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Posted On: 25 March 2021 05:00 pm
Updated On: 18 August 2022 02:04 pm

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

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We're almost finished with the first quarter of 2021 and even with the stricter restrictions, there are still new dining options opening in Qatar which is a good sign. We have rounded up some of the new restaurants and coffee shops in the country to help you decide where to dine in next or order delivery from!

Are you a business owner and want your restaurant/cafe on the list? Contact us at [email protected]!

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 reserve your table as restaurants and cafes are on limited dining capacity at the moment.


COYA W Doha Hotel and residences Qatar
Image credit: COYA Doha

The acclaimed Peruvian restaurant has just opened this month in Qatar, bringing the gastronomic wonders of Latin America to Doha. Try dishes such as Arroz Nikkei, the crowd favorite Burrata, Lubina Clasica ceviche, Costillas de Res, and Pollo a la Parilla. A specially curated selection of beverages is also available.

  • Location: W Doha Hotel & Residences, Diplomatic St, Doha, Qatar
  • Contact: +974 4453 5416
  • Hours:
    • Lunch: Every day from 12 pm to 4 pm
    • Dinner: Saturday to Wednesday from 6 pm to 11:30 pm, Thursday & Friday from 6 pm to 11:45 pm

2. Karafırın

Karafirin doha festival city qatar
Image credit: Doha Festival City

The famous Turkish store has opened its first branch in Doha Festival City. Enjoy freshly baked bread and pastries to go or share delicious meals with family and friends in the restaurant's dining area. The menu offers a wide range of options, from breakfast to desserts as well as beverages like Turkish coffee and teas.

  • Location: Doha Festival City, Ground Floor, South Food Court
  • Contact: +974 4414 4995
  • Hours:
    • Sunday to Wednesday from 10 am to 11 pm
    • Thursday to Saturday from 10 am to 12 mn
  • Instagram: @karafirinqatar

3. Bobacha cafe

bobacha cafe bubble milk tea doha qatar
Image credit: Bobacha Cafe

There's a new bubble tea cafe in town. Located across Al Mansoura Metro Station, Bobacha cafe serves a variety of milk tea drinks. Although their dining area is small, there are still cute corners and knick-knacks you can take photos with.

  • Location: Al Mansoura
  • Contact: +974 3377 1881
  • Hours: Every day from 2 pm to 10 pm
  • Instagram: @bobachacafe

4. Super Poke Bowl

super poke bowl qatar galleria mall msheireb
Image credit: Super Poke Bowl

This new dining option inside Galleria Mall in Msheireb brings island food to Doha. Choose from poke bowls such as Kai bowl, Chili Orange Ginger Tofu bowl, Hawaii bowl, Beans BBQ bowl, Surimi bowl, and more. Their poke bowls are vegan and pescatarian-friendly.

  • Location: Galleria Mall Msheireb
  • Hours: Every day from 11:30 am to 10 pm
  • Instagram: @superpokebowlqa

5. Change Up

change up restaurant burger joint qatar
Image credit: Change Up restaurant

With a slogan of 'Extra Happy Food', Change Up serves an assortment of dishes that will surely make you happy! Some of their well-loved dishes are Buffalo Maple Shrimps, AK 47 Chicken, Commando Fries, BBQ Chicken Strips, Truffle Burger, and Change Up Cheesecake.

  • Location: Al Kharaitiyat
  • Contact: +974 6666 5524
  • Hours: Every day from 12 pm - 1 am
  • Instagram:

Which of these restaurants will you be heading to next? Let us know in the comments!