Al Siddiqi Hospitality, the hospitality arm of Al Siddiqi Holding, yesterday formally unveiled its new seafood restaurant, Balmesan, located in the scenic settings of Porto Arabia – 2 La Croisette, The Pearl-Qatar.

Named after a famous fishing spot in Old Doha, Balmesan is a specialty restaurant with the heart of Qatar in every bite. With an extensive salad bar and fresh fish market, guests at the new restaurant can have their pick of the freshest seafood available, and choose to have their choice grilled, fried, or baked to their taste along with their preferred flavours.

Balmesan The Pearl Qatar

From the moment you step into Balmesan, you know you’re in for a great meal, as you’re greeted by friendly staff and a welcoming aroma. The large open spaces, refreshing and modern décor and relaxing ambience complement the extensive selection of seafood favourites – from must-try London Fish with Tartare Sauce and Sauteed Crab served with Chilli Sauce to Chef’s Special Balmesan Mixed Seafood and more – prepared by an esteemed roster of specialty chefs led by Executive Chef Tarik Sayed Mowafy and served by a professional team of staff.

Complementing the restaurant’s carefully designed interior – which is highlighted by a centrally positioned aquarium – is a huge outdoor terrace area for al fresco dining that offers breathtaking views of the marina.

Assen Valev, Al Siddiqi Hospitality General Manager:

With its elegant setting, friendly service and tantalising variety of fresh-catch delicacies, Balmesan is the perfect place to enjoy seafood in Doha with friends and family. The food at Balmesan is an experience – each dish is carefully prepared to a high standard using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create a captivating symphony of flavour, aroma, texture and visual appeal. If you like seafood, and are on the lookout for hearty seafood dishes freshly prepared to your taste, look no further than Balmesan.’

Balmesan is open daily for lunch and dinner from 11 am to 11 pm on weekdays and 11 am to 1 am on weekends. Free parking is available at 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia, The Pearl-Qatar.