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Shebestan Palace Restaurant

Al Sadd Street | Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
+974 4441 1494
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“saffron rice” (11 reviews)
“kebab” (31 reviews)
“sabzi” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Al Sadd Street | Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

From other reviews it is obvious that there is debate about whether or not this is "authentic" Persian/Iranian food. I can't judge that but I can say that we had a very memorable experience here and that the food was excellent. The ambience was lovely,...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The place is very comfortable and the ambience is very good. Food is average. Not a must visit. can be avoided.

Thank Rahil Q
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Generally good, but the Iranian laben drink that is supposed to be sour was indeed sweet. Ghaimeh Bademjan was a bit over- spicy and the Faloodeh was a bit dry. Apart from these, everything else was good and clean.

Thank momeeted
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Tasty soup. Not the best hummus. Definitely not the best laban yogurt (was surprisingly sweet rather than salty). But the kebabs, coupled with rice and fries, are a definite treat to experience in Doha. A cup of tea is highly recommended afterwards.

Thank Rabih E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This restaurant is a great experience with the ambience of a very special place. One enters along a long well lit corridor with wonderful decorations to a beautiful a/c courtyard.Amazing decor. The food is fabulous. Persian cuisine.Very authentic! We had Lamb and Chicken kebabs and...More

Thank djhallett
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband were just walking around and we decided to eat Persian while in Doha. It was the best decision we have made while there. My god, the restaurant itself is breath taking. Truly looks like a royal palace. The food taste amazing...More

Thank teri820
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We didn’t visit them but we called and they delivered their mix plate. It was really tasty and the dish was a really big size. Really nice taste of middle east cuisine. Strongly recommended.

Thank Johan A C
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious. Grill plater has variety of meet and seafood choices. Service is at top end. Acceptable prices

Thank Mzaharna
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Highlights: Raita; Kubideh; Joojeh We ordered: 1. Mix Kebab Platter with Seafood (for one) (Prawns, fish, joojeh (chicken), lamb Kebab and kubideh (lamb)). Winner dish alert! What a perfect Platter ! Everything was marinated and cooked well but the stand out has to be the...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

First of all the decoration is totally kitsch and old fashioned style, didn't like it. Then something very usual in Gulf countries is that most of the time the staff is Filipino, please don't misunderstand me but unlikely in Parisa where the staff is Irani,...More

Thank Rim D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sadd Street | Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4441 1494
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