Ho! Ho! Ho! Plan ahead and book in advance with our roundup of the best Christmas Day Brunches.
Californian restaurant, Dusit Thani
Get together with family and friends for the BIG brunch on the most joyous day of the season. The brunch menu offers a culinary feast consisting the international grand buffet with prices start from Dhs 215 per person inclusive soft drinks and Dhs 325 inclusive of house beverage. Early bird gets the discount, make a booking before 30 November and avail for the 15% discount. Call 04-3174515.
The Collective, Grand Hyatt Dubai
A modern re-telling of a Boutique Bakery, a classic Levant Emporium, iconic Bombay Café and new wave Grill Bar that brings true food stories to life. Enjoy great food and festivities in a collection of relaxed settings. Enjoy a delicious multi-cuisine buffet as you celebrate the Christmas day with friends and family. To put a smile on everyone’s face, Santa Claus will also pay a visit presents for all the young ones at the brunch. Prices start from Dhs 250. Call 04-3172221.
Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club
The Christmas party at the Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club kicks off at 10:30am and goes on until 7:30pm with a variety of activities on offer for three-year olds and above, including cookie decorating, arts and crafts, face painting and special movies to spread some festive cheer. Christmas Party is available at Falcons Kids’ Club for children aged between 3-15 years and is priced at Dhs 60 per child per hour. Call 04-4573331.
Families head to celebrate Christmas Day at Flow Kitchen with a lavish brunch featuring authentic specialties including a selection of roasts, whole smoked salmon and Christmas turkey with stuffing. Little guests will be spoilt for choice with a delicious selection of desserts. Prices start from Dhs 395 for adults and Dhs 195 for kids. Call 04-4573457.
El Sur at The Westin, Dubai
This year, celebrate Christmas Day Spanish style at El Sur. The innovative menu pushes beyond the boundaries of what you would expect to find at a traditional Spanish tapas restaurant. El Sur is a wonderful interpretation of fine casual gastronomy, where guests can enjoy extraordinary service and attention to detail. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks, soft drinks package Dhs 265 and house beverages package for Dhs 395. Call 04-3997700.
Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes
If all you want for Christmas is a good old British Christmas lunch with your loved ones, round up your friends and family over the festive period and head to Reform offering everything from a traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings, to mince pies, a yule log and a cheese board, there will also be plenty of festive activities for you to enjoy and a special appearance from Santa. Priced at Dhs 400 for a 4-course menu with unlimited soft drinks. Call 04-4542638.
Rare restaurant at Desert Palm Dubai Hotel
Embrace the spirit of the season with this fun filled brunch that includes seasonal food counters and a Turkey carving station. Live shaken beverages with signature Christmas themed beverages. Children’s entertainment set up in Rocky Rumble Fun Park, balloon bending, and face painting. With a 3-piece set band, you’ll be able to get your jingle on to sumptuous traditional favourites and what’s more! Santa is going to pay a visit bearing gifts. Prices start from Dhs 350 for adults and Dhs 195 for kids. Call 04-3238888.
Marina Social Intercontinental Dubai Marina, Bay Central
Celebrate Christmas with a special interpretation of modern British cuisine including expertly roasted meat with traditional trimmings and Christmas pudding. Guests can choose from the casual social surroundings of the restaurant or enjoy the terrace. Packages start at Dhs 395 for soft beverages and Dhs 495 for house beverages. Call 04-4466664.
Observatory Bar & Grill, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites
With picturesque views of Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina, for those looking for a chilled Christmas, visit The Observatory Bar & Grill. Set around the classic 360-degree shaped restaurant, enjoy a mouth-watering spread of festive dishes and drinks and a special visit from Santa. Priced at Dhs 499 per person. Call 04-3194000.
Bistro Des Arts, Marina Promenade, The Address Hotel Dubai Marina
Offering a Parisienne bistro style fare, Bistro des Arts is a quintessential 1970 Parisian bistro overlooking the waters of Dubai Marina, serving classic French home-style food with a rustic décor and a garden vibe terrace. Cosy, sophisticated and stylish with sweeping views of the scenic locale and a laid-back ambience. Feast on a splendid four-course Un Brunch A La Marina Christmas brunch for Dhs 325. Call 04-5511576.
Latest Recipe, Westin Mina Seyahi
Boasting stunning ceiling-to-floor windows overlooking the hotel gardens and the Arabian Gulf, this dining destination prides itself in offering stylish, yet casual dining. Have yourself a very merry Christmas this year and celebrate with Latest Recipe with an appetizing mix of International flavours and is the perfect place to indulge in a Christmas buffet. Priced at Dhs 450 for adults and Dhs 175 for kids. Call 04-5117373.
If you’re Dubai-bound this December, fire up some Christmas spirit at Dusty’s. Their calendar is stuffed with festive cheer and guests can even fly to the North Pole with the Christmas version of its famous Departures Brunch. For folks that aren’t party animals, get a taste of Christmas throughout December and sip on mulled grape with your business lunch. Prices start from Dhs 299. Call 04-3545435.
Celebrate the festive season with a classic Argentine twist featuring some of the famed favourites such as our slow braised back ribs, grass-fed beef and warming winter desserts, as well as the traditional slow roasted turkey. Ending on a sweet note, enjoy a sharing platter of pionono dulce, apple crumble and chocolate brownie. Brunch packages start from Dhs 420. Call 04-4227898.
Celebrate the season with The St. Regis Dubai’s quintessential French dining destination. Experience a stunning Christmas themed brunch while swinging to the live jazz band. The perfect place to celebrate with your loved ones, enjoy the delectable brunch spread, accompanied by a mouth-watering Christmas cake, in a merry atmosphere, heightened by the gorgeous and intricate festive décor. Packages start from Dhs 495. Call 04-4355577.
Farriers, The Meydan Hotel
Enjoy Christmas Day Brunch at Farriers offering delicious food, amazing quality family time, indoors and outdoors seating overlooking Meydan racecourse together with extensive kids’ activities in their supervised area, a live band and a special visit from Santa Claus. Prices start from Dhs 395 including soft beverages and, 50% discount for children from 5-12 years old. Call 04-3813111.
Folly By Nick & Scott, Souk Madinat
There’s nothing quite like Christmas dinner being served up by two British chefs! Channelling all things festive, Nick Alvis & Scott Price have created a traditional menu with a grapes option and courses to include Halibut, barbecued chestnuts and red cabbage, Roast turkey dinner and Christmas Pudding Parfait. Priced at Dhs 450 for the set menu. Call 04-4308535.
3in1 Restaurant and Lounge, Vida Downtown
Spice up this holiday season by inviting friends to enjoy popular Urban Picnic Brunch. Spend the day relaxing under the endless blue skies by the pool and fill up your picnic basket with the special festive food options prepared to perfection! All this and more for Dhs 345 for adults includes a selection of food and unlimited premium selected beverages and children between 6-11 years dine for Dhs 148. Call 04-8883444.
Dunes Café, Shangri-La Hotel
Put down the cooking utensils and treat yourself this Christmas by dining with delicious international brunch and dinner. Choose from a selection of fresh seafood on ice, braised short rib, pan seared foie gras, goose with black cherry sauce and a traditional turkey with all the trimmings and mini yule log selection, a winter snow ball desserts. Priced at Dhs 605, including house beverages and bubbly and Dhs 175 for kids. Call 04-4052703.
JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay
Experience an eclectic and exotic journey through taste. The Festive Wanderlust brunch is a one stop culinary journey around the world with 11 live stations and 360 dishes. Embrace your inner wanderlust and embark on this epicurean adventure. Enjoy the meal for Dhs 425 including house beverages and spirits. Call 04-4143000.
Al Forsan restaurant & garden café, Bab Al Shams
Enjoy a luxurious Christmas brunch at the family friendly Al Forsan restaurant & garden café. Children can enjoy kite flying, face painting, pony, camel rides, jugglers, the magician’s exclusive performance and a visit from Santa. While parents will be entertained by the live tunes performed at the al fresco terrace. Prices start from Dhs 495 for adults and Dhs 250 for kids. Call 04-8096194.
Celebrate the special day with traditional holiday treats from the land down under. A traditional Christmas turkey dinner Christmas brunch shared with loved ones, with lots of fun, friendship and music, the holidays are especially magical with beautifully dressed surroundings. From 7 - 10pm, priced at Dhs 179 per person, inclusive of three beverages and Dhs 85 per person for children aged 6 to 11 years old, children below five dine with our compliments. Call 04-4285927.
YUAN, Atlantis the Palm
Taste The Rich And Bold Flavours Of China’s Sichuan Province on Christmas Day from 12- 3:30pm. Enjoy the Chinese tradition of drinking tea while eating dim sum. Indulge in exquisite selections of dim sum, salads, Chinese noodles and rice and traditional Chinese desserts, served with the finest selections of free-flowing teas and refreshing beverages. Packages start at Dhs 188 with non-alcoholic beverages and Dhs 388 with alcoholic beverages. Call 04-4262626.