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Fact rounds up all the best places to spend christmas eve and christmas day -take your pick and make that booking!


COYA ABU DHABI
Christmas Themed Menu
Ring in the festivities with a special festive menu at COYA Abu Dhabi. From December 24 to 26, the restaurant will be serving a number of mouth-watering delicacies including Pollo Asado, Hombro de Cordero and Saulteadas Kale. For a real Christmasy feel, don’t forget to indulge in their decadent Yule de chocolate, as well as an array of festive mixed beverages. The dishes are available to order separately with main dishes starting from AED280, and require 72 hours advance booking with 50% deposit.
GO: Call (0)2 306 7000 for reservations and more information.


FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ABU DHABI AT AL MARYAH ISLAND

Christmas Eve at Café Milano
Celebrate Christmas all’Italiana as you enjoy peaceful waterfront views from both inside and from the gorgeous terrace. Chef Frederico Montecchiani and his team have curated the perfect menu to bring the whole family together for the holidays. From 6.30pm onwards. Priced from AED390.

Christmas Day Brunch at Crust
Enjoy market-inspired mastery this Christmas as Executive Sous Chef Christian Buenrostro and Executive Pastry Chef Rasika Mahina bring an array of eclectic international dining, live stations and more. Little ones will also love a visit with Santa and his elves dropping in at the Kids’ Club. Served from 12.30pm to 4pm. Priced from AED390
GO: Call (0)2 333 2222 for reservations and more information.


BEACH ROTANA ABU DHABI

Christmas Eve Dinner
Join Essence at the Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi and enjoy a magical festive night with their magnificent Christmas Eve Dinner. An opulent traditional dinner buffet awaits you as the festive decoration sets the mood for an unforgettable Christmas Eve. Dinner will be served for AED350 inclusive of soft drinks and water, AED450 inclusive of selected beverages and AED175 for children aged six to 12.

Christmas Day Brunch
Jingle your way to an elegant Christmas with a decadent Christmas Day Brunch at Essence, Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi. Relish a tantalising buffet spread as you treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering array of festive delights in a warm setting. Brunch will be served from 12.30pm to 3.30pm at AED360 inclusive of soft drinks and water, AED460 inclusive of selected beverages and AED180 for children aged six to 12.
GO: Call (0)2 697 9011 for reservations and more information.


THE COURTYARD WORLD TRADE CENTRE ABU DHABI

Christmas Eve Feast
Savour the festive spirit with a spread unlike any other at Bistro, The Courtyard World Trade Center Abu Dhabi. Indulge in a seafood bar, a wide cheese selection, live grilling stations, traditional roast, savoury hot dishes, desserts and so much more! Christmas Eve Feast is available from 7pm to 11pm at AED175 for non-alcoholic package, AED275 for alcoholic package, AED85 for kids aged six to 12, while kids aged six and under dine for free.

Christmas Day Brunch
Make it a Christmas to remember with a splendid Christmas Day Brunch with Bistro at The Courtyard World Trade Center Abu Dhabi. Celebrate the season with friends and family as you enjoy a selection of mouthwatering dishes including an oyster and seafood bar, charcoal grill, carvery station and much more. Brunch will be served from 12.30pm to 4.30pm at AED175 for non-alcoholic package, AED275 for alcoholic package, AED85 for kids aged six to 12, while kids aged six and under dine for free.
GO: Call (0)2 698 2222 for reservations and more information.


INTERCONTINENTAL ABU DHABI

Christmas Eve Dinner
Christmas Eve just got a whole lot tastier! Selections at Intercontinental Abu Dhabi invites you to tuck into a festive spread of scrumptious cuisine. Take your pick from an array of choices including international buffet, salads, turkey carving station and luscious desserts to share with your loved ones. Dinner is served from 7pm to 10.30pm at AED225 inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages and AED295 inclusive of alcoholic beverages.

Christmas Day Lunch
Bask in the merry thrills of the season with Selections at Intercontinental Abu Dhabi’s opulent Christmas Day Lunch. Seize the day enjoying a sumptuous festive buffet, as you revel in panoramic view of the marina. Your little ones are taken care of with fun activities and gifts from Santa. Lunch is served from 12:30 pm to 6 pm at AED225 inclusive of non-alcoholic beverages and AED295 inclusive of alcoholic beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 666 6888 for reservations and more information.


CENTRO CAPITAL CENTRE ABU DHABI

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet
Indulge in the perfect seasonal menu for the festive season with c.taste at Centro Capital Centre. From a wide selection of cheese, salads and appetizers to delicious main courses, a schnitzel station, tandoori station along with turkey carving and a wide array of desserts, it’s the perfect place to spend the holiday. Children can enjoy plenty of festive- themed activities at the play area and also have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus! Dinner will be served from 6pm to 10.30 pm at AED135 with soft beverages, AED180 with hops and vinos, and AED210 with hops, vinos, bubbly and house spirits.

Christmas Day Buffet
The perfect addition to your Christmas celebrations, c.taste at Centro Capital Centre’s delicious Christmas Day Buffet has something for your every craving. Take your pick from an array of scrumptious appetizers and main courses, live cooking stations and a number of mouthwatering desserts. Buffet will be served from 6pm to 10.30pm at AED135 with soft beverages, AED180 with hops and vinos, and AED210 with hops, vinos, bubbly and house spirits.
GO: Call (0)2 409 6512 for reservations and more information.


CROWNE PLAZA ABU DHABI – YAS ISLAND

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet
Make this season merry and bright with an unforgettable Christmas Eve dinner at Jing Asia. Enjoy an array of festive treats such as yule logs, minced pie and Christmas pudding. Have a delectable evening with their international cuisines, live cooking and special roast turkey carving stations. Dinner will be served from 7pm to 11pm at AED149 with soft beverages and AED209 with house beverages.

Christmas Day Brunch
Celebrate the season with family and friends at Barouk, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi’s elaborate Christmas Day Brunch. Tuck into a wide selection of delectable Lebanese delicacies, Uze live cooking and roast turkey carving stations. Enjoy the special day with a live performance from their guest Arabic singer, as the kids have fun with an array of fun activities. Brunch is served from 2pm onwards at AED120 including food and soft drinks and AED65 for kids aged six to 11.
GO: Call (0)2 656 3055 for reservations and more information.


EMIRATES PALACE

Christmas Eve Dinner
Christmas Eve will be full of seasonal cheer with a decadent dinner at Sayad, Emirates Palace. Gather your friends and family and celebrate this special time with an exceptional set menu. Dinner will be served from 6.30pm to 11.30pm at AED485 for a festive five-course dinner with soft beverages and AED585 for a festive five-course dinner with grape selection.
GO: Call (0)2 690 9000 for reservations and more information.

Christmas Day Brunch
Head over to Le Vendome at the Emirates Palace for the most palatial Christmas spread in town. Le Vendome will be dressed up in all its Christmas finery with fine food, making it the perfect spot to celebrate with friends and family. Tables will brim with your favourite Christmas foods from all around the world, including decedent sweets to satisfy sweet tooth. Brunch will be served from 12.30pm to 3.30pm at AED450 including soft beverages, AED600 inclusive of grape selection and AED700 including one bottle of bubbles per couple.
GO: Call (0)2 690 9000 for reservations and more information.


FAIRMONT BAB AL BAHR

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet
Light up this season as you embark on a festive journey with CuiScene at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. Savour an exquisite festive buffet brimming with favourites from the meat carving stations on the terrace, festive turkey carving stations, the chilled seafood and sushi bar as well as traditional handcrafted festive desserts. Dinner will be served from 7pm to 11pm at AED229 including soft beverages, AED125 add on per person for free-flowing house beverages and AED115 for kids aged six to 12.

Monumental Brunch
Treat yourself and loved ones to the opulent Fairmont Monumental Brunch spanning across four signature restaurantsCuiScene, Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill, Marco’s New York Italian and Chameleon Terrace. Dig into more than 200 delicacies with live cooking stations, seafood, carvery and tempting desserts. Brunch will be served from 12.30pm to 4.30pm  at AED395 inclusive of juices and soft beverages, AED125 add on per person for free-flowing house beverages and AED295 add on per person for free-flowing bubbles. Children aged six to 12 get 50% off and kids aged five and below dine for free.
GO: Call (0)2 654 3333 for reservations and more information.


LE MERIDIEN ABU DHABI

Christmas Day Brunch
Get together with your loved ones to feast on an array of festive dishes curated by talented chefs. Succulent pieces of turkey, lamb and beef as well as seafood choices such as lobster and oysters await your taste buds. The resident band will bring the festive spirit into full swing with up-tempo tunes as well as familiar favourite hits that will have you singing along and tapping your feet. Children can enjoy arts and crafts activities and fun games in the kids’ corner. Santa himself will also make an appearance so kids will make amazing memories of Xmas 2019. From 1pm to 4pm, includes pool and beach access. AED249 net with soft beverages, AED359 net with special beverages, kids aged six to 12 get 50% off and under-sixes dine for free.
GO: Call (0)2 644 6666 for reservations and more information.


GRAND HYATT ABU DHABI HOTEL & RESIDENCES EMIRATES PEARL

Christmas Day Brunch
Festive edition Verso Saturday Brunch, Italian cuisine served to the table and from live stations, designed to share with family and friends. The Christmas feast will host multiple live stations serving up popular entrées and mains including, Seafood on Ice, Eggplant Parmigiana, and Lamb Shoulder on Creamy Polenta. Homemade gelato and further assorted sweets will also be readily on hand treating those with a sweet tooth. From 12pm to 4pm for AED320 per person with soft drinks and AED440 per person including Prosecco. Children under 12 get 50% off, undersixes dine complimentary.
GO: Call (0)2 510 1234 for reservations and more information.


KHALIDIYA PALACE RAYHAAN BY ROTANA

Christmas Eve Dinner
Enjoy an enchanting blend of winter magic with an elegant Christmas Eve Dinner at Horizon Restaurant, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. Savour tables full of treats and immerse yourself in joyful spirit and traditions, as you share the holiday cheer and enjoy their buffet filled with culinary delights. Dinner will be served from 6.30pm to 11pm at AED225 per person inclusive of soft drinks and water.

Christmas Day Celebrations
Indulge in a full day of exciting festive treats with fun-filled entertainment for the entire family at Kamoon Restaurant’s Christmas Day Celebrations. Celebrate the magic of Christmas with a delicious festive set-menu as your kids enjoy a wide range of fun activities. Christmas set-menu will be available from 1pm to 4.30 pm at AED275 per person including festive mocktails.
GO: Call (0)2 657 0223 for reservations and more information.


GRAND MILLENNIUM AL WAHDA

Christmas Eve at Portobello Restaurant
Gather family and friends and delight in an array of festive delicacies, with an extensive buffet and live entertainment. December 24, from 7pm to 11.30pm. AED315 net per person inclusive of house beverages, AED225 net per person inclusive of soft beverages, AED115 net per child aged six to 12, under-fives dine complimentary.

Christmas Day Brunch
Make it a memorable Christmas with family and friends in an al fresco setting at Portobello Restaurant, which will feature an extensive buffet of festive culinary delights, including Roasted Turkey, Steamship Round of Beef and Mince Pie, plus live cooking stations. Our entertainer will be playing an array of seasonal melodies creating the perfect setting for Christmas Brunch. There’ll also be a dedicated area for kids’ activities. From 12.30pm to 3.30pm, priced at AED325 net per person inclusive of house beverages, AED250 net per person inclusive of soft beverages, and AED125 net per child aged six to 12, under-fives 5 years dine with our compliments.
GO: Call (0)2 443 9999 for reservations and more information.


AL MAHA ARJAAN BY ROTANA

Christmas Day Lunch at Café 302
There’s nothing quite as magical as sharing a table with your loved ones on Christmas day. Delight yourself with a buffet spread of Christmas specialities and feel the holiday cheer at Café 302. Great for families and friends where you can feast on all your favourite festive meals with turkey and all the trimmings, and desserts. Served from 12pm to 3pm, AED139 net per person only inclusive of soft beverages, kids aged six to 12 get 50% off and under-sixes dine for free.
GO: Call (0)2 610 6666 for reservations and more information.


LE ROYAL MERIDIEN ABU DHABI

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet
Make the most of the best time of the year with Café Palmier at the Le Royal Meridien’s Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet. Tuck into a traditional European style Christmas dinner as you get into the festive spirit with Christmas party crackers, hats and music. Dinner will be served from 7pm to 11pm at AED160 with soft beverages and AED250 with wine and beer.

Christmas Day Brunch
Gather your loved ones and take your Christmas celebrations to the next level with an exquisite Christmas Day Brunch at Market Kitchen, Le Royal Meridien. Indulge in their masterfully handcrafted sharing festive themed paired with specially handcrafted Christmas cocktails. Brunch will be served from 1pm to 4 pm at AED250 with soft beverages, AED399 for alcohol package and AED499 for bubbly package.
GO: Call (0)2 674 2020 with reservations and more information.


RADISSON BLU HOTEL & RESORT ABU DHABI

Christmas Celebrations at La Terrazza
Spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Brunch, with deliciously fresh seafood, laidback vibes, and friends and family at La Terrazza. Bask in laughter and good food as you enjoy the special, festive feast. Meanwhile, younger guests have the luxury of picking from their very own menu. And the live band will kick the atmosphere up a notch with vibrant tunes. Available on December 24 from 7.30pm to 10pm and December 25 from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. AED199 inclusive of unlimited festive speciailties and house beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 681 1900 with reservations and more information.


MARRIOTT HOTEL AL FORSAN ABU DHABI

Festive Eve Buffet
Indulge in the ultimate Festive Eve dinner with international favorites at Khayal, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan. Indulge in a glistening selection of festive dishes across eight buffet sections; welcome mulled grape, beautiful decorations, complimentary seasonal beverages and even a visit from Santa Clause. Dinner is served from 8.30pm to 10.30pm at AED399 for unlimited cuisine and alcoholic beverages, AED279 for unlimited cuisine and soft beverages, AED99 per child for unlimited cuisine and a gift from Santa, while kids aged six and under dine for free.

Festive Day Brunch
Make your Christmas jollier than ever with Khayal at Marriott Hotel Al Forsan’s Festive Day Brunch. Enjoy a vast buffet selection that will leave you and your loved ones spoiled for choice and complimentary after-brunch access to the property’s chic evening bars, Appaloosa or Couture, for an exclusive 50% off on all beverages until 8pm. Brunch will be served from 12.30 pm until 4pm at AED499 for unlimited cuisine and sparkling alcoholic beverages, AED399 for unlimited cuisine and alcoholic beverages, AED299 for unlimited cuisine and soft beverages, AED99 per child for unlimited cuisine and a gift from Santa, while kids aged six and under dine for free.
GO: Call (0)2 201 4131 for reservations and more information.


SHERATON ABU DHABI HOTEL & RESORT

Christmas Eve Dinner at Flavours
Buckle up for a fairylike culinary Christmas journey around the world with various live cooking and grilling stations, fresh seafood, meat carving with turkey, beef and other options. Traditional festive delights and Christmas beverages will complete your perfect eve from 6.30pm to 10.30pm for AED199.

Christmas Day Brunch at Flavours
The Christmas Brunch with seasonal melodies at Flavours restaurant matches everyone’s taste. Guests can relish on fresh seafood options, while meat lovers stroll around carving stations of turkey, lamb and beef. The resident band will keep everyone in the celebratory mood with their festive music. From 1pm to 4pm for AED350.
GO: Call (0)2 677 3333 for reservations and more information.


NOVOTEL ABU DHABI AL BUSTAN

One Fine Christmas Eve
Unwind and relax with your loved ones as you celebrate the spirit of the festive season with a mouthwatering Christmas Eve dinner at Choice Cut, Novotel Abu Dhabi. Indulge in a five-course set menu and a sweet gingerbread treat for AED260 as your little ones are taken care of with a kids three-course set menu available at AED90. Dinner will be served from 7pm onwards.

A Ginger Christmas Lunch
Christmas has never been so special with a Ginger Christmas Lunch at Pepper, Novotel Abu Dhabi. Enjoy all your festive favourites wrapped in a scrumptious buffet spread, as the little ones enjoy the gingerbread decorating station. Lunch will be served from 12pm to 3.30pm at AED139 including soft drink or upgrade it with a house beverage for AED229.
GO: Call (0)2 501 6086 for reservations and more information.


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