Things you should try doing this week of Ramadan

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We are nearing the end of the holy month and everybody in Qatar is enjoying this time, bonding with family and friends. Food, events and shows are happening all over and you can be spoilt for choice. Here is ILQ’s guide to help you plan your days.


Food: Iftar and Sohour


Ramadan is as much about food as about fasting. So, it is really important to find out the best places to eat as hotels and restaurants line up special meals for Iftar and Suhoor.


- Damasca One: Discover a variety of traditional Ramadan delicacies with this award-winning establishment. A set Iftar menu will be offered including a main dish, drink & an assortment of appetizers & desserts. Children enjoy a 50% discount.


- Nandos: Nando's has three special Ramadan meals ranging from QR 75 - QR 85 including the Espetada, Cataplana and Butterfly Chicken. Branches at Salwa Road, Financial Center, Bin Omran, The Pearl Dine-In.


- Al Nafourah Garden, Oryx Rotana: Iftar set menu at the new and charming Pergola of Al Nafoura Lebanese Restaurant. Break your fast with selected cold, hot, main course & desserts. Also offers Sohour a la carte.


Ramadan in Qatar is eventful for both Muslims and non-Muslims. There are fun and family events happening everywhere and you are sure to get caught up in the spirit of the season.


Red Bull Kart Fight



Red Bull Kart Fight is at the door! The first ever karting competition to be held in Qatar, will establish the fastest amateur kart racer in the country. All interested kart racers should be 15 years old and above and need to register at


Dates: 23 June – 1 July

Venue: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center

Time: 9:30pm – 11:30pm.

No tickets needed


IAID Summer Workshop for kids 2016



Starting 4 years and above, IAID offers fresh, fun and zestful courses to keep your kid busy this summer. Let your child enjoy this unique leadership workshop expressed through art.


Date: 2 July - 17 August

Time: 9am to 9pm

For more information call: Call : 4432 0974 / 4441 1234 / 6671 0589


Chinese Food Culture Festival



If you want to taste some lip smacking Chinese food and enjoy a great show then be there at the Dragon Mart China Mall. Dragon Mart brings to you a 10 day long food festival that is sure to tickle your taste buds.

Date: 30 June - 9 July

Venue: Barwa Commercial Avenue, Landmark5,Tyoe5(Sayer), Doha

Time: 8pm

If you are looking for more information about Ramadan and the events happening during this holy month, please log on to, Qatar's official Ramadan website and find out more about Iftar and Suhoor tents and different events happening in the country during the holy month.