Qatar has come a long way from simple souqs to vibrant, bustling shopping malls, offering far more than just retail therapy. Some of these malls have movie theatres, theme parks, food courts and play areas for children.
All the shopping complexes in Qatar are fully air-conditioned, brightly lit and cleaned round the clock and have their own mix of branded shops and a convenient parking system.
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has compiled a list of shopping malls (in alphabetical order) so you can indulge in some much needed retail therapy and much more. Enjoy!
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21 High Street provides visitors with a unique outdoor shopping experience. Be surrounded by glamorous architecture, unique cafes and restaurants here. This will surely be a new shopping experience for you!
Located at Al Rayyan Municipality, this is one of the newest malls in Qatar with a few new & upcoming retail outlets and more. There is also a huge LuLu Hypermarket right next to the mall for you to shop at. When are you visiting?
Al Asmakh Mall at Al Saad is definitely worth checking out for some retail therapy. Find stores that sell shoes, clothes, accessories, home decor, furnishings etc. Do check them out!
Alhazm Mall has shops of some renowned brands and luxury products. The mall provides the ideal blend of high-end fashion boutiques, trendy restaurants and cafés. If you want to shop and feel like you are in Europe then Alhazm Mall is one of the places to go in Qatar!
Read our detailed guide here: Things to check out at Alhazm Mall
Al Khor Mall is located in Al Khor Municipality. With more than 100 outlets and a variety of dining options, fashion outlets, and other entertainment areas, the mall enables you to indulge in a plethora of interesting activities other than just shopping.
Read our guide here: What to check out at Al Khor Mall
B Square Mall in Al Thumama offers customers a very personalised retail experience. The mall has a little bit of everything including a hypermarket, dining outlets and shopping outlets as well.
City Center is at the heart of Doha in West Bay. There is a huge variety of popular international, regional and local retail brands and services, spread across its five floors. It also features a range of family-oriented offerings which include a cinema complex, a bowling alley, restaurants, kids entertainment and more.
Read our detailed guide here: Places to check out at City Center Doha
Doha Festival City (DFC) provides an array of exciting experiences for the whole family. You can visit over 100 restaurants, shop for groceries at Monoprix Hypermarket and indulge in shopping for your favourite things. Family fun can be found across the mall, from VOX Cinemas to theme parks like Angry Birds World etc. You can also visit IKEA and ACE Doha for your home furnishings.
Read our detailed guide here: Things to check out at Doha Festival City
Dar Al Salam Mall located in Abu Hamour has outlets that range from cafes, electronics, clothing, hypermarket etc. This mall is a great option for those living in Abu Hamour and its nearby areas.
Ezdan Mall is at three locations in Qatar – Al Gharrafa, Al Wakrah, Al Wukair. All of these branches of Ezdan mall provide amazing shopping and dining experiences.
Read our detailed guide here: 10 things to check out at Ezdan Mall
This is another mall in the city where you can enjoy the different things it offers. Gulf Mall is made up of three levels of unparalleled shopping, dining and entertainment experiences.
Read our detailed guide here: Things to check out at Gulf Mall
Hyatt Plaza Shopping Mall is situated in Al Waab. The mall offers over a number of local and international retail and food outlets, including Al Meera Hypermarket, Homes ‘R’ Us, LC Waikiki, Pari Gallery, and Kiddy Zone. What are your thoughts about this mall?
J-Mall opened its doors to visitors in 2021. It offers a rooftop padel court, a gym, pharmacy, cafes, a hypermarket, a bowling arena and more! Have you explored this new mall in Qatar?
The brightly lit, spacious, single-storey mall provides a relaxed shopping experience with retail outlets offering a diverse selection of well-known brands. The mall also hosts a Carrefour hypermarket, food court, fine and casual dining restaurants, offering a wide choice of delicious options, a multi-screen Cineplex, etc.
Read our detailed guide here: Things to check out at Landmark Shopping Mall
Lagoona Mall in Qatar is home to some of the most exquisite stores, to say the least. This mall is a favourite of many and is a great shopping destination. Located in the West Bay District, visit this mall for some retail therapy, relaxation and fun.
Read our detailed guide here: Things to check out at Lagoona Mall
One of the biggest malls in Qatar, the Mall of Qatar (MOQ) features hundreds of outlets (from affordable to luxury) as well as a plethora of dining options. The mall is also located near Al Rayyan Stadium, one of the eight stadiums that will host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
Read our detailed guide here: 12 things to check out at the Mall of Qatar
Mirqab Mall is situated on one of Doha's oldest and most famous shopping streets. Historically, it has been a street where shoppers have come to shop and walk from place to place, enjoying the special ambience of the area. This is why the front of the mall has been kept as open as possible with glass windows and promenade entrances. A unique cinema experience and several restaurants and café options are also available at the mall.
Read our detailed guide here: What to check out at Mirqab Mall
Located right in the middle of Msheireb Downtown Doha, this shopping destination has art galleries, selfie spots, food stores, shops selling unique pieces, etc while you're here!
Read our detailed guide here: What awaits you at Msheireb Galleria
Place Vendôme Qatar is another jewel on Qatar's list of malls. This mall has a palatial setting, unique interiors and grand architecture. With its numerous shops, this mall also has a luxury section, many eateries and also a spectacular dancing fountain show that visitors can enjoy!
Read our detailed guide here: 7 things to check out at Place Vendôme Qatar
There are plenty of shopping options for you at Tawar Mall. The mall also offers you a full experience of entertainment, dining and stunning visuals and a cinema hall. Have you been here yet?
Read our detailed guide here: 10 things to check out at Tawar Mall
Villaggio Mall is located on Al Waab Street in the city's west end and within Aspire Zone. It has Venetian-styled interiors combined with a huge range of shopping, dining, entertainment venues and essential stores that make it a popular mall in Qatar. You can even ride a Gondola here!
Read our detailed guide here: Everything you need to know about Villaggio Mall
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Originally written by Khadiza Begum, updated by Vrinda Abilash
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