A LITTLE FURTHER OUT...
Jump in the car, and try these new brunches on the outskirts of Dubai
THE GARDEN BRUNCH
Just shy of an hour’s drive from the centre of Dubai, the Garden Brunch at Bab Al Shams serves a range of international cuisine and has dedicated dessert sections. Bab Al Shams Resort & Spa, Al Quadra Road, Dubai Desert, Fri 1pm to 4pm, Dhs545. Tel: (04) 8096194. Taxi: Bab Al Shams Resort & Spa, Al Quadra Road babalshams.com
The new brunch at Trader Vics Mai Tai Lounge has plenty to try. Mains include volcano prawns in a sweet-and-soursauce, marinated lamb chops and Angus beef burgers. You’ll even get the chance to make your own cocktails. Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah, Fri 12pm to 4pm, Dhs300. Tel: (056) 6777849. Taxi: Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah hilton.com