City Centre Deira

What's your idea of a good day out? Indulging in a dose of retail therapy, enjoying a ride on a ferris wheel, a spot of karaoke, or taking in a 3D film followed by a delicious meal? These are just some of the pleasures in store if you visit City Centre Deira, a popular shopping and leisure complex in the heart of Dubai.

Situated between the airport and the districts of Sharja and Bur Dubai, this vast shopping mall, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is home to more than 370 shops and department stores plus hotels, cinemas, restaurants and kids’ areas.

From traditional favourites such as Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and Carrefour to high street staples H&M and Monsoon, as well as luxury end stores including Armani Exchange and Rolex - there really is something for every kind of shopper and options to suit every taste and pocket.

City Centre Deira opened in 1995 and is known for its family-friendly focus. There is an extensive choice of kids’ and maternity shops, including Gap Kids, Mothercare, Tommy Hilfiger Kids and Osh Kosh B’Gosh.

The mall is also well-known for its excellent entertainment zones. Why not head to the popular Magic Planet for a day of adventure? With fairground rides, arcade games, trampolines, soft-play, ten-pin bowling and a climbing wall - and that's just for starters! - there’s guaranteed fun for all ages.

The multi-screen, state-of-the-art VOX cinema at City Centre Deira, which shows the latest blockbusters in 3D and 4D, is also worth a visit. Refreshments before or after can be found in the international food court, which has the usual burger joints, doughnuts and ice cream sellers. The mall’s hotels also have restaurants and eateries open to the public, including an open-air pool lounge at the Pullman Hotel, offering stunning views of Dubai, and a French restaurant within Novotel Hotel, complete with al fresco dining terrace.

City Centre Deira has ample car parking, a tourist information centre, free Wi-Fi, baby-changing rooms and baby strollers for hire. It also hosts regular events featuring brand ambassadors, musicians and children's entertainers.

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