Barbie-Mania is here! Indulge in all the Barbie-inspired dishes in Dubai

Barbie-Mania is here! Indulge in all the Barbie-inspired dishes in Dubai

The residents of Dubai have been patiently awaiting the release of the Barbie movie and the wait is finally over! You and your gang can now start planning your pink outfits, book your tickets and head over to watch the Barbie movie in cinemas across the UAE!

Fitting the Barbie fever, Dubai is dolled up in shades of pink, as if the iconic Barbie herself waved her magic wand over its skyline. From towering skyscrapers to lavish malls, Dubai's landscape has transformed into a mesmerizing pink paradise. And what better way to celebrate this whimsical transformation than by indulging in Barbie-inspired dishes that not only delight the taste buds but also bring out the inner child in all of us?

Here’s a list of all the Barbie-inspired dishes you can try out in Dubai before or after you’ve watched the movie.

1. Barbie themed menu at Chiki

Chiki is going all out for Barbie lovers in Dubai. It has a Barbie-inspired menu that includes burgers, chicken nuggets, and loaded fries with a brilliant, pink-colored sauce made with natural ingredients. Plus, the whole place has been given a perfect pink makeover (even the drive-thru sign). Customers who order from the pink menu will also get a free Barbie sticker sheet. Cute.

📍 Al Khawaneej St, Mirdif

🕑 Open daily 12:00pm - 04:00 pm

💸  AED 55

2. Pretty donuts and Frappe at Dunkin Donuts

The people behind Dunkin' Donuts have been thinking pink so they created these pleasantly adorned doughnuts. Treat yourself to their limited-time Barbie-themed combo, which includes a pink and blue strawberry heart doughnut with a delicious strawberries and crème frappe for only AED 24!  or get a box of six donuts covered in pink and blue icing and heart shaped decorations for AED 35. Available at Dunkin' Donuts stores and for online delivery in the UAE. Don't let these sweet pink sensations pass you by!

📍 Various locations across Dubai

💸 AED 24 (Doughnut and Frappe combo) AED 35 (box of Doughnuts)

3. Barbie-themed ice cream cup at IceKream

Sweeten your day and bask in the Barbie vibes with a colorful scoop of ice cream from IceKream (yes, cream with a K. We adore the Ken-ergy!). Everything about Ice Kream's Barbie scoop, which is unicorn bubblegum flavor, screams lovely, from the cup covered in pink cheques (like the dress Barbie can be seen wearing in the movie) to the silver star sprinkles. There's also a baby pink soft serve served in a pink waffle cone. Delicious and pink sweetness you just cannot miss!

📍Jumeirah 3, Dubai

🕑Mon-Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am| Fri-Sun 10:00 am am - 02:00 am

💸 From AED 18

4. Pink drinks at Intellect Coffee

Intellect Coffee has introduced two limited-edition Barbie-inspired drinks on their menu: pink velvet latte and pink velvet iced latte. In addition, they are giving away free cups of coffee to anyone who visits their Al Quoz café wearing pink and saying, "Come on Barbie, let's go party". Isn't that just adding to the Barbie fun?

📍 Al Quoz, Al Quoz Industrial Area 3

🕑 Mon-Sat 09:00 am - 06:30 pm

💸 AED 26

5. Barbie-themed afternoon tea at Josette

Josette has Barbiefied its afternoon tea in honor of the Barbie movie. It invites you to a sparkling afternoon tea in a pink palette, accompanied by meticulously crafted delicacies ranging from a vegan beetroot sandwich to the indulgent croque Josette, as well as blushing macarons and the iconic caviar cheesecake with Josette's signature and edible Barbie embellishments.

📍 ICD Brookfield Place, DIFC

🕑 09:00 am - 03:00 pm

💸 AED 180 (soft package), AED 250 (sparkling package)

📆 Aug 9th - August 13th

6. Barbie-themed menu at KATA

Ever thought you’ll find your sushi in pink? You can at KATA who has introduced a special Barbie-themed Pink sushi on its menu! This beautiful pink roll is prepared with salmon, prawn tempura, and avocado and is served on an adorable balloon-shaped plate.  KATA is additionally offering a Barbie mixed cocktail to go with this culinary wonder.

📍 Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai

🕑 Mon-Thu 10:00 am- 12:00 am | Fri - Sun 10: 00 am - 01:00 am

💸 AED 85

7. Barbie-inspired drink at La Coco

Adult Barbies will enjoy a special Barbie-inspired mixed cocktail on the menu at La Coco, located at Andaz The Palm. Other pink options include sliders with beetroot-colored buns, a pink frothy smoothie, and a pastel-colored milkshake. Located opposite Vox Cinema at Nakheel Mall it’s the ideal place to visit after the movie.

📍 Andaz Dubai The Palm

🕑Daily, 10: 00 am - 11:00 pm

💸 From AED 40

8. Barbie-themed platter at Reform Social and Grill

This family-friendly pub is seeking to attract Barbie enthusiasts with a variety of pink-themed goods. Hungry dolls can feast on the Barbie-o-platter that includes delicious ribs, pink beef sliders, corn on the cob, peri peri chicken wings, Cajun spiced shrimp, pineapple skewers, and apple coleslaw. Wash it down with one of their adult-only Barbie-inspired beverages, such as the Barbie's Got, Pink Barbie Float, and Popcorn Barbie Drink. This is Available only from August 10th – 13th so make sure you don’t miss out on this Barbiefied deliciousness!

📍The Lakes fun Club, Dubai

💸 AED 50 (mixed drinks), AED 195 (Barbie-o-platter for two), AED 250 (Barbie-o-platter for four).

📆 Aug 10th - 13th  

9.  Barbie-themed afternoon tea at Shangri-La Dubai

Head over to Shangri-La Dubai from 1pm to 6pm to indulge in a Barbie-inspired afternoon tea hosted in its Lobby Lounge.  Enjoy unique coffees, a curated tea selection, and a variety of Barbie-inspired sweet and savory treats. A Barbie-themed afternoon like no other!

📍 Sheikh Zayed Road, Near Financial Metro Station, Dubai

🕑 Daily, 01:00 pm - 06:00 pm

💸 AED 150

10. Yummy Barbie-inspired Cakes by Sugargram

To get in on the Barbie action, Sugargram, a homegrown luxury dessert gifting brand, has released two new pinktastic creations, 'The Praline Queen' and 'He's just Ken tin(y) cake'. Praline Queen is a 2kg vanilla sponge cake with crunchy pralines and cascading caramel sauce that costs Dhs250. The He's Just Ken tin(y) cake is a four-layer symphony of strawberries and cream, lovingly designed to celebrate Barbie's beloved partner, Ken, and is priced at Dhs55. So, if you’re craving for some delicious, yummy goodness, and are also a fan of Barbie, head over to Sugargram for a sugar rush like no other.

📍 @sugargram_me

💸 AED 55 (He’a just Ken tin(y) cake), AED 250 (Praline Queen)

11. Hey Barbie Cupcakes at SugarMoo

SugarMoo Desserts has created some special desserts in honor of the release of the Barbie movie in cinemas. Their nine Barbie-themed cupcakes are available in popular flavors like chocolate, red velvet, and vanilla. These delicious cupcakes are topped with Barbie-inspired image toppers which are not only yummy to the eye but also taste lovely. Head over to SugarMoo for a delicious and Barbie-fied treat!

📍 Gate District, Precinct Building 2 , Trade Centre, DIFC

🕑 10: 00 am - 10:00 pm

💸 AED 129

If these aren't enough for you, Dubai also has many Pink-filled cafe's for your to try!

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