The stretch of Sheikh Zayed Road between Interchange One and Two is commonly known as the Trade Centre. It’s here that most of Dubai’s biggest and most impressive skyscrapers are found.
Hotels and places to stay in and around Trade Centre/Sheikh Zayed Road include:
- Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai
- Fairmont Dubai
- Dusit Thani Dubai
- Rove Trade Centre
- Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road
- Ibis World Trade Centre
- The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre
- Millennium Plaza Hotel
- Conrad Dubai
- Towers Rotana - Dubai
The list was last updated on Sunday 4th of October 2020.
|24th St. World Street Food||Dusit Thani|
|Indian, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Italian, Chinese||$$||Licensed restaurant on the 24th floor of the Dusit Thani. Street food concept offering dishes from around the world (Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Arabic etc.). Vibrant and colourful interior. |
|Al Grissino||South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers|
|Italian||$$$||Italian restaurant on the 16th floor of the South Tower of Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC. Unique bar offers spectacular views of the Dubai skyline.|
|Chamas||Crowne Plaza Dubai|
|Brazilian, Steakhouse||$$$||Brazilian churrascaria at the Crowne Plaza Dubai. Offers all-you-can-eat meat feasts served at your table. Salad and dessert bars. Live music. Friday brunch.|
|Le Cirque||The Ritz Carlton Dubai International Financial Centre|
|French||$$$||French restaurant at the Ritz Carlton Dubai International Financial Centre. Opulent interior. Licensed.|
|Level 43 Sky Lounge||Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road|
|Mint Leaf of London||South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers|
|Indian||$$$||Contemporary Indian restaurant on the 15th floor of the South Tower of Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer great views of the Burj Khalifa.|
|Ravi||Al Dhiyafa Road|
|Pakistani, Indian||$||Legendary local restaurant. Founded by a Pakistani labourer in the 1970s. Known for its authentic Pakistani food. Located near the Satwa Roundabout (junction of 2nd December Street and Al Satwa Road).|
|Tresind||Nassima Royal Hotel|
Real Estate – Apartments
Most residences in the Trade Centre/Sheikh Zayed Road are apartments. Rents and prices are expensive.
There are plenty of small store along the Sheikh Zayed Road. The Emirates Towers Boulevard is a small upscale shopping centre with a wealthy clientele.
Attractions & Entertainment
Impressive skyscrapers aside, there are no historical attractions, museums etc. in the Trade Centre area.
Downtown Dubai offers some of the city’s most popular attractions including the Dubai Fountain, KidZania, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, and At The Top – Burj Khalifa.