The newest waterfront destination on Palm Jumeirah
Words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Guides · May 23rd, 2019
Located at the tip of Palm Jumeirah, The Pointe is a relaxed retail and entertainment destination across the bay from Atlantis The Palm. The 1.4 million sqft hosts a beautiful promenade with more than 80 restaurants and retail outlets. The venue features as many as 16,00 spaces for car parking and can also be accessed via the Palm Monorail that is connected via Dubai Tram and Dubai Metro stations.
According to Ali Rashid Lootah, chairman of Nakheel, “The Pointe is an iconic, must-see attraction offering remarkable lifestyle experiences for residents and tourists. Inspired by the heritage and culture of the Emirates, it will be a stunning, vibrant and unique addition to Dubai’s dining, retail and entertainment scene.”
Featuring a dancing fountain as its centerpiece, The Pointe will also host small boats that will be able to dock nearby. The venue is also home to a good range of retail outlets.
The eateries that The Pointe hosts vary from fast food joints like KFC to the gastronomic genius of two Michelin-starred chef Mathieu Vinnay at Rue Royale. Other noteworthy joints on offer include Seafood Kitchen, Palmetto, Mama Pho, Ena, A Capella and the Asian District. There is also Chalet Berezka, which is a casual Asian restaurant during the day and turns into a nightclub and karaoke bar at night until 5 am, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
The other special attractions that The Pointe is home to include:
In collaboration with US TV chef Guy Fieri, Reel Cinema hosts a dine-in cinema ai The Pointe, where you can relish on American comfort food while enjoying the latest blockbuster. The cinema features 3 screens that offer the dine-in option and 2 of them, where you can head to if you just want to skip dining in.
A perfect venue for your little ones to socialise with other kids, Cheeky Monkeys provide a safe and stimulating environment. The venue features a huge soft play area, birthday party venue as well as five levels of fun including slides, trampolines and climbers with daily free activities for kids.