5 Places to celebrate VALENTINES DAY and CHINESE NEW YEAR in Qatar

On our first SAVOUR-DAY FOODIE ROUND-UP, we are bringing you two of the highly anticipated events happening this week and where to celebrate it: Valentine’s Day on February 14 and the Chinese New Year on February 16.

1. CITY CENTER ROTANA DOHA – A Different Kind of Food Tour

For this week, you can try to a different kind of food trip, either you take the whole itinerary or select only one preferred stop.

“Dine Around” City Center Rotana Doha and experience three of the hotel’s iconic restaurants. Start with appetizers, refreshment drinks, and amuse-bouche at “Boston’s” Lounge (average price: QR ). Savor 5-cuisines available at the upscale restaurant, “Teatro” (average price: QR ). And finally, dance to the beat of Lebanese music while sampling the authentic Lebanese sweets at the renowned “Zeituna” Lebanese Restaurant (average price: QR ).

For reservation, call: 4445 8888

Boston’s Bar and Restaurant
Teatro Restaurant
Zeituna Lebanese Restaurant

2. CROWNE PLAZA DOHA – Festive Brazilian Carnival

Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park is celebrating the Carnival of Brazil at Rodizio Brazilian Churrascaria from 4-16 February 2018. Guests will be treated to an authentic Brazilian Churrascaria experience and Latin music entertainment in a colorful and vibrant atmosphere.

Rodizio is a unique Brazilian dining concept where different meat cuts are prepared on live open flame grills in center of the restaurant and served on skewers to guests table by the Passadores who slice the various cuts onto each diner’s plate.

When first seated, guests are directed to the Appetizer Island where they can choose from our array of salads and appetizers.  At their table, guests will find our Rodizio coasters with red and black sides.  When placed with the red side up; the passadores will continue to come around and serve more meat and when placed with the black side up; it means you need a break or can’t eat anymore.

Celebrating the Carnival of Brazil, the restaurant is decorated with vibrant colors and Brazilian flags and guests can enjoy live music from resident Brazilian band D’Habanason with their varied Latin music repertoire.

Known for its churrasco style, guests in Rodizio are treated to a variety of options to satisfy their tastes; they can choose a range of delicacies from an ala carte menu or enjoy mouthwatering selections of prime cut meat, poultry and seafood from Explore Brazil menu with 5 different meat cuts Experience It All menu  designed for all meat lovers with all 13 meat cuts.

Rodizio Brazilian Churrascaria is open from Sunday to Friday, 6PM to 12MN and currently has an early bird offer:  Come before 7PM and enjoy Experience It All menu – eat-all-you-can meat for 165 QAR.

For reservations, call 44087788.


3. JAMIE’S ITALIAN – Keeping the Tradition

Jamie’s Italian is their first branch in GCC and a concept that serves freshly made, Italian-inspired dishes with a “Jamie Oliver” twist. The focus is on fresh, sustainable and high-grade ingredients with a menu that features homemade pasta and pizza that’s made fresh every day.

Visit their branch at DOHA FESTIVAL CITY. For reservation, call: 40354444.


4. EMIRGAN SUTIS – A Turkish Food Adventure

The elegant interior of EMIRGAN SUTIS in Al Emadi Financial Square along C-Ring Road is very inviting. A turkish restaurant that serves breakfast meals the whole day as well as a wide selection of popular Turkish dishes on their a la carte menu.

For reservation, call +974 4037 5287.


5. SHANGRI-LA DOHA – Experience Chinese Traditions

Valentine’s Dinner at Sridan-Wednesday 14th February:

Treat your special someone to a romantic dinner at Shangri-la Doha. Sridan laid out a special evening on February 14 for diners with packages from: 450 QAR dinner buffet for 2 with two glasses of Cava, or 550 QAR dinner buffet for 2with a bottle of Cava. Dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Chinese New Year at Shanghai Club – 15th-28th February

We invite you to the biggest Chinese celebration of the year. Live music and two exquisite eight-course-set menu. Price starts from 488 QAR per person.


Shangri-La Hotel, Doha, Level 43&44, Conference Centre Street, West Bay, Email: For reservation, call: 4429 5295

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