Saturday brunches in Dubai

Time Out Dubai is the guide to the best brunch in Dubai. Here we profile the pick of Saturday brunches in Dubai. Get reviews, contact details and more


The “Saturdaze” brunch is an all-day lazy affair with pool access and buffet.
Dhs139 (soft drinks) Dhs239 (soft drinks and pool access). 11am-3pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 428 6888).

A la Turca
Enjoy a traditional Anatolian buffet at this Turkish brunch.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages), Dhs500 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Rixos The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5454).

Al Maeda
The Arabic restaurant offers hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grills and more.
Dhs299 (soft drinks). Dhs379 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Residences Dubai, JBR, Dubai Marina (055 166 8092).

A family-friendly brunch of Asian food and a separate kids’ menu.
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs475 (house beverages and sparkling), Dhs625 (bubbly), Dhs125 (kids aged four to 12). 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Billionaire Mansion
The Billionaire Brunch is an opulent offering with classy dishes at Flavio Briatore’s Billionaire Mansion.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs550 (bubbly). 1pm-5pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 510 3100).

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
The “Saturday Beach Brunch” includes a barbecue.
Dhs265 inside the restaurant (unlimited house beverages). Dhs295 (Terrace), Dhs550 (bubbly). 1pm-3pm, 3.30pm-5.30pm. Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

Bushman’s Restaurant & Bar
The Saturday Lazy Lunch offers Australian dishes.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs360 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).

A selection of classic Italian dishes and a laid-back soundtrack with beach views.
Dhs250 (house beverages). 2pm-5pm. The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7136).

A brunch in the traditional sense, all with a soundtrack of old school R&B. See our review on page 13.
Dhs279 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs449 (bubbly). Sat 1pm-4pm. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 678 5211).

Crave Restaurant
A family-focused event with activities for children.
Dhs130 (food only), Dhs65 (children aged seven-12),free (children under six). 12.30pm-3pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 399 1111).

El Sur
A Spanish-inspired brunch with tapas and paella station.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs299 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 399 7700).

A New Orleans-inspired brunch with live jazz music.
Dhs330 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (sparkling grape), Dhs575 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Food, drink and performers at this DIFC venue.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs390 (house beverages), Dhs490 (bubbly). 1pm-5pm. DIFC (055 455 6106).

Kyo Restaurant & Lounge
Have a contemporary Japanese/Western brunch, mixing breakfast items and Asian lunch dishes.
Dhs220 (soft drinks). 11am-4pm. Palm Jumeirah (04 557 5182).

La Cantine du Faubourg
A relaxed and elegant brunch at the chic restaurant with signature mains and desserts.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs380 (house beverages), Dhs496 (bubbly). Sat noon-4pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 352 7105).

An American-inspired Saturday brunch featuring sliders and chicken wings. Plus entertainment for the children.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house grape and hops), Dhs155 (children aged four-12), free (children under four). 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8999) .

Barbecue brunch with live cooking stations and kids’ entertainment.
Dhs110 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages) Noon-3pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 417 9999).

The Superhero Brunch has a bouncy castle, face painting, Wii stations and a magic show for kids. Food includes an international buffet.
Dhs315 (soft drinks), Dhs440 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

An Italian family feast at this relaxed golf course brunch.
Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages), Dhs117 (children six-12), free (kids under five). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 363 1275).

Palm Grill
The Chill & Grill Beach BBQ brunch features barbecued meat and seafood served right on the beach.
From Dhs380. 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 318 6150).

Ronda Locatelli
“Brunch All’Italiana” comprises four family-style sharing courses
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages). Children under 11 free. 12.30-3.30pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Sea Fu
The Saturday Beachside Brunch includes an array of Asian cuisine served directly to the table.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (grape and sparkling), Dhs545 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 270 7802).

Vista Bar & Terrace
A modern tapas brunch with cold cuts, cheeses and more.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs250 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1128).

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