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Shopping in Kuwait

Shopping in Kuwait will definitely astonish you!

There are plentiful opportunities in Kuwait to buy modern clothing, household goods, cosmetics, perfumes and many other items imported from all over the world. There are many modern facilities with spacious walk ways and attractive shops displays, such as the Salhiya Complex in the city, Al-Watya behind the Sheraton Hotel, Zahra, Al-Bustan and Al-Fanar Complexes and Laila Galleria in Salmiya, Al-Muthanna complex across from Le Meridien, Al-Mohallab and Al-Othman complex in Hawally. In addition, there are many shopping areas, or souks, in districts such as Salmiya, Fahaheel, Hawally, and elsewhere. These offer not only consumer items but may also include agents, and amusement centers for children.









No shopping in Kuwait would be complete without visit to the avenue mall. The avenue mall is one of the biggest shopping malls in Kuwait .It is located in the Al-Rai industrial area. It is a nice place for the family to visit. The Mall will also bring a unique shopping experience by introducing a wide range of international brands, all kind of restaurants and cafes. It has also a fun place for kids call the magic planet a big place with all kind of games.

The Avenue Mall will definitely lift your shopping spirit up. The Mall will introduce the ‘Jewelry Zone’ for jewelry, precious stones and gold lovers. The designs and colors of the retail facades of the Jewelry Zone reflect the value of the goods on sale.

Location Details of Avenue Mall

Al-Rai Area- 5th Ring Road- Between Ghazali Street & Mohammed Bin Alqasem Street, Kuwait.

Opening Hours: 10:00 am to 2:00 am.









Al Fanar Mall is one of the attractive Kuwait’s premier shopping destinations. The mall help you quickly find what you are looking for. It offers more than 30 branded stores, the finest foods and excellent entertainment facilities in a beautifully architected environment.

It is also a coolest place to seek out the latest fashion trends, gadget, watch movies, dine out, or hang out with friends.

The Al-Fanar Cinema is the most favourite aspect of one and all, which is considered to be one of the best among all Cinemas in Kuwait.The large and spacious Al-Fanar Cinema is located within the Al-Fanar shopping complex, including all modern amenities.

Location Details of Al Fanar Mall

Al Fanar Mall
Salem Al Mubarak Street,
Salmiya, Kuwait

Opening Hours: Open daily, from 12 PM – Midnight


360° MALL








This mall is a very entertainment shopping center in Kuwait. It offers great experience for you and your family. A hypermarket, two department stores and fabulous leisure and entertainment areas are some of its major attractions. If you want to do shopping in Kuwait, 360 Mall is definitely an exciting and unique destination. It has everything a person needs.

Location Details of 360° MALL

360° MALL – Sixth Ring Road, South Surra, Al Zahra’a Area
P.O. Box 29060
Safat 13151, Kuwait










Souq Sharq is a good shopping center with several department stores and retail shops including shops for male and female fashion clothing, jewelry, cosmetics and perfumes, in addition to kids’ fashion items, kids’ toys and entertainment areas for kids.
Souk Sharq is a place of good food too.This mall is also famous for largest food court in Kuwait. There are many cafes and restaurants that offer a fantastic selection of food and drink for all the family to enjoy.

Location Details of Souk Sharq

Safat P.O.Box – 22644, Safat – 13087,Kuwait

Opening Hours: Sat to Fri. 10am-10pm










Souk Al-Mubarakiya is an old Kuwaiti market that sells all traditional cloths, accessories and other stuffs to maintain its traditional flavour. There are Arabic, pickles, herbs, spices, dates as well fresh fish, meat, fruits and vegetables are also sold here. Whether it is to shop, eat or just to sight see there is plenty here that can give an expat a taste of the real Kuwait.

Location Details of Souk Al-Mubarakiya

Between Mubarak al-Kabir,Ahmad al-jaber&Ali al-Salem Street in Kuwait










Marina World is the second largest and entertainment complex in Kuwait. It is a leisure and retail area consisting of a five-star hotel, fully-equipped world-class marina, restaurants, luxury shops and entertainment centers. There are many stores familiar to Westerners, so if you’re looking for your favorite brands, you won’t be disappointed.

The Mall is surrounded by many cafes and restaurants. There is a large spectacular glass fountain, located at the centerpiece of the plaza. The area is topped with one of the largest glass domes in the region. The sail of a ship installed on the dome radiates automatically to let in the beautiful sun beams.

Location Details of Marina Mall
Marina Mall
Shop 63 ground floor

Opening Hours:Mon to Sun. 10am–10pm

Gulfmart Khaitan showroom inaugurates tomorrow

Kuwait’s most popular one-stop supermarket group Gulfmart has announced the opening of its 7th super markets in Khaitan. The new showroom in Khaitan will be opened to the public on Wednesday, 9th, June 2010 at 9;30 am by Indian Ambassador to Kuwait His Excellency Sri Ajai Malhotra. This was announced by Mr T A Remesh – Gulf Mart Country Head in a press conference held at Avanti palace, Salmiya. He expressed delight on the opening of their seventh branch, which he said showed the group’s commitment in bring Gulf Mart outlets closer to their valued patrons. He also added that the eight show room of Gulfmart will be opened in Nugra Hawalli in October this year.

The new 12,000 sq ft spacious store in Khaitan is located opposite to the Indian Community school and Mc Donald’s near Police station round is having a large parking space for customers. Interior arrangements designed by the Havelock consultants, a pioneer in this field will give an exceptional shopping experience to the clients, TA Ramesh said. The interiors are organized such a way that customers can choose the items with great convenience.

Speaking about the Gulfmart brand, T A Remesh, Country Manager, said that they have consistently maintained prices by offering their customers the best deals and that Gulfmart has an unbelievable variety of fresh, frozen and packaged food products, a variety of cosmetic products and household products, a full range of ethnic products from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, etc, all under one roof.”We are bringing vegetables and other food products directly from the source countries and are able to give fresh items at best price to the customers” he added. Gulfmart also have the large stock of cosmetics, Electronic items and other Home items arranged in the new showroom. “Our aim is to make Gulfmart a house hold name” he added. Gulfmart with over a decade of trust with our customers, aimed to complete 10 showroom outlet in Kuwait by end of this year. Gulfmart employs more than 300 staff. “We are the second largest supermarket in Kuwait in terms of number of branches in the country” Remesh added.

Gulfmart have 6 showrooms in Kuwait at Shuwaikh, Abbasiya, Salmiya, Hawally, Fahaheel and Farwaniya. The new showrooms will provide the large number of residents in Khaitan a shopping convenience they have been waiting for. Fakrudeen Kabeer (Senior purchase manager), Juzer Zaifi, Sameer Sheikh, Imran Sheikh and Imran Khan were also present during the press conference.