Gourmet District

An indoor food park with lots of cuisines
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Time Out Says

Even though it’s the season for alfresco dining, we’re intrigued by the thought of an indoor food park. Gourmet District on the ground floor of UDC Tower 1 offers 12 dining concepts with five main food outlets and seven café kiosks. The aesthetics are brilliant – as soon as we enter for a casual lunch, we see lots of bright light, greenery and a vibrant mix of colours. The space is cheery and themed on a typical cobbled street filled with cafés and restaurants. There are street lights, footpaths and even artificial trees and plants all around.

The staff bring us a set of menus featuring Lebanese, Japanese, American and more. We’re spoiled for choice but we opt for Spanish. It’s a limited menu but features the favourites like patatas bravas and paella. The prawns are seasoned well and this is a top appetiser. The bacon-wrapped dates with aioli on top are a little too sweet for our taste, despite the aioli adding a savoury flavor. The mashed potatoes with meat stuffing are brilliant – it’s topped with a tasty tomato-based sauce. The seafood paella arrives fresh and piping hot. We let it set for a few minutes to get that crispy crust and then dig in. We can’t really say we are transported to the streets of Valencia, but it almost hits the mark with its flavours and cooking technique.

The ambience that really wins us over more than anything and the speed at which the food arrives. It’s not noisy and there’s light music playing. It’s a top spot for a quick lunch or a casual meal.

An indoor food park with lots of cuisines

There’s something for everyone in a really pretty setting

23 Dec 2019

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10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMMonday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMTuesday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMWednesday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMThursday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMSaturday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Show number 7745 4440
Doha, The Pearl-Qatar, United Development Company Tower، Pearl Blvd, Doha, Qatar

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