Fabulous family-friendly brunches in the UAE

Looking for a place to take your entire family this weekend? Here are our suggestions for the best family-friendly brunches in Dubai

Jardin Rosé at Imperium Restaurant

Located at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray resort, Imperium’s design is influenced by opulent French palaces. Both adults and children are guaranteed a memorable weekend as live, vibrant entertainment brings fairy tales to life on stage. Adults can sit, sip, and dance the afternoon away while listening to the energetic music of the live band performances thanks to the extensive buffet featuring a wide variety of French favourites and continental delicacies paired with delectable beverages.

The little ones will get the chance to walk around and interact with their favourite fairy tale characters. The Fairy tale corner will entice children to sing and dance to their catchy tunes, get dirty in the Mini Chef corner while they whip up a storm, or paint their faces with stunning and vivid patterns in the Face Painting Corner.

Imperium, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Saturday from 1-5pm. From AED150 for children and AED350 for adults. Call +9715 0836 1513 and visit the website or Instagram

Village Bistro

Located in The First Collection Hotel at JVC, the Village Bistro offers a lively family-friendly brunch, featuring a delightful buffet of unlimited food and beverages, pool access, live music and kids entertainment.

Village Bistro, The First Collection Hotel at Jumeirah Village Circle. Sunday from 12:30-4:30pm. Free for infants (0-3), AED125 for children (4-11) and from AED199 for adults. Call +9714 275 6621 and visit the website or Instagram


This South Australian afternoon brunch is ideal for families and jam-packed with entertainment, featuring a trampoline, bouncy castle, kids’ area, and outdoor petting zoo with bunnies, goats, parrots, and iguanas.

Expect a play area with a water feature, a face painting station, an interactive science station, the opportunity to make pizza with the chef, and a live magic show filled with tricks and laughs. A storytelling corner, tipi tents, and an art space are also available for the younger kids.

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre. Sunday from 1-4:30pm. AED75 for under 12s and from AED225 for adults. Call +9714 702 2455 and visit the website or Instagram

Eataly at The Beach

On selected Sundays (November 13 and December 3), Eataly will offer a fun-filled family outing at its restaurant at The Pavilion at The Beach, JBR, the brand’s first licensed location in the UAE.

Italian favourites like bruschetta, pasta, pizza, and tiramisu are available for children up to the age of 12, along with a variety of other activities including face painting, balloon animals, and a magic performance. In addition to a selection of innovative beverages created by the on-site mixologist, parents will have access to the à la carte menu, which features traditional Italian treats made with high-quality ingredients.

November 13 and December 3. From 12-3pm. AED160 per child. Call +9714 561 1185 and visit the website or Instagram


This Coastal Italian restaurant, located at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, is offering the ultimate family-friendly brunch with fun activities specially created for the little ones, such as face painting and kids’ corner with a great selection of toys and interactive board games for young adults.

For those interested in becoming chefs, there will be pizza-making lessons hosted by Chef Andrea and junior bake-off competitions.

The Walk JBR, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. Sunday Family Brunch ‘Pranzo Domenicale’ from 1-4pm. Call +9714 318 2319 and visit the website or Instagram

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

Experience a family fiesta at the Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island Saturday Garden Brunch with with Ottoman-inspired interiors and crystal-clear waters. Little ones can participate in sports activities and family races or spend the afternoon at the Rixy Kid’s Club under the supervision of Rixos’ certified day care staff while adults relax outdoors or dance to the music of a live band and DJ.

Enjoy a delectable international buffet with a variety of starters, main courses, and desserts in a lovely garden setting. A ceviche corner, an Italian risotto and homemade pasta station, a sushi corner, a Turkish kebab station, and a live seafood and meat grill are just a few of the specially selected live cooking stations. Choose from a variety of quality spirits, hops, grape, and bubbles, or at the mixology station, pair your meal with a selection of inventive concoctions.

Turquoise Restaurant at Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. Saturday from 1-4:30pm. AED575 per person – outside guest rate (in- house guests are complimentary). 12 years and above considered as an adult. Children between 5 and 11 years enjoy a 50% discount. Children below the age of 4 dine with our compliments (limited up to 2 children). Call +9712 492 2222 and visit the website or Instagram





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