Persian & Mediterranean Cuisine

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Enjoy our special cocktail concoctions while watching live professional belly dancers on select nights. Listen to the wide range of musical tastes playing all day and night.

Relax with friends

Watch all of your favorite sports channels while our friendly and professional staff attends to your each and every need. And free WIFI is available for your convenience.

Grab a seat here

Sit along the enchanting Singapore River and indulge yourself in our mouthwatering kebabs and authentic Persian tea served from traditional thermal pots.


Explore our Food Menu Come for the Drinks

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‘Persian Cuisine’

refers to traditional food of Iran. Typical Iranian mains include grilled meat—lamb, chicken, beef, or seafood— served with fragrant fluffy rice and accompanied by vegetables, crisp salads and herbs.

Iconic are unique spices like Saffron, Cinnamon and Turmeric, as well as fresh greens like Coriander, Mint, and Lime. Saffron spice is a fragrant and colorful stigmas of the Saffron flower, grown and harvested in the Mediterranean. Often served with onions, garlic and pomegranate, saffron rice is an important part of a traditional Iranian dining experience.

Esad & Moshee: The Story of Sahara

In 2003…

football legend Esad Sedjic (known as the boss)—who played for Serbia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and is famed for scoring the first hat trick for Singapore league—opened the original Sahara Restaurant at Clarke Quay. Two years later, this growing business venture moved to the nearby Boat Quay and opened a relaxed bar along the Singapore river.


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Mojtaba Top 100 goals

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December 2012…

Mojtaba Tehrani (Moshee) joined his football colleague Esad in business, and together they changed the face of Sahara. With Moshee’s background in successful Persian restaurants—including Nasrin Restaurant in Arab Street, Singapore—major renovations ensued.



Sahara is a bustling Boat Quay destination that attracts tourists, locals, Persians, and football celebrities. With excellent drink specials, sports channels, and a relaxed ‘Mediterranean’ atmosphere, Sahara is a destination for friends and families alike.


Come Visit Us!

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Host your Private Events With Us!!!


Sahara VIP lounge (2nd floor) is a grand venue where one can organise Birthday parties, Corporate events, Wedding receptions, After-Wedding parties, Conferences and many more… The VIP lounge cum Events Hall boasts a Fully stocked bar, 50″ Tv with powerful speakers for Game-Nights, Karoake-Set with 50,000 pre-programmed songs for Karoake-sing-a-long-sessions, Live Media Tv with pre-programmed media networks for unwavering access to any video available in the media, all for your viewing pleasure. Oh do not forget Free WiFi for your convenience and Professional BellyDancers for your entertainment. Do Feel Free to Contact Efa @ +65 86112646 for more details or email for a quotation request!

Open 'Til Late! 11:30am - 3:00am