The change in the weekend has been a welcomed shift for us Brits, as we can now spend our Sundays in the way they were designed, with a lazy roast dinner – a very British tradition that we’re all always happy to embrace.!  Whatever your favourite meat, you’ll find it accompanied with Yorkshire Puddings and gravy at our pick of the top Sunday roasts taking place across Dubai.

A lazy start to Sundays with Home by McGettigan’s

If you’re looking for a true taste of home, then it’s in the name with Home by McGettigan’s who serve up a fab Sunday Family Brunch with live music, a kid’s corner and kid’s games. The three-course late breakfast and lazy lunch consists of a brekkie dish or an appetiser followed by a main course which includes Lamb Chops and Rib Eye of Beef and finally a dessert if you have the room!

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Price: AED 179 with soft drinks and coffee, AED 60 for kids under 12 and free for kids under four. Drinks charged as per consumption.

Book: To book, please visit their website.

The Family Cavendish Carvery at voco by Bonnington

Every Sunday, head to voco® by Bonnington where 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 all the whole family with tons of activities for the kids in the outdoor area.

Time: 12:30pm – 3:30 pm

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

Book: To book, please call 04 356 0536 or email

Roast and brunch at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC

As expats, we’ve embraced the Dubai ‘brunch’, so we’re delighted that the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre has fused brunch and roast dinner to offer the perfect finale to any weekend. For us adults think delicious food with a proper taste of home, wonderful service and live acoustic entertainment. For the kids there’s slime making, arts and crafts, princess visits, Magic Phil, and even an appearance by the Queen’s Beefeaters.

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Price: There’s a non-alcoholic package at AED 299 whilst the house beverage package at AED 399 includes wine and beer and the prosecco package at AED 499 includes bubbles, spirits and cocktails. Children aged 4 – 11 years are AED 150 and our little ones, aged three and under eat absolutely free.

Book: Please book in advance by calling 04 372 2777.

The London Project launches Sunday Roast Dinner

The London Project, perfectly situated below Ain Dubai on Bluewaters, have just launched their Sunday Roast Dinner including their signature Wagyu Sausage Roll, Greek Olive Fed Chicken, British Lamb Shank, Celeriac Steak and The Master Roast Dinner (if you’re feeling hungry) which combines a plate of all three meats. All roast dinners are served with duck fat roast potatoes, fluffy Yorkshire Puddings, roasted vegetables and mouth-watering cauliflower cheese. Yum!

Time: 1pm – 5pm.

Price: The Master Roast Dinner is AED 165, the Wagyu Sausage Roll and Greek Olive Fed Chicken is AED 135 each, the British Lamb Shank is AED 125 and the Celeriac Steak is AED 110. Drinks are charged as per consumption.

Book: To book, please call 054 306 1822 or email

Sunday Roast Brunch at The Dubliner’s

When we say a British roast, we’re of course also including the amazing delicacies from the Emerald Isle! Head down to The Dubliner’s at Le Meridien Dubai for exceptional food with a carousel of Irish delights, washed away with frosty array of refreshing beverages. Taking place every Sunday from 1pm – 4pm, The Dubliner’s is a family favourite withlive entertainment and loads of fun.

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Price: AED 175 for non-alcoholic package with Heineken Zero, AED 190 for soft beverages and three glasses of draught beer and AED 175 for free flow selected premium beverages.

Book: For more information or to book, please call 04 702 2455 or email

The Nine, a quintessentially British Sunday Roast

A British neighbourhood restaurant, The Nine at Sofitel The Obelisk, is known for their quintessentially British Sunday Roast. No weekend is complete without the mouth-watering taste of succulent roast meat, served with vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower cheese croquettes and crispy roast potatoes. Vegetarians can also enjoy a tasty meat-free roast. Taste tradition with a truly unforgettable British experience and delectable dishes that make for the perfect way to end the week.

Time: 12.30pm – 4pm

Price: The meat free roast is AED 95, roast chicken with herb stuffing is AED 110, the roast Suffolk pork or roast leg of lamb is AED 130 and the roast prime rib eye of beef is AED 145.  Top up with a drinks package of AED 99 per person for 4 house beverages or AED 149 per person for two hours of free-flow beverages. Children from 6-12 years eat half price on a chosen menu option (half the portion accordingly) and children 5 years and under eat for free.  Please note prices are subject to change on special occasions such as Mother’s Day and Easter.

Book: Visit to book your table or call 04 281 4111.

Celebrate Sundays with a new Carvery at Mina’s Kitchen, The Westin

Sundays have never looked so good with the launch of a Sunday Carvery at Mina’s Kitchen Restaurant. Spend time with friends and family over a hearty Sunday Roast, complete with all the trimmings.  The carvery station wows with oven roast prime rib, smoked BBQ ribs, beef wellington, rotisserie chicken and minted roast leg of lamb, to name only a few, plus there’s fab children’s activities, such as face painting and arts & crafts as well as sensational live music.

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Price: Adults are AED 98 including soft beverages, AED 198 including 3 bottles of beer or a carafe of grape. Children 6-13 years are AED 48 and 5 years and younger eat for free.

Book: To book, please call 04 511 7373/03034 or email

A traditional Irish Sunday Carvery at McCafferty’s

If you’re looking for a real taste of home, you should head to McCafferty’s for a fantastic traditional carvery so good, it might even beat your Mum’s roast. For just AED AED100 per person you can enjoy a bowl of freshly made soup and Irish soda bread followed by a huge plate from the carvery plus the dessert of the day (if you can manage it)! Fancy a sneaky glass of bubbles with your roast? No problem! Both McCafferty’s Al Furjan & JVC have happy hour available until 8pm every Sunday.

Time: 12pm – 8pm

Price: AED 100 per person and kids under 10 eat for free at McCafferty’s Al Furjan!

Book: To book, please click here for McCafferty’s JVC and click here for McCafferty’s Al Furjan.


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The British Mums Guide to Family Brunches



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