New Year's Eve parties in Doha 2019

Here are the best places in Doha to ring in 2020

New Year's Eve parties in Doha 2019

This fabulous new venue is a top spot thanks to a great selection of drinks and world-renowned beats. Ring in the New Year overlooking the marina with legendary DJ Ravin who will be on decks to keep the party pumping until the early hours. The entry price includes a five-course menu, too.
QR450 (selected beverages), QR750 (enhanced beverages), QR850 (premium beverages). The Ritz-Carlton Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 8522).

Start your celebrations with Boston’s Midnight Madness party. Happy hours are on from 5pm until 9pm and there are two special beverage packages. Groups of eight and above get special discounts on food.
From QR275 (selected beverages). Dec 31, 9pm-onwards. City Centre Rotana Doha, West Bay (4445 8888).

Celebrate the end of 2019 at Centara’s Sapphire Ballroom with unlimited special beverages, tapas, live DJ entertainment and party favours.
QR250 (selected beverages). Dec 31, 6.30pm-onwards. Sapphire Ballroom, Centara West Bay Residences & Suites Doha, West Bay (4009 5520).

Dance through the decades and travel back in time as DJ Santiago takes you on a magical musical tour. Don’t forget your retro outfit and expect an electrifying night featuring tasty bites and plenty of bubbles under twirling disco balls.
QR450 (selected beverages), QR550 (premium beverages). Dec 31, 9pm-2am. Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4448 1195).

El Faro
Get your flamenco on and end the year on a Spanish note with your amigos at El Faro’s Noche Vieja. Try the traditional and authentic sharing-style menu loaded followed by vibrant evening entertainment from the live band.
QR450 (soft beverages), QR600 (special beverages), QR225 (children aged six to12), free (kids under six). Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Qatar (4035 5555).

Glo Bar
The New Year’s Eve Bash at Glo Bar is going to be a memorable one. Especially because the entry is priced at QR100 including a beverage. Party the night away with music from a DJ and party favours.
QR100 (per person). Dec 31, 5pm-2am. Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 5000).

Hudson Tavern
We’re really excited about New Year’s Eve at Hudson Tavern. There’s a live band, a DJ and a super fun theme – Jail House Rock. There’s a special food and beverage package, too.
QR399 (selected beverage), QR199 (ages 12-20). Dec 31, 8pm-onwards. Mondrian Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4045 5999).

Irish Harp
There’s a super countdown celebration at Irish Harp with high-energy music and good memories to take away. Party at this Victorian-style pub and enjoy a special selection of finger food and special beverages. Entrance is free for ladies and men get one standard beverage along with the entry ticket.
Free for ladies, QR150 (men). QR1,500 (standard, table for two to four guests), QR2,000 (silver), QR3,250 (gold, four to six guests), QR5,500 (platinum, eight to ten guests). Sheraton Grand Doha, West Bay (4485 3000).

Jazz Club
There’s live music and an unforgettable midnight celebration. Take your closest pals along and party the night away with two free house beverages included in the entry fee and pass around hor d’ouevres from 9pm until midnight.
QR250. Dec 31, 9pm-midnight. Oryx Rotana Doha, Umm Ghuwailina (4402 3333).

Manko’s New Year’s Eve party features special decorations, Parisian DJs and secret acts (you’ll have to go here to find out).
QR200 (per person including one house beverage). Dec 31, 8pm-2am. InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Marsa Malaz Kempinski

Ring in the New Year with an elevated adults-only celebration at Marsa Malaz Kempinski’s stunning poolside. There’s a lavish buffet perfectly curated by the chefs. You can groove to the music from seven-piece band Fully Funktional, performing under the stars.
QR800 (selected beverages), QR1,200 (premium spirits and preferred seats). Dec 31, 7pm-onwards. Poolside, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Qatar (4035 5555).

Close 2019 at a super stylish rooftop party at Nobu. Enjoy a seven-course omakase menu and then head over to the outdoor terrace for the countdown party with magnificent views and top beats by the resident DJ.
QR200 (per person including two drinks), QR700 (omakase and rooftop party). Dec 31, 6.30pm-2am. Four Seasons Hotel Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Bid adieu to 2019 at Paloma’s Decade Party. There’s a delectable four-course set menu prepared specially by Salvador Franco and live entertainment from the resident band. The best part about Paloma is that whenever you want to switch things up, just cross over to the adjacent nightclub Lava for the year-end countdown with a live DJ.
Free entry, QR325 (set menu including a festive mixed beverage). Dec 31, 7pm-2am. InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Sensational guest DJ Odette will kick off 2020 with a bang and ladies get free entry until 9pm. You’ll need a membership, so make sure you have your QID or passport when you enter.
Free (ladies before 9pm), QR75 (ladies after 9pm with one beverage), QR150 (men after 7pm with one beverage), QR180 (VIP with one beverage). Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, C Ring Road (4428 1652).

The Cellar
Say hola to 2020 at The Cellar’s Sinbad in Andalucia New Year’s Eve party. Bring your friends along and experience some authentic Spanish hospitality as you party the night away at this themed celebration.
QR299 (per person). Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Oryx Rotana Doha, Umm Ghuwailina (4402 3333).

The Ritz-Carlton Doha
For a really glamorous year-end affair, check in to The Ritz-Carlton Doha’s White Party. Expect impressive décor, live music and a spectacular countdown. And if you want to grab a bite, there’s plenty to try including fresh oysters, smoked salmon, live grills, a carving station and decadent desserts.
QR699 (enhanced beverages), QR199 (kids aged six to 12). Dec 31, 7pm-2am. The Ritz-Carlton Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 8522).

The Westin Doha
There are two fun options at this hotel in the city centre. If you’re a fan of the Bubbalicious brunch, join The Glam Night for a New Year’s to remember under the stars. The Winter Lodge NYE Countdown is a totally different experience which you can check out on the terrace at Mix Bar.
QR420 (The Glam Night, soft beverages), QR100 (Winter Lodge including one free beverage). Dec 31, 7pm-2am. The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, Fereej Bin Mahmoud (3359 8514).

W Doha
There are loads of options to ring in the New Year at W Doha. There’s a five-course set menu at Market by Jean-Georges, La Spiga and Spice Market. You can add QR85 for unlimited sips and QR235 for speciality sips. If you really want to take the New Year celebrations up a notch, party at the Great Room. The gala dinner features a party band with unlimited sips and a glass of bubbles.
QR465 (set menu). Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Market by Jean-Georges, La Spiga and Spice Market. QR750 (special beverages). Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Great Room, W Doha Hotel, West Bay (4453 5135).

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