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Find The Best Shopping Malls In Dubai

With world class malls that elevate the shopping experience to completely new heights. Dubai is one place where you can shop til you drop and still want to come back for more, Make sure to bring your spending money! The mega complexes are filled with entertainment for all ages, and some of the planet’s most luxurious brand names. Don’t worry, if you get tired of shopping you can hit the indoor ski mountain or swim with sharks in the extensive aquarium. It really is true, anything is possible at Dubai’s Malls. 

You would be forgiven for thinking that Dubai’s official sport is shopping. With 96 malls across the city, there is no better place to find that perfect dress, tailored suit or fantastic memento of your trip. 

The Dubai Mall

In downtown Dubai, you can find anything you are after here in the worlds biggest mall. There is something for everyone here, including an olympic sized ice skating rink, to an aquarium and zoo. Under the same massive roof you will find 1000 plus retailers, including your high street favourites Topshop and Zara. Luxury labels also find their homes here at the Fashion Avenue, the section of mall that is dedicated to the high end designers such as Chanel and Elie Saab, but also occupied by the nearby Shoe District housing brands such as Christian Louboutin and Dior. 

City Walk

Jumeirah, the new outdoor destination filled with edge boutiques being the most instagrammable mall out there. Open squares and London style streets filled with edgy fashion boutiques, michelin starred culinary concepts and an array of entertainment choices.

Dubai Festival City Mall

A charming mall and waterfront views. This Mall is set on the banks of the Dubai Creeks and is home to over 400 stores including IKEA, a supermarket and ACE hardware. It also gives you the chance to walk along the canal walk or ride the abra at one of the restaurants along the waterfront.

Mall of Emirates

This features an Apple store, the city’s favourite dumpling house called Din Tai Fung, and another hipster cafe called Common Grounds. There are also many other luxury stores to visit. Not only does it hold stores, it is home to the Ski Dubai Slope and the Magic Planet indoor entertainment centre for kids. There is definitely always something to do here. 

Mercato Mall

This mimics the sights and feel of a Renaissance-era Italian Village. Shoppers have the choice of international retailers ranging from Laura Ashley to Jack Wills. Plus, there are plenty of bakeries like Cakery Epicerie by Stephane Glacier, a favourite with locals for a quick pick me up treat. 

Ibn Battuta Mall

Shop until you drop in the worlds largest themed mall. This mall gets its name from the explorer and the six courts source design inspiration from Andalusia, Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India and China. These are the regions in which he travelled. The decor of this mall includes elaborate tiling, a gigantic golden elephant, high ceilings painted to resemble the blue skies and lush outdoor tea gardens. It is a treasure of fashion, lifestyle and sporting shops with regular instore promotions and celebrations.

Wafi Mall

Why not indulge in a luxury arabic shopping experience. Easily recognisable ancient egyptian architecture, the iconic wafi mall continues the theme throughout. You can immerse yourself into arabic shopping with middle eastern fashion boutiques, offering the latest kandoras, burqas and abayas. You can also visit the general shops for your regular household purchases.

Dubai Marina Mall

Perfect for that laid back shopper, offering a casual family shopping experience sitting on the shores of the marina. It houses a variety of international brands and retailers, emphasising affordable fashion and beauty services. Plenty of choice to stop for lunch, all with outdoor alfresco dining along the water’s edge. Also attached to Pier 7 which can offer more dining options.

Dubai Outlet Mall

A short drive from the centre of Dubai, however worth the trip for that bargain hunter. Sales run all year round, with plenty to be found from designer labels such as burberry to electronics and perfumes. Alternatively, save your Monday to go here as you will get further discounts of up to 50% at selected stores. 

Burjuman Centre

Affordable shopping in the heart of Dubai’s heritage district. This has a longstanding history as an established shopping destination, paired with a large number of leading retailers, state of the art cinema and a wide range of dining options within the mall. Moving with the times, this once luxury retail destination now features much more popular global brands such as H&M, Zara and the Toy Store. Perfect for the whole family.