This party brunch is a Marina favourite and gets livelier as the afternoon wears on. Dig into a selection of dishes from the buffet – think curries, pizzas et al – and enjoy on the terrace overlooking the water. The music is pumping and the drinks stations are creative.
Dhs317 (soft drinks), Dhs366 (house beverages), Dhs415 (sparkling grape). 1pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6654).
CANDYPANTS DIM SUM DISCO
Ready to shake it at one of the most lively party brunches in the city? Candypants’ Dim Sum Disco in Maiden Shanghai has an upbeat vibe, unlimited drinks, karaoke and a selection of Chinese dishes. There’s also live entertainment and a roaming Chinese dragon.
Dhs450. Fri 1pm-4pm. Maiden Shanghai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai, www.candypants-events.co.uk (04 455 9989).
CANDYPANTS LADIES' DAY POOL PARTY
Don’t be fooled by the name, this brunch is for everyone – it’s just cheaper for the lasses. Candypants has taken its massive party brunch to the rooftop – at The Penthouse FIVE Palm Jumeirah. Drink, dine and take a dip in the rooftop pool while soaking up some rays (and some smashing views).
Dhs149 (Grape and mixed drinks, between 3pm-5pm), Dhs249 (grape, mixed drinks and food platter), Dhs349 (food platter and sparkling, for ladies), Dhs399 (sparkling package and food platter, for gents). Sat 12pm-5pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah (052 900 4868).
FLAIR NO. 5
Fancy a party in a secret garden? Head to Flair No. 5 for a dally around the verge while stuffing your face full of guacamole, mushroom arancini and glazed salmon. The Secret Garden brunch is in collaboration with Secret Parties and features music from top DJs to keep you dancing all afternoon long.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-5pm. The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Partygoers, don’t miss the Hidden Brunch, which takes place every Friday across Tesoro and Treehouse. Expect Asian and International cuisine, pumping music and plenty of fun. Oh, and a confetti canon or three.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs425 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).
Where else would you go to belt out a few classics without breaking the bank? Not only does Lucky Voice do a Friday brunch, for those that would rather party by night, there’s the “Open Mic Night Brunch” with group sing-a-longs and bar bites including pizzas, tacos and sliders.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (house beverages), Dhs325 (sparkling). Wed 8pm-11.30pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (800 58259).
A grown-up party brunch, Morimoto in Business Bay throws a decent bash every Friday. Enjoy sushi, grills and more, plus during February ladies’ can get the house beverage package for just Dhs299. Bargain.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 512 5577).
Love a bit of pad Thai and a spicy green curry? Mr Miyagi’s night brunches are for you. As well as the Asian food there’s also karaoke.
Dhs290 (house beverages), Dhs390 (sparkling). Thu-Fri 8pm-11pm. Media One, Dubai Media City (04 420 7489).
Every Thursday night, weekend revellers pack out JLT’s Jazz@PizzaExpress for the pocket-friendly party, and now you can enjoy the hugely popular brunch at PizzaExpress Live, Business Bay. The brunch promises plenty of pizza, while listening to live tunes from Adam Baluch and Stephon Lamar.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs275 (bubbly), Thu 8pm-11pm. Business Bay, www.thestagebrunch.com.
miX by Alain Ducasse is hosting a lively new brunch every Firday. As well as a super menu, the Aristokrasi Brunch also has inventive live mixed drinks stations and music from Mr Levier, Timothy Knight and Memed Awad throughout the day.
Dhs499 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-5pm. Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (050 226 1662).
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