Primal

Food & Beverage


A Paleo restaurant in Amman

Shams El Balad Cafe

Food & Beverage


A nice place for an organic lunch on a terrace

Sufra

Food & Beverage


If there was only one restaurant in Amman…

Darat-al-Funun

Culture - In the evening, A few hours


Art Gallery  – An absolute must-see

Foresight32

Shops, Culture


An art gallery and jewels by Lama Hourani

The Dead Sea

Beauty, Unplug - A week end, One day, A few hours, Escape


No where else in the world: a very unique experience

Wild Jordan

Shops, Food & Beverage


A shop dedicated to Green Jordan and a café with a view

B@C Abdoun

Shops, Food & Beverage


For lunch or a coffee… and books

Namliyeh Jam makers

Shops


Jams, cookies and honey

Copas Central

Food & Beverage


Tapas

Tiraz

Culture - A few hours


Heritage Arab and Palestinian dresses

Ma’in hot springs

Hotels, Beauty, Unplug - A week end, One day, Escape


A spa retreat to recharge your batteries

Feynan Ecolodge

Hotels, Unplug - A week end, Escape


Unplug in an ecolodge in the middle of a natural reserve

Wadis

Sports, Unplug - A week end, A few hours, Escape


Stunning walks in river beds

The Soap House

Shops


Dead sea products and divine soaps

The Royal Film Commission

Culture - In the evening


Screening a  movie in an open-air theatre with a view of the city

The Jordan Museum

Culture - A few hours


The national archeological collection and all about Jordan’s history 

The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts

Culture - A few hours


Interesting collection of Arab contemporary paintings on the most beautiful square of Amman

Silsal

Shops


Iconic pottery pieces

The Citadel

Culture - A few hours


The beacon of the capital city

Petra

Culture, Unplug - A week end, Escape


Sumptuous

Books@Cafe Rainbow street

Shops, Food & Beverage


A bookstore, a café, an institution

Jacaranda Images

Shops, Culture


An art Gallery for prints and works on paper

Philosophi

Shops


A contemporary concept store

Badr Adduja

Shops


Crafts by Jordanian artist May Khoury

Nabad

Culture


An art gallery in a beautiful setting

Khordda

Shops


Upcycling: a shop, a garden, a project

Montage

Food & Beverage


Have a quiet drink in a garden, while enjoying a movie atmosphere

Oliva

Food & Beverage


Pizzas in Jebel Weibdeh

Isteakan

Shops


Everything for tea time

Urdon Shop

Shops


All products from Jordan and an eatery with a superb view

Canvas

Food & Beverage


For a lunch, near the Museum of Fine Arts 

Café Rumi

Cafés, tearooms and bars


Coffee in Jebel Weidbeh

Desert castles

Culture, Unplug - One day


Umayyad castles in the eastern desert

Jerash

Culture, Unplug - One day, A few hours


An outstanding ancient Roman city

Café des Lettres et des Images

Culture, Food & Beverage - In the evening


French coffee and movies

Shams Shop

Shops


A flower shop and a cool concept store

Jordan River Foundation

Shops


Quality handicrafts

Al Quds

Food & Beverage


A Falafel to go on Rainbow street

Um Er Rasas

Culture, Unplug - One day


Roman mosaics, a World Heritage site

Spa Amber

Beauty - A few hours


In Amman, having a manicure/pedicure is a must!

Jo Bedu

Shops


T shirts with puns

Mlabbas

Shops


Fun T’shirts and gifts

Esaki

Food & Beverage


The best sushis in town

Sheraton Al Nabil

Hotels


International hotel

The Blue Fig

Food & Beverage


A cool café/restaurant/bar

Al Pasha Turkish bath

Beauty, Unplug - In the evening, A few hours


Turkish Baths…

Al Balad Theater

Culture, Unplug - In the evening


Theatre, dance & music,…

One with Nature

Sports, Unplug


Yoga, Pilates, Zumba

Four Seasons

Hotels


International hotel

Cinema at Taj

Unplug - A few hours


Fancy one of the latest Hollywood movies?

Zee Launch Pad

Co-working spaces


A co-working space

Practicalities

Practicalities


Miscellaneous The city was originally built on 7 hills or Jabal (or Jebel) but now spans over 19 hills. The main neighbourhoods are Jabal Amman (the center), Jabal Weibdeh, Abdoun (high end residential area and Embassy residences), Sweifieh (old commercial neighborhood) and Al Abdali (the new financial/residential/entertainment district). Appointments. When meeting for dinner, people are… View Article