In Dubai, the fantastic Saturday brunches are a renowned and beloved part of the experience, and not one you’ll want to miss. From artfully presented platters of gustatory joy to live entertainment and cooking, there are some real jewels here, and no holiday to Dubai would be complete without sampling at least one. Even all the Saturdays in the year wouldn’t be enough to try everything, so we’re highlighting a few of our favourite brunch spots in Dubai to make the choice a little easier.
1. Bubbalicious Brunch, at The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Best For: People who love variety
TwoBubbalicious Brunch is one of the hottest brunch spots in Dubai, boasting more than 10 live cooking stations where you can see all of the culinary action up close. Bubbalicious doesn’t skimp on the beverages, with delightfully-innovative mixology stations dotted hither and yon, ready to serve. No matter your brunch desire, Bubbalicious probably serves it – whether you’re in the mood for seafood or steak, fine cheeses, Asian or Indian dish delights, roasts, fresh eggs or more. With fantastic entertainment including live music, this iconic brunch hotspot has a vivacious atmosphere that’s sure to excite and invigorate you – perfect for sampling all the delicacies on offer.
2. Saffron Brunch, at Atlantis, The Palm
Best for: Party-lovers and buffet fans
High-energy, vibrant, and exciting, Saffron Brunch is the perfect place for any party-lover to be. Boasting a comprehensive buffet with an outstanding array of delectable dishes, non-stop drinks, and bright bursts of colour in every corner, this brunch promises to be as lively as it is delicious. You’ll be utterly spoiled for choice, with so many mouth-watering options that you’ll hardly know what to choose, and that’s only the start. The famous party atmosphere here benefits from fantastic music courtesy of the DJs, live performances and cheerful staff. Without a doubt, the perfect place to bring your friends for a fun-filled brunch.
3. Hell’s Kitchen Brunch, at Caesars Palace Dubai
Best for: Lovers of cooking shows
The Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen here presents the very same dramatic theatre and spectacular cooking as you’d expect of the original in Las Vegas, and the Saturday Brunch is the perfect time to see it all unfold. The superb à la carte menu is complete with signature dishes like succulent beef wellington, Hell’s Kitchen burger, and a gorgeous array of seafood, eggs benedict, assorted starters, cheese, puddings and so much more. Enjoy your sumptuous dishes as you watch the entertainment unfold. If you’ve ever had a fantastic time watching the drama and excitement of competitive cooking shows, this is just the place for you…and, unlike when watching a cooking show, you have every chance in the world to eat the delicious outcomes yourself. What could be better?
4. London Social Brunch, at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
Best for: Culture lovers
Sample the diversity of the many cultures that call London home at this spectacular brunch, taking place in the Caravan restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. Pizza and pasta, curry and other Asian classics, sweets galore, British signatures like fish and chips…the long and delicious list goes on. Enjoy vibrant spices and rich flavours in every corner, spectating at the live cooking stations that craft your mains, and take advantage of an exciting range of cocktails, spirits and craft ales. Packages named for famous fixtures of the London Underground await your pleasure, with London-inspired décor lining the walls to create that perfect atmosphere. With variety aplenty in delectable dining choices, this brunch is a foodie’s dream.
5. Brasserie 2.0 Brunch, at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort
Best for: Lovers of fresh seafood
Taking place at the gorgeous contemporary Brasserie restaurant, the 2.0 Brunch combines perfect sea views with perfect tastes, a feast for the senses in every way. Brasserie have presentation mastered, so you’ll be ravenous as soon as you walk in, just to look at and smell the absolutely delicious food all around you. Particularly renowned for the seafood and grill, you can select favourites like tuna and salmon steaks, lobster, tiger prawns and more, and watch it cooked exactly to your preferences at the live cooking stations. Enjoy fine cheeses and refined beverages, sample tastes from all over the world, and – if you still have room – visit the dessert counter for more variety in cakes and confection than you can imagine. Even with all the competition in Dubai brunches, this one rakes in rave reviews, and for good reason.
6. The Vintage Brunch, at Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeriah
Best for: Literally anyone who loves food
At Jumeirah Al Qasr, three of the resort’s glorious restaurants band together to create the brunch to end all brunches, so vast that any sort of comprehensive menu would practically be a small novel. A small army of cooking stations provide hundreds of dishes to try, so you’ll want to be sure to arrive very, very hungry. No matter how hungry you are, though, we have to wish you luck when it comes to trying everything that catches your eye, because this truly is a feast to behold. From fresh opulent oysters to wagyu beef, you’ll find just about anything you can imagine here, with so much variety that almost anyone in the world would be sure to have a good time.
Your taste of Dubai
Wherever you stay in Dubai, attending at least one Saturday brunch is a must, and you certainly have some fantastic flavours ahead of you. We’ll be happy to help you pick the best Dubai resort to stay at for your holiday, whether you want to stay at the resort hosting your favourite brunch or at another fantastic hotel. No matter where you choose, though, one thing is certain: you’re going to have a spectacular time. Bring your friends, bring your enthusiasm, and definitely bring an empty stomach, because there’s more delights in these Dubai brunches than you could ever dream.