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“Service slow, overpriced, not enough seating, no soul”
Review of The Cafe

The Cafe
Ranked #377 of 882 Restaurants in Doha
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
242 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
“Service slow, overpriced, not enough seating, no soul”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Firstly there is not enough seating and we had to wait for seating on a Monday lunch. The service was slow, we had to get up and chase a waiter to take our order, only to be told they were out of tomato soup. One of our drinks never came at all. The food portions are small and it is over priced. There is no soul, you sit in a large area with no partitions etc and no music. The food tasted ok, but seriously its nothing much.

  • Visited April 2014
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Doha, Qatar
Level 6 Contributor
365 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
“Nice view but pricey”
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Stopped by the café to have coffee after visiting the exhibitions in MIA. The ambience was nice but the food and beverages were on the expensive side. The karak costs QR12 and the taste was not that strong and certainly very sweet. You get better karak in Wakra Babachapati or in Katara. You pay for the view!

  • Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good location and free wifi”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Spend the afternoon there, good value for money in a great location with good wi fi connection. Good place to relax after a stroll on the cornice.

Visited February 2014
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Doha, Qatar
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“lovely haven”
Reviewed 17 January 2014

The café is a pleasant walk around the bay but worth it when you get there for the views out over West Bay. Lots of chairs to sit in the sun, and if they are all taken, then you can sit on the (beautifully manicured) grass! My one gripe with the place is the self service restaurant - they have FIVE people working in there, and the time it takes to get served and 'processed' is truly bad - especially when you consider most people are helping themselves to drinks and snacks. Some serious customer efficiency training needed there guys!

  • Visited January 2014
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Great Views”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Lovely little spot to sit and take in the panorama of the Doha skyline on the opposite side of the bay. Good quality cafe food, self service, reasonably priced.

Visited January 2014
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