Once Upon a Brunch @ Mezzerie, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Mezzerie has launched a new family brunch, and boy have they gone above and beyond with the entertainment and spread. There are Disney character appearances, a magician, and so much more for the little ones. Guess what it’s called?*Drumroll*……. Introducing, Once Upon a Brunch ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s our review of Waldorf Astoria the Palm’s new Family […]

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Tanoshi Night Brunch @ Tori Tori Dubai : Where Sushi meets Jazz

Did you know that there is a Japanese fine-dining restaurant in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray? What used to be the Club Lounge, next to Imperium has been tastefully revamped into Tori Tori. We drove down the West Crescent in the Palm Jumeirah one Friday evening for a much awaited date night. An evening, to review their […]

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Fork and Cork Brunch @ Crescendo, Anantara the Palm Dubai

If you have been in Dubai for more than 5 years, chances are you have done the Fork and Cork brunch at some point or another. It’s Anantara the Palm’s big brunch. The last time we did this – we didn’t have any mini versions of ourselves at the table to attend to. It was […]

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Candypant’s Brunch Refined @ Akira Back : A Party Brunch Fit for Celebrations

If you have been here long enough, you would have heard of Candypant’s brunches from friends or social media. They’re famous for doing a good, fun brunch – one fit for celebrations. Every Saturday – Candypant’s does one at Akira Back called Brunch Refined. We went over to Akira Back early May with friends to […]

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Sunday Family Brunch @ Liv, W Dubai the Palm : Pool & Beach Access, included!

Liv – W Dubai’s all-day dining have recently introduced a family brunch. Pool and beach, plus kids club access – included. That’s a huge, combo! ๐Ÿ™‚ We drove down with the family to review the brunch one weekend late March – when the weather was still, perfect. Here’s what to expect from the Sunday Family […]

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A Royal Afternoon Tea @ Bluthner Hall, Raffles the Palm Dubai

Bluthner Hall in Raffles the Palm reminds me of the grand halls in fairytale castles. If you cleared the furniture, this is where you will find Beauty and the Beast doing their final dance. It’s where you’ll be forgiven if you put on the nicest cocktail dress, just to have a cup of tea with […]

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Sushi and Soul @ Raffles the Palm Dubai : A Unique Date Experience

Raffles the Palm have recently appointed three highly experienced chefs who have worked in Michelin-starred restaurants in Japan. The team have since introduced a new offer, know as ‘Sushi and Soul,’ – a very unique date night experience combining authentic japanese culinary dishes in Matagi, with an evening of jazz in Sola Jazz Lounge. We […]

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Sinatra Night @ Sola Jazz Lounge, Raffles the Palm Dubai

Ciaran Fox summed up the evening quite well, ” Imagine that we’re in an old New York jazz club in the 1950’s, and I’ll sing you some jazz. ” What a fabulous evening we had, at Sola Jazz Lounge – when we were there late February.

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Villamore Kempinski Palm Jumeirah : A Family Friendly Beachside Venue

Have you been to Kempinski Palm Jumeirah Dubai with the family? Such a delicate, pristine property, isn’t it? Beluga, its beachside restaurant has been revamped and reopened mid 2022, as Villamore. We went over early January to review the venue with the little people. Here’s what to expect at Villamore Kempinski Palm Jumeirah.

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The Raffles Family Brunch @ Le Jardin, Raffles the Palm

Why haven’t we been to Raffles the Palm before this? What an exquisite property – the interior, the landscaping, their gardens – just beautiful. As we walked into the lobby, we were in awe – the sparkling christmas tree right in the middle and a giant chandelier right above. We have entered a castle, haha. […]

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Peaches and Cream : A family-friendly Beach Club on the Palm

Introducing Peaches and Cream – a bright, retro-inspired beach club on the Palm which is very much family friendly. You might have seen pictures of it on social media – eye-popping primary colours that is bound to bring a smile to anyone who walks in. We went over one weekend early December to review the […]

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Jardin Rose Family Brunch @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray : A Magical Afternoon

2023 Update : Jardin Rose Family Brunch is currently discontinued. Please have a browse through our Family Brunches Listing for other options. Did you watch Beauty and the Beast, as a child? I did. I loved it. So I was probably more excited than my kids when I found out that the Family Brunch team […]

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Best Early Happy Hour Deals around Dubai Marina

Most happy hours deals in Dubai start after work, which for most people is – around 5pm, or 6pm. Unfortunately this does not work for me, as that’s ‘dinner-time’ with the kids. For a lot of us who are able to sneak out earlier in the afternoon, an early mid-afternoon drink suits better. That way […]

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Vivo Business Lunch @ Sushi Samba, Dubai

It only took me 10 months to finally pay a visit to the much-talked about – Sushi Samba. There were numerous attempts to do their business lunch, but when you have school pick ups to do – the 12-2pm timeslot never worked. Finally booked us a table during the school holidays, to try out their […]

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A Family Entertainment Centre & Bar – Wavehouse @ Atlantis the Palm, Dubai

Just before the little man turned 2, we thought it be fun that we took him to a family restaurant that had a live band to celebrate. After some research, I remembered Wavehouse, which I had popped in once before, for a wander. Wavehouse is one of those venues which ticks most boxes. It’s got […]

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Zor : A bit of Uzbek @ The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah

When was the last time you tried an absolutely new cuisine? That will be us, just last week when we went to Zor in The Pointe to review the venue over dinner. Excited, as we had never really tried Uzbek or Russian cuisine in a restaurant before. Always fun to try something new, isn’t it?

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Sundowners with Kids @ Jones the Grocer, Palm West Beach

It was nice to return to Jones the Grocer with the family after having been there a couple of times beforehand. It was the first time trying out their menu properly over dinner and drinks whilst soaking in the golden rays of the sun just before it slid down over the horizon. Ah, I love […]

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Sundowners @ February 30, Palm West Beach Dubai

And……. it’s winter. Sundowners season, all over again. And where is the best spot on the Palm for that? If you ask me, I will likely tell you – Palm West Beach ๐Ÿ˜‰ Earlier this week, we went over to February 30 at 4pm in the afternoon for an early date to review the newly […]

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Ula Dubai – a Mediterranean beachside restaurant in the Palm Jumeirah

Introducing Ula, a new beachside restaurant situated at the very end of Palm West Beach where Dukes the Palm sits. It replaces West 14th – one of the first restaurants we visited many years ago when we were fresh to the Dubai dining scene. I had seen images of Ula online and was quite excited […]

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