The Pearl-Qatar is one of the country’s most popular and beautiful destinations, offering a variety of luxury residences, diverse leisure and entertainment facilities, an award-winning marina and beautiful serene beaches, as well as a selection of world-class restaurants and shopping outlets. From Porta Arabia to Medina Centrale to Qanat Quartier, there’s so much to see and do at The Pearl-Qatar.
A space where literature meets coffee, surrounded with book shelves, one in shape of the map of Qatar, and a ceiling of hanging books. It’s a popular destination for local book clubs to meet and discuss books while enjoying a warm cup of coffee or a meal.
Location: Qanat Quartier
Contact: 4038 1728
Artist Café was born out of a novel concept to gather enthusiasts of art, coffee, food and creativity under one roof. It aims to break away from the ordinary cafe-chain experience and connect creative, like-minded people from different walks of life in Doha. Artist Café acts as a haven for art lovers to interact with artists and review their paintings, sculptures, contemporary and graphic art. Artist Café aspires to provide a creative platform to talented local and international artists. Best works will be featured at the art gallery in the café.
Location: Qanat Quartier
Contact: 6690 6770 | artistcafeqatar.com
Subzero Ice Lounge
Subzero is Qatar’s first ice lounge where the temperature reaches -9’C. The small lounge is built on ice including the chairs and tables as well as beautiful ice sculptures of Qatar’s landmark buildings and icons. Guests are provided with gloves, coat, eskimo hats and warm footwear to help them keep warm in the ice lounge. There’s a menu with select hot drinks and food to choose from. Due to the extreme cold, even with the provided warm clothes guests can last for up to an hour.
Entry fee: QAR95 per person inclusive of two hot drinks; Kids ages 5 to 12 enter for QAR45 inclusive of one hot drink; extra charge for food and extra drinks
Location: Porta Arabia, Marina Way 18
Contact: 4017 0422
Megapolis Entertainment Centre
Megapolis is an indoor entertainment destination, offering an array of games, attractions, and activities for guests of all ages including Escape Rooms, Virtual Reality, bowling, darts, billiards, karaoke, Formula 1 simulators, along with a tempting choice of food and beverage outlets all under one roof. Nearby is the 5-star cinema complex with its world-class immersive film experience, Novo Cinemas.
Opening times: 11 am – midnight
Location: Andalucia Way, Building B12, Medina Centrale
Contact: 4437 8444 | megapolisqatar.com
The Music Steps in Qanat Quartier is a first in Qatar, located on the flight of stairs linking QQ7 boardwalk with the mezzanine level. Surrounded by colourful residences, elegant boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops, the 30-step piano produces melodic tones with blinking lights and sounds every step of the way. Visitors can now hop, skip, and jump to play musical notes and sound effects, or can enjoy 10 classical melodies already programmed.
The beach club, lounge and restaurant is the place where architecture, décor and zest for life blend together to give you an unforgettable experience. On weekdays, TaliaMare turns into an oasis of privacy and relaxation for guests, offering a perfect ambience for a family outing. On weekends, the place delivers a vibrant setting with exciting beach games, movie projections and a wide variety of events for all ages.
Opening times: 10 am – 10 pm
Location: Lido Vanezia Beach, Qanat Quartier
Contact: 4488 8370 | 3030 2063 | taliamare.com
The Drawing Room
Founded 2017 by a local Qatari entrepreneur, The Drawing Room fuses a unique design concept that offers a café and gift store that specialises in an assortment of high quality merchandise, ranging from greeting cards to home accents.
Location: Building 5, Units 77 & 78, Lucile St, Medina Central
Contact: 4017 3367 | thedrawingroomqatar.com
For more information, visit thepearlqatar.com.
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