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A Complete List of Animal and Pet Cafés in the UAE

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2 June 2023

List of animal and pet cafes in the UAE

Animal lovers, here is a list of dining spots where you can meet and interact with animals.

Animal-themed cafés and dining spots are still a growing concept in the UAE. More popular in parts of Asia, Europe, and the US, animal cafés and restaurants are simple: guests can enjoy a drink, meal, dessert, or a baked snack while meeting some animals (usually cats or dogs) that call the café home or are only for pets. Our list is not to be confused with pet-friendly restaurants and cafés that allow you to bring your pets with you while you dine.

Best Places to Enjoy Afternoon Tea in Dubai

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28 May 2022

Best afternoon teas to try in Dubai

Who doesn't love an afternoon tea?

From scones and cups of tea to delicate desserts and sandwiches, UAE residents and visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to afternoon tea spots in Dubai.

Whether you're after a fancy day out with your best girls, a quirky afternoon tea, or a casual affair, there's an afternoon tea here for everyone in the emirate.

Here is our rundown of the best afternoon teas to indulge in Dubai that are loved and frequented by many expats and locals.

Eid Al Adha: Best UAE Brunches, Buffets, and Dinner Offers

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29 June 2021

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UAE Eid Al Adha 2021 Buffets & Brunches offers and deals

From buffet brunches and foodie dinners to family-friendly options as well.

With the extra long Eid Al Adha 2021 public holidays ahead of us in the UAE, we couldn't be happier that many restaurants are still open for dine-in.

To avoid those endless 'Where shall we go out for Eid brunch or dinner?' chats in the group WhatsApp, simply save this page for some dining inspo!

Where to Celebrate Pancake Day in Dubai

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10 February 2020

Dubai's Best Pancakes: Where to Celebrate Shrove Tuesday 2020

It's almost World Pancake Day! Here's where to celebrate the flipping delicious occasion in Dubai...

This February 25, 2020 is Shrove Tuesday or World Pancake Day, meaning UAE residents have the ultimate excuse to indulge in a delightful stack of fluffy pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

If you'd rather let someone else handle all the batter whipping and hotcake flipping, Dubai is full of fantastic places to enjoy Shrove Tuesday.

Review: Sunday Roast at The Duck Hook in Dubai Hills Golf Club

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26 January 2020

Duck Hook Dubai

The search for a brilliant Sunday Roast dinner has ended...

Situated in the newly developed Dubai Hills Estate Golf Club, the Duck Hook doesn’t shy away from their “English-style Gastropub” interior.

Welcomed by a warm and relaxed space with quirky elements, it's a great place to take the family or unwind after a round of golf at the Dubai Hills Golf Club. Head down to meet their daily happy hour between 3-8 pm and catch the sunset on the terrace overlooking the golf course. Enjoy a cooling cocktail, glass of wine or a beer as you unwind from your day.

Celebrate the Pride of Africa With The African Food Festival

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23 October 2019

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This Dubai food festival aims of uniting the African community of the emirate...

Do you hail from Africa? We've found an event you don't want to miss this November.

Introducing, African Food Festival (AFF), a Dubai-based event that aims to bring African expatriates living in the UAE together over their common love of food, Afro beats and to celebrate the motherland.

Happening on November 29 at Dubai Creek Park, this free-entry event is designed especially with the UAE's African community in mind.

Review: MasterChef, the TV Experience in Dubai

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16 October 2019

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Masterchef mystery box dubai

Huge fan of MasterChef? Then this is a must-try experience for you...

Just a stone’s throw from Dubai Metro and situated in Millennium Place Marina, this highly anticipated restaurant has been the talk of the town since opening its doors earlier this year.

If you’re a fan of the popular global TV series MasterChef, there’s no doubt that this is a must-visit on your restaurant list. Both myself and a colleague visited the restaurant to try out their legendary “Mystery Box Challenge”, and here's how we got on.