TORTUGA (MINA A’SALAM)

Tortuga Location: Mina a Salam Pricing: 375 AED –Non-Alcoholic Package 525AED – Alcoholic Package Timings: 12.30pm-4.00pm (last drink order at 3.30) “He who drinks gets drunk; He who gets drunk goes to sleep; He who goes to sleep does not sin; He who does not sin goes to heaven; So let’s all drink and go…

SAFFRON

Saffron Location: The Atlantis Pricing: 535AED – Alcoholic Package Timings: 12.30pm-4pm “Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Alongside Bubbalicious, Saffron is the other Heavyweight in the Dubai brunch scene and winner of numerous awards. Offering over 200 dishes, 12 food stations, and 6 drinks stations,…

KARMA KAFE

Karma Kafe Location: Souk Al Bahar Pricing: 329 AED –Non-Alcoholic Package 449AED – Alcoholic Package Timings: 12pm-3pm “Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.”~Michael Broadbent     Our Milanese amico, Capo Speedo (he loves his Speedos) is being shipped off to Mozambique after 5 years in…

BIG BRUNCH ON 8

Big Brunch on 8 Location: Media One Hotel Pricing: -250AED Non-alcohol package (soft drinks, juices and water inclusive) – 395 AED Alcohol package (Martini Prosecco + house spirits  – vodka, whisky, gin, rum, beer, red & white wine) – 595 AED Bubbly package (alcohol package + unlimited Moet Champagne) *Pool access is complimentary Timings: 12.30pm-4pm…

ABOVE ROOFTOP LOUNGE

Above Rooftop Lounge Location: The Sofitel, Business bay Pricing: AED 260 non-alcoholic, AED 295 alcoholic, AED 495 champagne package, *AED 250 additional for pool access Timings: 12pm-4pm ‘Night life is when you get up with a hangover in the morning. Night life is when everybody says what the hell and you do not remember who…

IRIS LE BRUNCH

IRIS LE BRUNCH Location: The Oberoi Pricing: -360 AED non- alcoholic – 460 AED Alcoholic -AED 560 Prosecco -AED 650 champagne Moet Brut Timings: 1pm-5pm “Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t  you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.” ~ Drew Carey The urban…

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…