Dubai Mall is the greatest attraction of Dubai. It contains total internal floor area of 5.9 million square feet. It is home to over 1000 stores and restaurants. It also offers an ice rink, an aquarium, and a multiplex cinema.
This mall is located in the Downtown Dubai, a significant development that includes the world’s tallest building, various hotels, inhabited flats, and lodges, cottages. The Souk Al Bahar is also here and offers more shopping and dining options.
Approximately in 2014 more than 80 million people shopped at the Mall’s 1000+ retail stores. The Flagship brand includes Alexander McQueen, Valentino, Gucci, Chanel and Ralph Lauren. Dubai Mall is a place of world’s largest aquariums and aquatic zoos, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, complete with a 270-degree walk through the tunnel for a truly amazing experience of the deep sea.
Stores in Dubai Mall
Following are some famous stores in Dubai Mall:
Anchor Stores at Dubai Mall are Bloomingdale’s, Galeries Lafayette, and Debenhams, Marks and Spencer and Paris Gallery.
Galeries Lafayette is a luxurious French departmental store. Departments include women’s fashion, men’s fashion, cosmetics, jewelry, watches and home interiors. It contains a floor area of 215,000 square feet, spread over the grounds of the Dubai Mall. It is the major department store in Dubai.
Women’s fashion is so inspiring to others. Following brands are stocked in this mall:
- Armani Jeans
- Cavalli Class
- Hoss Intropia
- Juicy Couture
- Karen Millen
- Sonia by Sonia Rykiel
- Ted Baker
- True Religion
Bloomingdale’s at Dubai Mall is the US department store. There are two parts of that warehouse, a 146,000 square feet main store with three stories and a 54,000 sq ft home store.
In the central warehouse, the department includes beauty and fragrances, jewelry and watches, Fashion of man, women, and children. The home store offers wood furniture, fabrics, glassware, ceramics and decorative items.
Fashion Avenue located at the southern edge of the mall and is home to the largest collection of impressive fashion retailers in Dubai. It occupies over 70 stores an area of over 44,000 square feet spread over Level G and Level 1. On the ground floor, shops include Jimmy Choo, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta, Tom Ford, Versace, Chanel, and Gucci.
On level 1 shop include Paul & Shark, Agent Provocateur, Hackett, Just Cavalli, Moschino, Elie Saab, Hugo Boss and Karl Lagerfeld.
The Grand Atrium is homegrown to numerous luxurious jewelry and watchmakers. This store includes Cartier, Bvlgari, Chopard, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Breguet, Hermes and Tiffani & Co.
A most shopping mall in Dubai claim a supermarket and the one is here is Waitrose. The 55,000 square feet store is located on Level LG and is the UK supermarket chain’s first international store. The stock at this store includes fresh fish and meat, fruit and vegetables, cheese, Frozen produce, Bread and Pastries and household products.
Kinokuniya is the biggest book store on Level 2 of the mall. It moved from a larger location in 2017 but is still the largest bookstore in UAE. It includes English Magazines, literature, travel, history, computers, business and management, children hobbies and craft, art and design, foreign languages, food and drinks, comics, Arabic books and performing arts.
The Virgin Megastore is the best place in the mall to buy music CDs, DVDs, Blue Ray Disks, and books. The store also stokes a good range of electronic products including games consoles and games, mobile phones and MacBooks.
Hamleys is the world famous toy retailer that opened their first store in the UAE at the Dubai Mall. The 32,000 square feet store stocks a huge range of toys, gifts, and gadgets. It also offers regular workshops and activities and events where children can meet their favorite cartoon characters. This store is located at Level 2.
Hershey’s Chocolate World the US chocolate company, it stocks over 300 Hershey’s products including Hershey’s Chocolate Bars, Hershey’s Syrup, Twizzles, Reese’s peanut butter cups, and a selection of gifts and memorabilia. Customers can also have their photos taken in the store and printed on personalized Hershey’s chocolate bar.
Restaurants, cafes, and fast food channels at Dubai Mall are listed here:
- Arabica at ground floor is Japanese coffee house.
- KFC at Level 2 Food Court for Fried Chicken
- At level 1 Al Forno is an Italian restaurant. Balcony boasts an excellent view of Burj Khalifa.
- Krispy Kreme at Level 2 Food Court is famous for Doughnuts.
- Al Hallab at Level 2 is a Lebanese restaurant. Balcony seating area offers views of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain.
Shopping in Dubai Desert Safari
Whenever you visit Desert Safari, here you can see some stalls. You can purchase some things from these stalls. The traditional dresses, jewelry, and some handy crafts are available here. So, you can buy these items from the stalls.To check reviews, please visit a Trip advisor