Although we will be sad to say goodbye to the gorgeous Iftar selections that Dubai and Abu Dhabi have had on offer over Ramadan, we are glad that we can say hello again to the delicious delicacies some of our favourite fabulous brunches provide us with, because nothing quite beats a weekend brunch!
So, where should you head for your weekend brunch?
Delivering Argentinian cuisine at its finest, award-winning restaurant Gaucho offers sumptuous steak and an extensive selection of grapes within a glamorous and opulent setting. Visit Friday evening to enjoy their brunch, then head on out into DIFC afterwards.
Location: Pier 7
Situated on the sixth floor of Pier 7, Asia Asia Restaurant & Lounge boasts unbeatable views of Dubai Marina. Whether you have friends visiting the city and want to show of the skyline serenity, or fancy a fusion of Pan-Asian and Middle Easten flavours, this brunch will certainly fulfil all your fine dining wishes. With 2 for 1 offers on your ENTERTAINER, save AED 345 on one of our most popular Friday brunches, and make sure you try some of their best-sellers!
Location: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
This lively Irish bar puts a great deal of focus into providing great food, drinks, live music and sport. A wonderful alternative to the standard brunch, book in for Friday to sample some tasty pub food. With a prime location and perfect views of the Burl Al Arab, you and your friends can have fun, enjoy great meals and relax in the welcoming atmosphere.
Location: Dubai Design District (D3)
One truly special thing about this fresh D3 addition is its Executive Chef, Udo Moreau, who owns a portfolio that includes launching iconic Michelin-star restaurants. Introducing Bistronomy – gourmet food in a casual setting – Molecule combines bold and rich flavours while using quality fresh ingredients. Use your ENTERTAINER for 2 for 1 offers on Friday or Saturday Brunch.
Location: Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah
Pay the Palm a visit either day this weekend with a trip to Aji, and feast on unlimited sushi and ceviches, as well as a selection of gorgeous nibbles, including Beef Gyozas and Chicken Anticuchos. A cross between Peruvian and Japanese cuisines, Aji brings a take on this 21st Century gastronomy with Nikkei cuisine, meaning that the combination of flavours are super intriguing! With 2 for 1 offers on your ENTERTAINER, this is a good opportunity to save money on a normally quite pricey eatery.
Location: Le Royal Meridien
Try the classic cuisine of 3-star Michelin Chef Jean-George Vongerichten at Market Kitchen’s Friday Brunch. Not only is the restaurant stunning, but the American Food with an Asian twist also has exceptional items on the menu, including Truffle Pizza (it’s to die for!). What’s more, the food all comes to you! Watch the video below to see the lovely Jo from @anexpatabroad explain why it’s one of her favourite brunches to do! If you’d also like to find out about some other activities that she recommends in Abu Dhabi, make sure you check out her guest post here.
Location: World Trade Centre Mall
Modern, energetic and with a pan-Latin concept, BU! – deriving from the Spanish ‘buenisimo’, meaning exceptionally good – owns an effortlessly chic vibe. Tiger prawns are a must, and its Guacamole is one to be beaten, too! Invite some friends along to Friday Brunch, use your App, and save AED 250 on 2 for 1 offers with your ENTERTAINER!
Location: Easten Mangroves Promenade
Shake things up a bit this weekend and head for an evening brunch instead! This steakhouse received an award for its view on the Mangroves, so you can imagine just how beautiful its surroundings are. Head there on Friday or Saturday evening, and dine on the exquisite free flow a la carte menu, famed for its succulent steak and chops.
Location: The Collection Saadiyat Island
Another gorgeous venue offering an unlimited a la carte menu (yay!) is KOI, the super popular U.S. restaurant brand that serves contemporary Japanese cuisine – in the heart of Saadiyat Island! If you have no plans for this Friday night, head down to KOI to sample its modern take on dishes such as dragon roll, spicy rock shrimp tempura and crispy rice and lobster tacos.
So there you have it, a few of our favourite places we think you should head to for your weekend brunch, all on your ENTERTAINER. Enjoy!