female waitresses in riyadh

Media reporter, Mohammed Al-Shaqaa beheld a rare sight at a mall in Riyadh recently, local daily akhbaar24 reported.

A female waitress at one of the restaurants in Othaim Mall in the Saudi capital of Riyadh took his order and served him food. “It made me feel like I was in Dubai and not Riyadh “,  Al-Shaqaa posted on his twitter account.

Most restaurants in Saudi Arabia have “family” and “single” sections, the latter for unmarried men or men without a family to accompany. The family section is occupied by women or men with their families. Women are also not seen waitressing, except at a few women-only restaurants.