Get ready to get stuffed…

We get it, the thought of having family and friends over for a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal can put anyone in a frenzy. Why not skip the hassle altogether and order a turkey takeaway, where the city’s top restaurants or hotels take care of all the hard work for you?

Here’s where to get your hands on a delicious turkey takeaway in Abu Dhabi this year. 

1. Oak Room at The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Order: 48 hours in advance (100 per cent advance payment required)

Availability: until Wednesday December 25, 2019

Order your turkey from Oak Room at The Abu Dhabi EDITION in the capital, and you’ll get a home-style roast turkey complete with all the trimmings. The turkey will be between 5kg and 8kg, and is priced at Dhs900, with additional sides for Dhs30.

Oak Room, The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Dhs900 for turkey takeaway with trimmings, additional sides will cost Dhs30 each, Tel: (02) 208 0000, editionhotels.com

2. Filaments at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: until Wednesday January 1, 2020

Depending on the size of your party, choose from either the 5-6kg turkey for Dhs495, or the 7-8kg turkey priced at Dhs595 at Filaments. Your turkey order will come with potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, chestnuts, mushrooms, squash, baby marrow, onions, braised red cabbage, bread stuffing, cranberry sauce and giblet gravy. Now there’s a feast right there! Turkeys must be ordered 48 hours in advance. Oh, and if you have a Chandler (the guy from the hit TV series Friends) amongst your group who hates any Thanksgiving food, there’s a beef wellington also available from Filaments, priced at Dhs495.

Filaments, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Dhs495 for turkey weighing 5-6 kgs and Dhs595 for turkey weighing 7-8 kgs, Tel: (02) 818 4888 tsogosun.com

3. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Order: 48 hours in advance (100 per cent advance payment required)

Availability: until Tuesday December 31, 2019

You will get a 4-course Thanksgiving meal for six to eight people if you pre-order your turkey at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. The first course is a cream of butternut squash soup, followed by the second course – a Caesars salad. The third course is a 6 to 7kg turkey (to be shared, of course) with all the trimmings including giblet gravy, spicy cranberry sauce, sage bread stuffing with mushroom and beef bacon, mashed potatoes, and sauteed green beans with pecans and roasted onions. The final course is a Thanksgiving classic, scrumptious pumpkin pie. It’s priced at Dhs690. Dusit Thani also offers a variety of other items on their festive menu such as Angus sirloin, prime rib of beef, and roast leg of Australian lamb. You will need to place your order two days in advance.

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Al Muroor Road, Abu Dhabi, Dhs690 for the meal with a 6-7kg turkey, Tel: (02) 698 8888 dusit.com 

4. Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Order: 48 hours in advance (100 per cent advance payment required)

Availability: until Thursday December 26, 2019

For just Dhs499, you can feed a party of 6 to 8 people with this festive meal prepared by chefs at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. You will get a 5kg – 6kg roasted turkey with roasted potatoes, chipolatas, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce and gravy. You can choose from a number of additional side dishes including Brussel sprouts and mashed potatoes.

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, Dhs499 for a 4-5kg turkey, Tel: (056) 660 8780, sbgolfclub.ae

5. Lobby Lounge at Marriott Al Forsan Abu Dhabi

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: until Wednesday December 25, 2019

You’ll get a perfectly prepared turkey and all the trimmings including sautéed butternut, sweet potatoes, honey-glazed carrots and gravy when you pre-order your Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey takeaway at Marriott Lobby Lounge. There are three sizes to choose from depending on your party size: a 6kg turkey for Dhs600, an 8kg turkey for Dhs700 and a 10kg turkey for Dhs800. Other traditional British meats can also be ordered and they also come with traditional trimmings.

Lobby Lounge, Marriott Al Forsan Abu Dhabi, Dhs600 for 6kg turkey, Dhs700 for an 8kg turkey and Dhs800 for a 10kg turkey, Tel: (02) 201 4000 marriottalforsanlife.com

6. Views at Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: until Wednesday December 25, 2019

For just Dhs429, enjoy a 5kg – 6kg turkey plus all the trimmings including cranberry sauce, onion gravy, roasted potato, buttered Brussel sprouts, honey glazed carrots, veal sausages and stuffing rolls. If you want additional sides, there’s mashed potatoes, green beans and roasted butternut pumpkin, which you can purchase for an additional Dhs30 and chestnut puree for Dhs40.

Views,  Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island,  Abu Dhabi, Dhs429 for a 5-6kg turkey, Tel: (02) 656 30053, ihg.com

7. Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: until Thursday December 26, 2019 

The chefs at Abu Dhabi Golf Club are serving up a festive meal with a 4kg – 5kg roasted turkey that can serve up to 10 people available to order. They are including apple bread stuffing, caramelized chestnuts and cranberry sauce with two sides complimentary. It will set you back just Dhs499. The sides you can choose from include roasted rosemary potatoes and roasted root vegetables and if you want more sides for your guests, you can purchase them for an additional Dhs29.

 Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Al Rayanna, Abu Dhabi, Dhs499 for a 4-5kg turkey, Tel: (056) 536 2230, adgolfclub.com

8. Four Seasons Abu Dhabi

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: until Friday 27 December, 2019

Cost is based per weight with turkey takeaways from Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, where you’ll pay Dhs270 per kilo. The turkey has been expertly crafted by expert chefs and it comes with side dishes – buttered Brussels sprouts, roasted potato, green beans, glazed carrots, truffle mashed potatoes, honey roasted parsnips, sweet potato, roast gravy and cranberry sauce. If you think that’s quite a spread, you will also get festive sweets such as Christmas pudding, Christmas yule log, mince or pumpkin pie. Yum!

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, Dhs270 per kilo, Tel: (02) 333 2222 fourseasons.com

9. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Order: 24 hours in advance

Availability: until Tuesday January 7, 2020

Place your turkey takeaway order with the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr where for Dhs570 you’ll get a 5kg – 6kg turkey with all the trimmings for you to enjoy at home. You will also get mashed potato, steamed broccoli, cranberry sauce and freshly-baked bread rolls. Not keen on turkey (or if you’ve already had one too many)? Fairmont Bab Al Bahr also offers a tasty beef striploin for Dhs359 per kg.

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Khor – Abu Dhabi, Dhs570 for a 5-6kg turkey. Tel: (02) 654 3333 fairmont.com

10. The Lounge at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Order: 48 hours in advance

Availability: until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Pressed for time this Thanksgiving? Well, the chefs at The Lounge at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana are offering a turkey takeaway that comes with a traditional (and delicious) Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings and condiments. A 6kg turkey will cost you Dhs490 and an 8kg turkey will cost you Dhs650.

The Lounge, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi, Dhs490 for a 6kg turkey and Dhs650 for an 8kg turkey. Tel: (02) 657 0167  rotana.com 

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