Christmas Day in Doha 2014

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Al Dana
There is a festive brunch from noon-4pm with freshly caught seafood also on the cards. Children can enjoy festive movies and treats, as well as a visit from Santa. QR360 per person, QR180 for children aged six to 12.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4425 6666).

Al Liwan
A seasonal and fun-filled brunch, with lots of treats for kids and games and activities from noon-4.00pm. Christmas carols start at 1pm. It’s QR320, or QR160 for children aged six to 12.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4425 6666).

Anvil Rooms
There is a five-course menu for QR380. À la carte options are also available.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0685).

Aramede
Festive buffet of various dishes, including roasts and trimmings, with live entertainment from Party Band Duo. It’s on from 6pm-11pm and is priced at QR225 with soft drinks, QR325 with selected house beverages.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Astor Grill
A special family style sharing menu prepared by the executive chef. Open from 12.30pm-4pm. QR700 per table of four (family style sharing).
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0211).

Ball Room
Have a sparking festive brunch for QR350 with unlimited vino and sparkling grapes from 12.30pm-3.30pm. There is also a choir and Santa.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Belgian Café
Have carved turkey and à la carte dishes and listen to a festive choir from 12.30pm-3.30pm. Santa gives gifts to little ones.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Blue
Wake up to a joyous Christmas with a family brunch and enjoy the views of the Aspire greenery. There is a selection of seasonal dishes to enjoy for QR250 per person. Ho ho ho.
Grand Heritage, Aspire Zone (4455 5522).

Choices
Relax and enter the festive spirit with a brunch at Choices. There is a buffet with all the traditional dishes and a live cooking station, as well as music from the resident band and a visit from Santa for little ones. QR270 with soft drinks, QR335 with unlimited house beverages or QR475 for a special drinks package.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Choices
From lobster, prawns and shrimps to shucked oyster on a half shell, enjoy unlimited seafood offerings for QR270 for food or QR345 with unlimited house beverages or QR375 with special drinks. There is a sparkling drinks package for QR475.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Coral
Have a sparkling festive brunch for QR350, including bubbly and vino. There is also live entertainment and activities for kids from 12.30pm-3.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Crossroads Kitchen
Three-course buffet with seasonal offerings, live cooking stations and a roast turkey carvery station from noon-3pm. This is priced from QR245. Santa will also visit.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Cucina
A festive Italian buffet brunch while listening to Christmas songs from noon-3pm from QR215.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Fish Market
A Christmas brunch by the beach for QR395, inclusive of bubbly from 12.30pm-3.30pm, with a choir and gifts for little ones from Santa.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Flying Carpet
There is a buffet menu for QR210, including selected drinks and it is half price for children ages six-12.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Hakkasan
Three-course set menu and live cooking stations as well as unlimited beverages from noon-3pm. QR299 with soft drinks, or QR429 with unlimited selected beverages.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0170).

Hyde Park
From noon-3pm, enjoy Christmas day lunch, inclusive of bubbly for QR290, or QR220 with soft drinks. Santa Claus will also pay a visit if you are good.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

Ipanema
Dressed in red this evening, celebrate Christmas with Brazilian flair on your plate and live music and party packs from QR375.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

La Spiga by Paper Moon
Indulge in Italian treats and listen to Doha Jazz from noon-4pm for QR250. À la carte options also available.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

La Spiga by Paper Moon
Four courses of Italian food from chef Monica Sanchez from 6pm-11.30pm. QR250 on the set menu. À la carte options also available.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

La Varenne
There is a five-course set menu packed with dishes to enjoy with family and friends throughout the day for QR350 per person.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Market by Jean Georges
Buffet in a jingling environment from noon-4pm. QR295 with soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Mykonos
There is a traditional festive lunch available here for QR250, with live music, a choir, and Santa provided from 12.30pm-3.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

New York Steakhouse
Enjoy a brunch buffet from noon-3pm from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Nusantao
The buffet brunch includes oysters, caviar, wild salmon, turkey and much more, including Arabic and Asian dishes, with an area for children. It’s QR265 for children, QR525 including soft beverages or QR650 with special drinks.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Opal by Gordon Ramsay
A long, lazy brunch with festive treats and a menu for children. Open from noon-4pm. QR350 with soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

Quick Bites
An extensive buffet brunch with New York Steakhouse specials in the mix as well from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Restaurant Gallery
Featuring a selection of traditional Christmas roasts, holiday desserts and festive drinks from noon-4pm. There is also entertainment for children with bouncy castles, games and more.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

Rodizio
Brazilian band Tropimambo sing your favourite Christmas carols during brunch for QR265 per person, including water, or QR369 with selected house beverages.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Seasons
There is festive entertainment and surprises in store for children from 12.30pm, priced at QR265 per person. Those aged 12-16 get 50 percent off, under 12s dine for free.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).

Spice Market
The W Doha brunch could be a way to celebrate the festive season louder from noon-4pm, with Doha Jazz providing entertainment. QR295 with soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

The Cellar
Gather family and friends and indulge in a set menu with a Spanish twist. QR225 for food only. Special drinks are available.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

The Grill
There is a large playground for children at this brunch, including bouncy castles, candy floss, face painting and a visit from Santa. Prices start at QR150 for children and QR295 for adults, or QR420 for adults with special beverages.
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (77982400).

The Square
Gather family and friends for good cheers and delicious fare at The Square. There is a buffet of all-time Christmas favourites such as roast beef, turkey and trimmings, and a Christmas log. There are also activities for children to keep them in a holiday spirit. QR250 including soft beverages, QR400 inclusive of selected drinks. InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Three Sixty
There is a set menu at the revolving restaurant for QR275 per person. It is priced at QR140 for children under 12.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Torch Tea Garden
For QR170, enjoy high-end tea and great views of Aspire Park from 3.30pm-6pm.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Vine Restaurant
From 12.30pm-4pm, get all the trimmings and live music, as well as entertainment for children. QR495 with soft beverages or QR595 with grapes, grains and sparkling bubbles.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0107)

By Time Out Doha staff
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