Times Square Center

The Times Square Center is a shopping mall in Al Quoz, Dubai. It is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, between the Dubai Mall and the Mall of the Emirates. It caters mainly to locals.

The mall’s airy, palm-filled atrium provides an inviting, tranquil shopping environment. Its manageable size makes navigation easy and efficient, providing shoppers with a comfortable, friendly, and stress-free experience.

While it doesn’t host a cinema or major attractions typical of better-known malls, the Times Square Center compensates with its handpicked selection of stores, various places to eat and drink, and regular events that promote a sense of community. 


With around 50 stores spread over its two floors, Times Square Center offers an eclectic mix of shops. Large stores include Adventure HQ, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Sharaf DG for electronics, and Toys R Us for children’s toys and games. Viva Supermarket on the ground floor meets all grocery needs, providing fresh and packaged food items.

A list of stores and businesses as of June 2023 can be found below:

  • Adventure HQ: Adventure HQ is Dubai’s ultimate outdoor activity superstore, offering equipment and services for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Al Ghazal Car Rental: Al Ghazal Car Rental is a long-established UAE car rental company with a reputation for professional customer service and satisfaction.
  • Antika Dubai: Antika Dubai specialises in old furniture and recycled wood items. The furniture pieces are imported from India, particularly from the Rajasthani and Gujarati regions.
  • Back to Games: the first retail shop in the UAE selling modern board and card games.
  • Bariks Luxe Salon: Contemporary beauty salon.
  • BiOrganic: With a commitment to health and well-being, the store provides a wide array of organic and natural foods.
  • Blossom Honey: SpecialisingSpecialising in honey products.
  • Brands4u: Shoppers can find discounted prices on various name-brand clothing and accessories at this retail outlet.
  • Citron: Fashion for kids.
  • Divine Flowers: Flowers and gifts.
  • DU: As a leading telecom provider, DU offers mobile, internet, and entertainment packages.
  • Eggs & Soldiers: For eco-conscious parents, this store offers a range of sustainable baby products.
  • Etisalat: From mobile services to broadband and digital packages, Etisalat covers all telecommunication needs.
  • Gadgets and Times: Gadgets and Times specialises in repairing watches, mobile phones, computers, and shoes.
  • HEAD: Sports equipment, including tennis and squash racquets.
  • House of Prose: Used books.
  • Kata and Asana: Fitness enthusiasts can find yoga, pilates, and fitness apparel and equipment at this boutique.
  • La Vie: Fragrances.
  • Latin Fit Factory: Dance and fitness meet at this centre, offering Latin dance-inspired workouts and classes.
  • Let’s Popcorn: Gourmet popcorn.
  • Max&Max: Screen protectors for mobile phones and electronic devices.
  • Med 7 Pharmacy: Pharmacy.
  • Melodica Music & Dance Institute: Learn from the best at this leading music and dance academy. Lessons for children and adults are offered.
  • MMS Jewellers: Jewellery store.
  • Mobile Aid: This repair shop ensures quick fixes for mobile phones and other electronic devices.
  • Mums & Bumps: Expecting and new moms will appreciate this boutique’s stylish maternity clothing and baby products.
  • Naya Yoga and Pilates Studio: Offering classes for all levels, this wellness studio is a haven for yoga and pilates enthusiasts.
  • Office One: Office supplies and stationery.
  • Otaku ME: Japanese pop culture fans will love this store’s anime and model kit collection.
  • Picasso Artists: An art hub offering supplies and classes.
  • Shape Body Face: Beauty treatments.
  • Sharaf DG: This leading electronics retailer is a one-stop shop for everything from smartphones to home appliances.
  • Sharaf DG+: Concept by Sharaf DG that provides audio-visual installations for homes, offices, and commercial spaces.
  • Sharaf Exchange: This trusted financial service provider offers foreign exchange, money transfer, and related services.
  • Sparkbake: Bakery.
  • Stitch in Time: Clothing alterations and repairs.
  • StretchStudio: This wellness studio offers specialised sessions focusing on stretching and flexibility.
  • Studiyo Lab: Design and technology classes for children.
  • Super Vision: Opticians.
  • The Confidence Lab by The Gaia Centre: Enhancing self-confidence and emotional well-being; this centre offers personal development programs.
  • The Maker’s Guild: Concept store offering gifts and products from artisans and designers.
  • Threads: Sells school and corporate uniforms.
  • Thrift for Good: This thrift store sells second-hand items. Profits support charitable causes.
  • Toys R Us: A dreamland for children, this retailer offers a vast selection of toys, games, and baby products.
  • Tutoring Club: This educational centre caters to students of all ages with tutoring services across various subjects.
  • Vanya’s Closet: Children’s clothing.
  • Viva Supermarket: A large grocery store.
  • WeBuyCarsDXB: Offers the easiest, fastest, and most convenient way to sell a car in Dubai.

Events – Ripe Market, Baby Bazaar, Arte

Beyond shopping, Times Square Center is also known for hosting various community events. These events, typically held on weekends, bring a lively atmosphere to the mall and offer unique experiences for visitors.

The Ripe Market is a popular event where local artisans and vendors showcase their food, fashion, and craft products. This event provides a platform for small businesses and local talent while offering visitors a fun and engaging shopping experience.

Baby Bazaar is another event at the Times Square Center. This market sells pre-loved baby essentials such as toys, books, strollers, and other items. By offering used products at reasonable prices, Baby Bazaar promotes sustainability and provides affordable options for families.

Arte, an artisan market held at the mall, showcases handmade crafts, food products, and other unique items from local artisans.

By supporting local talent and small businesses, Times Square Center reinforces its position as a community-focused shopping destination.

Details and dates for these events can be found on the Times Square Center’s official website and Facebook page.

Restaurants and Food Court

Alongside its shopping offerings, Times Square Center features an array of dining options that cater to a variety of tastes:

  • Attibassi Coffee: Coffee house renowned for its authentic espresso.
  • BabyEats: A unique cafe offering nutritious and tasty meals designed for babies and toddlers.
  • Barry’s Bench: Authentic Tex-Mex restaurant.
  • Baskin Robbins: This international chain serves a variety of ice cream flavours and desserts.
  • Caribou Coffee: Coffeehouse.
  • Chillout Ice Lounge: Guests can enjoy various drinks, meals, and snacks in a sub-zero environment. It’s a great place to escape from Dubai’s hot weather.
  • Cultures: The menu offers Asian, Japanese, and Indian cuisines.
  • Krispy Kreme: A popular doughnut and coffee chain known for its original glazed doughnuts and sweet treats.
  • Let’s Popcorn: An innovative snack shop offering gourmet popcorn in many flavours.
  • Loqum: Turkish desserts.
  • Noon–O–Kabab: This Persian eatery is known for its delicious and authentic Iranian kababs and other traditional dishes.
  • Sparkbake: Vegan cafe and bakery.
  • Subway: A global sandwich chain offering made-to-order subs, salads, and wraps with various fresh ingredients.
  • The Coffee Club: Coffeehouse.
  • TwenTea Bubble: Offers refreshing bubble teas and other beverages.
  • VShakes: A healthy smoothie bar that serves nutrient-packed, fresh smoothies and health shakes.
  • Zaki Chan Restaurant: Asian fusion restaurant.

Opening Hours

Times Square Center is open every day of the week. Standard opening times are from 10 am to 10 pm. Early birds and night owls have ample time to shop and dine at their convenience.


This community mall is designed with accessibility in mind. Lifts and escalators provide easy access to the first floor. Accessible parking spaces are located near the main entrance.

These features ensure that the shopping centre is accessible to all visitors.

Facilities and Information

The mall offers a range of facilities and services to ensure a comfortable shopping experience for its visitors. There are clean, well-maintained toilets and baby changing rooms. Free WiFi is available throughout the shopping centre, and there are cash machines for those needing cash. Prayer rooms are also available, and the security team ensures a safe environment.

The mall also offers a car wash. Customers can have their vehicles cleaned while they shop or dine.

Location and Getting There

The Times Square Center is located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Al Quoz, an area between New Dubai and the city’s historic centre. 

The centre offers both basement and outdoor parking spaces. Parking is free for customers (time-limited period).

ONPASSIVE (formerly Al Safa) and Equiti are the closest Dubai Metro stations. Both stations are on the Red Line, around one mile from the mall.

Several bus services also connect to the Times Square Center, providing easy and affordable access.

The mall’s strategic location on Sheikh Zayed Road makes it accessible via several bus routes. Buses offer an affordable and efficient option to get here.

The following buses, as of 2023, stop near the mall:

  • F26 – Feeder bus from Equiti Metro Station to Al Safa Bus Station via Al Quoz.
  • 12 – The 12 bus from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station to Al Quoz Bus Station also stops near the mall.

Bus passengers are advised to check the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority’s (RTA) official website or use the RTA’s Wojhati journey planner to find the most up-to-date and detailed public transportation route information. The journey planner lets you view real-time bus timings and route updates.

Other Shopping Malls Near the Times Square Center

While Times Square Center Dubai offers a unique and intimate shopping experience, several shopping malls nearby provide a more comprehensive selection of shops and attractions.

The Mall of the Emirates, just 2 miles away, boasts more shops, restaurants, a cinema, and even an indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai. The Dubai Mall, 5 miles away, is an iconic shopping destination with over 1000 stores, a cinema, and attractions such as the Dubai Ice Rink and the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

In contrast, the Times Square Center provides a community-oriented shopping experience with its carefully curated selection of stores, events, and dining options. Its smaller size and less crowded environment offer a refreshing alternative to the larger shopping malls. 


Map showing location of Times Square Center.

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Map showing location of Times Square Center


Times Square Center

Sheikh Zayed Road
United Arab Emirates

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