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Posted On: 11 January 2023 05:43 pm

Why Burger & Lobster deserves a visit from you

Tracy Quirino
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Fresh in the country and well-loved worldwide, the renowned Burger & Lobster has finally opened in Qatar! This chic restaurant is the second branch of the London-born franchise in the Middle East.

Offering guests simple yet high-quality dishes, Burger & Lobster is a restaurant that you shouldn't miss. From the moment you enter the restaurant to your last bite, this culinary journey is a flavourful and picturesque experience.

The (ILQ) team visited Burger & Lobster and tried some of their signature dishes to show you why every bite is worth the visit!

Serene dining environment

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Burger & Lobster offers a chic and hip ambience.

Stepping into this restaurant at The Pearl Island, 6 La Croisette, you'll immediately notice the live lobsters kept in vast aquariums to keep them fresh!

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Live lobsters have been kept in aquariums to keep them fresh and ready for cooking!

The inside of this restaurant evokes a calm and peaceful ambience, perfect for casual dining with family and friends. On the other half of the restaurant is a quaint area with an open bar where guests can enjoy watching live matches on TV while feasting on scrumptious specialities.

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The Al Fresco dining at Burger & Lobster provides a glimmering view of The Pearl.

An al fresco dining area is available to allow guests to bask in the warm Qatar sun and enjoy the beautiful view of The Pearl Island.

Refreshing appetizers

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These appetizers are fresh and undeniably delicious!

They say that first impressions last, and Burger & Lobster's starters make quite the impression. Burger & Lobster's head chef, Chef Noel Rifi, served three of the restaurant's many appetizers that fill you up with every bite.

The Cajun Baby Fried Calamari, topped with confit garlic aioli, goes excellent with the restaurant's homemade tabasco lime mayo. Another starter served was the Kale & Quinoa Lobster Salad which gives you a sweet-and-sour party with every spoonful!

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Grilled with saffron, these prawns are best dipped in their mildly spicy sauce.

With familiar flavours, the Saffron Grilled Tiger Prawns are another appetizer you should try. Marinated for over 24 hours before serving, these grilled prawns melt in your mouth!

Surf & turf galore

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The Tahini Lobster Roll and Chicken Caesar Roll will make you ask for seconds!

Get to taste surf and turf flavours with Burger & Lobster's mains! With several dishes inspired from Qatar, Chef Noel Rifi exceeded expectations with the Chermoula Grilled Lobster and Tahini Lobster Roll.

The lobsters in both dishes burst with flavour, especially when paired with their respective sauces: tzatziki yogurt and tahini and sumac sauce, as well as the famous lemon garlic butter sauce. These lobster dishes will make you want to order more!

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The Chermoula Grilled Lobster is made to highlight the dishes from Qatar that many know and love.

The Chicken Caesar Roll and Beast Burger are two of the signature dishes that should be on your must-try list when visiting Burger & Lobster.

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LOOK: Chef Noel Rifi cooks the Chermoula Grilled Lobster to perfection and highlights the bold flavour of local Qatari cuisine. (Image credit: Burger & Lobster)

Exclusively crafted for Qatar, the Chicken Caesar Roll reimagines the classic chicken caesar salad into a roll and spiced with crispy spicy parmesan chips on top!

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Take a bite at this mighty burger and taste the ocean from the Lobster and the meadows from the beef!

The Beast Burger is the ultimate surf & turf burger with a thick grilled Black Angus beef patty topped with a juicy slab of lobster that came all the way from Canada!

The buns of this burger are generously lined with truffle mayo sauce, giving that classy finish to a delicious burger.

A sweet ending

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Desserts like the Pistachio Tres Leches, Lotus Cheesecake, and the Dates Pudding all melt in your mouth!

What better way to end your dining session at Burger & Lobster than with dessert?

Carefully plated, the desserts at this restaurant are confections made to perfection. Chef Noel Rifi served Lotus Cheesecake, Pistachio Tres Leches, and Dates Pudding, all of which were delectable!

Perfect drink pairings

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Sip on these delicious fruity cocktails from Burger & Lobster!

A part of the drinks on Burger & Lobster's menu contains Lyre's, a type of spirit mixed in mocktails to add flavour to the drinks.

Mocktails such as the Berries Smash and the Passionista are some drinks that you should definitely try!


  • Location: The Pearl Island, 6 La Croisette
  • Phone: +974 4409 5220
  • Timings: Saturday to Thursday: 12 pm - 12 am; Friday: 12:30 pm - 12 am
  • Instagram: @burgerandlobsterqatar

Have you visited Burger & Lobster? Which of their dishes was your favourite? Let us know in the comments! Do share this article - it keeps us going!