The Best Eid Dining in Doha

Ahlan!’s top picks for the holiday
BySusanna WolfeTuesday , 30 September 2014
The Best Eid Dining in Doha
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Expected to start on or around this Sunday 5 October (the exact day depends on the moon), Eid Al Adha is the perfect time to catch up with friends over a delish meal.

AL LIWAN
SHARQ VILLAGE & SPA
Expect a sumptuous buffet including over 35 mezze, grilled seafood and meat, traditional Eid dishes and mouth-watering desserts. There’s also kids’ entertainment and face painting.
BEST BIT: So much choice!
PRICE: QR320
INFO: 12.30pm-3.30pm first three days of Eid, 4425 6666, rc.dohsq.restaurant.reservations@ritzcarlton.com ,
www.ritzcarlton.com/sharqvillage

AL TABKHA
THE PEARL-QATAR
Celebrate with a traditional Lebanese lunch buffet featuring dishes such as fish sayyadieh and lamb ouzi.
BEST BIT: Relaxing on the beautiful Pearl
PRICE: QR120
INFO: 1pm-4pm first three days of Eid, 4495 3876 ext.5875/5874, altabkha@hdc-global.com , www.hdc-global.com/altabkha

THE GRILL
GRAND HYATT DOHA
Sample a wide range of Western and Arabic specialities during the lavish brunch on the first day of Eid or the lazy lunch buffet on subsequent days.
BEST BIT: The relaxed ambience
PRICE: QR295 for brunch, QR190 for the lunch buffet
INFO: Brunch 12:30pm-4:00pm first day of Eid, lunch buffet 12:30pm-3:00pm second and third day of Eid, 4448 1240, ehab.boktor@hyatt.com , www.doha.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/TheGrill

CORNICHE
DOHA MARRIOTT
One of the most famous brunches in Doha will be extra special this Eid, with a huge array of dishes and a kids’ zone with bouncy castle and face painting. There’ll also be a barbeque and popcorn by the pool.
BEST BIT: Poolside bbq. Chilled!
PRICE: Brunch from QR245, special lunch QR168
INFO: Brunch 12pm-4pm Fri 3 Oct-Sat 4 Oct, special lunch 12pm-3pm Sun 5 Oct, 4429 8499,
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dohmc-doha-marriott-hotel

SPICE MARKET
W DOHA
Under the Spice Market’s signature lanterns, enjoy a mix of south-East Asian cuisine and traditional Arabic specialities to tempt your tastebuds.
BEST BIT: The people watching
PRICE: From QR290
INFO: 12pm-4pm second day of Eid, 4453 5135, BnFreservations.wdoha@Whotels.com, www.spicemarketdoha.com

CHOICES
ORYX ROTANA DOHA
With live cooking stations and a lavish selection of fresh Middle Eastern and international dishes, this promises to be a truly tempting Eid brunch. There will be entertainment to keep the kids amused, too.
BEST BIT: Enormous variety
PRICE: From QR220 first day of Eid, From QR195 second and third days of Eid
INFO: 12.30pm-4pm the first three days of Eid, fb.oryx@rotana.com , www.rotana.com/oryxrotana

NUSANTAO
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DOHA
You and your friends can treat yourselves to an array of local and international dishes during the Eid lunch at this ultra stylish restaurant. A perfect spot for holiday dining.
BEST BIT: Stepping out to such a swish hotel!
PRICE: QR200
INFO: 12pm-3pm throughout Eid, 4494 8888, nusantao.doh@fourseasons.com , www.fourseasons.com/doha

DE DINE ZONE
GOKULAM PARK
Did somebody say ‘surf and turf’? Gokulam is putting on an Eid dinner of choice seafood and meat cuts, which sounds good to us. There’s free mehndi (henna artwork), as well as a 20 per cent discount for group bookings.
BEST BIT: A top budget choice
PRICE: QR120, QR60 for kids
INFO: 7pm-11pm every evening during Eid, 6689 2653, fbm@gokulamdoha.com , www.gokulamdoha.com

ARAMEDE
CROWNE PLAZA DOHA – THE BUSINESS PARK
Aramede will be serving up a special international three course set menu, with a la carte options available. There’s activities for little ones, too.
BEST BIT: A good option for a family meal
PRICE: From QR150
INFO: 12.30pm-4pm throughout Eid, 4408 7777, info.cpdoha@ihg.com, www.crowneplaza.com/dohabp

THE LAGOON
THE RITZ-CARLTON DOHA
The Ritz is putting on a live band, international cooking stations and traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, as well as a junior buffet and entertainment for the kids.
BEST BIT: Top choice for family fun
PRICE: QR275, QR140 for 4-12 year olds, free for under fours
INFO: 12.30pm-4pm first day of Eid, 4484 8512, rc.dohrz.leads@ritzcarlton.com , www.ritzcarlton.com/doha

TANGIA
WYNDHAM GRAND REGENCY DOHA
If you love Moroccan cuisine as much as we do, get your group to Tangia for a special lunch served up with a side of live traditional Moroccan music.
BEST BIT: Seriously tasty authentic cuisine
PRICE: QR220
INFO: 12pm-3pm first three days of Eid, 4434 3203, wgrf&b@wyndham.com , www.wyndhamgrandregency.com

LE CIGALON
LA CIGALE HOTEL
Indulge in an international buffet brunch featuring live cooking and traditional lamb ouzi stations, along with a selection of seafood and delish sweets.
BEST BIT: Live cooking stations
PRICE: QR270
INFO: 12pm-3.30pm first and second days of Eid, 4428 8698, info@lacigalehotel.com , www.lacigalehotel.com

EID CONCERT SPECIAL!
GRAND BALLROOM, ST REGIS DOHA
One of the most acclaimed Arab artists in the world, popular Lebanese singer Fares Karam, will be in Doha to perform for one night only this Eid. Tickets for the show include a lavish three course dinner from the talented chefs at the St Regis.

If you feel like a bit of star treatment, book the seaview room package, which includes brekkie and two gold concert tickets.

PRICE: QR750 for dinner and show; QR2,000 for seaview room package
INFO: 8.30pm onwards Sun 5 Oct, tickets for sale at Virgin (tickets.virginmegastore.me) , for more details go to www.stregisdoha.com/fareskaram