Here’s the best brunch spots in Abu Dhabi
What better way to spend the weekend than with some delicious food, refreshing drinks, live entertainment and the company of your loved ones?
We agree, brunches are really the best. From family brunches to evening brunches, the UAE capital has it all and more to ensure your weekend starts and ends on a high (and delicious!) note.
That said, Team Yalla’s rounded up the best of best for you to consider.
The Saturday Brunch at Nahaam
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
The Saturday Brunch at Nahaam is all things weekend bliss. Due to start mid-October, the brunch promises a fabulous display of starters and desserts. Add to that served mains and live entertainment, and we know it’s going to be a hit!
Watch this space for more details.
Prices start at AED 395 inclusive of mocktails, AED 495 inclusive of bubbly, mixed drinks and house beverages, AED 645 inclusive of premium bubbly, mixed drinks and house beverages. For reservations, call 02 811 5555
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
The Pinktober brunch at Garage is all about make the B.I.G. brunch even bigger!
Let your hair down and enjoy five exciting October. Taste the pink extravaganza with pink bites, energetic entertainers, and DJ Kristina pumping out the tunes. And it’s all for a good cause, as AED 15 for every brunch package will be donated to Brest Friends & Al Jalila Foundation. Running every Saturday from 1pm – 4pm, time to live life B.I.G. style.
Prices AED 320 for soft beverage package, AED 420 for house beverage package, AED 589 for sparkling package. For more information, visit wabudhabiyasisland.com
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
Sim Sim is back with Abu Dhabi’s favourite Market Brunch!
Now open every Saturday from 1pm to 4pm, the unique market-inspired experience offers the charm of a farmer’s market with an array of delicacies showcasing flavours from around the world.
As live musicians set the mood, dive into endless indulgence with live cooking stations packed with international flavours, the finest and freshest seafood selections, dedicated BBQ stations, succulent meats, a Mexican station, pasta corner, and so much more!
Set against stunning views, this brunch truly has something for everyone and then some. We recommend loose pants.
Prices start at AED 390 for soft package, AED 515 for house package, AED 615 for premium package, AED 195 for children aged six to 11 years old, free for shildren below six years. For reservations, call 02 697 0000 or visit Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
Taking place every Thursday between 7pm and 11pm, Si Ristorante Italiano and Bar presents the much-loved Italian table tradition where family and friends can share delicious and authentic favourite dishes. Memorable moments await with traditional ingredients and a selection of carving and live stations as well as a delicious selection of desserts to share.
Prices start from AED 299 inclusive of soft beverages; AED 425 inclusive of house beverages. For reservations, please call 02 697 0000 or whats app 056 5399128
The Peking Social Brunch
Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi
The Peking Social Brunch is an afternoon voyage to the shores of China. Feast upon Cantonese specialities fit for an emperor at Shang Palace situated at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.
Crafted as a desirable sharing experience, the endless swirl of Dim Sum, Peking Duck, and steamed and pan-fried offerings are just the treat your palate needs every Saturday. From 1pm to 3pm, drink hot tea and the frustration of the work week away while you indulge in some savoury flavours and the traditions of regal togetherness and social dining.
Prices star at AED 198 per person for signature Chinese tea and soft beverages, AED 298 per person for licensed beverages, grapes and hops, 50% off for kids aged six to 12 years, free for kids aged below six.
La Famiglia Brunch
Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Looking for a family brunch this weekend? Look no further than La Famiglia Brunch at Verso, Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi.
From 1pm to 4pm every Saturday, enjoy a host of Italian delights at this cosy trattoria. The weekly rotational menu features classics like Margherita, Risotto Funghi, Tiramisu, a Cheese Board as well as an assortment of freshly baked bread.
To keep the little ones more than delighted, there are a host of activities planned including face painting, balloon art with a clown, and more!
Prices start at AED 180 for soft drinks package, AED 280 for house beverage package, 50% kids six to 12 years, kids under six dine for free. For more information, call 02 510 1234
Yum Cha Brunch
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Head to Dai Pai Dong for a modern take on classic Cantonese Cuisine at the Yum Cha Brunch. It’s all things culinary tradition and dim sum every Sunday from noon to 4pm.
Get cracking with a Prawn Cracker appetiser, a selection of salads and soups featuring Chili Chicken or Crispy Squid with Five Spice Salt. Choose from a wide array of delectable dim sum creations, from steaming baskets of Steamed Shrimp and Truffle Dumplings to crispy Vegetable Rice Rolls and moreish Beef Wontons.
It only gets more indulgent with Canton Roasted Duck, a BBQ Live Station, and so much more. Wrap it up on a sweet note with delights from Dai Pai Dong’s very own Pastry Chef. It’s the perfect end to a great weekend.
Prices start at AED 298 for brunch and refreshments, AED 428 for hops & grapes, AED 628 for hops, grapes & fizz. For reservations, call 02 813 5550.
The Grand Brunch
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Befittingly titled The Grand Brunch, enjoy a gourmet buffet offering like no other for an elevated Saturday brunch game.
With indoor and alfresco dining options, it’s the perfect gorgeous setting you need to spend some quality time with friends and family while you savour exquisite food from 1pm to 4pm. Featuring a 145 dishes Carving station by Marco Pierre White steakhouse, you’re not going to run out of meat to beat the heat.
Add to that an oyster station, sushi station, pasta and pizza station by Marco’s Italian, and it’s perfect! Wait, there’s more, with entertainment being provided by live dancers and singers to keep the spirits high.
Prices start at AED 295 for the soft drinks package, AED 420 for the house beverages package, AED 595 for the premium beverages package, AED 148 for kids 12 and under. For more information, visit Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Taste of Teatro Evening Brunch
Who said brunches have to be a day-time affair? For those who dare to be different, savour the Taste of Teatro Evening Brunch.
Running every Saturday from 6pm all the way until 11pm, it’s the perfect way to enjoy the weekend. Indulge in signature dishes freshly prepared by Chef Antonio and his team, enhanced by beverages of your choice. It’s too delicious to miss!
Prices start at AED 195 for soft beverages, AED 295 for selected beverages and mixed drinks, and AED 120 for kids aged six to 12. For more information, call 02 657 3317
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Asado Libre Brunch
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
How about a taste of Argentina right here in the UAE capital?
Following popular demand, the Asado Libre Brunch; A Taste of Argentina is back for a winter edition at Maté Restaurant. It’s the perfect way to take a culinary trip from 1pm to 4pm every Saturday.
This sharing-style brunch offers an authentic Argentinian experience, featuring a mouthwatering selection of dishes, including succulent meats; tomahawk, humitas, empanadas, tarta de queso and more! Come winter, they will also be offering alfresco seating to enjoy the vibrant vibes and live Latin music performances. Advance reservations are recommended!
Prices start at AED 375 for mocktails, AED 475 for mixed drinks, licensed beverages, grapes and hops, AED 690 for bubbly and the rest. For reservations, call 054 309 6027
Evening Brunch at Dino’s Bistro Italiano
Name a better brunch to kick start the weekend than the one at Dino’s Bistro Italiano. We’ll wait.
The evening brunch is the ultimate delicious way to kick-start the weekend festivities. From 6pm to 10.30pm, savour delightful Italian flavours in a relaxed, vibrant setting. A selection of antipasti awaits to delight you while you drink and dance and make merry with your loved ones!
Prices start at AED 190 for soft package, AED 250 for the licensed beverage package. For reservations, call 02 307 5551
Brunch at Latest Recipe
Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
While not strictly a brunch, this international buffet is a perfect excuse to gather with your friends, family or both.
Latest Recipe is offering a wide spread of lavish buffet set-up for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Running daily from 6.30pm to 11pm you don’t want to miss out on this iconic treat.
Come October, they’re also going to have a pink section at the buffet in honour of Pinktober! Choose from a pink dessert display, and enjoy your weekend.
Prices start at AED 75 for in-house guest, AED 110 for walk-in guest for breakfast; AED 150 for lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 056 688 5361
‘La Vie en Rosé’ Brunch
LPM Restaurant & Bar Abu Dhabi
The acclaimed French-Riviera-inspired restaurant is back with their ‘La Vie en Rosé’ brunch. Starting 15 October, celebrate the essence of the South of France with simple yet delicious dishes and soul-soothing melodies.
After a brief intermission, this Sunday brunch is back to be a permanent fixture on the calendar. From freshly baked bread and viennoiserie to Provençal egg dishes and tartines, you will be treated to an array of carefully curated hot and cold appetizers, all inspired by the South of France’s Mediterranean beauty. Pair the delicious offerings with a selection of bubbly, mixed drinks, grape and more. It’s a culinary trip like no other!
Prices AED 390 for the soft drinks package, AED 465 for house beverages package, AED 640 for premium beverages package. For reservations, call 02 692 9600 or visit lpmrestaurants.com/abu-dhabi/
The Project Brunch at The Terrace on the Corniche
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
There is only one brunch in Abu Dhabi that invites guests to marvel at an electrifying bubbly sabering ritual, explore a dedicated homemade chocolate room, and feast on an overwhelming array of delicious international delicacies, all creatively packaged into one unforgettable experience.
The Project Brunch at the Terrace on the Corniche sets the mood with a professional live saxophonist and an enchanting singer. With plush interiors of the sophisticated The St. Regis Bar and the stunning al fresco terrace, diners will never have witnessed such an exceptional spread of enticing culinary creations.
Prices AED 275 for bespoke soft drinks, including mocktails, smoothies, juices and milkshakes; AED 400 for house beverages and Italian bubbly, and AED 650 including premium French bubbly. For reservations, call 02 694 4553
The Dusit Extraordinary Brunch
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
The Dusit Extraordinary Brunch has returned!
Starting 14 October, brunch lovers will find something truly special at Urban Kitchen. The weekly brunch series has had a deliciously delightful makeover, and you won’t be able to resist the alluring call of gourmet cuisine, relaxed luxury and an enticing selection of grapes and mixed drinks.
Kicking off with ‘Flavours of Autumn’ this month, the fall-themed menu features rich, hearty dishes, harvest vegetables and warm autumnal spices that will transport guests to a cosy autumn wonderland.
Prices AED 245 inclusive of soft beverages, AED 365 inclusive of free-flow selected licensed beverages, AED 95 for children aged to 12 years. For reservations, call 02 698 8137
Who wouldn’t love a Saturday brunch filled with tacos, churros and some agave spirit?
From 1pm to 4pm every weekend, La Carnita serves up the best Saturday Brunch for it all and more! Designed by some of the best street artists, the restaurants is a perfect spot to enjoy delicious tacos, fajitas, a handful of churros, run through a mixtape, and wash it all down with a fresh mixed drink or hops. It’s just the thing for some laidback delicious fun.
Prices AED 199 for Mild, AED 299 for Spicy, AED 399 for bubbly. For reservations, visit lacarnita.ae/abu-dhabi
Garden Outdoor Brunch
Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi Corniche
Brunch is just another excuse to spend some quality time with the family. Do it right with an array of live cooking stations, impressive buffet and street food-inspired presentations featuring diverse cuisines from across the globe.
Hemingway’s Garden Outdoor Brunch is not just about appetisers, bites, mains, and desserts; it also offers a selection of refreshing mixed drinks. Savour the flavours and enjoy live entertainment by the talented Once Duo. After indulging your palate, engage in friendly games of indoor pool and darts at Hemingway’s.
Prices AED 199 for Soft Package, AED 299 for House Package. For reservations, call 02 692 4999
Latest Recipe’s Weekend Brunch
Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
A Saturday buffet brunch perfect for families that will treat guests to a feast of senses. Experience an incredible showcase of international flavours from around the world.
From Italian specialties to succulent grills, aromatic Asian dishes, and the richness of Middle Eastern cuisine, guests’ culinary journey knows no bounds. Complete with an abundance of show kitchens and live cooking stations, add an extra layer of excitement to your dining experience. Watch skilled chefs in action at live cooking stations, where mouthwatering dishes right before are crafted your eyes.
Prices AED 189 for Soft Package, AED 289 for House Package. For reservations, call 056 688 5361
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