Souq Al Medina", The Pearl-Qatar's latest indoor shopping complex, has recently welcomed its first batch of retailers comprising of an eclectic mix of shopping and dining outlets and coffeeshops. The Souq is strategically located in the vibrant district of Medina Centrale, pleasantly catering to the tastes of residents and visitors within its modernly designed internal shopping arcades.
The first occupants include the popular Al Jazeera perfumes, fast food eateries Mister Pizza and Hot Dogty along with healthy and flavorful popcorn shop Let's Popcorn and authentic Turkish restaurant Hasan Kolcuoglu.
These brands join more than 74 outlets now operational in Medina Centrale. Souq Al Medina is also set to welcome a larger number of diverse commercial shops in the coming period including coffeeshops, restaurants, fashion and accessory stores, perfumeries as well as a medical facility Queen Medical Center. Some of these confirmed brands are Crepe & More, Shater Abbas and the Kuwaiti Triangle restaurants, French bakery and coffeeshop France Delice, Tamima, Blackout Concept for watches, Ajmal Perfumes and Dnata Travels among many others within a total area of 19,000 square meters.
Medina Centrale has been witnessing an increased footfall, and as such it was earlier announced that it would become a car-free environment during weekends to boost visitors' enjoyment of the Island's vibrant towncentre in the cooler months.