Head out of the office and try out one of these 13 tasty island lunches
Bushido This business lunch has won our ‘Best Business Lunch’ at the Time Out Bahrain Restaurant Awards a whopping five times in a row! It gets our points for food selection, service and the beautiful venue – which is perfect for daytime schmoozing with clients. You can try the Smart Menu and get three courses in 30 minutes for BD10 net (dishes change on a weekly basis), or pick from the selection of great bento boxes on offer for BD9 net. Call 1758 3555.
Fiddlers Green From Sunday to Thursday, this popular Irish bar offers a business lunch from noon to 3pm with a soup and sandwich combo for BD6.5 inclusive of one soft drink. Receive your seventh business lunch for free. Call 1753 1666.
Julio’s Restaurante & Café A lunch buffet featuring Middle Eastern and international specialties is on offer every day at this international venue in Elite Grande Hotel from 12.30pm to 3.30pm for a mere BD4.9++ inclusive of soft drinks. Call 1756 5888.
La Med Dive into an international lunch buffet at The Ritz-Carlton’s all-day dining restaurant La Med, available from Saturday to Thursday, with a wide selection of salads, cold seafood, mains, fruits, cheeses and pastries from noon to 3.30pm for BD12.5++. Alternatively, you could opt for a special three-course lunch menu available for BD9.5++. Call 1758 0000.
Lemon Tree This bright and airy international restaurant is a great spot for an executive business lunch, right in the heart of Seef’s bustling business district. The lunch buffet offers daily changing live cooking stations alongside a great spread of salads, main courses and desserts. It’s available on weekdays from 12.30pm to 3.30pm for BD9 net. Call 1711 1999.
Links To a backdrop of fantastic views of the Royal Golf Club’s greens, enjoy a two-course business lunch menu at Links Restaurant from Sunday to Thursday, 11.30am to 3pm. Choose a starter or dessert, main course and soft drink for BD8 net per person. Call 1775 0777.
Medzo The InterContinental Regency Bahrain’s down-to-earth Italian restaurant offers a two-course business lunch menu, with one soft drink, for BD7.5++ every day (except Saturdays) from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Call 1722 7777.
Nirvana India is calling from The Ritz-Carlton’s Nirvana restaurant where you can lunch like a true Maharajah with a special thali business lunch box. It’s available from Sunday to Thursday, noon to 3pm, for BD9++ per person. Call 1758 0000.
Olivos Restaurant This international all-day dining restaurant at the Diplomat Radisson Blu is open for lunch every day from noon to 3pm with a buffet spread on show. It’s BD13 net per person. Call 1753 1666.
Primavera The newly revamped Italian eatery at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain offers a three-course set menu business lunch on Sundays to Thursdays, noon to 3pm. Enjoy a selection of authentic Italian treats chosen from the ever-changing lunch menu for BD10++. Call 1758 0000.
Rayes A family-friendly lunch spread is available at the stunning Rayes Lebanese restaurant in beachside Coral Bay from Sunday to Wednesday, noon to 4pm. Pick from the buffet spread and then choose a main course or dessert from the menu for just BD4.9++ per person. Call 1731 2700.
Ruka Enjoy an unlimited sushi lunch at this award-winning Japanese restaurant, located in Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, for BD12++ inclusive of tea, salad or soup. It’s on offer every day from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Call 1711 1999.
Swiss-Café Swiss-Belhotel is still relatively new to Seef District in Bahrain but we find Swiss-Café offers a delightful and reasonably priced lunch buffet for the area. Choose from favourites in a daily changing buffet spread and explore grill specialties from the outdoor barbecue on the terrace, which offers a panoramic view of Bahrain. It’s available from Saturday to Thursday, 12.30pm to 3pm, and costs BD7 net including unlimited soft drinks. Call 6631 0041.