New night brunches you need to book, plus a couple of established favourites
Lucky Voice Grab the mic, it’s time to head to the “Jukebox Brunch” at Lucky Voice with group sing-a-longs, live DJ and bar bites, including pizzas, tacos and sliders. Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages), Dhs295 (sparkling grape). Wed 8pm-11pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (800 58259).
Mercury Lounge Brunch with a view? This brand-new night offering at Mercury Lounge serves up just that. The night brunch runs from 8pm until 11pm every Thursday, and in our eyes, is the perfect way to wind down from the working week. You’ll dig into a range of Mediterranean dishes while admiring the stellar visits. Book us in, pronto. Dhs295 (food only), Dhs450 (house beverages). Thu 8pm-11pm. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 270 7777).
Miss Tess If you’re after something a little different, head to quirky new Asian eatery Miss Tess for the new night brunch. Eat your way around the Far East with a variety of food stalls and pop-up bars, where you can try out a range of dishes from Korea, Thailand, China, Vietnam and Japan. Entertainment’s on the fun side, too, think break dancing Mario Brothers… Dhs178 (food only), Dhs248 (house beverages). Wed 8pm-11pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3121).
PLAY Restaurant & Lounge Foodies, listen up. This is the news you’ve been waiting for. Time Out Dubai’s Restaurant of the Year, 2017, now has a Monday evening brunch. There are two packages, from 7.30pm and 9.30pm and 9.30pm until 12.30am. The vibe is sure to be great, but the food is the star of the show, so expect dishes including the famous Pita Surprise. Dhs300 (house beverages 7.30pm-9.30pm), Dhs450 (house beverages 9.30pm-12.30pm). Mon 7.30pm-12.30am. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 336 4444).
Waka If you fancy a lie-in, opt for Waka’s late brunch, which runs from 8pm until 11pm. Dig into ceviches, maki rolls, spare ribs, quinoa, truffle risotto and more at this Peruvian hotspot. Upbeat music and a bustling bar area provide the party vibe. Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs500 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm; 8pm-11pm. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (04 444 1455).
And two Dubai classics… 360° This long-standing Dubai location offers up some picture-perfect skyline views, pumping music from the DJ and plenty of dancing. Plus the 180° brunch on Thursday and Friday night serves up sushi, dim sum and nachos to keep you going. Dhs295 (house beverages). Thu and Fri 7pm-10pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8741).
Zero Gravity If you’re after a beach club brunch, get the weekend started with “The Social Club” with street food and drinks and a laid-back vibe. You’ll be up and dancing soon enough. Dhs295 (house beverages). Thu 8pm-11pm. Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).