To help you make the most of your Eid al-Adha break, we’ve shortlisted seven great restaurants to try in Dubai this week. There’s a new lunch menu to try at Tribeca while Zero Gravity and Anise are celebrating Eid al-Adha with a special brunch offer.
There’s now a very reasonably priced lunch menu on offer at one of JBR’s favourite haunts. It runs from 12pm-5pm and for just AED89 you can help yourself to two-courses and a house beverage. Starters include Angus bolognese nachos and baked halloumi, while mains include wagyu burgers, chicken breast for mains. And a Nutella and banana sandwich for dessert.
When: 12pm-5pm, daily
Where: Ocean View Hotel, JBR
Price: From AED89
Contact: +971 50 345 6067,
Sample Chef Morimoto’s signature teppanyaki across the specially curated Shoka menu of eight courses. There’s chilled pudding with soy bean and Japanese sea urchin, foie gras and spinach, truffle fried rice and even a summer crepe included to tickle your tastebuds. It’ll cost you AED450 for the culinary journey.
Where: Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Business Bay
Contact: +971 4 512 5577, website
Garden on 8
With loads of screens (and one huge one) dotted around the terrace area, and tonnes of drinks promos, events and more, you needn’t look further for the perfect spot to watch the Premier League than Garden on 8. The food menu offers all the usual, but good standard, pub fare.
Where: Media One, Dubai Media City
Contact: +971 4 427 1000,
Ladies, this one is for you. Industrial Avenue is offering you free unlimited drinks every Thursday and Friday. So, that’s bottomless grape from 9pm until midnight during tonight’s hip-hop and RnB night as well as tomorrow’s signature house night.
When: 9pm-12am, every Thursday and Friday
Where: The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Contact: +971 4 511 7139, website
The beach club is hosting two brunches in celebration of Eid al-Adha. Both of which will take place indoors and on the venue’s terrace from 12pm to 5pm. The à la carte package includes drinks and is priced at AED249 for ladies and AED299 for gents. Once brunch is done, a glorious 2-for-1 beverage deal follows between 5pm and 8pm.
When: August 22-23
Where: Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone
Price: AED249 for ladies, AED299 for gents
Contact: +971 4 501 2534,
In celebration of Eid al-Adha, Anise is hosting a special brunch. Taking place on Friday, August 24, the seafood brunch that starts at AED240 per person will feature prawns, crab, lobster and everything in between, all of which will be served from the venue’s eight live cooking stations. There will be a number of salads and grilled goods for vegetarians, too.
When: Friday, August 24
Where: InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Price: From AED240 per person
Contact: +971 4 701 1127,
Lock, Stock & Barrel
For excellent portions of epic gastropub comfort food, LSB is the spot for you. This Friday brunch features multiple rounds of sharing plates, with delectable deep-fried favourites kicking off the first round, followed by a lengthy mozzarella-topped flatbread, sliders, and fish and chips, to name just a few, for round two. A tasty load of ice cream and cheesecake arrives for the KO blow in round three.
When: 1pm-4pm, every Friday
Where: Grand Millennium
Price: AED99 (soft drinks), AED299 (house beverages)
Contact: +971 4 514 9195, website
Dim Sum Disco Brunch
Candypants’ first ever brunch at Maiden Shanghai takes place every Friday from 1pm to 4pm. Priced at AED395, the package features sharing contemporary style Chinese dishes. The à la carte menu boasts a number of MSG free dishes such as Chef Bing’s crispy prawn and seabass roll and organic Kung Pao chicken. The deal also includes free-flowing bubbly, house beverages and select mix drinks. Once the brunch is finished, the drunch begins. For AED100, guests can enjoy three drinks from 4pm to 8pm. Local DJ Adam Graca will also be on hand to ensure that the party continues well into the night.
When: 1pm – 4pm, every Friday
Where: Maiden Shanghai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah
Price: From AED395
Contact: +971 4 455 9989, website