Blue Cigar: where page turners and plush corners meet.

Blue Cigar, the intimate lounge at Raffles Doha, welcomes guests to an exclusive experience of old-world sophistication. Nestled in an Art Decoinspired environment, it boasts an unmatched collection of 6,000 literary classics, including 200 first editions, making it the largest book-buying project in the world.

The lounge offers an ideal place for leisurely reading sessions and inspiring conversations, with an eclectic music signature that elevates the ambience. Guests can sit back on a soft leather sofa and peruse the exceptional collection of beverages and Cuban experiential nibbles on the menu.

Blue Cigar’s unique mocktails list is a must-try for anyone looking to enjoy an exquisite experience. The expert mixologists use their creativity and experience to create beverages that pay homage to literary classics.

…And The Sea is inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s iconic book The Old Man and The Sea and features artisanal sancho pepper cordial, Darjeeling and camomile essence. This blend offers a refreshing and balanced taste, perfect for a relaxing evening.

Those looking for adventure can sample the Priorities mocktail, inspired by Jack Kerouac’s famous novel On The Road, with cranberry juice, pomegranate mash, aloe vera and citrus. This concoction provides a unique taste that will take guests on a journey with every sip.

For a more intimate reading experience, Blue Cigar offers rare first editions and artists’ releases on display, and guests can have the books brought to them with white gloves for their undisturbed reading pleasure. In addition, the lounge also features a Reader who recites passages from inspiring stories, adding to the overall atmosphere.

Behind a bookshelf, is the Secret Library which carries a unique collection of spy and detective novels, adding to the mystique and exclusivity of the lounge.

The ambience of Blue Cigar is perfect for those who want to relax and unwind after a long day at work or for those who want to spend an intimate evening with friends or loved ones. The Art Deco-inspired décor and the collection of rare books create a sophisticated and refined environment that is perfect for the discerning guest.. ✤