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Bandar Aden

Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
+974 4437 5503
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (22 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
“bread” (30 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Middle Eastern, Halal
££ - £££
Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
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21 - 30 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Wow, was taken to this restaurant by a family friend. Very busy, but was not disappointed. The meat is just to die for, just melts in your mouth, superbly cooked. Will return.

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I went multiple times to this restaurant in Souq Waqif, I like it and I like it's simplicity and the friendly staff, You feel you are in Yemen in everything.. The waiters and their original Yemeni dress, the atmosphere and the Food. The meals are...More

Thank Mushreq
Reviewed 30 August 2016

unbelievable dishes. I go there every month. everything they serve is great. rice dishes and fahsa. they are all great.

Thank sanad s
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our group of 6 had arrived in Doha that morning and were keen to explore the souqs. A friendly Nepalese shopkeeper recommended Bandar Aden as excellent Yemeni food and he was right. At first glance the restaurant is a little ordinary but very quickly we...More

Thank avtrav4
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We are family of Six and we rarely agree anything together, but this restaurant, we have all agreed that it was best food we had in Doha. We are visiting here for family vacation, from Western NY and in my opinion if you visit Doha...More

Thank Mohamed Said A
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Once we found this restaurant through the friendly help of the souq's shopkeepers, we totally enjoyed this Yemeni food. Looked like a place that locals eat, service was hectic but friendly and adequate. The food wasn't "adequate", it was over the top abundant, and we...More

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 21 June 2016

It's not fancy. It's not big on variety. It's just good quality Yemeni food in an authentic setting, and at a very reasonable price. Sit at a table, sit on the carpet in traditional style, your choice. My favorite eating place at Souk Waqif...not well...More

Thank Walt0305
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a humble place in Souq Waqif where locals eat which is different than most fancier restaurants you might find at luxury hotels. In Middle Eastern countries, usually, the restaurants that are at the commercial centers (Souqs and Bazaars) are among the bests. This...More

Thank rombuk74
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Not Qatari traditional food, it's a Yemen traditional food. It shows the impact of Yemen to Gulf region. Very delicious food .

Thank Ahmad K
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Excellent place in Doha to have Arabic Mandi / biriyani. The mutton Hanid & chicken Ogada is a must try. The soup they served before food was so yummy.... The place is normally very crowded. Not very family friendly. So I suggest take away is...More

Thank Fenzeer
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13 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from AlexanderKhaled | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bluebec, yes the breakfast might be listed in their menu but it won't be their specialization, it will be like going to a famous seafood restaurant and order chicken. a good place for breakfast, i would recommend (Zaatar... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4437 5503
  • E-mail
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