Burjuman is one of the oldest, major shopping malls in Dubai. Located along the Khalid bin Al Waleed Street in Bur Dubai, it is at a prime location between old center of Dubai, along Dubai Creek and Sheikh Zayed Road, the prime business district. Owned by the Al Ghurair Group, Burjuman covers more than 3000sq. ft. of retail space housing popular American and European brands, apart from a great choice of restaurants, food courts and cafes.
Burjuman, by its name, actually includes the wonderful shopping mall, a business center, and high-class accommodation block in Dubai. The Burjuman Centre houses the Burjuman Mall, the high-class shopping mall which has been much improved ever-since its launch in 1991. This chic mall has more than 300 leading stores that sell everything that a shopper would yearn for, including ladies and gents fashion wear, sportswear, electronics, leather goods, perfumes, optics and much more.
As for the main stores within the mall, there is Next, Hang Ten, Gap, The Body Shop, Paris Gallery, Adidas and Nike, Braun, Nokia, Telefonik, and Bang and Olufsen, Mango, Virgin Megastore and Diesel.
Some of the leading designer brands on the offer at Burjuman Mall are, Christian Dior, Louis Vitton, Emanel Ungaro, Valentino, Christian Lacroiz, Loewe, Cartier, Burberry, Alfred Dunhill, Bossini, Calvin Klein, Dune, Chanel, Donna Karan, Lacoste, Banana Republic, and more.
Burjuman Centre is certainly, the place to visit if you are looking for all major exclusive brands in one place. The best period to visit the mall is in January/February during the month-long Dubai Shopping Festival, or during the Dubai Summer Surprises Festival held during June to August.
There is much more than shopping at the Burjuman mall. You can take a relaxing break by enjoying a sumptuous meal at one of the various restaurants, or enjoy a drink and snack at the cafes and ice cream parlours.
The mall houses more than 40 restaurants and cafes, serving a range of cuisines that suite the appetite of every visitor. You could choose between enjoying a meal at the airy Pavilion Gardens, or grab a quick bite at the sunlit food court, which also offers great choices, or head to the other popular restaurants and cafes spread across the mall, including the Barrio Fiesta, Dome Café, Carinos, Caffe Spasso, Hatam restaurant, Noodle House, Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, The Gallery Restaurant, The Orchestra, The Wok House, Yo Sushi and Zone Lounge.
As for the other amenities within the mall, there are Information Service Counters on Levels 1 and 2, to help visitors with any queries that they may have. On the ground level there are amenities such as faxing, printing, photocopying, and telephone card sale and luggage storage through concierge desk.
An open-top double decker Big Bus takes visitors on tour to catch a glimpse of the breathtaking views of Dubai, with live English commentary. The Wonder bus is more like an exciting fun tour through which you get to enjoy the land scenes and water scenes.
The mall also offers currency exchange outlets on the ground level and first level, while ATMs are scattered across the mall. A Burjuman Gift Voucher is also offered which could serve as the perfect gift for any occasion and can be purchased at the Information Counter on Level 1. Gift-wrapping facility is also available here.
Mothers enjoy shopping with their kids at Burjuman, as there are Mother & Child Centers for feeding and changing on levels 1 and 2. Also, for children, there are play areas and an interactive fountain on Level 3.
You could also get your car cleaned, while you shop, as the mall offers car-cleaning facility.
Among the other facilities offered by the mall are Etisalat Bill Payment Machines, Police Fine Paying Machines, on the Ground level, separate prayer rooms for ladies and gents, payphones on all levels, and a coin telephone at the ground floor lobby.
There is plenty of underground parking space and a taxi rank available in front of main entrance. Valet Parking is also available for a nominal charge.
The Burjuman mall contact details and timings are as below:
Khalid bin Al Waleed Street
Tel: +971 4 352 0222
Fax: +971 4 351 0824
Saturday to Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight