Christmas Day meal deals in Dubai

Turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings at these festive feasts

Festive
Under Dhs99

Chutneys
North Indian food plus live ghazal music.
Dhs95 (food only), Dhs165 (grape and hops), Dhs210 (house beverages), Dhs285 (premium beverages). 7pm-11.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).


Dhs100-199

Atrium
Restaurant International and Russian buffets.
Dhs175 (glass of grape or hops), Dhs285 (house beverages). Noon-3.30pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, TECOM (04 429 9999).

Certo
An Italian Christmas brunch, with Santa and carol singing.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs279 (sparkling grape). 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Chef’s House
International cuisine plus Santa and a Kid’s corner.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs279 (sparkling grape). 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Da Vinci’s
Three courses of festive Italian fare.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (selected house beverages). Noon-4pm. Millennium Airport Hotel, Casablanca Street, Garhoud (04 702 8888).

Dusit Thani Dubai
The hotel’s brunch will include carol singing and roast turkey.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages), Dhs285 (sparkling grape), Dhs495 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).

Fountain
Traditional dishes and children’s activities.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs195 (house beverages). Noon-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel and Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).

Jigsaw
Roasts, desserts and a play area for children.
Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs195 (house beverages), Dhs205 (premium beverages), Dhs55 for children aged seven to 12, free for children under six. 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Deira (800 33472).

Oceana
The buffet features roast meats including turkey and lamb.
Dhs185 (soft drinks), Dhs320 (selected house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk at JBR (04 318 2540).

Sanabel
Live cooking stations and plenty of desserts.
Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs390 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).

Sultan’s Lounge
An Arabian-influenced festive afternoon tea.
Dhs175 (food and hot beverages). 3pm-6pm. December 24-25. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

The Terrace
The outdoor family fun includes a bouncy castle and scavenger hunt. There is also a live Cuban band.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (selected house beverages). Noon-4pm. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud (04 702 8888).


Dhs200-299

Al Bahou
Family-friendly brunch with carol singing.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (bubbly). Noon-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).

Al Manzil Hotel
Festive buffet plus ‘kids’ wonderland’ area.
Dhs225 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (selected house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).

Alfie’s
British cooking followed by mulled grape and artisanal cheeses.
Dhs295 (five-course menu). Noon-4pm. The Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).

Bonnington
A Christmas feast featuring a visit from Santa.
Dhs295 (food only), Dhs345 (soft drinks), Dhs445 (selected house beverages). Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 356 0560).

Flavours On Two
Roast turkey with trimmings, plus children’s entertainment.
Dhs299. 12.30pm-4pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2201).

Glasshouse
Try roast sirloin or leg of lamb.
Dhs295 (soft drinks). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Baniyas Road, Deira (04 212 7550).

Le Classique
Four courses of French cooking.
Dhs205 (food only), Dhs360 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly). Noon-3pm. Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 417 9999).

Mizaan Restaurant
Festive dishes, turkey and a jazz trio.
Dhs288 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).

The Talk Restaurant
Live carving stations and Christmas selection.
Dhs222 (soft drinks), Dhs333 (sparkling grape). 12.30pm-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, The Walk at JBR (04 449 8888).

Vivaldi
Christmas dishes, mulled grape and festive music.
Dhs225 (house beverages), Dhs295 (sparkling grape). Noon-3.30pm. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Deira(04 207 1717).


Dhs300-399

Belgian Beer Café
The special six-course menu features dishes such as stuffed turkey breast with walnuts and truffle.
Dhs325 (food only). Noon-2am. December 24-25. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqueim (04 447 0227).

Blades
A picnic brunch for Christmas.
Dhs295 (soft drinks). Dhs395 (house beverages). Dhs525 (bubbly). Noon-4pm Al Badia Golf Club (04 701 1128).

Bussola
A set menu for Christmas lunch.
Dhs350 (five courses); Dhs195 (children aged six to 12). Noon-3.30pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi (04 511 7136).

Imperium
A festive buffet with a visit from Santa, plus a dinner deal.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Lunch Dhs445 (house beverages), Dhs599 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Dinner Dhs525 (soft drinks). 6pm-11pm. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

JW Marriott
Dubai Live cooking and global flavours from Asia to Germany.
Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs600 (bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Deira (04 607 7977).

Links
A traditional feast with activities for children.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs585 (selected house beverages). Noon-4pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

M’s
Family-friendly brunch with face painting, Santa, a bouncy castle and PlayStation corner.
Dhs315 (house beverages), Dhs395 (sparkling grape). Noon-3pm. Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9999).

Mazina
A seasonal selection plus a visit from Santa.
Dhs395 (soft drinks). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Address Dubai Marina(04 436 7777).

Nobu
Try the high brunch.
Dhs360 (soft drinks), Dhs540 (house beverages). Noon-3pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2000).

Raffles
Ballroom A ‘winter wonderland’ with market stalls, gingerbread houses and Finnish-style hot smoked salmon, prepared over an open fire.
Dhs375 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages). 1pm-4pm. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).


Dhs400-499

Amaseena
Christmas brunch at an al-fresco beachfront venue.
Dhs495 (soft drinks), Dhs695 (selected beverages), Dhs945 (premium bubbly). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).

Anise
A festive selection.
Dhs495 (selected house beverages). 1pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Armani/Peck
Italian festive delicacies.
Dhs400 (soft drinks), Dhs650 (grape pairing). Times TBC. Armani Hotel Dubai, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Beachcombers
A family friendly event.
Dhs495 (selected house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah (04 406 8999).

Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites
Enjoy turkey, Christmas pudding, stollen and a crêpe station, with 360-degree views.
Dhs450 (soft drinks), Dhs650 (house beverages), Dhs300 (children aged six to 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina (04 319 4795).

Fazaris
A buffet of Asia, India, Arabia and Mediterranean flavours, plus a live band.
Dhs450 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (bubbly). 12.30pm to 4pm. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Nineteen
Seasonal dishes and spectacular views.
Dhs425 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (selected house beverages). Noon-3.30pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Spectrum on One
A luxurious choice including roast meats, oysters, king crab and wagyu beef.
Dhs465 (soft drinks). Beverage packages from Dhs565. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

Table 9 by Nick & Scott
Festive treats include foie gras with quince and mulled berries, Christmas pudding and mince pies.
Dhs450 (seven-course menu). 3pm-10pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7551).

The Westin
Entertainment includes live music, Chinese acrobats and a petting zoo.
From Dhs450 (soft drinks). Al Sufouh Road (04 511 7139).


Dhs500+

Armani/Hashi
Al-fresco dining and contemporary Japanese cooking.
Dhs500 (soft drinks). Dhs650 (house beverages). Time TBC. Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Carnevale
A relaxed festive event.
Dhs550 (bubbly), Dhs450 (ages 13 to 20), Dhs300 (children aged four to 12). 12.30pm-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqueim(04 348 0000).

Ewaan
Try oysters, foie gras and turkey with all the trimmings.
Dhs500 (soft drinks), Dhs600 (selected house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7806).

La Parrilla
The ‘tango brunch’ offers à la carte options.
Dhs650 (bubbly); Dhs545 (ages 13 to 20). Noon-4.30pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqueim (04 348 0000).

Latitude
Features live jazz.
Dhs595 (bubbly); Dhs350 (guests aged 13 to 20), Dhs180 (children aged four to 12). Noon-4pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqueim (04 348 0000).

Mina A’Salam
Three restaurants – Al Muna, Zhen He’s and The Wharf – join forces to provide al-fresco turkey and Christmas pudding.
Dhs650. 12.30pm-4pm. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 8888).

Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire
Festive fine-dining, using ingredients such as balik salmon, black truffle and capon.
Dhs790 (food only). Noon-2.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1111).

The Ivy
A five-course menu, with freshly made mince pies.
Dhs500 (soft drinks). Noon-3.30pm, 6pm-11pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8767).

Rivington Grill
Three courses of traditional British food.
Dhs500 (soft drinks). Noon and 6pm. Souk Al Bahar (04 423 0903). Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).

Traiteur
Try turkey with all the trimmings, live cooking stations, desserts and Christmas-themed entertainment.
Dhs795 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

Vôi
A set menu of Asian fusion.
Dhs690 (five courses). 7pm-midnight, December 24-25. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

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