Fab five festive meals to work up an appetite on Christmas day

From gourmet delights to at home festive turkey, there’s something here for all

Planning to hang out with friends at a five-star festive brunch or simply want to cater a feast in the confines of your own home for an intimate Christmas day gathering, Emirates 24|7 has a spread just for you this December 25.

Fun in the sun

If you want to do away with a formal affair and vote for a more chilled out festive fun, then you can’t do better than Xmas Bubble-Q at Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm this December 25.

Imagine, pristine white sand and the sound of the surf welcoming you for some relaxing fun in the sun with your close friends.

The festivities kick off at 1pm with a succulent spread starting from just Dh350 per person, inclusive of select beverages.

The kitchen serves a selection of Mediterranean favourites from seafood to salads to grilled items.

Word on the street is that ole Saint Nicholas is also expected to make a special appearance, so you had better decide who’s been naughty and who’s been nice.

All in the family

If you are looking for a festive feast with the family and the kids in tow, then you can’t do better than feasting on the greens at The Address Montgomerie.

The boutique property is hosting a Christmas day brunch on the Nineteen from noon until 3.30pm.

You can unwind with loved ones with a delicious selection of seasonal dishes and all your favourite beverages for just Dh425 per person, inclusive of soft drinks and for Dh595 per person including soft and selected house beverages.

But if that seems too posh nosh with the kids, then opt for a traditional Yuletide feast in contemporary surroundings at the Links.

There will be plenty of activities to occupy the kids as you relax after your meal.

Price is for Dh395 per person including soft beverages and Dh585 per person including soft and selected house beverages.

Christmas with a view

If you want your head well and truly up in the clouds this festive day, then you will find no better place than the At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa.

Located on the 122nd floor of the world’s tallest building, you can enjoy its High Tea with a unique twist between 3pm–6pm, where you can indulge in a spread of exotic teas and delightful accompaniments for just Dh290 per person inclusive of soft beverages; Dh360 inclusive of selected beverages.

But if you are looking for that festive lunch or dinner at At.mospehere, then never fret.

Running from 12.30pm–3pm and 7pm–11pm, you can savour decadent delights that include turkey breast encased in foie gras and truffles for just Dh590 per person inclusive of soft beverages; Dh750 per person inclusive of a glass of a grape; Dh850 per person inclusive of a glass of premium bubbly.

Capital calling

Those of you looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai on Christmas day can head to the exclusive Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi for a festive treat like no other.

The exclusive five-star beach hideaway on Saadiyat Island is hosting a family Christmas lunch that will see you indulge in delicacies such as a roast turkey, foie gras, oysters and much more. Lunch starts from Dh399 inclusive of food and soft drinks.

Feast at home

For those looking to simply enjoy Christmas the way it was meant to be experienced, in the comfort of your own home, surrounded by loved ones, then why not host a feast at home?

Group buying website, Groupon.com has a special Christmas turkey package, which includes all the classic favourites such as roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts, yule log, mince pies and more, starting from just Dh415, which can be delivered to you, should you choose.

What you get will be a great-tasting 8.5kg turkey paired with giblet gravy, cranberry sauce or with roast potatoes, glazed carrots and Brussels sprouts.

A deal upgrade will make the meal more enjoyable, with yule log, mince pies and Christmas pudding complementing the tasty treat.

With a yummy turkey to gobble up, this festive feast will transform table tops into Christmas banquets.

Meanwhile, the Address Montgomerie also has a Christmas turkey takeaway for Dh800 per bird, which can be pre-booked.

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