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Brunch is a Dubai institution that will never go out of style. For those who are always wondering where to go during Friday afternoon, we have put together a comprehensive brunch guide that will apply to anyone in Dubai.
Whether you're a foodie, party animal or the parents are in town, here is your guide on some of the best (and most appropriate) brunches in Dubai.
The list is divided up into 8 categories:
- Foodie Brunches
- Party Brunches
- Parent Friendly Brunches
- Evening Brunches
- Outdoor Brunches
- Family Friendly Brunches
- Quirky Casual Brunches
- Brunch and Swim packages
Sophisticated foodie brunches:
The Scape Malibu Brunch
Malibu officially meets Dubai at The Terrace, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, as hosts an amazing California-fusion brunch. Served straight on the table, you can enjoy an eclectic range of starters, mains and desserts, all created with the signature style of Scape that is inspired by a mosaic of flavours from Europe, Asia, Oceania and South America, all fused with an uncompromising pride for quality ingredients and freshness. Think sushi donuts, angus beef tataki, tempura, quesadillas and lashings of burrata to start, followed by chicken and octopus, lobster, braised short ribs and glazed Baltic salmon for mains, finished off with quirky sweet tacos, ice cream sandwiches or a doughnut cheesecake for the ultimate dessert.
Location Burj Al Arab Dubai Cost Dh495 including soft drinks and mocktails, Dh695 that includes free-flowing signature beverages, Dh795 including sparkling Timings Every Saturday from 12.30 to 4.00pm
The World of Nobu Brunch
Nobu, the world-renowned Japanese restaurant at Atlantis has ‘The World of Nobu’ brunch, which will bring together a selection of signature dishes from 10 Nobu restaurants around the world, to deliver a luxurious culinary experience. Upon arrival, all guests will be presented with a ‘Nobu passport’, which will allow them to collect stamps for every visit in exchange for rewards. Serving signature dishes from key Nobu hotspots, Nobu Malibu’s beachfront restaurant will present its hit dish egg toban with dry miso. From Nobu West Hollywood, diners can expect the famous black cod yuzu miso and the fashionable Nobu Milan will share the delectable grill salmon ponzu butter with crispy spinach burrata and tofu dry miso. There will be a dash of British flair arriving from London with Nobu’s take on a full-English and the Shoreditch Nobu’s short rib and egg.
Location Atlantis the Palm Cost Dh395 including soft beverages, Dh586 with house beverages, Dh650 with bubbles Timings Every Friday from 12pm until 3pm Contact 04 4260800
The Sean Connolly Garden Brunch
One of Dubai’s hottest restaurants, Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera, is the place to brunch at. The amazing steak and seafood restaurant is located on the top floor of the iconic Dubai Opera and gives you four main dining areas to choose from; the Raw Bar, the Fire Bar, the central Pearl Bar and the outdoor rooftop terrace, which of course has fantastic views of Burj Khalifa. The brunch menu offers a wide selection of starters to share, a choice of main dish including the Sea Bass, King crab and chili linguine, a Wagyu burger, house pickles, chipotle mayo, an Orgy of mushrooms, buffalo ricotta gnocchi, Saltbush organic lamb cutlets, green sauce and an Ocean Beef tenderloin with miso hollandaise. The food is uncomplicated and focused on quality and allowing the ingredients to shine
Location Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai Cost Dh390 including soft beverages, Dh500 including house beverages, Dh610 including bubbly Timings Daily from 12pm to 12am Contact 04 3627312
The Peyote Fiesta Gave brunch
This brunch is taking #PeyotePeople on a seductive trip into modern Mexico. A true masterclass in Mexican cuisine bringing people together, the Peyote Brunch served to the table. Peyote’s signature blend of plentiful designed-to-be-shared dishes specially designed by native Head Chef Walter Melo and infectious Latin American spirit.
Location DIFC Cost Dh275 including food and soft beverages, Dh395 including food and house beverages Timings every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm
The Riviera Chic Brunch at the Restaurant
Inspired by the South of France, Riviera Chic Brunch at The Restaurant at Address Boulevard is a sophisticated brunch featuring authentic Mediterranean inspired dishes served to your table. The menu consists of a variety of cold and hot dishes and desserts from the tastiest part of southern France such as Pissaladiere, a dish that originates from Nice, while Bouillabaisse - a traditional Provençal fish stew – is from the port city of Marseille. The dessert menu offers a variety of delicacies such as tropezienne also known as "La Tarte de Saint-Tropez", a dessert pastry consisting of a filled brioche. To complete the mood, a French band plays popular French songs and a petanque court is also available for additional fun. Guests who take the Magnifique Package can enjoy premium caviar service and access to the pool until 8pm.
Location Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai Cost Dh325 including soft beverages Dh425 including house beverages Dj525 including bubbly, premium quality caviar and pool access Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 888 3444
The Galvin Dubai Brunch
Galvin Dubai, the stylish restaurant and bar from the Michelin-starred chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin, introduces a culinary experience in the form of a carefully crafted 4-course brunch menu. The series of Mediterranean dishes offer guests culinary art accompanied with live entertainment, making for the perfect Galvin afternoon.
Location City Walk Cost Dh325 for the food package, Dh450 per person with premium beverages Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 5905444
The Okku Brunch
This year OKKU is hosting a super cool Friday brunch. Upon arrival, from 12.30pm you will be welcomed in the bar area to enjoy some fresh crab and shucked oysters while enjoying some creative beverages. From 1pm brunch goers will go to the main restaurant to begin with a platter of sushi, sashimi and maki before diving into the unlimited ‘O’Style signature small plates that will be brought to the table. You will then be served a large Japanese sharing concept plate.
Location H Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road Cost Dh99 including soft beverages, Dh399 including house beverages, Dh449 for including premium beverages Contact 04 5018777
The Bleu Blanc comme ça Friday Brunch
Embark on a journey to the South of France at the Comme ça Friday brunch. Sit back and relax as plate after plate is served at your table, accompanied by signature beverages, designed by the internationally acclaimed bar guru Sam Ross, and French bubbles. Savour celebrity chef David Myers’ signature dishes including oxtail tartine, polenta croquettes, and grilled king prawns, skirt steak and mac and cheese.
Location Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai Cost Dh299 including soft drinks, Dh399 including house beverages, Dh599 including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30 to 3.30pm Contact 04 5125533.
The NA3NA3 Seafood Brunch
Enjoy the freshest catch of the day at an abundant seafood brunch at Na3Na3. Delight in authentic Arabian hospitality over exceptional home style cooking. With live cooking stations, and hot dishes and freshly baked breads streaming from the open kitchen.;
Location Address Dubai Mall Cost Dh320 per person including soft beverages, Dh420 per person including house beverages, Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm
The Hakkasan Hakka Brunch
Hakkasan is adding some heat to the city’s weekend dining scene with the launch of Brunch at Hakkasan. Reworking their acclaimed ‘Hakka Brunch’, the award-winning restaurant is bringing a new meaning to Friday feasting. The Brunch at Hakkasan aims to up the weekend ante, starting with contemporary Cantonese cuisine using amazing ingredients and dishes, such as the Peking duck surrounded in apple wood smoke, followed by a parade of dim sum and small eats, from Wagyu beef and mushroom puff to crispy tiger prawn with pandan leaf. Main courses include stir-fry black pepper rib eye beef or steamed grouper in yellow bean sauce and desserts will change depending on the chef’s selection.
Location Jumeirah Emirates Towers Boulevard Cost Dh199 per person including a selection of teas, Dh299 per person including soft drinks, Dh420 per person including house beverages, Dh638 per person including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 3848484
The Brasserie 2.0 Brunch
One of the best Brunches in the city. Delight your senses with an extravagant selection of dishes from the far corners of the world. Brasserie 2.0 has on offer an array of fresh seafood delicacies, as well as their very own pizza oven – all this while the chefs fire up the outdoor grill for a succulent flame grilled selection from the land and ocean. With views of the Arabian Sea, a stunning garden terrace area, over 10 live cooking stations packed to the rafters with dishes that will blow your mind, a live band, a refreshing juice and smoothie bar.
Location Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa JBR Cost Dh400 including soft beverages, Dh525 including house beverages and sparkling, Dh725 including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm Contact 04 3165550
The Gaucho Buena Onda Brunch
Something that Gaucho Dubai really knows how to do well is put on a delicious brunch with fun vibes and a cool ambience. Another thing Gaucho knows is how to keep things fresh and exiting with its food offering. The Gaucho Brunch is your chance tuck in to an eclectic selection of well-crafted dishes such Ecuadorian Ceviche with Shrimps, roasted tomato and red pepper sauce, onions and coriander and of course, Gauchos signature selection of mains with 300g each of tender Ancho and Chorizo or a delectable sea bream risotto and a spatchcock chicken all paired with a choice of Romaine salad, chips, broccoli and cauliflower salad for the table to share. To end your meal, try the dulche de leche cheesecake, mango mess and fluffy chocolate brownies served to share.
Location Gaucho Dubai, DIFC Cost Dh370 including soft drinks and mocktails; Dh460 including selected house beverages, Dh570 including sparkling grape and selected house beverages, Dh690 per person including premium bubbles Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 3.30pm Contact 04 4227898
The Novikov Brunch is an animated yet relaxed experience with live music and an eye-catching market theme. Eight different interactive cooking stations, including dim sum, sushi and a lavish dessert and waffle station, complimented with a pop-up bar serving hand crafted beverages, such as Novikov’s unique organic dextoxers, designed to kick start the long weekend of indulgence with revitalising ingredients. In partnership with Happy Box the Novikov team will offer a range of themed entertainment and activities to keep kids happy and occupied, with a specially prepared Children’s bento box also available.
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai UAE Cost Dh310 including soft beverages, Dh410 including house beverages, Dh545 including premium bubbly Timings Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm Contact 04 3888744
The Four Season's Jean-Georges Brunch
The brunch at Jean Georges is the perfect spot to bring a first time bruncher visiting Dubai. It’s a brunch that has everything you could possibly want. High quality innovative food, amazing music that you can easily talk over (unlike many other places in this city with no understanding of volume control), and an ambiance that feels super luxurious but also very welcoming. Enjoy a fab set menu which includes a selection of appetizers, one main course and a platter of tasty signature desserts.
Location Four Season Jumeirah Beach Cost Dh325 including soft beverages, Dh435 including selected house beverages, Dh545 including bubbly and sparkling Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 3436118
The Waldorf Astoria Secret Garden Brunch
The Waldorf Astoria Brunch is where the food is the star of the show. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah have launched the Unforgettable Secret Garden Brunch. The brunch concept means you will be dining in a beautiful secret garden, enjoy seasonal ingredients with live entertainment in a relaxed atmosphere. This brunch will feature a specially curated menu in an indoor garden setting. Some of the herbs, vegetables and flowers featured in the brunch will be coming straight from the hotel grounds. This brunch is great for sophisticated foodies and families. A place that will definitely impress your visitors.
Location Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah Dubai Cost Dh345 including soft beverages, Dh425 for the house beverage package, Dh600 for the sparkling grape package and Dh725 for the French bubbly package Timings Every Friday from1pm to 4pm Contact 04 8182222
The Ruya Anatolian Brunch
Ruya Dubai is a stylish restaurant and bar serving Anatolian cuisine. The Friday brunch offers guests a culinary journey through the entire menu with classic Anatolian cuisine, combined with perfectly prepared beverages and live music for the whole family to enjoy.
Upon arrival, you’ll indulge in an interactive menu that’s made up of multiple live food stations showcasing cold starters and desserts whilst hot appetizers will be served directly to the table. Firm favorites include the signature Two Cheese Pide, Lahmacun and Çag Kebap from the central oven, cheeses, delectable desserts as well as a delicious main dish from the a la carte menu such as Rangers Valley Rib Eye, Keskek, Lamb Cutlets or Whole Grilled Seabream. .
Location Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina Cost Dh295 including soft beverages, Dh495 including house beverage, Dh595 inclusive of French bubbly Timings Every Fridays from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 3999123
The Zuma Brunch
Zuma Dubai definitely offers one of the best brunches in town, we are firm believers that Zuma is a brunch for foodies. A beautifully curated menu made up of the finest Japanese ingredients. When you head to Zuma for brunch you can enjoy unlimited amount of cold starters, hot starters, salads, sushi and sashimi. You then get to choose one main course, which includes a variety of all of the Zuma signature dishes like our favourite, the black cod. Then unlimited desserts. Zuma is definitely on our foodie brunch hit list.
Location Gate Village, DIFC Cost Dh450 including soft beverages, Dh595 including sparkling beverages, 655 including bubbly Timings Every Friday 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 4255660
The 068 Bond Brunch at Prime68
This sophisticated foodie brunch will be served to the table and will satisfy even the most discerning palate. The set menu includes foie gras degustation, along with Josper-grilled Australian beef tenderloin with butter and thyme, whole Australian rib eye with garlic and herbs and US Prime braised short ribs. Bond's signature shajken and not stirred beverage will be made table-side. After brunch, you'll be invited to the Vault for the Golden Eye afterparty to literally experience the high life at the very pinnacle of the world’s tallest hotel.
Location JW Marriot Marquis, Prime 68 Cost Dh495 per person including house beverages, Dh595 per person including sparkling beverages, Dh695 per person including bubbly Timings 04 4143000
The Le Meridien Dubai Yalumba Brunch
Yalumba features a rustic, Australian country feel and the food is modern eclectic cuisine with a unique blend of flavours from the East and West. This award-winning brunch, has a spectacular display of delicious fare that will keep you going to the buffet. This place is perfect for the serious foodie. The Friday Bubbly Brunch lets you indulge in the most delicious dishes with unlimited fine bubbles and a great atmosphere.
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre Cost Dh499 including house beverages Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm Contact 04 7022455
Aji’s Inti Raymi Brunch
Invoke the energy of the Incas (or at least feast like them), at Aji’s Inti Raymi Friday brunch. Taking place every Friday, the menu pays homage to the ancient Peruvian ‘Festival of the Sun’. Including ‘piqueos’ such as Gyoza and Tori Anticuchos, unlimited sushi, cebiches and tiraditos, a main course such as Gyukai Rice or Ribeye and ‘sobremesa’ (dessert platter) this is a culinary celebration worthy of the gods.
Location Aji, Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh275 including soft beverages, Dh440 including house beverages, Dh660 including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 5520244
The Ruth Chris Meat Lover’s Brunch
The American institution is hosting the ultimate Ruth’s Chris Steak House experience where you can savour the mouth-watering pick of favorites from the a la carte menu that the Steak House is known for. The menu boasts a selection of their most popular USDA prime cuts such as tender Filets, NY Strips, Braised Short Ribs and Lamb Chops cooked to taste. Other classic dishes are the Carpaccio, Ahi Tuna and Calamari.
Expect a lively atmosphere with the addition of The Roaming Band, an upbeat three-piece live band, that literally roam around the restaurant playing a selection of current popular music, Latino classics and Bossa Nova rhythms that perfectly compliment the old American charm of Ruth’s Chris. The party continues with a happy hour from 4pm onwards.
Location Address Dubai Marina Cost Dh300 including soft beverages, Dh460 including house beverages, Dh495 including premium bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30 to 4 PM Contact 04 4549538
The St Regis Versailles Brunch
This brunch is called the Versailles Decadence Brunch and decadence is the keyword here. Everyone knows that the Versailles palace was a site for unparalleled luxury and splendour. Brasserie Quartier, the restaurant at the St. Regis will recreate Versailles for you. You will be served decadent French cuisine, as well as have the option of getting extra food from the buffet stations
Location Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Cost Dhs350 with soft drinks, Dhs450 with house drinks, Dhs650 with bubbly Timings Every Friday 12.30pm to 3.30pm Contact 04 4355577
The Rosso and Benihana Friday Brunch
Trying to decide what type of cuisine you're in the mood for is often the hardest part when choosing a brunch. This is where the brunch at Amwaj Rotana comes in. It combines Rossos and Benihana's. The laid back, Mediterranean vibe of Rosso is the perfect place to pick your way through a host of Italian treats. While Benihanna's makes the freshest Asian food, including a sushi buffet and yummy Teppenyaki. Rosso keeps things simple. Benihanna's has a host of delicious flavours and Horizon will give you the international dishes that you just crave at brunch. There is also a separate family area where the little ones can watch cartoons, dance to the DJ and help themselves to a special kids buffet complete with popcorn.
Location Amwaj Rotana, JBR Cost Dh199 including soft drinks, Dh299 including house beverages, Dh419 including house beverages and unlimited bubbly, 50 per cent off for children aged between six and twelve, kids below 6 eat for free Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4.30pm Contact 04 4282000
The Delphine Hollywood Brunch
It’s understated and doesn’t feel like a cross between a Boxing Day sale and an eating marathon. After all, this is a franchise of the same West Hollywood dining hotspot frequented by A-list celebrities. They can’t afford to keep it anything but classy.
Its brunch offering is a healthy balance of an elegantly laid out buffet that features salads; cold cuts; a delectable seafood selection; and the almost mandatory cheese table, as well as an a la carte selection for mains. How does this work? You begin with the buffet and order your mains with your butler and they will bring it to you at your table freshly prepared and presented beautifully. The dessert section is part of the serve-yourself set-up.
Location The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Metro World Trade Center Station Cost Dh265 including soft drinks; Dh425 House Beverage Timings Every Friday from12.30pm to 4.30pm Contact 04 5018623
The Toro Toro Hola Hola Brunch
At Toro Toro you will enjoy one of the most lively and indulgent dining brunches in town and works on the fabulous sharing concept that many restaurants in Dubai now offer. At the Hola Hola brunch you get a selection of Latin American favourites including guacamole, a variety of ceviche dishes, delicious salads and Toro Toro’s famous churrasco grill with premium cuts of lamb and beef and chicken.
Location Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina Cost Dh350 with soft drinks, Dh490 including selected house beverages Timings Every Friday 12.30pm to 4.00pm Contact 04 3176000
The W Feed Me Friday Brunch
Everyone is raving about the latest brunch at the W hotel. Level 7 offers seven different types of Mediterranean cuisine, as well as an entire room dedicated to dessert! A legendary, rustic market style offering from all over the Mediterranean - Spain, Italy and Greece just to name a few. In this bustling social hotspot, gorgeously adorned with wood, steel and vintage art amid earthy tones that invites to share stories and an abundance of tasteful tapas presentations, freshly prepared servings from the crudo bar, rice and grain dishes, and meat bites from the rotisserie.
Location The W Hotel, Al Habtoor City Cost Dh395 inclusive of soft drinks, Dh495 inclusive of specialty cocktails, grape, hops and selected house beverages Dh595 inclusive of free flowing bubbly, specialty cocktails, grape, hops and selected house beverages Timings 12.30pm to 4:00pm every Friday Contact 04 4366677
The Marina Social Share and Social Brunch
Marina Social is one of our favourite restaurants in Dubai. The food is simple, unfussy and truly fantastic. The staff are friendly, helpful and totally aware of what they are doing. A three course meal in a restaurant owned and run by Michelin starred Chef Jason Atherton. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun and it's just a different brunch experience. The sourdough pizzas are definitely worth ordering.
Location Intercontinental Dubai Marina Cost Dh275 for Soft Social (inclusive of soft beverages, Dh395 for House Social (inclusive of house beverages) Dh445 for Bubbly Social (inclusive of house beverages and bubbles) Timings 12.30pm to 3.30pm every Friday Contact 04 4466664
The Towers Rotana La Terraza Brunch
Dive into the weekend with a seafood extravaganza Friday brunch to savour flavours from the ocean prepared the Italian way by Executive Chef Pasquale Sipone. Sit by the pool to enjoy the cooler climate with live entertainment and unlimited house beverages. Try delicacies from the chilled seafood station and a tasty selection of sushi and sashimi. Move over to the grilling station to feast on lobsters, crabs, squid, jumbo prawns and delight in fresh fish cooked to order tableside, to your liking. Make sure to leave room for dessert to enjoy a variety of decadent sweet treats as a perfect ending to a relaxing brunch poolside brunch.
Locating Pool terrace, level six of Towers Rotana Annex, Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road Cost Dh279 per person including house beverages, Dh315 per person including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm Contact 04 3438000
The Folly by Nick & Scott Weekend lunch
Enjoy a delicious meal on the terrace to enjoy the restaurant’s laid-back and refined alternative to the traditional brunch.
Location Madinat Jumeirah Cost Dh300 including soft drinks, Dh495 including house beverages, Dh550 including house beverages and bubbles Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 2.30pm
The Play by Day brunch
The exciting brunch at PLAY Restaurant & Lounge encompasses all aspects of entertainment, from a line-up of Mediterrasian treats, to the live theatrical performances. The Cabaret performances adorn this exquisite venue, taking you into the early evening with live music headlined by Stephon Lamar, choreographed set pieces from their handpicked international dancers and live performances from leading cabaret artists. You can enjoy brunch menu, which is a sharing concept and indulge in some delicious flavours.
Location 36th Floor, H Hotel, 1 Sheikh Zayed Road Cost Dh340 including soft beverages, Dh440 including house beverages, Dh540 including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 3364444
The Publique Alpine Brunch
Experience an après ski brunch in the heart of Dubai. Take a high- altitude taste tour, with a buffet alongside a main of your choice- including raclette, pierrade, fondue savoyarde, pierrade surf and turf, roast beef of the day, traditional burger, the Alpinist burger. Expect the warm and rustic feels of a mountain lodge, equipped with a traditional wooden bar, fire place, and a chalet style terrace overlooking water views.
Location Souq Madinat, Jumeirah Cost Food only Dh185, Food and beverages Dh295 Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm Contact 04 4308550
The Zoco Arriba Arriba Brunch
Zoco showcases authentic Mexican dishes that are commonly found in a Latino brunch on the streets of Mexico City - hearty and packed full of Mexican flavors. There’s tonnes of food trolleys distributed throughout the afternoon. The restaurant itself is set inside a lively and spacious cave-like tavern, with exposed brickwork, and floor to ceiling views over the Dubai canal bridge. And of course, it wouldn’t be a party without entertainment. Guests can expect to be serenaded by a live Latin band and a performer who floats from table to table, encouraging them to get up on the dance floor in true Latin carnival spirit.
Location Al Habtoor City Cost Dh265 inclusive of soft beverages, Dh375 inclusive of house beverages, Dh445 Inclusive of bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4.00pm
The Waka Fiesta Latina Day Brunch
Get ready to salsa, merengue and bachata your way through Friday! Waka will be serving a variety of signature dishes from a selection of ceviche to mouthwatering makis followed by tender spare ribs and truffle quinoa risotto. The Fiesta Latina Brunch features the best from the dynamic region’s cuisine coupled with lively Latin American music and Brazilian Carnival dancers.
Location The Oberoi, Business Bay Cost Dh250 including soft beverages, Dh350 including house beverages, Dh500 including bubbly Timings Every Friday, from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 4441455
The Casa de Tapas Brunch
Friday is Brunch day in the UAE, and no one does it with more Latino spirit and flair than Casa De Tapas. Located at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, the Spanish Tapas Brunch serves up an unmatched variety of tapas, Paella, Spanish classics and sangria every Friday. Known for its party vibes the brunch has a loyal following in both the Spanish and wider expat community.
The party doesn’t end after the brunch, with the venue playing upbeat Spanish music throughout the evening, keeping the mood high and encouraging partygoers to make the venue their spot not only for brunch but for the rest of the evening as well.
Location Casa De Tapas Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Cost Dh199 including food and soft drinks, 249 including food and house beverages, Dh299 including food and sparkling house beverages Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 416800
The Warehouse Beehive Brunch
The brunch at Warehouse is a Dubai institution that everyone has to experience at least once. The value for money is great and the atmosphere is so lively and youthful, you can seriously bet on a good time. The Warehouse Beehive brunch offers great food, and bottomless colourful and creative beverages. Come as you are and join us for a beelicious brunch! There’s also an entire room dedicated to desserts! Make sure to head upstairs after you’ve eaten for a chance to dance for hours on end. This brunch is a definite party hot spot.
Location Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre Cost Dh259 per person including house beverages Timings Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm Contact 04 7022455
The Le Meridien Dubai 'Wow that's what I call Brunch'
If you love a good old tune, you will definitely smile nostalgically at WOW That’s What I Call Brunch! The first in a series of retro-themed super-brunches with some very special guests that will keep you coming back for more and take you on a trip down musical memory lane. Yalumba’s usual amazing fare, just moved to the Meridien Ballroom.
The WOW Brunch! The retro themed brunch-party will host Eurodance favourites, Culture Beat, who are best known for their 1993 hit, ‘Mr Vain. Taking on the pop reigns, girl band Atomic Kitten, featuring Natasha Hamilton, Kerry Katona and Liz McClaron, will be making their UAE debut, covering all the favourite hits, from Right Now to Tide Is High and many more to ensure the party roof is raised off, of the great ballroom!
Location Dubai Airport Road Cost Dh569 per person with unlimited house beverages and bottomless vintage bubbles Timings 1pm to 4pm every Friday Contact 04 295 6000
The Sass Cafe Monaco Brunch
This opulent affair is a complete Monaco brunching experience. The food, the atmosphere and the music are modelled exactly after its sister property in Monte Carlo. The Sass Brunch at will be offering a dining experience that is the essence of the luscious Mediterranean cuisine. After brunch, the lights are dimmed and this fabulous venue becomes a party where everyone gets up to dance.
Location Al Fattan Currency House, Tower 2, Podium Level, DIFC Cost Dh290 per person including soft drinks, Dh440 per person including house beverages, Dh690 per person including bubbles Timing Every Saturday from 1pm to 6pm Contact 04 3527722
The Eloquent Elephant Friday Craft Brunch
Playing at Eloquent Elephant each Friday, 2-6pm, radio personality and DJ Dave Cleary will be will playing his top tunes to groups of friends looking for that party Friday fun. Dave Clearly is a local favourite in the city, currently presenting on Radio 2, and being voted Dubai’s Number 1 radio DJ in 2016 and also in 2014 in the People’s Choice Awards. Dave will bring a new level of tunes and banter to the eloquent brunch most known for its hearty food and fun ambiance.
Location Taj Dubai, Business Bay Cost Dh295 including soft drinks, Dh395 including house beverages, Dh495 including sparkling grape and hops. Timings Every Friday from12.30pm to 4.00pm Contact 04 4383131
The Westin’s Bubbalicious Brunch
The world famous Bubbalicious brunch is the perfect way to kick off the weekend. Arguably one of Dubai’s most popular brunches, you can enjoy an extensive menu, flowing grape or bubbly and of course our amazing entertainment. Relaunching following the summer this Friday 15th October, expect a new layout with added outdoor food stations, an indoor garden installation but with the always-exceptional international cuisine spread over numerous outlets.
Location The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina Cost Dh450 per person for the Bubbalicious spread with soft drinks, Dh550 per person for the Bubbalicious spread with free flow Sparkling, Dh680 per person Bubbalicious spread with free flow Bubbly, kids aged 6-12 at AED225, kids under 6 eat for free Timings Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm Contact 04 5117139
The Shangri La Fresh Fish Brunch
Dunes Café is going back to basics every Friday with a healthy alternative to the city’s weekend brunch concept. The Fresh Fix invites guests to nourish their body and mind with a medley of nutritious, wholesome and healthy dishes made with the freshest ingredients, from healing chia bowls to our nutty homemade granola. Our talented chefs will also be cooking up guest favourites at various live stations throughout the restaurant.
Location Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai Cost Dh195 with food only; Dh235 with soft beverages; and Dh350 with house beverages Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 4052703
The Ewaan 1001 Flavours brunch
Indulge in a brunch featuring 1001 flavours within the settings of Ewaan, one of Dubai's most sought after destinations. Enjoy a family friendly open buffet at the Palace Downtown Dubai.
Location The Palace Downtown Dubai Cost Dh325 including soft beverage Timings Every Friday from 1pm to 4.30pm Contact 04 8883444
Brunch: Dukes Best Dressed Brunch
Dress to impress on a Friday at the Dukes Dubai brunch in the signature GBR restaurant and could win an overnight stay in the new five-star hotel. The brunch features a beautiful bakery section, featuring homemade soda breads, sourdough, baguettes, focaccias and more. Over at the salad bar there’s a range of leaves, seeds, grains and starters including prawn cocktail, Severn and Wye salmon, Colchester oysters, crab salad and pates, miniature pies and slices. In the main section you’ll find amazing British roasts including beef, chicken and lamb, served with crisp roast potatoes, grilled vegetables, and Yorkshire puddings accompanied by sauces, pickles, mustards and classic condiments. For those with a sweet tooth, pop over to the candyfloss station, enjoy the chocolate fountain or simply tuck-in to the candy, creams, puddings, slices, pies and even a good old-fashioned toffee apple. To round everything off, there is a vast selection of cheeses, from the British Isles and Ireland, as well as fruits, breads, pickles and a tipple of fortified grape for the more refined.
Location Dukes Hotel, Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh295 including soft beverages, Dh395 including house beverages, Dh445 including sparkling, Dh545 including bubbly Timings every Friday from 1pm to 4pm.
The Nineteen Italian Brunch
Find yourself transported to Italy with brunch at Nineteen, an authentically rustic Italian restaurant overlooking the championship golf course at The Address Montgomerie Dubai. Sample delicious, home-style dishes prepared live by resident Chef Alessio Pitzalis. Complement the rich flavours with a selection of free flowing beverages and Italian cream sodas.
Location Address Montgomerie Dubai Cost Dh245 per person including soft beverages, Dh345 per person including house beverages, Dh550 per person including house of beverages and bubbly; Children (6-11 years) Dh122.50 per person; Children (5 years and below) Dine for free Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
The Palermo Friday Polo Brunch
The unique Polo Brunch at Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club presents the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with special friends. Think lush green fields, fresh air, delicious food and all the thrills of the sport of kings. Relax in true style at the Palermo Terrace while you are treated to a special brunch packed with exquisite flavours. Indulge in a selection of over 30 different international cheeses while the children enjoy the fun from pony ride to movies and so much more.
Location Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club Cost Dh235 per person including soft beverages, Dh335 per person including house beverages, Children (6-11 years) Dh110 per person; Children (5 years and below) Dine for free Timings Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm
The Al Dawar Sky Brunch
Dubai’s only rooftop, revolving restaurant and lounge has launched a brunch. A must-visit destination on the list of travellers to Dubai as well as the residents, Al Dawaar offers 360 degree views of the city skyline with Burj Khalifa, sea and the creek.
Location Hyatt Regency Dubai Cost Dh229 per person including soft beverages, Dh349 per person including house beverages, Dh549 per person including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4.00pm Contact 04 2096887
The Nineteen Pranzo in Famiglia Brunch
Treat the family to a delicious day out at Nineteen as you enjoy spectacular views of the golf course and tuck in to an extensive selection of rustic antipasti, pasta and meats grilled to your preference. Spend the afternoon.
Location Address Montgomerie Dubai Cost Dh235 per person including soft beverages, Dh550 per person including bubbly, Timings Every Saturday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm
The Atlantis’s Ronda Locatelli Brunch
This lovely Italian restaurant at the Atlantis is one of the best places to take the parents. The focus is very much on food and on sharing dishes with one another. Paying homage to the family mealtime, Ronda Locatelli’s Saturday Brunch All’Italiana delivers on the tastes of Italy in a warm and inviting environment. Brunch All’Italiana takes the form of four delicious sharing courses served to the centre of the table, bringing to life the family style “convivial” theme of the restaurant. Beginning with a selection of shared starters, families can enjoy popular dishes including Calamari, Bresaola, traditional Burrata and selections of Pizzettes, followed by Italian staples including handmade ravioli and lasagna, a second course of meats including Braised Beef Chargrilled Chicken and Lamb and a fresh fillet of Sea Bream. Saving the best for last, desserts include classic Italian favourites such as Pannacotta, Cannoli Siciliani, Semifreddo Alla Nocciola and the ever famous Tiramisu. This is where mom and dad will have the best time.
Location Atlantis the Palm Cost Dh195 per person for soft drinks only and Dh295 per person for soft drinks and beverages Timings Every Saturday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm Contact 04 4262626