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Chingari

#71 of 669 Restaurants in Doha
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha | Salwa Road, Doha 1768, Qatar
+974 4428 1555
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a very quite authentic indian restaurant in Doha Qatar.. Inside Raddison Blue hotel. Nice interior decoration with live with Indian music. Food was very tasty..

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Thank 678harit
Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come to Chingari just for the Fish Tandoori which usually comes with big prawn(s) and fish. The service is poliTe and helpful. And the style of the restaurant meets all expectations if you want to have the "I'm in India" feeling. Dark red cushion seats, low tables, elephant statues, Indian live music etc.

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1 Thank MathiasfromVienna
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear MathiasfromVienna, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that courteousness of our associates and the aesthetics of our restaurants made your evening enjoyable. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon, for many more inspiring evenings with us. Warm Regards Sophia Sumitran Resident Manager More 

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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My husband and I have a guilty pleasure - a love for Indian food paired with a glass of shiraz. After a dry fortnight and back to back home cooked meals, it came as no surprise to my husband that the request for my birthday dinner was to go out for Indian and red wine. Enter Chingari, a truly exquisite... More 

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2 Thank Jennifer H
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer H., Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are glad to know that you and your husband had a lovely birthday anniversary and that you enjoyed an exceptional dining experience. It gives us a great pleasure to know that courteousness of our associates, the aesthetics and comfort of our restaurant, our traditional Indian band and our... More 

Doha, Qatar
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We have been living in Asia for some years and we are used to the real indian cuisine, and we can grant that the food served in Chingari tastes like the real one! Everything is tasteful, portions are good and it is well worth the price. The only thing we did not like is the lightning of the restaurant, it... More 

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1 Thank Andrea83Chiara87
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear Andrea83Chiara87, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that our delicious food made your evening enjoyable. We are glad to know that you have found our restaurant to be good value for money. We have taken note of your recommendation regarding our restaurant aesthetics and we will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Always enjoy an Indian meal in this restaurant. Definitely worth a visit, good attentive table service, reasonably priced. Watch out for the bottle of water they put on the table and pour for you without saying anything and then charge you for it.

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Thank pers0nable
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear pers0nable, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that courteousness of our associates made your evening enjoyable. . We are glad to know that you have found our restaurant to be good value for money. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon, for... More 

Ipstones, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Received a warm welcome from immaculately presented staff. Very clean and well dressed environment. Service was efficient, the food itself tasted hot and fresh. We chose the milder dishes of chicken korma and vegetable curry with curry sauce. The vegetables were perfectly cooked and tasted fresh. Roti and nan accompanied the delicious and delicate rice grains within a biryani and... More 

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Thank avfrog44
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear avfrog44, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that courteousness of our associates, the aesthetics of our restaurant, our delicious food and the restaurant band made your evening enjoyable. Thank you for recommending our restaurant to future guests. We are glad to know that you have found... More 

uae
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Really tasty Indian dishes and breads. There is plenty to choose from the and when it arrives you will be guaranteed to enjoy it. The Bombay mix on the table seemed a little English 80's indian restaurant but otherwise the food was enjoyed and the service was of the expected standard. I'd want to go again.

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Thank stuchil
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear stuchil, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that courteousness of our associates and the delicious food made your evening enjoyable. Thank you for recommending our restaurant to future guests. Look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards Sophia Sumitran Resident Manager More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Very tasty indian delicacies with massive portions. Amazing choice of dishes and good for those who share and eat. Better to book the table in advance during the weekends. Must visit for indian food lovers. Best kebab that I ever had so far.....

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Thank Ste M
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear Ste M, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that our delicious food made your evening enjoyable. Look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards Sophia Sumitran Resident Manager More 

Doha, Qatar
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203 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Came here with a bunch of friends and QR2250 of Quiz winnings from Sheherazad and still ended up paying QR160 a head for a mega nose bag. Great selection of dishes, lashings of booze and good service left us having a great night out.

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Thank Alan-Holden
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear Alan-Holden, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that courteousness of our associates and the delicious food made your evening enjoyable. Look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards Sophia Sumitran Resident Manager More 

Doha, Qatar
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Walking towards Chingari, through the Hotel Dining Room is fairly uninspiring but once inside it is a different matter. Great ambience, decor and live Indian music. Food and service are excellent. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Jim K
Radisson Blu D, Manager at Chingari, responded to this review

Dear Jim K, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It gives us a great pleasure to know that aesthetics and comfort of our restaurant, our traditional Indian music group, courteousness of our associates and our delicious food made your evening enjoyable. Look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards Sophia Sumitran Resident Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha | Salwa Road, Doha 1768, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4428 1555
Description
Chingari which translates as 'sparkling charcoal' delightfully crackles with autenticity and brings genuine Tandoor cuisine to Doha. Dine in Maharaja splendour as you feast on our freshest produce, marinated and cooked in traditional clay ovens, whilst musicians serenade you with sweet ghazals from India.

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