6 of the best Middle Eastern restaurants in Riyadh

Whether you’re craving familiar comfort food or eager to explore new culinary horizons, this guide unveils the top Middle Eastern restaurants in Riyadh

Middle Eastern restaurants in Riyadh

Mama Noura

For over three decades, Mama Noura has stood as a prominent fast-food destination in Riyadh, boasting seven branches strategically located across the city. ORenowned for its fresh juices and diverse menu, Mama Noura features appetizers such as baba ghanoush and tabbouleh, along with larger plates like falafels and shawarmas, complemented by a selection of grilled meats known for their delicious char.

Ward Restaurant

Ward stands as a premier Lebanese fine dining establishment, offering an extensive selection of authentic and delectable Lebanese dishes. Located in Riyadh Front, Riyadh, Ward provides an elegant setting for guests to savour a wide array of Lebanese delicacies, ranging from kebab and stuffed pies to kabab, shawarma, tabbouleh, and enticing desserts like rose pudding, ice cream baklava, and rich coffee.



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Somewhere presents a fusion of modern and international cuisines, incorporating authentic ingredients and flavours ranging from Saudi Arabia to the Mediterranean region.

Villa Mamas

Villa Mamas, a high-end dining establishment, boasts an opulent ambience and specialises in modern Middle Eastern cuisine. Founded by Bahraini Chef Roaya Saleh in 2012, Villa Mamas has expanded its reach, with branches in London, Abu Dhabi, and Diriyah, where it occupies a prestigious spot within the Bujairi Terrace, offering both indoor and outdoor seating amidst stunning design.

Burj Al Hamam – Riyadh Front

Bistro offers a modern, casual ambience for fans of Burj Al Hamam’s cuisine, catering to a younger demographic seeking a cosmopolitan Lebanese dining experience.