Because the party shouldn’t stop just because brunch does…
There’s something for everyone across Dubai’s legendary Friday brunch scene. Whether it’s a brunch with pool access, an endless buffet or lively party affair, Dubai serves it and then some on a Friday afternoon.
But what about after brunch? If you’re looking to keep the party going post 4pm, we’ve rounded up some of Dubai’s best after-brunch deals.
Flair No. 5
What’s the deal: Three drinks for Dhs100
Secret Garden brunch has proved so popular since its launch at the start of the year that it’s already fully booked until the end of the month. But if you don’t have a brunch booking, you can still head to the after-party from 5pm at the DIFC garden, where Dhs100 will get you three drinks from an impressive selection to keep the party going.
Flair No.5, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, 5pm to 8pm, Fridays, Dhs100. Tel: (04) 372 2323. secret-parties.com
What’s the deal: Buy one get one free selected drinks
If you’re not booked in for one of the two ‘Wok & Roll’ brunches at Mr Miyagi’s, you can make your way to the bar-side of the split-level space from 4pm to 8pm and take advantage of buy-one-get-one free bucket cocktails from 4pm to 8pm. Their second brunch finishes at 11pm, so it’s consistently busy from around 6pm, making it a brilliant choice if you’ve been brunching in the marina if the afternoon or evening.
Mr Miyagi’s, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, 4pm to 8pm, Fridays. Tel: 04 420 7489. Facebook.com/MrMiyagisMediaOne
What’s the deal: Three drinks for Dhs100
Famous party brand Candypants has taken over upscale Chinese restaurant Maiden Shanghai for its weekly Friday brunch the ‘Dim Sum Disco’. But afterwards, there’s a great deal to be had with the ‘drunch disco’. Partygoers can enjoy three house drinks for Dhs100 from 4pm to 9pm every Friday at the stunning rooftop terrace after-party, with a side of epic skyline sunset views thrown in for free.
Candypants, Maiden Shanghai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, 4pm to 9pm, Fridays, Dhs100. Tel: (050) 220 4638. Facebook.com/CandypantsEvents
Cartel, La Carnita
What’s the deal: Four drinks for Dhs120.
The urban-cool La Carnita is a great spot to fill up on Mexican cuisine through the week, but did you know it’s also home to a secret, upstairs bar called Cartel? Head there on a Friday from 4pm to 7pm and enjoy four house drinks for Dhs120. It’s a less-busy and slightly calmer vibe than some of the city’s rowdier post-brunch parties, with some excellent tunes to tap your toes to.
Cartel, La Carnita, Intercontinental Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina, 4pm to 7pm, Fridays, Dhs120. Tel: 04 425 4030. lacarnita.ae
What’s the deal: Six drinks for Dhs150
We Brunch is one of Dubai Marina’s top go-to party brunches, occupying the entire of Accents restaurant each and every Friday in the Intercontinental Dubai Marina. But, the party doesn’t stop at 4pm. Head upstairs to the bar at Marina Social to carry on the partying until 7pm, with a commercial soundtrack and a value six drinks for Dhs150.
Marina Social, Intercontinental, Dubai Marina, 4pm to 7pm, Fridays. Tel: (052) 798 7292. webrunchdxb.com
What’s the deal: Five drinks for Dhs150
Hidden has become one of Dubai’s most popular party brunches, and books up fast each week with partygoers. If you didn’t manage to bag a spot at their weekly Friday brunch, fear not, the after party is open to all and you’ll be able to get your hands on five drinks for Dhs150 from 4pm. It’s pretty much Downtown’s go-to party spot, so don’t be surprised to bump into plenty of people you know who’ve also been at neighbouring brunches. So popular is this post-brunch party, you may have to queue for a short time before you make it in.
Hidden, Treehouse, Taj Dubai, Business Bay, 4pm to 8pm, Fridays, Dhs150. Tel: (058) 827 2763. hiddenbrunch.com
What’s the deal: Free drinks for ladies until 9pm
Formerly known as XL, One Club has just started a brand new brunch after-party every Friday – and it’s a brilliant deal if you’re female. Doors open at 4.30pm with free entry for everyone, and ladies can enjoy free-flowing drinks until 9pm for free too.
One Club, Habtoor Grand, Dubai Marina, 4.30pm to 9pm, Fridays. Tel: (058) 6935778. Facebook.com/OneClubDubai