Brunch season back in full swing and we’ve rounded up the best new brunches for you to try this month
A vibrant Arabian tale of sumptuous Mediterranean cuisine unfolds with brunch at Al Maeda in the DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Dine in a restaurant that is known for blending glamour with and an exceptional menu. Enjoy the glass-fronted open kitchen or dine on the expansive outdoor terrace with its breathtaking sea view. Guests that arrive for brunch will be entitled to complimentary pool and beach access. Where you can lounge at the Infinity pool, walk the private sandy beach or relax upon one of the beach loungers. There’s even a covered children’s pool for the little ones. Every Friday and Saturday, from 12pm to 3.30pm. AED 299 (soft beverages) and AED 399 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)55 166 8092 for bookings and more information.
Il Brunch Italiano
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah has announced the return of its Friday brunch – Il Brunch Italiano at BiCE Ristorante. With a busy kitchen led by Head Chef Davide Gardini knocking up fresh interpretations of Italy’s northern cuisine, diners can enjoy this cosy weekend affair of simple yet delicious Italian dishes. Served to your table, weekly brunch offerings include home-made Panzanella, traditional Bresaola and Classic mini Arancini to start. The main dishes feature an impressive range of brunch classics elevated with Italian flair, as well as select signature dishes from the dinner menu including Gnocchi di patate, Spezzatino di manzo and roasted lamb leg. Additionally, the chefs also serve the day’s specials such as made to order risottos, pizzas and pasta. A brunch experience is not complete without decadent desserts. The Il Italiano Brunch is featuring sweet treats like the Tiramisu, multi-layered Chocolate mousse and refreshing fruit salad. Every Friday from 1pm until 4pm. AED 250 (soft beverages) and AED 325 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 318 2319 for bookings and more information.
The Secret Brunch At The Ritz
It’s no secret that the Secret Parties brunches are a massive hit in Dubai and the party gang have launched a brand new weekly Gatsby styled brunch at one of the most popular DIFC hotels, The Ritz Carlton. The Secret Brunch at The Ritz, promises glitz, glamour and the best in Secret Parties style partying. Brunching with the Secret Parties Group includes delicious food, tempting mixed beverages and music and entertainment to blow all other brunches out of the water. Guests are invited to turn their Friday brunch into the ultimate luxury staycation, for just AED 650 per person, which includes a night’s stay at the five-star hotel, breakfast in bed, pool access and of course the brunch package itself. Every Friday from 1pm to 5pm. AED 295 (soft beverages) and AED 395.
GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for bookings and more information.
MAYA MEXICAN KITCHEN AND BAR:
Mas Mas Maya Brunch
The contemporary Mexican dining hotspot at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa has brought back its epic Mas Mas Maya Brunch. Enjoy an unlimited sharing menu of tempting Mexican plates served up with a smile and to the backdrop of trendy toe-tapping tunes. For starters, choose from cold plates like the traditional guacamole, Maya salad with Asian mixed greens, pumpkin seeds, cotija dressing and a zesty mango dressing and salmon ceviche; or hot dishes like the signature nachos, calamari with a delicious chipotle tartare dip and achiote chicken tacos. For mains, there’s the juicy lobster with roasted corn and chipotle butter and sumptuous chicken and beef strip loin fajitas. Save room for dessert, as your server brings out a Chef’s selection of delightful Mexican and International desserts. Every Friday and Saturday from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 170 (children aged between 12 and 17 years old).
GO: Call (0)4 316 5550 for bookings and more information.
La Tavolata Family Brunch
The La Tavolata Family Brunch brunch combines a choice of unlimited starters that includes bruschettas, calamari, caprese salad and misto mare, sharing mains and a dessert platter. Meanwhile, children can enjoy one dish, one drink and one ice cream as well as activities in the game room and supervised cartoons in the screening room! If the children are entertained, then the adults can kick back and enjoy all that brunch has to offer at LARTE. Every Friday from 12pm to 3pm. AED 269 (house beverages) plus one free children’s meal is provided with every adult brunch booking!
GO: Call (0)4 240 0441 for bookings and more information.
OUIBAR + TERRACE:
All-American Family Diner Brunch
Fancy burgers and shakes on a Friday? Visit OUIBar + terrace at the Radisson RED, Dubai Silicon Oasis to satisfy all your cravings with the new all-American family diner menu. Enjoy rocking 50s tunes accompanied by American favourites such as old fashioned milkshakes and delicious burgers and fries. The family diner is the perfect plan for an indulgent Friday afternoon with loved ones. Every Friday, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 99 (soft beverages) and AED 200 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 571 4343 for bookings and more information.
PALAZZO VERSACE DUBAI:
Not your average Secret Parties event, this brunch is sure to break the mould of the traditional brunch! One of the most extravagant hotels in the region, some of the most incredible Italian cuisine, all mixed in with the best party group in Dubai. Ever wanted to hear an opera singer blow your socks off as he belts out a classic Swedish House Mafia tune? The Secret Palazzo Versace Brunch introduces Joseph Terterian, Dubai’s most talented Opera singer. He will be joined by an electric violinist, playing everything from classical opera favourites, to modern party tunes. Brunch includes four courses of delicious Italian cuisine with dishes that include; Seafood Arancini, Tagliata Di Manzo (Roasted Beef Tenderloin) and Branzino (Pan Seared Seabass Fillet) all brought to the table and shared family-style. There’s also a beef carpaccio station with black truffle! Every Friday, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 345 (soft beverages) and AED 445 (house beverages). Fancy pushing the boat out? This brunch also has a swanky staycation upgrade, for an additional AED 350 per person, guests can stay in one of the most Instagram worthy hotels in Dubai, inclusive of room, breakfast and pool access.
GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for bookings and more information.
Seven Sisters returns with exciting events, impeccable cuisine and an incredible team of expert mixologists. With views of the Dubai Canal and skyline, the fully covered, air-conditioned terrace is fully compliant with the health and safety regulations of Dubai Municipality, so that guests can relax, unwind and indulge. Famed for its vibrant and energetic Sundown Brunch, guests can enjoy an afternoon of fun and frivolity, with hip-hop, R&B and afro-beats as the sun sets over the canal. Fridays from 1pm to 5pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages) and AED 449 (premium beverages).
GO: Call (0)56 775 4777 for bookings and more information.
TESORO AND TREEHOUSE:
Love Parties Hidden Brunch
This Dubai brunch is now even better thanks to its new vegan menu jam-packed with meatless masterpieces. Start the meal with the irresistible Breads and Dips, moving to the sensational starters, which include Sweet Potato Fries, Mushroom Sliders, Edamame and Quinoa Tabbouleh. Main courses include a feast of options, such as Cajun Spiced Avocado, Pasta Arabiatta, Thai Green Curry, Sweet and Sour Tofu and so much more! Don’t forget to leave room for dessert, with sweet endings such as Berry Trifle, Tropical Fruit Skewers and Walnut Brownie. Every Friday, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 325 (soft beverages) and AED 375 (house beverages).
GO: Visit www.hiddenbrunch.com for bookings and more information.
Cheeky Tiki Friday Brunch
Trader Vic’s at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah promises a great dining experience with Polynesian cuisine and Tiki beverages. For starters, guests can indulge in an assorted Sushi Platter, the famous Cheese Ball, Crab Rangoon and the Tama Tama Skewer. For the mains, patrons can choose between the Kung Pao Chicken, Vegetarian Stir Fry Noodles, Masaman Beef Curry, or have them all! To finish on a sweet note, brunch-goers are offered a sweet platter including Passion Fruit Cheese Cake, Chocolate Espresso Éclair, Lemon Grass Cream Brulee and Coconut Mango Sago Pudding. Diners can opt to sit inside or outside at the airy terrace and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Ain Dubai and Arabian Gulf. The Cheeky Tiki Brunch is available every Fridays from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 375 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 318 2530 for bookings and more information.
Dim Sum Brunch
Zhen Wei’s master chef has created an authentic Dim Sum brunch experience where guests can indulge in unlimited handmade dim sum alongside a delectable main course. Brunch-goers can enjoy endless Dim Sum creations, including Scallop and Lobster Siew Mai, Beef Spice Dumpling, Rose Prawn Har Gao, Pan-Fried Shrimp Corn Cake and much more. When it comes to the main course, foodies can choose from the mouth-watering Sweet and Sour Crispy Chicken, Barbecued Salmon or the tender Moo Shu Beef, along with a selection of tasty accompaniments. Coconut Ice Cream with Brown Cake will finish off the meal on a deliciously decadent note. Every Friday and Saturday, from 12pm to 3:30pm. AED 228 (soft beverages) or AED 328 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 556 6466 for bookings and more information.