Top 10 Things to Do at Deerfields Mall this Summer

  • Al Bahia’s community shopping destination offers entertainment and leisure for all

Don’t stay home when the temperature soars, head to Deerfields Mall for air-conditioned activities over the sweltering summer months.

From food and films to fairground-style rides, Al Bahia’s community hub has heaps of entertainment as well as top-notch shopping.

“Deerfields Mall is a multipurpose entertainment destination for everyone to enjoy. As well as a fantastic assortment of shops, there are combat games, play zones, fairground-style rides and more – there really is something for everyone,” said the centre’s Asset Director Matthew Reay.

Here are 10 things to try over the weeks and months to come…

  1. Find all the fun of the fair at Fabyland

This futuristic family entertainment zone has attractions to suit all ages. Fabyland houses a state-of-the-art arcade with state-of-the-art gaming machines, as well as fairground-style rides. To get your adrenaline pumping, strap yourself in for a hair-raising ride on the Energy Leap and Top Dancer attractions – they’ll take you upside-down and spin you around at speed. Traditional treats such as the Bumper Cars – or dodgems – the high-flying Happy Swing and make a splash with a go on the Flume Ride – it’s just like the log flume, but with boats rather than branches.

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm on Saturdays to Wednesdays and from 10am to midnight on Thursdays and Fridays

  1. Catch a movie at Cine Royal

The 14-screen cinema offers hours of entertainment in air-conditioned comfort. Upcoming movies include hotly anticipated sequel Transformers: The Last Knight and, for younger viewers, the charming

animation Last Journey to Oz. Grown-ups can chuckle at comedies such as The House, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, Malayalam-language Role Models and Arabian pirate caper Tafash We Arb3een Harami. High-octane action flicks include car chase drama Overdrive and thriller Railroad Tigers, which stars martial arts maestro Jackie Chan.

  1. Experience virtual reality at Adventure Centre

Adventure Centre combines virtual reality with seats that swivel 360 degrees. The attraction’s state-of-the-art Virtualizer by Cyberith simulator engages the whole body for a truly immersive experience.

  1. Dodge dinosaurs at Thrill Zone

United Arab Emirates’ only laser tag arena, Thrill Zone offers an exhilarating, high-tech combat team game suited for children and adults alike. Spanning 4,700 square feet, the venue has a Jurassic-era theme complemented by a 6D cinema screen, party area and even an in-house café. For children’s -birthday parties, corporate away-days and major family gatherings, it’s the perfect way to burn calories, sharpen the senses and unleash the adrenaline!

  1. Apple Tree Garden Games

Youngsters can listen to stories told in English and Arabic in this quirky play zone, which blends entertainment and education in a safe and enriching environment. Children are free to run, dance and play with friends; there is also a fantastic selection of thoughtfully chosen toys that enhance teamwork, decision-making and cognitive ability.

  • Tel: +97150 649 6511
  • Email: info@attge.ae
  • Web: www.atgg.ae
  • Opening hours: 10am to 10pm on Saturdays to Wednesdays and from 10am to midnight on Thursdays and Fridays
  1. Kidoos

This adult-supervised children’s play centre on the mall’s fourth floor offers a unique programme of activities designed to aid children’s physical, emotional and social development. Top-notch facilities such as the playground, soft play area, toddler zone and well-equipped party hall are complemented by a special kids’ salon, safe climbing wall art and craft studio – there’s also a cute “make-believe” village where youngsters can play at being grown-ups in the mini medical clinic, supermarket, fire station, kitchen and fitness centre.

  1. Gold’s Gym

With room for 500 members, this state-of-the-art fitness centre is a prime destination for body-conscious residents. The centre, on the mall’s third floor, contains both mixed and ladies-only areas, and holds group exercise sessions such as Zumba, Body Jam, Body Combat and Body Pump. Members can park inside and outside the mall free of charge.

  1. Shakespeare and Co. & Bill’s Market – Great dining options

Shakespeare and Co. is a traditional-style eatery that manages to be both elegant and homely. Its varied menu offers an array of comforting dishes, including crêpes, burgers, pizzas, pasta and sandwiches. Shisha is also available.

Grab yourself a hearty grill at Bill’s Market. The steakhouse prides itself upon its flavorful dishes featuring signature spice blends for a truly mouthwatering experience. It places an emphasis on using locally sourced and farm-fresh ingredients whenever possible.

  1. Book Corner

Avid readers can browse a vast choice of titles – there’s a large enough selection to keep any bookworm occupied in the weeks and months to come. Founded in 1991, the store also stocks toys, gifts, stationery and games, making it especially popular with children.

  • Tel: +971 2 501 0826 / 827
  • Email: bkcorner@eim.ae
  • Web: www.bookcorner.ae
  • Opening hours: 10am to 10pm from Saturdays to Wednesdays; 10am to midnight on Thursdays and Fridays
  1. Spend & WIN this Summer

As part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, from the 14th of July till the 20th of August, customers who spend AED 200 at any store in the Mall, stand a chance to WIN one of 5 BWM cars. Also, enjoy several sports and entertainment activities through this period. Log on to our website for more information.

Deerfields Mall is located in Abu Dhabi’s Old Al Bahya district, on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai Rd.