Shops in The Dubai Mall to operate with reduced opening hours

Announcement follows plans to offer online shopping option 

Shops in The Dubai Mall to operate with reduced opening hours

Shops within The Dubai Mall are set open with reduced hours from tomorrow (Monday March 23) until further notice.

Shops at The Dubai Mall can now be open from noon until 8pm daily, with restaurants operating from noon until 10pm. The mall itself will continue to be open as normal from 10am until midnight.

“Over the past few days we have received a number of tenant requests to adjust our operating hours at The Dubai Mall,” read a statement on Twitter and Instagram.

“In line with this feedback, we are temporarily allowing our outlets to adjust their opening hours effective tomorrow, Monday March 23, until further notice.

"The new optional hours will be 12pm-8pm for retail, 12pm-10pm for food & beverage outlets, 8am-12am for supermarkets and pharmacy hours will be 10am-10pm. Banks will follow Central Bank regulations.

“In the meantime, please note that The Dubai Mall will continue to be operational during our normal hours of 10am-12am.”

Yesterday (Saturday March 21) Emaar announced that The Dubai Mall was partnering with online retailer noon.com to open a virtual store.

Shoppers will soon be able to head to their favourite shops online, as part of the initiative that aims to support both retailers and the community “to address the unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 situation”.

It promises to serve as a “free, safe, cash-less and convenient” service, which will run daily.

Last week Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdiff, City Centre Deira and City Centre Al Shindagha announced reduced opening hours, also operating from noon until 8pm.

Open daily 10am-midnight, shops noon-8pm. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaimall.com.

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