To UK expats, WH Smith is the first place on the high street that one heads to for books, magazines, stationary and games all under one roof. The store in the Oasis Centre is small but well-stocked, while outlets are due to open at the Dubai Mall and Marina Mall as the brand grows in Dubai. Best for: UK and Australasian expats who miss going to an actual newsagent to pick up their morning paper, rather than getting it in a supermarket (if you’re lucky ...). Open 10am-midnight Thur-Sat, 10am-10pm Sun-Wed; Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai (04 346 5100).
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