Japanese restaurant Umay opens in Jeddah’s KAEC

Japanese restaurant Umay opens in Jeddah’s KAEC



Embrace the experience and dine on traditional low tables and seats.  

Saudi Arabia is filled with exciting restaurant openings, from big brands to celebrity chefs. The new Japanese restaurant, Umay, has opened in Jeddah. Located in King Abdullah Economic City, it aims to create an authentic experience across its décor and dishes.

Umay’s menu draws its inspiration from Japanese classics and spans appetisers, mains and desserts. The appetisers include Danburu, Dragon Tempura and Midori Sushi. The main courses include Kaiyo Rolls with eight pieces covering salmon and shrimp; Itadakimasu with grilled beef and vegetables; and Ppuru Soba noodles with pineapple and vegetables.

The desserts range from a Matcha Tiramisu to Umay Tart, which comes with cherries and strawberries. Plus, the drinks range from a Cherry Mojito to Matcha Tea.

When you visit Umay, you enter through large wooden doors and are invited into a simple spot. The décor includes low, long dark wooden tables and soft red cushions. Visitors are encouraged to embrace a traditional Japanese experience, and sit on the floor and dine.

If you’re after other exciting new restaurants in Saudi Arabia, check out our list of the hottest openings in Riyadh. The capital recently welcomed international names including the French Mediterranean restaurant Bagatelle, French institution Les Deux Magots, Indian favourite Gymkhana, and Japanese brands WAGYUMAFIA and YAKINIKUMAFIA by WAGYUMAFIA.

Umay in Jeddah is open daily from 11am to 2pm, and from 3.30pm to 6pm. Check in with FACT for the latest restaurant openings in Saudi Arabia.

GO: Follow @umay.restaurant on Instagram for more information.