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The Village

#43 of 500 Restaurants in Doha
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Coffee Shop, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, 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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
Excellent location .. Good service .. Fair food

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Aisha A
,
Doha, Qatar
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
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English first
Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
36 helpful votes 36 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Love the food here it's so yummy and prices are reasonable.. This is somewhere I will always come to when I want good food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Nice place ....good food but a little annoying when comes to plates and spoon/fork when it busout.. little bit costly but the food is great

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Doha, Qatar
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Quite close to my work place and a sure stop for any lunch with our visiting official delegates... Just have to buzz an hour in advance to Chef Moiz and he ensures all is set for my delegates to enjoy a Five course meal.... infact on two different situations he was there even during his weekly off and that really... More 

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Doha, Qatar
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Visited the Grill (first floor) at the Village for dinner on 27 November 2014, to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were really happy with the quality of food, the service and the general ambiance/setting of this place. Our review; Pros Good food - The customers are greeted with 4 chutneys and pappads. We then ordered the mini kebab platter(Indian), Murgh... More 

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Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

the service was wonderful, food was excellent and delicious but the portions are small. Perfect place for romantic or business lunch, the location is wonderful at souq waqif

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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: Coffee Shop, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?