Christmas in Doha 2014

Food, drink, turkeys to take home, parties, Santa and more festive fun

Christmas in Doha 2014
During the month of December

Biscotti
Throughout December
Enjoy Christmas specialities and enjoy sweet and savoury treats throughout the month.
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4449 1234).

Kempinski
Throughout December
Enjoy gazing at a massive gingerbread house while trying a selection of stollen and gingerbread delicacies from 7am-9pm. Go on, treat yourself.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325).

Lobby Lounge
Throughout December
There is a life-sized gingerbread house in Lobby Lounge as you sample a selection of cookies, cakes and other festive delights. You can also purchase a holiday hamper to take home with you.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Palm Garden
Throughout December
Have a whole roast turkey to go without the trimmings for QR600, or with them for QR680. Give 24 hours’ notice and ring from 9am-5pm.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1555).

Seasons Takeaway
Throughout December
Get turkey on the run and throw your own festive party, without spending hours in the kitchen. QR500 for a six kilogram turkey, accompanied by chestnut and bread stuffing and roasted potatoes with rosemary, and more.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).

Vinatage Lounge
Throughout December
There is a special selection of festive drinks throughout December from 6pm-1am. Every Wednesday is ladies’ night, with special offers.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

St. Regis
December 1
Gather family and friends to watch the hundreds of lights illuminate the 8-metre tree, free of charge from 6pm-7pm.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

St. Regis
December 1-24
Have you been well behaved this Christmas time? Post from the special North Pole letterbox in the main lobby. Deliveries close on December 24.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

Quick Bites
December 1-25
There are a variety of hot dishes including roasted turkey roll, sausage and mash, braised lamb shank and more from QR55.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Quick Bites takeaway
December 1-25
Fill in the order form and pick up your turkey festively played, with trimmings as well. From QR390. Order 48 hours in advance.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Twas the Night (and Day) before Christmas
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve food

New Year's Eve party

New Year's Day: Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner


St. Regis takeaway
December 1-25
Take a turkey to go with all the trimmings. It’s QR990, which will serve eight people. Give 48 hours’ notice.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

Doha Marriott takeway
December 1-27
Order a turkey to go with all the trimmings to enjoy until December 27. It’s QR790 for a 6-8 people sized portion, QR1,100 for 10-12 people.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

KempinskiDecember 1-30
Order a ready-made turkey with stuffing, vegetables and potatoes. Place your order 48 hour in advance.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325)

Quick Bites
December 1-January 6
There are cakes, cookies, hampers and other goodies available from QR40.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Kempinski
December 3,10 & 17
Executive chef Vinon Yergu will create a three course meal while giving away culinary tips and secrets for QR225 per person.
Reservations only. Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325).

Four Seasons takeaway
December 3-31
Enjoy a packaged festive goodie bag, including mascarpone pralines and stollen. Order 72 hours in advance.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Astor Grill
December 5
Get a culinary masterclass on how to make a great festive menu from 4pm-6pm. It’s priced at QR290 per person.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0211).

Sarab Lounge
December 5, 12, 19, 26
Have afternoon tea with Santa from 2.30pm-8pm.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0126).

Astor Grill
December 6
There are festive cooking classes for children aged four-12. Pastry chefs share a secret or two to help out. Places are limited and booking is essential. It’s QR120 per child and on from 11am-1pm.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0211).

Sarab Lounge
December 6
There is a traditional festive market held on the first floor terrace. Pick up some last-minute gifts for family and friends and enjoy spicy beverages.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0126).


Quick Bites
December 6
Gingerbread making session for five-10 year-olds from 4pm-6pm. Registration is required. QR75, inclusive of snacks and refreshments for kids.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Cucina
December 6-24
Unwrap the 12 days of Christmas from chef Massimiliano’s specialities from noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm for QR85.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Lobby Lounge
December 6, 13, 20, 27
Build your own holiday house every Saturday during the month of December and create your own gingerbread house. Executive pastry chef Udesh Nalaka will guide you through all the special techniques to build and decorate the perfect holiday treasure. QR65 per child.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Sky Lounge takeaway
December 10-31
Gather at home over traditional roast turkey, roast beef or have a little sugar rush with a festive Yule log. Order 72 hours in advance. Turkey QR590 (serves 10), beef QR940 (serves 10) and Yule log is QR170 for one kilogram.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Quickbites
December 12 & 19
An extensive buffet brunch, with New York Steakhouse specials in the mix as well, from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

La Varenne
December 12, 19, 26
There is a market-style brunch with a collection of seasonal treats. It’s QR280 for soft drinks and spiced apple punch, QR430 with sommelier’s choice.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Blue
December 13 & 20
Have a family get-together with the children and create your own gingerbread house from 3pm-5pm. Each parent/child team will be supplied with all the necessaries to get creative and make a colourful, decorated gingerbread house. Sign up early as there are limited spaces available.
QR249 per house, including use of the tea and coffee station. Grand Heritage, Aspire Zone (4455 5522).

InterContinental takeaway
December 13-26
The turkey to go returns this year, and there are also other specialities such as Christmas hampers to take away at the gingerbread house in the lobby.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Sky Lounge
December 14-January 8
There are a range of festive gourmet treats available, including gingerbread and Christmas cookies to take away and non-alcoholic eggnog.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

L’ Espresso
December 15-25
There are seasonal sweets available, including gingerbread and mince pies for take away.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).


Savor Lounge
December 15-31
There is a festive takeaway menu full of x-mas favourites.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Doha Marriott
December 19
Join the Doha Marriott for the tree lighting ceremony and enjoy performances from the Marriott Christmas Choir, as well as a ‘Christmas Treat’ pass around, traditional gingerbread houses and festive drinks from 7.30pm. Santa will also be present.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

The Torch
December 19, 20, 30
Enjoy a skyline dinner and start the New Year countdown early with an exclusive dinner for QR3,000. This includes a five-course meal, a personal butler and a special cake. This offer is for married couples only and advanced reservations are required.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Doha Marriott
December 20-24
Daily performances from the Marriott Choir. Bring the family over to listen from 7.30pm-8pm.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

Lobby at InterCon
December 20-25
You can have festive afternoon tea from 3.30pm-6.30pm for QR95 for food only, or QR125 with festive drinks from 4.30pm-5.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Al Qareb
December 21-22
Children aged five and above can create their own gingerbread house to take home from 10am-midday.
It’s QR220 per child. Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Al Jalsa Lounge
December 21-24
Have tea and festive treats with Santa and his elves for QR165 and young ones get to take home a teddy bear, from 3.30pm-5.30pm.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

The Lobby Lounge
December 21-24
You can have a picture taken with Santa and two of his elves while listening to festive songs at 3pm.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

La Varenne
December 21-31 (not available Friday 26)
There is a festive business lunch available from noon-3pm. Two courses come to QR85, three to QR95.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Al Sharq Village takeaway
Have a turkey to go for QR1,000 (serves up to eight). Book 24 hours in advance.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Paper Moon
December 24-31
There is a special festive culinary menu with an Italian atmosphere.
Jaidah Square, Airport Road (4016 6000).


Twas the Night (and Day) before Christmas

Al Dana
There is a four-course meal for QR290 per person from 6.30pm-11.30pm.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Al Liwan
There is a wide variety of selection in the buffet, priced at QR250 per person, or QR125 for children under 12, from 7pm-11pm.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Aramede
Live entertainment from Party Band Duo from 6pm-11pm. QR225 with soft drinks, QR325 including house beverages.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Aroma
Have a four-course dinner inspired by the European heritage of Kempinski and listen to Christmas rhythms. QR345 with a welcome bubbly and soft drinks, QR495 with a welcome bubbly and house vino from 8pm-11pm.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325).

Astor Grill
Have New York style festive dishes with a four-course meal prepared by the executive chef from 7.04pm-11pm. It’s QR355 with soft drinks or QR610 with sommelier’s selection.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0211).

Bentley's Grill
From 6pm-11pm, enjoy dinner for QR360.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

Choices
There is a dinner buffet extravaganza with all the traditional festive decor, including sparkling lights and decorated tables. For younger guests, Santa will pay a visit.
QR260 with soft drinks, QR345 with house beverages or QR475 with a special package. Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Coral
There is a festive buffet dinner for QR350, including sparkling, red and white vino from 7pm-11.30pm. There is a Christmas choir and gifts from Santa for little ones.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Crossroads Kitchen
Three-course buffet with seasonal offerings, live cooking stations and a roast turkey carvery station from 6pm-11pm. This is priced from QR425.
Santa will also visit. Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Fish Market
A set menu for QR300, as well as a Christmas choir and gifts from Santa for little ones. À la carte is also available. 6.30pm-11.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

During the month of December
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve food

New Year's Eve party

New Year's Day: Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner


Flying Carpet
There is a festive dinner buffet at QR220, including selected beverages. Children aged six-12 are half-price.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Gordon Ramsay
There is a five-course treat and a festive welcome drink from 7pm-11pm for QR650. It’s QR1,250 with sommelier’s selection.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 00116).

Il Teatro
There is a four-course dinner at the Italian restaurant and Santa Claus will bring gifts for the children. QR410 including special beverages and turkey amuse bouche. QR560 for special beverages, amuse bouche and a glass of sparkling vino and a selection of grape drinks.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Ipanema
Dressed in red this evening, celebrate Christmas with Brazilian flair on your plate and live music and party packs from QR375.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Jazz Club
A stylish evening soirée with the enjoyable sounds of jazz and festive decorations. There is a three-course dinner from a set menu, inclusive of contemporary steak favourites for QR260. There are also special ‘holiday’ prices on bottles of sparkling drinks from a certain region in France.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

La Varenne
There is a five-course set menu packed with dishes to enjoy with family and friends throughout the day for QR350 per person.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Market by Jean Georges
There is a four-course Christmas menu while you listen to Doha Jazz for QR295 per person.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Mykonos
Set menu including one glass of mulled drink for QR225, with a live band providing entertainment from 6.30pm-11.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

New York Steakhouse
Enjoy a four-course meal from 6pm-11pm from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Opal by Gordon Ramsay
You can have dinner on the terrace and under the stars. It is a four-course festive menu from 6pm-11pm for QR295, or QR540 with sommelier’s selection.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).


Parisa
Contemporary Persian delights available from 6.30pm-11.30pm, priced at QR280.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Prime
Enjoy French culinary delights with a classic French-inspired dinner consisting of a four-course menu with French onion soup, fois gras and Prime’s beef cuts, accompanied with a glass of bubbly. Finish the evening with a take away box of chocolates, made by the in-house choclatier. QR390.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Rodizio
Bazilian band Tropimambo keeps you entertained from 6pm-11pm. QR265 including water, QR369 with selected house beverages.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Seasons
From 6.30pm-11pm, tuck into traditional holiday dinner with all the festive cheer around you for QR215 per person. Those aged 12-16 are half price and under 12s dine free.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).

Spice Market
South East Asian street food and festive dishes are available for QR295 from 6pm-11.30pm on the set menu, with Doha Jazz as entertainment. À la carte options are also available.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Strata
Have a white Christmas celebration as the lounge is transformed into a winter wonderland at Strata. There is a complimentary festive drink and party away with the resident DJ spinning holiday tunes. Bing Crosby at the ready and, of course, Wizard.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

The Cellar
Gather family and friends and indulge in a set menu with a Spanish twist. QR225 for food only. Special drinks are available.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

The Lounge
Festive sounds and 50 percent off selected drinks and food from 5pm-7pm. It’s complimentary entrance and open from 5pm-2am.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325).

The Square
Gather family and friends for good cheer and delicious fare at The Square. There is a buffet of all-time Christmas favourites such as roast beef, turkey and trimmings, and a Christmas log. There are also activities for children to keep them in a holiday spirit. QR250 including soft beverages, QR400 inclusive of selected drinks. InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Three Sixty
Enjoy the festive season at Doha’s only revolving restaurant with a set menu for QR310.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Torch Tea Garden
For QR170, enjoy high-end tea and great views of Aspire Park from 3.30pm-6pm.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Vine Terrace
Festive buffet brunch and speciality desserts from 12.30pm-4pm. QR320 or QR420 with sommelier’s selection.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0107).


Christmas Day

Al Dana
There is a festive brunch from noon-4pm with freshly caught seafood also on the cards. Children can enjoy festive movies and treats, as well as a visit from Santa. QR360 per person, QR170 for children 12 and under.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Al Liwan
A seasonal and fun-filled brunch, with lots of treats for kids and games and activities from noon-4.00pm. Christmas carols start at 1pm. It’s QR320, or QR150 for those 12 and under.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Anvil Rooms
There is a five-course menu for QR380. À la carte options are also available.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0685).

Aramede
Festive buffet of various dishes, including roasts and trimmings, with live entertainment from Party Band Duo. It’s on from 6pm-11pm and is priced at QR225 with soft drinks, QR325 with selected house beverages.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Astor Grill
A special family style sharing menu prepared by the executive chef. Open from 12.30pm-4pm. QR700 per table of four (family style sharing).
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0211).

Ball Room
Have a sparking festive brunch for QR350 with unlimited vino and sparkling grapes from 12.30pm-3.30pm. There is also a choir and Santa.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Belgian Café
Have carved turkey and à la carte dishes and listen to a festive choir from 12.30pm-3.30pm. Santa gives gifts to little ones.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Blue
Wake up to a joyous Christmas with a family brunch and enjoy the views of the Aspire greenery. There is a selection of seasonal dishes to enjoy for QR250 per person. Ho ho ho.
Grand Heritage, Aspire Zone (4455 5522).

Choices
Relax and enter the festive spirit with a brunch at Choices. There is a buffet with all the traditional dishes and a live cooking station, as well as music from the resident band and a visit from Santa for little ones. QR270 with soft drinks, QR335 with unlimited house beverages or QR475 for a special drinks package.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Choices
From lobster, prawns and shrimps to shucked oyster on a half shell, enjoy unlimited seafood offerings for QR270 for food or QR345 with unlimited house beverages or QR375 with special drinks. There is a sparkling drinks package for QR475.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

During the month of December
Twas the Night (and Day) before Christmas
New Year's Eve food
New Year's Eve party

New Year's Day: Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner


Coral
Have a sparkling festive brunch for QR350, including bubbly and vino. There is also live entertainment and activities for kids from 12.30pm-3.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Crossroads Kitchen
Three-course buffet with seasonal offerings, live cooking stations and a roast turkey carvery station from noon-3pm. This is priced from QR425. Santa will also visit.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Cucina
A festive Italian buffet brunch while listening to Christmas songs from noon-3pm from QR215.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Fish Market
A Christmas brunch by the beach for QR395, inclusive of bubbly from 12.30pm-3.30pm, with a choir and gifts for little ones from Santa.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Flying Carpet
There is a buffet menu for QR210, including selected drinks and it is half price for children ages six-12.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Hakkasan
Three-course set menu and live cooking stations as well as unlimited beverages from noon-3pm. QR299 with soft drinks, or QR429 with unlimited selected beverages.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0170).

Hyde Park
From noon-3pm, enjoy Christmas day lunch, inclusive of bubbly for QR290, or QR220 with soft drinks. Santa Claus will also pay a visit if you are good.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

Ipanema
Dressed in red this evening, celebrate Christmas with Brazilian flair on your plate and live music and party packs from QR375.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

La Spiga by Paper Moon
Indulge in Italian treats and listen to Doha Jazz from noon-4pm for QR250. À la carte options also available.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

La Spiga by Paper Moon
Four courses of Italian food from chef Monica Sanchez from 6pm-11.30pm. QR250 on the set menu. À la carte options also available.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).


La Varenne
There is a five-course set menu packed with dishes to enjoy with family and friends throughout the day for QR350 per person.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Market by Jean Georges
Buffet in a jingling environment from noon-4pm. QR295 with soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Mykonos
There is a traditional festive lunch available here for QR250, with live music, a choir, and Santa provided from 12.30pm-3.30pm.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

New York Steakhouse
Enjoy a brunch buffet from noon-3pm from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Nusantao
The buffet brunch includes oysters, caviar, wild salmon, turkey and much more, including Arabic and Asian dishes, with an area for children. It’s QR265 for children, QR525 including soft beverages or QR650 with special drinks.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Opal by Gordon Ramsay
A long, lazy brunch with festive treats and a menu for children. Open from noon-4pm. QR350 with soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

Quick Bites
An extensive buffet brunch with New York Steakhouse specials in the mix as well from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Restaurant Gallery
Featuring a selection of traditional Christmas roasts, holiday desserts and festive drinks from noon-4pm. There is also entertainment for children with bouncy castles, games and more.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

Rodizio
Brazilian band Tropimambo sing your favourite Christmas carols during brunch for QR265 per person, including water, or QR369 with selected house beverages.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Seasons
There is festive entertainment and surprises in store for children from 12.30pm, priced at QR265 per person. Those aged 12-16 get 50 percent off, under 12s dine for free.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).


Spice Market
The W Doha brunch could be a way to celebrate the festive season louder from noon-4pm, with Doha Jazz providing entertainment. QR295 with soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

The Cellar
Gather family and friends and indulge in a set menu with a Spanish twist. QR225 for food only. Special drinks are available.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

The Grill
There is a large playground for children at this brunch, including bouncy castles, candy floss, face painting and a visit from Santa. Prices start at QR150 for children and QR295 for adults, or QR420 for adults with special beverages.
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (77982400).

The Square
Gather family and friends for good cheers and delicious fare at The Square. There is a buffet of all-time Christmas favourites such as roast beef, turkey and trimmings, and a Christmas log. There are also activities for children to keep them in a holiday spirit. QR250 including soft beverages, QR400 inclusive of selected drinks. InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Three Sixty
There is a set menu at the revolving restaurant for QR275 per person. It is priced at QR140 for children under 12.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Torch Tea Garden
For QR170, enjoy high-end tea and great views of Aspire Park from 3.30pm-6pm.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Vine Restaurant
From 12.30pm-4pm, get all the trimmings and live music, as well as entertainment for children. QR495 with soft beverages or QR595 with grapes, grains and sparkling bubbles.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0107).


New year's Eve

Food

Agora
Indulge in food with refined Ottoman and Turkish flavours as well as live entertainment by a Turkish band to see in the New Year. It’s a five-course set menu, priced at QR350 per person. There are also à la carte options available.
Grand Heritage, Aspire Zone (4445 5555).

Al Dana
A five-course meal awaits from 6.30pm-11pm. QR440, inclusive of a glass of sparkling bubbles.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Al Liwan
There is an international cuisine selection available for QR320, or QR145 for children aged 12 and under.
Open from 7.30pm-11pm. Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Al Nafoorah
Indulge in the entrees and then enjoy Oriental specialities, as well as hot and cold mezze, live station shawarma, ouzzi, desserts and more.
QR199 for food only. Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Anvil Rooms
A whopping seven-course dinner for QR850 and a DJ until 2am to celebrate the New Year, as well as a canapés reception.
Dress code is smart. Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0685).

Aramede
There is a gala dinner buffet and entrance is QR395 per adult, including selected beverages and a welcome bubbly drink, from 8pm-2am.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Aroma
Enjoy a five-course gala dinner for QR1,200, including free entrance and drinks to The Lounge after from 8pm-2am.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325).

Astor Grill
Enjoy a four-course menu and a welcome drink and count down to the New Year on the terrace. It’s QR590 with soft drinks, QR790 with sommelier’s selection from 7.04pm-midnight.
St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0211).

Belgian Café
Three-course set menu for QR350, including one drink from 6.30pm-2am. There is a QR150 bar entrance fee, inclusive of one drink.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Bentley's Grill
For QR390, celebrate the New Year from 6pm onwards with a six-course meal. Dress code is smart.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

During the month of December
Twas the Night (and Day) before Christmas
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve party
New Year's Day: Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner


Blue
Have a candle-lit feast and enjoy an inspired selection of dishes from the à la carte menu from 9pm-1am. If you want a little more privacy, you can celebrate in your own gazebo, which can be rented for QR600 (maximum four people per gazebo), and includes a complimentary sparkling drink.
Grand Heritage, Aspire Zone (4455 5522).

Choices
Listen to the resident DJ on the mezzanine with family and friends from 8pm-12.15am. Indulge in a wide variety of dishes and a live cooking station, as well as a sushi and salad bar. Leave room for desserts. Tickets are QR399 for food only or QR499 including house beverages. Price for children aged six-12 is QR280, QR140 for five and under.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

Coral
There is a special buffet and one glass of bubbly for QR450 from 7pm-1am.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Fish Market
There are four-courses for QR425, including one glass of bubbly from 8pm-2am. Live entertainment is also provided.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Flying Carpet
There is a festive brunch buffet menu for QR210, inclusive of certain beverages. It’s half price for children aged six-12.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Flying Carpet
Enjoy an evening dinner buffet, priced at QR225, or QR125 for children aged six-12.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Giwana Ballroom
Book by December 10 to get an early bird price of QR560 with selected beverages or after December 10 for QR660 with an international buffet and music from The Ice Band, flown in from Holland. It starts from 8pm and is strictly for over 21s only.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

Gordon Ramsay
There is a five-course menu and it includes a welcome drink on the terrace. It’s QR820 for five courses or QR1,500 with sommelier’s selection from 8pm-midnight, followed by a countdown to the New Year on the terrace.
St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0116).

Hakkasan
There is a four course meal paired with very special beverages. QR488 with soft drinks or QR788 with special beverages from 7pm-midnight.
St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0170).

Hwang
Take a tour of Asian cuisine at Pan Asian restaurant Hwang. There is a specially designed four-course menu including wasabi prawns and Asian surf and turf, paired with a glass of bubbly for QR300. You then get free entrance to the New Year’s Eve Bash on the Bridge party, dancing to DJ Caitlin’s tunes.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).


Il Teatro
There is an amuse bouche, followed by a five-course meal for QR540 with soft beverages. QR640 with special drinks and vino.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Ipanema
Ring in the New Year dressed in white and gold with live entertainment from Brazilian band Brazuqa and endless sizzling meat brought to your table from QR395. From 6pm onwards.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Jazz Club
Three course plated dinner including steak favourites for QR450, with a welcome drink.
Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

La Spiga by Paper Moon
Four-course Italian menu available for QR565, including selected vino.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

La Varenne
Enjoy a traditional French soiree. Five courses include selected drinks for QR650. There is a DJ and dancing until 2am.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Market by Jean Georges
There is a five-course gastronomic extravaganza available from 7pm-1.30am. QR565, inclusive of half a bottle of special French bubbly per two guests.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Mykonos
There is a four-course set menu for QR395, including a royale drink from 7pm-1am. There will be plate smashing at midnight.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

New York Steakhouse
A tailor-made five-course menu prepared by chef Jeremy Steele awaits from QR580. Open from 6pm onwards.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Nusantao
There is an Asian feast available for this evening’s buffet, with live cooking stations, grills, salads, a dessert buffet and much more. It’s QR185 for children aged six-12, QR375 with soft drinks, QR460 with special beverages.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Opal by Gordon Ramsay
There is an early menu for you to have a family celebration from 6pm-8pm as part of an à la carte menu or you can come from 9.30pm-1am and enjoy three courses for QR735, with sommelier’s selection.
St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0116).


Paloma
There is a three-course set meal and a classic mixed sparkling drink for QR395 from 6.30pm-2am. You can stay here and party the night away – entrance QR150 before 11.30pm, QR200 after.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Parisa
Persian food and access to the midnight countdown for QR390 per person, from 6.30pm-11.30pm.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Pool Grill
A four-course meal awaits you and enjoy resident musicians perform as the clock strikes 12 for QR350.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Prime
Have Prime’s surf and turf and a glass of bubbly as part of a four-course set menu, then have a New Year’s Bash on the Bridge with DJ Caitlin and witness the balloon drop to ring in 2015. QR450, including free entrance to Bash on the Bridge.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Restaurant Gallery
In the evening, enjoy live cooking stations from 8pm-1am.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

Rodizio
With dinner at Rodizio, you also get VIP access to Misturado to keep the party going. It’s QR425 per person including a welcome drink, open from 8pm-2am.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Seasons
There is a dinner buffet and live entertainment for QR295, including a glass of sparkling bubbly.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).

Spice Market
Enjoy W’s signature brunch with Doha Jazz setting the mood from noon-4pm. QR295 with soft drinks, QR410 with speciality beverages.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Spice Market
Enjoy a veritable feast in the evening from chef Mads Wolff. QR750, including speciality beverages.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135).

Sky Lounge
An international spread of dishes are available, including cuts from the carvery station, topped off with dessert.
QR250 with food only. Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).


Strata
Have a five-course set menu including rock lobster tail in a lobster bisque for QR550, including a glass of bubbly. Then go one floor up to Strata Lounge for a New Year’s extravaganza with various artists and global DJs spinning tunes.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Tea Lounge
Cheese and festive drinks are available in the day for QR120 while you listen to live piano music.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

The Cellar
Enjoy a noche vieja tapas set menu as you celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Spanish twist from 8pm.
QR300 with food only. Oryx Rotana, Airport Road (4402 3333).

The Square
From 8pm-11.30pm there is an international buffet including beef Wellington, lobsters, oysters, sushi and live cooking stations, along with a chocolate fountain for QR250 including soft drinks, QR450 with selected drinks. This includes free entry to the New Year’s Eve Bash on the Bridge, bringing in the New Year with DJ Caitlin. InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Three Sixty
There is a set menu lunch for QR275 per person and children below 12 eat for QR140.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Three Sixty
Enjoy a set menu dinner for QR360 per person.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Torch Tea Garden
For QR170, enjoy high-end tea and great views of Aspire Park from 3.30pm-6pm.
The Torch Doha, Muraikh (4446 5600).

Vine Terrace
Enjoy a buffet on the terrace for QR495 with soft beverages, or QR595 with grapes, grains and sparkling drinks from 7pm-midnight.
St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0107).


Party

Al Dana Garden
Start the New Year with a picturesque backdrop of the Doha skyline for QR300 per person, open 11pm-3am.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Bash on the Bridge
Hop on the InterContinental Doha The City’s spectacular bridge, listen to DJ Caitlin and witness a balloon drop to welcome in 2015. There is an entrance fee of QR150 for those standing or QR300 cover change per person for table bookings. Anyone who has dined at any one of the restaurants earlier that evening will receive free entry.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

Cigar Lounge
For QR85 entry, you get one welcome drink as you bring in the New Year to great cheer.
Open from 9pm-2am. Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Champions
Listen to live Motown beats and look at the disco lights and get with the funk, inclusive of one house beverage. Entrance is QR150, from 5pm onwards.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Giwana Ballroom
Book by December 10 to get an early bird price of QR560 with selected beverages or after December 10 for QR660 with an international buffet and music from The Ice Band, flown in from Holland. It starts from 8pm and is strictly for over 21s only.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

Glo Bar
There’s a certain neon glow to this evening’s entertainment, with a resident DJ on the decks. Bring your glow sticks and UV paint.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Jazz at Lincoln Center
Gregory Gerenet performs with Dominick Farinacci. Dress us as your favourite Guys and Dolls star to enter the dress to impress competition. QR200 entrance includes a glass of bubbly, on from 9pm-2am.
St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0226).

Jazz up
Beverages and snacks available. Entrance is QR50 with a welcome drink.
Mövenpick Doha, Museum Park Street, Mirqab (4429 1111).

Lava
Listen to guest DJs from 8pm til late. Entrance from 8pm-11.30pm is QR150, after 11.30pm is QR200.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Liquidity
Enjoy the cool weather with hot tunes from 8pm-2am. QR150 with pass around canapés. Advanced booking is required.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Misturado
Start the New Year with a bang as you listen to live entertainment from 8pm-2am. It’s QR100 entry with a glass of welcome bubbly.
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park (4408 7788).

Paloma
There is a three-course set meal and a classic mixed sparkling drink for QR395 from 6.30pm-2am. You can stay here and party the night away – entrance QR150 before 11.30pm, QR200 after.
InterContinental Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4484 4444).

Qube
Entrance is QR50 for ladies, QR120 for men, with DJs spinning the decks til the early hours.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Salwa Road/C Ring road intersection (4428 1428).

Rocca
Kym Mazelle, the star who had a single in Romeo and Juliet performs ‘Under the Stars,’ accompanied by her pianist, Abraham Hampton and band Groove Office. Is starts from 8pm and costs QR900.
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (7021 8096).

Four Season Beach Party
With music from the resident DJ from 10.30pm-3am, it is QR250 for a non-dining guest and free access for anyone who went to a restaurant that evening.
Four Seasons Doha, West Bay (4494 8600).

Strata
Put on your party best and bring in the New Year in at Strata, cabaret-style. Sip your favourite drinks and watch and listen to various performance artists from the 56th floor. Minimum spend of QR250 per person upon entrance or minimum QR300 per person for table reservations.
InterContinental Doha The City, West Bay (4015 8888).

The Grill
DJ Rage and DJ Santiago perform along with international DJs, playing hip-hop, RnB, UK garage and soul, starting at 8pm. (Also running January 1-2).
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (77123440 / 77982400).

The Lounge
It’s an 80s fever evening. For the disco fever package, it is QR895 including entrance, bubbly on arrival and open bar consumption from 8pm-2am.
Kempinski Residences & Suites (4405 3325).

The Rooftop
Wear white and enjoy a spectacular celebration from 9pm -2am. It’s a QR200 entrance fee or QR5,000 for private VIP booths.
St. Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0000).

Wahm
Enjoy Ibiza sensations to bring in the New Year, featuring DJ Luis Del Villar from 10pm-2am. Reservation and guest list only.
W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (445 5323).

During the month of December
Twas the Night (and Day) before Christmas
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New Year's Day: Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner


New Year's Day: Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner

Al Liwan
A spread to round up the holiday season and activities for little ones from 12.30pm-4pm. It’s QR140 for children 12 and under, QR280 for the rest.
Sharq Village & Spa, Khulaifat (4435 6666).

Crossroads Kitchen
Enjoy an after-party brunch from 12.30pm-3.30pm, from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Ipanema
Enjoy a brunch from 12.30pm-3.30pm, from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Isaan
Enjoy the Thai set menu from QR300.
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (7021 8097).

La Varenne
Breakfast is served all day, from 7am-5pm to kick-start the New Year.
Tornado Tower, West Bay (4499 0680).

Majlis
There is an Arabic à la carte menu from QR300.
Grand Hyatt Doha, West Bay Lagoon (3039 5396).

New York Steakhouse
Enjoy an after-party brunch from 12.30pm-3.30pm, from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, West Bay (4419 6100).

Quick Bites
An extensive buffet brunch with New York Steakhouse specials in the mix as well from QR320.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel, West Bay (4419 6100).

Restaurant Gallery
A selection of ‘the day after the night before’ dishes from noon-4pm available.
Doha Marriott, Ras Abu Abboud (4429 8499).

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