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  • The Fact. Dining Awards, Our Qatar Winners

    Posted on 12th May 2023.

A collection of our award-winning venues and expertly selected favourites, come and experience the finest that Qatar has to offer and indulge the senses with experiences that are truly made to be remembered.

Best All-Day Dining

Al Mandaloun Waterfront Doha, The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar

Al Mandaloun Waterfront Doha is a Lebanese restaurant that serves an innovative international menu inspired by Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. With a salad bar, daily specials, and more, it offers a delightful variety of dishes. Whether you're seeking a gathering with loved ones, a tranquil shisha session by the pool with ocean views, or a remarkable dinner in a charming ambiance, Al Mandaloun Waterfront is the ideal destination.

Best Casual-Dining, Favourite

Crossroads Kitchen, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

Crossroads Kitchen offers a fusion of Levantine and Asian flavors that combines authenticity with a creative twist. Delight in inventive cuisine and dining experiences in a warm and inviting restaurant ambiance enhanced by modern design.

Best New In Town – Casual Dining, Favourite

Medios Restaurant, Delta Hotels City Center Doha

Perched on the 32nd floor, Medios Bar is the latest addition to Doha's bar scene, offering breathtaking views of the city skyline and large screens for an unparalleled celebration of every score and goal. The atmosphere is laid-back and welcoming, and you can savor delectable traditional Catalunian-inspired dishes like patatas bravas, fideuas, and croquettes to complement your experience.

Best Afternoon Tea

Sarab Lounge, The St. Regis Doha

Sarab Lounge, a lavish gathering place located on the first floor of The St. Regis Doha, exudes opulence with its crystal chandeliers and sophisticated armchairs. Translating to "Mirage" in Arabic, this lounge offers mesmerizing views of the ocean and swimming pool, creating a captivating backdrop for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. Indulge in a selection of over 100 tea blends during the afternoon tea experience.

Best Family-Friendly Brunch

Al Hubara Restaurant, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

Al Hubara, a highly regarded dining destination in Doha, is celebrated for its fusion of global culinary delights. With a wide-ranging à la carte menu, interactive live cooking stations, and a captivating buffet selection prepared by our skilled chefs, Al Hubara showcases gastronomic excellence. Located within the Sheraton Grand Doha, a hotel renowned for its commitment to preserving Qatari heritage, Al Hubara Restaurant exudes a captivating Qatari ambiance, attracting visitors from near and far.

Best Friday Brunch

Vine, The St. Regis Doha

The Vine offers a refined dining experience with authentic dishes from around the world. Our chefs have traveled extensively, bringing you irreplaceable recipes and superb culinary options. From live stations to chef-in-action experiences, enjoy Mediterranean specialties, Italian and Spanish dishes, as well as Turkish and Levantine cuisines. Join us for the Grand Brunch on Fridays for fun-filled moments with family and friends. Experience the delightful surprises of our Kabab Train paired with authentic beverages. With buffet, à la carte, and themed options, The Vine offers elegant variety throughout the day.

Best Saturday Brunch

Yum Cha at Deli Kitchen, Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Doha

Deli Kitchen provides an intelligent dining choice, showcasing five distinct cuisines from across the globe, all conveniently located under one roof. At this exceptional restaurant in Qatar, renowned Michelin-starred Chef Pino Lavarra shares his interactive and transformative culinary expertise, creating a truly remarkable gastronomic experience.

Best Social Brunch

Seasonal Tastes, Bubbalicious Brunch, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

Seasonal Tastes presents an extensive selection of both international and local cuisine, accompanied by a delightful assortment of desserts. With a diverse range of flavors to satisfy the whole family, this restaurant promises to tantalize your taste buds. Featuring indoor and outdoor seating areas, Seasonal Tastes is an ideal choice for leisurely lunches or intimate dinners.

Best Social Brunch, Favourite

Iris Brunch, Sharq Village & Spa, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Blending the unique aspects of a bar, restaurant, and lounge, Iris Doha provides a multifaceted experience that harmonizes upscale elegance with vibrant playfulness. Guests can enjoy the handcrafted cocktails while relishing the breathtaking view from the outdoor area or finding solace in a secluded space within the establishment.

Best Chinese

Hakkasan Doha, The St. Regis Doha

Hakkasan, globally acclaimed for its exceptional Cantonese cuisine, skilled mixologists, and opulent design, requires no introduction. Continuing its legacy, Hakkasan Doha presents a menu brimming with delectable delights: tantalizing jasmine-smoked beef ribs, succulent grilled Shanghai dumplings, flavorful salt-and-pepper squid, and the finest dim sum that rivals Hong Kong's best. If you're planning an unforgettable evening, indulge in Hakkatini (from 7pm), a delightful experience featuring premium beverages and delectable light bites available until late.

Best European

Market by Jean-Georges, W Doha

This vibrant marketplace exudes an abundance of fresh flavors, boundless energy, and an impressive selection of top-quality ingredients at every corner. It's no surprise when it comes from the renowned Michelin-starred restaurateur, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. His expertly crafted à la carte menu showcases a diverse range, featuring delicate salmon tartare, satisfying Australian rib-eye, and indulgent truffle mac-n-cheese. Prepare to be captivated by an exceptional culinary experience beyond your expectations.

Best Greek, Favourite

Manos, The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar

Transporting the essence of Symi island and a sun-kissed Turkish beach, Manos is a Greek seafood taverna that brings the freshest catches to the shores of Qatar. With its relaxed and vibrant ambiance, rustic decor, and mosaic tiled floors, it offers an authentic dining experience. Since 1994, Manos has been a favored gathering spot for celebrities from around the globe, as affirmed by locals and visitors alike at Symi and D Maris. Indulge in delectable seafood while soaking in the lively atmosphere of this renowned establishment.

Best Indian Fine Dining

Riyasat, The St. Regis Doha

Drawing inspiration from the grand Indian estates, Riyasat captures the allure of the 19th century's glamorous era. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the opulence of Indian flavors within a lavish and sophisticated, yet modern twist ambiance. Renowned "Master Chef India" Judge, Chef Jolly, has meticulously curated our menu, offering a culinary journey through the traditional practices of royal Indian families. 

Best Indian Dine Dining, Favourite

Jamavar Doha, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

Nestled on Doha's scenic waterfront corniche within the Sheraton Grand hotel, Jamavar Doha, the youngest member of the esteemed Jamavar family of restaurants, has been serving guests since 2021. Inspired by the architectural designs of Edwin Lutyens, the renowned architect of Delhi's Viceroy's House, the interiors of Jamavar Doha feature inviting warm, limed grey oak paneling complemented by textured plaster in chalk white, adorned with mirror and brass accents.

Best Japanese, Favourite

Sumosan, Msheireb, Doha

Sumosan is a globally recognized contemporary Japanese restaurant, renowned for its numerous prestigious awards and critical acclaim. With its presence in vibrant cities across the world, Sumosan consistently delivers an exceptional standard of modern Japanese cuisine. Having thrived in the industry for over two decades, Sumosan's enduring success is a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence.

Best Latin American

Coya Doha, W Doha

COYA Doha goes beyond being a mere restaurant, offering an immersive encounter that draws inspiration from the dynamic Latin American culture. From the captivating artwork adorning the walls to the rhythmic tribal beats of COYA Music, every element is meticulously crafted to take you on a mesmerizing multi-sensory journey from the very moment you step inside.

Best Lebanese Casual Dining

Bebabel Qatar, The St. Regis Doha

Bebabel is a contemporary and innovative concept that embodies modernity, chicness, and the joy of embracing the present moment through shared experiences. Stemming from the esteemed Lebanese brand 'Babel,' Bebabel represents the more casual and stylish version, presenting a delightful all-day dining menu featuring Lebanese cuisine. The exquisitely elegant ambiance of Bebabel draws inspiration from the rich Lebanese heritage, creating a captivating environment to savor the flavors and immerse oneself in the experience.

Lebanese Fine Dining

Al Sultan Brahim, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

The tale of Al Sultan Brahim revolves around family, tradition, and the remarkable culinary experience offered with genuine hospitality. In 1961, the Ramy brothers launched the first Al Sultan Brahim as a humble seafood eatery on Lebanon's picturesque coast. Fueled by their deep love for gastronomy and unwavering commitment to exceptional quality and service, the restaurant swiftly gained acclaim, becoming a favored destination for Lebanese food enthusiasts. As time passed, the brothers passed down their invaluable expertise to the next generation, leading to the restaurant's continuous evolution and triumphant expansion across the region.

Best Mexican

La Bodega Negra, The St. Regis Doha

La Bodega Negra offers a menu brimming with Mexican classics like baja fish tacos and tuna tostadas. The wood-fired grill delights with succulent grilled prawns, wagyu rib-eye, and flavorful esquites. Thoughtfully sourced spices and ingredients ensure an enchanting culinary journey. Complement your meal with bespoke mocktails, cocktails, and a wide selection of margaritas and tequilas, creating a harmonious blend of flavors.

Best Thai

Sabai Thai, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

Sabai Thai, a renowned Thai restaurant, invites guests on an extraordinary gastronomic voyage through the captivating cuisine and culture of Thailand. Situated within The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, the culinary odyssey begins with tantalizing aromas emanating from the open kitchen, accompanied by a diverse selection of authentic Thai delicacies and beverages. Each dish is crafted with meticulous precision and unwavering authenticity, showcasing the culinary expertise and fervor of a nation celebrated for its remarkable cuisine.

Best Turkish Casual Dining

Nar, The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl-Qatar

This vibrant Turkish restaurant sets the stage for an enticing dining experience, serving delightful Anatolian cuisine within a casual yet stylish ambiance. Guests are invited to indulge in a culinary exploration, as the menu presents re-imagined shareable plates that capture the essence of Turkish flavors.

Best Turkish Fine Dining

Yedi by Chef Esat, Le Royal Méridien Doha

Immerse yourself in the flavors of Anatolia at this restaurant, where authentic and delectable Turkish cuisine takes center stage. With a charming and inviting atmosphere, the restaurant creates a captivating ambiance that transports you directly to the enchanting shores of the Mediterranean. Prepare to indulge in mouthwatering dishes that showcase the true essence of Turkish gastronomy.

Best Bar

The Barn, The St. Regis Doha

Step into The Barn, an upscale establishment that exudes the ambiance of a New York speakeasy. Delight in their signature Sips, crafted with care, and savor the delectable bites on offer. Immerse yourself in the refined atmosphere as you enjoy an unforgettable experience at this remarkable venue.

Best Café

W Café, W Doha

Indulge in delightful light bites at the inviting and cozy W Café. Treat yourself to a cup of freshly brewed coffee or tea, paired perfectly with a tempting assortment of pastries and baked goods. From delicious cupcakes to delectable treats, our selection is sure to satisfy your cravings. You can even grab a bite to go and share the goodness with others.


Café Rouge, Le Méridien City Center Doha

Experience a reimagined take on French bakeries and beloved classics at our venue, where the vibrant Le Méridien Coffee culture is brought to life in collaboration with illy. Situated next to the hotel lobby, this day-lit space offers an array of beverages, including the Le Meridien Seasonal coffee program, along with creatively crafted pastries and light bites. It's the perfect spot to lounge, whether for an intimate meeting, work discussions, or simply to unwind and revel in the enchanting aromas of freshly brewed coffee accompanied by soothing music.

Best Lounge

Sax Qatar, The St. Regis Doha

Discover Sax, the newly opened restaurant located on the fourth floor of The St. Regis Doha. Immerse yourself in its unmistakably chic atmosphere, adorned with elegant stools and a stunning array of back painted glass and marble top tables. The entire restaurant is adorned with gentle lighting, creating an ambiance of sophistication and charm.

Best Pub

Champions Sports Bar, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

At Champions, prepare to be captivated by an authentic, vibrant, and unforgettable atmosphere that will engage all your senses. Indulge in the delectable flavors of Tex-Mex and American pub classics while enjoying your favorite sporting events on a collection of 48" LCDs, LED TVs, and expansive giant screen projectors. It's an experience that combines superb cuisine with the thrill of live sports, leaving a lasting impression on your dining journey.

Best Tea Room

La Maison Martinez, JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha

Indulge in the refined ambiance of our lobby lounge, where elegance and sophistication await. Whether you're attending a breakfast meeting, enjoying a delightful afternoon tea, having a business lunch, or simply meeting friends for a coffee, our lounge provides the perfect setting. Enhancing the atmosphere, the soothing melodies of our live pianist create a harmonious backdrop to your experience, adding an extra touch of relaxation and enjoyment.

Best "She’s Out"

Shanghai Club, JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha

Experience the epitome of Asian gastronomy as we present to you a culinary journey like no other. Delight in authentic dishes, tantalizing flavors, and captivating interpretations of beloved classics that will transport your taste buds to new heights. All this culinary splendor is complemented by awe-inspiring 360° city views, creating an ambiance that is as visually breathtaking as the flavors on your plate.

Best Seafood, Favourite

B-Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience at B-lounge, where breathtaking marina views set the stage for an array of culinary delights, mixology events, and captivating entertainment. Whether it's savoring exquisite cuisine, indulging in expertly crafted cocktails, dancing to the beats of celebrity guest DJs, or enjoying nightly entertainment, B-lounge offers an all-encompassing experience that caters to the desires of lifestyle enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

Best Steakhouse

New York Steakhouse, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

Indulge in a dining experience beyond compare at this exquisitely designed brasserie, which transcends the traditional steakhouse concept. While its offerings of all-American Angus and Australian Wagyu are truly sublime, prepare to be elevated further by the aromatic lobster bisque and delectable Rockefeller oysters. The opulence extends to the decor, with luxurious leather banquettes, pristine white linens, and impeccably attentive waitstaff. Whether it's a romantic date night or a special celebration, this establishment stands as an impressive choice for an unforgettable dining experience.

Best Steakhouse, Favourite

Hunters Room & Grill, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

Experience the epitome of a contemporary steakhouse at Hunters Room & Grill, where an open show kitchen tantalizes with enticing aromas. Delight in the finest cuts of quality meat sourced from around the world, all served with a unique flair. Immerse yourself in a dining experience that combines exceptional cuisine with a distinctive style of service, making Hunters Room & Grill the perfect destination for an unforgettable culinary journey.

Marriott Bonvoy members can savour more and earn and redeem points on dining at the following venues: Crossroads Kitchen, Sarab Lounge, Al Hubara, Vine Restaurant, Seasonal Tastes, Iris Doha, Jamavar Doha, Sabai Thai, Yedi by Chef Esat, W Cafe, Champions Sports Bar, Shanghai Club, B-Lounge, New York Steakhouse, and Hunters Room & Grill.

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