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Posted On: 30 March 2023 06:00 pm
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Special Ramadan drinks and where to try them in Qatar

Fareeha Imtiaz
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The Holy Month of Ramadan in Qatar brings along with it many unique festivities, lifestyle changes, food preferences and even a shift in the drinks of choice!

After a whole day long of fasting, the thirst-quenchers are what most people reach out for once it is time to break their fast; therefore, there are selective drinks that perfect the job!

The (ILQ) team brings you a list of popular beverages in Qatar that are consumed during Ramadan, also telling you where to find them.

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Aragh Sous/Erk Sous

Special Ramadan drinks and where to try them in Qatar
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Aragh Sous is a beverage that you surely need a taste for! The beverage is made with liquorice root and offers a taste that sways between sweet & bitter.

Although not such a typical beverage ingredient, Aragh Sous is favoured for its refreshment after a long day of fasting.

Where to try Aragh Sous:

  • Restaurant: Damasca One
  • Contact: +974 3333 3954
  • Location: Souq Waqif
  • Instagram: @damascaone


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A classic Ramadan beverage that truly combines the essence of the season is Jallab. The beverage combines traditional ingredients such as date molasses and rose water topped with pine nuts or almonds, serving up an earthy yet refreshing drink.

Where to try Tamer Hindi:

  • Restaurant: Chocoloco
  • Contact: +974 5060 7719
  • Location: Porto Arabia, The Pearl Island
  • Instagram: @chocoloco_qa


Popular Ramadan drinks in Qatar
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Karakade is a true energy-revitalizing drink with a herbal infusion of hibiscus. This beverage could be classified as a hibiscus iced tea as it is prepared by boiling and steeping dry hibiscus flowers in hot water, which is then stirred in with sugar and cooled.

Where to try Karkadeh:

  • Restaurant: Layali Al Qahira
  • Contact: +974 4443 2999 | +974 5593 9422
  • Location: Souq Waqif
  • Instagram: @layali_alqahira

Qamar El Din

Popular Ramadan drinks in Qatar
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Qamar El Din is an apricot-based sweet beverage that complements most Iftar tables in Qatar and in the Arab region. The beverage typically holds a thick consistency as it is made using a dry apricot paste, or some would like to call it 'Apricot leather' due to its appearance.

The apricot paste goes through a stove-top dissolving process in boiling water or even a blending procedure. Sugar is added to preference.

Where to try Qamar El Din:

  • Restaurant: Wooden Bakery
  • Location & Contact:
    • Salwa Road: +974 4493 1534
    • Landmark Mall: +974 4412 8364
    • Mauither: +974 5034 6700
    • Al Nasr Road: +974 4039 3646
    • Mall of Qatar: +974 4493 1534
  • Instagram: @woodenbakeryqa

Tamer Hindi

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Tamer Hindi is a simple yet flavoursome thirst quencher which is made using basic ingredients such as tamarind, water & sugar! The sweet-sour beverage is much-loved for its cooling abilities after a day of fasting.

Where to try Tamer Hindi:

  • Restaurant: Tabak Al Sharq
  • Contact: +974 4442 4274 | +974 6610 1137
  • Location: Al Khafji Street, Al Duhail
  • Instagram: @tabak_alsharq


Popular Ramadan drinks in Qatar
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One of the much-loved drinks of choice for kids and adults during the month of Ramadan is the sweet cordial known as 'Vimto'. The grape and berry-infused cordial is typically combined with water or sodas, making for a light yet sweet beverage with a tinge of a sour taste.

The cordial can typically be purchased at any supermarkets or hypermarkets around Doha or you could even try out the multiple variants of Vimto in the form of mojitos and other refreshing beverages that restaurants & cafes serve.

Where to try Vimto Mojito:

  • Restaurant: Station Restaurant
  • Contact: +974 4486 5882 | +974 5597 2525
  • Location: Salwa Road
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These beverages are easy to make at home as well. Do check out: Popular Ramadan drinks to try at home


Have you had any of these beverages? Which of these would you like to try? Do let us know in the comments below. Do share this article - it keeps us going!