ON THE ROCKS …Reloaded


Today’s blog is about my experience at the newly renovated lounge in Muscat- ON THE ROCKS. They have reopened their doors to the public post Eid holidays on 6th of July with a rocking opening event. I was there over the last weekend. It was the “URBAN TAKEOVER”, featuring DJ’s were DJ AB & DJ MARHOOBI. There is a guest DJ every weekend. To keep yourself updated with the party/event details do follow their Instagram page @on_the_rocks_muscat or log into their web On the Rocks, Muscat or subscribe to their mailing list.

Location:- On the Rocks is located in the premises of Golden Tulip Hotel

Whats new?

  • On The Rocks is giving you a whole new audio-visual experience! They have the biggest indoor LED screens, Biggest DJ booth and the BIGGEST sound in Muscat.
  • Feel the throb of 4,000 watts on the dance floor and experience a total output of bass touching 7,000 watts across the entire venue.
  • With a merge of leading sound manufacturers Funktion-One from UK and Nova, the German intelligence, your night- outs have never sounded so good!!
  • Experiencing a whole new level of clubbing
  • All new food & drinks menu to tantalize your taste buds.

What else can you ask more for…

Interiors & Ambiance :-

As  seen in the pictures, ON THE ROCKS brings a unique atmosphere of a classy lounge combined with club scene. It is a perfect place to start & finish a night out in comfort & luxury. I have always loved their interiors which is modern & stylish. Be it the white rock shaped chairs or the bar sections. Every corner is designed to give you the feel of partying. The lounge lighting is very impressive. No doubt the place is spacious. They have a VIP lounge facility too, which can be pre booked on request. Specially when you want to take family or friends along and want your private space. Then its perfect for you.


Food & Drinks 

Now comes the major reviewing part. They have got an all new menu, which I was really exited about. I am sharing here what all I have tried.


We ordered drinks first followed by the starters. The menu looked quite satisfying.

Long Island Ice tea


Classic Mojito 



Chicken Avocado & Tomato Salad :-

This is one of the simplest dish I have ever tried. Why simple, because as the name suggest it has just three main ingredients Chicken, Avocado & Tomato. I guess all the magic was in the dressing, it was one of the most flavorful  yet light salad dressings I have ever had. Me & my friend who went along  still remember it. It’s a must try when your are in On The Rocks


Honey Glazed Chilly Chicken

I am very found of Thai cuisine. Seeing the Honey glazed chilly chicken on the menu, I couldn’t stop myself to order it. As shown in the picture, chicken was well cooked & crispy from outside. Even the veggies were nice & crisp. In no time we could finish this one, not even leaving the single chunk of it 🙂


Main Course

Grilled Chicken Supreme

We restricted our-self to order one dish for the main course, since we wanted to try out the desert too. I love grills for the main course. After glancing through the menu I decided to go for Grilled Chicken Supreme. Again the Chicken was nicely grilled, crisp from outside & juicy from inside. The chicken was served with the grilled veggies, dollop of creamy mash & a choice of sauce.



Chocolate Walnut Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream

The desert was yummy, before I say anything else about this dish. The brownie was intense in chocolate flavor with that little crunch of walnut in between makes the dish the star of the day. I just loved the whole assemble. So, whats so new about this brownie. Its served everywhere with ice cream. What I loved in this one was the intense flavors & the freshness.


I am sure, I have made you guys feel hungry after reading this blog post.

Service :-

I may say they do have a dedicated  and friendly staff. Every time I wanted to order, I could find someone around to place an order.  On service part I may rate them 9/10.

Perfect for :-

Night out with family & friends. Or you can just drop by for Dinner only.

What I liked the most :-

  • I liked the food & drinks, menu was designed to take care of different taste buds.
  • Music was rocking, its just not the sound system the DJ’s played well too.
  • Service was excellent & Staff was friendly.
  • They have ample space for parking.
  • Good security. Even if you are going for a night out only in a girls group then also its a safe place to be in.

I am definately going back soon sometime. Thank You On The Rocks for having us. Special Thanks to Blake & Mahindra.

Opening Hours :-

Weekdays 6pm -12 midnight

Thursdays 6 pm to 3 am

Fridays 6 pm to 2 am

For bookings :-

Call on  +968 97983333
Mail: ontherocks@hfpoman.com
Web : www.ontherocksmuscat.com

I hope this review post will help you to plan your weekend night outs. Thanks for visiting my site. Find me on Instagram by eat.sleep.wear.style.

Lots of Love



2 Comments Add yours

  1. Vibha says:

    Well written blog pooja .. a visit to all new OTR on the cards now


    1. Pooja Saxena says:

      Yes, you must visit them specially to try there new menu.


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