DOUBLE DECKER

Double Decker Location: Murooj Rotana Pricing: AED 220 all-inclusive Timing: 12-4pm “How do you look when I’m sober?” ~Ring Lardner This notoriously rowdy brunch began in 2005 (price was AED 195) and is still going strong. Three seating areas are available: outdoors, indoors ground floor, and indoors first floor. The tables are tiny and crammed…

BUBBALICIOUS

BUBBALICIOUS Location: The Westin Dubai mina Seyahi Pricing: AED 680 with bubbly, AED 550 with sparkling, AED 450 non-alcoholic (!) Timing: 1-4pm “An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.” ~ Ernest Hemingway The winner of multiple awards from both TimeOut Dubai and What’s On, this is arguably…

LONG’S BAR

Long’s Bar Pub Brunch Location: Towers Rotana Pricing: AED 165*: – unlimited soft beverages – 1 alcoholic beverage (selected brands only) AED 185*: – unlimited house wine – unlimited of bottled beer (3 brands only) – unlimited draught beer (2 brands only) – unlimited selected spirits AED 245*: – unlimited house wine – unlimited of bottled beer (4 brands only)…

Q43 BRUNCH

Q43 Location: Media One Hotel Pricing: AED 350 all inclusive, AED 250 non-alcoholic Timing: 2-5pm “Actually, it only takes one drink to get me loaded. Trouble is, I can’t remember if it’s the thirteenth or fourteenth.”~George Burns   Q43 is a 3-in-1 venue offering a: bar, lounge, and restaurant. The brunch is hosted in the…

CANDYPANTS DUBAI BRUNCH

XL CandyPants Brunch Location: Habtoor Grand Hotel Pricing: AED 295 all inclusive Timings: 1pm-4pm “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.” ~ Benjamin Franklin     I chose to throw my landmark 30th birthday at this brunch. I was looking for a fun outdoor brunch that my…

WAREHOUSE LOUNGE

The Warehouse Lounge Location: Le Meridien Dubai Pricing: AED 229 all-inclusive, AED 299 premium drinks Timings: 1pm-4pm “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” ~Mark Twain This brunch brings back a ton of boozy memories for me as I have celebrated more birthdays than I care to remember. In…

LOCA

LOCA Location: Dubai Marine Beach Resort Pricing: AED 350 all inclusive (AED 175 nonalcoholic) Timing: 1-4pm “When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.” ~Henny Youngman I gather a contingent of 20 of the coolest people I can find and give this brunch a test drive. The fun people are from…

URBAN PICNIC AT 3IN1

Brunch: Urban Picnic at 3in1 Location: Vida Hotel Pricing: AED 295 (unlimited alcoholic beverages) AED 495 (unlimited alcoholic beverages + bubbly) *Add AED 100 for pool cabana Timing: 1pm- 5pm (last call 4.30pm) “I find the more I drink, the more interesting others become.” ~ Tom Ralphs Set around the poolside of Vida Downtown is the…

CASA DE TAPAS

Casa de Tapas Location: Dubai Creek Golf and yacht Club Pricing: AED 250- beer- wine- house spirits, AED 299- plus sparkling wine Timing:12.30-4pm “Drink what you want; drink what you’re able. If you are drinking with me, you’ll be under the table.” ~ Anonymous After choosing my package and paying at the door I proceed…

CLAW BBQ- ROCK STAR BRUNCH

CLAW BBQ-ROCK STAR BRUNCH Location: Souk Al Bahar. Indoor & Outdoor seating available Pricing: AED 229 (the beginner: soft drinks only) AED 329 (the Pretender: bottled beer, wine, & house spirits) AED 399 (the Professional: same as previous + cocktails + shots) Timing: 12pm- 4pm (last call 3.50) “Always do sober what you said you’d…

COCKTAIL KITCHEN

Cocktail Kitchen Location: Armada Blue Hotel, JLT Pricing: AED 345 all-inclusive Timings: 1pm-4pm I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion. ~Miguel de Cervantes The instant I walk into Cocktail Kitchen (CK) I am immediately impressed with their interior design. The combination of light wood, grey stone, and turquoise paint…

PACHA

Pacha 7 Deadly Sin Brunch Location: Souk Madinat Jumeriah PricING: AED 350 all inclusive Timing: 2-5pm Is the glass half full or half empty? It depends on whether you’re pouring or drinking. ~Bill Cosby This brunch almost didn’t happen due to the bizarre request from the club to make a 50% down payment when I…