As the year draws closer, Dubai lights up with a festive spirit. From the 1st of December to New Year’s Day, the city becomes a culinary wonderland, offering a diverse range of dining experiences to celebrate the holiday season. Whether you’re a fan of classic French cuisine, Alpine flavors, or British classics, or just looking to indulge in festive treats, Dubai has something special for everyone. In this article, we’ll take you through the culinary delights that await you this December in Dubai.
Dubai’s December Delights: A Culinary Extravaganza
Dubai in December is a food lover’s paradise. With a wide variety of offerings, you can explore the city’s diverse culinary scene. Let’s dive into the details:
Now, let’s delve into each of these enticing culinary experiences that Dubai has to offer during the festive season.
December Dining Calendar
Dubai’s December culinary extravaganza kicks off with a spectacular lineup of dining events that run from the 1st to the 30th of December. Whether you prefer a lavish three-course meal or a grand five-course spread, there’s something for everyone’s taste buds.
Christmas Eve Magic
Experience the enchanting ambiance of a classic French Christmas on the 24th of December. Celebrate the eve before the big day with soft, house, or premium packages. The soft package is priced at AED 295, the house package at AED 395, and the premium package at AED 495. Indulge in the magic of a French Christmas.
Christmas Day Brunch
On the 25th of December, enjoy a festive feast of Bistro brunch signatures at Dubai Marina Promenade. The brunch includes roast turkey, Buche de Noel, and much more. Choose from the soft package at AED 295, the house package at AED 395, or the premium package at AED 495.
New Year’s Eve Breakfast Brunch
Welcome the new year with a traditional breakfast brunch on the 31st of December. For just AED 119, you can enjoy exclusive specials to kickstart your day in style.
New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
Ring in the New Year the French way with a signature five-course set menu of Bistro favorites on the 31st of December. Choose from the soft package at AED 395, the house package at AED 495, or the premium package at AED 595.
New Year’s Day Brunch
Start the new year with a delightful brunch on the 1st of January at Dubai Marina Promenade. The soft package costs AED 210, while the house package (two drinks) costs AED 240.
From the 1st to the 23rd of December, indulge in festive-inspired four-course menus, including traditional roast turkey with vegetarian options. Perfect for both small and large groups, you won’t want to miss this culinary experience.
Christmas Eve Brunch – A La Carte Dinner
On the 24th of December, enjoy a festive brunch with folly festive favorites, including roast turkey, vegetarian Wellington, and traditional Christmas desserts. The soft package is priced at AED 350, the house package at AED 450, and the premium package at AED 550.
Christmas Day Brunch (Alpine Flavors)
Experience a feast of a sharing-style festive brunch with traditional Alpine delicacies on the 25th of December. Choose from the soft package at AED 595, the house package at AED 695, or the premium package at AED 795.
Gingerbread House Masterclass
For the little ones, there’s a deconstructed gingerbread house set where they can get creative with assorted decorations and icing. These masterclasses run from the 3rd to the 21st of December.
New Year’s Eve Party at Publique
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with front-row views of Burj Al Arab fireworks. Enjoy a three-course menu and special cocktails on the 31st of December. The indoor seating options range from the soft package at AED 445 to premium package at AED 645, while the outdoor seating options vary from a soft package at AED 545 to premium package at AED 745.
Festive Set Menus at Reform
From the 16th of November to the 24th of December, Reform offers a range of set menus featuring a mix of British classics, canapés, and festive dishes. Choose from the Classic menu at AED 199 or the Premium menu at AED 225, with beverage packages starting at AED 240.
Indulge in a selection of Reform favorites and festive-themed canapés from the 16th of November to the 24th of December. The packages cater to groups of all sizes, starting from AED 110 per hour for four canapés.
Festive BBQ Buffet
Perfect for group parties, enjoy a live BBQ buffet with festive themed salads, meats, vegetarian dishes, and desserts for a minimum of 40 people.
Festive Bevvie Packages
Choose from various beverage packages that include Peroni, Stella, Magners, festive cocktails, house spirits, and wine. Packages start at AED 240 for two hours.
Thanksgiving Weekend at Reform
Experience a traditional Thanksgiving table with optional selections of bubbles, mulled wine, and themed Thanksgiving cocktails from the 23rd to the 26th of November.
Enjoy a classic British whole roasted turkey takeaway with all the trimmings. Perfect for gatherings, choose between packages for four or eight people.
Christmas Day Brunch at Reform
On the 25th of December, Reform offers a traditional Christmas brunch with all the festive favorites, complete with live music, kids’ activities, and even a visit from Santa.
New Year’s Eve Party at Reform
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family at Reform. Enjoy live music, activities, and a premium British buffet.
Festive Treats from The Deli
Indulge in festive treats from The Deli, including Caprese Skewers, Roasted Chestnut Soup, Gingerbread Cheesecake Bars, and a Turkey & Cranberry Sandwich.
Feast on a roasted turkey with all the trimmings, including root vegetables, sweet potato mash, broccolini, and more.
Quench your thirst with festive drinks, including Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Hot Mulled Wine, Gingerbread Cookies, Cinnamon Latte, and Hot Mulled Apple Cider.
Dubai’s culinary scene in December is a feast for the senses, offering a diverse range of dining experiences to celebrate the holiday season. Whether you’re looking for classic French, Alpine flavors, British classics, or festive treats, there’s a dining adventure waiting for you in the heart of Dubai. Make this December unforgettable by savoring the flavors of the season and creating lasting memories with loved ones.