Christmas in Dubai 2021: Must-Try Dinners and Brunches

The holiday season is officially here, and we couldn't be happier! This Christmas, the city has more options than ever when it comes to Christmas Eve dinners and Christmas brunches, so we understand if you're feeling overwhelmed with choices.

We've put together a list of all the best Christmas-inspired dining options in Dubai for 2021.

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This brunch will serve up traditional Italian fare family style, and amp things up with the premium ingredients such as oyster, truffle, caviar and foie gras. A DJ will be spinning the decks live, with made-to-order mixed drinks delivered to your table.

25th December, 1:00pm-4:30pm, AED 490 (soft drinks), AED 690 (mixed drinks and hops)

Spend your Christmas at Social By Heinz Beck



Celebrate Christmas Eve the Italian way with a festive evening brunch, inspired by coastal Italian cuisine.

24th December, 6:00pm, AED 195 (soft drinks)

Spend your Christmas at Positano



Distillery Gastropub will take you on a trip to Whoville on December 10th, 17th , 24th and 25th. The Christmas brunch based on “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” theme has a brand-new festive set menu and unlimited beverages, all accompanied by the iconic view of Burj Khalifa.

10th, 17th, 24th, and 25th December, AED 350 per person

Spend your Christmas at Distillery



This casual venue at Business Bay is laying on a lavish festive spread of international dishes with six live cooking stations for family and friends. Grab the gang for a top Christmas brunch in Dubai.

25th December, 12:30pm-3:30pm, 7pm-11pm, AED 225 (soft beverages). AED 275 (house beverages)

Spend your Christmas at Kitchen6

La Serre


Clink glasses and celebrate a traditional Neöl with a three course Christmas dinner at La Serre. Tap your feet to your favorite Christmas songs while feasting on French poetry on a plate.

24th December, 7:00pm

Spend your Christmas at La Serre



Culinary connoisseurs can relish a marvelous Christmas brunch hosted by ZOCO. Guests can embrace the flavors of Mexican and Latin American creations, an irresistible dessert spread and free flowing alcohol all through the afternoon. Indulge in a series of festive delights ranging from tantalizing tacos to mouth-watering mains and enjoy all the action behind the live stations. From 12.30pm to 4pm, get ready for a warm and hearty family-friendly afternoon where you can dazzle, sip and celebrate with your loved ones. Children can expect a surprise visit from Santa along with Christmas goodies and activities, while adults can relax and enjoy foot-tapping tunes by DJ Jack.

25th December, 12:30pm-4:00pm AED 225 (soft package), AED 375 (house package), AED 425 (free-flowing bubbly)

Spend your Christmas at ZOCO

Mama Zonia](


Christmas is about to get wild this year with the Secret Jungle Brunch at Mama Zonia, Pier 7. With sweeping views of the Dubai Marina skyline, guests can take the party up a notch with premium drinks, a lush four-course sharing-style menu, fierce entertainment featuring tribal drummers and dancers, and should watch out for the Mischief Monkeys.

*25th December, 1:00pm-4:30pm, AED 399 (soft drinks), AED 499 (house beverages), AED 599 (sparkling), AED 799 (sparkling)

Spend your Christmas at Mama Zonia

The City Grill


*Christmas Eve Dinner

Bring in Christmas with family and friends at our signature steakhouse and let us take care of everything, including a dinner to remember on December 24, 8pm onwards. Enjoy classic festive dishes and seasonal favorites that are part of the Christmas Eve menu.

24th December, 8:00pm, AED 350 per person

Christmas Brunch

Embrace the joy of Christmas Day with a delightful brunch on 25th December at The City Grill from 12.30pm to 4pm. Diners can look forward to a special menu curated to fit the occasion along with selected beverages. The lavish menu includes a selection of masterfully grilled steaks, palate-pleasing platters of seafood, a variety of appetizers, salads and lots more. There will also be a live station with Christmas Roasted Turkey that is sure to make you feel right at home. Children can expect a surprise visit from their Christmas friend – Santa, who will be calling by to say hello to all the little ones who have been good this year.

*25th December, 12:30pm, AED 300 (soft package), AED 435 (house package), AED 500 (free-flowing bubbly)

Spend your Christmas at The City Grill



Celebrate the Festive season in style on the 68th floor of the world's tallest 5 star hotel. Take in panoramic views of Dubai's glistening skyline as you feast on a delicious menu.

24th-25th December, 1:00pm-4:00pm, AED 650 per person

Spend your Christmas at Prime68

Soho Garden


Soho Garden is going all out for its Christmas Day brunch in Dubai. From Christmas soup for starters, beef terrine with home-made beef burned sauce and Christmas trifle, there’s no escaping the festive spirit at this popular Meydan spot.

25th December, 3:00pm-7:00pm, AED 500 per person

Spend your Christmas at Soho Garden



Enjoy a 4-course, Christmas Day Brunch with a MASTI twist. Dishes include, Tuna & Berries Ceviche, Turkey Tacos, Beef Wellington, Chilean Sea Bass Moilee and many more delicious dishes to choose from!

*25th December, 1:00pm, AED 295 (non-alcoholic), AED 395 (alcoholic)

Spend your Christmas at Masti

Observatory Bar & Grill


Christmas Sky-High Brunch

Join observatory for a one of a kind brunch, featuring the ultimate spread of dishes with juicy meat, fresh seafood, beverages, spectacular views and much more.

24-25 December, 12:30pm-3:30pm, AED 499 (selected beverages)

Christmas Eve Dinner

Gather your family and friends to enjoy a memorable Christmas Eve. Indulge in a 4-course sensational festive set menu against the glittering backdrop views of Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah and Ain Dubai

24th December, 6:00pm, AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 400 (house beverages)

Spend your Christmas at Observatory Bar & Grill

The Lobby Lounge


Relax in the luxurious surroundings, over a quintessential afternoon tea experience with a festive twist, at The Lobby Lounge. Indulge in cranberry scones accompanied by Devonshire clotted cream with strawberry jam and lemon curd, a selection of elegant sandwiches, complemented with an assortment of sweets - the perfect ending to a refined high tea.

5th-31st December, 12:30pm, AED 195 (non-alcoholic), AED 285 (inclusive of glass of sparkling), AED 95 (aged 6-11)

Spend your Christmas at The Lobby Lounge



BOCA's festive Season packages are valid from Sunday 21st of November 2021, until Friday 7th of January 2022, featuring a special festive menu by the chefs.

21st November - 7th January, AED 295 (non alcoholic package), AED 395 (house package), AED 595 (champagne package)

Spend your Christmas at BOCA

The Croft


Christmas Brunch

Celebrate Christmas with your loved ones at The Croft. The special brunch menu includes a traditional roast, holiday specialties and more.

25th December, 7:00pm-10:00pm, AED 399 (indoor), AED 499 (outdoor)

Christmas Lunch & Dinner

Join the Croft for lunch or dinner and enjoy a lovely roast and many other Christmas specialties.

25th December, 12:30pm-3:30pm AED 399 (indoor) AED 499 (outdoor)

Spend your Christmas at The Croft



With its Bedouin-inspired tents scattered beneath twinkling desert skies, the al fresco restaurant, Amaseena, captures the romance of Arabia. Whet your appetite with a Middle Eastern buffet feast, featuring traditional festive favorites with oriental flair. From our mandi oven, indulge in smoked turkey with rice and chestnuts along with the freshest seafood display and mezze. Traditional Christmas desserts are complemented with enchanting Arabic entertainment and a rare visit from The North Pole by a man dressed in red.

24th & 25th October, 7:00pm, AED 315 (soft beverages), AED 480 (soft & house beverages), AED 160 (aged 6-12)

Spend your Christmas at Amaseena

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar


Celebrate Christmas at your home away from home with a Christmas inspired menu for the occasion. Bread Street Kitchen is offering a 3-set festive special set menu. The bartenders will also be serving 5 new festive themed cocktails to get into the Christmas spirit.

24th-26th December, 6:00pm, AED 325 per person

Spend your Christmas at Bread Street Kitchen



Gather family and friends the night before Christmas over an incredible festive dinner buffet of international flavors at Caravan. With an eclectic mix of live cooking stations including delicacies from the Middle East and India, with a seafood bar, fresh grills and a festive carvery, feast on traditional roasts, pies, pastries and more. It is an evening to remember with seasonal melodies from a live band and a visit from the jolly old man in red.

24th December, 6:00pm, AED 395 (soft beverages), AED 595 (house beverages), AED 695 per person (French sparkling)

Spend your Christmas at Caravan



Celebrate the Holiday season in style. Don’t miss out on the hottest brunch in town at Nobu. You’ll get to enjoy signature dishes from Matsuhisa’s world famous Japanese Peruvian fusion menu. Some of the star dishes will include the Truffle Edamame Black cod croquette and renowned assorted Nobu Sushis and rolls.

24th & 25th December, AED 555 (non-alcoholic package), AED 655 (alcoholic package), AED 795 (Champagne package)

Spend your Christmas at Nobu



Toast to ‘Buon Natale’ at Splendido Social Bar and Kitchen, an Italian restaurant of impeccable character and flair. Dine under the stars on the Tuscan-style Piazza, or indoors for classical sophistication, as Chef Francesco and his team serve a specially crafted, seasonal menu. Featuring delights such as venison carpaccio, homemade ricotta tortellini, braised dover sole and roasted capon finished off with a traditional Pannetone, accompanied by a jazz pianist and a visit from the Jolly Old Man in red.

24th-25th December, 7:00pm, AED 475 (soft beverages), AED 675 (alcoholic beverages), AED 240 (aged 6-11)

Spend your Christmas at Splendido



Immerse yourself in Christmas spirit as Wavehouse transforms into a true Winter Wonderland. Enjoy a festive menu, live entertainment and jolly decorations all December long! Participate in games and activities and get a chance to win one of many prizes.

1st-31st December

Spend your Christmas at Wavehouse

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