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King Fahad Road | Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh 11491, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 273 2222
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Ranked #1 of 258 Restaurants in Riyadh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Globe, is unique among Riyadh restaurants. Encapsulated in the stunning golden geodesic orb that tops Al Faisaliah Tower, guests enjoy a unique perspective of the Kingdom's first city. Within this dramatic three-story dome, delicious modern European cuisine and sweeping panoramic views of the city come together to create an unmatched Riyadh fine dining experience. The Globe's exclusive Asir Lounge, modern elegance rubs shoulders with an outstanding ambience. In sophisticated comfort, guests savor light meals and Saudi Arabia's most spectacular sunsets.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great food, great chef, great staff, and great atmosphere overlooking all of Riyadh. Arguably the best restaurant in Riyadh.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I went on their high-tea which they serve from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm First the plus points... the ambiance is good, the staff is professional and friendly, you get a nice view of the city but that's just where it ends.... There is so much room for improvement for the price they ask for.The food was not by any... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Best food, unique in Riyadh and 1st class restaurant. Very pleasant and enjoyable dinning experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went there today.. it was a surprise place from my husband on my birthday.. I found it the most beautiful place of my beautiful city riyadh... excellent food ..excellent view..excellent management. .

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Globe is perched on top of Riyadh. If you can book evening tea on Wednesday Thursday Friday you should be able to watch beautiful desert sunset. For me it was only a dinner but it is worth it. The prices are expensive but the decor, ambience, food, presentation and service goes well with be price. Yes it is not for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The Globe is an unbelievably amazing experience!! Not just the food... Everything!! The service and the view. Absolutely perfect! Went on a whim with a friend who had been dying to check it out also. Stepping off the elevator into the dimly light restaurant which just highlights the absolutely gorgeous view of Riyadh at night... We were treated like princesses... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The location, the decor and the idea are all excellent. However this restaurant doesn't seem to get the food right. Very oily and overly expensive.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Perched in a giant ball at the top of the Faisaliah Tower, this restaurant has magnificent 360 degree views of Riyadh. My recommendation is to visit on a clear night, preferably when the moon is near to full. I have also visited this restaurant in pouring rain and the waterfall flowing off the "globe" was rather spectacular! Food is outstanding... More 

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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you ever want to take someone out in Riyadh Go to the Globe You can easily say havent i taken you to the top 😊

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had High Tea, was lovely, the views watching the sun go down was great. Observation deck is worth a look. Dont order the water it cost a forture. All in all it was very nice afternoon/night out

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Address: King Fahad Road | Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh 11491, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number: +966 11 273 2222
Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
Cuisine: European, Contemporary

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