Some brunches are paused over the summer in Abu Dhabi, but plenty are still running.
And we think anyone who braves the heat and humidity at the most scorhcing part of the year deserves a big blowout on a Friday.
So, here are four pub brunches we think you should try this weekend.
Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant
A carvery brunch with roast meats and all the trimmings. There’s also a pleasant terrace and a good atmosphere. Book by Thursday or before and you'll get it half price, too.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages), Dhs265 (premium beverages), Dhs95 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Noon-4pm. Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Park area (02 657 3325).
This brunch lets you enjoy the heartiest selection of pub grub out in the sunshine on the terrace.
Dhs149 (drinks only), Dhs199 (food and house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
Porters English Pub
Enjoy an extensive buffet packed with plenty of hearty pub grub that will fill you up without emptying your wallet. There is also live entertainment every week from a fun resident band and house DJ.
Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Grand Millennium Al Wahda, Hazza Bin Zayed Street (02 443 9999).
Victor’s Bar & Restaurant
The laid-back pub is offering unlimited starters, a main, dessert and unlimited beverages at its lively Friday brunch. Entertainment is provided by a a DJ and band, and there are bar games to play thoughout the afternoon.
Dhs199 (house beverages), free (kids). 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (056 201 8520).