Opening its doors in 2018

Katara Plaza

open-air airconditioned commercial plaza

Katara Plaza

Welcome to Katara Plaza, a new open-air shopping mall concept in the cultural district of Katara, located at the heart of Qatar's capital, Doha, and operated by Ali Bin Ali Group. Bringing a new experience that combines retail, hospitality, entertainment with art and culture. Katara Plaza aims to be the preferred destination to families and visitor alike.

Among the highlights of The Valley, in addition to a host of cafes, restaurants and shops, will be the internationally popular Galeries Lafayette, the new Evian Spa, as well as the first of its kind Children’s Mall, an entirely dedicated shopping experience tailored for children of all ages.

Katara Plaza will host a wide range of events throughout the year including music concerts, fashion shows and various entertainment performances. Families can also enjoy a horse carriage ride to travel through the beautifully decorated promenades and enjoying the open-air experience in a climate-control environment.

The Classical Victorian-inspired architectural designs add to the allure of Katara Plaza as a place of wonder, wellness and an enriching, family-friendly lifestyle.

Katara Plaza is an upcoming outdoor commercial centre in the heart of Katara development. The iconic commercial plaza is being built on 35,000 square meters. It comprises of shops, departmental stores, office spaces, service apartments, and a unique mall for children; all built over two stories of vast basement parking.

With the beautiful green surroundings, and wide open spaces, Katara Plaza will be one of Qatar’s main open-air, walkable shopping mall. Combining all the key features and facilities of retail entertainment with a touch of culture and art, the outdoor will be air conditioned, providing goers with the perfect environment to enjoy their favourite activities all year round.

In addition to housing exclusive local, regional and international retailers as well as world-renowned franchises, Katara Plaza will offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy what Katara Village has to offer due to its proximity.

Katara Plaza is infused within the fabric of what makes Katara such a unique and valuable location in Qatar, introducing an all round experience to visitors. From the landscaping, to the sandstone buildings and interconnected walkways, Katara Plaza is all about enriching the retail experience.

The Cultural Village Foundation is an exceptional project of hope for human interaction through art and cultural exchange – a project made possible thanks to the inspired vision, solid faith and wise leadership of HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar.

Katara Cultural Village is the largest and the most multidimensional cultural project of Qatar. It is a place where people come together to experience the cultures of the world. With beautiful theatres, concert halls, exhibition galleries and cutting-edge facilities, Katara aims to become a world leader for multi-cultural activities.

In line with the goals set forward by the Qatar National Vision 2030, Katara serves as a guardian to the heritage and traditions of Qatar and endeavours to spread awareness about the importance of every culture and civilisation and as such, Katara hosts international, regional and local festivals, workshops, performances and exhibitions.

Katara attracts approximately 3.5 million visitors annually, with large scale events and cultural festivals that are held throughout the year, ensuring a continuous flow of traffic into the area.

Ali Bin Ali Group is one of the most trusted and reliable names in the industry, operating in Qatar for the past seven decades. The group has been involved in bringing numerous development projects to life over the years, and is currently operating the new property Katara Plaza shopping mall, in Katara.

ABA Group also has a history of partnering with leading brands and franchises from around the world, across a diverse range of businesses. It has played a pioneering role in contributing towards Qatar’s progress and development over the past few years, with numerous impressive projects in its portfolio.

This commitment towards excellence, and the long-standing relationships with local, regional and international partners, strengthens ABA Group’s position in attracting the best brands to Qatar.   

Katara Plaza Highlights

Among the highlights of Katara Plaza, in addition to a host of cafes, restaurants and shops, will be the internationally popular Galeries Lafayette, the new Evian Spa, as well the first of its kind Children's Mall.


Katara Plaza launching Press conference

Katara Plaza launched its first press conference attended by – Dr. Khalid Bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara. – Mr. Nabeel Ali Bin Ali, Vice Chairman & EVP of Ali Bin Ali Group. – Mr. Laurent Haynez, Senior Vice…

Ali Bin Ali Group to operate “ Katara Plaza” project Qatar’s first ever open-air airconditioned commercial plaza

Galeries Lafayette as anchor tenant, Middle East’s first ever evian®SPA and a dedicated Children’s Mall to be part of the project, which will open doors in September 2017. March 2015 | Doha | The Ali Bin Ali Group unveiled its…

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