Lunch time in Manama

DSC_5690This roadside restaurant does brisk business in Manama over the weekend. Hundreds of people, mostly men, eat at such stalls twice a day. Though it is highly cost-effective, with a full meal costing less than $3, the low price has nothing to do with the the rush of customers for whom it’s a tradition to ‘eat out’ at least once a day – and what better place than this, where they can get together to share a meal – and gossip!

4 Comments Add yours

  1. priyankamoraes says:

    Like the Khau Gallis of Mumbai albeit with no sitting arrangement for most people !

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    1. singhcircle says:

      Yes, that’s right. It’s always a pleasure to eat at such places – we have plenty of these here!

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  2. writenlive says:

    Are there many such low cost restaurants there? This seems very interesting!

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    1. singhcircle says:

      Yes there are. All over the place. And the food is cheap and tasty – mostly meat and fish, though!!

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