We might be longing for the cooler months to enjoy the great outdoors again, but be sure to check out these indoor Abu Dhabi brunches before the summer is up!
Friday Brunch at Coya Abu Dhabi, The Galleria
Head to Coya Abu Dhabi’s Friday brunch for a combination of well-loved Peruvian favourites. The culinary journey begins with a range of starters including corn and quinoa salads, tuna and salmon tacos, a selection of Latin-inspired maki rolls, and causa – a traditional Peruvian potato-based terrine. New flavours now available to inspire a hearty brunch appetite include a causa amarillo with crabmeat, and waygu rib maki with wasabi. One of Coya Abu Dhabi’s brunch mainstays are the dishes served to the table, delivering a range of unique tastes ideal for sharing, including the new bao of veal belly with barbeque sauce. The most popular table dishes are the freshest ceviches, including sea bream and salmon, complemented by tiradito or sliced raw fish reflecting a Japanese influence, including yellowtail and amberjack. A selection of anticuchos – seasoned and grilled meat, brought sizzling to the table, include mushroom, chicken, and veal varieties. That’s all before moving onto equally as delicious mains and desserts!
The details: Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm. Priced at AED198 (soft drinks), AED318 (house beverages), AED428 (sparkling).
Contact: E-mail email@example.com or call the reservation line: +971 (0)2 306 7000.
Brunch in the Clouds, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Once a month The St. Regis Abu Dhabi unveils its Abu Dhabi Suite, the world’s highest suspended suite, for an exquisite brunch exclusively for 50 diners, commencing in the hotel’s grand reception hall where guests are met by one of the hotel’s butlers who will escort them to the Abu Dhabi Suite’s private elevator. Journeying through the 1,120 square meter suite, guests can discover exquisite culinary delights in each room; from a cinema full of candy, a dedicated cheese and dessert room, a caviar ice-bar, an oyster room, roaming chef stations and of course, a private bar equipped with the hotel’s top mixologists.
For a break between tasting, guests can sojourn to the suite’s private spa for shoulder massages by therapists from the hotel’s Remède Spa and for the ladies, manicures by the hotel’s Sisters Beauty Lounge.
The details: August 17 from 12pm to 5pm. Brunch in the Clouds is exclusively for adults over 21 years. Priced at AED650 (soft beverages), and AED900 (bubbly, cocktails, grapes and hops).
Contact: Reservations must be made in advance at +971 2 694 4553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
La Dolce Vita Saturday at Verso Restaurant, Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Every Saturday starting from August 18, the newly-opened Italian restaurant Verso will host brunch with complimentary pool access – so you can make a full day of it. Prepared by Italian Chef Marco Pistollo and his talented team, brunch here will feature a mix of favourites cooked at multiple, interactive live stations. The Saturday feast includes a variety of entrées featuring seafood on ice and eggplant parmigiana, followed by main choices such as lamb shank ragout on creamy gorgonzola polenta and oven-baked pizzas. Those with a sweet tooth can enjoy treats like homemade gelato with condiments, assorted sweets from the dessert counter and more.
The details: Every Saturday starting from August 18, from 12pm till 4pm. Priced at AED200 (soft package), AED350 (pitcher package), AED450 (bubbly package). Children under 12 years receive 50% off. Children under six years eat free.
Contact: Call +971 (0) 2 510 1234, e-mail email@example.com visit verso.ae.
Bubbalicious Brunch at Fairways, The Westin Abu Dhabi
Bubbalicious Brunch is back, with exciting additions like new mixologist stations. Expect an extensive buffet selection, with an offering that ranges from fresh seafood including sushi, sashimi, crab and an oyster bar to delicious grilled meats and Mediterranean dishes such as Paella. The dessert station is filled with mouthwatering pastries and sweets, which are all made in-house, plus a wide selection of imported cheeses.
The details: Every Friday from 12.30pm to 4pm. Priced at AED348 (soft beverages), AED426 (free flow house and sparkling), AED618 (free flowing house and French Bubbly), and AED174 per child with soft drinks.
Contact: Call +971 2 6169999 or e-mail FBreservations.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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