The largest city in the United Arab Emirates, with the tallest building in the world and some of the most luxurious restaurants. When it comes to brunch, Dubai has elevated the concept to the status of an unmissable urban tradition. Find out what brunch means in Dubai through our guide to the best places for brunch in the city.
Bubbalicious Brunch Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, European, Asian, North American
If one word could describe Westin Mina Seyahi’s Westin ‘Bubbalicious Brunch‘, ‘breathtaking’ would be a great choice. What makes it so special is that Bubbalicious offers almost every food imaginable, thanks to the combined forces of the hotel’s three fantastic on-site restaurants. Blue Orange is responsible for both the buffet area and live cooking shows, serving dishes from Arabic mezze and pastas to Belgian waffles. Spice Emporium is the Asian face of the trio, providing noodles, sushi and sashimi dishes. Hunters Room is a traditional grill house in a tasteful, modern setting. For those who like to be entertained at brunch, Bubbalicious Brunch features Chinese acrobats, live bands, a PlayStation room and ‘kids’ corner’, and a petting zoo. Of course, such a service comes at a price, but the Bubbalicious Brunch is definitely an experience to try.
Modern Maya Mexican Kitchen + Bar Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, South American, Mexican
If you’re looking for brunch by the beach, Maya Mexican Kitchen might be the place for you. Maya, headed by Chef Richard Sandoval, offers a modern twist on traditional Mexican favorites. Located at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, they have access to the pool and beach as part of their brunch package. So while you sample a plethora of dishes such as rib-eye steak fajitas and lamb chops marinated in adobo, relax on the private beach or take a dip in the pool. Alcoholic drinks can also be provided for a little extra. Maya Mexican Kitchen serves a fantastic brunch with many exciting flavors.
Relaxed Toro Toro Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, South American
If you fancy a taste of Latin America in Dubai, Toro Toro is the restaurant to visit. World-renowned Latin chef Richard Sandoval has brought the hospitality and family style of his native region to restaurants as far afield as New York, Las Vegas and now Dubai. At Toro Toro, he has been offering Latin American ‘Hola Hola Brunch’ since 2012, earning the attention and accolades of many. The Hola Hola Brunch features 45 options of small plates filled with traditional dishes, including guacamole, yucca fries, chorizo, empanadas, beef-filled pastries, and crispy calamari. Guests should try to save room for Toro Torochurrasco’s mouthwatering chicken, lamb or beef.