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Posted On: 31 July 2019 11:00 am
Updated On: 9 January 2023 05:32 pm

Korean restaurants & places to buy Korean products in Qatar

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People have started paying more attention to Korean entertainment, beauty, and skincare in recent years. Stores opening up recently, and existing shops in Qatar are bringing in more Korean products to meet the demands.

For those who want to try Korean beauty (k-beauty) products and try Korean cuisine in Qatar, let the (ILQ) team show you around with this guide!

Korean Restaurants in Qatar

Maru Korean BBQ Restaurant

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Looking to experience Korean BBQ in Qatar? Check out Maru, as they offer many cuts of meat for you to grill on a table! The menu offers a number of authentic Korean dishes such as Dak-Galbi, Kimchi Pancake, and more!

  • Location: The Pearl Island & West Bay
  • Contact: The Pearl: +974 4002 5555 | West Bay: +974 4460 3099
  • Instagram: @marukoreanbbq_qatar

HANOK Korean Restaurant

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HANOK Korean Restaurant offers dishes that many love to enjoy, including the authentic Korean kimchi stew served in a hot pot. All of HANOK's set meals are served with 4 different daily side dishes.

  • Location: Al Muthaf Street, Building No. 51 Street 137
  • Phone: +974 3004 1019
  • Timings: Saturday to Thursday: 11:30 am - 10 pm; Friday: 1 pm to 10 pm
  • Instagram: @hanok_qa


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KKUM, which means dream, serves Korean chicken dishes such as Dakgalbi, Yangnyeom, Chicken noodle soup, Buldak, Ganjang, and Korean Fried Chicken. Other dishes include shabu-shabu, ramen, bibimbap, and Mak-guksu.

Qokio Korean Fried Chicken

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Haven't tried Korean Fried Chicken? Qokio has different ones for you to try- Honey Butter, Soy Garlic, Padak, Red, Spicy, Suwon Galbi, Cheese, Curry, Snow Cheese, Spicy Curry and Sweet Chili. You can also check out Fried Tofu and other popular Korean street food.

  • Location: Doha Souq Mall, Al Mirqab Al Jadeed St, Doha | Palms Mall Muaither
  • Contact: +974 3352 6888 | +974 6649 3888
  • Instagram: @qokioqatar

Ramen Restaurant

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Located by the buzzing streets of Msheireb Downtown, Ramen Restaurant is one of the restaurants in Qatar that offers authentic Korean cuisine. Try out some Korean favourites like Jjajangmyeon, Kimchi Pancake, and more! You can also try their Korean BBQ sets consisting of premium meat cuts.

  • Location: Msheireb Downtown & Near Lusail Stadium
  • Contact: Msheireb: +974 3374 6520 | +974 3116 6765
  • Instagram: @ramenqtr

So Bingsu Qatar

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Bingsu is a popular Korean dessert made of shaved ice topped with different fruits and sweets. If you haven't tried this dessert, you better head to So Bingsu Qatar and enjoy a melt-in-your-mouth treat!

  • Location: Amara Building, Ibn Mahmoud St
  • Instagram: @sobingsu_qa

Sol Korean restaurant

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Sol is another Korean restaurant you can try. If you're feeling adventurous, try dishes such as Ja Jang Myeon, Spicy Dak Galbi Deop Bap, Tteok Bokki, or Spicy Soft Tofu Jji Gae.

  • Location: Building 62، Al Jazeera Street, Bin Mahmoud، Street 342
  • Contact: +974 4477 1936
  • Instagram:

Tofu House

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Tofu House offers authentic dishes from snacks to big meals such as kimbap, bulgogi, and more!

  • Locations: Al Kinana St, Al Sadd | Al Mansoura | City Centre Doha
  • Contact: Al Kinana St: +974 7400 8678 | Al Mansoura: +974 7444 8678 | City Centre Doha: +974 7748 8678
  • Instagram: @tofuhousedoha

Yee-Hwa Restaurant

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Ask anybody, Korean BBQ is a must-try meal. You can get it at Yee-Hwa, a restaurant offering a similar experience to a Korean restaurant. They have a grill in the middle of the table ready for you to cook the meat! (Bulgogi meat is one of the famous ones!) There are many side dishes to go along with it, like kimchi and other vegetables. There are plenty of options to choose from!

  • Contact & locations: Lagoona Mall: +974 5101 9898 | Doha Downtown: +974 6662 9898 | Doha Souq Mall: +974 7081 9898
  • Instagram: @yeehwadoha

Korean Food Stores in Qatar

Vision Mart

Vision Mart Qatar
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Korean food is challenging to get your hands on in Qatar, but this supermarket is here to make it a little easier. If you enjoy noodles, they have wide varieties, so check them out! For all of you BTS fans, the Mediheal facemasks are available here. There are many snacks and beverages to choose from too! Check out their website to see what is available. They do deliveries if you order online.

  • Locations:
    • Al Rayyan Tower, Bin Mahmoud, Al Rayyan Road (Beside Bentley Showroom, Opposite Hamad Medical City)
    • DECC Metro Station

Korean Food Centre

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A grocery similar to Vision Mart with all the available products, Korean Food Centre, holds a selection of noodles, sauces, ice creams, Ottogi stuffed pancakes. You can also find some instant coffees that are often seen in K-dramas. It is a great place to find the basics you are looking for.

Other supermarkets

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Supermarkets in Qatar, such as Monoprix, Lulu Hypermarket, Carrefour, and Megamart, you may come across the imported section of the store and find Korean products there. These supermarkets have Korean products, such as the Samyang Spicy Noodles, Cup ramen, and other products.

Where to buy Korean beauty products in Qatar?

The Face Shop

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Beauty and skincare in South Korea have become a billion-dollar industry with their formulae, cute packaging, and affordable prices. The Face Shop offers a variety of masks, creams, toners, and facial washes for you to choose from. They also hold a few make-up and nail products.

  • Locations: City Center Mall, Tawar Mall, Mall of Qatar, and Doha Festival City

Holika Holika

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If you are well-versed in Korean beauty, you would be familiar with items like cushion foundations, BB creams, snail face masks, and lip tints. Holika Holika has them all! Best part? It's a little bit more affordable than others.

  • Locations: The Mall, Villaggio Mall, City Center Mall, Al Meera Jeryan

Pida Beauty

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Highlighting "self-love through self-care", Pida Beauty is a skincare store available online and offline. Pida Beauty has Korean beauty products, from face masks to hair care. Their kiosk at Doha Festival City also provides skincare consultation for those who wish to learn more about their skin and how to take care of it!


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Sephora does have some K-beauty products from well-known brands such as Dr. Jart, Too Cool for School, Skin Food and Tony Moly.

  • Locations: Mirqab Mall, Mall of Qatar, Doha Festival City, Gulf Mall, Villaggio Mall, Landmark Mall

Where to buy K-Pop merchandise in Qatar?

Virgin Megastore

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Virgin Megastore is a known place filled with products from pop culture, so finding Korean Pop music merchandise is a breeze! There are albums by K-Pop groups like BTS, BLACKPINK, Stray Kids and more, as well as other merchandise such as lightsticks from groups like TXT, Enhypen, and TWICE!

  • Location: Landmark, Mall of Qatar, Villaggio, Doha Festival City, Place Vendôme Mall
  • Instagram: @virginmegastoreme
  • Website:


Korean products in Qatar
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From paintings to books, fans of K-Pop groups, such as the world-renowned boy group BTS, can find merchandise at FNAC. You'd want to get these Korean products if you're a Korean pop music lover!

  • Location: Lagoona Mall, Doha Festival City, Place Vendôme Mall
  • Contact: +974 4436 2222
  • Website:

Written by Fareehan; updated by Darlene Madrid & Tracy Quirino

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