If you haven’t decorated your home with a tree, garlands and lights, chances are a restaurant might feel more celebratory. A surprising number diners put on a holiday spirit for its guests, adding special dishes and offering spirited ambience. Here are 7 places that top our list of best restaurants to try this holiday season in Oman.
1. Spice Market at Six Senses Zighy Bay
With its recently upgraded show kitchen, Spice Market at Six Senses Zighy Bay will be serving Christmas Day Dinner that will take guests on a journey through the Arabian Gulf and beyond with the Alsafar Arabia buffet. Drawing on the best of what the region has to offer, mixed with traditional favourites from the West, the spread will leave nothing to be wanted.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2673 5555
2. Al Maisan at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort
Dine on the finest fare from around the globe and authentic local delicacies at Al Maisan’s Christmas Eve Dinner. Christmas traditional dishes such as winter squash soup, English steak and mushroom pie and German jager schnitzel will be featured alongside local specialities such as Omani lamb and date stew and grilled Omani hammour with ginger citrus sauce. Taking place from 6pm to 10pm.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2521 8000
3. Char at W Muscat
Happening at one of Oman’s latest hotspots, a meaty evening at W Muscat’s very own signature grill house Char, offering a flavourful set-menu designed by chef Marcos for OMR30++ per person
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2212 0000
4. The Beach Restaurant at Chedi Muscat
Nothing says indulgence like dining on fresh, imported black winter truffles. At The Chedi Muscat, the holidays are for such extra-special indulgences. Treat yourself to their fresh Truffle Set Menu, along with other beloved seasonal delicacies, or choose from their delightful a la carte menu. Enjoy these ephemeral specialities at The Beach Restaurant accompanied by a timeless panorama that is the Gulf of Oman. Taking place from 20th to 30th December, 7pm to 10.30pm, and priced at OMR60.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2452 4400
5. The Bank Beach Club, Jebel Sifah
The Bank Beach Club will be celebrating Christmas Day in style, starting at midday with Bellini’s & Fizz followed by a traditional Christmas Carvery in Santa’s Grotto and polished off with Sunset Christmas bubbly sips. There’s also a guest appearance by Santa himself who will keep the little ones entertained at their dedicated Fun Zone! Taking place from 11am on 25 December.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 9736 8425
6. Muscat Hills Resort, Barr Al Jissah
This festive season, indulge in a 6-course menu featuring smoked salmon and caviar, fresh king scallops, fresh black truffle, veal tenderloin and some of the most delicious Christmas sweets. Served with a starting price of OMR30, and takes place 7pm to 10pm on 24 December.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2485 3000
7. Trader Vic’s at InterContinental Muscat
have a joyful Christmas Eve celebration, island-style together with a live band Los Hidalgos! at Trader Vic’s, serving a four-course Christmas menu with a drink. The set menu is priced at OMR26++ and an a la carte menu is also available on request.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2468 0000