We’re most thankful for all the food…

Thanksgiving in America is an annual tradition celebrated with loved ones coming together and enjoying a big Turkey feast. This year, Thanksgiving will take place on Thursday, November 26 and if you’re looking to celebrate, there are several options for either dine-in or delivery here in Dubai.

Here are 17 places that will see you tucking into a feast this Thanksgiving.

Brasserie Boulud

Brasserie Boulud interior

Feast to your heart’s content at this four-course offering from the newly opened Brasserie Boulud at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. The menu is inspired by Daniel Boulud’s 30 years of experience in the US and dishes include holiday spiced butternut squash soup, oven roast turkey as well as delicious pecan pie. It will cost just Dhs170 and available only on November 26. A la carte options will also be available.

Brasserie Boulud, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai, thanksgiving menu only on Nov 26, Dhs170. Tel: (04) 281 4020. sofitel-dubai-theobelisk.com/restaurants-bars/brasserie-boulud/

Claw BBQ


On November 26, Claw BBQ will have a Thanksgiving menu with truckloads of great food including starters such as pumpkin soup, quinoa and cranberry salad, mains which include a slow roast turkey, homemade gravy, Brussel sprouts and much more. For dessert, there’s pumpkin pie. Yum. It will cost you just Dhs125 per person and it’s available from 12pm.

Claw BBQ, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, Thanksgiving menu on Nov 26, Dhs125 per person. Tel: (04) 432 2300. clawbbq.com

Counter Culture

counter culture cafe thanksgiving

The special Thanksgiving menu here features festive classics such as roasted apple and parsnip soup, turkey platter, herb-crust rib eye, sweet potato pie and more. You will pay just Dhs130 per person for the two-course menu and Dhs150 for a three-course menu. Available from November 26 onwards. 

Counter Culture Cafe, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites, Dubai Marina, Dubai. Tel: (0)4 319 4786. marriott.com

Hell’s Kitchen Dubai

Wellington hells kitchen

A battle of the menu takes place at Hell’s Kitchen Dubai for one night only this Thanksgiving at Hell’s Kitchen. An elite ‘Black Menu’ will be introduced and guests will have to pledge their allegiance and choose their team based on the tastiest menu. Guests who opt to support the new Black team can indulge in a lavish three-course Thanksgiving-inspired menu with favourites including candied yam salad, turkey Wellington and sweet treats such as pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and pumpkin cheesecake.

Hell’s Kitchen, Ceasars Palace Bluewaters Dubai, Bluewaters Island, Dubai, Dhs295 only food, Dhs395 food and three beverages. Tel: (04) 556 6466. caesars.com/dubai


marea thanksgiving

You will begin with starters such as ravioli di zucca (ravioli with butternut squash), duck tortellini and more before chowing down on turkey and mouth-watering sides such as gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and more. Save space for the hot and fresh apple crisp and pumpkin and pecan pie. The three-course Thanksgiving meal is available on November 28th and 29th and costs Dhs350. Choose to have lunch (12pm to 5pm) or dinner (7pm to 11.45pm).

Marea, Gate Village 7, DIFC Downtown, Dubai, Nov 28 and 29, lunch 12pm to 5pm or dinner 7pm to 11.45pm. Dhs350. Tel: (04) 583 6366. marea.ae

Perry & Blackwelder’s

perry and blackwelder

It’s a four-day Thanksgiving celebration at Dubai’s original smokehouse. On November 25, there’s a limited-edition menu of Thanksgiving specials with yummy items like smoked turkey with sausages, Thanksgiving sandwich with roast turkey and more. A thanksgiving happy hour takes place on November 26 with old school R&B and on November 27, there’s a Thanksgiving-edition of P&B’s Rock ‘n’ Rolling Brunch. A three-hour breakfast brunch takes place on Saturday with beverages that are given a Thanksgiving twist. Get more info and book your spot on 800 666 353.

Perry & Blackwelder’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. Tel: (04) 4323232. @perryandblackwelder

The Rose & Crown

Head to this popular British hangout spot on Thanksgiving and tuck into a selection of roasted savouries such as butternut squash soup, sage-butter roasted turkey, Yorkshire pudding and apple pie with custard sauce. Celebrations begin at 11am and the menu is priced at Dhs100.

The Rose & Crown, The Atrium at Al Habtoor City, Dubai, Dhs100 thanksgiving menu. Tel: (04) 437 0022. roseandcrowndubai.com

The Blacksmith Bar & Eatery

The blacksmith bar and eatery

A special themed brunch is taking place on Thanksgiving from November 24 to celebrate Thanksgiving. In addition to the brunch feast, you can indulge in a special Blacksmith turkey dish. Unable to make it on Thursday? There’s a Thanksgiving roast available too on the a la carte menu from November 24 to 26 featuring a Blacksmith smoked and stuffed Turkey breast, with Confit leg croquette, cranberry compote, Brussel sprouts and candied yams. Making a reservation before you head on over. 

The Blacksmith Bar & Eatery, Wyndham Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina, Dubai, Thanksgiving celebration from Nov 24 to 26. Tel: (0)4 407 8873. @theblacksmithdubai

Trader Vic’s

trader vic's JBR Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving dinner at Trader Vic’s means sipping away on delicious fruity cocktails while enjoying a traditional feast. For Dhs150, it includes roast turkey crown and turkey leg roulade with giblet gravy and cranberry chutney along with sides such as roasted brussels sprouts, squash and potato au gratin.

Trader Vic’s JBR, Dubai, Thanksgiving dinner from 6pm to 12am, Dhs150 per person. Tel: (0)4 318 2319. @tradervicsjbr

Weslodge Saloon

weslodge dubai

Want something different for Thanksgiving? This North American restaurant is putting a spin on the holiday paired with some of the world’s finest bourbons. For just Dhs350, you will get a four-course culinary journey of classic dishes and handcrafted cocktails from original American recipes. There’s live music too provided by DJ JAX. Spaces are limited, so book your table in advance. 

Weslodge Saloon, 68th floor, Tower B, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, Dubai, Nov 26, 7pm to 10pm, Dhs350 per person. Tel: (0)4 560 1700. facebook.com/WeslodgeDubai

Thanksgiving takeaway

Cafe Society

Fancy a budget-friendly yet delicious Turkey takeaway feast? Look no further. Prices start at just Dhs250 for a 6kg sumptuously tender turkey. You will have a signature selection of flavours to pick from as well as a complimentary dessert of choice. A Dhs100 delivery fee will apply for certain locations. 

Cafe Society, Tamani Marina Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai. Tel: (04) 318 3755. cafesociety.ae


Homegrown butchery and smokehouse, CarniStore has two options for a festive spread. The basic menu features a 5kg bird with gravy, butter and sage veal stuffing and potato gratin will feed 10 to 12 people for Dhs750. The second option is the ultimate festive spread for Dhs1,050. Good for 12 to 15 people, you will get indulgent truffle mac & cheese, sweet potato casserole, tangy Maple sriracha Brussel sprouts and veal stuffing. Yum.

CarniStore, Tel: (0)4 331 3337. carnistore.com



Five amazing restaurants – Bistro des Arts, Publique, Reform Social & Grill, Stoke House or Ultra Brasserie, are prepping up a thanksgiving dinner for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. The turkey comes with roast potatoes, a selection of vegetables, bacon-wrapped sausages, Yorkshire pudding, and more. A ‘gobblebox’ for four will cost Dhs375 and for eight people is Dhs599. Order 72 hours in advance. Gobblebox is available on Thanksgiving and all throughout December.

Gobblebox, available Nov 26 and throughout Dec, Dhs375 for four, Dhs599 for eight. Tel: (0)58 647 8692. 

IHG Dubai Festival City

Turkey InterContinental Dubai Festival City

There are three turkey options available depending on how many guests you have on your list. Get a 4kg traditional bird for Dhs590, a 6kg for Dhs690 or 8kg for Dhs790. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance starting from November 24. Head here to place your orders.

IHG Hotels, Dubai Festival City, Dubai, prices start from Dhs590. Tel: (0)4 701 1111. @intercondfc

Jones the Grocer

jones the grocer dubai festive turkey takeaway

Available until Jan 1, 2021, Jones the Grocer is offering a glorious sage and apricot stuffed roast turkey with cranberry sauce and juniper berry-infused gravy for Dhs665. Want sides? Pay Dhs899. For a meatier bite, there’s Aussie roast leg of lamb with garlic and rosemary for Dhs695 (Dhs899 with sides). Orders must be placed 72 hours in advance with a minimum of 50 per cent deposit paid.

Jones the Grocer, jonesthegrocer.com

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City

Radisson Blu Media City

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Get a 6 to 7kg turkey with stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce for just Dhs439 which is good for four to seven people. Have a bigger family? Pay Dhs545 which will satisfy seven to nine people. Not a fan of turkey? Get a one-kilogram roast beef instead for Dhs299 which can feed four to six people. Get extra sides for Dhs25. It’s available until January 5 and you have to order 48 hours in advance. Delivery fees apply.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, Dubai. Tel: (04) 366 9111. radissonhotels.com

The Duck Hook

The Duck Hook

From November 25 to December 26, enjoy a turkey at home courtesy The Duck Hook. Get boneless turkey breast and stuffed legs come with all the trimmings including sausage wrapped in real (or veal) bacon, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and more. Packages complete with desserts, mince pies and crackers start Dhs399 for two people. There’s even an option for 10 which makes it perfect for a big family. Order 48 hours in advance.

The Duck Hook, Dubai Hills Golf Club, Dubai. Tel: (0)4 781 3244. prices start from Dhs399. @theduckhookdubai

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