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Al Bandar Fish Market

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Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
974 4311818
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It can be improved and it has a big potential.

The ambiance is just fine,I think it is more of a Moroccan concept.The food was jsut fine,though the shrimps reaaly caught my attention.I like their veranda which offers view of the Souk Waqif.Although,it's not advisable to eat outside because it's too humid.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Haydee711
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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great AC dining upstairs ,friendly fast service,the Baba Ganush is outstanding. meats were well seasoned and cooked to perfection. Clean dining area. Outdoor dining available if you can stand the heat.Prices are good.Wish i could have tried everything off the menu.Great place for tourists as staff communicate in English.

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The ambiance is just fine,I think it is more of a Moroccan concept.The food was jsut fine,though the shrimps reaaly caught my attention.I like their veranda which offers view of the Souk Waqif.Although,it's not advisable to eat outside because it's too humid.

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Stopped in with some friends and sat upstairs. The view is great and the dinning atmosphere was authentic. I tried the calamari to start and the lamb for my meal. Both were very good.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We took a table upstairs, wonderful on the terrace and You get out of the crowding souq. We enjoyed our lamb, shawarma and tabbouleh with some drinks. Many waiters but nevertheless it takes some time but we had vacation so we don't care.

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Ayia Napa, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

nice atmosphere (maybe too much turistic) and excellent fresh fish. clean, good service, average pricing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The shawrma is good but service is so slow i repeated my order 4 times and they did mistake . They served the soft drink by can only without glass without ice . I will not recommend it

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you fancy seafood, this isn't the place to go. I ordered the mixed seafood platter. When it arrived, it looked like they pulled a leftover plate off someone else's table. The amount of food was small and the flavor just wasn't there. The lentil soup was quite good though, and tasted homemade.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

One of the good and clean market. You can find all kind of fresh fish.All items are kept in good manner and the market is very clean.The people those who are working over there is good and the price is very cheap.

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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

When it was on the sea side it was worth visit attraction as you enjoy beach and food. Now it need to offer more than just food to get me back to it.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went to Souq Waqif on our last night in Doha and decided to treat ourselves with Fish on the last night. We noticed the Al Bandar and were taken by the appeal of fresh fish overlooking the Souq. For starters, we had finger fried fish with tartar sauce and mains were fresh Haddock served with chips and salad and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: 974 4311818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Middle Eastern

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