Where to Eat Lunch During Ramadan in Muscat & Salalah

In the Islamic month of Ramadan (link in bolded text to Ramadan blog) daylight abstinence from food and drink is strictly observed in Muslim-majority countries. During this time, non-Muslim expats in Oman or visiting tourists might find it a challenge to locate options for daytime meals. The following is a list of reliable locations we’ve discovered while hosting a few of our guests in Muscat and Salalah. Just remember that if you choose partake, please do so respectfully, and out of the public eye.

MUSCAT

1. $ Lulu Hypermarket – Hot Pre-Prepared food available

2. $ Carrefour Supermarket – Hot Pre-Prepared food available

3. $-$$ Fast food options: McDonalds, KFC, Burger King, Subway – open for take away – various locations, and timings.

4. $$ Mackenzies Deli (Scottish)- PDO – Open for dine-in from 9am-5pm, Menu available here: http://www.mackenzies.me/menus/

5. $$ Copper (Artisinal) – Qurum – open for take away from 12:30 AM till 12 AM – call to order 2456 4292. More on their menu here: http://copper.restaurant/#food

6. $$$ InterContinental – Musandam Cafe, Majlis al Shams – All day – dine-in

7. $$$ Radisson Blu Hotel – Al Khuwair – 12 pm – 11 pm – dine-in

8. $$$$ The Chedi – The Restaurant – 12pm – 3pm – dine-in

9. $$$$ The Grand Hyatt – Tuscany – 12:30 – 3:30pm – dine-in
-Mokha Cafe – 1:00-3:00 pm – dine-in

SALALAH

1. $ Lulu Hypermarket – Hot Pre-Prepared food available

2. $ Carrefour Supermarket – Hot Pre-Prepared food available

3. $-$$ Fast food options: McDonalds, KFC, Burger King, Subway – open for take away – various locations, and timings.

4. $$$ Crowne Plaza Resort – Darbat Restaurant (6:30am-11:30pm) – https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/salalah/sllss/hoteldetail/dining

5. $$$$ Oasis Club (12:00pm-3:00pm) – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g298419-d2243251-Reviews-Oasis_Club-Salalah_Dhofar_Governorate.html

6. $$$$ Anantara Al Baleed Resort – Sakalan Restaurant (Breakfast: 7:00am-11:00am; Lunch: 12:30pm-3:00pm) – http://salalah.anantara.com/sakalan/

7. $$$$ Anantara Al Baleed Resort – Al Mina Restaurant – 10:00am-midnight – http://salalah.anantara.com/al-mina/

8. $$$$ Rotana Resort – Saffron Restaurant (7:00am to 10:30am (Breakfast A La Carte), 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm (Lunch A la Carte)) – https://www.rotanatimes.com/salalahrotanaresort/dining/

9. $$$$ Hilton Hotel – Sheba’s Steak House (12:30pm-10:30pm) – http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/oman/hilton-salalah-resort-SLLHIHI/dining/index.html

Guide for Pricing:

$ – Low
$$ – Average
$$$ – Above average
$$$$ – High

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