Make your Christmas and New Year special at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Brunches, spa sessions, New Year celebrations and more.

Christmas is a special time for many in Abu Dhabi as Christmas trees stand tall, fairy lights twinkle against the dark sky and the city thrives as Abu Dhabians soak up Yuletide cheer that is present all over the capital.

With such importance based on your festive happiness, you need a venue that meets and exceeds your Christmas expectations.

This is why you should head to The St. Regis Abu Dhabi where an invite awaits you and your loved ones to experience a fabulous Winter Wonderland like no other this December.

A momentous serving of festive events from brilliant brunches and Christmas coffees to unique festive activations are waiting just for you.

Without further ado, here are all the December happenings at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi.



Turkey To Go at The Terrace on the Corniche


Make your Christmas special with St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Experience the great tastes of The St. Regis Abu Dhabi from the comfort of your own home with a Turkey To Go from The Terrace on the Corniche. Sit down with family and friends around your festive dinner table and savour a superbly prepared and cooked slow-roasted herb turkey that is stuffed with savoury chestnut and sage stuffing complemented by roast potatoes, honey-glazed root vegetables and broccoli and drizzled in a serving of homemade gravy. And when it is time to enjoy a sweet kick, indulge in a traditional festive dessert of a sweet and creamy sweet potato and baked marshmallow or the hotel’s creative take on a pecan pie.

All orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.



Winter Warmers at The St. Regis Bar


Warm the cockles this Christmas with festive coffee-based beverage at The St. Regis Bar. Available until 30 December, sit in sophistication as you sip an expertly crafted hot beverage in the beautiful venue, safe from the December chill.



Sugar Plum Fairy Afternoon Tea at Crystal Lounge


Make your Christmas special with St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Surround yourself in elegance in Crystal Lounge this December while you indulge in freshly baked scones, seasonal sandwiches and festive desserts at this Nutcracker-themed afternoon tea. From 2pm to 6pm, enjoy orange curd meringue tartlet, strawberry fairy cakes, mince pies and more while you sample some 20 herbal infused teas from Tchaba Tea. Available until 30 December, you will leave this experience in Crystal Lounge sparkling.



The Grand Cru on the Helipad at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Make your Christmas special with St. Regis Abu Dhabi


On 11 December, gaze over the skyline of Abu Dhabi at one of the most unique and highest dining events of 2021. Hosted at some 255 metres in the air, savour the smooth tastes of Grand Cru French bubbly while nibbling on Fabrice Tessier oysters and a grand selection of cheese from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.



Bubbly Toast on the Helipad


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Hold your bubbly glasses aloft as you toast festive season in Abu Dhabi on the highest active helipad at Nation Towers. Watch as the sun casts its final rays of the day on iconic locations of the capital including the Abu Dhabi Corniche and the majestic Qasr Al Watan while being served by expert sommeliers with a range of bubbly, grape, caviar and canapés on 23 December from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.



Christmas Eve Dinner at Villa Toscana


Make your Christmas special with St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Taste the flavours of Tuscany with the Christmas Eve Dinner at Villa Toscana. Experience Italian hospitality from 7pm to 11pm with an exceptional four-course menu of traditional recipes including sumptuous lobster tail served on pumpkin cream and topinambur sauce for starters before tucking into moreish veal tenderloin au gratin with wild herbs and wild mushroom sauce. Round off the Christmas Eve feast with local Italian desserts.



Christmas Eve Dinner at The Terrace on the Corniche


Terrace dinner at St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Take in a Christmas Eve dinner full of festive merriment in the contemporary surrounds oour. Showcasing the finest in international cuisine, diners are promised, pan-seared duck breast, beef brisket hash, high-quality beef and salmon at live a barbeque station, roasted turkey and duck at the carving station, and much more delightful fare the night before Christmas from 7pm to 11pm.



Christmas Day Brunch at The Terrace on the Corniche


Brunch at St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Bring together your family and friends on the big day for a boundless menu of duck confit, seafood, herb-infused lamb loin, saffron pistachio rice, wild mushroom risotto, oysters and more from 12.30pm to 4pm. Sit back, relax and soak up a jovial atmosphere as our accommodating hosts bring your dishes and drinks on unique pass-around trollies.



Christmas Day Brunch at Catch at St. Regis


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Chilled out tunes, live performers and an enormous collection of delicious dishes is what awaits you and your family for the Christmas Day Brunch at Catch at St. Regis. Treat your taste buds to the likes of fresh sushi and sashimi, mushroom cream soup with truffle, hot appetisers, roasted cauliflower, salmon wellington, grilled prawns, roasted prime ribeye, mac and cheese and of course, a traditional whole turkey on 25 December from 1pm to 4pm.



New Year’s Eve Decadent Dinner at Villa Toscana


Make your Christmas special with St. Regis Abu Dhabi


Countdown to 2022 with a delicious five-course menu at Villa Toscana in New Year’s Eve. Delicate appetisers such as langoustine and king crab carpaccio set the culinary tempo before beef tenderloin ‘Rossini style’ and slow-cooked Amberjack with sea urchin and sea lettuce fill you with piquant contentment. Round off the meal and year with sweet tooth tickling dessert of creamy vanilla pannacotta as you are serenaded by the live entertainment.



Ginventory at Azura Panoramic Lounge



Escape from city life at the Azura Panoramic Lounge


Take your seat on uber comfortable sofas and cast your eyes on the team of expert mixologists who dazzle and astound at this special evening for juniper-based beverage connoisseurs. Select from one of 67 premium beverages and be amazed as the Azura Panoramic Lounge’s team craft something genius in this chic setting. And while you sip on your drink, enjoy a savoury bite while watching the Arabian Sea shimmer in the sun’s fading light every Tuesday to Sunday from 5pm to 7pm this December.



New Year’s Eve Sensational Supper at Azura Panoramic Lounge


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Create memories this New Year’s Eve on the elevated terrace of this stylish establishment. Take in the stunning spectacle of the New Year’s Eve fireworks’ display on the Abu Dhabi Corniche while feasting upon a selection of Mediterranean delicacies and mouthwatering desserts from 8.30pm to 12.30am.



New Year’s Eve Igloo Experience at Catch at St. Regis


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Heat up your New Year’s Eve plans with a cool experience on the beach at Catch at St. Regis. Take your seat on the beach in your own private igloo and travel through a delectable six-course sharing-style menu and table grills including amuse-bouche, obsiblue prawns and crab, Catch New Year’s sushi and sashimi, scallop foie gras, Wagyu tenderloin or toothfish as the main course and chocolate cherry forest or yuzu passion volcano to satisfy your sweet tooth from 9pm to 12.30am.



New Year’s Eve Exquisite Dinner at Catch at St. Regis


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Allow the charms of Catch at St. Regis to wash over you on New Year’s Eve with stupendous six-course sharing style menu. Friends and family can say hello to 2022 to the sounds of live entertainment among a backdrop of awe-inspiring seaside views while they satisfy their inner epicure with a choice of sushi and sashimi platters, caviar package or Kristal caviar package from 8pm to 12.30am.



Intimate Sunken Dinner at Catch at St. Regis by the beach


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Dive into an ocean of flavours as you ring in the New Year at this intimate Intimate Sunken Dinner, a unique dining experience to welcome the new year . Catch at The St. Regis invites you and friends this 31 December to sample a delightful six-course sharing style menu and table grill. From 9pm to 12.30am, tuck into rich and buttery scallop foie gras, toothfish accompanied stuffed squash blossoms, Jerusalem artichoke puree, caviar and watercress emulsion before rounding off your evening with a decadent yuzu passion volcano.



A Relaxing Way to spend the Holiday Season at Remède Spa


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Remember to make set aside me time for festive season with three revitalising treatments this December. Placed in the capable hands of the Remède Spa’s specialized therapists, allow yourself to be wrapped in a luxury and relaxation as you begin with a 30-minute Remède Customised Facial. With a face that is refreshed and glowing, move onto the Lime and Ginger Body Scrub that will lift your body and mood over 45 minutes of pure contentment as aromatic salt scrub and body oil nourishes your skin before drifting off into a state of happiness with an 80-minute tension relief massage.


For more information or reservations, call 02 694 4553 or email


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