Malls in Dubai overview
Be prepared to shop till you drop in Dubai. There are plenty of malls to choose from where you can find everything from clothes to shoes, accessories to gifts, toys to electronics and much, much more! But, the malls in Dubai are not just for shopping. Many of them also contain entertainment areas, too. It might seem like an impossible dream to be able to ski or swim with sharks before shopping, but in Dubai you can do that and so much more!
Top Shopping Malls in Dubai
- Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall is one of the major shopping centers in Dubai. With over 1,200 stores and 120 restaurants. The mall is also home to an Olympic size ice skating rink, a luxury movie theater and an aquarium. There are also several hotels connected to the mall. Click here for an in-depth guide on the Dubai Mall.
- Mall of the Emirates
The Mall of the Emirates is another major shopping destination in Dubai. It features 630 retail outlets and over 100 restaurants. This mall, like the Dubai Mall, offers so much more than just shopping. It has Ski Dubai located inside, a movie theater as well as a Carrefour hypermarket. Read an in-depth guide on the Mall of the Emirates here.
- Burjuman Center
The newly refurbished Burjuman Center is an impressive high-end shopping complex in Dubai. The brands offered at this shopping center range from exclusive luxury brands to contemporary designer collections. The mall also includes a Carrefour supermarket and a multiplex movie theater.
- Deira City Center
Deira City Center has everything you could need in a mall. The mall offers over 379 stores and over 58 restaurants. It also has plenty of places to be entertained like the Magic Planet, Bowling City and VOX Cinemas.
- Wafi Shopping Mall
The Wafi Mall is worth visiting just to admire the stunning architecture. The Wafi Mall building is in the shape of a pyramid. The Wafi complex includes a mall, a hotel, restaurants and more. The mall has over 350 stores and 30 restaurants.
- Mercato Shopping Mall
Mercato was the first themed mall to open in the Middle East. The mall is themed after the Renaissance period featuring cobblestone streets and architectural elements from Italy, France and Spain. The mall has over 140 stores as well as a supermarket, a movie theater and a children’s complex called Fun City.
- Ibn Battuta Mall
The Ibn Battuta Mall is named after Ibn Battuta, an Arabic explorer. The mall contains six courts that embody the architecture of places Battuta explored. The mall is only one floor but still contains 375 stores as well as 50 restaurants. Click here to read an in-depth guide on the Ibn Battuta Mall.
- Dubai Festival City Mall
The Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the larger malls in Dubai. It is located close to the Dubai Creek and is home to Ikea as well as many retail stores. Dubai Festival City Mall has two hotels attached to it: The Intercontinental Hotel and Crown Plaza.
- Dubai Outlet Mall
Looking for designer brands at a fraction of a cost? Then the Dubai Outlet Mall is the place for you. The mall has over 240 stores featuring over 1,200 brands with items being on discount from 30%-90%. The mall also as a food court with plenty of options to choose from.
- City Center Mirdif
City Center Mirdif features over 465 stores and 80 restaurants. The mall also has several entertainment activities including: bowling, a climbing wall, a VOX movie theater and IFLY which is an indoor sky diving simulator. The mall also has a Carrefour supermarket inside.
List of shopping malls in Dubai
- Dubai Mall located in downtown Dubai
- Mall of the Emirates located in Al Barsha
- BurJuman located in Bur Dubai
- Deira City Center located in Deira
- Festival City Mall located in Dubai Festival City
- Ibn Battuta Mall located on Sheikh Zayed Road
- Mercato Shopping Mall located in Jumeirah
- Wafi Mall located on Sheikh Rashid Road
- Al Ghurair City located in Deira
- Century Mall Dubai located in Al Mamzar
- Dragon Mart located in International City Dubai Al Awir Road
- Dubai Marina Mall located in the Dubai Marina
- Dubai Outlet Mall located in Dubai Outlet City
- Grand Shopping Mall located in Al Quoz Industrial Area 1
- Souk Madinat located in Al Sufouh
- Souk Al Bahar located in downtown Dubai
- Time Square Center located on Sheikh Zayed Road
- Arabian Center located on Al Khawaneej Road
- Bin Hendi Avenue located in Garhoud
- The Village located on Jumeirah Beach Road
- Abraj Shopping Center located in Deira
- Al Hail Shopping Center located in Deira
- Al Futtaim Center located in Deira
- Al Mamzar Shopping Center located in Al Mamzar
- Al Maydan Shopping Center located in Deira
- Karama Shopping Center located in Karama
- Lu Lu Village located in Deira
- Dubai Gold and Diamond Park located in Deira
- Reef Mall located in Deira
- City Center Mirdif located in Mirdif
- Sunset Mall located on Jumeirah Beach Road
- The Galleria Mall located on Al Wasl Road
- City Center Me’aisem located in the International Media Production Zone
- The Beach at JBR located opposite of JBR
Malls under construction in Dubai
- Grand City Mall Jebel Ali located in downtown Jebel Ali
- Nakheel Mall located on the Palm Jumeirah
- India Mart located in Dubai International City
- Palm Mall located on the Palm Deira
- Great Dubai Mall located in Dubai International City
- Souq Extra located in Al Barsha, Muhaisnah, Al Quoz, Dubai World Central and Ewan Residences
- Mall of Arabia located in Dubailand
- SM City Dubai located in Al Mamzar