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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (6 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Qurum, Muscat, Oman
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read the reviews that this place serves one of the best chicken shuwa and decided to try it out. Went on a weekday in the evening and tried their Chicken Shuwa with mandi rice. The taste was good but I felt that it...More

Thank Imran K
Reviewed 12 February 2017

After lot of asking around looks like I might have found the best place for Shuwa. There might be others but so far this is the best. A colleague recommended this place after seeing me at one of the usual Biriyani joints. As luck would...More

Thank alanjoro
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Been to Al Maida few times since it's opened but the last time I have been there (last week) I have noticed the following; - Family seating area is okay and clean. - Menu is not updated yet the prices are up and there is...More

Thank Abu_Uwais_
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice for trying splendid Omani food in a restaurant frequented by locals. The food here is excellent. Their signature dish which many local Omanis and foreigners come here for is the Meat Shewa, which is a very generous portion of slow roasted, fall-off-the-bones spiced...More

Thank aqile2016
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Went with 8 of my team members to eat local cuisine. Please don't expect welcome courtesies. Identify your place and settle down. Hygiene is average. Food is awesome, spicy and more than sufficient. Good place to visit again but go without any expectations of good...More

Thank Sam A
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This might be a bit unfair because there was at least one chap who seemed to care that I was there, but otherwise it was a quick and mediocre experience A massive piece of fairly tasty lamb piled on a mountain of pretty uninteresting rice;...More

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The place to be if you want to eat Omani shuwa meat and rice. They also have amazing Yemeni bread that is heated and covered with honey. A must to order for appetizer. Its a good place for a Omani induction for visitors and toursists....More

Thank Ghassan M
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We have been Al-maida restaurant with our office colleagues. Food was not so great and staff was arrogant. I don't know why arrogant people come to hospitality business.

Thank Samiullah Q
Reviewed 24 July 2015

The visit was with friends in the Holy month of Ramadhan for Iftar Location is vrey nice Srvice was excellent and the buffet was well arranged with many diff types of foods Food was delecious Value of money is realistic

Thank sadiq864
Reviewed 5 June 2015

An over rated place. Local food but at an increased price with no real appreciation in the quality commensurate with the escalation in price. Food served is often not hot and often tastes dry. There are other better places for local Omani food.

1  Thank Mughal06
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Qurum, Muscat, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
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