Kargeen Caffe is a trendy, bustling Muscat eatery that serves delicious café fare such as falafel sandwiches and pistachio cakes, and is renowned for its wonderful fruit juices, especially the lemon mint and the pomegranate juice.
Address: Madinat Qaboos
Telephone: (968) 246 99055
Sablat Al Bustan
A sablat is a traditional meeting spot in Oman's culture. This restaurant combines the tent circles of traditional sablats with traditional dancing and a feast. Patrons are driven through a torch lit road to luxurious desert tents where they can watch dances and sword fights while picking at Oman's cuisines. Women can leave the feast covered in henna tattoos.
Address: Al Bustan
Telephone: 247 99666
Atop a hill over Qurum park is the best Indian restaurant in Muscat. The city has a huge Indian population with many restaurants but the Mumtaz Mahal has long retained its reputation as the best with its traditional northern Indian dishes. The food is is only part of the experience as visitors lap up sounds of crashing waves, live romantic music and stunning scenery.
Address: Way 2601, Qurm
Telephone: 24 605 907
Omani food isn't everyone's favourite and for the culinary homesick D'Arcy's Kitchen is great taste of home. Best for breakfast and brunch, D'Arcy's can cook up all the western staples, maybe even better than they are at home. There is also nice outside seating and scenery close to the beach.
Address: Way 2817, Shatti al-Qurm
Telephone: 24 600 234
Wok of Life
This spacious Asian restaurant is home to elegant décor and delicious cuisine, some of the menu favourites including Cantonese chicken, Singapore vegetable noodles and the classic fried rice with vegetables. Complimentary kimchi (South Korean pickles) are served at each table.
Address: Muscat city centre
Telephone: (968) 965 49654
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