Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Shopping Malls in Abu Dhabi

  1. Abu Dhabi Mall, located in Tourist Club area near the Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers. It has Four floors with shops 200+ shops, 40+ restaurants and McDonald's and Starbucks, Cineplex cinemas and Abu Dhabi Cooperative hypermarket. Open from 1000 to 2200 (to 2300 Thursday) and on Fridays 1530-2200. Hypermarket 0800 to midnight, and some restaurants are open to 2300 or 0200. Phone: +971-2-6454858 (customer service) / +971-2-6457733, Web Opened in April 15, 2001 with a total area of 200,000 square meters it is the largest mall in Abu Dhabi. It includes Cellucom retail stores, supermarkets, Jashanmal, PAN furniture Emirates, Paris Gallery, and Salam Fayyad, studio photography and shops of peace, Virgin Megastores. 
  2. Abu Dhabi Plaza - Its not like other shopping malls around. 
  3. Al Raha Mall - Located on the Dubai - Abu Dhabi highway next to the Al Raha Beach Villa Complex, tel: +971-2-5561181. It includes a hypermarket, food court, about 100 retail shops and a center for family entertainment. Run by EMKE group Line Investments and Property LLC. 
  4. Al Wahda Mall - Located on Airport Road. It was opened in 2007  near Al Wahda Sports and Cultural Club. It has Lulu Hypermarket (open hours: 0800-2300), Magrudy's library. It has around 15 shops. News is around they have plans to expand. Website, and not. Phone +971-2-4466622, fax +971-2-4455522 July 2007. Run by a EMKE group (Line Investments and Property LLC). General Manager of Al Wahda Mall is Muhammad Noman Thakur. 
  5. Arzanah shopping mall (unconfirmed sources) - Near the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Developers - Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), and Capitala (a joint venture between Mubadala Development in Abu Dhabi and Capitaland in Singapore). 
  6. Baniyas Mall / Bawabat Al Sharq Mall (under construction) -it is part of Bani Yas City development. It will include 339 shops and a hypermarket, 4 screen cinema complex with 1200 seats and a food court with 16 restaurants and cafes. It is supposed to have a Carrefour Hypermarket, Community Family Entertainment Center, Grand Cinemas. It Includes a traditional market - Souq Al Megnas market or area 4500 square meters with cafes and restaurants, and falconry and hawking groups, shops, traditional clothing, jewelry, perfumes and Arab shops selling souvenirs. Phone: 800-2264927 (toll-free in the United Arab Emirates) 
  7. Central Fish & Vegetable Market - Located on new airport road. It will have fish and meat shops on the ground floor, and other shops on the upper floors with seafood and specialty restaurants. Line developer and investment manager, real estate, LLC (Group EMKE). Run by EMKE group Line Investments and Property LLC.
  8. Dalma Mall located in Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD) en route to the Mussafah / Mussaffah. It will have a large Carrefour supermarket, and 560 shops, 14 Screen cinemas, nurseries for children, food court, and children's play area. Other stores include BHS, Centrepoint, Home Centre, Port of ICA, Marks and Spencer, Toys 'R' Us, and Zara. Website:, Phone: +971-2-6814399. 
  9. Deerfields Town Square / Deer Fields Shopping Center - location in Al Bahia. Website: Tel : +971-2-4443522 (Abu Dhabi) / +971-4-3315033 (Dubai).
  10. Khalidiya Mall (Al Khalidiya Mall / Al Khalideeya / Khalediya Mall). Run by a EMKE group (Line Investments and Property LLC)  Website: . Tel: +971-2-6354000 
  11. Khalidiya shopping center - Tel: +971-2-6679999 
  12. Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre & Gold Centre (MZSC), Tel: +971-2-6318555. 200+ Retail stores and 60+ gold and jewelry shops. It is the largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi along with the Abu Dhabi Mall. It has  Homes R Us, Daiso (Japanese shop), and Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society supermarket. It has expansion plans to increase the number of stores to 400. Run by a EMKE group (Line Investments and Property LLC). 
  13. Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, Located near to the Emirates Palace Hotel and Corniche, Tel: +971-2-6818300. Opened the first phase in March 2001 with 160 stores and 70,000 square meters, opened a second phase in February 2006 with 180 shops and bowling and indoor snow park. There is a 10 floor Marina Mall Tower (Burj Al Marina) with a luxury restaurant called Tiara at the top. Also it hasa Columbiano cafe there.
  14. Mazyad Mall - Located in Mohammed Bin Zayed City, (between Khalifa City and Mussafah). It is close to labour camps and entry to families is restricted to weekends. Website: . It includes Lulu Express supermarket. Food and beverage outlets include Applebee's Neighbourhood Grill and Bar, La Brioche Cafe, McDonald's and Subway. Run by a EMKE group (Line Investments and Property LLC).  Its also called Maziyat Mall. 
  15. Mushrif Mall (Mushriff Mall) in Abu Dhabi. Run by a EMKE group (Line Investments and Property LLC).. Phone: +971-2-6427100, location map. It will have 200 shops, including Lulu hypermarkets, and a large food court. It will also include indoor water park called the Ocianic. Website: . Some call it Musharraf Mall too. 
  16. Yas Mall - a shopping center on the island of Yas which is under construction. Developer - ALDAR Properties. Main store would be IKEA Abu Dhabi and Geant Yas Island.
  17. Al Ahlia Prisunic Tel+971-2-6811400
  18. Al Falah Plaza Phone: +971-2-6425800 
  19. Al Hosn Plaza Phone: +971-2-6675555 
  20. Al Khalidiya Shopping Mall - See Khalidiya Mall. 
  21. Al Muhairy Center (Al Muhairi Center) - a small mall with 20 stores in Khaldiya Zayed Road 1 corresponding to the Cultural Foundation, Tel: +971-2-6322228, Web (with music!). 
  22. Al Raha Gardens Village Center - community shopping center which include ATMs, community hall, gymnasium and prayer rooms, supermarket, cafes and restaurants . List of shops, including Avila supermarket, Arabic restaurant, boots Pharmacy, Claire's Accessories, Grand Optics and Jones the grocer, Modern National Laundry, Mothercare, Pace e Luce Ladies Salon, Pace e Luce Gents Barber, Pets delight, Tasti D Lite, Tele Pizza, Tip Top Nail Bar, Zyng Asian Grill.
  23. Al Rais Shopping Centre 
  24. Burjeel Mall - Run by a EMKE group (Line Investments and Property LLC) 
  25. Dana Plaza Phone: +971-2-6651333 
  26. Fotouh Al Khair Centre (Ftooh Al Kahir Center / Fotooh Al Kahir Center) Tel: +971-2-6211133 
  27. Hamdan Centre Tel +971-2-6328555. 
  28. Hamed Centre Tel +971-2-6675550. 
  29. Liwa Centre Tel +971-2-6320344
  30. Lulu Centre Tel +971-2-6779786 
  31. Mina hypermarket phone +971-2-6734848 
  32. Mina Mall - Mina Zayed area
  33. Paragon Bay Shopping Center / Paragon Point - Al Reem Island.
  34. Raha Shopping Mall - see Edessa Mall. 
  35. Rotana Mall Abu Dhabi
  36. Safeer Mall, Abu Dhabi- Al Safeer Center and Grand Safeer Cineplex at Mussafah, near the Cambridge high school. It has supermarkets, 4 screens cinema, jungle bungle entertainment center. Owned by Al Safeer Group. 
  37. Sun and Sky Towers, located in Gate District, Shams Abu Dhabi, Al Reem Island - part of Sorouh development. 
  38. The Galleria at Sowwah Square. Located on Sowwah Island.
  39. 9712 BMC shopping mall (under construction) - Located at Mohammed bin Zayed City, Mussafah. Estimated 100,000 square meters (square 1.1m feet) with 350 shops, food court, hypermarket, children's play area, etc.


  1. if some one ask me to that question then i would say that the Hamdan Centre is the best for shopping ........
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  2. With so many shopping malls in Abu Dhabi, it would best to ask someone or a friend who had live there for a couple of months to give you their top bet of the best ones in there. That could help you save time.


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