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Shebestan Palace Restaurant

Al Sadd Street | Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
+974 4441 1494
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“saffron rice” (10 reviews)
“kebab” (31 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Al Sadd Street | Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Interesting choices to choose from. A selection of Middle Eastern dishes to choose from. More formal than the Souq. Great to see the bread baked in front of you.

Thank cincol
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is an old Persian restaurant in Qatar which I visited several times with a decent visitors or in a special occasions. Typical Persian decorations and wallpapers and great hospitality. Wonderful food and service. It starts by entering the restaurant to face the big oven...More

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Superb Persian restaurant with a great menu. Try the beef with pomegranate! It's situated in the middle of Souk Waqif which is also worth a visit.

Thank Myles D
Reviewed 10 January 2018

From other reviews it is obvious that there is debate about whether or not this is "authentic" Persian/Iranian food. I can't judge that but I can say that we had a very memorable experience here and that the food was excellent. The ambience was lovely,...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The place is very comfortable and the ambience is very good. Food is average. Not a must visit. can be avoided.

Thank RahilQ4
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Generally good, but the Iranian laben drink that is supposed to be sour was indeed sweet. Ghaimeh Bademjan was a bit over- spicy and the Faloodeh was a bit dry. Apart from these, everything else was good and clean.

Thank momeeted
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Tasty soup. Not the best hummus. Definitely not the best laban yogurt (was surprisingly sweet rather than salty). But the kebabs, coupled with rice and fries, are a definite treat to experience in Doha. A cup of tea is highly recommended afterwards.

Thank Rabih E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This restaurant is a great experience with the ambience of a very special place. One enters along a long well lit corridor with wonderful decorations to a beautiful a/c courtyard.Amazing decor. The food is fabulous. Persian cuisine.Very authentic! We had Lamb and Chicken kebabs and...More

Thank djhallett
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband were just walking around and we decided to eat Persian while in Doha. It was the best decision we have made while there. My god, the restaurant itself is breath taking. Truly looks like a royal palace. The food taste amazing...More

Thank teri820
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We didn’t visit them but we called and they delivered their mix plate. It was really tasty and the dish was a really big size. Really nice taste of middle east cuisine. Strongly recommended.

Thank Johan A C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sadd Street | Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4441 1494
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