Riyadh Eats: New restaurants to try in the city

Riyadh Eats: New restaurants to try in the city

The perfect list for any other foodie fiends searching for new places to try in Riyadh
02 August 23
New Restaurants in Riyadh

Riyadh, are you ready? Or, the real question is... Are you hungry?

As the weekend creeps closer, you might be itching to explore new dining experiences in the city.

From quick and tasty American-style burgers, to fine dining Italian eats and chic Parisian plates, here are a few new spots you might want to add to your 'must try' list in Riyadh.

From mouthwatering American-style burgers to indulgent fine dining Italian treats and chic Parisian plates, we've compiled a list of exciting new spots that deserve a spot on your "must-try" list in Riyadh.

So, if you're hungry, these tempting destinations that are sure to satisfy your cravings.


Location: Via Riyadh

This is traditional Italian dining, with a hint of fine dining. Diners can expect oak clad walls, alongside sparkling chandeliers and velvet swathed seating.

You’ll find all your favourite Italian comfort food staples, such as parmigiana, spinach ravioli, and rigatoni Bolognese. The burrata is extremely fresh and creamy, and you shouldn't miss out on the carpaccio.

It's highly recommended that you go hungry!

Check out our full review of Cipriani right here.



Location: Al Wadi, Riyadh 13313

Japanese BBQ is having a moment, and Saudi is embracing it.

Kintan brings a premium cook-your-own style dining to Riyadh. Uniquely, guests will cook their own meal (with the help of servers of course) allowing diners to get more involved, and enjoy an authentic Japanese dining experience: Yakiniku.

Diners can expect flavourful dipping sauces, an array of fresh vegetables and high quality meats and fish and alongside numerous Japanese delicacies that cannot be missed.

These traditional Japanese BBQs differ to traditional BBQs and are smokeless, meaning that the smells of food will not linger on clothing, and makes for a more enjoyable dining and cooking experience.



Location: King Abdullah Branch Road, Riyadh 13214

If you're after traditional Lebanese fare, Taleel should be on your list to try.

The recently opened Taleel is serving up an array of fresh salads and a selection of soups, alongside traditional main courses such as tajine. Expect to experience traditional, wholesome and homely flavours as the plates dance with colour.

The interiors are utterly Instagrammable, with massive, high ceilings and black and white check flooring, diners can choose to sit beneath the indoor cherry blossom tree as they enjoy their meal.


Prime Cut

Location: Al Nada District, Riyadh 13317

This new spot is already popular with locals, serving up a range of succulent burgers and crispy, seasoned fries, Prime Cut has officially arrived in Riyadh. Roll your sleeves up, this is juicy, wholesome American-style grub.

Even with a relatively simple menu of six burgers: including four different beef options and two chicken burger options, there is something for all tastes at Prime Cut. Go classic with a double patty beef burger topped with grilled onions, fresh lettuce, tomatoes and pickles or trying something a little bit more adventurous like the slightly spiced, crunchy chipotle chicken burger with all the trimmings.


Les Deux Magots

Location: Via Riyadh

Indulge in chic Parisian vibes right here in Riyadh without the need to travel. Les Deux Magots, one of Paris' most coveted spots, has found its way to our city, offering a delightful experience that captures the essence of the French capital.

Whether you're in the mood for a rich, creamy coffee paired with a delectable croissant or craving a fresh and flavourful Mediterranean meal, Les Deux Magots has it all. The menu promises a perfect balance of flavours, ensuring a delightful culinary journey for diners.

Step into the restaurant, and you'll be transported to a world of old-school Parisian charm. The interiors exude a sense of timeless elegance, setting the stage for a memorable dining experience that brings a touch of Paris to Riyadh.