With Dubai announcing an updated set of precautionary measures for restaurants earlier this week, it was also announced that brunches are back.

From a contemporary take on Japanese cuisine to Insta-worthy cocktails, Emirates Woman is here to help you choose from all the luxe havens to dine at on a Friday afternoon this season.


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Fancy some yakitori-negima yaki, robata grilled chicken skewers with spring onion or the Kankoku fu kohitsuji, flavoursome lamb cutlets with Korean spices and sesame cucumber? If so, then this is the brunch for you. Having just launched prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, this is the perfect time to try out ROKA.

Brunch at ROKA runs every Friday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Packages start from Dhs295 for soft beverages, Dhs395 for house beverages and Dhs495 for premium beverages.

Bla Bla

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With uninterrupted views of the sea and the Dubai Eye, this beach club features an infinity pool, making it the perfect Instagram-worthy spot. The Onda Nami brunch is all set to go live with an array of gorgeous dishes including pan-seared organic salmon, Japanese curry, chicken gyoza and much more with a selection of delightful desserts, the packages start at Dhs250 for soft drinks and Dhs350 for the unlimited food with house beverages. Located at The Beach, opposite JBR, this brunch is definitely not one to miss as it starts from 1pm until 4pm.

For more information visit blabladubai.ae



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Popular DIFC hotspot Roberto’s brunch is back every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 4pm. Enjoy dishes including Tuna Tartare with Avocado and Wasabi Cream, classic Burrata, Slow Cooked Roasted Octopus, Homemade Fettuccine with Canadian lobster and Green Asaparagus and Wild forest Portobello Mushroom Risotto with Shaved Black Truffle. Prices start at Dhs295 for the soft package; Dhs445 for the house packages and Dhs695 for the champagne package.

Secret Brunch at 3BK


Launching on Friday, May 21, 2021, guests are invited to enjoy a lavish four-course brunch menu with an array of premium food options including assorted sushi platters, vegan lasagna, desserts and much more, all with incredible talent lined up, including dancers, acrobats and more adding to Dubai’s brunch scene with all the secret parties brunches from 1pm to 4:30pm with delicious cocktails and entertainment priced at Dhs299 for soft drinks, Dhs399 for the house drinks, dhs499 for the sparkling package, Dhs699 for the champagne package, and Dhs150 for four drinks for the after brunch from 4:30pm to 7pm. So, get ready to brunch at the tallest tower in the world.

For more information visit secret-parties.com

Mimi Kakushi


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While embracing a brave new world linked to the 1920s in Osaka, this modern-day concept is bringing an experience unlike any other with eastern flavours recognized with western influences. The brunch starts from 12pm to 4pm every Friday with delicious Japanese dishes including black cod, vegetable tempura and much more with unlimited beverages starting Dhs350 for soft drinks, Dhs450 for house drinks and Dhs695 for Champagne.

For more information visit mimikakushi.ae


Ce La Vi Dubai

A brunch like no other, CE LA VI is the perfect place to spend a Friday afternoon with loved ones when families can indulge in a sensational set menu while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Dubai skyline. Set against the picturesque view of the Burj Khalifa, this spectacular brunch is filled with groovy and alluring beats, making it an excellent source of fun. The brunch runs every Friday from 1pm to 4pm with prices starting at Dhs390 for the soft package, Dhs490 for house beverages and Dhs690 for the champagne package. 

The Pangolin


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This one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination with locally sourced handmade food in a relaxed atmosphere is located in the Els Club, Sports City and have launched a three hours brunch where you can choose any 3 consecutive hours from 12pm to 8pm with a range of food to impress the most selective eaters entitled ‘Lazy Afternoons with Betty’ starting at Dhs250 for the soft drinks, Dhs350 for house beverages and Dhs450 for premium beverages with a style of cooking in coals and wood that The Pangolin team prides themselves on.

For more information visit thepangolindubai.com



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This luxe restaurant offers guests fusion cuisine blending Japanese dishes with the finest ingredients. Being one of the most recognized brunches in the world with its sleek décor and its delicious array of dishes. The brunch at this world-famous Japanese chain begins at Dhs450 for soft drinks and Dhs550 for house beverages from Friday, 12pm to 3pm at Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah.

For more information visit noburestaurants.com

Mina Brasserie


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The luxe venue features an array of brasserie-style dishes with a sprinkle of flair at this lush dining experience. Offering an elevated brunch experience for guests, every Friday from 1pm to 4pm starting at Dhs750, the Mina Brasserie offers delicacies ranging from seared foie gras to lobster pop pie and much more, with it being located in Four Seasons DIFC.

For more information visit minabrasserie.com

Toro Toro


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This leading South American concept in Dubai, with uber-chic interiors, brings the energy of Latin America straight to you, with a celebration that is shared, savoured and enjoyed. Starting at 1pm up until 4pm, the pan-Latin brunch runs with a host of unlimited starters, mains and desserts accompanied with a set of free-flowing house beverages, with Dhs250 for soft drinks and Dhs400 for house beverages at Grosvenor House in Dubai Marina.

For more information visit torotoro-dubai.com



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This beachfront dining experience offers a range of sublime signature dishes with stunning sunsets as you experience a Mediterranean brunch, that’s all ready to transport you to a vocational spot, with unending views of Dubai’s skyline including the Burj Al Arab. Located at Jumeirah Al Naseem in Umm Suqeim, the brunch starts at Dhs395 for soft drinks and dhs495 for house beverages.

For more information visit Jumeirah.com



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With a sophisticated take on the izakaya style of cooking, the menu offers an alluring experience with contemporary style Japanese cuisine in the vicinity of the world’s tallest building at the heart of the city. Every Friday, Zuma offers sushi, dim sum and robata to feature on the tasting set menu, from 12:30pm to 4pm at Gate Village 6, DIFC, starting at Dhs595 for soft drinks, Dhs696 for house beverages and Dhs795 for the bubbly package.

For more information visit zumarestaurants.com 

SPARK by Caramel

If you’re looking for an evening brunch, head to the culinary haven that is DIFC this weekend and enjoy a true party brunch at SPARK by Caramel by Love Parties. The DJ will be spinning the greatest R&B tracks from throughout the years as Spark by Caramel serves delectable dishes. Running from 4pm to 7pm every Friday, prices start at Dhs299 for the soft package, Dhs375 for house beverages and Dhs425 for the sparkling package.

White Dubai


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That Brunch at White Dubai is back this Friday hosted by DJ Charlesy. Enjoy a wide spread of food, good vibes and even better music rom House, Old School RnB and some UK garage. Running from 1pm until 4.30pm, packages start from Dhs199 for soft drinks, Dhs300 for beer and wine, Dhs375 for house drinks and cocktails and Dhs485 for the sparkling package. There’s also an after-party through sunset until 8pm.

All the necessary safety precautions have been implemented along with the social distancing measures to ensure the utmost safety of all its guests and the venues mentioned above. If there are any changes pertaining to the rules, please call the venue before making a reservation for any updated details.

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