September 4 - 10, 2019

Gulf Weekly Naman Arora
By Naman Arora

Gulf Weekly Listings

Today (September 4)

Get your fill of the ocean with unlimited sushi from Intercontinental Regency’s Elements Pool and Lounge special selection 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.


Poets and lyrical enthusiasts are invited to join the Second Circle Poetry meeting happening this evening at 7:30pm at Mannai Sea Plaza in Juffair for an evening of rhyme and rumination.


The Sheraton Bahrain Hotel 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) from 3:00pm to midnight where guests can watch as the chef prepares sushi, sashimi, maki and other Japanese fare before their eyes. Set menu priced at BD18+++ inclusive of a select Asian beverage.

For details, call 13110110.


‘Sushilize’ with friends and colleagues 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 (September 5)

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 new “Five Motion” band as you relax at Sheraton Bahrain Hotel’s An Nada Lounge at the 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 City Centre Bahrain 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 (September 6)

Check out Jumeirah Royal Saray’s brunch ‘The Brasserie Way’ every Friday from 1pm to 5pm, priced BD27net with soft drinks and BD35net with selected beverages. The little guests will love their dedicated buffet and the special activities organized by the Bulbul Kids Club team exclusively for them!

Call 77707070 for more details.


Ease the transition with a final carnival celebration of the holidays at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay’s Back to School Brunch. Goodie bags for the kids and five food stations serving Arabic, Western, India, Japanese and Chinese delicacies await you from 1pm to 4pm. Priced at BD30net per person including soft beverages and BD43net person including a select beverage package. Children between six and 12, get a 50 per cent discount.

For reservations, call 17115500.


Take a trip through Thai cuisine every Friday at Gulf Hotel’s Royal Thai’s sumptuous buffet, with live cooking counters serving papaya salad, satays, carvings and a selection of fresh seafood. It’s priced at BD15net for the buffet inclusive of two select beverages.

For more details, contact 17713000.

l Check out Naman’s review and Chef Wassanee’s walkthrough of the buffet on page 11.


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.


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.


Brunch away at The Harvesters at Crowne Plaza Bahrain on Friday and enjoy unlimited selected beverages from 12:30pm to 4:00pm and enjoy platters of international mouth-watering cuisines spread across two venues.

Priced at BD33net 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.


Spend an unforgettable day in the sand beach infinity pool from 8 am until sunset and embrace the Latino vibes at the Reef Resort’s Pool Delight. Spice up your evening with a variety of Latino cuisine and entertainment all priced at BD22+++ per person. Kids aged 6-12 years old get 50 per cent off.

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 an international brunch buffet 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.


Saturday (September 7)

Join the Gulf Hotel’s professional chef instructor for The Art of Cooking class this Saturday from 10:30am to noon for a Chinese cooking lesson with Chef Ding. Learn how to cook delicious dishes amidst a busy schedule while socialising with other aspiring chefs and earn a certificate, apron and your own chef’s hat. The price per person is BD18net including lunch and only 8-10 spots are available!

For more details, contact 17713000.


Enjoy a delectable selection of handcrafted entrees, cakes and magical milkshakes all day every day at the Furn Bistro and 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 BD 3 net.

For more information, call 17171441.


Spice up your weekly brunch with a culinary journey around Mexico at the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Cantina Kahlo restaurant. The Brunch Fiesta will be held from noon to 4pm, priced BD36.500net per person with select beverages and BD23net per person with soft beverages. Stick around for a separate special after brunch a la carte 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 the Lazy Legendary 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 (September 8)

Enjoy free dessert when you have a three-course business lunch at Crowne Plaza’s La Mosaique Restaurant. Available from Sunday to Thursday from noon to 4pm

For details, contact 17227777.


Feast on a tasty Mediterranean Business lunch amidst the busy Seef district at Jumeirah Royal Saray’s Brasserie Royale from Sunday to Thursday with a three-course menu and delicious options to choose from. Priced at BD15net per person.

For more information and reservation, contact 77707070 or email jrsb.brasserieroyale@jumeirah.com.


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


What could beat the heat better than spa treatments, pool and beach time? Adding in some indulgent cuisine of course. Enjoy a relaxing 60-minute massage treatment of your choice, a 30-minute facial and the afternoon tea experience at the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay for a special price of BD95 (Regularly BD155). Or enjoy just the afternoon tea, along with gourmet bites every day at the Bay View Lounge, priced at BD 14.6net for one guest and BD 26.7net for two guests.

For details, call 17115000.


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.


Monday (September 9)

Relish four of the best pasta recipes by Chef Perbellini every Monday with a delightful degustation at Gulf Hotel’s La Pergola. The menu features a selection of Spaghetti with pesto & calamari, homemade gnocchi with tomato & basil, deconstructed lasagne moderna with beef ragout and much more! Priced at BD10+++.

For more details, contact 17713000.


The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s Mamma Mia Mondays at Primavera will include a new menu featuring a selection of traditional pizza and pasta. Amongst the choices are Pizza Diavola, Pizza Regina and Pizza ai 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


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 Bay Bahrain. Doors open at 7pm. 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.


Enjoy the afternoon every day at Crowne Plaza’s Cappucino’s Café. Experience a unique feast tea featuring tea selections with delightful sweet creations. Priced at BD6.415 for 2 hot beverages. Or meet the chocolate lava cake of your dreams, priced at BD2.5.

For details, contact 17531122.


Tuesday (September 10)

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


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


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.


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.


Try out the uniquely offbeat treats at Chocolaterie and experience luxurious evenings at Reef Resort with an array of signature teas, coffees, pastries and delectable hand-made chocolates Tuesday to Sunday, accompanied by the most stunning views of the sea and city. Priced at BD8+++

For details, call 13110110.

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