Planning a birthday party, anniversary party, bridal shower or any other special occasion? There are plenty of venues available around Qatar for your special event.
Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Plan a birthday getaway or any other special occasion at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara. The private island is a playground for all ages with adventures on land and at sea, boasting many first and only experiences from an F1 simulator to floating HamacLands.
A perfect destination for a bridal shower is the Anantara Spa where Arabian rituals meet Thai-Western healing. Escape to the world of Anantara Spa, enjoying a private island setting overlooking the ocean. Discover a diverse treatment menu that captures Doha’s ancient tribal roots, as well as a souk heritage of vibrant sights, scents and sounds. Experience a traditional Turkish hammam or melt into massages inspired by Thai wellness and desert landscapes.
A perfect venue for a kid’s birthday party with two hours of freestyle fun, food, music and more in an active environment. BOUNCE Parties include a private party room, catering and a high-energy party host.
- 60 minutes of Freestyle fun to learn new tricks
- 30 minutes to meet your awesome host, greet all party guests and experience a Freestyle show
- 30 minutes access to your own private party room
- A dedicated party host to guide you through all the action
- Customisable food options to fuel your crew (charges at least QAR140 per child)
- Official BOUNCE grip socks for everyone
- Select BOUNCE venues have X-Park available as a party rotation
For more information or reservations, contact bounce.qa/parties/ or 4408 6500.
Fraser Suites West Bay – Doha
A unique dining experience prepared only once a month in celebration of the full moon. Satiate your appetite with dinner under a glowing moon in a traditional Arabic Majlis style setting and a special five-course menu for two.
QAR4000 for couples, available for one night only.
For more information or reservations, call 5525 9336 or email [email protected].
Whether you’re looking for a girl’s outing or celebrating a special occasion like a birthday, Mondrian’s Afternoon Tea is a great option. For birthdays, they’ll perfectly cater to you — a special birthday cake, candles, balloons and other decorations, as well as flowers from their in-house neighbouring flower shop, Alissar. Magnolia Bakery is known for serving freshly baked cupcakes, cakes, cheesecakes, cookies, brownies, banana pudding and more. You can sip a cappuccino or tea and indulge in a handmade dessert. But there’s nothing like Magnolia Bakery’s Mondrian Afternoon Tea — it cannot be found anywhere else.
For more information or reservations, call 4045 5999. Click here to have a look at their menu.
If you want more than just Afternoon Tea at the Mondrian Doha, try one of their restaurants or ESPA for a special occasion. ESPA at Mondrian Doha delivers an unforgettable wellness experience hidden in a ‘Secret Garden’. Shimmering mosaic walls lead guests to 12 treatment rooms, a heated experience garden, relaxation rooms and traditional Turkish Hammam. They have special Pregnancy Treatments and ‘High Time to Tea Time’.
For more information or reservations, call 4045 5550.
Marsa Marine Entertainment
Looking for a luxurious celebration at sea? Marsa Marine Entertainment is a luxury house boat getaway to celebrate any occasion. Marsa Marine Entertainment brings the concept of the boutique, houseboat, water sports and more to residents and tourists in Qatar. The luxury boat service offers a wide variety of activities.
For more information or reservations, call 5000 8815 or visit mme.qa.
Come aboard the National Cruise for an unforgettable evening, live entertainment and stunning views of the Doha skyline. From birthdays to engagements, henna, anniversary or wedding parties, National Cruise will help you create a personalised celebration.
- Enjoy a three-hour cruise in the middle of the sea, departing from The Pearl-Qatar or Doha Corniche.
- Tea, coffee, soft drinks and light refreshments
- Personalised buffet menus
- Three-piece band with vocalist
- Birthday cake (groups of 30 or more)
For more information, call 6600 0926 or 7799 9666, or visit nationalcruise.com.
The French Olive
The French Olive Barwa Towers branch have private dining rooms for special occasions. Their rooms can accommodate eight to 25 people.
For more information or reservations, call 4444 4777.
Adventure Rooms is Qatar’s first 60-minute real life escape room game where you need to solve puzzles, find keys and beat the clock to escape.
Visit adventureroomsqa.com or call 7050 0139 for more information.
Scavenger Escape (Escape Room)
Located in Megapolis Entertainment Center in Medina Centrale at The Pearl-Qatar, Scavenger Escape (Escape Room) is an escape game which requires players to work together to gather hidden items to escape a locked themed room before the one-hour timer runs out. A room can take up two to six people.
For more information, visit scavengerescape.com/en/doha or call 4437 8444/8484.
Megapolis Entertainment Center
A great entertainment destination for children or young adults is Megapolis Entertainment Center in Medina Centrale at The Pearl-Qatar. Any birthday theme can be organised with top notch services and all-inclusive game packages that can be tailored for anyone. Celebrate with your friends, spend quality time at the bowling lane and/or Escape Rooms, take a darts challenge, and compete at the Arcades Area. Don’t miss out on karaoke, great fun for a birthday celebration! There’s so much to do. You just have to pick and choose. It’s completely up to you! After all the fun, you can dine at any of the nearby restaurants or cafes at Medina Centrale.
For more information, visit megapolisqatar.com or call 4437 8444.
On a Budget?
Hosting a party at home or a clubhouse is the easiest and most practical option for a party. However, there are other places you can host a party outside of your home without any cost beyond food, drinks and decorations.
Plan a picnic or BBQ at Al Bidda Park! Bring your own food, drinks and decorations to celebrate the special occasion. Maybe be a potluck? There are dozens of BBQ stalls you can book if you want more than just a picnic. Make sure to clean up after the party is over.
You can also plan a beach trip with any of Qatar’s local tour companies such as Qatar International Adventures (QIA), Qatar Inbound Tours, Arabian Adventures Qatar and more. Or make it a DIY beach trip to celebrate a birthday or anniversary with loved ones, bringing your own food, drinks, games and decorations for a picnic or camp on the beach (Al Wakrah, Fuwairit, Al Khor, Dukhan, Sealine, Simaisma and more).
Cakes and Party Decorations
- Batteel Bakery & Café (Salwa Road): 4472 9089
- Edible Arrangements (Al Gharrafa): 4491 1113
- Caramel Sweet Arts (Tawar Mall): 4442 6267
- FAUCHON (Salwa Road): 4432 4888
- Magnolia Bakery (Dar Al Salam Mall): 4450 9407
- Opera Café (The Mall): 4467 8885
- Sugar and Spice (Aspire Park): 4038 9668
Chocolates, Sweets and Flowers
- Casa Flora (Salwa Road): 4432 8111
- Chopin (City Center-Doha): 4483 4747
- Dulce Chocolate (Muraikh): 4443 30780
- Gardenia (Al Nasr St): 4444 0789
- Interflora (C Ring Road): 4432 2717
- Larissa Chocolates & Flowers (Al Sadd): 4432 2358
- Luxury Flowers & Chocolates (Duhail): 4444 5432
- Patchi (Salwa Road): 4469 3350
- Patisserie Suisse (Al Nasr St): 4432 1213
- Plaza Hollandi (Villaggio Mall): 4450 7262
- Tasmeem Flowers & Chocolates: 4417 9993
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