Now is no better time than to make the most of the delicious Dubai family brunches as the weather cools and we can start socialising outside. Famous throughout the world, they really are the best place for everyone to kick back and relax, (we should know, we have done enough of them). And there are so many which are perfect for families, with good food, kids’ activities and entertainment. So, feast your eyes on our guide to the top family brunches this amazing city has to offer.

Wave in the weekend with McCaffertys Wafi brunch

The McCaffertys Wafi Family Brunch is the newest kid on the brunch block. You can sit back and have your fill of their award winning pub food including delicious pork dishes – think sausage rolls, bangers & mash, their famous carvery roast dinner and much more! You won’t be short of your choice of beverages either, you can sip on a fantastic selection of your favourite drinks, EVEN bubbles and Aperol Spritz! All this while the kids are  kept suitably entertained with swimming pool access, a bouncy castle, face painting, games, Mr Whippy machine… we could go on!

Timing: Every Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm (you can also arrive early to use the pool!)

Prices: House package AED 249, Premium AED 299 – kids under 10 eat for free 

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Surf & Turf Brunch at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Mezzerie’s all-new family friendly Surf and Turf brunch brings the best of the world’s food, with delicious delights from both land and sea. Charcoal grilled tomahawks and Australian Black Angus steaks at the grill station or freshly cured salmon, tuna carpaccio and red snapper ceviche, and sushi from the dedicated Japanese Counter and that’s just to name a few. To finish it all off you and your family can bask in Surf and Turf delightful dessert trolley to die for which offers sweet treats such as the mouth-watering tropical baked cheesecake, and their signature yuzu cream and matcha hazelnut crunch cake. And then there are live entertainment acts and feel-good vibes alongside. The best part of this brunch for us is that children between 4-12 years old can enjoy free access to the hotel’s Coco’s Kids Club for unlimited social activities, arts and crafts and construction games, while the adults unwind and dine. Everyone’s a winner! And an added bonus for us is that there is even a happy hour from 4pm-5pm where adults can continue the fun with the happy hour offer at Peacock Alley located in the resort’s upper lobby. Besides lip-smacking signature cocktails, you can soak in 180-degree views of Palm Jumeirah and enjoy the sunset.

Time: Every Saturday from 1pm-4pm.

Prices: For adults, it’s AED 395 for the soft drinks package, AED 495 for the house package and AED 550 for fizz. For children aged between 10 and 14, it’s AED 198 each and under 10s can dine for free.

To Book: Please click here.

A family brunch bonanza at FamilyFest

If you’re looking for a festival themed brunch with surprises for the kids around every corner, then FamilyFest brunch is definitely the one for you. Located in Bacchanal at Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters, and set in their luxury air-conditioned tent, you can enjoy views over the gorgeous Fortuna pool and ocean beyond. This brunch is as much about the entertainment as it is the delicious food so you can expect everything from balloon art, dancers & acrobats, and face painting as well as a slime station and special guests in the form of Mirabel from Disney’s Encanto and our favourite Magic Phil. The food is just as much of a showstopper with a sushi bar, pizza, pasta, ceviche, and live carving stations, to name just a few… The kids have their own dedicated food area where they can choose from favourites such as sliders, pastaand chicken tenders, that’s not to mention the desserts where a doughnut wall takes pride of place. They can also make their own mocktails. All kids can go to the kids’ clubs, catering for both younger children and teens so there’s no chance of boredom at brunch.

Timing: Every Saturday from 1pm – 5pm.

Prices: AED 350 for soft drinks, AED 430 for the house package, AED 530 for sparking and AED 730 for the champagne package. AED 150 for children (ages 4-11 years) and free for infants ages 3 years and below.

To Book: Please email: reservations@familybrunchdubai.comor call/WhatsApp 050 836 1513.

We Be Brunchin’ at JA The Resort 

At this picnic-style brunch set on the outdoor lawn of JA Palm Tree Court, discover a delicious feast and a chilled atmosphere for families. A selection of wonderful treats including live cooking stations and live music keeps the ambiance lively. Kids will be entertained by the resident animation team, complimentary pony rides, refreshment stations of bubble tea, candy-floss and popcorn, and more. With pool and beach access included, We Be Brunchin’ is the perfect fun-filled family day out!

Timing: Every Saturday from 12.30pm – 4pm.

Prices: AED 280 for soft drinks and AED 375 for house beverages. AED 150 for children (aged 6 – 12 years) and free for children 5 years and younger.

To Book: Please call 04 814 5604 or email to make your reservation.

First Stop London at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai

London Social brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai makes you feel like you’ve been transported back to our beloved capital city complete with a red telephone box on arrival, live cooking stations named after tube stops and a drinks stand shaped like a double decker bus. Experience London’s diversity of cultures and cuisines like the spices of Banglatown and Little Beirut, the vibrant stalls of little Italy, Asian delights found in Soho as well as British classics like Fish n‘ Chips and Yorkshire Pudding. You can chill at your table as the mains are made to order and all the food is complemented with Britain’s favourite cocktails, spirits and craft hops, along with live entertainment. There’s no specific children’s entertainment for this one, so perhaps one the teenagers would enjoy more!

Timings: Every Saturday from 1pm – 4pm.

Prices: AED 395 for soft drinks, AED 550 for house beverages and AED 695 for sparkling. Children below 5 dine for free, while 6 to 12 dine at 50%.

To Book: please contact 04 318 6150 or email

Fly into a superhero adventure at Farriers Restaurant, The Meydan Hotel

Gather up your family with the fun filled brunch at Farriers Restaurant at The Meydan Hotel. Blast off at this five-star venue with its superhero themed feast featuring flavoursome gourmet dishes, free-flowing grape, premium beverages, and superheroes’ visits to keep the little ones entertained. (Get your cameras ready!). Indulge in whole fish and seafood cooked live at BBQ stations, a mixed grill selection, Italian Pasta, Spanish Tacos, Asian station, hand-carved roast and so much more. You can sit back sipping your drink while the kids head off into their superhero fantasy play in the dedicated kids’ area. All this, in the breathtaking location surrounded by the Meydan racecourse’s greenery with indoor and outdoor seating.

Time: Every Saturday from 1pm – 4pm.

Prices:  AED 249 for the soft beverage package, AED 399 for the house beverage package and AED 499 for the sparkling package. Children aged 6-11 years receive a 50% discount on the soft drinks price whilst children 5 and under dine for free.

To Book: Please call 04 381 3111, WhatsApp 056 525 4040 or email Or you can click here to book online.

The brunch of fairy tales at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel

Set in the French inspired Imperium restaurant at the luxurious Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel, step into the magic and wonder of a fairytale palace with its own enchanted garden. They have even created a very special ‘Jardin Rosé’ where the adults can sit and sip the afternoon away while listening to the live band performing their favourite hits. If you love exquisite cuisine and the finest beverages where your little one can dream of being a prince or princess, this is the Saturday Brunch created especially for you, with a full entertainment and activity schedule to keep everyone happy.

Time: Every Saturday from 1pm – 5pm.

Prices: For adults, it’s AED 350 for the soft drinks package, AED 450 for the house package, AED 575 for fizz and cocktails and AED 700 for the champagne package per person. It’s AED 150 each for 4-11 year olds and under 3’s can dine for free.

To Book: Please email: reservations@familybrunchdubai.comor call/WhatsApp 050 836 1513.

Swing Into The Weekend at Into The Jungle Brunch

Take a walk on the wild side with the Into The Jungle Brunch at the Palazzo Versace. Its motto is ‘A party for the whole family’ and it’s exactly that, which is why we love it! There is plenty of entertainment from people dressed up as animals, enchanted trees and a jungle princess. The little ones will be kept constantly entertained with performances from British Mums favourite Magic Phil, plus balloon making, face painting, jungle arts and crafts and a planting station. The fun never stops.

Time: Every Saturday from 1pm – 5pm.

Prices: Soft beverage package is AED 350, house beverage package is AED 450, premium package including Prosecco and cocktails is AED 570. The Champagne package is AED 810. Children between 4-11 years are AED 165, under 3’s are free.

To Book: Please email: or call/WhatsApp 050 836 1513.

Picnic Chic at Picnic Pantry, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City

If it’s an outdoor brunch you’ve been waiting for all summer, Picnic Pantry at the Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City. is the one to go for. A reimagined picnic brunch with a twist for a fun-filled family day out! A one-of-a-kind walk-in pantry, where you get your own basket and everything. Yum! There are BBQ stations, live music, complimentary pool access, kids’ activities, and breathtaking views of the city skyline.  British Mums get an exclusive 25% discount too making it fantastic value!

Time: Every Saturday from 1pm – 4pm.

Prices: Starting from AED 265 per adult, children from 6 to 12 years old eat for AED 120 and under 6s are free.

To Book: Please call 04 701 1127 or email  quoting ‘British Mums’ to avail the discount.

Sunday lunch Brunch at the Voco by Bonnington

It doesn’t have to be on a Saturday to be brunch, does it? Every Sunday, at voco® by Bonnington the International restaurant The Cavendish, is pulling out all the stops to serve up a hearty roast dinner. The traditional Sunday Roast is served with all the trimmings, and you can pick from a succulent selection of delicious meats. There’s loads of fun for the whole family with tons of activities for the kids in the outdoor area.

Time: Every Sunday from 12.30pm – 3.30pm.

Prices: Adults are AED 125, children aged 6 – 12 years are AED 79 and kids below 6 eat for free.

To Book: Please WhatsApp 050 927 5711 or email

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside at Seaside Brunch

Seaside Brunch at The First Collection JVC, brings the seaside to you every weekend. The children will love meeting the Seaside Princess, Oscar the Octopus and Sandy the Starfish. There is also complimentary pool access, seaside stall games and mini chef station and much more. All the fun of the seaside without being on the shore and getting sand in your car on the way home. Don’t miss the live grill food station, along with firm family favourites, ice cream and popcorn. This family pool brunch is a perfect way to spend a Saturday!

Time: Every Saturday from 12.30pm – 4.30pm.

Prices: Adults soft package is AED 199, house beverage package is AED 275, premium package is AED 375. Children above the age of 4 are AED 125 and under 3’s are free.

To Book: Please email: or call/WhatsApp 050 836 1513.

A whole new world of wonders at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

The Agrabah Brunch will make your little ones feel like they have flown on a magic carpet into the Arabian world of Princess Jasmine and Aladdin. Set in the stunning Hanaaya restaurant at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, you and your family can indulge in an array of worldly cuisines alongside breathtaking views while the kids are enchanted by the magic genie and dancing camel and a whole host of Arabian delights.

Time: Every Saturday from 1pm – 5pm.

Prices: For adults, it’s AED 350 for the soft drinks package, AED 430 for the house package, AED 530 for fizz and cocktails and AED 730 for the champagne package. It’s AED 150 each for 4-11 year olds and under 3’s can dine for free.

To Book: Please email: reservations@familybrunchdubai.comor call/WhatsApp 050 836 1513.

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