Eid Al Adha 2017: the best of the UAE's brunches

Take a look through the list of brunches on offer during the holiday weekend

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Residents of the UAE love a long weekend and they love a long brunch too, so we have rounded up the best on offer during Eid.

Abu Dhabi

Fridazed Brunch

Barfly by Buddha Bar
Barfly by Buddha Bar

Where: Barfly by Buddha Bar, Venetian Village, Ritz Carlton Grand Canal

What: Unlimited a la carte dishes for mains with an open buffet for appetisers and desserts. The menu blends Japanese, Thai and other Asian flavours.

Cost: Dh225 (soft beverage package), Dh325 (selected house beverage package), Dh425 (sparkling grape package)

When: Friday, September 1 from 12:30pm – 4pm

Reservations: 056 177 7557



Where: BiCE, Jumeirah Etihad Towers

What: This Italian restaurant offers an a la carte brunch, with options of sharing plates. A pianist playing jazz and blues will set the tone. 

Dh295 per person including soft drinks, Dh395 including house beverages and Dh430 per person including sparkling grape. Children (aged 6 to 12 years old) are Dh135.

When: Friday, Septemeber 1 from 12.30pm to 4pm

Reservations: bicerest.jumeirah@hilton.com  +971 (4)318 2520

Brasserie Flo

Brasserie Flo
Brasserie Flo

Where: Venetian Village, Ritz Carlton

What: This French restaurant offers a sophisticated a la carte sit-down affair. It has 13 dishes on its menu along with eight desserts.

Cost: Dh225 for soft beverages package; Dh325 for selected house beverages package; Dh435 for sparkling grape.

When: Friday, September 1, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Reservations: brasserieflo.abudhabi@venetianvillage.ae

Mighty Samurai Brunch


Where: Inakaya, Venetian Village, Ritz Carlton

What: Guests are served from a five-course menu, while yakikata (grill masters) entertain you with their skills and pass you the food themselves.

Cost: Dh195 for the soft beverages package; Dh295 for the house selected beverages package.

When: Friday, September 1, from 12.30pm to 3pm

Reservations: inakaya.abudhabi@venetianvillage.ae  or call 02 404 1921

La Terrazza

La Terrazza's extensive buffet features traditional Arabic dishes. Courtesy La Terrazza
La Terrazza's extensive buffet features traditional Arabic dishes. Courtesy La Terrazza

Where: Hilton Abu Dhabi

What: The extensive buffet features traditional Arabic dishes including whole roast ouzi and lamb kabsa. There will be fun activities for children and a raffle draw.

Cost: Dh185 soft beverages and AED 250

When: Friday, September 1, from 12.30pm until 3.30pm

Reservation: Call 02 692 4247

Al Ain

Aloft, Al Ain
Aloft, Al Ain

Where: Aloft Hotel

What: There's a pool party here every Friday and it opens this week with an Eid brunch.

Cost: Dh249 per person including house beverages.

When: Friday, September 1 from 5pm to 9pm





Where: Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa

What: The spread will include Mexican breakfast dishes including huervos machaca, slow-roasted ribs and kingfish fajitas.

Cost: Dh270, including house beverages

When: Friday, September 1, from 12pm until 5pm

Reservations: email dubai@locauae or call 04 346 1111

Alpine brunch


Where: Publique Souk Madinat Jumeirah

What:  This French alpine lodge-themed restaurant has an apres ski-themed menu to match. This is a buffet brunch full of comfort foods including Raclette and pierrade - a method of cooking thin strips of meat and seafood over a heated stone.

Cost: Dh185 soft drinks package and Dh295 house beverages

When: Friday, September 1, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Reservations: info@publique.ae or call 04 430 8550

The Ultimate Family Brunch 

Fairmont, The Palm, Flow Kitchen
Fairmont, The Palm, Flow Kitchen

Where: Fairmont The Palm, Dubai

What: A family-friendly brunch that includes a side offering of facepainting and other activities for the kids.

Cost: Soft drinks package is Dh295: Dh395 inclusive of house beverages and Dh495 for sparkling grape package. There is also a VIP Brunch experience at The Chef's Palette for Dh595, which includes a personal chef and steward with additional signature dishes like pan-seared foie gras, fresh oysters with caviar and smoked Wagyu short ribs.

When: Friday, September 1, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Reservations: palm.dining@fairmont.com or call 04 457 3457


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