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Posted On: 27 July 2021 07:00 pm
Updated On: 27 July 2021 04:10 pm

Lesser-known supermarkets and grocery stores in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar has several supermarkets and hypermarkets dotted all across the country that satisfy the everyday needs of the people here. Apart from the well-known names, there are other supermarkets and grocery stores selling products that cater to the various nationalities and expats living in Qatar too.

The (ILQ) team has listed some of the lesser-known supermarkets for you to find and buy specific products from! Are you ready to go shopping?!

Is your shop not on the list? Send us an email at [email protected]!


    Lesser-known supermarkets in Qatar
    Image Credit: Qatindo

    Qatindo prides itself on selling Indonesian products under one roof. Get your hands on products like black glutinous rice, Indo Me brand instant noodles, fresh produce like lime leaves, candlenut, bengkoang fruit (yam bean), glangal, kedondong (ambarella fruit), and more! They also regularly update their social media pages whenever fresh products come in so do keep an eye out!


    Alake and Sons Trading

    Lesser-known supermarkets in Qatar
    Image Credit: Alake and Sons Trading

    Alake and Sons Trading specializes in the retail of African products in Qatar. Find Ndvou brand maize meal, Alake brand palm oil, Iru Obe brand beans seasoning, Laba brand yam flour, and a lot more products here! Are you ready to cook up a storm with these ingredients?


    • Contact: +974 6634 3111
    • Facebook: @alakeandsons
    • Website:
    • Location: Ezdan Oasis, Doha

    Ryaheen Alsham Food Mart

    Lesser-known supermarkets in Qatar
    Image Credit: Ryaheen Alsham Food Mart

    Raysheen Alsham Food Mart not only provides customers with regular groceries but also stocks up on imported fruits, vegetables, and meat from places like Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Turkey. They also have a live butcher counter to cater to the needs of the customers. Have you been here before?


    Seble Injera Trading

    Lesser-known supermarkets in Qatar
    Image Credit: Seble Injera Trading

    Located at Muaither, Doha, this small store sells items that are sourced all the way from Ethiopia. Here, you can find Holy Natural brand oils, Queen Elisabeth brand cocoa body butter, Ethiopian spice mix like berbere, mekelesha, shiro (chickpea flour), lentils. You can also teff flour to make injera bread here! When are you going?


    • Contact: +974 5501 6679
    • WhatsApp: +974 5590 8856
    • Location: Muaither, Doha

    Pakistan Supermart

    Lesser-known supermarkets in Qatar
    Image Credit: Pakistan Supermart

    Located at Barwa Village, Pakistan Supermart sells meat, grocery, along with fresh fruits like black plum, varieties of seasonal mangoes like Chaunsa, Sindhri, and Anwar Ratol, and vegetables like lauki (gourd), karela (bitter gourd), tinda (baby pumpkin), etc, which are “flown from the orchards of Pakistan into Qatar”. Apart from this, you can also find frozen and ready-to-cook items from Pakistan like Menu brand popcorn chicken, aloo paratha, K&N’s brand frozen chicken wings, chapli kabab, etc. Get your hands on a variety of other products like sweets from Pakistan too here!


    Kornofuly Supermarket

    Lesser-known supermarkets in Qatar
    Image Credit: Kornofuly Supermarket

    A small grocery store, Kornofuly Supermarket sells fresh fish, fruits, and vegetables imported from Bangladesh. They also sell a few products from India. Find fruits like Fazle mango, Rupali mango, jackfruit, tamarind, amra (hog fruit), vegetables like kachur lati (taro root), kachu flower (taro flower), and fish like the famous Bangladeshi Hilsa, etc. They also do home delivery if you call them and order directly.


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