INTERCONTINENTAL® DOHA THE CITY GIVES STRATA A FRESH NEW LOOK AND FEEL - Sky-high lounge boasts new menu and décor

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Doha, Qatar, 5 March 2015

InterContinental® Doha The City is thrilled to unveil a unique and enhanced concept at Strata Lounge located on levels 55 and 56. Both floors will now serve a menu of contemporary Asian cuisine along with one-of-kind molecular signature cocktails. In addition, the interior has been refreshed with a new modern décor creating a cool and vibrant place for socialising.
“We are so proud of the enhancements we’ve made in Strata Lounge,” said Pascal Eggerstedt, General Manager, InterContinental® Doha The City. “Strata already offers the best view in Doha. With the creative presentations of the new dishes and signature cocktails, and the fresh look and feel of the space, we’re providing an experience that can’t be found anywhere else in town.”

The new Strata menu features a selection of hot and cool temptations such as a divine duo of salmon and tuna tartar surrounded by crisp parmesan tuile and creatively presented in an ice bowl. A wide selection of delectable sushi and sashimi is also available along with carpaccio in truffle oil and aged balsamic. For those craving a hot bite, Strata chicken lollipops or the wagyu beef sliders with Cajun wedges are sure to satisfy. Pan fried vegetarian dumplings and mixed chicken and shrimp dim sum served up in traditional Chinese steam boxes round out the menu.
Following the Izakaya-style of dining, the dishes are steadily brought to the table creating an informal yet sophisticated style of eating and drinking with a modern twist.

To complement the new selection of contemporary cuisine, Strata’s expert mixologists have designed a special menu of signature cocktails. Using techniques of molecular mixology, Strata’s signature cocktails offer greater intensities and varieties of flavours along with interesting textures and surprising presentations that enhance the overall experience. For
instance the ‘Franch 2075’ combines clear spirits and lemon juice pearls in sparkling vino sprinkled with gold powder for a sophisticated yet fun cocktail bursting with flavours. ‘The Pearl’ pairs chilled clear spirits with a fresh oyster containing an orange liqueur and lemon juice pearl that adds a perfect sweet explosion to the saltiness of the oyster. For those who love a show-stopper, ‘The Alchemist’ delivers an amazing performance. A smooth mixture of dark spirits, maple syrup and fresh lemon juice, ‘The Alchemeist’ is served smoking with apple wood flavour.

The refreshed interior of Strata features a mixture of stylish table and lounge seating in crisp white with pops of red. Enhanced with seductive lighting, Strata has been transformed into a sleek and inviting space in which to relax with the early evening sounds of ambient and chill out music. Moving into the late evening, Strata takes on another dimension as the resident DJ’s artistic acoustics build into deep house and dance music.

“We are looking forward to providing our guests a unique journey that touches on every sense throughout the evening at Strata,” said Eggerstedt.
In conjunction with the refreshed concept, Strata will begin to implement new theme nights as well as continue its popular Pink Wednesday ladies night in which ladies have the chance to win high-end designer items each week.

For reservations and enquiries, call +974 4015 8888 or email doharestaurants@ihg.com. Also visit our website at intercontinental.com/dohathecity or connect with us via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ICDohaTheCity), Twitter (https://twitter.com/ICDohaTheCity) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/icdohathecity).