|Ramadan is right around the corner; it’s high time to stock up on all the daily essentials without busting your budget.
The Holy Month happily brings together friends and families to enjoy tantalising traditional dishes. The Kingdom’s many supermarkets also join in on the festivities offering various discounts, promotions and deals to help everyone purchase all the necessities without ove spending. Bahrain This Month has scoured the country to make sure you know where to shop.
Alosra prides itself on the highest quality ingredients in addition to many organic products; it’s gearing up for the festive spirit by baking thematic cakes, cookies and other delicious treats plus keep your eyes peeled for daily promotions and offers. Call 16 033-773.
Since its opening in 2008, Carrefour has delivered time and again with its amazing summer promotions. For Ramadan, the store is going all out to ensure customers receive the best deals in town. Fresh veggies, meat, poultry and a host of Ramadan-themed baked goods will all be specially priced.
Call 17 172-222.
Essential cooking products and ingredients will be at amazingly low prices at Geant to encourage you to get cooking. Make sure you have everything you need well in advance to guarantee delicious family dinners for breaking your fast. The hypermarket boasts all your essentials and then some with a great variety of fashion apparel and cosmetics for Eid. Call 17 558-181.
Jawad Supermarket (now Waitrose)
In celebration of the Holy Month, Jawad — known for having exclusive high quality international products — will be running a host summer promotions. Choose from all of your favourite meats, fruits, cheese and baked goods at low prices to rustle up delicious Iftars every night. Call 17 691-010 or 17 700-123.
Lebanon Trade Centre
First opened in 2002, the Lebanon Trade Centre is a source for fresh fruits and vegetables. Known for bringing in exotic produce, the supermarket will be having a host of unbeatable offers for the summer months. Start your grocery shopping and you could also get a chance to win a fantastic new sports car with the centre’s Ramadan raffle draw. Call 17 683-000.
Lulu Hypermarket has two special packages for Ramadan, the Charity Voucher and Hamper. The voucher will be available at BD5, BD10 and BD20 allowing customers to gift needy families, who can then use them to purchase Ramadan essentials at great prices. The hypermarket’s ready-to-go hampers offer shoppers a quick way to get all your cooking necessities. Call 17 553-555.
Megamart is not only running fantastic offers on food items but will have new arrivals of clothing and accessories for Eid celebrations. The supermarket is also running a special promotion package of all your essentials before the month of fasting begins so you can get a head start.
Call 17 250-334 (Manama) or 17 826-884 (Juffair).
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Midway is going all out this Ramadan with four unique package offers. The four packages all include around eight to 10 Ramadan cooking essentials priced at BD7, 10, 15 and 20. Shoppers can also win vouchers for BD5, 10 and 20. If you are a beginner in the kitchen, don’t miss the variety of cookbooks that feature easy to make traditional Arabic dishes. Call 17 732-220.
Organic Foods and Café
Health fanatics need not fret as Organic Foods and Café have you covered for Ramadan. Opt for organic ingredients to make your traditional Bahraini dishes a little more forgiving on your waistline. Recipes for healthier alternatives will also be available along with ready made dishes to break your fast.
Call 13 333-285.
The UK-based supermarket which first opened last year has already made a name for itself for bringing in only the best quality food items.
From fresh and frozen foods, groceries, delicatessen, cheese, fish, meat, patisserie and hot food counters, Waitrose offers unique ingredients to make your Ramadan meals all the more special. Call 17 324-060.