Doha Festival City Announces New Openings as part of the Third Phase of the Gradual Lifting of Restrictions

Jul 29, 2020 by Qanect

Around 40 Restaurants and Cafes, Salons and a Fitness Center NOW OPEN at Doha Festival City

As part of the third phase of the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar, Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping and dining, has expanded its reopening of outlets to welcome back visitors to their favorite destinations.


Doha residents can now visit Doha Festival City and enjoy the resumption of world-class services from select restaurants and cafes, beauty salons as well as fitness center.


A collection of about 40 restaurants will reopen at the Mall including: Asha’s, Indian casual dining restaurant; PF Changs, Asian-themed restaurant; Shake Shack, American fast casual restaurant; Starbucks Cafes in GF, Starbucks 2, Starbucks 3, and Starbucks at Borders library; Texas Roadhouse, steak restaurant serving American cuisine; Maki, serving innovative Japanese cuisine; Sumo Sushi & Bento, Japanese restaurant; Eataly, high-quality Italian restaurant; Five Guys, American fast casual restaurant; Jamies Italian, Celebrity chef's relaxed Italian chain; Nando's, South African restaurant; Carluccio's, Italian restaurant; Tim Hortons, Canada's largest quick service restaurant; Paul Café, French chain of bakery/café restaurants; Le Petit Train Bleu, Parisian dining experience; Bubba Gump Shrimp, American seafood restaurant and Karak Mqanes, serving dishes inspired by Qatari cuisine.


More on a sweet note, visitors can now enjoy a selection of dining options including: The Cheesecake Factory; Pinkberry, serving the best frozen yogurt and ice cream; Coldstone Creamery, ice cream parlor; The Molten Chocolate Café, heaven for chocolate lovers and dessert junkies; Peal Juices and Bars, serving fresh juices and smoothies that are 100% natural; Laduree, French luxury bakery and sweets maker house; Cinnzeo and the signature Maia Chocolate


Furthermore, a collection of Cafes are now open at Doha Festival City including: L'eto Café, Aimee's Café, The Coffee Club, Patissez, Angelina, Ratio Café, Eden Café, and Cup of Joe. Restaurants at IKEA and Marks & Spencer are also open, as well as Edible Arrangements.


Furthermore, Edge Fitness has opened its doors, in addition to a collection of beauty salons including, Maison De Joelle, Glambar, Infinity Barber Shop and Infinity Beauty Lounge.


Doha Festival City opening hours are Saturday to Wednesday from 10am to 10 pm, and Thursday to Friday from 10am to 11pm.


All outlets within our two food courts still welcome home delivery and takeaways. Entertainment including Cinema and play areas will remain closed. Children under 12 are still excluded from entering the Mall until further notice.


In line with the preventative measures set out by the authorities, Doha Festival City has introduced stringent health and safety measures throughout the mall for its staff and visitors. This includes a thorough mall disinfection treatment on a weekly basis, robust cleaning and sanitization operations during mall trading hours, 127 hand sanitizing stations installed in the areas that have commonly touched surfaces. 


At the entrance to the mall and all shops, visitors must show their green Ehteraz QR code, and should wear a face mask during their whole time in the mall. Physical distancing stickers in common queuing areas, such as ATM machines, banks, telecommunication kiosks and branches and various retail shops were installed to help shoppers keep the required physical distance as set forth in the guidelines by the authorities. Stores will provide sanitizers on entry and at cash points to ensure the highest level of hygiene.