The Best Xmas Eve Brunches in Dubai

We have selected some great places that offer you and your family or friends an unforgettable experience.

Chloe Hoffmann
December 19, 2021 12:47 PM

The Best Xmas Eve Brunches in Dubai

The festive season is here, and Dubai has a lot of venues offering exciting Christmas Eve brunches. We have selected some great places that offer you and your family or friends an unforgettable experience. 

Tipsy Lion

Make this Christmas Eve unforgettable at this causal open-air British gastropub, enjoying the special-edition Home Alone Brunch with your loved ones from 1 pm to 4 pm. Located on the rooftop at Sofitel Downtown Dubai, Tipsy Lion offers a roar feast, which includes roast beef and turkey, chicken skewers and beef sliders to start. You can try the crispy duck Christmas salad and beef bacon gratin with potato and onion. Vegans can also find a good selection of dishes. The brunch menu also covers an exquisite selection of beverages under the standard and premium packages for AED 299 and AED 349 respectively. Other than these, you can enjoy pub games and live music.  

Weslodge Saloon

If you are looking for a place to enjoy the Christmas Eve a little different this year, you can be at Weslodge Saloon, which is on the 68th floor of JW Marriott Marquis at Business Bay. At the brunch table, you can expect Dibbs oysters and beef poutine, tuna tartare, or Southern fried chicken. Also, you can indulge in turkey with all the trimmings and stuffing and roasts, whole seabass, truffle mushroom risotto, tomato & feta salad, triple cooked chips complemented by an exquisite list of beverages. The packages include AED 395 with Soft Package, AED 495 with Alcohol Package and AED 545 with Sparkling. They are available on the 24th of Christmas between 1.30 pm and 4.30 pm and 8 pm and 11 pm.   

The Croft Dubai

Mark this festive season’s celebration with an exciting Christmas-eve brunch with your loved ones at the Croft Dubai, which is on the 5th floor of Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites. Tuck into traditional roast, which includes roasted meat, roast potatoes, stuffing, pudding, gravy, swede mash, redcurrant jelly or apple sauce, and Christmas specialties. Dine indoor or outdoor for an intimate and distinctive Christmas-eve brunch between 7 pm and 10 pm. The packages include AED 399 or AED 499 per person, including house beverages.

 Observatory Bar & Grill

Treat your family or friends to a wide selection of Christmas eve brunch dishes and panoramic views of Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina at Observatory Bar & Grill at the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites. You can choose from delectable grill and meat options, seafood, salads and beverages. Some of the highlights are pan-seared salmon, mixed grill platter, BBQ pork ribs and truffle fries. If you want to indulge in the festive delicacies, you should be here between 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm on the 24th of December. The packages include AED 599 for house beverages, AED 499 for soft beverages and AED 300 for kids per person.   

Bla Bla Dubai

Experience the best brunch dishes this festive season at Bla Bla Dubai at the Messer Street Beach. The Christmas-eve brunch menu includes a range of dishes, which include roasted meat and seafood, rolls, turkey with all trimmings and stuffing, roasted vegetables, and more. You can also choose from an exquisite range of drinks, which includes house beverages, soft beverages and sparkling wines. The packages start from AED 350 to AED 599 per person. The brunch timing is from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Mama Zonia

The exotic urban jungle at Mama Zonia can make this festive season very delicious, offering tropical Latin American dishes with the Mama Zonia twist. This Christmas eve, you will be taken on a journey through the forest enjoying an exquisite range of dishes featured on the brunch menu. You can start with guacamole, jungle salad, or beef tiradito and move on to crispy squid & prawns or edamame and to mains – stir fried beef or street grill chicken. You can also choose from a range of cocktails, drinks and spirits.

You can gather here with your family for the Christmas-eve brunch from 1 pm to 4.30 pm. The packages include AED 299 for soft drinks, AED 425 for house beverages, AED 525 for house beverages & sparkling and AED 699 for bubbly.    

Hotel Cartagena Dubai

Hotel Cartagena is getting ready for the festive season starting with Christmas-eve brunch at its location in JW Marriott Marquis Tower in Dubai. You can expect the bohemian venue to be decorated with hanging lanterns, OTT decorations, decorative trinkets and tropical plants. The brunch menu includes a selection of dishes, including delicious meat, seafood, rolls, salads and truffles. If not for the regular menu, you can go for the traditional turkey roast with all the trimmings and stuffing, pudding, desserts and condiments. The brunch timing on December 24 is from 1 pm to 4 pm and the packages include AED 395 with house beverages and AED 295 with soft beverages per person.

Café Belge

Get your festive season started with Café Belge’s upbeat Christmas-eve brunch with special brunch menu, great entertainment and free-flowing beverages on 24th December from 1 pm to 4.30 pm. Located at The Ritz-Carlton in Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), you will be taken back to the 1920s Brussels, which was the golden era.

The Christmas-edition of the Secret Brunch offers a three-course set menu with a range of starters, salads, main courses and desserts. You can try their signature green marinated seafood platter with herby sauce, Wagyu beef tartar, and roasted turkey and kale salad. As for the mains, there are slow poached salmon, roasted turkey roulade and spinach & ricotta tortellini. All these come for a price starting AED 399 for soft beverages and AED 499 for house beverages, AED 599 for Prosecco and AED 799 for Champagne. 

Goose Island

For those looking for ultimate local pub experience on the Christmas Eve day, Goose Island in the FIVE Jumeirah Village Hotel – Private Pools & Jacuzzis is the best venue. Gather your friends for an incredible brunch experience, enjoying the best craft beer on tap, traditional pub grub and live entertainment. The Christmas-edition brunch is served on December 24 between 12.30 pm and 4 pm for AED 199 per person for children (6-12 years) and AED 399 per person for adults.  


Saffron is a wonderland of festivities and you can be here with your family and friends for great Christmas Eve celebration with Santa Clause and his elves. Expect a memorable feast of special dishes, beverages and fun. Enjoy throwback classic tunes by a live DJ, along with festive beats. Be at the Saffron Restaurant at Atlantis, The Palm at 1 pm until 4 pm on December 24. The package costs AED 595 per person for alcoholic drinks.

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