10 Abu Dhabi brunches to check out in 2023

Peruse our guide for all the Abu Dhabi brunches to look forward to this year

Library Bar

Immerse yourself in the inviting ambience of the Library Bar with exceptional handcrafted concoctions, melodic beats of the resident DJ, and spectacular bar takeovers. Indulge in the ultimate Friday evening experience with a newly revamped four-chapter brunch, offering a fresh twist on your favourite classics. Prepare to embark on a literary-inspired journey with expertly crafted beverages that pay homage to iconic works of literature such as Ulysses and Great Expectations. The three-hour journey unfolds with Chapter 1 featuring a selection of Cold cuts, Cheese & olives, setting the stage for a tantalizing culinary adventure before turning the page to Chapter 2 for Chorizo croquette, Beef tartare cone, and a refreshing Kale salad. As you enter Chapter 3, savour delectable dishes including Wild mushroom bao bun, succulent Beef sliders, Wagyu sliders, and perfectly glazed Chicken skewers with honey, accompanied by Library Bar’s signature Triple cooked chips. Make sure to leave room for dessert as Chapter 4 presents the indulgent Profiterole to conclude on a sweet note.

Writer’s Block Brunch. Friday from 7pm-12am. AED195 including soft beverages. AED295 including house beverages. AED395 including premium beverages. Call +9712 208 0000.


Zuma has introduced its new Baikingu Brunch, showcasing an extensive range of delectable dishes from Zuma’s tantalizing tasting menu. Taking inspiration from the izakaya style of informal eating, guests can indulge in a delightful selection of starters including the renowned Shrimp tempura with yuzu chili mayo, crispy fried squid, and an array of sashimi, nigiri, and maki. The brunch experience continues with live robata cooking featuring the flavorful Beef yakiniku with tahoon mayo, followed by main courses such as the succulent Miso-marinated black cod, Jumbo tiger prawns, and Grilled Australian wagyu ribeye with truffle mayo. To conclude on a sweet note, savour sorbets, ice creams, chocolates, and exotic fruits.

Saturdays from 12:30pm-4pm. Starting from AED495. Call +9714 425 5660.

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Introducing the Ultimate Brunchcation offer, a delightful combination of the Saturday Fairmont Brunch and tranquil poolside relaxation. With over 145 enticing options and live stations, tuck into an extensive array of dishes from Asian, Indian, Mediterranean, Japanese, Italian, and British cuisines. Menu highlights include Chef Giampaolo’s exquisite homemade pasta, freshly baked Calzone pizza, succulent Roast beef, Roast chicken, and Beef Wellington, as well as irresistible artisan desserts, cakes, crêpes, and the classic Sticky toffee pudding. After brunch, soak up the rays and unwind at the pool or beach with refreshing beverages.

Until June. Saturday from 1pm-4pm. AED295 including soft beverages. Additional AED125 for house beverages and AED300 for French bubbly. Call +9712 654 3333 or email dining.bab@fairmont.com. Visit website.


The Enchanted brunch at Vendôme welcomes you to a fun-filled family brunch brimming with international specials such as Beef wellington, Seared Asian beef fillet, Zesty lime shrimp, Grilled seabass fillet, Beef tenderloin, and plenty more. Little ones can look forward to a range of exciting activities at the venue.

Every Saturday. 1pm-5pm. Starting from AED350 per person. Call +97150 836 1513.


Embark on a Mediterranean culinary experience with Paradiso’s Under the Toscanne Sun brunch at its spectacular terrace and try out specialities such as Chicory Salad, Beef carpaccio, Burrata, Crab croquettes, Ribeye steak, Grilled gambas and Nicoles’ roasted cockrel.

Call +97150 437 2869.


Abu Dhabi brunch

Calling all seafood lovers at the Greek Seafood Brunch featuring perfectly-cooked dishes at the beachfront Mykonos restaurant. Arrive at the dining venue and be welcomed with a refreshing drink followed by decadent sharing-style appetizers, a choice of mains, 10 buffet stations brimming with oysters, ceviche, made-to-order tartare, salt-baked salmon, octopus, crab, and shrimps, as well as a selection of assorted desserts.

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi. Every Saturday. 1-4pm. AED249 per person including soft beverages. AED299 per person including house beverages. Call +97150 785 2320.


Abu Dhabi brunch

Indulge in a Spanish brunch alfresco with a rich culinary journey across the themed food counters, from a salad corner to authentic tapas and croquetas served at your table, get ready to feast on a range of delicacies. In addition, explore the live cooking station filled with rice, meat, seafood, and vegetarian dishes.

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. Every Saturday. From 12:30-3:30pm. AED185 per person including soft beverages. AED285 per person including unlimited selected beverages. Call +9712 697 0364.

Acres Grill House

Sited at Yas Acres Golf & Country Club, Acres Grill House has launched a special Saturday Brunch for a relaxing weekend to dine while overlooking the lush green scenery and tuning to live jazz music. The sumptuous brunch menu includes fresh salads, starters, a main course, and desserts while diners can also opt for an a la carte main course with prime cuts.

Every Saturday. 12.30-3.30pm. Starting from AED99. Call+971 2 208 7331.


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Discover the Saturday brunch at COYA featuring Peruvian dishes with a blend of Japanese, Chinese and Spanish cooking techniques. The set menu features Slow-cooked beef ribs, Salmon with Miso, Corn-fed baby chicken, Spicy beef fillet, Grilled tiger prawns, and the signature COYA dessert platter.

Every Saturday. 12.30-4pm. AED278 per person including soft beverages. AED398 per person including house beverages. Call +9712 306 7000. Visit website.


Prepare to be surprised at B.I.G – Brunch with an open kitchen concept offering a wide spread over five unique cuisines including Nikkei House, Steam Table, Mezza Bar, and Meat Vault. During the cooler months, dine outdoors to view the stunning race cars at the track for an exhilarating experience. Oysters, Edamame, Cumin beef bao buns, and Salty spice macaroons, are the menu highlights here.

Every Saturday. 1-4pm. AED279 per person including the dry package. AED379  per person including the spirited package. Call +9712 656 0000.