Thursday March 2, 2023: Alfardan Hospitality, a subsidiary of Alfardan Group, and its latest international lifestyle destination, in the heart of Porto Arabia, The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl – Qatar, invited guests to experience an exquisite culinary journey with 7 of its new fine dining luxury concepts on Wednesday March 1st.
More than 500 guests of prominent VIP figures, influencers, and media were invited to an adventure of taste; starting the evening with a welcome reception around the pool area, filled with exciting and engaging activations, live band entertainment, and pass around canapes and sips. The culinary experience was designed to showcase the Island’s collection of signature restaurants.
The exclusive island escape in the heart of The Pearl-Qatar comes as part of Alfardan Group’s vision to continuously provide iconic luxury developments focused on supreme hospitality services to Qatar and the region.
On this occasion, Mr. Wissam Suleiman multi-property General Manager comments by saying: “It gives me great pride to present tonight, our exquisite culinary collection of signature outlets, each adding more flare to The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island on the Pearl. This launch event marks the beginning of our journey together, where our island becomes your dining destination. You will find on the island everything from stunning outdoor terraces, state-of-the-art interiors, culinary diversity and richness, and trendy settings. Welcome to an Island within an Island where we take dining to the next level.”
Each of the 7 restaurants offered a unique world-class culinary experience in an exceptionally special atmosphere capturing distinctive flavours; starting with the authentic Greek fish taverna, Manos, famous for its fresh seafood caught daily along with a vast selection of Greek classics and traditional Mediterranean dishes. The restaurant is a slice of the Aegean Sea and is open for both lunch and dinner, promising guests a special journey filled with authentic Greek hospitality, Zorba dancing, breaking plates, and Greek family fun.
Moving on to Chotto Matte, a concept brought to life in London for guests seeking to indulge in a sophisticated and lively combination of Peruvian and Japanese flavours, which is renowned for its award-winning Nikkei cuisine experience. From the theatrics of the open sushi counter, flaming robata grill to the live DJ and entertainment sets, Chotto Matte delivers an accessible take on immersive fine dining with something to discover in every corner of the restaurant. An extensive open terrace is also available where guests can enjoy panoramic views of the harbour.
Similarly, the signature Italian lifestyle venue, Roberto’s, which delivers a host of unforgettable culinary and entertainment experiences, sets new standards for delivering hospitality excellence and a stellar guest experience. Robertos’ world-class team blends an admirably Roman devotion to food with Venetian hospitality and a Milanese flair, resulting in a unique and homegrown reinterpretation of Italian cuisine and “Dolce Vita” entertainment. The extensive site features different experiences staring with the Salotto Lounge and Terrace dedicated for a casual setup, as well as a mixology and music bar with daily live entertainment. Then is the grand Piemonte, which expands towards the indoor and outdoor dining areas. For a more intimate setting, the outdoor Cortina provides exclusive terrace dining with breath-taking views of the surrounding marina.
Next on the list is Babel, an exclusive luxurious Lebanese fine dining concept, known for its cuisine through a contemporary fusion of flavours. The restaurant is renowned for its dynamic architecture, outstanding hospitality, and its Mediterranean classics ranging from traditional delicacies to fresh seafood, enhanced with a special touch. Babel takes guests on a journey of taste, exploring combinations of inherited ingredients, reflecting all that Lebanon has best to offer.
Al-Mandaloun Waterfront, a captivating Mediterranean oasis featuring flavours from around the world with a Lebanese twist, overlooking The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island pool. Al Mandaloun Waterfront provides an around-the-clock experience across both the restaurant and pool bar area, offering guests breakfast, a salad bar, lunch, dinner, and weekly live entertainment for an unmatched refreshing, relaxing, and lively atmosphere.
Ahwet Zeitouna, the place people can call home, is the latest friendly neighbourhood café, that takes Lebanese cuisine lovers back to the golden 70s era. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, making it the perfect destination for an all-day dining experience.
Finally, NAR restaurant, diligently designed to infuse the look and feel of the contemporary realm into the world of authentic Turkish flavours, offering Anatolian cuisine in a lively and casual setting. The sophisticated touch of its interiors and fine art pieces, anchor its flawless identity, and highlight its inviting vibes. Overlooking The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island pool and views of Doha’s skyline, the terrace inspires the timeless dining experience at NAR.
A dining destination in itself, The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl – Qatar, boasts seven of the world’s finest dining outlets where celebrity chefs, distinctive flavours, and entertainment create a glamorous, immersive experience for residents and visitors alike.