I know its only mid November, but its never too early to plan out that special Christmas dinner. Whether its a family affair or an official corporate gathering, our wonderful foodie city of Dubai has endless options for ringing in the festive cheer.
Keep revisiting this list. I’ll be updating it with more options through the month 🙂
Christmas Brunch at Kalea (Lapita Hotel, Dubai Parks & Resorts)
Enjoy a spectacular Christmas at Lapita in true Polynesian style. Drop by for some festive victuals on the big day and you’ll be offered a huge buffet spread, showcasing everything from a Polynesian Grill serving up Cigali Lobster and lamb chops, to a turkey carving stations with all the trimmings including traditional stuffing and Yorkshire Puddings. Finish off with a magnificent dessert spread featuring homemade Polynesian Tonga toast and fried ice cream, as well as the most comprehensive cheese board in town with over 20 types of cheeses and chutney. The kids will be fully entertained in the kids’ corner with activities and maybe even a visit from the big man himself. Cheers!
Dates: 25th December ONLY Times: 1.00pm-4.00pm Price: Soft Beverage Package AED 295; House Beverage Package AED 395; Premium Beverage Package AED 495; Kids (6 – 12 years old) AED 99 Reservations: Call +971 4 810 9421 or email Lapita.email@example.com
Christmas Eve Brunch at Blue Orange (The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi)
Spend Christmas eve at one of Dubai’s most exquisite buffets, offering live cooking stations in a bright and airy setting, with stunning views over the Arabian Gulf.
When: 24 December 2018 Time: 6PM – 11PM Price: AED 495 per person | free flow champagne AED 395 per person | free flow house beverages AED 295 per person | free flow non-alcoholic beverages AED 145 kids (6 – 11 years) Reservations: +971 4 511 7373 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Latest Recipe Christmas Dinner (Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina)
Boasting of stunning ceiling-to-floor windows overlooking the hotel gardens and the Arabian Gulf, this dining destination is both stylish and contemporary. The buffet features an appetizing mix of International flavours- the perfect place to indulge in a Christmas feast!
When: 24 December 2018 Time: 6PM – 11PM Price: AED 430 per person | free flow champagne AED 330 per person | free flow house beverages AED 230 per person | free flow non-alcoholic beverages AED 130 kids (6 – 11 years) Reservations: +971 4 511 7373 / email@example.com
Month-Long Festivities at Swissotel Al Ghurair
Christmas Tree Lighting:
Embrace the joyful start of festive season at the spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony featuring a live performance of Christmas carols, Santa’s visit with gifts for little ones, warming up the night special festive foods, gingerbread cookies, sweets and mocktails will be served.
Info: 05th December, 6:30-8:30 pm
Festive Turkey Takeaway at the Jasmine Lounge:
Let the culinary team at Jasmine Lounge lend you a hand in preparing a wonderful festive feast for your friends and family. Order your take-away roasted turkey, serving 5 to 8 persons, with all traditional trimmings and enjoy a homely celebration.
Turkey Take away (Minimum weight of 8kg)
Date of selling: From 5th December until 25th December
Price: AED 655
Terms and conditions: To order, 72 hours’ notice is required
Play House Kids Brunch
The Play House Kids Brunch is taking it to the next level to create an unforgettable festive experience! Throughout December, Liwan Restaurant will host events and workshops to set you in the mood for the holiday season, from sampling international cuisines to glittery arts and crafts, Christmas carols and face painting. There’s also the latest Nintendo Wii games, balloon art, creative activities, bean bags and giant games like Jenga and Tic Tac Toe. Executive Chef, Akhilesh Singh will throw a festive feast not to be missed with his full Christmas carvery where you can indulge in three and a half hours of holiday heaven, all washed down with mulled beverages and classic Christmas treats.
Dates: Friday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th December, 12:30-4:00pm Price: AED 160 for adults, pay half for children ages 6-12 and 0-5 dine for free
A “Quintessential” Christmas Eve Dinner
Liwan Restaurant at Swissôtel Al Ghurair will be serenading guests as they tuck into a buffet of seasonal favourites. Unwrap the festivities with a lavish spread filled with traditional holiday favorites and a special Christmas carol performance.
Date: 24th December, 7:30pm – 11:00pm, Price: AED 199 for adults, pay half for children ages 6-12 and 0-5 dine for free
A Perfect Christmas Brunch
Liwan’s Play House brunch has been wowing crowds for over a month now so you can be reassured that their Christmas take will be even better. This international newcomer will be throwing a family-friendly brunch complete with themed dishes and a host of festive touches, including presents for the little ones. Join for plenty of magical moments with and meet Santa, decorate gingerbread in the kid’s zone and feast on a traditional Christmas carvery with all of the trimmings.
Date: 25th December, 12:30pm – 4:00pm; Price: AED 215 for adults, pay half for children ages 6-12 and 0-5 dine for free