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May 31, 2014

Al Angham – Opera Galleria

Al Angham

I was recently invited to try Al Angham (Telephone: 22077777 Map) – the fine dining Omani restaurant in the Opera Galleria. The restaurant is located after the Indus on the stretch of restaurants attached to the main compound of the Royal Opera House. Al Angham does not allow walk-ins and you must book in advance if you would like to dine at this restaurant.
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May 16, 2014

The Chocolate Room – Al Ghubrah

Chocolate Room

The Chocolate Room (Telephone: 24499922 | Map) is a new chocolate dessert cafe located in Al Ghubrah. If you are coming from Al Ghubrah bridge towards the 18th of November street, this cafe would be located after the second traffic lights on the right side  in one of the new buildings on that street, it is very easy to find. Apparently the Chocolate Room is a franchise from Australia, I have never heard of it before, but they seem to have branches in the UK, India, and many other places as well.

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May 1, 2014

Barcelos – Al Asalah Towers

Barcelos

Barcelos (Telephone 9953 3698 – Map) is a Portuguese-style grilled chicken restaurant located in Al Asalah Towers. To reach this building you need to be driving on Sultan Qaboos Road from the Al Athaiba bridge toward Al Ghubrah bridge and take the exit to enter the Oman Oil petrol station after the Grand Mosque. Al Asalah Towers are found on the highway after the petrol station. There is currently no visible sign for Barcelos outside, but you need to enter the building and walk inside to reach its back to find the restaurant. Continue reading »

Apr 28, 2014

Kiwi Cafe – Dolphin Village

Kiwi Cafe

Kiwi Cafe (Telephone: 9361 3740 – Map) is a burger joint located in Dolphin Village in Bawshar. If you are driving on the Muscat Express Way, you need to take the exit going towards Oman Medical College, Muscat College and the other colleges. Dolphin Village is located right after the first traffic lights and Kiwi Cafe is almost literally found at the gate of the compound in the Dolphin Plaza.

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Apr 14, 2014

The Crepe Cafe – Oasis by the Sea

Crepe Cafe

The Crepe Cafe (Telephone: 2452 2569 – Map) is a cafe that serves sweet and savory crepes found at a number of different places around Muscat. We have previously written a short review about its pancakes, on this visit we came to their branch at Oasis by the Sea in Shatti Al Qurum to try out their breakfast.

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Apr 3, 2014

The SteakCompany – Bareeq Al Shatti

The SteakCompany

The SteakCompany (Telephone: 24695903 – Map ) is a steakhouse located in Bareeq Al Shatti – the same mall that has Ubhar, B+F and Wasabi. We reviewed the SteakCompany before, but we heard that it recently changed its menu, so we thought we’ll give it another shot.

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Apr 2, 2014

The Crepe Cafe – Oasis by the Sea

The Crepe Cafe - Shatti Al Qurum

The Crepe Cafe (Telephone: 2452 2569 – Map) is a cafe that serves sweet and savoury crepes, waffles, and pancakes located in Shatti, Ghubra, and Muttrah. For this review we visited the Crepe Cafe branch at the Oasis by the Sea found right next to Slider Station and Pizza Express.

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Apr 1, 2014

Mani’s Cafe – Jawharat Al Shatti

Mani's

Mani’s Cafe (Telephone: 24607015 – Map) is a cafe in Jawharat Al Shatti that serves coffee, cakes and sandwiches. We came to try out its breakfast menu on a weekend. Mani’s is located in the same building as Darcy’s Kitchen, but just on the second floor in the back.
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Mar 15, 2014

B+F Roadside Diner – Bareeq Al Shatti

B+F Roadside Diner - Bareeq Al Shatti

B+F Roadside Diner (Telephone: 24698836 – Map ) is a burger restaurant in Bareeq Al Shatti. B+F is part of a Kuwaiti chain of casual dining restaurants to which Slider Station also belong. B+F is probably the most popular burger restaurant in Oman. It is located in Bareeq Al Shatti in Shatti Al Qurum directly opposite of Wasabi Sushi.

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Feb 27, 2014

“A Taste of Thailand” Special at Asia – Shangri La

Asia - Shangri La, Barr Al Jissah

Restaurant Asia (Telephone: 2477 6565 – Map) at the Shangri La is bringing chefs from the Shangri La Chiang Mai to offer a special Thai menu for the next two weeks. The limited time Thai special has a RO 25 set menu and an a la carte menu that offers appetisers, rice and noodles, mains, and desserts. Asia would not be serving any items from its normal menu for the next two weeks with exception of dimsums and sushi. During this visit we were served a special opening set menu that differs a little bit from the standard set menu.

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