Discover Gilt’s enchanting Christmas grotto this December

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There are plenty of festive attractions to visit in Dubai to keep this Christmas season, but for a unique spot head to Gilt in Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

The contemporary cocktail bar located on the 27th floor of the iconic hotel has been transformed into an enchanting winter wonderland. Guests will be enthralled by the magical grotto complete with twinkling lights, classic tunes and seasonal delights.

Keen to visit? The grotto will be open for a whole month until Saturday, January 7 from 6pm the 27th floor of the iconic hotel has m to 3am.


The cocktail bar will also offer up delicious bites such as a smoked salmon platter, foie gras with strawberry and chamomile, panettone with vanilla and citrus zest ice cream and an assortment of Christmas mignardises.


Pair your foodie delights with seasonal cocktails curated by Head Bartender, Thibault Méquignon. The festive cocktails include Gilt’s eggnog, a Christmas cookie old fashion, tiki Santa, jingle bells and Feliz Navidad. There’s even mulled wine, bubbly and more. Feeling adventurous? Try the mince pie shot.

If you visit from Wednesday to Saturday, you will be treated to festive beats by the resident DJ.


There is no entry fee, but there is a Dhs200 minimum spend per person.

If you haven’t visited Gilt before, the award-winning bar is located high up on the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. When it’s not a dazzling site to behold this winter, the interiors still shine with its grand gold bar, colourful bottles and verdant foliage.

For more information or to make your bookings, visit Jumeirah.com or call 800 323232.

Gilt, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, 6pm to 3am daily until Jan 7, Tel: (0)4 432 3232. jumeirah.com/gilt

Images: Jumeirah Group