Weekend food guide: Lima, Gaucho, Marina Social

Weekend food guide: Lima, Gaucho, Marina Social

April 28-30

Text: Faizal Dahlawia

Editor: Shannon Wylie

Another round of culinary delights awaits this weekend with new must-try brunches as well as a new go-to Peruvian lounge.

Brunch has grown to be one of the culinary concepts in Dubai, with a consistent flow of new menus to entice the food connoisseur. This weekend, Marina Social and Gaucho introduce their latest midday offerings while Lima invites you for an indulgent time in its bespoke lounge.

Lima Dubai

Dubai's new Peruvian hotspot Lima features a lounge that is as charming as its main dining area and with a menu to match as well. The specially curated space allows for a cultural experience to those who prefer a more casual, but no less luxurious, setting with its live music and brightly painted walls, including a large-sized mural. As well, the food offered here invites the diner to a Peruvian adventure with its choices of ceviches, the seafood seco rice and the signature Lima braised octopus.

Weekend food guide Apr 28-30

For reservations, call +971 56 500 4571.

Marina Social

It's all about sharing and socialising at Marina Social as it welcomes diners to a new brunch offering. Fresh and simple ingredients are used to create an exquisite three-course meal that includes hand chopped beef tartare, egg yolk jam with balsamic dressing and grilled chicken thigh.

Weekend food guide Apr 28-30

For reservations, call +971 4 446 6664.


Gaucho has launched its Bueno Onda brunch menu. Translated to good vibes, Buena Onda offers a host of Argentine favourites from empanadas and slow braised back ribs to the spatchcock chicken and Ancho beef, cooked just the way you want it. Finish your brunch with delectable desserts including the banana and chocolate mass and the famed dulce de leche cheesecake.

Weekend food guide Apr 28-30

For reservations, call +971 4 422 7898.

Now, read about the new Jamaican food hotspot in Dubai, Miss Lily's.