Family camping has certainly come a long way since the days of flimsy tents and canned foods – at least in the UAE. So if you and the family are looking to take advantage of the cooler weather and hit the road for an outdoor getaway, here are our picks of some of the best… Read More
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So whether you’re looking for something hearty such as deliciously whipped up eggs and fluffy stacks of pancakes or yummy healthy options à la avo on toast and granola, these restaurants and cafés serve up breakfast for the whole family that are worth heading out for!
1. Raju Omlet
Dig into a breakfast for kings where you and your family can enjoy delicious Indian breakfast or special curries at incredible prices. Choose from one of their long list of egg dishes and omelets made all-sorts of ways.
2. Marina Mummy Morning at Bistro Des Arts
Head over with your little ones to Bistro Des Arts for a leisurely breakfast and even enjoy a pop-up shop where you can browse fantastic local brands.
You can choose between two versions of their Rivera breakfast. It’s AED 39 for a juice, croissant plus eggs any style and then AED 59 for unlimited coffee, juice, chia seeds pudding and avocado on toast.
Booking is recommended, however walk-ins will be accepted depending on availability.
This hip and trendy destination serves fun and flavoursome treats for the whole family. With a small play area, too, you can keep the kiddies entertained while you enjoy your food.
4. Cafe Confetti
Cafe Confetti offers everything you expect at a cafe plus a kids’ corner where little ones can play. They also have fun desserts like ice cream spaghetti that your kids are gonna love!
All small toys have been removed for sanitary purposes.
5. Bosporus Turkish Cuisine
Head out to this marvelous restaurant where you and your kids can enjoy delicious and authentic Turkish food that will transport you to the streets of Istanbul, without ever leaving the UAE.
Tuck into yummy mezze and cold starters, Turkish pizza, fantastic doner options and much more – plus, you can also enjoy the Bosporus Breakfast daily for just AED 79 for two people.
6. Clinton St. Baking Co.
Indulge in classic American comfort food‚ made with the highest quality ingredients (locally sourced — whenever possible) with lots of love (and butter)! In the morning, you’ll walk into a restaurant smelling like blueberry muffins and fresh ground coffee; and in the evening, buttermilk fried chicken and waffles. With an extensive and kid-friendly menu, your kids will also be spoiled for choice.
7. Let’s Organic Restaurant & Café
Pop out to this newly opened eatery, promising you and your littles a 100% organic menu featuring delicious Mediterranean and Italian cuisine with vegan and gluten free options.
Some of their signature dishes include shrimp tartar, a variety of pastas with traditional Italian Ragu sauce, risotto alla milanese (organic rice with saffron), mixed meat grill (all the meats are organic & halal), grilled salmon, hand crafted meat burger and a wide variety of wood fired pizzas.
If you’re heading there for breakkie, don’t miss their Banana Coconut French Toast or try out the pancakes with maple syrup and berries.
8. Maison Mathis
This perfect family spot comes with a terrace offering views over the golf course to soak in while you enjoy a breakfast or a nibble on one of the baked treats they serve. There’s also a climbing frame to keep the little ones entertained.
9. Bakers Kitchen Dubai
Find a wide range of food for all tastes, including bread, cakes, sandwiches, Asian fusion, all-day breakfasts, salads and a wide range of shakes at this specialty German restaurant and bakery. They specialize in providing healthy food and all of the menu items have been selected for their nutritional value. Gluten-free options are also available at this family-owned gem.
10. Jebel Ali Recreation Club
Located at the heart of Jebel Ali Village, this community destination offers you and your family dining, fitness, pool and even a four-screen dine-in movie complex (for kids 15yrs and above only).
Find options such as salads, pizzas and classics, the likes of butter chicken and fish & chips on their menu.
11. Tom & Serg
Enjoy the homey, laidback atmosphere of Tom & Serg while sipping on a hot cup of gourmet coffee, and let the kids do their own thing on the second floor. The cafe has set up a special kids’ area for your little ones’ entertainment. Their kids’ menu includes yummy options such as apple pancakes, chicken quesadillas, kids spaghetti, and more.
In Abu Dhabi
12. All You Can Eat Breakfast at Fifth Street
Head out to Fifth Street Cafe where you and your littles can enjoy an unlimited breakfast on Fridays and Saturdays.
Get ready to tuck into a buffet of fluffy pancakes, eggs in any style, French toast, falafel wraps a whole lot more yummy bites as well as fresh juice, tea and coffee.
13. All You Can Eat Breakfast at Circle Café
Circle Cafe’s All You Can Eat Breakfast is back. The breakfast includes unlimited dishes, plus one cup of coffee or tea, with over 25 dishes to choose from including Beetroot Toast, Shakshouka, English Breakfast, Mexican Eggs, Pancakes, Croque Madame, Waffles, Egg Bagels, Scrambled Tofu Bowl, and lots more.
The breakfast is available every Friday and Saturday on a reservation-only basis at the following locations: Al Raha Gardens in Abu Dhabi, and in Bay Square, Media City, Studio City, and Silicon Oasis in Dubai
14. Dine By The Bay at Al Noor Island
Enjoy the cityscapes of Sharjah with your loved ones while relishing a delicious meal on the shores of Al Noor Island. Watch the Al Majaz Waterfront’s dancing fountain as it puts on a show for you, and stroll along the island’s pathways to discover unique artwork and nature. You can even include a guided tour of the island as a fun add-on.
In Ras Al Khaimah
1484 by Puro
Take a trip over to the highest restaurant in the UAE. Located at the Jais Adventure Center at the top of Jebel Jais (1,484 meters above sea level), the restaurant overlooks the Hajar mountains and offers you and your family a stunning panorama of Jebel Jais and its otherworldly landscape.
For breakfast, you can tuck into the likes of S’Mores Pancakes, Eggs Benedict and Banana Boat Granola while you can go for something hearty for lunch or early dinner such as Fish & Chips, Veal Schnitzel Burger, a range of pizzas and pasta dishes and much more!