Top sushi joints to try in Qatar
Qatar is home to multiple nationalities and each of them heavily influences the culinary scene of the country too. Japanese culture and modern pop culture have contributed significantly to the popularity of sushi among food connoisseurs. Sushi is so widely loved owing to its mass appeal, unique taste, and the absolute freshness of its ingredients. There are multiple places to try sushi in Qatar and we have listed the top ones below:
Shanghai Club makes for a stunning place to enjoy sushi alongside panoramic views of West Bay. The restaurant specializes in Pan-Asian delicacies and their Sushi Night from Sundays to Tuesdays, 6-10 pm is worth checking out. The all-you-can-eat sushi offer for QAR 210 is a great way to enjoy your favorite sushi.
Timings: 6 pm-12 am
Contact: 5506 2798
Elements makes for a lovely set up to enjoy a great meal with your loved ones and friends. With an open kitchen setting, you can be sure to order your favorite sushi and different cuisines and enjoy the lively atmosphere. Their maki rolls, nigiri, and sashimi are sure to wow you with their flavors. They even offer sushi in vegetarian options.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel, Doha
Timings: 12.30 pm-3 pm, 7-11 pm
Contact: 4494 8888
Nobu needs no introduction when it comes to Japanese fine dining and its prominence as a world-class restaurant. The Doha branch is the world’s largest Nobu restaurant and makes for a beautiful spot to enjoy your sushi cravings overlooking the Arabian waters. The sushi here is worth checking out so make sure to call in advance and make reservations for the same!
Location: Nobu Doha, West Bay
Timings: 6 pm-12 am
Contact: 4494 8888
Wagamama has two branches in Qatar and is pretty popular as their menu features quite a lot of favorites from Japanese cuisine. Their sushi also is quite popular among the patrons. Some of their menu favorites include cherry blossom sushi, yasai tempura roll, katsu roll, crunchy California, volcano maki, and many others.
Timings: 11 am-10.30 pm
Contact: 4435 2634 | 4463 3876
Like the name suggests, Sushi Library has made a name for itself among sushi lovers in the city with its plethora of sushi options. The brand offers various types of sushi rolls, with cooked and uncooked meats, that cater to different tastes and palates. This would certainly be a place to check out even if you are not really into sushi. Trying out a couple of safe options off the menu would maybe make you like sushi after all!
Timings: 11 am-11 pm | 1 pm-12 am (Fridays)
Contact: 3301 5695
Housed in City Centre Rotana, Teatro is a restaurant that embraces multiple Southeast Asian cuisines and presents them in a contemporary manner. The Sushi Bar at Teatro is thoroughly enjoyed by patrons alongside their other food offerings. The sushi is delicious, the ambiance is inviting and the live music at the restaurant makes it an ideal place to treat your loved ones.
Location: Level 2, City Centre Rotana
Timings: 4-11 pm | 12.30-11 pm (Friday)
Contact: 4445 8888
Known for their authentic yet affordable Japanese dishes, both branches of Fudo Restaurant in Qatar have a loyal patronage. Their sushi is served fresh and the quality of seafood is always commendable. The ambiance is warm, inviting, and pretty cozy with comfortable seating. Head over to Fudo for a quick bite and enjoy the sushi with your family and friends.
Timings: 11 am-11.30 pm
Contact: 4038 8938 | 4466 7162
Yee Hwa is a restaurant that specializes in Korean and Japanese cuisine. Both their branches are known for their great staff and excellent hospitality. Be sure to take recommendations for sushi from the servers, especially if you’re still relatively new to sushi. They run an all-you-can-eat sushi and BBQ buffet for QAR 150 per head on certain days of the week, so make sure to call ahead, confirm and make reservations before you go.
Timings: 12-11 pm
Contact: 4441 9898 | 4412 9898
In the heart of Msheireb Downtown, Sumosan Doha has found loyal patronage with its take on contemporary Japanese food. The lush, inviting ambiance coupled with delicious food is sure to win you over. Their choice of sushi and maki rolls will leave you spoilt for choice. You can also check out their business lunch for QAR 125 which is available on weekdays. The place can get busy so it is recommended to call and reserve a table in advance.
Location: Barahat Msheirib, Doha
Timings: 12-11.30 pm | 1-11.30 pm (Fridays)
Contact: 4411 7550
Spice Market is a regular favorite among sushi lovers in the city. The plush interiors, scrumptious food, and skilled staff are what makes it popular. They have a Sushi Night which runs every Wednesday evening for QAR 250 per person, with a special set sushi menu.
Location: W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay
Timings: 12-11.30 pm | Brunch @ 12 pm on Fridays
Contact: 4453 5135
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