Ramadan is approaching an end and many venues are marking it by throwing open their doors with a special Eid brunch.
The summer might be firmly underway but there’s plenty of places to cool off with some great food and your favourite drinks.
So why not celebrate Eid in style with a brunch to remember?
Here’s a few of the Abu Dhabi venues going big this weekend.
The impressive buffet includes a section of breakfast items, which is always a good thing in our book, and covers most popular international cuisines.
Chefs weave in and out pushing trolleys of specials for the day which is a nice, interactive touch.
On top of that, there is a special room for the kids filled with food, games and activities to keep them busy for a few hours as the adults indulge in the cracking spread.
Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs560 (bubbly), Dhs125 (kids aged six-12). 12.30pm-4pm, June 15. Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2444).
Roberto’s has just the recipe for Eid celebrations with loved ones.
Over the celebratory weekend, guests can choose from an array of delicious dining options
including an Eid sharing menu created for the special weekend, an a la carte menu which can be adapted for dietary requirements, the famous Andiamo brunch on Friday and the family focused Saturday Pranzo brunch, where kids under 12 dine for free.
Andiamo Brunch, 12pm to 4pm, June 15. Dhs295 per person including VAT (soft drinks), Dhs395 per person including VAT (house package), Dhs495 per person including VAT (Italian bubbles).
Pranzo Brunch, 12pm to 4pm, June 16. Dhs245 per person including VAT. Children under ten eat free from special menu.
Galleria Mall, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi (02 627 9009)
Whilst adults dine and socialise, children will be kept fully entertained with a large dedicated area where fun-filled games and activities such as colourful creative stations will showcase colouring, mask making and face painting.
12pm-4pm, June 16. Dhs285 (soft beverages), Dhs395 (selected house beverages). Children from 6 years to 12 years receive 50 per cent discount. Children below 6 years dine free. Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas (02 697 0000)
Celebrate Eid Al fItr with The Garden’s international buffet spread featuring dishes from around the world, fresh seafood and delicious BBQ stations.
The special dedicated Kids' Corner will keep the little ones entertained while the adults tuck in to a delightful spread of brunch favourites.
Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (mixed drinks, Dhs310 (mixed drinks and bubbles). 12.30pm-4pm, June 15. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi (02 616 6166)
Todd English’s Olives
And it’s available until 9pm, so there’s no need to rush.
12.30pm-9pm, June 14-16. Dhs199.50 plus taxes (soft drinks), Dhs304.50 plus taxes (beverages package), Dhs409.50 plus taxes (bubbly package). The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Al Maqtaa, Abu Dhabi (02 404 1941)
Westin Abu Dhabi
This venue’s ever-popular Bubbalicious Brunch
is back and it promises to be a big one this weekend.
Enjoy great food from live cooking stations, awesome entertainment and free flowing beverages overlooking a lush green golf course.
This is a brunch famous for its party vibe, so we’ve no doubt it will make a great place to celebrate Eid.
Dhs348 (soft drinks), Dhs426 (house beverages), Dhs618 (bubbly). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi Golf Club،(02 616 9999).