For those who love a room with a view, Al Shurfa (the balcony) is just the ticket. More than a restaurant, it’s a hip place to hang out and look out over the heart of old Doha and Souq Waqif. The menu is Lebanese/Mediterranean and various flavours of sisha are on offer.
Al Shurfa Arabic Lounge
2nd Floor Al Jomrok Boutique Hotel, Souq Waqif, Doha
+974 4433 6666
Located on the top floor of the National Museum of Qatar, Jiwan takes diners to Qatar’s roots. Seasonal sharing dishes pay respect to local ingredients. With a contemporary Qatari menu and interior designs by Koichi Takada Architects, Jiwan is an immersive gastronomic concept that takes guests on a sensory journey through Qatar’s rich heritage and unique landscape.
4th floor of the National Museum of Qatar
+974 4452 5725
Hidden inside the alleys of Souq Waqif, Al Jasra is a cozy bistro run by five Qatari women who serve traditional home-style cuisine. Decorated with local handicrafts and a plasma screen which regularly streams camel races, it offers a culturally enhancing experience, with diners treated to more of the country’s famed hospitality.
ADDRESS: Ali Bin Abdullah St, Doha
PHONE: +974 5529 8871
The Diplomatic Club’s signature Qatari restaurant, Nassayem Qatar, is a must visit in any Doha itinerary. Local cuisine prepared in a manner fit for fine dining. Lunch and dinner are served with an accompaniment of beverages that are reflective of the produce of Qatar.
PHONE: +974 4484 7470
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