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El Faro

€€ - €€€Spanish, , Mediterranean
Marsa Malaz Kempinski, Doha 24892, Qatar
+974 4035 5011
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (65 reviews)
“paella” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Bar, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Marsa Malaz Kempinski, Doha 24892, Qatar
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice Spanish restaurant with live music and great quiet outdoor area with views. Even though we went there only for drinks, found the service very good and they were super nice and gentle with the kids.

Thank Evadelacruzlancha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice decor, excellent cocktails for happy hour and delicious tapas, what else can u ask for? They also have live guitarist to make your night even better. Will be back soon!

Thank Ginsekool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Sebastian and Milana for the flexibility to arrange and host a busy networking event at such short notice. Even though many more people came than originally expected the staff did their best to cope with the numbers and the guests were happy....More

Thank Dimtorch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner as we were staying in the hotel. The restaurant is very stylish and pleasant. We had prawn in garlic and chili (IT'S A MUST) and shared a chef's Paella which we could barely finish. Might be better for 3 people but...More

Thank mengyil2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere if you are in a group. A little noisy (due to the live music) if you are planning a quiet evening with your partner. Found the food to be very average. I am not Spanish, so I cannot comment the "authenticity" but found...More

Thank Erik G
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The service is awesome, specially the manager Sebastian, very pleasant. Some nights they also have a very talented singer called Rocio; the quality of the food was way above our expectations, it was like dinning in a traditional restaurant in the south of Spain, truly...More

Thank AngelP1638
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Wondering where you can treat your close friends? Talk to Michael Frydas, and he will guide you here - privacy combined with socializing - personalized service - value for money - mouthwatering Tappas - entertaining but not annoying music What else do I need for...More

1  Thank Dany T
KempinskiDoha, General Manager at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Dany T, Thank you very much for choosing to celebrate your 59th birthday at El Faro and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to hear that Michael our Food & Beverage Director recommended...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Great variety of tasty tapas and a very good atmosphere with live flamenco music. Magnificent service from the staff, many thanks to everyone and especially to David for advising us with patience and knowledge. My friends and I had never tried it in a Spanish...More

1  Thank Luca A
KempinskiDoha, General Manager at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Luca A, Thank you for choosing to dine at El Faro and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback on TripAdvisor. It is a real pleasure to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your dining experience, from the variety of our...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place with good food, not crowded. Staff friendly however one of the staff created a very uncomfortable situation. Overall good paella and good wine :)More

Thank Gianina T
KempinskiDoha, General Manager at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Gianina T, Thank you for choosing to dine at El Faro and for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your experience with us including the food, the paella especially...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with friends at the Faro restaurant. Very attentive staff, great spanish food, live music and good sangria ;) Highly recommendedMore

1  Thank Arturo R
KempinskiDoha, General Manager at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Arturo R, Thank you for choosing to dine at El Faro and for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. It is always a great pleasure hearing what an exquisite experience our guests had with us and we are very happy to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marsa Malaz Kempinski, Doha 24892, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4035 5011
  • E-mail
Description
El Faro delights with traditional Spanish tapas in a lively, edgy and contemporary setting, complete with graffiti walls and innovative wooden ceilings.
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