We asked our Facebook followers what their favorite breakfast places are – here’s a rundown of ‘Bahrain’s Best Breakfast Places’.
Lavish breakfasts and brunches are the specialty of this island. Just recently, we conducted a survey on what our followers consider as the ‘best’ restaurants to have breakfast in. From mezzes to pancakes, here are our follower’s top picks!
Location: Adliya & The Avenues Mall
The iconic patisserie and tearoom’s first location in the Kingdom of Bahrain is in Adliya’s Block 338 with a second in The Avenues. Known for its iconic reputation as a Parisian café, Angelina embraces traditional Parisian favorites creatively curated with Middle Eastern ingredients.
Big Texas Barbeque and Waffle House
Big Texas Barbeque and Waffle House offers a taste of true Southern American cuisine in the heart of Juffair. The restaurant features Texas-style BBQ, slow smoked meats, traditional family recipes and a plenty of waffle varieties.
Bringing a little piece of France in Bahrain, Café Chantilly at Saar offers a charming space to have coffee, tea or a filling meal. Aside from its whimsical interiors, this authentic French Café is keen to bring artisanal dishes and desserts that are also perfect for you Instagram feed.
Location: Adliya, Riffa & Aali Mall
Reminiscent of a 19th century Parisian brasserie, Cafe Lilou is a gratifying experience for discerning guests. Inspired by the classic French dining, the menu is comprehensive – the café is a good choice for a classy breakfast.
Location: Riffa, Diplomatic Area, City Centre Bahrain, Adliya, Busaiteen
With branches across the island, Cine Café serves a wide selection of crepes and waffles, available in sweet and savory flavors which makes for a filling breakfast. The café combines traditional methods with unique existing blends of drinks and cooking styles.
Location: Juffair, Riffa Views, Amwaj
Dome Café exhibits a European ambiance and style in a contemporary setting. Built specifically around an old world European brasserie café, it combines different styles of coffee and a diverse breakfast menu.
Location: Budaiya & Hamala
Emmawash offers traditional Bahraini dishes in high quality and medium prices. It has two branches that highlights a warm and friendly atmosphere. Every customer is free to write and draw their memories on the restaurant’s walls!
Florence La Maison Méditerranéenne
Florence offers customers a charming feel-at-home dining experience and brings to Bahrain the flavors of the great Mediterranean. The menu has a wide variety of French, Italian, Lebanese, Greek and Moroccan cuisines made with locally sourced ingredients.
Gallery 21 offers an array of dining experiences all under one roof. At the restaurant, you take take a trip to the Mediterranean with dishes from Spain, Lebanon and classics from France and Italy – all while admiring the beautiful art pieces and picturesque venue.
Nestled in a walkway at the Manama Souq, Haji’s Café has been serving its patrons for over 70 years. Diners can tuck into delicately spiced chunks of grilled meat, freshly made Arabic bread and a variety of other house specials.
Where: Seef, Diplomatic Area, Saar, Enma Mall, Busaiteen, Arad & Adliya
With several branches across Bahrain, Le Chocolat specializes in French pastries, artisanal desserts as well as a selection international and Bahraini dishes. The café caters to different meals of the day and is a popular choice for breakfast.
Lumee Street Café
Where: Aali Mall, Saar Mall, The Avenues
‘Lumee’ is Bahraini slang for lemons and limes… and is directly related to the food which is flavour-packed, fresh and zesty. The restaurant is devoted to capturing the essence of Middle Eastern street food in a contemporary setting. Classics like hummus and Bahraini tikka are available among a variety of signature dishes.
Where: Galleria Mall
Marzipan is a restaurant concept that brings together the flavors of the Middle East and Europe. It highlights mainly Italian and French innovative dishes alongside traditional Arabic favorites. With an extensive breakfast menu, the restaurant has been popular choice for breakfast goers.
Nomad Urban Eatery
Where: The Courtyard Mall
As the name suggests, Nomad is an urban eatery that boasts a wide array of international dishes. Their breakfast menu includes freshly baked breads, healthy bowls, breakfast baos and other decadent delights.
Saffron by Jena
Where: Manama, Muharraq, Riffa
Saffron by Jena offers a contemporary twist on traditional Bahraini cuisine, offering a unique dining experience enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Nestled amidst traditional houses in old souks and with backdrops of ancient forts, the atmosphere at Saffron by Jena heightens the dining experience.
The Breakfast Club
Aside from an all-day breakfast, The Breakfast Club serves artistic platters of international dishes. The servings are known to be generous and can be shared by at least two people. The restaurant also offers desserts and a variety of drink options.
Where: Manama & The Avenues Mall
Taking its name from the conservatories built in European fashionable residences from the 17th to the 19th century, the Orangery is an elegant tea room and patisserie which is located on the grounds of the Palace Boutique Hotel in Bahrain. The Orangery focuses on the traditional English tea room era, offering an a la carte menu with an influence of the Middle East.
Villa Mamas in Saar opened in 2012 as an extension of Roaya’s Home. Reminiscent of a childhood spent on her family’s farms and in the kitchen with her mother and grandmother, Roaya’s cooking uses local, seasonal ingredients as the starting point for new and traditional dishes from Bahrain and Persia, and those inspired by her travels through the world.