Saudi Arabia shopping

Food & Drinks in Riyadh

Eataly

Perhaps not the first company you'd think of in Arabia, Eataly opened its and only branch here in 2016. If you need a break from Middle Eastern fare, a meal here will transport you from Riyadh to Rome. Artisanal imp…
Shopping Centre in Dhahran

Al Othaim Mall

Al Othaim Mall is built to look like a gigantic ship, so there’s no way you can miss it. The four-storey shopping centre boasts a wide variety of high-end and affordable international brands, along with a floor dedi…
Shopping Centre in Dhahran

Mall of Dhahran

The biggest mall in the Eastern Province, Mall of Dhahran is a one-story shopping centre that includes high-street international brands and home-grown labels. With a spacious food court, several top-notch restaurant…
Shopping Centre in Riyadh

Al Nakheel Mall

Although there is no dearth of shopping malls in Riyadh, the relatively new Al Nakheel Mall is already a firm favourite of locals and visitors. It's spacious, with a variety of affordable and high-end brands housed …
Market in Dhahran

Dammam Souq

For an experience and prices far removed from the large shopping malls of the city, head to the open-area Dammam Souq (also known as the Ladies Market). Here you will find everything from knock-off cosmetic brands t…
Mall in Tabuk

Jada Mall

Jada Mall is more or less a cluster of hundreds of shops on what can be loosely described as a pedestrian mall over several blocks. Closed to traffic, the mall teems with buyers on warm weekend nights. It offers vir…
Mall in Mecca

Abraj Al Beit Towers

They've been criticised for their modern architectural design overlooking the historic and holy Grand Mosque, but these 601m-tall, postmodern towers are perhaps Mecca’s most visited non-religious landmark. They feat…
Market in Jeddah

Souq

Jeddah's souq immediately south of Al Amir Fahd St and Al Balad is well worth seeking out. It's subdivided into sections, some populated by different immigrant groups, such as Yemenis selling Yemeni coffee and jambi…
Food in Jeddah

Khayyam Al Rabie Est

For dates, nuts and nibbles at discount prices, head straight for the famous Khayyam Al Rabie Est, off Al Qabel St. With its fairy lights and floor-to-ceiling rows of goodies (including more than 50 varieties of dat…
Arts & Crafts in Riyadh

Souq Al Thumairi

For authentic handicrafts, head to Souq Al Thumairi, immediately south of Masmak Fortress in the Al Diriyah area. The shops in the small lanes offer everything from carpets to coffee pots, silver daggers to silver j…