Think it’s only Saturday that gets to have the Brunching fun in Dubai?
Forget the notion of Brunch falling between breakfast and lunch. Brunch in Dubai is all about afternoon dining for all the family to enjoy in a laid back setting.
Whilst Saturdays are the new Friday and the most popular day for a Dubai brunch, Sunday brunching is rapidly growing in popularity as a more relaxed and family-friendly affair.
We’ve picked out our favourite spots across the city to enjoy Sunday Brunch in Dubai.
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Al Maeda is a high-class restaurant that manages to offer an excellent, yet casual feel. Its elegant yet understated decor and excellent views make it a great place to have Saturday brunch in Dubai.
Sit on the outdoor terrace where you will be shaded from the heat of the sun but given a breathtaking view of the sea. Indoor seating is also available and is just as comfortable as the arrangement on the terrace.
Sunday’s are where “Life is Sweet” with a free flow of delicious bites, grills, desserts, frosty drinks all with a pink twist.
Where to find Al Maeda: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach
Sunday brunch hours: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Learn more at doubletree3.hilton.com
Master Yum Cha Brunch at Shang Palace
Shang Palace offers the delight of Cantonese/Chinese cuisine to its diners within an interior that is perfectly styled after the Orients. Their Master Yum Cha Brunch is served on Sunday afternoons and brings the tastiest Asian dishes that fit into the “too late for breakfast and too early for lunch” category.
A crowd favourite at the Palace is their Dim Sum, but of course, the menu also contains various soups, noodles, dumplings, and rice dishes. Brunch is served table service style, not a buffet, which makes it perfect for a Dubai brunch with friends.
Where to find Shang Palace: Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Saturday brunch hours: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn more at shangri-la.com/dubai
Sunday Family Brunch at Yalumba
Nestled on the edges of Dubai’s airport area, Yalumba offers the perfect Sunday brunch in Dubai for a family with kids to attend. To that end, the little ones are given their own kids buffet with fun-themed dishes and a play area where they can let all of their energy looses.
Yalumba also takes care of parents and you will feel perfectly at home, relaxing on the outdoor terrace as you watch your children play. The adult menu is exquisite and offers international fare.
Where to find Yalumba: Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud
Sunday brunch hours: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Learn more at yalumbadubai.com
Sunday Family Fiesta Brunch
Enjoy quality family time at this relaxing Sunday Brunch at the World Eatery with the children being entertained with their own dedicated play area with plenty of activities such as balloon modelling, magic show and arts & crafts.
The international buffet menu includes sushi, pizza, hotdogs and burgers, Mexican themed stations with vegan dishes also available.
Where to Find The World Eatery: Sofitel Dubai, The Palm
Sunday brunch hours: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
La Tavolata Sunday Brunch at Bussola
If you are looking for a great beach location to have Sunday brunch in Dubai with your family, then Bussola provides the perfect offer with its La Tavolata Sunday Brunch.
The menu is classically Italian and the atmosphere is elegant and picturesque. If you are with kids, though, they may not be so interested in eating inside. Head to the terrace where they can chill out and enjoy their pizza or pasta, as well as the beautiful view of the waters ahead.
Where to find Bussola: Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh
Sunday brunch hours: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Learn more at www.bussoladubai.com
Bistro Brunch at Weslodge Saloon
Westlodge Saloon is located on the JW Marriott Marquis’ 68th floor and on Sundays, they offer their guests an all American bistro brunch, serving various classic American breakfasts and lunches.
The Weslodge Saloon is not just somewhere you go when you want some Sunday brunch in Dubai. It is an upscale spot that attracts some of the finest people in Dubai. It is beautifully designed and decorated and the views it gives of the city are jaw-drop gorgeous. Come through for Sunday brunch with a friend.
Where to find Westlodge Saloon: JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay.
Sunday brunch hours: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn more at weslodge.ae
Sunday Picnic Brunch at Al Forsan Garden
If you want to leave the city behind then this is the brunch for you. Exchange skyscrapers for scenic desert dunes to induce in an enchanting picnic spread.
With various grills available and live cooking stations the Sunday Picnic Brunch relaxed vibe will allow you to unwind and soak up the sun.
There’s plenty of entertainment for the kids as well, including pony rides, keeping the whole family happy and resulting in an idyllic afternoon.
Where to find Al Forsan Garden: Bab Al Shams, Al Qudra Road
Sunday Brunch Hours: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn more at: www.babalshams.com
Information originally published January 2020, updates have been made as of February 2022. Always check with the venue prior to visiting in case there are special opening hours, restricted hours or changes in special offers – pre-booking is essential to reserve your table at Brunch in Dubai
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