Dubai shops open in Ramadan
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This high-end mall houses designer stores including Saks Fifth Avenue, Chanel and Dior, alongside Zara and other high-street names.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-11pm; Thu-Fri 10am-midnight. Ramadan hours to be confirmed. Trade Centre Road, Bur Dubai, www.burjuman.com (04 352 0222).
Deira City Centre
A vast mall that always attracts a large crowd. Offers all the usual high-street names, a Virgin Megastore, the first Iconic department store in Dubai, plus a cinema.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Port Saeed Road, Deira, www.deiracitycentre.com (04 295 1010).
The largest Chinese trading hub outside China. Perfect if you’re after a cheap pair of comfy shoes or real pearls at bargain prices.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu 10am-11pm; Fri 2pm-11pm. Hatta-Oman Road, International City, www.dragonmart.ae (04 428 5665).
Dubai Marina Mall
This fairly quiet mall is a coup if you live in JBR. It has about 160 stores, including Superdry and H&M, plus a cinema.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Fri 10am-midnight. Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Marina, www.dubaimarinamall.com (04 436 1000).
Dubai Outlet Mall
A large mall situated about 30 minutes outside the city. It houses more than 1,200 of the world’s top fashion brands, all with up to 90 percent off.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Dubai-Al Ain Road, Dubailand, www.dubaioutletmall.com (04 423 4666).
Waterfront restaurants, cafés, department stores, high-street chains, a cinema and an Ikea furniture superstore.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Al Rebat Street, Festival City, www.festivalcentre.com (04 232 5444).
Ibn Battuta Mall
A mall themed around Ibn Battuta’s travels, with a Grand Cinema and Géant supermarket. Ramadan hours to be confirmed.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Near Discovery Gardens, www.ibnbattutamall.com (04 362 1900).
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard
Expensive boutiques that are good for window shopping.
Open Sat-Thu 10am-2pm and 10am-8pm; Fri 8pm-midnight. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 0000).
Mall of the Emirates
Though many of the shops are on the conservative side, there are more than a few gems, plus an indoor ski dome and the new fashion dome.
Open Sun-Sat 10am-1am; Sheikh Zayed Road, Barsha, www.malloftheemirates.com (04 409 9000).
An Italian-themed mall that boasts big guns such as Mango, Massimo Dutti, Virgin Megastore and unisex boutique Bullets and Butterflies.
Open Sun-Sat 10am-midnight; Jumeirah Beach Road, www.mercatoshoppingmall.com (04 344 4161).
Mirdif City Centre
This huge mall has an indoor skydiving facility and brands, including American Eagle, Scotch and Soda and local designer hub United Designers.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-11pm; Thu-Fri 10am-midnight. Ramadan hours yets to be confirmed. Emirates Road, Mirdif, www.mirdifcitycentre.com (800 6422).
This family-friendly mall opened in 2009 with 77 stores, including Babyshop, Shoemart, Splash and Q Home Decor.
Open Sat-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 2pm-10pm. Ramadan hours to be confirmed. Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Quoz, www.oasiscentremall.com (04 515 4000).
Souk Al Bahar
An ‘Arabesque’-themed mall with several restaurants.
Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Ramadan hours to be confirmed. Downtown Dubai, www.theoldtownisland.com (04 362 7011).
Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Built to resemble an Arabic market, with tourist tat-traps plus fashion and art stores.
Open daily 10am-10pm. Ramadan hours to be confirmed. Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah, www.madinatjumeirah.com (04 366 8888).
The luxe venue in Jumeirah houses top-tier brands such as Valleydez, West LA Boutique, Rivaage Boutique, Socialista Boutique plus high-end accessories and art galleries.
Open daily 10am-midnight. Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3 (04 330 7333).
The Dubai Mall
The world’s biggest mall by area, this boasts more than 1,000 stores, a cineplex, aquarium, ice rink and the Sega Republic theme park.
Open Sun-Sat 10am-1am. Al Doha Street, Downtown Burj Khalifa, www.thedubaimall.com (04 362 7500).
Times Square Center
A rather small mall with a few quirky stores, such as new outdoor store Adventure HQ.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm; Ramadan hours to be confirmed. Thu-Fri 10am-midnight. Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Quoz, www.times squarecenter.ae (04 341 8020).
This pyramid shaped building hosts a good range of cafés, restaurants, chain stores and boutiques including Valleydez.
Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Fri 10am-midnight. Ramadan hours to be confirmed. Oud Metha Road, www.wafi.com (04 324 4100).
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