Roll up! 6 brand-new Dubai brunches to try

24 Jun 2019

Because we deserve it

1. La Carnita 

If you're into trendy Mexican food, La Carnita is the one for you. The restaurant in Dubai Marina serves up a variety of traditional dishes at the special 'Fuego Fridays Brunch' brunch from chips, guac, tacos, tostadas to lamb chops with a good kick of chilli for the adventurous ones. There’s also live entertainment from DJ TJ on the decks. Let's get started! 

Info: Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages). Friday 12.30pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina, (04 425 4030)

Roll up! 6 brand-new Dubai brunches to try

2. Tasca by José Avillez 

Portuguese restaurant Tasca has launched a special Friday brunch starting June 21. Tasca was opened by the Michelin-starred chef José Avillez at mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai earlier this year. If you’re a lover of Portuguese food, this is for definitely for you! Made-to-order dishes are served at the brunch, bringing the satisfaction right to you. The highlight of Tasca’s menu is all the seafood one can get, including tuna tartare, fish, and shellfish. What makes the experience even better is the live music along with a stunning view of the ocean on one side and the wonderful Dubai skyline on the other.

Info: Priced at Dhs300 with soft drinks, and Dhs400 for house beverages. Fridays, 12.30pm-4pm. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai, Jumeirah 1, 04 777 2231 for reservations.

Roll up! 6 brand-new Dubai brunches to try

3. Bistro des Arts

A family-friendly French brunch with crêpes, eggs and plenty of cheeses and sweet pastries at the Dubai Marina Promenade. Bistro Des Arts is casual, warm and cosy – exactly the kind of place you would want in your neighbourhood. Expect a taste of Paris with French tunes and street scenes of the city of love. Oh mon dieu! 

Info: Fri and Sat 10am-2pm, Dhs99 (including one hot drink, juices and water) add Dhs75 for 3 selected mixed drinks.Dubai Marina Promenade (04 551 1576) 

Roll up! 6 brand-new Dubai brunches to try

4. OPA

This summer, hop into your New Greek oasis in the heart of Dubai, as OPA announces the launch of its first Grecian brunch (Mykonos Edition) next month on 19th July 2019. Expect lively Greek music, foot tapping Zorba dancing, and some plates action. Blending authentic Greek cuisine with a modern-day Mediterranean feel, OPA’s first brunch concept offers a getaway to a Greek party island without stepping out of Dubai.

Info: OPA’s Brunch: from 12pm to 4pm on Friday, 19th July 2019, Dhs350 per person, OPA, Fairmont Dubai, +971 4 357 0557 or email at 

Roll up! 6 brand-new Dubai brunches to try

5. Verve Bar and Brasserie 

Indulge in the 'Once Upon a Time' brunch - an interactive Friday brunch that evokes sight, sense, taste and sound with a menu that tells a delicious story where diners can enjoy fine European dishes in a unique setting setting. Located in the Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City hotel, the restaurant offers starters ranging from fine cheese, salads, smoked salmon and more. For mains, prepare to choose from traditional roast beef, summer truffle risotto including signature desserts, drinks and a live music experience. Time to relax and socialise! 

Info:1pm - 4pm every Friday, Dhs299 soft drink package, Dhs599 champagne package Dhs399 house beverage and sparkling package, (two-for-one deal available), Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City, Dubai +971 4 5257633 

Roll up! 6 brand-new Dubai brunches to try

6. Ammos

Dear Greek cuisine lovers! A new indoor Friday evening brunch by the beach is coming your way. 

From 7pm to 10pm every Friday, guests are invited to indulge in a Legasea menu featuring authentic Greek dishes at -Ammos; Rixos Premium Dubai JBR, Dubai -including signature shared mezze for two comprising beetroot salad, homemade tzatziki, eggplant salad, Greek salad, white marinated anchovies, octopus ksidato, fried kalamarakia and traditional grilled pita bread.

Guests choose a dish from options such as seabass fillet with roasted vegetables, chicken souvlaki, seafood linguini, a seafood platter for two, or a meat platter for two. For a sweet finish, cap the Greek culinary affair with a decadent selection of shared desserts. Expect a live DJ playing funky island tunes and drink packages that include Athena – soft drinks for AED 270, Giamas – house beverages for AED 445, and Mykonos – a bottle of bubbly for AED 595.

Info: For reservations, contact +971 52 777 9473 or email

Happy brunching!