Whether you’re in search of a lavish buffet, party brunch or plated table brunch, these are the Dubai summer brunches you need to try.
3BK at Burj Khalifa – Secret Brunch at the Burj Khalifa
Secret Brunches are back with the newest of Dubai Friday brunches and this time they’re taking over 3BK inside the world’s tallest building. Tuck into a lavish four-course brunch consisting of sushi platters, roasted leg of lamb, seafood linguine, vegan lasagne and sharing desserts that include eclairs, profiteroles and the special 3BK Khalifa sundae. There will also be Secret Parties touches, such as a cotton candy cart, dancers and acrobats. Fridays, from 1pm to 4:30pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 399 (house beverages), AED 499 (sparkling) and AED 699 (Champagne).
GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.
Antika Dubai at DIFC
Enjoy dishes from the Levant and live entertainment from a singer, dancer and an in-house DJ at this DIFC brunch. Tuck into a selection of hot and cold mezze, including moutabbal, kibbeh, stuffed vine leaves, spicy sausages, chicken shawarma, salads and sambousek. For the mains, you can choose from grilled meats followed by desserts. Fridays, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 220 (soft beverages), AED 320 (house beverages) and AED 420 (premium beverages)
Asia Asia at Pier 7 – The Spice Route Brunch
Featuring panoramic views of the glittering Dubai Marina, embark on an exotic and adventurous culinary journey along the ancient Spice Route, discovering flavours and aromas from the Far East through to the Middle East. Fridays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 400 (soft beverages), AED 500 (house beverages), AED 600 (sparkling) and AED 700 (bubbles).
BB Social Dining at DIFC – The Big Rainbow Brunch
Brunch at the recent winner of ‘Best Pan Asian Restaurant’ at the Fact Dining Awards Dubai 2020. The BB menu is packed with your favourite bites, baos and BBQ, with each guest receiving free-flowing starters, one choice of a main course and desserts to share. Don’t miss the cauliflower popcorn, four cheese and spinach bao or the decadent fry pan brownie. All accompanied by free-flowing drinks, including signature mocktails and cocktails. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 250 (soft beverages), AED 299 (grapes and hops) and AED 450 (French Bubbly)
GO: Call (0)4 407 4444 for reservations and more information.
Bebemos at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre – Barcelona to Marseille Brunch
Bebemos and Beef Bistro’s combined brunch experience is the next best thing to hopping on a plane to either Barcelona and Marseille. Featuring traditionally prepared dishes from their respective cuisines that are as satisfying as they are recognisable, expect Spanish and French staples like croquetas tortillas, coque au vin and quiche. The brunch also features an impressive beverage list. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. 169 AED (soft beverages) and 335 AED (sparkling).
Besh at Sheraton Mall Of The Emirates – Besh Brunch
The authentic Turkish restaurant invites diners to indulge in traditional Turkish cuisine with its Taste of Besh Brunch. Using vintage recipes from 150-year old cookbooks as inspiration, the chefs at Besh have curated a brunch offering to ignite the senses. The menu includes a mix of cold starters, hot mezze, traditional Turkish charcoal grill platters and sweet delights. AED 185 (soft beverages) and AED 295 (house beverages).
Bla Bla Dubai at JBR – The Onda Nami Brunch
Guests at Bla Bla are treated to an array of dishes which include sharing starters such as crispy rice avocado, California rolls, edamame, arancini and chicken gyoza. Main courses include cannelloni with ricotta and spinach, pan-seared organic salmon with sautéed broccolini, Katsu Kare with chicken, Japanese curry with rice and Angus BBQ short rib with sweet potato fries. Leave room for the chef’s selection of sharing desserts, including profiteroles, red velvet delight and bread pudding. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 250 (soft beverages) and AED 350 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 584 4111 for reservations and more information.
Brasserie 2.0 at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa – Au Soleil Friday Brunch
Inspired by the allure of the Côte d’Azur, the new Au Soleil Brunch offers the playful glamour of the European summer. Delight in the varied menu of quick bites, filling main courses and desserts, while those who want to quench their thirst can choose from the finest selection of drinks. Brunch is complemented by a warm-weather soundtrack, curated by French Bossa Nova collective Nouvelle Vague. Fridays, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 325 (soft beverages), AED 475 (house beverages) and AED 795 (bubbly).
GO: Call (0)4 316 5550 for reservations and more information.
Brasserie Du Park at Park Hyatt Dubai – Traiteur Summer Edition
Known as one of the most extravagant brunches in town, Traiteur is back with a special summer edition. Expect a dining experience that serves up an array of gastronomic delights in the elegant surroundings of Brasserie Du Park at Park Hyatt Dubai. Signature dishes on the menu include Kaluga Caviar, chilled and hot seafood platters and the epic meat platter. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 550 (house beverages) and AED 595 (sparkling).
GO: Call (0)4 602 1814 for reservations and more information.
Bread Street Kitchen & Bar at Atlantis The Palm – Family Friday Brunch
With a menu made up of Gordon Ramsay-signature dishes served in a laidback atmosphere, brunch at Bread Street Kitchen & Bar is a treat for the whole family. Kids will love the on-site entertainment and activities, including the ever-popular self-serve ice cream station. At the same time, the adults can relax and sip on delicious drinks, all accompanied by a live one-piece band. Fridays, 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 249 (soft beverages), AED 355 (house beverages) and AED 105 for children.
GO: Visit www.atlantis.com for reservations and more information.
Buddha-Bar at Grosvenor House Dubai – 7th Heaven Brunch
The heavenly new dining concept offers Dubai’s brunch loving crowd delectable Pan-Asian cuisine paired with unlimited beverages and top tunes from the resident DJ. Dishes include Oysters, Lobster Dumplings, Wok-Fried Australian Beef Tenderloin, Sashimi, Pan-Fried Duck Pancakes and Grilled Marinated King Prawns. Brunch culminates with a dessert platter that includes Mango Pudding, Chocolate Cake and Mochi Ice Cream. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 450 (soft beverages), AED 525 (hops and grape) and AED 625 (house beverages).
Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria DIFC – The Bull Of Wall Street Brunch
Tipping its hat to the fun-loving traders from the ’80s and ’90s, diners can expect top-notch fun, food and surprises. The live house-band will perform a set-list of classic covers while brunch-goers enjoy a fine selection of signature dishes such as Alligator Pear, Wagyu Beef Tartare, Beef Rossini, Prawn Cocktail and a delectable dessert selection consisting in Ring The Bell, Magnum Cheesecake and the infamous Jackpot. Fridays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 290 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 750 (Champagne).
Café Belge at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC – Secret Brunch At The Ritz
Secret Brunch At The Ritz promises a Gatsby-style brunch full of glitz and glamour. Food on the brunch menu includes Belgian veal meatballs, classic moules a la crème, pan-seared sea bass and grilled beef striploin. All accompanied by cocktails, music and entertainment. Fridays from 1pm to 5pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages), AED 495 (bubbly) and AED 595 (Champagne)l
GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.
CÉ LA VI Dubai at Address Sky View – Brunch On 54
A brunch with sky-high views to match the impressive food. Spend a Friday afternoon with friends and family while indulging in a set menu accompanied by breathtaking views of the Dubai skyline and Burj Khalifa. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 390 (soft beverages), AED 490 (house beverages) and AED 690 (Champagne).
GO: Call (0)4 582 6111 for reservations and more information.
Charm Thai at Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina Hotel – The Dancing ThaiGer Brunch
The adults-only soiree includes five courses of tantalising Thai treats, including starters of crispy chicken and shrimp rolls, alongside aromatic soup and a selection of salads. For an authentic taste of Thailand, the main courses include Massaman curry, stir-fried chicken with red curry sauce and Pad Thai. Brunch culminates with authentic Thai desserts, such as Moji ice cream, Thai Tea Cheesecake, steamed coconut pudding and mango with sticky rice. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages), AED 399 (sparkling) and AED 699 (Champagne).
GO: Visit https://charmthaidxb.com for reservations and more information.
CMP at The Pointe – The Over Easy Brunch
Bringing back the true meaning of a brunch, CMP’s all-American style brunch serves breakfast dishes, such as the traditional Big American Breakfast with Cheddar biscuits, grilled tomato and eggs your way and Short-Rib Benedicts. For those with a sweet tooth, the menu features Crunchy Crème Brûlée French Toast or Strawberry Shortcake. The food is complemented by bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas and soft drinks. Fridays and Saturdays, from 11am to 3pm. AED 150 (soft beverages) and AED 250 (Mimosas and Bloody Marys).
COYA Dubai at Four Seasons Resort Jumeriah Beach – Friday Brunch
With freshness and authentic flavours a staple throughout COYA’s menu, diners are greeted with freshly made guacamole and tortillas, followed by an array of starters such as grilled skewers, ceviche platters, baos, croquettes, tacos and salads. Main courses feature signature dishes including Chilean sea bass, salmon fillet, corn fed baby chicken, beef ribs, and Peruvian dried potato and cauliflower. To finish, a special dessert platter of chicha morada, kunafa puff pastry, churros with chocolate and dulce de leche sauce, alfajores, and ganache is presented to the table. Fridays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 409 (soft beverages), AED 609 (house beverages) and AED 779 (premium beverages).
Distillery Gastropub at Souk Al Manzil – Angels Share Brunch
If you are looking to start your brunch a little later than usual, then the Distillery Angels Share brunch is a perfect choice. Tuck into sharing starters comprising of a charcuterie and cheese platter, deep-fried garlic mushrooms and calamari. For the main event, you have a selection of five dishes, including the fish and chips, mac and cheese, the Distillery BLT, cheeseburger and bangers and mash. Those with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss out on the desert sharing plater featuring Eton mess, Bailey’s cheesecake and a selection of ice cream. Fridays, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 295 per person.
GO: Visit www.distillerydubai.com for reservations and more information.
El Sur at The Westin Mina Seyahi – Fiesta Brunch
El Sur’s Fiesta Brunch is back after a six-month hiatus, bringing a sensational spread of Spanish favourites. The brunch featured an array of authentic tapas served to the table alongside a live paella station. This upbeat brunch will include live entertainment to elevate the party vibes further. Fridays, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. AED 260 (soft beverages) and AED 340 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 511 7373 for reservations and more information.
Enigma at Palazzo Versace Dubai – Prusiana Evening Brunch
Delight in a new season of tastes and flavours at Enigma as you embark on a reinterpretation of Persian and Peruvian classics every Friday. There will also be live performances from dancers and a DJ to keep you entertained throughout the evening. Fridays, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 250 (food only), AED 269 (soft beverages) and AED 425 (house beverages).
Garden On 8 at Media One Hotel – Friday Brunch BBQ Edition
A chilled atmosphere, BBQ fresh from the grill, incredible live music and delicious drinks combine in a casual setting for a relaxed yet memorable brunch. Fridays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages) and AED 349 (premium beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 427 1000 for reservations and more information.
Giardino at Palazzo Versace Dubai – Into the Jungle Brunch
Enjoy unique experiences for the entire family within the comfortable settings of the fashion-inspired venue and expansive terrace. Tuck into a diverse selection of live cooking stations, including a carvery, sushi, seafood, Indian dishes and the best of South East Asian cuisine. Younger brunch-goers are also catered for at the Kid’s Corner with light bites including sliders, pasta and sweet treats. In addition, there will be pizza making and cupcake decorating classes, perfect for keeping the young ones entertained. Fridays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 150 (children aged four to eleven years), AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 385 (house beverages), AED 499 (sparkling) and AED 699 (Champagne).
Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace Dubai – Hellicious Brunch
Ignite your tastebuds with Hell’s Kitchen’s à la carte menu featuring unlimited starters and desserts served directly to the table, along with the choice of one main course per diner. Following in the footsteps of Gordon Ramsay’s internationally acclaimed Hell’s Kitchen television show, the restaurant’s skilled chefs will prepare starters such as the classic caesar salad, tuna tartare and Wagyu meatballs. Main courses include beef Wellington, crispy skin salmon, wild mushroom and truffle risotto and the signature Hell’s Kitchen burger. For dessert, you can expect sticky toffee pudding, jaffa cheesecake and traditional apple crumble. Fridays, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages), AED 500 (sparkling) and AED 850 (bubbles).
Hotel Cartagena at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – Hotel Cartagena Brunch
Friday afternoons at Hotel Cartagena are back with a bang and devoted to the decadent fervour of brunch. Feast on the mushroom, truffle and cheese empanada’s, mixed meat grill platters and sushi rolls, all washed down with sparkling Chilean bubbles and ending on a sweet note with swoon-worthy desserts served in spectacular cages. Brunch-goers can also expect a DJ on the decks and an extended live dance show. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages) and AED 395 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 560 1799 for reservations and more information.
Ikigai at Millennium Place Marina Hotel – Tokyo Mix Friday Brunch
Travel to the streets of Tokyo without having to leave Dubai. At Ikigai diners can expect authentic Asian dishes inspired by Japan’s famous street taverns with a three-course menu accompanied by unlimited beverages. To start, diners are treated to a Sashimi and Maki platter before being offered a choice of signature mains, including Ikigai’s Wagyu Beef Burger, Miso Grilled Chicken and Shrimpops. Then, indulge your sweet tooth with a Chocolate Cookie Sando, Mango Lime Sorbet or the Seasonal Fruit Platter for dessert. Fridays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 249 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages) and AED 349 (sparkling).
Karma Kafé at Souk Al Bahar – Blushing Dragon Friday Brunch
Taking place every Friday overlooking the Dubai Fountains and Burj Khalifa, this Friday brunch offers elegance and world-class Pan-Asian cuisine. Menu highlights include miso black cod, Wagyu beef gyoza and the popular Japanese tuna pizza, accompanied by free-flowing beverages. Fridays, from 1pm to 5pm and 8pm to 11pm. AED 330 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 550 (sparkling).
LARTE at Studio One Hotel – That’s Amore Brunch
Enjoy an authentic Italian feast with Friday Brunch at family-favourite LARTE. Start your Italian journey with an antipasti platter including cold cuts, cheese and bruschetta followed by main courses such as porcini risotto, calzone pizza, lasagne, grilled rib-eye and baked salmon. Finish the brunch with a selection of traditional desserts, including tiramisu, panna cotta and cannoli. Fridays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 250 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 581 6870 for reservations and more information.
Lock Stock & Barrel at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR – Absolutely Barreled
With unlimited rounds of mouthwatering food, including pulled chicken tacos, mac and cheese, dynamite shrimp and chopped Thai salad, kick back over free-flowing house beverages for the ultimate Friday feeling. Desserts include New York cheesecake, triple chocolate mud cake, sweet kebab skewers and a colourful sweet display with lollipops, candy floss and more. Let the good times roll. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 200 (soft beverages) and AED 250 (house beverages).
Lola Taberna Española at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai – La Fiesta De Lola
With live food stations, including one of Dubai’s first Jamón bars and a paella stand, this market-style brunch will celebrate the very best of Spanish cuisine amidst a vibrant atmosphere. Both the food and lively libations will be unlimited and complemented by tunes from a DJ. Lola promises guests an unforgettable afternoon savouring great food and even better company. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 249 (house beverages) and AED 299 (sparkling).
GO: Call (0)4 247 6688 for reservations and more information.
MASTI at La Mer – Elephant Bath Brunch
The Elephant Bath brunch is a gastronomic celebration of the very best MASTI has to offer. This brunch will enthral Dubai’s most discerning diners with an eclectic menu featuring Saag Paneer Lasagna and Biryani to Burrata and Truffle Pizza. The decadent experience delivers an upbeat, à la carte dining offer with live music, entertainment and expert mixology. Fridays and Saturdays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 215 (soft beverages) and AED 375 (house beverages).
Maya Mexican Kitchen at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa – Mas Mas Brunch
Indulge in an afternoon filled with a fun courtesy of DJ Diego and an extensive brunch menu consisting of bold, rich and earthy flavours. There is something for everyone, from traditional guacamole and an array of authentic taco options to the popular chimichanga. Fridays, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 350 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 316 5550 for reservations and more information.
Mimi Kakushi at Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach Road – Weeknd Brunch
Nibble on bites of citrus salt edamame before the cold starters appear, including beef tataki with truffle ponzu, sesame-dressed seaweed salad and a selection of sushi and sashimi. Next up are the hot starters featuring black cod and prawn gyoza with a citrus miso sauce, crisp vegetable tempura, Kushi Angus beef and yakitori chicken thigh. Main courses include appealing choices such as marinated black cod, grilled salmon teriyaki, glazed corn-fed baby chicken, Angus fillet and wild seasonal mushrooms with umami-laden seaweed butter. All accompanied by an extensive drinks menu.
Mina’s Kitchen at The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina – Bubbalicious Brunch
The Bubbalicious Brunch is one of the city’s longest-standing and beloved brunches. It is back with a bang and ready to wow the crowds with a vast selection of food, live cooking stations, a fun and upbeat vibe, plenty of indoor seating and a sprawling outdoor terrace. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 300 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 650 (bubbles).
GO: Call (0)4 511 7373 for reservations and more information.
Nobu at Atlantis The Palm – Nobu Brunch
The Nobu brunch is back with its inimitable cuisine and chic surroundings. With a world-renowned reputation for expertly made, innovative Japanese-Peruvian dishes, guests can enjoy specialities such as the much-emulated black cod miso while enjoying handcrafted drinks prepared with flair. Fridays, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 450 (soft beverages) and AED 550 (house beverages).
GO: Visit www.atlantis.com for reservations and more information.
Roberto’s Dubai at DIFC – Roberto’s Weekend Brunch
Sophisticated and playful with an elevated atmosphere to match, the chic weekend rendezvous promises top-notch modern Italian cuisine, striking interiors and pulsating entertainment from a live DJ. Offering a three-course gastronomic extravaganza, guests will be served a selection of warm and cold, Antipasti including Tuna Tartare, classic Burrata, or Slow Roasted Octopus in addition to pasta dishes. For the main event, diners can choose from a selection of seafood and meat dishes such as Wagyu Tagliata and Oven-Baked Seabass in Sea Salt Crust. Ending the meal on a sumptuously sweet high is a sharing plate of desserts including Tiramisu, La Mela and Lemon e Lemon. Fridays and Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 445 (house beverages) and AED 695 (sparkling).
Solo at Raffles Dubai – Solo Gusto Brunch
Solo Gusto returns with a family-style brunch on Fridays at Raffles Dubai’s home-grown Italian Restaurant & Bar. The brunch showcases Italian favourites dishes in abundant sharing portions served in a relaxed setting and includes antipasti, pasta and pizza. Perfect for adults and children, the little ones have access to a dedicated kid’s playground and can make their own pizzas. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 300 (soft beverages) and AD 400 (house beverages).
STK JBR at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR – Dare To Brunch
STK JBR’s sleek, sophisticated and upbeat take on a traditional steakhouse brunch is a fabulous affair for those who dare. The high-energy Dare to Brunchoffers the ultimate blend of food-meets-party. With two bars, a trendy lounge and a relaxed bistro and terrace, this weekly social dinner party is one for the diary. The three-course brunch offers Burrata to start, followed by a choice of USDA prime fillet, USDA prime striploin, roasted salmon or butternut squash penne as the main course. Dessert options include cheesecake, choco mousse and crème brulee. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm and 8p to 11pm. AED 399 (soft beverages), AED 549 (house beverages), AED 599 (sparkling) and AED 649 (bubbles).
Tasca by José Avillez at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai – Friday Brunch
Experience an authentic Portuguese brunch with ocean views at Tasca’s Friday Brunch. Diners can indulge themselves in Portugal’s diverse flavours, from traditional Portuguese salads to grilled veal chorizo and decadent Portuguese desserts such as the much-loved Pastel de Nata. All dishes are served with imaginative flair and accompanied by a collection of Tasca’s signature drinks, while a Latin band keeps guests entertained. Fridays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 777 2231 for reservations and more information.
The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR – London Social Brunch
Embark a journey along London’s underground stations at the London Social lunch. Explore the flavours of Banglatown and Little Italy, along with traditional roasts, meat pies and a carvery with Yorkshire puddings and all the trimmings. Sample cuisine from live cooking stations alongside exotic beverages and a dessert station featuring various British desserts. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 395 (soft beverages), AED 495 (house beverages) and AED 650 (premium beverages).
Thiptara at Palace Downtown – Thiptara Friday Brunch
A jewel adorning the shores of Burj Lake, Thiptara evokes the mystery and intrigue of Thailand. Serving traditional Royal Thai cuisine with an emphasis on Bangkok-style seafood, the venue lives up to its name, which means ‘magic at the water’ by offering enchanting dining and mesmerising surroundings. Expect an explosion of flavours paired with signature Thai-style cocktails. Fridays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages) and AED 425 (house beverages).
Tipsy Lion at Sofitel Dubai Downtown – The Great British Brunch
Dubai’s most rock ‘n’ rolling brunch is back at Tipsy Lion this weekend with the very best British cuisine that Blighty has to offer. The brunch begins with prawn stars, chicken tikka and vegan “Buffalo” wings, followed by platters and main courses, including plant-based sliders, fish and chips and butter chicken pie. Desserts include beloved British classics sticky toffee pudding and apple crumble. Toes will be tapping to the live music provided by The Boxtones and Tipsy Lion’s resident DJ, mixed in with pub games and free-flowing beverages. Fridays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 279 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages) and AED 399 (sparkling)
GO: Visit www.tipsyliondubai.com for reservations and more information.
Toro Toro at Grosvenor House Dubai – Hola Hola Toro Toro Brunch
Spoil yourself to an afternoon filled with South American starters, mouth-watering mains and delectable desserts for three hours. Enjoy your meal surrounded by unique interiors, flashes of foliage, tribal Latin patterns, palm leaves and the latest beats by DJ Carlos. Experience the passion, sounds, smells and energy from the open kitchen throughout the afternoon. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 275 per person (soft beverage), AED 375 (house grape) and AED 450 (house bubbly).
GO: Call (0)4 317 6000 for reservations and more information.
TWENTY THREE at Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City – TWENTY THREE Brunch
The brunch combines a luscious menu served to your table in an elegant set-up with live beverage stations, handcrafted cocktails and scenic views. First, incite the appetite with Chef Marco Amarone’s signature dishes, such as Tempura Alaskan Crab, Carne Cruda with Burrata and Osetra Caviar, Fine de Clare Oysters and Foie Gras Croque Monsieur. Then dive into an assortment of main dishes, including Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Grilled Togarashi Skewered Quail Legs, Almond Crusted Lamb Cutlets and Lobster Linguini. Fridays, from 1:23pm to 4:23pm. AED 249 (soft beverages) and AED 369 (house beverages and sparkling).
Vanitas at Palazzo Versace Dubai – Secret Palazzo Versace Brunch
Curated by the creators of Dubai’s original Secret Parties Brunch, The Secret Palazzo Versace Brunch includes a spectacle of live entertainment that combines classical music with modern party tunes performed by an electric violinist and opera singer. Meanwhile, the culinary team will be whipping up some of the restaurant’s signature dishes, including arancini, sea bass, roasted beef tenderloin, a cheese board and desserts. Fridays from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 350 (grape), AED 425 (house beverages), AED 525 (sparkling) and AED 699 (bubbly).
Weslodge Saloon at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – Brunch Club On 68
Weslodge Saloon will take guests on a culinary trip across North America, including new summer plates served alongside tunes from a rotating roster of guest DJ’s. Expect Oysters on arrival and Zucchini and Walnut Carpaccio, followed by Canadian Beef Poutine, spicy Ahi Tuna Tartare and Southern Fried Chicken. Main courses include a whole Seabass and Grass-Fed Angus Rib Eye straight from Weslodge’s hardwood and charcoal grill (the biggest in Dubai). There’s double down stacked Canadian pancakes drenched in salted maple syrup, sharp and sweet lemon meringue tarts, and fluffy baked cheesecake for dessert. Fridays from 1:30pm to 4:30pm,AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages) and AED 450 (bubbly).
Zero Gravity – Summer Brunch
Zero Gravity’s Summer Brunch is back on both Fridays and Saturdays, including all-day pool and beach access from 10am and unlimited food and beverages from 1pm to 5pm. Tables can be reserved for groups in the garden, while sun loungers are first come, first served. If you want to celebrate life to the full, then round poolside VIP day beds and cabanas can be booked with packages for six guests, including brunch. Fridays and Saturdays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 299 (ladies) and AED 349 (gents).
GO: Call (0)4 399 0009 for reservations and more information.
ZOCO at The Atrium Al Habtoor City – Arriba Arriba Brunch
Start your weekend with a fun-filled Mexican fiesta with unlimited drinks and food for everyone. Featuring a sumptuous range of all-time brunch classics with signature dishes from the menu, think salads, soup and ceviche, alongside favourites such as nachos, quesadillas and taquitos. Expect tantalising tacos from the live taco station and a selection of palatable mains to savour with friends. Fridays, from 12.30pm to 4pm. AED 165 (soft beverages) and AED 325 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 437 0044 for reservations and more information.
Zor Restaurant at The Pointe – Uzbek Homestyle Brunch
Georgian Salad, Smoked Blinis and Hummus with Fresh Pesto are more commonly featured on brunch menus. Still, for diners wanting to explore something new, Pirozhiki (a fresh dough bun), Mini Lamb Cheburek, Fried Chuchvara (both fried dumplings) and Fresh Pumpkin Soup are some of the unique starters to be explored with this three-course brunch menu. Of course, at the heart of every family meal in Uzbekistan is Osh, so guests can expect to be treated to it when tucking into their main course, alongside a Juicy Mixed Grill, Freshly Grilled Prawns and Kebabs. The restaurant’s pastry team will also be serving a selection of freshly baked cakes to be enjoyed endlessly by the slice. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 245 (soft beverages), AED 345 (house beverages) and AED 395 (sparkling).