Qatar has come a long way from simple souks 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. Happy shopping!
Alhazm offers some of the world’s most exclusive 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 the first as well as the largest of its kind in the 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.
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 in the heart of the economic district of Doha in West Bay. The shopping mall building is connected to three international hotels, Shangri-La Doha, Marriot Marquis Hotel and Rotana City Center Hotel. There is a huge variety of popular international, regional and local retail brands and services, spread across five floors. It also features a range of family-oriented offerings which include a 14 screen cinema complex, a bowling alley, restaurants, indoor golf, kids entertainment centre called Fun City.
Read our detailed guide here: Places to check out at City Center Doha
One of the most popular malls in Qatar, Doha Festival City (DFC), provides an array of exciting experiences for the whole family. You can over 100 restaurants that can satisfy every culinary taste, and one of the largest Monoprix Hypermarkets is also there to ensure your home is stocked with everything that you need.
Family fun can be found across the mall, from VOX Cinemas to theme parks like Angry Birds World and Snow Dunes. 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. The mall is a great option for those living in Abu Hamour and nearby areas.
Ezdan mall is spread over 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
The Gulf Mall symbolizes the six countries that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council. It has six arches incorporated into its architectural design, with every arch leading to a fascinating interior that embodies the tradition and heritage of the country it represents. 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 74 local and international retail and food outlets, including Al Meera Hypermarket, Homes ‘R’ Us, LC Waikiki, Pari Gallery, and Kiddy Zone. The mall also houses a range of kiosks, selling a rich variety of items, including customized handicrafts and accessories, body care items, confectionery, and the latest in technology.
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), has been more accessible to mall-goers thanks to the Doha Metro (Al Riffa Station). The mall 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 the oldest and most famous shopping streets in Doha. Historically, it has been a street where shoppers have come to do shop and walk from place to place enjoying the special ambience of the area. It is for this reason that 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
Towering over an awe-inspiring area of over 300,958 sqm with 91,000 sqm of leasable retail space, Tawar Mall is one of Qatar’s most elegant shopping malls. The mall offers you a full experience of entertainment, dining and stunning visuals and Cinema hall.
Read our detailed guide here: 10 things to check out at Tawar Mall
Villaggio is located on Al Waab Street in the west end of the city 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!
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