Get ready to brunch like never before!
From the 1st to 30th April 2017 Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi’s Big Brunch will let you enjoy Abu Dhabi’s best brunches for a fraction of the cost.
All the participating restaurants will be offering their brunches for a fixed price of;
AED 200 net for brunch plus soft drinks package
AED 250 net for brunch plus house beverages package
AED 350 net for brunch plus sparkling package*.
*Available at all participating venues apart from Hickory’s.
Saving you on average, over AED 150 per person! And you know what that means, the next weekend you can go out and do it all over again!
Tickets and passes aren’t required but reservations are essential.
Zomato, our official booking partner will be launching a special section on their website, allowing you to easily book the brunch of your choice.
Mark your calendar, it’s going to be epic!
What is Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi’s Big Brunch?
A first of its kind, Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi’s Big Brunch is a great opportunity to visit the award-winning brunches you’ve always wanted to try and to rediscover old favourites at unbeatable prices.
As a guest, what do I need to do to experience Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi’s Big Brunch?
Simply select, book and visit your favourite participating restaurant and enjoy a special fixed price brunch. We do recommend making a booking via Zomato, for the price we’re expecting quiet a crowd! Alternatively call the restaurant directly and make a booking.
Participating brunches include, Aqua at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Flavours at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, KOI Japanese Restaurant and Lounge, BOA Steakhouse, Safina at Saadiyat Beach Club, Hickory’s at Yas Links, Brasserie Flo traditional French brasserie, Inakaya Japanese Restaurant, Barfly by Buddha Bar and Todd English’s Olives.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Every Friday from 12.30 to 4.00pm gather your friends and family and enjoy Aqua’s Friday Brunch. Laid back beats will set the ambience whilst you enjoy the al fresco dining on the terrace, with views over the Abu Dhabi waterfront. Award-winning chefs take you on a gastronomical journey through artisan traditions and family recipes. And because children deserve to brunch too, Rosewood has created Rose Buds brunch! Let the little ones relish on their very own Friday Brunch at Rose Buds. A pastry Chef will be hands on assisting with cookies and donuts decorations whilst a Rose Buds attendant looks after the excited group!
Brunch Highlights: Fresh seafood grills, tapas, scallops, fresh ceviche, Arabic mezze, seafood paella, marinated salmon, oysters, foie gras, dessert corner, fritto corner and a dedicated kids brunch with playrooms.
Aqua, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, 02 813 5550
Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi
EAT.PLAY.LAUGH.BRUNCH with Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi. A fun-filled Friday Brunch for grown-ups, showcasing food and beverages from the hotel’s signature restaurants and bars. This playful spin on brunch highlights the three core elements that enable every good brunch; food, beverages and lots of entertainment with PG rated games, the UAE’s best magician and resident DJ mixing up a storm of classic beats.
Brunch Highlights: Adults playground with hops pong, giant Jenga and a foosball table, seven beverage stations, carvings from JW Steakhouse, Velocity Burger, lobster and wings, chilled seafood and grilled meats, Arabic lamb ouzi, chaat station, cold stone ice cream and freak shakes from central grounds.
Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, 02 304 7777
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort
Fizzy Friday Brunch! Fun, friendly and fabulous. Do come hungry! You can taste fresh seafood, Arabian and Asian delicacies, traditional Sunday roast, Mexican, Italian and Spanish dishes, while meat lovers will be spoilt for choice at the grill station. For diners with a sweet tooth, the pastry chef presents a dessert extravaganza with pastries, tarts and cakes. Sip on a range of beverages! Fantastic atmosphere is guaranteed by two bands playing Latin rhythms as well as the biggest party hits. The festivity continues at the Tavern from 4.00pm. Flavours restaurant, Friday afternoons from 12.30 to 3.30pm.
Brunch Highlights: Seafood, Arabian, Asian, Sunday roast, Mexican, Italian, Spanish, grill station, pastries, tarts and cakes.
Flavours, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, 02 677 3333
An eclectic a la carte menu designed to create a fun and relaxed experience. It is unlimited so diners can enjoy as many dishes as they wish without moving from the comfort of their table, a refreshing alternative from the buffet-style brunches typically on offer. The choices include traditional sashimi as well as KOI’s contemporary take on Japanese cuisine. The eclectic menu changes on a regular basis, offering repeat guests unparalleled variety. KOI’s Friday brunch is a must for residents and visitors alike!
Brunch Highlights: Maki rolls; spicy tuna, California rolls. Tempura; creamy rock shrimp tempura, spicy fried chicken with cucumber kimchi. Main course platter; miso marinated black cod, BBQ lamb spare ribs, braised Wagyu beef short ribs, veg curry udon noodle and vegetable egg fried rice.
KOI Restaurant and Lounge, The Collection Saadiyat, 02 678 3334
Offering breathtaking views of the stunning Eastern Mangroves, guests can indulge in a free flow à la carte menu featuring BOA favorites such as our Black Angus New York Strip, Norwegian Salmon and the unforgettable S’mores. BOA’s intimate ambiance, modern-day steakhouse fare, knowledgeable staff and excellent reputation make it the ideal venue to enjoy a Friday brunch.
Brunch Highlights: Sharing cold appetisers; classic Caesar, Burrata cheese salad and pepper crusted beef carpaccio. Sharing hot appetisers; tender chicken goat cheese baklava and eggplant parmigiana with buffalo mozzarella. Choice of main course; Aus Black Angus Striploin 280g, Aus Black Angus Rib-Eye 280g, US Black Angus Tenderloin 225g and Norwegian salmon fillet.
BOA Steakhouse, Eastern Mangroves, 02 641 1500
Dine in style at Safina’s Friday Brunch from 1.00pm to 4.00pm and enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine, where expert chefs create culinary specialities inspired by the sea. Indoor or al fresco on the sun shaded terrace, enjoy a delightful foodie experience as you feast on expertly prepared dishes including mouth-watering live BBQ grills, live cooking, Asian corner, a seafood spread and a cheese bar. An array of tempting desserts will provide a sweet conclusion to your meal. Get ready to please your eyes and palate! Safina also offer a special kids’ brunch with a dedicated area and buffet for the little ones. Kids will be entertained with a fun packed schedule of activities for all ages including face painting, games, arts and craft, and much more.
Brunch Highlights: Live tartar station; tuna tartar and beef tartar, with condiments. live oyster bar, seafood bar, Japanese sushi station, Asian slaw salad glass noodles salad beef teriyaki, oven baked red snapper, spring rolls with sweet chili sauce, prawns, vegetables and chicken dim sum station, herb marinated lamb chops chimichurri prawns and grilled beef striploin shish tawook. *Offer not available Friday 14th April, Easter weekend.
Safina, Saadiyat Beach Club, 02 656 3500
If informality is what you crave, Hickory’s Friday Brunch serves up the answers. A place where you can unwind and indulge at your leisure in a relaxing environment. A carvery trolley featuring all the classics, a hot international buffet and a mouthwatering dessert station….. it’s comfort food with class. Kids have their very own dedicated kids corner! Get the family together and start the weekend off with our relaxed family Friday brunch!
Brunch Highlights: From the carvery trolley; Herb-mustard crusted roast beef, fajita spiced marinated roasted chicken, salmon en croute and Yorkshire puddings. Hot buffet; Chicken hot garlic, prawns curry with potato, drumsticks, duo of mixed grill, biryani rice and steamed dumplings. Desserts; Fresh fruit platter, mousse, tart, mini French pastries, Arabic sweets. Kids’ Corner; Mini beef slider, battered fish, penne in tomato cream sauce, chocolate fountain with marshmallows and condiments. Ice cream station with condiments.
Hickory’s, Yas Links Abu Dhabi Golf Club, 02 810 7710 or 02 810 7753
Brasserie Flo is a traditional French brasserie that serves some of the best-known French dishes in a relaxed and casual ambience. Brasserie Flo stands for a culinary tradition that dates back to the 1960’s when it was founded by Chef Jean-Paul Bucher in Paris. Today, Chef Bucher’s undeniable talent has seen his signature culinary style carried across borders, with the Brasserie Flo brand now available from the Netherlands to Spain and China. With a food offer that keeps diners coming back for more, a creative beverage menu and a unique seaside setting, Brasserie Flo Abu Dhabi has affirmed itself as a unique restaurant in the capital’s dining landscape.
Brunch Highlights: Saumon Grillé, Purée de Pommes de Terre, Sauce au Basilic; Grilled salmon, mashed potato, basil butter sauce, Filet de Bar Grillé, Feuilleté Provençal, Sauce Vièrge Câpres et Citron; Fillet of grilled seabass, Provençal Vegetable Tart, Lemon and Capers Sauce Vièrge, Pastilla de Chèvre au Miel et Noix; Crispy goat cheese pastilla, dates, nuts, salad and L’Assiette de Charcuterie; Cold cuts platter and condiments.
Brasserie Flo, Venetian Village, Abu Dhabi, 02 404 1931
Inakaya, dubbed an interactive theatre, presents a distinctive dining experience called robatayaki – a Japanese grilling art that is as much a performance as it is a way of cooking. After being welcomed by enthusiastic staff in kimono and happi coat-style uniforms, guests will enjoy a myriad of culinary choices served on 1.2 metre-long paddles by the yakikata (grill-masters). Sanbon jime, a rhythmic clapping ‘thanking’ ceremony, concludes the meal in peace and harmony.
Brunch Highlights: Starter; Edamame and miso soup. Salad; Tofu salad. Sushi and Maki; Sushi and sashimi combo (5 and 2 varieties) (tuna, salmon, yellow tail, seabass, scallop), Maki and sashimi combo (Choose 1 maki with 2 sashimi varieties), (California, Shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, salmon and avocado, Vegetable). Tempura; Shrimp, squid and mix vegetable tempura. Meat and Seafood; Lamb chops with grilled vegetables and yaki onigiri salmon fillet with grilled vegetables and yaki onigiri yellowtail fillet with grilled vegetables and yaki onigiri and Angus beef tenderloin with grilled vegetables and yaki onigiri plus dessert.
Inakaya, Venetian Village, Abu Dhabi, 02 404 1921
Barfly by Buddha Bar
Featuring a DJ concept that offers a trendy, energetic vibe, a creative menu and an extensive beverage offering, Barfly, by the creators of Buddha Bar, has an energy that’s all its own. The original Barfly in Paris, created over 15 years ago, redefined and revolutionized the concept of nightlife worldwide. The restaurant, bar, lounge and supper club at Venetian Village revives the buzz of its original celebrity hangouts in LA and Paris.
Brunch Highlights: Live station starters; sushi counter, salad counter, carving counter, seafood bar. Mains courses; French baby corn fed chicken; French/Japanese façon, haricot vert, bell pepper, Thai chili chicken; cashew nut, Thai basil, onion, grilled angus beef tenderloin; celeriac puree, cassava, mushroom, veal jus, sweet and sour prawns; kumquat, bell peppers, pineapple, pomegranate, onion, grilled salmon; lemongrass sweet chili sauce, green mango, grapefruit, tofu, cashew nuts. from the grill; lamb chops, eggplant relish, Omani lobster tail, citrus remolata. Side dishes; steamed jasmin rice, roasted parsley potatoes. Sweets; selection of dessert platter.
Barfly by Buddha Bar, Venetian Village, Abu Dhabi, 02 404 1951
Todd English’s Olives
Chef English’s unique interpretation of Mediterranean cuisine, his famous showmanship with food and his restaurants and concepts have impressed diners in New York, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, The Bahamas, Kuwait and Manila. The restaurant setting is also quite remarkable. Featuring a maze like interior with several areas, each with a distinct vibe – from sophisticated and luxe to casual – the moods and experiences offered at Todd English’s Olives are remarkably eclectic. For intimate gatherings, the restaurant offers two private rooms.
Brunch Highlights: Starter selection; creamy lentil soup, poached shrimp salad, beef carpaccio and philly cheese flatbread. Main course choice; slow braised short rib, pan-seared sea trout fillet, fontina agnolotti or BBQ chicken. Dessert; Taste of Olives’ pastries and ice cream.
Todd English’s Olives, Venetian Village, Abu Dhabi, 02 404 1941
Be sure to make a booking via Zomato or call the restaurant in advance to ensure you receive the discount please mention Dining and Nightlife Abu Dhabi Big Brunch promotion.