Keeping our boys and girls engaged in activities outside school is at the top of most parents’ list. It is during our children’s formative years where their minds are open to new challenges, and signing them up for afterschool activities help to hone in on their passions. Luckily for our youngsters, Dubai and Abu Dhabi…Read More
Sometimes nothing’s better than a home cooked meal – but, if you want to mix things up a bit and maybe take the kids out for a bite, more and more standalone restaurants and restaurants in hotels have reopened their doors to families and their littlest ones! Below are some of our picks for the week!
1. Kids Eat Free at One Life Kitchen and Cafe
Buy an adult meal and get one kids’ meal FREE over at One Life Kitchen and Cafe in D3. Your littles can look forward to yummy options such as gluten-free banana pancakes, grilled cheese in toasted brioche, baked salmon with mashed potatoes and green peas plus much more!
The food is made fresh daily from quality produce and the cuisine spans a number of regions with the only running theme being that they cook what they love, and they love what they cook.
The café consists of indoor and outdoor dining areas around an open kitchen downstairs. They also have a food counter that is home to what they believe is Dubai’s most diverse display of salads on rotation. Upstairs, they even roast their own specialty coffee.
2. Dine With Teddy Bears at Healthy Little Secrets
Head down to DIFC and enjoy a meal with the cutest teddy bears in town! Teddy bears of all sizes are seated at tables to help with social distancing for customers and are adorable companions for solo diners.
Stop by their cafe and snap a picture with their new furry friends. Use the hashtag #Teddy_Bears_of_HLS and you might win yourself a breakfast!
You and your family can expect healthy options for soup, salads, sandwiches, pasta and more.
3. The Weekend Brunch at Ranches Restaurant
Get out of your routine and indulge in a kid friendly weekend brunch at Ranches Restaurant. Dive into their scrumptious four course set menu that will leave you spoiled for choice.
4. FREE DIY Sundaes at Fuchsia Urban Thai
Put on your chef’s hat and enjoy putting together a delicious meal with your kiddos.
All you have to do to get your hands on a free DIY sundae for dessert is simply order a dish from the Thai Tots kids menu at Fuchsia in Bay Square or Barsha Heights. They’ll love decorating their scoop of coconut ice cream with toppings which include fruits, Nutella and sprinkles.
5. Kids Eat Free at McGettigans JLT
Round up the kids and head to McGettigan’s JLT where your kids 12yrs and below can eat for FREE! Serving up a variety of tasty and traditional Irish food comforts, for every full paying adult purchasing a main course, one child eats completely for free from the children’s menu.
Your little eaters can enjoy favourites such as Mac & Cheese or delicious Buttermilk Chicken Strips while mom and dad catch one of the many live sporting games, constantly streamed on one of the big screens, exclusively at McGettigan’s JLT.
6. Kids Eat Free Weekend at Original Wings & Rings
Get out of the house for some wings and delicious American food at Original Wings & Rings on Saturdays. Not only is their food great, but you will also be happy to know that the kids’ meals (for under 12s) will be complimentary with every main course purchased.
7. Family Brunch at Bread Street Kitchen
Gather your family for a succulent Friday brunch that caters to everyone in your family! With an array of seasonal fresh ingredients and a special kids menu, even your fussiest little eaters won’t be disappointed. Alongside all the delicious food, your littles can look forward to complimentary family access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium!
8. 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.
9. Gastro Faves at Reform Social & Grill
A popular go-to family-friendly restaurant, this is where mum and dad can enjoy a true British gastropub while your boys and girls dig into an exciting kids menu full of yummy dishes.
Alternatively, if you prefer staying at home, why not join Reform’s Family Quiz Friday Brunch?
To take part, all you need to do is gather your household and register by 7pm on Thursday 18th June as the capacity is limited to 50 teams. Brunch will take begin at 1pm on Friday 19th June with prizes awarded for first, second and third place.
In true brunch style, your favourite British pub will also deliver each team member a 3-course brunch with a selection of pork dishes, mocktails, desserts and FREE KIDS MEALS.