5 of the Best

Places to go for Easter
ByJasmine BandaliTuesday , 31 March 2015
5 of the Best

EGGS Español
Celebrate Easter the Spanish way at Casa de Tapas with a family brunch of sharing dishes, including traditional delights of egg puffs with seared foie gras and sautéed porcini mushrooms and eggs cocotte stuffed with shrimps. In addition there will be plenty of festive entertainment for the whole family to enjoy, including egg painting for your little ones.

INFO: Dhs149 with soft drinks, Dhs199 with house drinks, hops and grape, Dhs249, including bubbly, 1pm-4pm, 3 Apr, Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, 04 4161 800, reservations@casadetapas.ae

This is one for the kids but you’ll have to get there early, as only 10 children aged 4 to 12, on a first come, first served basis will have the opportunity of participating in a complimentary egg decorating class. Whoever creates EGG the most magnificent masterpiece also gets to take a small prize home.

INFO: 3.30pm-4.30pm, 3 and 5 April, Grand Hyatt Dubai, 04 317 2222, www.restaurants.dubai.hyatt.com

For those of you that have the luxury of taking the first day of the week off to celebrate the traditional way, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will be offering Brunch that spans across three of its restaurants, CuiScene, Frankie’s and Marco Pierre White, for a buffet offering with live cooking stations of barbecued delights, British staples of rib eye, rotisserie chicken and Yorkshire puds and fresh homemade ravioli and risotto.

INFO: Dhs269 with soft drinks, Dhs319 with grape and hops, Dhs489 with bubbly, Dhs135 for kids aged 6-12, 12noon-4pm, 5 Apr, Khor al Maqta, Abu Dhabi, 02 654 3238, dining.bab@fairmont.com

For a feel-good chillaxed Easter, The Talk will be hosting a brunch on both Friday with live Jazz and Sunday with DJ, complete with supervised activities and bouncy castle for the little ones and yummy seasonal goodies to feast on. INFO: Dhs279 with soft drinks, Dhs379 with drinks, 50 per cent off for kids 6-12, under 6s dine free, 12.30pm-4pm, 3 and 5 Apr, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR, 04 449 8888, Hotel.Jumeirahbeach.FB@moevenpick.com

The 101 Dining Lounge and Bar, which will certainly make you feel like you’re on vacay with its stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, so sit back and  absorb the scenery while dining on a feast of delights prepared in the kitchens of Michelin-starred chef, Yannick Alléno. Following the meal, live Jazz on Friday and Sunday will ensure you linger on for a lazy afternoon, while on Saturday, things take on a Spanish twist with Latino vibes.

INFO: Dhs490, 12.30pm until 7pm, One and Only The Palm, 04 440 1030, Restaurant.reservations@oneandonlythepalm.com

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