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Al Balad Restaurant - Doha

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Movenpick Hotel Westbay, Doha, Qatar
+974 4496 4455
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10:00 - 23:45
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:45
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:45
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London
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

staff courteous and trying hard to please but food quality wasnt there. I hope they will improve....

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Thank Ahmet A
Doha, Qatar
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

We waited 10 minutes for a server to come to our table after being seated, and then 20 minutes for Diet Pepsis to arrive. We enjoyed the food, but then when we ordered coffees after the meal that took another 20 minutes. By the time we finished our lunch the place was filling up with shisha smokers, so we had... More 

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Thank Steve R
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

I had numerous cappuccinos, Turkish coffees to start. All well made. Then I moved onto the hummus. Exactly what you would expect for a Lebanese place: excellence. Their soups were also delicious. Will go again!

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Thank SeenExtraSunrises
Cambrai
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

First contact with Doha and Qatar . Just in Qatar for a couple of hours. We 've to this restaurant to celebrate my wife 's birthday ;We enjoy lebanese food. This restaurant was OK ,the food was scented and succulent The staff was very kind and effective . A good place

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Thank Bernard H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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146 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 615 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

On my last visit to Doha, the only meal I had was at Al Balad. Amazing food, great Lebanese atmosphere and audience. The staff including their managers are very friendly and helpful. Totally Recommended!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1,231 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,000 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

Its appears to be a classy Lebanese restaurant like other refined ones in the town. Unfortunately its not what you expect seeing the advertisement or the restaurant. The service is ok, food is bland, plain. They need to improve the service and the get some better hands to cook. Comment is not based on one dish we were in a... More 

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1 Thank Nins_12
Doha
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

Not impressed with the flavors or the service. Pricey too for just Lebanese food. The servers have attitude and so doe the manager and cook. The impression I received was that I should be happy they were allowing me to dine in their restaurant.

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1 Thank Norman F
Doha, Qatar
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2012

It is next to my office so i often go for lunch. Decent food, original Lebanese, and Lebanese people agree on that. Good and fast service, locals, families but also businessmen. They also deliver at home. No alcohol, non smoking except in the outside tables (suitable only in the winter).

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Thank GeorgeBere
QATAR
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

I had been there with my family couple of months back before Ramadan.My family and I felt that the food is amazing.Especially you tend to hog on the starters leaving less space in your stomach for the main course.You should try on the Lamb chops.They are juicy and awesome.The interior is also very nice and gives you the traditional feel.I... More 

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Thank AMERA9
Doha, Qatar
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

The newly opened restaurant is an excellent venue for good Lebanese food. The staff are friendly. The service is excellent. The value is fair. The only challenge is the parking. The outdoors area is nice though it is next to the busy street yet it is well furnished and strAting the coming week with the good weather in Doha should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:45
Monday
10:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:45
Thursday
10:00 - 23:45
Friday
08:00 - 23:45
Saturday
08:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Movenpick Hotel Westbay, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4496 4455

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