Big Brunches, leisurely lunches and new restaurants are all on the agenda for an excellent weekend of dining this long weekend.
Wednesday 1 December 2021
Enjoy truffle season at Carna by Dario Cecchini
The finest truffles from Alba in the Piedmont region of Italy are now on the menu at Carna by Dario Cecchini. If your urge for decadence knows no bounds, go for the full tasting menu or choose from one of the many elegant items on the a la carte menu. Available daily. AED 1,550 per person (full tasting menu).
Block 18 at B018.DXB
Expect the unexpected every Wednesday at the city’s newest nightlife venue B018.DXB, as it launches its all-new R&B and Hip-Hop night ‘BLOCK18,’ Expect an impressive lineup of world-class DJ’s including Mr Levier, Devon Kosoko and Skinny Loop, in partnership with LUV EVENTS. Wednesday from 10pm until late.
GO: Visit www.b018.dxb.com for reservations and more information.
Thursday 2 December 2021
50-Hands Dining Experience at Jubilee Gastronomy
As the United Arab Emirates celebrates the ‘Year of the 50th’, Jubilee Gastronomy invites guests to their highly exclusive culinary experience in the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai, as Michelin-accredited chefs partner with local talent. The 25 chefs, including Vineet Bhatia, Alfredo Russo and celebrity chef, Chakall are set to delight as they present a culinary vision with their nine-course gold-inspired menu that will fill the palate with taste sensations. With only 50 seats available, advanced booking is essential. From AED 1,500 per person.
Evening Brunch at Brunello
The arrival of mild winter weather means alfresco dining season is back. Head down to Brunello at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah and enjoy plate after plate of house-made pasta and freshly-baked pizza. Thursdays from 6pm to 11pm. AED 170 (soft beverages) and an additional AED 150 for unlimited house grape.
Friday 3 December 2021
Party at an Old Skl Brunch
Dubai’s old school themed brunch is celebrating its first birthday this weekend. Partygoers will enjoy a Champagne reception on arrival, four hours of bottomless drinks and an unlimited food menu with dishes including grilled chicken, BBQ pizza, sushi platter, salmon, beef sliders and hazelnut cheesecake. The night will be a trip down memory lane with non-stop old school anthems from the nineties and noughties, while guests who think they’ve got star quality can sign up to take part in the lip sync battle. Friday, December, from 3pm to 7pm. AED 250 (soft beverages), AED 350 (house beverages) and AED 450 (premium beverages).
Sundown Brunch at Seven Sisters Dubai
Since its launch three years ago, the FACT award-winning Sundown Brunch has gone from strength to strength. Perched above the Dubai Canal and offering views of the sunset, the vibe is lit with a soundtrack of R&B and Hip-Hop music. The brunch menu features miso eggplant, prawn tacos, buffalo wings, sushi, tender beef fillet with chimichurri, Robata chicken, butter-fried garlic potato and beef sliders, followed by a dessert platter and unlimited drinks throughout. Friday 3 December, from 3pm to 7pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages) and AED 449 (premium beverages).
GO: Call 05 677 54777 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 4 December 2021
Late Breakfast Affair at Boardwalk
Take it easy on your weekend mornings and bask in the breeze by the Creek, indulging in a delicious brunch on both Fridays and Saturday mornings. Take your pick from a selection of main breakfast dishes, including salmon and asparagus toast, topped with a poached egg and drizzled with Hollandaise, avocado and feta cheese toast, and rich gruyere and caramelised onion French toast served alongside a glass of orange juice. Fridays and Saturdays, from 11:30am to 1pm. AED 98 (including a choice of main course, a dessert, a glass of orange juice and a coffee) or add an additional AED 98 for free-flowing mimosas.
GO: Call 04 205 4647 for reservations and more information.
Dine at new French restaurant Jolie
Located at The Dubai EDITION in the heart of Dubai with striking views of the Burj Khalifa, Jolie is inspired by the enchanting elegance of Parisian design. The eclectic menu features seasonal dishes made from sustainably foraged produce and fresh ingredients. Diners can enjoy exquisite food for breakfast, lunch and dinner or savour one of the exquisite drinks curated by creative mixologists. Open daily, from 7:30am to midnight.
GO: Call 04 602 3366 for reservations and more information.