Just like most GCC countries, Qatar is also very rich in culture and one of the many ways the country promotes its culture is through its tasty and delicious cuisines. Qatar is a very beautiful country and record has it that foreigners make up to more than 80% of the country’s population so one would expect so many foreign businesses set up in the country to serve its inhabitants. Doha, the capital of the country, is one of the richest cities in the world, also ranking as one of the best cities for foreigners.
The large community of expats in the country has called for some diversity in the country especially when it comes to food, restaurants in Doha offer tasty cuisines from all around the world, ranging from Italian, Indian and American to African.
Doha is undoubtedly filled with skyscrapers and the beautiful setting of not just the city, but the country as a whole is outstanding. One of the best ways to enjoy the city’s panoramic views is to be in some of the city’s skyscrapers which mostly are homes to restaurants so while you are having your favorite cuisine, you can also live the moment by having a view of the city from your favorite spot.
Here are the top 10 best Doha restaurants with the best view of the city.
1. Three Sixty
Located on the 47th floor of The Torch Doha, Three Sixty restaurant definitely offers breathtaking panoramic views that can only be matched by few in the city. What people love most about the restaurant is the serene setting which allows them to peacefully enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisines made by talented chefs. The award-winning restaurant is obviously unarguably the best in Doha when it comes to city views; it offers nothing but the best.
2. Zengo Doha
Located on the 61st floor of the Kempinski Residences and Suites, Zengo represents an artful combination of Asian style and recipes from all around the world to have its food ready. Recreated by celebrity chef, Richard Sandoval, Zengo offers you panoramic views of the city of Doha from the 61st floor of the Kempinski Residences and Suites while you enjoy a menu that’s filled with amazing Asian cuisines that include dim sum, tempura, sushi, stir fries, and dumplings.
3. Pure – DoubleTree by Hilton
If you are the type that loves to listen to live music while having your favorite dish, Pure is your go-to restaurant. Although Pure is primarily a bar, an open-air bar precisely, it is still an ideal dining spot, offering some amazing signature concepts which are coupled with an amazing 360-degree view of Doha.
4. Yum Yum
Yum Yum is located on the topmost floors of the very popular K108 Hotel in the city of Doha, offering delicious French cuisines, also making it one of the most romantic restaurants in the city. The large sliding doors open up to reveal beautiful views of Souq Waqif, Pearl-Qatar, Doha’s Corniche, and the West Bay. The restaurant also serves burger which is very popular among the customers of the restaurant.
Strata is located on the 55th and 56th floors of the InterContinental Doha The City Hotel and it offers wonderful panoramic views of the city’s nightlife which is what Doha is mostly known for. The restaurant primarily serves finger dishes which are greatly complemented by a wide range of options for beverages. The restaurant is also known for its versatile environment and friendly staff.
6. Sky View Bar
Sky View Bar is a rooftop bar that’s located on the 11th floor of the La Cigale Hotel and as the name implies, the bar offers amazing sky views of the city, while also offering some of the best finger foods in Doha. The sitting arrangement here is very amazing, leaving you in the best positions to enjoy the panoramic views of the city.
7. La Spiga
Although it is not located on a roof top, or a very high skyscraper, La Spiga still manages to be on this list because of its simple yet amazing view of some part of the city. The Italian restaurant also has branches in Milan, Beirut, and Istanbul; and the atmosphere alone is good enough to attract the good people of Doha. It is located in the famous W Doha Hotel & Residences and it offers unarguably the best Italian cuisines in the country.
8. Al Shurfa Arabic Restaurant
Al Shurfa Arabic Restaurant is part of the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel and it offers tasty cuisines that include Lebanese, Café, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Arabic. The restaurant is widely regarded as one that offers amazing views of the some part of the city, across the city’s waterfront. The restaurant also offers specials diet which include vegetarian friendly dishes, halal, and gluten free options.
9. Q Lounge and Restaurant
Q Lounge and Restaurant is one of the most respected restaurants in the whole of Doha and it serves tasty Indian cuisines like Mushroom Malai, Baingan Bharta, Ghee Roast Lamb, Prawn Vindaloo and Butter Chicken. From inside the restaurant is a view of some part of the city while you can enjoy your meal by the poolside.
10. Spice Market
With tasty South-East Asian street food prepared by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Spice Market offers nothing but the best when it comes great Asian cuisines. Located at the W Doha and Residences, sitting close to the windows will give you amazing view of the city from a great angle while you enjoy your meal.