The Qatari capital, Doha, keeps on growing year after year, the good addresses in the city are becoming more and more numerous for the visiting tourists.
That’s why knowing some of them in advance is a good strategy to adopt in order to know exactly where to go if you want to eat a good typical meal.
There is no shortage of good restaurants and we are going to present to you its top 10.
WHAT ARE THE TOP 10 RESTAURANTS IN DOHA?
In this article we will present to you the 10 best restaurants in Doha where you will discover typical Qatari dishes. This is a great way to get acquainted with the local customs and to appreciate the culinary side of this country which does not lack resources.
If you want to know more, we have written an article on the must-see places in the qatari Capital, so that you can plan your stay in one of the best hotels in Doha.
1. AL NAHHAM RESTAURANT
Here’s a restaurant we highly recommend you go to. Al Nahham Restaurant is located on the banana island off the coast of the capital of Qatar. The restaurant is beautifully placed in an incredible location with a superb view of the sea.
The cocktails are delicately prepared and refreshing, with beautiful appetizers on the menu followed by fresh fish dishes that are simply excellent. A unique experience to live in Doha. Very professional service by quality and attentive waiters.
2. BURJ AL-HAMAM
Located on the Croisette, the Burj Al-Hamam is a great Lebanese restaurant where you can eat both inside and outside. The restaurant’s menu is very extensive with many beautifully presented seafood dishes.
It is an excellent restaurant in Doha although the prices are quite high, but you will get your money’s worth. You will also have the option to smoke shisha outside the restaurant. The staff is very attentive and efficient, all in a very good atmosphere and beautiful environment.
3. AL LIWAN RESTAURANT
In the south of Doha, Al Liwan Restaurant is a real discovery for many customers. A very nice buffet is offered with the possibility to drink wine for an excellent value for money and nicely served by the exceptional staff of great competence and kindness.
If you wish to eat well and spend a pleasant moment as a couple or in family, it is surely the address which you need. We highly recommend this restaurant located at Ras Abu Abboud St.
4. AL NAFOURAH GARDEN
This is a very nice place to relax with friends located in the south of the capital. Al Nafourah Garden is a restaurant where you will discover delicious local tabbouleh made in the traditional way with good spices.
You will enjoy your typical dishes in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere where customers come to smoke shisha, which is important to know before going there. The address is located at Al Matar St.
5. PARISA SOUQ WAQIF
When you enter Parisa Souq Waqif you won’t believe your eyes as the decoration of this Doha restaurant is breathtaking. This restaurant offers Persian cuisine with a touch of freshness because of the fountain located in the middle.
The atmosphere is extraordinary with an irreproachable quality of the cooked products. You will simply have the impression to dine in a palace of the thousand and one nights. The restaurant is located in Al Ahmed Street and we recommend it.
6. ARABESQUE RESTAURANT
A good experience to live at the Arabesque Restaurant where you will have a beautiful view. The specialty of the restaurant is Lebanese cuisine. The menu is simple but the dishes are well prepared and nicely presented.
The portions of the dishes are quite substantial, so you will get your money’s worth. We recommend the famous lentil soup or the fattoush salad. The address of the restaurant is 18 La Croisette, Porto Arabia Drive.
7. LEVANTINE DOHA
Located in the Hilton The Pearl, Levantine Doha is a restaurant with a chic and sober decoration. The atmosphere is good and quiet with a terrace open for diners only due to the heat.
You will love the service of the staff who will be constantly available and always very friendly. Located in Abraj Pearl Boulevard Tower AQ-07, this restaurant in Doha is a nice place to eat quietly and relax.
8. AL SUFRA
This is a romantic place for couples who want to take time for a good dinner. The food is delicious and the service is fast and professional. The staff is friendly and doesn’t hesitate to give you advice on the dishes on the menu.
The menu has a lot of variety and the prices are right. The whole decoration is really special and of high quality, not to mention that there is a valet service. A nice address located in Kempinski, The Pearl.
Mamig is a wonderful place to try delicious local dishes. The service is just perfect with smiling and pleasant waiters. We recommend this Doha restaurant because it stands out for its location on the most beautiful beaches of the city. The address is at Katara Cultural Village, Shakespeare St.
10. THE VILLAGE
Let’s finish this top 10 with one of the most beautiful restaurants in the middle of Souq Waqif in the center of Doha. This restaurant serves a mix of Indian, Iranian and Lebanese dishes.
We recommend the mixed Lebanese grills which consist of 4 meat skewers, or the fresh tabbouleh with a distinct flavor with olive oil. The prices are right for the quality of the dishes offered. Visit Souq Asiri, Waqef to experience it for yourself.
DISCOVER QATARI CULINARY CULTURE IN DOHA
You now know the best places in Doha to eat and discover a very different culinary culture with a variety of local products.
This is undoubtedly one of the best ways to share good moments with family and friends through typical Qatari dishes.
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