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let’s celebrate! roast turkeys, gift hampers & fantastic catering

It’s time to be merry & bright with Jones the Grocer’s festive roast packages and all the goodies their chef’s are cooking and baking from scratch everyday. Whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas or just a seasonal celebration the Jones team is here to make any occasion memorable. Browse through a festive catalogue, choose a foodie hamper, an artisan cheese and meat board, quiches, pumpkin pies, mince pies, book a gingerbread house making class for the kids and learn all about putting together a fab cheese board in a series of virtual... Read More


Jones the Grocer’s unveils a new mouthwatering menu

Jones the Grocer unveils a new breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu with a mouthwatering all-star cast at all its stores. There’s also a ravishing drinks makeover that will make a red-carpet splash across all its licensed and unlicensed locations.  On the launch of this new menu, director of operations, Peter Green, said: ‘this development has been a labour of love for 12 months, testing our mettle with the global lockdown and a time of uncertainty. But the outcome is a firm and flavourful nod to the melting pot spirit of Australia.... Read More


Jones the Grocer opens first locations in Egypt and Saudi Arabia

JTG Holdings Ltd, headquartered in Dubai, owner of the ‘Jones the Grocer’ brand, announces the opening of new store locations in Cairo, Egypt and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in line with the business’s swift ongoing expansion in the region. Established in 1996 in Australia, the popular food emporium, known for its casual dining style, cheese room and gourmet retail, is set to open three locations –  two in Cairo and one in Riyadh. The openings are part of 23 new sites scheduled to open with franchise partners across the region as... Read More


Discover the spirit of ramadan with jones the grocer

As the Holy Month approaches, let Jones the Grocer take away the pressure of preparing ornate meals, gift giving and delicious Iftars, so you and your dearest ones can enjoy the spirit of Ramadan. Break your fast with jones and enjoy a flavourful, elegant and memorable food experience. This year, during the Holy Month of Ramadan, customers of the award-winning café and gourmet grocer can enjoy a delicious Iftar, in venues across the UAE as well as in the comfort of their own home. Enjoy Iftar in venue where complimentary... Read More


Learn to build a honey bread house with our online workshop

We enjoyed so much our Christmas Gingerbread house making workshop that we couldn’t wait more to introduce an Easter egg-stra special version. This fun free entry workshop will take place on the 27th March and again on the 3rd April. It will be conducted by one of Jones the Grocer’s chef who will demonstrate how to build a honey bread house. You can book your free tickets here. The class also requires the purchase of Jones the Grocer’s smashing honey bread house kit which costs AED 119 and is available... Read More


Jones the Grocer launches raclette night in Abu Dhabi

Feel like something deliciously dairy is missing from your life? Set your mind at cheese with our all-new raclette night, perfect for a special occasion or a night out your soul swizz-sters. Guests can now enjoy Raclette Night at four grate Jones the Grocer venues in Abu Dhabi from 7 pm to 10 pm every Thursday. The word “raclette,” which comes from the French verb that means “to scrape,” is also the name of the brie-tiful swizz cow’s milk cheese that is the star of this dish. You’ve probably seen... Read More

Jones the Grocer, Palm 07/12/2020

Jones the Grocer on Palm, West Beach is Open!

Jones the Grocer has officially opened the doors of its newest location at Dubai’s latest beachfront promenade, Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah. The artisan eatery features an authentic wood-fired oven, a cool beach bar, pastry and sandwich counter, a handpicked range of gourmet groceries and an artisan cheese and charcuterie wall. The laidback beachside bar, café and restaurant, with its wood fired oven, opens up completely to the Palm West Beach coastline taking in sea breezes which transforms this new venue into a location like none other in Dubai, if... Read More

Jones festive table 11/11/2020

A merry & bright festive season

Coveted roast turkeys, gorgeous foodie hampers. baked goodies. easy entertaining. something for everyone As the weather cools and the year draws to a close, Jones the Grocer’s team have been beavering away to make your festivities Merry and Bright so you can Jingle and Mingle, with social distancing, of course! Whether its Thanksgiving, Christmas, seasonal thoughtful gift giving or just incredible indulgence, the lovely folks at Jones the Grocer have got you covered. Their crisply browned roast turkey with delicious sides, artisan cheese and meat boards decked with gorgeous chutneys,... Read More

organic smoked olive oil 31/08/2020

Meet the artisans – Mount Zero & Asterisk Kitchen

All over the world the livelihood of artisan food producers is imperiled by the precipitous slowdown in restaurants, delis, hotels, specialist wholesalers and retailers. Jones the Grocer remains steadfast to their commitment to farmhouse artisan cheeses made using milk from the farmer’s own herds, to skilled small batch makers recreating magical food using inter-generational recipes and to every passionate producer committed to eking out fantastic flavor from their patch of earth. Kassem Younes, General Manager, Victorian Government Trade and Investment office said “It is pleasing to see that Jones the... Read More

Gruyere & salt beef toastie 10/07/2020

Heavenly grilled cheese toasties

twelve cheese toasties melting across the UAE from 10th July; 25th June 2020 – The chefs and fromager at Jones the Grocer have been busy testing melting points for cheeses; how gooey can a cheese really get?  They’ve been pairing cheeses with all kinds of wonderful produce and concurrently discovering which of their house baked breads toast to golden perfection. After weeks of melting and pairing they’ve conjured up a menu of twelve tantalizing toasties to make you float in a fiesta of flavor. As Peter Green, Head of Operations... Read More