Doha News Ramadan 2016 opening hours guide

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Vodafone Logo_200x200-01 This Ramadan guide is presented by Vodafone Qatar.

Most shops, government offices, restaurants and businesses in Qatar change their opening hours significantly during Ramadan. The crescent moon was spotted on Sunday night, so fasting officially commences today (June 6).

Here’s our Doha News guide to what’s open, and when, throughout the holy month this year.

Ramadan 2016

Matthew Walker

Ramadan 2016

Note that hours can change as Ramadan progresses. Some shops and malls stay open longer as Eid Al-Fitr approaches.

We will update the hours as more information comes in. If you have details you think we should add, please share them with us in the comments section. You can find out more about Ramadan in Qatar here.

Supermarkets

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  • Lulu: D-Ring, Al Gharafa, Al Khor, Barwa City – Open Saturday to Thursday, 9am to 1am; and Fridays from 8am to 10:30am, then 12:30pm to 1am. Lulu Express Al Rayyan – Open Saturday to Thursday, 8am to midnight; and Fridays from 8am to 10:30am, then 12:30pm to midnight. Lulu Center Al Rayyan Road – Open Saturday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm, then 7:30pm to midnight; and Fridays, 4pm to midnight.
  • Family Food Center (all branches): Open Saturday to Thursday, 8:30am to 6pm and then 7:30pm until 1am; Fridays, 8:30am to 10:30am, then 12:30pm to 6pm, and 7:30pm to midnight.
  • Carrefour: Villaggio, City Center, Landmark and Dar Al Salam branches – Open Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 1am, and Fridays from 9am to 11am, then open 12:30pm to 1am. Ezdan Mall – Open from 9am to 1am every day; closed from 11am to 12:30pm on Friday. Lagoona mall – Open Saturday to Thursday, 9am to midnight, and Friday from 8am to 11am, then 12:30pm to midnight.
  • Geant at Hyatt Plaza: Open Saturday to Thursday, 8am to 1am and Fridays 8am to 11am then 12:30pm to 1am.
  • Al Meera: Branches at Bin Omran, Al Wakrah, Hazm Al Markhiya, Azghawa, Khalifa South, Nuaija and Rawdat Al Khail are open daily 8am til 1am (closed for prayers on Friday). Airport branch is open Saturday to Wednesday 9am til 1am, Thursday and Friday 9am til 2am (closed for prayers Friday). Mansoura – 8am til 2am daily (closed Friday prayers). Gulf Mall – open daily 8am til 11pm weekdays and until 12 midnight on Thursdays and Fridays (closed for Friday prayers). Beverly Hills No. 3 – open 8am til 10pm daily (closed Friday prayers). West Bay Lagoon – open 24 hours (closed Friday prayers). Residential Complex 1 and 2 branches – Open daily 8:30am til 10:30pm (closed Friday prayers). Ghuwairiya – open daily 8am til 2pm then 3:30pm til 10pm (closed for Friday prayers). Kaban – open 9am til 2pm then 3:30pm til 10pm (closed for Friday prayers). Sealine – open weekdays 12 noon til 10pm and weekends from 12 noon til 12 midnight. All other branches are open from 8am til 12 midnight, but will be closed for Friday prayers. All branches will close for prayers on Friday from 11am til 12:30pm.
  • Monoprix (Dafna/West Bay): Open from Saturday to Thursday, 8am to 10pm, and Fridays 8am to 11:30am, then 1pm to 10pm.
  • Spinneys: The Mall – Open Saturday to Thursday from 8am to 11pm, and Fridays from 8am to 11am, then 12:30pm to 11pm. Porto Arabia and Medina Centrale (the Pearl): Open Saturday to Thursday from 8am to midnight, and Fridays from 8am to 11am, then 12:30pm to midnight.
  • MegaMart (all branches): Open Saturday to Thursday from 8am to 12 midnight, and Fridays from 8am to 11am, then 12:30pm to midnight.

Malls

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Although many shopping centers around Qatar will remain open for people to take walks and access the supermarket throughout the day, most of the stores there will only be open at specific times. These are:

  • Villaggio mall: For the first two weeks of Ramadan, most shops and kiosks will be open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm and then 7:30pm to midnight, and on Fridays 7:30pm to midnight only. During the last two weeks of Ramadan – Saturday to Thursday, 10am to 3pm, then 7.30pm to 1am and Fridays from 7:30pm to 1am. Food court/restaurants and coffee shops will be open during the first two weeks from iftar to midnight, and from iftar to 1am during the last two weeks of Ramadan.
  • Hyatt Plaza: For the first two weeks of Ramadan, most shops and kiosks will be open Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 3pm, then 8pm to midnight; and Fridays, 8pm to midnight only. During the second two weeks of Ramadan, they will be open from 9am until 1am (no break); and on Fridays, from 2pm to 1am. Food court and cafes will be open from 6pm to 1am throughout Ramadan.
  • Royal Plaza: Most shops and kiosks will be open Saturday to Wednesday from 10am to 3pm and then again from 8pm to 12 midnight. Thursday opening hours are 10am to 3pm, then 8pm to 1am. On Fridays, they will be open from 8pm to 1am. All food outlets will be open from 6:30pm until 12 midnight.
  • Landmark Mall: Most shops and kiosks will be open Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 10am to 3pm and then 7.30pm to 1am. Friday and Sunday hours will be 7.30pm to 1am only. Food court and restaurants will open from Iftar til 1.30am.
  • Lagoona Mall: Most shops will be open from 10am to 3pm and then from 8pm to 2am; Friday from 8pm to midnight. Food outlets will be open from iftar time to 1am.
  • City Center Mall: Most shops, kiosks and activities (including ice skating and bowling) will open Sunday to Thursday from 10am to 1am; and Fridays from 3:30pm to 1am. Food court and cafes will open from iftar to 1am.
  • Ezdan Mall: Most shops and kiosks will be open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm and then from 8pm to 1am. On Fridays, stores will be open from 8pm to 1am. The food court and restaurants will be open 30 minutes before iftar and close at suhoor time (around 3am).
  • The Mall: Most shops are open from 10am to 3pm and then from 7:30pm to midnight on weekdays. On Fridays, they are open from 7:30pm to midnight. Food outlets will be open after iftar until midnight.
  • The Gate: Most shops will be open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm and from 8pm to 1am; and on Fridays from 8am to 1am. Food outlets will be open from 6pm to 1am, but some do deliveries and takeaway.
  • Gulf Mall: Most stores will be open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm, and then from 7:30pm to 1am. On Fridays, stores will be open from 7:30pm to 1am. The food court will be open from iftar time until 1:30am.
  • Al Khor Mall: Most stores will be open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 1pm, and then from 7:30pm to 12:30am. On Fridays, stores will be open 2pm to 5pm, and then from 7:30pm to 12:30am. The food court will be open from 7:30pm until 1am each day.
  • Dar Al Salaam Mall: For the first 15 days, shops and kiosks will be open Thursday to Saturday 10am to 3pm and 7:30pm to midnight; and Fridays, from 3pm to midnight. During the last 15 days, shops and kiosks will be open Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 1am; and Fridays from 3pm to 1am. The food court and restaurants will be open from 5pm to 1am throughout the month, though will only serve food for dine-in after iftar.
  • Al Asmakh Mall: Open daily (except) Fridays from 10am until 2pm, then daily from 7:30pm until 12:30am.

Other shopping options

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  • Ikea: The store is open Sunday to Wednesday from noon to midnight and Thursday to Saturday from 1pm to 1am. Restaurant: Sunday to Wednesday, from iftar to 11:30pm, and Thursday to Saturday, iftar to 12:30am.
  • The Pearl-Qatar: Shops will be open daily from 10am til 2pm then from 8pm til 12 midnight.
  • WH Smith: Nuaija branch- open 10am til 2pm then from 8pm til 12 midnight. Hyatt Plaza – first 15 days of Ramadan open Saturday to Thursday 9am til 3pm then 8pm til 12 midnight; Friday 8pm til 12 midnight. Second 15 days of Ramadan, it will open from Saturday to Thursday 9am til 1am and Friday from 2pm til 1am. Ezdan Mall branch – open Sunday to Wednesday from 10am til 3pm then from 8pm til 12 midnight; Thursday and Saturday from 10am til 3pm then 8pm til 1am; Friday from 8pm til 1am only.
  • Souq Waqif: Shops inside the souq will generally be open from 10am to 1pm, and then again from 7pm to midnight. Restaurants and cafes will open from sunset until the early hours of the morning.
  • Dragon Mart: Open Saturday-Wednesday from 10am to 1pm, and then from 7pm to 12:30am. Open Thursday from 10am to 1pm and then from 7pm to 1am. On Fridays, open only from 7pm to 1am.
  • Jarir bookstores: Open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 5pm and then from 8:30pm to 1am. On Fridays, open only from 8:30pm to 1am.

Hotel restaurants open during the day

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  • W Doha: Market is open for breakfast from 6am until 11am; for lunch from noon until 4pm and for dinner from 5pm to 11:30pm. La Spiga is open for lunch from noon until 4pm and for dinner from 5pm to 11:30pm. WIP Lounge is open from 12 noon til 7pm.
  • Grand Hyatt: Rocca is open for breakfast from 6:30am to 11am, and for lunch and dinner from 12:30pm to 12am.
  • Intercontinental: Coral buffet is open for breakfast from 5am until 11am and for lunch from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. À la carte is open all day. Mykonos is also open for lunch from noon to 11:30pm, but no alcohol will be served. Pool Bar is also open from 9am until 6pm, but only beverages will be served.
  • Intercontinental Doha The City: The Club Lounge is open daily for breakfast from 6:30am to 10:30am, for lunch from noon to 3pm and for afternoon tea from 3pm to 5pm.
  • Marriott Marquis: Crossroads Kitchen is only open for breakfast from 6am until 11am; Cucina is open for lunch from noon to 3pm and for dinner from 6pm to 11pm. Quick Bites is open all the day from 6am until 11pm.
  • Hilton: Zawaya is open for breakfast from 8am to 11:30am, for lunch from noon to 3pm and for dinner from 7pm to 2am. À la carte menu is open all day. Mawasem is only open for breakfast from 6am to 10.30am during the weekdays. On weekends, it is open for breakfast from 6am to 11am.
  • Four Seasons: Elements is open for breakfast from 6:30am to 10:30am, lunch from noon to 3pm, snacks from 3pm to 6:30pm and dinner from 7pm to 11:30pm.
  • Radisson Blu: Bistro Bistro is open 24 hours daily, while Hyde Park Coffee shop is also open for a la carte breakfast, lunch and iftar buffet, from 6am ro 10am, noon to 3pm and then sunset to 11pm.
  • St Regis: Opal by Gordon Ramsay is open for breakfast from 6am to 11am, for lunch from noon to 4pm and for dinner from 6pm to 11pm.
  • Doha Marriott: The hotel’s Corniche restaurant is open daily for breakfast from 6am to 10:30am, lunch from noon to 3pm and for dinner from 8:30pm to 11:30pm. Iftar is from 6:30pm to 8pm.
  • Kempinski West Bay: Gourmet House is open daily from 7am to 10pm, and Aroma for breakfast from 6:30am to 11am, for lunch from noon to 4pm and 7pm to 11pm for dinner. The Lounge will be closed through Ramadan and will reopen on the first day of Eid.
  • Marsa Malaz Kempinski: Cafe Murano is open daily from 8am to midnight. Sawa, Al Sufra, El Faro, Bohemia, Amwage, Vitamine, Antica Peso, Toro Toro, Nozomi and Illusion will all be closed throughout Ramadan and will reopen on the first day of Eid.
  • Double tree by Hilton: Open Restaurant will serve buffet lunch during Ramadan daily from noon to 3pm.
  • Shangri La Hotel: Sridan restaurant will be open for buffet lunch daily from noon to 3pm and then again for dinner from 6pm to 11pm.
  • Sheraton Grand Doha Hotel: The Club Lounge is open for breakfast from 6am until 10:30am; for lunch from noon to 3pm and dinner from sunset until 8pm.
  • Westin Hotel: Seasonal Tastes is open for breakfast from 6am til 11:30am then for lunch from 12 midday til 3pm.
  • Banana Island resort: Q Lounge will be open from 6:30am til 9pm daily.

Non-hotel restaurants open during the day

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  • Paul: (The Pearl, Villaggio and Lagoona Mall) – Open from 9am for takeaway, and for dine-in from iftar until midnight (1am during the second two weeks of Ramadan); Landmark mall – Open from 9am for takeaway and dine-in from Iftar to 1am.
  • Bread and Bagels: Open for delivery from 9am until 11pm. For dine-in, from iftar (6pm) to 11pm.
  • Thai Cuisine restaurant, Bin Mahmoud: Deliveries from 11am to 2pm, then 5pm to 10:30pm. Restaurant dine-in open from 6pm to 11pm.
  • Shakespeare & Co: Branches on The Pearl-Qatar and Dar Al Salaam Mall are both open from 1pm daily for takeaway.
  • Eggspectation (Medina Centrale on The Pearl-Qatar): Open for takeaway from 2pm daily.
  • The Chippy (Bin Omran): Takeaway available from 11am to 6pm. Dine-in from 6pm to 3am.
  • Eatopia: Open for delivery only from 10am and for dine-in from Iftar.
  • Magnolia Bakery: Dar Al Salam mall – Open Saturday to Thursday 10am to 1am (takeaway only until after iftar); Fridays from 10am to 11am then 12:30pm to 1am. Ezdan Mall – Open Sunday to Wednesday, 11am to 1am, Thursday to Saturday, 11am to 2am (takeaway only until after iftar). Home delivery daily from noon to midnight.
  • Nandos: All branches will be open daily from 4pm for delivery, and from 5pm for eat-in.
  • French Olive (Al Sadd): Takeaway from 10am. Eat-in from 6pm til 2am.
  • Sandwich Factory (Gate Mall): Takeaway and delivery from 9am till 2am. Eat in from 6pm – 3am.
  • Jones the Grocer (The Gate Mall and The Pearl-Qatar): Open 8am til 6pm for takeout then from 6pm until 1am for eat-in.
  • California Tortilla (C-Ring Road and The Pearl-Qatar): Both branches are open for delivery from 1pm on Saturday til Thursday and from 3pm on Friday.
  • McDonalds: All branches are open from 5pm for delivery.
  • Hardees: All branches open for take-away and delivery from 5pm.
  • Papa Johns: Delivery orders start from 5pm with delivery and pick-up available from 5:30pm.

Hamad International Airport

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All restaurants and cafes past immigration/security will be open during the day, but eateries “landside,” i.e by check-in and after baggage reclaim, will remain closed until iftar.

Government offices

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MOI

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  • Ministries and government departments, public bodies and institutions: Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am til 2pm.
  • MoI General Directorate of Nationality, Borders and Expatriate Affairs: Open from 8am til 5.30pm.
  • Traffic Department: Open from 8am til 5.30pm.
  • Number plate installation: Open from 9am til 1pm then from 9pm til 1am.
  • Technical inspection: Open from 8am til 1pm then from 8:30pm til 1am.
  • Criminal Evidence and Information Department (fingerprint section): All branches will open from 8am til 5.30pm.
  • Security department: Open 24 hours.
  • Post Offices: Main branch (Corniche) and all other branches except those listed below will open Sunday to Thursday from 9am til 2pm then 9pm til 12 midnight; Saturday from 9am til 12 midday then 9pm til 12 midnight; closed Friday. Mumtaz Post (EMS office) will open Saturday to Thursday from 9am til 5pm then from 8pm til 12 midnight; closed on Friday. Lulu Hypermarket, Industrial Area and AlKhor Q-Post branches will open Sunday to Thursday 9am til 2pm then 9pm til 12 midnight; Saturday from 9am til 12 midday then 9pm til 12 midnight and Friday from 9pm til 12 midnight. Umm Bab, Qatar University (female campus) and Qatar Foundation branches – open Sunday to Thursday from 9am til 2pm; closed Friday and Saturday.

Cinemas

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  • Royal Plaza: Saturday to Thursday, 2:30pm to 5:30pm, then 8:30pm to 1:30am; and Fridays, 8:30pm to 1:30am.
  • Landmark: Cinema temporarily closed
  • The Mall: Timings to be announced
  • City Center, Villaggio and Al Khor – Saturday to Thursday, 10am to 4.30pm, then 7:30pm to 1am; and Fridays, 7:30pm to 1am.
  • Asian Town: Timings to be announced
  • Novo The Pearl and 01 Mall (Ain Khaled): The Pearl – Open Sunday to Thursday and Saturday from 12 midday until 2am (last showing starts around 12 midnight) and Friday from 2pm until 2am (last showing starts around 12 midnight). 01 Mall – Sunday to Thursday and Saturday 11am until 2am, Friday from 2pm until 2am.
  • Gulf Mall: On weekdays, the cinema will be open from 10am to 6pm, and from 7:30pm to 12:30am. On Fridays, it will be open from 7:30pm to 1am.

Medical care

Sidra outpatient clinic

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Sidra outpatient clinic

  • Sidra: Outpatient Department clinics are open Sunday to Thursday 8am to 1pm.
  • Al Ahli Hospital: Clinics are open Sunday to Wednesday from 8am to 2pm, then 7:30pm to 12:30am. Physical and medical rehab is open from 8am to 3pm, then 5pm to midnight. Visiting guest clinics will be open Saturday to Thursday. Emergency departments are open 24 hours.
  • Al Emadi Hospital: Outpatient clinics will open Sunday to Wednesday, 9am to 5pm then 9pm to 12:30am; and Thursday from 9am to 1pm. Emergency facilities, ambulance, laboratories and pharmacy will all open 24 hours.
  • Doha Clinic Hospital: Outpatient clinics will be open from Saturday to Thursday, 8am to 2pm and then 9pm to 1am.
  • Hamad Hospitals: All emergency services across HMC’s network of hospitals will continue to operate as usual 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hamad General Hospital – Outpatient Department (OPD) clinics will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm and evening clinics from 8:30pm to 11:30pm. The main OPD pharmacy located on the ground floor will open from 8am to 1:30pm and from 8:30pm to midnight. Women’s Hospital: OPD will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm, then from 7:30pm to 10:30pm, Sunday to Wednesday. Pharmacy will be open as per OPD opening times. Al Wakra Hospital: OPD will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 4pm and the dental clinic will open 8am to 1pm, then 8pm to 11pm. The Obstetrics/Gynecology clinic will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 4pm. The main Pharmacy will open 8am to 4pm and the Obs/Gyn Pharmacy will open 8am to 1pm. The Cuban Hospital: OPD clinics and pharmacy will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm. Heart Hospital: OPD clinics and OPD pharmacy will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm. Al Khor Hospital: OPD and pharmacy will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm. Rumailah Hospital: OPD Clinics will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm, and the pharmacy from Sunday to Thursday, 8am to 3pm. National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) – OPD Clinics will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm and evening clinics on Monday from 8am to 11pm. Pharmacy will be open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 2pm and Saturday from 9am to 2pm. Mental Health Services/Hospital: OPD and pharmacy will open from 8am to 1pm. The Hamad Customer Service Center (Nesma’ak) will operate Sunday to Thursday 7am to 10pm, and Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Patients requiring any information can call 16060 during these times to inquire about or change their appointments.
  • Al Emadi Hospital: Outpatient clinics will be open 9am to 5pm then 9pm to 12:30am. On Thursdays, they will open 9am to 1pm only. Emergency, ambulance services, lab, pharmacy and x-ray will operate 24 hours-a-day.
  • Primary Health Care Commission (PHCC) clinics: The health centers at Al Rayyan, Madinat Khalifa, Al Muntazah, Umm Ghuwailina, Abu Bakr Al Siddiq, Omar Bin Al Khattab, West Bay and Rawdat Al Khail will open daily from 8am to 1pm and from 4pm to 1am. Dental services at the centers will open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm and from 4pm to 1am. Friday, from 8pm until 1am; Saturday from 8am to 1pm then from 8pm to 1am. The Airport Health Center – daily from 8am to 1pm then from 8pm to 1am. Dental services at the center will be available from 8am to 1pm (not Friday) and from 8pm to 1am (including Saturdays). Friday, 8pm til 1am only. Leabaib Health Center – Saturday to Thursday, 8am to 1pm then 8pm to 1am; Friday, 8pm til 1am. Dental services are open daily, 8am to 1pm then 8pm to 1am. The Al Khor Health Center – open daily 8am to 1pm then 4pm to 1am. Dental services from 8am to 1pm then 4pm to 1am (Saturdays only). Al Shamal Health Center –  open daily 8am to 1pm and from 4pm to 1am. Dental services open Sunday to Thursday on the same hours. Wakrah Health Center – open daily 8am to 1am.  Dental services will be available Saturday to Thursday from 8am til 1pm then from 8pm til 1am, Friday 8pm til 1am only. Mesaimeer Health Center – open Saturday to Thursday 8am til 1pm and from 8pm til 1am; Friday 8pm til 1am. Dental services will be operate the same hours, Sunday to Thursday only. Al Sheehaniya Health Center –  open Sunday to Thursday, 8am to 1am. Friday and Saturday, 8am til 1pm then 8pm til 1am. Dental services Sunday to Thursday from 8am til 1pm and from 8pm til 1am. Al Thumama, Al Gharafa, Abu Nakhla, Umm Salal and Daayen – open Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 1pm then 8pm to 1am. Al Karaana and Al Kaaban – open daily from 8am to 1pm for health and dental services. Al Jamiliya and Umm Bab – open Sunday to Thursday, 8am til 11am then 8pm to 10pm.  Al Ghuwairiya – open Sunday to Thursday, 8am to 2pm only.
  • Medical Commission: Hours to be announced.

Banks

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  • Doha Bank: Branches at Al Wakrah, Al Mirqab and the main branch are open Sunday to Thursday from 9am til 2pm then from 8:30pm til 10.30pm. Cash Center is open Saturday to Thursday 9am til 2pm then 8:30pm til 10:30pm. City Center, Abu Hamour, Lulu D-Ring, Lulu Gharafa and Lulu Al Khor branches are open Saturday to Thursday, 10am til 1pm then 8:30pm til 11pm, and Friday 8:30pm til 11pm. Woqod Pay Office is open Sautrday to Thursday 8am til 4pm. All other branches are open weekdays 9am til 2pm.
  • HSBC: All branches are open Sunday to Thursday, from 9am to 2pm. Evening hours are available at the Doha Main Office and City Center Branch from 8pm to 10pm. Saturday banking is from 9am to noon at the main branch only. City Center branch will not offer cash service during evening banking.
  • Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB): Branches at Al Fanar, Salwa Road, Airport Road, Al Gharafa, Al Rayyan, Al Sadd, Al Wakrah, Umm Slal Muaither and Al Khor are open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm and Saturday from 9am to noon. They will also be open evenings Sunday to Wednesday 9pm to 11:30pm. Branches at Dar Al Salam mall, The Gate mall, City Center and Medina Centrale on the Pearl will be open Saturday to Thursday from 10:30am to 2.30pm and Friday from 9pm to 11:30pm.
  • Ahli Bank: All branches (except City Center) will open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm. Branches in Umm Lekhba, Merqab and Old Airport will also open evenings from Sunday to Thursday 9pm to 11pm. Branches at Salwa, Merqab, Old Airport, Markhiya and Industrial Area will open on Saturdays 9am to noon. City Center branch is open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm, then 9pm to 11:30pm; Fridays from 9pm to midnight.
  • IBQ: Main branch  Open from Sunday to Thursday, 9am to 2pm and evenings on Sunday to Wednesday from 8:30pm to 10:30pm. Lagoona mall – Open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm, then 8:30pm to midnight, and Fridays from 8:30pm to midnight. Airport Road – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm. C-Ring and Qatar Airways – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm. Cards service center – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm and evenings on Sunday and Wednesday from 8:30pm to 10:30pm.
  • QNB: Branches at City Center, The Mall, Landmark mall, Lagoona mall, Villaggio, Gulf Mall, the Mortgage Loan Center and Medina Centrale – Open Sunday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm then 8pm to midnight; and Fridays from 8pm to midnight only. Branches at Doha Exhibition Center, C-Ring Road cards center, Bin Omran, Rayyan (Al Shafi), Sheraton Hotel, SME Center and Ain Khaled corporate – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm and then 8pm to midnight. ECCH – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to noon and then 8pm to 10:30pm. Souq Waqif – Open Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm, then 8pm to midnight. Marriot, Al Khor Mall and Porto Arabia e-branches – Open daily 24 hours. All other branches and offices – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm only.
  • Al Khaliji:  All branches (except City Center) will operate Sunday to Thursday from 9am to noon.  City Center branch is open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm, and then from 8:30pm to 11:30pm. On Fridays, the City Center branch will only open in the evening, from 8:30pm to 11:30pm.
  • Commercial Bank: Personal banking branches at City Center, Hyatt Plaza, Villaggio, Landmark, Dar Al Salam and Gulf Mall – Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm, then 8:30pm to 11:30pm; and Fridays from 8:30pm to 11:30pm only. All other branches – Open Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm only. Sadara Lounges at Commercial Bank Plaza, Grand Hamad, Umm Lekhba, D-Ring Road, Airport and Al Wakrah Avenue – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm only. Sadara Lounge City Center – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm then 9pm to midnight. Diners Lounges at Commercial Bank Plaza, Grand Hamad and D-Ring – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm. Corporate branches at Salwa and Al Wakrah Avenue – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm. Corporate branches at HAK and Industrial Area – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm, Saturday 9am to 12:30pm. Collection Center – Open Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm.
  • Masraf Al Rayyan: Branches in shopping malls are open Saturday to Thursday, 10am til 1pm then from 8:30pm til 11:30pm; Friday, 8:30pm til 11:30pm only. Other branches are open Sunday to Thursday, 9am til 2pm.

Museums

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Fire Station opening 2015

  • Museum of Islamic Art: Open Sunday and Monday from 8pm to midnight, closed on Tuesdays, open Wednesday and Thursday from 8pm to midnight, closed Fridays, and open Saturday from 8pm to midnight. MIA will be the first day of Eid.
  • MIA park: Open daily from 6pm to 2am. It will be closed on the first day of Eid.
  • Fire Station: Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 8pm to midnight, closed Tuesday, and open Wednesday to Friday from 8pm to midnight.
  • QM Gallery in Katara will be closed during Ramadan.
  • Mathaf: Open Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10am til 5pm. Closed Monday and Friday.
  • Al Riwaq: Open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11am til 4pm then from 8pm til 12 midnight. Closed Tuesday and Friday.

Miscellaneous

Aqua Park

Aqua Park Qatar

Aqua Park

  • Qatar Distribution Company is now closed and will reopen after Eid al-Fitr on July 9.
  • Trucks are banned on Doha’s roads during peak hours from 8am to 9:30am, from 1:30pm to 3pm, and from 5:30pm to midnight.
  • Aqua Park: Open daily from 8pm to 2am.
  • Al Khor Park: Open daily from 4pm to 1am (families only).
  • Ray’s Reef (Royal Plaza Mall): Saturday to Wednesday from 10am to 3pm and then again from 8pm to 12 midnight. Thursday opening hours are 10am to 3pm, then 8pm to 1am. On Fridays, they will be open from 8pm to 1am.
  • Fun Ville at Al Khor Mall: Open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 1pm and then 7:30pm to 12:30am; Fridays from 2pm to 5pm, then 7:30pm to 1am.
  • Fun Ville at Ezdan Mall: First 20 days of Ramadan – Open from 10am to 2pm then 8pm to midnight (holidays and weekends until 1am); open Fridays from 8pm to midnight (holidays and weekends until 1am). Last 10 days of Ramadan – Open 9am to midnight (holidays and weekends until 1am). Fridays from 1pm to 1am.
  • Fun Ville at Al Asmakh Mall (Centerpoint) in Al Sadd and Barwa Village: First 10 days of Ramadan – Open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 2pm then 7:30pm to 11pm; Fridays from 7:30pm to 11pm. Second 10 days – Open from 10am to 2pm then 7:30pm to 12:30am, and Fridays from 7:30pm to 12:30am. Last 10 days – Open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 2pm then 7:30pm to 1am; and Fridays from 7:30pm to 1am.
  • Fun City at City Center: Open daily from 7pm to 1am.
  • Megapolis (Medina Centrale, The Pearl): Open Saturday to Thursday from 10am to 2pm then 7:30pm to 3:30am; open Fridays from 7:30pm to 3:30am.
  • Losail circuit: Karting and mini moto – June 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and July 1 from 8:30pm to 11:30pm.

(Note: All timings subject to change on short notice).

What else should we add? Thoughts?


All opening hours were sourced by Doha News staff. Vodafone Qatar did not contribute to the content of this guide.


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