Doha is a great holiday spot for so many reasons, but up high on the list is the food scene! Read on to find out more about some local delicacies worth savoring on your vacation.

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When you are in town on holiday, there are plenty of great hotels and restaurants in Doha for you to choose from! Resorts such as Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli make an ideal base for your culinary adventures to savor the below dishes!


If you’re looking for a hearty dish, tuck into this unique middle eastern stew called a saloona. It is typically prepared with meat, fish or chicken and is seasoned heavily with garlic and ginger and served with a side of rice.

Warak Enab

If you aren’t crazy about stew, why not try out a Qatari snack called Warak Enab?
It’s a combination of either minced beef or lamb, mixed in with some rice. The meat is seasoned with some fresh garlic and pepper and is served with a wedge of lemon.


Machbus laham Dish in Doha | Image via flickr

One cannot simply visit Qatar and not tuck into its national dish, Majboos. It’s a dish that is truly a labour of love, since the meat, which is either lamb or chicken is slow-cooked to perfection. So make sure you tuck into a plate of Majboos when in Doha for a life-changing meal!