Tamara Restaurant

An Indian restaurant with fusion cuisine
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Time Out Says

If there’s one thing we’re sure of in an Indian restaurant, it is top-notch hospitality. Tamara doesn’t disappoint from the very initial warm smiles and welcomes. We are ushered to our table through calming décor – bells dangling from a carved lotus flower on the ceiling and colourful jugs delicately placed on the walls.

The staff speak very passionately of the menu and from what we see, it’s simple but full of staple favourites with an interesting twist. Our server in particular takes extra care to ensure she doesn’t sound like a rehearsed robot.

A sampler of remarkably delicious poppadums arrives with sriracha mayonnaise and mint sauce dips on the side. We begin appetisers with the chicken tikka 2.0 – hearty chunks of creamy chicken tikka are encased in a fluffy pastry, complemented with a wonderful berry and apricot sauce. The lamb chops are packed with flavour and are as delicate as snowflakes when dipped into a special Himalayan hummus, a delightful version of the dish with shiitake mushrooms, and salsa verde.

For mains, we pick the ever-popular butter chicken. They say you can judge an Indian restaurant by the quality of its butter chicken and if what they say is true, this restaurant must be on top. The rich, creamy blend of spices really hits the spot. Our other main, the pindi choley or chickpeas, is fresh, wholesome and mildly spiced. It goes well with piping hot garlic naan, roti or just by itself with the accompanying onion garnish.

After refreshing ourselves with the lightly scented rosewater towels, the dessert selection really tempts us but the portions have been so generous so far that we’re a bit wary of venturing into one more round of calories. We’ll leave this for next time.

Tamara is off to a great start and the attention to detail here is commendable. Small touches like customer feedback being taken without being obtrusive and the head chef coming out to greet diners makes this a truly memorable experience.

What really surprises us here is how good the value for money is. As predicted, the service here is excellent, maintaining our streak of visiting undeniably hospitable Indian restaurants.

Tamara shows high promise, we can’t wait to see how it fares.

An Indian restaurant with fusion cuisine

For the remarkable food and service

01 Feb 2019

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Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
11:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PMMonday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PMTuesday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PMWednesday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PMThursday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PMFriday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PMSaturday: 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Show number 6676 0004
Doha, West Bay, Maysaloun Street, Onaiza 63 5649، Qatar

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