Destination KSA - Your Guide to Saudi

Destination KSA - Your Guide to Saudi

Jeddah A Bohemian Majesty

Jeddah A Bohemian Majesty

Want arts? Want history? Want some fresh street food? Say no more.


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→ GETTING THERE

Local flight:
Saudia, Flydeal, FlyNas

Flight duration:
Riyadh – Jeddah (1.5 hours)
Dammam – Jeddah (2 hours)
Abha – Jeddah (1.5 hours)

By Car:
Riyadh – Jeddah (11 hours)
Sharqiya – Jeddah (14 hours via Highway 40)
Abha – Jeddah (9 hours)


Jeddah has so much to offer! From arts and culture, food and coffee, to history and heritage, you’ll leave wishing you had more time.

→ ARTS AND CULTURE


→ HISTORY AND HERITAGE

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→ MUST VISIT

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TIP
It gets pretty hot in the summer, so we suggest going in the later afternoon or evening. Don’t forget to work up an appetite: the street food here is legendary-especially the liver sandwiches!

AL BALAD CHECKLIST

Shopping List

Al Alwai Souck

Eat List


→ SHOPPING

LUXURY SHOPPING

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MALLS

CONCEPT STORES

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SOUKS


→ FOOD AND COFFEE

For those who appreciate the finer things in life, enjoy the best Michelin-caliber restaurants that del ver on all fronts, scrumptious flavor, expert plating, top service, and the most elegant of ambiances. These restaurants are sure to satisfy those who crave a fine dining experience that is as contemporary and vivacious as the city of Jeddah itself.

Nozomi, Toki, Miltaqa, Aromi, Sakura, Rasoi by Vineet

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There’s nothing better than enjoying great­ tasting food with great company. Jeddah is a full hub of distinctly varied cuisines that house delicious dishes and appetizing aromas.so you can be sure that no matter what you choose, it’s always a hit, never a miss.

Maison de Zaid, Shababik, Bateel, SectionB, Wakame, Urth Cafe.

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For the ultimate authentic experience, he locals know where it’s at. Check out our selected picks of the best Jeddah’s cuisine has to offer. Enjoy delectable H1jaz1dishes at these all-time favorite local gems.

Al-Nakheel, Meez, Ful21, Mathaq Zaman, Shaker Shawarma, Falafel Al-Khaldiya

Jeddah is a foodie paradise, with a lively food scene that excites the stalest of days. The city is bursting with new eateries and restaurants founded by up and coming Saudichefs in a dedicated effort to introduce the local community to innovative dining concepts and newly crafted flavors.

Social Kitchen, Baco, Street56, ShrimpAnatomy

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You can find coffee lovers all around the world, but Jeddawis really do value their brew. There are literally dozens of amazing coffee shops in Jeddah.such as Medd and Brew92. If you go to the latter, you have to try their ‘Iced Spanish Latte’-infamous amongst the sweet tooth community.

Brew92,  Medd, Dose, Batarat, Overdose

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As a coastal city. Jeddah’s fish reigns supreme. especially at the famous Fish Market. There are countless restaurants where you can pick a fresh catch and have it cooked for you on the right there, so you can enjoy a unique experience at the seaside.

Twina Park, Al Anbariya, Salamah, AISharah, AI Bangala FishMarket

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→ Kiddie Fun

TIP:
We highly recommend checking the websites of these places to make sure they’re open when you visit. Book your tickets in advance to avoid waiting in line!

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