Festive frenzy

Festive frenzy

Still at a loss for something to do this Christmas Day? Never fear, City Times is here

Happy car-istmas

Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi

Families will be able to experience Ferrari World Abu Dhabi every day throughout the festive season. The world’s largest indoor theme park will welcome guests daily from 12pm to 10pm Sunday through Wednesday, and from 12pm to 12pm Thursday through Saturday including Monday, December 27 when the park would normally be closed. Guests can purchase tickets on the day of their visit.

Visit: www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com

Designer dinner

Cavalli Club, Fairmont Hotel, Dubai

The Cavalli Club is set to take your Christmas celebrations to new style heights. On the evenings of December 24 and 25, there is no better place to be but at the hottest, and most fashionable Christmas dinner party in Dubai, where the club will be offering an á la carte menu, with exclusive family tables to enjoy a Christmas dinner together with friends and loved ones.

No detail overlooked at this dazzling affair, each table will be dressed with magical touches from small ginger bread houses, iced Christmas trees, and of course a little chocolate Santa.

But for those that would rather take a little glamour home, you can savour the iconic Cavalli Club experience with the Roberto Christmas Hamper. Whether a gift, ‘haute couture’ treat or an opportunity to take Cavalli home, the chic one-of-a-kind hamper is full of classy Christmas delights from high-end food goods, as well as a luxurious set of four Cavalli plates, Cavalli goblets and place settings in the gold cutlery.

Call: 04 332 9260

Yas we can!

Amici, Yas Rotana, Abu Dhabi

You are invited to experience the warmth and cheer of rustic-style Italian dining. From 7pm to 11pm, allow the flavours and aromas to transport you to the beautiful European countryside as you celebrate this special season.

Call: 0 2 656 0600

Right on Hilton

Hilton, Abu Dhabi

On Christmas Day Santa Claus with his helper will visit the restaurants at Hilton Abu Dhabi bearing goodies for the little ones. Hemingway’s and Vasco’s will be open for Christmas brunch from 12pm and serving a Christmas inspired menu. At La Terrazza a delectable family Christmas brunch is to be enjoyed including extensive seafood with sushi and sashimi and Christmas favourites such as roast turkey, succulent lamb and much more. Vasco’s will be the perfect setting for an outdoor Christmas brunch, guests can indulge in smoked Scottish salmon, ostrich fillet with foie gras or masala monkfish with tandoori vegetable skewers.

Call: 02 681 1900

Gourmet grabs

Lafayette Gourmet, Dubai Mall

Mouth-watering dishes and delicacies are being piled high for the festive season at Lafayette Gourmet where shoppers can purchase culinary feasts to celebrate the holidays.

Juicy turkeys and decadent cakes are among the enormous range of luxury foodstuffs available at Lafayette’s Gourmet in Dubai Mall.

Shoppers, this season, will have the luxury to order a bespoke meal (ranging from cooked turkeys, to cakes or puddings) that will be cooked and delivered to their homes on any night you choose. The orders will be carrying on to December 26.

Take full advantage of the wide array of cakes, pies and strudels on offer and celebrate Christmas and New Year at Lafayette Gourmet, where every seasonal treat will be on hand. Families can enjoy the merry atmosphere created by a flurry of seasonal decorations, mouth-watering feasts and festive entertainment, including a visit from Santa himself.

Visit: Dubai Mall

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