Five al fresco brunches to try at Yas Marina this weekend
Yas Marina is not only one of Abu Dhabi’s finest superyacht marinas but also a vibrant venue offering al fresco dining destinations with appealing waterfront views and brunches galore.

The capital’s favourite destination to dock, dine, and discover invites visitors to explore its vibrant array of dining venues with a remarkable collection of brunches, spanning authentic Lebanese and laid-back Mediterranean, to quirky Asian street food. Marvel at the glistering marina views before taking a table at one of five restaurants, each with a distinct weekend brunch offering. 


A favourite with seafood-lovers, this elegant and relaxed restaurant offers a mouth-watering brunch option served against a backdrop of glorious views. Famous for its lively atmosphere, indoor aquariums and seasonal seafood dishes, brunch includes unlimited dishes and unlimited house beverages. The large comfortable terrace, carefully crafted beverages and attentive service make Aquarium a pleasant spot for a laid-back Friday afternoon. Fridays from 1pm to 5pm. AED 199 (soft beverages) and AED 298 (house beverages)

GO: Email or call (0)2 565 0007 for reservations and more information.

Diablito Food & Music:

Serving wholesome Mediterranean cuisine, this casual restaurant with a rooftop terrace is a good choice for a leisurely weekend brunch. Home to delicious Spanish tapas, home-made pizza and paella, the relaxed Diablito boasts a shaded outdoor veranda, a large rooftop with panoramic marina views and a tranquil atmosphere. Fridays and Saturdays from 12pm to midnight. From AED 175 per person.

GO: Email or call (0)2 565 1175 for reservations and more information.

Iris Yas Island:

The popular venue welcomes brunch-goes to savour the breeze on the expansive outdoor terrace or enjoy the chic and trendy interior décor while sipping on expertly mixed beverages. Guests can expect culinary hits of contemporary cuisine, including light bites, hearty mains and the irresistible desserts for which Iris Abu Dhabi is known. Fridays from 12pm to 5pm. From AED 190 per person.

GO: Email or call (0)55 160 5636 for reservations and more information.

Mr. Miyagi’s:

The award-winning restaurant famous for its quirky offering welcomes guests with a pho-nomenal Asian street food brunch, featuring a five-course meal with unlimited house beverages for three hours. Known for its flamboyant atmosphere with heel-clicking rhythms, Mr. Miyagi’s ‘Wok & Roll’ is the ultimate brunch for a lively weekend treat. Fridays from 12pm to 3pm, 4pm to 7pm, or 8pm to 11pm. From AED 249 per person.

GO: Email or call (0)50 797 0742 for reservations and more information.

Zahr El Laymoun:

Inspired by the long-established recipes from Lebanon, Zahr El Laymoun celebrates good food, generosity and family traditions. The set menu brunch experience promises flavourful discoveries, where guests can savour an array of dishes coupled with warm hospitality and stunning views. Fridays from 1pm to 6pm. From AED 145 per person.

GO: Email or call (0)2 562 1011 for reservations and more information.