The Galleria Al Maryah Island: the shops and restaurants now open inside the Abu Dhabi mall

You don't need to trudge to Yas Island the next time Cheesecake Factory or Debenhams beckon

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The much-awaited Galleria expansion, officially a mall called The Galleria Al Maryah Island, opened its doors to a sizeable crowd on Wednesday, September 4.

Full of high-street and speciality stores, food court fare, stand-alone restaurants and plenty of child-friendly services, the new mall will cater to shoppers, foodies and families alike.

Click through our gallery above to see the stores that are now open.

ABU DHABI ,  UNITED ARAB EMIRATES , SEPTEMBER 4 – 2019 :- Visitors at the new expansion of The Galleria on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi. ( Pawan Singh / The National ) For Lifestyle

Shoppers can also make a beeline for beauty brands including Etude House and Charlotte Tilbury, as well as high-street stores Monki, Next and River Island.

Coming soon to The Galleria Al Maryah Island

Although the capital's first Kinokuniya will open in the first quarter of next year, here's a list of stores, eateries and other services which will roll out over the next few weeks: 2XL flagship, Bin Sina Wellness, Boots Opticians, Centrepoint, Dyson, Jose Eber, Just Kidding, Jumbo, Kashmiri Honey, Kilian, Le Cadeau, Lolli & Pops, L'Occitane, La Senza, Nars, Petit Bateau, Penhaligons, Steve Madden, Tara Jarmon, Mattress Store, Toy Store, United Furniture, Undiz, Villeroy & Boch, Vision Express and Waitrose.

Caboodle and Xtreme Zone, too, will open later.


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