Enjoy these Qatari restaurants in Doha

Enjoy these Qatari restaurants in Doha

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Qatar has a diverse population due to which a variety of cuisines are offered here. The Qatari cuisine comprises a mixture of traditional Arab, Iranian, and hints of Indian cuisine. If you're looking to get a taste of authentic, local taste, try these Qatari restaurants!

Shay al Shoomos

Start your day with the traditional Qatari breakfast at Shay Al Shoomos, located in Souq Waqif. It is significant to point out that the owner of this establishment, Shams Al Qassabi, prepares and cooks the delicious meals prepared in the open kitchen of the family-owned business. 

The food is reasonably priced and is brilliantly prepared to give the visitors a taste of authentic homemade Qatari food like Rgag, Saj, Eggs, Balaleet, Aseeda, and a selection of spiced hot drinks. The ambiance emphasizes giving the experience of true Qatari hospitality. The restaurant's walls are lined with numerous photos of her customers' welcoming and hospitable encounters, including THE Qatari Royal family!

Location: Souq Waqif, Doha. Nearest Metro station: Souq Waqif metro station (Gold Line)
Contact: +974 5551 5561
For further information, visit their Instagram

Jiwan Restaurant 

Experience this high-end restaurant located in the National Museum of Qatar the design of which is inspired by Qatar's unique landscape merging the desert and the sea. Every detail in this restaurant takes you on a journey through Qatar. Qatari heritage is a rich inspiration and the Qatari cuisine is reimagined to bring the unique Qatari contemporary menu. 

Location: 4th floor of National Museum of Qatar, Doha. Nearest metro station: National Museum metro station ( Gold Line)
Contact: +974 4452 5725

For further information, visit their Instagram 

SMAT 

Another amazing restaurant to try out Qatari-inspired fusion cuisine with breathtaking views of the Corniche. This restaurant has a great modern ambiance with beautifully presented dishes. All dishes are revisited by adding the chef's own touches to the traditional dishes producing the art called Qatari food with a twist. 

Location: Second Floor, Orient Pearl Restaurant, Corniche, Doha.
Contact: +974 4410 6600
For further information, visit their Instagram  

Gahwetna 

Specializing in coffee and some of the most famous quick, traditional bites, Gahwetna is what we’d coin as Qatari style in its truest form. Souq-inspired decor and authentic Arabic dishes will keep you coming back for a taste of local cuisine.

Location: Building 6, Plaza Andulucia, Marbella St, the Pearl
Contact: +974 3329 0600
For further information, visit their Instagram 

Saasna

Qatari cuisine with a modern twist, Saasna is your contemporary outlet when it comes to trying the best of the local cuisine. Values, culture, and traditions are reflected in this restaurant with a sprinkle of innovation and creativity to present a new taste.

Location: Barahat, Msheireb
Contact: +974 5519 7131
For further information, visit their Instagram

Bayt Sharq

Situated inside the Al Khulaifi heritage house, Bayt Sharq is your fix for traditional and authentic Qatari cuisine, set in a cozy restaurant that pays tribute to Qatar's maritime history. Giving an insight into Qatar's past, you will find collectibles here that include boats, fishing materials, a vintage car, and even a museum that holds documents from families who previously lived here! Enjoy their lavish spread as you take in Qatar's identity through and through!

Location: Al Corniche, Al Sharq
Contact: 
+974 7770 4589
For further information, visit their Instagram

Tabakh al Waldah

If you're looking for traditional Qatari cuisine with that ideal Arabic taste, Tabakh Al Waldah needs to be on your list. With a wide variety to choose from, their local dishes always steal the show!

Location: Wadi Bu Silla st, Ar Rayyan  
Contact: 
+974 4444 6767
For further infomation, visit their website

Mugalt Harees AlWaldah

Authentic Qatari cuisine that's friendly on the pocket, this restaurant stands out due to its flavorful food and extensive menu. If you're having difficulty choosing from the menu, reach out to the helpful staff and they'll give you some of the best!

Location: Al Mathad Street, Al Muntazah
Contact: 
+974 4444 0059
For further infomation, visit their

Which restaurant will you visit to enjoy authentic, local cuisine? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

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