Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Treat yourself to something new this year and indulge in a 3 course set menu created by celebrity chef Michael Caines at Pearls by Michael Caine’s first Christmas. Prices from AED 375* or AED 550* with free flowing premium bubbly.
Alternatively enjoy a lunch buffet at Rosewater and enjoy a wide selection of meats, succulent seafood and tantalizing desserts. Prices start from AED 375* to AED 595* with free flowing bubbly plus a visit from Santa.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, 02 811 5666
St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Guests can enjoy a bespoke culinary experience, a unique variety from 55&5th The Grill, Sontaya and Turquoiz paired with exclusive beverages plus a special performance by The Souled Out Band and a guest appearance from Santa. Brunch packages start from AED 400* per person to AED 600* per person inclusive of sparkling beverages. Children ages 6 to 12 pay AED 200* per child, children under 5 years eat for free.
St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, 02 498 8888
All the festive fun continues at The Foundry on Christmas Day where guests can exchange season’s greetings over a wonderful Christmas brunch. Families can look forward to Santa’s surprise visit with a sack load of presents for everyone. Christmas brunch is priced at AED 215* inclusive of soft beverages, AED 300* inclusive of select beverages and AED 385* inclusive of bubbly.
Southern Sun, 02 818 4888
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Celebrate with friends and loved ones over a Christmas lunch buffet-style at La Terrazza for AED 180* for a 3-course, al fresco lunch or dinner at Vasco’s for AED 220*. A more formal 4-course festive dinner is served in Bocca for AED 280*.
Hilton Abu Dhabi, 02 692 4247
Le Royal Méridien
Feast on the all-time favourites at Café Palmier family day brunch as you enjoy an exciting line up performance by carollers and entertainers to liven the festive celebration. Plus a surprise visit from Santa. Prices from AED 349* inclusive of soft popping selection, AED 449* inclusive of classic house choice, AED 549* inclusive of premium selection and kids pay AED 99* from 6 to 12 years old.
Market Kitchen is also available for Christmas day lunch with prices starting from AED 199*.
Le Royal Méridien, 02 674 2020
Yas Island Rotana
Prolong all the yuletide merriment and gather on a delightful festive brunch at Choices starting from AED 209* inclusive of soft drinks or AED 279* inclusive of selected house beverages. Kids will be in for a treat with their very own happy corner and a visit from Santa with a bag full of sweet treats!
Yas Island Rotana, 02 656 4000
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
The Giornotte festive brunch, 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 full of Christmas treats plus entertainment by the resident pianist. Prices start at AED 600* for buffet with soft drinks to AED 750* for buffet with house beverages. Children aged under four years dine for free, children aged 4 to 12 years pay AED 160* and children 13 to 16 years get 25% discount.
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, 02 818 8282
Todd English’s Olives Restaurant
Guests are invited to indulge in a special lazy family brunch event on Christmas day. Enjoy Todd English’s famously innovative culinary approach: seasonal or traditional soups, colourful salads or appetizing main dishes have been designed to create the festive mood, while mouth-watering desserts complement the experience. Prices range from AED 170* to AED 220* per person
Todd English’s Olives Restaurant, Venetian Village, 02 404 1941
Scrumptious and memorable French cuisine made extra-special during the festive season is what diners can expect at Brasserie Flo. The festive menu is available throughout the day, from the 22nd to the 30th of December 2015. Classic French treats have been reinvented to offer a memorable culinary experience during this season. The festive children menu is available throughout the month of December offering a three course menu with different options for each course for AED 55* per child. Menu starts at AED 350* per person. Different items from the menu can be chosen separately alongside other favourites from the regular a la carte menu. Beverage options are also available.
Brasserie Flo, Venetian Village, 02 404 1931
A brunch full of international flavours of Essence, Benihana and Brauhaus with a fabulous spread and live entertainment. Prices start from AED 295* including soft beverages to AED 550* including free flow of grapes, hops and bubbly. Children from 6 to 12 years old pay AED 150*.
Al Thuraya Ballroom Christmas Mega Brunch
International buffet for AED 270* including soft beverages; AED 370* including house beverages and children from 6 to 12 years old only AED 135*.
Beach Rotana, 02 697 9011
This grand lunch buffet encompasses the finest selection of traditional Christmas dishes such as roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing and extensive seafood selection. Sink into an upbeat live music entertainment while kids will enjoy dedicated activities. Prices from AED 199 net per person including soft beverages.
Dusit Thani, 02 698 8137
Centro Yas Island
Let the beautiful occasion continue with joyful cheers as the whole family and friends come together over a specially prepared brunch buffet at c.taste starting from AED 149 net inclusive of soft drinks and water and AED 219 net inclusive of unlimited selected house beverages. Plus a surprise visit from Santa.
Centro Yas Island, 02 656 4444
Enjoy a traditional Christmas buffet brunch at Assymetri this festive season with a choice of delectable international dishes. Prices start from AED 195* with soft beverages to AED 275* with house beverages.
Radisson Blu, Yas Island, 02 656 2000
Festive turkey, spiced apples, log cakes and much more are all sprinkled in Origins on this cheerful day. Prices start from AED 450* inclusive of soft drinks, house grape, and Italian sparkling, AED 650* inclusive of French bubbles and AED 225* for kids inclusive of a play area, bouncy castle and face painting, kids under 4 eat for free.
Yas Viceroy, 02 656 0600
Hilton Capital Grand
Indulge in the Oceana traditional Christmas carvery brunch experience. Prices from AED 195* per adult with soft drinks, AED 295* per adult with house beverages, children 6 to 12 years pay AED 97.50* per child and children 5 and under eat for free.
Hilton Capital Grand, 02 617 0000
Feast on a unique sharing style brunch at Teatro and enjoy the sounds of the Christmas choir. Be sure to enjoy the festive giveaways and say hi to Santa. Price AED 250* per person.
Park Rotana, 02 657 3333
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
The Fairmont Monumental Brunch will span across 4 restaurants. This is one of the biggest Christmas brunches in the city. Savour dishes from Frankie’s Italian Restaurant and Bar, Marco Pierre White Steakhouse and Grill and international flavours from CuiScene. Kids can enjoy their own kids buffet in the kid’s area and a visit from Santa. Prices start from AED 399* inclusive of soft drinks, AED 599* inclusive of free flow sparkling, grapes, hops and mixed beverages and AED 649* with free flowing bubbly. Kids between 6 to 12 years old pay AED 199* and kids under 6 dine for free.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, 02 654 3238
P&C by Sergi Arola
P&C by Sergi Arola- Christmas Day Brunch includes grape beverage, sparkling grape beverage, brews, soft drinks, themed mixers for Dh520* per person, or including grape beverage, sparkling grape beverage, brews, soft drinks, themed mixers and Christmas bubbly package for Dh600* per person.
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, 02 509 8555
Zuma signature brunch offering with the addition of special seasonal inspired dishes, a festive dessert display and welcome drinks for guests.
Brunch packages start from AED 345, includes soft drinks and Zuma cleansers to AED 555, including French sparkling, Japanese grape, sommelier’s selection of grape and hop beverages.
Children aged 4 to 12 pay AED 150 and children aged 0 to 3 years eat for free from the counter display.
Zuma Abu Dhabi, 02 401 5900
Asia De Cuba
Asia De Cuba signature Friday brunch offering with the addition of special festive inspired dishes, including turkey to share. Brunch packages start from AED 325, including soft beverages to AED 525 for a range of mixers.
Asia De Cuba, 02 699 3333