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Experience Award-winning Contemporary Japanese Dining at NOZOMI Al Khobar

Experience Award-winning Contemporary Japanese Dining at NOZOMI Al Khobar

Experience contemporary Japanese cuisine like never before at NOZOMI Al Khobar.

A highly anticipated new arrival to the Kingdom’s burgeoning hospitality scene, NOZOMI Al Khobar represents the award-winning, London-born restaurant’s latest international location; bringing with it the iconic contemporary Japanese dining experience that has enabled it to become of the most sought-after destinations for gastronomes and connoisseurs around the world. Located within the prestigious Al Matal Complex, across from Al Khobar’s futuristic waterfront, NOZOMI Al Khobar curates an unforgettable and exclusive social dining experience that effortlessly redefines the notion of Japanese dining in the city, and beyond.


Founded in Knightsbridge, London, by restauranteur Marios George in 2004, and owned by Cavadore Group, NOZOMI has since grown into a world-renowned culinary institution with an esteemed global reputation. The restaurant’s prominent new location has been brought to the Kingdom by Cavadore Group, in partnership with Al Moajil Hospitality, operated and owned by chairman Mohammed Saad Al Moajil and led by CEO Abdulaziz Al Moajil; ushering in a new era of fine dining in the region with the opening of NOZOMI, Hellenika, and Belgravian in Al Khobar in late 2021.


Having previously won multiple high-profile awards for other branches around the world, including London Restaurant of The Year 2013 at London Lifestyle Awards, Best Luxury Restaurant in The Middle East 2021 at Luxury Lifestyle Awards, Best Japanese Restaurant Doha 2022 at FACT Dining Awards, and Best Japanese Cuisine in the Middle East 2019 at World Luxury Restaurant Awards, the brand’s Al Khobar location demonstrates NOZOMI’s innovative food philosophy, with a location-specific à la carte menu that expertly adapts Japanese cuisine to local tastes, whilst preserving the gastronomical traditions that are emblematic of Japanese dining.


Contemporary Japanese cuisine is infused with European subtleties; showcasing NOZOMI’s hallmark culinary style with decadent ingredients such as Black Cod, Canadian Lobster, and Wagyu beef. From the extensive selection of umami-rich sushi and crispy tempura to expertly prepared Robata grill options, indulgent desserts, and refreshing mocktail creations, every menu item is painstakingly prepared using the freshest and finest of ingredients, sourced daily for a mouthwatering gastronomical experience that reimagines Japanese culinary traditions with a distinctly European flair.


Unmissable menu highlights include O Toro, fatty belly tuna sashimi; Marinated Yellowtail Sashimi, with fresh jalapeño salsa and chili ponzu dressing; Spider Roll, kimchi buttered crab, kampyo rolled with tobiko and mayonnaise; Grade 9+ Wagyu Beef, served with ponzu truffle sauce and homemade pickles; Black Cod, with NOZOMI miso and pickle relish; Mushroom Takikomi – Gohan, rice with truffle mushroom sauce and dried shiso; Yuzu Pavlova, crispy meringue served with yuzu cream and fresh berries; and the NOZOMI Tiramisu.


With ambient lighting, outstanding service, and a music program that crescendos alongside the dining experience, NOZOMI Al Khobar delivers an unmatched, world-class contemporary Japanese dining experience in the dynamic heart of Al Khobar.


For more information, please visit
For reservations at NOZOMI Al Khobar:
Call: +966 9200 12681
2nd Floor, Al Matal Complex, Alkurnaish, 6563, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

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