Geales Family Day Lunch @ Le Royal Meridien Dubai

Re-introducing a much loved resort of ours : Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa. Every Sunday, their British Seafood restaurant Geales does a family day lunch. We have done this a few times now, though it was still exciting for us to return, with all 3 in tow. Here’s what to expect in the Geales […]

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All American Brunch @ Claw BBQ The Pavilion : A whole lotta fun!

A dear friend of ours was back in town and I started hunting left right centre for a fun spot for a get together. We did the ladies night at the new Claw BBQ in the Palm many weeks ago, and have been hoping that they will launch a brunch. They didn’t, but hooray – […]

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Tiki Hula Hula Brunch @ Trader Vic’s Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

A dear friend was organising his birthday do with the troupe, and Trader Vic’s was the spot. Tiki Hula Hula Brunch it’s called – happening every Saturday at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. They had been there just a few weeks prior and loved it so much for the food and party vibe that he decided to […]

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Thai BBQ Night @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro, Hilton Dubai the Walk

We returned with the family on a Wednesday night to review the BBQ Night at Mango Tree Thai Bistro. This was early May, and surprisingly it was so nice and cool to sit outside in their terrace. For one evening, we forgot that summer was coming soon 😉 Here’s a rundown of what to expect, […]

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Brunch Beleza @ Li Brasil, Address Beach Resort Dubai

The last time we were at Li Brasil – we had the little people with us. Safe to say I was quite pleased to find out that Brunch Beleza at Li Brasil is strictly adults-only. A chance to relax and have some good lebanese and brazilian food, sip on cocktails and enjoy the view with […]

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Tipsy Tuesdays – Ladies Night @ Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR Dubai

On a hunt for ladies night in the marina or JBR – I found a few options and we decided that we will do Lock Stock and Barrel based on logistical reasons. It would have been my first time to LSB, so I was quite excited. Anything new is always fun. And there is always […]

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Friday Family Brunch @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro, Hilton JBR Dubai

A family-friendly brunch down in our neighbourhood here in the marina? And it’s pocket-friendly as well? Where? Mango Tree Thai Bistro at the Hilton. To be exact it’s in JBR. Happy to pop in on a Friday afternoon to review the Family Brunch with the little ones, plus it was always nice to catch up […]

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A Family Lunch @ The Beach Grill, Address Beach Resort

The Beach Grill is Address Beach Resort’s pool and beachside restaurant. It’s what Palm Avenue is to Waldorf, Seagrill is to Fairmont, Plaj is to Zabeel Saray. It’s basically where you’ll take your kids to dine after an afternoon by the family pool – and guess what? As an in-house guest, kids under 7 dine […]

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Happy Hour @ Wavebreaker, Hilton JBR Dubai

Did you know that Wavebreaker has a playground right next to it on the sand? And they serve drinks as well? And, it’s got a baby swing? Ha, the little things that get parents excited these days 😉 Here’s a run-through of the happy hour deal at Wavebreaker – Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, which we had […]

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“Little Roxy” Cinema Experience @ The Beach JBR

Something nice to do with the little ones that wouldn’t cost an arm and leg. A movie morning, which includes breakfast, entertainment and free parking. Here’s what “Little Roxy” Cinema Experience is –

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Kid-Free Breakfast @ Bla Bla Beach Club Dubai

I can imagine how “happy” every Marina Mum was when Pots and Pans and that beautiful lawn at the edge of The Beach was ‘closed for construction’. What are they doing to build here? Months passed and Bla Bla Beach Club opened – an adults-only venue with over 20 bars, right next to the much-loved […]

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Chocolate Masterclass @ Oompa Loompa, The Beach JBR Dubai

The quickest way deals get around these days when it comes to kid’s activities is social media. Saw a post in the JBR Mums Dubai FB group (credits entirely to Kristel!), a hunt through instagram, a couple of emails and phone call later, we got ourselves and the girls to the newly opened Oompa Loompa […]

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Carnival Brunch @ Palm Garden, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort Dubai

A very quick summary of my thoughts on the Carnival Brunch at Palm Garden, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort. After a bit of browsing online and in the Entertainer as usual, we settled to book the family-friendly Carnival Brunch held at the Sheraton JBR, which is on every Friday from 1-4pm. We’ve been to the brunch […]

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An Italian Iftar @ BiCE Ristorante, Hilton JBR Dubai

Having spent a week in Sicily in April didn’t stop us from heading over to BiCE for iftar. You could never say no to good italian food. BiCE has been around ever since we moved over here back in 2012, and I’m sure it was around even before that. There’s a reason why restaurants “survive” […]

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Whoa Wednesday @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro JBR

We’ve never been to the Souk Al Bahar branch when it was there. Have you? How was it? Happy that we finally tried the Mango Tree Thai Bistro, newly opened in The Hilton – situated on Plaza Level JBR just last night with mum. Date night without the munchkins 🙂 Then as we walked in,  […]

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Moroccan Brunch @ Al Maeda, Doubletree Hilton JBR Dubai

I haven’t organised a group brunch for a long time….last one was end of last year – City Brunch at the new Westin (which wasn’t all that great, that I couldn’t be bothered writing about it..). So few weeks ago when a friend was organising his birthday brunch, I thought I’ll put my hand up and […]

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A Fab Lunch @ Maine Oyster Bar & Grill Dubai

If Lovin’ Dubai were to do a post on this, they would probably title it, “This has got to be the best business lunch deal in JBR”…… or “If you work or live in JBR, you have to come here for lunch.” Unfortunately as great a title that would be to get everyone to click on […]

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Authentic Yum Cha found in Dubai @ Peacock Restaurant, Sheraton JBR

I’m happy to say that we’ve found a reasonably priced yum cha experience, close enough to what I’ll call authentic. Still not perfect…. but close enough. Some restaurants try to do its best, but without the pork factor, you can never really bring out the authenticity of yum cha. That’s me looking at a lot […]

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Breakfast with the family @ Plantation, Sofitel JBR

Dear Sofitel JBR, someone needs to re-look at your website! I’ve just tried to find the details of the awesome breakfast deal that we had yesterday (keywords : breakfast sofitel jumeirah beach residence) so I could link my blog post to it later on, but failed. Click, click, click, click, still nothing. So, you must […]

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A Taco Night @ Poco Loco, The Beach Dubai

So last night we drove over to The Beach to attend the launch of ‘Taco Tuesdays’ at Poco Loco. For AED 129 per person, you get to feast on as much tacos’ as you wish. Pretty good way to try out what they have to offer. Traffic on Jumeirah Beach Road was jammed (as usual? […]

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