Where: Dine – Aloft Abu Dhabi
Time: 12noon to 3pm
Price: AED200 net per person with soft beverages; AED265 net per person with premium beverages

Don’t spend Christmas day cooking when you can enjoy it with friends and family at this festive Brunch! Featuring all-you-caneat holiday favorites plus some international delights, enjoy roast beef, turkey, pudding, Christmas cake, stuffing and so much more.

Call (0)2 654 5000 for reservations and more information.

Where: Eastern Mangroves Hotel &
Spa by Anantara
Price: From AED260+++ on December 23; from AED325+++ on December 25

Over the Christmas period, guests can enjoy an array of exquisite dining options to get into the festive spirit. Gather a group of friends and start the weekend festivities at The Big Christmas Brunch at Ingredients on December 23. Enjoy seasonal favourites alongside live entertainment from French jazz band, Swing Deluxe. On the big day itself, continue the celebrations with a festive feast at Ingredients, complete with live carving stations and traditional dishes, with little ones kept entertained at the Kids Club.

Call (0)2 656 1000 for reservations and more information.

Where: Qasr Al Sarab
Time: 12noon to 3pm
Price: Starting from AED250+++ for lunch; AED450+++ for dinner at Al Waha; AED650+++ at Suhail

On Christmas Day, guests can gather in the courtyard for seasonal drinks, carols performed by a choir and a visit from Santa Claus before heading to Al Waha for an opulent buffet or Suhail for a
spectacular five-course dinner.

Call (0)2 886 2088 for reservations and more information.

Where: Artisan Kitchen – Bab Al Qasr
Price: AED360+++ per person with soft beverages; AED460+++ net per person with house beverages; AED560+++ with bubbly

Experience Christmas with your family and friends at Artisan Kitchen with an extended brunch including live classical Christmas music. A buffet offering carving and live stations as well as the traditional Christmas turkey. Between the many activities all the children will get a Christmas surprise from Santa Clause at 2pm and 3.30pm.

Where: Artisan Kitchen – Bab Al Qasr
Price: AED260+++ per person with soft beverages; AED360+++ net per person with house beverages; AED460+++ with bubbly

Experience Christmas with your family and friends at Artisan Kitchen with an extended dinner buffet. A buffet offering carving and live stations as well as the traditional Christmas turkey. Between the many activities all the children will get a Christmas surprise from Santa Clause between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

Call (0)2 205 3000 for reservations and more information.

Where: Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
Price: From AED295+++

Christmas Day offers a variety of wonderful ways to share this holiday with friends and family. The two most popular choices are; the exquisite Christmas Mega Brunch in Al Thuraya, and the Christmas Day Essence, Best of the Beach offering, spread across Essence, Brauhaus, Benihana and Courtyard. Book early to avoid disappointment as the talented chefs will be creating all the favourites, including roasts, pies, and decadent sweets galore.

Call (0)2 697 9011 for reservations and more information.

Where: Bistro – Courtyard by Marriott
World Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: AED149 per person with soft drinks; AED249 per person with house beverages; AED79 per child aged six to 12-years-old; kids under six-years-old dine for free.

Join in for a mouth-watering Christmas Day Brunch and indulge in an array of festive dishes bursting with flavours prepared by the culinary team. ‘Tis the season to be jolly at the Bistro! Feast on dishes such as golden roasted Christmas turkey with cranberry sauce or the tender US prime rib with herb jus. Treat yourself to a host of classic sides including golden roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and honey roasted root vegetables. Alternatively, dine on an eclectic selection of dishes inspired by flavours from around the world such as wok fried roast duck with schezuan pickle or chicken moulikya. A visit to the Bistro this Christmas Day is sure to satisfy every festive taste bud!

Where: Fifth Street Café – Courtyard by
Marriott World Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi
Time: 12pm to 1am
Price: AED135 per person for a three course set menu. A la carte available.

Spread the Christmas cheer with a gourmet Christmas feast for the whole family at Fifth Street Café. Savour in the three course set menu and start with the delicate flavour of caramelised scallops paired with roasted beets and spiced walnut, before tucking into golden, oven roasted turkey roulade complete with parsnips, carrot mash, Brussels sprouts and cranberry sauce. Don’t forget to leave room for the star of the show, the traditional Christmas pudding with deliciously indulgent, vanilla sauce.

Call (0)2 698 2222 for reservations and more information.

Where: Cho Gao – Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
Time: 12noon to 4pm
Price: AED175 net per person with iced tea and soft drinks; AED225 net per person with unlimited house drinks.

Christmas Brunch, Asian style – delight in the impressive Cho Gao brunch, and enjoy all your festive favourites from slow roasted turkey to Christmas puddings – yummy!

Where: Spaccanapoli – Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
Time: 12noon to 11pm
Price: AED199 net per person with unlimited brew or grape beverages

Bring your family and friends to Spaccanapoli and celebrate Christmas the Italian way – by indulging in award winning cuisine! An antipasti buffet, choice of pizza or pasta, and beverages are all yours for three hours – any time of the day.

Where: The Garden – Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: AED155 net per person with soft drinks; AED215 net with house drinks

The Garden goes Festive! Delight in the spectacular Christmas Brunch featuring a festive spread with live entertainment and a visit from Santa.

Where: Heroes – Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
Time: 4pm to 9pm
Price: AED89 net with one plate and one drink; AED189 net for three hours with unlimited house beverages.

Join in at Heroes as the crowd gathers to celebrate Christmas Day with the ultimate carvery, featuring live stations with all your British favourites.

Call (0)2 616 6801 for reservations and more information.

Where: La Piazza – Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Time: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: AED125+++ inclusive of mocktails and soft drinks; AED195+++ inclusive of house beverages; AED55+++ kids buffet (seven to 12-year-olds)

This feast of a Christmas Day Brunch is for every member of the family! Gather your loved ones and tuck into the delicious festive buffet featuring all your festive faves and so much more.

Call (0)2 615 6666 for reservations and more information.

Where: Urban Kitchen – Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Price: Starting from AED199+++ per person including soft drinks

Urban Kitchen will transform into a glorious buffet filled with the smells of Christmas delights including golden turkeys, barbeque and seafood selections, mouthwatering Christmas cake, German Stollen and Penettoni. On Christmas Day, the restaurant will be continuing the festivities for lunch, offering guests a wide variety of seafood, baked Turkey dishes, barbeque specialties, Christmas pastries and more!

Call (0)2 698 8888 for reservations and more information.

Where: Bocca – Hilton Abu Dhabi
Time: Lunch and Dinner
Price: AED229+++

A fantastic four-course meal awaits diners who want something a little different this Christmas. For starters, tuck into Burrata cheese, heirloom tomatoes, green asparagus and balsamic; this is followed by Homemade tagliolini, pumpkin puree, tiger prawns pasta; mains brings to the table either Sea bass fillet, beetroot risotto, asparagus foam or Grilled veal tenderloin, mille feuille of vegetables and mushroom sauce; whilst dessert offers up Panettone and mascarpone semifredo with berries. How delish does that sound?

Call (0)2 692 4247 for reservations and more information.

Where: 18 Degrees – Hyatt Capital Gate
Time: 7pm to 11pm
Price: AED45 per person for the salad buffet; AED130 per person for the Turkey carving station; AED55 per person for the dessert buffet; AED180 per person for all three stations and soft drinks; children aged six to 12-years-old get 50% off; kids under six-years-old dine for free.

Make Christmas Day an elegant affair at this beautiful restaurant with an all-you-can-eat and drink Christmas dinner. Guests will indulge in tantalising festive stations for a very reasonable price in the deluxe and impressive setting of 18 Degrees restaurant.

Call (0)2 596 1440 for reservations and more information.

Where: InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Time: 12noon to 4pm
Price: AED335+++ with unlimited soft drinks; AED385+++ with unlimited house drinks; AED495+++ with unlimited free flowing bubbly; AED195+++ for kids

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with an equally wonderful brunch across three restaurants. The Fabulous Festive Brunch is THE place to treat your loved ones to an amazing selection of holiday season favourites and traditional delights. For your entertainment, enjoy the Samba dancers and a whole host of children’s activities.

Where: Byblos Sur Mer – InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 5pm
Price: AED295+++ with soft drinks; AED375+++ with house beverages

This is Christmas lunch with some Lebanese flair; immerse in the festive spirit over a family lunch that celebrates the season of joy and wonder. Make the most of this special time with a sensational offering that comes with a surprising Lebanese twist.

Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.

Where: Le Vendome – Emirates Palace
Time: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: AED450+++ with soft drinks;
AED600+++ including vino; AED700+++ with free flowing bubbly

The presents have been opened and the morning festivities have wound down, and now it’s time to eat. Christmas brunch is a big production. Why not leave it to the team of talented chefs at Emirates Palace to prepare your Christmas feast, so you can actually enjoy it rather than worrying about the
not-so glamorous preparation and post party clean up? Can’t you just smell the roast cooking in the oven and the fruit pies hot and steamy coming through the room? Expect traditional Christmas
fare alongside international favourites. Emirates Palace has pulled out all the stops to make your Christmas dinner one to remember. The buffet and beverages will leave the adults full and jolly, and the desserts and visit from Santa Claus and his elves will leave the little ones buzzing! Christmas is just one day a year, so make it memorable, sharing festive fun with the ones you love.

Call (0)2 690 7999 for reservations and more information.

Where: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Time: 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: AED399 with soft drinks; AED599 with free flowing vino, hops and mixed drinks; AED649 with free flowing bubbly; AED199 for children aged six to 12-years-old; kids under six-years-old dine for free.

Indulge in the lavish Fairmont Monumental Brunch, which spans four signature restaurants, making it one of the biggest Christmas Day brunches in the city! The resident DJ will play lively festive beats whilst guests savour dishes from Frankie’s Italian Restaurant and Bar, visit live stations from Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill and revel in international dishes from CuiScene restaurant. With indoor and outdoor seating, guests will be spoilt for choice of where they celebrate Christmas day.
The little ones will also be catered for with a visit from Santa as well as their own kids’ buffet in the children’s area.

Call (0)2 654 3238 for reservations and more information.

Where: Rosewater – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Time: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: AED375+++ per person with soft drinks; AED550+++ per person with free flowing bubbly

Rosewater promises a truly memorable Christmas with an irresistible buffet lunch. Santa will be there from 2pm to 3pm alongside merry-makers who’ll enjoy delicious meat cuts, succulent seafood and tantalising desserts. Since Santa RSVP’d it might be a good idea to bring your children along to Rosewater to meet him… and you know he doesn’t go anywhere without his gift bag so be prepared for some pressies!

Where: Ray’s Bar – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Time: 5pm onwards
Price: As per consumption

Add sparkles to your Christmas by joining one of the most exclusive bars in Abu Dhabi. Digest Christmas Day viewing the city from 275 meters, in a luxury setting with a glass of bubbly in hand and
listening to the chill out sounds at sunset.

Where: Li Beirut – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Time: 12noon to 3pm and 7pm to 12midnight
Price: A la carte

Experience the finest modern Lebanese cuisine with European touches in a lavishly designed setting and live entertainment by Oud player. Celebrate the festive spirit and feel enchanted by captivating sea views and the beautiful al fresco terrace seating.

Call (0)2 811 5666 for reservations and more information.

Where: Horizon – Khalidiya Palace
Rayhaan by Rotana
Time: Lunch
Price: AED185+++ per person with water and soft drinks

Looking for a traditional Christmas meal? Celebrate the magic and joy of Christmas with a festive lunch in the company of family and friends. A delightful buffet with a range of traditional dishes including wonderful desserts is what guests can expect to enjoy.

Call (0)2 657 0200 for reservations and more information.

Where: The Park Bar & Grill – Park
Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
Time: Lunch – 1pm to 4pm; Dinner 7pm to 11.30pm
Price: BBQ Buffet Lunch is AED350++ per person with soft drinks, juices, house vino and hops; five-course dinner menu is AED500++ per person

‘Tis the season to be jolly and where better to spend your Christmas Day than Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas? Join in for an unforgettable festive experience that the whole family will adore. With a mouthwatering BBQ buffet lunch on offer at Park Bar & Grill, offering both classic and contemporary barbeque festive dishes, finished off with endless desserts! There’s activities for the little ones and some festive surprises too. If you’re looking for a festive dinner instead of lunch, the five course evening set menu at Park Bar & Grill will offer the best Xmas classics in an elegant, sophisticated setting.

Call (0)2 407 1138 for reservations and more information.

Where: Café Palmier – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Price: AED299++ with soft beverages; AED399++ with ales and vino; AED499++ with bubbly; AED99 for kids aged six to 12-years-old.

Christmas day is always jolly and merry at Café Palmier! Feast on the all-time favourite cuisines with an exciting performance by carolers and entertainers to liven the festive celebration. Santa will be popping by with gifts for the little ones as the whole family gets acquainted with an extensive and mouthwatering spread of festive fare.

Call (0)2 695 0404 for reservations and more information.

Where: The Village – Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Price: AED285 net per person with soft drinks; AED455 net per person with bubbly; AED595 net per person with French bubbly; AED150 net per child.

Feel the true magic of Christmas at Santa’s Enchanted Village! Christmas Day will bring you a spectacular brunch spread all over the village. Children will have a Merry little Christmas brunch with their own buffet, Santa will be there for special gifts and making sure this Christmas stays memorable for everyone. Inside Latest Recipe you’ll have the main buffet with all the assortment of starters, seafood and desserts. In Pappagallo there’s live stations, Pasta, Pizza and Risotto as well as the famous Christmas turkey. In Acropolis you’ll find cheese and cold cuts; at NRG terrace is the buffet for the little ones; and a fantastic BBQ with a large assortment of meats takes centre stage in the garden. of meats.

Call (0)2 644 6666 for reservations and more information.

Where: Giornotte – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Price: AED600++ with unlimited soft beverages; AED750++ with unlimited house drinks; AED900++ with unlimited bubbly; AED160++ for kids aged four to 12-years-old; 25% off for kids aged 13 to 16-years-old.

This stunning Christmas Day brunch boasts over 30 live cooking stations including slow roasted wagyu beef leg carving with cranberry sauce and Yorkshire pudding, seafood and oyster bar and Dolce dessert room offering panettone, chocolate fondue, Christmas cookies, minced pies, yule logs and more. Entertainment comes courtesy of the live band, adding to the atmosphere of elegance and sophistication. Brunch is followed by an after-party at Sorso Bar with a selection of handcrafted
beverages and resident DJ on the decks.

Where: Li Jiang – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Time: 7pm to midnight
Price: A la carte; 50% savings for children aged six to 12-years-old; 25% off for kids aged 13 to 16-years-old

Let the conversation flow over an extensive a la carte menu featuring a variety of Pan Asian cuisines ranging from Vietnamese and Chinese to Malaysian and Singaporean. This is Christmas with some
real South East Asian flair!

Call (0)2 818 8282 for reservations and more information.

Where: Kuzbara – Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: AED190+++ with unlimited soft beverages; AED280+++ with unlimited house drinks; AED70+++ for kids aged six to 11-years-old.

The whole family is going to love these Christmas favourites, including Roasted Turkey with all the trimmings, lashings of fresh seafood, soups, salads and much more. Have a treat from JW Steakhouse or Velocity. Just remember to leave room for the incredible selection of festive desserts such as classic warm Christmas pudding, German Christmas Stollen, Pandoro and Panettone. Guests can enjoy a range of festive beverages, such as pumpkin and cinnamon flavoured mocktails, unlimited hops and free flowing mulled grape. What’s more, there will be a whole host of kids’ activities on offer and a visit from Santa Claus.

Call (0)2 304 7777 for reservations and more information.

Where: Roberto’s Abu Dhabi, The
Galleria at Al Maryah Island
Time: Lunch
Price: AED350 per person for the deluxe five-course set menu; AED550 for the deluxe five-course set menu including vino pairing; AED500 per person for the premium seven-course set menu; AED750 per person for the premium seven course set menu with vino pairing.

Emanating the ultimate in class and luxury, Abu Dhabi’s newest fine-dining venue takes your Christmas celebration up a notch. This is where you can indulge to the max with amazing food and drinks, and world-class service.

Call (0)2 627 9009 for reservations and more information.

Where: Aqua – Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: AED380+++ for the Gourmet option with soft drinks; AED550+++ for the Gastronome option with vino, hops, mixology and bubbly; AED190+++ for the Rose Buds Brunch for kids aged six to 12-years-old.

Sample the culinary enchantment of Chef Francisco Sanabria season’s artisan recipes, traditional pastries and fixings at Aqua’s Christmas Family Brunch. Whilst adults indulge in the most stylish setting and delectable food, little ones have their very own treats to enjoy!

Call (0)2 813 5552 for reservations and more information.

Where: Flavours – Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Time: 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: AED285 per person with soft drinks; AED365 per person with premium drinks; AED550 per person with bubbly; AED130 for kids under 12-years-old.

Indulge in mouthwatering festive food and listen to seasonal melodies. Enjoy fresh seafood including oysters, lobsters and mussels, while meat lovers will be spoilt for choice at the grill station with venison, lamb, goose and turkey specialties. This is one for the taste buds!

Call (0)2 677 3333 for reservations and more information.

Where: Crust – Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi At Al Maryah Island
Time: 1PM TO 5PM
Price: AED300++ per person with soft drinks; AED400++ per person with house Vino & Cocktails; AED650++ per person with bubbly; AED150++ for children aged five to 12-years-old.

Crust will be transformed with a festive makeover on Christmas Day. A sumptuous spread of traditional flavours on the live cooking stations and special treats served to your table will create unique memories to share with family and friends.

Where: Butcher & still – Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi At Al Maryah Island
Time: 6pm to midnight
Price: aed500++; an additional AED200++ per person with vino pairing; AED250++ for children aged five to 12-years-old.

This distinctive steakhouse will be adding its own flair and flavour to the Festive Season. With its rustic and retro design alongside seasonal decorations, this venue will be providing a unique type of Christmas experience. Join in at Butcher & Still on Christmas Day and fill up on prime cuts, hot apple cider, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts whilst you savour the wonderful occasion in a unique setting.

Call (0)2 333 2222 for reservations and more information.

Where: The Terrace – The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Price: AED350+++ per person with soft drinks; AED450+++ per person with vino, hops and cocktails; AED550+++ per person with bubbly; 50% off for kids aged six to 12-years-old; under sixyear- olds dine for free.

A classic Christmas feast awaits with turkey and all the trimmings. Brunchers can indulge in a myriad of festive delicacies alongside succulent seafood, mouth-watering rotisserie chicken and generous carving stations, offering specialties such as roast lamb and saltencrusted salmon. The family friendly brunch also features an entire room of more than 25 kinds of cheese, as well as homemade pâtés and a seemingly endless selection of desserts. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Where: Villa Toscana – The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: AED300+++ per person with soft drinks; AED450+++ per person with vino, hops and cocktails; 50% off for kids aged six to 12-years-old; under six year- olds dine for free.

The team at Villa Toscana present a truly authentic Italian Christmas feast. Served in a family style setting, guests can prepare for an afternoon of warmth, laughter and delicious Tuscan cuisine with the truly Italian team and traditional fare. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Call (0)2 694 4553 for reservations and more information.

Where: The Foundry – Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
Time: 12.30pm to 4pm
Price: AED249++ per person with soft drinks; AED319++ per person with house drinks; AED389++ per person with bubbly.

This Christmas, The Foundry Restaurant at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi is hosting a special brunch, brought to you by its team of world-class chefs. Avoid the annual hassle of playing host to family and friends, and indulge instead on seasonal treats and free-flowing beverages. Enjoy an exciting range of live stations and world-renowned cuisine that fuses traditional favourites festive happenings and fresh new creations for a spectacular brunch experience.

Call (0)2 818 4888 for reservations and more information.

Where: Sofra Bld, Hoi An, Shang Palace & Pool Bar & Restaurant – Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Price: AED495+++ with soft drinks, vino, cocktails, and brews; AED695+++ with free flowing bubbly; AED250+++ for kids aged six to 12-years-old.

Head over to the Shangri-La where a sumptuous global buffet with a special kids area and outdoor live cooking stations is ready to thrill your palate. A wide array of international Christmas festive dishes alongside world cuisines means you Christmas will have the best blend of classic with variety. Perfect for the whole family! ✤

Call (0)2 509 8888 for reservations and more information.