Bringing the restaurant’s acclaimed Marylebone menu to the Kingdom for the very first time, A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh is a unique dining experience that doesn’t just cope with dietary requirements, but wholeheartedly caters to them. An acronym for ‘All is Okay’, A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh embraces the London-born brand’s philosophy of curating a feel-good dining experience that accommodates everyone, including puppies and small dogs, who are welcomed to join their owners on the restaurant’s terrace.
A.O.K Kitchen is a well-established upscale restaurant that serves outstanding international cuisine. It consists of one floor seating as well as outdoor seating and a drink bar. The interior is very beautiful with golden mirror walls, silk wallpaper, floral seating, surrounding plants and a collection of trees that spread overhead, making you feel you are dining in a magical garden. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner in a lovely ambiance.
They serve mouth-watering dishes including BBQ Lamb Chops, Honey Roasted Salmon, Fillet of Wild Seabass, Grilled Manouri Cheese Salad, and Sweet Potato Mash. They also serve a variety of mouth watering desserts such as Cheesecake, A.O.K Apple Crumble as well as refreshing drinks including their Orange Kitty, Exotic Escape and Brew Pot. A.O.K is located at the heart of King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh. You have to take the stairs down to Al Wadi area to find the restaurant if this is your first time visiting KAFD.
The innovative restaurant, which was originally founded by second generation restaurateur Kelly Landesberg in 2019 in London’s Marylebone neighbourhood, is a sought-after dining destination that is famous for its inspired menu that is free from refined sugar and consciously limited in dairy and gluten use. Launched in June 2022 in partnership with Saudi restaurateur Mohammed Jawa, who holds over 19 years of experience within the local market, A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh has ushered in the arrival of a chic, intimate and inclusive new era in the Kingdom’s burgeoning hospitality scene.
Developed with a key focus on using quality ingredients from small, artisanal producers, A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh’s refined sugar-free menu comprises of wholesome, gluten and dairy limited dishes inspired by the sun-soaked shores of the Mediterranean and California. A true all-occasion dining destination, A.O.K Riyadh caters to breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner guests throughout the day.
From the freshly prepared fluffy Pancakes, served with fresh berries, organic maple syrup and coconut chantilly for breakfast, to the delicious homemade gluten free Gnocchi served later in the day, A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh’s diverse menu has something for everyone. Exclusive to the restaurant’s Riyadh venue is A.O.K Kitchen’s first-ever afternoon tea experience, which is inspired by the tastes and preferences of Saudi gastronomes and is not available anywhere else in the world.
Collaboratively designed by Saudi designer H.H. Princess Anoud Khaled Al Saud, Founder of A Interiors with the vision of Kelly Landesberg, A.O.K Riyadh radiates a genuine sense of warmth and homeliness with a carefully thought-out design that intentionally creates an inclusive space that everyone can revel in. Elegant, understated, and welcoming, with meticulously prepared dishes and immaculate service; no matter which meal or occasion you choose, or what dietary requirements you might have, you can rest assured that everything is certain to be A.O.K.
AOK Kitchen is located in the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD). It is a great addition to the best restaurants in Riyadh.