Ramadan Operating Hours and Restaurant Specials

Ramadan Operating Hours and Restaurant Specials

 Posted on May 05, 2021

Recreation Hours | Retail Hours | Coffee Shop Hours | Campus and Facility Diners | Other small food outlets | Restaurants | KAUST Health | Transportation | Ramadan Spaces

During the holy month of Ramadan, Community Life facilities and services operate on a slightly amended schedule. Below are our Ramadan hours for Recreation, KAUST Health, Transportation, Food & Retail, and more.

Many of our restaurants have special iftar promotions during the month of Ramadan. These are also included in the information below.

This information is updated regularly, so check back often.

Please note:

For people who are not fasting, some food and restaurant options are opened during the day. Please refrain from eating in public until after sunset. The information below is color-coded to indicate takeaway and dining-in options:

  • Restaurants that have dine-in options during the day are listed in purple.
  • Restaurants that are open for takeaway only during the day are listed in blue. These restaurants are open for dining-in after sunset. 

Recreation Hours

  • Island Recreation Club: 6:00 A.M.- 11:00 P.M. (Pool closes 15 minutes before the facility)
  • Harbor Sports Club: 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 A.M. (Pool closes 15 minutes before the facility)
  • Racquet Club: 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
  • Campus Gyms: Sunday - Thursday 6:00 A.M.- 9:00 P.M.  Friday and Saturday 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
  • Astro pitches will stay open until 12:30 A.M. (last booking 11:30 P.M.)
  • Harbor Library: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 A.M. Fridays- closed
  • Class schedule changes: View the Get Active Calendar
  • South Beach Hours:
    • Monday - Thursday: 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    • Thursday and  Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
    • South Beach will be closed on Sundays
    • Ladies Day: April 12, 26, and May 10
  • Safaa Golf Club – Monday to Saturday: 6:00 A.M.  – 10:00 P.M.
  • Discovery Theater – normal operating hours at Cinema. Check the schedule here.

 

Retail Hours

  • Tamimi Supermarket: 7:00 A.M.– 12:00 A.M.
  • Discovery Square Tamimi Mini-market: 7:00 A.M.– 12:00 A.M.
  • Oasis Mini Market: 7:00 A.M.– 11:00 P.M.
  • Banaweer: 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. & from 8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M.
  • Giordano: Sunday to Saturday: 5:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M.
  • Greens Shop: 12 noon – 11:00 P.M.
  • Barber and Beauty Salon: 2:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. (closed Sundays)
  • Pharmacy: Saturday to Thursday: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. Friday 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. &  9:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. 
  • Vet Clinic: Tuesdays 10:00 A.M. –  3:00 P.M.
  • SABB:10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  Closed for break from: 12:30 P.M.to 1:30 P.M.
  • SAMBA: 10:30 A.M. to 3.30 P.M.
  • KAUST Print & Stationery Shop (Sarawat shop): Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. & Saturday: 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
  • Fakeeh Vision: Saturday  to Thursday: 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M.-12:00 midnight 
  • Al Matjar:  Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. 
  • Thrift Shop at  Pop-Up Souq:  
    • Tuesdays: 10:00 A.M. -12 noon -  April 20, April 27, May 4 and May 11
    • Thursdays: 8:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. - April 22, April 29, and May 6
    • Saturdays: 3:00 P.M. -  5:00 P.M. - April 24,  May 1 and  May 8
  • Teen Space: 
    • Tuesday: 7.00 P.M. – 10.00 P.M. (Grades 7-9)
    • Wednesday: 7.00 P.M. – 10.00 P.M.(Grades 7-12)
    • Thursday: 7.00 P.M. – 11.00 P.M. (Grades 10-12)
    • Friday: 7.00 P.M. – 11.00 P.M. (Grades 7-12)
    • Saturday: 7.00 P.M. – 10.00 P.M. (Grades 10-12)

 

Coffee Shop Hours

  • Coffee Bean at Discovery Square: 4:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M. Coffee Bean is also offering 15% discount for all Food & Beverage during Ramadan.
  • Starbucks: 6:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M.
  • Saadeddin: 1:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.
  • Baskin Robbins5:00 P.M.to 2:00 A.M.
  • Coffee Bean at Building 16 and Innovation Cluster: closed
  • Jeffreys: closed
  • Cozy Café (KAUST Inn II): Closed
  • American Bagel: Closed
  • House of Donuts: Closed
  • Dia's Café: Closed
  • Ice Cream Van: not operating


Campus and Facility Diners

  • Campus Diner: 24 hours (Iftar 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. and Suhoor 2:00 A.M. – 3:30 A.M.) Find out more about the Iftar Buffet menu, BBQ  menu, and Suhoor menu.
  • Facility Diner: open only for lunch 11:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Other food outlets

  • All food outlets along the University Spine will be closed, except Lion's Share & Subway.
  • Lion's Share: 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 A.M. Ramadan monthly meal plan & Special Ramadan box
  • Subway: Sunday to Thursday 4:00 P.M. – 2:00 A.M.  Ramadan offers for Subway: 6 inch sub meal for 19 SAR( Any 6inch sub + Lipton ice tea can or any can drink or water + 1 potato wedges medium) and Sandwich Platter meal @99 SAR (Sandwich Platter + 4 Lipton ice tea cans or 4 any can drink or 4 water + 4 potato wedges medium)
  • Ya Hala: 5:00 P.M. to 12:00 midnight
  • Tawabil : 2:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
  • Halwani: 3:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M. Iftar menu
  • Vera Pizza: 12:00 noon to 11:00 P.M.
  • Smoked Ash: 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.. then 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. to 11:30 P.M. 
  • Domino's Pizza: 3:30 P.M. – 1:00 A.M.
  • Burger King: 3:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. and  Delivery: 3:15 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. 
  • China Bistro: 12:00 noon to 2:00 P.M. and  from 6:00 P.M to 11:00 P.M.

 

Restaurants

  • Island Recreation Center Deli Shop: 12:00 P.M. –9:00 P.M.
  • Pure: 5:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. ( Iftar 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.) Iftar menu
  • Harbor Club Al Fresco Restaurant: 12:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. ( Iftar 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.) Iftar Menu
  • 10th Hole : 11:30 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. and for Iftar 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. Iftar Menu
  • Steak Seven: 11:30 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. ( Iftar 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.) Iftar Menu
  • Al Marsa: 6:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M . Experience Ramadan with Al Marsa signature Iftar buffet in a traditional atmosphere at Al-Marsa Restaurant, every day during Ramadan Check the Iftar Menu here.

 

KAUST Health

  •    As always, the 911 emergency response and the Emergency Department operate 24/7
  •    Clinic hours are 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Sunday through Thursday
  •    Dental specialists, Ophthalmology and Pediatrics are available on Saturdays

Clinic hours in Jeddah during Ramadan

Patients are advised to check with their specific clinic for exact opening times. The hospitals are open during the below times:


Transportation

The Work Haul Bus and Jeddah Medical buses DSFMC, My Clinic, DSFH & IMC schedules have been adjusted and are available on the Bus Services page.


Ramadan Spaces

Check out our Ramadan Lounge and festive iftar locations! Community Life is pleased to offer a range of spaces for the community during the holy month of Ramadan, in the Amphitheater, Discovery square and Harbor Walk. Learn more.

Ramadan Kareem!

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Ramadan Operating Hours and Restaurant Specials

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