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Posted On: 24 June 2021 11:00 am
Updated On: 30 August 2021 10:00 am

Top 5 new restaurants and cafes in Qatar (June 2021)

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Now that we moved on to Phase 2 of the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, we see more and more food businesses opening up for dine-in for the fully vaccinated individuals in Qatar. Here's a roundup of new food establishments to try for your next dine out or home delivery. Check out the list below!

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Note: Please don't forget to adhere to the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures such as wearing masks, physical distancing, showing your green Ehteraz status, and hand washing. Please call ahead to book your takeaway, delivery or your table reservation.

As of Phase 2, Outdoor dining is limited to: 50% capacity in restaurants registered with the Qatar Clean Program and 30% capacity for pre-qualified restaurants. Indoor dining is limited to vaccinated clients and their children only as follows: 30% capacity in restaurants registered with the Qatar Clean Program and 15% capacity for pre-qualified restaurants.

1. Timeless

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Image credit: Timeless

Dine in luxury and with a view at this new restaurant offering Japanese Pan Asian Fusion cuisine at the Marina Twin Towers in Lusail City. You can indulge in Asian and International dishes while taking in the breathtaking view of the Lusail Marina. The restaurant's interiors are stunning both in daylight and nighttime.

  • Location: Tower B 6th floor, Twin Towers, Lusail City
  • Contact: +974 4002 3231
  • Hours: Daily, 4 pm - 12 am
  • Instagram: @timelessqa

2. Il Galante

Banyan Tree Doha italian restaurant il galante
Image credit: Banyan Tree Doha

Il Galante is one of the restaurants in the newly-opened Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale Mushaireb. The all-day-dining restaurant features not just traditional Italian cuisine but also international dishes from around the world in a modern and stylish setting with a view.

  • Location: Al Khaleej Street, Mushaireb
  • Contact: +974 4410 3333
  • Hours: 6:30 am to 10:30 am; 11 am to 11 pm
  • Instagram: @banyantreedoha

3. Pita

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Indulge in dishes like Kufta Lahm, Hummus beetroot, Potato Harra, Halloumi Hamsa, Chicken Souvlaki, and more. There's also homemade pita bread stuffed with a variety of ingredients like cauliflower, lamb liver, and falafel. Food ranges from QR 14 to QR 32.

  • Location: Duhail club (Destination Box)
  • Hours: Daily, 3 pm to 12 am
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4. Nom Yum

Nom Yum restaurant qatar
Image credit: Nom Yum restaurant

Opposite Mirqab Mall, a new Pan Asian restaurant has opened offering Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese, Filipino, Malaysian, Singaporean, and Vietnamese food. They're also available in apps like Talabat, Fingertips, and Wishbox for delivery. Their dishes range from QR 14 to QR 149.

  • Location: Shop no.11, Al Nasr area opposite Mirqab Mall
  • Contact: +974 6605 8888
  • Hours: Daily, 12:30 pm to 3 pm; 4 pm to 12 am
  • Instagram: @nom_yum_restaurant

5. Rosita's Karinderya at Panaderya

Rosita's Karinderya at Panaderya Qatar
Image credit: Rosita's Karinderya at Panaderya

Rosita's Karinderya at Panaderya is the latest Filipino restaurant to open. They currently aren't open for dine-in yet but customers can order a variety of Filipino dishes via their WhatsApp number for delivery. They're also listed in the Talabat app and Foodak. Dishes range from QR 12 to QR 120.

  • Location: Matar Qadeem Old Airport, Opposite of Doha Bank Doha Qatar
  • Hours: Daily, 10 am to 11:30 pm
  • Contact: +974 5538 6416
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Which of these restaurants will you be heading to next? Let us know in the comments!