Fotouh Al Khair Centre: Marks & Spencer has an impressive outlet
A two level shopping center, three residential towers and a hotel in the same building.
There are many shops ex. for childrens Adams, for ladies Marks & Spencer, My fair lady, Ocasions, Mansons, etc.
What to buy: Marks & Spencer has an impressive outlet in Fotouh Al Khair Centre also there are many shops like Pixi, Bendon ..etc .
There is also a wonderfull shoes shop called via spega I like to buy from there they have a very special uniqe designs.
Abela,Spinneys,Choithrams,Abu DhabiCo-op,Carrefour: Grocery Shopping
Tel. 02 667 4675
This large supermarket has a very good supply of international groceries (including pork products in a separated area). Great place to shop for Asian cuisine, good French cheeses, Mediterranean dishes, large fresh produce selection, bakery, butcher, flower shop, cleaners, and card shop.
Tel. 02 681 2897
This is another favorite grocery for the serious chefs! It also has a good selection and caters to the expat community. Plenty pet food, imported goods and fresh produce.
Tel. 02 666 0610
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society
Great for Indian and sub-continent cuisine. There are a number of them around town including:
- Al Noor Hospital, Khalifa St. Tel 02 626 4900
Open 24 hrs - in Abu Dhabi Mall
- In Electra Street (next to ADCB Bank) open 24 hrs Carrefour Hypermarket
- Marina Mall – Breakwater
Tel. 02 681 7100
- Airport Rd
Tel. 02 449 4300
Carrefour at Marina Mall has a great variety and selection of local, regional and international products including frozen foods. Convenient parking, AC, and flower shop.
What to buy: Grocery
Mohammed Rasool Khoory & Sons: Luxury Watch
Very nice,elegant and luxurious. I bought my new addition to my watch collection here. I bought a Frederique Constant Runabout limited time piece. I got a 30% discount and i have serial number 290 of 1888.
What to buy: They sell Tudor, Ebel, Frederique Constant and more.
What to pay: Always check online before doing a purchase. Some times its cheaper online by 100-300$. But in this case i saved 200$ andgota limited edition the ones I saw online are not limited edition.
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Baby Shop,Mothercare,Next,Toys-R-Us,All Prints: Shopping for Children
Baby Shop (0-9 months) - 634-7012
Located on Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum St.t (Old Airport Road) in the block between Zayed the 2nd St. (Electra) and Al Falah St. Toys and clothing for infants and children.
Dana Plaza - 665-1333
Located on Zayed the 1st St. (Khalidiyah) in the block between 26th St. (Abdel Aziz) and Al Khaleej Al Arabi St. Children's shoes and Buster Brown brand clothing.
Mothercare - 681-2966
Located on 32nd St. in the blick between Corniche Road and Zayed the 1st St. (Khalidiyah). This is the larger of the two outlets. They carry clothing for children (0 to 8 years), toys, furniture, and strollers, including items from Mothercare, OshKosh, and Baby B'Bosh.
Mothercare - 621-9700
Located in the Next Building on Najda St. (6th) in the block between Hamdan bin Mohammed St. and Zayed the 2nd St. (Electra). Clothing for children (0-8 years), toys, furniture, and strollers.
Next - 621-9700
Located on Najda St. (6th) in the block between Hamdan bin Mohammed St. and Zayed the 2nd St. (Electra). Contemporary British fashions (clothes shoes, accessories) for men, women and children. Styles similar to J. Crew (USA)
Toys-R-Us - 673-2332
Located off Al Meena St. (Port Road) past the open vegetable market, past the Iranian Souk. Open 10.00 to 22.00, Friday 16.00 to 22.00
All Prints - 633-5853
Located at the corner of 5th St. (Al Nasr) and 6th St. green sign (Taarig bin Ziyad) across from the Arab Monetary Fund Headquarters. Variety of office and school supplies (American Community School source of supplies, for one), English Language publications and children's books.
K-Corner Shoes - 621-0930
Locataed behind Hamdan Center. Hamdan Center is located off Hamdan bin Mohammed St. on the block between 4th St. (Lulu) and Liwa St. Shoes for men, women and children. Moderately priced.
Shoe Mart - 634-6461
Located behind Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre off of 4th St. (Lulu) Shoes for women and children. Tends to be low budget
Mina Center: small two story mall
Mina center is multifunctional Shopping Mall with a very quite atmospher for families. There is a huge branch of AD coop Hypermarket.
In addition to electonix shop called Costless Electronics. Morover, you will find the Carpet House which include wide range of carppets. in the mall you will find also Laundry , Kids Game Zone ( an area where your kids can spend time enjoy and play), Money Exchange, Cofee Shop and resturants.
What to buy: I like to buy books from The united bookshop (known as jareer previously) and I like to buy cookware from Abdulkareem shop. Umm I also like the 2XL furniture showroom they have nice furniture and accessories for home as well http://www.2xlme.com.
AD coop Hypermarket ( grocery, Butchery Section, Fresh Vegetable & Fruits Section, Bakery area).
Costless Electronics the largest electronics Super-store, combining the world's leading electronic brands under a single roof.Wide selection of multi-brand elecronic products for all your requirements, which will adore your wish
Carpet House which include wide range of carppets (Turky, Persion, china made..etc)
What to pay: I prefer cash because some of the shops has the credit facility and some doesn't but don't worry there are many ATM Counters
Marina Mall: Shopping
You can find the most common chain stores here, as well as few locals ones. There is a food court and kids amusement area.
What to buy: You can buy Arabic perfumes and incense inside the mall.
What to pay: Average UAE mall prices. More expensive than UK for clothing but sales are on regularly.
Liwa Centre: Home Center Furniture
Jewellery, clothes, top of the range make-up and perfumes and a well-stocked book shop. Food court on the second level, plus coffee shop open until midnight.
Now the mall converted to a furniture, household and accesories shop called HomeCenter
What to buy: Furniture and accessoris
Al Khalidyah Mall: Architecturally inspired by arabic traditions
The mall has provision for 160 retail outletswith diffrent stores like debenhams, accessorise, Naomi..etc .
As well as resturants and cafe.
moreover, there is a three story supermarket (Lulu) for grocery.
In the mall also include amusement area. Bowling alleys, billiards, virtual games and a soft play area for the little ones. In addition to 4 cinema halls.
What to buy: all what women, men, and kids need starting from the shoe till the hat.
What to pay: there is ATM machines in the mall so you can get cash at any time. you can use either US dollar or UAE Dirhams (prefer Dirhams) and any kind of Visa, Master card.
AL Raha Mall: Quite and pleaseant shopping
The Al Raha Shopping Mall located adjacent to the beautifully landscaped Al Raha Hotel and Resort and the Al Raha Beach Villa Complex.Al Raha area is the gateway to the city of Abu Dhabi.
Al Raha Mall situated in the idyllic Al Raha beach enchanting beach front for fun and frolic.The Mall has three levels and house more than 100 outlets with brands of international repute and also feature a Lulu hypermarket. Morover, an extensive food court with more than 25 multicuisine outlets fo fine dining with a choice of restaurants.
What to buy: Cloths, Accessorise, Electronics, Grocery..etc
Marina Mall: Marina Marina
Marina Mall is new mall, located on the beach area in AD. The location is great there are plenty of parking area.
Between Mid-2-High brands
Well known brands,
Best shop (( SAVE THE QUEEN ))
What to buy: Well...I do shop and go 2 shops that we dont have in Dubai........sometimes I got better rates.
Abu Dhabi Mall: Shopping can be a pleasure
This is the largest shop in Abu Dhabi. Lots of clothes and footwear! A sea of discounts! A lot of places to have a snack or a full enjoyable meal.
What to buy: Clothes, footwear.
The dress in the picture was bought at the Abu Dhabi Mall for a ridiculous price equivalent to USD 150. And I must say I looked real gourgeous in this dreaa at the New Year Party this year!
What to pay: I spent about USD 600, all for high quality clothes and footwear
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Marina Mall: Malls
Like all Malls, shopping takes on a different flavour in the Gulf. To be inside an airconditioned environment with everything under one roof is wonderful. The dÃ©cor is also tasteful and pleases the eye.
The variety of shops means you can find almost anything you need, or just window shop. Just a sample: Woolworths. Plug-ins
Leave the children at Fun City.
Go to the Foodcourt next to Fun City.
Have a juice drink on the ground floor near a fountain..
Go to Carrefour hypermarket at basement level where anything and everything is available.
What to buy: Spoiled for choice.
What to pay: For cheap things, go to Carrefour.
For designer outfits wander and take your pick.
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Quite hard to shop for souvenirs in Abu Dhabi - not much variety compared to other places. But you can get some nice souvenirs - T-shirts, coffee pot, genie bottle, carpets etc. from Hamdan Center along Sheikh Hamdan Road. You can also get some cheap memorabilia like bottles of sand collected from different emirates and other replicas from a shop called Gift Tower (behind Hamdan Center). There is also another shop called Wonder Gift located at the corner of Hamdan St & Salam St. So happy souvenir-shopping!
What to buy: T-shirts, camel statues, replica of Burj al-Arab, postcards, genie lamp, sand from different emirates (different colors) etc.
What to pay: Few dirhams to couple of tens of dirhams... depending on what you want to buy.
Ikea Home store: Be prepared to splurge!
In case you already have Ikea in your country, then maybe it is not a big deal. But for me Ikea stores are a place I look forward to shopping in since I find their products, reasonable, reliable and exclusive. We do not have Ikea stores in India.
What to buy: Home decor products, Linens, garden equipment, furnishing, furniture and much more.
Hamdan Centre: Sports wear and Antiques
This complex has a lot of sports stores selling fake stuff that looks its the real thing :)
What to buy: watches, jewellery, clothes, sporting goods, antiques.
What to pay: BARGAIN! you can get stuff for half the price the salesclerk is offering most of the time.
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