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La Varenne

28th Floor Tornado Tower | West Bay, Doha 0000000, Qatar
+974 4499 0680
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“snails” (7 reviews)
“steak frites” (5 reviews)
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French, European
28th Floor Tornado Tower | West Bay, Doha 0000000, Qatar
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Eating at La Varenne is a pleasure. The selection of French dishes is good, and the food high quality. Definitely a nice place to go for lunch, or dinner.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

After long discussions we dicided to go to the last surviving French restaurant in Doha. Last year we could still go to Maxim in Radisson Blue, but they also closed. After three years in Doha we know were to eat. My wife kills for good...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Saturday evening and restaurant was empty . Staff was trying their best to make us welcomed , but not the best feeling sitting in an empty restaurant. We ordered foie grass parfait for entré, we left half of it on the plate (unfortunately, tasted as...More

Thank Raj21Raj
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It was my second time in La Varenne. First time was a romantic date with my husband. And this time with my family. The place is very nice. We get a nice view from the windows. Service was great. It was very quiet on that...More

Thank Agnes C
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Pretty good diner... Beef tartare cut by knife (not so common nowadays), homemade french fries, delicious braised lamb shank... Nice ambiance music (at least fitting our taste) Only issue, a permanent low frequency vibration and sound that pushed us to change table... That was annoying......More

Thank Nick Nok S
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I used to really like their food but it's been going downhill, and the last time I went, the salmon was atrocious and there was almost nothing else I could eat on the menu. Even with our Entertainer 2-for-1 coupon it wasn't worth it. Service...More

Thank Anguw
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The place was empty. Nobody! This is already a bad sign. We went in anyway. Funny, we had a reservation! Limited menu for dinner. Supposed to be the only French Brasserie in town. No. There is no French brasserie in town. The foie gras was...More

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice views, place not full but a request to change table was not accepted. Interesting about their last order for business lunch, seen like everyone on a rush. Food good nothing amazing

Thank Fradnn
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went for a romantic meal for two, torn between this place and the Shangri La Chinese. French cuisine won for the night's entertainment. First course started promisingly, except my first two choices were not on the menu tonight (including no snails). When the mains...More

Thank PietroDallavia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visit this restaurant every weekend for breakfast i love the madam croquet and the basket of pastry the coffee is amazing our favor waitress she is Brazilian she is amazing.. The Brunch is amazing to, we love everything about this restaurant the hostess,manager,waitress every...More

Thank Graciela M
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18 September 2015|
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Response from mangy_boy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at dinner only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$250
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28th Floor Tornado Tower | West Bay, Doha 0000000, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4499 0680
  • E-mail
La Varenne is Qatar's only brasserie serving traditional French cuisine in a contemporary setting. Situated on the 28th floor of West Bay's stunning Tornado Tower, La Varenne, provides diners with an exceptional standard of food and service in a relaxed atmosphere. Breathtaking views across the Arabian Gulf complete the experience. Open for breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, La Varenne serves a range of delicious dishes inspired by cuisine served to diners in a traditional Parisian brasserie.
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