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A touch of the Orient.

A host of festivities are held in the evenings at Grand Hyatt Doha, Grand Regal and Movenpick Tower & Suites during Ramadan. At each of the three hotels guests enjoy a different oriental atmosphere. Grand Hyatt's Ramadanak tent captures the essence of Arabian charm and creates the perfect backdrop for a social setting. Grand Hyatt has flown in two chefs to make sure the cuisine during the season is outstanding. From Oman, it has brought Majid al-Balushi and from Turkey, Omer Aydyn. Grand Hyatt Doha's iftar and Suhour buffet include a variety of main courses, famous Arabian and Turkish mezze and a lavish selection of dessert. At Ramadanak, guests enjoy savory choices from different international regions. At Grand Regal Hotel, one of the newest hotels in Doha, the management is going all out to make the holy month an altogether different experience for guests and visitors. "Ramadan is a time to share and enjoy your blessings with your family and friends", said Imran Baig, general manager at the Grand Regal Hotel. The Mehfil restaurant is set to recreate the magic of Arabic culture, complete with Ramadan decorations, traditional oriental atmosphere and live sounds of Oud at the backdrop. Guests enjoy a great choice of main courses such as lamb cubes with yoghurt sauce, chicken lababdar, ouzi, grilled vegetables, pastas, whipped potato, oriental rice, etc. The restaurant also offers Arabic desserts like om ali, kamer el dien, baklava, lokmet el kadi and delicious fresh fruits. Iftar buffet is served daily from sunset to 10pm. Families and groups of 10 or more can avail of special rates. Suhour buffet is available every night from 10pm to 2am. At ME[micro]venpick Tower & Suites Doha's Animato restaurant, guests are received from sunset. Guests are greeted with complimentary Arabic coffee and dates at Lime Cafe. Ramadan in-room dining menus are available featuring traditional Middle Eastern favourites. Hot and cold mezze selections, refreshing salads and traditional fare such as the hearty ouzi and the classic shawarma, are available.

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Publication:Gulf Times (Doha, Qatar)
Geographic Code:7QATA
Date:Jul 14, 2013
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