The 18 BEST Christmas Eve deals in Dubai!
Le Reveillon at Mazina, Address Dubai Marina
Kick off the Christmas break with a belt-bursting dinner buffet at Mazina. Serving European cuisine including roast goose, duck, fish and seafood, the lavish spread will be completed with traditional desserts to get you in the mood for Santa.
Price: Dhs320 including soft drinks, Dhs450 including house drinks, Dhs575 including bubbly
Contact: 04 436 7777, myfestivedubai.com
Bombay Brasserie, Taj Dubai
Take advantage of the Early Bombay Bird menu with happy hour in a lavish three-course menu, or indulge in an eight dish tasting menu with twisted classics such as turkey tikka, with or without grape pairing.
Price: Dhs150 three courses, Dhs150 bottle of wine, Dhs325 including soft drinks, Dhs495 including grape pairing
Contact: 04 438 3260, tajhotels.com
Raffles Ballroom, Raffles Dubai
The Christmas Market comes alive as Raffles Dubai unveils its European market style buffet on Christmas Eve. Enjoy an evening of festive delights from freshly roasted chestnuts to decadent foie gras and French cheeses, seafood station to traditional carvery stands as well as a walk-in delicatessen shop. Executive pastry Chef Roland and his creative pastry team serve an array of sweet treats including milchram strudel, a milk-cream pastry and struffoli, a cheese filled turnover pastry. A fun-filled evening is also in store for the children with a dedicated entertainment zone and a surprise visit by Santa.
Price: Dhs545 including house drinks, Dhs345 for a non-alcoholic package and for teens 13-20, Dhs200 for kids below 12, kids below six dine free
Contact: 04 324 8888, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fogueira Restaurant, Ramada Plaza, JBR
Spoil yourself and the entire family by indulging in authentic Brazilian fare on the 35th floor with stunning views of Dubai Marina and Jumeirah beach. Enjoy a special festive buffet offering a live turkey carving station, 15 different unlimited cuts of meat, salad bar, side dishes, and a dessert buffet.
Price: Dhs315 including soft drinks, Dhs425 including signature Brazilian drinks and house drinks, Dhs875 including unlimited Brazilian drinks, house drinks and bubbly
Contact: 04 439 8888, ramadaplazajbr.com
3in1 Restaurant and Lounge, VIDA Downtown Dubai
3in1’s holiday dinner will tantalise your taste buds with a scrumptious Mediterranean three course sharer. It’s the perfect excuse to invite family and friends to embark on a journey of aromatic flavours and create new traditions. Guests can dine inside or beside the pool on the outdoor terrace, accompanied by live DJ entertainment.
Price: Dhs265 including a sharing set menu and premium house drinks
Contact: 04 428 6823, vida-hotels.com
Cave ,Conrad Dubai
Experience an exquisite Christmas Eve soiree at Cave where you will savour the finest selection of international cheeses and mouth-watering cured meats, all while you soak up the air of festive excitement. Feast on succulent turkey and flavoursome duck rillettes and onion marmalade, carved up for your dining pleasure by Cave’s expert culinary team at the live carving stations.
Contact: 04 444 7111, conraddubai.com
SUQ, Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Jumeirah Beach
A vibrant, market-style Dubai restaurant, SUQ mixes cuisine from the Middle East, Asia and the West. Select from the rotisserie, revel in the cheese selection and indulge in the chocolate fountain at SUQ on the eve of Christmas. The family friendly international buffet style restaurant is ideal for celebrating with loved ones.
Contact: 04 270 7802, fourseasons.com/dubaijb
Tesoro, Taj Dubai
Fancy going Latin American this Christmas? Chef Julio is back in his kitchen and is cooking up something delicious. Enjoy a barbeque party on the terrace with a fabulous view of Burj Khalifa and a saxophone soundtrack in the background. Drinks include South American grape, Pisco and sangria.
Contact: 04 438 3260, tajhotels.com
Shores Restaurant, Ramada Plaza, JBR
Taste the international hype of the season and treat your loved ones to delicious festive dining. Offering something for everyone, Shores is sure to create a memorable experience for its young guests with a dedicated kids corner with face painting and a special visit from Santa Claus.
Price: Dhs199 including soft drinks, Dhs299 including house drinks, kids between six-12 years get 50 per cent discount, complimentary for kids below five
Contact: 04 439 8888, ramadaplazajbr.com
Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Sheraton Dubai
Celebrate the final countdown to Christmas with your loved ones and enjoy rich, elegant Italian cuisine over a three course set menu, along with stunning views of Dubai Creek and a relaxed alfresco ambience. With a Christmas choir performing all your favourite carols and a DJ, it’s the perfect way to celebrate with the whole family.
Price: Dhs250 including soft drinks, Dhs300 including house drinks, free for kids under six
Contact: 04 207 1717, vivaldidubai.com
Viinter Wonderland, Vii Dubai
This Christmas Vii wants to transport you to the North Pole. Make your way through candy cane lane, reindeer road and mistletoe street to get into the festive spirit, and put on your red nose and silly hat to make memories at the blitzen booth. Enjoy famous concoctions prepared by Santa’s magical elves and indulge in a scrumptious Christmas feast.
Contact: 050 169 6777, viidubai.com
Celsius, Nassima Royal Hotel
Start the Christmas celebrations early, sit back and relax with friends and family whilst indulging in the festive buffet with choir performances.
Price: Dhs250 including soft drinks, Dhs350 including house drinks and bubbly
Contact: 04 308 0000, nassimaroyalhotel.com
Meridien Village Terrace, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel
Enjoy Christmas Eve with a lavish buffet spread, live cooking stations and bottomless house drinks, under a moonlit sky and get ready to be entertained by Flames Band.
Price: Dhs330 including house drinks, Dhs190 for kids six-12, free for kids under five
Contact: 04 702 2455, meridienvillageterrace-dubai.com
Moana, Sofitel The Palm
Dive into a nautical four course Christmas feast, with the refreshing starter of salmon carpaccio with sea scallops, salmon tartare, aromatic herbs and pistachio vinaigrette, before you move on to the rich lobster risotto accompanied by luxurious sevruga caviar and ginger lemongrass cloud. The main course is a delicate roasted dover sole with celeriac puree, shrimp ravioli, watercress and tarragon sauce. Chocoholics will go crazy for the chocolate joconde, clove flavoured cherry compote, white chocolate snow, crystallised fennel leaves, chocolate mint Leaves, ginger chocolate mousse and strawberry sphere. A vegetarian option is also available.
Contact: 04 455 5656, sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com
The Talk Restaurant, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach
Soak up the classic Christmas atmosphere with festive carving stations, mulled wine and eggnog stations, traditional buffet and decadent desserts from the UK and Europe. All whilst enjoying live entertainment, including performances from a jazz singer and saxophonist. There's also plenty on offer for the kids, including a jolly visit from Santa, Christmas carols and a kids corner.
Price: Dhs299 including soft drinks, Dhs399 including house drinks, kids six-12 get a 50 per cent discount, kids under six dine for free
Contact: 04 449 8781, movenpick.com/jumeirahbeach
Butcha Steakhouse and Grill, JBR
Gather loved ones and head down to Butcha Restaurant and Cellar Room this festive season from 27 November to 31 December as they cook up a feast fit for the whole family. Begin the meal with a hearty and homemade Butcha Soup accompanied by an Artisan bread and pastry, along with a variety of appetizers including Butcha cheese salad and cold cuts boards. Feast upon a traditional whole roast turkey with a traditional stuffing, served with vegetable and traditional cranberry sauce and house made BBQ sauce, followed by a traditional Turkish baklava and poached pear for dessert.
Contact: 04 553 0684, butcha.com
A La Turca, Rixos The Palm
Celebrate Christmas Eve against the backdrop of Dubai’s iconic skyline at Rixos The Palm. You’ll also get to enjoy Christmas classics, delectable beverages, live music and a visit from Santa himself.
Price: Dhs275 including soft drinks, Dhs400 including house drinks, 50 per cent off for kids under 14, complimentary for kids under four
Contact: 04 457 5555, thepalmdubai.rixos.com
Seven Heights Restaurant, Rixos Bab Al Bahr
Enjoy a special buffet on the terrace with delicacies including sushi, seafood, grilled meats, cheese, salads and international favourites, as well as a selection of delicious drinks. From live music, dance shows and carols, to a traditional Christmas party on the beach and a late night DJ party, there’s something on offer for guests of all ages.
Price: Included in the room rate for in-house hotel guests, Dhs500 for non-guests
Contact: 07 244 4400, babalbahr.rixos.com