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Celebrate this festive season at the only palace of its kind – Raffles The Palm Dubai. The luxury beachfront resort is celebrating with festive meals, brunches and family-friendly activities.

Festive deals

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Festive Afternoon Tea at Blüthner Hall

When: 2pm to 5pm daily, December 5 to January 7

Blüthner Hall is hosting an afternoon tea tiered with savoury and sweet treats. Treat yourself and stand a chance to win a stay at sister hotels around the globe with the 2-meter-high advent calendar. Dhs220 for soft drinks, Dhs330 for a glass of bubbles

Kids Club

When: Throughout December

Meet Santa every weekend, have fun in a life-sized snow globe and enjoy activities such as bobble painting, gingerbread house making, outdoor games and more.

Christmas Movie Marathon

When: Throughout December

Watch a Christmas-themed movie with snacks and gourmet dining options with family and friends.

Christmas offers

Turkey takeaway

When: December 24 to 26 Enjoy Christmas at home with a turkey takeaway prepared by the Raffles Culinary Masters. Dhs225 per person (for a minimum of six people)

Christmas at Le Jardin

When: 6.30pm to 9.30pm on December 24 and 25, 1pm to 4pm on December 25

Sit outdoors and fill your bellies with a turkey and all the trimmings and more food
options featuring international cuisine in an alfresco setting.

Christmas Eve: Dhs350 soft drinks, Dhs450 house drinks, Dhs175 children ages six to 12. Christmas Day: Dhs625 soft drinks, Dhs795 house drinks, Dhs312 children ages six to 12.

Jazzy Christmas Eve at Sola Jazz Lounge

When: 8pm to 12am on December 24

Jazz fans, enjoy a late-night brunch at Sola with a line-up of world-renowned artists, festive cocktails, unlimited selected drinks and free-flowing bar food.

Dhs449 house drinks

Christmas at Matagi

When: 6pm to 1am on December 24 and 25

Dive into Japanese flavours this Christmas with an a la carte menu accompanied with premium beverages at Matagi. Dance the night away with live DJ entertainment.

Christmas brunch at Piatti

When: 12.30pm to 4.30pm on December 25

Tuck into a sharing-style Italian-themed brunch packed with festive dishes and beverages with flawless views of Palm Jumeirah.

Dhs540 soft drinks, Dhs920 bubbles, Dhs1,650 rosé bubbles

New Year’s Eve

Raffles The Palm Dubai

When: 7pm to 1am on December 31

Welcome 2023 with tunes from The Fanatics and a DJ with drinks and bites.
Indoor seating: Dhs2,300 house drinks, Dhs1,150 children ages six to 11, Dhs1,610 for children ages 12 to 18. Outdoor seating: Dhs2,600 for house drinks, Dhs1,150 for children ages six to 11, and Dhs1,610 for children ages 12 to 18


When: 7pm to 1am on December 31

Enjoy Japanese cuisine with an Italian twist paired with free-flowing drinks all evening while grooving to fresh beats. Dhs2,300 house drinks, Dhs1,610 for kids 12 to 18, and Dhs550 for children ages six to 12

Sola Jazz Lounge

sola jazz lounge

When: 9pm to 1am on December 31, after-party 1am onwards

Bring in the new year with a late-night evening brunch and all that jazz with music from world-renowned artists. Enjoy cocktails, unlimited selected drinks and free-flowing bar food. Enjoy an after-party with an a la carte menu post 1am.

Dhs1,350 per person

Raffles Club Lounge

When: 8pm to 1am on December 31

Bring in 2023 with a glam New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner. You’ll get a set menu, stunning views of the Dubai skyline and views of the spectacular fireworks and music from a live band.

Terrace: Dhs4,000 house drinks, Dhs1,150 children ages six to 12, Dhs2,800 children ages 12 to 18. Indoors: Dhs3,200 house drinks, Dhs1,150 children ages six to 12, Dhs2,200 children ages 12 to 18

Blüthner Hall

When: 8pm until midnight on December 31

Indulge in premium beverages and bite-sized canapes while the elegant Le Jardin pianist performs on the outdoor terrace. Dhs800 per person

Piatti by The Beach

When: 8pm to 3am on December 31

Dine indoors, alfresco or on the Kalian Rooftop as you enjoy a set menu in a luxe setting with views overlooking the Palm Jumeirah with tunes by a resident DJ.

Outdoor: Dhs2,700, Kalian Rooftop Dhs2,000 (minimum spend), indoors Dhs2,200. Get a 50 per cent discount for children under the age of 12

For reservations, call 04 248 8888 or email dining.thepalm@raffles.com 

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