Dubai brunch 2020 ultimate list

The ultimate guide to the best brunches in Dubai every Friday

Dubai brunch 2020 ultimate list

In Dubai, we just can't get enough of brunch.

We've scoured high and low to find the best brunches in Dubai that are on offer each week, ranging from budget options right up to the very best of the best.

Our list ranges from brunches in Dubai costing less than Dhs100 to those for occasions when you want to splash out more than Dhs400.

But whatever you're looking for, we can promise you'll find it in this ultimate list of Dubai brunches in 2020. 

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Budget brunch (under Dhs100) 

Bistro Des Arts

A family-friendly French brunch with crêpes, eggs and plenty of cheeses and sweet pastries.
Dhs99 (including one hot drink, juices and water). Dhs174 (three mixed drinks). Fri & Sat 10am-3pm. Dubai Marina (04 551 1576).

Lamesa

Brunches in Dubai
An inexpensive family-friendly affair with a buffet selection of Asian cooking, including Filipino dishes.
Dhs79 (soft drinks). Fri & Sat Noon-3pm. Asiana Hotel, Deira (055 609 9706).

OUIBar + Terrace

A budget Friday brunch at this pet-friendly hotel in Dubai's Silcon Oasis.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs200 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Radisson RED Hotel Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai Digital Park, www.radissonhotels.com (04 571 4343).

The Daily

If you’re after a breakfast-style brunch, head straight to family-friendly restaurant The Daily at Rove Dubai Marina.
Dhs99 (adults), half price (kids aged six-12). 11am-3.30pm. Rove Dubai Marina, (04 241 9400).

The Irish Village

This longstanding Irish pub has a top selection of dishes from around the world – from pho to Irish stew, via a plate of pasta and bowl of curry. And it’s all washed down with plenty of the drinks and good-natured hospitality the pub is known for.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages),Dhs59 (kids under 12). Fri & Sat, any three hours between noon-5pm. The Irish Village, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud (04 282 4750).





Cheap and cheerful (Dhs100-199) 

Brunches in Dubai

Americano

An American speakeasy-style joint at Souk Madinat Jumeirah with a relaxed Friday brunch.
Dhs199 (soft beverages), Dhs249 (house beverages). Fri 12noon-3pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 584 6475)

Atelier M

The Feathers & Pearls brunch is based on 1920s Hollywood, serving up dishes to your table.
Dhs140 (food), Dhs270 (house beverages). Noon-3pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 450 7766).

Belgian Café (Barsha Heights)

Brunches in Dubai
A Belgian feast with an à la carte main and buffet of starters and desserts.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (04 429 9999).

Belgian Café (Festival City)

A Euro-style brunch with hops, music and varied food menu.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm (pool access from 10am). Dubai Festival City, www.dubaifestivalcityhotels.com/belgiancafe (04 701 1127).

Belgian Café (Madinat Jumeirah)

A selection of the bar’s dishes served to the table with a choice of Belgian hops.
Dhs199 (house beverages). Fri noon-3pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 447 0227).

Cactus Jacks

Expect Tex-Mex chicken fajitas or combo fajitas with chicken and beef, baked chicken enchiladas, vegetable burritos, baja Caliente fish tacos, chipotle chicken tacos and more. There’s even free access to the pool, and the restaurant will throw on your favourite tunes, too. Oh, and don’t forget about those Mexican mixed drinks.
Dhs109 (two soft drinks), Dhs149 (two house beverages + jug), Dhs199 (five house beverages + two jugs). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Cactus Jacks, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, Airport Road, www.millenniumhotels.com (04 702 8855).

Cargo

Brunches in Dubai
A bar food feast looking out onto impressive views of Dubai Marina.
Dhs195 (house beverages). Fri 2pm-5pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 361 8129).

Carnival by Trèsind

Fans of Indian-fusion flavours are in for a real treat at this trendy DIFC brunch.
Dhs175 (soft drinks). Fri noon-3.15pm. Burj Daman, DIFC (052 242 4262).

Chicago Meatpackers

A casual restaurant at The Pointe on Palm Jumeirah, serving a US-style breakfast brunch every weekend.
Dhs150 (breakfast drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 11am-3pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 580 7983).

Crown & Lion

Brunches in Dubai
Dig into a Friday brunch of British pub classics with five drinks for just Dhs173.
Dhs173. Fri 11am-5pm. Byblos Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 448 8000).

Distillery

A casual gastropub in Downtown Dubai serving up US classics.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs279 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Souk Al Manzil (054 998 2003)

Double Decker

This brunch at the Brit-style sports bar is a longstanding one in Dubai. Enjoy British pub classics and watch the sport on TV.
Dhs199. Fri 1pm-4pm. Roda Al Murooj, Downtown Dubai (04 321 1111).

Farriers

The Meydan racecourse all-day dining spot has a lively Friday afternoon overlooking the racetrack. There are international dishes, loads of desserts and a live saxophonist.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).

Icon Bar & Lounge

Brunches in Dubai
The Big Ben Brunch at this popular Media City pub offers up a range of traditional British grub. Dishes include bangers and mash, Yorkshire puddings, pies and desserts. Plus, there’s a resident DJ spinning the tunes.
Dhs157 (selected house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9186).

Kenza

A family-friendly brunch with a dedicated kids’ corner, plus free activity kit for kids.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), half price (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). 1pm-4pm. Ramada Downtown Dubai (04 330 7330).

Loca

Brunches in Dubai
Highlights include a “taco takeover” and upbeat music at this longstanding spot in Jumeirah.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs210 (house beverages). Noon-5pm. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah 1 (04 346 1111).

Long’s Bar

You’ll find an international buffet selection at this venue that is home to the longest bar in Dubai.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs269 (house beverages). Fri & Sat, noon-4pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).

Lucky Voice

Brunches in Dubai
Grab the mic and belt out a tune while enjoying sharing plates at this lively karaoke brunch.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages), Dhs350 (sparkling grape). 2pm-5pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (800 58259).

Luchador

A Mexican brunch that comes in four rounds. First up, there’s guacamole and chips with a selection of ceviche, next up is a variety of tacos, then a selection of Mexican mains including quesadillas and braised lamb and then churros lathered in melted chocolate.
Dhs149 (soft beverages), Dhs249 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Aloft Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5555).

MATTO

Brunches in Dubai
Head to this lively Italian restaurant every Friday from 1pm to 5pm for rustic Italian and Mediterranean dishes. Packages start from Dhs170 with soft drinks, Dhs260 with grape and hops, Dhs320 with grape, hops, house beverages, mixed drinks and sparkling and Dhs420 including bubbly and brunchgoers can expect unlimited sharing-style starters, one main course and a selection of Italian desserts.
Dhs170 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages), Dhs320 (spirits), Dhs420 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (04 444 1335).

Moombai & Co Café & Bar

The Parsi-style restaurant hosts the Footprints of India brunch every Friday. It’s a family-friendly offering with a menu starring regional dishes from across India.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8607).

My Square

A Latino fiesta brunch with an outdoor terrace, bar, live cooking stations, a salad bar, a sushi station and a wide selection of desserts.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). 12.30pm-5pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Business Bay (04 551 1544).

Nell Gwynne

A budget brunch alternative offering English breakfasts, a roast of the day and more.
Dhs125 (three house beverages). Noon-4pm. Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 448 8222).

Nelson’s

Features a live carving station and huge Yorkshire puddings.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages). 1pm-3.30pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0000).

Nosh

The family-friendly cartoon brunch runs from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, every Friday promising a huge variety of international food and plenty of entertainment for the youngest family members.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages), Dhs60 (kids six-11), free (kids under 6). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.movenpick.com/jumeirah-lakes-towers ( 04 438 0000).

Offside

There's a roast dinner brunch at this JBR sports bar every Friday.
Dhs199. Fri 1pm-4pm. Ocean Beach Hotel, JBR (04 814 5918).

Original Wings & Rings

A lively brunch with all-you-can-eat US fare.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). 3pm-7pm. Liberty House, DIFC (04 359 6900).

Perry & Blackwelder’s

Brunches in Dubai
A rock and roll brunch with unlimited wings, potato skins and more.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Fri noon-6pm (three-hour package within this time). Perry & Blackwelder’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (800 666 353).

PizzaExpress Live

The evening consists of unlimited starters, unlimited dough balls with garlic butter, and then you’ll have your pick of main courses when the time comes. This brunch isn’t about food though. It’s about a live music bash, and it’s full of pizza-loving partygoers.
Dhs159 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages), Dhs299 (premium house beverages). 1pm-5pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Business Bay (04 566 5722).

Prime68

Brunches in Dubai
Fantastic cuts of meat and brilliant views overlooing the city from the 68th floor of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages), Dhs395 (sparkling). 1pm-4pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Royal China

Head to the dim sum brunch, where you’ll get, you guessed it, unlimited dim sum, every Friday and Saturday.
Dhs128++ (Chinese teas), Dhs188++ (house beverages). Fri-Sat noon-3.15pm. Precinct Building 4, DIFC (04 354 5543).

Rosso

An Italian brunch on Dubai's JBR.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs279 (house beverages), Dhs309 (sparkling), Dhs89 (six-12 years old), free (five and under). Fri noon-4pm. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3088).

Solo

Brunches in Dubai
A family-friendly brunch at this longstanding Italian restaurant at Raffles Dubai.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), half price (kids aged 12-15), free (kids under 12). Fri 1pm-4pm. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha www.raffles.com/dubai (04 324 8888).

TJ’s

This neighbourhood sports café at Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers serves up pub grub including nachos, burgers, pies, Durban bunny chow, fish and chips, pizzas and more. It also has three large TVs showing cricket, football, Formula one and more to keep sports fans entertained, and every Friday and Saturday hosts a brunch from 11pm until 4pm.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages), Dhs329 (sparkling). Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 574 1111).

The 44

A sports bar brunch with top views from the 44th floor of the Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City. There's a top terrace for winter, too.
Dhs195 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City (054 5811758).

The Dubliner’s

Brunches in Dubai
The Emerald City brunch at this established Irish pub includes an all-you-can-eat deal with drinks add-ons.
Dhs199 (all inclusive) 1pm-4pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2508).

The Eloquent Elephant

The Jumbo Brunch offers à la carte dishes and craft hops.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (house beverages), Dhs299 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3131).

The Scene

A family-friendly Beano brunch with classic British dishes and plenty of kids' entertainment. 
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs399 (premium beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).

The Tap House

Brunches in Dubai
Gastropub grub with ocean views at Club Vista Mare.
Dhs185 (soft drinks), Dhs290 (house beverages), Dhs355 (bubbly).1pm-4pm. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 514 3778).

Tong Thai

A classic Thai restaurant that's picked up Time Out Dubai's Best Thai Restaurant award in the past. 
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 14 3000).

Trattoria Toscana

An Italian brunch in Souk Madinat Jumeirah serving up pizza, pasta and grills. 
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Fri-Sat noon-6pm (three-hour package). Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (800 666 353).

Twenty Three

Popular rooftop bar in Dubai Media City with a casual vibe and super views.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs289 (house beverages), Dhs329 (sparkling). Fri 1.23pm-4.23pm. Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City (04 525 7777).

UBK

Brunches in Dubai
Dishes include wings, tacos, barbecue items, desserts and more. You can also play darts, pool, foosball and PlayStation games during the afternoon, while there's a live band for entertainment.
Dhs175 (house beverages), Dhs215 (premium drinks). 1pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (04 438 0000).

West 14th

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).

Zero Gravity

Brunches in Dubai
Head to this beach club for a beachside brunch every Friday. You’ll get unlimited food and drink from 1pm until 5pm, plus beach access from 8am paired with tropical and tribal sounds from the resident DJs.
Dhs199 (ladies), Dhs249 (gents). No pool access. Fri 3pm-6pm. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).



Dust off the wallet (Dhs200-299) 

Brunches in Dubai

Al Dawaar

Enjoy brunch at Dubai’s only revolving restaurant and enjoy 360-degree views of the city and live stations. 
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs359 (house beverages), Dhs559 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 209 6887).

Al Maeda

There are few things better than whiling away an afternoon on a lounger and soaking up the sun after a leisurely meal and that’s exactly what new weekend brunch at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach serves up. Every Friday and Saturday, brunchgoers can enjoy brunch at Arabic restaurant Al Maeda between noon and 3.30pm before hitting the pool and beach for the day. The brunch features a spread of hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grills and more.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs449 (bubbly). Fri & Sat noon-3.30pm (pool and beach access until 9pm). DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, JBR (055 166 8092

Asia Asia

Discover a wide range of well-presented, tasty dishes from across the continent, including sushi, dim sum and more. 
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages), Dhs500 (sparkling), Dhs600 (bubbly). 2pm-5pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 276 5900).

BB Social Dining

Brunches in Dubai
The Time Out Dubai award-winner has a Friday brunch that offers unlimited bites, bao and desserts, plus a choice of main course.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages) Dhs450 (bubbly) plus 7 percent. Fri 1pm-4pm. Happiness Street, DIFC (04 407 4444).

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

This desert hotel hosts a weekend family-friendly picnic brunch with a special kids’ corner, plus pony and camel rides.
Dhs225 (including soft drinks), Dhs112.5 (kids six-12), free (kids below five). Fri & Sat 1pm-4pm. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road,  www.babalshams.com (04 809 6202).

BiCE Mare

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.
Dhs250 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0982).

BiCE Ristorante

Serves Italian sharing dishes, with a focus on seafood.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages), Dhs450 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah (04 318 2319).

BOCA

Brunches in Dubai
Sharing plates are served to the table at this European restaurant showcasing Mediterranean flavours.
Dhs250 (house beverages), Dhs335 (vegan brunch), Dhs385 (house beverages), Dhs485 (sparkling). Fri 1pm-4pm. Gate Village 6, DIFC, www.boca.ae (04 323 1833).

Bombay Brasserie

An Indian brunch with a range of tasty dishes at Taj Dubai in Business Bay. 
Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs399 (sparkling). Fri 1pm-4pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3222).

Bread Street Kitchen

Brunches in Dubai
At Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant you’ll find a family-friendly brunch with stations set up for starters, while main courses and desserts can be ordered à la carte. One of the best brunches in Dubai if you have kids. 
Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs105 per child (includes free entry to The Lost Chambers Aquarium). 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2000).

Café Belge

Brunches in Dubai
This party brunch offers European food and the option of an overnight stay. 
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs595 (bubbly), Dhs650 (per person for overnight package, based on two sharing per room per night). Fri July 10 onwards, 1pm-5pm. Café Belge, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, www.secret-parties.com.

Café Nikki

The Café Nikki Friday brunch aims to make you feel like you’re on holiday. There’s a chilled-out vibe and the food has a Mediterranean theme.
Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6000).

Casa de Tapas

This Spanish restaurant offers cold and hot tapas, cold cuts and cheese, plus paella and a Spanish roast.
Dhs255 (mixed drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages), Dhs295 (spirits). 12.30pm-4pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).

Charm Thai

The modern Thai restaurant in Dubai Marina also hosts a Friday brunch. Eating in Thailand is a social event, and Charm Thai’s brunch has dishes to share with your family – including prawn crackers, papaya salad, seafood salad, sesame toast, sushi, shrimp curry, veggie noodles and stir-fried clams.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs333 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina (04 378 0139).

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar

Brunches in Dubai
This brunch stars American classics and barbecue dishes. Dig into fresh seafood, grill stations including meat, seafood, veggies and more. There’s also a starter and dessert buffet and live music from band Down Home.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling), Dhs125 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Noon-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, Business Bay (04 249 7800).

Fountain Restaurant

The eatery offers a traditional buffet with an Asian twist.
Dhs209 (soft drinks), Dhs309 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai, Oud Metha (04 310 4320).

Grand Grill

Enjoy a Friday brunch at this South African steakhouse. The buffet includes mezze, grills and desserts.
Dhs295 (house beverages). Fri noon-5pm. Habtoor Grand, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina (050 150 6870).

Hell’s Kitchen

Dig into a mix classic dishes at this brunch from British chef Gordon Ramsay. There’s a range of sharing starters and desserts, plus of course that famous beef Wellington. It picked up an award in the Best Brunch in Dubai category in 2020 too.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs445 (sparkling). Fri & Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6466).

Hitchki

Brunches in Dubai
This new Indian spot in Barsha Heights is throwing a Friday brunch packed with interesting dishes. Think dum pukth arancini, spiced lamb and pistachio burrata, curries, rice bowls and more. There’s a chocolate fondant or lotus milk cake for dessert, too.
Dhs229 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (sparkling). Fri 1pm-4pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (052 251 9983).

Hi Five

Dig into a selection of sharing dishes including hummus, tandoori chicken wings, patatas bravas, beef gyoza, tempura shrimp and more every week at this Media City bar.
Dhs255 (soft drinks), Dhs355 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Holiday Inn Express Dubai Media City (055 537 7714).

Il Faro

The pretty Palm Jumeirah trattoria offers a laid-back Italian brunch.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). Noon-3.30pm. Azure Residences, Palm Jumeirah (04 568 3137).

Jazz@PizzaExpress

Brunches in Dubai
The brunch offers an unlimited Italian selection, including pizza and pasta, but à la carte and served at the table. There is also live jazz music and some dancing.
Dhs225 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel JLT, Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342).

La Cantine du Faubourg

A relaxed and elegant brunch at the chic restaurant with breakfast dishes, signature mains and desserts.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). Fri-Sat noon-6pm (three-hour package). Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 352 7105).

La Carnita

La Carnita and Secret Parties have teamed up to create a Mexican fiesta, that will be held every Friday afternoon. The party runs from 1pm until 5pm, and starts at Dhs299. You’ll get all the Mexican classics, including nachos, tacos, chicken wings and guac.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling), Dhs599 (champagne). Fri 1pm-5pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina, bookings@secret-parties.com.

Lah Lah

Brunches in Dubai
A party brunch in The Greens with Asian classics and a lively vibe.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs 450 (sparkling). Fri 2pm-5pm; 7pm-10pm. LAH LAH, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, contactgreens@jumeirah.com (04 519 1111).

Luigia

A family-friendly brunch with sharing plates of pizzas, pastas and mains. Plus kids under seven get a free pizza or pasta dish.
Dhs220 (soft drinks), Dhs320 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 1pm-4pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 349 6950).

Mama Zonia

Brunches in Dubai
Head to this jungle-esque spot at Pier 7 for Latino food, tropical décor and Dubai Marina view.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 240 4747).

Marina Social

Share & Social features a three-course sharing meal including dishes such as hand-chopped beef tartare and sourdough pizzas. It also picked up at Highly Commended award in the Best Brunch in Dubai category from Time Out Dubai in 2020. 
Dhs270 (soft drinks), Dhs390 (house beverages) Fri 1pm-8pm (three-hour package). InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).

MasterChef, The TV Experience

Get a range of starters, a choice of main and sharing desserts all served to the table at this brunch from the restaurant based on the world-famous TV programme.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs389 (house beverages), Dhs489 (sparkling). Fri 12.30pm-4.30pm. Ongoing. Millennium Place Marina (04 550 8111).

MASTI

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.
Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages). Fri-Sat 1pm-5pm. La Mer, Jumeirah 1 (04 344 4384).

McGettigan’s JLT

Brunches in Dubai
You get a choice of dishes from the à la carte menu, as well as a live carving station.
Dhs299.  Fri noon-3pm. Cluster J, next to Bonnington Hotel, JLT, www.mcgettigans.com/jlt (04 356 0470).

Mekong

An Asian brunch at this swanky Palm spot serving a brunch with Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese dishes and more.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs199 (ages 12-18). From Fri Sep 4. Fri noon-3pm. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah, www.anantara.com (04 567 1004).

Miss Lily’s

The Blazin’ Brunch at Miss Lily’s offers some pumping Caribbean beats and some tasty island grub. Get ready to get up and dancing come 3pm.
Dhs210 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 356 2900).

Mr Miyagi’s

Brunches in Dubai
Get five courses of Asian dishes and unlimited drinks at this quirky Media City eatery.
Dhs249 (house beverages). 4pm-7pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Media City (04 420 7489).

Nara Pan Asian

Enjoy unlimited dim sum, sushi and desserts as well as a choice of main course at this Asian eatery in JLT. There’s also a live DJ.
Thu 7pm-10pm, Dhs399 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm Dhs399 (house beverages), Fri 7pm-10pm, Dhs399 (house beverages). Cluster A, JLT (04 421 1356).

Nineteen

The relaunched golf club restaurant has a new “Friday Fiesta” with a Mediterranean-inspired menu.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs380 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly), Dhs130 (kids aged six-11). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Olea

There’s an Alice in Wonderland-themed brunch at this all-day dining restaurant at Mall of the Emirates.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages), Dhs199 (kids aged six-12), free (kids five and under). Fri 1pm-4pm. Mall of The Emirates, Kempinski Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, www.kempinski.com/dubai (04 409 5111).

Pai Thai

Brunches in Dubai
A swish, longstanding Thai restaurant that you can get an abra to for a special Friday brunch experience. 
Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Umm Suqeim (800 666 353).

Paramount Hotel Dubai 

This is two brunches in one. Taking every Friday and Saturday from 1pm until 7pm, all-day brunchgoers will first head to The Cali Brunch at Pacific Groove, before brunch continues at The Malibu Deck. Expect a temperature-controlled pool to dip in, a Cali beach food truck offering tacos, burgers and loaded nachos, along with DJ SOSO spinning some summer tunes.
Dhs250 (one brunch). Dhs480 (full experience),Fri-Sat 1pm-7pm. Paramount Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 246 6666).

Publique

The Alpine brunch serves up raclette, cold cuts and all the mountainside favourites in the après ski-themed brunch at Souk Madinat.
Dhs295 (house beverages, three-hour package). From 4pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 430 8550).

ROKA

The little sister of ZUMA has a Friday brunch starring robata, sushi and more.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Opus by Omniyat, Business Bay (04 439 7171).

The Grill Pit

A steak restaurant at Habtoor Polo Club, set amid the greenery of the swish resort.
Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Habtoor Polo Club (04 436 2222).

The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill

Brunches in Dubai
Tucked away in a hotel garage, seaside brasserie The MAINE features a raw bar serving seafood towers and oysters galore.
Dhs240 (food only), Dhs390 (three-course menu and house beverages). Fri & Sat noon-4pm. Doubletree by Hilton Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 457 6719).

Ting Irie

The Caribbean brunch stars jerk chicken and authentic Jamaican patties.
Dhs205 (soft drinks), Dhs285 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. Souk Al Manzil, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 557 5601).

The Talk and Soul

Dig into a range of international dishes from live cooking stations, accompanied by live entertainment. Plus you get to take a dip in the pool too at this JBR brunch.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), half price (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six).  Fri 1pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach 4 449 8834

Tortuga

A Mexican brunch every Friday with super views of the Madinat Waterways.
Dhs270 (soft drinks), Dhs370 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Jumeirah Mina A’Salem, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Trader Vic’s Souk Madinat

Visit this Luao Brunch for signature dishes, live music and pour-your-own drinks.
Dhs499 for two (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 368 6559).

Zuma

Brunches in Dubai
This world-famous restaurant’s Friday brunch is always packed, so book early. Enjoy a buffet of sushi, dim sum and robata at our best brunch in Dubai 2020.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). Fri & Sat noon-4pm.  Gate Village 6, DIFC (04 425 5660).



Just been paid (Dhs300-399) 

Brunches in Dubai

A Cappella

This fusion restaurant on the Palm has a picnic-style brunch with loads of different influences, plus a live DJ and lively vibe.
Dhs395 (select house beverages), Dhs595 (premium house beverages). Fri 4pm-7pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, www.acappelladxb.com (058 971 9542).

Alici

Time Out Dubai's best seafood restaurant 2020, this chic restaurant on Bluewaters Dubai has gorgeous views and a chilled, sophisticated vibe. 
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (house beverages and Italian supercar-themed mixed drinks). Fri 1pm-4pm. Bluewaters Dubai (04 275 2577).

Bleu Blanc

Brunches in Dubai
This farmhouse-style restaurant has a range of classic French dishes for brunch.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house drinks), Dhs650 (bubbly). From 1pm-4pm. Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Business Bay (04 512 100%3).

Brasserie 2.0

A popular brunch with a huge variety of dishes, this picked up our best buffet brunch in Dubai award in 2020
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs525 (selected house beverages). 1.30pm-4.30pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, JBR(04 316 5550).

Fogo de Chão

Brunches in Dubai
Book into this DIFC churrascaria and you’ll get a great selection of meat cuts carved tableside.
Dhs329 (soft drinks), Dhs489 (house beverages). Fri noon-4pm. Central Park Towers, DIFC (04 343 8867).

folly by Nick & Scott

The current holder of our Best European Restaurant in Dubai title, get ready for top-notch grub at folly. Dishes on the brunch menu include whipped goat’s cheese with pumpernickel and watermelon, crispy hen’s egg with pancetta and maple syrup, grilled rib-eye with cabbage, sesame and green salsa, charred smoked salmon with pickled cucumber and rhubarb and custard. The views from the Souk Madinat restaurant are pretty special, too.
Dhs350 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 439 8535).

French Riviera

A pop-up brunch at Jumeirah Al Qasr with South of France vibes, mixed drinks and tasty Mediterranean dishes.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 1pm-3pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 364 7555).

Maya Mexican Kitchen + Bar

Brunches in Dubai
This brunch offers an unlimited sharing menu of Mexican favourites and a DJ playing popular tracks to get everyone in the spirit.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs170 (kids aged 12 to 17), free (kids under 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).

Palazzo Versace

The Secret Palazzo Versace brunch comes from party organisers Secret Parties and promises a lively vibe and an opera singer, all held in the hotel's Vanitas restaurant. 
Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs445 (house beverages), Dhs545 (sparkling), Dhs699 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Palazzo Versace, Al Jaddaf, www.secret-parties.com.

Nobu

Brunches in Dubai
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).

Rockfish

A Mediterranean brunch with a holiday vibe and Burj Al Arab views.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Sloane's

This brunch has a chilled seafood station, a hot seafood station, sushi and sashimi, cheese and grape pairings, roast meats, as well as international cuisine.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Grosvenor House Dubai (04 317 6000).

Tasca

Brunches in Dubai
The Portuguese restaurant from acclaimed chef José Avillez has a Friday brunch with a special tasting menu and live music.
Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai, Jumeirah 1 (04 777 2231).

The London Social

Set amid the lush gardens of The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Caravan provides a picturesque spot for brunch. Tables spill out from the terrace to the sprawling lawns, giving a garden party feel. And a very British garden party at that, thanks to the London Social theme. Stations range from Brick Lane to Pudding Lane and there’s a fantastic selection of food and an upbeat vibe.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs650 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai (04 318 6150).

Trader Vic’s

Lovers of tropical mixed drinks and Polynesian tidbits – this is the brunch for you. There’s also a selection of famous house beverages and live music.
Dhs375 (premium beverages). Fri & Sat 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah (04 318 2530).

Toro Toro

Brunches in Dubai
Starting at 3pm, this pan-Latin party runs through until 6pm, with brunchers getting unlimited starters, mains and desserts – as well as free-flowing house beverages.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages) 1.30pm-4.30pm. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

Summersalt

Enjoy a three-course set menu from the comfort of your sun lounger while sipping on signature drinks and listening to the sounds of a resident DJ. 
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages). Fri-Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 366 7680).

Tesoro (Hidden Brunch)

Brunches in Dubai
Partygoers, don’t miss the Hidden Brunch, which takes place every Friday across Tesoro and Treehouse. Expect Asian and International cuisine and pumping music at one of the best brunches in Dubai when it comes to parties.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Taj Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (052 798 7292).

ZOCO

This Friday fiesta is packed full of Latin American dishes, plus there’s live music too.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0044).



Splashing out (Dhs400+) 

Brunches in Dubai

Bubbalicious

This is one of the best brunches in Dubai when it comes to choice. There's loads of options and while buffets aren't quite the same as they were, it's still an excellent option for brunch in Dubai and picked up a highly commended award in our best buffet brunch in Dubai category in 2020.
Dhs650 (bubbly), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs150 (kids aged six to 12), free for (kids under six). Fri 1pm-4pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh, www.minaskitchendubai.com (04 511 7373).

COYA

This brunch is especially popular for birthdays and occasions, and has loads of tasty Latin American dishes. It's one of the best brunches in Dubai for a grown-up party.
Dhs409 (soft drinks), Dhs609 (house beverages), Dhs779 (premium beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah, www.coyarestaurant.com/dubai (04 316 9600).

Maiden Shanghai

Brunches in Dubai
A party brunch in Dubai on the Palm, with Chinese dishes and an hour of bubbly included. 
Dhs450. Fri 1pm-4pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai (052 750 0775).

Observatory Bar and Grill

The Friday lunch includes à la carte and buffet dishes from this sky-high vantage point overlooking Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah.
Dhs499 (selected house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).

STK Downtown

The Dare to Brunch package at STK Downtown includes signature dishes such as burrata, oysters, spicy tamarind prawns, prime fillet, prime striploin, roasted salmon, some tasty sides and a selection of desserts.
Dhs400 (soft drinks), Dhs600 (house beverages), Dhs650 (sparkling). Fri 2pm-5pm, 8pm-10pm. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (052 348 0957).

STK JBR

Brunches in Dubai
Enjoy a party brunch in Dubai's JBR with plenty of top-class steak at our Best Party Brunch in Dubai of 2019.
Dhs400 (soft drinks), Dhs600 (house beverages), Dhs650 (sparkling). Fri 2pm-5pm, 7pm-10pm. Rixos Premium JBR, The Walk, JBR (04 323 0061).

Traiteur

The chic Creekside brunch picked up our Best Brunch in Dubai 2019 and has a stunning selection of seafood and hot meals, plus wonderful Creek views.
Dhs495 (soft drinks), Dhs695 (sparkling grape), Dhs775 (bubbly), Dhs895 (premium bubbly). 1pm-4.30pm. The Promenade, Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).

Wanderlust

The Wanderlust party brunch is back at JW Marriott Marquis, so expect loads of dishes to choose from, live stations, free-flowing drinks, entertainment and more.
Dhs425 (house beverages). Starting Oct 16. Fri 1pm-4pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

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