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Published: Wed 28 Aug 2013, 9:18 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 10:33 AM

C’or Blighty

London Fish & Chips, Dubai

London Fish & Chips is introducing a new family meal this season. The ‘Family Box’ delivers an assortment of fish fillets, calamari, shrimps – all served hot with chips, coleslaw, bread buns and soft drinks.

The ‘Family Box’ costs Dhs79.

Call: 800 LONDON (566366)

Boardwalk empire

Boardwalk, Dubai Creek Yacht Club

Boardwalk is under-going a major refurbishment in time for the cooler winter months, with a fresh new look and feel while making the most of the Dubai Creek-side views, which the venue is famous for.

The new look venue will offer a range of cuisine including seafood with a unique display featuring cascading water to showcase the freshest fish and shellfish, as well as a wall of herbs to highlight the fresh nature of the dishes and produce. In addition, a new pizza oven will celebrate authentic Mediterranean cooking.

Chopstick club

What could be a fun and effective way to help develop your child’s fine motor skills? How can you provide early training for good handwriting habits? The answer is apparently chopsticks.

Edison Training Chopsticks are here in the UAE, providing a way to develop your child’s every day skills for Dhs39 each.


More café

Pantry Café, Dubai

Following on from the success of the first restaurant in Wasl Square, Pantry Café has announced that they will be opening another branch at Bay Square in Business Bay.

The restaurant will have its own wood-fire oven for fresh pizzas, a large selection of salads and sandwiches, an international breakfast menu and an all-day dining menu that any food fanatic will devour. The restaurant also boasts a wide selection of unique merchandise and kitchen products that are showcased around in a true ‘pantry’ style.

Tea off

Sultan’s Lounge, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has announced details of its new Ottoman inspired afternoon tea menus in partnership with Eric Lanlard.

The master pâtissier, author and TV star worked closely with the culinary team at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray to design the ‘Orange Blossom Financier’, a special cake developed exclusively for the new Ottoman Afternoon Tea menu that re-launched alongside a traditional English Afternoon Tea Menu in Sultan’s Lounge, the hotel’s lobby lounge.

Call: 04 453 0000

Time to Ketchup

The UAE version of popular Hollywood 50s diner, Ketchup (part owned by Jobs star Ashton Kutcher), is set to pop up in Downtown Dubai next week. The eatery offers classic American cuisine such as the hamburger – The New Yorker, a USDA approved beef burger that is cooked daily, ensuring the freshest of tastes. Another favourite is the 14oz prime rib eye steak, served on the bone for maximum flavour. For those with a sweet tooth, Ketchup offers a selection of rich desserts, including the indulgent key lime pie or New York baked cheesecake.

To celebrate this new opening, the team have launched a competition. Called ‘Eat One Kilo in Eight Minutes’ the contest will take place between midday and 11pm every Saturday in September. Guests are invited to eat the infamous ‘Stack Burger’; 700 grams of pure USDA approved beef and accompanying fries – all within eight minutes. Winners of the challenge will receive a Dhs200 voucher and their name in the Ketchup Hall of Fame.

Ketchup is located at EMAAR Boulevard Plaza, Dubai and will be open daily 10am - midnight.

Call: 04 363 8595

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