Hot breakfast spots make the school run something to look forward to

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 September 2018: Cocoa Kitchen, Homestead Restaurant and Bakery, and SIKKA Café are inviting Dubai’s mums to get together over breakfast after dropping their little ones off to school. The eateries offer a wide variety of breakfast fare ranging from eggs and pancakes to traditional Middle Eastern dishes.

Open from morning until late at night, Cocoa Kitchen serves up a delectable selection of food with cocoa as the central ingredient. The City Walk restaurant’s edgy industrial decor underscores the avant-garde dining experience. Highlights of the breakfast include the Cocoa ‘Chocolate’ Experience. The set breakfast menu for two includes Homemade Chocolate Granola Jar, the unique Alaskan King Crab Benedict, scrumptious French Toast and a bowl of fresh strawberries. The breakfast menu also includes glass of fresh orange juice and a selection of Cocoa Kitchen’s signature hot beverages to fuel up for the rest of the morning.

TIMINGS: 10.00am to 12.00 Noon
PRICE: AED195 for 2 people

Mothers who enjoy a traditional Emirati breakfast need look no further than SIKKA Cafe’s buzzing City Walk and La Mer outlets. The set breakfast menu features a platter of Arabic cheeses, dates filled with chami, dangaw – lightly spiced boiled chickpeas, falafel with Tahina sauce and fresh vegetables on the side. Egg lovers can feast on baith tamat – Emirati scrambled eggs with tomatoes and light spices – or shakshuka – poached eggs in a tomato, chili, and onion sauce, spiced with cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper. Meanwhile, chebab, an Emirati take on the classic pancakes served with date syrup and cream cheese or honey, is bound to delight those with a sweet tooth.

The SIKKA breakfast includes local tea or traditional coffee, laban (buttermilk) or a selection of fresh juices.

TIMINGS: Every day from 8.00am to 11:30am
PRICE: AED124 for 2 people


Homestead Restaurant and Bakery, the homegrown eatery at Last Exit Al Khawaneej, offers a delightful feast for early risers. The restaurant’s signature breakfast, The Fatoor, comprises Arabic bread, whipped feta, falafel, za’atar and olives, a slice of seedless watermelon and a choice of balaleet or shakshuka, in addition to foul mudammes – a classic Middle Eastern breakfast dish made of fava beans, olive oil, onions, garlic, and cumin. Also part of the set menu is chebab with cream cheese, date syrup, and pistachio crumble.

The breakfast includes a hot beverage and an orange juice to help mums kickstart their day.

TIMINGS: 8.00am to 12.00 Noon
PRICE: AED195 for 2 people


About Cocoa Kitchen
Cocoa Kitchen is an original cocoa-centric restaurant by Meraas that serves up a wide variety of contemporary multi-cuisine specialties in an atmosphere reminiscent of a chocolate warehouse. The outlet celebrates the world’s best-loved ingredient in every dish, highlighting the versatility of cocoa across a medley of savoury and sweet recipes that can be sampled at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Centrally located in City Walk, the eatery offers an out-of-the-box culinary experience to even the most discerning epicure

About SIKKA Café
Showcases the mélange of local, Indian and Persian cuisines, embracing flavours that Emiratis have appreciated for over 100 years. Visit SIKKA Café at City Walk and La Mer.

About Homestead Restaurant and Bakery
Located in Al Khawaneej, the restaurant offers a multitude of wholesome traditional cuisines to choose from, including Emirati, Indian, and Persian with a local twist, as well as popular international favorites. Using organic and sustainably sourced ingredients where possible, the menu also includes detox options.


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