Jones the Grocer JBR : Play corner included!

Jones the Grocer have opened another branch in Dubai, here in Jumeirah Beach Residence also known to most as JBR. We took the little people over early December (after a very chaotic tree lighting ceremony closeby….haha) – to review the venue over dinner. Here’s what to expect in the newly opened Jones the Grocer JBR.

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Luigia : A family-friendly Italian spot in JBR

I should have gone to Luigia when they first opened up in JBR. Kids play area, authentic Italian food, close to home – ticks all the boxes, right? 🙂 After their back to school event in September recently (which was so much fun, by the way) – we returned with the family to review the […]

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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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Breakfast @ Mondoux, The Beach JBR Dubai

Boy was I glad to find out that Mondoux had reopened a sister branch in our neighbourhood – here in The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence. I had always wanted to check out the Creek Harbour branch but never got the chance to head up that way. We drove over to the new branch here in […]

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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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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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Chocolate Masterclass @ Oompa Loompa, The Beach JBR Dubai

2022 Update : Oompa Loompa is now calle Masha the Bear Restaurant 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, […]

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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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