Entertainment in Doha

Cinema, Nightclubs in Doha

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Cinema in Doha

Cinema ticket prices average 35 QR. English, Arab, and Bollywood movies are popular in Doha.

The Doha Film Institute publishes local cinema listings online. It also has a Doha cinema listings app.

Movie Theatres in Doha

Doha Film Institute
The Doha Film Institute is dedicated to film appreciation and education in the city. It organizes two film festivals: The Ajyal Film Festival for the Young (November) and the Qumra Film Festival (March). You can also purchase cinema and exhibition tickets through the DFI on http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/pages/mia-tickets.

Phone: +974 4420 0505
Fax: +974 4408 1755
Website: http://www.dohafilminstitute.com/

Royal Plaza Cinema
Al Sadd Street, Doha, Qatar

Phone: +974 4413 0000
Website: http://www.qatarcinemas.com/

City Center Cinemas
Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar

Phone: +974 4483 9032
Website: http://www.cinecomovies.com/

Villaggio Cinema
Aspire Zone (Next to Khalifa International Stadium), Doha, Qatar

Phone: +974 4493 4934
Website: http://www.cinecomovies.com/

The Mall Cinema
The Mall Shopping Complex, D-Ring Road, Doha, Qatar

Phone: +974 4467 8666
Website: http://www.qatarcinemas.com/

Landmark Cinema
Landmark Mall, Umm Lekhba, Doha, Qatar

Phone: +974 4487 5222
Website: http://www.qatarcinemas.com/

Nightclubs in Doha

In Doha, due to local customs and laws most nightclubs are located at international hotels. Many nightclubs do not permit entry to single men; only couples and women. You must present an ID or passport at nightclubs for identification. You must be 21 to go to a nightclub or bar in Doha.

The Marriott's Pearl Lounge Club
Location: Doha Marriott Hotel, Al Khulaifat, Doha

Dress code: No jeans
Cover: Single men can expect to pay 50 QR for entry.
Phone: +974 4428 8499
Website: http://www.dohamarriott.com/

Location: Salwa Road, Intersection of C-Ring Road, Doha, Qatar

Hours: From 7 pm daily
Cover: Ladies get in free.
Dress code: No shorts or sandals for men.
Phone: +974 4428 1428
Website: http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-doha/dining/bars

Sky View Bar
15th floor, La Cigale Hotel, West Bay, Doha, Qatar

Bookings required.
Phone: +974 4428 8888
Website: http://www.lacigalehotel.com/Dining-Entertainment/

Club Seven
7th floor, La Cigale Hotel, West Bay, Doha, Qatar

Phone: +974 4428 8888
Website: http://www.lacigalehotel.com/Dining-Entertainment/

Crystal Lounge
W Doha Hotel and Restaurants, West Bay, Doha, Qatar

Members and hotel guests only. Reservation required. No single men permitted. Qatari women are not permitted.
6-month Membership prices: Males 200 QR, Females 100 QR

Hours: 7:00 – 10:00 pm daily, 10:00 pm – 2:30 am Tuesday to Saturday
Dress code: Casual sophistication
Phone: +974 4453 5135
Email: BnFreservations.wdoha@Whotels.com
Website: http://www.crystaldoha.com

W Doha Hotel and Restaurants, West Bay, Doha, Qatar

Hours: 5:00 pm to 2:00 am
Dress code: Casual
Phone : +974 4453 5135
Website: http://www.wahmdoha.com
Reservations: http://upg.starwoodpromos.com/

Madison Piano Bar
Mezzanine floor, La Cigale Hotel, West Bay, Doha, Qatar

Regular live music. Reservations recommended on weekends.

Phone: +974 4428 8888
Website: http://www.lacigalehotel.com/Dining-Entertainment/

Admiral's Club
Ritz Carlton, West Bay Lagoon, Doha, Qatar

Members and hotel guests only. Regular memberships from 50 QR (valid for one year), VIP Gold memberships from 1200 QR (valid for one year with 10% discount at Admiral)

Dress code: Elegant, but smart jeans are okay
Hours: Sundays to Tuesdays 5:00 pm to midnight. Wednesday 5:00 pm to midnight. Thursday 5:00 pm to 1:00 am. Fridays and Saturdays 12:00 pm to 1:00 am. Monday and Tuesday live music from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Phone: +974 4484 8000
Email: dilip.kumar@ritzcarlton.com
Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Doha/Dining/

Update 1/10/2013


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