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Qatari cuisine

Qatari cuisine is a subtle blend of influences from India, Persia and Lebanon, and North Africa, and much like the landscape of the country, is constantly evolving.

Restaurant

Al Shurfa Arabic Lounge

For those who love a room with a view, Al Shurfa (the balcony) is just the ticket. More than a restaurant, it’s a happening place to hang out and look out over the heart of old Doha and the famous Souq Waqif. The cuisine is Lebanese/Mediterranean and there are various flavours of shisha available too. 

Qatari cuisine

Address

2nd Floor Al Jomrok Boutique Hotel, Souq Waqif, Doha

Phone

+974 4433 6666

Website

https://www.tivolihotels.com/en/souq-waqif-doha/restaurants/al-shurfa-arabic-lounge

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Restaurant

Jiwan

Jiwan Restaurant is a unique culinary wonderland that presents fusions of the desert and the sea, and the classic with the modern. Spearheaded by the famed chef, Alain Ducasse, the restaurant is named after the Qatari word for the perfect pearl, Jiwan. The restaurant experiments with traditional Qatari dishes and deconstructs them to shed light on the individual flavours of local ingredients. Each bite is different than the other, taking diners on a contemporary journey of the rich Qatari cuisine.

How to get there?

  • The National Museum of Qatar is easily accessible by car.

  • National Museum Metro Station on the Gold line

Qatari cuisine

Address

Al Hitmi, Al Corniche

Phone

+974 4452 5725

Website

https://www.jiwan.qa/

Other restaurants

Al Jasra

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

Nassayem Qatar

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. 

ADDRESS: Doha
PHONE: +974 4484 7470

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