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Taste Test All That You Desire: This Riyadh’s Summer Dining Scoop

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Summer is here and everyone’s busy schedules are being filled with things to do and places to go with their friends and family, and what’s an outing without having delicious food and a unique dining experience? Riyadh has introduced a variety of amazing restaurants and eateries that are definitely worth trying during the summer. To make the search easier for you, Destination has picked out some of the best places within the streets of the city.

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

Elba Riyadh

Satisfy your chocolate cravings at Elba, Riyadh’s dessert shop. Enjoy a range of creamy, crunchy, and chocolatey treats, including delicious options, creative cakes, and velvety gelato. Check out their Instagram for a taste of their menu and artistic creations.

Instagram: elbariyadh

Location: Al Nakheel Dist.

Bake Away

From the Madeleine cakes, the mini cheesecakes to cakes and ice cream bites, Bake Away has a large variety of treats and desserts to choose from.

Instagram: bakeawayksa Location: Al Hamra Dist.

MOO Cafe

After much anticipation, MOO has finally made its highly anticipated debut in Riyadh, offering a wide range of unique beverages and a  selection of food and dessert preferences to cater to anyone’s taste.

Instagram: moo.riyadh

Location: RiverWalk Altawuun

Some Coffee

Amidst Riyadh’s busy streets, a cafe worth going to would be Some Coffee. Not only do they offer various coffee options, but they are also known for their iced matcha latte, a drink that will definitely beat the summer’s heat.


Location: Al Lazekeiah, Al Muruj Dist.

Lena Lu

All the way from Australia, Lena Lu has made it to the heart of Riyadh and welcomes its guests with open arms. The cafe has it all, the aesthetics, a charming interior and an appetizing menu full of beautifully curated donuts, drinks and a lot more.

Instagram: lenalu.ksa

Location: Lumiere Mall

Azmih Kunafa

Fancy a classic kunafa dish? Azmih not only offers a typical Kunafa in its usual flavors indifferent sizes, but also advertises in such a way that takes you back in time, and will surely make you laugh.

Instagram: azmih.kunafa

Location: An Nakheel Dist.

COIC (City of Ice Cream)

Headed to Boulevard City? Don’t miss out on Riyadh’s buzzing ice cream parlor, City of Ice Cream, where not only delectable gelato and drink choices are offered, but revel in the unique COIC Experience and shop at their own personalized store.

Instagram: COIC_ksa

Location: Riyadh Boulevard

Easy Bakery

Baked goods with dripping melted chocolate? Count us in. Easy Bakery has all kinds of baked treats; croissants, tarts and their absolutely adorable Danish wheels. Make sure to try them all!

Location: Anas Ibn Malik Rd, Alyasmin Dist.

So Matcha

So Matcha serves up exactly what its name suggests, and you bet they do it well. Not only that, but look out for their famous Matcha ice cream and Matcha Marble Cake. The cafe also gives you a super fun atmosphere and ambience.


Location: Shorofat Park, An Nada Dist.

Three Upcoming Restaurants To Look Forward To

Em Sherif

Cuisine: Turkish

Instagram: emsherifcafeksa

El Camino

Cuisine: Mexican

Instagram: elcamino.ksa


Cuisine: Indian Street Food

Instagram: mohallaksa

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