Discount food, new restaurant and a spa deal for Eid in Bahrain
Time Out Bahrain staff
Crowne Plaza La Mosaique will host a buffet lunch from noon-4pm at BD9.950++ as well as dinner buffet theme nights – steak night on the first and third day of Eid at BD15.950++ inclusive of unlimited selected beverages and seafood night at BD16++ on the second day.
Spices Indian restaurant will be offering a four-course Eid lunch or dinner set menu for all three days of Eid at BD9.950++.
And for those planning an Eid break, the hotel is offering a special room rate of BD60++ for single or double rooms per night. Call (17 531 122).
Elite Crystal Hotel The first day of Eid will see the opening of the much-anticipated Awtar restaurant at the Elite Crystal Hotel in Juffair.
It’s an Oriental-style venue which will pretty much double up as a club with a dance floor and DJ as well as live Arabic music and entertainment served up daily alongside a rich menu of drinks and tradidional Arabic and Oriental foods.
Sister to the hotel’s already hugely popular Klub 360, Awtar will make sure this one venue has all corners of the market covered with something for everyone.
Elite group food and beverage manager Najeeb Rihan promises: “Awtar willreflect a truly Oriental look and feel in every detail, from the interior design to the unique live music, the sound and lights, combined with the authencity of the food.”
Awtar will be open daily from 6pm-2am. Call (34 333 222).
Kempinski’s Pure spa The spa is introducing a new treatment at Eid, the Middle East botanical infusion massage which promises participants will travel back in time to the gardens of Babylon using lavender and hazelnut oils for classic relaxation, apricot and grapefruit oils to detox or orange blossom oils to combat emotional fatigue. Sounds like the perfect way to end a month of fasting and contemplation.
Prices start at BD30. Call (17 171 122).
The Kempinski’s also come up with the opportunity to indulge your inner-fashionista by partnering with Saks Fifth Avenue to offer a fabulous shopping experience. Stay two nights in a suite and enjoy generous welcome amenities and exclusive vouchers to Saks Fifth Avenue. After a day of shopping, unwind with a rejuvenating spa treatment with 15 per cent off. Offer runs from Aug 18-31. Call (17 171 111).
Mercure Grand Hotel The Mercure’s Eid offering is at Neyran restaurant, a Moroccan-style venue with sunshine colours and wooden decorations. There’s an extensive deluxe buffet of traditional Arabic cooking combined with Mediterranean and international dishes. Eid buffet BD12++. Call (17 584 400).
Ritz-Carlton Arabic dishes and international favourites at a special brunch on the second day of Eid at BD27 including selected beverages.
There’s also a top-to-toe two-hour spa package at BD80. Call (17 586 499).
Royal Golf Club There’ll be a full Links Carvery feast on the first day of Eid with prices the same as for the normal Friday carvery – BD14 for members, BD16 for non-member and BD8.5 for kids aged six to 12 with under sixes going free.
The club will also host the regular Ecco Monday Stableford golf tournament on the Monday of Eid. Normal green fees apply to non-members and the competition will tee off at noon with a shotgun start. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Call (17 750 777).
Sheraton Al Safir Restaurant Al Safir will be offering a buffet lunch at BD18.5++ for adults and BD6++ for children over the three days of Eid with kids getting their own room with games, face painting, candy-floss, popcorn and minirides.
There will also be an international buffet dinner with the emphasis on Arabic cuisine from 7.30-11.30pm at BD13.900++.
And diners at both lunch and dinner will be treated to Arabic entertainment.
For those who fancy a short break in Bahrain over Eid, the Sheraton is also offering a special room rate starting at BD49++ per room. Call (17 533 533).