Mahboula

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Mahboula is a town in Kuwait bound by Fintas, Abu Halifa, the road numbered 30 (also called the Fahaheel Expressway) and the Persian Gulf. The English translation for the word Mahboula is Mad Woman. This part of Kuwait is known for its rich residents.

Mahboula has many famous and grand residential complexes including the high rise tower Al Awtad Complex, Latifa Towers, the Commercial Real Estate Complex (Fahd Sultan Complex),Al Arbeed complex, Gazawa complex, Sarah Complex and the Alia-Ghalia towers (also known as Al Fintas Towers). It has many restaurants on its coastline including Smashburger, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Applebee's, Dawat, Kababji, Domino's Pizza, Fish market Restaurant, Mr. Subs and Wraps, McDonald's, KFC and Hardee's. and also some coffee shops like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts. Mahboula is also home to several bakers such as Mr. Baker, Bread Talk, sablé The food court has restaurants like T.G.I. Friday's, Mais Al-Ghanim, The Chocolate Bar, Asha's, Coffee Beans and several others.

The town is experiencing an infrastructure boom as heavy construction is going on at several sites.

Although block 1(coastline end) of Mahboula is lavished with posh high-rise buildings, block 2 is the home to a large number of camps(building apartments) owned by companies to house their immigrant labours mostly of south-Asian origin. This block is devoid of any roads, has very poor lighting and messy water and phone lines. The Ministry has finally started construction of roads and lighting.