21 Grams is a family-style, homegrown, neighbourhood bistro that brings you honest yet daring Balkan soul food, inspired by a wonderful melting pot of cultures that truly is the Balkan Peninsula.
A labor of love, 21grams offers a sincerely authentic experience curated by our own operating and creative partner Stasha, who has pored over every detail of the 21grams experience. From the food, the space, the ambiance, to the intricate details etched on our serving platters, to bring you a cozy urban bistro experience where friends and travelers alike gather around to celebrate the simple things in life.
Born from a genuine desire for an edible piece of her heritage, 21grams honors Stasha’s passion for wholesome soul food, and her desire to create a uniquely authentic experience inspired by the diverse ethnicities, cultures and cuisines of the Balkan Peninsula.
All-dishes and pastries are hand-made from family recipes and served with kindness and generosity by Balkan-native team.
daily inspiration and dedicated souls behind, below and at the forefront of 21grams.
Come on over and meet us. We’ve got a lot to share. Every dish at our bistro contains freshly-sourced ingredients, follows traditional recipes and contains modern execution by our very Balkan Bedouin chef. It also contains passion, soul, hard work and integrity, fed with love by our soulfood makers who make each one by hand.
Perfectly situated between city and sea, our vibrant little bistro near Umm Suqeim Park is a cozy urban space, bright and uncluttered, where the simple, good things in life are celebrated every day.
We’ve designed our bistro to be a buzzing local hotspot of good food, great coffee and happy people. Our baristas use specialty coffee, our baked goods and pastries are hand-made fresh each day, and you can satisfy your cravings with an amazing offering of soulfood from 8am until 5pm daily.
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