The ultimate list of Abu Dhabi's Saturday brunches in 2018

Find out where to brunch on a Saturday by price

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant
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Caramel Restaurant & Lounge
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What better way to end your Abu Dhabi weekend than with a lazy Saturday brunch. 

It's the perfect activity to squeeze the final fun drops out of your break before heading back to work. 

Here's our list of the capital's Saturday feasts. 

Cheap and cheerful (Dhs100-199)
Dust off the wallet (Dhs200-299)
Just been paid (Dhs300-399)

Cheap and cheerful (Dhs100-199) 

The family-style brunch at this Latin favourite has a separate menu for under 12s and for every adult eating, one child eats for free.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages). Sat 12.30pm-4.30pm. The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center, Al Markaziy (02 666 8066).

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge
A lazy Saturday brunch of classy bar food dishes brought to the table.
Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (sparkling). 1pm-4pm. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 678 3344).

Cooper’s Restaurant & Bar
A Saturday barbecue that comes with salads, starters and desserts. You can sit inside the pub or outside in the garden. There’s live music, too.
Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dh190 (house beverages), Dhs220 (premium beverages), Dhs77.50 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Noon-3pm. Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Park area (02 657 3325).

Dai Pai Dong
The Yum Cha brunch serves dumplings, roast meats and desserts.
Dhs188 (including tea), Dhs238 (mocktails), Dhs288 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).

A variety of seafood dishes with a Middle Eastern twist in a lovely venue overlooking the waters of the Eastern Mangroves.
Dhs160 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages). Noon-5.30pm. Eastern Mangroves Promenade (02 441 8244).

Li Jiang
Pan-Asian delicacies including dim sum and rice and noodle dishes at this family-friendly brunch.
Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs340 (house beverages), Dhs465 (bubbly), Dhs110 (kids aged six-11), free (kids under six). 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 818 8282).

Kid-friendly offering, with a play zone and special buffet for youngsters. Every child with a full-paying adult eats for free, too. There’s plenty of food for adults and pool access once the brunch is over.
Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs290 (house beverages), Dhs95 (kids under 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (02 656 0600).

Dust off the wallet (Dhs200-299) 

Cafe Milano
This brunch takes guests on a culinary tour through a different Italian region each week. Course after course is served to the table by charming staff and is a very fine selection indeed.
Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs365 (house beverages). Sat noon-4pm. Four Season Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2222).

The Italian chain serves sharing starters and desserts and choice of main courses.
Dhs224 (soft drinks), Dhs305 (house beverages), Dhs339 (bubbly). Sat 11am-3pm. Eastern Mangroves Promenade (02 441 3814).

A late afternoon seafood brunch sitting over the water. It’s cool, relaxed and serves excellent food. Dine on a seafood tower, main courses, bisque and more.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs37z0 (house beverages and sparkling). 12.30pm-4pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya (02 697 9011).

Tuck into a set-menu of sharing dishes from around South-East Asia at this stunning, relaxed venue that’s perfect for a chilled-out afternoon with friends.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (02 498 8888).

Stars ’N’ Bars
The Saturday brunch at the sports bar offers a more laidback, family vibe than the raucous Friday offering. There’s still the same quality bar food, however.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs300 (house beverages), Dhs350 (bubbly). Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 0101).

The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa
The Brunch A La Parisienne is an international buffet of breakfast dishes, with pool access.
Dhs233 (soft drinks). Noon-4pm. Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).

Todd English's Olives
A lazy lunch-style offering of three filling courses accompanied by quality drinks and mocktails.
Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs470 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 404 1941).

This stylish Italian venue serves super antipasti ‘The Italian Way’ from an excellent buffet and mains to the table. There’s pool access thrown in, too.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs450 (bubbly), half price (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Sat noon-6pm. Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl (02 510 1234).

Villa Toscana
Traditional Italian dishes and great service. Expect pizzas, pastas, meats and fish of the highest quality, prepared with the love they deserve.
Dhs210 (soft drinks), Dhs330 (premium beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, Corniche Road West (02 694 4553).

Just been paid (Dhs300-399) 

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant
An incredible set menu of fantastic Japanese dishes. This is a classy way to enjoy a Saturday afternoon.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (sparkling grape), Dhs699 (bubbly). Sat 1pm-5.30pm. The Galleria, Al Maryah Island (02 672 3333).

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Sit by the beach or in the restaurant and enjoy sushi, flatbreads and more in this party venue.
Dhs310 (restaurant), Dhs340 (beach or terrace), Dhs580 (bubbly). 1pm-3.30pm, 4pm-6.30pm (restaurant); 1pm-4pm (beach and terrace). Golden Tulip Al Jazeera Hotel & Resort Ghantoot (056 113 3400)

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