The popular food concept, Time Out Market will, reportedly, open in Dubai at Souk Al Bahar. The announcement comes as global media and entertainment business, Time Out Group plc entered into a management agreement with Emaar Malls.
Time Out Market Dubai, spanning 30,000 sqft, will have a unique waterfront position on Burj Lake, next to The Dubai Mall and the iconic Burj Khalifa. The opening is expected towards end of 2020.
“We are pleased to have entered into our third management agreement, partnering with Emaar Malls to open Time Out Market Dubai. This enables us to scale this successful format globally and drive growth. Time Out Market Dubai will be the first site to open outside of Europe and North America – where we have a pipeline of new sites – demonstrating the strength of our brand and its appeal for the world’s leading real estate companies,” said Julio Bruno, CEO, Time Out Group plc.
“The addition of the first Time Out Market in the region in Souk Al Bahar will add to the culinary attractions that await visitors and local residents to Downtown Dubai. The carefully curated lifestyle experience will define a new niche for the city and complements our rich culinary offering set along the Waterfront Promenade of The Dubai Mall and in Souq Al Bahar. Emaar Malls is committed to bringing innovative entertainment attractions by working with global partners such as Time Out,” added Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, CEO of Emaar Malls.
“We are excited to open Time Out Market Dubai together with Emaar Malls in the beautiful Souk Al Bahar. In this city you couldn’t find a more iconic location, right next to the world-famous Burj Khalifa, the spectacular water fountains and the popular Dubai Mall – all attracting millions of visitors every year,” stated Didier Souillat, CEO, Time Out Market. “Dubai is a top travel and culinary destination – its food scene is one of the world’s best. The concentration of excellent chefs and restaurants is extraordinary, and people come here for outstanding dining experiences and entertainment. We can’t wait to test, taste and select the very best curated mix of the city’s top chefs and cultural talent for Time Out Market Dubai. This will be a fantastic addition to the city and another must-visit destination in this part of Dubai.