Brunch in Dubai is an institution that will never go out of style, and with so many options to choose from across the city, we know how hard it can be to settle on just one. Whether your brunch goals are to chill by the Jumeirah beaches, to spend your Fridays partying, or to devour as much food as possible, we've got you covered.
Read on to see some of the most lavish weekend brunches Dubai has to offer.
Fridays at Asia Asia are quite special with their 'Spice Route Brunch' running from 2:00pm-5:00pm, giving you a chance to get enough rest before brunch. The weekly affair allows you to take a culinary journey along the spice route, incorporating dishes from the middle east to far east.
The brunch is offered in four packages: AED 295 with soft drinks, AED 395 with house beverages, AED 495 including sparkling wines, and AED 649 including bubbles.
Brunch at Mina A'Salam Hotel
Overlooking the beautiful lagoons of Madinat Jumeirah is the Mina A'Salam Hotel, home to a weekly Friday Brunch. The brunch, a combination of classic dishes from two of the hotel's restaurants, takes placed from 12:30pm-4:00pm. Guests can enjoy the international cuisine from Hanaaya paired with authentic Mexican dishes from Tortuga. An added bonus is a children's play area with a dedicated brunch for your little ones.
You have two choices when it comes to the Friday brunch, either the AED 425 package which includes soft drinks, or the AED 525 package which includes house beverages. Children below 12 dine free.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to Rare at the Desert Palm Per Aquum for their Friday brunch. The weekly brunch takes place from 12:30pm-4:30pm and will allow guests to soak in the views of their lush polo fields.
The brunch will set you back AED 295 for the non alcoholic package and AED 450 for the package including 1/2 bottle of Taittinger Champagne.
Every Friday, Warehouse is host to 'The Hive' brunch where diners can enjoy endless food and drinks as well as exciting events and live music.
The brunch takes place every Friday from 1:00pm-4:00pm and is priced at AED 259 per person.
Perched on the 27th floor of the Oberoi Hotel in Business Bay, is Iris, a Lebanese restaurant now in the heart of Dubai. Every Friday from 1:00pm-5:00pm, Iris hosts 'Le Brunch', an outdoor brunch experience. The brunch not only features numerous live stations, but also a sushi bar section for all guests to delight in.
Prices range from AED 290 for the soft drink package to AED 650 for the bubbly package.
Instead of the conventional early weekend brunches, Q43 gives you one more reason to sleep in on the weekend with their late Friday Brunch.
Held every Friday from 7:00pm-11:00pm, this brunch features a plethora of sharing plates with an international focus served right to your table. The brunch is priced at AED 350 with house beverages and AED 250 with soft drinks.
Every Friday from 1:00pm-6:00pm, Ramusake holds 'Sake Sessions', their Japanese style brunch. For AED 339 guests can enjoy a 3 course Izakaya style menu with 3 hours of free flowing drinks set to the backdrop of live hip hop, funk, and R&B music by their in house DJ.
On Fridays, Hakkasan holds their Hakka Brunch from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The brunch rotates between 4 menus, which highlight some of the best dishes Hakkasan has to offer. The Hakka brunch is offered in three different packages: AED 199 per person – Inclusive of unlimited select teas, AED 420 per person – Inclusive of a unlimited select, cocktails, spirits, wines and beer, AED 588 per person – Inclusive of unlimited select Taittinger Rosé and Brut champagne, selected cocktails, spirits, wines, sake and beer.
If you are thinking about bringing children with you, Hakkasan offers a supervised kid’s club to keep children entertained throughout the afternoon.
Saturday afternoons are made a whole lot better with Brunch at Catch. From 12:00pm-4:00pm guest can enjoy a selection of their best dishes, inclusive of unlimited starters, chicken & waffles, lobster rolls, and most importantly, dessert.
The highlight of brunch at Catch is their Burj Waffles, a tower of waffles topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce good enough for four. The brunch will set you back AED 295 for the non-alcoholic package, AED 399 with house beverages and AED 449 with bubbles and cocktails.
If you love Japanese food, Okku's weekly Friday brunch is perfect for you. From 12:30pm-4:00pm, Okku offers a fresh selection of seafood, sushi, and their most popular main portions. This brunch is catered towards big groups and families, if you bring children under 7 along with you they dine free, and children below 12 dine at 50% off.
The brunch packages start at AED 299 and go up to AED 449.
Morah Sprawling over two stories at the top of the JW Marriot Marquis is Morah, a restaurant that blends Eastern and Coastal Mediterranean cuisine. Every Friday from 12:00pm-4:00pm, Morah hosts a lavish brunch featuring more options than one could ever imagine.
The brunch comes in three different packages:
- The Purist: A non alcoholic package that costs AED 295.
- The Philosopher: A package featuring house beverages for AED 395.
- The Royal: A package inclusive of bubbly priced at AED 495.
Gaucho offers Brunch with an Argentine twist that is perfect for sharing with family and friends. Every Friday from 12:00pm-3:30pm Gaucho is transformed into a lavish brunch venue serving sharing platters, main courses, and desserts.
The brunch comes in three different packages: The Asado package at AED 320 including soft drinks, The Signature package at AED 395 including select house beverages, and The Virtuoso package at AED 495 including sparkling wine and select house beverages.
Cocktail Kitchen offers its guests more than one way to enjoy their Friday brunch, with their four weekly packages. The complete customizability of their brunch offerings makes Fridays just a little bit more personal.
Their packages are as follows:
- The YUM Brunch: A food Only Package at AED 195 per person.
- The NOT Brunch: If you would rather just order off their a la carte menu.
- The WILD Brunch: A beverage Only package at AED 215 per person.
- The BIG Brunch: The ultimate package, including food and drinks at AED 345 per person.
The brunch also features a live DJ performing from 2:00pm-4:00pm.
If you are looking for a change from the conventional brunch fare, Thiptara at the Palace Hotel Downtown Dubai offers an interesting journey into the world of Thai Cuisine. The weekly brunch takes place every Friday from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Guests can choose between dining inside the restaurants beautiful interiors, or outside on their terrace overlooking the Dubai Fountain.
The brunch comes in two different packages, either the AED 270 package which is inclusive of homemade sodas, ice teas, juices, or the AED 380 package which includes cocktails, Thai hops, as well as select grape beverages.
Want to enjoy brunch at Toko's beautiful outdoor garden area? You're in luck, every Friday Toko is host to their 'Garden Brunch' from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The sharing style brunch will see its guests through a culinary journey from start to finish.
The brunch will set you back AED 190 inclusive of soft drinks, or AED 325 inclusive of sparkling grape.
Brunch at Al Qasr Hotel
On Fridays, the ground floor of the Jumeirah Al Qasr Hotel is transformed into a brunch affair fit for royalty. The award winning brunch is host to delicious dishes from three of the Al Qasr restaurants: The Hide, Al Hambra, and Arboretum. Guests can expect American cuisine from The Hide; Spanish, Italian, British, and Arabic cuisine from Al Hambra; and International cuisine from Arboretum.
The brunch takes place from 12:30pm-4:00pm and comes in two different packages: AED 495 per person inclusive of soft drinks, and AED 595 per person inclusive of bubbly, grape and house beverages. Children 4-11 years old can dine for AED 250.
The illustrious Palazzo Versace Dubai hotel is host to a weekly Friday brunch at Giardino. The brunch runs from 1:00pm-4:00pm and features live in house entertainment. The international menu allows guests to sample cuisines from all over the world.
Recently Giardino has discounted their brunch packages and they are now AED 280 for the non alcoholic package and AED 450 for the alcoholic package including champagne. Both packages also grand the guest access to the hotel pool for the day.