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Airport Road | Mirage Village, Exit 4R, Amman 11180, Jordan
+962 6 412 3838
12:30 - 01:00
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No more boutiques, everything is closed, restaurant ambiance is nice, food correct bit exceptional quite higly priced. Hard to get a taxi to come back down town....We used Uber finally. An average expérience ...

Thank Liebenter
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I really enjoyed the location, the staff were attentive and the food was excellent. I hope they use more of the space for shops, and in the summer I can see how the patio will offer great times. A great place to have an evening in Amman.

Thank RomeSicaro
Amman, Jordan
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188 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Sorry for that , I went there after re-opening it Unfortunately ,we did not find any added value or any reason to retain back Everything , is average

Thank Maenaddassi
Amman, Jordan
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

A place that must vist, it's a unique restaurant in Amman with regards to the atmosphere, food quality & service.ristmas decorations

Thank AliFayyad
Amman, Jordan
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

lovely food and great location because it's away from the city. service is really good and the inside of the restaurant is really nice

Thank bethywhite
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

an historical castle turned into 5* restaurant. Located on a hilltop overlooking beautiful scenes and landscapes.It offers of a variety of Arabian, Middle East and international cuisine, Service is very good, they have a big terrace in the open for night service overseeing Amman's glittering light throughout the night. If in Amman, you must go there

Thank daoud s
Amman, Jordan
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I used to visit this place since it was first opened ,It was renovated and relaunched two or three years ago .The new look is very elegant and comfortable,It is more than a restuarant ,Food is good , staff are helpful and friendly.shisha is good as well

Thank safwalmousa
Amman, Jordan
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Went during a weekend. Food is great atmosphere is pleasant. Nicely warm in a cold weather. Service was great. Enjoyed time with family

Thank sabuaitah
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Our tour guide called it "Once Upon A Time", however, their subtitle is "A Timeless Tale Retold". This is an out of the way place, about a 20 to 30 minute drive from our hotel, the Intercontinental, but oh so worth it. The ambiance is just amazing, and you are enveloped in a large space, subdivided by skillfully designed stone... More 

Thank KittyF309
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I know this restaurant from 1994 to be exact when my father took us there when I was a boy and really its location . Food and the atmosphere is great expecially for groups.

Thank majdi s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road | Mirage Village, Exit 4R, Amman 11180, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: +962 6 412 3838
A Timeless Tale Retold Nestled on the hilltop of an old Jordanian village and enclosed within the stone walls of an ancient settlement is Kan Zamaan—Arabic for once upon a time. Kan Zamaan was once the focal point of Khirbet Abu Jaber, an isolated rural area developed by merchant brothers for farming and ranching. The impressive 19th century estate—dating back to Ottoman rule—served as an agricultural warehouse and a horse barn before succumbing to ruin. The heritage estate’s 21st century renovation into a restaurant incorporates this golden past into the modern, perfectly balancing the old and new. Today, Kan Zamaan is a distinguished venue that offers unique, authentic Oriental and local cuisine garnished with forgotten traditional flavors to delight local food lovers. Kan Zaman Restaurant consists of three distinct venues: the stable transformed into an elegant dining room, Bustan Kan Zaman (the garden), its stunning breezy patio overlooking the peaceful Al Yadoodeh greenery, and Bread & Salt, a bakery with homemade, preserved items from our pantry, offered fresh every day on its shelves. Oriental and local cuisine, authentic flavors and expertly made food, art and music and culture: all find their home within the ancient walls of Kan Zamaan. The legacy of once upon a time is now present.

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