Foodie-lific experiences at Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls


Mall of the Emirates invites visitors to its brand-new, convivial ‘The MOE Club House’.  Try the latest food trend and get creative at the 3D printing station. Play pool, billiards, air hockey or mini golf. Bring your children at ‘The Little Club House where kids can express themselves freely and unleash their imagination and sample fabulous fare during Happy Hours at the newly-designed West Food Court.

Buy One Get One Free at City Centre Mirdifduring ‘Foodie Hour’.And, if you are looking to enhance your cooking experience, join City Centre Deira’s Culinary Workshops.You can also donate canned food (bought from Carrefour) for charity.

Little ones can have fun with some cuddly animals at the petting zoo every Friday and Saturday at City Centre Me’aisem.

To know more, below the complete list of food experiences at Majid Al Futtaim shopping malls:

‘The MOE Club House’ at Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates invites you to its brand-new, convivial ‘The MOE Club House’, where trendy, urban diners can gather with family and friends for exclusive culinary experiences, food experimentation with 3D printing, family games, kids’ activities and live entertainment during the Dubai Food Festival.

‘The MOE Club House’ will offer a feast for the senses for the experiential diner. It is designed as a New England-style charming community space that is perfect for social gatherings and meetings over a varied gastronomic offering. From the fashion savvy shopper looking for a light bite, coffee or sweet treat, in a comfortable setting to the adventure seeker looking to partake in interactive games, there’s something for everyone here

Games at MOE Club House

Grab a snack and head to the ‘game room’ for a friendly challenge of pool, billiards, foosball, or mini golf. Stools and chairs give visitors an opportunity to socialise, bond and be a part of the community.

The Little Club House at Mall of the Emirates

This is a space at ‘The MOE Club House’ where kids can express themselves freely and unleash their imagination. Kids can make new friends and work together and contribute to ‘Giving Tree’, a massive mural designed on the wall of the club house. They can design paper leaves with craft material provided to them, write down their desires and aspirations, and place it on the painted tree branches.

A rotational program of Arts & Crafts for youngsters will be offered by artists and creative professionals. From pasta art and pot painting, to bird house decorating, cupcake decorating and food paper design – there’s plenty to keep youngsters engaged and picking up new skills. For aspiring kid entrepreneurs, Mall of the Emirates has also set up a mini market where they can sell their creations.

Young bookworms can comfortably plonk down in the ‘Time to Read’ corner with their favourite book for hours of uninterrupted reading, as well.

Food meets technology

Taste the innovation at Mall of the Emirates this Dubai Food Festival. Try the latest food trend and get creative at the 3D printing station. Select crepes and pancakes to be printed and watch them come to life in customisable shapes for a great Instagram moment. Share your pictures with friends and family with #MOEClubHouse

The elevated West Food Court experience

Get together for a hearty meal and engaging conversations with family and friends in the vibrant West Food Court, specially designed with interactive installations and lively social walls to celebrate the spirit of togetherness during the festival. The enhanced warm ambiance with seating trellis will encourage diners to relax, spend more time with loved ones, spark discussions and have fun together. Snap and share precious moments at the playful Instagram statement walls around the food court. Take some time out with a scrumptious lunch and a good book off the ‘Read Wall’ or see if you can beat a friend in a war of words at the massive interactive ‘Scrabble Wall’.

The food court will also host ‘Happy Hour’ surprise, where shoppers can enjoy complimentary tasting, desserts and drinks from participating retailers. Throughout Happy Hour, roaming entertainment with musicians, magicians and dancing waiters will delight diners.

‘Foodie Hour’ Buy One Get One Free at City Centre Mirdif

Bring friends and family for a delectable meal at a steal during ‘Foodie Hour’ on weekdays from 3-5pm during the festival. Collaborating restaurants, including Chili’s, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, The Butcher Shop, Super Chix and Ocean Basket, will have a Buy One Get One Free on ‘Foodie Hour’ items.

‘Outdoors’ at City Centre Mirdif

This DFF, there’s no better place to get into the spirit of togetherness and make unforgettable memories than at ‘Outdoors’ – the exciting food and leisure destination by City Centre Mirdif. The vibrant space has become a prominent feature of Dubai’s winter events calendar with a plethora of activities, from daily movie nights and obstacles courses to sampling street food from around the world, all in one destination. Kids can get active and make friends in the free-play jungle-themed course fitted with monkey bars and a tyre obstacle course. Get adventurous and make it an action-packed outing with friends by getting on the ice-skating rink, while youngsters can challenge themselves to arcade games in the Magic Planet zone.

Food lovers will find plenty of inviting food options to devour at ‘Outdoors’, such as Athlete’s Kitchen, Caribou Coffee, Chili’s, Amorino, Jungle Juice, Cinnabon, VOX Cinemas, Karakati, and Papparoti.

The DFF Social Hub at City Centre Deira

Eat. Socialise. Play and repeat. City Centre Deira has transformed into a gastronomic hub for Dubai Food Festival where visitors can experience unique culinary experiences, games, food decoration and craft workshops for children and adults and plenty of Instagramable moments.

All the culinary action will happen at the Mall’s West Court from February 28 until March 9. Customers can come with friends and family to hang out, try cuisines from around the world, play games, attend creative workshops and create great hashtag moments. Dive into the ball pool, in which players will race against the clock in search of a golden ball. Those that locate the elusive sphere will be able to exchange it for a prize.

The Snap and Play space is primed for youngsters and millennials who want to make a colourful social media splash during the festival. A maze-like installation has been created with hundreds of brightly coloured streamers that are suspended from a large frame. Just step inside for the ultimate Instagram opportunity.

Here’s your opportunity to relive your childhood. Challenge family and friends to table football, the supersized versions of Connect 4 or a sliding tile picture puzzle at City Centre Deira and win bragging rights.

Enjoy something a little bit different every time you visit at the food truck, which will serve a variety of cuisines on rotation in the activity zone.

Culinary Workshops for children and adults at City Centre Deira

Children have plenty to look forward to at City Centre Deira. Food art sessions will see them craft unique pictures and ornaments. These creative classes will take place throughout the week.

And, if you are looking to enhance your cooking experience, join City Centre Deira’s Culinary Workshops, suitable for amateurs and enthusiasts. The interactive themed workshops will run for 10 days during the festival and offer free sessions on the most delicious dishes.

Food-filled way to give back this season

In line with its commitment towards corporate social responsibility, and to support the communities that surround the mall, City Centre Deira will invite customers to donate canned food (bought from Carrefour) for distribution to disadvantaged UAE residents. In return for each donation, they are entitled to enter a contest with the grand prize of an AED 2,000 Mall GiftCard. 

Free petting zoo at ‘Outdoors’ in City Centre Me’aisem every Friday and Saturday

Bring family, bring mates and even bring your pets for a fun-filled gathering over scrumptious bites, family movies and kids workshops in the perfect weather at City Centre Me’aisem’s second edition of ‘Outdoors’ until March 25.

Little ones can have fun with some cuddly animals at the petting zoo every Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 7pm. As the kids roam freely and interact with the hamsters, goats, chicken and rabbits, they’ll get a tactile experience that will help them learn more about the animals and teach compassion towards other living beings. There will also be an opportunity for kids to take a thrilling pony ride around ‘Outdoors’ this season.  Don’t forget to tag #citycentremeaisem to all your ‘Outdoors’ experiences on social media.

Winning spree

During the festival, shoppers at Mall of the Emiratesalso get a chance to win AED 5,000 worth Mall GiftCards daily during the festival. All they need to do is shop for AED 350 for a chance to enter the daily draw to win.

City Centre Deira will also surprise visitors with several giveaways from February 21 until March 9. Shoppers who spend AED 200 or more will be able to enter a prize draw for their chance to win an AED 2,000 Mall Gift card daily. Visitors can double their chances of winning by dining at the mall.

Additionally, customers who spend AED 150 in any of the Mall’s restaurants will be able to exchange their receipts for instant VOX Cinemas movie tickets.

Step up your ‘foodstagramming’ game at City Centre Mirdif by snapping your mouth-watering meal with the backdrop of a visually appealing placemat at participating outlets. Share it on Instagram and Facebook with #CCMiFoodie for a chance to win an AED500 Mall GiftCard daily. The best image from the entire campaign will receive an AED10,000 GiftCard. A selection of photographs shared by diners will be reposted on LED screens at the mall during the festival, as well.  What’s more, customers who spend AED 200 or more at any stores at the mall during Dubai Food Festival will become eligible to enter a grand prize draw to win AED 25,000. Those who spend the same sum on food and beverages at the mall will have their chance of winning multiplied fivefold.

City Centre Me’aisem and City Centre Al Shindagha in collaboration with Dubai Food Festival and Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) will give away a brand-new Nissan Patrol. Shoppers who spend AED 50 or more will be entitled to a raffle coupon upon dining at any outlets in the malls.


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