Best Biryani In Qatar – list of 14 restaurants serving Biryani

People living in Qatar love their food. The country has some of the best food in the Middle East. From the spicy Indian dishes of the Gulf to the rich seafood of the Sea, Qatar offers something for everyone.

But where should you go for the best biryani in Qatar? No need to google Biryani near me. We have got you covered here.

Biryani is a type of rice dish that originated in India. They are usually served with meat or vegetables and are often accompanied by raita and sauces.

There are several types of biryani, but the most common ones include chicken, lamb, beef, fish, and vegetables. Some restaurants specialize in serving only one type of biryani, while others serve a variety of them.

Listed below are the restaurants which serve best biryani in Qatar. We have added map locations also for your easy navigation:

Bawarchi Restaurant

Bawarchi Restaurant serves a selection of breakfast and has a variety of dishes to choose from. The most popular dishes here are Mutton Dum Biryani, Chicken Dum Biryani, Haleem, and Mutton Shami Kebab.


Bawarchi Restaurant; Al Matar Al Qadeem St, Doha

Indian Hyderabadi Spices

This restaurant offers lip-smacking, authentic Hyderabadi as well Pakistani dishes. It is a small, family owned business and the menu includes special dishes from both the territories and include both regular and Dum Biryanis.

The service is friendly here and everything is prepared fresh the same day. The restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Doha and has amazing biryani recipes.


Indian Hyderabadi Spices Restaurant; Street No 10, Al Kassarat Street, Induatrial Area, Ar-Rayyan

Mr. Broast BBQ

Mr Broast BBQ is a Pakistani restaurant and specializes in Biryani, Kebabs and other dishes. Their most popular dishes are Chicken Kadai, Kebab platter, and Mutton Dum Biryani.


Mr. Broast BBQ; matar quadeem road, Near food palace hypermarket، Doha

Gazebo Restaurant

Located in the outskirts of Doha city, Gazebo restaurant serves North Indian food and is well known for its deliciously flavorful Dum-pukht style Biryanis and juicy Kebabs. Cooked in sealed clay pots, the restaurant offers than 10 types of Biryanis (chicken / mutton / fillet).

The restaurant has a simple décor and their service is very friendly. Some of their popular biryanis are Mutton Hyderabadi biryani, lamb / chicken biryani, and Reshami Mutton biryani. Other popular dishes that the restaurant offers are chicken tikka masala, lamb chops, and butter chicken.


Gazebo Restaurant; Barzan souq, Umm Salal Muhammed

Zaitoon Restaurant

This restaurant is for people who love spicy Indian food. They specialize in Kerela cuisine, and their most popular dishes are Chicken Tikka masala, Tandoori chicken, and Chennai Biryani. The staff are very polite, and the restaurant has an elegant ambience with well arranged interiors.


Zaitoon Restaurant; Salwa Rd, Doha

Aalishan Restaurant

best biryani in Qatar

This place is probably the best place to relish North Indian style biryani. It has large seating options and has efficient parking lots and a cozy ambience. It’s a family-friendly place and offers appetizing food.

Guests have lots of options to choose from, especially the Indian curries, flavorful biryanis, and sizzling starters. The best sellers of this restaurant are the Dum Gosht Biryani, Chicken tikka Dum biryani, and Subz biryani.


Aalishan Restaurant; Near Qatar Islamic Bank Salwa Road QA, 47576, Doha

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Amara Indian Restaurant

Amara Restaurant‘s menu primarily focuses on Classic Punjabi food, and their biryani is one of the most popular dishes there. There is a lot to choose from across vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, and the mutton biryani is the most popular among these.

Talking about the dine-in experience, the atmosphere is fun and vibrant and the ambience is chic and classy. The servers are friendly and accommodating and won’t hesitate to offer tips on other tourist attractions.


Amara Indian Restaurant; Al Muthanna Complex, Salwa Rd, Doha

Biryani Express

A restaurant that serves scrumptious Biryanis and also a selection of Appetizers and desserts as well. Biryani Express offers six different types of Biryanis, made both traditionally and gourmet-style. The restaurant also lets you pick the extra level of spice that you want, so you can truly enjoy the taste of the hearty Indian dish. The décor here is casual but very welcoming.


Biryani Express; Al Rayyan branch Al-Shafi & Al-Wajbah Muaither

Biryani Corner

This restaurant specializes in Biryani and serves good portions with reasonable prices. They mainly serve Indian food apart from Biryani and their bakery selection and sweets are especially loved by guests. They have a wide variety of options to choose from and the service is average.


Biryani Corner; Al Mirqab Al Jadeed St, Doha

Desi Dhaba

Desi Dhaba restaurant has a fantastic mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. It has a vibe similar to the dhabas (roadside eateries) found in India, and offers a wide range of dishes to the guests, including various types of Biryanis.

Desi Dhaba is a perfect place if one is looking for the Indian style of Biryani. All the dishes here are  served in a beautiful way and the restaurant has a quirky and vibrant decor style which adds to the charm of dining here.

Desi Dhaba is now also opened in Tawar Mall, Duhail.


Desi Dhaba, Zone 47, Al Jazeera St, Doha

Spice and Sizzle

Famous among the locals for its authentic taste, this restaurant offers Biryanis, steaks, soups, and tandoori cuisines. This high-end place is perfect for someone looking for a Pakistani interpretation of Biryani.

The restaurant serves Hyderabadi Biryani, Chilman Biryani, and Nauratan Biryani. This place has an alluring ambience and amazing service, and it is a must to try the sizzling dishes here.


Spice and Sizzle, Al Salama Street, Doha


This elegant restaurant is immensely popular for its Kebabs and offers high-quality food at affordable pricing. Guests can choose between mutton, chicken, lamb or chicken tikka biryani. All the kebabs have freshly grilled flavours which taste like home-cooked Indian BBQ meals.

The menu features a wide selection of Pakistani and Indian-origin cuisines. KebabBQ is the perfect place to drop by when you want to try some exotic versions of Biryani.


KEBABBQ, Ibn Mahmoud St, Doha

Which of the above restaurants you have tried before. If we have missed a restaurant serving best biryani, please let us know in comments and we will add it here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which biryani is the spiciest?

Memoni Biryani or Kutchi Biryani, derived from Pakistan Sindh Biryani, is one of the spiciest varieties of Biryani in India. It comes from the Muslim dominated, Gujarat-Sindh region of the country.

Which biryani is more tasty?

The Hyderabadi Biryani is a clear winner when it comes to taste and is loved by locals and tourists.

Which is better; pulao or biryani?

The primary difference between biryani and pulao is the preparation method. Biryani is made using the ‘draining method’ of cooking whereas pulao is made through the ‘absorption method’. The spices used in preparing biryani is high as compared to pulao, this gives the biryani a richer aroma and texture.

Who invented biryani?

Many historians believe that biryani originated from Persia and was brought to India by the Mughals. Biryani was further developed in the Mughal royal kitchen.

How many types of biryani are there?

India is known for its rich and diverse culinary traditions, but one of its most iconic foods is enjoyed throughout the country. Almost every region in India has its own version of the biryani, and there are over 26 types of biryani in India alone.

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