Top Choice Market in Manama

Manama Souq

Manama Souq, in the warren of streets behind Bab Al Bahrain, is the place to go for electronic goods, bargain T-shirts, nuts, spices, sheesha bottles and a plethora of other Bahraini essentials. Highlights include t…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Manama

Kingdom of Perfumes

You're in for a real treat at this fabulous little perfumery in the heart of Manama Souq. Try all manner of European-sourced perfumes if you must, but you're far better off sampling the locally mixed perfumes that u…
Mall in Manama

Al Aali Mall

This small mall next to Seef Mall has gone for quality over quantity, with a lovely reproduction of an old Gulf souq in the Souq Al Tawaweesh section, and designer brands such as Armani, Jimmy Choo and Noof, a shopf…
Mall in Manama

Bahrain City Centre

Bahrain's true mega-mall, City Centre has something for everyone. If international brands have a presence in Bahrain, you'll most likely find them here, alongside a food court, a cinema complex, a Carrefour supermar…
Food in Manama

Spice Souq

It can be a little hard to find, but this small collection of spice sellers is a wonderfully fragrant place for a stroll as you explore one of the quieter corners of Manama Souq. Walk southeast along Municipality Av…
Jewellery in Manama

Gold Souq

Still the hub of the local gold industry, this is the place to come for both custom-made and ready-to-buy gold jewellery, with a few workshops where you can see the goldsmiths at work. Apart from anything else, come…
Mall in Manama

Moda Mall

High-end designer retailers dominate this upmarket mall beneath the World Trade Centre. Think De Beers, Louis Vuitton and Dolce & Gabbana and you'll get an idea of what's here.
Fashion & Accessories in Manama

Kubra Al Qaseer

Arguably Bahrain's best-known designer, Kubra Al Qaseer pioneered the colourful modern interpretations of the humble jalebiya (long, flowing cotton garment worn by women).
Mall in Manama

Seef Mall

One of Manama's larger malls, Seef has gone for a fairly mainstream approach, with Marks & Spencer, H&M and Zara among many others, as well as the usual food court.
Fashion & Accessories in Manama


Bahraini designer Noof Al Khor turns out modern takes on Bahraini women's fashions, with a focus on glittering sandals and jalebiyas.