Top Five Turkeys-to-go in the UAE
1 Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Turkey for two to 12 people, with traditional sides, Christmas cake and mince pies.
INFO: From Dhs695; 02 509 8888, www.shangri-la.com.
2 Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Dubai
From traditional turkey to prime rib and indulgent seafood.
INFO: Starts at Dhs595 for a classic turkey; 04 339 9933, www.galerieslafayette-dubai.com.
3 Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Turkey and trimmings (herb and onion confit stuffing – yum!) plus gingerbread houses and stolen.
INFO: From Dhs625 for 9kg turkey with trimmings; 04 453 0000,www.jumeirah.com.
4 The Pullman, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
Get your turkey cooked by a pro and then for dessert have traditional Christmas logs and gingerbread cookies.
INFO: From Dhs500; bookings are required three days before pick-up, 04 377 2000, www.pullman-dubai-malloftheemirates.com.
5 Baker & Spice, Souk Al Bahar or Dukkan Al Manzil, Dubai
Choose from almost 30 festive dishes delivered to your door.
INFO: Appetisers start at Dhs28 per person; Dukkan Al Manzil, 044279856, www.bakerandspiceme.com.