The Waterfall opened at the beginning of 2009, a few months after the mall opened. The Dubai Mall and The Waterfall were designed by DP Architects of Singapore.
It is located at the south-eastern corner of the Dubai Mall, near KidZania and the Dubai Ice Rink. There are several cafes and restaurants offering great views of the feature. It can also be seen from surrounding balconies.
Restaurants and places to eat and drink near The Waterfall – Dubai Mall include:
Entrecote Café de Paris (0 miles) - French restaurant at the Dubai Mall. Offers excellent view of the Dubai Mall Waterfall.
Texas Roadhouse (0 miles) - American restaurant at the Dubai Mall. Offers steaks, ribs, chicken, and burgers. Large portions. Reasonably priced. Indoor and outdoor dining areas. Outdoor terrace offers view of the Dubai Fountain.
Tribes Carnivore (0.1 miles) - African-inspired restaurant at the Dubai Mall. Terrace offers good views of the Dubai Fountain. Unlicensed.
Claw (0.1 miles) - Lively American bar and grill at Souk Al Bahar. Menu includes bucket of crabs and shellfish, burgers, seafood, steaks, and BBQ dishes. Licensed bar. Ladies’ nights, live sports, and Friday brunch.
Thiptara (0.3 miles) - Thai restaurant at the Palace Downtown. Indoor and outdoor dining areas. Terrace overlooks the Burj Lake and offers good views of the Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa.
At.mosphere (0.3 miles) - Restaurant and lounge on Level 122 of the Burj Khalifa. Booking essential for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Miss Tess (0.8 miles) - Asian street food restaurant at the Taj Dubai in Business Bay. Offers a terrace with great view of the Burj Khalifa. Licensed. Great signature cocktails. Live entertainment. DJs.
Bombay Brasserie (0.8 miles) - High-end Indian restaurant at the Taj Dubai in Business Bay. Features an open kitchen and luxurious interior. Offers good views of Burj Khalifa.
24th St. World Street Food (0.8 miles) - 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.
Mint Leaf of London (0.9 miles) - 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.
Al Grissino (0.9 miles) - Italian restaurant on the 16th floor of the South Tower of Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC. Unique bar offers spectacular views of the Dubai skyline.
Huge mall with over 1,000 stores including Bloomingdale’s, Galeries Lafayette, Waitrose, and Hamleys. Also boasts a huge selection of restaurants, an ice skating rink, an aquarium, 26-screen cinema, and children’s ‘edutainment’ centre.