The “Saturdaze” brunch is an all-day lazy affair with pool access and buffet.
Dhs140 (soft drinks), Cabana and pool available on first come first serve basis. Noon-4pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
The Arabic restaurant offers hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grills and more.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs349 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (055 166 8092).
After a lazy Saturday brunch? Amalfi BBQ at Palazzo Versace Dubai offers up tasty barbecue dishes, as well as pool access for a chilled-out afternoon.
Dhs295 (soft drinks and pool access). Noon-4pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Al Jaddaf (04 556 8888).
This Brunch by the Terrace takes place every Saturday, with doors from 9am for prime sunbathing time. Brunch starts from 2pm with tapas and Mediterranean bites.
Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs350 (sparkling). 2pm-5pm. Habtoor Grand, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina (04 408 4400).
Fancy a pizza and pasta party every Saturday? If you’re an Italian food fan this is for you. Dig into antipasti, pasta, pizzas and more from Dhs299 every week. You’ll get classic pizza margarita, tagliatelle with seafood and garlic, grilled chicken scaloppini and tiramisu.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs450 (bubbly). Sat 1pm-4pm. Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 512 5522).
This Italian and seafood spot at Souk Al Bahar offers up a fine spread and top Dubai Fountains shows on both a Friday and Saturday.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling). Fri-Sat, 12.30pm-4pm. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0982).
Candypants Ladies Day Pool Party
Drink, dine and take a dip on the roof of FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai with a selection of packages every Saturday. It’s a more laid-back brunch that other Candypants get-togethers, and food consists of a bar bites platter including mini sliders, calamari and fries.
Dhs149 (ladies, unlimited grape and frozen mixed drinks from 3pm-5pm only), Dhs249 (ladies, unlimited grape, frozen mixed drinks and a food platter), Dhs349 (ladies, unlimited grape and sparkling, frozen mixed drinks & food platter), Dhs399 (men, unlimited grape and sparkling, frozen mixed drinks & food platter). Sat noon-5pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai (04 455 9989).
The Retro brunch kicks off every Saturday with a sharing seafood platter, unlimited starters, Belgian mains and desserts, as well as juniper bar.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs695 (bubbly). 1pm-5pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
A Saturday brunch with plenty of choice including international dishes and seafood specials.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs205 (house beverages), Dhs215 (premium beverages), Dhs75 (kids aged six to 12). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0000).
This French restaurant in d3 offers up a range of dishes both from the à la carte menu and a buffet.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs455 (house beverages, grape and spirits). Sat 1pm-4pm. Building 11, d3, Ras Al Khor Road (04 512 2444).
A Spanish-inspired brunch with tapas to start, a paella served to the table and sharing desserts.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages), Dhs70 (kids aged six to 11), free (kids under six). Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 5117373).
Family-friendly brunch that exudes weekend fun and holiday vibes. The casual venue is a good fit for a lazy Saturday brunch.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages) free (kids under 12). Sat noon-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).
Head to this chilled-out City Walk spot on a Saturday for a lazy lunch. The three-hour package involves meat, seafood and salads.
Dhs199 ((soft drinks),), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs399 (bubbly beverages). 1pm-6pm (three-hour package). La Ville Hotel & Suites, Autograph Collection, City Walk, Al Safa Street (054 309 5948).
Han Shi Fu
Enjoy unlimited dim sum and Peking duck, plus sushi, main courses, desserts and more at this Asian spot.
Dhs115 (soft drinks), Dhs166 (house beverages), Dhs268 (premium). Noon-4pm. Aloft City Centre Deira (04 228 1075).
An all-you-can-eat offer featuring 50 Vietnamese tapas-style dishes at this Shangri-La location.
Dhs185 (food only), Dhs205 (soft drinks), Dhs310 (house beverages). Fri-Sat Noon-4pm. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Junipers at Vida Emirates Hills has a special Saturday barbecue brunch so you can spend a lazy afternoon in the sun. The Saturdaze Sundowners BBQ Brunch runs every Saturday from 4pm until 7pm and includes barbecued dishes and free-flowing Spanish drinks.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (house beverages). 4pm-7pm. Vida Emirates Hills (04 888 3444).
La Cantine du Faubourg
A relaxed and elegant brunch at the chic restaurant with breakfast dishes, signature mains and desserts.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). Sat noon-4pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 352 7105).
Dig into classic Mexican dishes including guacamole and tacos every Saturday from 3pm until 6pm at this fun-loving spot in Dubai Marina.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages). Sat 3pm-6pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 425 4030).
Expect a slime station, face painting, a kids’ buffet and more at the family-friendly Fam Jam brunch at this popular karaoke spot.
Dhs195 (adults), Dhs50 (kids three-12 years old). 1pm-4pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (800 58259).
The quirky Indian restaurant in La Mer runs the Elephant Bath brunch every Friday and Saturday afternoon, serving up dishes including vada bao, beef pepper fry and choco-lotus delight.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages). Fri-Sat 2pm-6pm. La Mer, Jumeirah 1 (04 344 4384).
McGettigan’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Enjoy a lazy Saturday brunch at this prime spot in Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Expect three courses of all the Irish pub grub you know and love, plus live music, free-flowing drinks and views of Burj Al Arab.
Dhs299 (house beverages). 2pm-5pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 447 0219).
Nikki Beach Dubai
This world-famous beach club hosts a happening Saturday party brunch with sushi, drinks and pool access.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (grape and hops), Dhs465 (grape, hops and shorts). Sat 1pm-4pm. Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6162).
This golf course restaurant serves up a roast dinner every Saturday from 12.30pm. Enjoy views of the championship course while enjoying dishes including roast lamb and even paella, as well as a range of desserts.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs360 (house beverages), Dhs490(bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Address Montgomerie, Emirates Living (04 390 5600).
Dig into a selection of grilled seafood and meat cuts, plus salads, desserts and more at this chilled-out beach brunch that has option beach and pool access.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (house beverages), Dhs395 (soft drinks and pool access), Dhs415 (house beverages and pool access). Sat 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 318 6150).
Head to the dim sum brunch, where you’ll get, you guessed it, unlimited dim sum, every Friday and Saturday.
Dhs128 (with Chinese tea), Dhs188 (select beverages). Fri-Sat, noon-3.30pm. Precinct Building 4, DIFC (04 354 5543).
The Master Yum Cha brunch includes unlimited steamed, baked and deep-fried dim sum, noodles, stir-fried vegetables and rice with your choice of soup and dessert.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs285 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
This lively brunch offers food from around the world and includes the opportunity to carry the party on around the hotel’s pool.
Dhs299 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm.FIVE Jumeirah Village Circle, www.jumeirahvillage.fivehotelsandresorts.com (04 455 9989).
The Italian restaurant on Palm Jumeirah has a relaxed afternoon brunch with sharing-style dishes, live entertainment and sea views.
Dhs349 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages). Ongoing. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5555).
This chilled-out Mediterranean at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai has a delightful beachside setting – and you’ll also get pool and beach access included.
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs475 (house beverages), Dhs575 (sparkling). Fri & Sat 12pm-4pm. Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8890).
Zero Gravity has long been one of Dubai’s top beach clubs and with its Friday Ritual party brunch, alongside its Supernatural Saturday brunch, there’s now a whole weekend of brunching action.
Dhs249 (ladies), Dhs299 (men). Sat 1pm-5pm. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).
Can’t get enough of dumplings? We’re with you on that. Every Saturday from noon until 3.30pm you’ll get three hours of unlimited dim sum, plus soup and a main course for just Dhs208 with soft drinks and Dhs308 with house beverages.
Dhs208 (soft drinks), Dhs308 (house beverages). Sat noon-3.30pm. Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6666).