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Where To Go For Some Festive Dining In Dubai And Abu Dhabi

December 21, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

The countdown to Christmas Day has official begun – the happiest and most magical time of the year for everyone! Moms and dads have been running around their little ones all year round, and now it’s time to relax, let the holiday magic sink in and leave the chef’s hat to someone else for a change. Whether you prefer a cozy Christmas brunch and dinner or a big party with extended family and friends, we’ve rounded up a list of spectacular options for family friendly festive dining in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that will sure put you in a jolly festive spirit, satisfy your taste buds and keep your kiddos entertained!

Christmas Eve Dinner at Swissotel

Treat your family with a lavish Christmas Eve dining experience and indulge in a Christmas feast of Festive delicacies at Swissotel. Look forward to a delicious Christmas Eve Dinner menu, including festive specialties of chicken roulade stuffed with dates, walnuts and cranberry with apricot chutney, salmon coulibiac with saffron cream with dill sauce and tomato coulis, and sweet treats like Giant Yule Log and Peppermint brownies. 

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Location:
Liwan Restaurant, Swissotel Al Ghurair
Working Hours:
Dec 24, Fri 18:00 to 23:00
Prices:
1 Adult : AED 175
1 Child (6-12yrs) : AED 88
Child under 6yrs : FREE

Christmas Eve Festive Dinner at [email protected]’O, Sofitel Abu Dhabi

Whether you want to celebrate Christmas indoors or alfresco, [email protected]’O is the place to be, offering a delicious Christmas Eve dinner with a French flair amidst live music, festive décor and a special visit from Santa Claus himself!

Treat your taste buds with a whole roasted turkey with chestnuts, Brussels sprouts, braised cabbage, honey glazed carrot and turkey gravy. Keep it classy with their French delicacies such as Coq au Vin, Boeuf a la Bourguignonne, Duck Confit, and Foie gras Pate. Not a fan of the French cuisine? Do not worry! The buffet includes a variety of international tastes such as Arabic, Indian, Mediterranean and other Asian dishes, complemented with a seafood station and live grill stations. 

20% off your Christmas Eve Festive Brunch!

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Location:
Abu Dhabi Corniche
Working Hours:
Dec 24, Fri 19:00 to 23:00
Prices:
Adult:
Soft Beverages : AED 220
House Beverages : AED 296
Glass on Bubbly : AED 436
Child:
Child 7-12yrs : AED 88
Child under 7yrs : FREE

Lindt Festive Afternoon Tea at Swissotel

Swissotel's Lindt Festive Afternoon Tea is definitely an experience that should not be missed. Taking place daily until Jan 7,  the hotel is offering a specially curated menu with the luxury collection of LINDT chocolates. Expect exquisite holiday treats on the menu, including Candied Bacon-wrapped figs with chocolate dip, dark-chocolate crusted Chicken Terrine, and Steak Au Poivre skewers with Balsamic and dark chocolate drizzles. Adding to the sweet indulgences, the menu also features white chocolate truffles, milk chocolate Swiss rolls, and dark chocolate and raspberry tarts, along with a selection of Hot Chocolates, luxury teas and coffees. 

Your kiddos can also look forward to taking part in the advent calendar countdown at the beautiful life-size “Giant Gift Box of Gifts”, where as soon as the clock chimes 4pm, Santa’s help appears to find out if children have been nice or naughty, and announces a lucky winner daily.

Make it even more fun for your little ones and try to go on Dec 21-22, where your kiddos will be able to join the Gingerbread House Making Workshop at 2pm and get a chance to meet Santa, while mom and dad sip and savour the festivities. 

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Location:
Swissotel Al Ghurair
Working Hours:
Nov 28 - Jan 7, Daily 12:00 to 18:00
Prices:
Sinfully Delicious LINDT Festive Afternoon Tea:
Two Adults + 1 Child (0-12yrs) : AED 135
Additional Child : AED 39
LINDT Afternoon Tea + Gingerbread House Making Workshop:
Two Adults + 1 Child (0-12yrs) : AED 175
Additional Child : AED 75
The "Giant Gift Box of Gifts" Advent Calendar:
Hotel Guests : FREE

Epic Christmas Day Brunch at JA Beach Hotel

Mark your calendars for this Epic Christmas Day Brunch at JA Beach Hotel's Palmito Garden. You and your family will be spoilt for choice, with 150 traditional festive dishes, live cooking stations and international favorites, while enjoying some festive live entertainment. 

Your little ones will also be kept happy and entertained with lots of fun and games, as well as a surprise visit from the Big Man in Red, who will be coming with his hands full of gifts.

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Location:
Palmito Garden, JA Beach Hotel
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 12:30 to 16:00
Prices:
1 Adult : AED 350
1 Child (6-12yrs) : AED 175
Child under 6yrs : FREE

Home Alone Themed Christmas Day Brunch

Feeling nostalgic? How about a Home Alone-themed Christmas Brunch at Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina's Lo+Cale? Get your inner child ready for this great experience. Enjoy a marvelous festive feast with a stunning backdrop of Marina Views, while your kiddos are busy taking part in lots of exciting kids' activities. 

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Location:
Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina, Al Yahoom St, Dubai Marina, Dubai
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 13:00 to 16:00
Prices:
Per person : AED 199
Child under 6yrs : FREE

Christmas Day Brunch at Lapita

Lapita Hotel's Kalea is hosting a lively, family friendly Christmas brunch, featuring an scrumptious buffet with an array of festive dishes, from a whole roasted turkey with traditional accompaniments and freshly shucked Oysters, to Christmas stolen, Panettone and minced pie. 

Keeping it truly traditional, expect a special rendition of favorite festive tunes from Lapita’s Xmas carols, while the littles ones can anticipate a surprise appearance from Santa Claus.

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Location:
Kalea, Lapita Hotel
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 13:00 to 16:00
Prices:
1 Adult : AED 350
1 Child (6-12yrs) : AED 175

Christmas Brunch at The H Dubai

Spend Christmas Day in Dubai style at Eat & Meat's traditional festive brunch, featuring all the seasonal favorites and loads of activities for the kiddos. Expect live entertainment to keep you all in a festive spirit, and a supervised kids’ corner to keep the kiddos entertained and the parents relaxed. 

Kids' activities will include face painting, cookie decoration and more, as well as a magical visit from the Big Man in Red! 

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Location:
Eat & Meat, The H Dubai
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 13:00 to 16:30
Prices:
1 Adult : AED 399
1 Child (6-12yrs) : AED 199
1 Child under 6yrs : FREE

Christmas Day Festive Brunch at [email protected]’O, Sofitel Abu Dhabi

Head over Sofitel Abu Dhabi's [email protected]'O for a refershing alfresco dining experience on Christmas Day. Dig in live BBQ grills, whole Roasted Veal Leg, Roasted Beef prime Ribs, Roasted Baby Lamb, Honey Glazed Turkey and Atlantic Salmon, with festive live music to spread the holiday joy. 

A special visit from Santa Claus himself, will make the day truly perfect for your kiddos, with his sack full of goodies to give out!

20% off your Christmas Day Festive Brunch!

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Location:
Abu Dhabi Corniche
Working Hours:
Dec 24-25, Fri-Sat 12:30 to 16:00
Prices:
Adult:
Soft Beverages : AED 204
House Beverages : AED 280
Glass on Bubbly : AED 316
Child:
Child 7-12yrs : AED 76
Child under 7yrs : FREE

Let’s Roast & Toast-Christmas Brunch at GLO, Rosewood Abu Dhabi

The Let’s Roast & Toast-Christmas Brunch at Rosewood Abu Dhabi's GLO is offering a non-traditional Christmas experience that you and your family will love. With an outdoor garden set up and a festive ambiance, you can also enjoy a full-day pool access with every brunch package purchased.

Look forward to indulge in a wide selection of live cooking corners, traditional festive dishes including a roasted turkey with all its trimmings and festive desserts, while listening to the beautiful tunes of a a live saxophonist. 

20% off your Christmas Brunch with Kidzapp and Supperclub!

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Location:
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Dec 24-25, Fri-Sat 12:00 to 15:00
Prices:
Adult:
Food + Beverages Package : AED 316
Food + Bubbly Package : AED 396
Child
Child 6-12yrs : AED 198
Child under 6yrs : FREE

Festive Afternoon Tea at Majlis Lobby Lounge, Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Dreaming of a peaceful winter-inspired afternoon tea with delicious treats? What if we told you that the Rosewood Abu Dhabi can make that dream come true? Enjoy your cozy afternoon in peace, while your kiddos are busy decorating their own ‘Nutcracker Cookie’.

The festive menu will include foie gras terrine, lobster avocado, mini bagel, honey glazed turkey panini, and delightful desserts. 

20% off your Festive Afternoon Tea!

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Location:
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Until Jan 15, Daily 15:00 to 18:00
Prices:
1 Adult + 1 Child : AED 200

Santa’s Afternoon Tea Corner at The Lounge, The Westin Abu Dhabi

A special lavish festive afternoon tea hosted by Santa is awaiting you and your little ones. Look forward to indulging in all of Santa's favorite delights, including a selection of Jing tea varieties, mini sandwiches, pastries, homemade scones with clotted cream and jam and mini desserts.

15% off Santa's Afternoon Tea Corner with Kidzapp and Supperclub!

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Location:
The Westin Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Dec 1 - Jan 1, Daily 12:00 to 17:00
Prices:
Soft Beverages Package : AED 127
Bubbly Package : AED 254

Christmas Day Brunch at WB Abu Dhabi

Have you been to the recently opened WB™ Abu Dhabi? It's time to check it out and make Christmas more memorable for your kiddos in the immersive world of Warner Bros! The hotel’s family-friendly diner, Sidekicks is planning a grand Christmas Day Brunch, featuring relish holiday favourites, such as turkey with all the trimmings, beef wellington, festive entrées and traditional desserts such as Christmas pudding, mince pies and yule logs.

Your little ones will be jumping up and down from excitement as the hotel’s resident Warner Bros. characters will pop by to to spread some Christmas joy.

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Location:
The WB Abu Dhabi, Yas Bay, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 13:00 to 16:00
Prices:
Per person : AED 295

Christmas Day Lunch at Swissotel

Wake up with the biggest smiles on your faces on Christmas day, as you and your family head to Swissotel's delicious traditional Christmas lunch complemented by lots of activities for the little ones.

The menu will feature Christmas specialties like Beef Wellington, infused cherry filling Red Velvet Yule Log with lotus crumble along with a spread of International buffet. Your boys and girls will have the time of their lives, taking part in many kids' activities, including Cookie decoration at the “Little Chefs”, “Little Picasso” and Zumba class. They will also have a chance to meet their Favorite Man from the North Pole!

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Location:
Liwan Restaurant, Swissotel Al Ghurair
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 12:30 to 16:00
Prices:
1 Adult : AED 165
1 Child (6-12yrs) : AED 83
Child below 6yrs : FREE

Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Great British Restaurant, Dukes The Palm

Enter a truly enchanting winter wonderland at Dukes The Palm's Great British Restaurant. All family members will be raving about the delicious Christmas dinner buffet they have in store for you - a yummy feast that will satisfy everyone's preferences. 

20% off Christmas Day Dinner Buffet with Kidzapp and Supperclub!

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Location:
Dukes Hotel, The Palm Jumeirah
Working Hours:
Dec 25, Sat 19:30 to 23:00
Prices:
Adult:
Buffet + Soft Beverages Package : AED 236
Child:
Child 6-12yrs : AED 95
Child under 6yrs : FREE

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