Unusual Places to Eat in Qatar

Unusual Places to Eat in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

By Dipti Nair

Craving a caffeine buzz but tired of the same old spots? We have just the thing for you! Skip the ordinary and dive into a world of unusual cafes and restaurants. From offbeat themes to unexpected twists, these joints promise a coffee break like no other. Shake up your routine and explore Qatar's quirkiest cafes for a truly unforgettable experience!

 

Slot Racing

Location: Tawar Mall

Wow Factor: Actual slot car racing with miniature, model replicas cars and great food.

 

Why sip your coffee in silence when you can rev up the excitement with a race? Welcome to Slot Racing, the first of its kind in Qatar and the Middle East! Slot car racing takes the stage here, where miniature cars zoom along grooves in the track, offering competitive thrills like no other. From model replicas to custom-built racers, the action's is all on! And if you have serious skills, you could even turn your hobby into a professional career and compete for world glory. And hey, don't forget to fuel up with their mouthwatering burgers – they're a race-day must!

Nineteen90

Location: Marina 30, Porto Arabia drive, Pearl Qatar

Wow Factor: The presentation and theatrics, with food served in popcorn makers, toasters, mannequin heads, and even a bubble show every Friday.

Like a bit of eccentricity in your meals? Then Nineteen90 is the place to go. Step into a retro time machine with 90's décor, memorabilia, and nostalgic tunes setting the vibe. It's all about the presentation and theatrics here, but don't worry, the food holds its own. Start with the Boom Boom Chiko Shrimp – shrimp and chicken pops served in a retro popcorn maker, then dive into the Chicken Tacos, presented in a toaster of all things. But the real showstopper? The Miss Universe – a mannequin head with giant cotton candy upstyle hairdo, paired with cheesecake slices for a whimsical dessert experience.

 

Hogwarts

Location: Al Slyaha Street, behind the National Museum of Qatar

Wow Factor: Muggles, step into the Harry Potter world, where Dobby, the Sorting Hat, Station 9¾ and more magical delights await.

Muggles, listen up. The newly-opened Hogwarts Restaurant welcomes wizards and muggles alike to immerse themselves in the world of Harry Potter. Step into the world of magic, say hello to Dobby, meet the sorting hat, check out Harry’s Room under the Stairs or step into Station 9 ¾. The food is the usual assortment of burgers, pizzas and pasta, each served with a magical twist. Don't forget to sample the ButterBeer – it's truly bewitching! And the best part, you don’t need an Owl to get in, just a phone reservation will do.

 

Kitty Café

Location: Lusail city

Wow Factor: Cute furry felines to pet and play with. Need we say more?

Who doesn’t love cats? And you can get your fill of their awesomeness at the Kitty Café. This ultimate feline haven is home to 16 friendly cats that you can interact, pet and play with. Kick off  your shoes, store your stuff in the lockers, get something fun off the menu and spend some quality playtime with these furred cuties.

 

Collector’s Café

Location: Lusail city

Wow Factor: Charming, vibrant décor, books & comics, regular events like Stand-up Comedy night and cosplay gatherings and amazing food.

Get your geek on and head over to Collector’s Café, where the creative assemble. A vibrant, colorful interior where art, hobbies and innovation mingle under one roof. Explore the collection of books, manga, comics, board games and more. Plus, don't miss out on the laughter every Thursday with Stand-up Night, or join in the fun at cosplay gatherings and musical performances. Even their food menu looks like straight out of an art gallery, you have to see it to believe it.

 

Mawater Warehouse Café

Location: Msheireb Downtown Doha

Wow Factor: Vintage cars and gaming experiences with PlayStation & arcade games

If you're a fan of both cars and coffee, make sure to check out Mawatar Warehouse Café, boasting an impressive display of vintage automobiles. From pristine classics spanning different eras to exhilarating gaming experiences at the station featuring PlayStation and a variety of arcade games, there's something to ignite your passion. And while you're at it, indulge in delectable sweets and beverages that'll elevate your experience at this one-of-a-kind destination!

 

Subzero

Location: Porto Arabia, Pearl Qatar

Wow Factor: Get transported into a frozen winter wonderland where you sit on ice sculptures and drink from ice cups.

Summer is almost upon us and next winter seems a long way off, unless you visit Subzero Café, where it’s always winter. Step into a frosty world of ice, where you'll lounge on ice sculptures and sip from ice cups. Don't worry about freezing – your entry fee includes warm clothes and hot drinks to keep you toasty as temperatures dip to -3 degrees. Be sure to try their Sahlab and hot chocolate for a taste of icy indulgence. Subzero Café is not just a café but an experience, not to be missed.

 

Fleurs Et Café

Location: Porto Arabia, Pearl Qatar

Wow Factor: A florist and café concept where you can enjoy fresh brews and blooms surrounded by the soothing sounds of a fountain and chirping of birds.

Get ready to elevate your café experience at Fleurs et Café! This charming spot combines a florist and café, offering a delightful blend of blooms and brews. Savor exclusive coffees, teas, and pastries alongside carefully selected flowers imported from Holland. Picture yourself enjoying a Lavender Latte as you watch your custom bouquet come to life, surrounded by the calming ambiance of a nearby fountain and the gentle chirping of birds. It's a sensory delight you won't want to miss!

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By Molten Metal• 8 Mar 2024 12:07
Molten Metal

Oh, PunchLiner is here also, Great.

You have so much praise for MM.

Keep smiling, always .. . . !!

By PunchLiner• 7 Mar 2024 12:01
PunchLiner

@Molten

Yes, we know you are different and identify as a golgappa.

By Molten Metal• 3 Mar 2024 12:13
Molten Metal

I am totally different, yes, true.

First week end of the month at one of my junior staff's home.

Second .. at my very very sweet colleague, simply simple, true.

Third at my boss's home, she is very kind heart, confirmed.

Last .... At a restaurant paid by my left or right neighbour.

I try to keep everybody happy around me, yes, yes,

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