Enjoy a full Irish and three house beverages until 6pm. There are vegetarian options and a lighter breakfast deal with orange juice, a breakfast dish and hot drink for Dhs79.
Dhs99 (breakfast and three house beverages). Noon-6pm. Al Raha Beach Hotel & Resort, Channel Street (02 652 4333).
Kick off 2018 at the cosy Café 302, which will be serving up a three-course set menu to ease you into the new year.
Dhs180 (set menu). Noon-11pm. Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Fatima Bint Mubarak Street (02 610 6666).
Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean to start off 2018. The seafood lunch buffet will feature a wide variety of fresh flavours.
Dhs185 (soft drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. Hotel Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Corniche Road East (02 813 7777).
Enjoy the first day of 2018 at Aloft’s lobby level restaurant, which is serving a buffet with turkey, lobster, smoked salmon and desserts.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). 6pm-10.30pm. Aloft Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (02 654 5193).
Enjoy a refreshing start to the new year at the Lobby Lounge, which is serving up a classy high tea buffet on January 1, with some bubbly on the meny, too.
Dhs115 (buffet), Dhs80 (additional glass of bubbly). 3pm-6pm. Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Khor Al Maqta
(02 509 8888).
Go on a culinary voyage inspired by the classic cuisine of three-starred Michelin chef, Jean-George Vongerichten. Diners can enjoy a set menu as well as drink packages.
Dhs199 (set menu), Dhs399 (house beverages and mixed drinks), Dhs499 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm.
Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
Add a Far Eastern flavour to your New Year’s Day with a Japanese buffet brunch at this casual Holiday Inn spot.
Dhs199 (food only), Dhs299 (all inclusive), Dhs99 (ages six-12), free (under sixes). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi, Al Dhafeer Street (800 7874 4726).
The Sportsman’s Arms
Start the new year as you mean to go on with a bumper brunch spread, featuring unlimited barbecue bites, a carvery station, salad bar and an array of beverage options.
Dhs195 (for three hours). 10am-4pm. International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City (02 447 1066).
Get 2018 up and running with a big New Year’s Day brunch that provides a veritable feast for all the family.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs450 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).
Devour a seasonal brunch featuring classic dishes and festive favourites like turkey, lobster, smoked salmon, plus plenty of desserts.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). Noon-3pm. Aloft Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (02 654 5193).
Ease your way into 2018 with a laid-back brunch filled with dishes from all over the globe.
Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs117.50 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). 12.30pm-4pm. Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Hotel, Corniche Road, Al Khubeirah (02 657 0200).
Sample a lavish New Year’s Day buffet in the stylish setting of the five-star Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.
Dhs285 (food only). 12.30pm-4.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).
Todd English’s Olives
Tuck into an extensive New Year’s Day brunch, with a kids’ menu and vegetarian options also available.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages), Dhs425 (bubbly), Dhs65 (kids aged seven-12 including soft drinks), free (kids aged under seven). 1pm-4pm. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 404 1941).
This classy international eatery will be serving up a New Year’s festive brunch, plus live entertainment.
Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (mixed drinks and bubbly), Dhs150 (kids aged six-12), free (under-fives). 1pm-4pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (02 498 8443).