Christmas in Dubai: Where to get your turkey takeaway

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If you’re staying in this Christmas, tuck into one of these turkey takeaways with all of the trimmings…

With the festive season in full swing and December just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the big day.

Fancy having Christmas at home without the hassle of cooking? Why not get a turkey takeaway, where one of the city’s top restaurants or hotels does all the hard work for you.

So whether you’re one, two, six or 10 for Christmas day, here are our top choices for turkey takeaway in Dubai…

Address Dubai Marina

Kambaa at Address Dubai Marina are offering either turkey or rib-eye beef in a special festive hamper that includes all the  trimmings and gravy this Christmas. There’s a choice of two turkey sizes, as well as a 1.25kg piece of beef.

Order: 24 hours in advance

Availability: Until 31 December

How much? 7-8kg turkey for Dhs695, 10kg turkey for Dhs995, 1.25kg beef rib-eye Dhs595

Tel: (04) 8883444, myfestivedubai.com

Raffles

Available to pre-order, Raffles’ chefs offer a menu of takeaway dishes which include a whole turkey with all the trimmings, homemade Christmas fruit cake and hazelnut yule log.

Order: 72 hours in advance

Availability: Until 26 December

How much? Dhs700 for 5 to 7 people, Dhs1000 for 8 and above

Tel: (04) 324 8888, raffles.com/dubai

Atlantis The Palm

There are two options for turkey takeout – medium for six to ten people, or large for ten to 15. Both are served with chipolata sausage, sage & onion stuffing, roast potatoes, honey-glazed parsnip, Brussel sprouts, green beans and carrots. There are also the usual Christmas sauces like cranberry, turkey giblet, and bread sauce.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 26 December

How much? 8kg turkey for Dhs800, 10kg turkey for Dhs1,100

Tel: (04) 4261454 or e-mail DXB-Platos@atlantisthepalm.com

Perry & Blackwelder’s

This place is all about the American-style turkey. Choose your size of turkey, add on the trimmings including roast or mashed potatoes, Brussel sprouts, boiled cabbage, grilled corn, and carrots. For an extra touch of the US, you can add a sweet potato pie for dessert.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 26 December

How much? 6kg turkey for Dhs495, 6kg turkey with trimmings for Dhs650, 11kg turkey with sides for Dhs850, sweet potato pie for Dhs175.

Tel: (04) 3666197, festiveturkey@jumeirah.com

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

The turkey takeaway option from Hilton Dubai Jumeirah comes in one size, designed for six people, and is priced at Dhs550. Delivery options are also available. 

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 26 December

How much? Dhs550

Tel: (04) 3182319, fb.jumerahreservations@hilton.com

Swissotel Al Ghurair

A medium sized turkey (minimum of 8kg) will serve five to eight people. It comes with all the traditional Christmas Day trimmings for a restaurant-standard festive feast at home.

Order: 72 hours in advance

Availability: Until 25 December

How much? Dhs655

Tel: (04) 2933000. swissotel.com/hotels/dubai

Habtoor Grand

With the Habtoor Grand package, you can enjoy a turkey (one size, around 5-6kg) with all the trimmings and a Yule log included. Yule logs can also be ordered separately.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: December 7 to January 7

How much? Dhs650

Tel: (04) 408 4257, hgrs.fbreservation@habtoorhospitality.com

Jones the Grocer

Choose from roast turkey or roast leg of lamb, both served with delicious sauces and gravy. Sides include duck fat roast potatoes, sautéed Brussel sprouts and chestnut, and honey glazed parsnips. You can even add a pumpkin pie or platter, to make it a real feast.

Order: 72 hours in advance

Availability: Until 31 December

How much? Last turkey Dhs635 (Dhs885 with sides), roast lamb Dhs695 (Dhs885 with sides)

800jones@jonesthegrocer.com, jonesthegrocer.com

Via Veneto

If you’d like to cook Christmas dinner yourself and leave the hard part to the experts, you can order a turkey with bread and herbs stuffing on its own. Or go for the turkey and accompaniments including caramilsed onion potatoes with herbs, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce, and gravy. Both options feed five to seven people.

Order: 36 hours in advance

Availability: Until 25 December

How much? Dhs499 for turkey only or Dhs559 with the trimmings

Tel: (04) 2427882, viaveneto.ae

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

If you were worried about where to get your turkey now that The Ivy and The Rivington Grill are closed, then you’re in luck. Chefs from both restaurants have created the ultimate Great British Roast, with turkey and traditional sides like cocktail sausages, red cabbage, honey-roasted parsnips, and roast potatoes. For dessert there’s Christmas pudding or sticky toffee pudding.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 26 December

How much: From Dhs399

Tel: (04) 432 3232, festiveturkey@jumeirah.com

Amwaj Rotana

Choose from a 5kg or 8kg turkey with cranberry and chestnut stuffing, roasted new potatoes, maple glazed root vegetables, Brussel sprouts and cranberry sauce. Those who fancy something a little different can opt for beef Wellington with a selection of Christmassy sides.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: 5-31 December

How much? 5kg turkey for Dhs450, Dhs650 for 8kg, Dhs375 for beef wellington serving four people

Tel: (04) 4282000, 

Baker & Spice

A GMO-free turkey for the health-conscious Christmas diners. And there should be no compromise on taste, having been soaked in a 24-hour brine and slow roasted for extra juice-factor. You can also opt for an organic chicken or grass fed Black Angus, and the selection of sides is impressive.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Throughout December

How much? From Dhs550 for a 4kg turkey

Tel: (04) 4279856. Facebook.com/Bakerandspicedubai

Flow

Opt for one or two turkey breasts with two stuffed thighs and two side dishes.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 30 December

How much? From Dhs999

Tel: (04) 319 8767, flowdubai.com

Chival, La Ville Hotel & Suites

Pre-order your roast turkey with sides like stuffing, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce and buttered mashed potatoes to eat at home. Or if you don’t fancy dealing with the washing up, you can dine-in at Chival instead.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 25 December

How much? Dhs450 for two people, Dhs750 for four

Tel: (04) 403 3111. livelaville.com

Clinton St Baking Company

If you’re throwing a private dinner party, order from Clinton St Baking Company by December 19 to ensure your order is in on time. There’s a turkey with all the trimmings available, as well as add ons such as sweet potato with candied pecans (Dhs120) and mini pies for Dhs210.

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: Until 19 December

How much? Dhs695

 

Tel: (04) 3440705, orders@clintonstreetbaking.ae 

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