Dubai brunch 2019 ultimate list

The ultimate guide to the city’s brunch options every Friday

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

Whether it's a rolling buffet spread resplendent with mini desserts and cheeses as far as the eye can see or high-end à la carte cuisine, the city really comes alive every Friday at 12.30pm.

We've scoured high and low across Dubai to find every brunch that's on offer each week, ranging from budget options right up to the very best of the best.

Our list ranges from brunches 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 2018.

Happy brunching!

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Budget brunch (under Dhs100) 

Biggles
Enjoy a traditional pub grub meal with two drinks for under Dhs100.
Dhs99 (soft drinks and two house beverages), half price (kids aged five-12) plus VAT. Noon-4pm. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud (04 702 8888).

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-2pm. Dubai Marina (04 551 1576).

Brothaus Bakery-Bistro
Social Fridays at Brothaus Bakery-Bistro are “where breakfast meets lunch”. You’ll get traditional brekkie dishes as well as lunch choices including pan-seared salmon or baked käsespätzle.
Dhs75 (starters buffet), Dhs145 (starters, main and a soft drink), Dhs45 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Dhs100 (four house beverages). Fri 10.30am-3pm. Steigenberger Hotel - Business Bay (04 369 0000).

C.taste
International cuisine served from live cooking stations.
Dhs90 (soft drinks), half price (kids aged six-12). 12:30pm-4pm. Centro Barsha (04 704 0000).

Lamesa
An inexpensive family-friendly affair with a buffet selection of Asian cooking, including
Filipino dishes.
Dhs79 (soft drinks). Fri & Sat 11am-3pm. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 608 2160).

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 Dubliner’s
The Emerald City brunch at this established Irish pub includes an all-you-can-eat deal with drinks add-ons.
Dhs109 (two soft drinks), Dhs189 (five soft or house drinks), Dhs79 (kids aged six-12 with two soft drinks). 1pm-4pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2508).



Cheap and cheerful (Dhs100-199) 

Alloro
The Festa Di Famiglia provides a generous family-style Friday brunch.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs399 (sparkling), Dhs99 (kids aged 10-13), free (kids under 10). 1pm-4pm. Wyndham Dubai Marina Hotel (04 407 8872).

Andalucia Tapas & Grill
Enjoy a full buffet of Spanish dishes, as well as house drinks at this weekly Friday Spanish fiesta.
Dhs195 (ladies), Dhs245 (men). 1pm-4pm. Jebel Ali Recreation Club, Jebel Ali (04 882 3771).

Bar Baar
This popular Indian restaurant has a street food brunch, with 65 dishes, starting at under Dhs100.
Dhs99 (food only), Dhs199 (house beverages), Dhs250 (premium beverages). Noon-4pm. Majestic Hotel Bur Dubai (04 501 2631).

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

Belgian Café (Festival City)
A Euro-style brunch with hops, music and varied food menu.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages). Noon-3pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Festival City (04 701 1127).

Belgian Café (Madinat Jumeirah)
A selection of the bar’s dishes served to the table with a choice of Belgian hops.
Dhs195 (house shorts and grape), Dhs285 (selected hops), Dhs400 (sparkling). 2pm-5pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 447 0227).

Cargo
A bar food feast looking out onto impressive views of Dubai Marina.
Dhs195 (house beverages), Dhs245 (sparkling). 2pm-5pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 361 8129).

Crown & Lion
Dig into a Friday brunch of British classics with five drinks for just Dhs173.
Dhs173. Fri 11am-6pm. Byblos Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 448 8000).

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 noon-4pm. Roda Al Murooj, Downtown Dubai (04 321 1111).

El Sur
A Spanish-inspired brunch with plenty of tapas and a range of desserts.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 399 7700).

Glasshouse Brasserie
This laid-back brunch offers an à la carte menu from the Hilton’s chefs, including roasts, eggs, pancakes and more.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs222 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).

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).

Hoi An
An all-you-can-eat offer featuring 50 Vietnamese tapas-style dishes at this Shangri-La location.
Dhs205 (set menu and soft drinks), Dhs310 (house beverages). Fri & Sat 12.30pm-4pm. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Icon Bar & Lounge
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.
Dhs120 (food and soft drinks), Dhs129 (only house beverages), Dhs199 (only bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9186).

Il Faro
The pretty Palm Jumeirah trattoria offers a laid-back Italian brunch.
Dhs170 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs395 (sparkling). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Azure Residences, Palm Jumeirah (04 568 3137).

Jazz@PizzaExpress
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.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel JLT, Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342).

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).

Le Gourmet
A food selection from 11 kitchens at this Friday brunch at The Dubai Mall.
Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs85 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933).

Loca
Highlights include a “taco takeover” and upbeat music at this longstanding spot in Jumeirah.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs285 (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.
Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages), Dhs269 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).

Lucky Voice
Grab the mic and belt out a tune while enjoying sharing plates at this lively karaoke brunch.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs350 (sparkling grape). 1pm-4pm. 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.
Dhs195 (soft beverages), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs399 (sparkling). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Aloft Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5555).

MATTO
Serving rustic-sounding Italian dishes but presented in a modern way. Expect wood-fired pizza, pasta, Parmesan risotto wheels, fresh homemade breads, cheese, Italian street food and desserts.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages), Dhs320 (sparkling grape), free (kids under ten). Noon-4pm. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (04 444 1335).

Millennium Airport Hotel
The Double Munch Brunch includes a buffet with dishes from Loumi restaurant. There’s free pool access, too.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs349 (sparkling). Noon-4pm. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud (04 702 8888).

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), Dhs349 (sparkling), free (kids aged six and below). 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), Dhs289 (house beverages), Dhs389 (premium beverages). 12.30pm-4.30pm. 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.
Dhs165 (house beverages), Dhs205 (selected house beverages), Dhs215 (premium selected beverages). Noon-3.30pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0000).

nosh Restaurant
The family-friendly Cartoon Brunch has a special area with face painting, movies and special buffet for children, plus plenty of live cooking stations.
Dhs179 (soft drinks), Dhs289 (house beverages), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (under six). Noon-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 438 0000).

Original Wings & Rings
A lively brunch with all-you-can-eat US fare.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs200 (house beverages). Noon-4pm, 8pm-11pm. Liberty House, DIFC (04 359 6900).

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.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (premium house beverages). 1pm-5pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Business Bay (04 566 5722).

Publique
The Alpine brunch serves up raclette, cold cuts and all the mountainside favourites in the après ski-themed brunch at Souk Madinat.
Dhs275 (house beverages, three-hour package). Noon-8pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 430 8550).

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-3.30pm. Precinct Building 4, DIFC (04 354 5543).

Seasons Restaurant
Expect top quality grilled meat, seafood and chicken dishes at this laid back brunch in Pullman Dubai, Jumeirah Lakes Towers. The family-friendly Friday get-together also features music from a live band.
Dhs119 (soft drinks) Dhs209 (house drinks), Dhs79 (kids aged six-12) free (kids under six). 1pm-4pm. Pullman Hotel Dubai, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Cluster T (04 567 1159).

Shang Palace
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).

The Eloquent Elephant
The Jumbo Brunch offers à la carte dishes and craft hops.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs299 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3131).

The Fish House
This seafood restaurant at Dubai Festival City has a brunch serving up plenty of fresh fish.
Dhs239 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

The Huddle
The FeedMe Brunch at this sports bar in Al Barsha serves up a range of sharing platters, free-flowing drinks and bar games.
Dhs119 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (house beverages)pm-6pm. Citymax Al Barsha at the Mall, Al Barsha (050 100 7046).

The Market Place
The Lazy Friday Brunch serves up buckets of seafood, prime cuts of grilled meat and more.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs319 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf (04 317 7777).

The Tap House
Gastropub grub with ocean views at Club Vista Mare.
Dhs185 (soft drinks), Dhs290 (house beverages), Dhs365 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 514 3778).

Waka
Dig into ceviches, grills, maki rolls and plenty more at this Peruvian hotspot.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (hops and grape), Dhs450 (hops, grape and shorts), Dhs550 (sparkling). 1pm-5pm. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (054 455 4792).



Dust off the wallet (Dhs200-299) 



A.O.C International Buffet
Feast on dishes from land and sea, with meat and seafood and plenty of live cooking stations.
Dhs259 (soft drinks), Dhs359 (house beverages), Dhs625 (house beverages and bubbly), half price (kids aged seven-12), free (kids under seven). 1pm-4pm. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4733).

Al Bahou
Family-friendly Friday brunch, including kids’ activities.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs630 (bubbly), Dhs150 (kids aged seven-12), free (kids under six). 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 0000).

Al Dawaar
Enjoy brunch at Dubai’s only revolving restaurant.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs369 (house beverages), Dhs569 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 209 6887).

Al Dana
Expect sushi, curry, noodles, rice, dim sum and more at this Far East Asia brunch every Friday.
From Dhs220 (soft drinks), Dhs320 (house beverages), Dhs420 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276963).

Al Maeda
The Arabic restaurant offers hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grills and more.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs349 (house beverages). Packages include beach access. 12.30pm-4pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 453 3333).

all’onda
This party brunch on the Palm features signature dishes. The Venetian restaurant is lavish yet quirky, while there’s a massive terrace with top views.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house drinks). Fri 1pm-4pm. Emerald Palace Kempinksi Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8870).

Amwaj Rotana
The All Out Brunch features more than 100 dishes, live cooking stations, a family-friendly vibe, a food truck from JB’s Gastropub and more.
Dhs159 (soft drinks), Dhs259 (house beverages), Dhs79 (kids aged six-12). 12.30pm-4.30pm. Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 428 2000).

Andreea’s
Lollipop Brunch is held every week at Andreea’s and promises a fun atmosphere and a party vibe.
Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs350 (bubbly). Fri 1.30pm-4:30pm. Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina (04 454 2927).

Anise
There are eight live cooking stations and an international array of food at this Festival City spot.
Dhs269 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs50 (kids aged 6-12). 1pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1131).

Atelier M
The Feathers & Pearls brunch is based on 1920s Hollywood, serving up dishes to your table.
Dhs210 (unlimited soft drinks), Dhs420 (unlimited house beverages), Dhs530 (unlimited bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 450 7766).

Babiole
Dig into a selection of 20 different dishes at this upmarket restaurant on the 44th floor of The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City.
Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City (04 437 0077, 056 515 4665).

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.
Dhs249 (soft drinks) Dhs399 (house grape), Dhs449 (bubbly). Fri-Sat 12.30pm-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 (premium house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 318 2520).

Bleu Blanc
US Michelin-starred chef David Myers’ Friday brunch promises a range of signature dishes brought to your table.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house drinks), Dhs650 (bubbly). From 1pm-4pm. Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Business Bay (04 512 5533).

BOCA
Sharing plates are served to the table at this European restaurant showcasing Mediterranean flavours.
Dhs255 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (hops), Dhs385 (house beverages), Dhs525 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Gate Village 6, DIFC (04 323 1833).

Bread Street Kitchen
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.
Dhs240 (soft drinks), Dhs355 (house beverages), Dhs105 per child (includes free entry to The Lost Chambers Aquarium). 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2000).

Carnival by Trèsind
Fans of Indian-fusion flavours are in for a real treat at this trendy DIFC brunch.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs255 (house beverages). Fri noon-4pm. Burj Daman, DIFC (052 242 4262).

Casa de Tapas
This Spanish restaurant offers cold and hot tapas, cold cuts and cheese, plus paella and a Spanish roast.
Dhs210 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages), Dhs315 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).

Crab Market
Enjoy a crab platter, a selection of signature dishes and a classic dessert trolley.
Dhs349 (soft drinks), Dhs475 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 564 5525).

Dusty’s Dubai
A fun and lively weekend brunch in DIFC.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 354 5435).

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar
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), Dhs95 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, Business Bay (04 249 7800).

Flair No.5
The Secret Garden brunch boasts lively beats and tasty dishes in the al fresco area of The Ritz-Carlton DIFC.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling).  Fri 1pm-5pm. The Ritz-Carlton DIFC (04 372 2323).

Flavours on Two
International fare featuring fresh fish, sushi and a number of live cooking stations at this family brunch.
Dhs219 (soft drinks), Dhs259 (house beverages), Dhs339 (premium). 12.30pm-4pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).

Fogo de Chão
Book into this DIFC churrascaria and you’ll get a great selection of meat cuts carved tableside, as well as a laden dessert table.
Dhs249 (food only), Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs439 (house beverages). Fri noon-4pm. Central Park Towers, DIFC (04 343 8867).

Fountain Restaurant
The eatery offers a traditional buffet with an Asian twist.
Dhs209 (soft drinks), Dhs309 (house beverages), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). 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.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs325 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Habtoor Grand, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina (050 150 6870).

Hitchki
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.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (bubbly). Fri noon-5pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (052 687 4081).

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).

Hotel Cartagena
Expect vibrant jungle décor and signature South American dishes at this brunch.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Fri 1.30pm-4.30pm. JW Marriott Marquis Business Bay (04 560 1799).

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
This brunch from Love Parties promises tunes spun by DJs Nana B and Jim Rhuda and a menu packed with Asian dishes such as Peking duck wrappers, rice roll tornado, curry leaf prawn laksa, grilled lamb rack and with fried vegetables.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs450 (premium). From Fri Jul 19, 2pm-5pm. Zabeel House The Greens, Zabeel House (04 519 1111).

Latest Recipe
Buffet spreads are spaced around the Latest Recipe dining area and there are also live cooking stations where chefs grill fish and meat or customise pasta dishes.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages). Fri 7pm-10:30pm. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 511 7373).

Lido Restaurant
This all-day dining spot on the QE2 hosts a Friday brunch with loads of international dishes.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs95 (kids aged four-12), free (kids under four). From 1pm-4pm. QE2, Port Rashid (04 526 8888).

Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR
Sumo wrestling. Not the first thing that might spring to mind when you think of Friday brunch at one of Dubai’s biggest bars. But here at Lock, Stock & Barrel in JBR, it takes centre stage. Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR serves up a Friday throw down that is not for the faint-hearted.
Dhs369 (house beverages).   1pm-4pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 520 0049).

Mama Zonia
Head to this jungle-esque spot at Pier 7 for Latino food, tropical décor and Dubai Marina view.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs445 (sparkling). 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.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs435 (house beverages), Dhs485 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. 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), Dhs429 (house beverages), Dhs489 (sparkling). Fri 12.30pm-4.30pm. Ongoing. Millennium Place Marina (04 550 8111).

McGettigan’s JLT
You get a choice of dishes from the à la carte menu, as well as a live carving station.
Dhs230 (house beverages) Dhs300 (sparkling). 1pm-5pm. Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 356 0560).

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.
Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 356 2900).

miX
Secret Parties and miX from acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse host a lively brunch every Friday. There’s a buffet of signature dishes as well as music from live DJs and a live band.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling), Dhs599 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-5pm. Emerald Palace Kempinksi Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8860).

Mr Miyagi’s
Asian dishes at this quirky Media City eatery.
Five courses and 3 hours unlimited drinks Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (bubbly). 2pm-5pm, 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Media City (04 420 7489).

Muchachas Mexican Cantina
Tacos and Mexican mixed drinks at the Cantina’s new Friday brunch.
Dhs119 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Holiday Inn Safa Park (04 327 5878).

Nara
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 8pm-midnight, Dhs349 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm Dhs299 (house beverages), Fri 8pm till midnight, Dhs349 (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).

Prego’s
Dig into Italian classics with plenty of pizzas and pasta dishes at Prego’s brunch.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages and sparkling bubbly), Dhs99 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Noon-3.30pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0000).

Pure Sky Lounge
With 15 sharing dishes, the sunset brunch offers guests the chance to feast on pan-Asian cuisine along with live music.
Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs425 (bubbly). Fri 5:30pm-9pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah (04 374 7888)

Ramusake
A sharing menu made up of sushi, starters, dim sum and mains, with a selection of donuts for dessert.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 559 5300).

RÜYA
This classy Turkish restaurant offers up signature dishes and Marina views.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Grosvenor House, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina (04 399 9123).

Salero Tapas & Bodega
The Friday Fiesta brunch includes sharing tapas, unlimited paella, a dessert platter and unlimited Spanish mixed drinks. There is also a live guitar player and flamenco show.
Dhs257 (soft drinks), Dhs302 (Spanish mixed drinks) Dhs359 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5888).

Spice Island
Guests can sample international cuisine served from six live cooking stations.
Dhs234 (soft drinks), Dhs302 (selected house beverages), Dhs360 (selected premium beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Deira (04 262 5555).

Talk & Soul
An international feast across the two restaurants with a special kids’ corner.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 449 8888).

Taikun
This Downtown Dubai restaurant (that was formerly TOKO) has a new brunch offering up dishes from Vietnam to Japan, with sashimi, takaki, duck tacos, robata and more. There are also soups, salads and sushi.
Dhs255 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (sparkling). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Vida Downtown hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).

The Blacksmith
Dig into this good value meat feast at Dubai Marina. Don’t miss the brisket.
Dhs169 (soft drinks), Dhs219 (house beverages), Dhs399 (sparkling). 1pm-5pm. Wyndham Dubai Marina (04 407 8873).

The Collective by Market Café
Enjoy a selection of Italian dishes at an extensive buffet.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs349 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).

The Lion by Nick & Scott
Enjoy traditional pub grub including scotch eggs, sausage rolls and fish and chips and more. There’s also live music being played from 3pm until 6pm.
Dhs350 (house beverages 3 hour package). Thu from 5pm onwards and Fri 1pm-4pm. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 359 2366).

The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill
Tucked away in a hotel garage, seaside brasserie The MAINE features a raw bar serving seafood towers and oysters galore.
Dhs200 (house beverages only), 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).

Thiptara
There’s a Bubbly Pan-Asian Brunch at this famous Thai restaurant. Not only will you get authentic Thai dishes, you’ll get front-row seats for The Dubai Fountain show every Friday.
Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs365 (house beverages), Dhs600 (bubbly). Palace Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

The Restaurant
The Britannia Brunch boasts a range of traditional dishes including roast dinners and proper Yorkshire puds. There are also oysters, seafood, carpaccio, burrata and a range of desserts.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), half price (kids aged five to 11), free (kids under five). Fri noon-5pm. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (044 888 3444).

The Thai Kitchen
Enjoy Friday brunch at this longstanding Thai restaurant at Park Hyatt Dubai. There are a range of signature sharing dishes and it’s all good.
Dhs255 (soft drinks), Dhs355 (sparkling), Dhs555 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1814).

Ting Irie
The Caribbean brunch stars jerk chicken and authentic Jamaican patties.
Dhs205 (soft drinks), Dhs285 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4.30pm. Souk Al Manzil, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 557 5601).

urban bar & kitchen
A buffet of salads, seafood & BBQ grills, a whole spit-roasted lamb, carving station, desserts plus a live band.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (04 438 0000).

Verve Bar & Brasserie
Dig into dishes from famed chefs Nick and Scott, including Dibba Bay oysters, beef carpaccio, roast dinners and British puddings.
Dhs699 two-for-one (house beverages), Dhs450 for a single guest. 1pm-4pm. Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City hotel, Dubai Media City (04 525 7633).

Warehouse
A longstanding party brunch with a good selection of drinks.
Dhs259 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Zero Gravity
Head to this beach club for the Tropical 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.
Dhs295 (ladies), Dhs345 (gents). 1pm-5pm. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).



Just been paid (Dhs300-399) 



Accents
A buffet selection of international cuisine features at popular Friday party #WeBrunch.
Dhs300 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6669).

A La Turca
A traditional buffet of international delicacies from around the globe. Plus there’s live music, too.
Dhs315 (soft drinks), Dhs460 (house beverages), Dhs685 (bubbly), half price (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Fri-Sat 1pm-4pm. Rixos The Palm Hotel and Suites, Palm Jumeirah
(04 457 5454).

Asia Asia
Discover a wide range of well-presented, tasty dishes from across the continent.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages), Dhs599 (sparkling grape), Dhs699 (bubbly). 2pm-5pm. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 276 5900).

Asia De Cuba
This brunch offers up Chino Latino food and live music.
Dhs345 (house 12.30pm-4pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 511 7333).

BB Social Dining
The Time Out Dubai award-winner has a Friday brunch that offers unlimited bites, bao and desserts, plus a choice of main course.
Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages) Dhs450 (bubbly) plus 7 percent. Fri 1pm-4pm. Happiness Street, DIFC (04 407 4444).

Café Belge
The Grand Brunch offers up 17 different stations including an oyster bar, moules station, barbecue, dim sum and roaming drinks trolleys. There’s also a dedicated kids room as well as live music.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (sparkling and house beverages). Noon-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).

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 is served poolside.
Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6000).

Candypants at Maiden Shanghai
The Dim Sum Disco promises a party vibe, unlimited drinks, karaoke and some top-notch Chinese dishes.
Dhs450. Fri 1pm-8pm. Ongoing. Maiden Shanghai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai (04 455 9989).

Crescendo
The “fork & cork” brunch serves an international selection that includes ouzi, noodles and drinks stations.
Dhs365 (soft drinks), Dhs525 (house beverages). Dhs630 (Italian sparkling), Dhs735 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).

Ewaan
The 1,001 Flavours Brunch has a wide range of dishes in a palatial setting.
Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs505 (house beverages), Dhs730 (bubbly). 1pm-4.30pm. Palace Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 7888).

Feast
Live cooking stations from around the world with chefs cooking up dishes to order, plus live music from Rita & The Rogues and a “Little Explorer’s Corner” for kids.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages), Dhs575 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).

Gaucho
An à la carte selection of meaty Argentinian mains, plus unlimited starters and desserts served to the table.
Dhs370 (soft drinks), Dhs460 (house beverages), Dhs570 (sparkling), Dhs690 (bubbly). Gate Village 5, DIFC (04 422 7898).

Giardino
An international brunch at this swanky Versace hotel with pool access.
Dhs390 (soft drinks), Dhs570 (house beverages), Dhs720 (bubbly), Dhs195 (kids aged six-12). 1pm-4pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Culture Village (04 556 8888).

Hakkasan
Dig into a Chinese brunch at this world-famous chain, starring dim sum, Peking duck pancakes and more.
Dhs328 (soft drinks), Dhs488 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Hell’s Kitchen
Dig into a mix of buffet and à la carte dishes at this brunch from British chef Gordon Ramsay. There’s a huge cheese table, plus of course that famous beef Wellington.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs600 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6466).

Karma Kafé
Brunch offers a choice of the restaurant’s signature dishes, freshly-rolled sushi and Japanese barbecue.
Dhs329 (soft drinks), Dhs449 (house beverages), Dhs549 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).

Katsuya by Stark
This Japanese restaurant has a sophisticated brunch, with sushi and top views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages, Dhs550 (sparkling). Fri noon-4pm. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 5269362).

Masti
Check out this Indian-fusion brunch at happening seaside spot La Mer.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages). Fri 2pm-6pm. La Mer (800 62784).

Maya Mexican Kitchen + Bar
This brunch offers an unlimited sharing menu of Mexican favourites and all day pool and beach access.
Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages). Pool and beach access from 10am-sunset at Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort + Spa is included in the prices. 12.30pm-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).

Mazina
A vibrant international buffet with plenty of live cooking stations throughout.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs495 (house beverages and bubbly), free (kids under five). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).

MINA Brasserie
Head down for a set menu of Mediterranean style dishes and party anthems. Attending MINA brunch also guarantees entry to Late-Afternoons at Luna Sky Bar.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, DIFC (04 506 0100).

Moana
The seafood restaurant’s Ocean Brunch includes king prawns, sea bass and soft shell crab on the stunning terrace. Pool and beach access is also included from 9am-6pm.
Dhs320 (soft drinks), Dhs470 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, East Crescent, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 6677).

Morimoto
Enjoy sushi, sizzling grills and more from famous chef Morimoto at his eponymous Dubai restaurant.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 512 5577).

Nobu
A brunch bursting with Nobu specialities, as well as a varied selection of beverages at this world-famous Japanese chain at Atlantis The Palm.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs585 (sparkling grape), Dhs650 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Pierchic
You get a generous seafood offering from this upmarket romantic restaurant.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (selected beverages), Dhs750 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Seagrill Bistro
This al fresco brunch at Fairmont The Palm offers up a daycation package as part of its brunch deal. The adults-only brunch serves up a selection of Mediterranean dishes. And for the set price, which starts at Dhs345, you can get pool and beach access thrown in too.
Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages). 12.30pm-5pm. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

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).

The Market
This brunch boasts a full buffet with sushi, breakfast dishes, noodles, Peking duck, chaat and more, all from live cooking stations. There’s also a special supervised kids’ area with cooking classes.
Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages) Dhs625 (bubbly). 1pm-4.30pm. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City (04 435 5577).

The Meat Co
Dig into a range of tasty dishes – including prime steak cuts – and Dubai Fountain views at the brunch at The Meat Co at Souk Al Bahar.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (house beverages), Dhs695 (premium beverages), free (kids under six). Fri noon-4pm. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 420 0737).

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.
Dhs350 (house beverages). Fri 12:30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah (04 318 2530).

Toro Toro
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.
Dhs333 for ladies (house beverages), Dhs433 for men (house beverages) 3pm-6pm. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

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.
Dhs450 (selected house beverages). 12.30pm-3pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).

OPA!
This super-cool Greek restaurant has a brunch that runs once a month from noon until 4pm and packages start at Dhs350. Expect Zorba dancing, plate smashing, tzatziki, moussaka and more.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (sparkling). Fri noon-4pm. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 357 0557).

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.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs599 (house beverages) Dhs649 (sparkling). 1pm-4pm. Address Downtown (04 425 3948).

STK JBR
Enjoy a party brunch with plenty of top-class steak at our Best Party Brunch of 2019.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs599 (house beverages) Dhs649 (sparkling). 1pm-4pm and 8pm-11pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 323 0061).

Tesoro
Partygoers, don’t miss the Hidden Brunch, which takes place every Friday across Tesoro and Treehouse. Expect Asian and International cuisine and pumping music.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs425 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).

The Croft
This brunch, inspired by cultures and tastes from across the Commonwealth nations, and it’s promising a “massive” array of dishes served to the table.
Dhs399 (house beverages). Fri 7pm-10pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).

Toro + Ko
The Barcelona-inspired tapas bar is hosting a new Friday brunch, with a social table and paella.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs550 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. The Square, City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 590 5433).

Waldorf Astoria
Located at Mezzerie, this is the ideal place for some chilled-out weekend brunching with the family. Primarily described as a seafood feast, there’s a big fresh seafood section and right next to it are sushi and sashimi stations. They also have a barbeque outdoors and if you love dessert you’re in luck as there’s a huge selection to try.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (premium beverages. Fri 1pm-4pm. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).

ZOCO
The Ariba Ariba brunch 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+) 

Brasserie 2.0
Cooking islands featuring seafood and an outdoor grill.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs475 (selected house beverages) from May 10 to September 30. 1.30pm-4.30pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 316 5550).

COYA DUBAI
Enjoy an exquisite brunch of Latin American favourites.
Dhs419 (soft drinks), Dhs619 (house beverages), Dhs709 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2 (04 316 9600).

Garden
The Wanderlust Brunch stars themed stations from Peruvian, Thai and Mediterranean cuisine and a party vibe.
Dhs425 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 0000).

Jumeirah Al Qasr
A huge, popular brunch serving an array of dishes from live cooking stations.
Dhs480 (soft drinks), Dhs577 (house beverages), Dhs674 (bubbly), free (kids under four). 12.30pm-4pm. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Jumeirah Mina A’Salam
Enjoy dishes from Hanaaya at this walk around brunch.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), free (kids under 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6162).

Kitchen Connection
Make sure to go hungry as the buffet spread features a selection of sushi and sashimi, seafood and oysters, homemade dim sum and if you fancy a heartier meal there’s even a full roast complete with all the trimmings.
Dhs415 (soft drinks, or with sparkling for ladies), Dhs520 (sparkling, gents), Dhs695 (bubbly). Fri 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

La Parilla
The Latin American restaurant is serving up a feast of dishes from Argentina, Peru and Mexico. Dishes include tuna ceviche, empanadas, grilled seafood and meat, with churros for dessert.
Dhs415 (soft beverages), Dhs520 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly), Dhs185 (kids aged 4-12), free (kids under four). Fri 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Prime68
There’s a James Bond themed brunch at the excellent steakhouse. Fantastic cuts of meat and brilliant views overlooing the city from the 68th floor of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
From Dhs495 (house beverages) Dhs595 (sparkling), Dhs695 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Saffron
More than 220 dishes are served at this super-famous Asian-themed party brunch.
Dhs535 (selected house beverages). Over 21s only. 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

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. Why go anywhere else when you can have it all? Escape from the week with a day that gives you everything under the sun.
Dhs795 (house beverages). Fri and Sat, noon-4pm. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Tasca
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 Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
The “Bubbalicious” brunch has more than 100 types of cheese on offer and specialist charcuterie.
Dhs480 (soft drinks), Dhs580 (sparkling), Dhs680 (bubbly), free (kids under 12). 1pm-4pm. King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7139).

Traiteur
The chic Creekside brunch is our Best Brunch 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).

Wet Deck
Palm Sugar at W Dubai – The Palm is a lively party brunch where you’ll get a buffet of dishes and pool access at Wet Deck. There’s a live DJ and an upbeat vibe, plus top views at this cool hotel on Palm Jumeirah.
Dhs445 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-5pm. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5555).

Yalumba
The science of brunching includes live cooking stations and free-flowing bubbly at this longstanding Garhoud spot.
Dhs529 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Zuma
This world-famous restaurant’s Friday brunch is always packed, so book early. Enjoy a buffet of sushi, dim sum and robata.
Dhs473 (soft drinks), Dhs625 (house beverages), Dhs688 (bubbly), Dhs236 (kids aged four-12), free (kids under four) plus 7 percent DIFC fee. Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Gate Village 6, DIFC (04 425 5660).

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