Glass Pyramid Ceiling at Wafi Mall Main Entrance at Wafi Mall

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Timings : Saturday to Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday & Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Time Required : 2-3 hours

Entry Fee : No entry fee

Wafi Mall, Dubai Overview

WAFI is a shopping mall located within the Egyptian themed Wafi City Complex of Dubai. It showcases a distinct style of design with over 300 stores and boutique shops offering the visitors an excellent shopping experience. The Wafi Mall is spread over 5 levels with designated areas marked for shopping, entertainment and leisure activities. The Arabian Souk located underground is an area that attracts immense attention with Cleopatra’s spa being one of the top draws here.

The artwork and beautifully sculpted images at Wafi Mall are reflective of Egyptian architecture right down to the glass ceilings and mirror work details on the sculpted banisters on the staircases. Opened in 1999, the Wafi Mall houses a huge Carrefour Hypermarket catering to the needs of the local populace and the expats residing in and around Dubai. Individuals from all walks of life can also become members of the Pharaohs' Club in the mall, deemed to be one of the best fitness clubs of the city.

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Shops at Wafi Mall

The enthusiastic shoppers do not lack for a think on entering the Carrefour Hypermarket with the 10,000 square feet Salam Department Store catering to the other needs.

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Khan Murjan Souk: This was recreated in the style of an ancient rendezvous prevalent in 14th century Baghdad. This 50,000 square feet underground market contains more than 100 quaint shops selling handicrafts, antique jewellery, Turkish rugs, exotic herbs & spices along with calligraphy specimen.

Wafi Mall Interior
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Wafi Mall Restaurants

The Pyramids section doubles up as the dining area that is chock-a-block with a number of eateries and fine ding restaurants serving world class food from around the world. Some of the best restaurants to try while at the mall include:-

1. Vintage- This is a must try place for people who enjoy the classic combination of cheese and wine. The variety is enormous with fresh, warm bread along with terrines and ham being served here.

2. Seville's- Visitors looking for some out of the ordinary would be delighted with this vibrant Tapas bar that excels in serving authentic Spanish dishes and small eats.

3. Thai Chi- This is just the right eatery for people looking for Oriental fare. The flavors from Far East Asia are replicated perfectly albeit with a twist.

4. Asha’s– This is one of the most popular restaurants at the mall with the expats favoring it greatly for its delicious North Indian style dishes

5. Khan Murjan Restaurant- Visitors are thrilled to discover the tradition of Arabian dining with the age old customs and techniques highlighted beautifully in an array of authentic dishes cooked with the herbs and spices sourced from the region.

Cinema

VOX Cinemas is all set to open a 16 screen multiplex within the Wafi Mall as a part of its expansion project. However, the rooftop over the pyramid building of the Mall screens the latest Hollywood and Bollywood hits under the stars every Sunday. It is a popular venue for the avid cinegoers and a unique experience for families and tourists who are amazed to watch the classics and recent releases on the huge screen set outdoors while munching on hot dogs and flavored popcorns.

Entertainment

1. Lazy River & Pool- This is a cool and relaxed place where the visitors can put up their feet and lounge on the sundeck after a few hours of hectic shopping. It is possible to train with the professional swimmers here while the children can take aerobic and aqua lessons under the able guidance of experienced instructors.

2. Tee & Putt- This 18-hole mini golf course follows many twists and turns with the ball glowing in the dark. The colored neon lights add to the fun and excitement making it one of the best leisure activities for the entire family.

3. Kids Connection- An indoor kids park par excellence, this place has children of all ages having an amazing time sliding, running, climbing and crawling with the aid of see-saws, swings and many fun rides. There is a trampoline covered arena for the kids to jump up and down in ecstasy as well. Older kids choose to use the softball court to hone their skills while the more adventurous of the lot explore the bouncy castle. A number of electronic games are available for play for a charge as well.

Wafi Mall Fountain
Fountain Outside Wafi Mall
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Tips

1. Tourists have to be careful and dress according to the local convention
2. Wearing light and airy clothes are advisable
3. There is free parking available so travelling by hired vehicles is not a problem
4. It is not necessary to carry huge amounts of cash as almost all outlets accept International and local cards
5. Outside food is not permitted inside

How To Reach WAFI Mall

The WAFI shopping mall is located within the planned Wafi City and the Umm Hurair district of Dubai just off Sheikh Rashid Road. It takes about 10 minutes to reach the mall from Dubai International Airport and is connected by the Green Line metro system. Visitors to Wafi Mall would have to get down at the Dubai Healthcare City station.

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