Just because it's the height of summer here in Abu Dhabi it doesn't mean we can't enjoy a good brunch.
So, if you're planning on meeting some friends this weekend, why not book one of these feasts?
Get the weekend started with platters of nibbles and unlimited drinks at this stylish bar on Yas Island. The Italian bites are perfect to start the weekend.
Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs99 (ladies, drinks only), Dhs150 (gents, drinks only). Thu 8pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (02 656 2000).
Sharing plates of hearty New York City-inspired food and free-flowing house beverages are order of the day at the city's original Thursday night brunch.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages), Dhs499 (bubbly). Thu 8.30pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi (80 010 1101).
There’s a selection of tacos, ceviches and marinated skewers. Be sure to try the arroz Nikkei and leave room for the dessert platter. Get there early for a drink in the bar and be prepared to dance to the fun Latin tunes.
Dhs238 (soft drinks), Dhs378 (house beverages), Dhs498 (sparkling grape). 12.30pm-4pm. The Galleria, Al Maryah Island (02 306 7000).
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).
It’s no surprise that British celebrity chef Tom Aikens knows how to do a good roast. The Saturday Feast features carved meats, Yorkshire Puddings and an awesome sticky toffee pudding for dessert.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages), Dhs550 (bubbly). 11.30am-3.30pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen Marina (02 208 0000).
Traditional Italian dishes and great service. Expect pizzas, pastas, meats and fish of the highest quality, prepared with love.
Dhs210 (soft drinks), Dhs330 (premium drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, Corniche Road West (02 694 4553).