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Searching for trendy new brunches? Here’s your guide

These FACT-recommended brunches will take you from Friday to Sunday in style.

Dubai has gained a well-deserved reputation for its opulent dining culture, with weekend brunches stealing the show. From themed gastronomic adventures to live performances and generous libations, these new brunches in Dubai offer a haven for culinary connoisseurs in pursuit of luxury and entertainment.

May
AURA Skypool

The FACT award winning AURA Skypool has launched a new brunch set that promises a sun-kissed afternoon against the backdrop of Dubai’s stunning skyline. Floating trays in the pool continuously offer wine, champagne, mixed shots, and mini cocktails, perfectly complementing a menu of the venue’s signature Pan-Asian dishes served throughout the afternoon. The AURA 360 Pool Brunch also features entertainment from dancers, a percussion due and a soulful saxophonist. Interactive activations add extra fun, including a glitter station, an AURA swing, and a Polaroid wall. Available on Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm. Prices from AED 800 per person.

GO: Visit auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.

AURA Skypool

Bull & Bear

Transport yourself to the Big Apple and experience a touch of New York glamour with the new Saturday brunch at Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre. Bull & Bear’s brunch offers a four-course menu featuring Dibba Bay oysters, Brooklyn burrata, and prawn cocktail, along with sweet treats from the dessert trolley. It’s not just the food that brings a taste of New York but also the live jazz entertainment and DJ sets. Available on Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 355 (soift beevrages), AED 475 (house beverages) and AED 650 (Champagne).

GO: Email bullandbear@waldorfastoria.com for reservations and more information.

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JUYI

Journey to Tokyo with this new evening brunch at JUYI Restaurant & Lounge. Delight in a set menu showcasing a selection of sushi, nigiri, salads, snacks and pizzas that will transport you to the vibrant streets of Tokyo. Quench your thirst with unlimited beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks for an evening of indulgence. Available on Sundays from 7pm to 11pm. AED 159 per person.

GO: Visit https://juyidubai.com for reservations and more information.

JUYI Brunch

La Niña 

Paying homage to the Spanish tradition of brunch, La Comida at La Niña offers an expertly crafted, sharing-style set menu and lively music. Begin your culinary adventure with authentic tapas such as Ensalada de Pulpo, Croquetas with wild mushroom and truffle aioli, and Gambas al Ajillo. Move on to the exquisite Paella de Langosta, featuring bomba rice with lobster, octopus, prawns, and beef chorizo. Brunch is accompanied by live music from Cubache and DJ Aitor Glez. Available on Saturdays from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 325 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 550 (bubbles).

GO: Visit https://sevn.ly/xfaMHEcQ for reservations and more information.

La Nina

Miss Tess

Hold onto your chopsticks and get ready for a night of revelry with Secret Parties’ new brunch at Miss Tess. With a central stage, mesmerising performances, and a lively ambience, this brunch offers a three-course sharing menu featuring Asian fusion cuisine. Savour signature dishes such as dragon maki rolls, spicy kimchi ramen and wagyu beef gyoza paired with unlimited beverages. Available on Saturdays from 7pm to 10:30pm. AED 345 (soft beverages), AED 425 (house beverages) and AED 525 (premium beverages).

GO: Visit https://secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.

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OKKU

Situated in the heart of Palm Jumeirah, OKKU is taking it back to the Disco era each weekend with a specially crafted brunch menu, lively tunes, colourful sake barrels, disco balls, and refreshing drinks. Diners can tuck into chilli-miso baby chicken yakiniku, duck salad, miso salmon teriyaki, spinach goma, yuzu-zaikyo miso black cod and wagyu steak in addition to an unlimited selection of ceviches, kushiyaki, maki rolls, nigiri, oysters, sashimi and temaki. Available on Saturdays from 1pm to 4:30pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages), AED 495 (prosecco and cocktails) or AED 695 (Champagne).

GO: Visit www.okku.com for reservations and more information.

OKKU Dubai

Sumosan

The Sumosan brunch offers a luxurious blend of exceptional flavours and vibrant rhythms. Diners will enjoy the music of resident DJs, DJ B Luv and DJ Moky, while tucking into a menu of Sumosan signatures. Highlight dishes include 24-hour Miso Marinated Black Cod, Black Angus Fillet with Yakiniku Sauce, Chicken Fillet Sando with Fries and Truffle Sauce, Maki Rolls, and Seabass Ceviche. Available on Saturdays from 3pm to 7pm. AED 420 (soft beverages), AED 520 (cocktails and premium spirits) and AED 620 (premium cocktails).

GO: Visit www.sumosan.com for reservations and more information.

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Tapasake

Elevate your weekends with the Tono Brunch at Tapasake Dubai, located atop The Link at One&Only One Za’abeel. Specialising in Nikkei food and drinks, the concept combines Japanese and Peruvian food. Plus, the name itself is a combination of tapas and sake. This new Saturday brunch concept promises a luxurious experience inclusive of access to the country’s longest infinity pool. Available on Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm (restaurant) and 4pm to 6pm (pool access). AED 385 (soft beverages) and AED 495 (house beverages).

GO: Visit www.sevenrooms.com for reservations and more information.

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XU

Fusing the vibrant flavours of Chinese cuisine with the infectious spirit of karaoke, XU’s new brunch at the Kempinski Hotel at the Mall of the Emirates promises fun and frivolity. XU includes a restaurant and bar, delightful dim sum and some of the best Peking duck you’ll ever eat. RIKAS Hospitality Group is behind the new concept, drawing its inspiration from Cantonese cuisine but elevating it into an innovative, high-end experience. Available on Saturdays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 425 (beer and wine) and AED 525 (Champagne and cocktails).

GO: Visit https://xudubai.ae for more information.

XU Brunch

April
Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort

Embark on a culinary voyage at Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Mekong restaurant’s new Sunday brunch is inspired by the journey of the Mekong River from the Tibetan Plateau into Southeast Asia. Delight in an array of Asian flavours with innovative twists on age-old recipes, elegantly presented to the table on platters designed for sharing. The meal includes exotic cocktail creations, such as the Mekong Sour featuring Thai whisky and pandan, alongside a curated selection of fine wines, spirits, and premium loose-leaf teas. Available on Sundays from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 250 (soft beverages), AD 375 (house beverages) and AED 125 (children aged five to 11 years).

GO: Visit https://mhg.to/qf70u or call 07 204 2222 for reservations and more information.

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Eunoia

Brunch at Eunoia promises stunning sea views, live DJ entertainment, and a Mediterranean menu. Start with a Classic Caesar Salad, Crispy Spicy Calamari and Flatbread with Fresh Tomato and Basil before moving onto marvellous main such as Fillet Sea Bream, Shrimp Linguini or Roasted Chicken with Green Olives. Dessert options include Apple Crumble, Chocolate Cake and Raspberry Cheesecake. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 449 (house beverages) and AED 599 (bubbly).

GO: Visit www.hyattrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.

Eunoia by Carine

Expo City Dubai

Taking place every Saturday from 20 April to 8 June, Brunch City at Expo City Dubai brings together six venues, offering global cuisine, live entertainment, and free-flowing beverages. All you need is one wristband that gives you access to all the venues at Brunch City. At Alkebulan, you can indulge in the rich flavours of African cuisine, while over at Assembly Mezze & Skewers, you can savour Chef Athanasios Kargatzidis’ charcoal-grilled dishes and Lebanese cuisine. Indian street food lovers will enjoy Gup & Shup, try the smash burgers at Philly Jawn or sample plant-based cuisine at PXB Rooftop. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 199 for adults and AED 49 for children aged five to 12. Add another AED 49 to upgrade to the bubbly package. 

GO: Visit www.expocitydubai.com for more information.

Expo City Dubai brunch

Luigia

Indulge in the authentic flavours of Italian tradition at Luigia’s vibrant new brunch. Enjoy live entertainment as you relish timeless favourites from the special brunch set menu, where each dish showcases expert preparation and premium seasonal ingredients. Don’t miss Luigia’s renowned pizzas, impeccably cooked to perfection. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED249 (soft beverages) and AED 289 (house beverages).

GO: Call 04 349 6950 for reservations and more information.

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March
Clay Dubai

Secret Parties is back with a new brunch, taking over Clay Dubai on Bluewaters Island. This alfresco dining experience offers a four-course menu of Japanese and Peruvian delights set against the backdrop of Ain Dubai. Dishes include Japanese edamame, ceviche, and nigiri, followed by Peruvian-inspired mains like niku al wok with beef tenderloin, wok chifa rice, and cazuela with truffle oil. Entertainment will come from a DJ, live singer, dancers, and drummer, ensuring a vibrant and energetic atmosphere. Saturdays, from 2pm to 5:30pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 445 (house beverages) and AED 545 (premium beverages).

GO: Visit https://secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.

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The Coterie

The new brunch at The Coterie is designed to bring the thrill of the racetrack right to your dining table, offering a blend of gastronomy and interactive entertainment. Engage in a “dine and win” experience, placing bets on horse races using Coterie coins and cheering on your picks from over 20 HD screens around the venue. The atmosphere is heightened with race day-themed games, instant prizes and a menu of Fish and Chips, Glazed Chicken Poppers and Marmite Roasties. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 275 (soft beverages), AED 345 (house beverages) and AED 435 (sparkling)

GO: Call 058 566 4240 for reservations and more information.

new brunches in Dubai

February
BCH:CLB

Immerse yourself in the vibrant scene at BCH:CLB’s terrace and beach, where panoramic views, live performances, and tunes from resident DJs set the stage for a lively brunch. Bask in the sunshine, enjoy signature cocktails, and dine on Mediterranean delights before taking a dip in the sparkling pool. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 375 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages), AED 595 (premium beverages) and AED 745 (Champagne).

GO: Call 04 834 3803 for reservations and more information.

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Boom Battle Bar

Merging dining with dynamic entertainment options, the adults-only Boom Battle Bar is now serving brunch. Known for its exciting games like augmented reality axe throwing, augmented reality darts, enhanced golf and karaoke booths, the lively venue is now throwing street food and cocktails into the mix. Tuck into cheese nachos, jalapeno poppers, vegetarian flatbreads, and Wagyu beef sliders while grooving to a soundtrack of classic old-school and R&B hits. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 195 (soft beverages), AED 275 (house beverages) and AED 350 (bubbly).

GO: Visit https://boombattlebar.com for reservations and more information.

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Ilios

The Greek restaurant on the rooftop at the Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah has unveiled ‘Santorini Saturdays’. Here, guests can immerse themselves in a fabulous feast that combines skyline views with a Greek-Mediterranean menu. Highlight dishes include Calamari Tempura with Passionfruit Aioli, a selection of Gyros, Chicken, Beef and Lamb Kebabs, and Mediterranean Seabass served with greens. Desserts feature Orange Pie, Pavlova and Profiteroles. Saturdays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 650 (bubbles).

GO: Call 058 5594 222 for reservations and more information.

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Lah Lah

The Pan-Asian kitchen and bar at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, has introduced a new brunch, celebrating the culture and cuisine of Southeast Asia. The tempting menu features an assortment of sharing starters, including the Tornado Sushi Platter, Dim-Sums, Salads, Wagyu Beef Tataki, Asian-style Chicken Wings, and the signature Chili Prawns. Feel the rhythm of the day with beats from live DJs, dragon dancers and shisha. Available on Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 265 (soft beverages), AED 375 (house beverages) and AED 385 (sparkling).

GO: Email lahlah@jumeirah.com or call 04 519 1111 for reservations and more information.

Lah Lah

La Mar

Featuring a vibrant Cebiche Bar and terrace seating, La Mar provides an atmospheric backdrop for a Peruvian brunch overlooking the Skyblaze Fountain at Atlantis The Royal. The experience commences with anticuchos, classic empanada, and a selection of seafood before culminating with a chocolate mousse crafted from chocolate sourced from various regions in Peru. Expect DJ sets and traditional Peruvian beverages such as Chicha Morada and the legendary Pisco Sour. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 495 (soft beverages), AED 595 (house beverages) and AED 275 (children aged five to 12 years).

GO: Visit www.atlantis.com for reservations and more information.

La Mar by Gastón Acurio

Mi Amie

Mi Amie takes dining to new heights with the launch of their Thursday Night Brunch in collaboration with Secret Parties. Revellers can expect live theatrics with an ensemble of dancers, singers, drummers, and saxophonists. The menu features Mi Amie signatures including Burrata Cheese, Tsartsakaya Oysters, Wild Seabass Carpaccio, Spicy Yellow Fin Tuna Rolls, and Cajun Spiced Baby Chicken. As the curtain falls, Mi Amie transforms into a pulsating nightlife venue with a resident DJ, inviting guests to dance amidst the electrifying vibes of Miami and Dubai skyline. Thursdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages and AED 495 (premium bevrages).

GO: Visit https://secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.

Mi Amie Brunch

NH Collection Dubai The Palm

Embark on an exhilarating gastronomic journey at Maiora with the new ‘Caliente Latin Brunch.’ Expect a Latin America buffet featuring ceviche, cheese, empanadas, seafood and soup. A live station will offer Latin BBQ, nachos, and tacos, while entertainment will feature live performances by Mariachi bands, samba dance displays, and DJ sets. Available on Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages) and AED 349 (bubbly).

GO: Visit fb.ndpj@nhcollection.com or call 056 687 6319 for reservations and more information.

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Papas

Immerse yourself in the essence of Italian culture with the new brunch at Papas inside InterContinetal Dubai Marina. Expect plenty of pizzas and pasta, magnificently large spritzes, and stunning views of the Dubai Marina. The menu includes Arancini, Grilled Tiger Prawns, Margherita Pizza, Pesto Pasta and Salmon Crudo. The tempting traditional desserts feature Homemade Sicilian Cannoli, Lemon Posset and Pistachio Tiramisu. Saturdays from 2pm to 5pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 550 (sparkling beverages).

GO: Visit www.solutions-leisure.com for reservations and more information.

Papas in Dubai

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

Embark on a journey to Notting Hill with the London Social Garden Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. Experience an open-air feast set against the backdrop of the magnificent Ain Dubai, which celebrates London’s diverse food landscape. Whether you’re in the mood for classic pub grub and traditional roasts or craving Asian delicacies like dim sum, Peking duck, sushi, and Vietnamese Pho, the London Social Garden Brunch caters to all tastes. Available on Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 395 (soft beverages), AED 550 (house beverages) and AED 695 (bubbly).

GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.

London Social Brunch

January
Avli by tashas

Avli by tashas new Athenian lunch experience offers authentic Athenian dishes designed for sharing in family gatherings. The buffet section and an à la carte menu featuring twelve options showcase a modern twist on traditional favourites. Entertainment comes from the singing duo Nikolas Papakonstatinou and Ioanna Giannopoulou, who bring Hellenic hospitality to proceedings. The Athenian Lunch occurs every other Saturday, starting on 13 January, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 400 (soft beverages), AED 520 (house beverages) and AED 650 (Champagne and premium beverages).

GO: Visit www.avlibytashas.com for reservations and more information.

Avli by tashas

Beefbar

The FACT Award-winning Beefbar has introduced its all-new Beefbar Bossanova Brunch. Indulge in dishes like Hamachi Crudo, KFC (chicken fried using Kobe beef fat) and Quesadillas. For the main course, guests can select from Beefbar’s best-selling items, including Black Cod and Steak Frites, before concluding the meal with a dessert selection. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 750 (Champagne).

GO: Visit https://beefbar.com for reservations and more information.

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Jaleo by José Andrés

 Whether seeking a gastronomic journey through Spanish cuisine or an afternoon filled with a vibrant atmosphere and friends, the La Feria brunch at Jaleo by José Andrés promises an unforgettable Saturday afternoon. Guests can sit on the outdoor terrace shaded by 100-year-old olive trees or in a spacious booth. The brunch begins with family-style sharing of Spanish signatures to be enjoyed at the table, followed by an outdoor Paella station and surprise table-side theatrics. The dessert offerings include churros with chocolate, Galetta Maria chocolate pie with salted hazelnuts, and the must-try speciality dessert – Tarta de Queso Basque Cheesecake. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages), AED 495 (sparkling) and AED 149 (children aged four to 12 years).

GO: Visit www.atlantis.com for reservations and more information.

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KIZA Restaurant & Lounge

Inception is KIZA Restaurant & Lounge’s nighttime brunch that blends diverse musical elements to immerse diners in an enchanting evening. Dine on signature dishes such as Akara Sliders, East African Nyama Choma-inspired Goat Tacos, Jollof Spaghetti, Kataifi Prawns, Peri Peri Mini Pizzas and Tunisian Chicken Tacos. Thursdays, from 8pm to 10pm. AED 195 (soft beverages) and AED 295 (house beverages).

GO: Visit https://kiza.ae for reservations and more information. 

KIZA Brunch

Observatory Bar & Grill 

Situated on the 52nd floor of Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, B@52 at Observatory Bar & Grill invites guests to indulge in DJ entertainment, live beverage stations, and a three-course set menu. All of which unfolds against panoramic views of Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah. Expect Braised Beef Sliders, Charred Edamame, Chicken Tacos, Salmon Crudo, Spicy Corn on the Cob and Vanilla Crème Brûlée. Saturdays, from 4pm to 7pm. AED 295 (house beverages).

GO: Email eatatharbour@marriott.com or call 04 319 4000 for reservations and more information.

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Sucre

Indulge in a meticulously crafted brunch menu showcasing a fusion of Latin American dishes that DIFC’s Sucre is renowned for. From delightful appetisers to mouthwatering main courses, tuck into Clay Oven Squid, Caesar Salad, Prawn Croquettes, Seared Wagyu Carpaccio, Tuna Tartare, and Yellowtail Carpaccio to start. For a hearty feast, indulge in the Parillada grilled meat platter. Sucre’s brunch menu promises an unforgettable feast for the senses with resident DJs, a trumpet player and a drummer to keep you entertained. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4:30pm. AED 370 (soft beverages), AED 490 (house beverages)and AED 690 (Champagne).

GO: Visit www.sucredubai.com for reservations and more information.

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SUSHISAMBA Dubai

Returning due to overwhelming demand, SUSHISAMBA’s Rio Brunch offers a culinary journey that seamlessly blends Brazilian, Japanese, and Peruvian influences. The menu features SUSHISAMBA signatures, including Australian Angus Tenderloin, Chilean Sea Bass Anticucho, Peruvian Corn Salad, Salmon Tiradito and Sushi Moriawase. Channeling the rhythms of Rio de Janeiro, expect sensational samba dancers and high-energy DJ sets. The Rio Brunch at SUSHISAMBA will next take place on 27 January, 2 March, 27 April, 4 May, 18 May, 1 June and 15 June, from 12:30pm to 4pm. Prices from AED 699 (house beverages).

GO: Email reservations@sushisambadubai.com or call 04 278 4888 for reservations and more information.

Sushisamba Dubai Brunch

TABŪ

TABŪ in The St. Regis Downtown Dubai has introduced its Samurai Brunch, offering enchanting entertainment set against the backdrop of Middle Eastern and Asian influences. Roaming entertainment sets the mood with talented live performers, while the TABŪ gong strikes every hour, inviting guests to savour specially prepared shots. The Samurai Brunch features the finest selections from the crudo bar, including O-Toro tartare, Sashimi and Maki Rolls. The feast extends to the Woodfire section with offerings such as Grilled Wagyu Rib Eye, Miso-marinated Red Snapper and Woodfire Baby Chicken. Saturdays, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 333 (soft beverages), AED 444 (house beverages) and AED 555 (sparkling).

GO: Email tabu.reservations@stregis.com or call 054 793 0931 for reservations and more information.

TABU

December
Hoe Lee Ko

Reif Othman’s inventive and inviting Korean eatery has launched its weekend brunch. Expect a delightful menu featuring Banchan, Korean Seaweed Soup, Salmon Hoe, and Korean Lettuce Salad, followed by delectable options like Chicken Wings, the Gimbab Platter, Wagyu Beef Mandu, and Tteobokki. Don’t miss the HLK Ramyun Soup, HLK Bibimbap, and Grilled Salmon for the main course. This brunch experience is available on Saturdays from 12 pm to 5 pm and Sundays from 12 pm to 11 pm, priced at AED 238 for food only and AED 366 for house beverages. The brunch is available on Saturdays from 12pm to 5pm and Sundays from 12pm to 11pm. AED 238 (food only) and AED 366 (house beverages).

GO: Email reservations@hoeleekow.com or call 04 255 5142 for reservations and more information. 

Hoe Lee Kow Brunch

November
42 Midtown

42 Midtown, the latest addition at Zabeel House The Greens, unveils its fresh offering, the Cotton Club Brunch. Steeped in the nostalgic atmosphere reminiscent of a jazz club in New York’s Midtown Theatre district, patrons are treated to a feast of communal starters, artisanal wood-fired pizzas, enticing main courses, and delectable desserts. Highlights include Beef Sliders, Burrata Salad and Staten Island Crab Croquettes, alongside live music, a Negroni fountain, and free-flowing cocktails. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 285 (soft beverages), AED 365 (house beverages) and AED 385 (for a sparkling grape upgrade).

GO: Visit www.jumeirah.com for reservations and more information.

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Boardwalk

Boardwalk beckons guests to embark on an extraordinary brunch set against the backdrop of Dubai’s historic creek. This sharing-style brunch takes place on the lower deck of the beautiful terrace and offers an afternoon of gastronomic indulgence. Starters include Mushroom Arancini and Panzanella Salad, while main courses feature a Grilled Mixed Seafood Platter and Prawns Fregola. Boardwalk’s dessert offerings include a Classic Tiramisu or the indulgent Strawberry Mille-Feuille. Available on Saturdays and Sundays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 250 (soft beverages) and AED 375 (house beverages).

GO: Visit https://dubaicreekresort.com/boardwalk for reservations and more information.

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Fouquet’s Dubai

Pardon My Brunch is the latest culinary offering from the team at Fouquet’s Dubai, complete with stunning Burj Khalifa views and music from a live drummer, saxophonist and singer. The sharing style concept offers Alaskan King Crab Salad, Creamy Burrata, Smoked Scottish Salmon and Wagyu Beef Carpaccio to start. Main courses include Pan-fried Omani Prawns, Roasted Corn-fed Chicken, Potato Gnocchi and Wagyu Beef Skewers before delightful desserts of Apple tart, Basil and Chocolate soufflé and Pineapple carpaccio are served. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 500 (house beverages) and AED 650 (premium beverages).

GO: Visit www.fouquets-dubai.com for reservations and more information.

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Hutong

The incredibly popular Imperial Brunch is back at Hutong Dubai. The relaunched menu features an array of dishes such as Hot & Sour Crispy Chayote, Crispy bean eggplant, and the flavorful Sand Ginger Chicken Millefeuille. As guests continue their culinary journey, they can select one main course from a menu that includes Scrambled Eggs with Prawns, Three Onion Fried Beef and Yacai Duck Fried Rice. Brunch ends with a decadent dessert platter. Saturdays from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 288 (soft beverage). AED 448 (house beverages), AED 488 (Prosecco) and AED 688 (Champagne).

GO: Visit www.hutong-dubai.com for reservations and more information.

Hutong Brunch Dubai

Nazcaa

Renowned for its Japanese Peruvian cuisine and breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa, Nazcaa has launched the “Lujo Brunch” in collaboration with Candy Pants. Explore dishes such as Kabykiage Avocado with Japanese rice crackers and wasabi mayo, Chicken Kaarge and Salmon Teriyaki before concluding the meal with Mochi Ice Cream. The rhythmic ambience created by the venue’s resident DJ will complement the culinary adventure. Saturdays from 2pm to 5:30pm. AED 449 (soft beverages), AED 499 (house beverages) and AED 599 (premium beverages)>

GO: Email reservations@nazcaa.com or call 04 542 4200 for reservations and more information.

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Paramount Hotel Midtown

Paramount Hotel Midtown has created a family brunch suitable for all ages. At The Midtown Kids Party Brunch, youngsters can enjoy pizza, fish fingers, chicken nuggets, mini sliders, lollipops, and cookies while the adults tuck into a buffet spread featuring sushi, seafood, and a carving station. Entertainment includes arts and crafts, face painting, table games, and screenings of Paramount Studio movies. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 399 (house beverages) and AED 150 (children below 11 years).

GO: Visit www.paramounthotelsdubai.com/midtown for reservations and more information.

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SOON Nobby x True Izakaya

Winner of ‘Best Newcomer – Casual Dining’ at the FACT Dining Awards Dubai 2023, SOON Nobby x True Izakaya has launched its new Akihabara Brunch. The brunch menu transports guests to the bustling streets of Tokyo with an intricately designed selection featuring Scallop Crudo, Potato Somen & Onsen Egg Salad, Chirashi Temaki and Tamago Sando, Main courses include three choices of Japanese Curry and Japanese Mushroom Claypot Rice. A decadent dessert created by Head Chef Brian Hoang ends this brunch on a sweet note. Saturdays from 2pm to 5pm. AED 190 (food only), AED 250 (soft beverages) and AED 375 (house beverages).

GO: Email reservation@soondxb.com or call 055 434 0575 for reservations and more information.

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The Bolt Hole

Partake in the ultimate backyard celebration with The Bolt Hole’s new Backyard BBQ Brunch. The menu is bursting with comfort food, whether it’s succulent burgers, flavourful hotdogs, sizzling ribs, or a plate of mac & cheese. Elsewhere, Prawn Cobb Salad, Mango & Papaya Salad, Vegan Ceviche, Fried Wings with Gochujang Coffee Glaze and Rum Baba steal the show. There will also be a live singer and a dedicated kids’ area featuring activities and arts and crafts. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 220 (soft beverages), AED 285 (house beverages) and AED 325 (bubbly).

GO: Visit jumeirah.com/thebolthole for reservations and more information.

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October
Address Fountain Views

Experience the new Twilight Brunch at The Restaurant inside Address Fountain Views. Set against the backdrop of the Burj Khalifa and the serene infinity pool, enjoy an evening buffet while being serenaded by the soulful tunes of a saxophonist and live duo. The feast includes marinated artichoke with halloumi, poached pear with blue cheese salad, saj manakish, lamb ouzi, and roasted tomahawk from the grill. Brunch ends on a sweet note with Madagascan vanilla mille-feuille, black sea salt caramel éclairs and a white chocolate fountain. Saturdays, from 6:30pm to 11pm. AED 285 (soft beverages) and AED 385 (house beverages and bubbly).

GO: Email dineatfountainviews@addresshotels.com or call 04 245 8888 for reservations and more information.

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Caña by Tamoka

The FACT Award winning Secret Parties have launched the Secret Escape Brunch at Caña by Tamoka on the beachfront of The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. Expect easygoing Latin American vibes while grooving to the beats of international DJs and a live percussionist. Fridays, from 7pm to 10:30 pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages), AED 399 (sparkling) and AED 499 (premium beverages).

GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.

Caña by Tamoka

Fi’lia

Immerse yourself in the allure of authentic Italian flavours while relishing live music and panoramic views of the Burj Khalifa at Fi’lia on the 70th floor of SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences. Enjoy a four-course family-style brunch featuring a selection of Italian cold cuts and cheeses, burrata with basil oil and a sprinkle of hazelnuts, and garlic-roasted prawns in vanilla butter with toasted almonds. For the primi piatti, enjoy Trofie Pasta with pistachio parmesan and lemon alongside the tempting Truffle Pizza. For the Secondo piatto, Beef Short Rib is presented on a bed of creamy polenta and sautéed vegetables before the renowned Fi’liamisu is served. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 299 (soft beverage), AED 449 (house beverages), AED 499 (premium beverages) and AED 599 (sparkling).

GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.

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La Cantine du Faubourg

Parisian dining haven La Cantine du Faubourg is now home to the innovative Paparazzi Sunday Brunch. Expect live singers, resident DJs and a menu of burratina, and tomato Mediterranean salad, complemented by Japanese dishes from the adjacent Gohan. Expect chic Parisian sophistication and a fun way to wind down the weekend. Sundays, from 1pm to 6pm. AED 360 (soft beverages), AED 485 (house beverages) and AED 725 (sparkling).

GO: Visit https://lacantine.ae for reservations and more information.

La Cantine Sunday Brunch

Mezzanine Bar & Kitchen

Located in the shadow of Burj Al Arab, Mezzanine Bar & Kitchen at Souk Madinat is celebrating al fresco dining season with an all-new brunch. The culinary offerings include Mushroom Arancini, Prawn Cocktails and Sausage Rolls, while main courses encompass Butterfly Baby Chicken, Sausage and Mash, Sea bass and Vegan Shepherd’s Pie. Live music comes from Chad Sycamore, Mike Ross and Mikey Big Mouth, who will provide acoustic performances along the scenic waterways of Madinat Jumeirah. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 395 for two people.

GO: Email reservations@mezzaninedubai.com or call 058 599 4659 for reservations and more information.

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Raffles The Palm

Raffles The Palm Dubai invites epicureans to journey back in time and relish the opulence of the Regency era with the Raffles Classic Brunch. This enchanting gathering at Le Jardin features an array of global cuisines, unfurling across the expansive Cheese Table and Raw Bar, all the way to the vibrant creations at the Live Salad Bar and the sizzling selection of grills. The voyage culminates with an exquisite pastry section, where those with a sweet tooth can relish mini-French pastries, cake pops or scoops from the Gelato Bar. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 395 (soft beverages), AED 495 (house beverages), AED 595 (premium beverages) and AED 695 (Champagne)

GO: Visit www.rafflesthepalmdubai.com for reservations and more information.

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Salero Tapas & Bodega

The Baila Con Salero brunch at Salero Tapas & Bodega will treat your taste buds to the finest Spanish flavours. Expect a lively ambience, Spanish delicacies, and live performances throughout this buzzy brunch. Delight in dishes such as Gazpacho Andaluz, Marinated White Anchovies, Gambas al Ajillo Benedicto, Paella de Marisco and Seared Beef Tenderloin. Conclude your meal with a tasting plate that includes Burnt Basque Cheesecake, Crema Catalana and Crispy Churros. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 290 (soft beverages), AED 350 (house beverages), and AED 450 (premium beverages).

GO: Email dining.moe@kempinski.com or call 04 409 5999 for reservations and more information. 

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Surf Club

Following a brief summer hiatus, the FRSH: Sunset Brunch is back at the recently revamped Surf Club on Palm West Beach. Tuck into delectable food platters and bottomless beverages whilst listening to tunes from DJs Tom Karno, Dany Neville, #ItsJuniorJ, Whitley Ruchea, and Don’t Touch My Hair who will be spinning a blend of mellow R&B, vocal UK Garage, and UK Funky tunes into the early hours. Fridays, from 4pm to 7pm. AED 249 (ladies) and AED 299 (gents).

GO: Visit www.frshdxb.com for reservations and more information.

FRSH Surf Club

Th8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort Vignette Collection 

Head to Palm Jumeirah for the ultimate friends and family brunch at Th8 Palm Beach Resort Vignette Collection. At Brunchopolis, you can enjoy a lavish spread of delectable cuisine and refreshing beverages, in addition to live entertainment and kids’ activities. This brunch is your passport to a perfect weekend filled with entertainment, delicious food and family fun. The brunch also includes complimentary access to the family pool and beach. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 399 (house beverages) and AED 499 (bubbles).

GO: Call 04 525 8896 for reservations and more information.

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The Black Sheep

Located in JLT, The Black Sheep British Gastropub is the place to immerse yourself in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of a traditional British pub. The Saturday night brunch includes live music from a roster of British artists, while the food menu features Halloumi Bites, Padron Peppers, Sausage Rolls and Spicy Lamb Kofta. Saturdays, from 6pm to 9pm. AED 225 per person.

GO: Visit www.theblacksheepdubai.com for reservations and more information.

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Virgin Izakaya

Virgin Izakaya introduces an exhilarating culinary experience with the Fortune Omakase Brunch, which blends traditional and contemporary Japanese flavours. During the brunch, guests can try their luck with the claw machine, grabbing fortune cookies full of surprises such as designer handbags, keychains, and complimentary brunches. The brunch menu includes avocado salad, chicken and shrimp popcorn, edamame and a chef’s omakase platter teeming with sashimi, nigiri, and rolls. Saturdays, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 275 (two hour package).

GO: Visit www.virginizakaya-dxb.com for reservations and more information.

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Yalumba

Brunchology at Yalumba has made a stylish return for Dubai’s winter season with a luxurious new look and a refined ambience. As the perfect complement to the European buffet and live cooking stations, the brunch is accompanied by signature Bollinger Champagne. Seafood enthusiasts can select the freshest catch from the seafood market, while live stations will serve up Asian delicacies from Long Yin, hearty Italian pasta from Casa Mia, and flavorful Indian dishes rich in traditional aromas and spices. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 375 (soft beverages) and AED 525 (house beverages and Champagne).

GO: Visit eat2eat.com for reservations and more information.

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September
Al Nafoorah

Journey to the heart of Lebanon every with the Cedar Brunch at Al Nafoorah. The restaurant is located within Jumeirah Al Qas, inviting guests to savour a nostalgic brunch anchored around authentic Lebanese flavours and soulful melodies. Dishes on offer include mezzeh, Mediterranean sea bass Sayadieh, grilled shrimp with saffron rice, mixed grills, and Maghmour with tomato sauce. Brunch concludes with rich Madlouka, cheese kunafa, or a Lebanese fruit platter. Sundays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages), AED 550 (premium beverages) and AED 175 (children aged five to 12 years).

GO: Email restaurants@jumeirah.com or call 800 323 232 for reservations and more information.

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FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, has launched a new brunch anchored around fantastic food and exhilarating entertainment. The Deep South Social Brunch features an array of cold and hot plates, sumptuous seafood, and an al fresco live-fire BBQ experience. Expect everything from wood-fired Wagyu Rib Eye to seafood towers laden with chilled prawns, Dibba Bay oysters and mussels. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 250 (soft beverages), AED 350 (house beverages) and AED 495 (premium beverages).

GO: Email firelake.waterfront.dubai@radissonblu.com or call 056 404 4169 for reservations and more information.

Firelake

Hidemasa

Celebrate the weekend in style with the OISHII Brunch at the Japanese restaurant Hidemasa. Expect a blend of Japanese flavours, culture, and entertainment from chef Hidemasa Yamamoto, a maestro in the art of Japanese cuisine who served numerous American presidents while stationed at Washington’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Saturdays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 499 (house beverages), AED 599 (sparkling beverages) and AED 699 (Champagne).

GO: Call 04 250 9459 for reservations and more information.

Hidemasa

MASTI

MASTI at The Dubai Edition is set to elevate your weekends with its new Desi Brunch. The three-course meal features Spinach and Kale Leaves Chaat, Panipuri filled with spiced mashed potatoes and coriander-tamarind water, Mysore Masala Dosa and the Pindi Chana-Kulcha. Satisfying your sweet tooth, desserts include hot Gulab Jamuns served with vanilla ice cream, peanut butter kulfi accompanied by caramel basundi and sea salt, and chocolate cream brulee paired with chocolate custard and fresh berries. Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. AED 250 (soft beverages) and AED 399 (house beverages).

GO: Visit www.mastidubai.com for reservations and more information.

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MINA Brasserie

Nestled within the Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Financial Centre, MINA Brasserie invites you to experience the Urban Chic Brunch – a harmonious fusion of exquisite cuisine, captivating cocktails, and the melodic tunes of a live jazz duo. Embark on a gastronomic adventure that includes a sumptuous seafood tower, a velvety and truffle-infused gratinée, tantalizing steak tartare, indulgent crab spaghetti, the iconic MINA signature steak, and flawlessly roasted Seabass. The culinary journey culminates in a spectacular presentation of innovative desserts, featuring a luxuriously rich chocolate soufflé, a delightful Basque cheesecake, refreshing sorbets, and the irresistible banana tarte tatin crafted by Michael Mina himself. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 320 (soft beverages), AED 520 (house beverages) and AED 720 (Champagne).

GO: Visit www.fourseasons.com for reservations and more information.

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NONYA

Prepare to take your Saturdays to new heights with the Rise Brunch at NONYA on the 44th floor of Taj Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Tuck into an array of Pan Asian delicacies served to your table alongside live cooking stations, a dim sum trolley and a doughnut wall. Elevating the experience, the brunch also offers several cocktail stations. Saturdays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages), AED 449 (premium beverages) and AED 575 (Champagne)

GO: Visit www.risebrunchdxb.com for reservations and more information.

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Torno Subito

Massimo Bottura’s FACT Award winning Torno Subito is taking its Saturday brunch experience up a notch with Sabato in Riviera. Immerse yourself in the spirit of “Live La Dolce Vita” at the Italian Riviera-inspired venue while tucking into exquisite Italian culinary delights and refreshing beverages. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 325 (soft beverages), AED 425 (house beverages), AED 525 (Prosecco) and AED 725 (French sparkling).

GO: Email wpalmdining@whotelsworldwide.com or call 04 245 5800 for reservations and more information.

Torno Subito

August
53 Dubai

With just 50 guests each weekend, the new Carnaval Brunch at 53 Dubai promises an immersive celebration that will sweep you off your feet. Expect captivating entertainment, free-flowing beverages and a meticulously crafted menu. Inspired by the cultural tapestry of Brazil and beyond this brunch will keep your spirits soaring with a live singer, live band, and a DJ. Saturdays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 400 (house beverages) and AED 750 AED (premium beverages).

GO: Call 056 253 5353 for reservations and more information. 

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Black Flamingo

Get ready to tantalise your taste buds with a flavour-filled extravaganza at the fresh Flocktail Brunch at Black Flamingo. With a menu boasting more than 20 delectable dishes, guests are in for an authentic experience of Caribbean-inspired cuisine. Located at Palm West Beach, Black Flamingo whisks you away to a state of mind that mirrors the dynamic energy of Miami. Sundays, from 3pm to 7pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages) and AED 399 (premium beverages).

GO: Email reservations@blackflamingodxb.com or call 052 717 6464 for reservations and more information.

Black Flamingo

CLAY

Peruvian-Japanese restaurant CLAY is now home to The Nikkei Brunch. Set against the backdrop of Bluewaters Island, the feast unfolds with hot and cold starters, followed by the choice of a main course and a delightful assortment of desserts. From the delectable Uramaki and the artful Tiradito to the invigorating Sea Bream Ceviche, every dish harmoniously blends Japanese and Peruvian elements, leaving palates both delighted and satiated. CLAY’s resident DJ will elevate the experience with captivating house melodies. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 499 (soft beverages), AED 599 (house beverages) and AED 699 (sparkling).

GO: Visit www.clayrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.

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Demon Duck

Renowned celebrity chef Alvin Leung, the creative force behind Demon Duck at Banyan Tree Dubai, proudly introduces his latest culinary creation: the Demon Summer Brunch. This exceptional brunch experience is a testament to his innovative reinterpretation of Asian classics. The menu is an exquisite journey featuring dishes such as Chop Chop Suey, Minced Beef Gyoza, and Shrimp Gao, each carefully crafted to tantalize your taste buds. For those seeking an extraordinary upgrade, indulge in the Slow-Roasted Whole Demon Duck, available for an additional AED 400. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. Prices from AED 299 per person.

GO: Visit www.caesars.com for more information.

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Reef & Beef

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dubai, the newly opened Reef & Beef is a true haven for lovers of fine steaks. Against the breathtaking backdrop of the Burj Khalifa, prepare to immerse yourself in a sumptuous sharing-style brunch. The culinary journey unfolds with a tempting array of dishes, including succulent Dibba Bay Oysters, velvety Burrata, zesty Steak Tartar, Australian Tenderloin, Grilled Whole Baby Chicken, and Chargrilled Sea Bream. The brunch culminates in grand style with the unveiling of an exquisite Grand Dessert Platter, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages, AED 395 (house beverages) and AED 595 (premium beverages).

GO: Visit https://reefandbeef.ae for reservations and more information.

Reef and Beef Dubai

The Coterie

Crafted from locally sourced ingredients, brunch at The Coterie boasts a menu of pub classics such as fish and chips, glazed chicken poppers, grain-fed steak tartare, and Marmite-infused roasties paired with handcrafted cocktails and an array of refreshing beverages. Live music will enhance the brunch experience, as will the 19 high-definition screens showcasing virtual horse races. In the brunch package, guests receive tokens to partake in the exhilarating “dine and win” excitement. For families with children, there’s a delightful option to venture downstairs and explore the amenities at Precision Football, ensuring that everyone enjoys a memorable time. Saturdays from 1pm to 4:30pm. AED 225 (soft beverages, AED 325 (house beverages) and AED 395 (sparkling and selected signature cocktails).

GO: Visit https://coteriegroup.com for reservations and more information.

Coterie

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