21292 13 Dec 2020

Festive Edit of Things to Do this Week in Dubai

There’s so much to do but so little time to experience it all!

Festive Afternoon Tea at The Meydan Hotel

The Meydan Hotel's Millennium Lounge offers you much deserved downtime with this exquisite afternoon tea experience. Pick a date to enjoy their delicate finger sandwiches, delicious pastries and cakes and freshly-baked scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry preserve as you celebrate a festive afternoon tea like no other.

10th December to 31st December

Millennium Lounge, The Meydan Hotel

Timing: 3pm to 6pm, daily

  • AED 129 inclusive of soft beverages
  • AED 189 inclusive of two hours of free flowing beverages

Contact:+971 4 381 3111|Restaurant.ReservationsTMH@meydanhotels.com|https://themeydanhotel.com/festive


Festive High Tea Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop

Looking for a family-friendly festive afternoon tea option for you and the kids? The folks at Swissotel Al Ghurair has you covered. Partake in a magical high tea as you embark on a delightful festive culinary journey from East to West, seasoned with traditional Christmas favorites, flavourful teas and our specialty karakcino (karak tea but with a twist) as you catch up with loved ones. Turn this experience into a family affair by bringing along your little ones to the hotel's Gingerbread House decorating workshop.

16th December, 23rd December 2020

Timing: 12:00pm to 6:00pm

  • AED 150 for two persons and two kids (inclusive of afternoon tea two gingerbread house decorating kits)


Pre-Christmas Brunches at The Meydan Hotel

Unwrap the festivities early with The Meydan Hotel this weekend. Farriers invite you to spread the holiday cheer early with two decadent brunches, kicking off on Thursday night, where the 90s Forever Brunch transforms into a winter wonderland filled with the finest culinary delights and classic Christmas classics, courtesy of the hotel's resident DJ.

Starting 17th December, share the joy surrounded by friends and family.

Pre-Christmas Evening Brunch

Farriers, The Meydan Hotel

Date: 17th December 2020

Timing: 7pm to 10pm

  • AED 149 inclusive of soft beverages
  • AED 249 inclusive of house beverages
  • AED 349 inclusive of free flowing sparkling wine

Pre-Christmas Day Brunch

Date: 18th December 2020

Timing: 1pm to 4pm

  • AED 249 inclusive of soft beverages
  • AED 399 inclusive of house beverages
  • AED 499 inclusive of free flowing sparkling wine

Contact:+971 4 381 3111|Restaurant.ReservationsTMH@meydanhotels.com|https://themeydanhotel.com/festive


Festive Market at Bab Al Shams

Last but not the least, the Middle East's best desert resort, Bab Al Shams hosts a charming festive market at the lush surrounds of Al Forsan Garden from the 12th to 20th of December. Experience the magic of the season with a 40 foot tree, a meet and greet with Santa and 20 festive stalls and more, as you deck the halls in style.

12th to 20th December, 2020

Timing: 6pm to 10pm

  • AED 50 per child, fully redeemable towardsF and B
  • Adults enter complimentary


Al Hadheerah Reopens at Bab Al Shams

AlHadheerah, where mouthwatering Arabic cuisine and authentic desert experiences meet in the luxurious surrounds ofBabAlShams Desert Resort, is set to open its doors and welcome guests, from the 15thof December.Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of Arabia set amidst the enchanting dunes of Middle East's award-winning desert resort. Carefully crafted by the resort's expert culinary team, you will enjoy every bite of the menu's mouthwatering flavours that features barbecue of finest quality meats over live cooking stations, wood-fired ovens and spit roasts, set in socially distanced settings. Amplifying the experience further is a relaxed shisha experience, perfect for gatherings with loved ones after hours.

15th December onwards,

Daily, from 7pm to midnight

  • AED 450 per person (inclusive of soft beverages and local bottled water) Kids aged 6 to 12 years pay 50%
  • Kids below 5 years old dine with our compliments

Contact:04-8096194| restaurants@babalshams.com| https://babalshams.com/