The Torch Building in Dubai Marina, Dubai with 79 stories

Building Details

  • Residential building
  • Complete in 2011
  • 79 floors
  • The Torch a 79-storey residential building in Dubai Marina, Dubai.
  • Construction began in 2005 and completed by 2011.
  • 337 metres (1,106 feet)
  • The development contains a total of 682 units.

Shops Nearby The Torch Building

The number of shops and amenities that are within walking distance can greatly affect quality of life. And may be a key factor choosing a place to live. Here is an analysis of all the commercial outlets that are currently operating in. The vicinity of The Torch.

There are five outlets within the building itself, located on the ground floor:

Shami Gourmet

Restaurant, street level

Dubai British School Emirates Hills, Taaleem School, is a dynamic British international school that. Aims to be at the forefront of innovation and excellence in British international education worldwide.

We provide an international curriculum firmly rooted in the National Curriculum of England. And enhanced by specialist Arabic language provision and a strong theater. And visual arts programme, well as a wealth of sporting and extra-curricular activities and opportunities.


Restaurant, street level

The DENIZ menu varied and, in to traditional lamb and kebabs marinated in space spices. And prepared on an open grill, offers a lot of fish and seafood. Don’t forget to save room for one of our desserts as they are perfect and go. With any meal including baklava and kunefe.

We are located on the east side of downtown Brooklyn. Service in New York considered warm and friendly. The interior design of our restaurant invites you to enjoy good food. Or for your special occasion private parties of up to 100 people and our authentic decoration makes the whole restaurant. DENIZ gastronomic experience like no other… An adventure in the kitchen.

 There are dozens of outlets within walking distance of The Torch. We’ve shortlisted the nearest ones across various categories:


Uptown Mini Mart Mini mart, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)

Food Center Mini mart, Princess Tower (0.1 km)

Carrefour Market Supermarket, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)

Carrefour Market Supermarket, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)


Hala Bro Shawarma Restaurant, Princess Tower (0.1 km)

Breaking Bread Restaurant, Marina Pinnacle (0.1 km)

Gifto’s of London Restaurant, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)

The Coffee Club Coffee shop, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)


Life Pharmacy Pharmacy, Princess Tower (0.1 km)

Aster Pharmacy Pharmacy, Marina Pinnacle (0.1 km)

Skin Laundry Medical clinic, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)

Kings College Hospital London Medical clinic, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)


Nail Me Ladies spa Ladies’ salon, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)

Therapeutic Massage Center Spa, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)

Cyclone Haircare For Men Men’s salon, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)

Fade & Shave Barbers Men’s salon, Princess Tower (0.1 km)


Wag Pet Care Pet shop, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)

City Star Laundry Laundrette, Marina Pinnacle (0.1 km)

5asec Textile Expert Tailoring shop, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)

Blossom Laundry Laundrette, Mag 218 Tower (0.2 km)


Fitness First Gym, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km) Gym, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.1 km)

NRG Fitness Gym, Marina Towers (0.4 km)

Sweat Gym, Marina Towers (0.4 km)


The Torch has many schools nearby including Regent International School at 2.7 km. And Emirates International School Meadows at 2.7 km.

In terms of performance there are eight schools nearby that have achieved of two. Highest government inspection rating of ‘Very Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ including Dubai British School Emirates Hills. Which has a rating of ‘Outstanding’ and Dubai College which has a rating of ‘Outstanding’.

Dubai College

3.3 km, Al Sufouh

Established in 1978, Dubai College is one of the oldest schools. With an unrivaled track record of providing top-notch education to its students. His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum offered land to Tim Charlton. Founder of Dubai College, to build the school. Its inception, Dubai College has been a not-for-profit school that reinvests its revenues into improving the school’s facilities.

The management of Dubai College creates a well-rounded education system for its students. And believes in the importance of supporting the four main pillars of creative. Academic, philanthropic and sporting endeavours. The school follows the house system. Dubai College has four different houses: Barbarossa, Chichester, Cousteau and Heyerdahl. The names of these houses are based on famous personalities with outstanding achievements. Its primary purpose is to promote healthy competition among students. Students belonging to each house compete together in various competitions and tournaments.

The management encourages parents to constructively involved in their children’s education. Dubai College supports its employees by investing in their training and development. This has resulted in a consistently high excellent rating from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

Dubai College aims to be at the center of the educational experience. With the help of leadership from the Dubai community. Dubai College strives to cooperate with international and local regulators and other professional bodies. He hopes to cultivate a strong alumni network. The school known for providing a high level of education and developing the skills needed to create future leaders.


Explore communities that adjacent or close to The Torch.

Dubai Media City (0.8 km)

Dubai Media City the region’s largest community dedicated to the media industry. With a diverse portfolio of local and international companies representing traditional and new media industries.

Dubai Studio City is a leading platform for companies in the broadcasting, filmmaking. Media production and entertainment industries. With excellent production services, the largest soundstages in the region, backlots. Stages, water tanks, production offices, recording studios and offices. Dubai Studio City is the ideal location for filmmakers.


Car commuting times

From The Torch, it takes approximately 19 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 10 minutes to Palm Jumeirah. 15 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 7 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is approximately 27 minutes’ drive away. And the new Al Maktoum International Airport is approximately 34 minutes’ drive away.*


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The Torch Building in Dubai Marina, Dubai