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West Bay Petrol Station | West Bay, Doha, Qatar
+974 4493 3737
11:00 - 00:00
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Fri 12:30 - 00:00
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
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Doha, Qatar
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351 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Located within the vicinity of the West Bay petrol station, this café is a popular pit-stop to grab a quick takeaway for lunch or dinner. The lamb chops and mix grills were quite OK and portion of side dishes were quite plenty. Shawarma was so-so, I have tasted better elsewhere in Doha. The café can get really busy near lunchtime... More 

Thank Naiza A
Doha, Qatar
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Garlic sauce in this place is a must-try. Shawarmas are really good. However, I have always had issues with digesting the meat shawarma from here. The grilled chicken is a little too dry.

Thank Jaice S
Doha, Qatar
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212 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Royal Istanbul does what it says on the tin. Fresh food grilled and served with no fuss. The mixed grill is excellent and will definitely fill you up. Nothing fancy here but good honest food.

Thank Caz C
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We go to this restaurant often to enjoy a very tasty food.Staff is very good , food very nice.Shawarma is the best ,just perfect

Thank rinss
Doha, Qatar
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Not the best environment BUT great value for money, clean and tasty dishes. Spreads are quite good. All grilled are great. Being coming for almost 2 years.

Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This is maybe the 4th time we've been &it's always a winner. Both the chicken and meat shawarma are delicious, the meat one on the greasy side. Their open flame grilled chicken is very tender well spiced & perfectly cooked. Highly recommended. And prices are cheap service is outstanding. Only thing is that bathrooms are a disaster so don't use... More 

Thank Gastronomica_lady
Pune, India
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I have been here many times mainly for two dishes : 1. Shawarma rolls 2. Barbique/ BBQ Chicken plate - and so far I have not any bad experience, except the fact that one time I felt the Barbique Chicken was either re-heated or too dry.. Not a great ambience for family dining.. But if you are solo - you... More 

Thank Pragatheeswaran R
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

In my opinion, one of the worst restaurants. Quality of food is bad. I had two very bad experiences.

Thank Mohanad S
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us for their Biryanis, so we went along at about 630pm, which is early for Qatari dinner time!. The restaurant was empty when we got there, friendly staff, very basic place but clean. I was excited because it's usually these types of places that sell the best food. I ordered the biryani and my husband... More 

Thank mstraveller78
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Quick service and friendly staff. The shawarmas are amazing and they offer other dishes as well - whole/half chicken, curries and rice etc. Great for getting a quick bite on the way home.

Thank MalteseStu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Barbecue, Turkish, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Bay Petrol Station | West Bay, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4493 3737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?