Discover Arabic Coffee Traditions


Morning Tour: 09:30 – 11:30 
Frequency: Daily, excluding public holidays | Duration: 2 hours

Private Tour

Discover the ancient coffee traditions of Qatar and experience true Arabian hospitality. Arabic coffee (pronounced “gahwa” in the Arabic dialect) has been a central part of Arab culture for centuries and its preparation and serving is marked by elaborate traditions and rituals. Your guide will escort you to our Cultural House located at the beach side Souq Waqif Al Wakra, where you will experience one of Qatar's oldest traditions. Your guide will explain the history and significance of Arabic coffee and the elaborate etiquette for the server, the guest and the host.

By the end of the tour you will have achieved an intimate knowledge of the history of coffee in the region and a deeper understanding of the ceremony's link to the heritage of Qatar's hospitality and etiquette.