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When it comes to brunch, Dubai has a definite edge over other cities thanks to its eclectic combination of cuisines and delicacies. Before you plan your brunch for the weekend, check out our list of restaurants that offer the most ultimate brunch spreads in the town.
Here’s our list of the best brunch destinations in and around the city of Dubai!
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If one word could describe the Westin Mina Seyahi’s Friday ‘Bubbalicious Brunch’, then breathtaking would be an appropriate choice. In addition to a wonderful location and a lively atmosphere, the selection of food and drink available is unsurpassable, to say the least. There are easily a dozen live cooking stations offering a variety of cuisine from across the world. The quality of the food, especially the huge seafood bars, and the most exquisite freshly made sushi and handmade patisserie are really exceptional. The brunch includes wide varieties of seafood such as lobster, crab and prawns. Cuisines from all over the world like Indian, Thai, and Chinese were available at the brunch that includes amazing steak, chicken, lamb and add-ons like pasta, potatoes and salads. There are lots of entertainment during brunch including live bands, PlayStation room and a petting zoo. The Bubbalicious Brunch is open on all Fridays and has 2 variants at AED 520 and AED 620. All said, the Bubbalicious Brunch is definitely an experience that you will love for sure.
Address: The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina, PO Box 213084, Dubai, AE
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Labeled as ‘Dubai’s first real smokehouse’, the Blacksmith Restaurant has all the ingredients to do complete justice to its tag. Located at the far end of Dubai Marina, the Blacksmith serves the best barbeque and other dishes along with mouthwatering drinks and desserts. A heady start to the brunch would be the spicy meatballs called armadillo eggs and the succulent chicken wings dripping in homemade barbecue sauce. The stars of the show are certainly the Barbecue Ribs, the beautifully cooked meat bursting with flavor. Another delicacy which you should try is the BBQ Apricot Duck Breast- which is smoked with apricot extract and smoked again to a caramelized perfection. You should also have a go at the sliders which had three types mainly Shrimp Po boy, Beef brisket and pulled chicken. Finally, the stars of the dessert section are Golden Oreo Banana Pudding which is prepared with banana and golden oreo. Overall, the brunch is a wonderful experience coupled with awesome food and remarkable service.
Address: Wyndham Dubai Marina, Al Seba Street, Dubai, UAE
Contact: +971 4 407 8873
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Regarded as the first restaurant at the Downtown Dubai landmark, the Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera is located on the top floor of the iconic Dubai Opera, which has the capacity to host up to 350 guests. This contemporary brasserie offers an unforgettable dining experience with four main areas to choose from - the Raw Bar, the Fire Bar, the central Pearl Bar and the outdoor rooftop terrace, which gives you spectacular views of Burj Khalifa. The brunch menu is given a grand introduction with starters which arrive in two parts, followed by a choice of 6 main dishes and another choice from 3 desserts. There is also the option to ‘pimp your brunch’ along with the addition of Caviar to the menu. Some of the star attractions of the brunch are Sashimi fish, prawn ponzu and SaltBush Lamb cutlets. When it comes to desserts, the delicious Lemon Tarte a la Marco, Raspberry Zuppa Inglese and Opera Cake will steal your hearts for sure. The brunch starts at 12 pm every Friday and the costs will range from AED 390 to AED 610.
Address: Sean Connolly is located at the top of Dubai Opera, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai.
Contact:+971 4 362 7312
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Bringing together the fashion and flavors of the French Riviera to the heart of Dubai, the Riviera Chic Brunch of the Restaurant at the Address Boulevard is an experience to savor for a long time. This unique French concept of dining will leave you mesmerized as soon as you enter and will make you want to stay for as long as possible. The Riviera Chic Brunch at The Restaurant is themed on the Côte d'Azur, the southern-most region of France, and home to the French Riviera. It features authentic Mediterranean dishes served to the table as a family style instead of a buffet spread and that includes Pissaladiere, Bouillabaisse, Petits Farcis and more. In short, the Riviera Chic Brunch is quite fascinating and you will fall in love with the exquisite dishes with the relaxed family atmosphere. If you are done with the main course, then you can head to the dessert section which has La Tarte de Saint-Tropez, a pastry consisting of a filled brioche, tarte au citron and the classic lemon meringue baked pie. The Riviera Chic Brunch is open from noon till 4 pm every Friday at The Restaurant in Address Boulevard and ranges from Dhs 325 to Dhs 525.
Address: Address Boulevard, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai
Contact: +971 4 888 3444
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If you are looking for the best brunch spread in the town, then look no further than the Brasserie 2.0 brunch at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort. The Brasserie 2.0 has certainly set the bar quite high with its amazing variety of delicacies and desserts. Making you spoilt for choice, the Brasserie 2.0 brunch starts with a section of international cheeses and many things that you could pair with your wine and cheese. Next, you are treated with a section of cold cuts, salads, cold seafood, sushi and maki rolls, all of which are simply flavorsome. One of the most attractive features of this brunch is the live seafood station, a rarity in brunches. You can choose between an unlimited selection of tuna, salmon, lobster, tiger prawns etc grilled right in front of you. From Italian, Asian, Japanese, Indian, you name it, Brasserie 2.0 have it all in a scintillating array of dishes from each cuisine. The rates of the awesome brunch at Brasserie 2.0 range from Dhs 400 and Dhs 725. With ten cooking stations, a live band outdoors, stunning views of the pool and the Arabian Sea and some lip-smacking food, of course, this brunch is a must try!
Address: Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort + Spa Al Mamsha Street
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If you are a fan of Italian food, you will love BiCE Ristorante for sure. Located in a superb setting that gives you immaculate views of the wondrous Burj Khalifa and the famous Fountain Show, the BiCE Ristorante is a must visit place for every Italian food lover. The guests can have a relaxing time with their families and friends in the outdoor terrace area. Initiating the brunch with starters of your choice from Mare or Terra, there is enough of delicacies from Sushi Grade Tuna Tartar, Avocado with Crab Lobster and King Prawns from the Baked Eggplants with Mozzarella, Angus Beef toasted almonds to marinated wild mushrooms with truffle oil. The Primo Piatto (First Course) consists of the famous homemade Fettuccine in Roman style or the Seafood Risotto. The Secondo Piatto (Second Course) has the mixed grilled platter of chicken, lamb and seafood. Last but not the least, a wide range of homemade desserts known as DOLCI will be waiting for you. The brunch packages are of varied requirements starting from DHS 450 to DHS 650.
Address: The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence
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If amazing seafood and mouthwatering desserts are your favorites of brunch, then look no further than the brunches available in Sofitel. Sofitel is one of the top class 5-star beach resorts on Dubai’s man-made island of Palm Jumeirah. The interiors of Sofitel are crafted with the flavors of local culture and tradition in the process of delivering a luxurious and comfortable experience. There are two varieties of brunches in Sofitel for the guests. Ocean Brunch –Moana caters to a large number of people and is divided into three categories. While the AED 370 package comes with soft drinks and beach access, you can enjoy a bunch of selected alcoholic beverages if you want to spend AED 520 per person. Rare Brunch comprises meat delicacies and also comes with free beach access. The brunch is complimentary for your kids below 6 years and there is a special brunch package of AED 100 for kids above 6 years. The brunch at Sofitel starts from 12.30 pm onwards every Friday.
Address: The Palm Jumeirah, East Crescent road
Contact: (+971)44 55 66 77
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Looking for an exquisite yet relaxing brunch? Then, the Giardino Brunch at the Palazzo Versace, Dubai is the place you want to visit. With a wide variety of delicacies ranging from Italian, Arabic and Indian cuisines, the brunch at Giardino Restaurant is an experience you will never forget. With amazing interiors that inspires you and makes you feel at home, the restaurant wins you over from the very first moment. The large outdoor terrace welcomes you to have a great time at the restaurant. A live band will be performing with a bunch of classic songs to keep you entertained while having brunch. There is also a wonderful chance to interact with our top chefs on various recipes and cuisines. The customers have the wonderful chance to enjoy the pool access to Ischia pool and enjoy post-brunch drinks at La Vita Bar. The timing for the brunch starts at 1 pm and closes at 4 pm. The rates for the brunch range from AED 390 to AED 720. Children between 6-12 years of age can dine for AED 195.
Address: Culture village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Contact: +971 4 556 8888