Al Garhoud-Area Guide

Are you looking for a community in the centre of Dubai that perfectly blends convenience and rich cultural diversity? Behold Al Garhoud a locality that is interwoven with schools, healthcare facilities, and global food styles.

Think of this as your Al Garhoud-Area Guide where a mix of different lifestyles exist and so the space provides the luxury of choice between comfort and excitement. Yet, within this urban tapestry lies the common challenge, the aspiration, the aspiration to find a place that covers both the daily necessities and more personal goals.

Uncover a world known as Al Garhoud, a place that is not only ready but also willing to contribute to the solution of prevailing challenges and redefining the meaning of home.


Deira city centre

It is also just a few minutes away by road, to the Deira City Centre as well as the Festival City Mall, which are both located just 5 minutes away from Dubai International Airport.

Developing it with the presence of numerous metro stations ensures user-friendly and uninterrupted connectivity across the city. A popular tennis stadium, the Dubai Tennis stadium, is situated in this district, creating a premier sports community.

Fulfilling its primary purpose of education, with its collection of many schools and universities, it provides grounds for growing up. In addition, it is only 17 minutes away from the renowned Downtown Dubai, thus making the area an interesting destination and a complete package at the same time.

Facilities And Amenities

Shopping Malls

Though Al Garhoud does not entertain malls itself, the residents have the facility of just 2- 3 kilometres of distance from Dubai’s most popular shopping destinations. City Centre Deira and Dubai Festival City are both 9 minutes away from the residential complex.

Dubai Festival City Mall, featuring an impressive 500 plus stores of well-known brands, is exclusive only as it has IKEA’s furniture store and Robinsons department store located therein.

City Center Deira, one of the oldest malls in Dubai, provides people with a great range of retail therapy, dining and entertainment. Inside this mall you can include VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet Arcade which will ensure that you have enough recreations.

Furthermore the Wafi Mall in Oud Metha supplies the shopping and leisure alternatives to the area which are located at walkable distance to Al Garhoud.

Super Markets 

Al Garhoud with about 20 supermarkets, famous names like Choirams, Lifco Supermarket and Emirates Cooperative Society are present. Not only do residents enjoy visits to the big supermarkets, but they can also do their top-up shopping at smaller supermarkets including Al Sour Supermarket, Madeena Supermarket, Al Madina Mart, and others.

Those who love hypermarket shopping definitely should go for a Carrefour Hypermarket 4 km car ride from Deira City Centre.


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Religious centres

The Oud Mehta community is an area filled with churches like Saint Mary’s Church Dubai City Church Christian Fellowship Church Holy Trinity Church and an Egyptian Coptic Church.

The way to this area from Al Garhoud is within 11 minutes. Hindus can go to the temples in Muslim communities like Bur Dubai Shiva Temple, Shree Krishna Haveli and ShrinathJi Temple in Al Raffa.

On the other hand, the Sikh temple in Al Raffa is also within 18 minutes. Al Garhoud, being the main area for the Muslim community, has some popular mosques, including Garhoud, Bin Hamdan, and Al Rahman Mosques, which can each host more than 500 worshippers.

Educational institutes

Families living in Al Garhoud have a variety of schools to choose from that can offer distinct views about education. For the preschoolers and the kindergarten starters and other such known and approved options there are.

Cambridge International School in Al Garhoud is one of the most well-liked universities in Dubai, which is recognized as a high performing school by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority that holds annual reviews for the institutions in the city. This school is taught under the British system from FS1 to Year 13 and is situated only a 4 minute ride from the town centre of Garhoud.

Cambridge International School, although academically-driven, also promotes an integrated value system embedded in the curriculum. These values are centred on the idea that Knowledge inspires growth, excellence is a must, and leadership through creativity.

The Garhoud centre has a choice of Indian curriculum schools namely, Indian High School, Gulf Indian High School and New Indian Model School. American schooling systems are shown with examples of Al Khaleej National School, Al Mawakeb School Garhoud, and Dubai International School.

Not only that but Al Dar University College, The American College in Dubai, and Al Falah University are in Garhoud. The sheikdom also hosts Emirates Training College and Emirates Aviation Training College.

Healthcare Centres

By being an established and grown community like Al Garhoud, it offers the entire range of modern medical solutions to cater to the residents’ medical needs. From the available clinics, Prime Medical Centre is the first healthcare provider of the area.

Specialized medical services at Al Sham Dental Centre and Signature Clinic, the aesthetic centre, are on offer. For the comprehensiveness in-hospital care, residents can turn to renowned institutions such as Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Al Garhoud Private Hospital, and Prime Hospital Garhoud.

Those hospitals, built to ensure treatment functionality of all sorts, also give emergency round the clock care and some advanced outpatient services.


Al Garhoud features stellar and varied dining, ranging from exquisite restaurants to mouth watering eateries. Electric Century Village, a place next to Emirates Training College, needs to be visited by people who would like to try a licensed club, good music, and fantastic food.

One of the factors that sets apart Century Village is the number of world class restaurants that are here to offer you the best dishes from different parts of the world. Residents should feel the rush of an Irish pub environment by visiting the awesome Irish Village in the Garhoud, which is one of the best Irish pubs in Dubai.

The Le Méridien Dubai hotel situated in Al Garhoud is a welcome addition to the gastronomic offerings of the area. Three of its fine dining restaurants – Mahek, Dubliners and Warehouse- make the region foodier.

Aside from that, hotels closely located to Dubai International Airport in Garhoud are home to the top dining spots, offering a great deal of time-saving for residents.

A diversified gastronomic experience can be found when you go on a short trip to Dubai Festival City Mall where you can select from the many casual and fine dining eateries.

Beside restaurants from famous Californian places like California Pizza Kitchen, Chili’s, Hard Rock Cafe and others, we have prepared a big variety of gastronomic surprises for you.


Al Garhoud Area Guide

The location of Al Garhoud is southern Dubai’s coastline, and this makes the beach relatively accessible, 20-25 minutes away. Jumeirah Beach is a popular destination located next to Al Garhoud and it is only 20 minutes away.

There are many useful facilities available on this beach, including playgrounds for children, benches by the shore, the boat jetty, the shade of the tables by the sea, lifeguards on duty and different outlets for light meals.


Al Garhoud exhibits an integrated and comprehensive community which provides a mixture of cultural diversity, educational superiority, health facilities, and a wealth of dining and recreations headed by natural beauty.

Really located to distinguished schools, hospitals and to Dubai Festival City and City Centre Deira Malls, residents will have a comfortable and gratifying lifestyle.

The area is differentiated by elements like Century Village and Italian Village, which are special features of the social scene.

Thus, a fast link to Jumeirah Beach in Al Garhoud makes the area outstanding for its residents who represent a wide spectrum of demands and inclinations.



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