Dine in Dubai with the likes of Clooney, Pitt, and Cruise
There have been quite a few festivities in Dubai recently, including the National Day celebrations and its historic Expo 2020 win, but the festive season is far from over.
A number of Dubai venues are hosting Christmas dinners - and there is no reason to stick to the traditional turkey dinner. Here is the Al Arabiya News pick of the top 10.
Located at the luxurious Atlantis the Palm, Ossiano offers a seafood set menu with a Mediterranean twist.
Priced at AED995, 7pm - 11:30pm
This award-winning fine-dining restaurant is located in the seven-star Burj al-Arab hotel.
A six-course menu includes a choice of seafood or meat as a main.
Al-Mahara has been rated among the top 100 restaurants in Dubai, according to Trip Advisor.
Priced at AED965, 7pm - midnight
Enjoy an Arabian-inspired buffet of traditional food at the seven-star Burj al-Arab.
Priced at AED395, 6pm - midnight
101 Dining Lounge and Bar
Located at the outer layer of the Palm Jumeirah, a club car drives you to the deck on which the elevated lounge sits. With nothing but water under and around you, the setting guarantees a relaxed yet stylish Christmas eve.
On offer is a set European menu with Mediterranean influences.
Priced at AED390, 7pm onward
Dubai’s only revolving rooftop restaurant offers a panoramic view of the sea and skyline while you savor an international buffet.
Priced at AED260, 6:30pm - midnight
Taste of Fame
This family-friendly, movie-themed concept offers a glamorous night with the stars. Enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner of roast turkey with all the trimmings, in the presence of lifelike silicon figures of A-list actors such as George Clooney and Brad Pitt, and superheroes such as Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk.
Priced at AED225, all day
Enjoy a traditional roast dinner of lamb, turkey, beef and more, with vegetarians also well catered for.
Tuck into a dessert plate with Christmas pudding, spiked crème brûlée and raspberry trifle.
Priced at AED500, 7pm - midnight
Manhattan Grill Steakhouse
If you are a meat-eater and not keen on a traditional turkey dinner, you can savor New York-style steakhouse cuisine with a four-course menu and unlimited soft drinks.
Located at the Grand Hyatt.
Priced at AED350, 7pm - 11.30pm
Hard Rock Café
Rock this Christmas in style at Hard Rock Café, which promises a band singing Christmas carols, but with a twist!
You can enjoy the three-course set menu all day, but the true festivities will begin later on in the evening.
Santa will pay the children a visit between 1pm and 3pm.
Priced at AED165, from 6pm till 2am
Experience breathtaking sights in Dubai’s best weather of the year in a cruise along Dubai’s famous Creek.
The elegant, air-conditioned Bateaux Dubai offers you fresh gourmet cuisine to make your experience truly inspiring and festive.
Priced at AED595, from 7:45pm till 11:00pm