Abdullah Al Rushud
Riyadh: Contemporary Japanese robatayaki restaurant ROKA is offering an extensive à la carte and regular tasting menus for food lovers during the Holy month of Ramadan.
Guests are welcome to dine inside the venue’s industrial interiors or opt for alfresco seating at the luxe terrace to experience a relaxing after Iftar outing.
ROKA Riyadh has carefully curated an exclusive mocktail running until the end of Ramadan. This unique beverage for around 2200 yen.
The “Kumo Arabica” is made up of flavorful ingredients to represent Saudi Arabia’s culture. Consisting of a coffee spicy base with cardamon, sesame and cedarwood and a refreshing date orange cream flavor. Those dining can also enjoy exquisite dishes such as the well-loved Fried Squid dipped in chili and shiso sauce or the heavenly Beef, Ginger, and Sesame Dumplings.
True to name, which means a meeting place where food and drinks are shared around the robata (Ro) and heat, warmth, and an all – embracing energy surround (K).
In 2007, Hamish Brown became the Head Chef of ROKA Charlotte Street. A native New Zealander, Hamish brought with him a passion for blending Asian cuisines that make up the Western Pacific Rim. At ROKA, he has developed the restaurant’s authentic but contemporary menu, fusing his knowledge of Japanese ingredients with his love of quality, seasonal produce. In 2013, Hamish became Executive Chef of ROKA Group.
Designed by Norisan Muramatsu, ROKA Riyadh is dominated by a modern industrial feel. The robata counter is made of live edge wood slabs, wall cladding a mix of casted concrete and antique timber, a louvered grid ceiling and concrete finish porcelain floor tiles to provide a distinctly cohesive edgy and chic look and feel.
Ramadan Opening times:
-6:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. (last booking 2.30 a.m.- Kitchen closes 3 a.m.)
Location: ROKA, 5140 Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz Rd, As Sulimaniyah, Riyadh Saudi Arabia 12243 7053