Restaurants in Basra

Dalla Restaurant

Dalla restaurant is located on the Shat Al Arab riverside, not too far from the Basra International Hotel. There are very few places today where you can eat well in Basra. This is one of them.

If the days fishing was good, they make a very tasty grilled Hamour, the local fish. Definitely a place to try if you are in Basra.

Basra International Hotel

Overlooking the wonderful Shat Al Arab river, the Basra International Hotel is located 10 minutes from the heart of the city and 30 minutes from the airport.

The hotel has 200 rooms and suites and can cater for conferences as well as business meetings. The restaurant is one of the few places where you can eat well in the city.

It was fully renovated in 2010, this hotel belongs to the MECRI Hotels division, part of the Nasri Group.

Contact numbers: +964 781 5555 472 / +964 770 4991 990 / +964 40 611 224

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Mnawi Basha Hotel

The hotel is located in the Basrah governorate near the famous Shatt Al-Arab River. The hotel overlooks the Al-Tairan Square & Abuo Al-Kaseeb dates palm grove in the middle of Basrah city.

Its distinguished location is considered a connection bridge between Basrah center & its district such Altanoma, abuo Alkaseeb & its ports.

Reasonably priced, although foreigners will pay more than locals. The food is good and you can expect a clean place.

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