6 wonderful things to do in Riyadh

Four new days to enjoy the city…

It’s the first week back after the Eid break and if you’re feeling a little sluggish, trust us, you’re not all. Fun in the vibrant capital is in full swing though, so if you’re after a quick pick-me-up to get yourself back on track, we’ve got you covered.

Here are all the top things to do in Riyadh this week.


Check out Salt’s new fridge restaurant

Things to do in Riyadh this week: Salt fridge restaurant

Summer’s officially here, and that certainly means that the temperatures in Riyadh are only getting higher. To help you cool off a little, crowd-favourite burger restaurant Salt has opened the doors to its unique fridge concept. The outdoor area offers a refreshing, misty environment where you can grab a seat, and chill out with a burger. Or you can even go through the drive-through and have your car washed while you wait for your meal. 

Salt fridge restaurant, Saad Square, daily 24-hours.


Try out Joan’s on Third in Riyadh

things to do in Riyadh this week

Created by the talented Joan McNamara, LA-based ood marketplace and café Joan’s on Third has officially made its way to Riyadh. Setting up shop in the luxury complex Via Riyadh, the first Saudi location comes complete with a gift shop featuring a selection of gourmet food, like baked goods and pantry products.

Joan’s On Third, Via Riyadh, Al Hada, daily 2pm to midnight. 

Head to Bujairi Terrace for free

Happening until Thursday August 31, access to At-Turaif and luxury fine-dining destination Bujairi Terrace is completely free and you don’t need a pass to enter the area anymore.

Free access to Diriyah, At-Turaif and Bujairi Terrace, daily 5pm to midnight (At-Turaif), Sat to Wed 10am to midnight (Bujairi Terrace), Thu-Sat 10am to 1am. Until Thu Aug 31. 


Dig into business lunch at Signor Sassi

Signor Sassi

Looking to elevate your lunch meetings? You need to check out the new Business Lunch menu at Signor Sassi. You can enjoy three dishes of your choice including starters, main courses, or desserts all for SAR 280.

Signor Sassi Business Lunch, 2605 Prince Abdulaziz Ibn Musaid Ibn Jalawi St, As Sulimaniyah, Week days 1pm to 5.45pm. 

Hang out at Roka’s Izakaya Nights

ROKAOut for a night on the town? ROKA’s bringing a cool new experience to Riyadh, Izakaya Nights. The nights are a part of Japanese culture and are informal gatherings with family, friends, and loved ones to get together and wind down after the day over food.

Izakaya Nights at ROKA Riyadh, 5140 Prince Muhammad Ibn Abd Al Aziz, As Sulimaniyah, 6.30pm. 


Dim sum experience at Hualan

Chinese food is one of the most sought-after cuisines in Riyadh, and Hualan is a top choice for the cuisine. On Wednesdays, you indulge in a Dim Sum experience for SAR190. The meal will include a main course, side dish, dessert, and dim sum of course.


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