Originally a military style of eating in the Philippines, 'Boodle Fight' is the tradition of eating altogether on one big dining table where food is served and spread on top of banana leaves with no option to use a spoon or fork, meaning you have to eat with your bare hands!
Check out these five restaurants in Qatar offering yummy 'Boodle Fight' meals that you can try!
Craving Filipino food lately? Barrio Fiesta is the place to be! The restaurant offers a huge selection of authentic Filipino dishes like adobo, kare-kare, bulalo, and sinigang. And of course, there’s a boodle feast platter for friends and family to share and enjoy!
Barrio Fiesta’s Boodle Fight starts from QR 49 (1-2 persons) to QR 468 (11-12 persons) and is made up mostly of seafood varieties, including shrimps, crabs, mussels, calamari, with corn, mojito drinks, unlimited servings of steamed rice, plus special Pinoy dipping sauces.
A mouthwatering Seafood Boodle Feast awaits you at Dampa Seafood Village! Shrimps, crabs, mussels, calamari or scallops, and corn are cooked the ‘special Dampa way’, and you can also choose from their six special sauces — Creamy Butter, Cajun, Schezwan, Creamy Scampi, Soya Seafood, and MC’s Favorite — for a tasty meal shared with family and friends.
The medium feast is at QR 150 (2-3 persons) and the large feast is at QR 199 (4-5 persons). Of course, there’s unlimited rice and 4 tropical mocktails of your choice! Dampa's Boodle Feast is also available for delivery.
Kamayan sa Doha prides itself as the ultimate go-to place for families and friends in search of authentic Filipino taste while not breaking the budget. They offer the Boodle Fight option in four sizes: QR 75 (2-3 persons), QR 135 (4-5 persons), QR 280 (6-8 persons), and QR 385 (10-15 persons).
Each of the four options come with unlimited rice, a selection of seafood, chicken bbq, fried fish, eggplant relleno, noodles, stew, sauces, fruits, and a round of drinks. Kamayan sa Doha also offers a daily eat-all-you-can buffet at QR 35 per person.
If you're a group of 4-6 people wanting to share a meal, head over to Sari Sari Asian Restaurant and try their version of Boodle Fight platter called Paluto Seafood Madness. Share the goodness of this boodle feast for QR 159.
Paluto is a mix of shrimps, crabs, squid rings, mussels, grilled milkfish, steamed okra, fried eggplant, with your choice of either Filipino, Chinese, or Thai sauce. It comes with unlimited rice and a pitcher of iced tea.
The barbecued chicken feet and intestines that Doha Street Food Restaurant offers are favorites of many Filipinos. The restaurant has also started serving Boodle Fight meals.
The line-up for QR 149 and QR 199 set meals includes shrimps, crabs, mussels, squid, plus corn, a pitcher of iced tea, and unlimited rice. Opt for the QR 299 offer and you will get additional grilled tilapia, grilled milkfish, and mussels soup. You can also choose your sauce: Butter Garlic, Namjin, Honey Lemon, Cajun, DSF Signature, and Creamy Pesto.
Which of these Boodle Fight restaurants have you visited and which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below and also, don't forget to share this article — it keeps us going!
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