30 family deals in Dubai

From cut-price play deals to brunches where the kids can dine for free

Play Deals

1 Favourite Things

Get four hours for the price of one on your first visit. Claim the deal through the website at www.favouritethings.com/en/p/play-area
Address: Favourite Things, 2nd Floor, Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai (04 434 1984) www.favouritethings.com.

2 Kids Connection in WAFI

Save Dh10 off normal packages throughout October. Pay Dhs25 for kids under three for the first hour (from Dh35) and Dhs35 for kids over three (from Dhs45). Hourly extensions cost Dhs15 (from Dhs25).
Address: Kids Connection, WAFI Mall, (04 324 4555).

4 Football Planet
Take advantage of half price pitch rate during off-peak hours, Sunday to Thursday, 9am to 2pm, making the hourly rate just Dhs200.
Address: Football Planet, City Centre Mirdif (04 231 6274). www.theplaymania.com.

5 Fun City

Head to any Fun City branch in Dubai on a Monday to take advantage of a special offer of just Dhs1 per game.
Address: Fun City, Arabian Centre, Century Mall, Ibn Battuta, Lamcy Plaza, Mercato Mall, Oasis Centre and Reef Mall. www.funcity.ae.

6 Play a Round
Pay for 10 weeks of Messy Monday classes and get two weeks free. The total course price is Dhs500 for 10 weeks, with the two free classes making up the 12-week term.
Address: Play a Round, Jewels Tower, Dubai Marina (04 4570455) www.playaround.ae.

7 Kiddie Café
Enjoy a morning coffee while kids enjoy 2 hours in the play area, for a total of Dhs55. Valid Sunday to Thursday, between 10am and 12pm.
Address: Kiddie Café, Lake Shore Tower, Cluster Y, JLT (04 3608571) www.kiddiescafe.com.

8 Extreme Fun
Buy a package of 10 entry passes to the Motor City play area and pay Dhs300, rather than the usual Dhs400.
Address: Extreme Fun Play Centre, opposite Spinneys Supermarket, Motor City (04 4525543) www.extremefunuae.com.

9 Mini Monsters

Get half price on full-day play at off-peak times, paying just Dhs50 (from Dhs100). Valid Sunday-Wednesday, 9am-7pm.
Address: Mini Monsters, Exit 42, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 3414459) www.minimonsters.ae.

10 The Change Initiative
Kids between one and five years of age can enjoy a free 45-minute class of songs and stories every Wednesday morning at The Change Initiative, between 10.15 and 11am.
Address: The Change Initiative, Al Barsha 1, Sheikh Zayed Road (near Ibis Hotel) (800 824) www.thechangeinitiative.com.

Food & Drink

11 Mo’s Citywalk
Kids eat for free every Sunday when an adult main meal is ordered. The offer is valid all day for kids up to 11 years old.
Address: Mo’s, City Walk, Jumeirah 1 (04.344.3305) http://caramelgroup.com.

12 M’s at Emirates Golf Club

Take advantage of free brunch for kids under five on a Friday and Saturday. Kids between five and 12 dine for half price (Dhs45).
Address: Emirates Golf Club, just off Sheikh Zayed Road (outside Nakheel metro station) (04 4179999) www.dubaigolf.com.

13 Ewaan at The Palace Downtown
Kids under six eat for free at the Friday brunch, whilst those between six and 12 dine for half price (Dhs42).
Address: Ewaan, Lobby Level, The Palace Downtown, Old Town (04 428 7888) www.theaddress.com.

14 Jones the Grocer
Buy two main meals at Jones The Grocer and one child under the age of 12 eats for free. Valid all week.
Address: Jones the Grocer, Al Manara, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 346 6886) www.jonesthegrocer.com.

15 Holiday Inn Al Barsha

Kids under the age of 10 years old eat for free throughout your stay at the hotel.
Address: Holiday Inn Al Barsha, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai (04 323 4333) www.hialbarshadubai.com.

16 The Atrium at Grand Millennium Dubai
Kids under the age of six dine at the Friday brunch for free. Kids between six and 12 years old dine at half price (Dhs87).
Address: Grand Millennium Dubai, Exit 36, Al Barsha South, Media City (04 4299999) www.millenniumhotels.ae.

17 Jazz@PizzaExpress

Kids under 8 dine for free at the Saturday budget brunch. Kids over eight and adults are charged at Dhs59.
Address: Jazz@PizzaExpress, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lake Towers (04 4416342) www.pizzaexpressuae.com.

18 Azur at Raffles
Two children under six eat for free at the weekend brunch per couple dining. Additional kids up to 12 years old eat at half price (Dhs117)
Address: Azur, Level 3, Raffles Hotel, Wafi (04 3248888) www.raffles.com/wafi.

19 Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Book kids between 0 and 12 years old into Sinbads Kids Club for Dhs40 for two hours, while you enjoy Imperium Brunch on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Address: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 4530000) www.jumeirah.com.

20 Bubbalicious at The Westin

Kids under six can enjoy the famous Bubbalicious Brunch for free, while those between six and 12 are charged at half price (Dhs225)
Address: The Westin, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina (04 3994141) www.westinminaseyahi.com.

21 Madinat Jumeirah Hotels
Kids under the age of four eat for free at all Madinat Jumeirah Hotel restaurants, including Mina A’Salam, Al Qasr, Dar Al Masyaf, and Malakiya Villas. This also applies to Friday brunch.
Address: Madinat Jumeirah (04 3668888) www.jumeirah.com/en/hotels-resorts/dubai/madinat-jumeirah.

22 Mazina at The Address Dubai Marina
Kids under 6 eat for free at the family-friendly Friday brunch, while those between seven and 12 are charged at half-price (Dhs110).
Address: The Address Dubai Marina (next to Marina Mall) (04 4367777) www.theaddress.com.

Days Out

23 Aquaventure at Atlantis

Receive a special UAE Residents’ Rate at Aquaventure Waterpark. Visitors above 1.2 metres pay Dhs165 (from Dh250) and below 1.2 metres Dhs140 (from Dh205). Children below two are free.
Address: Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 4262000) www.atlantisthepalm.com.

24 Ski Dubai
UAE residents get 3 hours on the slopes for just Dhs160 (usual price Dh225).
Address: Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates (04 4094090) www.theplaymania.com.

25 Arabia’s Wildlife Centre
Kids below the age of 13 get free entry into the UAE’s only air-conditioned zoo. Adult entry is Dhs15.
Address: Arabia’s Wildlife Centre, Just off Al Dhaid Road, Sharjah. www.breedingcentresharjah.com (06 531 1999).

26 Jebel Ali Beach Resort & Spa

Kids below four get free day entry rate to the hotel pools, grounds, and beach. Kids between four and 12 get half-price access at Dhs90 Sun-Thurs (from Dhs180) and Dh110 Fri-Sat (from Dh220)
Address: Jebel Ali Beach Resort & Spa, Jebel Ali (04 8145500) www.jaresortshotels.com.

27 Dolphin Bay at Atlantis

Swim with the dolphins for a special residents rate of Dhs595 (from Dh660). This includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers at Atlantis.
Address: Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 4262000) www.atlantisthepalm.com.

28 Dubai Ferry
Take advantage of the Dubai Ferry Family Package (two adults and two children) and save 10 percent on the usual ticket price, bringing the price down to Dhs210 for Gold Class and Dhs140 for Silver Class.
Address: Dubai Ferry, Al Ghubaiba and Dubai Marina Terminals (04 284 4444) www.rta.ae.

29 Al Ain Zoo
Kids under three get free entry into the zoo and those between three and 12 years old cost just Dhs5.
Address: Al Ain Zoo, Al Ain (follow brown tourist signs) (03 7992000) www.awpr.ae.

30 Dubai Museum
Take advantage of free entry to Dubai Museum for kids under the age of six. Kids over six and adults cost Dhs6.
Address: Opp. Grand Mosque, Al Fahidi Street (04 353 1862).

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