Bahrain is a place that exceeds the boundaries of cultures and countries by offering something for everyone. It is situated amidst the glowing blues of the Persian Gulf and it has some of the finest restaurants in the middle east.
As we know, with the abundance of international-themed restaurants serving up everything from Italian cuisine to Iranian cuisine to Mexican cuisine all on the same menu, Kingdom of Bahrain is rich in places to dine out in. From eating different types of food overlooking the city to having fun with other amazing activities, visitors can discover something new everywhere.
There are so many to choose from, that’s why a lot of people visit Bahrain. Whether you are a citizen of Bahrain, a visitor or an expat who is looking for an apartment to rent in Bahrain nearby good services and facilities, we made this list to introduce you to the best restaurants in Bahrain so don’t miss trying at least one of them.
Surrounded by palm trees and set in a stunning, low-rise modern building, The Palace Boutique Hotel is home to Masso restaurant.
Taking inspiration from the Mediterranean way of life, Masso celebrates the importance of sharing moments together with friends and family around the table while enjoying delicious cuisine.
Branded as the first and only farm-to-table restaurant in Bahrain, the restaurant prides itself on using fresh produce from its own garden, as well as using organic produce to ensure dishes are nutritious and tasty. The relaxed and laid-back setting creates an enjoyable and comfortable atmosphere and an ideal place to dine with family and friends.
Asian Cuisine by Wolfgang Puck
Bahrain’s most elevated dining experience is situated on the 50thfloor of Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, offering diners stunning views of the city skyline.
Wolfgang Puck’s first ever Asian restaurant outside America boasts innovative and creative Asian-inspired menus and features a range of dishes including chili chicken dumplings, “Hong Kong” style steamed wild salmon and Korean style steamed bao buns. Puck’s signature, modern take on Asian cuisine also caters well to vegetarians, offering house-made Shanghai style noodles and eggplant and snow pea pods. The modern art-deco interior, grand chandeliers, and buzzing atmosphere provide an elegant backdrop.
Overlooking the vivid blues of the Arabian Gulf – where much of its fresh fish is caught – award-winning La Mer allows guests to select their meal from the fish market-style display before watching it being cooked before their eyes.
A well-known name among tourists and locals alike, La Mer offers something for everyone. Standing out dishes include salmon with black olives, truffle oil, capers, and mussels, while duck and lamb are also featured on the menu as well. For desserts, be sure not to miss the chocolate dome with its melt-in-the-mouth inner filling as well as the berry pavlova with coulis.
A regular haunt for locals and tourists alike, Zoe’s clean and contemporary decor pays homage to its equally modern and innovative menu.
Mediterranean gastronomy lies at the heart of Zoe. The beautifully presented and colorful cuisine atop pristine white dishes provides for a formal setting and is ideal for any special occasion, be it a romantic meal for two or a celebratory dinner for many.
Zoe’s signature dish is the Prawn Ribbon, while other highlights include the Moroccan Salmon on a bed of barley risotto. Guests can also enjoy drinks and mezes in the lounge area where music entertains guests throughout their stay for a more relaxed ambiance
Maki originated in the kitchen of Mohamad Zeitoun, who would prepare Japanese fusion meals which were met with great acclaim. Collaborating with his brother Amer, the first Maki restaurant in the Middle East was born in Kuwait and Bahrain soon followed.
Combining Japanese tradition with global flavors and textures, Maki offers cuisine that transcends the boundaries of cultures and countries. Led by Chef Louis Kenji Huang, the restaurant offers a range of indulgent bites and healthier superfood-inspired dishes, catering to adoring Japanese food gourmands in the Middle East region. The modern interior is sleek, contemporary in design, and adorned with the latest technology, including iPad menus displaying colorful, elaborate photos of all the dishes, available for patrons to order at the press of a button.
Bushido Restaurant’s most unique feature is its design; it is surrounded by a small canal and decorated with Samurai statues and plush furnishings in rich, warm colors. Stepping over the threshold is equivalent to walking through a door into another world, a Japanese themed world.
An eclectic mix of lounge and ethnic-house music adds to the indulgent atmosphere and guests have the choice of four venues to relax and unwind in as the evening draws in.
The beautiful al fresco dining area on the terrace, the dark and romantic indoor dining room, the genuine teppanyaki room, and, of course, the sushi bar. For the finishing touch, Bushido also offers diners an extensive cocktail menu and range of sake.
Serving curry-based dishes from all over the world, Curry Country offers its guests Vietnamese, Indonesian, Iranian, Burmese, Indian and Chinese dishes.
The brightly colored decor of the restaurant complements the Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines on offer here and the chef regularly introduces a new curry-style from a different corner of the globe to keep the menu exciting and the regulars returning.
You can go for the vegetarian samosa or rolled Thai shrimp starter, followed by a cashew chicken curry or Iranian lamb for the main course and wash it all down with a glass of refreshing watermelon juice.