Another food festival has recently opened in Doha. Organized by Infinity Marketing Solutions, the BIRYAB FESTIVAL (@biryab_festival) is an 11-day, one of a kind event having the finest restaurants to celebrate the exquisite flavors of biryani and kebab dishes. It showcases the cultural heritage of Indian, Persian & Levant Cuisine.
A festival of tempest flavors from the origins of countries serving soul-haling Biryani and melt-int-the-mouth Kebabs. Enjoy scrumptious Awadhi, Kolkata, Hyderabadi, Ambur, Mumbai, Thallasery and Sindhi Biryanis cooked by renowned restaurants in Qatar. – from the Organizers, Infinity Marketing Solutions
However, due to bad weather conditions (sand storm) that hit the city, the initial opening was pushed to 28th February 2020 to ensure the safety of the public, crew and all the participating establishments.
It is located in Al Bidda Park (Wadi Al Sail South), beside the old Fire Station and Cafe #999. It also has ample underground parking opposite the new Ministry of Interior building near the Civil Defense signal.
The event will also highlight various kinds of biryani and kebab in one location, live cooking performances, and contests, as well as guest tenants and outlets.
Timing: 12pm to 12mn (February 28 to March 9)
List of Participating Establishments in no particular order
- Afghan Brother Restaurant
- Royal Tandoor Contemporary Indian
- Cafe Zaffran
- Mr. Shawarma
- Zaitoon Restaurant & Grill
- Jabri Sweets/Restaurants
- Modern Asian Restaurant
- Lahore Fish
- Deccan Diwan Restaurant
- Rahmath Calicut Restaurant
- dGrill Cafe and Restaurant
- Bombay Chowpatty
- Spice & Sizzle
- QSports – Entertainment Partner
- Lock Coffee House
- Shawarma Station
- Tanateesh Sweet and Chocla
- The Filipino Street Food
- Tutti Frutti
- Shukran Doha
- Kidzania – Entertainment Partner
Get 20% off your CAREEM rides by using the discount code BIRYAB.
The cover photo is taken from BIRYAB FESTIVAL Facebook page. The stalls are still closed when we took the photos and is usually festive and colorful in the evening. We will update this post with more photos in the coming days.
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