Iftar and suhoor in Doha 2015

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Whether this is your first-ever Ramadan or you are a seasoned pro, it’s still good to know where to go to eat for iftar and suhoor during the Holy Month

Al Bidda Boutique Hotel
Italian cuisine at iftar and suhoor time to bring a Western feel to a Middle Eastern tradition. Iftar and suhoor à la carte prices. Iftar and suhoor typical timings.
La Piazza, Souq Waqif, (4433 6666).

Al Jasra Boutique Hotel
A Moroccan hospitality experience, and also Qatari dishes available. Iftar buffet QR200, suhoor à la carte prices. Iftar 6pm-8pm, suhoor 8pm-2am.
Argan, Souq Waqif, (4433 6666).

Al Jomrok Boutique Hotel
A serene, intimate lounge allows you to enjoy any cool evening breezes as the sun sets over Qatar as you listen to Arabesque lounge music. Suhoor à la carte prices. No iftar. Suhoor timings.
Al Shurfa, Souq Waqif (4433 6666).

Al Mirqab Boutique Hotel
Serving contemporary à la carte Lebanese dishes, including sweets and other Arabic dishes. À la carte prices for iftar and suhoor.
Al Terrace, Souq Waqif, (4433 6666).

Al Tabkha
Lebanese food and setting, with a feast of hot and cold mezze, grills and more. Iftar QR120, no suhoor. Begins after sunset.
La Croisette 18, The Pearl (3309 8347) ext. 5875).

Arumaila Boutique Hotel
A rooftop restaurant featuring an open kitchen, lively music and spectacular views over the Corniche and city skyline. Iftar and suhoor à la carte prices. Typical timings.
Al Matbakh, Souq Waqif (4433 6666).

Burj Al Hamam
Arabic inspired décor and food, with a mixture of appetizers, soups, main courses and desserts as part of a large buffet. Iftar QR275, suhoor QR180. Iftar after sunset. Suhoor around 9pm til late.
La Croisette 18, The Pearl (3325 9205 ext. 1291).

Damasca One
The Syrian hotspot is serving a traditional Ramadan feast for both iftar and suhoor. Typical iftar and suhoor timings.
Souq Waqif (4475 9088).

Doha Marriott
Arabic sweets and traditional hot dishes in a souq style décor. Iftar QR215, no suhoor. 5.30pm-9pm.
Restaurant Gallery, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

Eatopia
A selection of Ramadan juices, hot and cold mezze dishes and Arabic, Western and Oriental choices available. QR135 iftar buffet, suhoor à la carte prices. Iftar 6.30pm-9pm, suhoor later.
Gate Mall, West Bay (4020 6400).

Four Seasons
Traditional Arabic dishes and an array of international cuisines. The menu items have doubled since last year. Iftar QR235, suhoor QR275. Iftar 6pm- 8.30pm. Suhoor 10pm-2am.
Four Seasons Ramadan tent, West Bay (4494 8600).

Grand Hyatt
A traditional Ramadan buffet. The hotel atrium will be converted into an Arabian palace. Iftar QR250, Suhoor QR250. Sunset-2am.
Ramadanak tent, West Bay Lagoon (4448 1234).

IDAM by Alain Ducasse
Michelin-star winning chef Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at the Museum of Islamic Art stands out as a stunning place to experience suhoor in Doha. Not only is there the stunning location on the top floor of the remarkable MIA building, complete with sea and skyline views, but a specially selected menu is served up during Ramadan. From mezze including intriguing options such as fusion takes on traditional classics such as a rabbit and foie gras pate en croute ‘Fesenjean’ and saffrom cromesquis and shellfish to sharing dishes such as Ducaisse’s signature vegetable pot. Five per cent of the menu price will be donated to the Sheikh Eid Charitable Association.
Suhoor 590. Call 4422 4488 for more information.

Intercontinental Doha The City
Elegant décor and traditional cuisine, as well as Arabic entertainment during suhoor. Iftar QR225, suhoor QR250. Iftar sunset-9pm, suhoor 9pm-2am.
Al Jawhara Ballroom, West Bay (4015 8888).

InterContinental Doha Hotel
Cherish the month of Ramadan and all its traditions in the setting of the InterContinental Doha. There is a lavish iftar buffet at Coral Restaurant, featuring a wide variety of Arabic, Oriental and international delights and live cooking stations while admiring the views over the Arabian Gulf at sunset. Iftar QR225. After sunset.
Coral, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

InterContinental Doha Hotel
The “Shahrazad” tent awaits you to enjoy a special suhoor with live, traditional entertainment and flavourful shishas. QR225. From 9pm.
Shahrazad tent, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

La Cigale
A variety of mezze, salads, traditional and international delights available. Iftar QR220 per person. Begins after sunset.
La Cigalon, 60 Suhaim Bin Hamad Street, C-Ring Road (4428 8698).

La Cigale
Oriental and international dishes, live cooking stations and a desserts section. Suhoor QR250. Around 9pm-1am.
Ramadan tent, 60 Suhaim Bin Hamad Street, C-Ring Road (4428 8809).

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel
Traditional Arabian dishes, interactive cooking stations, live oud music, a shisha selection and traditional Ramadan beverages, and international cuisine. Iftar QR235, suhoor QR245. Iftar sunset-9pm. Suhoor 10pm-1:30am.
Wanassa, the Ramadan tent, West Bay (4419 6100).

Marsa Malaz Kempinski
Buffet with live cooking stations and multiple cuisines available in a traditional setting. Iftar QR240, suhoor QR290 (VIP table 8 pax QR3,000 for both iftar and suhoor). Children up to six eat for free, six-12 eat half price. Iftar sunset-8pm, suhoor 9pm-late.
Ramadan tent, The Pearl (4035 5555).

Marsa Malaz Kempinski
A family-style set menu for iftar with Levant delicacies and light background music. There is a similar vibe for suhoor. Iftar QR220, suhoor à la carte. From sunset-2am.
Al Surfa, The Pearl (4035 5555).

Meliá Hotel
Nidaaya restaurant is transformed into a sanctuary of warm colours, offering a spread of Arabic and international dishes for Iftar. At Suhoor, experience a grand tent pitched outdoors for an authentic Gulf setting. Iftar sunset-9pm QR190. Suhoor 9pm-2am QR220.
Nidaaya, Melia Doha, West Bay (4019 9999).

Mövenpick Doha
Middle Eastern specialities as well as an international buffet available. QR10 from each person dining will be given to Hope Qatar Charity. Iftar QR150. After sunset.
Seasons, Corniche (4429 1111).

Mövenpick Doha
The Barzan Hall is ideal for groups of 30 guests or more. Customised Ramadan menus start from QR160 per person. Iftar after sunset, suhoor around 9pm-1am.
Barzan Hall, Corniche (4429 1111).

Mövenpick West Bay
International cuisines and a wide array of options. There is also a concentration of Arabic and Ramadan dishes. Sunset-12.30am.
ForKnife, West Bay (4496 4444).

Najd Boutique Hotel
Indulge in an iftar buffet or à la carte suhoor on the rooftop. Qatari dishes are also available. Iftar QR180, suhoor à la carte. Typical timings.
Fusion Court, Souq Waqif (4433 6666), www.swbh.com.

Orient Pearl
Traditional Arabic feast in one of the most lavish and ornate spots on the Corniche Road. Typical iftar and suhoor timings.
Corniche (4410 6666).

Radisson Blu
A buffet that’s loaded with vegetarian, fish and meat options. Iftar QR140, suhoor not available. Sunset til 11pm.
Hyde Park Coffee Shop, Radisson Blu Doha, Intersection of C-Ring Road and Salwa Road (1428 1555).

Ramada Encore
Ramadan drinks with a buffet for iftar and a four-course set menu for suhoor. Advanced booking is required. Iftar QR170, suhoor QR89. Iftar Sunset til 11pm, suhoor midnight-2.30am.
The Hub, Ahmed Bin Mohamed bin Thani Street (4434 3444).

Sharq Village & Spa
For an authentic Arabian experience, enter the Sharq Village & Spa tent to enjoy a lavish buffet. Suhoor only, QR275. 8.30pm-2am.
Al Dasha Ballroom, Ras Abu Abboud (4425 6666).

Sharq Village & Spa
Traditional hot and cold dishes including freshly made bread together with mezze, classic salads, a live cooking station and more. Iftar QR225. Sunset-10pm.
Al Liwan, Ras Abu Abboud (4425 6666).

Sharq Village & Spa
Young and old alike gather for an elegant, Persian iftar, with a family-style set menu for all to enjoy. Iftar QR215. Sunset-10pm.
Parisa, Ras Abu Abboud (4425 6666).

Sheraton Doha
A selection of Ramadan classics for iftar. Children under six free. Aged 6-12 50% discount. Iftar QR210. Suhoor à la carte menu. Iftar sunset- 8.30pm, suhoor 8.30pm-11pm.
Al Hubara, West Bay (4485 3000).

Sheraton Doha
Warm service amid iconic interiors and sparkling chandeliers for suhoor only. Families and friends can bask in true Arabian hospitality with a suhoor buffet throughout the Holy Month. Suhoor QR290. 8.30pm-2am.
Sheraton Doha Ramadan tent, West Bay (4485 3000).

Sheraton Doha
Chill out and have snacks until late, with live music from a traditional oud player. À la carte menu. Sunset-2am.
Atrium Lounge, West Bay (4485 3000).

The St. Regis Doha
Enjoy the souq atmosphere and try local dishes from traditional recipes. Iftar QR230, suhoor QR290. Iftar sunset-8pm, suhoor 9.30pm-2am.
Grand Ballroom, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0105).

The St. Regis Doha
For women only! A discreet majlis for ladies with a catwalk entry, food platters, bites and desserts available. Suhoor only QR180. 9.30pm-2am.
Al Gassar Ballroom, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0105).

The Torch Doha
Daily iftar and suhoor buffets in a traditional aesthetic and atmosphere. Iftar QR220, suhoor QR180. Iftar from Maghreb prayer until 8pm, suhoor 11pm-2am.
Flying Carpet, Aspire Zone (4446 5600).

The Torch Doha
Includes set mezze, soup, main buffet dishes and desserts. À la carte menu available on request, with a view of the Doha city skyline from floor 50. Iftar QR200. Maghreb prayer until 8pm.
Panorama, The Torch Doha, Aspire Zone (4446 5600).

The Torch Doha
Suhoor set menu including traditional Ramadan platters served at the tea lounge, located on the 21st floor, overlooking Aspire Park. Suhoor QR140. 10pm-1.30am.
Torch Tea Garden, The Torch Doha, Aspire Zone (4446 5600).

W Doha Hotel & Residences
Live food stations, extended Arabic buffet, a live Ramadan band and shisha menu available. Iftar QR230. Children under six free. 50% off children under 12. 6pm-8.30pm.
Great Room (Sultan’s Tent), W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5000).

Wyndham Grand Regency
Enjoy a diverse array of Arabic cuisine with live stations for iftar. Children aged up 10 years eat for free. Group discounts available. Iftar QR190. Sunset-midnight.
Grand Gourmet, Wyndham Grand Regency, Al Sadd (4434 3366).

Wyndham Grand Regency
A traditional Arabic buffet with Qatari dishes as well for iftar. Iftar starting from QR99. Sunset onwards.
Al Qasr Ballroom, Wyndham Grand Regency, Al Sadd (4434 3202).

Zubarah Hotel
Baraha has contemporary Arabic cuisine with innovative dishes. Iftar and suhoor buffets with Ramadan juices, along with Arabic, international and Qatari dishes. For suhoor, you can also order à la carte options. Iftar QR95. Suhoor buffet QR100. From sunset-2am.
Baraha, Al Muntazah, (4447 0000).

By Time Out Doha staff
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