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Enjoy a festive season with a difference at one of Jumeirah’s world-class restaurants and bars. Wave goodbye to over-cooked sprouts and dry turkey and indulge in a mouth-watering feast of sumptuous cuisine from around the world.
Christmas Eve dinner
Shimmers, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam Located on Madinat Jumeirah’s private beach, Shimmers offers a unique setting for the festive season. Celebrate Christmas Eve with a light and refreshing Greek cuisine as you admire unbeatable views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Three-course Christmas Eve dinner: Dhs375 per person. 7pm-11pm.
Alta Badia, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Savour curated festive menus delivering the finest Italian cuisine, complemented by some of the city’s most stunning views from atop Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Three-course Christmas Eve dinner: Dhs275 per person (food only), Dhs400 per person (including grape pairing), Dhs150 (kids aged four to 11). 6.30pm-11pm.
Mina A’Salam Christmas Brunch, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam Incredible cuisine from all around the world meets a traditional Christmas vibe at one of Dubai’s most popular brunches. Enjoy views of the waterways, live Christmas favourites courtesy of the three-piece band and refreshing beverages. Dhs750 per person (including house beverages and mixed drinks), Dhs500 per person (ages 12 to 20), Dhs200 (kids aged four to 11), free (kids under four).
Al Muntaha Brunch, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Take your seasonal festivities to new heights and feast on a delectable showcase of imaginative modern French cuisine to the most spectacular views in Dubai, from 200 metres above the Arabian Gulf. Not your normal brunch: Dhs655 per person (including soft drinks), Dhs755 per person (including a glass of bubbly and bubbly mixed drink). 10am-3pm; six-course degustation menu: Dhs995 per person. 7pm-midnight.
Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Fascinating sea life almost choreographed in the background and an intimate ambience set the tone for a perspective-changing experience. These perfectly complement the simple yet exemplary cuisine of seafood connoisseur, Nathan Outlaw. À la carte or three-course lunch: Dhs495 per person. 12.30pm-3pm; six-course degustation lunch: Dhs995 per person. 12.30pm-3pm; six-course degustation dinner: Dhs995 per person. 7pm-midnight.
La Parrilla, Jumeirah Beach Hotel Authentic Latin American cuisine and live entertainment give Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s signature restaurant a warm and welcoming atmosphere to celebrate Christmas. The popular brunch features flame-grilled cuts and Argentinian favourites. Enjoy the 25th floor vantage point looking out to Dubai’s most iconic building. Fiesta brunch: Dhs750 per person. 1pm-4pm; à la carte dinner: 6.30pm-11.30pm.
Nomad, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel It’s all about the special moments with close ones at Nomad. Experience a festive brunch designed especially to spread the cheer of the season. From turkey stations and succulent carvery to extraordinary Christmas desserts, the cuisine selection will have everyone’s seasonal favourites. You can expect the live band to be as good as ever at getting everyone ready to sing along to a few classics, too, while the kids’ activities are bound to keep the little ones happily occupied. Dhs330 per person (including soft drinks), Dhs550 per person (including house beverages), Dhs175 (kids aged four to 12), free (kinds under four). 1pm-4pm.
Zheng He's, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam The journey to the Ming Dynasty continues during the festive season. Celebrate Christmas while enjoying a quintessential oriental experience with family and friends. Christmas sharing-style brunch: Dhs695 (including bubbly), Dhs395 (including house beverages), Dhs350 (including soft drinks), Dhs150 (kids aged four to 11), free (kids under four). 12.30pm-4pm.
The Rib Room, Jumeirah Emirates Towers The sophisticated festive menu offers an exquisite selection of succulent grilled meats, prepared to your exact preference. Three-course lunch: Dhs350 (including a glass of mulled grape). 1pm-4pm.
Not Your Normal Christmas Prep Put your feet up this Christmas and let Jumeirah take care of the stressful dinner preparations. You, your family and friends can savour a feast comparable to the most majestic of banquets, but all in the comfort of your own home. Plus, there will be enough left over for seconds, and thirds...