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Fine Dining in Jeddah: Our Picks for NYE Date Spots in the City

Because sometimes you need to be a little bit hedonistic…

Ziyad El-Helbawy

 Fine Dining in Jeddah: Our Picks for NYE Date Spots in the City

Known for its coastal charm and vibrant social scene, Jeddah features some of the most scenic and sophisticated restaurants in Saudi Arabia. A destination for locals and visitors alike, these posh eateries showcase the city's evolving culinary landscape. From seafood havens perched along the Red Sea coastline to upscale grills, Jeddah's premiere restaurants promise stunning settings and impeccable dining.

Lush interiors, outdoor terraces overlooking the city skyline and corniche, and creative menus fusing international flavours are hallmarks of these top restaurants. So whether celebrating NYE  or a not-so-casual night out, these spots in Jeddah deliver luxurious hospitality and exquisite tastes to remember.


AlKurnaysh, Branch Road, Ash Shati

A gorgeous Greek restaurant right on the shores of Jeddah’s Red Sea, Alieia is a cobblestoned haven serving authentic Greek seafood that’ll have you convinced you’re on the coast of the Mediterranean rather than its Red neighbour.


Nobu Hotel, Ash Shati 

Japanese fare complemented by stunning sea views, Jeddah’s Nobu is the East Asian gift that keeps on giving.

Social Kitchen

Abdul Maqsud Khojah St, Ar Radwah

The destination for the social souls amongst us, the Social Kitchen features an upscale lounge area with an open kitchen. Serving international concepts that focus on Mediterranean cuisine, the Social Kitchen is the definition of culinary comfort.


Burj Asila, Corniche Road

The self-proclaimed ‘home of soulful Lebanese food’. Niyyali serves all the bold Lebanese tastes we all know and love in a gorgeous upscale venue that truly echoes the soul of Lebanon.


Al Malik Road, Al Khalidiyyah 

Cross-cultural fusion cuisine bringing together the best of Peruvian and Japanese cuisines, Kuuru is a destination perhaps unlike any other. Sushi with a dash of Peruvian chili? Oh, absolutely.

Rasoi by Vineet 

Mövenpick Hotel Tahlia, Al Andalus

Putting colour in the culinary arts, Rasoi by Vineet is a fine dining Indian restaurant operated by the first Indian Michelin-star chef, Vineet Bhatia. Hindi for kitchen, ‘Rasoi’ is taking over Jeddah one butter chicken, lamb biryani and Kaffir lime prawn at a time.

San Carlo Cicchetti

Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Mall, Ar Radwah

Yes, it’s Italian. Typically served in Venice, ‘cicchetti’ - Italian for medium-sized dishes, serves up authentic Italian dishes in a similarly authentic atmosphere. Spearheaded by an Italian Chairman, Italian director, and Italian chefs, you’ll be getting the real thing.


Assila Hotel, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz St, Al Andalus

Pampering patrons with Latin American cuisine, Jeddah’s Pampas serves up upscale Latin creations in a high-end elegant venue that would only adequately be described as calm, chic, and opulent. The piece de resistance? The Tomahawk steak…