Not just popcorn, nachos and sugary soda, you can now have dinner brought to your seats in theatres. Chef-prepared meals delivered right to your table inside the theatre is the next big thing in movie-watching experience in Dubai.

The region’s first theatre to serve restaurant food, located at the Jebel Ali Recreation Club in Dubai, is now open to the public, and more are expected to follow suit.

Operated by Reel Cinemas, which has tied up with award-winning American restaurateur Guy Fieri, is now serving patrons in Dubai and for a Dh160 entrance fee, cine-goers can enjoy a movie and a sumptuous meal comprising of an appetizer and main course.

Moviegoers can opt for a gourmet burger, chicken cordon bleu pasta or lobster roll for their main dish. There are also chicken tenders or hummus for starters.