Top 10 restaurants in AlUla

Discover the best restaurants to try in this beautiful historic region

The historic oasis city and region of AlUla, about 560 miles from Riyadh, depending on the route taken, is bursting with rich history and surrounded by areas of natural beauty.

Yet it has been open to tourists only since 2019 and has quickly built a reputation as a stunning place to visit. Not only does it have spectacular rock scenery that looks rather like Utah and Arizona, but it’s home to ancient ruins, including Hegra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was once an important trading center on the Silk Road. 

With the opening up of the area, prestigious chefs and restaurants have rushed in to take full advantage of the amazing views, whether on top of mountainous rocks or down in valleys. Here the MCC team has put together a selection.

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Myazu / Japanese Restaurant / AlUla

Myazu

This Japanese fine-dining restaurant is set in the Shaden resort, offering the chic atmosphere and sophisticated cuisine that marks its sister restaurants in Riyadh and Jeddah.
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Call: +966 9200 22395
Address: MX57+RX, AlUla 43528

Somewhere / Restaurant / AlUla

Somewhere

With a terrace and garden offering attractive views of the oasis and the mountains, Somewhere offers beautiful indoor and outdoor seating where modern Middle-Eastern dishes share a menu with Mediterranean flavors.
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Call: +966 59 666 5357
Address: JWH7+RH, 2600 Musa Bin Naseer, 7181, AlUla 43523

OKTO / Restaurant / Alula

Okto

Greek restaurant Okto is set high up on the outlook area of Harrat Uwayrid, with stunning views over the landscape. Enjoy the scenery while eating authentic Greek dishes, watch the beautiful sunsets, or scan the beautiful starry skies at night with the telescopes on site and listen to an astronomer explaining the scene.
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Call: +966 54 443 4147
Address: King Abdulaziz Park, AlUla 43562

Cicolo / Restaurant / AlUla

Circolo

Casual-dining Circolo is located on the edge of the oasis, with good views from its  terrace. It offers authentic Italian dishes, including artisanal pizzas made in a traditional wood-fired oven.
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Call: +966 58 327 1263
Address: JWJ7+FC6, Al Jdidah, AlUla 43523

Maraya Social By Jason Atherton / Restaurant / AlUla

Maraya Social By Jason Atherton

From the restaurant collection of Michelin-starred English chef Jason Atherton, comes this fine-dining European restaurant, sitting on the rooftop of the Maraya concert hall,   the world’s largest mirrored building.
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Call: +966 55 005 9161
Address: Al Atheeb, AlUla 43552

Annabel's / Restaurant / Alula

Annabel’s AlUla

Exclusive London private members’ club Annabel’s has transformed a spot in Hegra into a restaurant full of trees, flowers and private dining areas.This stylish venue offers a set menu and a drinks list with a good selection of mocktails, together making a very special dining experience under the stars.
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Call: +966 50 037 071
Address: Ikmah Farm, near Jabal Ikmah, Unnamed Road, Hegra 43525 

Tama / Restaurant / AlUla

Tama by Habitas

Situated in the luxurious Habitas Eco-Resort, Tama restaurant offers international and Middle-Eastern cuisine to a high standard in a stunning setting.
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Call: +966 14 821 3900
Address: Ashar Valley, AlUla 43511 

Salt / Restaurant / Alula

Salt 

Salt started out in an Airstream truck as a fast-food outlet and took off as a popular burgers-and-shakes brand. Now it’s gone into the stark beauty of Al-Ula and if they’ve had to leave the Airstreams behind, there’s a large picture of one over the door of the restaurant, which they’ve parked right in front of the stunning Elephant Rock, about 20 minutes from central AlUla.
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Address : MXQH+RX, AlMu’tadil 43539

Suhail Old Town / Restaurant / AlUla

Suhail Old Town 

For modern Saudi Arabian fine dining, Suhail serves attractive dishes using traditional spices with a new twist.
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Address: Bakhour St, Old Town, AlUla 

Wacafe / Restaurant / AlUla

Wacafe

Serving from breakfast onwards,Wacafe offers plenty of cinnamon rolls, croissants and pastries at this popular cafe in the Old Town.
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Call: +966 9200 33798
Address: AlUla 43562

 

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