Heading to Ibn Battuta Mall this weekend? Whether you’re taking a break from all the shopping, or you’re forced to go tag along on a shopping trip and can’t leave, we got you! From arcade games at Chuck-E-Cheese to fancy 7-star experiences at Novo Cinemas, here’s what to do at Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai…
1. Get a Foot Massage at Feet First
Tired from all the walking? We feel you. Ibn Battuta Mall is huge, and your feet deserve a time out. Make your way to Feet First and just sit back and relax as the therapists treat your feet to a relaxing reflexology massage. Fun fact – did you know that reflexology benefits sinus problems, back pain and digestive orders?
Price: AED 100 for 30 mins (not including tax)
Where: Feet First Reflexology & Massage Centre
2. Play a Game of Bowling at Switch
Spare yourself the boredom, and head to Switch Bowling to knock down some pins! With blacklight setting and fluorescent lights, this bowling alley literally makes you feel like you’re bowling at a night club.
Price: AED 150 per lane per hour, or AED 30 per person per game
Where: Switch Bowling
3. Be a Kid Again at Chuck-E-Cheese
You may know it as a fast-food restaurant, but did you also know that this food joint is home to plenty of fun arcade games too? Unleash your inner child and make your way to Chuck-E-Cheese to play some games, collect coupons and win prizes!
Price: AED 4 per token; AED 99 for 30 tokens; packages available
Where: Chuck-E-Cheese Dubai
4. Learn about the history of Ibn Battuta Mall
Ever wondered why it’s called Ibn Battuta Mall? The mall is named after the famous explorer and traveller called Ibn Battuta, and each court showcases the lands he visited. Want to learn about his travels? All you need to do is head to Ibn Battuta Mall, visit all of the incredible installations and enjoy your history lesson.
Where: All throughout Ibn Battuta Mall
5. Watch a 7-star Movie at Novo Cinemas
With plush leather chairs that recline, blankets, pillows, a digital menu at your seat and waiters that deliver your food right to your seat, this is nothing at all like your regular movie experience. The 7-star screen at Novo Cinemas does come at a price, but it’s worth trying out at least once just for the experience.
Price: AED 158 for a cinema ticket, not including food
Where: Novo Cinemas