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Events

Not to Be Missed... GCC National Oil Companies. For more information: +973 1755 0033

Formula 1

When: 28th March 2018 Where: Bahrain International Circuit

Evolve Bahrain E-Sports When: 1st to 2nd March 2018 Where: Adhari Park

It is the first official event ever for E-sports in Bahrain, where all the results will be officially recorded and the talented local players will be spotted by Bahrain’s E-sports Federation. The Federation will register the players and their records officially in their books, in order to summon them to represent the country in the upcoming competitions abroad in the near future. For more information: tickets.virginmegastore.me

ArtBAB 2019

When: 6th to 10th March 2018 Where: Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre

Events

ArtBAB, is Bahrain’s foremost contemporary art fair with the mission to attract leading international galleries to the Kingdom, so powering the expansion of the art market whilst facilitating the development of local Bahraini artists. ArtBAB is the bridge between Bahrain and the world, and the narrative of each fair will reflect this. For more information: +973 1750 3080

Bahrain Comic Con

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The biggest pop culture convention is back in Bahrain! Get ready for a family weekend event full of activities, celebrities, and many surprises! From Hollywood Movie Studios to International Gaming Companies, Bahrain Comic Con will be jam packed with content that will excite attendees from all around the world. For more information: bahraincomiccon.com

Coffee Brewing Competition

When: 14th March 2018 Where: Bab Al Bahrain A coffee-brewing competition including a number of Bahrain’s most talented baristas will take place in Bab Al-Bahrain, where competitors will showcase their skills to a jury, consisting of three Bahrain-based chefs and food critics; accompanied by a live young Bahraini music band. For more information: culture.gov.bh

Middle East Oil Show

When: 19th March 2018 Where: Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre This event is the most established showcasing of oil and gas products and services in the Middle East, attracting NOCs, IOCs and major operating companies. MEOS privileged to receive support from all 6

With BIC’s 2018-’19 season now officially underway, all eyes are already looking ahead to the biggest and most highly anticipated racing and entertainment event on the calendar: the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019. For more information: bahraingp.com

Martin Garrix Live

When: 29th March 2018 Where: Bahrain International Circuit DJ and record producer Martin Garrix will be performing live on 29 March 2019 of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Martin Garrix has risen to global stardom in pop as well as electronic circles. Dance music’s freshest talent has headlined festivals around the globe, founded a label and mentored other artists and won the number 1 spot in DJ Mag’s Top 100 three times in a row. For more information: bahraingp.com

KYGO Live

When: 30th March 2018 Where: Bahrain International Circuit World-renowned producer, songwriter, DJ and music marvel Kygo will play on the Saturday of the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019. Kygo has the honour of being the fastest artist ever to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify and has already amassed 25 global chart hits in just three years. He shot to fame in 2015, having been crowned Spotify’s Breakout Artist that year. For more information: bahraingp.com


Dining out has never been this fun and fulfilling. Each day of the week, you and your friends can try something new and delightful. From fine dining to casual and family-style setting, there’s something for everyone to experience.

PAZZI PER LA PASTA AT PRIMAVERA Mondays | 7 pm - 11 pm

LES FRUITS DE MER AT LA MED Mondays | 7 pm - 10:30 pm

SALSA NIGHT AT BAR DE LA PLAGE Tuesdays | 7 pm - 11 pm

TACO TUESDAYS AT CANTINA KAHLO Tuesdays | 6 pm - 10 pm

For reservations, please call (+973) 1758 6499.

SUSHI-MESHI AT THAI LOUNGE Wednesdays | 12 noon - 10:30 pm

BARBECUE NIGHT AT LA PLAGE Thursdays | 7 pm - 11 pm

TANDOORI JUGALBANDI AT NIRVANA Thursdays | 12 noon - 11:30 pm

FAMILY BREAKFAST AT THE RITZ GOURMET LOUNGE Fridays | 7 am - 11 am

FRIDAY BRUNCH AT LA MED Fridays | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

FAMILY LUNCH AT LA MED

Saturdays | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

BRUNCH FIESTA AT CANTINA KAHLO

Bldg 173, Road 2803, Al Seef, Block 428, Kingdom of Bahrain

Saturdays | 12 noon - 4 pm

SUNDOWN GRILL AT PLUMS Sundays | 7 pm - 11:30 pm


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Entertainment at the FORMULA 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019

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Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix has a charm that extends much further than the racing track. Here are some of the most exciting off-track entertainments at the Bahrain International Circuit during the event.

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Concerts Superstar DJ and record producer Martin Garrix will be performing live on the Friday (March 29th) of the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix weekend. His hit ‘Animals’, released in June

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2013 was a breakout success and a game changer for the music industry. World-renowned producer, songwriter, DJ and music marvel Kygo will be taking to the stage with a live performance on the Saturday

(March 30th) evening of the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019 weekend. His first album, Cloud Nine, debuted at #1 on the iTunes Dance Albums Chart, receiving global acclaim from critics, with Rolling Stone calling it “unfailingly gorgeous”.


Bora Bora visits the sunny sands of Bahrain this April 12th and what a day it’s going to be. We are bringing you 4 of Ibiza’s best DJ’s for a day of Balearic beats with support from our own amazing DJ Katrin Love. We’re also shaking things up a bit this time with the adults only swimming pool open as well as our beautiful beach so bring your swimwear! April 12th From 2pm onwards BD20 per person with 2 free drinks

Email: fb.art@rotana.com or call +973 16000111 ext 3112 for more info.


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• F1 Esports - is where fans can

race against 15 other competitors on the Official F1 game on the Bahrain Grand Prix track. A daily battle of the 10 quickest drivers of the day are on with the prize of an F1 Paddock tour given to the winner and a guest.

F1 Fanzone The F1 Fanzone is the central place within the circuit where F1 aims to break down the barriers between the sport and fans, as well as revel in the excitement of racing. During race weekend, the F1 Fanzone hosts a variety of fan-engagement activities. These include:

• Reaction Challenge - Test yours and win prizes with the F1 Reaction Challenge, a family activity where teams of four have to press as many of the flashing lights as possible on

the F1 steering wheel in the space of 1 minute.

• TV Challenge

- Choose between three top moments from your Grand Prix and receive your clip to share on social media after the activation. The clip with the most likes during the day will receive a prize from F1.

• Bobble Head-Catch this roaming entertainment act throughout the F1 Fanzone and the general area of the

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• Pitstop Challenge - the Pitstop

Challenge gives three teams of six fans the chance to compete against each other in a knockout competition changing Pirelli tires on an F1 car. A contest for the top three teams are held daily with a Paddock tour for the whole winning team.

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Outdoor Experiences This year’s Bahrain Grand Prix entertainment will feature a handful of firsts at the vending area for racegoers of all ages to enjoy.

• The new

attractions over the weekend include, a giant Ferris wheel 42 meters in height with 27 gondolas and a Star Flyer that towers 60 meters high with 16 gondolas.

Both will be offering fantastic views of the entire BIC facility and the surrounding Sakhir area. There will also be a Venetian Carousel for the younger crowd to ride and enjoy their time with their families.

• Thrills and chills are on at The

Mummy’s Tomb. Try not to be afraid as you head into this haunted attraction as Mummies from old come back to haunt you.

There will also be a wide array of carnival games, available for racegoers of all ages to enjoy.

Roaming Performers Always a favorite are the roaming performers who go around the vending area to interact with the public or put on a fantastic show. Here are some of this year’s entertainers:

• Circolo Stilt Walkers -Coming

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all the way from Germany, the Circolo Stilt Walker Team deserves to be called Europe’s finest Walkabout Duo. They are truly a sight to behold. Their colorful, bigger than life costumes and hilarious routines have made them a crowd favorite all over Europe and Middle East.

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• The Dans - Adrian Schvarzstein is not only a mix of various nationalities but also a clown, an actor, a circus and theatre director, and all-in-all a very energetic entertainer-showman!

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LUXUMPTUOUS / lux-ump-shu-us / noun

The luxurious setting and scrumptious variety of cuisine available at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. Some things are better understood once experienced. A truly unique indulgence every Friday at Bahrain Bay Kitchen where the aroma of flavour rich dishes blend perfectly with the melodical sounds of live entertainment at our themed brunches. Add complementary access to Kids For All Seasons and you’ll need a whole new word to describe your weekend. Experience it yourself Reservations: (973) 1711 5500 fourseasons.com/bahrain


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• Dr. Bubbles - As a flamboyant and colorful creation and an artistic mood elevator, the giant soap bubbles come in all shapes and sizes. These unique structures of water, reflect the lights making them shimmer in colors of a rainbow awakening the “inner child” in adults and bringing sparkling joy to everybody.

• Circus Parade -This amazing and

colorful Circus Parade are nothing but wonderful. Their accompanying musical box invites everyone to share a smile or dance with them. They are bubbly, quirky and fun to be with. Join the parade and do not forget to take a snap with them!

technology and innovation. With strong scenic impact, itinerant, dynamic and of great visibility, together with the musical background chosen for the occasion... they are suitable, particular and original ingredients for every exceptional event.

• Rainbow Ballet - Rainbow Ballet

• Batucada Timba - Energetic

• Men Alien - The Men-Alien looks

Batucada, composed by young talented musicians, who are passionate and full of life. Their purpose is to animate the audience of all ages with their rhythms. The combination of good music and colourful costumes create a fascinating group, beautiful to look at and pleasant to listen to.

group is composed of professional actors with expertise in dance and performing arts. Hail from Berlin, Germany they have travelled and performed all over Europe in international event festivals.

• Tri Colour Walkabout - They are

magnificent walkabout act on stilts, with a show stopping, impressive, unique outfits. With proud and graceful movements their action is certain, their charms, wits, and drama keeps them the most astonishing sight to behold.

• Steam Dancers - Steam

Ladies is the latest funky creation which dancers on stilts playing with large wind-sleeves, wearing funky costumes, which recall the past times but also the future, linked to

very different from what we expected until now. It has four heads and four legs. All day long it noses around and touches everything as if too curious to its surrounding. Is it dangerous? Come find out yourself!

• Walking Funfair/Oakleaf -

Walking Funfair/Oakleaf Stelzenkunst was founded in 2004 by Bettina Eichblatt. One of their highlights is building technical supported costumes with moving parts like ferris wheels and roundabouts, fire breathing dragons and inflatable, illuminated costumes perfect for photo op and many more.

• Rainbow Carnival - Rainbow

Carnival are a team of colourful and upbeat roaming stilt walkers. They are a fabulous, bubbly and fun walkabout group that will certainly put a big smile on kids’ faces and young at heart.

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world of Steve and Tom’s Circus Entertainment. Steve and Tom promise splendid entertainment all day, every day! United Kingdom’s best of the best street acts, Steve and Tom are both multi-talented stilt walkers, jugglers and circus masters... Don’t miss their jaw-dropping finales!

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Bahrain’s Best Restaurants Recognized The best restaurants in Bahrain, according to the leaders of the island’s experts in hospitality, were recognized at the prestigious Bahrain Confidential Best Restaurant Awards, held in the Gardens of the Gulf Hotel. Based on the judges’ votes, 12 restaurants stood out as the clear winners, and a further 28 were considered worthy of special recognition.

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The Bahrain Confidential Best Restaurants Awards is the first event of its kind in Bahrain, where restaurants are selected and voted for in an open and transparent way by the General Managers, executive chefs, and senior food, beverage and other executives of the island’s 5 star hotels.

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ahrain is served by many truly excellent restaurants.

Many restaurants are special, but some are extra special. For the first time, we can properly honour these establishments, and the people behind them, as judged by those in the best position to know. We asked the General Managers, executive chefs, senior food, beverage and other executives of Bahrain’s 5 Star hotels to nominate and vote for the restaurants they considered best on the island. The only stipulation was that a judge could not vote for any outlet connected to their own property or brand. The voting process was transparent and every judge could see the restaurants voted for by every other judge.

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Based on the judges’ votes, 12 restaurants stood out as the clear winners, and a further 28 establishments were considered worthy of special recognition.

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Bahrain’s Best Restaurants Awards During the glamorous evening of the 25th February at The Gulf Hotel, the best restaurants in Bahrain according to the leaders of the island’s experts were recognized.

The 12 winning restaurants: l Masso – Most Highly Voted Restaurant l Cantina Kahlo l CUT by Wolfgang Puck l Le Sauvage l La Pergola l Mahonia l Mirai Restaurant & Lounge l My Café l Primavera l Play l re/Asian Cuisine l The Meat Co

+ 28 restaurants considered worthy of special recognition: Bushido Imari l Rasoi by Vineet l Attic l David’s Stir Fry Crazy l La Mer l LUMEE Street Café l Lanterns l Meisei l Oliveto l Bebabel l Café Lilou l Calexico l Fatto l Florence La Maison Mediterraneenne l Golestan l Hazel Rooftop Lounge l Haji’s Café l La Vinoteca Barcelona l Medzo l Namli Gurme l Rosso l The Cheesecake Factory l Villa Mamas l Naseef l Maki l Coco’s l The Foundry l l


A GOURMET AFTERNOON From the enticing Maghrebi flavors to the delectable array of international fusion cuisine, our Friday Brunch brings together flavors of the world under one roof. Live music paired with a mouthwatering spread is just what you need to celebrate the weekend with friends or family. A delicious start to your weekend at Gallery 21 awaits! Timing: 1pm-4pm Price: BD 17.5++ | BD 25++ (inclusive of free-flow select beverages) Special Price Package: 4+1 | 5+2 FOR BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION Tel: +973 17 711 600 | reservation@gallery21bahrain.com


BBR Award NIght The people behind the 12 Best Restaurants in Bahrain ...As voted by the leaders of Bahrain's 5 star hotels.

Voted by the leaders of Bahrain’s 5 Star Hotels

The Bahrain Confidential Best Restaurants Awards (BBRA) is the first event of its kind in Bahrain, whereby all restaurants are selected and voted for in a transparent manner by the leaders of the island’s 5 star hotels. Attended by a fabulous fare of VIPs, leading figures in hospitality and influencers in Bahrain, the ceremony took place at the wonderful Gulf Hotel garden area, surrounded by a lush greenery. Along the periphery were various culinary treats and beverage bars from Gulf Brands International.

Masso – Most Highly Voted Restaurant

Cantina Kahlo

CUT by Wolfgang Puck

The night included an exciting raffle for the attendees. Prizes include gift vouchers, luxury items and a roundtrip ticket to a select destination! Everyone in the party, especially the winners, were elated – the night was an opportunity for people to hobnob and unwind.

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My Café

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The Meat Co

Sponsors Bahrain Confidential would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to The Gulf Hotel Bahrain and Gulf Brands International who have exceeded and went all the way to make sure that Bahrain’s Best Restaurant Awards would be memorable.

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YOUR Guide to the BEST in Bahrain Though we take every care to ensure information is accurate, details can change and honest mistakes can be made. If you spot any errors, please let us know so we can correct future issues

Hotels

Downtown Rotana Manama, Tel: 1311 9999

major shopping centers. Seef, Tel: 1711 1999

The Domain Bahrain Hotel & Spa Diplomatic area, Tel: 1600 0000

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Direct access to a private beach and lagoon, Seef, Tel: 1758 0000

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay A soaring architectural statement on its own exclusive island. Manama, Tel: 1711 5000 Golden Tulip Diplomatic area, Tel: 1753 5000

5 Star hotelS Al Areen Palace & Spa Luxuryprivate villas and seclusion far from Manama. Large, well equipped Spa. Close to F1 circuit, Tel: 1784 5000 ART Rotana Hotel & Resort Beach side property, Amwaj islands, Tel: 1600 0111 Crowne Plaza Large business and conference venues and an array of restaurants, Diplomatic area, Tel: 1753 1122 Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa Diplomatic area, Tel: 1753 1666

Gulf Hotel with major conference center and 9 first class restaurants, Adliya, Tel: 1771 3000 Intercontinental Regency Building No 130, Road 150, King Faisal Highway, Manama Tel: 1722 7777 Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain Blk 428 Bldg. 56 King Mohammed VI Ave Manama Tel. 7770 7070 Le meridien Bahrain City Centre Directly connected to City Centre Mall, Seef, Tel: 1717 1111 mövenpick Next to the airport, Tel: 1746 0000 Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa Close to

Sheraton Bahrain Hotel Next to Bahrain World Trade Centre. Diplomatic area, Tel: 1753 3533 Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa Private beach. Located out of town, close to F1 circuit. Zallaq, Tel: 1763 636

S Hotel Bahrain - Smart, corporate hotel with great leisure and dining. Tel. 17380380 Wyndham Grand manama luxury hotel with exceptional views of Bahrain. Bahrain Bay, Manama Tel. 1711 6116 Wyndham Garden manama Ideal accommodations at Juffair for business or pleasure travelers with onsite dining options Tel: 6631 6666

The Grove Hotel Building 1722, Road 5715, Block 257 Amwaj Islands, Tel 1603 0303

Al manzil Juffair, Tel: 1781 3366

The Westin Bahrain City Centre Directly connected to the mall, Seef, Tel: 1717 1000

Elite Group - a choice of properties in Bahrain for long term guests, Tel: 1722 4000

4 Star apartment hotelS

5 Star apartment hotelS Fraser Suites Diplomatic Area Tel: 1616 1888,

Sports

The Diplomat Residences Diplomatic Area, Tel: 17 531666, marriott Exec. Aprts. Juffair Tel: 1736 3999 majestic Arjaan by Rotana located in Busaiteen District. Tel. 1737 0000

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Reef Resort Overlooking a sprawling lagoon and is set amidst lush greenery. Tel. 1311 0110

4 Star hotelS Al Safir Juffair, Tel: 1782 7999 Elite Crystal with the popular K360 nightclub downstairs. Juffair, Tel: 1722 4000 Elite Resort & Spa Muharraq, Tel: 1731 3333 K Hotel Juffair. Tel: 1736 0000 mercure Grand Seef Tel: 1758 4400 Novotel Al Dana Resort Beachside property, Muharraq, Tel: 1729 8008 Park Regis Lotus Hotel Luxurious accommodations in the heart of Juffair Tel: 17362220 Premier Juffair, Tel: 17 81 1811

Dining

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Palace Boutique Hotel Adliya, Tel: 1772 5000 Ramada Bahrain Adliya, Manama, Tel: 1774 2000

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CRICKET - Bahrain Rugby Club Tel: 17 727 727 FOOTBALL - For organized games, 5-a-side, and kids training contact Bahrain Rugby Club Tel: 17 695 809 Dilmun Club Tel: 36 342 862 GOLF - Royal Golf Club Tel: 17 750 777 Awali Golf Club – 18 hole desert course. Tel: 17 756 770 HORSE RIDING - Dilmun Stables Tel: 17 693 766 Shakhoora Stables Tel: 17 591 103 ICE SKATING - Funland Tel: 17 292 313 JETSKIS - Coral Bay Tel: 17 312 700 KARATE - Bahrain Karate Centre Tel: 38 449 994 KARTING - Tel: 13 101 310

Ramada City Centre Manama Seef, Tel: 1710 4000

KAyAKING - Bahrain Sailing Club Tel: 17 836 078

Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Island - Relaxed holiday vibe, breathtaking views. Tel. 16000099

KITESuRFING - Skate Shack Tel: 17 697 176

Ramee Rose Juffair. with popular Club XS attached, Tel: 1761 6167. Swiss-Belhotel Seef, Bahrain Tel: 6631 0000

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BOWLING - Bahrain Bowling Association Tel: 17 701 201

mOTORSPORT - Test your car + driving skills on an F1 circuit + 4x4 off-road instruction. Bahrain International Circuit. Tel: 17 450 000


Listings Listings Family Clubs

Jashan Authentic taste of Indian cuisine. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666

Professional Clubs

Lanterns Fabulous décor, excellent dishes. Several locations. Tel: 1724 6777

RuNNING - Bahrain Road Runners Tel: 36 876 876

D 20, L 10

SAILING - Bahrain Sailing Club Tel: 17 836 078 Bahrain Yacht Club Tel: 17 700 677 SCuBA DIVING - Awali Divers at Dilmun Club Tel: 17 690 926 Coral Bay Tel: 17 312 700 Scubamaster Tel: 17 292 154 SQuASH - Dilmun Club Tel: 3725 5772 TENNIS - Bahrain Tennis Club Tel: 17 729 5610 Dilmun Club Tel: 17 692 986 Country Club Tel: 17 593 593 TRIATHLON SWIm TRAINING Bahrain Rugby Club. Tel: 17 695 809 WATERSPORTS – Gypsea Watersports Tel: 7736 3677

Nirvana High class intimate setting. Ritz-Carlton, Tel: 17 580 000 D 60, L 21 Bahrain Rugby Club - Family club with good sports facilities. Tel: 17 695 809 British Club - Home away from home for the mostly British members. Good sports facilities. Tel: 1772 8245 Dilmun Club – Family club with good sports facilities. Tel: 17 690 926 Indian Club Home away from home for Indian members. Good sports facilities. Tel: 1725 3157

American Chamber of Commerce – Monthly lunch meetings and other professional networking events. Tel: 17 522 777

Rasoi Fine dining Indian restaurant. Ramee Grand, Seef, Tel: 1711 1973

Bahrain British Business Forum – Monthly lunch meetings and other professional networking events. Tel: 17 813 488

Rasoi by Vineet First fine-dining Indian restaurant in Bahrain operated by a Michelin starred chef. Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3000 D 26, L 14

D 24, L 12

Bahrain French Business Club – Monthly lunch meetings and other professional networking events. Tel: 17 748 999

Rivaaj Luxury Indian dining at the Sofitel Tel. 1763 6363

Biz-Ladies – Lunch meetings and other networking events for professional women. Tel: 38 442 727

Spices Indian fine dining at the Crowne Plaza, Diplomatic Area, Tel: 1753 1122 D 10, L 7

Indian Ladies Association – ilabahrain.org. Tel: 17 531 468

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JapaneSe Imari Japanese Restaurant at Domain Hotel, Tel: 1600 0000

Palm Association – Ladies group helping good causes. Tel: 39 967 896

D 28, L 11

Rotary Club – Tel: 17 740 146

Katsuya stylish Japanese restaurant at The Avenues Tel. 1711 0550 mirai Trendy lounge serving contemporary Japanese food, Adliya, Tel: 1771 3113

Dining

D 22, L 9 Ruka Fusion Japanese dishes with panoramic views of Manama from the 24th floor. Ramee Grand, Tel: 1711 1999 D 28, L 11 Sato Sushi and teppanyaki. Private rooms. Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3000 D 27, L 12

Asian

thaI Royal Thai Emphasis on seafood. Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3000 D 27, L 14

ChIneSe China Garden Enchanting décor and interesting dishes. Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1774 6423 D 25, L 12

Thai Lounge Thai themed lounge bar. Ritz-Carlton, Tel: 17 586 499 D 40, L 11

David’s Stir Fry Crazy Well-lit ambiance with authentic and flavourful dishes.Tel: 1754 0188 D 18 L 12

Thailand Traditional Thai food. Adliya, Tel: 1771 7040 D 15, L 7

InDIan

Wu Asian Restaurant & Lounge Offering a culinary experience from the Far East. ART Rotana Amwaj, Tel: 1600 0111

Copper Chimney Authentic cuisine, Um Al Hassan, Tel: 17 728 699 D 20, L 10

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Desi Spice, Abu Ghazal Ave, Manama Authentic Indian food. Tel: +97317272200 D 10 L 6 Indian Delights Authentic Indian restaurant in Salmaniya Tel. 8000 1323

aSIan - VarIoUS Bushido Enormous Samurai-themed Japanese restaurant by day, and offshoot of Buddha Bar by night. Seef, Tel: 1758 3555 D 30, L 12 Keizo Al Areen: Elegantly styled Asian

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RuGBy - Bahrain Rugby Club Tel: 17 695 809

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Listings Listings

restaurant serving Chinese, Japanese & Thai Cuisine. Tel: 17845000 Ext. 250 D 30, L 12 meisei Spread over 3 floors with a trendy rooftop bar. Japanese, Chinese, Korean and fusion. Adliya’s block 338, Tel: 1700 7770

European + American

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Café Italia Stylish restaurant, modern Italian cuisine Adliya, Tel: 1774 4774

Bennigan’s American themed diner with live music in the evenings. Al Safir Hotel, Juffair. Tel: 1781 3750 D/L 9

D 28, L 11

Five Guys Made-to-order burgers, fries & hot dogs Tel. 1721 0260

monsoon Fine East-Asian cuisines served in a beautiful pavilion Adliya, Tel: 1774 9222

Ric’s Kountry Kitchen American restaurant with a lively karaoke night and separate bar that’s very popular with Americans, Juffair. Tel: 1772 5550

D 29, L 12 re Asian Cuisine | Wolfgang Puck 50th floor of Four Seasons, Tel: 1711 5046 D 90, L 35

D/L 10 T.G.I.Friday American diner and steakhouse offering a family friendly experience. Bahrain City Centre, Juffair & others, Tel: 17 179 041 D/L 10

Seafood

FrenCh La Fontaine A spectacular and romantic restaurant hidden away amongst small streets, Manama, Tel: 1723 0123 D 38, L 20

La mer Select your meal from the display and watched it cooked before your eyes. Sofitel, Tel: 1763 6363

Le Sauvage Masculine, leather-bound grilla room on the 36th floor with great views. The Domain, Tel: 1600 0000 D 45, L 14

Waves Crowne Plaza, Tel: 1753 1122 D 40, L 10

Le Jardin, Ramada Hotel Bahrain Gudaibiya, Tel: 1774 2000

Also see Royal Thai (Thai)

D 25, L 12

American Southern Style Family Restaurant & Lounge Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Saveur Westin’s Eat Well concept with ‘SuperFoods’. Westin, Tel: 1717 1000 D 20, L 15 Tapas Serves tapas and cocktails on the seafront. Sofitel. Tel: 1763 6363

D 25, L 9 Cico’s In Bahrain for 35-years, traditional Italian meals Adliya, Tel: 1771 3710 D 22, L 10 Cucina Italiana Home-made pasta, and wood-fired pizza. Al Safir Hotel, Tel: 1700 1317 D 15, L 7

D 37 Terrasse @ 28 Open air rooftop restaurant. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666 Txoko A Basque-inspired sky lounge serving tapas. The Domain, Tel: 1600 0000

Fiamma Restaurant Sofitel Bahrain Tel. 1763 6363 D 28, L 15 400 Gradi Naples-inspired Italian restaurant at The Avenues Tel. 1711 0618 La Pergola Opulent Roman-style settings. Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1774 6419 D 28, L 10 masso Strong focus on quality organic ingredients. Palace Boutique Hotel, Tel: 1772 1061 D 29, L 12 Prego Family friendly. Royal Golf Club, Tel: 1775 0777 D 25 Primavera Overlooking the hotel gardens and out to sea. Ritz Carlton. Tel: 1758 0000 D 35, L 18 Rialto Authentic old country dishes served up by chef Mateo. Ramee Grand, Tel: 1711 1974 D 27 Rosso – Bar, Enoteca, Restorante A rustic Italian restaurant serving a varied a la carte menu. ART Rotana Amwaj. Tel: 16000111

InternatIonal - VarIoUS Bahrain Bay Kitchen Indoor-outdoor restaurant, features an international buffet. Four Seasons, Tel: 1711 5500 L 22 Café mosaic Wide selection of delightful dishes. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666 Fusions Asian and Mediterranean cuisines. Great views of Juffair, Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3000 Lemon Tree Exotic culinary selection, including Asian and Mediterranean dishes. Ramee Grand, Tel: 17 111 999 D 35, L 9 Level 34 Masculine grill room on 34th floor. Great views. The Domain, Tel: 1600 0000 D 50, L 14 me and you One of the few licensed restaurants in Amwaj lagoon, Live band every Friday. Tel: 1601 0160 D 35, L 9 upstairs Downstairs Live music nightly, Adliya, Tel: 1771 3093 D 30

Trattoria Authentic Italian experience. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666 Vento Open-air poolside Italian-style restaurant Four Seasons, Tel: 1711 5500 D 45

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D 25 L 20 Café Amsterdam and Vino Teca Barcelona 2 restaurants joined to one another and sharing a garden. Adliya, Tel: 32 000 177

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eUropean - VarIoUS Brasa De Brazil Churrascaria Great options for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Tel: 1758 2225

D 35, L 12 La med Popular for its buffet, Ritz Carlton, Tel: 1758 6499 D 40, L 16

meXICan Casa mexicana Adliya, Tel: 17715521 D 25 Cantina Kahlo serves authentic flavors of Mexico. Tel: 17586401 margarita mexicana First fine-dining Mexican restaurant in Bahrain. Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3000 D 32 Senor Pacos Popular lively Mexican themed restaurant. Adliya, Tel: 1772 5873 D 20


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Steakhouses

Texas Roadhouse Lively chain steakhouse at The Avenues Tel. 1711 0593 The meat Co. South African restaurant with roof bar. Adliya, Tel: 1774 2080

Plums Fine dining steakhouse. RitzCarlton, Tel: 1758 0000 D 72 Brazil Rodizio Grill & Lounge Brazilian-themed steakhouse offering the churrascaria dining style. Adliya, Tel: 1782 6686 D 20

Middle East Saffron AlAreen Khaleeji cuisine. Al Areen Palace, Tel: 1784 5000

Villa mamas Opposite Saar Cinema, Tel: 17 305 031

IranIan

Via Brasil Brazilian style all-you-can-eat barbeque restaurant. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666

Golestan Iranian fine dining at Sheraton Hotel, Tel: 1753 3533

Also see Le Sauvage (French)

Takht Jamsheed Iranian specialties Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3000.

CuT by Wolfgang Puck Bahrain’s newest steakhouse located at the Four Seasons, Tel: 1711 5044 D 140 Flames Steak & Seafood Serving modern contemporary cuisine with rooftop dining. ART Rotana Amwaj. Tel: 1600 0111 Legendz Steakhouse award winning steakhouse at Intercontinental Regency, Tel: 17 208 308 Links overlooking the golf courses. Royal Golf Club, Tel: 1775 1262

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Bebabel Lebanese casual café concept at The Avenues Tel. 1711 0511 Kenza Lebanese and Iranian fare. K Hotel, Tel: 17360 000 Rayes Lebanese food with outdoor seating looking across a small marina. Fateh Corniche, Manama, Tel: 17 312 700 D 15, L 5 Reem Al Bawadi Family-themed Lebanese café’ and shisha. Ramada Manama City Centre. Tel. 17104026

Shoo Fe ma Fee Lebanese dining. Adliya, Tel: 17 311 280

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Zahle Lebanese cuisine, belly dancing. Gulf Hotel, Adliya, Tel: 1774 6417

mIDDle eaStern - VarIoUS Baharat Dishes from across the Arab world, accompanied by sounds of live Oud player. Le Meridien, Tel: 1717 1111 D 25 Lumee Middle Eastern street food in a café/deli setting. A’ali and Saar Mall. Tel. 17434300 / 17694848

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Hidden Gems

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mawasim Restaurant and Lounge, Mediteranean cuisine Tel. 7723 2377 ya Hala Rooftop restaurant with stunning views of Amwaj. The restaurant has live music and is open from 5pm till 2am for weekdays and from 12 noon till 2am on weekends. Tel. 1600 0099.

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Some of our favourite family places where you can enjoy a feast for less than BD5. mIDDle eaSt - Under BD5 Al Hantoor Grills One-of-a-kind Turkish restaurant, running for 18 years. The regular customers swear by their grills and shawarma,Tashan, Tel:1740 1084 Al Shoala Popular Turkish spot – among the locals and expats alike. Expect some delay with your order during peak times. Jidhafs, Jid Ali, and Muharraq, Tel: 1733 3676 (Muharraq branch) Badawi Authentic Lebanese dining experience in Bahrain. Hoora, Exhibition Road, Tel: 1729 7799 Bu Ali Traditional Middle Eastern and Asian dishes. Several branches throughout the island, Tel: 1724 2432 Iskenderun Grill Excellent for tikka or lamb chops. Generous portions too! Hoora, Exhibition Road, Tel: 1729 3334 Lebanese Restaurant Aka ‘Shukri’, they serve mutton shawarma, hummus, Iranian-style lamb chops, and traditional arayes. Gudaibiya, Tel: 1724 2333 Tehran Grills Iranian food, Sanabis, opposite Bahrain Mall, Tel: 1755 5989 uruk Restaurant Famous for its grills and fresh bread. Hoora, Exhibition Road, Tel: 1729 1500 Alexandria Grills Tables set-up on the sidewalk! As you watch the buzzin’ streets, they’re grillin’ delicious meat & chicken tikka in front of you! Old Palace Rd. (across from Daiso).

InDIan - Under BD5 Aryas Bhavan Vegetarian restaurant serves South Indian and Punjabi dishes, including vegan options. Manama, Isa Al Kabeer Avenue, Tel: 1726 3171 Barbecue Delights Pakistani, Afghani, and North Indian cuisine. Seef Mall, Tel: 1756 4282 Charcoal Grill Known forits tandoori chicken, this small family restaurant offers Indian, Chinese, and grills. Umm Al Hassam, Tel: 17729115 Spice Nice Goan cuisine. Chinese dishes also available. Adliya, behind Gulf Hotel, Tel: 1771 3603 Swagat A charming vegetarian smallhole-in-the-wall, offering all things South Indian. Manama Souq, Tel: 1722 5137 Govindas Authentic Hindu vegetarian cuisine. Mannai

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OK – this isn’t a single outlet, but a whole road of cafes and shawarma stands, the so called ‘Shawarma Alley’ is your goto place not just for a simple snack, but also for some people watching. Typical price for a shawarma – 300 fils! Adliya, Osama bin Zaid Avenue. Mansions, Juffair (opposite Al Jazzera supermarket), Tel: 17 827 127 Vrindavan All-vegetarian outlet serving authentic South Indian thali. Manama, next to American Mission Hospital, Tel: 1723 4454, 1727 2320

InternatIonal - Under BD5 Grill Room Buffet A great variety of Chinese, Continental, and Pakistani dishes. Budaiya, Tel: 1769 6660 Paradise Café This veteran eatery has a loyal customer base. Famous for its chicken tikka

and cream caramel. Manama, Government Avenue, Tel: 1753 5306

Nightlife

Cafes

lIVely at WeekenDS

Bay View Lounge Light international fare or afternoon tea plus outdoor terrace. Four Seasons, Tel: 17115000

Salt’n Pepper Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern dishes as well as sandwiches, fast food, seafood, steaks, and vegetarian options. Sanad, Tel: 1762 3535 yum yum Tree Different cuisines cooked in separate kitchens all under the same roof. Great food, wide selection – Arabic, Italian, Chinese, Thai and more several branches throughout the country, Tel: 1753 7900

Far eaStern - Under BD5 Swan Lake Genuine Filipino dishes, with a pinch of Thai cuisine, always served fresh and in generous portions. Manama, next to Bab Al Bahrain, Tel: 1722 7761 Baan Saeng Thai – authentic Thai cuisine, Adliya Tel: 1771 0467

SeaFooD - Under BD5 Fish House A must try for seafood lovers. Budaiya, opposite the International Hospital, Tel: 1759 4040

“American Alley” So called because it is close to the US Navy base and popular with Americans. This is not a restaurant but a long street full of family food outlets and restaurants - mostly international franchises. Juffair.

Bushido Enormous Samurai-themed Japanese restaurant by day, and offshoot of Buddha Bar by night. Seef, near Ritz-Carlton. Tel: 1758 6555. Camelot Friendly bar and restaurant located in a faux castle. Live singer. Adliya, Tel: 3997 7540

The Cheesecake Factory Cheesecakes, pastries and light bites. Tel. 1711 0602

Davy Crockett’s restaurant and bar with live band. Very busy at weekends. Hotel Diva, Juffair, Tel: 3992 2583

The Deli Quick bites, coffee, tea. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666

Elements Offers a poolside lounge in an open white room. Central Business District, InterContinental, Tel: 1722 7777

Ibrida The biggest club in Bahrain with resident band and other stage events. Seef, Ramee Grand Hotel, Tel: 1711 1999 JJs popular Irish bar and restaurant, host to Bahrain’s Karaoke Idol. Adliya, Tel: 3932 9083 Klub 360 Celebrity international DJs & unique cocktails. Juffair, Elite Crystal Hotel, Tel: 3336 0300 LNT Gastro Pub Modern and cozy gastro pub in Lanterns Adliya Tel. 1724 6777 Ric’s Kountry Kitchen A popular American venue with a lively karaoke night. Juffair, Tel: 1772 5550 Sherlock Holmes large English themed pub with live band. Gulf Hotel, Adliya, Tel: 1771 3000

The Lash Room Suite 12, 1st Floor, Mandarine Business Center, Seef, Bahrain Tel: +973-13104889 thelashroom.bah thelashroom.bahrain

Coco’s Very popular, especially when the weather is good as it has a large enclosed garden. Adliya, Tel: 1771 6512

CuT Bar & Lounge Signature bites and drinks every Saturday and Sunday for BD3. Four Seasons, Tel: 17115000

Harvesters Large pub with outside seating. Live band. Crowne Plaza, Diplomatic Area, Tel. 1753 1122

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Café Coco Innovative and contemporary twist on café culture at The Avenues Tel. 2228 3232

Coda Jazz Lounge A Jazz Lounge & Bistro. Ground Floor, Atiram Premier Hotel. Tel: +973343 42 828/ +973-666 78 666

Fiddlers Green Irish themed pub. Diplomat Radisson Blu, Diplomatic Area, Tel: 1753 4666

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Café Lilou French themed café serving light meals. Adliya, Tel: 1774 1440

Trader Vic’s Sociable atmosphere. Sit outside to enjoy one of the most beautiful settings in Bahrain. Ritz Carlton, Tel: 1758 6555. The Blue Hour Signature cocktails & bites at Blue Moon Lounge on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for BD5. Four Seasons, Tel: 17115000 Waikiki Kitchen A Caribbean themed rooftop venue with a sunken bar and poolside lounge. Juffair, Elite Crystal Hotel, Tel: 1755 8200

Dome Café Part of the London chain of trendy yet cozy bistros. Juffair and Seef, Tel: 1781 0180 Le Chocolat Specialty dishes including chocolates and burgers and pizzas. Seef, Tel: 1758 2259 Noor Lounge refined yet casual lobby ideal for informal meetings or breaks, Intercontinental Regency, Tel 17 208 308 Senses Lounge Freshly baked goodies, and a special selection of teas and coffees. Al Areen Palace & Spa, Tel: 17 845 000

The Ritz Gourmet Lounge French interior. Best afternoon tea on the island Tel: 17586425 Veranda Interior garden theme. There are now 3 in the chain located in Adhari, Amwaj, and Adliya, Tel: 1771 5868

Cozy Burlington Club Cigar lounge in the style of an English gentlemen’s club. Ritz Carlton, Seef, Tel: 1758 0000 Cellar 59 A wine bar and cellar at the newly opened ART Rotana, Amwaj. Tel: 1600 0111 Flamingo Bar Classy cocktail and cigar lounge by the pool. Moevenpick Hotel, near Airport, Tel: 17460 000 Player’s Lounge Gastropub with meals, drinks and entertainment. Wyndham Garden Manama. Tel. 6631 6666 Kahlo Club serves authentic flavors of Mexico serves authentic flavors of Mexico, Ritz-Carlton, Tel: 1758 6401

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Listings Shift 7 Formula 1 inspired bar and lounge. Indoor and outdoor seating and excellent view of Bahrain. Muharraq, Elite Resort & Spa, Tel: 1731 3333

Davy Crocketts, Hotel Diva, Juffair, Tue & Wed. 5 free drinks 8pm1am. Live music. Tel: 36 089 534

The K Lounge Art Deco feel, with contemporary art on display. Juffair, The K Hotel, Tel: 1736 0000

Harvesters, Crowne Plaza. 9pm - 1am, Monday & Friday. Different Offers. Live Band. +973 1753 1122

Typhoon Cocktail lounge with option to sit outside set next to the gardens of The Gulf Hotel, Adliya, Tel: 1774 6434

Ibrida Ramee Grand Hotel, Seef. EVERY NIGHT! Two free drinks for ladies from 9pm – 1am. 3689 7378

Ladies' Nights

JJs Irish Restaurant, Adliya. Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed. Unlimited selected drinks for BD7. Live band. +973 3384 3005 Klub 360, Elite Crystal Hotel, Juffair. Every Sun & Wed with unlimited selected cocktails from 9pm – 2am. +973 17 360 300 K Lounge, K Hotel, Juffair. Unlimited selected drinks Sun, Wed, Tues,, from 8pm-12 midnight. 36021846

An Nada Lounge Sheraton. Every Wednesday, 9pm onwards with unlimited selected drinks. Tel: 1753 3533

Trader Vic’s Wahine Tuesday. 2 Free cocktails. 6pm to 10pm. Tel: +973 1758 6555

Bushido, Seef, Thursdays only. Free drinks from 9pm till late. LIVE DJ. Tel: 17 583 555

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Every Tuesday 50% off discount for all restaurants, lounges and spa. Excluding Raosi by Vineet Special set menu for Ladies every Tuesday at Rasoi by Vineet. Tel. +973 1771 3000

CODA Jazz Lounge, Atiram Premier Hotel, Juffair. Unlimited free drinks. Wed. from 8pm-2am. 3434 2828. Cellar 59, ART Rotana, Thursday, Amwaj, 3 free drinks. 5pm2am. Live DJ. Tel: 1600 0111

Wu Asian Restaurant & Lounge Sip on 3 elegant cocktails from 5pm every Wednesday. ART Rotana, Amwaj. Tel: 1600 0111

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24-Hour Pharmacies

Airport Flight Info Tel: 1733 9339

Jaffer Pharmacy Tel: 1729 1039 18, Tarfah bin Al Abid Avenue, Manama 319

British Airways Tel: 1758 7777 Turkish Airlines Tel: 1731 2233

Nasser Pharmacy Tel: 1774 0900 63-B, Qadisiya Avenue, Manama 332

Air India Tel: 1729 6444 Cathay Pacific Tel: 1722 6226

Awal Pharmacy Tel: 1777 2023 30 Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Avenue, East Riffa 901

Emirates Tel: 1758 8700 Etihad Tel: 16500444

Muwasaa Pharmacy Tel: 1733 5666 Shaikh Mohd bin Salman Avenue, Road 205, Muharraq

Gulf Air Tel: 1733 5777 Jet Airways Tel: 1722 7114 KLM Tel: 1722 9747 Kuwait Airways Tel: 1722 3300 Lufthansa Tel: 1782 8762 Qatar Airways Tel: 1721 2202 Saudi Airlines Tel: 1721 1550

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