The one downside to the festive season is, well, making the bank balance stretch out for what seems like three months. The thought of eating out seems downright decadent when you’ve just stocked up on presents for the family and the cats (don’t judge me) but that leaves little in the funds for socialising.
Luckily, these five spots got you boo!
Andalucia Tapas & Grill
Celebrate the festive season with a Spanish flair at Andalucia Tapas & Grill, without causing a dent in your wallet. Savour the mouth-watering merry brunch menu full of Latino vibes with dishes including Paella, Tacos and unlimited house beverages.
When: Christmas Day from 1pm - 5 pm
Where: Next to Ibn Battuta Mall 10mins drive from Dubai Marina, JLT, Gardens
Prices: Dhs225 for ladies, Dhs265 for men.
Enjoy a Christmas Day, four-course set menu, with all your favourite winter comfort foods including beef wellington, organic turkey and pan seared halibut, as well as a Christmas drink on arrival. If you choose to sit on the terrace, you can take in the Marina skyline.
When: Christmas Day from 6pm to 2am
Where: Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina
Prices: Dhs299 per person
Bookings: 04 450 7766
Enjoy a true tribute to Spanish gastronomy, this Christmas with a festive Spanish themed brunch. Featuring al fresco dining on its gorgeous outdoor terrace and affordable prices this is the perfect brunch to enjoy on Christmas day.
When: Christmas Day from 1pm to 4pm
Where: El Sur, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi
Prices: Dhs265 (unlimited house beverages), Dhs195 (soft beverages), Dhs90 for kids (6-11 years old)
Bookings: 04 511 7373
Want to celebrate Christmas a little bit differently this year? Head to Miss Tess to enjoy Christmas the Asian way. Think noodles, wontons, fortune cookies and Teriyaki. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Miss Tess party without some bizarre performances from talented dancers.
When: Christmas Day from 8pm to 11pm
Where: Taj Hotel, Business Bay
Prices: Ok, this brunch is 2-for-1 – Dhs288 (house beverages), Dhs228 (soft beverages)
Bookings: 050 498 8505