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Cielo Sky Lounge


The rooftop bar located at the Dubai Creek Golf Yacht Club overlooks the water, with panoramic views across Dubai's cityscape. At this brunch, expect innovative culinary creations, sleek lounge décor and live music from local talent and international DJs. Don't miss the after-brunch party from 4pm onwards, for a few sundowners.

Location Cielo Sky Lounge, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Cost 199 for Soft Beverages, Dh249 for House Beverages, Dh299 for Bubbles Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 4161800

Aji’s Inti Raymi Brunch

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Invoke the energy of the Incas (or at least feast like them), at Aji’s Inti Raymi Friday brunch. Taking place every Friday, the menu pays homage to the ancient Peruvian ‘Festival of the Sun’. Including ‘piqueos’ such as Gyoza and Tori Anticuchos, unlimited sushi, cebiches and tiraditos, a main course such as Gyukai Rice or Ribeye and ‘sobremesa’ (dessert platter) this is a culinary celebration worthy of the gods.     

Location Aji, Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh275 including soft beverages, Dh440 including house beverages, Dh660 including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 5520244

The Hilton's BiCE Ristorante Brunch

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Savour an authentic Italian brunch, while soaking up the vibrant atmosphere. We enjoyed a delicious a la carte brunch offering, including mouth-watering shared starters, pasta and mains with live cooking stations and a dedicated dessert station. Be it a family affair or a catch up with friends, this brunch is definitely a favourite of ours. It truly impressed with the best in Italian flavours. After brunch, make sure to head to the beautiful outdoor terrace for some sundowners with friends. We loved everything about this brunch.

Location Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach Cost starting at Dh295 per person including soft drinks, Dh395 including house beverages, Dh430 including bubbly Children (aged 6 to 12 years old) will be charged at Dh135 Timing Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 3991111

The Pierchic Chic Brunch

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The Chic Brunch at Pierchic is a very elegant affair. It’s the perfect place if you really want to treat your mum and dad. The Pierchic brunch offers an exquisite four-course set menu and fresh seafood and shellfish to share, paired with select bubbly packages and picturesque views of the Arabian Gulf for an unforgettable destination dining experience. Pierchic is a perfect tourist destination, since it truly highlights many of the beauties of Dubai including the pristine blue gulf, the Burj Al Arab and the Palm Jumeirah.

Location Al Qasr Hotel, Um Suqeim Cost Brunch starting from Dh395 per person Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 4323232

The Westin’s El Sur Brunch

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El Sur do an amazing Friday all you can eat Tapas brunch that is perfect for the parents. It’s lively and fun, the food is fantastic and the service is unparalleled. We absolutely adored the offering. Treat yourself on Friday with an ‘all you can eat’ tapas the Spanish way. You get a selection of house beverages that include hop, grapes and soft drinks and juices. El Sur is a fine-casual Spanish gastronomical experience. Their use of fresh ingredients and dynamic recipes pushes beyond the boundaries of what you would expect to find in a traditional Spanish tapas restaurant. We love it!

Location El Sur, Lobby level Westin Hotel, Sufouh Road, Dubai Dates Fridays  Cost Dh265 per person with soft drinks and juices; Dh395 per person including hops, grape and house beveragesTimings12.30pm to 3.30pm Contact 043997700

Rotana Towers La Terraza Brunch

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Sit by the pool and enjoy the cooler climate with live entertainment and enjoy their Seafood Extravaganza Friday Brunch. With fresh flavours from the ocean prepared the Italian way by Executive Chef Pasquale Sipone. Sample delicacies from the chilled seafood station and a selection of sushi and sashimi.  Move over to the grilling station to feast on delicious lobsters, tasty crabs, squid, jumbo prawns and delight in fresh fish cooked to order tableside, to your liking.   Make sure to leave room for dessert to enjoy a variety of decadent sweet treats as a perfect ending to a relaxing brunch poolside brunch.

Location the pool terrace, level six of Towers Rotana Annex, Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Safa Cost Dh279 per person including house beverages, Dh315 per person including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4.30pm Contact 04 3438000

The Toko Restaurant, Garden & Lounge Brunch

Experience the ultimate al fresco brunch in the idyllic setting of Toko’s relaxed garden tent providing a weekend party like no other. Enlivened with a delicious selection of Toko’s renowned dishes and beverages, the a la carte menu takes diners on a culinary journey beginning with light and refreshing bites including Salmon Sashimi Salad, with yuzu-truffle dressing and mixed Wakame. Continuing with a selection of sushi and dim sum followed by the classic chicken cashew, with fresh pineapple and ginger concluding with some Mochi ice-cream.

Location Downtown Toko, Vida Hotel Cost Dh190 including soft drinks, Dh325 including house beverages and sparkling Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 4428383

The Cafe Belge Brunch

The Cafe Belge Grand Brunch on Fridays returns with a touch of vintage glamour, featuring classic Belgian cuisine and upbeat entertainment for a memorable experience for the whole family. Guests can choose from a selection of 17 different stations, including an Oyster Bar, Foie Gras Station, Moules station, outdoor barbecue station, Dim Sum station and a Turkish stand. The little ones can also enjoy a variety of cuisine specifically designed with them in mind, in a dedicated kid’s room with an array of exciting activities for a truly entertaining afternoon. We absolutely loved the brunch at Cafe Belge. It is definitely be every foodie’s dream brunch.

Location Ritz Carleton DIFC Cost Dh295 including soft beverages, Dh495 including Belgian beverages and 595 including bubbly Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 3722323

P&B's American Backyard BBQ

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Inspired by and named after the legendary Henry Perry and John Blackwelder, the fathers of authentic BBQ, enjoy a fun-filled American Backyard BBQ. With a live band setting the tone with your favourite tunes on the terrace, good ol’ fashioned hospitality and grills full of hearty traditional fare, we’ve got all the ingredients for the perfect long and lazy Friday afternoon. Relax, unwind and enjoy your weekend with new and old friends over freshly grilled meats. Indulge in some casual conversation and a brew around the BBQ as the chefs serve up tender chicken, homemade USDA Prime Beef burgers, jumbo hotdogs and Cajun-style shrimp straight to your plate. Sides and salads are served family style directly to the table, but trust us when we tell you there’s plenty of Coleslaw and Potato Salad to go around! If you think you’re up for the challenge, tackle our jumbo churros for dessert, or toasted marshmallows to add to the authentic backyard vibe for a small additional cost of only AED 35. Giant sharing cocktails add to the fun, along with a great selection of house beverages.

Location Madinat Jumeirah Cost Dh195 including soft drinks, Dh295 including house beverages, Dh65 for kids Timing 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 4323232

InterContinental Dubai Festival City Vista Bar and Terrace Brunch 

What’s a weekend without a celebration of delicious food and great company? Vista Bar and Terrace at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City is your new Saturday afternoon hot spot. The bar and terrace comes alive with a vibrant Spanish fiesta, featuring modern tapas dishes including cold cuts, cheeses, ceviche’s, tacos and rusks created across multiple live cooking counters. You can also get special themed Spanish beverages. The stylish atmosphere will be complemented with a Latino soundtrack featuring Flamenco artists Paola and Emanuel, with stunning views over the Downtown Dubai skyline and historic Dubai Creek provide the perfect backdrop for a sophisticated Saturday afternoon celebration.

Location Vista Bar & Terrace, InterContinental Dubai Festival City Cost Dh150 per person including soft beverages, Dh250 including house beverages Timings every Saturday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm

The KYO Restaurant & Lounge BrUNCH brunch

The second you step into this beautiful Japanese garden, you instantly feel like you’ve been transported to Kyoto in Japan. In this peaceful place, every corner is a sunken seating area with comfortable couches and the faint sounds of water fountains, bringing you an incredible sense of relaxation. The food is a culinary match between East and West that works incredibly well. At Kyo, their philosophy is to immerse the senses into the entire dining experience. A process called ‘Yoshoku’ in Japanese. Located on the Palm Jumeirah’s Golden Mile, this neighbourhood jewel is home to a team of talented chefs who make some of the best sushi we’ve tasted in Dubai. The ‘Br-Unch’ at Kyo is designed to showcase the best of the weekend dining culture, melding a memorable tasting experience with an elegantly relaxed off-duty ambiance. The brunch is divided up into ‘Br’ which the western oriented breakfast part of the meal, then the ‘Unch’ which is the Asian parts.

Location Golden Mile 1 Cost Dh220 Timings Every Saturday from 11am-4pm Contact 04 5575182

The 360° Dubai 180° Brunch

We absolutely love the brunch at 360°. The weather is perfect, as it's by the water, the music is chilled out and the views are seriously unrivalled. The 180° Friday Brunch includes unlimited house beverages and sharing platters of Pan-Asian nibbles such as sumptuous dim sum, sushi and innovative bar snacks for Dh295. For Dh345, you can enjoy free-flowing bubbles and desserts in addition to the unlimited sharing platters of Pan-Asian nibbles and innovative bar-snacks. The dim sum is fantastic and the sushi is made just right. We loved the presentation as well as the comfy seats that allow you to lie back and enjoy the sea breeze. Brunch at 360° is perfect for a group of friends who love the wind in their hair and are more laid back in nature.

Location Jumeirah Beach Hotel Cost Dh295 including house beverages, Dh345 including bubbly and dessert Timings Every Friday from 7pm to 10pm Contact 055 5008518

The Hilton Pure Sky Lounge Brunch

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The weather could not be more perfect for this incredible rooftop lounge, bar and restaurant overlooking the Arabian Gulf. With two expansive terraces, Pure Sky Lounge & Dining is an idyllic setting to enjoy the perfect outdoor brunch. A set menu offering sumptuous options and creative dishes.

Location Hilton JBR Cost Dh225 including soft beverages and Dh375 including house beverages Timings Every Friday from 5.30pm to 9pm

The Nikki Beach Saint Tropez Brunch

The Saint Tropez Brunch is a true feel of Cote d'Azur. For the style seekers, the adventurers, the fun loving and the all-natural, this brunch will bring a taste of Saint Tropez to Dubai every Friday. Taking place at Cafe Nikki at the Nikki Beach Resort and Spa Dubai featuring sculptural wood elements, a beach getaway vibe, indoor and outdoor seating options and stunning views of the Arabian Gulf.

Location Pearl Jumeira Cost Dh330 inclusive of soft beverages, Dh415 inclusive of house beverages, Dh165 for children between 6-12 years old, complimentary for children aged 5 years and under Timings Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm Contact 04 3766000

Senara’s Soulful Friday Brunch

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With uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai coastline, Senara blends a quality British waterside menu with a delicious, fresh smoky BBQ selection, offering a choice of three items off an all-new menu. The spread, includes homemade burgers and sausages, juicy BBQ favourites, roasted veggie skewers, baked potatoes and salad selections. Be sure to leave room for dessert. The chef has whipped up some mouth-watering British sweets, including chocolate banana and grilled pineapple.

 Location Palm Views, West Marina Cost Dh99 for 3 menu items, additional Dh200 free flowing house beverages, Dh280 Free flowing house beverages and sparkling Timings Every Friday from 12pm to 6.30pm Contact 04 4516460

The Raffles Dubai Garden Brunch 

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The Garden Brunch at Raffles Dubai is an open-air foodie extravaganza with live cooking stations, music and entertainment all taking place in the greenery of Raffles Garden, alongside the hotel’s family-friendly, al fresco brunch. Taking place on selected Fridays, the garden brunch is an occasional addition to the weekly Raffles Brunch. The outdoor cooking stations feature Arabic, International and Asian cuisines, including pulled BBQ rolls, gourmet burgers, prime hot dogs, grilled seafood and a tandoor station. For dessert, enjoy freshly-made churros, ice cream and pastries. All this will be available along with Raffles Brunch, a mouth-watering buffet menu offering the best of British cuisine including fresh garden salads, homemade quiches and our famous succulent roast with all the trimmings.

Location Raffles Hotel, Wafi Cost Dh235 including soft beverages, Dh385 including house beverages Timings Select Fridays from 1pm to 4.30pm Contact 04 3248888

Blue Marlin Ibiza 

This famed Saturday Brunch will be serving up a whole new experience from its little oasis, nestled between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. With 3 different areas and perspectives to choose from, this Saturday Brunch gained notoriety for its great food, sweet escape, seating options, beach side vibes and as always, entertainment and music. You can experience the brunch on a beach bed on the shore, a lounge couch on the open terrace, or a shaded table in the restaurant with a bird’s eye view of the whole venue from up top.

Location Sheikh Zayed Road, Ghantoot, Exit 399 in Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort Cost Dh295 per person including house beverages in the Restaurant, Dh325 per person including house beverages on the beach and terrace, Dh550 per person including bubbly Timings Every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 3pm in the restaurant and from 1pm to 4pm on the terrace Contact 056 1133400

The Reset and Replay Brunch at Nikki Prive

Nikki Beach Dubai has announced the launch of ‘Reset & Replay’ at Nikki Prive, a high-spirited and scrumptious brunch offering, which will take place every Saturday. The casual yet chic brunch promises a picturesque restaurant and a great setting for a leisurely long lunch as you sit back and indulge in delectable food as part of the brunch package or a la carte, signature Nikki-style cocktails and first-class live entertainment. Situated on level one of Nikki Beach Dubai, Nikki Prive features a large outdoor terrace boasting breath taking views of the Arabian Gulf and the vibrant beach club below, making it the idyllic venue in which to watch the sun set on another idyllic weekend at Nikki Beach Dubai.

Location Pearl Jumeira Dubai Cost Dh400 including soft drinks and Mocktails, Dh485 including house beverages, Dh530 including premium house beverages Timings every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm Contact 04 3766162

The Sofitel the Palm Ocean Brunch

The Ocean Brunch is offering one of the most relaxing Friday Brunches. Located on one of Dubai's most sought after destination, the Palm Jumeirah, this brunch is perfect for beach lovers. Diners can expect exquisite fresh seafood in tasting portions, mouth-watering chocolate desserts and exciting molecular mixology brought right to the table. Menu highlights at the Ocean Brunch include a range of hot and cold starters such as, Scottish salmon ceviche with red caviar and lemon grass infused coconut cream, the favourite grilled scallops with creamy celeriac mousseline and sweetcorn emulsion or the mouth-watering Atlantic sea bass with basil flavoured violet potato and artichoke barigoule sauce. And the best part is, people who go to brunch can have access to the Pool and private beach before and after brunch, making this a totally tranquil Friday brunch experience.

Location Sofitel the Palm on Palm Jumeirah  Cost Dh350 inclusive of soft drinks and pool and beach access Dh495 inclusive of house beverages and pool and beach access Timings Every Friday  12.30pm to 3:30pm Contact 04 4555656 

The Palazzo Versace Giardino Brunch

Escape the heat this summer and head to Giardino Restaurant at Palazzo Versace Dubai to enjoy their mouth-wateringly amazing Friday brunch. Indulge in a choice of international cuisine, including Italian, Arabic, Indian and a wide range of seafood options. Highlight dishes include tuna tartare, short ribs, snow crab, lobster, scallops and sushi. The home-made pasta will surely enhance the guest’s savour. The chefs at Giardino recommend Parmigiana, Orecchiette and Gnochi.

Meander around the live cooking stations, while chatting to the chefs and admiring the refined interiors of the fashion-inspired venue with a jungle allure.

After tucking into the delicious brunch, you can spend the day relaxing at the hotel’s luxury pool, for no additional cost, while listening to the sounds of the live band who will be entertaining guests all afternoon long.

Location Giardino, Palazzo Versace Dubai Cost Dh350 per person including soft beverages, Dh550 including premium beverages, Dh690 per person including bubbly and pool access Timings Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm Contact 04 5568888

Amazing Sunday Brunch

Unwind and recharge from the weekend by celebrating life every Sunday at Nikki Beach! This is a do-not-miss dining and entertainment experience featuring guest DJs, signature Nikki Beach entertainment and live performances. If you’re lucky and Nikki Beach has space available, you will be invited to enjoy a complimentary pool bed with no minimum spend for up to 4 people after dining in the restaurant.

Location Pearl Jumeira Cost Dh295 including soft beverages, Dh460 including house beverages, Children under 12 years dine at 50 per cent off Timings Every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm Contact 04 3766000