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The Village

#48 of 524 Restaurants in Doha
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Italian, Indian, Seafood, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean, Persian
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Salwa Road | Midmac Roundabout, Doha PO Box 23385, Qatar
444444700
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Village Restaurant is a venue that houses three different concepts...
The Village Restaurant is a venue that houses three different concepts, sharing the same impeccable quality and service!The Deli is our coffee shop, open for breakfast from 7AM, and serving fine coffee, teas, juices and light snacks through out the day. Not to mention the irresistible gourmet pastries conjured up on a daily basis by our pastry chef, Ernesto! The deli is the ideal location to unwind and relax with a friend or even just an interesting book from our Deli Book-stand! The Medi is our relaxed, informal Mediterranean restaurant! In the Medi we offer a mixed extravaganza of Mediterranean dishes, from Lebanese mezzeh, Spanish Paella (our Chef's specialty!), fresh fish, oven-baked pizza and homemade pastas! It is the best choice for lunch and even dinner if in the mood for a culinary sail around the shores of the Mediterranean!The Grill offers a lavish fine dining experience with a choice of Iranian and Indian cuisine, in a beautifully designed space that only compliments the mouthwatering flavors and aromas of our dishes. The Grill also offers private partitioned booths for families and ladies.The Village also has a 'Kids Club' to keep your toddlers entertained and happy while you dine with us!We look forward to looking after you at The Village!!
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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing!

The village is amazing and is our number one choice for Indian food but I haven't tried different kind of food there ,although delicious food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Al-dana A
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This place is definitely the biggest rip off in Doha. Portion sizes won't fill a toddler's stomach, they're like samples and super expensive too! Never again.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The village is amazing and is our number one choice for Indian food but I haven't tried different kind of food there ,although delicious food.

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Pescara, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

One of the best places I've seen in Doha...well, actually I didn't go out a lot because I was there for work but nevermind...it's an amazing place! Very exclusive restaurant, elegant, clean. Indian food was excellent! Theservice is perfect, very kind waiters and it's also not very expensive...what do you need more? I'm sure I'll go back again next time... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Food was delicious, elegant, and just great. Place was clean, which isn't what could be said about the other places around. Service was also great. The view outside was very nice. It's location was ideal.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My friend, which I met in the hotel and I went to Souq Waqif in the evening to stroll around. We had dinner in The Village, which is a very nice restaurant. We had Indian food which was very nice. Very friendly service and a very clean and fresh place

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Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I rarely dine in souq waqif, as i only go for a quick shop or attend a performance. Today I decided to treat children with dinner after attending the dolphins show and have a chance to catch the street performance while eating. I choose the village because i have heard positive reviews about it and heard that they will give... More 

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Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I've visited many restaurants in Souq Waqif in the past two years, but never The Village until yesterday. It had been closed for a while for remodeling, and reopened recently. My wife and I enjoyed an excellent breakfast on the terrace, with a nice view of the bustling souq. I had labneh with zattar, she had menemen (a Turkish dish... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Village is organized in different section and on that day for a business lunch we chose the Iranian one. I am living in the Middle East for the past 7 years now and I must say I would not expect to be surprised or amazed again by Arabic or Persian food ... Well I was so wrong ... We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Definitely the place to go in Souq Waqif. The food was done to perfection! The service and the ambience was great. We ate from the Persian/Indian menu on the terrace upstairs. There's a great selection of dishes, from the typical grill choices you find elsewhere in the Souq, as well as some curries and stews. We started with the spinach... More 

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Vasai, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The best place in Doha to have dinner is The Village. Ambience is excellent and food is WOW specially order Akbari Nulli you will love it and Indian Kebab Platter is the best you wont have this taste in India itself. Worth visit this place anytime.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Salwa Road | Midmac Roundabout, Doha PO Box 23385, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: 444444700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Indian, Seafood, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean, Persian

Description

The Village Restaurant is a venue that houses three different concepts, sharing the same impeccable quality and service!The Deli is our coffee shop, open for breakfast from 7AM, and serving fine coffee, teas, juices and light snacks through out the day. Not to mention the irresistible gourmet pastries conjured up on a daily basis by our pastry chef, Ernesto! The deli is the ideal location to unwind and relax with a friend or even just an interesting book from our Deli Book-stand! The Medi is our relaxed, informal Mediterranean restaurant! In the Medi we offer a mixed extravaganza of Mediterranean dishes, from Lebanese mezzeh, Spanish Paella (our Chef's specialty!), fresh fish, oven-baked pizza and homemade pastas! It is the best choice for lunch and even dinner if in the mood for a culinary sail around the shores of the Mediterranean!The Grill offers a lavish fine dining experience with a choice of Iranian and Indian cuisine, in a beautifully designed space that only compliments the mouthwatering flavors and aromas of our dishes. The Grill also offers private partitioned booths for families and ladies.The Village also has a 'Kids Club' to keep your toddlers entertained and happy while you dine with us!We look forward to looking after you at The Village!!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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