Qatar Events

Feeling fresh and fit at City Centre Rotana’s Bodylines

Summer’s nearly upon us, and we thought we’d beat the heat with a pamper day at the spa, so we headed over to Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club at the City Centre Rotana for a well-rounded retreat for mind, body, and spirit. Give us click to read our review!

An icon comes to Qatar: Face-to-face with Chef Alain Ducasse

He’s one of the world’s most-recognized Michelin-starred chefs, and a pioneer in the global proliferation of French cuisine – Alain Ducasse. During his recent visit to his IDAM restaurant at the Museum of Islamic Art, ILQ’s Mama Baba Ganoush had the chance to sit down with Ducasse and his IDAM Executive Chef Damien Nicolas Leroux to talk culture and gastronomy.

Exploring nature in Qatar at the Al Thakira mangroves

The ILQ team spends a morning in the sun and on the water on a kayaking excursion to the Al Thakira mangroves with Aqua Sports Qatar. These natural waterways are teeming with animal and plant life, and play an important part in sustaining the eco-system of the region. Want to learn more? Give us a click and check out our video of our expedition!

Qatar meets Sweden: Food from the land of IKEA!

Mama Baba Ganoush creates a scrumptious Swedish and Middle Eastern feast from Ikea Qatar for a very special guest – H.E. Mrs. Ewa Polano, Swedish Ambassador to Qatar!

Your ticket to fun: Win The Entertainer 2017!

We’re back with the final instalment of our three-part video series in partnership with The Entertainer Qatar! In this episode, two friends head over to Megapolis Entertainment Center on The Pearl-Qatar for an afternoon of fun. By using The Entertainer Qatar app, they’re able to enjoy an extra round of bowling with the money they saved on their Megapolis passes. Give us a click to find out how you can enter and win your very own Entertainer Qatar 2017!

Food, glorious food! Exploring QIFF 2017

Mama Baba Ganoush checks out this year’s Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) so give us a click and check out our fun and flavourful video tour! 

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Things To Do in Doha: April 2 - April 10

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The heat of Brazil still sizzles at Marriott Marquis Doha’s Ipanema

As one of only a select few Brazilian churrascarias in Qatar, Ipanema, in the Marriott Marquis City Center Doha, has the bragging rights of also being the first. But in a city that knows and loves its cuts of meat, it takes more than that to keep leading the pack. Thankfully, this colourful restaurant continues to deliver authenticity amidst a Carnival-quality ambiance.


Cooking with QIFF: Ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies

The 2017 Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) has officially kicked off and we thought we’d celebrate by getting into the kitchen for a bake-off! Give us a click below and watch our video as we make some melt-in-your-mouth cookies, courtesy of QIFF!

Things To Do in Doha this week: March 26 - April 2

Check out ILQ's event listings for this week! We guarantee they'll be worth your while! Read on to find out more!