Sitting on top of the list for the festive season is the beloved roast Turkey complete with all the mouth-watering side dishes or trimmings.
Our fast paced lifestyle, however, leaves little time to prepare a well-thought meal at home during this holiday season.
But fret not, as you can leave the hard work to expert chefs to come up with sumptuous turkey meal enough to feed friends and families. We’ve rounded up some of the best options available here in the capital.
Get your hands on festive favorites such as roast or beef Wellington with sides. There’s also a selection of treats including Christmas cake, mince pies, hand-made truffles, marzipan stolen, panettone and gingerbread houses. AED 495 (5kg – 7kg), AED 595 (7kg – 8kg). Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya. Contact: 02 818 4888, [email protected]
Merrymakers can choose from festive turkey or roast beef or roast duck. Aside from the tasty trimmings, you can also include a 500g Christmas log for AED 110 to sweeten the deal. Turkey: AED 350 (3kg – 4kg), AED 650 (6kg – 7kg); Roast beef: AED 375 (1.5kg); Roast duck: AED 375 (2kg). Until 5th Jan. Yas Island. Contact: 02 404 3000
Anantara Eastern Mangroves
Take home a delectable stuffed turkey with trimmings such as traditional roast potatoes, roast sweet potatoes and mash, roast mixed vegetables, and cranberry sauce. AED 450 (5kg – 6kg), AED 550 (8kg – 9kg); AED 20 holiday extra sides. 10am-9pm. Until 31st December. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street. Contact: 02 656 1000, [email protected]
This hearty roast turkey is good for six to ten people and inclusive of delightful sides: pickled red cabbage, roast root vegetables, duck-fat potatoes, Brussel sprouts and roasted chestnuts, sausages, and cranberry and bread sauce. AED 900 (4 – 6kg). Order at least 48 hours in advance. The Abu Dhabi Edition, Al Bateen Marina. Contact: 02 208 0000, [email protected]
Sama Lobby Lounge
Roasted to perfection is the juicy turkey prepared specially by seasoned chefs. Of course, the meal comes with sides and trimmings for added variety. AED 550 (5kg – 6kg), AED 750 (8kg – 9kg). Order 24 hours in advance. Until 25th December. 3pm – 6pm. Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, Saadiyat Island. Contact: 02 697 0000
An 8kg whole stuffed turkey with sides including giblet gravy and delicious roasted root vegetables – fantastic! AED 650. 24-hour notice before pick up. From 21st Dec – 2nd Jan. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqtaa. Contact: 02 818 8282, [email protected]
Gather around loved ones and feast on delectable roast turkey paired with mouth-watering trimmings and condiments great for Christmas. AED 450 (5kg – 6kg), AED 600 (7kg – 9kg). Until 31st December. Order at least 48 hours in advance. Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences, Corniche West. Contact: 02 205 3000
Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Soak in the festive spirit with a delectable turkey good for large group of merrymakers. The meal comes with trimmings such as apple bread stuffing, caramelized chestnuts, cranberry sauce and two complimentary sides. AED 499 (4kg – 5kg), AED 29 for additional side. Until 26th December. Order at least 48 hours in advance. Khalifa City. Contact: 056 536 2230, [email protected]
Sit back and enjoy a tasty roasted turkey complemented by delicious trimmings to excite the palate. This festive takeaway is good for large groups, leaving everyone stuffed to the fullest. AED 490 (6kg), AED 650 (8kg). Until 8th Jan. Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Corniche. Contact: 02 657 0223, [email protected]
A four-course treat for Christmas – why not? This package has it all: stuffed turkey, cream of butternut squash, Caesar salad, turkey with giblet gravy, spiced cranberry sauce, bread stuffing with mushrooms and beef bacon, corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, green beans with pecans and roasted onions, and pumpkin pie. Until 31st Dec. Order at least two days in advance. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Sultan Bin Zayed the First Street. Contact: 02 698 8137, [email protected]