The 27 BEST Christmas Day deals in Dubai!
Constellation Ballroom, Address Dubai Marina
The glam Constellation Ballroom will be transformed into a festive village this Christmas! Kids will be entertained in a dedicated area where they can expect a visit from Santa. The foyer to the ballroom will be decked out with roast turkey, leg of lamb, beef striploin, braised veal with black truffle, roasted guinea fowl and various Chinese, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese, Arabic and Mexican dishes.
Price: Dhs375 including soft drinks, Dhs525 including house drinks, Dhs675 including bubbly
Contact: 04 436 7777, myfestivedubai.com
Neos, The Address Downtown Dubai
Brunch-lovers will adore the flexibility of picking and choosing from the live cooking stations. Neos offers a funky, trendy vibe perfect for couples and groups of friends that want to listen to pop classics and Eighties retro music while feasting on an inviting selection of dishes including sushi, dim sum, salads and a wide selection of drinks.
Price: Dhs700 including drinks, for guests above 21 only
Contact: 04 888 3444, address.com
Christmas Day brunch at Raffles Ballroom, Raffles Dubai
Head over to the the Raffles Ballroom and Garden as they are transformed into a traditional Festive setting, adorned by shimmering Swarovski chandeliers. The extensive buffet and live stations are both in and outdoor with a surprise around every corner. Raffles Executive Chef Tuomas will be personally preparing his favourite dish, Finnish hot smoked salmon cooked over an open fire pit. Seating options include both in and outdoor allowing you to enjoy the Dubai Winter on this special occasion. Adults will enjoy tunes by DJ Jas playing old-school favourites, Christmas carols and pop classics, while the little ones keep busy in the kids’ zone with bouncy castles, balloon bending, clowns and a special appearance by Santa.
Price: Dhs645 including house drinks, Dhs450 for non-alcoholic packages and for teens 13-20, Dhs250 for kids below 12, two kids below six per couple dine free
Contact: 04 324 8888, firstname.lastname@example.org
Zeta, The Address Downtown Dubai
Offering spectacular views of Burj Khalfia, Zeta Restaurant/Lounge will be providing a delicious brunch consisting of a six-course sharing concept of the finest Asian cuisines in the city. Celebrate with loved ones in a magical setting complimented with live entertainment.
Price: Dhs250, Dhs500 including soft drinks, Dhs850 including house drinks, free for children under five
Contact: 04 888 3444, address.com
Christmas at Gaucho with Argentine Flavours
Celebrate Christmas with a extravagant five-course Argentinian set menu, including unlimited soft drinks and selected signature cocktails.
Price: Dhs650 for adults, Dhs350 for children
Contact: 04 422 7898, gauchorestaurants.ae
The Eloquent Elephant, Taj Dubai
Calling all Brits! Can’t get home for Christmas this year? Head over to the gastro pub at Taj Dubai and enjoy a truly traditional Christmas Day brunch including roast turkey with all of the trimmings. There will also be Christmas movies and live music in the evening with Stereo Sound Band.
Time: 12.30pm-4pm and 5pm-8.30pm
Contact: 04 438 3260, tajhotels.com
Fazaris, The Address Downtown Dubai
Guests are invited to experience the delectable dinner buffet where friends and family can embark on a culinary journey to celebrate the season’s joy complemented by breathtaking views of Burj Khalifa and the soothing sound of a live band.
Price: Dhs400 including soft drinks, Dhs550 inside including house drinks and Dhs700 terrace including house drinks, Dhs200 indoor and Dhs350 outdoor, free for children under five
Contact: 04 888 3444, address.com
Asado, The Palace Downtown Dubai
Immerse in the true spirit of the merry season with loved ones at Argentinean restaurant, Asado. Meats grilled to perfection, tasty entrees and delicious desserts are in store for a feast like no other.
Price: Dhs550 including soft drinks, Dhs650 including house drinks, 50 percent discount for kids six-11, complimentary for kids under five
Contact: 04 428 7806, theaddress.com
Sea Fu, Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Jumeirah Beach
Celebrate on the beach with a gourmet paella lunch or linger over a four course festive dinner after dark, and delight with fruits of the sea including Brittany Prat-ar-Coum oysters and Canadian lobster salad paired with a grape selection.
Time: 12.30pm-4pm and 7pm-11pm
Price: Dhs350 lunch, Dhs450 dinner with optional grape pairing at Dhs300
Contact: 04 270 7802, fourseasons.com
Creekside Japanese Restaurant, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers
Enjoy a buffet full of all your favourite Japanese dishes with or without house drinks on Christmas night, once all of your gifts are unwrapped.
Price: Dhs309 including house drinks, Dhs249 including soft drinks, Dhs125 kids six-12, kids below six free
Contact: 04 207 1750, email@example.com
The Black Lion, The H Hotel
Get cosy with family and friends this Christmas and indulge in a hearty three-course brunch at the effortlessly classy gastropub. American-inspired favourites include squash soup, slow cooked roast turkey and corn-fed chicken. Groove to classic festive tunes as you delve into the best part of your meal - dessert! Think yule log and classic baked cheesecake. The Black Lion is also offering a full a la carte menu with festive specials throughout Christmas night.
Price: Dhs395 including soft drinks, Dhs545 including hops and grape, Dhs595 including house drinks
Contact: 04 359 2366, h-hotel.com
Crab Tavern & Spirito Lounge & Kitchen, Media One Hotel
This Christmas, think feast and feathers, seafood and samba, crab and carnival. Crab Tavern will be open for Christmas Brunch throughout the afternoon and then you can shimmy over to Spirito to kick up your heels with the Natal Brazilian Fiesta, for delicious Brazilian-inspired sharing dishes and three-hour drinks packages with plenty of sparkle.
Time: Crab Tavern brunch 1pm-5pm, Spirito 6pm-3am
Price: Crab Tavern Dhs300 including soft drinks, Dhs550 including bubbly and selected drinks, Spirito Dhs300 including three hours of house drinks
Contact: 04 511 7139, crabtavern.ae, 04 421 2679, spirito.ae
3in1 Restaurant and Lounge, VIDA Downtown Dubai
Spice things up this Christmas by inviting friends to indulge at the urban picnic brunch with a festive twist. Spend the day relaxing by the pool and outdoor terrace, lounging in the stylish cabanas, listening to music from a renowned international DJ and enjoying fun in the sun all day long!
Price: Dhs365 including food and bubbly beverages, Dhs150 for kids six-12, free for kids under five
Contact: 04 428 6823, vida-hotels.com
Tesoro, Taj Dubai
Celebrate Christmas at Tesoro with a festive fiesta, featuring live stations with ceviche, causa (a Peruvian potato dish), an oyster raw bar, roast turkey, beef striploin carving, giant paella and surf ‘n turf anticuchos barbeque grill. Along with a live wok, they will also have sweet and savory churros, a chocolate station and a full buffet featuring classic Peruvian and European Christmas treats. Reworked and reimagined festive classic tracks will be played on the decks.
Time: 1pm-4pm and 5.30pm-8pm
Price: Dhs395 including soft drinks, Dhs495 including house drinks, Dhs595 including bubbly
Contact: 04 438 3260, tajhotels.com
Medley, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre
Have a traditional and delicious Christmas brunch while Santa gives away gifts to the little ones. They’ll be serving a selection of mouth-watering dishes, including iced seafood and sushi stations, marinated meat on a grill and a selection of French cheeses.
Price: Dhs199 including soft drinks, Dhs220 including house drinks, Dhs450 including bubbly, Dhs70 for kids six-12, free for kids under six
Contact:04 603 8201, pullmanhotels.com
The Farm, Al Barari
There is plenty planned for Christmas at The Farm, including kids activities, a visit from Santa Claus, gifts for the little ones and a special festive menu. A variety of appetizers and entrees will also be available, including lobster bisque, pistachio-stuffed chicken galantine, Scottish salmon with a velvety saffron veloute sauce and a wild-berry flourless chocolate fondant to finish.
Price: Dhs280 including one soup, one main course, one dessert and complimentary amuse-bouche, salad and coffee or tea
Contact: 04 392 5660, thefarmdubai.com
Manava, Sofitel The Palm
This Christmas enjoy dishes from different parts of the world. Start with flavoursome salads to accompany the meats on offer including roast beef, slow cooked lamb and roast turkey. A vast choice of seafood and sushi will also be available alongside traditional Arabic dishes and Western main courses. And for those with a sweet tooth, you will find sanctuary in the dessert station and chocolate fountain. Live music will keep the adults entertained while the little ones are spoiled with a kids’ buffet and a surprise visitor from the North Pole.
Price: Dhs580 adults, Dhs260 young adults aged 12-20, Dhs130 kids six-11 and kids below five dine for free
Contact: 04 455 5656, sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com
Fümé, Pier 7, Dubai Marina & Fümé, Downtown Dubai
Traditionalists will enjoy the succulent turkey with all the trimmings and mince pies at both branches of Fümé. And for something a little different this year, diners can select a delectable hot smoked salmon tart and tender rib eye.
Price: Dhs195 for brunch, Dhs189 for drinks package, various prices for the a la carte menu
Contact: Fümé Pier 7 04 421 5669, Fümé Downtown Dubai 04 456 8784, fume-eatery.com
Na3Na3, The Address Dubai Mall
Celebrate in a truly majestic Arabian ambience with cosmopolitan flavours at Na3Na3. Embark on a Mediterranean and Middle Eastern culinary journey within contemporary and elegant surrounds. Enjoy traditional turkey, served with all the trimmings, as well as an eclectic selection of sushi, sashimi and Asian delicacies. Children will enjoy their own special buffet, complimentary access to the Qix Club and a visit from Santa bearing gifts.
Time: 12.30pm-4pm and 7pm-11.30pm
Price: Dhs325 for brunch including soft drinks, Dhs450 including house drinks, Dhs162.50 for kids six-11, free for kids below five. Dhs250 for dinner including soft drinks, Dhs300 including house drinks, Dhs150 for kids six-11 and free for kids under five
Contact: 04 888 3444, myfestivedubai.com
Ashiana by Vineet, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers
One of Dubai’s oldest Indian restaurants, run by Michelin star celebrity chef Vineet Bhatia will be hosting a traditional Christmas lunch with special bottle prices and live entertainment.
Time: 12pm-3.30pm and 7pm-11pm
Price: A la carte menu prices
Contact: 04 207 1733, ashiana.reservations@Sheraton.com
Plaj, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Allow the sun, sand and sea to set the stage for a unique seasonal experience. The perfect place to unwind, this seaside venue offers delectable Italian-inspired cuisine as well as a selection of refreshing drinks. Make the most of al fresco dining in the refreshing, festive air complemented by a live band.
Price: Dhs395 including soft drinks, Dhs535 including house drinks, Dhs735 including bubbly, kids four-12 get 50 percent discount, kids under four dine for free
Contact: 04 453 0444, jumeirah.com/jumeirahzabeelsaray
Links, The Address Montgomerie Dubai
The Christmas brunch at Links is set to be an awesome day out for the whole family, as a host of activities such as a bouncy castle, face painting and balloon bending will keep the youngsters occupied for hours. A special visit from Santa on a golf buggy will enthral the kids!
Price: Dhs435 including soft drinks, Dhs580 including house drinks, Dhs220 for kids six-11, kids under five dine for free
Contact: 04 888 3444, theaddress.com
Seven Heights Restaurant, Rixos Bab Al Bahr
Guests can indulge in a traditional Christmas roast along with a delectable selection of international dishes, live cooking stations and barbeques. With a premium buffet, vast drinks selection and a special visit from Santa, Rixos Bab Al Bahr is the perfect place to celebrate this special day with loved ones.
Price: Included in the room rate for in-house guests, non-hotel guests pay Dhs300 including brunch and house drinks, Dhs600 including brunch, beach and pool access, Dhs900 including full day brunch, dinner, beach and pool access
Contact: 07 244 4400, babalbahr.rixos.com
Bombay Brasserie, Taj Dubai
Head over to Bombay Brasserie for a special Twistmas menu, along with a full a la carte offer. The menu includes pre plated starters like macchi chaat and tawa jhing, and family style mains including turkey kofta, subz thoran, and slow-cooked black lentils served with tandoori breads and basmati rice.
Price: Dhs325 including soft drinks, Dhs495 including grape and bubbly
Contact: 04 438 3260, tajhotels.com
Al Samar Lounge, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah
Enjoy a festive afternoon tea at with a selection of festive sweet and savoury treats in the newly restyled Al Samar Lounge. The stunning venue has picturesque views of Madinat Jumeirah’s lagoon and the Burj Al Arab.
Contact: 04 366 6730, jumeirah.com
Al Falak, Burj Al Arab
Add a glamorous touch to your festive celebrations and indulge in a sumptuous festive feast in the majestic Viennese-styled ballroom of the Burj Al Arab.
Price: Dhs685, kids four-11 dine at half price
Contact: 04 301 7600, jumeirah.com
Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers
One of the finest Italian restaurants in Dubai will be hosting a Christmas brunch for you and your loved ones, with a special Christmas choir performing carols along with a DJ.
Price: Dhs319 including house drinks, Dhs259 including non-alcoholic drinks, Dhs125 kids six-12, kids below six dine free
Contact: 04 207 1717, firstname.lastname@example.org