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Raffles Doha - Blue Cigar, Writer’s Lounge
Raffles Doha - Blue Cigar, Writer’s Lounge

Blue Cigar, Writer’s Lounge

There’s a sense of timeless sophistication in our Blue Cigar lounge, where unexpected cultural encounters beckon in those who seek out the finest stories, to be later called up and recalled with renewed wonder. Craftmanship and authenticity are at the very heart of every Blue Cigar experience, which showcases immersive, raw luxury at its very finest.

Created to further elevate this unique experience, select one of the finest Cuban tobaccos in the world, sourced from Fidel Castro’s own stock, and one our experienced rollers will craft a cigar for you alone.

Pair it with a rare whisky, smoky cocktail or alcohol free drink, or choose from our Latin American inspired menu, and savour dishes that are a work of art in their own right, then let the notes from the local music cascade over you, sink into a leather armchair and settle in for the evening.

The exquisite Writers Lounge is where old narratives come to life in imaginative and inspiring ways. Leaf through priceless first edition books that take place of honor on the hallowed library shelves. Select a pre-loved classic that tells its own unique story through its glorious imperfections – handwritten notes inserted in pages that have spoken to a previous owner, a coffee stain from a late-night reader, or a well-worn cover of a book that has been lovingly passed down through generations.

Recline in centuries-old leather armchairs, lose yourself in a novel and then order a bespoke dining and drinking experience that has been inspired by the story-line.

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Bespoke cigar with 20 year old tobacco by Molinari

Worldwide cigar delivery in 24 hours
Cigar rollers from the Dominican Republic
Experiential dining menu
Extensive cocktail selection
Ultra-luxury watch collaboration

A haven for music lovers offering a richly immersive ambiance, experience two very different destinations that stretch over the top two floors of Raffles Doha.

From its elevated position on the 36th floor, find an intimate, alluring lounge, where thrumming beats and muted lighting gives the sensation of an exclusive hideaway. While just beyond the rounded walls of this divinely mellow space, lie panoramic views across the vibrant city and sparkling azure seas. From this mesmerizing vantage point, take a seat, order a cocktail and let soothing soul and jazz music delight and entertain.

One floor above lies a captivating and vivacious world which moves to the DJ’s beat.

Set in the clouds, and towering over the city, absorb this electrifying experience from atop one of the most magnificent rooftop bars in the world.

Delight at the vistas over Doha from an elevated position and sample Silk Route inspired tapas or immerse yourself in the most elegant and time-honored tradition of Afternoon Tea. When the light fades, sip creative cocktails and mocktails and allow the swirling fusion of music to wash over you.

Lounge poolside and luxuriate in the tranquility of this cool retreat, for you will find yourself in a picture-postcard setting with dramatic ocean and cityscape views.

The Pool Bar epitomizes pure luxury, where you can rest on plush sun loungers and soak up the suns warming rays then plunge into the magnificent freshwater pool or inviting sea. Re-hydrate with our refreshing signature fruit and botanical waters or choose from our selection of iced drinks, which range from cocktails to frosty chocolate, frozen lattes and Frappuccino’s.

Indulgent ice creams devoured poolside are all part of the days relaxed pace, while a Californian-inspired menu offers up an enticing range of dishes.

Recline and recharge; retreat into the privacy of a cabana or enjoy the decadence of drinking and dining atop a floating bed in the pool with a floating tray. Pure bliss!