Yum Cha is the Chinese tradition of drinking tea in the morning or afternoon while eating dim sum. This can be experienced at Yuan with this alternative brunch, served in the restaurants Oriental inner courtyard or Principal House, which resembles the dining halls built for Chinese nobility.
Extras: Resident DJ.
Food and drinks: Dine on a selection of dim sum, salads, Chinese noodles and rice dishes, plus traditional Chinese desserts. Popular dishes include the spicy mustard har gau, crispy duck and pumpkin puffs, and the baked chicken buns. Choose to pair your meal with traditional teas or soft drinks.
Dress code: Smart casual.
Family friendly? Yes, children aged six years plus are welcome.
Post brunch: Ladies receive a voucher for a complimentary drink at daytime club event Daydream at N’Dulge.
Prices: Dhs188 (with tea and soft drinks), Dhs94 (for children aged six-11).
When? Fri 11.30am-3.30pm.
Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).