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The most magical time of the year is here and the countdown to Christmas Day in the UAE has begun. If you, like many other families, are choosing to leave the chef’s hat to someone else this year, we have rounded up some great family friendly festive brunches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah that are sure to jolly up your Christmas Day!
1. Outdoor Christmas Day Brunch at Palmito Garden
Celebrate Christmas Day with a brunch filled with festive dishes, live cooking stations and festive entertainment. The kiddos will also be kept busy with loads of fun and games. Don’t miss Santa’s visit at 2pm where he will be bearing gifts!
Plus, what better way to celebrate in the sun than with splashing around in the pool or by the beach as you also enjoy complimentary access to the Resort facilities.
2. Dubai's Legendary Christmas Day Brunch
Ramp up your family’s festivities with live entertainment, a spectacular al fresco setting and explore the many culinary stations from across the globe. Savor precious moments of family fun, as Ritz Kids will entertain the little ones with a bouncy castle, face painting and more, with a special visit from Santa and his helpers from the North Pole.
3. Christmas Day Buffet Brunch at Jebel Ali Recreation Club
It’s Christmas Day, and the kiddos are bouncing off the wall in excitement! Why not try something different this holiday season, and take your family, friends, and loved ones out for a fabulous, festive brunch?
Your littles will also have a blast meeting with Santa, face painting, and live music and entertainment. Forget about the mess and cleaning up – simply kick-back and enjoy a Christmas feast with all those near and dear, on a day chock full of yummy food and magical memories.
4. Christmas Day Lunch at The Irish Village
The Luck of the Irish must have touched you this festive season, because guess what? It’s Christmas Lunch at the Irish Village!
Pack up your family and friends and head over there for a fuss-free and fun-filled Christmas Day. You and the kiddos will enjoy a three-course meal and live music, and are sure to have a fabulously magical time.
5. Festive Pool Market on Christmas Day
Mark Christmas Day with picnic-style fun in the sun at the Festive Pool Market. Feast on international cuisine served at buzzing live stations, sip on classic drinks, mulled grape, and festive cocktails at the bar, and end your day on a sweet note at the dessert station before a splash in the pool.
Your kiddos up to 6 years old can enjoy complimentary brunch and pool access.
6. Family-Friendly Festive Brunch at Nassau
Experience a one-of-a-kind festive family brunch at Nassau this Christmas Day. Indulge in a joyous feast with a range of traditional festive dishes including a carving station where diners can enjoy Roasted Turkey and Roasted Leg of Lamb, accompanied with delicious sauces and garnishes. The brunch will also include international flavours from Middle Eastern Style Grilled Prawns to Italian Pastas and Risottos, as well as a Tempura & Dumpling station and a Sushi counter.
Families can celebrate the day with live entertainment, kids’ activities, and even a surprise visit from Santa Claus, all while enjoying the uninterrupted views of Jumeirah Golf Estates.
7. Maisan's Christmas Day Brunch
After rockin’ around the Christmas tree and unwrapping all the presents, it’s time to head to BHAR for the ultimate festive feast – a Christmas Day Brunch so good, it could even satisfy the appetite of Santa Claus himself. Tuck into a festive buffet and live BBQ station featuring turkey with all the trimmings, carved roast beef, Christmas pudding, plum cake, and more.
8. Christmas Day Brunch at Melia Desert Palm
Have a merry alfresco Christmas brunch at Meliã Desert Palm Dubai. The hotel’s signature restaurant, RARE will be serving platters of traditional festive food to your table throughout the brunch, along with an extensive dessert buffet at the end. The day is complete with food and fun activities for little ones, where they even get a chance to meet Santa.
9. Christmas Day Brunch at Pascal Tepper
On the big day, begin your celebration with welcome drinks on arrival while you enjoy a wide array of French classics for Christmas Day featuring a dedicated salad counter, a live carving station serving delicious cuts of Turkey and of course, a delectable festive dessert. Santa Claus will also make an appearance and present gifts to those on Santa’s good list.
10. Christmas Day Brunch at Grand Plaza
On Christmas Day, Bytes invites you to indulge in the magical moments of the holidays through a range of festive menus that will accompany them while bonding and sharing the season’s joy with family and loved ones.
Entertainment includes Live DJ, Carol Singers, Winterland Kids’ Zone and Santa Claus.
In Abu Dhabi
11. Christmas Day Bubbalicious Brunch
Prepare yourselves for a festive feast on Christmas Day with this special brunch! Signature drink stations, mouthwatering buffet, delicious desserts and vibrant background music – all in one afternoon. It is a festive event for the whole family not to be missed!
12. Eat, Play, Laugh Festive Brunch Edition
This Christmas edition will bring back the delicious live stations, multi cuisine main courses, a vast spread of starters served at the table and a selection delicious desserts.
Look out for Santa Claus as he comes bearing gifts for the children. The spread includes seafood stations including lobster, Indian tandoor station, Turkey, roast leg of lamb, chargrilled station, Asian counter, Malaysian cuisine, Ice Cream station, Mexican churros Christmas Pudding, and yummy festive beverages!
13. Christmas Day Brunch and Santa Visit
Enjoy a culmination of all your festive favourites under one roof. Mouthwatering beef & turkey will be served from a live carving station as well a selection of sizzling grills. Tuck into the freshest seafood and end the meal with sweet treats such a Yule Log and Plum cake.
And tell your kiddos to keep an eye out for the Big Man in Red!
In Ras Al Khaimah
14. Islander’s Christmas Brunch
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to spend it than at the popular Islander’s Brunch where you and the family can enjoy a range of culinary delights from DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island’s unique dining outlets. The lively family-friendly brunch will include entertainment from the resident rock band, DJ and from the big man in the red suit, Santa Claus!
15. Festive Christmas Day Brunch at Farmhouse
Enjoy a Christmas Day brunch with your loved ones to the tunes of live music and a magical meet and greet with Santa!
This farmhouse, family-style restaurant will be serving you farm to table ingredients, with only the freshest fare on the menu. It will offer the perfect cozy setting for an intimate meal. Because after all, aren’t the holidays all about family and sharing?