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Old Feb 11th 2013, 5:31 am
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Hello All

We have a stag coming up and the usual talk is already happening (activity crap in day....darkside tour....) The one thing we need is an evening brunch before the dark side. We want something that would fit a typical stag. A cheap no thrills brunch, suggestions so far have been The Locker Room and Flavors on two.

Can anyone think of any others or recommend any?

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Old Feb 11th 2013, 5:38 am
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I just have to say that brunch is joining of breakfast and lunch so how can you have one in the evening? It's one of those 'Dubaiisms' that irritates.

Al Murooj and most Rotanas have all-in evening meals, but have you looked in Time Out? Other places do them, but not every night, so it depends what evening you want.

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Flavours on two is good.
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The evening brunch section of this will give you some ideas:

http://www.timeoutdubai.com/gallery/...i-brunch-guide
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Brunch is what you have mid-morning. Spot the "nouveux riches" and the "arrivistes"
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You're looking for a buffet not a brunch, I believe.

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Thank you for the replies.

Yes I know what brunch means and yes I do understand it is a buffet we are looking for. I didn't realize people would get so upset with calling it an evening brunch, its just a term that is often used out here. No need to get upset
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Thank you for the replies.

Yes I know what brunch means and yes I do understand it is a buffet we are looking for. I didn't realize people would get so upset with calling it an evening brunch, its just a term that is often used out here. No need to get upset
We're not upset. Wait until you see upset! You're just being gently corrected, that's all.
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Hello All

We have a stag coming up and the usual talk is already happening (activity crap in day....darkside tour....) The one thing we need is an evening brunch before the dark side. We want something that would fit a typical stag. A cheap no thrills brunch, suggestions so far have been The Locker Room and Flavors on two.

Can anyone think of any others or recommend any?

Cheers
Stables have a late afternoon/early evening brunch which might fit the bill, and is at the right end of town. Media One evening brunch is pretty lively, and often full of cabin crew which may appeal to a stag group. Meridian Terrace is reasonable priced and good drinks selection.

Flavours might be a little quiet and civilised depending on what kind of Stag doo it's going to be.
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When I was at school matron used to call it elevenses. Brunch is new money/American tosh. - You peasants.
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Flavours is good if you all smoke...reason being you have to go down to Longs bar for a salmon. At which point you play a game and the loser buys everyone a jagerbomb.
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Spice Island. Decent Cheap brunch and already halfway to .... the darkside!
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Spice Island. Decent Cheap brunch and already halfway to .... the darkside!
They're not great with booze though...at least when went last year they wouldn't give you more until your glass was empty...and then took a while.

May have just been unlucky but stag do's don't tolerate tardiness with grog.
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When I was at school matron used to call it elevenses. Brunch is new money/American tosh. - You peasants.
It's a British term, coined in the 1890s. Sadly you show yourself to be the peasant by not knowing the British origin.


Rather amusingly, the Wikipedia entry for 'brunch' makes reference to Dubai

"In Dubai

'Friday Brunch' is considered something of an institution in Dubai. Many large hotels offer an all inclusive drinks and food buffet during early afternoons, and large groups of ex-pats and tourists make this the highlight of their weekend, with parties going on well into the night. Prices vary, starting at around AED 100 () up to AED 550 (). The cheaper brunches sometimes have limits on the number of alcoholic drinks that are included in the price. The latter usually involves gourmet food and limitless champagne.
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Originally Posted by Meow View Post
It's a British term, coined in the 1890s. Sadly you show yourself to be the peasant by not knowing the British origin.
Seen a few posts from this person and all have been trolling.
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