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UAE Brunch Round Up

Now that the weather is cooler, there are 101 new brunches (and some old favourites) that you simply must try. Here are our top picks!

The First Ever Carluccio’s Brunch

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What a spot for a weekend brunch! Carluccio’s at Eastern Mangroves in Abu Dhabi is offering hungry diners a four-hour brunch every Friday and Saturday with an amazingly competitive price tag starting from just AED 175. The brunch will highlight the much-loved Italian restaurant chain’s signature dishes  including a full breakfast, two types of pizza, home-made pasta including spaghetti and meatballs and delicious veggie risottos. Of course, deserts play a large part of this brunch with traditional treats such as tiramisu, pannacotta and gelato on the menu. There are a range of all-inclusive drinks packages including grapes, hops, bubbles, fresh juices and tea and coffee.

For reservations call: +97126412231

Soft Drinks Package- AED 175

House Beverages Package- AED 245

Bubbly Package- AED 295

Prices are subject to 10% Municipality and Tourism Tax

The Ballarò Brunch at the Conrad, Dubai


If you like variety than the Ballarò Brunch at the Conrad, Dubai is for you. Every Friday from 1:00pm you’re invited to dine al fresco on the beautiful garden terrace and indulge in dishes from all over the world: Asian, European, Arabia and Western cuisines are on offer. What’s more, this great brunch is child friendly and little ones aged between 6-12 years old dine for half of the price and children below the age of six get to feast completely free.

For reservations visit

Every Friday, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Level 6.

AED 595 per person – Vine package

AED 425 per person – House Beverages package

AED 325 per person – Non-alcoholic package

Zuma Dubai Brunch Relaunched


Zuma have just relaunched their popular Friday brunch. Between 12:30 and 4pm each and every Friday diners are invited down to DIFC to explore a wide range of signature dishes as well as a few new items available exclusively during the brunch. Expect excellent cuisine and a sophisticated, elegant crowd. Children are of course, also welcome and can spend the afternoon in the supervised kids play area should they wish.

For reservations call +971 4 425 5660

Packages start at AED 450 (soft drinks)

AED 595 (sparkling)

AED 655 (premium bubbly)

Food for the Soul at Tesoro, Taj Dubai



Tesoro, the unique global eatery located within the luxury Taj Hotel in Business Bay has revived its menu forthe upcoming season focusing on food for the soul. Taking favourites and indulgences from around the world, Tesoro’s new menu offers diners small, sharing plates and some large, comforting dishes to fulfill every craving. The Friday brunch offers live food stations, unlimited a la carte dishes and even some accompanying live music to get you in the festive mood.

Every Friday from 1-4pm with packages starting from AED 199

For reservations call +971 04 4383111.

Get Brunch’d at INDIE, DIFC



One for those that prefer their brunches a little livelier, super cool INDIE in DIFC has recently launched its new Saturday brunch which features not only delicious food but also a range of entertainment with energetic stage shows designed to dazzle whilst you feast on the avant-garde food and drinks menu. Starts at 1pm with a set menu of food and drinks and gets turned up a notch come 5pm when the party really begins.

For reservations call +971 55 455 6106

290 AED including soft drinks package

390 AED including house beverages

490 AED including Champagne

“Wok With Me” Friday Brunch at Dusit Thani, Abu Dhabi



As the name suggests this fun take on the traditional Friday brunch features an impressive range of Wok-fried specialities including a Tandoori bar, Rotisseries, Carving startion and even an Asian noodle bar.  There’s a dedicated kid’s buffet for mini guests and a supervised activities corner so the children can enjoy some fun & games whilst the adults feast, making for the perfect family Friday brunch.

For reservations call +971 02 698 8137

For a limited period only (until 30th Nov) buy 2 for the price of 1

(discounted prices shown below)

AED 145 adults

AED 70 children

The Toast & Jam Brunch at Weslodge Saloon


Canadian export Weslodge Saloon, has launched its Saturday brunch offering a sophisticated yet casual dining experience with views as good as the food itself as this hidden gem is located on the hotel’s (the second tallest hotel in the world please note) 68th floor. Taking place from 12-4pm, diners are invited to choose from a carefully curated set menu depicting some of Weslodge Saloon’s signature dishes such as the fried chicken and waffles. Enjoy everything from buttermilk pancakes to a prime rib sandwich alongside a great selection of cocktails, all to the back drop of some seriously old school r&b tunes.

For reservations call +97145601700

(The Good)AED 345 soft drinks

(The Bad) AED 445 house beverages

(The Ugly) AED 545 bubbles

The Blues Brunch at Firebird Diner


The Four Seasons DIFC are reinventing Thursday nights with their recently launched Blues Brunch at the fantastically themed Firebird Diner. If you’re looking for a lively yet refined brunch to kick start the weekend then this is for you. Delight in classic American cuisine (think Wagyu beef sliders, lamb shank and campfire smores) as the live swing band gets you in the mood with their beautifully harmonious take on classic blues. This is before we’ve even mentioned the cocktails… Taking place every Thursday from 7pm until 1am (with a 3 hour slot)

For reservations call +971 (0) 4 506 0100

AED 275 pp (mocktails and juices)

AED 450 pp (a variety of bubbles, grapes and cocktails)
International Friday Brunch at Giardino
Brunches don’t come more fashionable than Giardino at Palazzo Versace Dubai, offered every Friday 1-4pm. The venue is not only instagram-worthy thanks to its unique, fun decor but the food really is worth the money. Relax in the comfortable restaurant that spills out onto an outdoor terrace as you enjoy all manner of tasty treats from the live cooking stations and upmarket buffet. There’s music and entertainment to add to the fun and diners can also enjoy pool access before, during or even after the brunch. You can even keep the party going woth 50% off on drinks post-brunch at La Vita bar, the hotel’s uber stylish hangout.
For reservations call +97145568840
AED 350 per person including soft beverages
AED 550 per person including selected house beverages
AED 650 per person including bubbly

Children between 6-12 years dine at AED 175






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