What are weekends for? Lazing at the pool or beach before sharing some gossip over a leisurely feed, of course. Here are six brunches that allow you to do it all and more, so start planning your days off in 2017 now.

BBQ Beach Brunch, Seagrill, Fairmont The Palm


What to go for: The stunning views of the Dubai Marina skyline combined with sumptuous meats, seafood and poultry.
Extra: Upgrade to Seagrill Beach Club access for Dhs100 per person.
Price: Dhs295 per person including soft drinks and water, Dhs395 per person inclusive of house beverages, Dhs495 per person inclusive of sparkling and house beverages.
Timings: 12pm to 4pm.
To make a booking: (04) 4573457 or palm.dining@fairmont.com.

The Lazy Saturday Brunch, Dusty’s, DIFC


What to go for: This is one of the coolest family-friendly brunches with a chilled-out vibe. Sit under the umbrellas on the terrace under the soft afternoon light – as the designated kids area ensures you can do it all without worrying about little ones. The live DJ and dancers only add to the sense of occasion.
Extra: Kids eat for free.
Price: Dhs299 per person for an all-day a la carte menu and house beverages.
Timing: 12pm to 3pm.
To make a booking: (04) 3545435 or email info@dustysdxb.com.

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Sea Fu, Four Seasons Dubai


What to go for: Chic, modern, laidback and located right on the beach… can it get any better? Add to that Asian-influenced delicacies served to your table and a DJ playing tunes to set you up for a good time.
Price: Dhs295 per person with soft drinks, Dhs415 per person with house beverages, Dhs545 per person for premium beverages.
Timing: 1pm to 4pm.
To make a booking: (04) 270 7777.

The Saturdaze Brunch, 3in1 restaurant, Vida Downtown Dubai


What to go for: Lounging pool-side in a cabana sipping on cool drinks and watching the sunset. Beacuse after munching on some tasty dishes and listening to DJ-spun tunes, that’s exactly what you’re supposed to do at this place.
Extra: Pay an additional Dhs100 per guest for a poolside cabana and pool access.
Price: Dhs139 per person, inclusive of unlimited buffet, hot beverages, juice bar, one main dish and one glass of brunch concoction.
Timing: 11am to 3pm.
To make a booking: (04) 888 3444.



What to go for? INDIE DIFC gives nightcrawlers a reason to come out during the day. Prepare to get ‘Brunch’d’ up with the venue’s innovative entertainment, which keeps diners gripped to their chairs as stage performers put on a lively and energetic show.
Extra: The seated meal turns up several notches at 5pm when the party begins.
Price: Dhs290 including soft drinks and juices, Dhs390 including house wine and spirits, Dhs490 including bubbly.
Timing: 1pm to 5pm.
To make a booking: (055) 4556106 or email reserve@indiedifc.com.

Chill & Grill Beach BBQ at Ritz Carlton, JBR


What to go for: Why grill and BBQ yourself when you can have the experts do it for you? The Ritz Carlton on JBR has a relaxed Saturday brunch with a sprawling space decked out with rustic wooden tables, sand under your feet, massive grills, buckets full of seafood and non-stop drinks.
Price: Dhs380 per person inclusive of BBQ, five tropical fruit cocktails, mojitos, house wines or beers. Dhs300 per person, inclusive of BBQ, five tropical fruit cocktails or mojitos. Dhs250 per person, food only.
Timing: 1pm to 4pm.
To make a booking: (04) 318 6150 or email dine.dubai@ritzcarlton.com.

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