From traditional roast dinners to bespoke meals created by globally renowned chefs, ‘tis the season to be jolly with something a bit more out of the ordinary.

While many more than usual may be staying in Dubai, EW has collated a list of the best restaurants to dine at on the special day of December 25 for a meal with friends and family.

La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie

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If you’re looking a Parisian touch on Christmas Day, celebrate at this chic French restaurant with a three-course meal starring burrata with grilled beach, confit salmon, roast turkey ballontine and festive desserts. Located at Vida downtown, starting at Dhs349, the package is available on Friday December 25 from noon to 4pm.

For more information visit laserre.com

Mama Zonia

 

 

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For something a little more jungle-themed, this brunch in Pier 7 is the perfect place, with packages starting at Dhs299 on Friday, December 25.

For more information visit pier7.ae

GRAZE Gastro Grill & Bar

Serving up a traditional festive feast on Friday, December 25 from 1 pm to 5 pm, the venue has crafted a selection of Christmas themed mixed drinks and Bruno Fave will be performing live to keep the festive vibes flowing. Starting at Dhs250 per person, you can treat your family and loved ones to a memorable grazing feast brunch on Christmas Day

For more information visit livelaville.com

MINA Brasserie

 

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For a stunning beautifully decorated festive terrace, there will be a DJ playing festive tunes with delicious bites making it a memorable experience to cherish. Starting at Dhs395 per person, it will take place from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Four Seasons Hotel DIFC.

For more information visit fourseasons.com

Luigia

This family-friendly venue has a special festive menu for all to enjoy with delicious Italian dishes and an unlimited package starting at Dhs380 on December 25, from 1pm to 4pm at Rixos Premium, JBR.

For more information visit luigia.ae

WHITE Beach & Restaurant

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If you wish to celebrate at one of the chicest beach clubs in Dubai, WHITE beach will host a day party from noon to 3pm or a night fiesta from 7pm to 10pm serving an array of festive cocktails and a selection of delicious tapas. Prices for the afternoon start at Dhs150 for ladies with unlimited drinks including cocktails and Dhs150 for men full redeemable and for the evening Dhs250 for ladies including unlimited spirits, cocktails and bites, Dhs350 for gents including unlimited spirits, cocktails and bites.

For more information visit atlantishthepalm.com

Koko Bay

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On Christmas Day, guests can enjoy a six-course menu with a mix of cold and hot appetizer platters to share including seafood, mince pies, soups and much more all starting at Dhs345 for adults from noon to 4pm on December 25.

For more information visit kokobay.co

Hakkasan

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This world-renowned restaurant has curated a special menu for Christmas this year, as it includes dim sum, crispy duck salad, barbecue Wagyu and chocolate parfait along with a resident DJ playing your favourite Christmas hits. Starting at Dhs498 from December 21 to December 25 from 6pm to 11pm at Atlantis, The Palm Jumeirah.

For more information visit hakkasan.com

Maiden Shanghai

The famous naughty noodles will have a special festive cheer day with unbeatable views of the Dubai Marina from Maiden Terrace featuring gourmet cuisine, bottomless drinks and cool beats by DJ Sam Starks starting at Dhs550 for an all-inclusive deal on Friday 25 December from 1pm to 4pm.

For more information visit palmjumeirah.fivehotelsandresorts.com

Netsu by Ross Shonhan

 

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A four-course Japanese sharing style menu is curated by chef Ross Shonhan with grills, sushi and sashimi platters starting at Dhs450 per person at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Jumeirah Beach Road.

For more information visit mandarinoriental.com

COYA Dubai

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This fine-dining haven has a five-course Latin America meal with traditional tasty dishes for all to enjoy starting at Dhs640 from Friday, December 25 noon onwards at Four Seasons Resort Dubai.

For more information visit coyarestaurant.com

Weslodge Saloon

 

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Witness a Canadian feast at this sky-high restaurant with loads of tasty seasonal dishes as well as Christmas cookies, spice bread, mince pies and yule log starting at Dhs295 on Friday, December 25 from 1.30pm to 4.30pm, located at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay.

For more information visit weslodge.ae

ZOCO

ZOCO, Al Habtoor City

For those that wish to add a Mexican flair to the festivities, with free flowing beverages, plenty of activities for the kids and a range of classic dishes. Prices start at Dhs165 from 12:30pm to 4pm on Friday, December 25.

For more information visit zocodubai.com

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