How to wrap up a weekend with a relaxing brunch on a Saturday in Doha? The answer lies in the kitchen of Opal by Gordon Ramsay! Lazy Saturdays at Opal by Gordon Ramsay is on every Saturday with Doha’s first authentic A La Carte European Brunch by bringing new interpretations to old classics.
The St. Regis’s dining venue Opal combine the comfort of tradition with modern elegance for guests to experience sophisticated dining at any time of the day. Opal by Gordon Ramsay presents an energetic approach to regionally-sourced cuisine for its brunch.
The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Have a hearty starter of an Croque Madame with smoked turkey ham, dive into a succulent plate of Australian striploin or linger over berries waffles and sip a glass of Gewurztraminer. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event.
Despite being called Opal by Gordon Ramsay, the atmosphere is classically formal yet comfortable, with plush seating and well-spaced tables. From business to romantic dining, it’s all ideally staged. Power breakfasts before a meeting or shopping at the malls with egg dishes including a choice of Benedicts, Italian flavors rule at lunch and on Saturdays there’s an elaborate and exotic brunch.
The service itself is something personalized with a relaxing atmosphere of the restaurant. For a Saturday brunch, it’s the ideal place to catch up with friends and family with delicious dishes by weekend a la carte. With a pleasant, blue, sea view, the dining experience gets better and cozy. A tranquil, contemporary space, Opal maintains a sense of elegance and dignity.
The starters begin with its specialty eggs Benedict, creamy spinach with smoked hollandaise and Croque Madame with smoked turkey ham. Each dish is enough for a person who wants to start with something small to taste various breakfast dishes and then move on to the main course.
The main courses suggested by the Opal team was local prawns on ice, fresh lime with marie rose dressing and tartare sauce which was refreshing and tasty.
As next – enjoy tender, high-quality Australian sirloin, Yorkshire pudding with roasted vegetables and peppercorn sauce that preserved the pristine flavors of the beast, are stand-outs. Don’t miss the boneless chicken with tamarind sauce, coriander and spring onions, which is tender, very juicy and quite savory from all the seasonings. The tamarind sauce is sweet, puckery and molasses-like. This is a dish that cries out for steamed rice alongside.
Any dessert will please, but do not miss the pancake with vanilla ice cream added with maple syrup and waffle and berries provides a sublime conclusion for the meal. And of course, the traditional Eton mess is not to be forgotten, it is a sumptuous, indulgent, sticky mess of crunchy meringue, tart strawberries and rich cream. This summer dessert is a British classic.
Finding a top-tier glass of wine to go with the meal is easy, and there is a list of bottle selections as well. Offerings include wines from New Zealand, Italy, Spain and Chile.
A true feast for the senses, the lavish Saturday brunch in Opal features is one of the city’s most elegant experiences. Outstanding brunch in sophisticated Opal by Gordon Ramsay it is the gem of the hotel and the place to “see and be seen”.
Tel: +974.4446.0105 / Website: www.opalbygordonramsaydoha.com