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Things To Do in Doha: Festive Season 2018 (more things added)

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'Tis the festive season and the whole of Doha is buzzing with activity upon activity and event upon event to celebrate this extra special part of the year. Even though the year is winding down and getting ready for 2019, there's lots happening all around Doha to keep you busy, happy and occupied!

Check out our festive things to do and take your friends and family for a lovely meal at one of Doha's finest hotels! There's lots to choose from.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

At Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha, they have something for everyone. Ranging from the family festive party to festive Christmas eve and Christmas day meal, there's lots to look forward to this festive season !

Family Festival Party

Radisson Blu Hotel. Doha Family Festival Party

With seasonal music from Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha's resident band and singing waiters and waitresses, a delicious buffet with something for everyone including cookie decorating, baking and a selection of games and activities for the kids- this is a party not to be missed!

No festive party would be complete without a visit from the man in red and he will be there with a gift for each child. (aged 11 years and below).

* All children must be accompanied by parent/guardian (ticket holder)*

Details:

Price: Tickets required (Parent or guardian: QR 150 per person; Children 11 years and below: QR 100 per child; 12 years and above: QR150 per person; Family Ticket: QR 420 [admits 2 adults and 2 children: aged 11 years and below])

Date: Friday 21 December 2018

Timings: 5 pm – 8 pm

Venue: Giwana Ballroom

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, Salwa Road, Intersection of the C - Ring Road, Rawdat Al Khail, Doha - Qatar

Tel: Call +974 4428 1555 or click on the link www.q-tickets.com to book your tickets.

Christmas Eve Dinner

Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha Christmas Eve Dinner

Indulge yourself as Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha's talented chefs serve a festive set menu combining their favourite classics with a modern twist at Doha’s finest grill room.

Details:

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm – 11 pm

Price: QR 390 per person

Venue: Bentley’s Grill

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, Salwa Road, Intersection of the C - Ring Road, Rawdat Al Khail, Doha - Qatar

Tel: 974 4428 1555 (reservation required)

Dress Code: Smart  

Christmas Day Lunch

Christmas Day Lunch at Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Come together with all your loved ones to Radisson Blu Hotel's special sparkling festive lunch. Tuck into a Christmas feast whilst you keep an eye out for a special visitor!

Details:

Price: QR 220 per person (inclusive of soft beverages); QR 295 per person (inclusive of selected beverages)

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 12 pm – 3 pm

Venue: Hyde Park

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Doha, Salwa Road, Intersection of the C - Ring Road, Rawdat Al Khail, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4428 1555 (reservation required)

Mondrian Doha

Experience Mondrian Doha at its best during this festive season! Whether you are searching for a family style ambience or the chance to enjoy a meal with your friends, Mondrian Doha has you covered.

Mondrian Doha Festive Season

Taste of Christmas at CUT

May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love and laughter at CUT Christmas dinner. Taste Christmas in a traditional way, the American way.

Enjoy a 3-course menu while the music, decoration and the lovely atmosphere set you like at home.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Mondrian Doha are celebrating it the CUT Doha way.

Details:

Price: QR 350

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 7 pm - 12 am

Venue: CUT

Location: Mondrian Doha, West Bay Lagoon, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4045 5999 (for reservations)  

Santa’s Brunch at CUT

Wake up and brunch with Santa!

He’s in town and is making an appearance at our Christmas Day themed brunch. We heard he’s coming full of presents for CUT guests…so you better be good this year if you want to get some.

Details:

Price: QR 315 per person (inclusive of soft drinks); QR 415 per person (inclusive of special beverages)

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 12:30 pm - 4 pm

Venue: CUT

Location: Mondrian Doha, West Bay Lagoon, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4045 5999 (for reservations)

Intercontinental Doha - The City

Are you ready to start the festive season in style? Come on down to Intercontinental Doha - The City and be part of the festivities the hotel is famous for. Whether its decorating a gingerbread house with your children or enjoying the festive themed meals they have on offer with friends, Intercontinental Doha -The City guarantees the time you spend with them will be time-well-spent.

Gingerbread House Decoration

Intercontinental Doha The City Gingerbread House Decoration

Gather with your little ones and enjoy a fun festive family activity – Gingerbread House Decorating! Each Gingerbread house comes complete with all the icing and sweet treats you need to create your very own masterpiece.

Details:

Price: QR 125 per house

Date: Saturday 22 December 2018

Timings: 3 pm - 6 pm

Location: Intercontinental Doha The City, West Bay, PO Box 22178, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 7021 8803 (reservation to save your spot)

Email: [email protected]

Festive Friday Brunch

Intercontinental Doha The City Festive Brunches

Join Intercontinental Doha - The City for a festive themed Friday Brunch at The Square with your friends and loved ones. Enjoy a wide variety of festive offerings with classic favourites, international dishes, and new surprises. Visit the seafood station, live pasta station, and signature stuffed turkey station. End the meal on a sweet note with their spread of traditional desserts, and their specialty Yule Logs! Their children’s activities such as face painting will keep the little ones in the holiday spirit.

Details:

Price: QR 275 per person (including soft beverages); QR 365 per person (including special beverages); children aged 6 - 12 get 50% off; children below 6-years-old eat complimentary

Date: Friday 21 December 2018 / Friday 28 December 2018 / 7 January 2019

Timings: 12:30 pm - 4 pm

Venue: The Square

Location: Intercontinental Doha The City, West Bay, PO Box 22178, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 7021 8803 (for reservations)

Email: [email protected]

A Festive Eve Dinner

Intercontinental Doha The City Festive Eve Dinner

An exquisite dinner at Prime awaits you on the 24th of December, featuring the best of ingredients from the land and sea curated by Executive Chef Remi. Celebrate life and the festive season together for an evening to remember.

Details:

Price: QR 325 per person (for set menu only); QR 475 per person (with special beverages)

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm - 11 pm

Venue: Prime

Location: Intercontinental Doha The City, West Bay, PO Box 22178, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 7021 8803 (for reservations)

Email: [email protected]

Grand Festive BrunchIntercontinental Doha The City Grand Festive Brunch

A grand festive celebration awaits you and your loved ones at The Square with festive cheer for everyone. Enjoy a wide variety of festive classic favourites, international dishes, and new surprises. Try the seafood station, Truffle Risotto cooked à la minute, and signature stuffed turkey station. End the meal on a sweet note with their spread of traditional desserts, especially their specialty Yule Logs and festive corner – the perfect way to indulge! Their children’s activities such as face painting will keep the little ones in the holiday spirit.

Details:

Price: QR 275 per person (including soft beverages); QR 365 per person (including special beverages); children aged 6 - 12 get 50% off; children below 6-years-old eat complimentary

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 12:30 pm - 4 pm

Venue: The Square

Location: Intercontinental Doha The City, West Bay, PO Box 22178, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 7021 8803 (for reservations)

Email: [email protected]

Festive Corporate & Group Packages

Intercontinental Doha The City Festive Corporate & Group Packages

Celebrate the festive season and end of the year with Intercontinental Doha -The City's team and allow them to assist in planning your gathering. Book your group event, private dinner, or outside catering service with them and they’ll take care of all the details so you only have to focus on creating memories to last.

Details:

Date: up until 7 January 2019

Location: Intercontinental Doha The City, West Bay, PO Box 22178, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4015 8676 (contact us for events, set menu dinners, outside catering, specially curated menus, and bespoke packages)

Email: [email protected]

Doha Marriott Hotel

Doha Marriott which stands on the splendid Corniche area of Doha, is all set to offer you a profusion of festive food that will tickle your taste buds and whet your appetite.

Winter Wonderland Brunch

Doha Marriott Hotel Winter Wonderland Brunch

Christmas is finally here!

Come and enjoy the most lavish brunch of the year at the Doha Marriott Hotel. Each and every section of the brunch will be upgraded with your favorite holiday specials. There will be a full area dedicated to desserts including pies, gingerbread houses, pastries and, of course, yule logs.

Their secret this year? Their chefs just love the festive season, and so does Doha Marriott Hotel. 

Details:

Price: No Entertainer vouchers: QR 299 per person (regular package); QR 399 per person (inclusive of selected beverages)

Date:  Tuesday 25 December 2018

Location: Doha Marriott Hotel, Ras Abu Aboud Street, Street 920, Zone 28, Doha – Qatar

Tel: +974 4429 8499 (for reservations)

Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park

Experience the magic of the festive season at Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park. Celebrate the joy of this season with your near and dear ones and get carried away with the spirit of festivity that radiates throughout the hotel at this special time.

Crowne Plaza - The Business Park Christmas Eve

Aramede Restaurant (Christmas Eve)

It’s a sparkling night at Aramede on Christmas Eve. Feast on a delightful festive spread featuring turkey, roast beef and freshly shucked French oysters. Traditional favorites such as Christmas pudding, mince pies, Christmas stollen and their chocolate fountain are not to be missed.

Price: QR 250 per person (with soft beverages); QR 350 per person (with festive beverages)

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Aramede Restaurant

Location: Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park, Airport Road, PO Box 22080, Doha - Qatar

Timings: 6 pm - 11 pm

Tel: +974 4408 7777 / 7656 (for reservations)

Rodizio (Christmas Eve)

Celebrate the holidays - the Latin way!

Enjoy an unlimited serving of 12 different select meat cuts, turkey carving, and traditional desserts on Christmas Eve. Be entertained with live Latin music by Rodizio's resident band.

Details:

Price: QR 265 per person (without beverages); QR 369 per person (with festive beverages)

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Venue: Rodizio

Location: Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park, Airport Road, PO Box 22080, Doha - Qatar

Timings: 6 pm - 12 am

Tel: +974 4408 7777 (for reservations)

Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park Christmas Day

Aramede Restaurant (Christmas Day)

Opulent Brunch: ‘Tis the season for a lavish feast at Aramede Restaurant this Christmas Day. Savor delicious cuisines prepared by Aramede's culinary team while enjoying live entertainment by the resident band. Complete the experience as you and your kids decorate your own gingerbread house.

Details:

Price: QR 255 per person (with soft beverages); QR 355 per person (with festive beverages)

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Venue: Aramede Restaurant

Location: Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park, Airport Road, PO Box 22080, Doha - Qatar

Timings: 12:30 pm - 4 pm

Tel: +974 4408 7777 / 7656 (for reservations)

Rodizio (Christmas Day)

Christmas Dinner: No better way to celebrate Christmas than spending time with your loved ones. Celebrate Christmas Day evening at Rodizio and have a taste of Brazilian cuisine, which includes 12 different meats, a salad bar, and desserts.

Details:

Price: QR 265 per person (without beverages); QR 369 per person (with festive beverages)

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Venue: Rodizio

Location: Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park, Airport Road, PO Box 22080, Doha - Qatar

Timings: 6 pm - 12 am

Tel: +974 4408 7777 (for reservations)

Fraser Suites West Bay – Doha

If you're looking for great place to get your hand on some festive goodies, this festive season, that include a host of different pies, pastries, cakes and sweet treats or a turkey take away you can serve your friends or family, then Fraser Suites should be your next destination.

Fraser Suites West Bay – Doha Christmas Baked Goods

Christmas baked goods (retail) at The Social

In crust, we trust!

Bring out all your festive gear and head to ‘The Social’ restaurant to try out Fraser Suites West Bay - Doha's specially curated treats including delicious mince pies, Christmas cake, Stollen, Panettone, yule log, Christmas pudding and much, much more.

Details:

Timings: 7 am – 11 pm

Date: up until Monday 31 December 2018

Venue: The Social restaurant

Location: Fraser Suites West Bay - Doha, Al Intisar Street, P.O.Box 5863, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4495 5115

E-mail: [email protected]   

Turkey take away

Fraser Suites West Bay – Doha Turkey Take Away

‘Tis the season for scrumptiousness. Fraser Suites West Bay - Doha will take away all the stress of holiday cooking for you and let their culinary experts take over your kitchen duties. You’ll end up with a beautifully cooked turkey take away that’s perfect in every way!

Call or e-mail today to order a whole roast turkey for you and your loved ones!

* Orders have to be placed 48-hours in advance.*

Details:

Price: QR 550 for 6 kg turkey; QR 750 for 8 kg turkey

Timings: 7 am – 11 pm

Date: 20 December - 31 December 2018

Location: Fraser Suites West Bay - Doha, Al Intisar Street, P.O.Box 5863, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4495 5115

E-mail: [email protected] 

Shangri-La Hotel Doha

Shangri-La Hotel Doha invites you to a lively, fun and engaging festive season celebration with your friends and families. Enjoy authentic set menu dinners, brunch with your loved ones, live entertainment and a lot more complete with mesmerising views of Doha's skyscrapers and the magical Arabian sea.  

Sridan

Join Shangri-La Hotel, Doha for a sparkling Christmas at Sridan with your family and loved ones. Enjoy the festive season with international cuisines designed by Chef Driss. Visit Sridan’s much-loved sushi station, try the seafood menu, have a taste of Indian spices and much more; just to name a few of their culinary offerings.

Christmas Brunch (21 December 2018)

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha Sridan Christmas Brunch

Details:

Price: QR 305 per person (including soft beverages); QR 405 per person (including selected beverages); QR 475 per person (including unlimited beverages). Children aged 4-12 get 50% off; children below the age of 4 eat complimentary.

Date: Friday 21 December 2018

Timings: 12 pm – 4 pm

Venue: Sridan

Location: Shangri-La Hotel, Doha, Conference Centre Street, West Bay, PO Box 9282, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4429 5295

E-mail: [email protected]

Dinner Buffet (24th December 2018)

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha Sridan Dinner Buffet

Details:

Price: QR 150 per person (including soft beverages); QR 320 per person (including unlimited beverages). Children aged 4-12 get 50% off; children below the age of 4 eat complimentary.

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm – 10 pm

Venue: Sridan

Location: Shangri-La Hotel, Doha, Conference Centre Street, West Bay, PO Box 9282, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4429 5295

E-mail: [email protected]

Lunch Buffet (25th December)

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha Sridan Lunch Buffet

Details:

Price: QR 135 per person (including soft beverages); QR 305 per person (including selected beverages). Children aged 4-12 get 50% off; children below the age of 4 eat complimentary.

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 12 pm – 4 pm

Venue: Sridan

Location: Shangri-La Hotel, Doha, Conference Centre Street, West Bay, PO Box 9282, Doha - Qatar

Tel: +974 4429 5295

E-mail: [email protected]

Fuego (Christmas Eve Dinner)

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha Fuego Christmas Eve Dinner

For all meat lovers, Fuego has the perfect Christmas solution using its Argentinian parrilla grill. Chef Mariano brings his mastery of Argentinian cuisine to Fuego and turns Christmas eve dinner into a four-course set menu that will make your Eve unforgettable. Join Fuego this Christmas and enjoy the sounds of their live band while enjoying the best meat in town.

Details:

Price: QAR 280 per person for a set menu. Children aged 6-12 get 50% off; children below the age of 6 eat complimentary.

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm – 2 am

Venue: Fuego

Location: Shangri-La Hotel, Doha, Conference Centre Street, West Bay, PO Box 9282, Doha – Qatar

Tel: +974 4429 5295

E-mail: [email protected]

Cooking Class for the Little Ones at Sridan

The little Master Chefs are invited to a fun and exciting cooking and gingerbread decorating session at our Christmas Brunch in Sridan.

Sridan Christmas Sweater Discount

Wear a festive sweater on 25th of December at Sridan and get 25% discount of your bill.

*Discount only applicable for the person wearing the ugliest sweater.

Hot Chocolate Marshmallow at the Lobby Lounge

Join us for a hot chocolate experience with marshmallows at the Lobby Lounge this December as we celebrate the festive season 

How much can you drink?

The St. Regis Doha

Festive Afternoon Tea at Sarab Lounge

Festive Afternoon Tea at Sarab Lounge The St. Regis Doha

A luxurious decadent afternoon tea is the perfect setting for an intimate gathering with friends. Indulge in a glass of sparkling juice or warm beverage while savouring the exquisite selection of hand-crafted creations served with freshly baked scones and clotted cream along a variety of delightful holiday goodies.

Details:

Price: QR 149 per person  

Date: up to Monday 31 December 2018

Timings: 2:30 pm – 8 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Festive Eve Dinner

Festive Eve Dinner The St. Regis Doha

Opal by Gordon Ramsay

Be ready to get impressed! This bespoke gourmet four course dinner menu inspired by European heritage and the elegant ambience of Opal by Gordon Ramsay promise an unforgettable evening.

* Please note that à la carte menu is also available.*

Details:

Price: QR 295 per person (for a four-course dinner); QR 395 per person (for a four-course dinner inclusive of enhanced beverages)

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm – 11 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Vine Restaurant

Embrace the festive spirit with a lavish buffet featuring traditional favourites.

Details:

Price: QR 320 per person (inclusive of soft drinks); QR 420 per person (inclusive of enhanced beverages)

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm – 11 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Al Sultan Brahim

Celebrate this season at the finest Lebanese Restaurant in Qatar. Enjoy an exquisite set menu while enjoying the lovely view from the terrace. 

Details:

Price: à la carte

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Astor Grill

Create timeless memories this Festive Eve with your beloved ones at Astor Grill, the finest steakhouse in Qatar. Indulge in a sumptuous four course menu handcrafted to perfection by our culinary team.

Details:

Price: QR 295 per person (for a four-course dinner); QR 395 per person (for a four-course dinner inclusive of enhanced beverages)

Date: Monday 24 December 2018

Timings: 6 pm - 11 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: 974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Festive Day

Astor Grill 

Celebrate this merry occasion with family and friends over an extravagant brunch. Treat yourself to a lavish sharing style menu prepared to perfection by our culinary experts.

Details:

Price: QR 295 per person (for a four-course dinner); QR 395 per person (for a four-course dinner inclusive of enhanced beverages)

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 12 pm – 4 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Vine Restaurant & Opal By Gordon Ramsay Festive Day Grand Brunch

Celebrate the Festive Day at the biggest brunch in Doha with an enchanting view of the blue hues of the Arabian Gulf and St. Regis’ Olympic sized swimming pool. Let us create memorable moments for your family with our lavish brunch buffet including live entertainment and a mini-corner for the younger guests.

Details:

Price: QR 555 per person (inclusive of soft drinks); QR 655 per person (inclusive of enhanced beverages)

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 12:30 pm – 4 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Al Sultan Brahim

Celebrate Festive Day with the legendary taste by Al Sultan Brahim. Gather the whole family and indulge in a delicious lunch and dinner prepared to perfection by our superb chefs.

Details:

Price: à la carte

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: Festive Lunch (12 pm to 4:30 pm); Festive Dinner (6:30 pm to 11:30 pm)

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

The Rooftop Festive After Brunch Party

On Festive Day, gather all your friends for an exciting After Brunch Party at The Rooftop.

Details:

Date: Tuesday 25 December 2018

Timings: 4 pm – 12 am

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]

Festive Grand Brunch

Festive Grand Brunch at The St. Regis Doha

Vine Restaurant & Opal by Gordon Ramsay

Celebrate the last Friday of 2018 with our Festive Grand Brunch at The Finest Address, featuring a lavish brunch buffet, live entertainment and fun activities for the kids.

Details:

Price: QR 350 per person (inclusive of soft beverages); QR 450 per person (inclusive of enhanced beverages)

Date: Friday 28 December 2018

Timings: 12:30 pm to 4 pm

Location: The St. Regis Doha, West Bay, Doha 14435 - Qatar - Qatar

Tel: +974 4446 0105

E-mail: [email protected]


Are you all set for the festive season? What are your plans? Which of these fine hotels will you visit? Which restaurants will you dine in. Do let us know in our Comments section. Like and share the article - it keeps us going!