Festive feasts

Indulge in five fantastic themed afternoon teas. By Shereen D’Souza

Festive feasts

InterContinental Doha
It’s one thing to have a regular afternoon tea and it’s a whole other thing to do it with Santa. The kids can have their pictures taken with Mr Claus, decorate gingerbread cookies with bakers in the special mini corner and even get complimentary gifts, all while you spoil yourself at the afternoon tea buffet in a festive setting with themed tunes.
QR130 (per person). Dec 22-25, 3pm-5pm. Al Wajba Ballroom, InterContinental Doha (4484 4444).

Mandarin Oriental, Doha
Try the festive tea at this luxurious new venue and indulge in sweet and savoury holiday treats complemented by an extensive range of teas from around the world with vintage classics or bespoke blends.
QR220 (per set). Dec 19-Jan 4, 2.30pm-5pm. Baraha Lounge and Mandarin Lounge, Mandarin Oriental, Doha, Msheireb Downtown Doha (4008 8888).

Marsa Malaz Kempinski
The Venezia Ballroom at Marsa Malaz Kempinski features a warm setting and a teddy bear afternoon tea that’s perfect for adults and children. There are loads of activities and an exciting schedule that includes gingerbread house decoration, cookie baking, a photo session with Santa and a unique gift for the little ones. It’s a great way to celebrate the holidays with
the entire family.
QR275 (adults), QR175 (children), free for kids below six. Dec 20-24. Venezia Ballroom, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Qatar (4035 5555).

The Ritz-Carlton Doha
Celebrate the season in style with The Ritz-Carlton’s classic afternoon tea experience with a festive twist.
QR170 (per person). Dec 15-30, 2.30pm-5pm. Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 8522).

The Westin Doha
Head over to Luxe Lounge in this lush urban oasis right in the middle of the city with your friends and family for a delicious festive afternoon tea. You can choose from a wide range of festive cakes and creative hampers. It’s available throughout the entire month.
QR140 (for two people). Until Dec 31, 3pm-5pm. Luxe Lounge, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, Fereej Bin Mahmoud (3359 8514).

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