With the day of love falling on Friday 14 February this year, it seems only right that we honour the celebration with a typical Friday tradition in Dubai – a Valentine’s Day brunch! Here’s our top pick of afternoon affairs to enjoy this year…
The Bvlgari Yacht Club Brunch
Soak up the romance of an Italian costal harbour village right here in Dubai at Bvlgari’s special Valentine’s themed brunch on February 14. With its unique nautical theme, Bvlgari’s first-ever Marina and Yacht Club overlooks the marina and Dubai skyline, proving the perfect venue for a timeless Italian dining experience. On the day of love itself, couples will be gifted with a special Valentine’s present to make the day all the more memorable.
Details: Valentine’s Day brunch from 1pm until 4pm. Prices start from AED350 per person, inclusive of soft beverages. Premium packages are also available. For reservations, call 971 4 777 5433 or email email@example.com.
En Blanc Brunch (Pink Edition), BQ – French Kitchen & Bar, Habtoor Palace Dubai
Transport yourself to the city of romance at this Parisian themed brunch this Valentine’s Day. Inspired by the famous ‘Diner en Blanc’ concept hailing from France, En Blanc encourages diners to dress in white and enjoy an elegant afternoon of top-notch food and drink. To add an extra dash of sparkle to the day, En Blanc Brunch will be giving diners the chance to win stunning pearl jewellery from Dhamani – for one day only.
Details: Valentine’s Day brunch from 12pm until 4pm. Priced at AED 700 per couple, inclusive of drinks. Call 04 435 5577 for reservations.
Sky View Brunch, The Restaurant, Address Sky View
This newly-launched brunch is the perfect al-fresco outing to enjoy this Valentine’s Day. Sip on delicious, signature drinks and enjoy a feast of sharing dishes served to the table, while basking in the winter sunshine with gorgeous Downtown Dubai views. Each course can be ordered in small or large portions, with the choice to re-order your favourites as many times as you’d like. Check out our recent review of the Friday brunch here.
Details: Valentine’s Day brunch from 1pm until 4pm. Prices start from AED 295 per person, inclusive of soft beverages. Premium packages are also available. Call +971 4 8883444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Wanderlove Brunch, JW Marriott Marquis
Head to the Wanderlove brunch on Valentine’s Day; a one stop culinary journey around the world. With more than 10 live stations, including an extended Japanese section and a variety of beverage stations, this food odyssey will satisfy even the restless foodie. Embrace your inner wanderlust and enjoy the innovate beats of DJ Adam J and special live entertainment and beverages.
Details: Valentine’s Day brunch from 1pm until 4pm. Prices start from AED 425 per person, inclusive of house beverages. Premium packages are also available. Call 04 414 3000.
Valentine’s Day brunch, Hillhouse Brasserie Dubai Hills Golf Club
Celebrate the day of love with your nearest and dearest at this family-friendly affair. Complete with live entertainment, couple’s games, roses and chocolates for the ladies and a children’s play area, there’s something to keep everyone entertained during this afternoon of fun. Sharing dishes and Valentine-themed beverages will be served tableside, including Hillhouse signatures such as seasonal mushroom risotto, smoked haddock fishcakes, smoked duck salad and other gastropub favourites. There will also be a live carving station serving up tender lamb and delicious roast beef.
Details: Valentine’s Day brunch from 1pm until 4pm. Prices start at AED 245 per person, inclusive of soft beverages. Premium packages are also available. AED 95 for children over four, children under four eat free of charge. Call 800 666353 for reservations.
The Big Rainbow Brunch, BB Social Dining
Celebrate the many colours of love this Valentine’s Day at BB Social Dining’s “Big Rainbow Brunch.” Enjoy an afternoon of all-inclusive drink and dining options, while challenging the stereotype that red is the only colour to be associated with l’amour in all its many guises. BB’s one-day only themed event will feature colourful, love-themed dishes including rainbow bao buns, love BB pretzels, heart-shaped waffles and the rainbow pancake stack. Recording artist and music producer, Megatronic, will be mixing the beats all afternoon, while there will also be prizes up for grabs for the most “colourful” individuals and couples.
Details: Valentine’s Day brunch from 1pm until 4pm. Packages start from AED250 per person, inclusive of soft beverages. Premium packages are also available. To book, call 04 407 4444.
If you enjoyed this article, you may also be interested in reading more about Valentine’s Day dining offers in Dubai for under AED 500 per couple here. Or, perhaps you’re planning a weekend getaway to celebrate? Our round-up of UAE staycations can be found here.