5 brilliant things to do this weekend in Dubai with your family

From cars & cookies events, the ultimate kids fan zone and delightful Sunday roasts, there are plenty of fun-filled activities taking place in Dubai this weekend to enjoy with the whole family

Cars & Cookies Weekly Event at Flat12 Café

In honour of its first anniversary, Flat12, a stylish coffee house, bistro, boutique & and gallery, will introduce Cars & Cookies, a weekly Sunday event that is ideal for both auto aficionados and families seeking a fun day out. Up to 300 cars may be on display during the outdoor event, which will take place at the back of the venue.

Every week, a different type of car, from a vintage model to a cutting-edge hyper car, will be available. Children can take the wheel in the kids pedal kart racing, which features vehicles designed specifically for this competition. The restaurant will be open as usual and freshly baked cookies will be available to all guests attending the event.

Flat12 Cafe, Rashid, Dubai. November 27 from 8am-12pm. The event will run every Sunday until April 2023. Call +9714 228 7123 and visit Instagram

The Ultimate Kids Fan Zone at Treasure Island, Le Gourmet

Today is the last day to bring your kids to the kid-friendly fan zone at Le Gourmet, which promises a thrilling and sensory experience along with a ton of activities with a football theme.

Children can select a unique activity from a variety of options, such as canvas painting and cap decorating. There are also competitions, such as a penalty shootout and a dancing with pompons tournament. And for added authenticity, there will even be a medal ceremony after every victory.

2nd level of Galeries Lafayette, Dubai Mall. November 25. AED130 per child. For AED50 more, kids can also make their own jersey. Call +97150 473 8452 and visit the website or Instagram

Bar Du Port new Sunday lunch

Bar Du Port, a chic venue on Dubai Harbour, is now open for Sunday lunch. Little ones are welcome, so you can unwind with the whole family, while enjoying outdoor dining on the terrace. Expect tantalizing dishes such as freshly shucked French oysters, chicken paillard, veal rack, seafood aella, 12-hour slow-cooked short ribs, and wagyu tenderloin MB5.

Every Sunday from 1-5pm. Call +9715 0969 9820 and visit the website or Instagram

Afternoon tea by Margaux at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

Margaux, a Parisian pastry boutique, has introduced a brand-new afternoon tea experience that will transport you directly to the heart of Paris thanks to exquisite range of delicate pastries and small savoury treats created by the Executive Pastry Chef Alexandre Dufeu.

Unwind over a cup of tea with your family and loved ones while it is being served in the tranquil Al Samar Lounge. Lobster rolls, artichoke tartes, pretzel pastrami, avocado toast, and truffle croque monsieur are just a few of the flawlessly baked savoury items on the carefully created menu. A platter of fancy pastries, including Madeleines, the traditional hazelnut Paris-Brest, semi-sweet chocolate Éclair, tarte Tropézienne, and French raspberry tarte, are also served as part of the gourmet experience.

Daily from 2:30-6pm. From AED240. Guests can enjoy a 10% discount at Margaux on the same day.  Call 800 323232 and visit the website or Instagram

Sunday Roast at 71 Sports Bar Dubai

Indulge in a hearty Sunday Roast at 71 Sports Bar if you’re craving a cosy roast for lunch or dinner, but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen. With all the complete trimmings, a house beverage, and a generous range of well-prepared meats, gather your family and loved ones for a delightful culinary experience.

Trump International Golf Club. Every Sunday from 12pm onwards. AED125 per person. Call +9714 245 3988 and visit Instagram


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