The best places to dine in Dubai this weekend: September 9 to 11

The best places to dine in Dubai this weekend: September 9 to 11



Brunches, business lunches, free milkshakes and afternoon tea offer the best places to dine in Dubai this weekend.

Thursday 9 September 2021

Business Lunch at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, DIFC

The upscale DIFC venue offers a tasteful array of entrees as part of its business lunch, including a classic La Caeser Salade, Le Saumon and Le Gyoza, made with Japanese ravioli and stuffed with shrimp and langoustine bisque. Robuchon offers four mains, including glazed veal and La Morue (cod swimming in a vegetable broth). Ensuring the decadent meal ends on a sweet note, guests will receive the dessert of the day. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 11:30am to 3:30pm. AED 129 per person.

GO: Call 04 297 7729 for reservations and more information.

Dine at the newly reopened Armani/Mediterraneo, Armani Hotel Dubai

Dine on delicious yet straightforward high-end café dishes at the newly reopened Mediterraneo this weekend. Indulge in a burrata salad, warm quinoa salads, vegetarian samosas and grilled chicken satay sticks for starters. Expect a traditional reflection of Mediterranean cuisine for mains that includes Mediterranean spaghetti, spinach and ricotta ravioli, and Quatro fromagi pizza.

GO: Email or call 04 888 3666 for reservations and more information.

Friday 10 September 2021

Dare to Bruch at STK Dubai JBR, Rixos Premium Dubai JBR

The FACT-award-winning Dare to Brunch has been re-imagined and re-curated for the new season, bringing plenty of energy and a new lineup of entertainment to the Dubai brunch scene. Featuring aerial acrobatics, live musicians and mind-blowing choreography, the double-take party brings with it a fresh menu of show-stopping starters, mains and sweets. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm and 8pm to 11pm. AED 300 (soft beverages), AED 375 (house beverages) and AED 425 (sparkling).

GO: Call 04 323 0061 or Whatsapp 058 591 7315 for reservations and more information. 

Indulge in the Seventh Heaven Brunch at Buddha-Bar, Grosvenor House Dubai

The chic brunch concept, which launched earlier this summer, has proven a big hit with Dubai’s discerning diners thanks to its mix of food and atmosphere. Enjoy live entertainment, a diverse menu of Pan-Asian cuisine and beverages prepared by Buddha-Bar’s team of mixologists. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 450 (soft beverages), package, AED 525 (hops and grapes) and AED 625 (house beverages).

GO: Visit or call 04 317 6000 for reservations and more information.

Saturday 11 September 2021

Afternoon Tea at Vida Creek Harbour, Dubai Creek Harbour

Spend your weekend sipping on tea while enjoying sweet and savoury treats and one of Dubai’s most breathtaking views. Vida Creek Harbour’s afternoon tea includes finger sandwiches, homemade scones served with honey and jam, and a selection of sweets, cakes and profiteroles. Available Thursday to Saturday, from 4pm to 7pm. AED 119 per person.

GO: Email or call 04 428 8888 for reservations and more information.

Enjoy a free chocolate milkshake at SAUCE, Al Habtoor City

In celebration of International Chocolate Milkshake Day, vintage diner SAUCE will be giving away a free hand-crafted chocolate milkshake topped with whipped cream to the first 50 customers on Saturday and Sunday. If you miss the free shakes, you can still enjoy the a la carte menu of Wagyu beef burgers, loaded hotdogs, blue cheese sliders and Buffalo chicken burgers accompanied by an impressive 20 homemade sauces.

GO: Call 056 538 8388 for reservations and more information.