If you are looking for exciting destinations in the city, City Walk Dubai offers all that you could expect from a vibrant mixed-use community in the emirate – chic shops, restaurants, entertainment facilities and upscale residential properties with edgy, cosmopolitan undertones. You can take a stroll on the boulevards, catch some live entertainment, enjoy a shopping spree and eat to heart’s content!
City Walk Location
Developed by Meraas, City Walk is located on the Safa Road between Al Wasl Road and Sheikh Zayed Road at the Dubai Mall interchange, 4 minutes away from Downtown Dubai and Jumeirah Beach. It is spread over 900,000 sq.m. and consists of 34 low-rise residential buildings.
What to expect at City Walk?
City Walk is a cool, hip outdoor destination in Dubai that consists of al fresco restaurants, outdoor spaces, a swanky 5-star boutique hotel, La Ville Hotel and Suites and a lot more.
Fun and Frolic: Entertainment Arenas in City Walk
Bring your family to City Walk and have a great time exploring the different attractions in the area! You can enjoy watching your favourite characters coming to life at Mattel Play Town, an indoor themed area or watch a movie at Roxy Cinemas. If you want to explore the fascinating flora and fauna of the forests – The Green Planet City Walk is a self-sustaining biodome where you can encounter wildlife from around the world.
Those obsessed with pop culture can head to Geek Nation, a shop offering a range of comics, movies and video games. And to truly get your geek on, you can head to Hub Zero, one of the most popular indoor gaming facilities in Dubai.
The newly launched Coca Cola Arena also brings renowned artists and performers to City Walk, making this one of the city’s most visited entertainment destinations!
Shopaholics Retreat: City Walk Shops
The community is home to high-end brands, speciality shops and department stores. BA&SH offers the best in contemporary fashion – you can find dresses, coats, jackets and a lot more. An award-winning boutique Bambah offering timeless and elegant vintage clothes and accessories is also located in the area.
Alexandre J. is a one-stop-shop for perfumes and fragrances while Bobbi Brown is an acclaimed beauty store for makeup and skincare products. When it comes to home accessories, Bits & Pieces is a great shop to consider with unique, quirky bits and pieces as the name suggests. In addition to these shops, you can find the following outlets at City Walk Dubai.
- Bramble – Bespoke luxury perfumes
- Penhaligon’s – Renowned UK perfumery
- Urban Decay: Makeup and beauty
- Michael Kors: Handbags, wallets, shoes and watches
- Coach: Luxury bags, wallets and more
- Tory Burch: Trendy high fashion apparel and accessories
- Bea e Martina – The best home fragrances and linen essentials
- Alessa Jewelry – Precious and semi-precious stone jewellery
- Armani Exchange – Designer clothes, shoes and accessories
- Atelier AAVVA – Stylish gowns and dresses
- American Vintage – Chic, comfortable high-street fashion
- Calvin Klein – Apparels, footwear and accessories
- Rivoli – Luxury timepieces
- Lumas – Art pieces
Exotic Food Spots: Restaurants in CityWalk
Thanks to the presence of a number of cafes and restaurants, City Walk’s dining options are pretty diverse, offering foodies a lot to explore at City Walk! For Lebanese food lovers, Enab Beirut is a one-stop destination while for those hankering for a quick bite, Bareburger is the place to go.
If you are fond of Emirati cuisine, Al Mashowa can be your best bet while for Turkish delicacies, Babaji is there.
In addition to these amazing culinary spots, there are many restaurants in City Walk to satisfy your cravings!
You can even buy luxury Belgian chocolates from Godiva, coffee beans from %Arabica and eco-friendly frozen yoghurt from Earth Fruits Yogurt in City Walk.
If you want to experience the happening nightlife of Dubai while munching on delicious food, head on over to The Square. It is a perfect destination to enjoy a dream combo of food and drinks. It houses two restaurants: LIMA and Toro+KO. While LIMA presents authentic Peruvian cuisine with a contemporary twist, Toro+KO offers traditional and modern Spanish dishes made with locally sourced ingredients.
Idyllic Escapes: City Walk Fitness Studios and Salons
Thanks to a plethora of salons and fitness studios, there are a lot of opportunities for you to groom yourself at City Walk. Bedashing Beauty Lounge, a salon offering hair treatments, nail care and more.
One of the best nail salons in Dubai, N.Bar is also available in City Walk and offers manicures and pedicures as well as other beauty services in the community. Cycle Bar, a premium indoor cycling studio, The Art of Shaving, a barbershop and 1847, a grooming centre for men are also situated in City Walk.
Living in City Walk
Featuring streets embellished with Banksy-style artwork, City Walk is an edgy, urban, residential paradise in Dubai. In addition to retail spaces, restaurants and entertainment spots, the community is home to the Central Park, a place consisting of basketball courts, yoga areas and natural green spaces.
Although you may find many pros and cons of living in City Walk, the most important factor to consider is the abundance of property options in the area. At City Walk, you can rent and buy studios, 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments.
The rent of 1-bedroom apartments in City Walk starts at AED 100k while one can buy 1BHK flats in the area for a starting price of AED 770k. The 2-bedroom flats for rent in City Walk are available at a range of AED 135k to AED 205k as per current listings on Bayut. The price to purchase such units starts at around AED 2.7M.
If you want to buy 3-bedroom apartments in City Walk, they are available between AED 3.5M and AED 5.6M. Rent for such units is between AED 185k and AED 250k as per current listings on Bayut.
The fastest route to reach City Walk is via Al Safa Street. It will take you to your desired destination within 7 minutes.
- Head on Al Safa Street/D71
- Take a U-turn at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Blvd
- Turn right onto Al Satwa Road
- Take a U-turn
- Turn left onto Al Safa Street/D71
And that brings an end to our guide to City Walk Dubai. The happening area combines shopping with entertainment, promising merriment and fun. That said, there are many things to do in City Walk where you can experience life in a completely different but exciting manner!
If you are looking for similarly buzzing attractions, Dubai Marina Walk, a tree-lined promenade is perfect to start your exploration journey. But first, check out these tourist attractions in Dubai to know what more glamorous treats the city has for you!
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Please note that to align with the directive issued by the relevant authorities, amid COVID-19 pandemic, attractions in City Walk will be temporarily closed for two weeks, effective from March 25, 2020.