Christmas Day brunch in Dubai 2018

Find your perfect Dubai Christmas lunch at restaurants across the city

There’s nothing quite like loading your plate with turkey and all the trimmings before overindulging in a healthy helping of Christmas pudding.

And luckily for those who like to go all out when it comes to festive feasting, we’ve got a brilliant list of the best Christmas Day brunches across Dubai.

There are options to suit all price ranges, whether you’re looking for a budget banquet costing less than Dhs200 or something a bit more extravagant.

So why not grab yourself a glass of mulled grape and have a scroll through our list, which we’ll be updating throughout December.

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UNDER DHS100

Black Tap
This festive season, enjoy an “American Christmas Roast” at the New York burger venue, best known for CrazyShakes.
Dhs75. Dec 24-Dec 26, 11am-midnight. Rixos Premium JBR (04 399 9076); Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah (04 422 9904).

Da Gama
Get a two-course meal with a glass of house grape at this Portuguese restaurant.
Dhs99. Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-1am. Century Village, The Irish Village Complex, Garhoud (04 282 9626).

The Huddle
Both branches of this sports bar are serving brunch.
Dhs59 (roast lunch), Dhs99 (roast lunch + a selected pint). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Citymax Bur Dubai, Mankhool Road (050 100 7065). Citymax Hotel Al Barsha  at the Mall (050 100 7046).

La Vigna
Enjoy a two-course meal with a glass of house grape at this Italian restaurant.
Dhs99. Tue Dec 25, noon-2am. Century Village, The Irish Village Complex, Garhoud (04 282 0030).

Masala Craft
Get a two-course meal with a glass of house grape at this Indian restaurant.
Dhs99. Tue Dec 25, noon-1am. Century Village, The Irish Village Complex, Garhoud (04 282 9626).

Mohalla Restaurant
Three-course special Christmas menu available.
Dhs99 (food only), Dhs55 (kids), free (kids under three). Tue Dec 25, noon-11pm. Dubai Design District, Ras Al Khor Road (04 427 2855).

New Season Restaurant
All-day dining restaurant offering up a budget brunch.
Dhs65 per person. Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm. City Seasons Towers, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai (04 516 3333).

Sirocco
Indulge in a delicious international buffet with festive favourites.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

The Daily
Unlimited buffet, hot and cold plates and a main dish.
Dhs59 (adults), Dhs30 (kids), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 6.30am-3pm, 6pm-midnight. Rove Hotels. Locations including Dubai Marina, Dubai Healthcare City and Trade Centre (04 561 9000).

 

DHS100-199

Azalya
Christmas roast, live cooking stations with pasta and grills.
Dhs199 per person (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25. The Canvas Hotel Dubai - MGallery by Sofitel, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).

Besh Turkish Kitchen
Fancy a mezze spread on Christmas Day? Besk Turkish Kitchen is serving up a full buffet of treats (there’s turkey, too, fret not festive sticklers). It’s family friendly and will boast games consoles, balloon bending and face painting, coupled with a special visit from Santa himself.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs99 (kids aged six-12). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel,
Al Barsha (04 772 353).


Bushman’s
For all the Aussies out there who want a taste of home for Christmas, then Bushman’s at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is your ideal spot. Serving up meaty grub and seafood dishes guests can also expect a visit from Santa himself, along with the Anantara Choir serenading diners with a Christmas jingle or two. The venues resident band Tino will be entertaining throughout the afternoon, too.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages), Dhs145 (kids aged six-11). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8310).

Couqley
Steak frites, escargots, Christmas turkey, salmon gravlax and more.
Dhs189 (starter and main). Daily noon-2am. Until Jan 30, 2019, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT (04 514 9339).

DRIFT Beach Dubai
For groups of ten or more, DRIFT Beach Dubai will be offering a festive set menu.
Dhs145 per person (two courses), Dhs185 (three courses), Dhs395 (premium three courses). Tue Dec 25, noon-7pm. One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh (04 315 2200).

Double Decker
Dig into a festive brunch at this longstanding pub.
Dhs169 (ladies including house beverages), Dhs199 (gents including house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12pm-4pm. Roda Al Murooj, Downtown Dubai (04 321 1111).

East & Seaboard
A festive buffet with a range of classic Christmas treats.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs99 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Aloft Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5555).

Farriers restaruant
Christmas Day dinner buffet with international and festive food, dessert and beverages selections, indoor and outdoor seating with views
of Meydan Racecourse.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs97.50 (kids aged five-12), free (kids under five). Tue Dec 25, 6.30pm-11pm. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).

Jones the Grocer
Tuck into a delicious four-course spread at this golf
club restaurant.
Dhs195 (a glass of sparkling and mulled grape) Dhs350 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm. Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 417 9999).

Le Rivage Brasserie
Festive buffet and a Santa visit with gifts for the children.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm. JA Ocean View Hotel, JBR (04 814 5591).

LOCAL
Roast brunch with all the trimmings and keep your eyes peeled for Santa.
Dhs190 per person (selected grape). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. TRYP by Wyndham, Barsha Heights (04 247 6630).

Luchador
Enjoy a four-course festive brunch with views of Dubai from The Palm Jumeirah.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs395 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Aloft Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5555).

Marriott Al Jaddaf
The hotel is hosting a Robin Hood-themed brunch and donating part of the proceeds to the Al Jalila Foundation.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverage), Dhs458 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Marriot Hotel Al Jaddaf, Oud Metha (04 317 7777).

Manzoni Bistro and Bar
Enjoy a slow-cooked turkey with all the trimmings. Plus, a surprise visit from Santa.
Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster T, JLT (04 567 1115).

Nara Pan Asian
Christmas brunch at this pan-Asian restaurant serving up favourite dishes from across the continent.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (premium beverages). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Cluster A, JLT (04 421 1356).

Ribs & Brews
Featuring a four-course menu of holiday delicacies plus two complimentary festive beverages and mulled grape.
Dhs195. Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City (04 437 3333).

Nosh
Upgraded Christmas-themed buffet, live turkey carving station with Christmas surprises for guests and a kid-friendly setup.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (upgraded selected beverages). Tue Dec25, 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeriah Lakes Towers, JLT (04 429 8789).

Qwerty
Chef Candice prepares a delicious five-course Christmas meal for the festive occasion.
Dhs179 with welcome beverage and dessert buffet. Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. Media One, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Seasons Restaurant
International cuisine featuring seafood, carved glazed turkey and carved roasted prime rib.
Dhs159 (soft drinks), Dhs259 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 567 1115).

Segreto
This romantic Italian restaurant at Souk Madinat Jumeirah is offering a festive brunch. Take in beautiful views while enjoying the brunch, or head to the terrace for a Dhs95 festive canapé package including three beverages.
Dhs195 (house beverages), Dhs395 (premium beverages). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Soho Bar and Grill
Festive menu with a six-person minimum for sharing starters.
Dhs169 (unlimited beverages), Dhs199 (unlimited beverages and sharing starters). Tue Dec 25, all day. Century Village, Irish Village Complex, Garhoud (04 286 8520).

The Blacksmith Smokehouse
Enjoy a three-course Christmas meal with mulled grape, with mains of smoked chicken, duck or beef tenderloin.
Dhs149 (three courses with mulled grape). Daily 5pm-3am. Until Dec 31. Wyndham Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 407 8873).

The Dubliner’s
A laid-back festive brunch with live entertainment and unlimited food and an add on of five house drinks.
Dhs199 (all-you-can-eat with five house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm; 4pm-7.30pm (happy hour). Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

The Duck Hook
Dubai’s new “sporting gastropub” will offer a two- or three-course festive menu, with happy hours running from noon-2pm and 5pm-7pm. There will also be fun festive entertainment throughout the day.
Dhs140 (two courses), Dhs199 (three courses). Tue Dec 25, all day. Dubai Hills Golf Club, Dubai Hills Estate (04 432 3232).

The Fish House
It’s a fishy feast at this Creekside offering. Join the festivities of the season and enjoy a special three-course set menu with freshly sourced fish at this newish spot in Dubai Festival City.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

The Irish Village
One of our favourite Irish watering holes never lets us down at this time of year. Not only does it throw a brilliant Christmas tree lighting bash (this year on Monday December 3, don’t miss it), its roast dinner is top-notch too. With carvery stations, a festive buffet with traditional Christmas goodies and live music to keep the afternoon alive, The Irish Village is even bringing in live entertainment and the big man in the red suit to celebrate.
Dhs199 (adults), Dhs99 (kids below 12). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Garhoud (04 282 4750).

The Market Place
The international buffet restaurant is hosting an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” brunch.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs100 (additional for house beverage), Dhs159 (additional for bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Marriot Hotel Al Jaddaf, Oud Metha (04 317 7777).

The Noodle House
Try this three-course
Filipino menu for a twist on a festive feast.
Dhs150 per person (three-course Filipino menu). Dec 3-Dec 26, from noon. Locations: DIFC, Dubai Media City, Burjuman, and Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 432 3232).

Vibe
Buffet Christmas lunch with all the festive favourites.
Dhs130++. Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Dinner: Dhs165++. Tue Dec 25, 7pm-midnight. The Retreat Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 524 7777).

DHS200-399

3in1
Live DJ performance, festive buffet and unlimited house beverages.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 6888).

Accents Restaurant
An upbeat Christmas party brunch at this Marina spot.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (056 626 811).

Address Dubai Marina
The buffet will feature special gourmet creations and traditional roasts, plus there will be a live festive band.
Dhs365 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly), Dhs182.5 (kids aged six-11), free (kids aged five and below). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

Al Dawaar
Tuck into a variety of festive dishes from the buffet and live stations at Dubai’s only revolving restaurant.
Dhs229 (soft drinks), Dhs329 (house beverages), Dhs529 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 209 6887).

Al Forsan restaurant
Festive dinner buffet with special Christmas dishes.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs147.50 (kids aged five to 12), free (kids under five). Thu Dec 20-Sun Dec 30, 7pm-11pm. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6194).

Al Mansour Dhow
Christmas dinner cruise sailing along the Creek.
From Dhs225 per person. Tue Dec 25, 8pm (boarding time), 8.30pm-10.30pm (sailing time). Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7033).

Al Nafoorah
Try this four-course set festive menu at this swanky spot.
Dh210. Tue Dec 25. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 432 3232).

Amwaj Rotana
There’s a massive spread from Rosso, Benihana and JB’s Gastropub here.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs449 (bubbly and house beverages), Dhs149 (kids aged six-12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 282 2000).

Anise
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with loads of dishes from around the globe.
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs75 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under five). Tue Dec 25, 1pm to 4pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Armani/Deli
Il Brunch Italiano at Armani/Deli goes festive with a buffet menu full of Italian favourites.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs500 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-9pm (three-hour package). Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3666).

Armani/Mediterraneo
Treat the family and go all out with Christmas dinner in the world’s tallest building. This swanky hotel from the Italian fashion house is serving up a full festive buffet.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs500 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 6pm-10pm. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3666).

Asia Asia
Rather sushi than stuffing? Dig into the special set menus, which include a range of pan-Asian dishes.
From Dhs219 (Bali four-course menu), from Dhs319 (Kyoto four-course menu), from Dhs419 (Shanghai four-course). Open Sun 4pm-1am; Mon 4pm-2am; Tue 6pm-1am; Wed-Thu 6pm-2am; Fri-Sat 2pm-1am. Until Mon Dec 31. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 276 5900).

Azure Beach
Chill out on a sunbed while enjoying Christmas brunch.
Dhs225 per person (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages), Dhs445 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Rixos Premium, The Walk, JBR (052 777 9472).

At.mosphere Lounge
Enjoy a festive season dinner and à la carte menu on floor 122 of the Burj Khalifa.
À la carte menu: Dhs250 minimum spend per person (non-window table), Dhs350 minimum spend per person (window table). Two-course menu: Dhs295 (non-window table); Dhs415 (window table) including three glasses of bubbly; Three-course menu: Dhs375 (non-window table), Dhs495 (window table) including three glasses of bubbly. Dec 1 to Jan 7, 2019, 5.30pm-2am (last food order 1am). Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

Ballarò
Family brunch with live music.
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs475 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 444 7444).

Bayside Restaurant & Terrace
A huge buffet, plus live band and Santa’s Grotto.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay (04 369 0000).

Beefbar
Nothing says Christmas like a massive hunk of sizzling beef.
Festive lunch: Dhs275. Tue Dec 25, noon-2am. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 2223).

BiCE Ristorante
Celebrate and feast with family and friends at this Italian spot.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, Dubai Marina (04 318 2520).

Bleu Blanc by David Myers
This French restaurant David Myers is serving up a festive brunch.
Dhs350, Dhs420, Dhs220 (grape pairing including four glasses of grape). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Business Bay (04 512 5555).

BLVD On One
International mix of winter-inspired dishes and festive favourites.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs349 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Dubai (04 455 9989).

Boardwalk
Brunch on The Boardwalk deck with a fully supervised children’s area.
Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages) Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs145 (kids aged six to 12). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).

Boulevard Ballroom
Indulge in a festive menu ith a festive tree adding to the spectacular celebrations.
From Dhs350 per person, half price (kids aged six to 11), free (kids under six). Nov 15-Jan 15, 2019, 7pm-2am. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 561 8213).

Cabana
Dine in a private cabana or by the pool with views of Burj Khalifa and Christmas treats.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), half price (kids aged six to 11), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Casa de Tapas
Celebrate Christmas the Spanish way with a fun-filled themed brunch featuring flamenco dancers and a live DJ.
Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (sparkling). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).

Cascades
The all-day dining restaurant, located under a soaring atrium, lays on a festive buffet.
Dhs250 (food only), Dhs85 (kids aged six-11). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

Cielo Sky Lounge
Spend Christmas day at the city’s famed Creekside rooftop filled with festive specialties.
O Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs349 (sparkling). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).

Copper Dog
Featuring a special festive set menu, guests can get a three-hour drinks package anytime between 5pm and 2am.
Christmas Eve: Dhs225 (set menu only), Dhs345 (house beverages), Dhs445 (bubbly). Mon Dec 24, 5pm-2am. Christmas Day: Dhs325 (set menu only), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 5pm-2am. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (052 917 5512).

COYA Dubai
Special holiday-inspired additions are on COYA’s Latin American menu.
From Dhs300. Dec 23 to Dec 26, 7pm-midnight. Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2 (04 316 9600).

Dhow & Anchor
A modern British gastropub serving up a festive brunch.
Dhs310 per person.Tue Dec 25, noon-11.30pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Dunes Café
Put down the cooking utensils and treat yourself with Dunes Café’s international brunch.
Dhs350 (food only), Dhs425 (house beverages), Dhs625 (bubbly), Dhs175 (kids aged five-12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm and 7pm-11pm. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

El Sur
Enjoy a Spanish festive meal.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs90 (kids aged six to 11). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh (04 399 7700).

Feast
Gather with family and friends for a roast and a range of other festive favourites.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs545 (house beverages), Dhs695 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4309).

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar
Dig into festive favourites including barbecue stations, plus Burj Khalifa views.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling), Dhs95 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Waterfront, Business Bay (04 249 7800).

Flow Kitchen
Have a merry Christmas brunch at Flow Kitchen while enjoying live entertainment specially designed for kids.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs195 (kids aged six-12), free (kids below six). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

folly by Nick & Scott
Our Best European Restaurant has a Christmas menu including drinks, as well as a special veggie menu, too.
O From Dhs350. Tue Dec 25. Souk Madinat Jumeriah (04 430 8535)

Galvin Bistrot & Bar
Enjoy a four-course meal with salmon, roast turkey and more.
Dhs325 (house beverages). Dec 24-26, noon-11.30pm. The Square, City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 590 5444).

Hillhouse Brasserie
The “all-singing, all-dancing Christmas party” includes a seven-course tasting menu or four courses.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (sparkling), Dhs99 (kids aged four to 12). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. Dubai Hills Golf Estate (04 432 3232).

JW Marriott Dubai, Deira
Celebrate Christmas with a wide variety of international cuisine from Market Place, Far East at Bamboo Lagoon and authentic Bavarian at Hofbrauhaus.
O Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs345 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12pm-4pm. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (04 262 4444).

Kalea
Huge buffet spread on offer with festive dishes.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (premium beverage), Dhs99 (kids aged six to 12). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Lapita Hotel, Dubai Parks And  Resorts, Jebel Ali (04 810 9421).

Kaleidoscope
You’ll get a massively varied selection of food stations from Indian to Italian here.
From Dhs225 (adults food-only), from Dhs112.50 (kids ages four-11), Free (kids under four). Mon Dec 24-Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm and 6pm-10.30pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Karma Kafé
With views of The Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa, Karma Kafé is offering a decadent selection of dishes.
Dhs219 (soft drinks), Dhs419 (house beverages), Dhs519 (premium beverages). Daily 3pm-2am. Until Dec 31. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).

Kitchen6
This restaurant will offer guests a lavish festive buffet and family-friendly place to celebrate the holidays.
Dhs295 (soft drinks). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm, 7pm-11pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Le Dune
Italian set menu with festive flavours.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs700 (couple with bottle of house beverage), Dhs137.50 (kids aged five-12), free (kids under five). Thu Dec 20-Sun Dec 30, 7pm-11pm. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6194).

Le Méridien Village Terrace
Head to this al fresco spot for a Christmas Day dinner.
Dhs259 (house beverages), Dhs299 (sparkling), Dhs120 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 8.30pm-11.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

LIMA Dubai
Experience a five-course Peruvian festive feast, featuring signature dishes.
Dhs340 (food only), Dhs600 (house beverages). Mon Dec 24-Thu Dec 27, noon-midnight (three-hour package). The Square, City Walk, Al Safa Street (056 500 4571).

Lock, Stock & Barrel
Festive brunch-style sharing menu with two hours of drinks and three hours of seasonally inspired dishes.
Dhs349 (two hours of house beverages). Until Dec 31. Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 520 0049); Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 514 9195).

Maison Mathis
Try a range of European classics with festive mixed beverages at this Arabian Ranches restaurant.
Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs99 (kids below 12), free (food for kids below 2). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Arabian Ranches (04 450 1313).

Makan
Enjoy a festive brunch.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs400 (sparkling beverages), Dhs125 (kids aged six-12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Roda Al Bustan, Garhoud (04 282 0000).

Masti
There is a set menu of dishes at this trendy La Mer spot.
Dhs350 (set menu with unlimited soft drinks), Dhs475 (set menu with free-flowing selected house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm and 2pm-6pm. La Mer South, Jumeirah 1 (800 62784).

MATTO
A four-course festive menu including roasted turkey with ricotta cheese, chestnut and braised pear onion.
Dhs220 per person. Daily noon-midnight. Until Dec 31. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (052 604 3535).

Mundo
Get international cuisine featuring festive flavours.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs315 (house beverages), free (kids under five). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 319 8741).

Nobu
Black cod for Christmas lunch? Go on then.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs585 (bubbly), Dhs650 (premium bubbly). Tue Dec 25, noon-3pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Olea
This spot has an international buffet, festive entertainment and an outdoor terrace.
Dhs295, Dhs145 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (052 421 9810).

Ossiano
Food aficionados can get together and enjoy a unique festive dinner at Time Out Dubai’s award-winning underwater restaurant.
From Dhs375 (food only). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-3pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Pai Thai
Head to this fancy Madinat spot for a festive feast menu.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs650 (bubbly), Dhs145 (kids aged four-12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm3.30pm and 6pm-11pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Pergolas
Enjoy this traditional festive brunch in Downtown.
Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs349 (house beverages), Dhs135 (kids aged six-12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Roda Al Murooj, Downtown Dubai (04 321 1111).

Perry & Blackwelder’s
Dig into a two-course Christmas menu including a mocktail at this American eatery.
Dhs250 per person. Tue Dec 25, 11am-3am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

PizzaExpress Live
Enjoy festive favourites, live entertainment and a special visit from Santa at this popular pizza chain this Christmas.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs349 (premium beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Business Bay (04 566 5722).

PRIME restaurant
Get a four-course set menu and enjoy live music and views of Meydan racecourse.
Dhs390 (food only). Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11.30pm. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).

Prime68 Steakhouse
Celebrate in style at the top of the world’s tallest five-star hotel with a festive six-course set menu.
Dhs750 (house beverages). Mon Dec 24-Tue Dec 25, 6pm-midnight. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Publique
Enjoy a three-hour brunch package offering classic Alpine dishes including raclette and fondue.
Dhs295. Daily 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 430 8550).

Pure Sky Lounge
Head to this rooftop bar for Christmas sunset brunch.
From Dhs245. Tue Dec 25, 5.30pm-9pm. Hilton Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 374 7888).

Q43
International spread of festive favourites.
Dhs249 (house beverages). Until Dec 31,  Media One Hotel, Media City (04 443 5403).

Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel
Feel festive with an Arabian buffet and live entertainment.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Adjacent to Dubai Parks And Resorts, Jebel Ali (800 785 826).

Quattro Passi
Enjoy a five-course Southern Italy-inspired menu.
Dhs380 (soft drinks), Dhs550 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Enjoy the spirit of festive season with a feast from the hotel’s popular restaurants.
Dhs225 per person. Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7033).

Raffles Dubai
Get stuck into a festive feast in a winter wonderland right here in the desert.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs550 (house beverages), Dhs685 (bubbly), Dhs175 (kids ages seven-12). Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha, dubai@raffles.com
(04 324 8888).

Rang Mahal
To mark sixth anniversary of Rang Mahal, an exclusive five-course celebratory menu will be available showcasing the best dishes of 2018.
Dhs275 (food only). Tue Dec 25, 6pm-11.30pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Rare
International buffet with a visit from Santa at this steakhouse.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (house beverages and bubbly), Dhs195 (kids aged four to 12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. Meliã Desert Palm, Al Awir Road, Warsan 2 (04 323 8888).

Seafire Steakhouse
This steakhouse is serving a traditional roast with a six-course set menu.
Dhs295 (food only). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Shang Palace
Dim sum, noodles, stir fry? It might not the most traditional offering on this list, but if you’re after a Chinese feast this Christmas you’ll find it here.
Dhs288 (food only), Dhs478 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm; 7pm-midnight. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Shimmers
Celebrate Christmas Eve with a dinner as you admire views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah from this beachside spot.
Dhs375 (three-course menu). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm, 7pm-11pm. Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Sicilia
Enjoy an Italian four-course Christmas menu.
Dhs310. Tue Dec 25, noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).

Spike Bar
Extensive festive spread, with Party Pete and Santa making special appearances.
Dhs210 (food only), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs99 (kids aged five to 12). Tue Dec 25, noon-3pm. Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 417 9999).

Stars ’N’ Bars
Get into the festive spirit and dine from the Christmas-inspired set menu at this beachside brunch.
Dhs280 per person (set menu with a drink). Tue Dec 25, 11am-6pm. La Mer, Jumeirah 1 (04 349 9903).

Swissotel Al Ghurair
Christmas version of Liwan’s Play House brunch that launched earlier this year.
Dhs215 (house beverages), Dhs107.50 (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Swissotel Al Ghurair, Deira (04 293 3270).

The Lion by Nick & Scott
Christmas menu with free barrel of mulled grape for groups of ten or more.
From Dhs295. Sat Dec 1-Tue Dec 25. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 359 2366).

The Restaurant
Burj Khalifa views with traditional dishes.
Dhs385 (soft drinks), Dhs485 (house beverages), Dhs695 (premium beverages), half price (kids aged six to 11), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

The Eloquent Elephant
Tuck into a four-course traditional menu with all of the trimmings at this gastropub.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages), Dhs599 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 2pm-6pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).

The Market
A traditional carving station with all the trimmings and an extensive selection of more than 40 desserts.
Dhs350 per person (soft drinks), Dhs475 (house beverages), Dhs750 (bubbly), Dhs150 (kids aged five to 12), free (kids under five). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4.30pm. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Al Habtoor City (04 437 3333).

The Talk
A traditional festive dinner, featuring live cooking and carving stations.
Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (sparkling beverages), Dhs125 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 6.30pm-11pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 449 8888).

The Tap House
Offering traditional roast turkey with all of the trimmings.
Dhs225 per person (soft drinks), Dhs395 (unlimited house beverages), free (kids under 12). Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm. Club Vista Mare, The Palm Jumeriah (04 514 3778).

Tong Thai
This restaurant promises a “festive family-style menu” incorporating a medley of flavours and traditional dishes from South-East Asia.
Dhs250 (food only). Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Toro + KO
Enjoy a 15-course menu experience featuring a variety of festive Spanish bites.
Dhs392 (food only). Mon Dec 24-Thu Dec 27, noon-midnight. The Square, City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 590 5433).

Trader Vic’s JBR
Special Christmas brunch at tiki-themed bar.
Dhs325 per person (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR ((04 318 2530).

Tr!beca
Get Latino-inspired organic international dishes at Tr!beca’s Christmas brunch.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs349 (house beverages), Dhs449 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. JA Ocean View Hotel, JBR (050 345 6067).

Turquoise Restaurant
A brunch with holiday classics, festive live cooking stations along with Turkish and International cuisine.
Dhs370 (soft drinks), Dhs570 (house beverages) Dhs670 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 520 0000).

Warehouse
From 1pm until 4pm, the party spot is whipping up some great grub and free-flowing holiday drinks just for the occasion.
Dhs279 (house beverages), Dhs120 (kids aged six-12), free (kids aged five and below). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre, Garhoud (050 264 0279).

Yalumba
Tuck into traditional favourites while dancing the day away.
Dhs389 (free-flowing house beverages), Dhs529 (premium beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm; 4pm-7pm (happy hour). Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Zero Gravity
Hit the beach this Christmas.
O Dhs299 (house beverages), Dhs99 (kids). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

DHS400-599

Al Bahou
Fun-filled activities for kids and meet Santa Claus himself.
Dhs449 (soft drinks), Dhs599 (house beverages), Dhs799 (bubbly), Dhs225 (kids aged seven to 12), Dhs99 (kids aged three to six), free (kids under three). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate
(04 444 5613).


Al Hadheerah
Head to this desert restaurant for a festive buffet with ten live cooking stations featuring Middle Eastern cuisines as well as live entertainment including dancers and a horse show.
Dhs520 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (kids aged five-12), free (kids under five). Thu Dec 20-Thu Dec 27, 7pm-11.30pm. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6194).

Armani/Amal
Four-course Christmas dinner in the Burj Khalifa.
Dhs400 (food only). Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3666).

Bistro Des Arts
Enjoy a four-course set menu for the festive season at this French restaurant in Dubai Marina.
Dhs405 (set menu). Tue Dec 25, all day. The Address Dubai Marina (04 551 1576).

Brasserie 2.0
Dig into a huge buffet with loads of choice at this resort.
Dhs575 (house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, JBR (04 316 5550).

Bread Street Kitchen + Bar
Famous TV chef Gordon Ramsay is known for his top-notch Brtish food, and his restaurant at Atlantis The Palm will be cooking up a Christmas storm. Foodies and families can expect traditional mains, appetisers and desserts at this trendy gastrospot this Christmas.
Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs105 (kids). Tue December 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Bubbalicious
Featuring more than ten live cooking stations across three restaurants, Bubbalicious is a massive festive party.
Dhs595 (house beverages), Dhs750 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh (04 511 7373).

Caravan
Taking place amid the hotel’s lush gardens, expect an authentic Christmas dinner.
Dhs575 (soft drinks), Dhs680 (house beverages), Dhs890 (bubbly), Dhs290 (kids aged six-11), free (kids below five). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, JBR (052 423 6527).

Crescendo
Sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes and tuck into festive dishes at this buffet on the Palm.
Dhs480 (soft drinks), Dhs680 (sparkling), Dhs750 (premium beverages), Dhs199 (kids aged six-11). Tue 25 Dec, 1pm-4pm. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8310).

Cipriani Dubai
Cipriani presents a special menu of Italian traditions alongside a refined ambiance.
Dhs450 (Christmas special menu), Tue Dec 25, noon-midnight. Gate Village 10, DIFC (04 347 0003).

Ewaan
What better way to experience a Christmas brunch Dubai-style than with the Burj Khalifa as your backdrop?
Dhs570 (soft drinks), Dhs735 (house beverages), Dhs890 (premium beverages), Dhs285 (kids aged six-11), free (kids aged five and below). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4.30pm. Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Festive Gardens
Barbecue-style brunch filled with seasonal favorites.
Dhs495 per person (soft drinks), Dhs595 (house beverages), Dhs695 (premium bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City (04 435 1542).

Gaucho
Traditional dishes with Latino flair at this DIFC spot.
Dhs470 (soft drinks), Dhs560 (house beverages), Dhs670 (sparkling), Dhs790 (premium beverages). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4.30pm. Gate Village 05, DIFC (04 422 7898).

Geales
Tuck into a traditional British Christmas lunch served up in a jolly atmosphere.
Dhs450 per person (unlimited soft drinks). Dhs595 (selected house beverages), Dhs225 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, JBR (04 316 5550).

Links
Family brunch with festive favourites including turkey, and festive pudding.
Dhs450 per person (soft drinks), Dhs650 (mixed drinks pairing). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills (04 363 1220).

Marina Social
With a menu including a roast dinner and a proper Christmas pud, the popular Dubai Marina spot from Jason Atherton will be hosting two brunches.
Dhs415 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (house beverages). Tue December 25, 1pm-4pm and 7pm-11pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).

Maya Mexican Kitchen + Bar
Spice up this Christmas with mouth-watering Mexican cuisine at Maya’s very special brunch extravaganza.
Dhs555 per person (selected house beverages). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, JBR (04 316 5550).

McGettigan’s JBR
Christmas lunch and dinner at Dubai Irish pub.
Dhs400 per person (three-course menu with five house beverages). Tue Dec 25, noon-3pm, 6pm-9pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeriah, The Walk, JBR (04 212 7560).

McGettigan’s JLT
McGettigan’s JLT will be hosting a buffet with roast turkey and all the trimmings.
Dhs420. Tue Dec 25, noon-4pm; 5pm-9pm. Cluster J, JLT (04 356 0470).

Mezzerie
Christmas Day version of this theatrical-themed brunch.
Dhs490 (soft drinks), Dhs650 (house beverages), Dhs750 (sparkling), Dhs250 (kids aged six to 12). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).

Nathan Outlaw At Al Mahara
Visit this super-swanky seafood spot for Christmas.
Dhs495 per person (three-course set menu), Dhs995 (six-course degustation menu). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-2.30pm. Burj Al Arab, Umm Suqeim (04 401 7600).

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
Visit the Saint Tropez brunch featuring an outdoor buffet packed with fresh, holiday-inspired dishes and some stunning views out to sea.
From Dhs435. Tue Dec 25, 1pm-5pm. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6000).

Nineteen
Turkey carvery, gnocchi and Yorkshire pudding among other favourites at this revamped golf club restaurant.
Dhs450 (soft drinks), Dhs590 (mixed drinks pairing). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Park Hyatt Dubai
Christmas Day brunch featuring a sizeable spread of favourites.
Dhs595 (soft drinks), Dhs895 (bubbly and house beverages), Dhs1,295 (free-flowing bubbly, house beverages and soft drinks). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4.30pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1814).

Saffron
A Christmas brunch that serves 220 dishes to pick from is not a brunch to miss.
Dhs535 (over 21s only). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Scape Restaurant
Don’t miss this brunch on the terrace of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah for a special festive feast this Christmas day.
Dhs550 per person (four-course menu). Tue Dec 25, 6pm-10.30pm.  Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 401 7600).

Sloane’s
Lunch buffet featuring all the festive favourites.
Dhs525 per person (unlimited soft drinks), Dhs675 (unlimited selected premium beverages), Dhs925 (selected house beverages and bubbly), Dhs250 (kids aged five to 12). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

STK
Celebrate the festive season with a four-course set menu at both branches of this trendy American steakhouse.
Dhs499 (two-hour beverage package and set sharing menu). Until Dec 31. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 394 1832); Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai; Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR(04 394 1832).

The Palmery
Christmas dining experience with a laid-back yet refined feel and a wide selection of festive international dishes.
Dhs495 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (house beverages), Dhs190 per child (kids aged four-11), free (kids under four). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

The Restaurant
Brunch serving modern French and British flavours with buffet starters, family-style mains and desserts.
Dhs400 (soft drinks), Dhs550 (house beverages), Dhs200 (kids aged six to 10). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

The Restaurant
The Restaurant offers the perfect setting to enjoy a traditional roast as well as some glamorous additions.
Dhs400 (soft drinks), Dhs550 (house beverages), Dhs200 (kids aged six to 10). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4.30pm. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).


DHS600+

Armani/Ristorante
Christmas day dinner menus at this swanky Italian.
Dhs600 (six-course degustation menu). Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3666).

Kitchen Connection
Unlimited cuisine featuring festive favourites with all the trimmings at Kitchen Connections.
Dhs720 (house beverages), Dhs785 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm, 6.30pm-11pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

La Parrilla
Authentic Latin American cuisine and live entertainment at Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s newly-reopened signature restaurant.
Dhs720 (house beverages), Dhs785 (bubbly). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-4pm.  Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Pierchic
It’s one of Dubai’s most romantic restaurants, and Pierchic is offering Christmas brunch with live entertainment. Continue on the party with a post-brunch happy hour running from 4pm to 6pm.
Dhs700 (soft drinks), Dhs800 (house beverages), Dhs900 (premium beverages), Dhs450 (kids aged four-12). Tue Dec 25, 12.30pm-4pm. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Queens Grill
Enjoy a six-course festive menu of quintessential British classics with a modern twist aboard the QE2 this Christmas for a treat.
Dhs895 per person (food and welcome beverage). Tue Dec 25, 7pm-11pm. QE2, Port Rashid, Deira 04 526 8888).

Rhodes W1
Chef Gary Rhodes brings Christmas-lovers a day to remember this festive season.
Dhs875 per person (house beverages), Dhs425 (kids aged five to 12). Tue Dec 25, 1pm-6pm. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

A LA CARTE

Casa Mia
A special à la carte menu filled with authentic Italian taste.
Prices vary. Monday December 24, 12.30pm-3.30pm and 7.30pm-11.30pm. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Garden
Head here for Peruvian festivities and round off Christmas Day over an evening meal.
Prices vary. Tuesday December 25, 6pm-midnight. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Hakkasan
Celebrate Christmas at the recently opened Hakkasan, featuring world-class Cantonese cuisine. Located at the entrance to The Avenues.
Prices vary. Tuesday December 25, 6pm-11.30pm. Atlantis, The Palm (04 426 2626).

Kiku
Trendy Japanese restaurant serving traditional cuisine with a teppanyaki table. Festive-themed à la carte menu available.
Prices vary. Tuesday December 25, 6.30pm-11pm. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Seafire
Steakhouse at Atlantis, The Palm offering a traditional Christmas roast-based menu.
Prices vary. Tuesday December 25, 7pm-11pm. Atlantis, The Palm (04 426 2626).

Sukho Thai
Festive-themed à la carte menu with a Thai twist! Also features a traditional Thai dance performance.
Prices vary. Monday December 24, 12.30pm-3.30pm and 7pm-11.45pm. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).


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