Boutique Hotel، Shaikh Isa Ave, Manama, Bahrain
11. Hazel Rooftop Lounge
Hidden in Adliya, this contemporary as well as fashionable lounge, uses a casual yet high-end ambience. It's an excellent location to share tasty plates of food and hot and cold tapas while sipping on trademark drinks. The tapas dishes consist of chicken teriyaki skewers, Cajun-fried calamari, 'Hazel's Bruschetta' and much more, while the sharing plates have everything from sliders as well steaks to quesadillas. Dishes with a Middle Eastern spin such as hammer fish and also chips, pea, feta as well as mint falafel, and also lamb koftas with quinoa-tabbouleh (a Mediterranean salad made with parsley, tomato, onion and bulgur wheat and experienced with lemon juice, olive oil as well as flavours) are likewise served. Regionally prominent home-grown bands serenade guests with blues and alternate songs throughout the week, making this a genuinely regional lounging experience.
Location: Road No 3819 Block 338، Bahrain
Snuggled in the picturesque Block 338 location, this restaurant serves unpretentious, value-for-money food in generous portions. The brought back Arab-style building with a level roof covering and heritage outlining on walls offers a rustic background for exterior eating. Guests can delight in an unwinded meal seated in the adjoining pebble-floored garden with umbrella canopies as well as greenery. Straightforward yet flavourful creations such as beef stroganoff, the grilled hen with gravy and mash, pasta and burgers are served along with a variety of soups as well as salads. The grilled halloumi salad and also peach ice tea are must-tries. A heads-up-- Coco's is crowded all the time regardless of what time of the day, and development bookings aren't enabled, so finding a table could be an obstacle.
Location: Rd No 3803, Manama, Bahrain
This contemporary Japanese blend restaurant is a beautiful location for drinks with close friends. The rooftop provides a lively atmosphere with terrific songs and is a subtly lit, split-level room-- there's a VIP lounge area, bar seats, and table dining. A preferred weekend location, Meisei is well-known for its salsa evenings. The menu is substantial and also features a variety of vegetarian, fish and shellfish and meat dishes. There are rice and noodle products and various other imaginative mains such as saffron sea bass and black Angus beef panca chilli. Those sitting at the bench can take pleasure in a selection of easy-to-eat, Asian-inspired tapas, including crispy wagyu taco, Peking duck pizza, quesadillas, bao sliders, sushi, edamame, and tempura-style items. There's auto parking readily available right outside the dining establishment, which is a plus because this location is typically overloaded with restaurants all week.
Location: Rd No 3830, Manama, Bahrain
8. Passion Restaurant and Lounge
Resembling a standard home in the culture-steeped city of Muharraq, this restaurant situated in Adliya has one of Bahrain's most innovative rooftop areas. There's a wind tower, a unique eating section, a water wheel, wooden beams, and home window frames. The balcony is additionally split into areas, some even more high rise than others, and radiates a rustic vibe with its patched rock divider panel, wood footbridge, thatched canopies and also cemented floorings. It's a great location to relax and enjoy live songs and mocktails, and even among the fruity or floral tea mixes served here. The food selection includes a range of contemporary design meals from various cuisines, including Indian, Chinese, Italian, and Center Eastern.
Location: Building 571, Road 3819، Block 338، Adliya, Manama، Bahrain
7. Lantern's Lounge and Restaurant
Offering some of the best Indian food throughout the island, this popular restaurant has a courtyard garden. Though the climate is positive throughout winter, external coolers mounted-- simply in case the food obtains too spicy to handle. Rustic woodwork detail, walking stick furniture, and canopying bougainvillaea add to the atmosphere of this outside space, as do the warm, friendly staff. Restaurants need to attempt the trademark buffet, including a variety of Indian as well as blend recipes. A la carte alternatives are available also. The perfect accompaniment to Light's trademark mocktails and mixed drinks, the chicken, meat, and paneer (cottage cheese) grills offered below are marinated in tasty yoghurt and oriental seasonings and provided over a sigri (a type of range), which secures in the flavour.
Location: Street 3828/3825 | Building 829, Manama, Bahrain
6. Alto Lounge and Restaurant
You have located on the 25th floor of midtown Rotana, this stylish urban lounge and restaurant supply scenic sights of Bahrain's funding. The exterior location has bar seats and a comfortable, relaxing section where you can relax with beautiful songs and trademark drinks. You can likewise stand at one of the cocktail tables, grooving to the lively numbers. The food selection includes a choice of vegetarian and also non-vegetarian attacks such as fried calamari, pistachio kebabs with tomato salsa, as well as saffron poultry and also leek skewers. Diners searching for a much more regional touch can attempt Arab-fusion things such as smoked eggplant with dates and feta, meatballs with foie gras and Baharat seasoning. All this, combined with a terrific solution and a breezy roof atmosphere, will undoubtedly ensure you finish your weekend on a high note.
Location: 110 Government Ave, Manama 973, Bahrain
5. The Meat Co
. Offering a selection of costs cuts from Japanese Miyazaki wagyu meat to Argentinian Pampa Humeda-bred beef, the Meat Co is Bahrain's finest standalone steakhouse. It has a modern-day and stylish roof offering panoramic views of the artsy Block 338. You can opt for the tables by the side or lounge on the sofas between with wonderful songs-- this area hosts a few of the very best DJs on the island. Personnel get along and are constantly ready to assist you in picking from a continuous range of meat options; besides steaks, the food selection includes premium hamburgers, hanging skewers, and other fish and shellfish, as well as vegetarian dishes. The salt and pepper fried calamari is a must-try and has been a residence favourite for over a year.
Location: Rd No 3809, Manama, Bahrain
Found at Al Areen Royal Residence and Medspa in Sakhir, Keizo is a long repel from the city centre; however, it is worth it because it offers the most charming outdoor dining experience in Bahrain. Perfect for a day or a wedding anniversary supper, the alfresco area by the lakeside has tall date hands and also luscious greenery. For an added fee, diners can likewise sit in one of the gazebos set down atop private synthetic islands. The food is primarily Japanese, Chinese, and Thai and consists of staples such as sushi and a range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian tempura things. Keys such as crispy roast Peking duck, beef in black pepper sauce, and lamb prepared in red curry paste are also offered.
Location: Building No.2048, Road No.6232, Block No.1062، Al Areen Palace & Spa، Sakhir 976, Bahrain
3. Tapas Bar and Restaurant
Using a few of the very best sea views on the island, Tapas Bar and Dining establishment, located in Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, offers various tapas-style meals from fish and shellfish to Spanish sausage. The menu likewise features different fusion creations such as bruschetta, sliders, and poultry satay with peanut butter sauce. Middle Eastern-inspired meze is again offered. The exterior location is normally quiet-- terrific songs are played inside your home and perfect for a loosened up sunset drink by the Arabian sea. Low-rise rattan furnishings and wooden floors combined with a low-lit setting make it a dreamland for a nightcap.
Location: 105 Zallaq Highway, Building 2015, Block 1055 Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, Zallaq Bahrain
Situated at Novotel Al Dana Resort, Fishbone supplies a Mediterranean trattoria-style experience focusing on neighbourhood seafood. It's a home-grown suggestion by cook Susy Massetti, a famous advocate of the farm-to-table concept in Bahrain-- all the food is prepared using seasonal, handpicked components. The restaurant also supports neighbourhood farmers well as anglers with this concept. The restaurant opened up in October 2018 and has a beautiful outside dining area by the beach with stunning sights of the Muharraq horizon. Along with delicious fish and shellfish recipes such as butter garlic prawns, golden fried calamari, clam spaghetti and ceviche, various creative meat, vegetarian and vegan options are also on the menu.
Location: Manama, King Hamad causeway, 121 Al Corniche، 322, Bahrain
1. Manama Souq
The souq (market) has many traditional Arabian cafés within walking distance of each other, some of them about a hundred years old. Danetaltawawish, Namlaitey, Haji Gahwa, and Abdul Qader are popular names to look out for. Most of them have outdoor dining spaces with a rustic feel-- hand-painted wooden benches, locally embroidered upholstery, and walls adorned with photos of yesteryear Bahrain. Dining al fresco at Manama Souq offers a unique cultural experience-- you can tuck into Bahraini staples such as liver, meat stew, baked tamat (scrambled eggs with tangy tomato), and foul medames (black-eyed beans). Or simply people-watch as you sip on chai Karak (tea laced with milk and spices). It's best to manoeuvre the souq's by-lanes on foot.
Location: Al Mutanabi Ave, Manama, Bahrain