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Kuwait Food and Drink

There is a good choice of restaurants serving a wide choice of international and Arab cuisine. Prices are reasonable.


• Hummus.
• Falafel.
• Fowl.
• Meat or fish marag (meat is first fried or boiled and then combined with other ingredients such as spices where they are steamed together in a large pot).
Aish (Arabic flat bread).

Things to know

Alcohol is totally prohibited in Kuwait.


A service charge of 15% is usually added to bills in hotels, restaurants and clubs. Otherwise 10% is acceptable.

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