Grand opening event attended by more than 500 guests
The famed HuQQa and The Market, one of Turkey’s leading restaurants and lounges, hosted its highly-anticipated grand opening at the St. Regis Hotel in Doha, in the presence of top ambassadors, VIPs, guests and members of the press.
Located at a premium location in the heart of West Bay at the St. Regis Hotel, HuQQa and The Market restaurant offer an unprecedented food and beverage experience, relying on long-standing heritage.
More than 500 guests enjoyed the grand opening of the restaurants with laser lights, swirling dervish dancer, Turkish DJ Mahmut Orhan, one of the best renowned DJs in the world, and an immersive performance a 3-piece Turkish band flown in from Istanbul. To add to the occasion, guests were served a selection of the high-end food and beverages that both restaurants will offer to their clientele.
“We are excited about this collaboration with Alfardan Group which facilitates the launch of our restaurants here in Qatar. Qatar is a key destination in the region, and the opening of HuQQa and The Market restaurants is in line with our expansion plans. We aim to provide premium food and service to Qatari people and visitors. Our restaurants both offer a place where people can socialize with their friends in comfort, enjoying our authentic food and ambience. We are confident that HuQQA and the Market lounge and restaurant will become one of Qatar’s favorite destinations and we wish all who visit a memorable experience,” said Cihan Kamer, HuQQa Group Chairman.
Omar Hussain Alfardan, President and CEO, Alfardan Group said: “This partnership with such a renowned brand adds much value to the Qatar market. Alfardan Hospitality strives to partner with distinctive brands to bring new concepts and experiences to the people of Qatar. This launch reiterates Alfardan Hospitality’s position as a key player in supporting tourism and hospitality in Qatar in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030”.
Huqqa is set to become one of the most popular food destinations in Doha, thanks to its ever-changing menu of fresh and expertly prepared food with an international flavour. The trendy Turkish eatery is known for its contemporary menu and dazzling ambience that offer diners unforgettable moments through food, serving global cuisine and signature flavours inspired by the rich culture of Turkey and beyond.
Following a successful soft opening, HuQQa’s name became widely known as one of the most popular hangouts in Doha. The restaurant is perfectly located at the main courtyard of the St. Regis Hotel with easy access, nice views, and a unique approach to people-centric hospitality. HuQQa provides one of the best venues for city-dwellers to enjoy; whether it’s for a traditional Turkish breakfast or a relaxed dinner. HuQQa and the Market lounge and restaurant welcomes diners from early morning till late evening every day of the week with special additions made for special occasions.
Originally from Turkey, HuQQa began its journey at The Bosphorus, which today is celebrated as one of the most unique lounges in Istanbul. As a true testament to a success story, HuQQa has since expanded beyond borders, bringing its brand to GCC and more recently Doha with the arrival of HuQQa and The Market.
Launched in 2006, Alfardan Hospitality looks to bring the highest levels of service experience across Alfardan Group to the management of the Group’s hotel ventures such as Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Doha, Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha and The St. Regis Doha.
Alfardan Hospitality blends its highest levels of service with the unique delivery of high-profile versatile F&B outlets, catering to discerning food and entertainment lovers.