If you’re after a lazy Saturday by the pool, then this one at Azure Beach is for you. Chill out and enjoy the sun in your own beachside cabana, plus you’ll get a range of food and drinks brought to your bed. Enjoy a range of sharing platters and unlimited drinks, while soaking in some Dubai winter sun. And relax… Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages). Dhs445 (bubbly). Sat 1pm-4pm. Rixos Premium Dubai (04 520 0000). Carluccio’s
It’s finally happened, our favourite Italian chain has a brunch. The new, licensed branch of the restaurant, at Jumeirah Creekside Garhoud, is rolling out a family-friendly brunch, kicking off this Friday (January 19). The Family Grazing brunch will run every week from noon until 3.30pm and promises live cooking stations, pizza, pasta, antipasti, traditional desserts and more. Plus there’s a dedicated kids’ corner, too, with balloons, face painting and more. And in even better news, kids under 12 eat for free. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages and sparkling). Fri noon-3.30pm. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 256 7440).
Planning a brunch with your whole tribe? Head to Mazina’s recently relaunched family-friendly Saturday feast. The new Pirates and Mermaids afternoon promises “an afternoon of epic swashbuckling fun and deep-sea fun”. There are plenty of activities for everyone, including shows from Magic Phil and a bouncy castle. Plus a massive international buffet. Dhs330 (soft drinks), Dhs460 (house beverages), Dhs622 (bubbly), free (kids under five). Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).