Islamabad Shopping Malls for Locals and Foreigners

When thinking about fashion, style, entertainment, and food all in one place, the only thing that comes to our mind is a shopping mall. Islamabad is famous for its serene view, clean environment, and beautifully designed malls. Residents of Islamabad are commonly known as sophisticated, adventurous, and fashion lovers. To fulfil their needs, Islamabad shopping malls offer a wide range of stylish clothing, fun lands, and of course food places.

In this blog, we have collected some of the best malls of Islamabad where not only locals but the foreigners and tourists will be found enjoying the aroma of the bustling city. 

List of Islamabad Shopping Malls

Nobody says no to shopping and fun. Well, if you are visiting Islamabad, don’t forget to check out the malls mentioned in Islamabad. There is no rule to follow which says to visit only when you need to shop, you can go at any time to have some fun and good memories.

Centaurus Mall

Centaurus Mall
The tall building of Centaurus mall in Islamabad

Centaurus is the biggest mall in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is the tallest building located in the Blue Area on Jinnah Avenue. The eye-popping infrastructure comprises three sky-scraping buildings combined with a cross-wave design. However, the unique illustration of the building makes it famous among foreigners. The complex includes 5 story shopping mall, hotels, residential apartments, and corporate offices. 

The total area covered by the mall is estimated at about 283,140 square feet. There are many exciting shopping options, entertainment, and eateries. Additionally, it has a huge supermarket in town, a branch of the Al-Fatah chain. It is the most famous branch where you can find all the groceries in one place. The entertainment option includes Cineplex and Fun City with marvellous rides and games. You can visit the place at night to have fun.

Further, there comes the best food court in the city, and the top picks are OPTP, Hardees, Pizza Hut, Subway, and KFC. If you want to enjoy the majestic view of Margalla Hills, you can opt for rooftop dining. La Tareeza and Gloria Jeans are the most preferred food places for rooftop dining.  

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You can find various luxurious outlets and mini-stores presenting international and national brands. INC, La Societe, Sputnik, Charles and Keith, Shaheen Optics, Threads, and treads are well-named brands. Centaurus is home to a luxury mall. You will find foreign faces wandering here and there in the mall to enjoy their time in Islamabad. You can take a ride on the metro bus to reach the mall. 

Location: F8، 4 Jinnah Avenue, F-8/4 F 8/4 F-8, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44220

Centaurus Mall timings: Monday to Thursday 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM | Friday to Sunday 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM 

Phone: +92 51-8483040

Giga Mall

Giga mall is situated in the elegant building of Islamabad. Moreover, it is included in the list of the best shopping malls in Islamabad. It is located on GT Road, sharing a part with the world trade centre. Giga mall has a collection of 200+ leading local and international brands, offering the best quality material. It also has a Hyperstar, which is included in a world-class chain of supermarkets.

Nonetheless, Giga Mall Cinepax provides the latest movies; you can catch up on any movie with family or friends. Just like all the malls, Giga mall also has an adventurous, fun area for the kids. At the food court, you can dig into various delicious food items. In short, from luxury shopping, eating, and entertainment, it also facilitates a great parking space, a neat and clean environment, free Wi-Fi, banking and ATM service, wheelchair access, and foreign exchange. 

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Giga mall has to offer so much to its visitors. You are most likely to find shops providing 100% genuine international brands. However, the mall has everything you need, including restaurants and fun places. You can spend 3 to 4 hours, or a whole day, even after that you cannot see everything in the mall. 

Location: Main Grand Trunk Rd, Defense Housing Authority Sector F DHA Phase II, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000

Giga Mall timings: Retail Outlets- Sunday to Thursday 11 AM to 10:30 PM | Friday & Saturday 11 AM to 11 PM | Carrefour- Monday to Sunday 10 AM to 11 PM | Food Court- Sunday to Thursday 11 AM to 11 PM | Friday & Saturday 11 AM to 12 PM

Phone: +92 51-8491040

Safa Gold Mall

Safa Gold Mall
Safa gold mall is a go-to shopping mall in Islamabad.

The Safa Gold Mall is located in Islamabad at Jinnah supermarket. It has shopping stores, family entertainment, cinema, sports, and adventure areas. Undoubtedly, shopping malls in Islamabad are surrounded by the beautiful view of Margalla Hills; similarly, by entering the Safa Gold mall, you can enjoy the serene view of the mountains.

The Safa Gold mall offers a wide range of affordable stores, which makes it a go-to shopping place for many people. However, it has more than 150 stores combining local and high-end brands. The top recommended stores are cold stone, Burger King, Angeloz and McDonald’s, Timber Land, Charles & Keith, Tag Heuer, Nike, Second Cup, Crocs, and Home 21. The mall also introduced its visitors to continental cuisines and local street food. Apart from shopping and eating, it has an indoor swimming pool, spa, gym, and fitness club. 

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Safa Gold mall is indeed a place worth visiting, either for shopping or to spend quality time. It is not a huge mall but still has a wide variety of clothing, fashion, footwear, accessories, and food places. You will find the food court on the 7th floor offering international and local cuisines. Further, you can enjoy the best view of the hills while having food. 

Location: Safa gold mall, Jinnah super, f-7, Islamabad, Pakistan

Safa Gold Mall timings: Monday to Saturday 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Phone: +92 51-2656765

Islamabad city is famous worldwide because of its beautiful scenery and calm environment. People living in the city have so much to explore here likewise for the foreigners. Whether you are in search of luxurious brands or cultural artifacts and handicrafts to take back home, you can find it in Islamabad malls. Not just that, you can experience the rich traditional cuisines, and the local stall food in these malls. 

Well, this is all about the malls in Islamabad. We hope you have acquired all the valuable insights from the blog. If you want to read more about Islamabad, check our blog on Parks in Islamabad, and Guide to Lake View Park

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