Team shortlist03 Dec 2017 AT 12:46 PM

23 ways to celebrate the festive season at Jumeirah

It’s really not your average holiday celebration…
Team shortlist03 Dec 2017 AT 12:46 PM
Madinat Jumeirah
Madinat Jumeirah
Zheng He's
© Supplied
Zheng He's
Dhow & Anchor
© Supplied
Dhow & Anchor
Festive Brunch at The Hide
© Supplied
Festive Brunch at The Hide
Fireworks at Madinat Jumeirah
© Supplied
Fireworks at Madinat Jumeirah
Imperium
© Supplied
Imperium

Whether it’s a lavish Christmas lunch or a special celebration to see in 2018, Jumeirah has an unparalleled range of restaurants and bars to cater to you, your friends and family.

Scape Restaurant and Lounge
Celebrate the festive season in style at the vibrant Scape Restaurant and Lounge. You can drink in the stunning panoramic views of Dubai as you tuck into signature Californian fusion cuisine.
When: December 25, 12pm-3.30pm (á la carte lunch), 6pm-11pm (á la carte or four-course dinner).
Where: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Price: AED420 for the set dinner
Contact: +971 4 301 7600, website

Dhow & Anchor
The award-winning British gastropub is doing things in a traditional UK style for Christmas, which means delicious Norfolk turkey with all the trimmings, premium roasts and a selection of accompaniments to enjoy. There’s an excellent terrace area, too, with sensational views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.
When: December 25, 12pm-6pm and 6pm-11.30pm (á la carte festive specials)
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Price: AED295 (three-course lunch)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Dhow & Anchor

The Hide
The meat lover’s paradise will join Arboretum and Al Hambra for an all-encompassing Christmas Day brunch at Al Qasr. The American meatery will be serving up its famous cuts alongside more traditional Christmas favourites.
When: December 25, 12.30pm-4pm
Where: Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Price: AED850 (free-flowing beverages)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

The Hide

Tortuga
Add a little Mexican flair to your Christmas Eve celebrations at Tortuga this year with a selection of foods that break away from the turkey-heavy cuisine usually on offer. There will be live music from the mariachi and salsa bands, too.
When: December 24, 6pm-11pm
Where: Jumeirah Mina A’Salam
Price: Á la carte
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Tortuga

Imperium Brunch
For a refined approach to Christmas Day brunch, look no further than the exquisite Imperium restaurant. It’s going all out with its quality foods included in what’s billed as, the ultimate international buffet.
When: December 25, 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Price: AED795 (house beverages and bubbles), AED595 (house beverages) and AED475 (soft drinks)
Contact: +971 4 453 0444, website

Mundo
The restaurant that’s known for taking visitors through gourmet meals from the Mediterranean, India, Asia and the Middle East is putting together a flavourful brunch. It’s
the perfect spot for guests to sample a Christmas Day that will take in many traditions and fare.
When: December 25, 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Price: AED250 (with soft drinks), AED600 (with house beverages), AED750 (with French bubbles)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Nomad 
Experience a special brunch designed to spread the cheer of the season. From turkey stations and succulent carvery to seasonal desserts and beverages, everyone will find their festive favourites here.
When: December 25, 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Creek Hotel
Price: AED330 (with soft drinks), AED550 (with house beverages), AED175 (children aged 4 to 12)
Contact: +971 4 230 8458, website

Tea in the Clouds
An exceptional tea in the clouds experience as you’re invited to embrace the height of luxury. Enjoy an afternoon of specially crafted beverages as you admire the incredible views of the glittering Dubai skyline.
When: December 24-26, 1pm-5pm
Where: Skyview Bar, Burj Al Arab
Price: AED620 (including a glass of bubbles)
Contact: +971 4 301 7600, website

Naya
Extend your Christmas Day agenda as Indian restaurant Naya offers bold flavours with a fantastic menu. With a Christmas selection that moves away from roast dinners, you can take in spices and vibrant aromas instead.
When: December 23-25, 6.30pm-11pm
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Al Sufouh
Price: Based on à la carte Christmas prices
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

The Rib Room
Rib Room’s sophisticated festive menu offers an exquisite selection of succulent grilled meats, prepared to your exact preference. A classy affair awaits you and your close ones this season.
When: December 24: 6.30pm-11.30pm; December 25: 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Price: December 24: AED350 (three-course dinner with hot grape beverage), December 25: AED350 (three-course lunch with a hot grape beverage)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Sultan’s Lounge
Add a hint of grandeur to your celebrations with the sensational spectrum of food in the Sultan’s Lounge. Sip our seasonal afternoon tea and marvel at the life-size gingerbread house.
When: December 7-30, 2.30pm-6.30pm
Where: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Price: AED220 with tea; AED250 with a glass of grape
Contact: +971 4 453 0444, website

Zheng He’s
The journey to the Ming Dynasty continues all throughout the festive season. Celebrate Christmas while enjoying Dubai’s quintessential oriental experience with family and friends at Zheng He’s, with its lavish interiors and relaxed, waterside setting.
When: December 24: 6.30pm-11pm; December 25: 12.30-4pm.
Where: Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam
Price: December 24: as per menu; December 25 brunch: AED350 (with soft drinks), AED395 (with house beverages), AED695 (with bubbles)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

The Palmery
Discover a refreshing Christmas dining experience with a laid-back yet refined feel that packs in an incredible selection of international dishes and festive favourites in the heart of Jumeirah Al Naseem. With a relaxed ambience across its open terraces that offers stunning views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, The Palmery will provide a memorable Christmas experience for your friends and loved ones.
When: December 24 and 25, 7pm-11pm and 1pm-4pm
Where: Jumeirah Al Naseem
Price: December 24 dinner: AED325 (soft drinks). December 25 lunch: AED750 (house beverages)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Alta Badia
Savour a dazzling take on this year’s festivities with festive menus of the finest Italian cuisine, complemented by some of the city’s most stunning views from atop Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
When: December 22: 1pm-3pm; December 24: 6.30pm-11pm, December 25: 1pm-3pm.
Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Price: December 22: AED275 (three-course lunch with glass of bubbles). December 24: AED400 (three-course dinner with grape pairing); AED275 without pairing. December 25: AED400 three-course lunch with grape pairing, AED275 without pairing
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Alta Badia

The Hide Christmas Eve
The Hide is the ultimate American meatery in Dubai and this festive season will be joining Jumeirah Al Qasr’s grand festive celebrations. Guests are invited to indulge in a unique dining experience that’s tailored for meat lovers. Dig into prime-cuts and American Christmas favourites with a special menu curated especially for Christmas Eve and wonderful live stations at the Al Qasr brunch on Christmas Day. This is the destination for all fans of roasts.
When: December 24, 6pm-11.30pm
Where: Jumeirah Al Qasr
Price: AED395
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

“Not Your Normal” 12 Days of Christmas
It doesn’t matter if you’re flying for the holidays, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are having a “not your normal” 12 day celebration with festive specials at 35 of their signature restaurants. Enjoy a three-course festive feast at restaurants including Scape at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Rockfish at Jumeirah Al Naseem and more!
When: December 5-17
Price: Starting from AED 130
Contact: website

New Year’s Eve at Koubba Bar
This is a coveted spot to watch one of the world’s best New Year’s Eve firework displays. The ornately decorated Koubba Bar is nestled within the regal Jumeirah Al Qasr and with indoor and outdoor seating, a shisha terrace and entertainment, this is the place to be for 2017’s finale.
When: December 31, 8pm till late
Where: Jumeirah Al Qasr
Price: AED995 with canapes and selected beverages
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Koubba Bar

New Year's Eve at Beach Lounge
Celebrate on the shore of Dubai at Beach Lounge, with its views of the spectacular Burj Al Arab fireworks as you dine on delicious canapes. The party doesn’t stop there though as you’ll be able to dance your way into 2018 with an eclectic DJ set.
When: December 31, 8pm onwards
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Price: AED1,200 (select beverages)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

New Year's Eve at Bahri Bar
With views of the Madinat Jumeirah waterways  and the majestic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, it’s hard to imagine a place that offers a more picturesque setting for 2017’s swan song.
When: December 31, 8pm onwards
Where: Jumeirah Mina A’Salam
Price: AED995 (selected beverages)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Bahri Bar

New Year's Eve at Alta Badia
Situated  on Level 50, Alta Badia is the perfect place to enjoy the New Year’s Eve festivities. Enjoy a four-course selection of authentic Italian dishes in an elegant ambience.
When: December 31, 8pm-1am
Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Price: AED900 (with wine pairing), AED600 (food only). Celebrations at the Alta Badia Bar are AED550 (with canapés and select beverages)
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

New Year’s Eve at Dhow & Anchor
Dhow & Anchor are doing things the English way this New Year’s Eve and invite you to dig into a family-style carvery menu with your mates and close ones. With live entertainment setting the tone for the last night of the year, your celebration can’t be any better.
When: December 31, 8pm till late
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Price: AED1,200 (select house beverages); AED900 aged 12 to 20
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Dhow & Anchor

New Year’s Eve at Zheng He’s
Enjoy a lavish family-style dinner spread, impeccably presented like a traditional Chinese feast. From colourful dim sums to intricate oriental creations, this will be a culinary voyage to savour right before you enjoy the after party of the year at Shimmers.
When: December 31, 8pm till late
Where: Zheng He’s and Shimmers, Mina A’ Salam
Price: AED1,150 with selected beverages and a glass of bubbles at midnight; AED900 for those aged 12 to 20
Contact: +971 4 432 3232, website

Zheng He's

New Year’s Eve at Nomad
This is a gala dinner that you will want to savour every moment of. It has an upbeat atmosphere and serves only the best of dishes. From oysters, sushi and lobster to carvery and mouth-watering desserts, you’ll get to end the year on the sweetest of notes.
When: December 31
Where: Jumeirah Creek Hotel
Price: AED695 (with house beverages and bubbles); AED400 (with soft drinks)
Contact: +971 4 230 8458, website

Comments