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). noon-11pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
A brunch at The Pointe with a range of US favourites.
Dhs150 (breakfast drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 11am-3pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 580 7983).
A Spanish-inspired brunch with tapas to start, a paella served to the table and sharing desserts.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs210 (house beverages), Dhs77 (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 3994141).
A charming brunch with a range of sharing starters, fish dishes and French desserts.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 1pm-3pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 364 7555).
This popular restaurant hosts a lively weekend brunch. Don't miss the famous beef wellington.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs445 (sparkling). Fri & Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6466).
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 1pm-5pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 425 4030).
A family-friendly brunch with sharing plates of pizzas, pastas and mains.
Dhs220 (soft drinks), Dhs320 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 1pm-4pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 349 6950).
The quirky Indian restaurant in La Mer runs the Elephant Bath brunch every Friday and Saturday afternoon, serving up dishes including Not Your Average Chicken Tikka, burrata and truffle pizza and beef pepper fry.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages). Fri-Sat 2pm-6pm. La Mer, Jumeirah 1 (04 344 4384).
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).
A brunch bursting with Nobu specialities, as well as a varied selection of beverages at this world-famous Japanese chain at Atlantis The Palm.
Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs435 (house beverages). Fri & Sat noon-3pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
The brunch starts with a selection of antipasti including ricotta served with sundried tomato, olives and basil served on a crispy flatbread, fig and bresaola, and pizza with scamorza cheese and courgette. The second course is gnocchi with pecorino and black peppercorns. Next up is a main with options including grilled sea bass with stuffed artichoke and grilled rib-eye with roasted cauliflower. Finally the meal rounds off with fruit and gelato.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs445 (house beverages). Sat 1pm-5pm. Gate Village, Building No 1, DIFC (04 386 0066).
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 Cheeky Tiki brunch has Polynesian-theme dishes, bites and drinks, all served to the table in the tropically decorated setting of Trader Vic’s JBR.
Dhs375 (premium beverages). Fri & Sat 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).
Trattoria’s weekend feast reads like the back of a Best of Italian Comfort Foods album. Dishes served to the table throughout your three hours (and four courses) include arancini, spaghetti carbonara, lasagne, panna cotta, tiramisu and build-your-own pizzas. (Not literally – just pick the toppings. Chill.) A solid family-friendly pick.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Fri-Sat noon-6pm (three-hour package). Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (800 666 353).
A family-friendly barbecue brunch on the Palm.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs269 (house beverages). Fri-Sat 1pm-4pm. DUKES The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1101).
This world-famous restaurant’s Friday brunch is always packed, so book early. Enjoy a selection of sushi, dim sum and robata.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). Fri & Sat noon-4pm. DIFC (04 425 5660).