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20+ Best Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

20+ Best Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Brunching on the weekend has been a long standing tradition in the UAE! However if you are not familiar with brunch in the Emirates, it is quite different in comparison to other countries.

It usually consists of an elaborate late lunch in the form of a lavish buffet. Although some restaurants do table service and a set menu. It can also be an evening brunch and generally comes as part of a package with either soft drinks or liquor.

Many of the hotels & restaurants around the UAE and of course Abu Dhabi do weekend brunches. Some have family vibes whilst others have more of a party feel!

In January 2022, UAE changed their weekend from Friday and Saturday to Saturday and Sunday. Hence there has been a lot of changes in brunches in the capital, so, it is worth checking out this list of the most up to date brunches on a Saturday.

Whether it’s Pan-Asian cuisine, gourmet fare, vegan dishes, Jamaican food or something completely different, here is our list of the best brunches on a Saturday in Abu Dhabi!

Best Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

1. CuiScene

The CuiScene offers an unmatched culinary experience in Abu Dhabi. Guests can choose from an extensive buffet featuring dishes from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

For Saturdays’ Brunch, CuiScene brings together the best of their 3 restaurants into one brunch, featuring succulent steaks from Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill, Italian favourites from Marco’s Italian, live-cooking stations & international favorites.

Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

A wide variety of flavors is available to suit everyone’s tastes.

Price: AED 295 soft package

+125 AED add-on for house package

+300 AED add-on for champagne package

Timings: 1pm t0 4pm

Location: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi

2. The Anantara Brunch

Anantara Eastern Mangroves combines the global cuisine scene into one venue.Guests attending the luxurious Anantara Brunch can sample from an array of appetizers, salads, tender meats, fresh seafood, and succulent Asian cuisine every Saturday.

There is a choice of seating options, including air-conditioned indoor seating and breezy Al Fresco dining which is perfect when the temperature drops.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Price: AED 295 per person, including soft beverages

AED 445 per person, for house beverages

 AED 650 per person, including French Champagne

Timings: 1pm to 4:30pm

Location: Al Salam Street, Zone 1, Eastern Mangrove, Abu Dhabi

3. Royal M Brunch

The sophisticated waterfront retreat, Royal M Hotel and Resort, offers the ultimate brunch package for guests, it’s buy 1-get 1 offer on Saturday Mezze Brunch remains unmatched in the Capital.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

The restaurant is home to live cooking stations, grills, sushi and seafood, desserts and so much more, allowing guests to sample unique flavours from all around the world.

For adults and children, all brunch packages include discounted access to the pool for AED 80 and 60, respectively.

Price: AED 299 – Inclusive of unlimited soft drinks

AED 419 for unlimited selected house beverages

AED 599 for unlimited selected bubbles

AED 140 for kids 6-12 y/o

Timings: 12:30pm to 4pm

Location: Al Bateen Marina, Royal M Hotel, Abu Dhabi

4. Butcher and Still

Featuring leather banquettes, rich wooden floors, an array of specially selected prime cuts of American beef and Prohibition-era cocktails, Butcher and Still evokes a 1920’s Chicago steakhouse vibe.

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Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

The selection of food from their brunch menu is irresistible. Everything from sushi to sliders and sizzling cuts, to a fantastic atmosphere.

Make sure to save space for the dessert you can always hit the gym later!

Price: From AED 285

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Four Season Hotel, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

5. The Foundry

The Foundry offers a delicious buffet and a set menu business lunch. In the evenings, it transforms into a stylish and intimate steakhouse serving the finest cuts of meat.

saturday brunch abu dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

It is a multi-award-winning restaurant and home to the famous ‘Raising The Steaks’ Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi. The ambience at The Foundry is elegant and romantic as well as suitable for business.

A useful tip for attending brunch is to arrive hungry and feast on steakhouse classics and indulgent chef creations.

Sushi, tacos, bakery fresh breads, pastries, oysters, lobsters and much more. There are multiple option when it comes to drink packages.

Price: AED 215 for soft drinks package

AED 325 for the house drinks package

AED 385 for the premium wine package

AED 585 for the champagne package

AED 110 for children ages 6 to 12

Timings: 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: Al Meena St – Al Zahiyah, Southern Sun Hotel, Abu Dhabi

6. Aqua’s Garden Brunch

Located at one of the most Instagrammable locations in the city, Aqua offers the best views of the waterfront from both its restaurant and terrace.

Aqua’s Garden Brunch is poolside and is a vibrant Al Fresco affair. A supervised Kid’s Club allows parents to spend some quality time together whilst the little ones are entertained.

Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

The ambiance is enhanced by the famous saxophone performance. With the Garden Brunch, guests can share a variety of delicacies including a Pani Puri trolley, fresh salads, cheeses and cold cuts.

As for the main dishes, there is a dedicated pie, tuna, cold seafood, sushi and oyster counter. They also have an array of authentic Italian and Asian cuisines to indulge in! The decadent desserts accompanied by coffee are pretty good too!

Price: AED 255 for food only

AED 355 for the House Beverages package

AED 455 for the Champagne package

Timings: 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

7. PJ O’Reilly’s

One of Abu Dhabi’s oldest pubs, PJ’ O’Reilly’s offers a distinctive blend of Irish hospitality and Abu Dhabi comfort.

With a relaxing poolside environment and BBQ, it is quite a popular spot amongst expats for Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi!

Le Meridian Brunch
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

PJ O’Reilly’s Hog Fest Brunch at Le Royal Meridien features wurst, bar bite platters, meat boards with homemade sauces and rubs. They also have live entertainment to keep you on your feet into the night.

Price: From AED 225 + Free pool access

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Le Royal Meridien, Sheikh Khalifa Street, Abu Dhabi

8. Secret Garden, Little SOHO

Little Soho is a casual spot with the simple ingredients. With 2 terraces, an outdoor and indoor dining area, a pizza oven and barbecue grill, this garden-like Mediterranean restaurant welcomes you to its Secret Garden Saturday Brunch.

evening brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Having DJ Byron Williams on the deck, the ambience is on point with great vibes, authentic Mediterranean cuisine & free flowing drinks!

It’s also a perfect spot for a fresh breakfast, quick lunch bite, or an evening dinner.

Price: AED 299 for house package

AED 499 for sparking package

AED +250 for the After Party free-flow package

Timings: 1pm to 4:30pm

After Party Timings: 4:30 to 8pm

Location: Al Ain Palace Hotel, West Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi

9. Coya Abu Dhabi

Discover the kaleidoscopic surroundings of the Peruvian restaurant COYA for Saturday brunch.

Guests can enjoy creative light bites and main courses while enjoying panoramic views of downtown Abu Dhabi from the terrace. The cozy dining area with colourful interior is the perfect fun brunch hangout.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Saturday Brunchers can enjoy ceviches, maki rolls, beef ribs, miso salmon, vegetarian quinoa with ricotta cheese and pumpkin iron pot. It’s a three-and-a-half-hour Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi experience.

Price: Non Alcoholic Package @ AED 298

House Beverage Package @ AED 438

Premium Package @ AED 588

Timings: 12:30pm to 4pm

Location: Four Seasons Hotel, The Galleria, Abu Dhabi

10. Alba Terrace

At Alba Terrace, guests are treated to a leisurely Mediterranean-styled afternoon on the terrace.

Expect classic dishes, new seasonal creations and fresh delights from the poolside wood fired oven. Not to mention the signature Aperol Spritz and a selection of Amalfi inspired cocktails.

park hyatt brunch abu dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

The experience is more than a lunch, but not quite as extravagant as brunch. For three hours, dine on Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as burrata and cold cut charcuterie in chic interiors or on the terrace. 

Price: Soft Package @ AED 245

House Package @ AED 365

Champagne Package @ AED 465

Upgrade to Cabana and Pool Access @ AED 575

Timings: between 12:30pm to 5pm (3 hour experience)

Location: The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi

11. ANNEX

ANNEX is a highly rated RnB and Hip Hop nightclub located at Al Bateen. You can experience a unique dining and entertainment experience in a multi-level social space.

Featuring an international and local DJ on the ground-floor, it’s an energetic nightlife and performance venue.

For those who would like to start the night early, try out “Amapiano” Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi.

brunch in abu dhabi saturday
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

The up-and-coming genre of South African music, described as “the sound that turns the sun”, has a weekly home at ANNEX. 

The blend of deep house, jazz, and lounge music provides the perfect soundtrack for Saturday nights.

Along with free-flowing bites and beverages, it’s the perfect rhythmic evening.

Price: AED 288 all inclusive

Timings: 5pm to 9pm

Location: The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi

12. Oak Room

There is nothing like a premium dining experience at Oak Room. Guests are taken on a journey to discover the world’s best beef.

garage brunch abu dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi at Oak Room features possibly the best British delicacies served as a three-course menu for an affordable price. Playing some of the best British Rock n’ Roll music, guests are set to have an ‘Oak-some’ time. 

Price: From AED 245

Timings: 12:30pm to 5pm

Location: The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi

13. West Bay

Brunching on the Corniche has all the vacation vibes with views of the turquoise ocean at West Bay.

It’s a family-style affair at the West Bay Abu Dhabi brunch with live entertainment.

Featuring a mouthwatering menu of grilled prime cuts, saffron risotto, octopus, British fish and chips, tasty edible flowers, the restaurant is bursting with sophistication, style and fantastic food.

saturday brunch abu dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Price: Soft beverage package @ AED 249

House beverage package @ AED 379

Bubbly package with Resort Access @ AED 479

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Corniche Rd, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi

14. The Corniche Brunch

At The Corniche Brunch the talented chefs are at work in the open kitchen as the décor blends French industrial design and Arabesque carvings.

Saturday brunch at Corniche all day dining takes guests on a culinary journey to a festival of regional delicacies and international favourites.

brunch abu dhabi saturday
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

With an array of delicious food being served, remember to save space for pastries and sweet treats.

Brunch is complemented by live music, while little ones can make use of the kids play area ensuring parents have a relaxing afternoon. Pool access is also available.

Price: From AED 255 inclusive of soft beverage package

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Corniche Road East Capital Plaza Complex, Sofitel, Abu Dhabi

15. Mc Gettigan’s

The McG Big Table Brunch is the perfect way for you and your crew to have a fantastic Saturday.

The ultimate table brunch experience includes a variety of sharing starter plates, soups, delectable mains and even incredible desserts.

family brunch abu dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Mc Gettigan’s is always a blast brunching with good tunes and a massive selection of pints, fizz & spirits. Definitely worth a try for a fun Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi.

Price: AED 199 per person with beverage upgrade options starting from AED 120

Timings: 12:30pm to 4pm

Location: Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street, Muroor Rd, Dusit Thani, Abu Dhabi

16. Fairways Bubbalicious Brunch

Bubbalicious Brunch at Fairways is known for its award-winning multi-cuisine brunch!

Guests can enjoy a selection of international dishes such as fresh sushi, an array of international live cooking delicacies and grill selections. Not to mention cheeses from around the world!

Dessert lovers will be in for a treat, when they see their spectacular station filled with homemade chocolates, sweets, cakes, crepes, ice cream and sorbets. 

breakfast brunch abu dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Be sure to check out the re-imagined signature drink station. The ambient background music keeps everyone entertained throughout the afternoon.  

Price: AED 195 Includes Soft Beverages

AED 350 Includes Free Flowing House Beverages

AED 595 Includes Free Flowing House Beverages & Bubbly

AED 125 Kids (6-12 Years Old) / Complimentary Kids (0-6 Years Old)

Timings: 1pm to 4:30pm

Location: The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi

17. Brunch In Garage (B.I.G)

Featuring one of Abu Dhabi’s biggest brunches, B.I.G – Brunch In Garage has to be one of our favourite Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi.

Garage has a choice from 5 different international cuisines. Among the live cooking stations, you’ll find salmon sashimi, American Way from Nikkei House and Jing Jiang chicken rolls from Steam Table.

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saturday brunch Abu Dhabi

The pulled beef BBQ burger is pretty good while sipping a beverage from the Tap On Wheels cart.

For desert, head to the tart van for frosted fantasies and tantalising confectioneries. You get to enjoy all of this whilst overlooking the Formula 1 track on Yas Island.

Price: AED 320 Dry Package

AED 420 Spirited Package

AED 589 Sparkling Package

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: W Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

18. Nahaam

At Nahaam Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi based in the Conrad Towers, endless delicacies are delivered straight to the table in a relaxed, sharing-style. 

Among the selections offered on the ‘Fresh Beginnings’ menu is creamy burrata with candied tomatoes, chicken, mango and avocado salad, sushi, sashimi and premium quality seafood on ice.

After the first round of plates has been cleared, proceed to the Little Flavours section where tasty Pan-Asian nibbles such as dynamite prawns and Takoyaki octopus tantalize the palate before the main course.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

An impressive array of favourite bites is showcased on the Metre Board. The vast spread includes juicy meats like home-smoked beef brisket, grilled beef striploin and lamb fillet.

Not to mention fresh seafood specialties like battered snapper fish and grilled prawns.

There is no doubt Nahaam is a foodie heaven with a signature collection of sweets, chocolate fudge cake, cherry cheesecake, crème brûlée and nitrogen ice cream to name a few!

Price: AED 250 Soft Beverages Package

AED 375 House Beverages Package

AED 550 Bubbles Package

Timings: 12:30pm to 4pm

Location: Conrad Etihad Towers, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi

19. VaKaVa

Get a taste of Latin America’s fiery passion through every dish, conversation and rhythm. The VaKaVa, Pan Latin Grill and Lounge is quite a unique experience.

With eye-catching artwork and décor as well as colorful drinks served in test tubes, the walk to your seat is almost worth a visit alone.

VaKaVa is a true gastronomic experience offering guests a taste of South and Central American cuisine.

The adult-only sharing-style brunch is bursting with flavour every Saturday afternoon, through a mix of traditional and modern Latin dishes.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

There will be familiar recipes as well as rare recipe gems, harvested from the land of fire and spice delivered straight from the kitchen to your table which always make like easier.

The experience here is truly a legit Hispanic love language above all else.

Price: AED 295 Soft Beverages Package

AED 495 House Beverages Package

Timings: 2pm to 5pm

Location: West Corniche, Level P1, Conrad Etihad Towers, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi.

20. Siddharta Lounge By Buddha Bar

Siddharta Lounge is known for its vibrant ambience and picture-perfect views of Yas Bay.

Known and loved for its sophistication, Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar offers world-class cocktails by expert mixologists, a sharing set menu plus unlimited bevvies.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

While the live DJ spins the tracks, you can enjoy the best music in a dynamic atmosphere and dance the night away on the rooftop bar.It’s one of the best party style Saturday brunch Abu Dhabi has to offer.

Price: AED 300 for soft beverages package

AED 450 for house beverages package

Timings: 7pm to 11pm

Location: Yas Bay, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

21. The Overlook

The Overlook Lounge is located at the top of Warner Bros around the pool area. It has 360-degree view of Yas Island and beyond.

The premier lounge-style dining spot offers a delicious Cloud Seven brunch featuring an innovative mix of Asian and Western cuisine. There are also live cooking stations and table service.  

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

You’ll notice that it’s a hip brunch spot with a saxophonist playing live. The sax definitely sets an incredible vibe throughout brunch. As always, save room for some dessert, the selection is on a whole other level.

Price: From AED 350 which includes house beverages.

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

22. Ting Irie

Ting Irie is known for its laid-back beachside brunches. If Jamaican food or Reggae music is your ‘Ting, this spot is the best place to be for Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi.

Sink your teeth into some delicious jerk chicken and lobster rolls with a couple of bevvies.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Island Daze brunch transports guests to a whole other world with DJ King Koopa on the decks, you’ll be dancing before the sun sets.  

Price: AED 195 for soft beverages package

AED 295 for house beverages package

Timings: 2pm to 6pm

Location: Mamsha Al Saadiyat, Al Saadiyat Island, Cultural District, Abu Dhabi

23. The Brunch At Khayal

The Brunch at Khayal has an array of live cooking stations serving exquisite international cuisine.

They also have a multitude of activities to keep kids happy while the adults soak up the vibes. The Brunch at Khayal in Marriott Al Forsan is a new addition to the Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi scene.

The amount of live stations are next level so everyone will find their favourite food!

Check out the Seafood bar, Oysters & Caviar, Pub Grabs from Appaloosa, Special Roasts from The Grill, ready-to-go tiffins, Kababs, live Chaat Stations, live Ramen Stations, Grab & Go Bento style meals and much more.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Parents can sit back and relax knowing their kids are in safe hands under supervision of their friendly staff. 

Brunch comes with pool access, you can go for a dip if you fancy. The house DJ will be spinning on the decks and lightens up the atmosphere.

Price: AED 275 for the soft beverages package

AED 395 for the house beverages package

AED 95 kids brunch package for ages 6 to 11

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Marriott Al Forsan, Khalifa City-A, Abu Dhabi

24. White Brunch

Explore a truly international affair as each live cooking station takes you on a journey to different regions around the world. White Brunch honours Eastern and Western food traditions on Saadiyat Island.

At the White Brunch, you can enjoy a culinary experience that combines the traditional Italian flavors with an Arabic twist. Along with smoked cuts, as you admire the deep blue hue of the Gulf of Arabia and enjoy live music.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi
Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

Experience the unobstructed views of the Arabian Gulf and pristine white sands of Saadiyat Island, whether you choose to dine indoors or alfresco.

After you wind down from brunch, visit the Pool Bar for a sundowner with their resident DJ from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

Price: AED 600 inclusive of premium bubbly

AED 475 inclusive of house beverages

AED 350 inclusive of soft beverages

50% off for kids aged 6 – 11

Complimentary (0 – 6 years old)

Timings: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Ground Floor, Jumeirah at Al Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi – FAQS

How much do brunches cost in Abu Dhabi?

Prices range from AED 150 up to AED 600 depending on the package and venue. The most expensive options tend to be some of the biggest brunches.

What are house beverages?

  House beverages include grape beverages, hop-based beverages, spirits, cocktails, and mocktails. 

What should I wear for Brunch in Abu Dhabi?

Where brunch is concerned, feel free to get fancy. High heels, smart shirts, crisp blazers and sassy dresses are all perfectly acceptable attire.

To Sum Up Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

The brunch scene in AD is legendary, so no matter when you go, you’re bound to have a great time.

Abu Dhabi has plenty to offer and there’s so much to do whether you live in the city or just visiting for a few days. No matter what, a weekend brunch has got to be tried!

The brunch scene in AD is legendary, so no matter when you go, you’re bound to have a great time.

Abu Dhabi has plenty to offer and there’s so much to do whether you live in the city or just visiting for a few days.

If you would like to just lay back and chill, spend a day at the beach or maybe even head to the nearest coffee shop.

There are a gyms and ladies-only gyms to visit to burn off the brunch calories!

If you are visiting Abu Dhabi for a day or more you should consider a car rental and explore Abu Dhabi beyond the city. Be sure to check our desert getaway post.

Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi

If you have reached this far, thank you for taking the time to read. Do you know of other popular Saturday Brunch Abu Dhabi places that we may have missed? Please do let us know!

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