Café Amsterdam This new multi-concept Dutch restaurant, which is set to open this month, also has a branded bar upstairs where hops and sports fans can go to hang out. It’s only small but it’ll definitely pack a punch. Block 338, opposite Gulf Hotel (3200 0177).
La Vinoteca Barcelona The popular new Spanish restaurant also has sections for people to relax and enjoy some grape rather than going for the all-out dining experience. Upstairs there’s a small lounge while downstairs you can sit by the bar and pair your drinks with some authentic tapas. Block 338, Adliya (1700 7808).
Repartee The Royal Golf Club has launched a brand new dining outlet on the green this month called Repartee. It offers fine beverages and cigars, as well as a Far Eastern menu. So sit inside or outside and enjoy the views of the stunning golf course at any time from 5pm to midnight. It’s open to both members and non-members! Royal Golf Club, Riffa (1775 0777).
The Polo Gastropub The Polo Lounge at Palace Boutique Hotel has undergone a complete transformation and is now Bahrain’s first official gastropub. It’s had a full face-lift with new interiors, comfy furniture and an updated arrangement of table and bar seating that’s set to a backdrop of a 1940s Manhattan street scene. There’s traditional pub dishes on the menu created with a gourmet twist and what they’re promising is ‘the best burger in Bahrain’. Palace Boutique Hotel, Adliya (1772 5000).
Monte Rosa Complex This brand new restaurant complex boasts a giant bar that’s fully stocked and even a small piano lounge. There’s an international restaurant called King William too, plus another venue to open soon. Block 338, Adliya (7737 7779).