SUNDAYS Italian Specialities at Gourmet House With prices starting from just QR30 at this restaurant, Italian food has never been so affordable. Get your perfectly satisfying panini piled high with lots of fresh ingredients. And if you opt for a pizza instead, the offerings on the new menu feature oven-baked pies that will be prepared with toppings of your choice. From QR30. Daily 7am-10pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Residences & Suites, West Bay (4405 3326).
MONDAYS Taco Today at Salsa Enjoy authentic, unlimited tacos. Get yours piled with beef, chicken, fish or veggies, served with spicy or non-spicy salsa, traditional guacamole, sour cream, Mexican rice and refried beans. QR100 (food only), QR150 (two selected beverages). Sun-Fri 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Doha Marriott Hotel, Ras Abu Aboud (4429 8888).
TUESDAYS Ladies’ Night at Diner Station A female DJ plays amazing tunes while you get to enjoy five different tapas. Two beverages are also included. We highly recommend the popcorn shrimp. QR120 (five tapas and two beverages). Tue 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Medina Centrale, The Pearl-Qatar (4437 8488).
Turkish Night at Seasonal Tastes Enjoy a scrumptious Turkish feast that includes mouthwatering dishes and desserts put together by five Turkish chefs. QR160 (soft drinks), QR270 (two hours of unlimited paired beverages). Tue 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, Fereej Bin Mahmoud (3359 8514).
WEDNESDAYS World of Burgers at Aroma Head over to Aroma restaurant and The Lounge at Kempinski Residences & Suites to try the new burger menu. Each burger represents different culinary worlds with unique spices and country-specific ingredients. Tag them on Instagram to get a complimentary malt beverage. From QR60. Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Residences & Suites, West Bay (4405 3325).
THURSDAYS Barefoot Thursday at Four Seasons Hotel Doha If you haven’t been yet, Barefoot Thursday is a fun night out complete with live entertainment, creative beverages, a stylish setting and an excellent barbecue. The menu showcases fresh seafood and steaks in a chic beach bar setting. QR250 (soft drinks), QR350 (selected beverages). Free entry to the beach bar. Thu 7pm-11pm (dinner), 7pm-12.30am (beach bar), 7pm-9pm (happy hour). Ongoing. The beach at Four Seasons Hotel Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).
Fish, Claws & Shells at Choices Savour a lavish selection of fresh delicacies from lobster, prawns and shrimps to freshly shucked oyster on half shells. You’ll love the open kitchen and fantastic pool view. QR280 (soft drinks), QR360 (selected beverages). Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Oryx Rotana Doha, Umm Ghuwailina (4402 3333).
Thursday Grill Market at Amwage Check out the live cooking stations and ask for anything to be grilled the way you like it. This is a great al fresco weekend dining option if you’re heading out with friends and family. The live Cuban duo start at 8.30pm. QR260 (soft drinks), QR380 (selected beverages), QR120 (shisha). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Qatar (4035 5555).
FRIDAYS BBQ Fridays on the terrace at Shehrazad Fine weather with a sizzling barbecue awaits you every Friday at the Shehrazad terrace, with Doha’s first swing grill, a salad bar and some delicious grilled meats. QR80 per person (including one beverage). Fri 6.30pm-10.30pm. Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, Al Muntazah (4428 1555).
Weekend Lunch at Gemmayze If you’re done with all the glam brunches in town and just want a chilled-out Friday lunch, try the set menu offer at Gemmayze. It features hot and cold mezze, plus mixed grills, desserts and one soft drink. QR140 (adults), QR70 (kids aged six to 12). Fri and Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Doha, West Bay (4484 4444).
SATURDAYS Culinary & Relaxation Journey at The Lagoon Ladies, enjoy a healthy lunch with the gals and then spend the afternoon by the infinity pool catching up with beverages. QR110 (food and one beverage). Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until Apr 30. The Ritz-Carlton Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 8000).
Dinner by the Pool at Splash Restaurant Here’s an idea for a great way to spend your Saturday evening – by the pool watching classic black and white movies. Welcome drinks await you, plus an open salad bar, live cooking stations that include barbecues, and a selection of desserts. QR79. Sat 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Ezdan Hotel, West Bay (4496 9600).
Ladies Breakfast in the City at The Square If you’re after the perfect end-of-the-week morning meet-up spot to hang out with the girls, we think we’ve found it. Head to the Ladies Breakfast at The Square, and while catching up, try the delicious buffet spread. QR75 (for ladies). Daily 6.30am-10.30am. InterContinental Doha – The City, West Bay (4015 8888).