Record attendance at Mango Tree Sundowners as over 600 fans swarm on The Pearl's first waterfront lounge
Trend-setting Mango Tree introduced hugely successful Sundowner concept to Doha
· Appeal due to unique waterfront location with sensational laid back sounds
Doha, 28 November 2011: Mango Tree, the famous Thai restaurant concept, has achieved record attendance at its trend-setting Sundowner sessions, held on Friday evenings at The Pearl-Qatar waterfront lounge from 4:00pm to 1:00am. With over 600 fans spilling onto the stunning terrace, Mango Tree’s Sundowners have broken all records to become the biggest draw for Doha’s social set. Offering a unique ambience and atmosphere at the waterside, Mango Tree has set the trend for Sundowners in Doha. Top musicians and international DJ’s perform whilst guests lounge on chic designer bean bags and are transported from everyday cares at the weekend. Nestled between the sophisticated landscape of The Pearl-Qatar and breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, Mango Tree Lounge has a magical look and feel with its casual yet classy venue at the water’s edge.
Speaking about the Sundowners success Sumeet Jhingan, Country Operations Manager, Foodmark, said “Mango Tree introduced the Sundowner as a new concept to the Doha crowd, who have taken to it ‘like a duck to water’. The overwhelming response from neighbouring Pearl residents and Doha’s fashionistas has broken all records, drawing a crowd of over 600 wanting to experience the perfect sunset by the water. With its exclusively cool atmosphere and attentive staff, guests can enjoy the waterfront lounge every Friday evening from sunset to 1:00am. As the last rays of warm sunshine merge into dusk, the Sundowners set the scene by providing an exquisite setting with all the elements for a perfect evening.”
“Mango Tree’s Sundowner is a special entertainment option which is a one of a kind experience in Doha due to its location. There is no cover charge and the atmosphere is relaxed with bean bags, beach chairs and tables overlooking the Marina. Guests can also enjoy our mouth-watering South East Asian menus with traditional spices from Thailand, using specially selected ingredients to bring out the distinctive delicate flavours of the dishes”, added Jhingan.
With its spectacular setting and back-drop, the cosmopolitan crowd that fills Mango Tree’s Sundowners can luxuriate in casual elegance and charm with ever popular Thai gastronomic delights. With an enviable location in the most glamorous address in the region, Mango Tree’s blend of contemporary style and chic resonates perfectly with its guests in The Pearl.
At the same time Mango Tree offers visitors an elegant yet relaxed dining experience. With its designer furnishings and warm wooden textures, the restaurant is a favourable spot for an intimate dinner or a more formal business meeting. The stunning outdoor terrace with its breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf simply crowns the overall dining experience at Mango Tree.
About Mango Tree
Offering authentic Thai cuisine, the original Mango Tree is located in the exclusive Souk Al Bahar, set against a backdrop of the Burj Khalifa and the fabulous Dubai Fountain. The restaurant’s newest and additional location is found in The Pearl-Qatar. The restaurants’ atmosphere includes both the exclusivity required for business meetings and the intimacy desired for a romantic dinner.
Concept Mango Tree has a young vibe, with affordable luxury coupled with an elegant and somewhat romantic setting, using a simple mix of warm wooden textures. Both restaurants each have a stunning outdoor terrace available.
Awards: Highly-commended “Best South-East Asian Restaurant”, Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards 2010
Location: Mango Tree Dubai is located in Downtown Dubai in Souk Al Bahar, an Arabian shopping mall overlooking The Burj Khalifa and the spectacular Dubai Fountain.
Mango Tree Qatar is situated in the exclusive retreat of The Pearl-Qatar and it is the perfect dining destination for the area’s growing cosmopolitan crowd.
Foodmark is the food and beverage division of the US$3.2 billion Landmark Group – the iconic retail chain based in the Middle East.
Established in 2007, Foodmark operates a number of internationally franchised restaurants within the UAE, including Carluccio’s (Dubai Mall, Marina Mall and Mirdif City Centre), Mango Tree Souk Al Bahar, and Mango Tree Bistro Mirdif City Centre.
Foodmark also has joint ventures with The Meat Company in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Kuwait, in addition to La Gaufrette and Bazerkan in Dubai, and Ushna in Souk Qaryat al Beri, Abu Dhabi.
Wild Ginger is Foodmark’s own-brand restaurant, along with BITE Café in Iconic Deira City Centre. Foodmark’s first own-brand Indian restaurant, Zafran, opened in July 2010 in Mirdif City Centre and Chi’Zen is a brand new restaurant which recently opened in Festival City.