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

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3in1
The “Saturdaze” brunch is an all-day lazy affair with pool access and buffet.
Dhs143 (soft drinks), Additional of Dhs25 (towels, pool is subject for availability). 11am-3pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Ají
Try out this Saturday brunch and you’ll get four hours of sushi, skewers, mains and desserts. Plus, stunning views out across the sea.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs465 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 0244).

Al Maeda
The Arabic restaurant offers hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grills and more.
Dhs314 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (055 166 8092).

Amalfi Restaurant
After a lazy Saturday brunch? Amalfi BBQ at Palazzo Versace Dubai offers up tasty barbecue dishes, as well as pool access for a chilled-out afternoon.
Dhs295 (soft drinks and pool access), Dhs185 (kids aged six-12). Noon-4pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Al Jaddaf (04 556 8888).

Andreea's
This Brunch by the Terrace takes place every Saturday, with doors from 9am for prime sunbathing time. Brunch starts from 2pm with tapas and Mediterranean bites.
Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs350 (sparkling). 2pm-5pm. Habtoor Grand, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina (04 408 4400).

Café Belge
The Retro brunch kicks off every Saturday with a sharing seafood platter, unlimited starters, mains and desserts, as well as juniper bar.
Dhs240 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (sparkling and house beverages), Dhs445 (bubbly). Noon-5pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).

Channels
A Saturday brunch with plenty of choice including international dishes and seafood specials.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs205 (house beverages), Dhs215 (premium beverages), Dhs75 (kids aged six to 12). Noon-3.30pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0000).

El Sur
A Spanish-inspired brunch with tapas to start, a paella served to the table and sharing desserts.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 399 7700).

Geales
Dubai A family-friendly brunch out on Geales’ terrace offering up a range of British treats including fish and chips and sticky toffee pudding.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs435 (house beverages), Dhs150 (kids aged 13-18), free (kids under 12). Noon-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).

Graze
Head to this chilled-out City Walk on a Saturday for a lazy lunch. The three-hour package involves meat, seafood and salads.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs399 (premium drinks). 1pm-6pm. La Ville Hotel & Suites, Autograph Collection, City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 403 3111).

Hoi An
An all-you-can-eat offer featuring 50 Vietnamese tapas-style dishes at this Shangri-La location.
Dhs185 (food only), Dhs205 (soft drinks), Dhs310 (house beverages). Fri-Sat Noon-4pm. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

La Cantine du Faubourg
A relaxed and elegant brunch at the chic restaurant with signature mains and desserts.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages), Dhs550 (bubbly). Sat noon-4pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 352 7105).

L!QD
Enjoy unlimited hot and cold tapas, plus free-flowing Spanish mixed drinks every Saturday.
Dhs199 (house beverages). Sat 2pm-6pm. TRYP by Wyndham, Barsha Heights (04 247 6644).

Mazina
The Pirates and Mermaids brunchafternoon promises “an afternoon of epic swashbuckling fun and deep-sea fun”. There are plenty of activities for everyone, including shows from Magic Phil and a bouncy castle. Plus there’s a massive international buffet.
Dhs330 (soft drinks), Dhs460 (house beverages), Dhs622 (bubbly), free (kids under six). Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).

Nikki Beach Dubai
This world-famous beach club hosts La Vie en Rose every Saturday, with a pink theme, mixed drinks and a buffet with dishes including sushi.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (grape and hops), Dhs465 (grape, hops and shorts). Sat 1pm-4pm. Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6162).

Nineteen
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.
(04 390 5600).

Noepé
Love lobster? Head to this cute Cape Cod-inspired eatery on the banks of the Creek for a special Saturday lobster bake. You’ll get a full lobster to share, plus a range of lobster dishes from mac ’n’ cheese to traditional lobster rolls, plus desserts.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs550 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. The Promenade, Park Hyatt Dubai (04 602 1814).

Royal China
Head to the dim sum brunch, where you’ll get, you guessed it, unlimited dim sum, every Friday and Saturday.
Dhs188 (with Chinese tea), Dhs388 (house grape), Dh488 (bubbly). Fri-Sat, noon-3.30pm. Precinct Building 4, DIFC (04 354 5543).

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-3.30pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

The Red Lion
This cavernous British pub just off Sheikh Zayed Road, is the reincarnation of one of Dubai’s oldest pubs. Every Saturday from 1pm until 4pm you can get a full English or a pub grub roast dinner for just Dhs179, including four drinks. Don’t be put off bringing the whole clan, either, this is a family-friendly offering.
Dhs179 (including four drinks). Sat 1pm-4pm. Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road.

Zero Gravity
Zero Gravity’s Supernatural brunch provides poolside vibes, cool entertainment and a lively vibe. Be prepared to dance to the beats of the resident DJ and welcome back the Dubai party season in style.
Dhs249 (women), Dhs299 (men). Sat noon-5pm. Sky Dive Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

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