Start the new year in the right way with these tasty treats
Time Out staff
Al Basha Enjoy a barbecue buffet of grilled meats and vegetables. Dhs230 (including soft drinks); Dhs330 (including unlimited selected beverages); Dhs120 (children over six); free (children aged six and under). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 408 4257).
Al Dhiyafa Celebrate with an international, family-friendly brunch. Dhs180 (including soft drinks); Dhs259 (including unlimited selected beverages).Dhs120 (children over six); free (children aged six and under). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 408 4257).
Benihana Make the first day of the New Year unforgettable with indulgent Japanese cuisine. Call for prices. 6pm-12am (last food order at 11.30pm). Dress code: smart casual. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3089).
Brunello Begin 2013 listening to the smooth sounds of Kamal Musallam’s jazz band and dining on a grand buffet of international and Italian delicacies. There’s a children’s buffet for the little ones with special entertainment. Dhs450 (including soft drinks); Dhs600 (including one bottle of bubbly per couple); Dhs105 (children aged six to 12); free (children under six). 12.30pm-4.30pm Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, The Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah (04 444 2000).
Cavendish Restaurant Relax and unwind from the night before with a special New Year’s Day breakfast or brunch. Breakfast: Dhs110; Dhs155 (including unlimited spiced tomato-based premium beverage). 6.30am-11am; brunch: Dhs149. From 12.30pm. Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 356 0600).
Channels After the previous night’s revelry, laugh and share stories from the past year and toast the new one over international cuisine. Dhs159 (food only); Dhs199 (including unlimited selected beverages). Noon-3pm. Media Rotana, Al Barsha (04 435 0201).
Chef’s House ‘The Morning After’ brunch promises to be just what you need on New Year’s Day. Dhs199 (including selected beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Conservatory Restaurant Spend a lazy New Year’s Day feasting on a selection of hearty bites to a chilled soundtrack easing you into the day. Dhs159 (including a welcome drink). 6.30am-1pm. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888). Fareast Seafood Market Start the year by dining in a relaxed and friendly ambience with a specially selected menu to mark the occasion. Dhs129 (including unlimited soft drinks); Dhs169 (including unlimited selected beverages). 7pm-1am. Regent Palace Hotel (055 200 9375 / 055 600 5598).
Fazaris Enjoy Japanese, Asian, Indian, Arabic and Mediterranean cuisine prepared at live cooking stations either indoors or out on the terrace. Dhs345 (including soft drinks); Dhs495 (including unlimited bubbly and house beverages); Dhs175 (children aged six to 11); free (children under six). 1pm-4pm. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Fountains A new year’s edition of the venue’s ‘full monty breakfast’ buffet. Dhs135 (soft drinks); Dhs195 (grape and hops). 11am-3pm. Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Goodfellas Relax and enjoy first day of 2013 at this New Year’s brunch. Dhs159 (including five regular beverages). 6pm-3pm. Ramee Rose Hotel, TECOM (055 600 5810 / 055 600 5596).
Glasshouse Brasserie Continue the celebrations at this restaurant with a New Year’s Day brunch. Dhs295. Hilton Dubai Creek (04 227 1111). Horizon Lounge Feast on the delightful festive delicacies prepared by Horizon at this buffet brunch. Dhs249 (including soft drinks); Dhs349 (including selected beverages); Dhs125 (children aged six to 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Dress code: smart casual. Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3087).
Imperium Enjoy a brunch filled with French cuisine and accompanied by music from the resident band. Dhs325 (including soft drinks); Dhs445 (including house beverages); Dhs599 (including bubbly); half price (children aged four to 12); free (children under four). From 1pm. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Links Start the year with a barbecue and roast meats. From Dhs50 á la carte. 1pm-4pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai (04 390 5600).
Mazina Start the New Year with an indulgent gourmet brunch. Dhs220 (including soft drinks). The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Nineteen Brunch amid the green surroundings of the golf course. Dhs345 (soft drinks); Dhs415 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600). Petals Restaurant and Brio Restaurant Enjoy a family brunch featuring breakfast, lunch and sweet treats. Dhs99 (including soft drinks). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Petals Restaurant: ground floor, TIME Oak Hotel & Suites, TECOM. Brio Restaurant: Ground floor, TIME Grand Plaza Hotel, Al Qusais (04 437 7888).
Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire Send off 2012 with an indulgent gala dinner. Dhs1,300; Dhs2,000 (including premium beverages). 7pm-late. InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Festival City (04 701 1127). Rosso Celebrate New Year’s Day with an evening of traditional Italian fare from the à la carte menu featuring a multitude of signature classics. 6.30pm-2am (last food order at 11.30pm). Dress code: smart casual. Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3088).
The Market Café Enjoy a long, leisurely buffet breakfast of international treats. Dhs135. 6am-3pm. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha Road (04 317 2100).