10 Dubai brunches to check off your list in 2023

Peruse our guide for all the top Dubai brunches to visit during the week in 2023

Looking for a fun hangout destination to visit with friends and family? Whether you’re looking for a buffet brunch, evening brunch, or the classic weekend brunch, we’ve rounded up all the exciting Dubai brunches to look forward to in 2023.


LAO has introduced a special new Southeast Feast Night Brunch brunch featuring live cooking stations that include the Robata grill, the wok bar, the sushi counter, and dim sum trolley, and plenty more Southeast Asian delicacies. Menu highlights include Vietnamese beef pho, Crystal shrimp dumplings, Chicken siew mai, Szechuan-style beef with black pepper, Thai green chicken curry, and Chicken kung pao.

AED350 per person. Visit Instagram.

AURA Skypool

Kickstart your weekend in style with the newly-launched Night Brunch at the destination’s elevated lounge against the backdrop of the Dubai skyline. Sway through the night with upbeat tunes by AURA’s resident DJ and performances by live entertainers. Indulge in Pan-Asian dishes with a set menu curated by Executive Chef Craig Best comprising signature specials such as Gochujang cauliflower popcorn, Chicken & prawn dumplings, Balinese satay chicken, Barbeque beef short rib, and plenty more.

Every Friday. 8pm-11pm. Starting from AED480 per person. Additional AED240 for free-flowing bubbly. Call +9714 566 2121.

Maiden Shanghai

Celebrate the weekend with friends and family at FIVE Palm Jumeirah’s Maiden Shanghai. The dining venue hosts a stunning Naughty Noodles Brunch offering a set menu brimming with signature Chinese specialities and specially crafted beverages, accompanied by live entertainment from the resident DJ. After a hearty brunch, a sundowners’ party awaits at the restaurant’s picturesque terrace from 4pm onwards.

Every Saturday. 1-4pm. Starting from AED450 including house beverages. Call+9714 455 9989.


Experience an authentic Warayaki-style brunch at the Japanese restaurant featuring live music, signature beverages, and lip-smacking delicacies. Netsu’s delectable menu features Salmon tacos, Warayaki tuna tataki, Korean fried chicken, Spicy miso Chilean seabass, and Australian wagyu ribeye.

12:30pm-3:30pm. AED450 per person. Call +9714 777 2232.

Eden Bar

Nestled within Belcanto, Eden Bar is hosting its extravagant Favoloso Italian Brunch at the rooftop of the Dubai Opera with an al fresco style experience. The extensive set menu showcases signature Italian dishes such as Burrata Pugliesina, Basil Pesto Gnocchi, and Pollo alla Cacciatora as well as signature concoctions by five-time award-winning World’s 50 Best chef bartender, Mikhail Melnik.

Every Saturday. 1pm-4pm. Starting from AED400 including soft beverages. Call +9714 456 0936.


Sited at Hyde Hotel Dubai, Katsuya’s Saturday brunch features flavourful Japanese dishes of sharing-style starters, which include Steamed or Spicy edamame, Wagyu gyoza with Black garlic ponzu, Wagyu beef tacos, Salmon tartare, and Chef’s special selection of Katsuya sushi rolls. For desserts, diners can order the restaurant’s exquisite signature Dessert platter.

4th Floor of Hyde Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai. Every Saturday. 1pm-4pm. Starting from AED299 including soft beverages. Call +9714 871 1010.


Jun’s Dubai has introduced its Weekend Rituals brunch featuring a selection of Jun’s signature dishes and brunch exclusives such as Charred rainbow heirloom carrots with smoked labneh, Sea bass carpaccio, Egg n cheese bagel, Jalapeno cheddar biscuit and butter, Truffle gunpowder dosa cauliflower, and more. Sip on beverages throughout the brunch and end the feast with a selection of desserts that include gluten-free chocolate chip pancakes and gluten-free waffles.

Saturday and Sunday. From 11am-3.30pm. A la carte. Starting from AED100 per person including mocktails, coffee, tea and fresh juices. Call +9714 457 6035.

Brasserie Boulud

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Opt for a picnic-style indoor brunch at Brasserie Boulud with a French-inspired picnic hamper featuring barbecue grillades, freshly baked bread, rich salads, and pastries. Curated by Chef de Cuisine Nicolas Lemoyne, the hearty spread also comes with a sourdough baguette, French artisanal cheeses, organic cucumber salad with light cream dressing, onion chutney, home-made chicken and duck pâté en crôute, salmon rillettes, and beef cecina. For the meat lovers, look forward to the marinated lamb chops, cajun spiced chicken breast skewers, grilled Oman shrimps with fresh lemon, and grilled sea bass, served directly from the grill.

Every Saturday. Starting from AED195 per person including food and soft beverages. AED85 for kids aged below 12. Call +9714 324 9999 or email dubaitheobelisk@sofitel.com.


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Sited at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the American-inspired bar offers a curated menu with dishes catered to all palates. From live entertainment and beverages to appetizers, mains, and decadent desserts such as Chocolate fudge and Pecan pie cheesecake, indulge yourself at this speakeasy brunch for the weekend. Americano hosts an indoor area as well as an outdoor terrace to choose from.

Every Saturday. Starting from AED199 per person including soft beverages. Call +9714 584 6475.


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Enjoy ROKA Dubai’s special brunch menu brimming with a Sushi platter (assorted sashimi, aburi salmon nigri), Avocado maki (avocado, asparagus, cucumber, and wasabi peas), Lamb cutlets (with Korean spices and sesame cucumber), Salmon fillet teriyaki (with sansho salt), Black cod (marinated in yuzu miso), Beef fillet (with chilli, ginger, and spring onion), and more.

Every Saturday. From 12pm-3:30pm. Starting from AED295 per person. Call +9714 439 7171 or reservations@rokarestaurant.ae.