Al Mizhar-Area Guide

Are you searching for the perfect blend of residental calmly and urban comfort in Dubai? If you go to Al Mizhar, you’ll find what you’re looking for without a doubt.

The residential area, marked by villas, where you will find a quiet and peaceful place to unwind away from the everyday life of busting streets is indeed the site of this thriving community.

However, while you have begun the path of living in Al Mizhar, you might have come across a prominent shortcoming that a lot of the residents face which is the lack of eateries within the community. Don’t worry, since in this guide, I will be uncovering the hidden gems.

It will guide you to the essentials of the schools, hospital, and shopping malls around Al Mizhar Area.

This will make you live the confluence of comfort, convenience, and the luxury that is found around the place.


Dubai Areas

A residential area similar in architecture to the vicinity around the villas that largely defines the type of living ideal for family households detached from the clamp and rail of urban road rage and congestion.

Providing a healthy selection of highly-rated schools around, it’s a great spot for families who have kids.

The property is conveniently located just 25 minutes from the centre of the town. Meanwhile, do not forget that the airport takes you only 13 minutes away.

Facilities And Amenities

Super Markets

Al Mizhar can be home to a commercial marketplace, including Lulu Hypermarket (Arabian Center locale) and Union Cooperative Hypermarket (Etihad Mall location).

The adjoining community of Mirdif, Al Warqa’a, Al Khawaneej and Oud Al Muteena provides a huge array of small grocery stores where you can grab your day on the go.

Moreover, the neighbourhood of Mirdif caters also a branch of Organic Foods and Cafe offering residents with a wide spectrum of food shopping options.

Shopping Malls

In Al Mizhar, the malls Etihad Mall, Arabian Center, and Al Mizhar Mall are not to be forgotten. While Al Mizhar Mall and Etihad Mall are considered as socio-culturally connected smaller malls with few storefronts for retail and eateries, the Arabian Centre with extensive facility and multiple dining options is regarded as the largest and most well-known among the three.

Arabian Centre is a one-stop experience with an array of offerings, including a shopping centre as well as a dining and entertainment hub.

The shopping center is set aside from other malls by its supermarket, multiple retail stores, and a wide range of eating establishments that go beyond the common shopping experience.

On the other hand, Arabian Centre provides a cinema, an indoor amusement park, and a small ice rink for a game which represents a great diversity of entertainment opportunities.

Furthermore, the mall hosts various banks and institutions but the biggest share is owned by governmental agencies.

Shopping enthusiasts who want to explore a bigger shopping area may find City Centre Mirdif just nearby, a mall that hosts a variety of shopping brand shops from high-end fashion outlets to beauty products.

Shops including but not definite Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Aldo, Sephora, Lego, and many others definitely make City Centre Mirdif a full-fledged place to shop for individuals who are in the vicinity of the community.


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While Al Mizhar malls are made up of a great mix of fast food, casual dining services, and other retail space, it lacks community restaurants and eateries compared to Dubai and the UAE.

Outstanding choices are Gazebo restaurant which has earned wide reputations for its wide range of foodial offerings.

For those in search of a more relaxing mood with free style Indian cuisine and smooth ambience, Freejna Restaurant is an excellent destination. Al Farsi Restaurant is a Persian restaurant known as one of the most Highly regarded eateries in Al Mizhar.

In contrast, for those who are in search of venues with a club license, a 19-minute drive to Al Garhoud in the direction of Deira is necessary.

In the area surrounding Mission, eateries including the Soho Bar and Grill, as well as the Irish Village, the Nomad Lounge, and some others maintain adequate diversity for those who are looking for a dining space which also has a liquor license.

Healthcare Centres 

Mizhar Center is the venue of the Prime Medical Centre which is a unique stand-alone clinic that provides attention to all main health needs such as heart diseases, children disease, dental surgery and regular check-up by family physicians.

The University Medical Hospital, which is located in Muhaisnah and is just about 10 minutes commute from the community, is nearby to cater for the urgently required medical attention cases as well as other comprehensive medical services.


Though the Beach is slightly far from the campus it is only around 30 minutes to get there by public transportation. You’ll have lots of choices, with Jumeirah Beach, Kite Beach, and Al Mamzar Beach among them.

The beaches here are not only known for their great views but also for the catered fitness amenities and the delicacies that are offered in lakefront restaurants and, consequently, a unique arrangement is provided for the residents and the visitors alike.

Religious Centres

Although at present, there are not any churches on the streets around, but still the zone is close to various places of worship which is convenient. There are many churches that are close by to Oud Municipality, in Dubai.

Transfer via the two districts takes about 22 minutes; the option of many churches is good. The Hindus can find solace from their townhouses down the Al Fahidi Street, which is just opposite to Dubai Museum within a distance of a 25-minute drive. The temples dedicated to Shiva and Lord Krishna can be reached at this street.

Muslim residents of Al Mizhar region maintain numerous mosques in different parts of the region to cater for their spiritual needs.

A bunch of mosques are rich with the Ahli Mosque, mostly visited for Jummah prayers, is the most featured among all of them.

Besides Al Farooq and Taibah, there are other nearby mosques i.e., Sheikh Latifa, and these mosques are in this zone which serves the Muslim community well.

Educational Institutes

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Al Mizhar has an amazing number of schools mostly in Al Mizhar 1. The best institution is GEMS Royal Dubai School that stands out as one of the most prestigious institutions in this area.

The school won the excellent rating by the KHDA and, being principally educated by the British curriculum, it helps the students from pre-primary to year 6.

Seeking to acquire the idea that each pupil is undoubtedly capable of taking in and learning, the educational institution utilises an individualised approach in order to prepare each and every one scholarship ready for real life.

For instance, local expats can find among the British education system alternatives, like Arab Unity School and GEMS Founders School, which are among the best-known schools in the area.

Making a decision between American curriculum having three schools in the area includes Al Mizhar American Academy, Mirdif American School and Al Mawakeb School not leaving one with no other choice than only three school options within the neighbourhood.

Al Mizhar has the additional advantage to include both, primary and secondary schools, and close distance to not only one but of the university centres.

Located beside Dubai Silicon Oasis just 25 minutes away from both Dubai International Academic City that accommodates global recognized institutions and University City Sharjah which is the provider of higher education calibre to the community, further educational basis is added to the region.


Al Mizhar stands as a would-be residential haven, the tranquil villas, prone to keeping away from all city noise, adds finishing touch to it. A city that offers an array of top schools, a mall with lots of shopping, and clinic satellites, caters to different lifestyles.

It is worth mentioning how the community’s trio of Etihad Mall, Arabian Centre, and Al Mizhar Mall satiate your appetite for shopping and leisure.

Whilst there are not many restaurants in the commercial district of Al Mizhar, the food lovers will definitely appreciate the few popular outlets there since they increase the chances of finding good food to eat.

This is also applicable for the beach’s broadened infrastructures and proximity to vital places of interest. This will guarantee a harmonious merger of serenity and convenience, an ideal spot for families.



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