It’s no secret that Dubai has some of the best brunches in the world – ranging from traditional to extravagant, with bottomless options and choices for foodies. Dubai’s brunches are far from ordinary, and Playbook has put together a list of 7 lively Saturday brunches that are worth a visit this weekend. All of these brunches can be discovered on the Playbook Website and App, alongside restaurants & nightclubs, sports bars, pool days and more.
The first of our recommendations combines authentic Chinese cuisine with huge party vibes every Saturday from 1pm-4pm. The Naughty Noodles Brunch party at Maiden Shanghai is gaining a reputation as one of the best brunches in Dubai; the kitchen is run by renowned head chef Luo Bing, and diners can enjoy a huge spread of Chinese dishes throughout the afternoon. It is priced at AED450 with house beverages. Brunch at Maiden Shanghai also takes away the annoying decision of where to go after, by hosting a huge afterparty right there from 4pm - 7pm. Maiden Shanghai has received the BBC Good Food Fine Dining Brunch award 2021 and the Time Out Dubai Nightlife Award for Best Party Brunch 2021, and it kicks off our recommendation list as a lively brunch with amazing food, and huge party energy.
Next on our list is the ultimate party brunch from Saffron at Atlantis Dubai. For high-energy vibe, live performances, DJs and non-stop food and drink, the Saffron 2.0 brunch is a huge one for your Saturday afternoon. From 1pm - 4pm, Saffron delivers high tempo energy, and is renowned across Dubai for its party atmosphere and a huge selection of Asian cuisine. Saffron has two brunch options available, the House Beverage Package for AED495 and the Sparkling Package for AED535.
The London Project has landed in Dubai with a party brunch serving up insane cocktails and a stunning venue. The London Project, found at Bluewaters Island, aims to bring all the soul and global culture of London to Dubai, and their Saturday Notting Hill Carnival Brunch is not to be missed. Happening every Saturday from 1pm - 4pm, experience a home away from home for AED350 (Soft), AED450 (House) and AED550 (Premium).
For a classic brunch that’s a little bit boujee, check out Brunch Refined every Saturday between 1pm - 4.30pm at Akira Back, W Dubai. Hosting an elegant menu of Japanese and Korean flavours – sushi, tacos, and high-quality cuts of meat – Brunch Refined combines spectacular views of the Palm, with a show-stopping cocktail menu to bring an unforgettable brunch experience. Brunch packages in the restaurant include AED425 (Soft), AED475 (House), and AED649 (Premium).
If you’re looking for Pan-Latin cuisine with Latin beats and performances for your next Saturday brunch, Toro Toro is the perfect place. Located at Grosvenor House, their Hola Hola Brunch brings the flavors of South America to your plate with free-flowing starters, mains, and desserts complemented with signature beverages that you can enjoy from 1pm - 4pm. Choose between the Soft Package which is priced at AED295 per person or the House Package at AED450 per person.
Located in the heart of Dubai Marina, Wane by Somiya offers a tropical oasis with a lively pool brunch every Saturday from 12pm - 4pm. Immerse yourself in the Wild Pool Brunch experience with Mediterranean and Asian flavors. True to its name, this brunch offers an exceptional food platter, tantalizing cocktails, and tropical beats that sets a lively ambiance. Ladies can enjoy this for only AED199, while gents can join for AED299. The brunch includes unlimited selected house beverages and runs from 1pm - 5pm.
Our final recommendation for a lively Saturday Brunch is at Cavo, Ramee Dream Hotel. The venue for this final brunch recommendation is unreal, high ceilings covered in greenery and huge windows cover the space. The menu is Asian-inspired, with curated fish dishes including seabass ceviche, dynamite shrimp, and a sushi board. The brunch menu runs every Saturday between 1pm - 5pm, and to keep the party going, Cavo also hosts an afterparty from 5pm till late. Packages include AED219 for Soft Beverages, AED319 for House Beverages, AED419 for Sparkling, and AED699 for Premium.
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