Best Dining Restaurants and Cafés in AlUla, Saudi Arabia

It lies in the North-Western territories of Saudi Arabia, encompassing over 22,000 square km of popular holiday destinations.

17 top fine dining, cafés, and Fast-Food options in AlUla, Saudi Arabia. Middle Eastern, Italian, French, Chinese, and Japanese Cuisine

AlUla has grown in its restaurants from casual eateries to fine-dining options during the last few years. AlUla, known as the world’s masterpiece, is home to local and international concepts that will tantalize your tastebuds. 

It lies in the North-Western territories of Saudi Arabia, encompassing over 22,000 square km of popular holiday destinations.

A direct flight from Dubai and Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam connect the wonders of AlUla to the world—the holiday destination targets to attract two million visitors by 2035.

Spectacular scenery with mouthwatering menus by World-class chefs

We’ve rounded up 21 must-try restaurants and cafés in AlUla, from casual and fine dining to multi-sensory pop-up dining experiences; here is our list of the best restaurants in AlUla.

List Of Best Cafés and Restaurants in AlUla


Inspired by sophisticated French cafés, Le Moulin Bakery serves delicate French pastries and delicious coffee all day.

You can pair freshly-baked croissants, cakes, and madeleines with the wide selection of iced and hot beverages—a perfect breakfast or an afternoon snack.

Le Moulin Bakery, AlUla Old Town, daily from 9 am to midnight. Reservations @lemoulinbakery


Located within AlUla’s Old Town, ACME is a favorite haunt for vegan food and burgers. The place serves burgers in colorful buns, salads, buffalo shrimp, and chicken tenders.

Open for lunch and dinner all week, AMCE is a perfect spot for a quick meal in the Old Town area.

ACME AlUla, daily from 4 pm to midnight. Tel: 9200 27242. 


Annabel’s is set amongst the date palms of Jabal Ikmah, a garden oasis inspired by the private members’ club in London. The world-famous and exclusive Annabel’s has returned to AlUla amidst citrus trees, lush greenery, and flowers.

This gem offers a set menu and mocktails that use locally sourced ingredients. A private dining room covered by a canopy of tropical foliage is available for parties of eight to ten guests.

Annabel’s, Ikmah Farm, AlUla, Tues to Sat 7 pm to midnight. Reservations via MyTable app. @annabelsmayfair Or visit @annabelsmayfair


A serene oasis surrounds Circolo, an Italian restaurant on the rural outskirts of Al Jadidah. Circolo is perfect for a long, lazy lunch with its art and many activities.

The popular restaurant is the ideal setting for a meal with your loved ones as you sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery of the valley and mountains.

We recommend trying the pesto burrata pizza, citrus risotto, blood orange dressed fried goat cheese salad, black pasta lobster, and veal Milanese.

  • Circolo, AlJadidah district, Oasis square.
  • Tel: 053 335 3201. Reservations via MyTable app.
  • Daily from noon to midnight.

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The Parisian restaurant is famous for its “Café de Paris” sauce. The renowned Chef Boubier developed the sauce in 1930, and its ingredients remain a secret even today.

The restaurant is known for its simple yet irresistible single-menu formula, walnut salad, a sirloin steak with its famous sauce, and golden French fries. 

Reservations visit


Le Maschou brings rich French culinary flavors and a sophisticated French ambiance to AlUla. This restaurant is a must-visit for its lively atmosphere and authentic wood-fired smoked meats.

We recommend trying the country bread, wood-fired grilled meats with Provençal herbs, and the bresaola melon board.  

 Be sure to leave room for the assortment of delicious desserts, too.

Le Maschou, AlUla Old Town, daily 4.30 pm to 1 am. Reservations via MyTable app. @lemaschou_sa


Merkaz has something for everyone. Inspired by timeless Arabian traditions and flavors, this cafés offers authentic Middle Eastern cuisine in a serene atmosphere. The menu has a wide selection of soups, salads, and delicious main dishes.

  • Merkaz, AlUla Old Town, daily from 9 am to midnight. 
  • Reservations, call 9200 25003 or visit @merkaz_ksa


A quiet Café with excellent organic food makes Moon Shell the perfect hangout spot in AlUla. Moon Shell’s diverse organic dishes will leave your taste buds craving more.

Moon Shell also carries tempting vegan and vegetarian food, smoothie bowls, health food, fresh juices, and the finest coffee. The café uses fresh fruits, nuts, and natural healthy sugars to satisfy customers’ sweet cravings.

Reservations, @moonshell_sa


MYAZU, located in the Shaden Resort, has modern architecture and a luxurious atmosphere. A DJ plays live music every Thursday and Friday evening.

MYAZU’s authentic Japanese cuisine offers several popular options of choice, wagyu tataki, smoked toro with jalapeno, robata chicken, and mushroom rice cooked in a clay pot.

  • Myazu, Shaden Resort, daily from 6 pm to 2 am. 
  • Live music on Thursday and Friday evenings. 
  • Reservations, call 9200 22395 or visit @myazusaudi


Chef Ntinos Fotinakis’s OKTO serves some of the best Greek cuisines and has a stunning view. Arrive at OKTO before sundown to enjoy the golden hour sights at Harrat Viewpoint.

The popular spot has everything you could ask for, even vegan and vegetarian options, gluten and dairy-free alternatives, and much more. 

Reservations, 054 443 4147 or visit


This quaint coffee and dessert shop lies hidden among the famous AlUla date palms and citrus trees. The architecture of the Pink Camel Pastry Boutique coffee shop is wooden, with terrace-style seating and wooden floors. It is an experience like no other.

Reservations, 059 040 0902 or visit @pinkcamelksa


AlUla’s best American burgers and shakes are served across the iconic Elephant Rock. SALT sells some of the juiciest American burgers and smooth shakes.

Open into the night, it is undoubtedly the go-to for casual dining with your fellow adventurers and enjoying a spectacular view of the Elephant Rock, or Jabal Al Fil, as known locally.

Reservations visit @findsalt


Situated in AlUla’s Cultural Oasis District in the new Al Jadidah Village, the farm-to-table concept farm can host parties of 200 people.

Families love the serenity and cool shade of the lush palm trees, while the young ones get ample space to explore the grounds.

This beautiful outdoor seating restaurant whips up Mediterranean flavors fused into modern dishes.

  • Somewhere, Cultural Oasis District, daily from 4 pm to 1 am. Tel: 9200 24788. 
  • Reservations via MyTable app. @somewhere


Suhail Old Town’s food draws inspiration from ancient Arabian Peninsula spices and time-honored traditions. With its modern twist, the food meets current culinary expectations.

This AlUla restaurants has both indoor and outdoor seating. We recommend trying the vine leaves, lentil soup, camel meat artichoke, lamb cooked on a marekh served with rice, and Luqaimat.

  • Suhail Old Town, AlUla Old Town, Mon to Sat, 1 pm to 11 pm. 
  • Reservations, 9200 0269 or visit @suhail_saudi


Tama in Aramaic means ‘hera and now.’ Located in the heart of the stunning Habitas Eco-Resort, the Middle Eastern spot uses local, fresh ingredients and spices showcasing Saudi Arabia’s unique flavors.

The authentic restaurant is a must-visit on a causal afternoon with family and special occasions. We recommend Tama’s artisanal bakery with freshly baked bread with local jams or ginger honey. 

The toffee, date cake, and cheesecake go well with the heavenly Hibiscus tea with rosemary, cloves, and star anise.


AlUla’s Old Town has another secret gem in WACAFE, perfect for spending a cozy afternoon with friends and family.

Visit WACAFE for some of the town’s best coffee mouthwatering croissants and delicious cinnamon rolls. Rejuvenate with a comforting cup of good coffee and cinnamon rolls.

  • Wacafé, AlUla Old Town, daily from 9 am to midnight. 
  • Reservations  @wacafecoffee

Maraya Social

Maraya is the world’s largest mirror building, and Maraya Social is Chef Jason Atherton’s newest restaurant. The cuisine served in Chef Atherton’s signature style here is inspired by the local produce, farmed and sourced from local AlUla farms.

Enjoy your evening on the rooftop of the world’s largest mirrored building.

Maraya Social, Maraya, Wed to Sat 6 pm to midnight. Reservations here.

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