Leisure Guide


October 9 - 15, 2019

Gulf Weekly Naman Arora
By Naman Arora

Gulf Weekly Listings

Today (October 9)

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.


The 7th edition of the Annual Bahrain Business Quiz Show wraps up today and tomorrow, with participants’ knowledge of their specific industry and Bahrain’s economy being tested in an enjoyable and fun filled atmosphere, where local Bahraini talent and entertainment will also be on hand. The finale takes place tomorrow at the Seef Mall’s new extension.


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 Bahrain Writers’ Circle’s sister group The Second Circle is holding its monthly poetry meeting this evening at the Mannai Sea Plaza in Juffair at 7:30pm.


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.


Reef Resort’s Tokyo Reef restaurant features a specially-created set menu that is offered on weekdays (Saturday-Wednesday, closed on Mondays) from 3pm 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 (October 10)

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.


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 (October 11)

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.


Spread across three of InterContinental Regency Bahrain’s finest restaurants is the unforgettable Brunchism experience, a brunch buffet featuring live food stations and culinary choices from around the world, accompanied by live entertainment and kids activities, with food and music around the pool area. Priced at BD22net for the soft drink package and the BD32net for the select beverage package.

Call 17227777 for details.


Enjoy the Four Seasons Hotel’s Friday Market Brunch at the Bahrain Bay Kitchen. Enjoy this spectacular open-air environment dappled in sunshine, with a side of crisp air sharing food and experiences as you stroll through the market at the many pop up stores that represent many local artists, designers and craftsmen. The event runs from 1pm to 4pm and is 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.


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 4pm 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 8am 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 six-12 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.

For bookings, call 17171144.


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 (October 12)

Enjoy a delectable selection of handcrafted entrees, cakes and magical milkshakes all day every day at The Westin Bahrain City Centre’s 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 BD3net.

For more information, call 17171441.


Join the Gulf Hotel’s professional Japanese chef instructor for The Art of Cooking class this Saturday from 10:30am to noon for a lesson with Chef Kevin. Learn about Japanese cuisine from a well-seasoned chef and earn a certificate and apron. The price per person is BD18net including lunch and seating is limited to 8-10 guests.

For more details, contact 17713000.


Spice up your Saturday with wasabi and live jazz as you join the fun-loving chefs at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay’s re/Asian Cuisine, who will be turning their hands to sushi, rolls and all things Japanese during this hugely popular brunch from 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

Priced at BD32net including soft beverages and BD44net including select beverages. 

For reservations and more details, contact 17115046.


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


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 (October 13)

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


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 (October 14)

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 and 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 feature Chef Delfino cooking up a menu just like grandma would have wanted it. Gather the family or your best group of friends and savour the afternoon with a variety of sharing dishes including the signature Antipasti Board, Braised Beef with Polenta, traditional pastas, grandma’s Tiramisu and more. The cost is BD25 for adults, including a beverage package and BD10 for children, ages 4 -12.

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.


Sip a beverage, hang out with friends or make new ones and paint the night away at The Red Plate at its hugely popular Sip & Paint event. Book your spot before it fills up! Also on Mondays, enjoy the pizzabilities and get two pizzas and a select beverage for BD15net.

For bookings, 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 (October 15)

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 and restaurants, excluding the spa and Rasoi by Vineet, which, instead, has a special set menu for ladies this evening.

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, inclusive of one selected beverage.

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


During the month of October, the Spices restaurant at the Crowne Plaza aims to flip the concept of the traditional Biryani on its head by offering a range of regional Biryani dishes seldom experienced in the Middle East. Excite your palate with the unique ingredients and flavor profiles of these amazingly versatile Indian dishes.

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.

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