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Desert Designs

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Address: King Abdullah Street | Akrabiya, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
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+966 3 889 4747
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 12:00
Sun - Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00

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I have been going to Desert Designs for years, actually since they were in a small shop in downtown Khobar. The new location is nice and big and they have done a great job... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Desert Designs for years, actually since they were in a small shop in downtown Khobar. The new location is nice and big and they have done a great job displaying everything. The cafe upstairs has good coffee and is a fun spot to sit with friends and look at the art they change and display... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice staff who care about service. Good selection of nice quality souvenirs. Not tacky. Wonderful art gallery above.

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Thank Kumquatdiner
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I love this place!! it is expensive, but they have a great variety or products, from lamps to furniture, notebooks, coasters, pashminas, etc. Everything is pretty, and good quality, but off course they charge for it. I strongly recommend it to buy gifts, souvenirs, or decoration.

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Thank Monica385859302
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

So much to learn about Saudi from the owners, in the wonderful atmosphere they have created. So much more than shopping.

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Thank JensTours
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43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Its a cool place to spend time and buy something special for your loved ones. The pricing is bit high still its worth

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Thank Anasfk
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94 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Desert design is a nice shop to kill some time they also have a coffee shop and gallery which is definitely worth a visit. The shop itself has a lot of really cute nice stuff however majority of it is overpriced and honestly I feel like a lot of it I found a HomeSense in the US. There are some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome for authentic ethnic furniture. Great pieces artistically updated. Great craftsmanship. Dont miss

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Jubail
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

while Saudi's see this place as an Art shop to buy someone whom you value very much, Others see it as souvenir shop. yes it might seem expensive for some and that is natural because they do deliver the best quality of Artifacts. our guest room table is from this place and its considered a respected brand

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1 Thank Osama A
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you like a easy go too place to decorate your home in authentic Midlle Eastern decor all you need is to go to the Desert Designs. For your convenience you will need to bring $$$. Get a membership card it will help in the future visit. Nice art gallery and a coffee place upstairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Alright people, I am not a big fan of this city especially summer time but you will miss a lot if you don't think of Desert Designs as A MUST-VIST Place here in Khobar.. Amazing is an understatement, it's a traditional gift shop ✅ a gallery ✅ a cafe ✅. Believe me you'll never regret the visit!! ❤️❤️

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