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The Globe

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King Fahad Road | Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh 11491, Saudi Arabia
+966 11 273 2222
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Globe, is unique among Riyadh restaurants. Encapsulated in the...
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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  • 12
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great view

Great view but the food was not to the high standard you expect before visiting! But the view and service were both great!

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Rania K
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great view but the food was not to the high standard you expect before visiting! But the view and service were both great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Staff were very helpful & polite. Had a great dining experience with great views of the city. Food was delicious

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A very nice revolving restaurant that provides high tea. Provides a lovely view of Riyadh. Also provides Al-a-cart.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tried the Globe for Friday High Tea very nice food and atmosphere. Great views; Riyadh always looks better from a height (like 60 000 feet)!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food was not to the standard value for money was not there. The view is nice the sitting are is fine and relaxing. By the way the other restaurants in the the globe are worse, so if you really are going there the this is the best among the three restaurants there are in the globe.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When I used to live in Riyadh, the Globe at the top of the Al Faisaliah would be my restaurant of choice. Whether you go day or night, the views across the city of Riyadh are majestic. The food and service in the restaurant are good and you even get free entry to the viewing platform just below the globe.... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We visited for high tea for my wife's birthday. The selection of items was extensive though not as high class in quality as the view which is what you are really paying for. Do note that children can only visit on certain times, e.g. high tea, and not dinner time. The price is worth it if the sky is clear... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Great location, great ambiances, overseeing the city of Riyadh. I have been several times to this place and used it always as a selection for business dinner with VIPs and executives, it always was the perfect place. Recently, after several month of not visiting the globe, I was invited by my colleagues for a business dinner. It was a disaster... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Great view, great food, what more could you want? We had the vegetarian tasting menu and left quite full. The service was excellent and the view at night magnificent. You can go up to the viewing deck before or after dinner and enjoy a 360 view of Riyadh. Be sure to leave plenty of travel time. We were almost late... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This restaurant has a really nice view, which might be worth the visit for some, but the food which is costly might i add, is less than average. i'd recommend a visit for a cup of tea not when u really want to enjoy a meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Contemporary

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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