With the much-needed five-day weekend just on the horizon, UAE residents now have a myriad of options on where to go for brunches and have the option to indulge in some delicious meals with friends and families over the break.

From scenic locations to Insta-worthy meals, here’s the best brunch places to visit as you look forward to relaxing over the long weekend.

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Bull and Bear at Waldorf Astoria, DIFC



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Inspired by the famous film The Wolf of Wall Street, this luxurious brunch caters to all the taste buds, with its range of innovative dishes. Located at Waldorf Astoria DIFC, this stylish restaurant can be found on the 18th floor, with views of the surrounding Downtown Dubai area. Every Friday from 1 to 5 pm, prices start at Dhs290 with an array of premium signature dishes.

For more information visit hilton.com

Cloud Restaurant & Lounge at Studio One Hotel, Studio City

If you wish to have an exciting catch-up with your friends and family while enjoying a Turkish culinary journey, this Mediterranean-inspired social venue located at Studio One Hotel in Dubai offers an ‘Above the Clouds’ Brunch every Friday from 2pm to 5pm with live entertainment whether you’re dining indoors or on the terrace and prices starting at Dhs180.

Fore more information visit studioonehotel.com

Hutong, DIFC


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This upscale Chinese eatery is located in a foodie’s paradise offering free-flow dim sum, with 15 exquisite dishes to tuck into making it the next delicious hotspot to visit. Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm guests can visit this critically acclaimed restaurant for its brunch with prices starting at Dhs258.

For more information visit hutong-dubai.com

MOOD Rooftop Lounge at The Meydan Hotel

While enjoying the beautiful sunsets of Dubai, this newly launched Sunset Brunch offers inventive local and international cuisine with quality ingredients designed to give an urban rooftop paradise experience with luscious desserts and delicious mains. The beautiful venue is adorned with sophisticated furniture and will feature live music from the DJs. Enjoy this brunch every Friday from 4pm to 8pm.

For more information visit moodrooftop.com

Bab Al Shams

The Al Forsan Garden has the Ultimate Garden Brunch amidst the swaying palm trees and indulgent dishes for everyone to relish. With an array of culinary favourites, this family-friendly brunch also has a range of live entertainment activities for the little ones starting at Dhs385.

For more information visit babalshams.com

Pai Thai at Jumeirah Al Qasr


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For those who wish to take a little trip to Thailand, surrounded by lush greenery this award-winning restaurant serves aromatic traditional dishes with irresistible Thai food from on Friday from 12:30 to 4pm with an extensive beverage selection and ambient atmosphere with live hits from a DJ. The brunch package starts from Dhs245.

For more information visit Jumeirah.com

Nobu at The Atlantis


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For all the seafood lovers, this brunch is a must-try with a range of sushi’s, soups and salads catering to the vegetarians too. To top it all off, you also get to try the Chocolate Bento box which is the perfect treat for the long weekend. It takes place every Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 3pm at Dhs345 per person.

For more information visit atlantis.com/

Prime68 brunch at JW Marriot Marquis


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With juicy steaks and vegetable sides, tailored to your preferences this steak lover’s haven is the perfect weekend afternoon delight every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 4pm with prices starting at Dhs195 per person.

For more information visit marriott.com/

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