Another special edition of Qatar Eating’s ‘Where To Eat This Weekend’ as we delve into the world of spice and gobble up lots of sticky sweets! From fine dining to casual eats, there is an emphaisis on celebration with these weekend eats.
Happy Diwali – enjoy your weekend and make sure to save us some Gulab Jamun!
Update – For Diwali 2017 see the below feature!
Where To Eat This Weekend – Doha’s Diwali Delights
Enjoy a Special Diwali Weekend Brunch at Fraser Suites Doha with a selection of Indian dishes; Live Cooking Station; Kid’s Corner; Henna; and Rangoli Making Competition.
Priced at 99QR for Adults and 49QR for children aged between 6 – 12 years old.
Running on Fri 13th and Sat 14th from 12.00pm until 4.00pm
For more information and booking call +974 4424 3412.
This is one of Michelin-starred Chef Vineet Bhatia’s restaurants with fine dining at its heart. It is also the fifth year in a row that it has won Best Indian Restaurant at the Time Out Doha Restaurant Awards!
Prices are high but the ambience and food more than hold up on their own. You should keep an eye out for the excellent sides including the Peshwari Naan and the Chaats.
Open until 11.30pm. Call +974 4408 0808 for bookings and more information.
Featuring a variety of Thalis, this South Indian restaurant is holding its last weekend for their Seafood Festival.
Open from 7.00am until 11.00pm. Delivery is also available.
Call +974 4488 2257 for more information.
This restaurant is a popular franchise from the Indian singer Asha Bhosle, known for her Bollywood music hits. Prices are higher than your usual local, and the ambience is a little lacking. But we keep going back for the creamy and delicious Rasmalai!
For more information call +974 4451 7867.
Based in Westbay this is Indian fine dining concept comes from the popular Chef Sanjeev Kapoor – a household name in India. Currently they have an interesting Fusion Brunch with Melia Hotel’s Spanish restaurant Aceite, where diners can enjoy a range of dishes from both venues from 190QR per person. From 12.00pm until 4.00pm on Fridays.
For more information and booking call +974 4019 9999.
Fast making a name for itself based on its inventive use of molecular gastromony, this local restaurant concept has some interesting versions of popular Indian dishes including an expensive liquid nitrogen Chaat. Some of the pricing is high but there are some reasonably priced dishes.
Keep an eye out for the very fun smoking biscuit – custard creams will never be the same!
For more information and booking call +974 4447 7747.
With a few branches in Doha, we choose the La Croisette location so as to make full use of the balmy Winter weather! With an excellent Butter Chicken and reasonable prices, this chain of restaurants is popular across the board.
Delivery is also available.
For reservations and more information call +974 4002 0777/1777.
There are quite a few other local Indian eateries and restaurants that deserve to be highlighted – expect to see that in a future post.
We wanted to highlight dining experiences perfect for family gatherings and special evenings out perfect for celebrations.
If you have any other Indian restaurants or eateries you would like to suggest please comment below!
Pic Credits: Royal Tandoor; Saffron Lounge; Melia Doha; Dakshin; Fraser Suites; Zaffran Dining Experience.