Apparently, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
But, if your bank balance isn't looking great, your staple breakfast is probably just plain old cereal. And the last thing you want to do is spend an exorbitant amount of money on food.
Well, don’t worry, because we've got you. Here’s a list of 7 places where you can have a good, filling breakfast for less than Dhs40!
1. IKEA Restaurant
IKEA’s furniture is well known but people obviously don’t talk enough about its food. IKEA’s restaurant is an amazing self-serve area where you can get some really good food. Their breakfast, available until 11.30am, is truly iconic. Eggs, sausages, baked beans, tomatoes, hash browns, and toast for just Dhs19!
McDonald’s breakfast is available from 5am, all the way until 11am. Their menu has everything from pancakes to hash browns, to wraps and burgers themed around breakfast items. And the meals all include a variety of coffee options. Plus, the most expensive of these meals is a mere Dhs19.
3. Pappa Roti
Feeling like having a bun for breakfast? Pappa Roti has a great variety with different toppings. Get a bun with coffee for under Dhs30. Most Papa Roti outlets open around 9am.
4. Belgium Waffles
Nothing is better than good ol' fashioned pancakes and waffles. Belgium Waffles is situated in Al Seef and City Walk and opens at 10am. There’s an endless variety of various toppings. Add all the chocolate you can! Most pancakes/waffles are around Dhs40 a portion.
5. Paratha King
Did somebody say Indian breakfast? Paratha King has an unbelievable variety for differently stuffed parathas, all served with curry, yogurt and pickle. The best part? They are super fresh and not oily at all. You can get their paratha basket for only Dhs35 (which can easily serve 2-3 people).
6. Malang Lounge
Malang Lounge is also an Indian restaurant, open 24 hours. It opened very recently, situated in Business Bay. What’s their plus point? Their breakfast buffet is only Dhs22 per plate!
If you’re in the mood for Arabic breakfast, Mama’esh is also situated in Business Bay. It opens at 7am, and their breakfast platter is only Dhs33.