Kuwait is your culinary dream come true.
With year-round sunshine, Kuwait’s finest restaurants offer everything from stunning views of Kuwait Bay to quaint outdoor dining experiences. The cuisine offered in Kuwait attracts both locals and tourists … and when the locals keep coming back, you know you’ve got a winner on your hands!
Read on to find out what several Kuwait dining experiences have in store for you!
1. Palm Court at Hilton Kuwait Resort
If you’re looking for an experience unlike any other, then look no further than the Palm Court at Hilton Kuwait Resorts. You will find a relaxing outdoor atmosphere with a sea breeze, accommodating service, and even the opportunity to have a cozy, private meal in one of their cabanas.
Have a romantic evening planned? You cannot go wrong with a cozy cabana and a perfectly candlelit dinner!
2. Dar Hamad
It is clear this place is the absolute pearl of the owner’s eye. Dar Hamad boasts interior décor that will stop you in your tracks. From the smallest detail like their dishware to the quality of their traditional Kuwaiti foods, this needs to be on your list of restaurants to try.
Views, views, and … more views!
Babel gives you a grand experience, in every sense of the word, from the massive front entrance to the jaw-dropping, almost 180-degree wall of windows. When you walk into Babel, you feel as though you are walking straight into a historical landmark. Once seated, you will not be disappointed when it comes to their Lebanese cuisine.
What’s the best part, you ask? End your evening with a relaxing walk right along the sea.
4. Ayam Zaman Lebanese Restaurant
If you’re looking for a top of the line Lebanese cuisine, then Ayam Zaman Lebanese Restaurant is the place for you. Hospitality and good quality food are what really set this place apart from the rest. The staff at Ayam Zaman Lebanese Restaurant are admired to no end, and the lovely environment translates directly to the tastiness of their food – yum!
5. Atlantis at The Safir Marina Hotel
Everyone likes a good breakfast buffet, and Atlantis at The Safir Marina Hotel definitely does not disappoint. You can start out your morning with a beautiful sea view along with a breakfast that is known for its freshness.
I’m sure you would agree when I say I would be first in line to welcome a new morning with a cup of coffee and an incredible sea view!
6. Freij Sweileh
Freij Sweileh is the definition of comfort food. Whether you’re a local looking for some traditional dishes or a tourist looking to experience some Kuwaiti culture, this place checks all the boxes.
Bring your family, and Freij Sweileh would serve as the perfect family outing!
7. Assaha Lebanese Traditional Village Restaurant
This place screams historical charm! Assaha Lebanese Traditional Village Restaurant is the classic example of the saying, “Come for the food, stay for the experience.” With beautifully exposed original brick, you will find yourself feeling like you’re in a childhood storybook.
Your kids will definitely be talking about this place for a while!
8. Olio Trattoria Italiana
Olio Trattoria has one of the most quaint outdoor seating patios in Kuwait. It overlooks not only the sea but also the beautifully designed grounds of the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa. This award-winning Italian restaurant features a wide variety of fresh pasta and wood-fired pizzas – who could say no to that
9. Salt Restaurant
Did someone say luxury? The Salt Restaurant is the epitome of fine dining, from their magnificent chandeliers to the straight artistry involved in plating their food.
The staff goes above and beyond to ensure every special evening is celebrated appropriately – so make sure you mention that birthday or anniversary!
You just cannot go wrong at the Salt Restaurant!
10. Pepper Steak House
Pepper Steak House is a meat lover’s absolute dream. This award-winning steak house features cuts of meat brought in from all over the globe. It’s a true delicatessen for even the most experienced of palates.
The tenderloin wagyu is a must-try here!
11. Jamawar Crowne Plaza Kuwait
Five stars all around!
Jamawar Crowne Plaza Kuwait surpasses every benchmark when it comes to its food, service, and Indian authenticity. Your dining experience is amplified by the phenomenal ambiance the location and staff provide.
Although there are no sea views from here – the food definitely is the star of your show!
12. Sultanchef – Turkish Steakhouse
With nearly 30,000 Instagram followers, Sultanchef – Turkish Steakhouse truly is a competitive standout. Their food is an artwork, and they bring their unique personality straight into the dish itself.
Check them out on Instagram: @omansultanchef
13. 400 Gradi
400 Gradi is known to be one of the best Italian restaurants in Kuwait!
This upscale yet comfortable restaurant is a regular stop for many locals. Their focaccia bread is a signature, and if you ever find yourself at 400 Gradi, it is a must-try!
14. Mais Alghanim
Mais Alghanim has one of the most longstanding histories and is one of the most visited restaurants in all of Kuwait. The history infused food dishes are something you do not want to miss!
Tip: No need to order too much food here – Mais Alghanim is known for its ample portions!
15. Al Boom Steak & Seafood Restaurant
All aboard and bring your life vests!
Al Boom Steak & Seafood Restaurant is one of the more interesting locations as it is settled inside a traditional Arabian dhow, which was at one point sailing the Red Sea. It’s hard to beat this one of a kind experience. You can find the restaurant a five-star hotel – the Radisson Hotel.
This is an experience that will create memories for a lifetime!
Well, what are you waiting for? You’ve read about all that Kuwait has to offer – now it’s time to go out and experience them all for yourself.
Cheers to making memories!