An Arabic Breakfast at Saffron by Jena

Saffron by Jena

Saffron by Jena could be considered an institution in terms of restaurants in Bahrain. Ask anyone who’s lived in Bahrain for a decent amount of time and they will tell you to go to Saffron, if you haven’t already.

Saffron by Jena serves breakfast and only breakfast. A traditional Bahraini breakfast of ful, eggs with tomato, balaleet, beans, bread and more. There’s no menu. There is just the breakfast plate.

Saffron by Jena have 3 locations in Bahrain – Muharraq souk, Manama souk and Riffa fort. You can’t really go wrong with any of them. Our personal favourite is the one in Muharraq. It’s not the easiest to find on your first trip, hidden in the side streets in Muharraq. Which is probably why I like this location so much. Not to mention the inside of the place – it feels like they’ve really made an effort to retain as much of the old Bahrain as possible. Continue reading