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Layali

#70 of 674 Restaurants in Doha
Certificate of Excellence
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Salwa Road, Souq Najd, Doha, Qatar
44310005
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most famous restaurants and coffeeshops in Doha. Known by its classic style, friendly and polite staff and good food. It is hard to go and find table without booking. It has smoking area where people enjoy smoking flavoured shisha (no Saloon or traditional shisha are available unfortunately). The place closes out by about 12:00 AM.

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Thank Yasser H
Doha
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, really delicious. One of the best Meze in Doha... food tasted really different than other places, in a better way. The hummus with cashew one of my favourite, along with the Fattoush: such a simple dish prepared to the next level. Great as well the falafel... spongy as a cake. Only bad note the service. With the food... More 

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Thank shishibaka
Jordan
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very good appetizers one of the best the main course sayadiya is excellent mixed grill is clean and full of flavour what i can faulter is the shawarma dish is not that great otherwise well deserved place desert and sweets are good too

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Thank Bassem S
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Arabic food and this place has the best Lebanese food in all of Doha. The hummus is delicious and amazing Shish. There was a great atmosphere here with live music.

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Thank Erinsykeskiwi
Doha
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Layali (Lagoona Mall) is easily one of the best Lebanese restaurants in town. The shisha is excellent, even though it is a bit pricier than other options. The vegetarian options are amazing, and the food is consistently good. Moreover, every time I go back the manager goes out of his way to make sure our experience is comfortable.

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Thank withoutamap1
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great location on Salwa road. Excellent helpful friendly staff. Two sections, smoking and non smoking makes it very convenient. Food is the best Lebanese in town.

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Thank Osama B
Cairo, Egypt
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43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong with this restaurant. It serves outstanding Lebanese food and quite a few creative takes on classics too. The portions are just right and the grilled meats are succulent and perfectly seasoned. The ambience is rather normal but there's nothing to complain about. I'm guessing the outdoor seating at the lagoona mall branch is great for when... More 

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Thank Yosra K
Qatar
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Let me first let you know the location then my review. You can park your car anywhere in the Lagoona Mall and have a walk inside the mall to reach out the Resturant which is located under the tower at the last part of the resturants area. If you are inside the mall you need to go out from the... More 

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Thank KhalidAlhajri
Bassano Del Grappa, Italia
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is located next to Lagoona shopping mall. Food was absolutely nice and the price is definitely reasonable considering the Qatar area which is overpriced itself. Nice shisha and absolutely great service. It worth to try it no matter what.

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Thank mckey12
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Layali offers outstanding Lenanese cuisine close to the Lagoona mall at the bottom of one of the two Zigzag towers, close to the entrance of the Pearl and the Grand Hyatt hotel. Very pleasant lunch option. No alcohol is served.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salwa Road, Souq Najd, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: 44310005

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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?