SATUR­DAY BRUNCHES

Time Out Abu Dhabi - - FOOD -

CHEAP & CHEER­FUL (Dhs100-199)

BU! The fam­ily-style brunch at this Latin favourite has a sep­a­rate menu for un­der 12s and for ev­ery adult eat­ing, one child eats for free.

→ Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house bev­er­ages). 12.30pm-4.30pm. The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Cen­ter, Al Markaziya

(02 666 8066).

Caramel Restau­rant & Lounge A lazy Satur­day brunch of classy bar food dishes brought to the ta­ble.

→ Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (sparkling). 1pm-4pm. The Col­lec­tion at The St. Regis Saadiyat Is­land Re­sort, Abu Dhabi (02 678 3344).

Li Jiang Pan-asian del­i­ca­cies in­clud­ing dim sum, rice and noo­dle dishes at this fam­ily-friendly brunch.

→ Dhs215 (soft drinks), Dhs340 (house bev­er­ages), Dhs465 (bub­bly), Dhs110 (kids aged six-11), free (kids un­der six). 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-carl­ton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal (02 818 8282).

Ori­gins Kid-friendly of­fer­ing, with a play zone and spe­cial buf­fet. Ev­ery child with a full­pay­ing adult eats for free, too. There’s pool ac­cess once the brunch is over.

→ Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs290 (house bev­er­ages), Dhs95 (kids un­der 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Yas Ho­tel Abu Dhabi, Yas Is­land

(02 656 0600).

DUST OFF THE WAL­LET (Dhs200-299)

Cafe Mi­lano Take a culi­nary tour through a dif­fer­ent Ital­ian re­gion each week. All served to the ta­ble by charm­ing staff. → Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs365 (house bev­er­ages). Sat noon-4pm. Four Sea­sons Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Is­land (02 333 2222).

Car­luc­cio’s Shar­ing starters and desserts and choice of main cour­ses.

→ Dhs224 (soft drinks), Dhs305 (house bev­er­ages), Dhs339 (bub­bly). Sat 11am3pm. East­ern Man­groves Prom­e­nade (02 441 3814).

Dai Pai Dong The Yum Cha brunch serves dumplings, roast meats and desserts.

→ Dhs268 (mock­tails), Dhs328 (house bev­er­ages). Noon-4pm. Rose­wood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Is­land

(02 813 5550).

Finz A seafood brunch sit­ting over the water. It’s re­laxed and serves ex­cel­lent food. Dine on a seafood tower, main cour­ses, bisque and more.

→ Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs370 (house bev­er­ages and sparkling). 12.30pm-4pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya (02 697 9011).

Son­taya Tuck into a set menu of shar­ing dishes from around South-east Asia at this stun­ning, re­laxed venue. → Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (house bev­er­ages). 1pm-4pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Is­land Re­sort

(02 498 8888).

Stars ’N’ Bars The Satur­day brunch at the sports bar of­fers a more laid­back, fam­ily vibe than the rau­cous Fri­day of­fer­ing. There’s still the same qual­ity bar food, how­ever, and this one is bet­ter for fam­i­lies.

→ Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs300 (house bev­er­ages), Dhs350 (bub­bly). Yas Ma­rina, Yas Is­land (02 565 0101).

The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Re­sort & Spa The Brunch A La Parisi­enne is an in­ter­na­tional buf­fet of break­fast dishes per­fect for a Satur­day morn­ing. There’s pool ac­cess, too, so you can re­lax once you’re fed.

→ Dhs233 (soft drinks). Noon4pm. Sas Al Nakhl

(02 616 9999).

Verso This stylish Ital­ian venue serves su­per an­tipasti from an ex­cel­lent buf­fet and mains to the ta­ble. There’s tra­di­tional gelato, too.

→ Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house bev­er­ages), Dhs450 (bub­bly), half price (kids aged six-12), free (kids un­der six). Sat noon-4pm. Grand Hy­att Abu Dhabi Ho­tel & Res­i­dences Emi­rates Pearl (02 510 1234).

Villa Toscana Tra­di­tional Ital­ian dishes and great ser­vice. Ex­pect piz­zas, pas­tas, meats and fish of the high­est qual­ity, pre­pared with love.

→ Dhs210 (soft drinks), Dhs330 (pre­mium drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Na­tion Tow­ers, Cor­niche Road West

(02 694 4553).

JUST BEEN PAID (Dhs300-399)

Blue Mar­lin Ibiza UAE Head to the beach club for a laid­back brunch­ing ex­pe­ri­ence of shar­ing food on the beach or restau­rant.

→ Dhs310 (restau­rant), Dhs340 (beach or ter­race), Dhs580 (bub­bly). 1pm-3.30pm, 4pm-6.30pm (restau­rant); 1pm-4pm (beach and ter­race). Golden Tulip Al Jazeera Ho­tel & Re­sort, Ghan­toot (056 113 3400).

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