Easter brunches, egg hunts and more festive meal deals in Bahrain
Time Out Bahrain staff
Baharat: Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre is revamping its Friday Brunch by moving it from Saveur to Baharat in March. The Friday Brunch will launch on March 29 in Kempinski Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre, with an Easter-themed afternoon of delicious food and lively entertainment. From an Easter egg hunt to face painting, a live band and goodie bags for the little ones. Afterwards, take advantage of the special pool offer for brunchers, and relax by the infinity pool while your children play in the Camelo Club, equipped with toys and games for children ages three to eight (please note the club is not supervised and kids remain the responsibility of their parents). Fri, March 29, 12.30-4pm. BD19++, beverage packages available. Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre. Call (17 171 000)
Crowne Plaza: We couldn’t resist reproducing the press release on this one because it’s so cheesy – ‘hop your way in and explore our Eggs-traordinary Easter Brunch that will exceed your eggs-pectations this Easter at Crowne Plaza Bahrain’. But seriously folks, the CP, does do occasion brunches rather well and the kids will love things like face painting, egg hunting and Easter Bunny goodies. Fri, March 29, 12.30-4pm. BD17.950++, BD7.500++ for kids. La Mosaique, Crowne Plaza Bahrain. Call (17 531 122).
Diplomat: The Diplomat Radisson Blu brunch goes all kid-friendly with egg hunting, lots of big chocolate bunnies to give away and Easter-themed decorations on the tables. Fri, March 29, noon-3pm. BD24. Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel Residence & Spa. Call (17 531 666)
Gulf Hotel: It’s an Easter Sunday brunch in the Awal restaurant so expect the Gulf’s usual exception offering plus egg painting, egg hunting and a visit from a very busy rabbit! Sun, March 31, 12.30pm onwards. BD26 including drinks, kids six-12 half price, under sixes eat free. Awal, Gulf Hotel. Call (17 713 000).
Sheraton: An Easter lunch at Al Safir that’s actually on Easter Sunday (no eggs or bunnies though) but there is an Easter-themed buffet with a selection of appetizers, cold cuts, yummy seafood items, hot mezzeh, main courses and a tempting selection of desserts and special Easter drinks. Sun, March 31, 12.30pm onwards. BD13.9++, kids four-ten half price, under fours eat free. Al Safir, Sheraton Hotel. Call (17 533 533 ex 538).
Ritz-Carlton: There are special promotions at lots of the Ritz’s venues across the Easter weekend with brunch at La Med, a special menu at Primavera, lamb delights at Nirvana and Easter spring lamb from the Aveyron region of France at Plums. There’s also a special light menu at the recently opened Ritz Gourmet Lounge where you can also find a fab selection of bunnies, eggs, pastries and cakes. March 28-30, times by reservation. Call (17 586 499).
Royal Golf Club: Another one that’s really good at big events, Links at The Royal Golf Club’s Friday Carvery Feast has the usual selection of hot and cold starters and live cooking stations plus some gorgeous-looking Easter-themed desserts and when the kids have eaten all they can, send them outside for the Easter Egg Hunt taking place in the gardens. Fri, March 29, noon-4pm. BD18, under 12s BD9.5 inclusive of selected soft drinks. Links, Royal Golf Club, Riffa. Call (17 751 262).
Sofitel: Another Sunday one down at the Sofitel. There’s the regular big buffet (it’s one of the biggest on the island) as well as lots of Easter activities for the kids including face painting, egg painting, egg hunting and more. Sun, March 31, 12.30-3.30pm. BD22 including soft drinks. Saraya, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa. Call (17 636 363).