Lavish iftar or a laid-back Suhoor. List of the best Ramadan tents in town.
Looking for a perfect place to break your fast with friends or family? Here’s a list of hotels serving authentic Arabic buffet at their specially-designed Ramadan tents.
Inspired by various Middle-Eastern and Qatari traditions, the tent is filled up with the rich flavours from the region. The Cairo Opera House resident band ‘Laialy El Nagham’ will be playing daily, so you may enjoy live entertainment as well.
Iftar : Sunset until 7:30 pm, QR230
Suhoor : 9pm until 2am, QR270
Private cabanas are available for QR2000 per table of 8.
Children under the age of 4 eat for free and children between the ages of 4-11 enjoy 50 % off.
Contact: 44460105 or e-mail email@example.com or visit their website.
Oryx Rotana Hotel
Oryx Rotana’s new Al Nafourah Ramadan Tent is going to be a buzzing new venue this Holy Month. The tent will feature an oud player and singer during the entire month from 9:30pm to 12:30am playing classic traditional Arabic songs. The menu will include new special suhoor dishes apart from the regulars.
Iftar : Sunset until 8pm with varying prices per dish
Suhour : 9:30pm – 12:30 am
Until the end of Ramadan, there will be a minimum charge of QR150 once inside the tent
Contact: 44023333 or visit their website.
Plaza Inn Doha
The Atrium restaurant at the Plaza Inn Doha will be filled with lovely delicacies to make this Ramadan a special one. Bring family and friends to enjoy a heartwarming reunion with an array of savory dishes, mezzeh and grill.
Iftar: Sunset to 10:30pm, QR150
Suhoor: 11:00pm to 3am, QR150
Special discount rates apply to groups.
Contact: 4422118 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website.
Wyndham Grand Regency Doha
Tangia restaurant has a buffet this Ramadan season with lovely decorations to accompany the setting. The Grand Gourmet restaurant too is having a buffet with all kinds of traditional Arabic food and drink for the family to feast upon.
Tangia timings : Iftar – sunset till 10pm, QR160
Suhoor – 10pm – 1am, QR160
Grand Gourmet timings : same timings apply, QR180 per person for both
Contact: 44343333 or visit their website.
Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha
This holy month, Kempinski hotel’s Aroma restaurant will be serving as a venue to bring everyone closer together to spread joy and happiness. Enjoy a fulfilling iftar with the food, ambiance and joy as part of the Ramadan spirit.
Iftar : Sunset until 7:15 pm, QR160 per person
Contact: 44053333 or visit their website.
The Torch Doha
Don’t miss out on the lavish iftar and suhoor buffet in the Flying Carpet restaurant that features Arabic delicacies like none other along with other culinary masterpieces. The buffet includes different juices, soft music and various other Arabian traditions.
Iftar : Sunset until 8pm, QR210
Suhoor: 11pm until 2am, QR180
Contact: 44465600 or visit their website.
Movenpick Hotel Doha
The Season’s restaurant at the Movenpick Hotel will be serving a sumptuous iftar meal this Ramadan. The meal will include Arabic drinks, added savories, various kinds of salad and appetizers.
Iftar : Sunset until 7:30pm, QR140
Contact: 44291111 or visit their website.
Sharq Village & Spa
Chef Ali Hadla is preparing an array of hot and cold traditional dishes for the iftar buffet at al Liwan at the Sharq Village and Spa. The menu will include shawarma, a live cooking station, grilled meats, desserts and everything else possible.
Iftar : Sunset to 10 pm, QR215 per person
Contact: 44256666 or visit their website.
Four Seasons Hotel Doha
Celebrate the Holy Month at Four Season’s Garden Terrace tent. The tent gives a true authentic Ramadan aura with music by Mohamed Khairy and his Syrian Halabi band. People will not have to miss out on watching the games as a big screen will be put up to view the World Cup 2014. To accompany this, the suhoor will have a wide fantastic array of international food.
Iftar : 6pm – 8:30pm, QR225
Suhoor : 10pm – 1am, QR275
Contact: 44948888 or visit their website.
La Cigale Doha
Celebrate a fulfilling and memorable iftar and suhoor at Le Cigale Ramadan tent. For iftar, there’s Mezzeh, fresh salads, international and Arabic cuisine, while expect mouth watering, delicious sweets along with different flavoured sheehsa and an indoor swimming pool for Suhoor.
Iftar : QR220 inclusive of the buffet, juices, and American coffee
Suhoor : QR250 inclusive of buffet and soft drinks.
Contact: 44288888 or email email@example.com or visit their website.
The Diplomatic Club
Experience an amazing variety of different kinds of cuisine delivered by a specially designed catering team at the Royal Tent. The tent will have a lot of open space and relaxing places to sit with family and friends to enjoy.
Iftar: Sunset to 7:30pm, QR190
Suhoor: 9pm – 12:30 am, QR190
Contact: 44847412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website.
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
For an authentic Arabian experience, head out to the Ritz-Carlton, Doha. Their Al Wosail ballroom tent is decorated fabulously featuring a private Majlis seating, flavoured sheesha and a live band performance. The buffet will include various cuisines and delicacies from salads to lovely desserts.
Iftar : Sunset to 8pm, QR210
Suhoor : 9pm to 1am, QR265
Contact: 44848000 or visit their website.
W Doha Hotel and Residences
The W hotel’s famous Sultan tent is known for its lavish Ramadan festivities featuring cuisine stations from all over the world, various sheesha flavours and relaxing enjoyable live Ramadan music. This year only gets better.
Iftar : Sunset to 8pm, QR 220
Suhoor : 10pm to 1am, QR275
Contact: 44535000 or visit their website.
Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel
Delicious food, great company and a magnificent ambience, Al Areen Ballroom is a must-visit this Ramadan.
Iftar : Sunset until 8pm, QR235
Suhoor: 9pm to 1:30am, QR235
Contact: 44196100 or visit their website.
Grand Hyatt Doha
Every year the ever famous Ramadanak tent is known for the excellent food it provides as well as the relaxing ambiance and music. It even won the best Ramadan Tent award 2013. Will it make a mark this year? Check it out yourself.
Iftar : Sunset until 8pm, QR250
Suhoor : 9pm-2am, QR250
Contact: 44481234 or visit their website.
[Photo courtesy: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha]