It’s the perfect weather for an alfresco breakfast…
The sun is shining, the temperature is just-right and Dubai is brimming with alfresco restaurants to enjoy great views and great food.
But what about those that open for breakfast? However you like your eggs in the morning, be sure to enjoy them outside at one of these brilliant outdoor breakfast spots…
The London Project
Located within touching distance of Ain Dubai ferris wheel on Bluewaters Island, The London Project is divided between the ground floor dining room, The Gin Garden – an enchanted English country garden – and a wrap-around terrace with pretty epic views of Dubai Marina. Its breakfast menu is filled with all the usual suspects: avo toast, acai bowls and eggs benedict, served alongside breakfast cocktails such as a Notting Hill Bloody Mary or the full Londoner.
Bluewaters Island, Dubai, daily 9am to midnight. Tel: (04) 5808570. thelondonproject.com
Looking for a proper taste of home? Head to Lakes gastropub, Reform, for their ‘Breakfast of Champions’. Priced at Dhs118, it’s a super-sized serving of all the best parts of a fry-up, with your choice of eggs. The Breakfast of Champions is only served up on weekends, but there’s a weekday breakfast menu featuring a full English for Dhs75. Perch up at an alfresco table overlooking The Orchard and enjoy.
Reform, The Lakes, Friday and Saturday 8am to 11.30am. Tel: (04) 454 2638. reformsocialgrill.ae
The Scene by Simon Rimmer
Popular British eatery The Scene by Simon Rimmer not only serves up some top Marina views, it’s also home to a great daily breakfast menu. You’ll find lighter dishes such as granola or banana bread, or opt for something heartier, such as short rib eggs benedict or eggs florentine
The Scene by Simon Rimmer, 4th Floor, Pier 7, Dubai Marina, daily 8am to 2am. Tel: (04) 222 2328. thescenedubai.com
Inside Al Barari, the botanic residential community on the outskirts of Dubai, you’ll find healthy eating restaurant, The Farm. A leafy, tranquil oasis, we recommend you book ahead early on weekends, as this place quickly packs out with breakfasters. Keep it healthy with an omelette or eggs benedict, or treat yourself to their signature fluffy waffles.
The Farm, Al Barari, daily 7.30am to 10.30pm. Tel: (04) 392 5660. thefarmdubai.ae
Dhow & Anchor
Another brilliant, long-standing gastropub, Dhow & Anchor has an expansive terrace with some of Jumeirah’s best views of the Burj Al Arab. Make your way there on the weekend and enjoy a breakfast menu that includes a traditional full English.
Dhow & Anchor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah, breakfast served 9am to midday, Friday and Saturday. Tel: (04) 432 3232. jumeirah.com
Walnut Grove, The Dubai Mall
Walnut Grove now has a second branch at The Dubai Mall which comes complete with prime Dubai Fountain views. The South African concept first landed in Dubai in 2016 with a City Walk location, and serves a menu of cosy cafe favourites for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Be sure to grab a table on the expansive terrace – it’s one of the best for those brilliant Downtown views.
Walnut Grove, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, now open. Tel: (04) 344 4441. walnutgrove.ae
The newly launched breakfast menu at Park Hyatt gem NOEPE includes an array of eggs, classic waffles, pancakes and acai bowls. The dishes are made to order and served with a side of sunshine and blue skies every weekend between 8am and 11.30am.
The Promenade, Park Hyatt Dubai, 8am to 11.30am, Fridays and Saturdays. Tel: (04) 602 1814. thepromenadedxb.com
Featuring a casual dining area, bar, terrace and pool area, Stoke House is an all-day eatery located at the clubhouse at Damac Hills estate. Overlooking the lush golf course, the venue opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. On the breakfast menu, expect traditional dishes that are a mix of healthy and indulgent such as eggs benedict, French toast, a goats cheese omelette and pancakes. It’s served until midday in the week, and until 2pm on weekends.
Stoke House, Clubhouse, Damac Hills Estate, Dubai, daily 6.30am to 3am. Tel: (04) 245 3939. Facebook.com/StokeHouseDubai
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