Restaurants to Dine in once the Lockdown is Over

Top 5 Restaurants that you should try

What are we doing these days other than wishing this pandemic be over?

Sitting in our homes, we are daydreaming about the time when lockdown will be over and we’ll be free to go to places we’ve missed so much! We’ll roam around the streets and eat delicious food in restaurants and cafes.

We’re all craving the best dishes during Ramadan in Saudi Arabia!

Here are some suggestions for the best restaurants in Saudi Arabia that you can rush to eat in once the lockdown is over.

Kaboria Restaurant

Kabroia restaurant.

Located on the King Abdul Aziz Road, Kaboria restaurant serves the best seafood in town. It’s an embodiment of the quality of both food & service so the customers can enjoy the ultimate experience of seafood. 

It has soups, salads, rice dishes, shrimps, and appetizers on its menu. Order what you’ve missed the most during quarantined days!

If you’re craving perfectly cooked fish you need to visit this restaurant as soon as the lockdown is over. So you can enjoy the ultimate experience of seafood dining.

Aromi Restaurant

Enjoy the aromatic food in the Aromi restaurant in Jeddah. 

Experience a contemporary Italian menu with a Roman twist. Watch the sun setting into the Red Sea as you relish your favorite pasta, soup, or risotto.

In the modern elegant decor, treat yourself to a leisurely lunch or dinner in this Italian restaurant.

Off white Lounge

Off white lounge logo

Located on King Abdul Aziz Road, Off White Lounge serves the best Lebanese food in Saudi Arabia. 

From an extensive menu, you’ll have plenty to choose from. Select your taste of spices from substantial, medium to extra hot. 

For serving good quality food in an elegant ambiance with courteous service, the restaurant also won a Certificate of Excellence award 2018- 2019.

Rush to this restaurant to dine in if you want to eat deliciously spicy food.

Al Bustan restaurant

Overlooking the tropical garden, the all-day dining restaurant is located in InterContinental Riyadh.

It offers an extra scrumptious international buffet combined with renowned theme nights. The open kitchen and live cooking station combined with luxurious surroundings, indulge you with the best dining experience. 

Shami Restaurant

Shami restaurant logo

Express your love for Shami food at Shami Restaurant.

Enjoy soups, barbeque, shawarma, sandwiches, rice dishes, and much more from the menu. They also serve dessert, cold & hot drinks, salads, and seafood to treat your tastebuds.

Savor their mouth-watering treats with the unique flavors from the Sham region. You’ll have an experience that will fulfill all your needs for taste and quality after months of lockdown.

You can reserve your table from the Hala Yalla app for any of the above restaurants and many more. Reservations from the app can also provide some deals and discounts, so look out for those.

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How to Stay Productive in Lock Down?

Top 6 Tips to Stay Productive in Lock Down

In the lockdown situation, we’re all quarantined in our homes. At this time, even the workdays don’t seem productive.

Since we’re busy finding joy in procrastination, we’ve lost our focus on our work and other good things.

It’s getting hard to stay productive in lockdown. The lethargic routine has also sucked all our positivity. But the good thing is, there is a strong connection between the two. Staying productive can also help us find our lost positivity.

This time has provided us with the opportunity to learn new things and find a hobby. Here are some tips to stay productive at home.

Learn to play musical instruments

If you believe in the magical power of music, learn to play musical instruments. It will:

  1. Relieve your stress
  2. Boost your confidence
  3. Enhance your social skills
  4. Foster creativity
  5. Teach patience

Above all these benefits, learning instruments is fun!

musical instruments.

Play ESports and win

Egames is all we can play in lockdown!

Play your favorite E Games and participate in the E-tournaments that are happening to keep you busy in quarantine. 

Compete in the Corporate Tournament. Top players of FIFA 20 in a company will get a chance to compete with other companies’ top players in KSA’s 1st National FIFA 20 Corporate Championships.

Don’t miss your chance to hold up the title of 1st National FIFA 20 Corporate Champion.

Other than FIFA 20, Kafu Games also hosts Fortnite, Call of Duty, PUBG & other tournaments. Play and earn while staying home and doing what you love.

Stay updated to join the E-tournaments happening around you through Kafu Games.

Improve your Quran recitation

This time has given us the opportunity to strengthen our spiritual connection. 

This is the best time to improve your Quran recitation. Invest your energy and time to read and learn with Tajweed and Tafseer. 

Holy Quran

Learn to paint

We’ve all heard about the connection between art and creativity, but this is not the only benefit of arts.

Painting unleashes the storm of imagination and also has therapeutic benefits. Painting is incredibly relaxing and can help reduce your stress levels. It also helps to regain focus.

The most interesting fact about painting is that it has a similar effect on the body as meditation, which leaves a positive mindset and a different outlook on the world.

Woman painting on canvas.

Learn to dance

In the global pandemic, we’re asked to do the easiest job – to stay home. Stay at home and dance your worries away. 

Dance is a form of self-expression. It’s the sign language that communicates with the universe. It teaches the values and skills of creativity, problem-solving, risk-taking, making judgments in the absence of rules, and higher-order thinking skills.

Play your favorite song and learn to sway your feet with the music.

girl dancing.


Live your quarantined life with delicious food and dessert. Learn to make different types of pasta and dessert in private one on one session with Blend Culinary.

Man standing in kitchen.

Pick any productive activity for yourself. The experience will provide one on one live private sessions with the instructor. For the best streaming experience, kindly ensure that your internet connection has a bandwidth of 3.2 Mbps.

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