Hop into the seasonal spirit with these 24 epic Easter treats
Time Out Dubai Staff
As the Easter Bunny rolls in to town and we prepare ourselves for a chocolate overdose, we’ve got the best of Dubai’s celebratory brunches ready for you to stuff your face from Friday to Sunday.
Friday April 14
Enjoy 360s iconic views with a two-for-one deal on all brunch packages. Easter eggs included following by a DJ appearance from Little Louie Vega from 11pm. Packages starting from Dhs295 (soft drinks). 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (55 500 8518)
Enjoy a selection of sharing starters, mains including the classic British roast or fresh catch of the day and a signature dessert selection all served to the table. Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs335 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Café Belge and the Sunken Garden at The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, join forces for a special extended Easter brunch. There’s a full buffet, grown-up Easter egg hunt and 1920s-style dancers. Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling grape), Dhs525 (bubbly). The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Easter brunch featuring seasonal menu options, a guest appearance from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt for the kids. Dhs450 (soft drinks), Dhs560 (house beverages), Dhs690 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 399 4000)
Flavours on Two
Live cooking stations, an international buffet and kids’ entertainment at this Easter-themed brunch. Dhs199 (soft drinks). Free (kids under 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2201). Giardino
International-themed Easter brunch featuring activities to delight the little ones from 11am – egg hunt, face painting, egg and spoon race, bunny sack hop games and a bouncy castle. Dhs350 (soft drinks). 1pm-4pm. Giardino, Palazzo Versace Dubai (04 556 8830)
Feast on delicacies from around the world while enjoying live bands and engaging children’s activities that will leave nothing but smiles on your little ones faces. Dhs685 (soft drinks, grape, hops, spirits and sparkling grape). Dhs520 (soft drinks), Dhs175 (kids aged four to 11). Fri 1-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah (04 432 3232).
Indulge in a buffet including slow-cooked rotisserie lamb, snails fricassée, crêpe station and a chocolate counter. Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Living (04 417 9999).
A meat-lover’s favourite, Legends hosts a special Easter barbecue, plus arts and crafts and an Easter egg hunt. Dhs285 (food only), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling grape), Dhs650 (premium beverages), Dhs85 (kids aged four to 12), free (kids under four). Fri Apr 14 and Sun Apr 16, noon-3pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Living (04 295 6000).
An Easter-inspired buffet featuring seasonal roast dishes and a special chocolate buffet corner. There’s a supervised children’s area, including Easter egg painting, Easter egg hunt, a bouncy castle, face-painting, magician and plenty of other surprises. Dhs315 (soft drinks), Dhs440 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly), half price (kids aged six to 11), free (kids aged five and under). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
JLT Mövenpick’s Easter brunch provides a wealth of culinary options for adults and treats to keep the kids happy all day long, including endless chocolate, face painting, fun activities, an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Dhs179 (soft drinks), Dhs279 (including house beverages), Free (kids under six), Half price (six-12 year olds). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lake Towers (04 438 0000)
A family-friendly buffet with face-painting, music and more. Dhs185 (soft drinks, members), Dhs225 (soft drinks, non-members), Dhs95 (kids, members), Dhs115 (kids, non-members). Noon-4pm. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 360 7935).
Choose from more than 220 dishes, including 20 live cooking stations, a raw bar, oyster station and a carving station. Dhs535 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Celebratory Easter-themed dishes accompany a vast buffet and an Easter egg hunt to keep the little ones entertained all day long. Win brunch tickets to Seasonal Tastes in our exclusive competition here. Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbles). 12.30pm-4pm. Level 1, The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City (04 435 5577)
The hotel is hosting “The Grand Easter Feast” with a huge special buffet. Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly), half price (kids aged seven to 12), free (kids under six). 1pm-4pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).
Saturday April 15
Dishes include entrocôte Nebraska black Angus, summer truffle and porcini risotto and spaghettini with a chicken and tomato sauce. Kids will be occupied with fun Easter activities in “Little Chiringuitos”. Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (premium beverages), Dhs695 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (054 449 6464).
A roast dinner including cuts of beef or a whole spatchcock chicken is on offer at Gaucho. Kids will be entertained by Easter egg decorating. Dhs185 (food only), Dhs365 (two hours of house beverages). Sat April 15 to Sun Apr 16, noon-11.30pm. Gate Village 5, DIFC (04 422 7898).
Sunday April 16
Bunnies and baby chickens will welcome guests upon arrival, then there’s a buffet and a special Easter egg hunt for the kids. Dhs150 (food only), Dhs300 (house beverages), Dhs80 (kids aged four to 12). Noon-3.30pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
A family brunch with petting zoo and an Easter egg hunt. There will be traditional Easter favourites such as spring leg of lamb, roast beef and roast chicken from a live carvery station as well as pizzas, desserts and more. Dhs355 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), half price (kids six-12), free (kids under six). 12.30pm-4pm. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
Grand Excelsior Hotel
A family-friendly brunch featuring an international buffet menu and exciting entertainment for children, starting from just Dhs99 per person. Dhs99. 11.30am-4pm. Grand Excelsior Hotel, Al Barsha (04 444 9999)
Purobeach is offering live cooking stations and global flavours, refreshing mixed drinks and mocktails from the bar, competitions and egg-hunts for kids. Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 444 7111)
The restaurant is hosting a special Sunday brunch for Easter, with activities for the kids including face-painting. Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Nasimi’s Extravagant Easter BBQ boasts live cooking stations and a DJ. Dhs195 (food only). 1pm-5pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Sofitel Dubai Downtown
The Outdoor Easter Brunch takes place next to the infinity pool featuring international cuisine. There will be an Easter egg hunt for the little ones, too. Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs230 (house beverages) Dhs595 (bubbly), half price (kids aged five to 12) free (kids under five). 1pm-4pm. Sofitel Dubai Downtown (04 503 6111).