Three brunches to try in Dubai this week

A newbie and two revamped Friday offerings join Dubai’s brunch line-up

Looking for Friday inspiration? Look no further, there are three fresh offerings to try.

Turquoise
Rixos Premium Dubai at JBR is serving up its first brunch. The Friday offering will be hosted in the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant Turquoise and the buffet will include a wide range of international dishes, with plenty of Turkish specialities as a nod to the hotel chain’s roots. Turkish-style pasta, doner kebab, grilled meat, stuffed mussels and Turkish kunafa will be available. The family-friendly brunch will including live cooking stations, as well as a large dessert area with plenty of Turkish pastries from a special baklava chef. There will also be live music from a band, as well as a “singing waiter”, to serenade guests. “We have crafted our Friday brunch offer to provide culinary gourmands with authentic Turkish flavours. Our chefs have mastered the process of creating quality dishes using traditional cooking techniques to deliver a distinct taste,” said executive chef Inan Dogru.
Dhs270 (soft drinks), Dhs370 (house beverages), half-price (kids six-11), free (kids under five). Fri 1pm-4pm. Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai (04 520 0000).

Mr Miyagi’s
Meanwhile, the popular new Asian at Media One Hotel is running an evening brunch, on top of its afternoon edition. The Wok & Roll brunch at Mr Miyagi’s runs from noon to 3pm, and again from 4pm to 7pm, with the three-course menu including sushi and sashimi, Thai and katsu curries, mango sticky rice and ice cream.
Plus for an extra Dhs100 you can get an hour of house beverages at next door Cobra Kai post-brunch. Chill out, or try your hand at hops pong.
Dhs275 (house beverages), Dhs550 (sparkling). Fri noon-3pm, 4pm-7pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Media City (04 420 7489).

Waldorf Astoria
The Secret Garden Brunch is back after a summer break. The brunch, which focuses on the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients, also stars live music. It features live cooking stations with fresh and seasonal ingredients from the property’s organic garden, plus there’s now rotisserie and raclette stations.
Dhs390 (soft drinks), Dhs490 (house beverages), Dhs590 (sparkling). Fri 1pm-4pm. Ongoing. Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).

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