Sponsored: From Christmas Eve to New Year’s Eve, there’s countless money spinning deals at Crowne Plaza Dubai…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again – or is it?

Christmas and New Year’s means booking the right restaurant for kids (big and small), snapping up the best deals while trying not to buckle under the pressure of pleasing everyone.

Well, if you celebrate with the luxury Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, you’ll be laughing all the way to guaranteed good times. With more than a dozen different deals to take advantage of over Christmas and New Year, we’ve picked out the very best.

Plus, early birds can book and pay before December 15 to get an extra get 20 percent off the bill.

Christmas Eve

Al Dana

Celebrate Christmas Eve by indulging in a seasonal buffet with a variety of international specialities and live cooking stations including Asian, Italian, Middle Eastern delicacies and much more.

December 24, 6.30pm to 11pm, Dhs199 soft drinks, Dhs299 house beverages, Dhs99 kids aged between six and 12. 


Celebrate Christmas Eve in Brazilian style with a rodizio package featuring 18 different cuts of prime meat, as well as salad and dessert stations. Party the night away with live Latin music performed by the resident band.

December 24, 6pm to midnight, Dhs350 soft drinks, Dhs450 Brazilian mixed drinks, Dhs555 house beverages.

Trader Vic’s

Escape into an exotic island-like atmosphere and celebrate Christmas Eve with an eclectic four-course dinner and tropical drinks. Dance all night with live music performed by the resident band.

December 24, 6pm to 2am, Dhs225 soft drinks, Dhs400 house beverages.

Christmas Day

Al Fresco

If you missed the Christmas Eve special three-course menu fear not, chefs will rustle up the same menu for the special occasion. To recap, options include parsnip soup to start, pan-seared salmon tournedos and king prawns or turkey saltimbocca for mains and an obligatory Christmas pudding to finish. Again, expect festive grape.

December 25, noon to 11pm, Dhs195 per person.


Swap your Turkey dinners for endless South American steak, steak and steak. It’s all served direct to your table while samba dancers and the resident Latin band keep the party, fiesta, forever going all night long.

December 25, 6pm to midnight, Dhs350 soft drinks, Dhs450 Brazilian mixed drinks, Dhs555 house beverages.


Mix up your traditional Christmas roast by making your way around the authentic Japanese buffet. Don’t miss the Sakura signature rolls, they’re unlimited might we remind you, and the simply delicious sashimi.

December 25, 6pm to midnight, Dhs165 soft drinks, Dhs259 house beverages, Dhs359 premium Japanese shorts and hops.

New Year’s Eve

Trader Vic’s

Party like a pirate and ring in the New Year with a five-course dinner featuring Polynesian favourites: macadamia nut crusted hammour, wood-fired salmon and Mai Tai crème brûlée – just to name a few.

December 31, 6pm to 3am, Dhs350 soft drinks, Dhs550 selected house beverages, Dhs750 premium house beverages plus half bottle of bubbly.


Dress to impress for a festive Brazilian white party. Alongside prime meat served on skewers directly to your table, treat yourself to some French bubbles.

December 31, 7pm to 3am, Dhs400 soft drinks, Dhs550 house beverages.


This is top value package for party people this New Year. Plus, join in the retro party and feast on a traditional pub grub buffet served from live cooking stations.

December 31, 8pm to 3am, Dhs199 soft drink, Dhs299 house beverages.

Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Tel: 800 CROWNE (276963), dine@crowneplazadubai.com. Crowneplazadubai.com