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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 March 2019

Festive takeaway: where to order your Christmas meal in the UAE

Find your ideal holiday turkey, lamb, salmon and all the sides for a stress-free celebration at home

Courtesy Kambaa at Address Dubai Marina
Courtesy Kambaa at Address Dubai Marina

ABU DHABI

Festive turkey from Emirates Palace

What: Order a roasted turkey takeaway hamper with trimmings and enjoy natural roasting jus; cranberry sauce; sage, onion and chestnut stuffing; roasted parsnips; carrots; Brussels sprouts; homemade turkey chipolatas; duck fat-roasted potatoes with garlic and thyme; braised red cabbage and mint jelly. Festive sweet hampers include Christmas cookies, traditional Christstollen, baked Panettone, Christmas shortbread, 24-karat dusted smoked salmon, black truffle-scented honey, homemade foie gras terrine, gold chocolate truffle and minced pies.

When: Pick up turkeys on December 24 and December 25

Price: From Dh850 for a 6kg turkey; from Dh950 for a 10kg turkey; from Dh750 for a festive sweet hamper

Contact: 02 690 7999, restaurants@emiratespalace.ae

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves

Courtesy Anantara Eastern Mangroves 
Courtesy Anantara Eastern Mangroves

What: Roast turkey with all the trimmings along with pudding and stollen for Christmas or New Year’s Eve

When: Until January 3

Price: From Dh450 for a small turkey that serves five to six people; from Dh550 for a large turkey that serves eight to nine people

Contact: Pick up from Ingredients restaurant, 10am to 9pm, 02 656 1000, emdining@anantara.com

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Jones the Grocer

Courtesy Jones the Grocer
Courtesy Jones the Grocer

What: Order a turkey dinner or a roast leg of lamb with all the sides, including duck fat-roasted potatoes, sautéed Brussels sprouts and chestnuts; roasted sausages wrapped in beef bacon with roasted red onions; honey-glazed parsnips and carrots; broccoli and cauliflower with cheese. Plus, add your choice of apple or pumpkin pie; cheese boards or platters of meat or seafood; or order a pie and a board or platter. Festive canapes, hampers and sweet treats are also available to order.

When: Pick-up times at 10am, 1pm, 4pm or 7pm until December 31, with 72 hours' notice

Price: from Dh635 for a roasted turkey with gravy and stuffing; from Dh695 for a leg of lamb; from Dh885 for a roasted turkey or a leg of lamb with sides; from Dh945 for turkey with sides and an apple or pumpkin pie; from Dh1,145 for a turkey with sides and a cheese board or meat or seafood platter; from Dh1,295 for a turkey with sides, and a board or platter, and a pie

Contact: 02 557 4882, Al Raha; 02 639 5883, Khalidiya; 02 443 8762, Al Mamoura; 02 558 9808, Al Muneera, www.jonesthegrocer.com

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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

The Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche package starts at Dh495. Courtesy Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche 
Courtesy Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

What: Roasted turkey cooked with blends of herbs, with sides, including gravy, cranberry sauce, roasted vegetables, glazed chestnuts and stuffing.

When: Until December 25

Price: From Dh495, serves eight people

Contact: Order 48 hours in advance at 02 813 7848, www.sofitelabudhabicorniche.com

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Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi

Courtesy Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
Courtesy Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi

What: Enjoy a 6kg or 9kg whole roast turkey with three side dishes, two types of potatoes and two sauces. For an additional Dh75, you can also add dessert with the choice of stollen, Christmas pudding, apple pie or chocolate fudge yule log.

When: Until December 31

Price: Packages start at Dh599 and must be ordered 48 hours in advance

Contact: 02 657 4857, fnb.hiabudhabi@ihg.com

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The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

Courtesy Westin Abu Dhabi
Courtesy Westin Abu Dhabi

What: Book a festive hamper with a 6kg turkey, mashed potato, roasted potato, seasonal market vegetables, roasted carrots and turnips glazed with maple syrup, steamed butternut pumpkin, chipolata sausages, classic traditional stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce and rosemary brioche rolls.

When: Until December 26

Price: Turkey only from Dh350; turkey with all the trimmings from Dh660, each additional side is from Dh50

Contact: 02 616 9999, FBauh.reservations@westinhotels.com

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Festive Gourmet to Go from Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

What: Order a festive feast with a roasted turkey, and a variety of tasty trimmings freshly prepared by professional chefs.

When: Until December 31; order 48 hours in advance; order by December 15 and get a 20 per cent discount

Price: From Dh495 for a 4.5-5kg turkey; from Dh595 for a 6-7kg turkey; from Dh650 for a prime rib of beef that serves up to 10 people

Contact: 02 677 3333, Irene.Vilches@sheratonabudhabihotel.com

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Takeaway turkey and trimmings from The Village at Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

What: Book a takeaway turkey and all the trimmings for an unforgettable, savoury meal for family and guests prepared by the chefs.

When: Until January 1; order 48 hours in advance; order by December 15 and get a 20 per cent discount

Price: From Dh495 for a 4.5-5kg turkey; from Dh595 for a 6-7kg turkey; from Dh650 for a prime rib of beef that serves up to 10 people

Contact: 02 644 6666, Winaline.Cueva@lemeridienabudhabi.com

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DUBAI

Turkey takeaway from The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

Courtesy The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
Courtesy The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

What: Enjoy a whole turkey with all the trimmings, salads, side dishes and dessert prepared by the chefs at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai.

Price: From Dh950 for a 5-6kg turkey; from Dh1,200 for a 8-9kg turkey, both with all the trimmings, accompaniments, salads and desserts

Contact: 04 318 6150, festive.dubai@ritzcarlton.com

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Festive catering package from The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

What: Culinary experts prepare and serve a turkey feast to guests at your home, including set-up, preparation, serving and clean-up for the perfect seasonal event. Dine on The Ritz-Carlton Dubai crockery, cutlery and festive table decor and enjoy a welcome beverage of premium sparkling. The turkey feast includes country-bread stuffing, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, chicken Waldorf salad with candied walnuts, roasted beets, chestnut and goat's cheese salad, roasted new potatoes, honey-glazed carrots and parsnips, Brussels sprouts, Christmas fruit cake, apple pie with vanilla sauce.

When: From December 21 to December 26, with 48 hours advance booking

Price: From Dh5,950, serves eight to 12 people

Contact: 04 318 6150, festive.dubai@ritzcarlton.com

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Kambaa at Address Dubai Marina

What: Order a home-style festive feast featuring a crisp, golden turkey and a succulent beef rib-eye with gravy and all the trimmings.

When: 7am to 11pm, December 1 to December 31; orders to be placed 24 hours in advance

Price: From Dh595 for a 1.25kg rib-eye; from Dh695 for a 6-7kg turkey; from Dh995 for a 10kg turkey, each with all the trimmings. Other meat options are available.

Contact: 04 888 3444, dine@emaar.com, www.myfestivedubai.com

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Al Bayt at Palace Downtown

 Courtesy Al Bayt, Palace Downtown 
Courtesy Al Bayt, Palace Downtown

What: Pick up a whole turkey from Al Bayt along with Brussels sprouts, buttered carrots, roasted parsnips, baked potatoes and traditional stuffing along with turkey jus and cranberry sauce. There are also options including leg of lamb and beef rib-eye.

When: 10am to 8pm, until December 31; orders to be placed 24 hours in advance

Price: From Dh450 for a 2kg leg of lamb; from Dh650 for a 3-4kg rib-eye; from Dh699 for a 6-7kg turkey, all with side dishes

Contact: 04 888 3444, dine@emaar.com, www.myfestivedubai.com

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Nineteen at Address Montgomerie

Courtesy Nineteen at Address Montgomerie
Courtesy Nineteen at Address Montgomerie

What: Choose from a wide range of festive treats for your takeaway this festive season, including turkey, rock-salt roasted prime rib of beef, goose, roasted leg of lamb and salmon Wellington, each served with all the trimmings. Plus, desserts including a luxury festive pudding, minced pies, butter stollen and Panettone classic.

When: 12.30pm to 4pm, December 22 to December 26; orders to be placed 24 hours in advance

Price: From Dh759 for 3.5kg salmon Wellington; from Dh849 for a 4kg leg of lamb; from Dh899 for a 6kg turkey; from Dh999 for a 7kg goose; from Dh1,099 for an 8kg turkey; from Dh1,575 for a prime rib of beef. Desserts from Dh80 for five minced pies; from Dh125 for a 500g Panettone Classic or butter stollen; from Dh175 for a 500g festive pudding; from Dh250 for a luxury festive pudding

Contact: 04 888 3444, dine@emaar.com, www.myfestivedubai.com

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Jones the Grocer

What: Order a turkey dinner or a roast leg of lamb with all the sides, including duck fat-roasted potatoes, sautéed Brussels sprouts and chestnuts; roasted sausages wrapped in beef bacon with roasted red onions; honey-glazed parsnips and carrots; broccoli and cauliflower with cheese. Plus, add your choice of apple or pumpkin pie; cheese boards or platters of meat or seafood; or order a pie and a board or platter. Festive canapes, hampers and sweet treats are also available to order.

When: Pick-up times at 10am, 1pm, 4pm or 7pm until December 31, with 72 hours' notice

Price: from Dh635 for a roasted turkey with gravy and stuffing; from Dh695 for a leg of lamb; from Dh885 for a roasted turkey or a leg of lamb with sides; from Dh945 for turkey with sides and an apple or pumpkin pie; from Dh1,145 for a turkey with sides and a cheese board or meat or seafood platter; from Dh1,295 for a turkey with sides, and a board or platter, and a pie

Contact: 04 346 6886, Al Manara, www.jonesthegrocer.com

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The Cafe at Address Dubai Mall

What: Take home a traditional turkey meal including trimmings such as Brussels sprouts, chestnuts, cranberry sauce and more.

When: 9am to 6pm, until December 25; orders to be placed 24 hours in advance

Price: From Dh850

Contact: 04 888 3444, dine@emaar.com, www.myfestivedubai.com

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Delicacy Café at Fairmont The Palm

What: Enjoy a hassle-free festive turkey or Angus beef, along with trimmings, including roasted vegetables, buttered sprouts, cranberry sauce and roasted potatoes to enjoy with family and friends.

When: 11am to 9pm, until January 6, with 72 hours advance booking

Price: From Dh475

Contact: 04 457 3457, palm.dining@fairmont.com

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Clinton St Baking Company

Courtesy Clinton St Baking Company
Courtesy Clinton St Baking Company

What: Enjoy a whole roasted turkey with a wide range of traditional trimmings, including sage and thyme stuffing, cranberry sauce and homemade gravy. Choose from sides, including maple-glazed carrots, truffled Brussels sprouts and seasonal pies such as maple pecan and pumpkin.

When: Must be reserved and finalised 48 hours in advance

Price: From Dh695, all portions serve six to eight people

Contact: 04 344 0705, orders@clintonstreetbaking.ae

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Perry and Blackwelder’s

Courtesy Perry & Blackwelder's
Courtesy Perry & Blackwelder's

What: This classic American turkey experience includes a 6kg or 11kg turkey with a selection of sides, including roasted or mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, boiled cabbage, grilled corn and carrots. For dessert, there is a homemade sweet potato pie from Dh175.

When: Until December 26

Price: From Dh495 for a 6kg turkey; from Dh650 for a 6kg turkey with sides; from Dh850 for an 11kg turkey with sides

Contact: festiveturkey@jumeirah.com

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The Great British Festive Roast

Courtesy The Ivy and Rivington Grill
Courtesy Jumeirah Group

What: The Great British Festive Roast includes a bar-cooked boneless roast turkey breast and stuffed legs with extras including mince pies, desserts and crackers. Sides include gluten-free cocktail sausages wrapped in veal and non-veal bacon, braised red cabbage, honey-roasted parsnips, roasted potatoes and Brussels sprouts along with bread sauce, cranberry sauce or traditional gravy. For dessert, there is traditional Christmas pudding or sticky toffee pudding and sauce, as well as gluten-free options including spiced apple cake and carrot cake.

When: Until December 26

Price: From Dh399

Contact: Pick up from Jumeirah Emirates Towers, festiveturkey@jumeirah.com

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Al Nafoorah

Courtesy Al Nafoora 
Courtesy Al Nafoorah

What: Enjoy an Arabesque turkey package with a 6kg turkey and a range of sides including sautéed vegetables, roasted or mashed potatoes and Oriental rice with minced lamb and fried nuts.

When: Until December 26

Price: From Dh650

Contact: festiveturkey@jumeirah.com

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Segreto

What: Enjoy a variety of options including a 6kg or 9kg turkey with sides including lemon green beans, brown butter carrots, honey-roasted parsnips, Brussels sprouts and roasted or mashed potatoes.

When: Until December 26

Price: From Dh525 for a 6kg turkey; from Dh575 for a 6kg turkey with sides; from Dh845 for a 9kg turkey with sides

Contact: festiveturkey@jumeirah.com

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Mighty Quinn’s Festive Season Offer

What: Choose a smoked turkey with stuffing made from beef chorizo and brioche, or a slow-smoked beef rib-eye. Both come with smoky bone-marrow gravy and sides including mac and cheese, baked beans with burnt ends and broccoli salad.

When: Available until December 26, for takeaway, dine-in or delivery within a 5km radius, all with 72-hour advance booking

Price: From Dh600 for a turkey that serves 10 people; from Dh750 for a ribeye that serves 10 people

Contact: 04 380 1888

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RAS AL KHAIMAH

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah

What: Tuck into a roasted turkey served with trimmings, including apple, celery and chestnut stuffing, market vegetables, mashed potato, roasted maple-glazed carrot and turnip, cranberry sauce and gravy.

When: Until December 25

Price: From Dh799 for an 8-10kg turkey with sides, serves 10-12 people.

Contact: Order 48 hours in advance at 07 206 7777

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Updated: December 10, 2018 02:42 PM

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