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Grand Plaza Movenpick Media City is getting into the festive spirit this December with a host of events you don’t want to miss.

From a lavish festive brunch, hampers filled with delicious festive treats and fun New Year celebrations,  here are six ways you can celebrate at the Grand Plaza Movenpick Media City.

Slice Festive Shop

Yule logs, Christmas cakes, minced pies, Christmas cookies, gingerbread houses and more can be purchased at Slice’s this festive season. They even offer hampers, perfect for a loved one who has a sweet tooth. Get your hands on these tasty treats anytime until December 25, just be sure to place your order 48 hours in advance. Call (054) 793 1426 or email hotel.grandplaza.slice@movenpick.com

Slice festive shop. Tel: (054) 793 1426 or email  hotel.grandplaza.slice@movenpick.com at least 48 hours in advance

Alpine M’City Festive Brunches

The Friday brunch at Bytes is going all festive every Friday until Christmas, featuring a global spread of traditional favourites with a festive twist. You can dine indoors or take advantage of the cool weather by dining alfresco on the pool deck which offers fantastic views of the Palm Jumeirah. For your entertainment there’s a live DJ and you can even learn how to make a perfect festive cocktail at the festive workshop.

Bytes Restaurant, 12.30pm to 4pm on Fri Dec 13 and Fri Dec 20. Dhs249 soft and Dhs399 house. Tel: (054) 793 1426 or email hotel.grandplaza.bytes@movenpick.com  

Christmas Day at Bytes

Round up your loved ones and head to Bytes on Christmas Day and enjoy a special Christmas menu that’ll include festive delights such as roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, special Christmas goose, slipper lobster and salmon gravlax. Items to end your meal on a sweet note include minced pies, yule logs, Christ stolen and Christmas cookies. It’ll be served up to the sounds of carol singers and we hear even Santa will make a visit. It’s Dhs249 for the soft package and Dhs449 for house drinks and cocktails.

Bytes Restaurant, Bar and Pool, 12.30pm to 4pm, Wed Dec 25. Dhs249 soft and Dhs449 house, grape and cocktails. Bookings to be made on (054) 793 1426 or email hotel.grandplaza.bytes@movenpick.com  

New Year’s Eve at Bytes

Tuck into a Pan Asian feast under the stars as you see in 2020 at Bytes. Expect to feast on seafood wontons, crispy spring rolls and chicken satay and for dessert there’s deep fried ice cream, chocolate delights and an array of cakes too. Apart from the amazing views of the incredible Palm Jumeirah fireworks, there’s also a live DJ and saxophonist. It’s Dhs349 for the soft package, Dhs449 for house and Dhs549 for prosecco.

Bytes Restaurant, Bar and Pool, 8.30pm to 12.30am(following day), Tue Dec 31. Dhs349 soft and Dhs449 house, Dhs549 prosecco. Bookings to be made on (054) 793 1426 or email hotel.grandplaza.bytes@movenpick.com  

New Year’s Eve at TWENTY THREE

If you prefer to dance your way into 2020, head on over to TWENTY THREE rooftop bar for their ‘Halfway to Havana’ New Year’s Eve Party. From 10pm to 2am, expect Latin beats, free-flowing drinks, tapas, percussion and perfect views of the Palm Jumeirah fireworks.. Packages start from Dhs449.

TWENTY THREE Rooftop Bar, 10am to 2am, Tue Dec 31. Dhs449 silver package with house drinks and indoor seating, Dhs649 gold package with premium drinks on the terrace, Dhs849 platinum package with premium drinks for terrace seating facing The Palm, walk-in post midnight Dhs150 (includes glass of prosecco) Tel: (054) 793 1426 or email hotel.grandplaza.tt@movenpick.com  

Corporate festive parties

Looking for a spot to plan your end-of-year ‘do? The Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City offers packages from Dhs150 per person, sure to make it a memorable event.

From Dhs150 per person. Tel: (04) 525 7692 or email hotel.grandplaza.meetingsevents@movenpick.com

Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City, in-between Dubai Internet City and Dubai Media City, Dubai. Tel: (04) 525 7777. movenpick.com