Can you hear the arrows whistling through the air as Cupid strikes his target? Do you see little bunny rabbits hopping around and cute birds flying free? For those of you who feel the love in the air then check out the following venues for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a lovely meal on the day with some of the best views in Doha. Don’t forget to call up and book your table as soon as possible.
La Varenne is a French brassiere-style restaurant which is holding an ‘Amour de France’ event for the 14th which starts from 7pm-midnight. Book in advance, so that they book you in to use the building’s parking area. Then take the stylish lift to the 28th floor for a 5 course menu tasting for QR 280.
Check out their fantastic view from Tornado Tower in West Bay where they have an almost unhindered view down Omar Al Mukhtar Street. The local landmarks can be observed with The Gate Mall and City Centre Mall easily distinguishable. Enjoy a romantic evening with fantastic food and excellent service. Contact them on 4499 0680.
Eatopia has an impressive Valentine’s Day Menu planned, for QR 400 per couple. They are celebrating the month of love with food options of yellow fin tuna and seared scallops to beef wellington. They also have beautiful dessert options for the ending of your meal, with a choice of a sharing chocolate heart or traditional French mini-pastries.
They will have live Jazz on their hidden balcony overlooking the West Bay skyline. Make sure to bring a light jacket or wrap as the balcony is open to the elements. Book a table for two on 40206400.
Al Dana is one of the few restaurants in Doha with an oceanfront view looking out over the blue waters of the Arabian Sea. Known for their fresh seafood dishes they have a special 4 course menu, for QR 310 per person, with surprise gifts for couples.
Despite their urban location the hotel has managed to provide a secret space away from the busy traffic of the Expressway. Instead of city noises you can hear the soft sounds of the ocean and the waving palm trees. Try to book seating on the outdoor beach terrace for a romantic evening under the stars. Opening hours are 6.30-11pm. Contact them on 4425 6666 or email their reservations desk at [email protected]
Flying Carpet, The Torch Doha
Book a romantic Eastern-inspired evening at The Torch’s Flying Carpet restaurant. Known for their amazing buffets showcasing international cuisine, this is the place for those who appreciate food with a view. Bookings can be made from 7-10.30pm for the dinner menu at QR 450 per couple.
They have taken the carpet theme literally with carpets ingeniously hung to resemble the flying carpets of Aladdin stories. The ambience and lighting here sets an elegant mood – with so much to look at here be careful not to forget about the person in front of you.
Opal, St Regis Doha
Celebrate the special day with a special 3 course meal designed by renowned Executive Chef Elias Gemayel. The place has a casual dining ambience in an elegant modern setting, with views over the sparkling waters of the Arabian Sea.
Enjoy a meal on Opal’s terrace from 6-11pm. Call 4446 0116 or email for a booking at [email protected].