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Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant

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Al Ansab Road next to Al Agbiya Mosque, Muaskar Al Murtafa'a 129, Oman
+968 9223 6697
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Hong Kong, China
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201 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Our hotel conceirge had never heard of this place and couldn't find that it existed, so we jumped in a taxi hoping to find it. We called the number several times and they never answered. Our taxi drove all over according to the directions on here and we couldn't find it. We got out and asked several locals - none... More 

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Pune, India
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150 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Nice ambience, good food and good service. Value for money

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Great Iranian food, its as good as any western restaurant. Clean premises, and fun place.

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2011

OK, so most people have identified that this place is a little drive out of Muscat, but despite our local taxi driver never having heard of GPIR, it was worth the perseverance of making him drive into what seemed like the middle of nowhere. Al Ansab Road does go on for ages, but there it was alongside the mosque and... More 

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PomegranateManagemnt, Owner at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Oowart and family, We are so very pleased to see that you enjoyed your Pomegranate experience. So much of who were are goes into making sure that our customers leave feeling like they have dined at an establishment similar to dining at home. We have made it cozy and try to make up for its simplicity by presenting... More 

Muscat Governorate, Oman
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2011

I had the pleasure of having dinner at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant. At first when I saw the location I was a bit sceptical but the service, the owner, the atmosphere was for sure outstanding. Even the presentation of the bill in a small whiteboard written on it is a great Idea. Definitely recommended and great place for a relaxing... More 

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orchideh, Owner at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear valued G. Pomegranate Guest, We very much appreciate the fact that you took the time to write a review of our family owned and operated restaurant. We are so very happy to hear that you had a great experience as well. We have kept true to our word of providing wonderful diners, like you and your family, with high... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2010

It is a little drive, but it is worth it. We started with the house salad and the hummus. Both tasted very well. For main we had Loubiya Polo (Persian style rice) and Aloo Karafss (a stew of tender lamb and chicken with plums and celery). We also ordered a mixed grill and a basmati rice. All the dishes tasted... More 

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orchideh, Owner at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gulf Pomegranate Guest, Thank you for your kind comments. Each and every customer is valued so, the fact that you took the time to write this review shows us that we are doing something right. The Gulf Pomegranate team will continue to strive to keep customers like you happy every time you visit. Now with the Muscat Expressway open,... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2010

This place is a bit out of the way from Muscat, about 20 mins from Al Kuwair or MSQ, but boy is it worth the drive. The main thing about this place is the quality of ingredients and preperation, and you can tell the difference in a big way. The salads are fresh, never tired, the humous is the best... More 

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orchideh, Owner at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gulf Pomegranate Guest, we thank you very much for taking the time to write about your experience at our restaurant. Everyday we strive to make every single customer's experience better at Pomegranate. Next time you come in we will make every effort to make sure you have another wonderful dining experience at Gulf Pomegranate. The Gulf Pomegranate Team P.s.... More 

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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2010

Fabulous quality food at amazingly good prices, the best lamb I've ever had in Oman! Thouroughly recommend that a visit is well worth while, but you'll have to book as the restaurant is rather small. Take away is available too, so worth storing their number in your mobile!! Try the mouth watering lamb 'koubideh' kebabs, persian rice of the day,... More 

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orchideh, Owner at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gulf Pomegranate Guest, thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience at Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant. The philosophy of the restaurant's owner is that no food comes out of those double doors unless we would feed it to our own family. So, when you come to Gulf Pomegranate you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Middle Eastern, Persian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Ansab Road next to Al Agbiya Mosque, Muaskar Al Murtafa'a 129, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muaskar Al Murtafa'a
  • Phone Number: +968 9223 6697
What comes out of the kitchen should be what we would feed our own family.” That is the philosophy of the owners of Gulf Pomegranate Iranian Restaurant. Using the best local ingredients, real Persian saffron and handpicked vegetables allows diners to taste the finest Persian dishes in town. Drawing on traditional family recipes and home style cooking further enhances the dining experience. Surrounded by rocky hills and a cool desert breeze you dine in tranquility.

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