Looking for Easter brunch in the capital? These are 15 of the best places for an egg-cellent Abu Dhabi Easter weekend.
Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi
The Easter edition of The Nikkei Brunch highlights the best of Japanese and Peruvian cooking. Served on the terrace just steps from the beach or inside the chic ambience of the restaurant, the culinary journey is enhanced with a selection of bespoke Easter beverages. Boasting over 20 sumptuous dishes, including Easter specialities such as lamb chop antichucho, beef aged gyoza, prawn tempura, and aromatic palate pleasers including beef robatayaki and black pepper chicken. Saturday 16 April, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 375 (soft beverages) and AED 495 (house beverages).
The poolside brunch at Yas Island Rotana will feature an Easter feast complete with festive desserts such as snow egg, bunny spice carrot cake and mini hot cross buns. Elsewhere families can enjoy an Easter egg hunt, cookie-decorating kits and access to the pool and recreation club. Sunday 17 April, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 175 per person.
GO: Call 02 656 4000 for reservations and more information.
Spend quality time with friends and family over a table brunch at Cyan Brasserie. With fun activities to entertain the kids and a dynamic menu that offers a buffet of appetisers, mains served at the table and Cyan’s dessert specialities, it’ll be a gleeful Easter celebration for the whole family. Sunday 17 April, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 250 (soft beverages), AED 350 (house beverages) and AED 125 (children aged six to twelve years).
GO: Call 056 544 8158 for reservations and more information.
Dino’s Bistro Italiano
With its casual and friendly atmosphere, Dino’s brings you authentic Italian flavours paired with a selection of premium beverages. Visit with your friends or family for an à la carte Easter brunch served straight to the table, featuring antipasti, a mozzarella bar, cheese station and parmesan wheel pass around. Plus a display of Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies for sale. Sunday 17 April, from 12pm. AED 180 (soft beverages) and AED 270 (bubbly and house beverages).
Easter Brunch at Vendôme is much more fun thanks to a wealth of exciting activities at Emirates Palace. Expect entertainment for kids of all ages, including a visit from the Easter Bunny, an Easter cookie decorating station, themed face painting and a magician. Add a delicious spread of international dishes and live cooking stations, and you’ve got Easter wrapped up in style. Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 April, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (house beverages).
GO: Visit www.mandarinoriental.com/abu-dhabi for reservations and more information.
Don’t miss this eggcellent Easter brunch at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, featuring Mediterranean cuisine and signature dishes imbued with an Easter twist. There will also be a kid’s sunny bunny themed buffet and Easter activities and competitions for the little ones. Sunday 17 April, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 169 per adult and AED 79 per child.
GO: Call 02 657 0000 for reservations and more information.
LPM Restaurant & Bar
Celebrate Easter at the FACT award-winning LPM Restaurant & Bar and experience the venue’s exquisite La Vie en Rosé brunch with exclusive dishes available to celebrate Easter weekend. Enjoy stuffed baby potatoes, grilled lamb cutlets with smoked aubergine and a limited-edition dessert chocolate tart. LPM will also be offering a workshop for children to enjoy Easter arts and crafts. Sunday 17th April, from 12pm to 4:30pm (three-hour package. La Vie en Rosé packages start from AED 375 (minimum of two people).
The FACT award-winning Nahaam Brunch will be given a unique Easter twist to celebrate the occasion. In addition to all your Nahaam favourites, you can expect Easter dishes such as herb and garlic roasted lamb leg, Easter chocolate eggs, Easter cookies and hot cross buns. Brunch will also include an Easter egg hunt for children and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Saturday 16 April, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 370 (soft beverages), AED 495 (house beverages), AED 625 (premium grape) and AED 695 (bubbly).
GO: Call 02 811 5666 for reservations and more information.
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
Head down to Saadiyat Island for a brunch bursting with traditional Easter favourites. Expect lamb cooked Asado-style, eggs with poached lobster, and an indulgent seafood bar. Children can enjoy fun and games at Camp Hyatt, which will also host an Easter egg hunt. Brunch will end on a sweet note with a dessert buffet featuring tiramisu and white chocolate and passionfruit tulips. Sunday 17 April, from 1pm to 4:30pm. AED 375 (soft beverages), AED 475 (house beverages) and AED 695 (premium bubbly).
GO: Call 050 740 5323 for reservations and more information.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Spread across Hidden Bar and La Cava, this delectable Easter brunch includes live stations of locally sourced Dibba Bay oysters, colourful sushi rolls and cured salmon gravlax. Expect eight-hour braised lamb and herb-crusted baked salmon for the main course before ending the journey with perfected crafted sweet desserts, including an Easter cheesecake and berry pavlova. Younger guests will be entertained with an engaging Easter egg painting experience and complimentary pool access. Saturday 16 April, from 12pm to 4pm. Packages from AED 365 per person.
Terrace On The Corniche
Presenting the choice of dining out on the beautiful outdoor terrace or in the stylish dining room, guests are invited to browse the vast buffet and relax as a wide range of culinary delights are delivered directly to each table. These includeTomahawk steaks with foie gras, fresh oysters and red prawns with scallop tartare. In addition, the buffet spread contains crunchy salads, colourful tapas, sushi, Asian curries, grilled meats, and Indian specialities. Younger guests will love the sweet corner with its chocolate fountains and chocolate taco station. Saturday 16 April from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 345 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 595 (premium French bubbly).
This Easter, The Foundry at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi offers families a themed “Egg-venture Brunch”. Hunt for Easter eggs and indulge in a variety of classic dishes and premium cuts that will satisfy your tastebuds. Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 April, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 215 (soft beverages), AED 325 (house beverages) and AED 110 (children aged 6 to 12 years).
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
The FACT award-winning ‘best family-friendly brunch in Abu Dhabi 2021’ will be given a special Easter twist this weekend. Expect an abundance of live stations that combine fresh ingredients with innovative cooking techniques, alongside fresh seafood, grilled meats, a cheese and chocolate selection, and decadent Easter-themed desserts. Saturday 16 April, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 320 (soft beverages), AED 420 (house beverages and sparkling), AED 599 (bubbly).
Celebrate Easter at Verso inside Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl. The eclectic Italian restaurant is pulling out all the stops to ensure this year’s Easter festivities are memorable. Expect a rich menu filled with enticing Easter dishes, plus face painting, balloon bending and complimentary pool access. Sunday 17 April, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 280 (soft beverages) and AED 370 (house beverages).
GO: Call 056 433 6898 for reservations and more information.
Bringing the joyful and charming magic of Easter to life with an elegant and authentic Italian twist, Villa Toscana will be hosting its lavish Easter Brunch. The indulgent feast stars Easter casatiello bread, classic Easter cake stuffed with ricotta cheese and spinach, lamb roulade and roasted Chilean sea bass with smoked eggplant sauce. Sunday 17 April, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages) and AED 495 (premium Italian bubbly).