Dubai Holiday With Kids: 5 Kid-friendly restaurants
Apart from family-friendly attractions, Dubai holiday with kids is made easy with the number of kid-friendly restaurants spread across the island.
Dubai may be well-known as a destination for travelling adults but it doesn’t mean it is not a destination for families with kids. Apart from family-friendly attractions and experiences, Dubai holiday with kids is made easy with the number of kid-friendly restaurants spread across the island.
Here are 5 kid-friendly restaurants to keep in mind when you go on a Dubai holiday with kids.
1. Pots, Pans and Boards
A British restaurant that serves traditional family meals in a casual homely environment, Pots, Pans and Boards is an ideal place for families, large groups, couples and even solo diners. Located at the heart of The Beach Dubai, this restaurant serves up English, Mediterranean and French dishes, with a home-style offering of sharing servings of starters, main courses and desserts.
One of the things we like about this place is that if you’re travelling with small children in strollers, this place has enough space for them. As for the food, not only will you get Michelin Star-quality dishes from renowned chef Tom Aikens, the kids will also get healthy meals at a temperature adjusted specifically for their palette so they can eat their food right away! No more blowing on their food, parents!
Pots, Pans and Boards is located at Unit 5101, The Beach, Opposite Jumeirah Beach Residence (also known as JBR).
One of Dubai’s most popular brunch spots for families with kids is Fume, located at Pier 7 in Dubai’s Marina. For kid’s brunch on weekends, the restaurant turns its indoor dining area into a massive kid-friendly space where both kids and adults can go and play.
While the kids enjoy spaghetti, fish and chips, and other bites, the adults are treated with starters and hearty mains.
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Fümé is located at Pier 7, Dubai Marina.
The kids’ menu here features the same Italian dishes like lasagna, spaghetti meatballs and mac & cheese, but specially prepared for your little one’s mouths. Each dish is served with vegetable crudites, a choice of dessert a drink.
While Carluccio’s is very popular for foodies in Dubai, there’s no need to worry about the crowds. The restaurant has about nine branches across the United Arab Emirates—including one at Dubai Marina Mall and The Dubai Mall.
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Travelling with older children? They’ll love this place too! Here, they can customise their own pizza or pasta—according to their exact liking.
Carluccio’s is located at Dubai Marina Mall, Level P – Sheikh Zayed Rd.
4. Reform Social & Grill
Dubbed as one of Dubai’s best family-friendly restaurants, Reform Social & Grill is a bona family destination for meals, drinks and a good family fun time.
Located in The Lakes in Emirates Living District, serves first-class British Menu in a restaurant, bar and idyllic garden and lakeside setting. This means the kids are free to roam and play, while parents munch on pub food.
The kids’ menu, which is divided into two age groups, features pasta and burgers as well as an ice cream parlour for everyone to enjoy.
Reform is located at The Lakes, Emirates Hill.
5. Sugar Factory at La Mer
Known for its celebrity- endorsed Couture Pops, American Brasserie Sugar Factory is feeding Dubai’s sweet cravings. But it’s not all just sweets and candies here, the kids can also enjoy pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, pastas, salads, and seafood too!
La Mer—one of Dubai’s best sports for sea and outdoor fun is one of Sugar Factory’s locations in there UAE. If you visit the branch here, you and your kids can go savour their new menu—which features the new Fanta carrot cake, and chicken Cheetos burger—whiling watching beach-goers strolling along the La Mer boardwalk.
Sugar Factory is located at La Mer Dubai. For more activities to do at La Mer, check out our Dubai Holiday with Kids guide.