The holiday season is here. It’s that time of the year when most people travel with family and friends. Bringing in the Christmas festivities and New Year Eve on a foreign land is an exciting affair in itself.
Are you confused about the place you should be heading to, to welcome 2022? Well, we would like to make you a suggestion.
If you wish to lose yourself to the beauty of a gorgeous landscape, have some amazing sightseeing places to visit, wish to go on a shopping spree and have a delightful wine and fine dine experience, then without any second thoughts, head straight to Dubai.
With Christmas around the corner, if you are already in Dubai or en-route Dubai, you would want to know places where you can have a hearty Christmas meal.
We are glad to share some of our top picks with you.
A Christmas Brunch awaits you in Dubai
Do you know why people love to have a full-fledged, lavish, Christmassy meal in Dubai? Well, there are many reasons that lead them to doing so.
Dubai is home to an array of cafes and restaurants that are high on Christmas meals. Here, you will get to experience flavours that may be alien to you. Let us not forget the massive variety of food that will sit before you.
Right from mashed potatoes, stuffed turkey, delightful gravies, vegetables, pies and puddings, there is so much that you will get to taste on your Christmas dine out in Dubai. We promise that you will have go back home happy after this filling and sumptuous meal.
Dubai’s Best Christmas Dining Options
Location-Sheikh Zayed Rd – Business Bay – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 24th December 6 pm to 11 pm
Starting at AED 195 per person
We know your love for Italian cuisines is difficult to describe in words. Let Christmas 2021 be all about celebrating this innate love you hold for great Italian food.
Positano is hosting an Italian Christmas Brunch only at AED 195. The festive evening will open with a brunch buffet, which will find its roots in coastal Italian cuisines.
The well-trained chefs, out of the box beverages, yummy food and a happening experience will only make your Christmas eve a little extra special.
2) Soho Garden
Location- Racecourse, Grand Stand – Al Meydan Rd – Nad Al Sheba 1 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 3 pm to 7 pm
Starting at AED 500 per person
If your taste buds are craving some great Christmas special cuisines, then Soho Garden is your place to be. They will be hosting lavish Christmas brunches, which are likely to start on December 23rd and continue until December 26th. The brunch is priced at about AED 500.
On your visit to this restaurant, you will get to try Christmas-driven dishes such as Baked Brie Cheese, Christmas Soup with Galets Pasta and Truffle Meatball, Beef Terrine with Home Made Beef Burned Sauce and much more.
Don’t forget to satisfy the sweet tooth hidden inside of you. The dessert section on this brunch is likely to flaunt Christmas Triffle with Bailey’s ice cream and Gingerbread with Buche De Noel. These desserts are a perfect way of ending your Christmas brunch.
Location-Al Habtoor City – 260 Sheikh Zayed Rd, The Atrium – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Starting at AED 225 per person
On the occasion of Christmas, festive vibes are back at Zoco. Feel the love and warmth as you spend some quality time with your loved ones. Zoco is the place for everyone, who shares love for Mexican and Latin American food.
World’s best tacos await you, this Christmas eve. Don’t miss the equally tempting spread of mains and desserts. It would be a great idea to have children tagging along, as Santa has plans to visit this Christmas brunch.
Let the excitement levels reach the sky as this Christmas brunch has free supply of alcohol throughout. There are three different brunch packages priced at AED 225, AED 375 and AED 425.
4) Bayside Restaurant & Terrace
Location-Marasi Dr – Business Bay – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Starting at AED 350 per person
Christmas brunches are special.
Did you just say you love good food, while your kids crave a visit from Santa? Let us combine the experience only at Bayside Restaurant & Terrace. You can choose between the Soft beverage package and House beverage package each of which costs AED 350 and AED 475 respectively.
Kids in the age group 5 to 12 will enjoy a 50% discount, while children below age 5 have free entry.
Bayside Restaurant & Terrace is all set to serve a range of Christmas classics, which include fresh seafood, oysters, sushi, duck, roasted lamb and turkey.
They will also be hosting Santa’s grotto for kids, while adults can groove to the live band music.
Location-Atlantis The Palm Hotel, Ground Floor – Crescent Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Open from 1st to 31st December
Starting at AED 149 per person
Experience the spirit of Christmas only at Wavehouse. The month long celebrations hosted by this restaurant are dominated with the best of everything. The Christmassy brunch opens with festive treats. Let us not forget the live entertainment that keeps you company.
One thing worth mentioning about this restaurant is the Christmas-driven ambiance of this place that speaks back to you. Reminisce your childhood Christmas memories on your visit to Wavehouse.
During the holiday month, Wavehouse will be hosting fun games, which if you win, you will be taking back some happening goodies.
A-la-carte option is available for those, who are not fond of buffets. The three packages are priced at AED 149, AED 199, and AED 249.
6) Asia Asia Restaurant & Lounge
Location-Dubai Marina Mall, 6th Floor, Pier 7 – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Starting at AED 400 per person
A perfect Christmas Brunch is the one where good food can be enjoyed with a great view. This is exactly what Asia Asia Restaurant & Lounge brings to the table. As you munch on some great Christmas delights, the beautiful view of Dubai Marina will smile back at you.
This award-winning Christmas brunch comes packed with traditional flavours, which add light and excitement to your Christmassy vibe. While you are munching on Dubai’s best dim sums at this restaurant, a couple of signature dishes will be getting lined up for you to explore.
Christmas brunch at Asia Asia Restaurant & Lounge is priced at AED 400, AED 500, and AED 700 basis the package you choose.
7) Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar
Location-Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, Crescent Road – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 24th December, 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm
Starting at AED 390 per person
Brighten your Christmassy mood even further by booking yourself to the Christmas brunch hosted by Bread Street Kitchen. On your visit to this restaurant, you will get to enjoy many Christmas-inspired appetizers, mains, and desserts.
The explorer in you would love to try Bread Street Kitchen house spirits and cocktails.
What’s more in store is the live music that will be playing for you. You have the choice of choosing between the non-alcoholic package, which is priced at AED 390 and alcoholic package, which can be booked at AED 550.
8) Spendido Social Bar & Kitchen
Location- The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai – The Walk – Jumeirah Beach Residence – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 24th and 25th December, 8.30 pm onwards
Starting at AED 475 per person
An Italian restaurant, which waits to welcome you to a delectable Christmas brunch, is the Splendido Social Bar & Kitchen. This Christmas eve, book yourself with this restaurant and get a chance to enjoy your Christmas meal under the stars.
This Christmas brunch is a perfect bet for someone, who would like to spend some quality time at an Italian restaurant, which boasts of a sophisticated aura.
House special dishes on the Christmas menu include ricotta tortellini, braised Dover sole, venison carpaccio, and roasted capon with a dash of traditional Pannetone.
What adds to the entertainment value is a surprise visit from Santa and a jazz pianist playing in the background.
You can book yourself for soft beverages brunch at AED 475 and alcoholic beverages for AED 675.
9) Prime68 Steakhouse
Location-JW Marriott Marquis Dubai – 68th – Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 24th and 25th December, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Starting at AED 650 per person
Make your Christmas celebrations worthwhile by heading for a lovely Christmas brunch to Prime68 Steakhouse. What is best about this restaurant is that it is located in one of the tallest 5-star hotels of Dubai.
Call in for some amazing appetizers, mains and desserts sitting on the 68th floor with a surrounding view, which is sure to take your breath away.
You can experience a delicious Christmas brunch at only AED 650 at Dubai’s highlight restaurant.
10) The City Grill Steakhouse
Location-The Atrium, Al Habtoor City – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 24th December, 8.00 pm onwards
Starting at AED 350 per person
If you wish to spend the festivities having a great time with your family and friends, then The City Grill Steakhouse is the place where you should be heading to on Christmas.
A one of its kind South African spread is what you will get to explore as a part of your Christmas brunch. You can choose between a wide spread of seasonal highlights and Christmas delights as a part of this lavish brunch experience.
This signature steakhouse is your place to be this Christmas. Enjoy a satisfying brunch at only AED 350.
11) Social by Heinz Beck
Location- Crescent Rd – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Starting at AED 490 per person
Get high on drinks with a unique spread of made to order mixed drinks, delivered straight to your table.
With a sumptuous Italian spread on offer, Social by Heinz Beck promises to bring back your best Christmas memories. Some highlight ingredients that form part of the Christmas spread at this restaurant include oyster, truffle, caviar, and foie gras.
You can book the soft drinks package at AED 490, while the mixed drinks package is available at AED 690.
12) Casa de Tapas
Location- Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club – Port Saeed – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 12.30 pm to 4.00 pm
Starting at AED 295 per person
If you would like to celebrate Christmas this year, with a brunch that is all things Spanish then Casa de Tapas is your place to be.
It is not just about the great cuisines that are served at the table. This restaurant has also arranged for a live paella show on the occasion of Christmas.
Set the right mood for Christmas by heading for a brunch at this cosy restaurant.
You can choose from among three brunch packages, which are priced at AED 295, AED 445, and AED 495.
Location- Emirates Golf Club – Emirates Hills 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
On 25th December, 12.30 pm onwards
Starting at AED 300 per person
Christmas is not just about weeklong holidays, but a season of love and togetherness, which deserves to be celebrated with enthusiasm and fervour. This festive season certainly calls for family and friends coming together and sitting down for an amazing Christmas brunch.
This is exactly what Carine tries to achieve. The Christmas menu, which is curated by Chef Izu is one of the best spreads in the whole of Dubai. Some amazing dishes that are likely to form part of this delicious Christmas spread include traditional capon chicken with Perigueux sauce and fois gras, nicely cooked rack of lamb, creamy gnocchitini coated with white truffle, and of course the hot favourite silky sticky toffee pudding.
Apart from this, there is much more on offer. This amazing Christmas spread starts at AED 300. Make some great memories on your visit to Carine’s Christmas brunch.
Have you booked your Christmas brunch in Dubai yet?
Christmas is around the corner. Winters have set in. The mood for fun and frolic is noticeable in children and adults alike.
This time around, let Dubai work towards making your Christmas extra special. How you ask?
This Christmas let Dubai play Santa to you and your loved ones by presenting some of the best Christmas brunches that the city has on offer.
Based upon the cuisines that you would like to munch on, and the ambiance that calls the most to you, you can zero down on one of the brunches listed above.
Book early before tables get sold out.
We wish and pray for you and your family to have a great time this Christmas.