Brunch, in Dubai, transcends the traditional meaning of the word – a lazy weekend meal that combines breakfast and lunch. Dubai brunches are a codeword for bottomless food, beverages, decadent settings, and unforgettable moments of fun. Think: picturesque rooftops, serene beaches, and poolsides, lots of dancing, a belly full of delicious food, and more.
With the overwhelming brunch options in the Emirate, picking one can seem almost impossible. Lucky for you, we’ve done the homework. Scroll down to discover some of the best Dubai brunches that you do not want to miss out on.
Daydreaming about yet another Mediterranean summer? While it might be too early to plan your next summer vacation, you can have a slice of the French Riviera right here in Dubai, courtesy of Bar Du Port. Reminiscent of the boujee beach clubs of Saint Tropez, Bar Du Port welcomes guests to chic boho interiors, a vibrant atmosphere, and unparalleled views of the Marina Skyline and Palm Jumeirah. Ease yourself into the three-course Mediterranean spread with mouth-watering appetizers like guacamole, chicken pops, crispy shrimp, and mini burgers before you dig into the mains. You’ll want to leave some room for delicious desserts like tiramisu and chocolate fudge cake.
Dubai Harbour Pier Club
Saturday, 1 pm to 5 pm
Price: Soft AED320/House AED390/Cocktail AED520/Sparkling AED720
One of the most popular Dubai brunches, the ‘Bubbalicious’ brunch in Westin, Mina Seyahi, is a foodie’s paradise. Boasting more than ten live cooking stations, guests can indulge in a variety of dishes from three restaurants – Baba, Sui Mui, and Mina’s Kitchen – featuring fresh seafood, an oyster station, and a tempting array of desserts. Mina’s Kitchen offers an eclectic mix, Sui Mui serves pan-Asian flavors, and Baba introduces Middle Eastern mezze and grills, ensuring a delightful culinary journey. The new ‘Superlicious’ package at Baba Steakhouse offers a decadent experience, featuring a premium seafood platter and a 1.4kg Black Angus Tomahawk steak or organic free-range chicken stuffed with foie gras. The outdoor barbecue station offers sizzling delights like lobster, steak, roasts, Indian dishes, and fresh egg preparations. Beyond the food, the family-friendly ‘Bubbalicious’ brunch features live table-side performances and upbeat music, creating a cheerful atmosphere.
Westin, Mina Seyahi
Saturday, 1 pm to 4 pm
Price: Kids (6 to 12) AED 300/ Soft AED475/Sparkling AED585/Bubbly AED680/Superlicious AED795
On the hunt for the ultimate party brunch? Look no further than En Fuego. One of the newest restaurants to be added to Atlantis, The Palm‘s culinary roster, the South American hotspot is home to the ‘Vida Del Carnaval’ Saturday brunch. Offering guests an unforgettable carnival experience, En Fuego serves a wide range of South American delights, including sharing-style appetizers, a live taco and grills station, and decadent desserts. A partygoer’s dream, the En Fuego brunch promises an electric atmosphere with live singing, musical performances, Samba dancing, and other entertainment.
Atlantis, The Palm
Saturday, 1 pm to 4 pm
Price: Soft AED350/House AED450/Sparkling AED550
Itching to do something fun and out of the box over the weekend? Claw BBQ, The Palm is the place to be. The famed American dive bar and crab shack welcomes guests to a unique brunch experience, complete with sumptuous food, groovy music, and arcade games. The Saturday feast features fan favorites like fresh seafood, oysters, shrimp, and crab, complemented by roasted turkey, beef, vibrant salads, and delightful desserts. Claw BBQ offers partygoers the chance to compete against their friends at arcade classics, jenga battles, a game of pool, and a ride on the Rodeo Bull. So, saddle up for a wild weekend at the ‘All-American’ brunch.
Hilton, Palm Jumeirah
Saturday, 12:30 pm to 4 pm
Price: Soft AED199/House AED299/Premium AED399
One of the newest kids on Dubai’s thriving culinary block, Soul Kitchen is the brainchild of Factory People – a Beirut-based group of artists and music enthusiasts on a mission to generate positive communities. Boasting a rich Levant and Latin American menu, Soul Kitchen has cemented itself as a dining hotspot and is now venturing into the brunch business. Designed to transport you back in time to the charming era of the ’60s and ’70s, Soul Kitchen’s ‘Flowers on Toast’ brunch is a groovy Saturday affair with tunes that will make you sway and food that will have you reaching for more.
Marasi Drive, Business Bay
Saturday, 12 pm to 4 pm
Kick off your weekend in the sky at Aura Skypool‘s night brunch. Perched up 50 stories high, the 360° infinity pool offers breathtaking panoramic views of the glittering Emirate. Guests can indulge in a pan-Asian menu as the DJ takes the decks, setting up a party mood. Hosted in the lounge area, the Aura Skypool night brunch is perfect to catch up with the girls or for a date night.
The Palm Tower
Friday, 8 pm to 11 pm
Price: AED 480 per person