Things To Do in Doha this week: February 26 - March 5

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

A cultural celebration of food: 10 years of Eataly

A lot can happen in a decade, so it’s a good thing then that the generations-old traditions of Italian cuisine only get better with time. In the ten years since Eataly opened its first shop, it’s been filling the hearts and bellies of its customers with flavours that represent a taste of home – from their Italian kitchen to yours!

Disney and the dunes: Qatar’s connection to 1971’s 'Hamad and the Pirates'

A long time ago, in a desert far far away from the hills of Hollywood, there was a young Qatari actor named Khalid Al Kubaisi who was discovered by Disney as young boy and cast in one of the first films to showcase the Gulf region. ILQ’s Nikki de Dios hit the theatre to introduce you to Hamad and the Pirates.


Brunch re-imagined at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

Looking for a new take on that most hallowed of Friday traditions – a quintessential Doha brunch? ILQ recently headed over to The Ritz-Carlton, Doha to experience its newest incarnation, the Carnival Picnic Brunch, where the food, atmosphere, and ambiance has us rediscovering our inner child.


Fostering a more Accessible Qatar

Accessible Qatar is a revolutionary application that provides information on disability-friendly locations across Doha. An initiative developed by Sasol, Accessible Qatar aims to help bolster the confidence of the disabled community and show them that they just as much a part of society as anyone else. Read on to learn more.  

Expats try Qatari snacks - The ILQ Test Drive

Get ready for the third episode of the ILQ Test Drive! In our latest episode we give you a little taste of Doha by trying out some of the most popular Qatari snacks! Read on to learn more and check out our video!

Fresh Video: French masterclass at La Mer Bistro

Mama Baba Ganoush is back and ready to put on her apron as she heads to the newly revitalized La Mer Bistro at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha for a master-class in casual French cuisine with Executive Chef Gael Cruchet.

New luxury cinema FLIK opens at Lagoona Mall

West Bay Lagoon and Pearl residents wanting to catch the latest Hollywood hits, now have another big-screen option, as FLIK Cinemas is now playing at Lagoona Mall! ILQ heads to the movies as Nikki de Dios bring you all the details.  

Red Bull’s T3 Buggy Race makes its Qatar début

The nation’s top dune racers are set to tear up the sand at Sealine on March 3, 2017 as the Red Bull Qaher El T3ous Buggy Race makes it Qatar premiere. ILQ is excited to be an official media partner and brings you all the details.  

And the winners for the Nişantaşı Başköşe grand opening are…

We’re giving a big shout-out to all our fabulous followers who liked, shared, and entered to win 2 VIP invitations to famed Turkish restaurant Nişantaşı Başköşe’s grand opening gala on February 22, 2017 at Meliá Doha. But there can only be two lucky folk who’ll be joining us!