Doha Festival City
Doha Festival City
4.5
Game & Entertainment CentersShopping Malls
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
About
Doha Festival City is Qatar’s preferred destination for shopping, entertainment, and dining. Bringing several firsts to Doha, this incomparable mall is one of the largest developments in the Middle East, offering almost a quarter of a million sqm of leasable space, providing something for everyone, and creating exceptional and memorable experiences with each and every visit. Doha Festival City is home to famous brand names in retail, many of which have made their Qatar debut; including Harvey Nichols, Charlotte Tilbury, Dior Beauty Boutique, ACE and IKEA. Over 100 places to dine and relax include restaurants, cafés and casual dining outlets. Doha Festival City has the country’s biggest world-class entertainment offering Qatar’s first VOX 4D cinema complex with 18 digital screens, to Outdoor Leisure Trail and three unique entertainment parks, including Angry Birds World, Snow Dunes, and Virtuocity.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • mpanju t
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Welcoming and Directions
    True definition of a five star mall. It was a great experience and I looked like any other person with no difficulties in tracing for shops though it was my first time in. I really believe that Grace is one of those welcoming and exceptional staff in DFC. She did whatever it took to explain thoroughly well about all the shops we were going into with in a short time and with no difficulties. Great unique and indeed recommendable services .
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 26, 2023
  • Zise Shu
    Philippines541 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Space Jam: A New Legacy Experience
    I'm a huge fan of Bugs Bunny. Ever since I'm a little kid I used to adore this cartoon character. I even have a collection of different Bugs Bunny merchandise. So when I saw the ads in social media about this happening in DFC I make it a point that I will be able to see it. I'm so happy like a kid 😅😅😅 to witness this kind of event. I wanted to commend the staff that are attending the event. They are all very accommodating and kind. Even the host and the team, the acrobatic basketball dunkers who performed exhibitions are very friendly and entertaining. Hoping that there's more events like this in DFC.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written November 17, 2023
  • Jan Kovic
    Doha, Qatar6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Mall in Qatar !
    For me, the best Mall in Qatar, period! It does have 2 floors, which I am not a fan of, but they are symmetrical, North and South side to walk to, exits on all 4 sides and car parking with plenty of space! You cant get lost! And having a cuboid shape makes it very easy to navigate or meet with friends even if you are coming for the 1st time!
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written December 6, 2023
  • Michael Chenney
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    All-in-One Shopping and Fun Destination!
    Doha Festival City is like the go-to spot in Qatar for a bit of everything. From high-end stores to cool local spots, it's a shopping haven. Plus, there's way more than just shopping – think great food, fun for the family, and a cool vibe all around. The place has got this awesome mix of shops and a chill atmosphere. Parking's a breeze, and the staff are pretty friendly. If you're around, it's worth checking out!
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written December 11, 2023
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TheAbsinth
5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
As a mall is very well organized, big and spacious, with enough world know brands te please everybody.
However, the smell and the air inside Doha Festival is very poluted and inconvenient, especially for kids.
This is due to the perfumes and bahur that is burned inside, by the shops with perfumes.
It is impossible to breath inside. The air is burning your throat and the loungs.
I can not imagine how can this be legal, when smokers are not allowed to smoke inside, however the burn of this bahur is everywhere.
Even in the food court area this smoke is felted.
Written October 11, 2022
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Zise Shu
Philippines541 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
I'm a huge fan of Bugs Bunny. Ever since I'm a little kid I used to adore this cartoon character. I even have a collection of different Bugs Bunny merchandise. So when I saw the ads in social media about this happening in DFC I make it a point that I will be able to see it.

I'm so happy like a kid 😅😅😅 to witness this kind of event. I wanted to commend the staff that are attending the event. They are all very accommodating and kind. Even the host and the team, the acrobatic basketball dunkers who performed exhibitions are very friendly and entertaining.

Hoping that there's more events like this in DFC.
Written November 18, 2023
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Ammar A
13 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Business
The mall is ok compared to other malls in Qatar. What could've differentiated it well is the entertainment cinema/theatre in it. I was very disappointed when I booked there a 4D movie and ended up with a bunch of people on the right and left who came to chat and socialize during the movie. I couldn't hear any thing in the movie so I reported this to the management and staff a few times, and didn't do nothing. I believe that the two managers who operated the theatre on September 28th evening and the staff who was managing the 4DX theatre around 6.30 PM to 7.00PM are all not qualified to do their jobs properly in such a busy and live mall.
Written September 29, 2023
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Amdad_Ali
Valencia, Spain126 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
A good selection of stores and some new restaurants have opened recently. Nandos is very busy and the staff are rushing off their feet during the weekend so plan ahead or avoid it.

Best to park inside to avoid the Doha head during the day.
Written January 5, 2020
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mpanju t
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
True definition of a five star mall.
It was a great experience and I looked like any other person with no difficulties in tracing for shops though it was my first time in.
I really believe that Grace is one of those welcoming and exceptional staff in DFC. She did whatever it took to explain thoroughly well about all the shops we were going into with in a short time and with no difficulties.

Great unique and indeed recommendable services .
Written August 26, 2023
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Eve
Luzon, Philippines85 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
would.like to report an incident. This is the second time it has happened .

I came to visit dfc yesterday around 6pm and was immediately approached by parking car wash cleaner when i said no.

As we left around 9pm same.guy approached me but could not understand what he wanted to say.
At that time.i checked the right side of my car when i saw a couple of new scratches.
The same incident happemed last year too but never bothered to complain.
I parked in G118. And the.cleaner was wearing a red overall.

Can you please have this investigated.

Thanks in advance.
Written January 25, 2020
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ArabV1
Doha, Qatar6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2021 • Family
Everything is perfect in this mall except the pollution caused by shops selling Bukhour (Smoking things used by local families), hope this smoke can be eliminated. Btw, ciggarette smoking is prohibited but bukhour is allowed in this mall which is causing more extensive smoke than anything. This is really bad and causing this mall to be the worst.
Written September 24, 2021
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Deanosaur89
Edmonton, Canada7,804 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
In our opinion this is the best and most complete mall we have seen in Doha. They have an indoor snow area, Angry Birds Theme Park, Virtual area and a nice movie theatre. They also have many popular and recognizable brands throughout the mall and many good restaurants with sit down and fast food options.

We originally just went here to go to IKEA but ended up spending more than four hours here and could have spent much more time. The Monoprix is also very well stocked here.

The mall is super clean with great facilities but the only downside is that it doesn't have public transport access yet.
Written August 26, 2022
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Izra Trading
Doha, Qatar2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Really very nice service of Tripadvsior

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It also offers photography and photoshoot services. Izra Trading deals in mobile phone accessories as well.
Written March 30, 2023
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connoisseur2131
New York City, NY66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Couples
One of the shopping malls that we loved to visit if we have time .. because its huge and a lot of shops that you can check you need to visit early. Plus Ikea is there one of our favorite shops too ! Highly recommended DFC if you looking for a lot of options.
Written January 2, 2022
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