About Us

Since 2002.


Since its establishment in 2002, Layali has consistently stood out as Doha's Premier Lebanese dining destination, garnering recognition for its excellence.
It was honored twice by Qatar Today as the top Arabic Cuisine restaurant in the nation in both 2007 and 2010. In 2012, Layali further solidified its reputation by receiving the Best Middle Eastern Cuisine Award from Time Out Doha Magazine.
With 2 branches, at West Walk & Doha Port, Layali encapsulates Lebanon's rich cultural heritage, influenced by a history dating back centuries, including the region's diverse historical influences dating back to well before the 1500s. This historical tapestry has greatly shaped Lebanese gastronomy, establishing it as one of the most beloved cuisines in the Middle East.
The name Layali, meaning "nights" in Arabic, was chosen thoughtfully to evoke the enchanting atmosphere reminiscent of the lively soirées of old Andalusia and the mystical Arabian nights of the 17th century. Upon entering the restaurant, guests are greeted by a warm ambiance and an interior décor that reflects a fusion of contemporary Lebanese decor and historical charm.
Layali offers an ideal setting to savor its exquisite cuisine and a traditional Shisha with a variety of tobacco flavors. Combined with its meticulous Lebanese hospitality and historical ambiance, dining at Layali is an unforgettable experience that lingers in the memory long after the meal is finished.


Delving into our roots, Layali's heritage traces back over two decade to December 2002, when this distinguished Lebanese dining establishment first opened its doors under the guidance of Adara Group. Spearheaded by Mr. Mohammad Alayan, the group carefully selected the restaurant's name, drawing inspiration from its literal Arabic translation, which encapsulates the essence of "savoring a meal within a memorable ambiance."
Throughout its journey, Layali has remained steadfast in its commitment to offering authentic Lebanese cuisine.


We believe that a truly satisfying dining experience is not just about the food itself, but also about the serene and welcoming atmosphere that surrounds it.
Driven by our passion for culinary artistry and an unwavering commitment to meticulous attention to detail, we strive to ensure that every moment you spend with us is enjoyable and memorable.


Step into our inviting and tastefully designed space, where the essence of Lebanese culture permeates every corner. From the captivating mosaic floors to the intricately designed wooden doors, our décor reflects the warmth and hospitality of traditional Lebanese settings.


Attracting a discerning clientele from various walks of life, our restaurant has become a favored destination for those who appreciate dedication, excellence, and refinement.
With Layali consistently delighting guests with its unmatched service, culinary excellence, and innovative offerings, you'll notice familiar faces returning time and again, fostering a sense of belonging akin to being surrounded by family and friends in your home away from home.