Al Barsha

Al Barsha is a community in west Dubai, close to the Palm Jumeirah and next to Al Sufouh. It is a convenient base for those working in the Knowledge Village or Media/Internet City.

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).

Shopping

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.

Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, Dubai
Mall of the Emirates

Hotels

Hotels and places to stay in and around Al Barsha include:

  • Rose Plaza Hotel Al Barsha
  • Byblos Hotel
  • Citymax Hotel Al Barsha at the Mall
  • TIME Oak Hotel & Suites
  • Grand Millennium Dubai
  • Millennium Al Barsha
  • Millennium Place Barsha Heights Hotel
  • Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
  • Hampton By Hilton Dubai Al Barsha
  • Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha

Restaurants

Restaurants in Al Barsha are listed below.

The list was last updated on Sunday 4th of October 2020.

NameAddressCuisinePriceDetails
25 Degrees NorthDAMAC Executive Heights
Barsha Heights
Indian$$Indian restaurant on the ground floor of DAMAC Executive Heights (office building). Specialises in North Indian cuisine. Unlicensed.
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Belgian Beer CafeGrand Millennium Dubai
Barsha Heights
Bar, Belgian, International$$Bar and restaurant at the Grand Millennium Dubai. Good selection of beers. Indoor and outdoor seating. Large screens show sports.
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Nelson'sMedia Rotana
Barsha Heights
Pub, British$$Established British pub at the Media Rotana. Live music, DJs, live sports, and Friday brunch. Menu includes British pub favourites.
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OleaKempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
Al Barsha
Arabic$$Contemporary modern Arabic restaurant at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. Offers dishes from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Cyprus and elsewhere.
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OstroDusitD2 Kenz Hotel
Barsha Heights
Mediterranean$$All-day dining restaurant at the DusitD2 Kenz Hotel. Offers a Mediterranean menu. Bright interior with floor-to-ceiling windows.
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ToshiGrand Millennium Dubai
Barsha Heights
Asian$$Asian restaurant at the Grand Millennium Dubai. Offers dishes from Thailand, China, Japan, Malaysia etc. Themed evenings. Located on the 18th floor. Good views.
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Wise KwaiDusitD2 Kenz Hotel
Barsha Heights
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.
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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).

Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, Dubai
Ski Dubai

Schools

Schools in Al Barsha include the Dubai American Academy and the Dubai National School.

The schools in Al Sufouh and Umm Suqeim are also close by.

Transport

The area is served by 2 Metro stations. Both are on the Red Line:

Map

Interactive map of Al Barsha.

Photo Credit: fokke baarssen, Kiev.Victor/Shutterstock

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