Malls and businesses change opening hours during Ramadan – here’s Marhaba’s guide to when to head to the mall, supermarket or bank.

We plan to update the listing throughout the month, if you have any additions, please post a comment below and let us know. 

NOTE: For 2015 Ramadan timing, check our post Ramadan 2015 Opening Hours Guide, Qatar

Ministry of Interior (MoI)

Ramadan Opening Hours 2014 Doha Qatar

General Directorate of Border Passports and Expatriate Affairs (Immigration Department), Nationality and Travel Documents Department,  will work in two shifts 8 am – 1 pm and 9 pm – 1am

Traffic Department 9 am – 2 pm and 9 pm – 1am

Criminal Evidences and Information Department Headquarters 8 am – 1 pm Fingerprint Section at Industrial Area (for Companies) Three shifts 8 am – 1 pm, 1 pm  – 6 pm and 8 pm  – 1 am Fingerprint section at external Services Centers two shifts 8 am – 1 pm and 9 pm – 1 am


 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Consular Services opening hours: 9:15 am – 1 pm


Supreme Council of Health

Medical Commission 9 am – 5:30 pm


Banks

Ramadan Timing 2014 Doha Qatar Ahli Bank 7:30 pm – 1 pm (All branches), 10 am – 3 pm and 4 pm – 10 pm (City Centre Branch)

Al Khaliji Commercial Bank 9 am – 2 pm (C-Ring, Bin Omran, Landmark, Al Jazi, Pearl Medina Centrale/Oyster branches, Sunday – Thursday), 10 am – 3 pm, 8:30 pm to 11 pm (City Centre branch, Saturday – Thursday and 8:30 pm – 11 pm on Fridays)

Barwa Bank 9 am – Noon

Commercial Bank 8:45 am – 2:30 pm (Sunday to Thursday, All branches), 8:15 pm – 12:30  am (Saturday to Thursday, Mall Branches)

Doha Bank 9 am – 2 pm, 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm (Main, Industrial Area, Al Wakra, Al Mirqab branches), 10 am – 1 pm & 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm (City Centre and Dar Al Salam branches), 10 am – 1 pm, 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm (Saturday – Friday, Lulu Hypermarket branches), 9 am – 2 pm (Sunday to Thursday, all other branches)

Commercial Bank 7:30 am – 1 pm (All branches), 9 am – Noon and 8:30 pm – Midnight (Mall branches)

HSBC 9 am – 2 pm (Sunday – Thursday, All branches), 8 pm – 10 pm  Sunday – Thursday  & 9 am – Noon Saturday (Main branch)

International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) 9 am – 2 pm (All branches, Sunday – Thursday), 8:30 pm – 11 pm (Main branch, Sunday – Wednesday), 8:30 pm – 11 pm (Al Wakra kiosk, Saturday – Thursday), 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm (Lagoona Mall, Saturday – Friday)

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) 9 am – 2 pm (Sunday – Thursday)

Qatar National Bank (QNB) 9 am – Noon (All  branches), 9 am – Noon & 8 pm – Midnight (Mall branches)


Money Exchange

Alfardan Exchange 8:30 am – 2:30 pm & 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 3:30 pm – 11 pm (Friday) 

Al Sadd Exchange 9 am – 1 pm & 7:30 pm – 11 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (Friday) 

Arabian Exchange 8:30 am – 11:30 am & 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (Friday)

Habib Qatar International Exchange 8 am – Noon & 3 pm – 10 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 3 pm – 8 pm (Friday)

Qatar-UAExchange (Safari Mall branch) 9 am – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday) & 9 am – Midnight (Friday)

Al Zaman Exchange 9 am – 11 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 9 am – 11 am & 1:30 pm – 10:30 pm (Friday)  


Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) 

hamad-medical-corporation Hamad General Hospital (HGH) Outpatient Department (OPD) 8 am- 1 pm (Morning Clinics, Sunday to Thursday), 8:30 pm – 11 pm (Evening Clinics, Sunday to Thursday)

HGH Pediatric Pharmacies 8 am – 1 pm (2nd, 3rd and 4th floor satellite pharmacies), 8 am – 2 pm & 8:30 pm – Midnight (ground floor pharmacy).

HGH Phlebotomy (blood test) OPD Laboratory 7 am – 2 pm (Sunday to Thursday), 8 am – 1 pm (Saturday). For evening clinics, the OPD Laboratory will run from 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm.

Women’s Hospital OPD 8 am – 1 pm (Sunday to Thursday), 7:30 pm – 10 pm (Sunday to Wednesday). Women’s Hospital Pharmacy will continue to operate 24/7.

OPD Clinics at Heart Hospital, Al Wakra Hospital, The Cuban Hospital and Al Khor Hospital 8 am – 1 pm (Sunday to Thursday). For patients with booked times at The Cuban Hospital, the Orthopedic, Cosmetic Surgery and Gynecology/Maternity Clinics will open from 7 am to 1 pm. Patients are encouraged to contact the respective hospitals if they have any inquiries about the timings for specific services.

Al Khor Hospital’s OPD Pharmacy 7 am – 1 pm while the Emergency Department’s Pharmacy is operational 24/7

OPD Clinics and Pharmacy at Rumailah Hospital (RH) will operate morning shift only from 8 am to 1 pm (Sunday to Thursday)

Dental Clinic at Rumailah Hospital (RH) 8 am – 1 pm, and in the evening from 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Dermatology Clinic at Rumailah Hospital (RH) 8 am to 1 pm

Hands Unit at Rumailah Hospital (RH) 7 am – 3 pm & 11 am – 7  pm all days except on Mondays

Maxillofacial Unit at Rumailah Hospital (RH) 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm (Sunday to Tuesday)

Tuberculosis Clinic at Rumailah Hospital (RH) 8 am – 5 pm while DOTS Therapy Unit will attend to patients from 6 pm – 10 pm. There will be no evening clinics at Psychiatry and Geriatrics departments.

Physiotherapy Clinic at Rumailah Hospital (RH) will operate from Sunday-Thursday as follows: National Center for Cancer Care and Research’s (NCCCR) Neuro-Physiotherapy Section (7 am – 3 pm); Male Out-Patient (MOP) Orthopedic physiotherapy (7 am – 11 pm); and Female Out-Patient (FOP) Physiotherapy (7 am – 3 pm and 5 pm – midnight). The NCCCR OPD Clinics will open from 8 am to 1 pm. The OPD Pharmacy will operate from 7 am to 2 pm daily, and the Day Care Unit will open from 7 am to 3 pm every day except on Fridays.

The Referral and Booking Management System (RBMS) will operate from 6 am to 10 pm (Sunday to Thursday). The referrals will be collected from the centers throughout Doha as usual and patients will be called to book their first visit appointments.

Hamad Patient Contact Center will operate from 7 am to 10 pm (Sunday to Thursday) and 10 am to 4 pm (Friday and Saturday). Patients requiring any information can call (+974)44395777 during these times to inquire about their appointments or make changes to their appointments. The contact center will continue to make reminder phone calls for appointments and send mobile text message reminders to patients during Ramadan.


Primary Health Care Corporation

All the health centres in Doha city – Al Rayyan Health Centre, Madinat Khalifa Health Centre, Al Muntazah Health Centre, Umm Ghwailina Health Centre, Abu Baker Seddiq Health Centre, Omar Bin Al Khattab Health Centre and West Bay Health Centre – will provide therapeutic services from 9 am to 2 pm and  4 pm to1 am including Friday and Saturday.

Dental Services in these centres will be from 9 am to 2 pm and from 8 pm to 1 am (Friday evening shift only and Saturday both morning and evening shifts).

At Airport Health Centre, Al Gharrafa Health Centre, Mesaimeer Health Centre and Abu Nakhla Health Centre, therapeutic services will be from 9 am to 2 pm and from 8 pm to 1 am.

Dental services will be from 9 am to 2 pm and from 8 pm to 1 am. However, the dental service is not available on Friday and Saturday in these health centres.


Malls

Villaggio mall

Al Khor Mall 10 am – 1 pm & 7:30 pm – 12:30 am (Saturday to Thursday), 2 pm – 5 pm & 7:30 pm – 12:30 am (Friday)

Centrepoint – Al Asmakh Mall 10 am – 2 pm & 7 :30 pm – 11 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 7:30 pm – 11 pm (Friday)

City Center-Doha 10 am – 1 pm (Saturday to Thursday), 6:30 pm – 1 pm 3 pm – 1 am (Friday)

Dar Al Salam 10 am – 3 pm & 7:30 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Friday) 

Ezdan Mall 9 am – 3 pm & 8 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm – 1 am (Friday with a prayer break from 11 am – 12:30 pm)

Hyatt Plaza   First 16 days of Ramadan: 10 am – 3 pm & 8 pm – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday),  8 pm – 1 am (Friday) Last 14 days of Ramadan: 10 am – 3 pm & 8 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm – 1 am (Friday)

Lagoona Mall 10 am – 4 pm & 8 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm-1 am (Friday)

Landmark 10 am – 3 pm & 7:30 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 7:30 pm – 1 am (Friday)

Royal Plaza 10 am – 1:30 pm & 8 pm – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm – Midnight (Friday)

Safari Mall 9 am – Midnight (Saturday to Friday)

Shoprite (Al Matar Street) 8 am – Midnight (Saturday to Friday)

Shoprite (Mesaieed) 8:30 am – 11 pm

The Gate 10 am – 4 pm & 8 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm – 1 am (Friday)

The Mall 10 am – 1 pm & 8 pm – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm – Midnight (Friday)

The Centre 10 am – 1 pm & 8 pm – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday), 8 pm –  Midnight (Friday)

Villaggio 10 am – 1:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday), 7:30 am – Midnight (Friday)

Wathnan Mall 10 am – 3 pm & 8 pm – Midnight (Saturday to Thursday), 8 am – 2 pm (Friday)


Hypermarkets & Supermarkets

Al Meera Ramadan offers Al Meera (All branches) 8 am – 1 am

Carrefour (City Center-Doha) 10 am – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 3 pm – 1 am (Friday)

Carrefour (Villaggio) 8 am – Midnight

Carrefour Express (Dar Al Salam) 9 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday) *closed from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Carrefour Market (Ezdan Mall) 9 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Carrefour (Landmark Mall) 8 am – 1  am (Saturday to Friday)

Family Food Center (All branches) 8:30 am – 6 pm & 7:30 pm – 1 am (Saturday to Thursday), 8:30 am – 10:30 am & 12:30 pm – 6 pm & 7:30 pm – Midnight (Friday)

Grand Mall Hypermarket 8 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

IKEA 12 pm (Noon) to Midnight (Saturday to Wednesday), 1 pm to 1 am (Thursday & Friday)

Lulu Hypermarket (Al Khor Mall) 9 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Lulu Hypermarket (Al Gharafa) 9 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Lulu Hypermarket (D Ring Road) 9 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Lulu Centre (Al Rayyan Road) 10 am – 2 pm & 4 pm – 12:30 am (Saturday to Thursday), 4 pm – 12:30 am (Friday) Maskkar Hypermarket 8 am – 2 am (Saturday to Friday)

Mega Mart Express (Al Rayyan Road) 8 am – 11:30 pm (Saturday to Friday)

Mega Mart (Barwa Village) 8 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Mega Mart (The Centre) 8 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Quality Hypermarket 8 am – 2 am (Saturday to Friday) Quality Center 9 am – 1 am (Saturday to Friday)

Souq Waqif Non-food outlets will open from 10 am – 1 pm and 7 pm to Midnight


Restaurants

Aramede (Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park) 6 am – 10 am, Noon – 3 pm

Bistro Bistro (Radisson Blu) Breakfast: 6 am – 10:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 3:30 pm

Bollywood Lounge (Plaza Inn Hotel) Breakfast: 6 am – 10 am, Lunch: Noon – 3 pm

Coral (InterContinental Doha) Breakfast: 6 am – 11 am, Lunch: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Il Teatro (Four Seasons Hotel Doha) Breakfast: 6:30 am – 10:30 am, a la carte 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 11:30 pm

Hyde Park Coffee Shop (Radisson Blu) Breakfast: 6 am – 10:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 3:30 pm

J & G Sandwich Cellar 8 am – 10 pm (Saturday to Thursday), Noon to 5 pm & 5 pm – 10  pm (Friday)

jones the grocer Provides takeaway service from 8 am to 6 pm

L’zwaar Seafood Market 8 pm – 2 am

La Brasserie (Mercure Grand Hotel) Breakfast: 6:30 am – 10:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 3 pm

La Varenne Breakfast: 7 am – Noon, Lunch: Noon – 3 pm (Saturday to Thursday)

Olives (Concorde Hotel Doha) Breakfast 6 am – 10:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 3 pm

The Lagoon (The Ritz-Carlton, Doha) Breakfast 6:30 am – 10:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 3:30 pm

Opal by Gordon Ramsay (The St. Regis Doha)  Breakfast: 6:30 am – 11: am, Lunch: Noon – 4 pm, Dinner: 6 pm – Midnight

Mawasem (Hilton Doha) Breakfast: 6 am – 10:30 am, Lunch: Noon – 3 pm

Mykonos (InterContinental Doha) Lunch: Noon – 11 pm


 

Cinemas

cinema

Landmark First Show 9 pm, Last Show 11 pm

Royal Plaza First Show 9 pm, Last Show 11 pm

The Mall First Show 9 pm, Last Show 11:30 pm


Museums

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday 11 am – 3 pm; Mondays and Fridays closed; Wednesday and Saturday 11 am – 3 pm & 8 pm – 12 am.

Note: Mathaf will be closed to the public the last five days of Ramadan, and the first three days of Eid.

Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Open 8 pm – midnight; Closed Tuesday and Friday.

Note: MIA will be closed from 13 July to the second day of Eid.


Al Zubarah 

Al Zubarah will be closed during the holy month of Ramadan and will be reopened on the 1st day of Eid, with opening hours from 9 am to 4:30 pm.


 

Truck Movement Restriction

Truck parking ban

The Traffic Department announced restrictions on the movement of trucks during the holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to fall on 28 June to 28 July. Trucks will not be allowed in the peak hours from 8 am – 10 am, and from 1 pm – 3 pm and from 5:30 pm – 12 am (midnight). [sws_divider_basic]

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