Real Estate – Villas & Apartments
Properties here are typically 3 – 5 bedroom villas, with some apartment buildings in Al Barsha 1 (near the Mall of the Emirates).
The Mall of the Emirates is only shopping mall in the area. It offers more than 500 stores including a Carrefour hypermarket, and Debenhams and Harvey Nichols department stores. There’s also a Lulu Hypermarket next to the mall.
Hotels and places to stay in and around Al Barsha include:
- Grand Millennium Dubai
- Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
- Grand Cosmopolitan Hotel
- Citymax Hotel Al Barsha at the Mall
- Ibis Mall Of The Emirates
- Elite Byblos Hotel
- Courtyard by Marriott Dubai, Al Barsha
- Golden Tulip Media Hotel
- Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights Hotel Suites
- Cassells Al Barsha Hotel by IGH
Restaurants in Al Barsha are listed below.
The list was last updated on Sunday 4th of October 2020.
|25 Degrees North||DAMAC Executive Heights|
|Indian||$$||Indian restaurant on the ground floor of DAMAC Executive Heights (office building). Specialises in North Indian cuisine. Unlicensed.|
|Belgian Beer Cafe||Grand Millennium Dubai|
|Bar, Belgian, International||$$||Bar and restaurant at the Grand Millennium Dubai. Good selection of beers. Indoor and outdoor seating. Large screens show sports.|
|Pub, British||$$||Established British pub at the Media Rotana. Live music, DJs, live sports, and Friday brunch. Menu includes British pub favourites.|
|Olea||Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates|
|Arabic||$$||Contemporary modern Arabic restaurant at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. Offers dishes from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Cyprus and elsewhere. |
|Ostro||DusitD2 Kenz Hotel|
|Mediterranean||$$||All-day dining restaurant at the DusitD2 Kenz Hotel. Offers a Mediterranean menu. Bright interior with floor-to-ceiling windows.|
|Toshi||Grand Millennium Dubai|
|Asian||$$||Asian restaurant at the Grand Millennium Dubai. Offers dishes from Thailand, China, Japan, Malaysia etc. Themed evenings. Located on the 18th floor. Good views.|
|Wise Kwai||DusitD2 Kenz Hotel|
|Thai||$$||Restaurant at the DusitD2 Kenz Hotel in Barsha Heights. Offers an innovative and tasty Thai menu. Decorated with Thai movie memorabilia. Within easy walking distance of Dubai Internet City Metro Station.|
Attractions & Entertainment
Most entertainment options in Al Barsha are found at the Mall of the Emirates. Here you’ll find Ski Dubai, the VOX Cinemas, the Magic Planet amusement centre (10 pin bowling, arcade, rides etc.), and the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (theatre, art gallery, library).
The schools in Al Sufouh and Umm Suqeim are also close by.
- Mall of the Emirates Metro Station – convenient for the Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai
- Mashreq Metro Station – formerly called Sharaf DG
Interactive map of Al Barsha.
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