Qatar Museums’ flagship restaurants IDAM and Jiwan, two exceptional culinary destinations by celebrated chef Alain Ducasse, have reopened to offer a limited service with enhanced health and safety protocols.
IDAM restaurant at the Museum of Islamic Art is operating with a smaller, regulated capacity for dinner service from Sunday to Thursday, 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm.
Jiwan at The National Museum of Qatar is open from Saturday to Wednesday with limited capacity for lunch and afternoon tea from 12 noon to 5 pm.
The restaurants are following guidelines and recommendations to ensure a safe environment for all with the highest hygiene practices to uphold and protect public health. Following the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH)’s guidelines, Jiwan and IDAM are reopening with limited capacity and adapted seating to ensure a distance of 2m between tables to create a safe and relaxed dining experience.
The restaurants are utilising ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) to sanitise the kitchen, uniforms, and napkins, and diners are offered a single-use menu or an online menu which can be viewed using a QR code. Ehteraz application status are also checked on arrival at the restaurant or at the main museum entrance.
Executive Chef Damien Leroux said, “We are excited that our guests may once again enjoy the full culinary experience that both Jiwan and IDAM have to offer through rich local flavours and distinct service and ambiance.
Throughout this crisis, our customers have been at the centre of our attention. Our team has been working tirelessly over the past few months to serve our customers in the safety from their own homes. We are now eager to welcome them at the restaurants.”
Phil Lawrie, General Manager, IN-Q Enterprises, commented: “We look forward to welcoming guests back and returning to offering exceptional cultural dining experiences. Our staff and guests’ health and safety remain our priority, and we have stepped up to support the latest guidelines by the MOPH. Our approach is centred on limiting occupancy and ensuring diners have adequate space to socially distance, whilst offering a tailored service that limits the guest’s interaction with staff.
As a business, we are very proud of the measures and directives that our country and Government have provided, which has enabled Qatar to limit the spread of COVID-19 and follow a phased reopening of public spaces, retail outlets, and restaurants.”
Jiwan and IDAM offer diners spectacular views of Doha while enjoying an elevated dining experience. Guests are required to make a reservation before visiting.
To reserve a table at Jiwan for lunch or afternoon tea, call +974 4452 5725 or email [email protected] qa.
For dinner reservations at IDAM, call +974 4422 4488.