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All the best brunches across Abu Dhabi in 2023

Pool access or al fresco? This list has got it all.

Good food sets a good mood – and that’s exactly what you should be doing this brunch season. Whether you fancy an authentic English delicacy or some soulful Japanese cuisine, Team Yalla has you sorted.

Here are some of the best brunches across the capital that should definitely be on your radar.

 

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers

Nahaam

Saturdays
12.30pm-4pm

Nahaam Conrad Brunch

Filled with laughter, amazing entertainment and endless sumptuous delights, the Pardon My Brunch at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers showcases the best of Great Britain’s favourite delicacies and precious timeless traditions. Take a dip in the pool or the sea, or dance to your heart’s content while you savour the flavours of fish ‘n’ chips, bangers and mash, and that all-time favourite, lamb wellington, among others. And sweet delights of yore are also on the menu, including Eton Mess, Spotted Dick, traditional English Trifle, Dorset Apple Cake and so much more. Nahaam at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers. Packages AED 375 with soft drinks, AED 495 with house beverages, AED 785 with premium beverages. For reservations, call 02 811 5555

 

VaKaVa

Saturdays
2pm-7pm

Vakava Brunch 2023

Make your way to VaKaVa every Saturday as the picturesque waterfront venue pulls out all the stops to host a sizzling adults-only brunch that you’re sure to remember. Fuelling the electric vibes with a delicious array of delicate Peruvian dishes, you can relax and escape your worries for a night and celebrate the weekend in style. VaKaVa at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers. Packages 295 for soft drinks, AED 495 for house drinks. For reservations, call 02 811 5666

 

The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Alba Terrace

Saturdays
12.30pm-5pm

Alba Terrace Brunch 2023

For a perfect weekend escape, place yourself in a scene that whisks you away to the Mediterranean. Soak up the smooth sounds from the live entertainer, enjoy the Signature Charcuterie Board before allowing yourself to be tempted by the likes of the Herb Crusted Veal Chop Milanese and Vegetable Tian at Alba Terrace. Alba Terrace at The Abu Dhabi EDITION. Packages AED 245 for soft beverages, AED 365 for house beverages, AED 465 for premium beverages. For reservations, call 208 0000

 

Annex

Saturdays
2pm-5pm

Annex Amapiano Brunch

ANNEX Saturday afternoons roar to the sound of the ANNEX Animals Brunch. Experience the alluring Rooftop transform into an animal kingdom, where incredible bites are complemented by exclusive mixed drinks inspired by some of the most colourful characters of the jungle. It’s set to be a wild afternoon that you just can’t help but enjoy. ANNEX at The Abu Dhabi EDITION. Packages AED 225 for soft drinks, AED 295 for house beverages, AED 395 for premium beverages. For reservations, call 208 0000

 

Market at EDITION

Saturdays (January only)
1pm-5pm

Vegan Brunch At The Abu Dhabi Edition

It’s Veganuary, which means a vegan brunch is just the adventure you need. Start the feast with a scrumptious King Kale Salad and Cauliflower Tabbouleh before tucking into mains of Charred Aubergine Steak, Chia Base Pizza and the ever-popular Crushed Avocado with grilled rye bread, flax sesame, and cashew nuts. And to anyone who might say vegan desserts are boring, introduce them to a sweet ending of Black Rice Pudding. Made with passion fruit sorbet, rice pudding and coconut or the superb Market Fruits, it’s the ultimate treat. Market at EDITION at The Abu Dhabi EDITION. Packages AED 155, AED 255 with house beverages. For reservations, call 02 208 0000

 

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Terrace on the Corniche

Saturdays
12.30pm-4pm

Terrace On The Corniche The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Brunch 2023

The Project Brunch at the Terrace on the Corniche guarantees a vibrant, tantalising and all-encompassing journey. Pick from a majestic hand-carved ice sculpture that tops a lavish seafood display of lobsters, prawns, scallops and more to begin your dining experience. Then travel to the succulent slabs of juicy tomahawk steak, served straight to the table with golden Yorkshire puddings and foie gras. Terrace on the Corniche at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 275 with soft drinks, AED 400 with house beverages, AED 550 with premium beverages. For reservations, call 02 694 4553

 

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island

GARAGE

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

W Abu Dhabi Brunch 2023

The B.I.G. brunch is the only place to be to elevate your Saturday to the next level. Catch the DJ pumping out the hottest tunes, rollers skaters zooming past, and a saxophonist to serenade guests all afternoon. Enjoy explosive flavours of oysters, mini panzerotti, edamame, cumin beef bao buns, salty spice macaroons, and much more. Feel free to head outside if you hear that distinctive roaring sound coming from the racetrack to feel the thrill from the race cars swooshing by. GARAGE at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. Packages AED 320 for soft beverages, AED 420 for house beverages, AED 589 for the sparkling package. For reservations, call 02 656 0000

 

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Sim Sim Restaurant

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Saadiyat Rotana Resort &Amp; Villas

Step into The Market Brunch at Sim Sim Restaurant and witness the charm of a farmer’s market. An array of delicacies showcasing flavours from around the world elevated by a vibrant live music performance is sure to get you in the mood for food. Head to the live cooking stations packed with international flavours, the freshest seafood selections and a whole lot more – all while enjoying the view from the terrace. Sim Sim Restaurant at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas. Packages AED 390 for soft drinks, AED 515 for house beverages, AED 615 for premium beverages. For reservations, call 02 697 000

 

Nasma Beachfront Bar

Fridays
7pm-10.30pm

Nasma Beachfront Bar Brunch 2023

An exciting Latin American themed evening brunch by the beach with relaxed Latino vibes and lavish buffet featuring all the classics is what Nasma Beachfront Bar’s El Mono Brunch promises. From ceviche, tacos, to churrasqueria & churros, complimented by the fines, you’re guaranteed to have a delightful time. Enjoy live entertainment as you enjoy the evening breeze. Nasma Beachfront Bar at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 350 for soft beverages, AED 475 for house beverages. For reservations, call 02 697 0000

 

Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar

Thursdays
7pm-11pm

Si Ristorante Italiano &Amp; Bar

Presenting the much-loved Italian table tradition where family and friends can share delicious and authentic favourite dishes, Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar’s La Tavolata Evening Brunch. Traditional ingredients and a selection of carvings is what’s on the menu. End the night with a delicious selection of desserts and live entertainment. Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar at Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 275 for soft beverages, AED 390 for house beverages. For reservations, call 02 697 0000

 

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

The Café

Saturdays
1pm-4.30pm

Park Hyatt Brunch 2023

If you’re looking for a family-friendly brunch, head to The Café’s Brunch at the Park. From an exciting twist to breakfast classics to live oyster shucking, this brunch is sure to blow your mind. Ever heard of beef gelato? Or a cheese room? We hadn’t either! But Brunch at the Park is here to make all your culinary dreams come true. The Café at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 375 for soft beverages, AED 475 for house beverages, AED 675 for premium beverages, children between six-12 dine for 50% off. For reservations, call 02 407 1234

 

Maté

Wednesdays
7.30pm-10.30pm

Mate Brunch 2023

Boasting the very best of Argentinian cuisine, Maté is back with its Supper Club. Enjoy authentic South American flavours as you get entertained by the best musical tunes by DJ Alvaro. This evening brunch is perfect to beat those mid-week blues. Maté at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi. Packages start at AED 295.  For reservations, call 054 581 2576

 

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi

Lexx

Saturdays
6pm-9pm

Saadiyat Rotana Brunch 2023

For this tableside feast, get ready to be welcomed with an aperitif and continue to be mesmerised. A spread of Chicken Croquets, Duck Bao, Arancini and more followed by Cheese and Charcuterie and top-tier main courses such as Charcoal Australian Inside Skirt Beef, Thai Seabass and Roasted Broccolini. It’s guaranteed to be a delicious evening brunch! Lexx at Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 190 for soft beverages, AED 290 for house beverages. For reservation, call 02 510 1234

 

Verso

Sundays
1pm-4pm

Grand Hyatt

Centred around savouring precious moments, the gourmet La Famiglia Sunday Brunch starts off with a welcome drink and a spread of Antipasti. Next up is Verso’s signature seafood platter to commence the all-you-can-eat extravaganza. In addition to the array of dishes, the brunch is set to keep the little ones entertained on the lawn with a lineup of kids’ activities and a fun addition of popcorn confection. There’s also Tiramisu to seal the deal. Verso at Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 180 for soft beverages, AED 280 for house beverages. For reservations, call 02 510 1234

 

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Rotana

White

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

White Brunch 2023

Saturdays are made for the White Brunch. Wander through a truly international affair as each live cooking station takes you on a journey to different regions around the world that give a nod to both Eastern and Western food traditions. Combine the traditional Italian flavours by Mare Mare, moreish Levantine dishes with Arabic twists by Tean and a selection of smoked cuts by OFFSIDE on your plate while admiring the deep blue hue from the Arabic Gulf and enjoying the live entertainment. White at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort. Packages AED 350 for soft drinks, AED 475 for house drinks, AED 600 for premium drinks, children between six-12 dine for 50% off. For reservations, call 02 811 4342

 

Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi

Aqua

Saturdays
12.30pm-4.30pm

Rosewood Brunch 2023

Welcome the weekend at the pool side with Aqua’s Winter Garden Brunch. Guests can enjoy this vibrant al fresco affair with exquisite offerings and a selection of fresh salads, cheese station and cold cuts. Dip into incredible Italian treats, sample the finest Peking duck or pass around the Asian Corner for the mains exploring the flavours of the world. Bring the family along and let the little ones enjoy the Kids’ Club while you dine. Aqua at Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 255 for food only, AED 355 for mixed drinks, AED 455 for premium bubbly. For reservations, call 02 813 5550

 

Marriot Downtown Abu Dhabi

Kuzbara

Saturdays
12.30pm-4pm

Kuzbara At Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi

Savour delectable sushi, sumptuous satay, a hearty carvery, Indian delights and more as you journey to all corners of the gastronomic globe. From piquant salads to perfectly grilled beef, there is a delicious dish for you to taste at Kuzbara’s AUH Brunch. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a fine selection of cakes, macarons and cupcakes and more. Try your hand at some of the games right at your seat as live entertainment sets the mood for a perfect afternoon. Kuzbara at Marriot Downtown Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 265 for soft drinks, AED 385 for mixed drinks, AED 425 for premium drinks. For reservations, call 02 304 7777

 

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Urban Kitchen

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Urban Kitchen Brunch 2023

A bigger and elevated Extraordinary Dusit Brunch awaits all every Saturday! Urban Kitchen’s Saturday brunch brings more culinary pieces. Savour the best of flavours of global cuisines, superb carvery station with an appetising live dessert station and a whole lot more. You also get to enjoy welcome drinks at the Orchid Lounge. Urban Kitchen at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 299 for soft drinks, AED 429 for house drinks, AED 95 for children. For reservations, call 02 698 8137

 

McGettigan’s

Saturdays
12.30pm-4pm

Mcgettigans

You deserve fantastic and bigger Saturdays and that’s where the McG Big Table Brunch perfectly fits in! Rock on the weekend with the sumptuous original classic dishes and the chef’s very own backyard creations. Get ready for an unbeatable table brunch treat featuring sharing starter plates, soup, delectable mains and amazing desserts to indulge in. McGettigan’s at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 199 for soft drinks, additional AED 120 for upgraded drinks option. For reservations, call 02 698 8137

 

COYA Abu Dhabi

Saturdays
12.30pm-3.30pm

Coya Brunch 2023

With stunning waterfront views overlooking Al Maryah Island, the COYA Abu Dhabi Saturday brunch presents the perfect opportunity for guests to catch up and celebrate the weekend. Start the afternoon with special drinks and journey toward the Peruvian flavours of slow-cooked beef or mouth-watering salmon. And that’s only to name a few. End your meal on a high note with sweet delicacies served to you on dessert platter. COYA Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 298 for soft drinks, AED 438 for house beverages, and AED 558 for premium beverages. For reservations, call 02 306 7000

 

Al Forsan International Sports Resort

Kishi

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Kishi Al Forsan Brunch 2023

Here’s your chance to take Japanese cuisine to the next level with a Saturday brunch at Kishi serving some of the finest dishes. With views to die for, enjoy a sophisticated dining experience at the restaurant’s Sushi Bar and Teppan Grill. Kishi at Al Forsan International Sports Resort. Packages AED 149 with soft beverages, AED 249 with selected drinks, AED 75 for kids between six-12. For reservations, call 02 656 5630

 

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

B-Lounge

Saturdays
12.30pm-3.30pm

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Brunch 2023

Prepare to hop on a savoury journey. B-Lounge’s Saturday Spanish Brunch displays an array of Spanish-influenced food counters. Begin the indulgence with the salad corner followed by authentic tapas, gazpacho and croquetas. Mouth-watering, isn’t it? Without paella, a Spanish meal is never complete. With a live cooking station, the paella evokes the true flavours of Spain with a sumptuous feast of rice, meat, seafood and vegetables. B-Lounge at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. Packages AED 180 for soft drinks, AED 285 for house beverages. For reservations, call 02 697 0364

 

B-Lounge

Fridays
7pm-11pm

Sheraton Abu Dhabi

Tender meats, spicy corn on the cob, and many other of your favourite BBQ dishes are up for grabs at B-Lounge’s Friday BBQ Night. Cooked live on blazing grills, this experience is bound to be a visual pleasure. To start your culinary adventure, walk towards the assortment of cold and hot mezza starters and fresh salad counters. Get to enjoy freshly cooked kebabs and steaks in delicious rows or choose from the seafood area for some exquisite ocean flavours. Save room for some wonderful treats and indulge in some Arabic delights as you relax in beach cabanas among luscious palm trees and a live DJ. B-Lounge at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. Packages AED 165 for Soft Package, AED 265 for House Package. For reservations, call 02 697 0364

 

Marriot Al Forsan

Khayal

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Marriot Al Forsan Brunch 2023

The Brunch at Khayal offers pool access with a ton of culinary surprises. Discover an array of dishes across a variety of cuisines and live stations such as seafood bar, special roasts from The Grill, ready-to-go tiffin’s, kababs, Grab & Go Bento style meals and much more.

Groove to the latest hits as kids participate in loads of activities. Khayal at Marriot Al Forsan. Packages AED 275 with soft drinks, AED 395 with house drinks, AED 95 for children between six-12. For reservations, call 02 201 4131

 

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi Corniche

West Bay Lounge

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Radisson Abu Dhabi Brunch 2023

West Bay’s Saturday Brunch has undergone a complete makeover. Kick off your afternoon with cold appetizers and fresh salads as live cooking stalls of international cuisine takes over. For more, head outdoors where the chefs will cater to how you like your choices of grilled tender meat and fish. Make sure to leave some room for dessert as you enjoy the tropical atmosphere with live entertainment. West Bay Lounge at Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi Corniche. Packages AED 249 for soft beverages, AED 379 for house beverages, AED 479 for premium beverages, AED 125 for children between six-12. For reservations, call 02 692 4375

 

Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Graphos Social Kitchen

28 January (only)
6.30pm-10pm

Christmas Tree Lighting At Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

The second edition of Middle East & North Africa’s 50 Restaurants 2023 is all set to take place at the very chic Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island. To celebrate the occasion, Graphos Social Kitchen is partnering with four renowned Michelin Star ‘50 Best’ chefs. Featuring their finest dishes, Santiago Lastra, Hiroyasu Kawate, Mauro Colagreco and Maira Yeo will be stirring up their culinary magic for this one-of-a-kind brunch. Graphos Social Kitchen at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island. Package AED 495 per person. For reservations, call 02 208 6900

 

The WB Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton

Sidekicks 

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Sidekicks Brunch 2023

The Sidekicks brunch promises a feast suitable for both adults and little ones. You get everyone’s favourite, spaghetti meatballs along with mini burgers, sweet potato fries and much more. And there’s a separate station for doughnuts, cotton candy and popcorn along with an activity corner. Expect a visit from your beloved WB™ characters such as Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Robin. Sidekicks at The WB™ Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton. Packages AED 180 for soft drinks, AED 290 for house beverages, AED 395 for premium beverages, children between six-12 get 50% off whereas kids under six dine for free. For reservations, call 02 815 0000

 

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain

Pacos

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Radisson Al Ain Brunch 2023

Paco’s Saturday Mexican Brunch is putting on full-on fiesta vibes with live music and great bites for the weekend. A full, authentic Mexican collection is prepared and presented to your table. A selection of Mexican salads to pique your palette followed by nachos, tacos, quesadillas, burritos and much more. For a lasting impression, wait for the chef to serve his signature dessert. Pacos at Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain. Packages AED 99 for soft drinks, AED 199 for house beverages, AED 50 additional for pool access. For reservations, call 03 768 6666

 

Park Rotana Abu Dhabi

Cooper’s

Saturdays
12pm-4pm

Cooper Park Rotana Brunch 2023

Offering a wide array of delicious delicacies, Cooper’s Saturday Live Brunch promises to tantalise your taste buds with cheesy appetisers and a whole lot of bread and salads. Indulge in delectable dishes and savour the flavour of a roasted prime rib, a slice of shepherd’s pie or some braised brisket. Or how about some traditional, British fish ‘n’ chips platter that is sure to make your mouth water? There’s even live entertainment, bottomless drinks and BBQ stations to make your dining experience even more unforgettable. Cooper’s at Park Rotana. Packages AED 199 for soft beverages, AED 279 for house beverages, AED 329 for premium beverages. For reservations, call 02 657 3325

 

Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Horizon

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Horizon Restaurant

Enjoy the indoor or al-fresco experience with views of the pool and tuck into a large selection of chef’s specials with more than 50 types of scrumptious dishes at Horizon restaurant. Don’t miss the sweets buffet including the chocolate fountain, Czech “Venecek” and much more. Get your kids along for some fun in the sun too. Horizon at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. Packages AED 199 for soft drinks, AED 200 for soft beverages and pool access. For reservations, call 02 657 0077

 

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

Mykonos

Fridays
7pm-10pm

Le Meridien Brunch 2023

Clock out from work and head to the seaside Mykonos restaurant for a Friday evening brunch. With the lovely sunset draping the skyline of the capital, step into a world of sensational dining. Explore numerous food stalls of fresh bread, salads, cold cuts, chilled seafood as starters, sushi selections and an assortment of main dishes. There is also a carving station. The live grill station impresses you with succulent choices of beef, lamb, and fresh fish cooked to your liking. Finish off with churros prepared right in front of your eyes. Mykonos at Le Meridien Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 199 for soft drinks, AED 299 for house drinks. For reservations, call 050 785 2320

 

Mykonos

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Le Meridien

Indulge in a seafood extravaganza at the beach-fronting Mykonos restaurant. The weekend authentic Greek dining begins with a refreshing welcome drink followed by a generous serving of piping hot pita bread and a sharing platter of assorted starters. Choose your mains from a buffet of over 10 stations. An indulgence of seafood with freshly shucked oysters, ceviche and made-to-order tartare is only the tip of the iceberg. The desserts take over a full bar counter with crepes prepared on the spot as you order. Mykonos at Le Meridien. Packages AED 249 for Enhanced Soft Package, AED 299 for House Package. For reservations, call 050 785 2320

 

Pearl Rotana Capital Centre

Dino’s Bistro Italiano

Saturdays and Sundays
12pm-4pm

Pearl Rotana Brunch 2023

Dino’s brings you the finest flavours of Italy with its warm, casual and friendly atmosphere. Head to the brunch with your friends or family on the weekends for the à la carte brunch served right to your table. Kick it off with a coffee followed by a choice of mains and a dessert to follow. Dino’s Bistro Italiano at Pearl Rotana Capital Centre. Packages AED 180 for soft beverages, AED 240 for mixed drinks, children between six-12 get 50% whereas kids under six dine for free. For reservations, call 02 307 5551

 

Yas Acres Golf & Country Club Abu Dhabi

Acres Grill House

Saturdays
12.30pm-3.30pm

Yas Acres 2023 Brunch

Jazz up your beautiful afternoon with Acres Grill House’s Saturday Brunch. With gorgeous views across the lake and golf course from the restaurant stunning terrace, this brunch features an amazing selection of salads, starters and dessert buffet with succulent main course that will be prepared a la minute. Sit back and enjoy the view while you sip your favourite drinks listening to jazz. Acres Grill House at Yas Acres Golf & Country Club Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 99 for unlimited salad, starters and dessert, AED 110+ for a la care main course, AED 149 for house beverages. For reservations, call 02 208 7331

 

Yas Links Abu Dhabi

Hickory’s

Saturdays
12pm-3pm

Yas Links Brunch 2023

If you’re looking for a terrace with an impressive Mangrove-facing sunset and an amazing brunch to match, Hickory’s is where you should be heading. Indulge in succulent roast beef and a rather fine selection of Indian cuisine, all part of the restaurant’s Saturday Family Brunch. Even the little ones get to make their own dining selections. Hickory’s Restaurant at Yas Links Abu Dhabi. Packages AED 175 for soft beverages, AED 185 for house beverages, AED 89 for children between seven-12. For reservations, call 02 404 3077

 

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Dolphin Lawn

Saturdays
1pm-4pm

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club Brunch 2023

Head to Dolphin Lawn’s Krunch Brunch with your little ones and let them enjoy the soft play area and the bouncy castle as you dine to your heart’s content. That BBQ tastes best straight from the grill. The kids get their own buffet as well with a selection of hot dogs and chicken nuggets. Dolphin Lawn at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Packages AED 185 for soft drinks, AED 295 for house beverages, children dine for AED 99. For reservations, call 056 660 8780

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