If you’re like us, you’ve been wanting to go out and enjoy the weather while also maintaining social distancing. We did some research so you don’t have to and found some amazing alfresco dining spots around town. All these spots welcome kids (duh!) so check them out below.
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Al Khazzan Park & Hapi Cafe
One of the oldest community parks in Dubai, Al Khazzan or Kazzan Park is a small gated family park in Satwa just opposite City Walk that’s packed with all you need for a lovely morning or afternoon with a young family. It has a paved path for the scooting tribe, 2 playground areas set on a sandpit, baby swings and a big tree providing shade overlooking one of the children’s playgrounds so you can watch on while you grab a bite to eat or a coffee.
Grab a coffee or a fresh, wholesome meal from Hapi. We absolutely love their Pho, also try the home made Mango Lassi and Blueberry Greek Yoghurt Ice Pops. Find out more on QiDZ.
Italian Feast @ Bussola + Kids Club
Family dining done right at Bussola with the option to send the kids off to Le Meridien Family Kids Club where they can inspire your little ones with an array of activities designed to expand their horizons.
Reform & Outdoor Playground
Reform Social & Grill Dubai is the city’s first true gastropub and takes quintessential Britishness to The Lakes in Emirates Hills. Perfect for alfresco dining, it offers a whole lifestyle experience; restaurant, lively bar, coffee shop and ice cream parlor. Better yet, there’s an outdoor children’s play area, cinema, private event space and plenty more.
Caya Mediterranean Restaurant
Caya is a homegrown neighborhood eatery at Town Square Park. Inspired by the coastal tones of the Mediterranean and tranquil aesthetics of Southern Europe. They offer a fresh, flavorful and Mediterranean inspired menu serving breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as a kids menu.
Your little ones can play in the indoor play area with mini kitchen and fun activities or have fun outside at the green space.
Tashas Cafe & Kids Corner
Enjoy your meal or quick coffee while your little ones keep busy in the kids corner out side. They also have a range of books and wooden toys too!
Visit the all day eatery Hillhouse Brasserie located the picture perfect Dubai Hills Golf Club. Enjoy the homemade international food while your little ones can run around and have fun at the outdoor area. They also have a little golfers menu that kids can choose from options including pizza, burger, donuts and more.
Breeze Beach Grill
This family-friendly restaurant aims to deliver a casual dining experience. The majority of their menu is designed to share so it will be served as and when it is prepared, however more substantial dishes can be served together if requested. You can choose to sit at the terrace for an alfresco experience or even at the beachfront or indoors when its warmer.
A great spot for kids. They can play in the sand in front of you as you look on, or in the indoor play area.
Circle Cafe at Kite Beach
Whether you want breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, healthy or kids recipes, this family-friendly café not only provides you with a wide variety of dishes but also beautiful and shiny surroundings! Circle Cafe is conveniently located at Kite Beach; a great retreat spot for kids with many fun attractions to keep them happy.
SALT Burgers on Kite Beach
Kite Beach is an all round kid-central play area! If you want alfresco, SALT is the place to go! Grab a burger at SALT and the older kids will enjoy a bit of ping pong and foosball in the games area. SALT have parked permanently on Kite Beach and expanded to a beach house resort where SALTERS can hang out and spend time together, enjoying beautiful views and relaxing sounds.
Not to mention the beach a few steps away – perfect for a family day out.
Big Easy Carvery
The Big Easy carvery returns with a multitude of delightful delicacies! Make your reservation for brunch over a spectacular view of the golf course! Your children can enjoy the kids room and watch movies with Big Easy’s caretakers.
Enjoy the breath-taking conservatory-style venue has been named after the legendary golfer and course designer, Colin Montgomerie. Monty’s is a fantastic restaurant to unwind by the 18th hole over surreal views, that you can enjoy through the floor-to ceiling windows if seated inside, and up-close if you plan to go alfresco.
Ranches Restaurant is the go to place for relaxed elegance and a comforting meal, any time of the day. The bright, spacious interiors will make you feel right at home whilst tucking into a range of delicious dishes, from an exciting and vibrant menu. There’s a spacious lawn where toddlers can run and play while the adults enjoy their sumptuous meal.
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