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Al Adhamiyah Iraqi Restaurant

Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
(974) 4432 4326
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Ranked #39 of 418 restaurants in Doha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

This place is authentic as middle eastern food gets. The bread dish with your choice of 4 dipping sauces was excellent. The bread was crispy and delicious. However, the mint lemonade, and tea left something to desire. The main course that I chose was the lamb. Unfortunately it was overcooked and dry. I would recommend trying this place because of... More

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Dubai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

At the end of the main street in the heart of Souq Al Wakif you are still searching for that one glimmer of something extraordinary that will help you pick that special restaurant. All seems clear once you see the huge traditional clay oven and the massive fish spliced along the belly slowly roasting. The staff are authentically dressed ,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I strongly recommend Al-Adhamiyah restaurant. It's just across from the juice shop in Souq Waqif, about 10 metres away from the art centre. Start with a mixed mezze, and they'll continue to bring you piping hot, fresh unleavened bread: perfect starters. The chicken kebab is big enough to split between two. We're seen here often enough that they have given... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The restaurant is in the main street of Souq Waqif. It is quite nice, but not elegant. The food is good and enjoyable, but I could not found any feature that distinguishes it from many other restaurants of the Souq. Prices are very affordable, but this is not enough to let me choose Al Adhamiyah as one of my favourites... More

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Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Excellent food for a reasonable price with a lovely atmosphere. The wait staff are pleasant and attentive. We really enjoyed the Fatoush and Hummus. Fresh juice was available as well. Try the chicken tika or the Iraqi kebabs! Both are excellent choices with plenty to eat there and plenty to take with you as portion sizes were large.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Unfortunately this small restaurant lacked any main meals for vegetarians. That said, I ordered a lentil soup (which was intended for a starter) and it was delicious. After ordering, my soup came almost immediately which was a mild inconvenience as they knew it was all i had ordered... And obviously my fathers main course didn't arrive for another 15 minutes.... More

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tillicoultry
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

During a short trip to Doha to visit my son in law we went to this Restaurant for a meal. My wife and I are used to different cuisine but this was one of the best we have ever had. We had a mixed menu, too many dishes to remember. The whole meal was delicious and the staff very friendly... More

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Seattle, Washington
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I came here with a group of 5 and we really enjoyed our dinner. The food was well prepared and the service was attentive and helpful. We sat at one of the sidewalk tables in the evening and enjoyed watching people pass by. This is a very comfortable place with delicious food. It is one of the better places to... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Amazingly lamb for kabaab. You must try this one, kabaab is the best. This place give some exotic interior, very pleasant place to stay!

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Liverpool, England
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105 reviews 105 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This is easily the best restaurant in Souq Waqif. The food is delicious, which is unsurprising given that Iraqi cuisine has such a long and illustrious history, dating back thousands of years to the Mesopotamian cultures. Everything that my party and I ate at Al Adhamiyah was exquisitely flavoured and beautifully presented. The Iraqi chap who seems to be the... More

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