Meydan City Area Guide

Meydan, one of Dubai's premier developments, covers more than 40 million square feet and offers a variety of cosmopolitan living options right in the middle of Nad Al Sheba. The neighbourhood's name derives from the Arabic term "a meeting place." It is a revolutionary Dubai suburb that combines business opportunities, leisure, and luxurious lifestyle amenities.

About Meydan City

Meydan City, Dubai, outshines even the most spectacular emirate communities by providing access to globally recognized events and entertainment facilities. Most of the town has off-plan projects, while others are being developed quickly. Geographically, it is in a prime location, spanning 40 million square kilometres.

Meydan City is divided into four different districts:

  • Meydan Racecourse & Grandstand

  • Meydan Metropolis

  • Meydan Godolphin

  • Meydan Horizon

In addition to commercial spaces, Meydan City offers a wide range of upscale residential properties, including villas, townhouses, apartment buildings, and hotel towers. In addition to the Dubai World Cup, Meydan Racecourse hosts the most prominent horse racing festival each year. Meydan City is intended to be an environmentally friendly community with an effective waste management system.

Meydan is located near Ras Al Khor Road, Dubai Road, and Al Ain Road. It is a short distance from

  • The Dubai Mall - 22 minutes

  • Palm Jumeirah - 29 minutes

  • JBR - 32 minutes

  • Burj Al Arab - 21 minutes

  • Motor City - 17 minutes

  • Arabian Ranches - 19 minutes

  • Dubai International Airport - 21 minutes


Meydan has a variety of schools nearby, with International Concept for Education being the closest at 1.3 km. Some options based on international standards include Safa British School and Jumeirah International Nursery on Al Abraj Street. A highly regarded prospect is GEMS Jumeirah Primary School, which offers the British curriculum up until Year 6. A 10-minute drive from Meydan City will bring you to Hartland International School, Hummingbird Nursery & Latifa Schools for girls, among other options.

Some options for university students include Jumeirah University, which is 22 minutes away; Canadian university Dubai is 19 minutes away, and Mohammed Bin Rashid university is just 15 minutes away from Meydan City.

Things To Do

For The Shopaholics

Meydan One Mall will be much more than just a haven for shoppers. It is known for housing the enormous dancing fountain in the world.

It will offer a variety of sports activities, including ice skiing and stand-up paddling, since Meydan is all about fusing sports and luxury. This mall will undoubtedly set records with its approximately 620 retail establishments and separate halls for performances and events.

Meydan City is close to the community mall in Business Bay, Bay Avenue. Numerous local shops, a casual dining area, and a market area are all located there.

For The Foodies

Food lovers have many options, including standard Asian, Chinese, Continental, and Fast-Food chains. Some of the well-known restaurants in the area include The Track Restaurant, Shiba Restaurant, Chez Charles Restaurant, Farriers & Al Ain Way Restaurant and Cafeteria.

Qube Sports Bar, located on the upper level of Meydan Golf Clubhouse and known as one of the best sports bars in Dubai, is a popular spot for screening trending sports shows and TV series. The location is also famous for a typical friends' day out for those who enjoy cheering on pool tables and dart boards. Iris is also present in Meydan Grandstand, one of Dubai's top venues for live music.

Those interested in Dubai's nightlife are also well-catered. You can now assemble at one of Dubai's best rooftop shisha lounges. Meydan City is home to the well-known Meydan Hotel, from which you can access the Mood Rooftop Lounge.

Nearby Attractions

The main attraction in Meydan City is the racecourse, which hosts several prestigious horse-riding competitions. The Grandstand and racetracks are just two of the nearby entertainment options. It has a sizeable 9-hole golf course, the exclusive Meydan Marina, a gallery and museum dedicated to horse racing, and a 5-star trackside hotel. The Track Meydan Golf is located on Al Meydan Road and offers golf lessons for kids in Dubai.

Dubai One Tower, the world's tallest residential tower, stands tall in the Meydan One neighbourhood. It is close to the Meydan One Marina Yacht Club and includes a 675-meter-high restaurant, a five-star hotel, 885 residential suites, and a conference centre. In addition, you can visit the nearby Al Quoz Pond Park if you want to spend a relaxed evening with your family.

There is always something to do in Meydan City. The Godolphin neighbourhood has an exciting gateway, high-rise towers, shopping centres, canals, and recreation parks, but residents can also have fun in their gated communities. Homes surrounded by playgrounds, bicycle paths, and jogging trails are great places to spend time with the family.

The project's IMAX theatres, concourse plaza, sky bubble restaurant, clubs, and boat house are all appealing features. Most villa communities and apartment buildings offer top-notch amenities that match opulent living standards. You can always visit the spas, salons, and swimming clubs nearby if you want to relax without going out.

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