Al Ghurair Centre

Al Ghurair Centre (previously Al Ghurair City) opened in 1980 and was Dubai’s first large shopping mall.

Situated in Deira, in the heart of the old city, it is home to over 300 stores, a cinema, and a good selection restaurants and fast food outlets.

Large stores at the mall include Sun & Sand Sports, Paris Gallery (cosmetics and perfumes), Jashanmal (department store), Marks & Spencer, Iconic (fashion), Max (fashion), Emax (electronics and IT), SportsOne (sports store), Carrefour (hypermarket), Centrepoint (department store), and Matalan.

List of Shops

Shops at Al Ghurair Centre are listed below.

  • 2XL – Home furnishings and decor.
  • 3M – Vehicle window tinting and paint protection.
  • 050 Telecom - Mobile phones and accessories.
  • 056 Mobile Phones
  • Abdulla Hussain Khunji – Arabic fashion and textiles.
  • Adidas – Sportswear.
  • Adidas Originals – Sportswear.
  • Aeropostale – Casual apparel.
  • Ajmal – Perfumes.
  • Aldo
  • Aldo Accessories
  • Al Ghurair International Exchange
  • Al Haramain – Arabic fragrances.
  • Ali Al Jazeeri – Arabic menswear.
  • Al Jaber Optical – Eyewear and optical services.
  • Al Kholooj – Arabic womenswear.
  • Al Manara Pharmacy – Pharmacy.
  • Al Mondo
  • Alpha Optical – Frames, contact lenses, and sunglasses.
  • Al Yazia Textiles
  • Amro Ladies Salon – Hair and beauty salon.
  • ANTA – Value sportswear store.
  • Arabian Oud – Perfumes.
  • Athlete’s Co. Kids – Sports footwear for children.
  • Austin Reed – British fashion brand offering clothes for men and women.
  • Axiom – Mobile phones.
  • Babyshop – Children’s clothing, baby feeding products, nursery furniture, toys etc. Part of Centrepoint.
  • Baldi London – Footwear.
  • Balmain – French fashion house.
  • Basel Watch Company – Watches.
  • Bebe – Womenswear.
  • Belucci
  • Bentati – Fashion accessories and jewellery.
  • Beverly Hills Polo Club – Fashion.
  • Beyond the Beach – Beachwear and swimwear.
  • Billabong – Sportswear and fashion from Australia.
  • Birkenstock – German footwear.
  • Borders – Books, games, consoles, CDs, DVDs, toys etc.
  • Calzedonia – Italian beachwear, swimsuits, socks, tights, and leggings.
  • Carducci – Italian fashion.
  • Carolina Boix – Shoes, bags and accessories by Spanish designer Carolina Boix.
  • Carpisa – Handbags, suitcases, briefcases, and accessories.
  • Cartoon – Fashion.
  • CAT – Shoes and clothing.
  • Centrepoint – Department store.
  • Charme – Textiles.
  • City Sightseeing Dubai – Bus tours of Dubai.
  • Clarks – Shoe shop.
  • Clear-Coat – Scratch protection for mobile phones.
  • Condotti – Italian brand offering baggage and travel accessories.
  • Converse – Footwear.
  • Couture Paris
  • Crazy 8 – American childrenswear brand.
  • Crocs – Footwear.
  • Daily Life Forever 52 – Cosmetics.
  • Damas – Jewellery and watches.
  • Damas Textiles
  • DHL – Parcel delivery.
  • DMGM – Cosmetics.
  • Dnata – Travel agents.
  • Dr. Nutrition – Natural cosmetics, weight loss solutions, food supplements, sports nutrition etc.
  • du – Telecommunications.
  • Dune – Footwear, handbags, and accessories.
  • Dynamics Sports – Skate shop.
  • E-Home Smart Technology
  • Early Learning Centre – Educational toys, games, and gifts.
  • E-City – Electronics store offering smartphones, tablets, laptops, televisions, cameras, games consoles, and more.
  • Eeziclean – Laundry and dry cleaning services.
  • Elegance Optics
  • Eleven Paris – French fashion for women and men.
  • Emax – Electronics and IT.
  • Emessa
  • Emilio Guido – Italian menswear (suits, shirts, shoes, and accessories).
  • Emirates Driving Institute – Driving tuition.
  • Etisalat – Telecommunications.
  • Exquisite – Perfumes, cosmetics, hair and beauty products.
  • Eyeworks
  • F&F – Affordable fashion for men, women, and children.
  • Farah – Jewellery.
  • Fashion Gold – Jewellery store.
  • Fast Stitch Tailoring – Tailoring and clothes alterations.
  • Felwa Textiles – Textiles.
  • Flormar – Italian cosmetics.
  • French Connection – Fashion.
  • G-Factory – Casio watches.
  • George – UK value fashion brand.
  • Ghaliyah Travel – Travel agency.
  • Giordano – Fashion.
  • GNC – Vitamins, minerals, sports nutrition and diet products.
  • Go Colors! – Leggings, jeggings, and other legwear.
  • Grand Optics - Eyewear.
  • Habayeb – Abayas and sheilas.
  • Hallmark – Greeting cards, stationery, and gifts.
  • Hanayen – Arabic womenswear.
  • Havaianas – Brazilian flip-flops.
  • Hilfiger Denim – Casualwear.
  • HiPhone Telecom – Mobile phones and mobile phone accessories.
  • Holland & Barrett – Health foods, vitamins, supplements etc.
  • Hour Choice – Watches.
  • I Am – Women’s fashion accessories and jewellery.
  • Iconic – Fashion for men, women, and children.
  • Inglot – Cosmetics.
  • Ipanema – Brazilian footwear.
  • Isukoshi – Massage chairs.
  • Jashanmal – Home products.
  • Jennyfer – French womenswear.
  • Jewel Corner – Jewellery.
  • Jioney – Cosmetics.
  • Jockey – Underwear for women and men.
  • K Corner – Footwear.
  • King of Gaharu – Arabic fragrances.
  • Koraba – Amber jewellery.
  • Koton – Fashion.
  • L’Amour – Abayas and sheilas.
  • La Senza – Lingerie, underwear, nightwear, and swimwear.
  • La Vie en Rose – Canadian lingerie, sleepwear, and beachwear.
  • La Viera
  • Layal – Cosmetics and fragrances.
  • Lens Crafters
  • Levi’s – Denim.
  • Life Pharmacy
  • Lifestyle – Home products and decor, beauty products, and fashion accessories. Part of Centrepoint.
  • Lifestyle Fine Jewelry
  • List Roma – Italian ladieswear.
  • Longines – Swiss watches.
  • Lovisa – Jewellery and accessories.
  • Majestic Textiles
  • Mango – Spanish fashion.
  • Mango Touch – Fashion accessories for women.
  • Marco Azzali
  • Marco Barocco – Menswear.
  • Marks & Spencer – Fashion, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and children.
  • Matalan – Discount store offering clothes, footwear, and accessories for all the family.
  • Max – Value fashion.
  • Merrell – Footwear and outdoor clothing.
  • Miniso – Japanese concept store offering a range of products including household items, kitchenware, gift, bags, fashion accessories etc.
  • Minutes – Shoe repairs, mobile telephone repairs, watch repairs, engraving, and printing.
  • Miss Poem – Womenswear.
  • MOA – Women’s fashion accessories and jewellery.
  • Mobicom – Mobile phones.
  • Mohammed Monassar Alesayi – Textiles.
  • Mom and Me – Children’s clothing.
  • Monteroza
  • Morgan de Toi – Ladieswear.
  • Mosafer – Luggage, bags, wallets, and travel accessories.
  • myHealth Medical Centre – Healthcare services.
  • My Perfumes – Fragrances.
  • N.Bar – Manicures, pedicures etc.
  • Nabeel Perfumes – Arabic perfumes.
  • NanoState – Scratch-resistant coatings for mobile phones and touchscreen devices.
  • Nine West – Women’s shoes and accessories.
  • Nishat Linen – Pakistani fashion.
  • Nobles
  • Oakley – Sunglasses.
  • Occhiali – Designer frames, contact lenses, and sunglasses.
  • Optik Planet – Optical instruments.
  • OSN - Orbit Showtime Network.
  • Oud Elite – Arabian ouds and perfumes.
  • Pairs – Footwear.
  • Palace of Oudh – Arabic fragrances.
  • Pandora – Jewellery.
  • Pan Emirates – Home furnishings.
  • Paris Gallery – Perfumes, cosmetics, jewellery and watches, eyewear, and fashion accessories.
  • Paris Hilton – Women’s bags and accessories.
  • Pavers England – Shoes, bags, and fashion accessories.
  • Petra Cosmetics – Natural skincare products (face and body scrubs, hand creams etc.).
  • Piazza Italia – Fashion for men and women.
  • Pierre Cardin – Designer clothes and accessories.
  • Pink Woman – Ladieswear.
  • Plagonni – Leather accessories for men and women.
  • Police – Sunglasses, watches, jewellery, and fragrances.
  • Popley – Jewellery and watches.
  • Prima Gold – Jewellery.
  • Qasr Al Omaraa Gents Textiles
  • Qassat – Arabic womenswear.
  • Quiksilver – American surfwear.
  • Q Up Accessories – Women’s fashion accessories.
  • R&B – Affordable clothes and footwear for all the family.
  • Rage – Skate, surf and snow sports clothing and equipment.
  • Rasasi – Perfumes.
  • Raymond – Made-to-measure suits.
  • Redtag – Fashion and home products.
  • Reebok – Sportswear.
  • Reeha – Perfumes and beauty products.
  • Rivoli – Watches.
  • Rosetta – Women’s eveningwear.
  • Royal Blue Tour – Bus tours of Dubai.
  • Royal Furniture – Furniture.
  • Royal Majesty – Gift store.
  • Sebago – US boat/deck shoes for men and women.
  • Seidensticker – German label offering tailored shirts and blouses.
  • Sharief – Luggage.
  • Shoe Mart – Footwear. Part of Centrepoint.
  • Shoe Studio – Multi-brand shoe store.
  • Shoexpress – Value shoe store.
  • Silica – Home decor, dinnerware, cookware, kitchenware etc.
  • Skechers – Footwear.
  • Splash – Fashion for all the family. Part of Centrepoint.
  • Sports Direct – Sportswear, sports footwear and equipment.
  • SportsOne – Multi-brand sports store.
  • Springfield – Fashion.
  • Stadium – Sports store.
  • Steve Madden – Footwear for women and men.
  • Sun & Sand Sports – Sportswear and sports equipment.
  • Swarovski – Crystal jewellery, watches, accessories, figurines, ornaments etc.
  • Swatch – Watches.
  • Swiss Arabian – Fragrances.
  • Taif Al-Emarat Perfumes – Arabic fragrances.
  • Talis – Affordable fashion for men and women.
  • Ted Lapidus – Fashion.
  • The Body Shop – Ethically-produced cosmetics, fragrances, hair products, body lotions and scrubs, toiletries etc.
  • The Children’s Place – Clothes and shoes for kids.
  • The Face Shop – Korean store offering cosmetics, skin and body care products, hair products etc.
  • The Kase – Custom mobile phone and tablet covers.
  • The Watch House – Watches.
  • Transit - Bags and travel accessories.
  • Trendy Time – Watches.
  • Vans – Iconic American footwear.
  • Verona – Textiles.
  • Vince Camuto – Women’s shoes, bags, and accessories.
  • Wrangler – Fashion.
  • Yateem Optician – Opticians.
  • Yours – Plus-size womenswear.
  • Yves Rocher – French perfumes and cosmetics.

The list was last updated on Sunday 15th of January 2017.

The mall boasts more than 70 food and drink outlets. The food court is situated on the second floor. Places to eat and drink here include Nawab, Hatam, KFC, and Tapa King. Restaurants elsewhere include Papa John’s, Nando’s, Pizza Hut, and Starbucks. Many of these have outdoor seating areas.

Places to Eat & Drink

Restaurants, cafes and places to eat and drink at Al Ghurair Centre are listed below.

  • All Stir Fry – Asian street food.
  • All the Perks – Cafe serving coffee, sandwiches, salads, pastries, and desserts. Indoor and outdoor seating areas.
  • Atisuto – Japanese restaurant.
  • Automatic (Second Floor Food Court) – Lebanese.
  • Baskin Robbins – Ice cream and desserts.
  • Belwaffle – Belgian waffles.
  • Bestoon Samad – Iraqi restaurant.
  • BibingKinitan (Second Floor Food Court) – Filipino rice cakes.
  • Cafe Supreme – Menu includes breakfast, crepes, baked goods, omelettes, sandwiches, salads, pizza, pasta, and desserts.
  • Caffe Divino – Coffee, tea, salads, sandwiches, and desserts.
  • Candelite – Confectionery.
  • Captain Potato
  • Charleys (Second Floor Food Court) – Philly steaks, subs, and gourmet fries.
  • Chic Choux – Bubble tea.
  • Chimney Cake Factory
  • Chinese Palace – Chinese restaurant.
  • Chocolava (Second Floor Food Court) – Desserts and beverages.
  • Chowking – Restaurant offering Chinese and Oriental dishes.
  • Cinnabon – Cinnamon rolls.
  • Crazy Phil’s (Second Floor Food Court) – Sandwiches, salads, and fries.
  • Denny’s – American restaurant. Indoor and outdoor seating areas.
  • Din Tai Fung – Asian restaurant.
  • Dome – Cafe. Menu includes breakfast, pastries, salads, sandwiches, and desserts.
  • Elevation Burger – Burger restaurant. Small outdoor seating area.
  • Espressamente Illy – Coffeehouse.
  • French Bakery – Cafe offering breakfast, eggs, soups, pasta, risotto, and pastries.
  • Fro You – Frozen yoghurt.
  • Gelato Divino – Ice cream kiosk.
  • Gerard – Cafe. Menu includes salads, soup, sandwiches, pizza, and pasta. Indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Hatam (Second Floor Food Court) – Persian.
  • India Palace – Indian restaurant.
  • Jamaica Blue – Cafe offering breakfast, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and healthy mains.
  • Jamba Juice – Fruit juices, smoothies, sandwiches, wraps, and salads.
  • Jollibee – Burgers, fried chicken, hotdogs etc.
  • Jungle Juice (Second Floor Food Court) – Juices and smoothies.
  • Kababji Grill – Lebanese restaurant.
  • KFC (Second Floor Food Court) – Fried chicken.
  • KimChikin – Korean restaurant.
  • Krispy Kreme – Kiosk serving doughnuts.
  • Lemon Bar (Second Floor Food Court) – Juices, smoothies, and hot beverages.
  • Lemongrass – Thai restaurant.
  • London Dairy (Second Floor Food Court) – Ice cream, desserts, and shakes.
  • Man’oushe Street – Lebanese restaurant. Indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Max’s Restaurant.
  • McDonald’s – American fast food.
  • Momos Magic (Second Floor Food Court) – Nepalese dim sum.
  • Nando’s – Portuguese restaurant known for its peri-peri chicken.
  • Nawab (Second Floor Food Court) – Indian.
  • Papa John’s – Pizza and pasta.
  • Pappa Rotti – Coated buns and beverages.
  • Pastarito Pizzarito (Second Floor Food Court) – Pasta and pizza.
  • Paul – French cafe and bakery. Outdoor seating available.
  • Pizza Hut – Pizza and pasta. Indoor and outdoor dining areas.
  • Rita’s – Kiosk offering ice cream and desserts.
  • Sangeetha – Indian restaurant (vegetarian). Indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Seattle’s Best Coffee – Coffeehouse.
  • Second Cup – Coffeehouse.
  • Shogun – Restaurant offering Japanese, Thai, and Korean dishes.
  • Starbucks – Coffeehouse. Outdoor seating available.
  • Tapa King (Second Floor Food Court) – Filipino.
  • Tasty Corn
  • TGI Fridays – American/Italian/Tex-Mex restaurant.
  • The Choco Monarch
  • The Manhattan Fish Market – Seafood restaurant.
  • TurkWay (Second Floor Food Court) – Turkish fast food.
  • Umami (Second Floor Food Court) – Japanese.
  • Wendy’s (Second Floor Food Court) – Burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, and fries.
  • Wok&Go (Second Floor Food Court) – Asian.
  • Yakitate – Japanese restaurant.

The list was last updated on Sunday 15th of January 2017.

The main entertainment offering at the mall is Novo Cinemas Al Ghurair Centre, an 8-screen movie theatre on the second floor. Sparky’s, an indoor family entertainment centre with video games, rides and play areas, is on the same level.

The mall’s customer service desk is located on the ground floor. It offers mall directories and maps in several languages (including Arabic and English), wheelchairs, and a lost and found service. Other facilities at the mall include toilets and baby changing areas, ATMs, an Etisalat bill payment machine, and a currency exchange. Prayer rooms for men and women are also available.

The mall is open 7 days a week. Opening times are Sunday to Wednesday 10 am to 10 pm, and Thursday to Saturday 10 am to midnight.

Al Ghurair City is situated on Al Rigga Road in the Deira area of Dubai. Outdoor and covered parking facilities are available.

The mall is within easy walking distance of the Union Metro Station. This is a transfer station on both the Red Line and the Green Line, offering quick and easy access to and from most areas of the city. Al Rigga Metro Station (Red Line) and Salah Al Din Metro Station (Green Line) are also nearby.

Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana hotel is linked to the mall. The 5-star property offers 428 rooms and suites, several restaurants (alcohol free), a fitness centre, and swimming pool. Al Ghurair Arjaan by Rotana hotel apartments are also here and cater to both long and short-term visitors.

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Details

Al Ghurair Centre

Address
Al Rigga Road
Deira
United Arab Emirates

Nearest Metro Station(s): Salah Al Din, Union

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Reviews and Additional Information

  1. I always watch movies in Al Ghurair Grand Cinemas. It`s a nice place.

  2. It is very good and worth going to.

  3. I’ve been here. It’s a nice place, with good movie halls and coffee shop etc.

  4. I have visited Al Ghurair many times. It is very good and the cinemas are the best in Dubai in my opinion.

  5. It has a very nice cinema with good snacks and sound.

  6. I have visited Al Ghurair Grand Cinemas many times. It is a nice experience and the movie halls are good.

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