Considered one of the leading residential island communities in Abu Dhabi, Al Reem Island features a plethora of amenities, such as supermarkets, restaurants, malls, nursery schools and pharmacies. A majority of the supermarkets in Al Reem Island are located a few minutes from the centre of the island. Such conveniences are a reason for an increased investor interest for the apartments on Al Reem Island. Take a look at the list of supermarkets and stores on Al Reem Island so you know which retailer would fulfil your daily needs and where to get your day-to-day essentials from.
LIST OF SUPERMARKETS IN AL REEM ISLAND AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Al Reem Island features plenty of domestic and international grocery retailers within the vicinity so you can stock up on your favourite essentials. There are mini-marts, superstores and other retailers in Al Reem Island specialising in food, electronics and other household essentials. Take a look at our list to find out where you can buy the right kind of groceries in Al Reem Island.
One of the leading retailers throughout the UAE, Carrefour, is recognised for its affordable prices and wide range of products. This French multinational supermarket in Al Reem Island stocks almost all electronics, clothes, accessories and foodstuff. This supermarket has two branches; one is located adjacent to Hydra Avenue Towers and is accessible to residents of the City of Lights community and Shams Abu Dhabi. Another is located in Paragon Bay Mall that is convenient for tenants of apartments in Marina Bay. If you are looking for organic food in a supermarket, Carrefour is a good choice as it has a dedicated organic foods section. Also, one can find essentials from their native countries as it features a special aisle for Filipino products, Indian and Pakistani food and other regional produce.
Residents who don’t want to indulge in retail therapy can also get their groceries delivered straight to their homes as Carrefour is one of the only supermarkets in Al Reem Island that offers this service. Loyal customers of Carrefour can get additional discounts by accumulating points that can be redeemed by later purchases.
Location: Hydra Avenue Towers, Paragon Bay Mall, Hazza bin Zayed St – Abu Dhabi
Retail Hours: 07:30 am to 12:00 am daily for Hydra Avenue branch, 07:00 am to 12:00 am daily for the Paragon Bay branch.
British expats looking for local food products can conveniently access the Waitrose supermarket in Al Reem Island. Located in the centre of the island, the Shams Boutik Mall is home to various retailers and Waitrose supermarket is one of them. This Al Reem Island supermarket maintains stocks for fresh vegetables, succulent meats and organic fruits. Those looking for British snacks, biscuits, fish and chips and other munchies can also head to this supermarket. Stocked with a variety of international brands of organic foods and dairy products, Waitrose is easily one of the best supermarkets in Al Reem Island.
Location: Shams Boutik Mall, Sun and Sky Towers, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
Retail Hours: 07:00 am to 11:00 pm daily
Al Maya Supermarket
Out of the five Al Maya supermarkets in Abu Dhabi, three are directly accessible to the residents of Al Reem Island. The items in this store comprise of stationery, kitchen utensils, fresh fruits, dairy and other daily essentials. For residents of Shams Abu Dhabi, the closest branch is located near Seaside Tower. Besides, people residing in Tamouh and City of Lights can visit the branch in The Arc, near Gate Towers. This is also one of the supermarkets in Al Reem Island that home delivers products.
Location: Sea Side Towers, Shams Abu Dhabi, The Arc opposite Gate Tower 3, Al Reem, Abu Dhabi
Retail Hours: For Seaside Branch: 08:00 am to 12:00 am daily.
The Arc branch: Sun – Thursday, 08:00 am to 11:00 pm; Fri and Sat, 8:00 am to 12:00 am.
Zoom Supermarket is one of the smaller retailers in Al Reem Island. Their branch is located in Marina Square Tower. Routine essentials such as cooking supplies, fresh produce, stationery and pet stuff can all be found in this store. It is convenient for residents as they can also order their groceries online. For those who want to handpick their items, the staff is friendly and ready to help you. Keeping all factors in mind, Zoom Supermarket is an ideal shopping destination.
Location: Marina Square Tower, Reem Island Tower 15, Abu Dhabi
Retail Hours: 7:00 am to 1:00 am daily
This supermarket in Al Reem Island has diverse items to fulfil your grocery needs. Apart from food and dairy products, it specialises in staples, chocolates and snacks. It is the most convenient retail spot for the residents of Marina Bay and Ring Island. Bite Supermarket also arranges a free home delivery service for residents in adjoining areas on the island.
Location: Ring Island, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
Retail Hours: 08:00 am to 02:00 am daily
Silver Vision Supermarket
It is one of the most convenient supermarkets in Al Reem for those looking at home appliances, hardware and stationery. Although you cannot find any food products or groceries here, it’s certainly useful if you need to pop down for some new cleaning supplies or household products.
Location: Building no. U47, Tamouh, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
Daily Mini Mart Food
Located in Shams Abu Dhabi, this mini-mart is perfect for food items and cooking supplies. Don’t be fooled by the size of this mini store – it stocks a wide variety of products which are reliable for those the tenants of flats in Beach Tower. In addition, there is a free delivery service so you won’t have to go anywhere if you aren’t in the mood to step out of your home.
Location: Beach Tower A, Shams Abu Dhabi, Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
Retail Hours: 07:00 am to 12:00 am daily
Shoppers in Al Reem Island can also visit Mangrove Mini Market, which serves fresh vegetables, fruits, and other grocery items for daily consumption. There are also new smaller grocery stores or ‘bakalas’ popping up around the community which stock essentials.
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