By Staff writer
For sophisticated aesthetes in search of upscale weekend dining options, the brunch at Bulgari Yacht Club represents a chance to relax with friends and family and enjoy the finer things in life
There’s something about the idea of a typical Dubai brunch that instils a slight sense of misgiving in those who appreciate the finer things in life.
Overly loud music, a focus on pile-it-high quantity over quality, and a crowd that gets increasingly less elegant as the afternoon wears on, make brunching a no-go area for connoissuers of truly crafted experiences.
Thankfully, there is an alternative, and it offers an abundance of elegance, sophistication and style. You will find no undesirable hordes at the Bulgari Hotel in Jumeirah. Its salubrious and chic Yacht Club, overlooking the beautiful marina and its impressive yachts, caters to an entirely different kind of crowd, immersing guests in an ambience that is more high-end than high-volume. Here, the opportunity to savour something truly crafted and refined in a beautiful setting, beckons.
The restaurant exudes a nautical, coastal village vibe, underscored by the exceptional design aesthetic of Bulgari. And, fortunately for fussy foodies, what’s on the menu is pretty appealing, too.
The Yacht Club Restaurant Brunch unfurls every Friday from 1pm to 4pm, and unsurprisingly, it is a deliciously Italian affair. But forget about congealing tureens of pasta and sad, limp-looking pizzas. Absolutely not on the menu here, instead guests can look forward to indulging in a fresh, light, seafood-focused menu that is all about flavour and finesse.
There is a fresh oyster bar and array of antipasti to whet the appetite, with main courses also looking to the oceans for inspiration and ingredients. Lobster thermidor and seafood risotto are on offer as are impeccably al dente pasta dishes that are made to order and brought to your table against a backdrop of live music and some seriously impressive yachts.
It’s a chance to experience the lifestyle and aesthetic of this exceptional Italian brand, with, of course, impeccably timed service courtesy of the staff. For those wishing to extend their enjoyment further, the brunch includes access to the club swimming pool and access to the kids’ club and pool.
For reservations: 04 777 5433, email@example.com.