Marina Mall Overview

One of the most distinctive retail destinations of Abu Dhabi is the Marina Mall. It offers a unique entertainment and shopping experience. The Marina Mall spans 235,000 square meters of the whole retail space. It is the one stop shop for dining, retail and entertainment in the capital. This mall houses over 400 stores that include fashion brands, beauty department, and high-street stores besides electronic shops, and home furnishings.

The Marina Mall is located in one of the popular backwater regions near the Emirates Palace and is encompassed by Abu Dhabi Corniche’s dazzling all-embracing views. It occupies 122,000 square meters and houses over 400 retail stores, some offices, specialty stores, banks, a hypermarket, and a car showroom of Mercedes Benz. For over two decades now, the Marina Mall has stood tall since the time it was launched in March 2001's. This mall is a perfect amalgamation of an entertainment and commercial venue. The structure of the mall draws inspiration from a circus tent but is replete with the most modern interiors. 

The Marina Mall has a great number of international and local brands, but most of them are high-end. It has courteous staff and a friendly ambiance. The mall’s principal attraction is the events held here. Some of the activities including the 18-meter free-fall, ziplining, slacklines, and trampolines are complete crowd-pleasers. You can indulge in serious retail therapy here from the plethora of stores and shops that sell electronics, accessories, and apparel. Marina Mall also has a wide selection of cafes and restaurants to fill your tummies.

The high-end fast food joints, coffee shops and dining restaurants cater to your food and coffee cravings. This Mall is the perfect spot to indulge in a wide variety of gaming activities like video gaming, shooting, table tennis, billiards, bowling, and oodles of entertainment in the 9-screen multiplex here.

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• Enter into a world of glamor and shopping by making the most of an entrancing shopping experience.
• Fill your shopping bags with items from some of the most high-end prominent brands like Giordano, Armani Exchange, and Chopard.
• After an exhausting day of retail therapy, satiate your hunger pangs by stopping by at any of the popular eateries.
• Escape into a zone of entertainment and fun by indulging in a bowling sesh at the Bowling Village, after a hearty meal.
• The kids can enter a world of wonder of play in the Mall’s Magic Planet where they can enjoy kiddie rides, redemption, and video games to their heart’s content.
• Turn up the party meter at Bounce, a revolutionary trampoline indoors. Have a blast ziplining, free-falling, and slacklining.
• Catch a movie screening with the kids at Vox Cinemas, and take the entertainment quotient several notches higher.

How To Reach

By Bus: You can reach the Marina Mall via bus by taking the RTA Bus#8 and disembarking at the Marina Promenade. 

By Taxi: You can reach the Marina Mall by hiring a taxi. All you have to do is use the tunnel from Sheik Zayed Road right after exit 32. 

By Metro: You can reach the Marina Mall by taking a train from the DMCC metro station at the Jumeirah Lake Towers 2 where you have to walk beyond the overpass to reach the Dubai Marina Mall.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit the Marina Mall is between 10 AM – 10 Pm during Saturdays to Wednesdays. However, if you intend to come on Thursday or Friday, you can visit from 10 AM in the morning to 12 AM at night.

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Best Places to Dine in at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi

1. Petek

Located at the ground floor of Marina Mall, Petek lets you taste the most traditional breakfast platters from Turkey. You will have the most divine Anatolian meal comprising platters with strained yogurt, kurabiye, olive oil, cheese borek piece, bulgur rice. Do not miss out on trying the kuzu tandir here besides other refreshing beverages, and decadent desserts. 

2. Galito’s

One of the best African Portuguese restaurants located on level 1 of Marina Mall is Galito's. Here you can find the most scrumptious peri peri-peri chicken, espetada, and the crunchiest fries.

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3. Joe’s Crab Shack 

A seafood restaurant located on the Marina Mall’s ground level has to be the Joe’s, Crab Shack. This restaurant serves you the most delicious crab buckets, boiled crawfish with potatoes and corn, besides other delicious crustacean items. 

4. Azkadenya

Located on level 1 of the Marina Mall, the Azkadenya is a casual dining space that serves the most authentic Lebanese and Arabic cuisine. It offers an extensive menu that comprises desserts, salads, soups, and piping hot items cooked in the akhara (clay pot). If you are here, do not miss out on the fakharat say adieu, kibbeh, fattoush salad, and shawarma. 

5. Hatam

If you have always wanted to taste authentic Persian food, then you can head to the Iranian restaurant of Hatam at Marina Mall’s level 1 and order a wide selection of cold and hot appetizers, kebab steaks, and kabab Sultani.

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Tips to Visit Marina Mall Abu Dhabi 

  • Wear an N95 mask at all times to ensure safety in the public place.
  • Make a checklist of everything you want to buy, beforehand. That way you will have limited contact to the surfaces and can shop in a planned manner.
  • Choose to visit the mall during off-hours or when you know that the mall will be least crowded.
  • Before you enter a store, always sanitize your hands.
  • Do some research on the online websites of the brands so you know what you have to pick. This step lets you avoid stopping by multiple stores.
  • Do not use the dressing rooms. If you feel a dress would fit you well, take it; if not, you can later exchange it.
  • Prefer taking the escalators or stairs over elevators in the Mall.

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Shop from exquisite brands

Shop from exquisite brands

For an electrifying shopping experience, you can shop from the most premium brands here at Marina Mall. The list of technology, jewelry, clothing, and shoe stores are endless here. You can shop for clothes from Alta Sartoria, Lacoste, Levi’s, and Ted Baker. But, if you are to shop from electronics and shoes, you can shop from Clarks, Cool Gadgets, AL Gadgets Trading, and Steve Madden.

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Enjoy a meal at the Mall

Enjoy a meal at the Mall

The Marina Mall spoils all the foodies with choices galore. There are as many as 68 eateries, and restaurants to explore. If you desire to taste authentic Indian flavors, you can head to Zafran restaurant, but if you are craving some sushi and other Asian delicacies you can head to Wagamama. Apart from Japanese, and Indian cuisines you can try American, Iranian, Portuguese, and African cuisines here at the Marina Mall.

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Let your kids enjoy at Magic Planet

Let your kids enjoy at Magic Planet

The Magic Planet at Dubai’s Marina is a great place for tiny tots to engage in oodles of play and fun. Your kids can have a gala time playing redemption and skill games, video games, kiddie rides, and a host of other soft play activities.

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Have Fun at Bounce

Have Fun at Bounce

Bounce is an indoor trampoline park in Dubai's Marina Mall. It offers activities that suit every age bracket. You can try your hand at trampoline here besides free-falling, ziplining, from 40-meter slides. For the beginners, there exists a Free-Jump-Arena where there is a massive network of tumble tracks, banked walls, and interconnected trampolines to have unlimited fun.

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Go For Bowling

Go For Bowling

While the Magic Planet may feel too childish for the grown-ups, it is the Emirates Bowling village at Marina Mall that really appeals to the young adults. You can come here to play games such as billiards, basketball, table tennis, and bowling. There are also shooting and video games galore to try at the Emirates Bowling Village.

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Watch a Movie at VOX Cinemas

Watch a Movie at VOX Cinemas

The Vox Cinemas at the Marina Mall is a 9-screen multiplex that lets you watch the latest released films. This 2000-seater cinema theater showcases different screenings of movies at different times. Do not miss out on this MAX mega-screen that surrounds you with premier quality Dolby Atmos sound, and stunning graphics.

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What are the best things to buy at Marina Mall Dubai?

The best things to buy at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi are: accessories, kid’s clothing, women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry, and shoes from the department stores, luxury labels, and high-street brands.

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Which are the best shops to explore at Marina Mall Dubai?

Some of the best shops to explore Dubai's Marina Mall are: Dior, Ted Baker, Marks & Spencers, Lacoste, Alta Sartoria, H&M, Guess, Armani Exchange, Levi’s, and Giordano. However if you are looking forward to buying electronics, you can get the coolest gadgets from IStyle, Samsung, AI Gadgets Trading. For accessories and shoes, you can shop from Tiffany & Co., Rolex, Gucci, Fendi, Clarks, Steve Madden, and Aldo.

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