Leisure guide

August 14 - 20 , 2019

Gulf Weekly Naman Arora
By Naman Arora

Gulf Weekly Leisure guide

Today (August 14)

Get your fill of the ocean with unlimited sushi from the special sushi selection of the Intercontinental Regency’s Elements Pool and Lounge every Wednesday from 7pm to 11pm. Priced at BD9.9net.

Call 17227777 for details.


Every Wednesday is ‘Wings and Wisdom’ night at Big Texas Barbeque & Waffle House inside Best Western Plus - The Olive Hotel. It’s a quiz night with an added bonus of BD10net for ‘all-you-can-eat’ chicken wings.

Call 17360063 for details.


The Sheraton Hotel Bahrain hosts a Ladies night with unlimited selected beverages every Wednesday at An Nada Lounge from 9pm to midnight.

Call 17533533 for details.


Steak out some of the kingdom’s finest cuts at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain, starting at 7pm at La Mosaique Restaurant, priced BD18net including beverages. Select beverages package available for BD7net extra.

For details, contact 17531122.


The Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay’s poolside Italian restaurant, Vento, is offering a wide selection of pizzas from wood-fired ovens and artisan pastas. It’s available on weekdays from 11:30am to 11pm and weekends from 11:30am to midnight.

For reservations, contact 17115500.


Reef Resort’s Tokyo Reef restaurant features a specially-created set menu that is offered on weekdays (Saturday-Wednesday, closed on Mondays) and guests can watch as the chef prepares sushi and sashimi before their eyes.

For details, call 13110110.


Enjoy Sushi-Meshi at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Thai Lounge with 50 per cent savings on select sushi and beverages.

For details, contact 17586499 or email rc.bahrz.restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com


Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain’s Baharat restaurant hosts a BBQ night every Wednesday featuring ribs and Wagyu prime rib steak from 7pm-11pm. The entertainment is performed by Twin Band. The BBQ buffet is inclusive of soft drinks and water for BD19net and free flow of beverages costs BD26net.

For details, contact 17171144.

Tomorrow (August 15)

Ladies, dance the night away at Jumeirah’s Havana Club every Thursday from 8pm to midnight with unlimited selected beverages and enjoy a live Cuban band.

For details, call 77707070.


Savour live stations of seafood and meat cuisine every Thursday at the Intercontinental-Regency’s Selections Restaurant from 7pm to 10:30pm priced at BD19net for food and BD29net inclusive of selected beverages.

For details, call 17227777.


Indulge in a variety of seafood from fresh oysters to sushi and Lobster Thermidor at Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain’s Baharat restaurant every Thursday from 7pm to 11pm. The buffet is priced BD25net, including soft drinks and water, or BD31net inclusive of selected free flow beverages.

For details, contact 17171144.


Enjoy lively tunes from the “Five Motion” band as you relax at the An Nada Lounge at the Sheraton Bahrain Hotel this Thursday, washing away the worries of the week past with a lively ambience and elite company.

For details, contact 17533533


The Bizarre Lounge at Le Meridien invites you to a Latino dance party hosted by talented instructor Jaffar. Enjoy a chill atmosphere and salsa the night away to contemporary Latin American music every Thursday from 10pm-2am.

For details, contact 17171144.


The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain hosts Tandoori Jugalbandi at Nirvana every Thursday from noon to 3pm for lunch or 7pm to 11:30pm for dinner. Savour an exotic spread of mouth-watering kebabs cooked to perfection by Chef Mahipal Singh, priced at BD30net inclusive of select Indian beverages.

For details, contact 17586499.


Savour the best of Japanese, Chinese and Thai seafood every Thursday evening from 7pm to 11pm, priced at BD25net including soft drinks at Al Areen Palace and Spa’s Keizo restaurant.

For details, contact 17845000


Friday (August 16)

Check out Jumeirah Royal Saray’s new brunch ‘The Brasserie Way’ every Friday from 1pm to 5pm, priced BD27net with soft drinks and BD35net with selected beverages.

Call 77707070 for more details.


The Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay is hosting a Friday Brunch with five food stations serving Arabic, Western, India, Japanese and Chinese delicacies, at Bahrain Bay Kitchen from 1pm to 4pm. Priced BD30net per person including soft beverages and BD43net person including a beverage package. Children between six and 12, get a 50 per cent discount.

For reservations, call 17115500.


Enjoy Al-Waha’s award-winning brunch buffet of mouth-watering delicacies with your family every Friday while you enjoy the live tunes of the new QBA band at the Gulf Hotel. It’s priced at BD23net for the buffet and BD29net for the select beverage package.

For more details, contact 17713000


The Sheraton Bahrain Hotel hosts a special daily buffet lunch from 12:30pm to 3:30pm and dinner from 7:30pm to 11:30pm at Al Safir Restaurant for BD10+++.

Ladies receive a 50 per cent discount on the buffet every Friday.

For details, contact 17533533.


Spread across three of InterContinental Regency Bahrain’s finest restaurants is an unforgettable brunch buffet, featuring live food stations and brunch choices from around the world, in addition to live entertainment and kids activities. Pool access is included in both the BD22net soft drink package and the BD32net select beverage package.

Call 17227777 for details.


Every Friday afternoon, Al Areen’s Saffron Restaurant welcomes you to its pool barbecue buffet from 1pm to 5pm, featuring modern Khaleeji and Indian dishes, priced at BD15net including soft drinks and pool access.

For details, call 17845000.


Bring the fam to Crowne Plaza Bahrain’s La Mosaique Restaurant for the Family Friday Brunch Buffet from 12:30pm to 4:00pm and enjoy stations packed with food from all over the world, as well as a kids corner with activities designed to keep your little ones engaged and entertained.

Priced at BD31net with unlimited select beverages.

Call 17531122 for details.


Big Texas Barbeque & Waffle House presents its ‘Small Town, Throw Down’ brunch – the only five-hour brunch in the kingdom – from 11am to 4pm. It features a buffet and specific table orders. There’s also karaoke.

Call 17360063 for details.


Spice up your evening with a Latino spirit infused with a variety of seafood and poultry marinated to perfection with sides of salads and greens at the Reef Resort’s Restaurant and Lounge. Priced at BD14+++ per person.

For bookings, call 13110110.


Bahrain’s Sweetest Brunch takes place every Friday from 12:30pm-4pm at Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain’s Baharat restaurant. Enjoy the award-winning sweet and savoury experience for BD28net including soft drinks and water, or BD40net including selected beverages. Live music from Twin Band accompanies the fare. Book for 10 people or more and receive 20 per cent discount.

Call 17171144 for bookings.


Families can enjoy a brunch buffet meal at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s La Med Restaurant every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The price is BD30net for the soft drinks package and BD38net for the select beverages package.

For details, contact 17586499.


Saunter past the live cooking counters at the Gulf Hotel’s Royal Thai restaurant every Friday and sample the papaya salads, satays, carvings and a selection of main courses. Priced at BD15net per person inclusive of two selected beverages.

For more details, contact 17713000.


Saturday (August 17)

Enjoy a delectable selection of handcrafted entrees, cakes and magical milkshakes all day every day at the Furn Bistro & Bakery, while revelling in the Rotunda’s ambience. Arabic afternoon tea is available from 3pm to 6pm. Or grab a coffee and croissant to go for BD3 net.

For more information, call 17171441.

l Check out Naman’s review of the Arabic afternoon tea and feast at the Furn: Page 11


Join the Gulf Hotel’s professional chef instructor for The Art of Cooking class this Saturday from 10:30am to noon for a lesson in Mexican cooking with Chef Ruben. Learn how to cook delicious meals within a busy schedule and earn a certificate and apron. The price per person is BD18net including lunch.

For more details, contact 17713000.


Reef Resort’s lobby café Chocolaterie is offering an array of signature teas, coffees, pastries and delectable hand-made chocolates Saturday to Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm with a net price of BD4.

For details, call 13110110.


Spice up your weekly brunch with a culinary journey around Mexico at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Cantina Kahlo restaurant. This will be held from noon to 4pm, priced BD36.500net per person with selected beverages and BD23net per person with soft beverages. Stick around for a separate special after brunch menu featuring Guacamole, Ensalada Verde, Ceviches, Antojitos, Tacos and Churros.

For more details, contact 17586499 or email rc.bahrz.restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com


Enjoy the perfect afternoon tea at the Jumeirah’s Palm Lounge, indulging your inner chocolate addict with the dark, milk and chocolate fondues and the gorgeously handcrafted chocolate pastries. Priced at BD25net for 2 people.

For details, call 77707070


Lounge at InterContinental Regency Bahrain’s Legendz Steakhouse and enjoy a lazy lunch in a relaxed cosy setting every Saturday from 11:30am to 4pm. Priced at BD19net.

For details, call 17227777.


Check out the Gulf Hotel’s Al Waha Waleema Brunch, Al Waha Restaurant’s new look Saturday Arabic Brunch. Explore the world of Arabic food culture for BD18+++.

For more details, contact 17713000


Sunday (August 18)

Enjoy Sundown Grill at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Plums from 7pm to 11.30pm every Sunday.

Satisfy your steak cravings with US Black Angus, Australian Kobe Wagyu and Irish grass-fed served with a side salad, tru¬ffle fries, creamed spinach and sautéed mushrooms for BD38net per person, inclusive of one grape beverage.

For more details, contact 17586499 or email rc.bahrz.restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com


Spice up your weekdays with a lunch at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay’s Bay View Lounge’s Lobby Lounge priced at BD8.5net for a two-course meal or BD11net for a three-course meal every Sunday to Thursday from noon to 3pm.

For details, call 17115001.


Enjoy a selection of international and Middle Eastern cuisine at Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain’s Baharat restaurant every Sunday to Thursday from 12.30pm to 3pm. The lunch buffet is priced BD16net, the soup and salad buffet is priced BD7net and children aged six to 12 dine at half price.

For details, call 17171144.


Delight in free dessert when you order a two-course menu at Crowne Plaza Bahrain’s Waves Seafood restaurant every day during the month of August.

For details, contact 17531122

The Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain’s Bay View Lounge invites you to enjoy the Folia plant-based menu developed by renowned chef Matthew Kenney and HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, featuring truly ethical and wholesome vegetarian dining that will satisfy carnivores, herbivores and omnivores alike.

For details, contact 17115500.


Monday (August 19)

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Mamma Mia Mondays at Primavera will entice your palate with a new menu featuring a selection of traditional pizza and pasta. Amongst the choices are Pizza Diavola, Pizza Regina and Pizza al Funghi, homemade spaghetti carbonara, tonarelli cacio e pepe and tagliatelle alla Bolognese. The cost is BD19 for one pizza and one pasta.

For more details, contact 17586499 or email rc.bahrz.restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com


Immerse yourself in the food as you embark on a menu-free bespoke and interactive culinary journey right at the kitchen counter of the CUT restaurant by Wolfgang Puck at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain. Doors open at 7pm and close at 8:30pm. Prices range from BD48 – BD85 depending on the number of courses and the beverage pairings.

For details, contact 17115044.


Paint the town red with the almost endless pizzabilities at The Red Plate as you enjoy all day specials every Monday. Get two pizzas and a select beverage for BD15net.

For more details, contact 17360061


Enjoy a swim and mouth-watering breakfast every day at Al Areen’s Rimal restaurant, priced at BD9net including soft drinks and pool access.

For more details, contact 17845000.


Tuesday (August 20)

There is a Ladies Night at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa every Tuesday, where women receive a 50 per cent discount for the hotel’s lounges, spas and restaurants, excluding Rasoi by Vineet.

For details, contact 17713000 or email info@gulfhotelbahrain.com


Feast on a bounty of seafood delights and enjoy weekly specials at the La Mosaique Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Hotel every Tuesday from 7pm to 11pm. Priced at BD18net for the soft drink package and BD25net for the select beverages package.

For details, contact 17531122.


Enjoy Taco Tuesdays at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Cantina Kahlo from 6pm to 10pm. Choose from 10 varieties of tacos for BD22net per person. It’s also inclusive of one selected beverage.

For more details, contact 17586499 or email rc.bahrz.restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com


Every Tuesday is His Night at Jumeirah’s Havana Club, with a complimentary first beverage for gentlemen.

Call 77707070 to make a reservation or get details.


Enjoy jazz, grapes and cheese at the Intercontinental Regency’s Noor Lounge every Tuesday from 7pm to 10pm. The price is BD 9.9net with unlimited grapes.

For details, contact 17227777.


There are a few limited spots available in Red Plate’s hugely popular painting and social event. The Sip and Paint event, starting at 7:30pm, offers patrons a chance to brush up on their painting skills, put their creativity to the canvas test and take home their art masterpiece, after an unforgettable event socializing with fellow artists over select beverages. BD18net covers food, drinks and art supplies.

For more details and to book your spot, contact 17360061.


The Bahrain Specialist Hospital is hosting a series of complimentary antenatal classes for expectant mothers at the hospital’s medical library. This Tuesday, Dr. Anita Sara Thampi is leading a session on Skin Care in Pregnancy from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, followed by a fitness class at the physiotherapy department, focusing on staying fit and flexible during pregnancy.

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