Citywalk Dubai vs Citywalk Hollywood: Which is Better?


The launching of Citywalk in Dubai is attracting millions of residents and tourists for its unique dining and shopping outlets. This project is developed by Meraas and features a European style design with a complete layout of 13,000 square metres. The popularity in Dubai's ultra-modern Citywalk encourages a comparison with the original Citywalk located at Universal Studios in Hollywood, California. The popularity of City Walk Dubai and Citywalk Hollywood is attracting tourists to highlight the similarities and uniqueness of both communities. This comparison focuses on gourmet cuisines, shopping outlets and the uniqueness in both communities.

Citywalk Dubai vs Citywalk Hollywood Overview

Citywalk in Dubai is located on Safa Street and features a European style architecture with a total layout of 13,000 square metres. Dubai's Citywalkers experience the London fashion streets while visiting famous gourmet, entertainment and shopping outlets available only in Citywalk within the UAE. This community has become a central place of attraction for locals and tourists. Citywalk is Dubai’s iconic landmark for gourmet food, shopping and entertainment because it features brands available only in Citywalk. The original Citywalk at Universal Studios Hollywood open in 1993 and is still an iconic landmark in the United States. Visitors experience Hollywood designed streets of approximately three blocks of entertainment, cuisines and shopping. Citywalk Hollywood consists of over 30 restaurants, a 19-screen movie theater featuring Imax, indoor skydiving and more than 30 stores of high-end clothing brands. Hollywood has the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Same Cuisines at Both Locations:


•American: Wolfgang Puck Bistro(Hollywood), Johnny Rockets(Hollywood), Saddle Ranch Chop House(Hollywood)

•Sandwiches: Smash Burger( Hollywood), Subway (Hollywood, Dubai),

• Steakhouse: Tony Romas (Hollywood), Samba Brazilian Steak House and Lounge(Hollywood), Butcher Shop and Grill(Dubai)

•Dessert: Ben and Jerry's(Hollywood), Popcornopolis(Hollywood), VOODOO DOUGHNUT(Hollywood),  Serendipidy 3 (Dubai), Godiva Chocolate Cafe(Dubai), Paul Bakery(Dubai)

•Italian: Blaze Pizza(Hollywood), Sapori Di Bice

Must Visit City Walk Dubai Brands

•Farzi Cafe(Indian)

•Paul Bakery(French Bakery)

•Clinton Street Bakery(American Cuisine, Dessert)

•Butcher Shop and Grill(Steakhouse)

•Mitt & Trays(International, Dessert)

•Serendipidy 3(Dessert)

•Walnut Grove(International Cuisines)

Must Visit Hollywood Brands

•Bubba Gump Shrimp Co(Seafood)

•Buca dl Beppo(Italian)

•Camacho's Cantinas(Mexican)

•Dongpo Kitchen(Chinese)

•Wolfgang Puck Bistro(American)

• Tony Romas(Steakhouse)

• The Crepe Cafe(French)

•Saddle Ranch Chop House(American)

Citywalk Dubai's Special Features


Citywalk's Exclusive Fashion Brands 

Citywalk's outstanding shopping outlet is a major factor that attracts tourism as numerous fashion brands are unavailable throughout the UAE. These fashion brands include Belgium's Antwerp, New York Label Rag & Bone and Italian label Flavio Castellani. Other fashion brands not exclusively in Citywalk include British brand Cath Kidston, Armani Exchange, Missoni, level Kids and more. Locating the shopping outlet of choice or restaurant can be challenging because of Citywalk's wide variety of options. Meraas, the developer of Citywalk has hired trained security guards to answer any questions and direct you to your next destination.


Shopping Children-Free

Caboodle in City Walk Dubai is a dedicated children's play centre that provides an enjoyable, fun and educational experience for children. The centre's strategic location allows Citywalk visitors to enjoy shopping children free. Caboodle caters to attract children of all ages to help them grow socially, and physically in a pleasant environment. Kids of all ages can be enrolled in events and classes that occur daily. Register in first aid training class or fun activities for children of various ages. Parents are welcome to Caboole Cafe is an in-house cafe serving snacks and beverages.

Roxy Cinema Citywalk Dubai

Roxy Cinema offers a high-quality movie screening experience for its attendees with a boutique ambience. The theatre is spacious with luxurious seating, providing a relaxed atmosphere. Roxy Cinema consists of three extravagant platinum movie suites with pillows, blankets and high-quality screen &  audio set up to guarantee the customer's comfort. Customers can order food and refreshments during the movie, which will be served by a staff member.


Citywalk Residences by Meeras

Citywalk Residences are the first freehold contemporary buildings in the heart of Jumeirah. Developed by Meraas, this development consists of low-rise and mid-rise residential apartments that feature one, two, three, four bedroom apartments and a full floor penthouse for sale and rent. Citywalks' residence are steps away from world-renowned gourmet restaurants, fashion outlets and a 15 minutes walk from the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Residents are conveniently located at the junction of Al Safa and Al Wasl Road and minutes away from Dubai E 11 Sheikh Zayed Rd.

Citywalk Hollywood's Special Attractions/Features


AMC Movie Theatre

Citywalk Hollywood features an AMC movie theatre, one of the most high-end theatres in the US. The 19 screen movie theatre has comfortable black leather chairs, black speakers and walls to reduce light that might disturb customers. Each cinema room features a Dolby ATMOS immersive surround sound and Christie RGB laser projection along with a Christie Vive Audio system, allowing for the highest picture and audio quality in each theatre.


The 5 Towers Concert Stage

The 5 Towers is Citywalks' outdoor concert arena that features world renowned artists to perform year round. Five 42-foot high tower sculptures define the designated concert space. The massive stage has a LED monitor mounted above it, proving tourists and locals a destination to experience free live music weekly.

Citywalk Hollywood Fashion Outlets

Citywalk Hollywood has a wide selection of shopping outlets for adults and children. Hollywood's fashion outlets include Abercrombie & Fitch, ANGL, Guess Accessories, Fossil and more. This vibrant community has plenty of shopping outlets that is difficult to visit in one day.

Leave a Comment

Leave a comment

Subscribe to fäm Properties

Subscribe to fäm Properties

Subscribe to stay up to date with the latest market news.

Featured Posts

  • Tenant’s Rights: Can a Landlord Increase Your Rent in Dubai?

  • The Hidden Cost of Buying a Property in Dubai

  • Title Deed Verification in Dubai: Ensuring Property Ownership Authenticity

  • Top 10 Best Places to Live in Dubai

  • Mega-Projects: These 11 Man-made Islands In Dubai Will Surely Blow Your Mind