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Get your Brunch on in Abu Dhabi

With summer over, brunch is finally back on the cards almost everywhere. Check out our guide to where you can enjoy brunch in the capital, no matter what your budget.


Zeitaku Brunch, 99 Sushi, The Galleria Mall

1pm until 5pm

Abu Dhabi’s favourite Japanese fine-dining restaurant will offer a new selection of carefully crafted dishes to customers every Friday from September 20 for its 11-course Zeitaku brunch.

The dining experience starts with tiger prawn tempura, and moves on to dragonfly maki made with prawn, king crab, avocado, black tobiko and spicy creamy sauce. There will also be their signature dishes such as the matsuri maki with spicy tuna, crispy rice, jalapeno sauce and avocado, and the much-loved Alaskan king crab gunkan.

The best bit? The drinks don’t stop until sundown.

Priced at:

AED 269 for the true gastronome,

AED 369 inclusive of bubbles and premium beverages,

AED 669 for brunch that includes a free flow of champagne and sake.  

For reservations, please email or call (+971) 02 672 3333.


Nahaam, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

Friday (from 11th October 2019), 12.30pm to 4pm

If you love an interactive brunch featuring live food and beverage stations, then Nahamm is giving you all that and more, from all your favourites from Jumeirah's award-winning restaurants. Take Fridays to a new level with chilled free flowing beverages including premium pink bubbly topped with live entertainment.

Priced at

AED 350 (soft drinks),

AED 450 (house beverages),

AED 550 (bubbly)

To book or for more information, call: 02 811 5666


COYA Abu Dhabi

Friday 12.30-4pm

Get your party gear on as you are invited to enjoy a true Peruvian celebration accompanied by a colourful array carefully crafted premium beverages and a selection of mouth-watering highlights from COYA’s newly re-imagined menu.

Kick-off your weekend in style and brunch to your heart’s content as COYA’s resident DJ’s promise to keep the party moving into the evening. You’ll be having so much fun you’ll want to cancel your dinner plans!

Priced at:

Non-alcoholic option: AED 238

House beverage package: AED 378

Champagne package: AED 498

For bookings and more information, call: +971 02 306 7000 or email:


B.Y.O.F. Brunch concept at Appaloosa sports bar,

Mariott Al Forsan

Friday 1pm until 5pm

The Bring Your Own Friends (B.Y.O.F) brunch offers awesome value for those bringing a big group of friends. This brunch goes on for four hours and features unlimited sharing platters of American pub grub and a free flow of premium house beverages.

The B.Y.O.F brunch will feature live entertainment throughout the day by a popular local band. Grown-up games, such as beer pong and pool, add to the exciting atmosphere.

Appaloosa is also home to a trendy beer garden, with benches for outdoor seating in cooler months, that overlooks the hotel’s landscaped gardens and sporting fields of Al Forsan International Sports Resort.

Priced at:

AED 240 per person, but the price drops to AED 222 per person when attending as a group of 10 or more.

For more information or reservations, please call 02 201 4131.


Friday Marina Brunch, Intercontinental Abu Dhabi

Friday from 12pm - 4pm

Join Friday Marina Brunch and enjoy the fab flavours, music and get involved in all the fun they have on offer for whole family. A spread of cuisines from around the world – grilled Brazilian meat cuts, Pan-Asian dishes, fresh Italian delicacies, BBQ Spitz, outdoor Pizza oven & much more.

There's also great music by the DJ, while the free manned kids activities will keep the little ones busy.

Priced at:

AED 245 inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages

AED 345 inclusive of alcoholic beverages

AED 99 for children 7-12 years, 6 years & below dine free.

30% discount for IHG Ambassador, Platinum Elite & Spire Elite members & 25% for IHG Rewards Club & Elite members on food & beverages.

Members will also earn 250 points for every AED90 spent on food & beverages.

For more information or to book, please call: 800 423 463 or visit


Extraordinary Dusit Brunch, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Friday 12:30pm – 4pm

Enjoy an international feast featuring interactive live cooking stations featuring fresh seafood, rotisseries, carving, Thai cuisine, a Sushi bar and Indian inspired delicacies from Namak by TV Celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur.

For those with a sweet tooth, there will be gourmet cakes including a sweets corner and for those who are looking for a more healthier options there are sugar & gluten free items too. Be entertained by the live DJ playing tunes throughout the afternoon.

Priced at:

AED 360 net per person including free flow of soft beverages (50% discount valid till 30th November 2019)

AED 600 net per person including free flow of select house beverages, House Beers, Cocktails, House Wine and House Spirits. (50% discount valid till 30th November 2019)

AED 550 net per person including house beverages and champagne (no discount valid till 30th November 2019)

Children (7-12) package: AED 90 net per child. (no discount) / Children (0-6) dine FREE

For more information:

Phone number: 02 698 8137


Namak Signature Saturday, Namak by Kunal Kapur,

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Saturday 12:30pm – 4pm

Embark on an exquisite culinary journey at the celebrity chef Indian restaurant, Namak by Kunal Kapur. Enjoy a wide selection of chef’s signature recipes cooked and served to perfection. The extensive menu includes four salads, four appetizers and a choice of any two main course dishes from the menu. Namak’s trademark biryani with Burrani raita and assorted tandoori breads comes on the side with compliments. Culinary highlights include Foi Gras galouti, Pomelo salad, Ghee roast Wagyu, Chenna bruschetta, Chickpea Taco, Shake Shake, Bunny bhaji and Nalli kormato name a few.

Priced at:

AED 380 net per person including soft beverages (50% discount valid till 30th November 2019)

Additional AED 120 net per person including free flow of select house beverages, House Beers, Cocktails, House Wine and House Spirits.

Phone number: 02 698 8137


Fish Market Friday Brunch, Sevilla Restaurant,

Al Raha Beach Hotel

Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Spend Friday afternoon brunching on fresh treasures from the sea and enjoy all day by the pool & beach while the kids go crazy with kids club activities.

It’s the perfect family brunch, if you are looking for the longest line up of fresh seafood!

Priced at AED 260 per person.

For bookings at the restaurant, call +971 2 508 0431 or email or visit


Brunch at The Sportsman’s Arms, Zayed Sports City

Thursday 7pm-10pm - Friday 1pm-4pm & 7pm-10pm

The Irish and American influenced pub will be serving classic main dishes like beef sausage and mash and shepherds pie during their brunch alongside pizza and poutine.

During the cooler months they will open their BBQ and serve a BBQ brunch menu and those with dietary requirements can let them know in advance. Families are catered for with kids arts and crafts and play areas while local talent the Gulftones play Irish and international tunes incorporating the fiddle for a entertainment unique experience.

Priced at:

150 AED ( 3 Hours Unlimited House Beverage )

165 AED ( 3 Hours unlimited House beverage w/ one food option

240 AED (3 Hours unlimited House Beverage w/ unlimited food )

For more information and reservations, contact +9712 447 1066 | +971 50 6982283 |


Wonderbrunch, Sofra BLD,

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Friday 1pm-4pm

Every Friday, Sofra BLD creates a wonderland of fun activities for children while the adults can enjoy the signature brunch buffet with cuisines from all around the world. Guests can focus on having a great time sampling traditional dishes from the food stations dedicated to different regions, while the team at the award-winning restaurant keeps the little ones entertained with kids activities such as face painting.

To make sure the children are also enjoying the food selection, Sofra BLD will also have a dedicated kids’ buffet. The brunch is also inclusive of complimentary beach and pool access.

The bit we love? Check this out: Sofra BLD is also part of The Doggy Bag Initiative UAE to bring attention to food wastage and animal welfare. The initiative aims to decrease the food waste foot print of the UAE and they are supporting by giving away brunch leftovers to the starving animals.

Priced at:

AED279 (non-alcoholic package),

AED349 (selected house beverages),

AED459 (champagne package);

Kids below 6 years dine for free; children aged 6 to 12 years can dine for half price.

For more information, call restaurant reservations 02 509 8555or email



from 27th September 2019

To purchase e-tickets for Brunch on 27th September

Bookings are to be confirmed through 800 101 101

Hog Fest - PJ O'Reilly's

Friday 1pm-4pm

Gather your friends to feel the beats under the sun, sample a selection of new cocktails and menu items then challenge yourselves with a range of games and activities to play. Whether you choose to be indoors or outdoors in the pub garden, get ready to witness a true Irish brunchin’ experience.

Priced at:

Drinks only starting at AED 149 net

Food and drinks packages starting at AED 199 net.

Upgrade to premium packages for just AED 100 more!

Reservations can be booked at or Tel: 800 101 101


Elements Brunch, Café Palmier & District by Amalfi

Fridays 1pm to 4pm

Experience the four elements; water, fire, earth and air with cuisine aptly created around these senses. With a designated play and entertainment area for kids, elements brunch surely will not be one to miss. With a special kids buffet section and a schedule of fun activities, ranging from cooking classes to face painting, what’s not to love?

You can sit indoors in Café Palmier & District by Amalfi or outdoor area in LRM Central

while the kids can enjoy their designated area in Wheat.

Priced at:

AED 275 Brunch Buffet & Soft Drinks & Water

AED 375 Brunch Buffet & House Beverage's, Soft Drinks, pouring mixing beverages, hops & house grapes

AED 425 Brunch Buffet & Premium Beverages & Sparkling, Soft Drinks, Premium mixing beverages, hops and Jacobs Creek White, Red & Sparkling grapes

AED495 Brunch Buffet & French Bubbles, Soft Drinks, Premium mixing beverages, hops and Jacobs Creek White, Red & Mumm bubbles

AED125 Brunch Buffet Children (6 to 12 years old), Soft Drinks & Water

FREE Children below 6 years old

Reservations can be booked at or Tel: 800 101 101


De’vine’ Friday Brunch, Market Kitchen

Fridays, 12:00pm to 4pm

Expect a revamped Market Kitchen’s De’vine’ Friday brunch experience inspired by the Californian coast!

An interactive buffet option will be bought to your table brunch, featuring a Ceviche Bar, with freshly marinated seafood packed with zesty flavors to spark your taste buds. Explore and sample a selection of sweet & savory toasts from the station with an assortment of breads and spreads to choose from.

Priced at:

AED 250 with mocktails

AED 375 with cocktails and wine

AED 499 with champagne

Reservations can be booked at or Tel: 800 101 101


Market Evening Brunch, Market Kitchen

Thursdays, from 8.30pm to 11 pm

Indulge in a sharing style sharing menu with free flowing beverages every Thursday at Market Kitchen. Try the Truffle mac n' cheese, it's so good!

Priced at:

AED 250 with soft beverages

AED 375 with house beverages

AED 499 with champagne

Reservations can be booked at or Tel: 800 101 101


Funch at Stars & Bars, Yas Marina, Yas Island 

Every Friday from 1pm - 5pm

A relaxed casual setting offering a three-course set menu and live entertainment from the International Playboys

Priced at: 

Brunch 1pm - 5pm = AED 279, 

After Brunch 5pm - 7pm = AED 99,

Brunch and after brunch: AED 349

For more information and bookings, call 025650101


Sushi night at Aquarium at Yas Marina, Yas Island 

Sunday, from 7pm to 11pm

A favourite among Abu Dhabi residents, Sushi Sundays at Aquarium includes a large buffet where Sushi is the star! Find a noodles live station, a sashimi live station, a cheese station, a big variety of appetizers, hot dishes, ceviche, salads, miso soup and desserts. There are new items and recipes every week. 

The cherry on top: ladies enjoy free flow from 11pm until closing (1am). With magnificent views and ambiance, Aquarium promises to offer you a beautiful Sunday evening.

Price for all packages: AED 115

For more information and bookings, call 0506969357


Raising The Steaks Friday Brunch

Friday 12.30-4pm