BEST OF THE BRUNCH In Abu Dhabi 2020

BEST OF THE BRUNCH In Abu Dhabi 2020

Abu Dhabi, March 01, 2020


Brunchin’ is one of Abu Dhabi’s most-loved pastimes and if we could brunch every day, we would do it in a heartbeat. fact’s Elanur Sengel rounds up the top brunch hotspots in the UAE capital for the month ahead…



COYA ABU DHABI

Friday Brunch

There is no better place to brunch and party than at COYA Abu Dhabi! Relish a true Peruvian celebration accompanied by a colourful array of carefully-crafted premium beverages and a selection of mouth-watering highlights from COYA’s newly reimagined menu. For your comfort, the delicious Peruvian brunch dishes are brought right to your table, so you can focus on your friends and on the DJ’s entertainment. When heading over to the dessert, don’t forget to try COYA’s famous churros. Priced at AED238 inclusive of soft beverages or AED378 inclusive of house beverages.
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LE MERIDIEN ABU DHABI

The Village Kitchen Brunch

Sip, sway and savour the journey of travel through all senses with Au Soleil at the Village Kitchen Brunch! A family-friendly brunch in a vibrant al fresco setting at the Village Kitchen features a diverse array of scrumptious dishes from around the world, with live cooking stations and assortment of freshly prepared dishes served straight from the kitchens to your table.

Expect a lively afternoon with groovy tunes from the live band with pool and beach access, and a dedicated play area with bouncy castles and special kid’s buffet. Every Friday, priced at AED259 inclusive of soft beverages, AED369 inclusive of house beverages and AED399 inclusive of fine bubbles.
GO: Call (0)2 644 6666 for reservations and more information.
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THE WESTIN ABU DHABI GOLF RESORT & SPA

Bubbalicious Brunch @Fairways

Raise your glass the multi-cuisine, award-winning Bubbalicious Brunch! Experience a feast with a mouthwatering selection of indulgent international dishes, from fresh sushi, live cooking foie gras and scallops counter to meat and seafood grilling stations. If dessert is more your thing, dig into the spectacular dessert table piled full of homemade chocolates, sweets, cakes and made-to-order crepes or savor more than 20 types of cheese from all over the world.

To top it all off, get entertained throughout the afternoon by a live band and an epic DJ spinning tunes at the after party. You can enjoy the award-winning brunch every Friday, priced at AED336 inclusive of soft beverages and AED430 inclusive of free-flowing house and sparkling!
GO: Call (0)2 616 9999 for reservations and more information.
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PEARL ROTANA CAPITAL CENTRE – ABU DHABI

Weekend Brunch @ Dino’s

Now, Italian cuisine lovers can enjoy their favourite authentic dishes at an à la carte style brunch only at Dino’s Bistro Italiano.

With a choice of unlimited starters, mains, pizzas, sharing dishes and desserts served right to your table, we are holding the brunch every Friday and Saturday from 12 to 4 PM.

You can enjoy the week-end Brunch every Friday & Saturday, priced at AED 165 inclusive of soft drinks and mocktails or AED 215 inclusive of free-flowing house and bubbly. 20% off your total bill & kids up to 11 years dine free! From 15th March – 22nd May 2020.
GO: Call (0)2 616 9999 for reservations and more information.
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BEACH ROTANA ABU DHABI

Brunch at the Beach @ Essence

Whether you want Rodeo Grill’s steaks, the German fare of Brauhaus, Prego’s pasta, Benihana’s sushi, Trader Vic’s Peking duck, or the fresh seafood at Finz, you can indulge all of it at Essence. Enjoy live cooking stations and a multitude of beverages. Finally let the pastry chefs wow you with their sweet masterpieces. Every Friday, priced at AED340 inclusive of soft drinks, water and juices, AED440 inclusive of selected house beverages and AED540 inclusive of unlimited bubbly and selected house beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 697 9011 for reservations and more information.
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VENETIAN VILLAGE

Barfly Brunch @ Barfly by Buddha Bar

A lavish Pan-Asian experience awaits you at the best day party brunch in the capital. Indulge in an exploration of Southeast Asia’s finest cuisine with an exquisite buffet spread, live cooking stations including a signature sushi bar, BBQ, make-your-own salad, delectable desserts, a-la-carte and highlights passed around, complemented by upbeat tunes by resident DJ Mountana.

Expect a unique dining venue where food, drinks and music melt in a superlative lifestyle statement. Get it all every Friday at AED285 inclusive of soft beverages and AED395 inclusive of house beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 404 1951 for reservations and more information.
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FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ABU DHABI AT AL MARYAH ISLAND

Friday Best Brunch

Discover a carefully crafted family-friendly buffet, highlighting Middle Eastern, Western and Asian specialities, as well as fresh seafood prepared just for you by Executive Sous Chef Christian Buenrostro and Executive Pastry Chef Rasika Mahina. The star of the show is the rotating trolleys highlighting new signature dishes from the chefs. At AED330 including soft drinks, AED440 including house beverages and AED550 including sparkling as well.
GO: Call (0)2 333 2222 for reservations and more information.
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INTERCONTINENTAL ABU DHABI

Friday Marina Brunch @ Chamas, Cho Gao Marina Walk, Circo

This Friday Brunch is suitable for every member of the family. Relish sensational flavours, music and lots of fun for your whole family. A spread of cuisines from around the world like grilled Brazilian meat cuts, PanAsian dishes, fresh Italian delicacies, BBQ Spitz, fresh pizza made in the outdoor pizza oven and much more to enjoy with the entire family. Seat yourself either in Chamas, Cho Gao Marina Walk, Circo or outside on the terraces to enjoy the marina view. Great music by the Latino band and the DJ is also served. At AED245 inclusive of soft beverages and AED345 inclusive of house beverages.
GO: Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.
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RADISSON BLU ABU DHABI CORNICHE

Friday Brunch @ Vascos

Spend your Friday afternoon with a quintessential brunch at one of Abu Dhabi’s most famous and awardwinning restaurants! Feast on an extensive buffet spread of fresh marine delights directly from the sea to your plate. Named after the famous explorer Vasco Da Gama, Vascos’ menu is inspired by his exploration route.

A modern restaurant serving tastes from around the world. Guests can choose to dine inside or outside on the deck while enjoying spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. At AED295 inclusive of a four-course set menu and soft beverages or AED395 inclusive of a four-course set menu and house beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 681 1900 for reservations and more information.
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EMIRATES PALACE ABU DHABI

Brunch @ Las Brisas

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, aromas and flavours of the most famous street food locations from around the world with Las Brisas reimagined street food recipes. The new brunch concept serves you memorable dishes made from farm and ocean-fresh ingredients. Take your seat at AED370 inclusive of soft beverages, AED465 inclusive of house beverages and sparkling or AED695 including also premium French bubbles.
GO: Call (0)2 907 999 for reservations and more information
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JUMEIRAH AT ETIHAD TOWERS ABU DHABI

Friday Brunch @ Nahaam

Here’s to brunching the way it should be upbeat, social, laid back and ultimately delicious. Step into your Friday mood with a glass of liquid gold to set the tone and stroll by the on-point seafood display as you feast your eyes on an uncompromising catch. If you have a sweet-spot for sushi, then you’ll enjoy watching Nahaam’s Japanese chefs playing their trade with impeccable technique. Head over to the open-air deck and enjoy the grills and premium cuts that are getting cooked to your taste! As you ease into the day, signatures are served at your table, including tacos paired with agaves, espresso bonds, and French-press Spanish reds. Once you’re ready for dessert, you’ll be spoilt for choice yet pleased with whatever you have. You won’t even miss out on your weekend dips with access to the beach and chilled infinity pool. It’s your perfect laid-back Friday is here at AED390 inclusive of soft beverages, AED450 inclusive of house beverages and AED575 inclusive of premium bubbles.
GO: Call (0)2 811 5666 for reservations and more information.
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THE ABU DHABI EDITION

Annex Animals @ANNEX

If you belong to the wild ones, then ANNEX is the brunch of your choice. Bring out your fierce, feral and savage side at Abu Dhabi’s wildest Brunch party at AED288 for the house package or AED588 for the even wilder bubbles package.
GO: Call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.
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THE ST. REGIS ABU DHABI

Friday Brunch @ The Terrace on the Corniche

Prepare to be spoiled! Savour an extravagant feast of culinary delights at The St. Regis Brunch. Embark on a journey of different tastes and flavours, starting with creative cocktails and mocktails at the St. Regis Bar, while you are socializing with your loved ones. Then continue your journey at the main dining area and allow the passionate team to escort you at your table in the vibrant indoor area or outdoor terrace. Enjoy the vast variety of international buffet, seafood, tasty sushi, prime grilled cuts prepared at live stations, handcrafted Tuscan pastas and live BBQ pits located at the terrace. Please don’t forget to visit the chocolate room as well, for these four walls offer you an insightful tasting of 10 varieties of Valrhona chocolates. Get all this at AED345 inclusive of soft beverages and AED430 inclusive of house beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 694 4553 for reservations and more information.
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THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI, GRAND CANAL

Chef’s Brunch @ Giornotte Restaurant

Enjoy a unique and entertaining culinary experience where Chef’s will interact directly with guests, as the brunch is a blend between of entertaining and fun with gourmet dining experience. International cuisine in a contemporary setting. Family-friendly as well, the kids will have their own dedicated buffet as well a dedicated activity area with cooking activities. Make memories to last every Friday at AED299 inclusive of soft beverages, AED359 for a vegan package inclusive of organic grapes or AED399 inclusive of grapes and sparkling.
GO: Call (0)2 818 8888 for reservations and more information.
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MARRIOTT AL FORSAN ABU DHABI

Family Fridays @ Khayal

Come together as a family on Friday for an upgraded buffet lunch at Khayal and enjoy six interactive food stations offering fine global cuisine, a colourful children’s buffet area, games room and interactive family-friendly entertainment, including puppet shows. From only AED165 for adults and AED82 for children.
GO: Call (0)2 291 4131 for reservations and more information.
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ROSEWOOD ABU DHABI

Rosewood Garden Brunch @ Aqua

Indulge your senses with the family-friendly Rosewood Garden Brunch at the Aqua, coming with a wide range of gastronomic treats and a bunch of fun activities for kids. From a full grill station with a variety of tasty meat cuts and roasts to a Mexican corner with a taco bar and carnitas, as well as an Asian corner with flavours from the Far East, you can dig into any cuisine you like. The chefs at Dai Pai Dong, the award-winning Chinese restaurant at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, also add their touch to the feast with a range of delicious dims sums and their popular roasted duck rolls. Seafood fanatics are in for a treat with the live tuna station with poke bowls and tuna tataki as well as a cold seafood bar featuring Normandy oysters. Every Friday to enjoy at AED 495 inclusive of hops, grapes and mixology, and at AED395 inclusive of the Gourmet food-only package. For an even more indulgent experience, brunch-goers can opt for the ‘Gastronome’ package with premium French bubbles for AED595 or the rose package for AED625.
GO: Call (0)2 813 5550 for reservations and more information.
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SHANGRI- LA HOTEL, QARYAT AL BERI, ABU DHABI

WONDERBRUNCH @ Sofra BLD

Bang in the weekend with Sofra BLD’s Friday Wonderbrunch and discover a wonderland of fun activities for adults and children alike. Enjoy the signature brunch buffet with cuisines from all around the world. Sample traditional dishes from the live food stations dedicated to different regions within a vibrant atmosphere with a live band music, while the little ones enjoy fun activities such as face painting and more. If you’re a brunch goer, you will also enjoy a pool and beach access. Get it all at AED279 inclusive of soft beverages, AED349 inclusive of selected house beverages and AED459 inclusive of the sparkling package.
GO: Call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.
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THE ABU DHABI EDITION

All Day Brunch @ Alba Terrace

Relax and unwind with delicious food, music, a fresh glass of grape and great company at Alba Terrace. Let the serene, Provence inspired space sail you away to days reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Indulge in a plated brunch, paired with free-flowing beverages including our signature table side Spritz Trolley. Every Friday available at AED245 inclusive of soft beverages, and AED388 inclusive of house beverages. If you are looking for even more, then you can take the bubbles package at AED488!
GO: Call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.
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KHALIDIYA PALACE RAYHAAN BY ROTANA

Flavours of Arabia Friday Brunch @ Horizon

Enjoy an array of authentic Arabic delicacies over a sumptuous brunch buffet at Horizon restaurant every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm. AED199 net per person. Pick your choice of tabouleh, fatoush, mezza selection, authentic mixed grill, visit the live cooking station and don’t miss the amazing array of desserts. Chef’s recommendation: Must try our traditional shawarma! All kids can enjoy their own buffet section and play at the kids’ corner. Kids aged six to 12 get 50% discount.
GO: Call (0)2 657 0200 for reservations and more information.
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PARK ROTANA ABU DHABI

Friday Brunch @ Cooper’s

Enjoy traditional pub grub, your favourite Cooper’s brisket and a lot of other dish options along with special themed cocktails and beverages to keep you in the mood. Gather your friends and brace yourselves for a cheerful Friday

Brunch at Cooper’s from 12noon to 4pm. AED165 per person, including free flow of soft drinks and juices; AED235 per person, including free flow of selected beverages; AED265 per person, including free flow of selected premium beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 657 3333 for reservations and more information.
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GRAND MILLENNIUM AL WAHDA ABU DHABI

Porters Friday Brunch

Celebrate the weekend and relish the new menu of Porters Friday Brunch, featuring an extensive spread of our scrumptious pub grub, DIY drink stations, exciting games and prizes, plus live entertainment across two floors. You can also enjoy a post brunch karaoke from 5pm to 9pm. Get it all at AED175 inclusive of unlimited soft beverages and AED225 inclusive of selected house beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 495 3890 for reservations and more information.
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LE ROYAL MERIDIEN ABU DHABI

Elements Brunch @ Café Palmier


Re-launched as THE place to be for all those brunchin’ kids and family, Elements Brunch comes inclusive of pool access and two kids go FREE for every two paying adults. With a dedicated kids buffet station featuring a variety of comfort food and crudités your kids will be in for a treat & healthily fueled to go for endless fun at our Elements Kids Club.

Unlimited joy and lots of adventure await: Zumba, face painting, interactive cooking, a game station and much more. The above offer applicable for two kids up to 12 years of age. Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm. AED275 with soft drinks; AED375 with house beverages; AED425 with premium beverages and sparkling; AED495 with French bubbly; AED125 for kids aged six to 12.
GO: Call 800 101 101 for reservations and more information.
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FAIRMONT BAB AL BAHR
Saturday Brunch @ Marco’s New York Italian

Offering timeless Italian cuisine and American favourites, Marco’s New York Italian by Marco Pierre White is a delicious affair from 12noon to 4pm. Simple gatherings over a family-style, sharing menu makes every Saturday special at Marco’s.

Freshly-baked pizzas, delightful pasta and mouth-watering desserts are all on offer. AED199 per person, familystyle, three-course set menu with soft drinks and water; AED299 per person, with free-flow of house beverages; Kids club free access for two hours; Upgrade to pool and beach access with 50% off. Live entertainment – duo band.
GO: Call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.
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JUMEIRAH AT SAADIYAT ISLAND RESORT

Saturday Family Brunch @ Tean

End your weekend with a bang at Tean’s Family brunch! An Arabic brunch where families get together for a journey of Arabian flavours. Savour delicacies from the breakfast and lunch menu along with the amazing view and live entertainment. Starting from only AED135 every Saturday.
GO: Call (0)2 811 4342 for reservations and more information.
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GRAND HYATT ABU DHABI HOTEL & RESIDENCES EMIRATES PEARL
La Dolce Vita Saturday Brunch @ Verso

Are you ready for the La Dolce Vita style? Verso takes the Saturday brunch to the next level, presenting you a gourmet buffet ‘The Italian Way’. It’s a concept dedicated to ‘Famiglia’ time, whether the real deal or friends who feel like family. A mix of favourites cooked at multiple, interactive live stations invite taste buds on a captivating tour of Italy. Including a variety of entrées featuring Seafood on Ice and Eggplant Parmigiana, followed by main choices such as Lamb Shank Ragout on Creamy Polenta and Oven Fresh Assorted Tray Pizza.

Those with a sweet tooth will relish the sumptuous dessert spread, including a selection of homemade gelato with condiments, assorted delicacies from the dessert counter and more treats in store. Get the soft package for AED290 and the pitcher and grape package for AED440.
GO: Call (0)2 510 1234 for reservations and more information.
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THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI, GRAND CANAL

Street food late brunch @ Li Jiang

Celebrate the weekend with tantalizing Asian street food at the Li Jiang Restaurant. Curated by Chef Chung, highlights include culinary food cart classics from across Southeast Asia, including Korean BBQ, Peking duck, sushi and fried noodles. With an extensive list of special Asian-inspired drinks, Li Jiang is all set to spice up your Saturday evening. For only AED215 inclusive of soft beverages, AED340 inclusive of grapes and hops, and AED465 for the bubbly and cocktail package.

GO: Call (0)2 818 8888 for reservations and more information
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