We round up six new openings well worth checking out
Time Out Bahrain staff
Dalaona Another one that’s only just popped onto our radar but has been open behind Oasis Mall in Muharraq for quite a while and has gained a loyal following for its family-style Lebanese offering. Alcohol- and smoke-free and with a nice outside terrace. Open daily 9am-midnight (17 330 930).
Keizo The newest launch at Al Areen, which is promising another three new venues in the coming months. Keizo offers a fusion of Far Eastern cuisines including Chinese, Japanese and Thai all served up in the uber sophisticated setting of a pagoda overlooking the Al areen central lake. Open daily noon-2am (17 716 747).
La Scala Another new Italian this time at the Budaiya end of the island near Jannusan roundabout off the Budaiya Highway. The Italian chef cooks up a range of trditional dishes from pizzas to pastas in a family-friendly smoke- and alcohol-free atmosphere. Open daily noon-10.30pm (last order) (17 699 997).
Mommy’s Thai Not new but one we’ve only just discovered serving cheap tasty Thai in huge portions off Exhibition Road behind the Moroccal Gallery. Open daily 1pm-4am (33 975 553).
Oliveto The much-loved Italian in Adliya’s Block 338 has relaunched following a distrous fire last year which left the building gutted. Expect lots of Italian favourites coupled with contemporary twists on traditional dishes in surroundings with a great atmosphere. Open daily noon-2am (17 716 747).
Ruka We’re jumping the gun a little bit on this one as it’s not actually open yet but we’re rather excited about another new venue from the Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa in Seef which will open a sky-high Japanese eatery on its 24th floor in the coming weeks. There’ll be an open kitch and live entertainment. Open daily 12.30pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm (17 111 971).