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“Great Cuisine” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Mer - CLOSED

La Mer
Price range: $50 - $200
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: La Mer is the panoramic restaurant, located in the 23rd floor overlooking the Gulf Sea. The Chef creates progressive cuisine with thoughtful flavors combinations and textures. This elegant yet friendly and warm location is perfect for lovers of innovative cuisine which is enhanced by a wine list with over 250 world-class bottles. Adjacent to La Mer is Level 23, a sky bar which offers a wide selection of hand crafted cocktails, finest liqueurs and vintage wines. The pleasant atmosphere of La Mer enriched by live piano notes, attentive service and flavours make our restaurant especially suited for business events, special occasions and food lovers
Doha
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

The perfect place for a romantic dinner.
The food is amazing, the service impeccable, and the view stunning.

Visited October 2011
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1 Thank Thermidori
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62 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Doha, Qatar
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Attention to you and the food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2012

A return visit by two couples who enjoyed the food and service last November. This visit was even better. Last time I tried the degustation menu with wines. This time, I had a vegetarian starter of sautéed greens; done to perfection. Followed by duck breast done medium rare with dark cherry sauce; so tender and cooked to perfection. My companions were equally impressed across the menu - scallops with fennel starter, fillet of beef (x2), mushroom risotto. Desserts were well presented.
While we were all very pleased with the food, the service was top-notch. Surprise roses for the ladies at the end of the meal, always at hand but not hovering, helpful advice on the menu and wines.
And the view from the 23rd floor accessed via dedicated, express elevator adds immensely to the sophisticated but friendly atmosphere. The lights of Doha now twinkle brighter and with more colour than even 7 months ago.
Would we go back?
Sadly, this will be our last visit as we are repatriating to Australia in July but our friends surely will.

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Thank Geoff_from_Oz
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“What a view...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2012

We had an anniversary dinner at this French Restaurant. Book in advance.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Mark R
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Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
292 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Fantastic view, average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2012

The location, the view, the setting are wonderful. The food is interesting, but no real wow factor. I had the tastign menu and there were some very interesting choices, but nothing was calling to me to come back again. Often, the flavours overpowered the main ingredients - the menu just did not hang together. Not worth it at the rpice, but we had a great evening and the staff were excellent.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank John T
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York, North Yorkshire
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The food, The view - fantastic!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2012

From when you arrive until you leave i felt like ryalty, eating like a king and being treated just so. It was a quiet evening with my two guests and no one in the restaurant, however the service was impeccable, the food outstanding and the view amazing. I was so impressed i brought my partner back on Valentines Evening and had exactly the same amazing experience. Well done to the chef, the dishes were top class.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Paul-Sandra12
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