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From brunch, dinner to afternoon sweet delicacies, we have got you covered with tantalizing Easter options to enjoy in Abu Dhabi
AT ROSEWOOD ABU DHABI
Rosewood Garden Brunch – at Aqua
Friday, April 19
1pm to 5pm
The much-loved Rosewood Garden Brunch features a lavish spread served from 1pm until 5pm, which encourages guests to move around and enjoy different areas of Aqua restaurant. The buffet includes a wide selection of appetizers, international and Asian mains, a fritto corner, a raw bar, live tuna carving, an oyster and sushi bar, a ceviche and soup station, and an impressive bread corner.
On the terrace, there is an assortment of live cooking stations including Italian épicerie and fresh pasta, butchery, BBQ and grill, fresh smoker delicacies, a rotisserie and assorted manakish prepared in firewood. The brunch will also feature Asian, Chinese and Indian sections in addition to a corner dedicated to La Cava – Rosewood’s wine lounge.
Children are in for a treat at the ‘Rosebuds’ children at the ‘Rosewood Garden Brunch’ as it boasts a remarkable children’s menu, a Haribo Candy dessert station, mini-ice-cream cups, fresh crepes and pancakes, pastries, and a chocolate buffet including the much-loved fountain, along with a range of fun Easter activities for the children.
The Rosewood Garden Brunch is available in four packages: ‘Gourmet’ with food and soft drinks for AED 400, ‘Connoisseur’ with unlimited house beverages for AED 465, ‘Gastronome’ for the bubbly package for AED565 and the ‘Rose Buds Brunch’ for children aged six to 12 years for AED165.
Gourmet | Food and Soft Drinks | AED400
Connoisseur | Food, Grapes, Hops and Mixology | AED465
Gastronome | Food, Grapes, Hops, Mixology and Bubbly | AED565
Rose Buds Brunch | Rose Buds Access | 6 -12 years old | AED165
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 (0)2 813 5550
AT CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND
This Easter, Cipriani Yas Island welcomes guests with seasonal flavours and Italian flair. Speciality dishes will be highlighted, complementing the signature à la carte menu to celebrate the occasion throughout the Easter week, from 14th to 21st April.
Prepared with premium ingredients flown directly from Italy to maintain the real taste and authenticity of the cuisine, fresh Easter dishes await. Some of the highlights that complement the menu are “Torta Pasqualina” with Spinach, Ricotta Cheese and Veal Ham, homemade Veal Ravioli “alla Piemontese”, Lamb ‘Scottadito” with Artichoke “alla Romana” and Roasted Potatoes. A traditional focaccia Pasquale with Mascarpone Sauce completes the variety of beloved signature desserts.
With no minimum spend on the evening; guests are able to tailor the experience, celebrating Easter in great company with loved ones, the Italian way.
AT THE ST REGIS SAADIYAT ISLAND
Easter Afternoon Tea – at The Drawing Room
2.00 PM until 6.00 PM
Originated by “The” Mrs. Astor – the founder of the first St. Regis in New York to host intimate gatherings with her closest friends –afternoon tea at The St. Regis is a timeless tradition. The Easter Afternoon Tea is a great way to gather and socialize with beloved friends and family, while enjoying the customary Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies. For AED195, guests can also enjoy a variety of sandwiches, cakes, baked scones and pastries with tea, coffee and juices.
AED 195; AED 240 with a glass of French bubbly
Contact: +971 2 498 8888 and email@example.com
Easter Brunch – at Olea
1.00 PM — 4.00 PM
Olea hosts a special edition of its “Epicurean Brunch” on Easter Sunday. The menu will feature traditional Easter delicacies like rabbit galantine with grilled pears, loaded deviled eggs with turkey bacon and Scotch eggs with tomato relish as appetizers. For mains, there are braised lamb shank, roasted butternut pumpkin with goat cheese, cottage pie, roasted turkey breast and lamb leg.
Desserts remain a highlight of the Olea brunch with Easter specials like coconut cream pie, orange creamsicle fudge, a donut wall, chocolate fountain and the customary cookies, brownies and cupcakes. Children can take part in egg hunting and face painting as well. The renowned Zero Funk band provides the music, setting a relaxing tone without drowning out conversation, making it the ideal choice for a catch-up with friends.
- AED380 for soft drinks
- AED495 including house beverages
- AED695 for a premium bubbly package
- AED180 for children aged six to 12 years
- Free for children below six years
Contact: +971 2 498 8888 and firstname.lastname@example.org
AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL ABU DHABI
Afternoon Tea Easter Special – at Lobby Lounge
1-30 April 2019
1pm to 4pm
One for the chocoholics, Lobby Lounge’s afternoon tea is decked out with chocolates and Easter-themed treats. Guests can dine on a tempting selection, which includes Chocolate Nest, Chocolate Egg Easter Cookies and Brownie Golden Eggs, and bite-sized savouries like Beef Cheek, Quiche Florentine, Feta Lobster, Chicken Liver Parfait and Veal Ham, along with freshly baked Scones and Hot Cross Buns with a selection of condiments. Available throughout the month of April, the Easter Afternoon Tea is served from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at prices starting from AED110 per person. Moreover, Lobby Lounge will offer Easter goodies like traditional chocolate sweets in the shape of bunnies, eggs and ducks throughout April at AED50.
Starting from AED110; goodies for AED50 each
Contact: (971) 02509 8888 or email@example.com
WonderBrunch – Easter Special at SOFRA BLD
21 and 28 April 2019
1pm to 4pm
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi makes Easter revelry with family and friends unforgettable with the special brunch at Sofra BLD, its award-winning all-day-dining restaurant.
The hotel doubles the chance for those in the capital to enjoy Easter brunch by hosting it on 21 and 28 April 2019. Guests can indulge in a lavish buffet complete with 12 live-cooking stations of international favourites, including a wide range of vegan options.
Those who book the brunch can also enjoy complimentary access to the pool and beach area from 10 a.m. onwards in addition to a welcome drink.
Trio, the resident band at Sofra BLD, enhances the energetic atmosphere with a fantastic live performance. Younger guests are entertained with a variety of fun activities like egg hunting and face painting. The Easter brunch is available from 1 until 4 p.m. at prices starting from AED220. Children below 12 years old may dine for free.
Starting from AED220; children below 12 years old may dine for free
Contact: (971) 02509 8888 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AT SANDERSON’S CAFE
Celebrated from 19th until 22nd April, round up the family and head to Sanderson’s this Easter weekend to indulge in EasterEgg hunts,sweet treats and healthy ‘free-
Whilst the Easter egg hunts for little ones will offer an array of yummy prizes and chocolate treats to be found, parents can relax with one of Sanderson’s signature beverages alongside one of the delicious dishes or a slice of hand-crafted cake.
The extra special (and extra nutritious) hot cross buns are also not to be missed – served best withcoconut butter, these toasted treats will have you feeling festive in no time.
For more information, please visit http://wearesandersons.
AT THE ST REGIS HOTEL
The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is celebrating Easter in the most joyful spirit of the holiday. Families can get together to commemorate the springtime holiday with two colorful Easter Brunches at The Terrace on the Corniche and Villa Toscana. With a creative spin on traditional Easter favourites, these two brunches will surely leave every guest with moments to treasure and a smile on the face.
Chocolate Easter Brunch at The Terrace on the Corniche
Friday, 19th April from 12.30-4pm
While kids are invited to join the festive fun with a giant egg hunt during the brunch, parents can start the journey from The St. Regis Bar sipping mixers before savouring hand-carved meats and favourites from live stations, cheese fondue, foie gras, fine risotto and creamy lasagne as well as delicacies from the ocean including oysters, scallops and other fresh seafood, paired with finest beverages from several themed stations. Guests should save some room for the finest chocolates, impeccable desserts and other temptations.
Brunch with soft beverages – AED 345
Brunch with grapes and hops along with selected mixers – AED 430
Brunch with bubbles, selected mixers, grapes, and hops – AED 595
‘Pranzo Di Pasqua’ – Easter Brunch at Villa Toscana
Sunday, 21st April from 1-4pm
Inspired by the finest ingredients and regional specialties from Tuscany, Umbria and Emilia-Romana, the award-winning restaurant Villa Toscana celebrates Easter with “Pranzo Di Pasqua”, inviting connoisseurs to indulge in traditional and tempting delicacies that bridge the tradition and elegance of Italy. All pasta is made in-house with raw ingredients sourced freshly from Italy, and special imports of cheese, prosciutto, cold cuts, and salamis ensure the brunch takes all guests to an unforgettable culinary journey to Italy this season.
Brunch with soft beverages – AED 210
Brunch with grapes and hops – AED 330
AT BEACH ROTANA HOTEL
Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi will offer a special Easter Brunch on Sunday, 21 April that is sure to be enjoyed by adults and children alike.
Held at Essence from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, the hotel’s chefs will prepare an extensive buffet including traditional Easter specialties. A kids’ zone with activities such as face and egg painting, balloon twisting, fun games and the traditional golden egg hunt guided by the Easter bunny himself will entertain the little ones and keep them busy.
Easter Brunch Packages:
• AED 340 inclusive of soft beverages
• AED 440 inclusive of house beverages
• AED 170 for children 6-12 years old
Complimentary for children under 6 years when accompanied by parents.
In addition, Finz, the popular seafood restaurant on stilts overlooking the water, will serve an Easter dinner on Sunday (21 April), consisting of a 3-course menu for AED 250 per person.
Guests will enjoy a welcome drink with grilled black tiger prawns as a starter, for the main course they can choose between a baked Biaah filet marinated in herbs with chickpeas and coriander-olive oil emulsion or the Easter lamb served with green beans, baked tomato, hummus and basil jus. Finally, a lemon cake is served with berries for a sweet finish.
Saturlaze, the lazy Saturday lunch in Finz, will also have an Easter upgrade with special treats and dishes for the occasion on Saturday (20 April) from 12.30pm to 4.00pm.
Guests joining in one of the two occasions in Finz can also take part in a raffle draw and stand a chance to win exciting prices such as dining and stay vouchers, shopping vouchers and more.
If in a rush and on the lookout for a sweet surprise, from 20 to 28 April, Café Columbia will have delicious Easter goodies such as homemade chocolate bunnies and beautifully crafted eggs on store which make the perfect gift to take home.
For more information and reservations, please call +971 (0)2 697 9011 or email email@example.com
AT SOUTHERN SUN ABU DHABI
The Foundry has set up an Eastern brunch to join on on Friday (19th April). Along with the many egg-cellent dishes that already feature in The Foundry’s Friday Brunch, guests can expect Easter surprises and a fun Easter theme.
While children will be entertained with face painting, a visit from the Easter bunny, and also have the opportunity to hunt high and low for the Easter eggs hidden all around the restaurant, there will also be a chocolate buffet to indulge in – with a variety of chocolate desserts, cakes & pastries – that will mark the perfect ending to a lavish Friday feast.
Date: Friday 19th April 2019
Time: 12:30 pm – 4 pm
• AED275 soft beverage package
• AED375 house beverage package (including Prosecco)
• AED475 champagne Duval-Leroy package
• AED99 children 6 – 12 years
For reservations and additional information, call +971 2 818 4888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
AT SOFITEL ABU DHABI CORNICHE
French Bakery corner & Le Café
Pass by Le Café to pick up your favorite decorated chocolate eggs for Easter. Pair them with a beautifully prepared Easter cake from French Bakery, as a finishing touch for your celebration.
Dates: April 17 – 21, 2019
Corniche All Day Dining
Celebrate Easter with your family at Corniche All Day Dining Restaurant as the chefs present a lavish buffet featuring all the seasonal specialties. The kids will love visiting the dessert station which comes with beautifully decorated Easter eggs.
Date: 19th April
Time: 12pm – 4pm
Price: AED 240 net
Terms & Conditions Apply – reservations required.
For inquiries and reservations, please call +971 2 813 7777 or visit www.sofitelabudhabicorniche.com.
AT DUSIT THANI
You can also enjoy a lavish brunch buffet featuring international culinary delights that will surely make the diners feel Egg-cited.
Special highlights at Dusit Thani include Kids Chocolate Factory, Egg Hunt and Egg Painting.
Special Price: AED 160 net per person includes Easter buffet and a free flow of soft beverages, mocktails, tea and coffee.
Kids Package: AED 75 net per child between 7 -12 years old, and children from 6 years old below dine for FREE.
Alcoholic Beverage Easter package: AED280 net per person includes Easter buffet and a free flow of themed alcoholic house beverages.
Date: 21st April 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 12:30PM until 04:00PM
Venue: Urban Kitchen restaurant, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Call to action: For bookings, please call +971 2 698 8137 or email reservation.table@dusit.
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