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Dubai Festival City Mall set to launch new waterfront venue

Revamped open-air space will develop into a 300 metre promenade offering more than 20 restaurants

Dubai Festival City Mall set to launch new waterfront venue

Dubai Festival City Mall has announced that it will soon launch its new waterfront extension, which will offer more than 20 restaurants.

The revamped open-air space will develop into a 300 metre long waterfront venue offering views of Dubai's skyline from the banks of the Creek.

The restaurants will include Dubai's first Serendipity 3 as well as C-House, Texas Road House, Cheese Cake Factory, Eataly, Fratelli La Bufala, Sugar Factory and Al Fanar, a statement said.

The waterfront will be in addition to the mall's 400 retail outlets and over 75 dining options as part of a AED1.5 billion expansion project which will be completed later this year.

Steve Cleaver, director - Shopping Centres, AFGRE on behalf of Dubai Festival City Mall, said: "The opening of our brand new waterfront district is a key milestone in the transformational journey we have embarked upon in our effort to continue to establish Dubai Festival City Mall amongst the UAE's top must-visit destinations.

"This world-class waterfront venue is unique in terms of the overall experience for visitors, as it complements the unbeatable combination of shopping, leisure and entertainment options in the Mall within a truly unrivalled setting."

To celebrate the public opening, mall visitors from Tuesday to the end of April will enjoy an outdoor events entertainment programme.

The opening weekend will also feature performances by celebrity bands and popular DJs, in addition to free mini golf stations and bouncy castles. The festivities will continue for 11 consecutive weekends with a host of exclusive curated events including an outdoor cinema and flower festival.

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