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Salwa Road, Souq Najd, Doha, Qatar
+974 4431 0005
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portions are good. However the food lacks taste. It is just food that tastes ok. Good option if you are hungry. Bad option if you are looking for something delicious.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Lebanese friends describe Layali as the best Lebanese restaurant in the Middle East , including Lebanon! I suggest 2 trips. Nr 1 to just feast on the incredible starters - hot and cold. You will not have room for main courses! Hence visit Nr 2 is required. It will pay to be in the company of a Lebanese or... More 

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North Jersey
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, warm environment and terrific food makes this restaurant a true destination. Can't wait to return to Doha to go back.

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Thank GoSoxNJ
Ad Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great food very nice shisha service is a bit slow but in general it's one of the best Arabic restaurant u can visit in qatar .

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Lyon, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Since I am a non-smoker, we asked for the non-smoking area!!! Food (Lebanese) was excellent, quantity we had to ask for doggy bag!! We ended being the only table and nevertheless they have kept a waiter there (John, a Pilipino guy with such a lovely smile on his face) for our needs. The smoking area was full!! So, I strongly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

FOOD Great tasty food, I suggest getting many different mezzes for starters and then if you are still hungry order some mains. We were a table of 10 so we simply shared a bit of everything. We chose mainly all the classics and everything was great, I strongly recommend the hummus with meat inside. Mains are pretty big so think... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This place is from the best restaurants in Doha the best mezza fresh vegetables if your looking for Lebanese food with shisha that's your place

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Thank fadibenni
Malaga, Spain
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

A superb restaurant with authentic traditional cuisine. The menu is very clear and elegant and describes the dishes well. The staff are excellent, very attentive and polite. The food is some of the best I have had in the Middle East. Thank you for a wonderful evening 👍🏻

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Thank Marcus H
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

we used to go with family and friend to Layali Restaurant they have the best Lebanese food ever in town.

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Thank QHaddad
Jakarta, Indonesia
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We like to dine at Layali because the of the foods and the atmosphere in the restaurant. Everytime we eat there, at the end of our meal they always served us a huge plate filled with fruits and some Lebanese sweets.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salwa Road, Souq Najd, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4431 0005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?