Things to do in Doha: Celebrate Oktoberfest in the city

From dancing and live music to bratwurst and brews, here are the best spots

Things to do in Doha: Celebrate Oktoberfest in the city

Don’t worry if you can’t afford a flight to Munich. Germany’s favourite Bavarian festival is crash-landing in Doha this month. So strap on those lederhosen, raise your stein and start chanting, “Ein prosit der gemütlichkeit…”

Head on over to Boston’s for the Oktoberfest Platter Challenge and face a massive plate of sausages head on. If you finish them in 13 minutes, it’s on the house. And if you want a good old fashioned full-blown celebration, you can sample a bunch of classic Oktoberfest dishes, special German drinks and an exclusive burger created for the occasion by the chef until October 6.
QR125 (per platter). Until Oct 31, 5pm-11.30pm. City Centre Rotana Doha, West Bay (4445 8888).

As part of the Carnival Fiesta Series brunch happening every Friday at Oryx Rotana, October 4 is dedicated to Oktoberfest. You’ll get to taste the best German treats along with other brunch specials.
Oct 4, 12.30pm-4pm. Oryx Rotana Doha, Umm Ghuwailina (4402 3333).

InterContinental Doha
For the biggest and most entertaining Oktoberfest celebrations in Doha, there’s no better place. Indulge in a scrumptious German buffet and enjoy Munich’s most famous hops while you scream “Oi Oi Oi” as The Voigas band entertains you with original festive music and performances. Trust us (as regular patrons), you don’t want to miss this.
QR265 (entrance and buffet). Oct 3, 4, 10, 11, 8pm-onwards. Wiesn Tent, InterContinental Doha (4484 4919).

Olive Oil
Along with the staples, there are plenty of Bavarian delicacies to try out with additional beverage packages that feature special German favourites at this Oktoberfest brunch.
QR249 (soft drinks). Oct 4, 12.30pm-4pm. City Centre Rotana Doha, West Bay (4445 8888).

The Cellar
Slip into your lederhosen and fill your steins with some Bavarian hops. The celebration is going to be exciting with the music and the traditional delights such as stout beef stew, pretzel sandwiches, sausages and more.
Until Oct 6, noon-11.30pm. Oryx Rotana (4402 3333).

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