SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN CITY WALK DUBAI
Essential to the development, City Walk has many high-end boutiques arranged around the area where fashionistas can exult in the excitement of shopping. The boulevards are flanked by international brands, a few popular ones include:
- Ralph Lauren
- Karl Lagerfeld
People of the community have plenty of other options for well-known malls near City Walk, which include:
- The Dubai Mall
- Wasl Mall
The Dubai Mall is the ultimate shopping mall and leisure complex for people living in Dubai, featuring high-end boutiques, dining options, a huge departmental store, a cinema and an ice rink. Residents can visit in a straight 6-minute drive on the Financial Centre Road (D71).
The Wasl Vita Mall on Al Wasl Road is also a 6-minute drive away. The mall offers many special and unique flower and perfume shops, coffee shops, retail centres and a Carrefour Market.
RESTAURANTS IN CITY WALK DUBAI
City Walk is loaded with hangout places, cafes, dessert parlours, licensed bars and pubs. You will find plenty of dining options in the area including fine-dining restaurants, al fresco options and casual eateries.
Daunted with restaurants that serve international cuisines, at City Walk, you get to enjoy a variety of cuisines including Mediterranean, International, Arabian and Asian. Residents and visitors can try out casual dining options in the area, these include:
- The Victorian Restaurant
- Coya Dubai
- Enab Beirut
- Mint Leaf Restaurant
The Victorian Restaurant and Cafe is a tribute to the Victorian era, located just 5 minutes away. The interior is designed in a timeless setting, that offers the perfect ambience to visitors.
Some popular hangout places and cafes in the area include Farzi Cafe, Five Guys, Sikka Cafe, Eshak, Rue 71 and Cocoa Kitchen. Istanbul Flower Restaurant is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, takes a 5-minute drive to reach.
Some fine-dining and al fresco dining restaurants in City Walk are:
- LIMA, Dubai
- Chival Global Social
- Graze Gastro Grill
LIMA Dubai is a Peruvian fine-dining restaurant located in City Walk, in The Square. Offering an indoor and outdoor seating arrangement, it is famous for its steak, seafood, lamb dishes and cocktail menu. Enjoy al fresco dining overlooking lush green landscapes and oasis in Chival Global Social at La Ville Hotel & Suites. The restaurant offers lunch and breakfast options along with live music. Graze Gastro Grill is well-known for serving steaks. You will find a full bar here.
Licensed bars in City Walk worth visiting include LookUp, a rooftop bar at La Ville Hotel & Suites. La Casa Del is located on Al Wasl Street.
BEACHES NEAR CITY WALK DUBAI
City Walk Dubai is set right on Jumeirah Beach Road where plenty of beaches are scattered around the area, providing people with a variety of options. The approximate distance to visit any beach requires less than a 20-minute drive. These beaches near City Walk include JBR Beach, Barasti Beach, Jumeirah Public Beach, Sunset Beach, Kite Beach and several others.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Residents of City Walk Dubai can enjoy several entertainment options, including:
- Hub Zero
- Mattel Play! Town
- Roxy Cinemas
Hub Zero is a collision of real and virtual worlds, where children and even adults can enjoy several fun activities, cool retro games and a laser maze playground. Roxy Cinemas provides movie-lovers with the best cinematic experience. Mattel Play! Town is a safe indoor play area for children aged 2 to 10.
Some leisure centers and notable landmarks in City Walk include:
- The Green Planet
- Coca Cola Arena
Coca Cola Arena is one of the biggest destinations for music tours, corporate sports events and has a capacity to entertain more than 17,000 people.
The Green Planet is an expedition into wildlife, where more than 3,000 plants and animals reside in a man-made forest. People can visit Australian walkabouts, bat caves and encounter sloths, sugar gliders, reptiles and many birds from all around the world.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
City Walk offers many promenades, avenues and outdoor arenas that serve as walkways. Each building comes with a play area for children and swimming pools where you can spend your evenings chilling with other members of the community.
Fitness centres are spotted around the area as well. Diamond Gym, Golden Arrow and Smart Life Fitness Gym are all located on Al Safa Street just 2 minutes away. On Sheikh Zayed Road, there is Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Club a 5-minute drive from the area. My Gym Children’s Fitness Center is a gym for children, it’s on Al Wasl Road, a 6-minute drive.
Spas and salons are located throughout the community. Some popular ones in City Walk Dubai include:
- N Bar
These unique salons are located right within the vicinity. Kerastase, a Paris brand that offers several hair treatment services is located at just a 5-minute drive around town. Ladies can visit N Bar for their nail treatment services. 1847 is a men’s salon, a 4-minute drive via 20th Street.
Social butterflies of Jumeirah need to mark the calendar to keep track of the events as City Walk is the hub of social and entertainment gatherings, hosting several events all around the year. Social parties, movie nights, concerts, artful competitions and food carnivals are regular events held in City Walk Dubai. The Coca Cola Arena is the main platform for hosting international events such as conventions and musical events.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
There is a group on Facebook named Dubai City Walk Community & Downtown which can be joined by residents willing to stay connected. Another popular group, City Walk Dubai Community provides updates about news and events happening in the community.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
To live in a place that is built around the bustling town square is a dream come true for many socially active people. City Walk is an ideal location for party lovers, social butterflies and outgoing residents. It offers many places for fun including licensed bars and clubs. People living in this vibrant community can enjoy an urban lifestyle from an aesthetic point of view. The only challenge one can face here is a bit of inconvenience due to traffic here, since the area is quite popular among visitors.
FAQS ABOUT CITY WALK
WHERE IS CITY WALK DUBAI LOCATED?
You can find the area located towards the northern side of Jumeirah community, alongside Al Safa Street.
WHERE CAN I STAY AT CITY WALK DUBAI?
La Ville Hotel and Suites is a glamorous 5-star hotel, located on the 20th street in City Walk. It offers various accommodation options, including luxury suites, to visitors, guests and businessmen. Another hotel in the area includes Rove City Walk.
WHAT ARE THE BEST PLACES TO TRY OUT IN CITY WALK DUBAI?
The best entertainment spot in the area is the indoor rainforest, The Green Planet by Meeras. If you are travelling with children, don’t forget to visit Mattel Play! Town Dubai, on Al Safa Street.
Some of the top-rated restaurants in City Walk are Arabica, Babaji, Walnut Grove, Farzi Cafe, SIKKA Cafe and Mitts and Trays. LIMA Restaurant is the top-rated fine dining restaurant in City Walk Dubai.
HOW CAN I GET TO CITY WALK DUBAI?
Al Safa Street offers direct access to City Walk. If you are using public transport, you can take the Red Line and get off at the Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa Metro Station, from there you can hail a cab. The approximate walking distance from the metro to City Walk is 10 minutes.
If you are driving from any other area in Dubai, take a turn on to Happiness Street from Sheikh Zayed Road/Al Safa Street, to reach City Walk.