Whether you’re after a chilled out, upscale Friday brunch, a relaxing meal by the Madinat waterways or a fun-filled party brunch at a Belgian bar and restaurant, we’ve got you covered this week.
McGettigan’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah
If you’re after a Friday meal at an Irish pub, then McGettigan’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah should be on your list. This waterside branch of the popular chain has recently revamped its brunch, which previously was a long lunch, to become Brunch and Tonic, starring juniper-based drinks.
You can dig into a range of à la carte dishes, as well as roasts from a live carving stations and a buffet with soups, salads, seafood and desserts.
There’s also live music and a post-brunch drinks package for Dhs199 from 5pm until 8pm to keep the party going.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs375 (sparkling and juniper-based drinks). Fri 12.30pm-4.30pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 447 0219).
The cool DIFC rooftop bar brunch boasts dishes from seven regions. Starring Indian, Balinese, Arabic, British, Italian, Spanish and Mexican food the brunch is billed as an “east meets west explosion of flavours from different nations covering some of the biggest culinary capitals of the world”.
From tapas to tacos, your brunch choices will be fully covered here. Choose to sit on the terrace’s sofas or in the dining area and take advantage of a post-brunch drinks package for Dhs195 to see the sunset, too, from 4pm until 7pm.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly). Fri noon-4pm. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 354 4354).
Le Petit Belge
This Belgian Eatery in JLT has a new brunch starring platters of hearty Belgian grub served to the table. You can expect assorted croquettes, steak tartare, Flemish beef stew, garlic cream mussels and Belgian waffle cones.
The Friday brunch replaces the bar’s breakfast brunch. The brand-new Business Bay branch, which is due to open imminently in the DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Business Bay, will also host the same brunch.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling). Fri 1pm-4pm. Pullman Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster T, JLT (04 242 7794). DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Business Bay, Bay Square (04 551 1544).