Doha is truly a melting pot of cultures, people , languages and cuisines, and nothing reaffirms that better than the multitude of restaurants that dot the cityscape.
To say that there is something for everyone would not be doing justice to the exhaustive variety and depth of cuisines one gets to see in Doha. Whether you are out for celebration and looking for a fine dining option, or you want something on the go, Doha will not fail to surprise you. Here is a look at some of the most popular restaurants amongst the expatriates.
Al Nahham is one of the most popular fine-dining restaurants in the city, more because it serves a delectable range of Middle Eastern cuisine as well as grills and seafood.
Another one on similar lines is the Q Lounge and Restaurant. It’s a multi-cuisine restaurant. Their floating lounge area on a cool evening is the best setting for a private dinner.
Ipanema is where you should go if you are a true carnivore. Offering Brazilian meat specialties and other South American delicacies, this place has a warm and relaxed vive and the staff goes out of its way to make your visit worthwhile.
Choices Restaurant, New York Steakhouse and Gordon Ramsey’s Restaurant at the St. Regis are some that you must try during your visit to Doha.
The Cellar comes up high for Spanish/Continental options, not just for its food but also its top notch service and staff.
Azraq, at the Banana Island Resort Anantara is a favourite when one is looking for a good place to go with family. The staff pays personal attention and their delicious buffets are much sought after.
Another great place for a working lunch or a lazy brunch is Yum Yum at the K108 Hotel. The views are amazing, the staff is very courteous , yet unobtrusive and they know their menu well. The set menus as well as the brunches are fantastic.
Cucina , Yee Hwa Restaurant, Riva and L’wzaar Seafood Market are some of the other notable mentions.