Food & Drink

8 Family Friendly Restaurants in Dubai

Updated on

November 14, 2023

Find out more

What's On This Week

Whether you're looking for interactive entertainment or relaxed beachside dining with the family, these amazing family friendly restaurants have you covered. These top spots provide fun for the whole family while also offering great value through their offers and promotions.


Wavehouse Dubai is a one-of-a-kind destination located in the iconic Atlantis resort. In addition to its family-friendly cuisine, Wavehouse delivers interactive entertainment for kids and kids-at-heart. Little ones will love exploring the soft play park, arcade games, and bowling alley. For an adrenaline rush, try riding the waves at Surf's Up – no surfing skills required! 

Additionally, you can treat the whole family to some friendly competition with the Bowling Offer. You'll find plush seating and high-tech lighting creating a fun atmosphere. Challenge your family and friends to a game or two!

Families eating and drinking at Warehouse's outside sitting area.
Atlantis The Palm,, 04 426 2626


For relaxed beachside dining and activities, Wavebreaker at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah is an oasis. Choose from their grill menu while taking in views of the Persian Gulf. Watch sports on their giant screens and make the most of the beachside vibes. Best of all, their family-friendly pool and beach access package lets you spend the whole day soaking up sun and fun for just AED129 per person, while kids under 5 enter for free, and those aged between 6-12 receive 50% discount.

With water sports, volleyball, and a playground, there's non-stop entertainment. The access fee is fully redeemable on food and drinks too. It's the perfect family daycation in Dubai! 

Guest watching a game of football at Wavebreaker's outside area.
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina,, +971 4 318 2319

The Greenroom

Located in Dubai Sports City, The Greenroom is an oasis for family relaxation and recreation. Featuring a pool, splash pad, playground, and arcade games, kids can burn off energy all day long. Meanwhile, parents can recharge over food and drinks at the swim-up pool bar.

With free entry from Monday to Thursday, and AED150 with AED100 redeemable on weekends and under 12s free, this is a deal you don't want to miss! The pool even has a dedicated kids area so parents can relax. The Greenroom is also a dog friendly venue where your purry friends are welcome on the terrace.

Guest enjoying at The Greenroom's pool
Els Club Extension, Dubai Sports City,, +971 4 423 8310

Cafe Nikki & Soul Lounge

Situated within the Nikki Beach Resort, Cafe Nikki is an all-day bistro serving globally inspired cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the Soul Lounge is the perfect place to relax with spritz cocktails and DJ mixes.

On Saturdays, guests can treat themselves to a sophisticated beachside Brunch from 1pm - 4pm starting at AED350 per person - kids enter for AED175. In addition, enjoy a complimentary pool & beach access after the Brunch, making Cafe Nikki the perfect venue to bring your little ones to on the weekend.

Group of friends toasting their drinks
Nikki Beach, Jumeirah,, +971 4 376 6290

Mina's Kitchen

Mina's Kitchen provides a refined and contemporary space for an unforgettable dining experience. Experience the best of international cuisine at Mina's Kitchen with their live cooking stations and weekly promotions. From breakfast to dinner, they offer a wide array of dishes to satisfy all tastes.

Experience their "The Roast by Bubbalicious" promotion every Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. Indulge in a traditional Sunday roast and other British classics while enjoying live music and kids' entertainment starting from AED295. Children between 6-12 can enjoy a delicious roast for only AED174, while kids under 6 dine for free!

Kids enjoying live entertainment at Mina's Kitchen.
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Jumeirah,, +971 4 511 7373

Jones the Grocer, Palm West Beach

Jones the Grocer at Palm West Beach is a haven for food enthusiasts. This beachfront location boasts an open kitchen, a wood-fired oven, and an array of gourmet items including artisan cheese and charcuterie. With its warm and inviting atmosphere, it's the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with your family and young ones.

Whether you're looking to grab a breakfast with a view, try some fresh mussels or a dog friendly venue to bring the whole crew along, Jones the Grocer is your go-to.

Jones the Grocer situated at Palm West Beach
Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah,, +971 54 998 6162

Señor Pico

Señor Pico is the ultimate destination for those craving the vibrant and authentic flavours of Mexico. Situated along Palm West Beach, this delightful restaurant offers a unique fusion of Californian history and the rich culinary heritage of Mexico. Step inside and be greeted by colourful interiors and breathtaking beachfront views, setting the stage for a memorable dining experience.

Take your family on a fun Tuesday experience with the Taco Tuesday Fiesta! From 8pm - 11pm every Tuesday, you can enjoy a 2-course Taco meal with a classic Margarita. Gather your family and friends and bring your dog to this authentic Mexican restaurant.

Inside decoration at Senor Pico
West Beach, Palm Jumeirah,, +971 4 666 1434

The Scene

The Scene is a top spot for families seeking hearty and retro-inspired British cuisine. With a menu carefully curated to cater to food enthusiasts and lovers of classic pub dishes, The Scene offers an authentic taste of Britain in the heart of Dubai.

One standout family-friendly experience is their "Big Family BBQ Brunch" held every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm. This event promises a day of fun for all, complete with entertainment for the little ones and a delectable spread of proper British classics that will leave everyone satisfied.

Lady singing to guests at The Scene
Pier 7,, 04 422 2328

Discover 4,000+ exclusive in-house, real-time offers in Dubai with Playbook. Visit the Playbook Website or download the app to gain access to the city's top venues. Available for free on the App Store & Google Play.

Wondering what to do with the weekend coming up? Check out some of our features on The Best Happy Hours in Dubai, Ladies' Nights to Check Out, 15 Tasty Business Lunches, Top Restaurants To Visit On Palm Jumeirah, and more!

Left you wanting more?

Check out the featured venues and all their real-time, in-house offers here!

Related posts