Bahrain Food Festival 2023 is returning with exciting flavours and to celebrate all things gastronomic.

The seventh edition of Bahrain Food Festival, an annual event organised by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, will take place from March 7 to 20 at Marassi Beach.

Over the course of the 14-day festivities, guests can have a wonderful time exploring and indulging in a variety of cuisines from across the world as well as beloved Bahraini favourites.

The food festival will highlight the extent of Bahrain’s gastronomic offerings by showcasing various restaurants, cafes, local eateries and more, making it one of the best ways to explore the Kingdom’s diverse culinary options.

Visitors will also be treated to a festive and entertaining atmosphere that will appeal to the entire family and make their experience an unforgettable one. Further, the event will include a variety of spectacular shows and activities as part of the entertainment side of things. Guests can enjoy musical acts by talented local artists, live cooking stations with skilled chefs, exciting competitions, raffle prizes and a kids’ play area.

This year’s festival hours are set from 4pm to 11pm, from Sunday to Wednesday, 4pm to 12pm on Thursday and 2pm to 1am on Friday and Saturday.

Last year’s event saw more than 100 restaurants from across the Kingdom participate and offer a rich and varied range of food items that catered to the diverse tastes of visitors. According to data collected by the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, the sixth edition of the family-friendly event, which was held in March 2022, received more than 175,000 visitors. ✤