Ahhh, it is back to the busy workweek after most people in Dubai got a four-day break.
Fear not, as food is here to bring that smile back to your face and make the day brighter.
From getting into the festive cheer to new menus, here are some great offers to check out this week!
Trattoria, located at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, has reopened and is ready to serve diners the best of Italian cooking. With stunning rustic interiors, tuck into dishes from soups, sides, small bites, mains and desserts. Indoor and outdoor dining is available, with the restaurant open daily from noon to 11.30pm.
Festive Afternoon tea at Swissotel Al Ghurair
The Yasmine Lounge at Swissotel Al Ghurair is bringing the festivities to the hotel with a delightful afternoon tea. Till 8 January 2023, from noon to 6pm, enjoy a great festive celebration by tucking into dishes including torched duck breast, smoked salmon pinwheel, baked turkey empanadas, warm scones and more, along with drinks like hot chocolate, tea and coffee. Prices are set at Dhs 135 for two adults.
Terrace BBQ at Village Bistro
Delight in a special family-friendly brunch at Village Bistro. Located at The First Collection Hotel at Jumeirah Village Circle, enjoy the perfect weather while tucking into a variety of delicious barbeque and food options. Kids can have fun in the dedicated kid's area, where face painting will be available. Live entertainment and sports will also take place throughout the brunch, which runs from 1pm to 4pm every Saturday. Prices start at Dhs 179.
Turkey Menu at Yoko Sizzlers
Enjoy a brilliant limited-time-only menu at Yoko Sizzlers, centred around the holiday special turkey. Located opposite Burjuman Centre and at Al Nahda, tuck into three varieties of sizzlers, from the turkey exotica, Yoko special turkey and turkey sizzlers. Prices start at Dhs 75 and are also available for home delivery.
Eating with a Cause at tashas cafe
In an effort to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 by the United Nations, tashas cafe, with six locations in Dubai, is offering diners the opportunity to do their part throughout December in two ways. On every purchase of a special bracelet, 15 meals will be donated from tashas cafe to the school feeding programs by Dubai Cares. Additionally, donations can be done through a QR code on the tashas menu.
Christmas Menu at The Blacksmith Bar and Eatery
The Blacksmith Bar and Eatery at The First Collection Business Bay is bringing diners a special Christmas-themed set menu throughout the month of December. Delight in a menu with signature smoked meats, a three-hour drink package and more. Prices are set at Dhs 299.
Date Night at SHI
Make the most of the last month of the year and enjoy a date night with your special someone at SHI. Located at Bluewaters Island, daily from 6pm onwards, delight in a four-course set menu served along with grape. With the renovated terrace now open, take in the views of the Dubai Marina while tucking into your meal. Prices are set at Dhs 900 for a couple.
Festive Goodies at Spill The Beans
Located at Sustainable City, Spill The Beans, the family-owned cafe is serving diners the ultimate festive treats till 10 January. Decked out to get into the festive cheer, tuck into guilt-free treats with options that are 100% whole wheat, plant-based, refined sugar and food colouring free, including gingerbread cookies, whole wheat fruit cake, pumpkin carrot cake and more. Pre-ordering is required.
Weekend Lunch at Indigo by Vineet
Indigo by Vineet at Grosvenor House is making the weekend a special one with a weekend lunch. Held every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm, delight in a set thali with dishes including Dakshini prawn dynamite, mirch makai gosht, Rajasthani dal, pistachio chicken korma and more. Non-vegetarian and vegetarian options are available, with prices starting at Dhs 175.
New Menu at Torno Subito
The popular Italian restaurant, Torno Subito, has added delicious new seasonal dishes to the menu. Located at W Dubai - The Palm, enjoy the addition of 20 dishes, including burrata, Alaskan king crab ravioli, roasted lamb rack, a variety of pizza options and more. While dining, take in in the captivating views of the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina.
Festive Brunch at Flair 5
Get into the festive spirit with the return of the well-loved Secret Garden brunch at Flair 5. Located at Ritz Carlton DIFC, the brunch is held every Saturday, serving diners unlimited food and drinks from 1pm to 4.30pm, for prices starting at Dhs 345. After brunch till 6.30pm, guests can also enjoy a great after-party for Dhs 250.
Full Moon Party at Mango Tree Thai Bistro
Go all out on 9 December with a celebration of the famous full moon party held in Thailand. Mango Tree Thai Bistro, located at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, will offer diners bites, drinks as well as live entertainment from 5pm to 10.30pm. Prices start at Dhs 99 for the offers.