Not sure what to do during the holiday period? Fear not, we’ve got it covered…

Where: Address Dubai Marina, Dubai

Promotion: Christmas Day brunch at Mazina

The festive menu includes seasonal classics such as duck, goose and turkey, as well as a delicious salad buffet and a tempting selection of desserts.

Dhs395 per person including soft drinks and AED 195 for one bottle of red, white or sparkling beverage. Special package of Dhs300 for unlimited beverages is available.

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Where: Address Dubai Mall, Dubai

Promotion: Festive Day Brunch at Cabana

From 12:30pm–4pm join the BBQ brunch while the DJ provides entertainment. Dhs225 including soft drinks; Dhs295 including select beverages.

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Where: Fairmont The Palm, Dubai 

Promotion: Christmas Eve Rio Christmas at Frevo

Experience an authentic Brazilian Christmas Churrasco cuisine alongside a variety of seasonal salads, and a selection of Latin American desserts. Dhs349 for food; Dhs499 including house beverages and traditional cocktails.

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Where: Armani Dubai, Dubai

Promotion: Festive Degustation Menu at ARMANI/RISTORANTE – available from December 20–26

Savour a delicious six-course festive degustation menu created by Chef Alessandro’s and paired with personal recommendations from the expert sommelier. Dhs700 per person including soft drinks; Dhs1,250 per person with paired grape beverages.

Indian Feast at ARMANI/AMAL

Head east for a festive treat and savour the true taste of India in an unforgettable setting with a six-course tasting. Dhs550 per person for food only; Dhs820 per person with paired grape beverage.

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Where: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Promotion: High Tea with a unique twist – until December 30, between 3pm–6pm

Reminisce the year over an indulgent spread of exotic teas and delightful accompaniments. Dhs290 per person inclusive of soft beverages; Dhs360 inclusive of selected beverages.

Festive Lunch and Dinner in At.mospehere restaurant – from 12.30pm–3pm and 7pm–11pm on December 24 and 25.

Decadent delights include turkey breast encased in foie gras and truffles. Dhs590 per person inclusive of soft beverages; Dhs750 per person inclusive of a glass of a grape; Dhs850 per person inclusive of a glass of premium bubbly.

For more information call (04) 8883828, or visit here

Where: Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai

Promotion: Christmas Eve Dinner at Cavendish Restaurant

Opt for the five-course menu especially designed for the occasion by the hotel’s Executive Chef. Dhs225 per person; wine lovers can upgrade their package to include a perfectly paired glass of fine wine with each course for Dhs395.

Christmas Day Family Brunch at Cavendish Restaurant

An elaborate yet traditional buffet of the highest quality and flavour awaits. Dhs295 per person for food only; Dhs345 for food and soft drinks; Dhs445 inclusive of unlimited house beverages.

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Where: Grand Hyatt Dubai, Dubai

Promotion: Gingerbread Man Baking Class at The Market Café -December 14, 21, 28

The class is on a first-come-first-bake basis and limited to 15 children per class. Timings are 12.30pm–4.30pm.

Christmas Eve Dinner at The Market Café – from 7pm–11.30pm

Feast on a delectable traditional Christmas menu with all the trimmings. Try many irresistible items prepared at live cooking stations and complete your dinner with a wide selection of delicious desserts, ranging from freshly baked cookies to the famous Panettone. Dhs230per person, including soft drinks.

Christmas Day Brunch at Andiamo – from 12.30pm–4.30pm

Discover Christmas the Italian way and let Chef Riccardo and his team invite you to an extensive all-you-can-eat lunch buffet. Dhs300per person, including selected house beverages.

Christmas Day Lunch And Dinner at Manhattan Grill – from 12:30pm–3pm and 7pm–11:30pm

The menu is designed to allow diners to experience Manhattan Grill’s legendary service and exceptional Christmas treats. Try the specially created four-course menu in a sleek and modern ambience, together with a large selection of wines. Dhs350per person including soft drinks.

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H Hotel

Where: The H Hotel, Dubai

Promotion: H Hotel Christmas In A Crate

Don’t fancy leaving home but don’t want the hassle of cooking up a feast? H Hotel’s festive crate does all the hard work for you. Serving up to eight people the luxurious crate includes a roast turkey, stuffing, sausages, Brussels sprouts, carrots, cranberry sauce, gravy, Christmas cookies, mince pies, Stollen cake, festive pudding and Christmas crackers, all for just Dhs995. Place orders 48 working hours before pickup or delivery.

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Where: Le Royal Meridien Dubai, Dubai

Promotion: Christmas Eve at Brasserie

Sample an array of exquisite specialties on offer at the international buffet. Dhs250 for just food; Dhs400 for dinner including drinks.

Christmas Day at Rhodes Twenty10

Spend Christmas with loved ones over a welcome glass of bubbly and a delicious set menu. With four choices of starters, mains and desserts, you really will feel special. Dhs500

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Where: Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Promotion: Al Qasr Festive Brunch – December 25 from 12.30pm–4pm

With the combination of Al Hambra, Arboretum and MJ’s Steakhouse, this brunch guarantees a spirited experience. Guests receive bubbly on arrival and free flowing house beverages and cocktails throughout lunch. Dhs650 per person.

Pierchic Lunch – (1pm-3pm) and Dinner (7pm–11.30pm) on December 25

For lunch indulge in a three course set menu with half a bottle of bubbly per person including selected house grape beverages. For dinner, celebrate this festive season while listening to the crashing waves and enjoying a spectacular view of Burj Al Arab. Lunch Dhs650 per person (inclusive of beer, wine, bubbly); Dinner Dhs590 per person.

Pai Thai Festive Celebration Lunch – December 25 from 12.30pm–4pm

This luxurious brunch includes free flowing house beverages and soft drinks. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling grape beverage. The resident entertainer will relax your senses as you enjoy the explosion of Thai flavours. Dhs500 per person.

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Where: Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi

Promotion: Christmas Brunch – December 21

The exclusive five-star beach hideaway on Saadiyat Island is hosting a family Christmas brunch menu including oysters, foie gras, roasted turkey breast and roast beef lighting up the dinner table. Dhs395 per person inclusive of food and soft drinks; Dhs495 for the bubbles package; Dhs595 for the French bubbles package.

Christmas Day Lunch in Le Deck

Go for fresh shrimps and oysters and culminates in a bombe Alaska. Dhs399 for food only; Dhs549 including grape beverage pairing.

For more information or bookings call (056) 2890750 

Where: Park Hyatt, Dubai 

Promotion: Christmas Eve Festive Feast at Traiteur

Featuring a selection of appetisers and live cooking stations. Savour the flavours of lobster, beef tenderloin and French veal sausages from the grill, as well as a selection of vegetables served in copper pots. Those with a sweet tooth will delight in the dedicated dessert buffet. Dhs525 per person including a welcome glass of Veuve Cliquot and free-flowing house beverages from 7:30 pm until midnight.

Christmas Day Brunch at Traiteur

Enjoy the stunning architecture and theatre-style kitchen of Traiteur as you listen to the live festive entertainment. The brunch will allow diners to experience the different elements of cuisines created by the chefs, along with exquisite free-flowing champagne.

Dhs795 per person, including free-flowing Veuve Clicquot and free-flowing house beverages from 12:30pm until 4pm.

For further information call (04) 3172222

Where: Park Rotana Abu Dhabi

Promotion: Christmas Eve Four Course Meal At Teatro

Inclusive of a glass of bubbly. Dhs290 per person.

Christmas Day Brunch At Ginger

Dhs235 per person including one glass of wine and soft drinks. Includes Christmas choir performance and visit of Santa Clause.

Prices are subject to 10 per cent service charge and 6 per cent tourism fee.

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Where: Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai

PromotionFestive Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge -December 15–24). From 2pm–6pm.

Enjoy finger sandwiches, mini cakes, pastries, and over 22 different varieties of tea. Dhs125 per person; Dhs235 per person, including a glass of Kir Royale.

Christmas Day Brunch at Amaseena – 12.30pm–3.30pm

This spot offers a grand feast in private gardens, live choir performances, and a buffet featuring traditional holiday treats and desserts. For younger guests, the brunch also includes quality time with Santa, camel rides and face painting. Dhs945 per including Laurent-Perrier Champagne, sparkling wines, house wines and beers and soft beverages; Dhs695 per person including free flow of soft drinks, house wines, beers, sparkling wines, house wines and beers and soft beverages;Dhs495 per person including soft drinks.

Call (04) 3186150 or visit here

Where: RIVA, Dubai

Promotion: Christmas Day menu at RIVA Ristorante

Indulge in the beachside festivities with a mix of exceptional Italian dishes such as the foie gras cappuccino and grilled sea bass, as well as the traditional Christmas roast with all the trimmings. Dhs225 per person.

For more reservations call (04) 4309466. For more information, visit here

Where: Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

Promotion: Festive Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge – until Januaury 1

Sample mulled wine by the glass and enjoy special Christmas goodies such as gingerbread houses, chocolate snowmen and chocolate Santas. Dhs165 per person including a glass of champagne; Dhs115 excluding champagne.

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Where: Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Promotion: Corniche All Day Dining Festive Brunch – December 25 from 12:30pm–4pm

Take the hassle out of preparing a feast. Swap your aprons for napkins and get comfortable as a dazzling array of dishes will be on offer including French and Arabic favourites. A children’s activity corner including Santa Clause will entertain the little ones. Dhs240 for soft beverages; Dhs290 for selected packages; Dhs440 for selected beverages with bubbly.

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