During my time in Muscat, these are some of the restaurants I loved. 


These are some of my favorite gourmet experiences while in Muscat, Oman. As usually high-and-lows, that truly makes you appreciate the local cuisine in full. Note that while in Oman, at most traditional restaurants, drinking alcohol in public is not an option, so keep that in mind.  

To book any of these recommended options below, kindly contact me directly. info@carlosmelia.com or +1 917 754 5515.

Muscat La Corniche, seen from atop Mutrah Fort.

Al Angham Restaurant

For Fine Dinning  Al Angham  Traditional Restaurant at the  Royal Opera House. Be aware, this is a fully dry restaurant. No alcohol is available respecting the Omani Muslim rule.

Bait Al Luban Restaurant

Lunch with panoramic views. Book your table Al-Fresco overlooking La Corniche. Traditional Omani Cuisine. My choices for my lunch break during my day tour of Muscat… Starter: Sahnat Qeahe. Main Course: Samak Maqli.

High Tea at Al Bustan Palace

Afternoon Tea at the Atrium Lounge of the Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz Carlton Hotel, located in the outskirts of Muscat – approx. 20 minutes drive. Set beneath the lobby’s 125 ft.-high dome, and impotent chandelier, and surrounding an elegant fountain, The Atrium Tea Lounge offers a sophisticated setting for a time-honored tradition. Afternoon Tea is presented with a selection of refined sandwiches and appetizers, a decadent display of mini desserts and freshly-baked raisin and plain scones, complemented by a glass of sparkling juice. The experience is complemented by the sounds of a live pianist. Throughout the day, guests enjoy light fare, coffee, tea and cocktails.