21 Christmas Eve meal deals to try

Where to celebrate December 24 with a slap-up meal

Festive

Al Mansour Dhow
A dinner cruise with a buffet of Arabic and festive dishes plus a live oud player.
Dhs219 per person (food only). Dhs99 (children aged four to 12). 7pm-12.30am. Until December 25. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).

Asado Enjoy a set menu.
Dhs300 per person (food only).
7pm-midnight. The Palace Downtown Dubai, (04 428 7806).

Bateaux Dubai
A cruise and five-course dinner from the à la carte menu.
Dhs595 (house beverages). Dhs250 (children aged five to 11). 7.45pm-11pm. Until December 25. Dubai Creek, Bur Dubai (04 814 5553).

Celsius
A festive buffet including turkey and festive sweets. Book before December 15 for a 15 percent discount.
Dhs195 (soft drinks). Dhs250 (house beverages). Half price for children six to 12. Free for children under six. Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).

Choices
An international selection of cuisines with live cooking stations.
Dhs249 (house beverages). Dhs299 (premium beverages). Dhs130 children 12 years and under. 6.30pm-midnight. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, Garhoud (04 282 0000).

CLAW BBQ
A classic dinner includes turkey, mashed potato, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole and a red velvet or chocolate espresso cake.
Dhs199 (house grape, hops). Noon-2am. Until December 31.Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 432 2300).

The Californian Restaurant
A festive buffet plus views of the Burj Khalifa and Downtown.
Dhs275 (soft drinks). Dhs350 (house grape or hops). Dhs135 (children aged six to 12). 7pm-11.30pm. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 3333).

Ewaan
A festive-themed buffet.
Dhs250 per person (food only). 7pm-midnight. The Palace Downtown Dubai (04 428 7806).

ICHO
A live teppanyaki cooking show and Japanese beverages. Book before December 15 for a 15 percent discount.
Dhs250 (soft drinks). Dhs350 (house beverages). Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).

KGrill
A traditional festive menu. Dhs350 (soft drinks). Dhs495
(house beverages). Half price for children aged four to 12. 7pm-midnight. Until December 25. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).

Kitchen 6
Includes a traditional buffet selection.
Dhs350 (food only). Dhs500 (with house beverages). 6pm-11pm. Until December 25. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 414 0000).

Mazina
The buffet offers options such as turkey, goose, salads and desserts. Plus expect a visit from Father Christmas and a festive photo booth, too.
Dhs250 (soft drinks). Dhs395 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm, 7pm-11pm. Until December 25. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

Méridien Village Terrace
A live band, buffet and live cooking stations.
Dhs310 (house beverages). Dhs190 (children aged six to 12). Free for children aged under five. 8pm- 11.45pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).

Nine7One
A festive buffet dinner with mulled grape on arrival. There is also a brunch taking place on Christmas day.
Dhs320 (soft drinks). 7pm-11pm. Until December 25. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (04 444 1444).

Ossiano
A seafood set menu.
Dhs995 per person (glass of bubbly). 7pm-11.30pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Pachanga
Unlimited Brazilian churrasco.
Dhs195 (soft drinks). Dhs350 (house beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. Until December 25. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2530).

Picante
A four-course set menu of Portuguese food.
Dhs175 per person (glass of house grape). Dhs375 per couple (bottle of house grape). 7pm-11.30pm. Until December 25. Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).

Ski Chalets
Book a private dinner in one of the ski chalets overlooking Ski Dubai. Traditional turkey is available or ask for a personalised option. Minimum of six-12 guests.
Dhs395 per person. Times vary. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).

Splendido
A five-course Italian menu.
Dhs550 (glass of mulled grape). 7pm-11pm. The Ritz-Carlton, JBR, The Walk, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).

Talk Restaurant
Carving stations and traditional festive food at the buffet. There is also Father Christmas and Christmas carols and live jazz music.
Dhs279 (soft drinks). Dhs379 (house beverages). Half price for children aged six to 12. Free for children under six. 6.30pm-11pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8781).

Traiteur
Live cooking stations, featuring oysters, lobster and beef from the rotisserie. The restaurant is also hosting events on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
Dhs425 (soft drinks). Dhs525 (grape or hops and welcome glass of bubbly). Dhs215 (children). 7pm-11pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

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