It’s that time of the week again – time to make your brunch plans for this weekend.

As always, EW has got you covered with some great brunch suggestions, which hopefully might help you find some new favourites in your mix or help you rediscover old favourites that are just only reopening.

Of course, be mindful of the precautionary COVID-19 measures in place including social distancing, limits to how many people you can have on your table and all buffets are still suspended, so it’s table service all the way.

With that, here are five brunches to try out this weekend in Dubai.

Social Company, Zabeel House


End your week on a high note with an evening brunch at the Social Company in Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens. From 7.30pm to 10.30pm tuck into classic dishes like mushroom risotto, slow-roasted chicken and grilled salmon, along with free-flowing house beverages. Not only that, live acoustic music will be played creating the perfect ambience to start the weekend right. Running every Thursday, prices start from Dhs259 for the house beverages package.

BiCE Ristorante, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah


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The famous ‘Il Brunch Italiano’ at BiCE Ristorante returns this weekend at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. Enjoy homemade Panzanella, bright salad mix, traditional bresaola and classic mini arancini to start with and for the main course enjoy brunch classics elevated with Italian flair including gnocchi di patate, spezzatino di manzo and roasted lamb leg. Running every Friday from 1pm to 4pm, prices start from Dhs250 for soft beverages, Dhs325 for house beverages and Dhs450 for bubbles.

Trattoria, Souk Madinat Jumeriah


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As part of a new rolling concept, Trattoria has launched a new brunch ‘L’Italia a Tavola’, known as Italy at a table in English. Guests can enjoy three hours of unlimited food and beverages between the timings of 12pm to 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Packages start from Dhs199 for the four-course menu with soft drinks and Dhs299 for four courses with house beverages.

Dhow & Anchor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dhow & Anchor

If you’re in the mood for some classic British food, head down to Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s classic gastropub Dhow & Anchor this weekend. Running on both Fridays and Saturdays, guests can enjoy six shared starters including retro prawn cocktail, chicken liver parfait and angus sliders and for mains there’s fish and chips, a curry or a roast to choose from. Enjoy brunch from 12.30 to 3.30pm with packages priced at Dhs375 per person.


saturday brunch dubai robertos difc

For a truly stylish brunch on Saturday, head down to the elegant Italian dining spot in DIFC – Roberto’s. Having just launched ‘The Bacchus Brunch’ – which is a nod to Bacchus the ancient Roman God of wine, the elegant setting transports you to a luxurious Roman restaurant, where you can indulge in an array of beautifully put together Italian dishes including ricotta served with sundried tomato; homemade gnocchi with pecorino and black peppercorn; and grilled seabass and stuffed artichoke and grilled ribeye with roasted cauliflower.

Running every Saturday from 1pm to 5pm, prices start at Dhs295 for soft drinks and Dhs445 for house beverages.

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