Brunching comes in all shapes and sizes here in Abu Dhabi. From Friday blowouts to evening a la carte options, there are countless options.
If Saturday afternoon is the time when you want to indulge, look no further.
Here is our comprehensive guide to Saturday brunches here in the UAE capital.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Poolside barbecue with a bouncy castle and slide for kids.
Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs220 (house beverages). Sat 1pm-4pm. Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City A (02 885 3555).
A culinary tour through a different Italian region each week.
Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs365 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2222).
Dai Pai Dong
Dumplings, tea and more.
Dhs268 (mocktails), Dhs328 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).
Dino’s Bistro Italiano
Unlimited starters, pizzas, pasta and traditional Italian mains.
Dhs165 (mocktails), Dhs200 (mixed drinks), Dhs215 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 307 5591).
Fresh seafood and paella with a Lebanese twist.
Dhs160 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages). Noon-5.30pm. Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Dhafeer Street (02 441 8244).
A buffet of international cuisines.
Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs275 (premium beverages), Dhs87.50 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Noon-4pm. Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Park area (02 657 3322).
Feast on a wide selection of sharing starters, mains and desserts.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs370 (house beverages, sparkling and pool access), Dhs440 (premium beverages and pool access). 12.30pm-4pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 697 9011).
KOI Abu Dhabi
Japanese dishes including sushi, sashimi, meats and more.
Dhs340 (soft drinks), Dhs455 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling grape), Dhs595 (French bubbly). Sat 7.30pm-10.30pm. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 678 3334).
Pan-Asian dishes, including sushi, noodles and Korean barbecue.
Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs340 (house beverages), Dhs465 (bubbly). 5pm-11pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 818 8888).
Namak by Kunal Kapur
Includes many of chef Kunal Kapur’s signature recipes.
Dhs380 (soft drinks), Dhs500 (house beverages). Sat 12.30pm-4pm. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Al Muroor Road, Al Nahyan (02 698 8137).
Carved meats, Yorkshire Puddings and sticky toffee pudding.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages), Dhs550 (bubbly). 11.30am-3.30pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen Marina (02 208 0000).
A set-menu of sharing dishes.
Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).
The Escape Pool Bar
Top food, good tunes and pool access.
Dhs229 (soft drinks), Dhs339 (house beverages noon-4pm), Dhs449 (house beverages noon-9pm). Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi (02 656 2000).