Doha is a shopper’s paradise offering the visitor an array of experiences and options, from the comfort and elegance of spacious modern shopping malls to the more typically Middle Eastern experience and ambience to be found in the souqs.
Mall of Qatar
Mall of Qatar has introduced a brand-new shopping concept that is capturing the imagination of the entire nation with 500,000 sq. m of innovative shopping, top-notch recreation and remarkable leisure options.
Doha Festival City
Doha Festival City is home to over 500 stores, ranging from day-to-day shopping to the most luxurious of high-end fashion. Over 100 restaurants are set to satisfy every culinary taste, and the world’s largest Monoprix Hypermarket will ensure your home is stocked with all you need.
Family fun can be found across the mall, from VOX Cinemas to awe-inspiring theme parks, from Angry Birds World to Snow Dunes, Juniverse, and Virtuocity, and IKEA will keep your home furnished with modern Swedish design.
City Center Doha
City Center Doha is one of the largest shopping centers in Qatar and one of the biggest in the region. City Center is in the heart of the economic district of Doha in West Bay, 25 minutes far away from the Hamad International Airport. Shopping mall building is connected to three international hotels, JW Marriott Marquis City Center, Marriot Marquis Hotel and Rotana City Center Hotel.
Mirqab Mall is situated on one of the oldest and most famous shopping streets in Doha. Historically, it has been a street where shoppers have come to window shop and enjoy the special ambience of the area. It is for this reason that the front of the mall has been kept as open as possible with glass windows and promenade entrances.
Villaggio is located on Al Waab Street in the west end of the city and within Aspire Zone and is home to an average of 50,000 visitors daily, and a footfall over 1.5 million people for every month of the year. This record is unrivalled anywhere in the region and is testimony to the quality of the Villaggio experience.
The Gate Mall
The Gate Mall offers you unparalleled, upscale shopping and dining experiences, enveloped in an atmosphere of elegance. As an award-winning architectural monument, that has no parallel in the region, The Gate Mall embodies luxury from the moment you enter its lavish spaces. From encountering the world’s leading retail brands, to mingling in art and culture related experiences, and indulging one’s taste buds in an array of cuisines, visitors to The Gate Mall are invited on a journey of discovery.
Influential and inspirational in equal measure, Lagoona Mall’s attractive fusion of retail and lifestyle is changing the way shopping is perceived, making Lagoona Mall not just a destination… but a revelation.
Lagoona Mall has emerged as the place to be seen for those who value a touch of class. For global brands, Lagoona Mall offers pristine, picture-perfect surroundings and an attractive client base. Located in Doha’s affluent West Bay Residential Lagoona Mall development that houses some of the city, Lagoona Mall is an oasis of exclusivity and enchantment dedicated to luxury and style.
Landmark Mall stands tall as the place to see and be seen. Loved by everyone throughout Qatar, it’s an attraction where the most discerning can shop, relax and enjoy the finer experiences in life.
The brightly lit, spacious mall provides a relaxed shopping experience with retail outlets offering a rich and diverse selection of well-known brands. The mall also hosts Carrefour hypermarket, food court, fine and casual dining restaurants, offering a wide choice of delicious options, a multi-screen Cineplex and Circus Land indoor amusement park.
Designed and engineered to be an everlasting icon in Qatar, The Pearl-Qatar is UDC’s jewel in the crown. Home to several enchanting precincts, The Pearl offers luxurious living to a multitude of refined tastes. A self-sustaining real estate development that includes all the amenities and lifestyle privileges any resident or guest could ask for. Distributed across architecturally distinct precincts, The Pearl offers apartments, villas, townhouses, diverse leisure and entertainment facilities, award-winning marinas and beautiful serene beaches.
Doha has a lively restaurant scene. Options range from formal fine dining to relaxed fast food outlets and coffee shops. Many restaurants offer an authentic taste of Arabia and the Middle East, but all the major cuisines of the world are also well represented, from French and Italian to Chinese and Japanese and everything in between.
To check out the full range and diversity of Doha’s dining options, the following are some of the websites offering free and comprehensive restaurant listings and reviews.