Al Safir Indulge in a buffet or pick from the international a la carte menu at Sheraton Bahrain’s all-day dining spot Al Safir. The restaurant is currently open from 6am to 5pm. Sheraton Bahrain, Manama (1753 3533).
The stunning international restaurant at Amwaj Island’s newest five-star resort, Art Rotana, is serving a la carte breakfast from 6.30am to 10.30am and an a la carte lunch from 12.30pm to 5pm. Art Rotana, Amwaj Islands (1600 0111).
Fiamma The notable Italian restaurant at Sofitel Bahrain ZallaqThalassa Sea & Spa is offering the international menu from Saraya for breakfast and lunch this month. It’s open from 6.30am to 10.30am for breakfast and again from 12.30pm to 3.30pm for lunch. Sofitel Bahrain ZallaqThalassa Sea & Spa, Zallaq (1763 6363).
La Med The Ritz-Carlton’s all-day dining restaurant features cuisine from across the Mediterranean. The restaurant is currently operational for breakfast and lunch, with a vast buffet spread on offer. The Ritz-Carlton, Seef (1758 0000).
The Crowne Plaza’s international and seafood restaurant La Mosaique is open for lunch with an a la carte menu on offer to hotel and walk-in guests from 11.30am to 3.30pm. Crowne Plaza, Diplomatic Area (1753 1122).
Links A full operational service is still ongoing at The Royal Golf Club’s international restaurant Links. Enjoy the stunning views of the greens while tucking into their hearty fare (think pasta, burgers and steaks). The restaurant’s opening times are Sun-Wed 10am-midnight, Thu-Sat 8am-midnight. Royal Golf Club, Riffa Views (1775 1262).
Ritz Gourmet Lounge
The quaint and quirky Gourmet Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton is offering their a la carte meu from 10am right through to 1am through the Holy Month. A full cake, bread and chocolate display is available from the Gourmet Shop throughout the day and daytime cake orders can be taken. The Ritz-Carlton, Seef (1758 0000).
Sato Popular Japanese restaurant Sato, at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain, remains open for lunch every day from noon to 3pm, except on Fridays when they stay open until 4pm. Get your fill of teppanyaki and sushi here. The Gulf Hotel, Adliya (1774 6429).
Swiss-Café This international restaurant and café at Swiss-BelhotelSeef is still offering their business lunch from 12.30pm to 3.30pm each day. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet from the daily changing lunch selection, which include grill specialties from the barbecue, for BD7 net including unlimited soft drinks. Swiss-Belhotel, Seef (6631 0041).
The Gallery Located within the lobby of The Palace Boutique Hotel, The Gallery is a relaxed oasis that’s ideal for a light lunch. During the Holy Month, the lobby lounge is serving breakfast from 6am to 10am every morning, and then serving the Polo Gastropub’s full menu for the rest of the day. Dishes range from BD3 to BD10. The Palace Boutique Hotel, Adliya (1772 5000).
This poolside grill at the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay offers Mediterranean light fare for lunch with a children’s menu and bento boxes for takeaway. Currently, it’s open from 11am to 11pm where you can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, complete with an open kitchen and wood-fired pizza oven. Four Seasons Bahrain Bay (1711 5000).
Five to try: takeaway and delivery
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Fancy a lunchtime burrito? Then Bahrain’s newest Mexican outlet is offering delivery from 11am across their Juffair and Hamala branches. The minimum order amount is quite high (up to BD15 depending on where you are), but it’s worth it! Juffair (1700 2979). Hamala (1700 2947).
Casper &Gambini’s One of Seef’s newest café’s – Lebanese chain Casper &Gambini’s – is still delivering for lunch, from noon onwards. Choose from a selection of healthy foods, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more, and they deliver within the hour. Seef Mall (1728 0089).
Healthy Calorie If you’re in the market for a healthy lunch then Healthy Calorie isn’t a bad choice, and they’re currently delivering from 11am to 3.30pm from any of their three Bahrain branches in Juffair, Bahrain Financial Harbour and Seef. Juffair (1736 9399). Bahrain Financial Harbour (7733 3111). Al Moayed Tower, Seef (1736 9366).
Maki Contemporary Japanese restaurant is offering takeaway and home delivery throughout the day from 1pm. Choose from their epic fusion menu and, for this month only, try their special Ramadan creations of shawarmakis – available in numerous flavours including spicy chicken, Peking duck and shrimp teppanyai. They’re also created an edamame hummus for the Holy Month. Bahrain World Trade Centre, Manama (1752 2733).
Paul Café Takeaway orders are being taken throughout the day at Paul. Head over for a pain au chocolat, salad or sandwich, or simply grab a coffee on your way to work. It’s open during mall hours. City Centre Bahrain (1717 2321). Seef Mall (1759 0073).