The Grub Shack – Where the Foodies Go

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The Grub Shack is simply a franchise success story in Bahrain! Redefining the American Diner concept in Bahrain, the founder Robert Nakfour had a vision to offer the best of comfort food. (Official website link)

Growing recognition lead to magazine awards such as Time Out! Later on, they became the official sponsors of the 2016 La Liga Football League, and other local sporting events.

Keeping the promise of staying fresh, all THE GRUB is made using exceptionally sourced and blended ingredients, in addition to the having only the finest of the Certified American Angus beef produce.

Using only 100% trans-fat free peanut oil and ingredients and buns freshly prepared, The Grub Shack offers a collection of eclectic dishes like the fried chicken and waffles, the spicy lamb chops, and burgers like ‘The Elvis’ and ‘The Shredder’, to name a few.

The Grub Shack has earned love with original recipes and unique dishes. The cozy American diner first opened in 2012, serving hearty meals from breakfast to late dinners. The Grub Shack innovated into the local food scene by serving the highest quality Grub, with a casual dining experience.

With its award winning menu The Grub Shack successfully landed a multi-unit franchise deal in 2019 in Riyadh KSA, and are now looking to expand further.

Brand Training & Support:

A qualified team of culinary managers, FOH and BOH trainers would provide training and assist in setup. Theoretical and practical training would be given before and after opening of each restaurant, with constant evaluations to ensure that the quality and brand reputation is maintained.

Complete support to franchisee will be given for set-up, sourcing, operations and what is necessary.

Type of Franchises Offered by Brand Internationally:

• Master Franchise Opportunities
• Area Development Franchise Opportunities
• Multi-Unit Franchise Opportunities

International Franchisee Profile:

• Marketing oriented corporations or individuals involved in multi-unit F&B services or related industries.
• An imbedded drive and passion for growth.
• Must have liquid capital and banking relationships if financing is required.
• Must have access to local trades


ROBERT NAKFOUR is a Restauranteur from Streatham London. Born in October 1983, ROBERT NAKFOUR is Greek, residing in England, and found THE GRUB SHACK UK LTD on 22nd Sept 2017. With his brother Raymond, they founded The Comfort Food Company W.L.L. in 2013. The sole purpose was to create, manage and invest in various exciting new restaurants concepts and F&B products around the Middle East. Of them is The Grub Shack.

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