10 best new restaurants in Doha
Time Out Doha Awards restaurant newcomer award shortlist revealed
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The established favourites of the Doha restaurant scene aren’t going anywhere fast. We’ll be eating at our favourites for many years to come, but it is always nice to dine somewhere new.

As part of the Time Out Doha Restaurant Awards we’ve handpicked the best new restaurants in the city.

The winners will be revealed at a ceremony in the Grand Hyatt Doha on May 2. As well as crowning the best new restaurant in Doha we will reveal the best places to eat in 17 other categories, including Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Brunch and Best Steakhouse.

See the full shortlist here and check the round-up of the best new restaurants in Doha below.

Café #999: It’s in an old fire station, which is a massive plus, but it’s also a really smart new venue with fresh tasty sandwiches, salads, juices and burgers.
The Old Fire Station, Civil Defence Roundabout (no number).

Doha Gymkhana: We’re not short of good Indian restaurants in the city, but we’ll always welcome a new one and that’s what this place is.
Souq Waqif (4038 5328).

Evergreen Organics: We’re all for finding new, healthy places to eat, and with veganism becoming more and more popular it’s fantastic to see somewhere doing it this well in Doha.
The Pearl-Qatar (4472 0437).

Muy Vivo: A South American restaurant with real style and flair. From top cuts of meat to fresh, zingy ceviches, it’s all here.
AlRayyan Hotel Doha (4477 4262).

La Mer Bistro: This casual eatery, reminiscent of an atmospheric Parisian bistro ticks so many boxes. Food is comforting and filling and the vibe and views are stunning.
The Ritz-Carlton Doha (4484 8000).

Nisantasi Baskosi: Turkish food is currently in vogue and this Istanbul import shows why. Excellent meat, wonderful flavours and all done with style.
Melia Doha (4019 8876).

Santa Monica Breakfast Club: Indulgent US-style dining and not just for breakfast. This venue has injected some fun and vitality into the Doha dining scene.
Grand Hyatt Doha (4448 1240).

Shanghai Club: A playful menu filled with Chinese classics. It’s all presented prettily and, more importantly, tastes fantastic.
Shangri-La Hotel (4429 5295).

The Raw Bar: Another new concept for the city. A venue totally committed to all things raw. It’s done with style and panache.
The St. Regis Doha (4446 0105).

Zengo: A stylish restaurant from celebrity chef Richard Sandoval. Asian dishes are served with bags of style in a venue with an unbeatable view.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3560).

By Time Out Doha staff

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