Christmas in Abu Dhabi can only mean one thing… it’s time to order your turkey takeaway
Already, the capital’s hotels are gearing up with their Christmas offerings, from festive afternoon teas, Christmas Day and Christmas Eve in Abu Dhabi, to Indian Christmas food and questions from those who are visiting such as Is Christmas celebrated in the UAE, and more.
And of course, all those beautiful Christmas trees in Abu Dhabi hotels. We’ve already begun our listing of all the Christmas tree lightings in Abu Dhabi and undoubtedly, we are adding to that as soon as we know more.
As we have said, Christmas in Abu Dhabi is in our sights and it’s certainly not festive season without a big bird as a centre piece on the Christmas table.
Turkey takeaways in Abu Dhabi are rolling out and can be ordered, so far, as early as 20 November onwards.
And for now, here are just some to order, but keep coming back as the offering gets regularly updated.
ERTH ABU DHABI
23 November to 26 December, 10am to 9pm from Al Rimal Restaurant
For a seriously unhampered festive season, the fabulous turkey takeaway from ERTH Abu Dhabi allows you to relax with family, friends, or colleagues. Savour perfectly roasted turkey accompanied by the most delicious desserts that promise to go down a treat.
AED 475 for a 5kg to 6 kg turkey, AED 25 for 200g of each side, choose from roasted potatoes, Brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes, roasted sweet potato, mixed vegetables. Order 48 hours in advance. Desserts: AED 155 Christmas log; AED 60 German Christmas Stollen (200g); AED 75 Christmas Cake (200g); AED 45 Panettone (100g); AED 150 Date Pound Cake (1kg); AED 55 Mince Pie. To order, call 02 497 5208, 02 441 5900. Email [email protected] or [email protected]
THE ST. REGIS SAADIYAT ISLAND RESORT, ABU DHABI
Orders taken 17 November 2023 to 7 January 2024, 9am – 9pm
This moveable feast is impeccable and the perfect way to savour the season from the comfort of your own home. Delight in a succulent, herb-roast turkey, slowly cooked to perfection, accompanied by flavourful chestnut and sage stuffing, and an assortment of delicious sides. For those looking for something less traditional, the chefs have prepared a whole grilled salmon. To sweeten the festivities, cap off your celebration with The St. Regis Festive Cake Tin, a true embodiment of tradition and holiday indulgence. Remove the lid to reveal a classic Christmas fruitcake, inspired by the storied legacy of the St. Regis brand, bringing an extra touch to the evening.
AED 550 roasted turkey; AED 575 grilled salmon; The St. Regis Festive Cake Tin AED 180. One day advanced booking required. To order, call 02 498 8443 or email [email protected]
THE ST. REGIS ABU DHABI
Orders taken from 23 November 2023 to 7 January 2024, 11am to 9pm
Want to celebrate the festive season at home with your family gathered around the Christmas table without having to stay in the heat of the kitchen? Now you can with The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Turkey-To-Go. The hotel’s chefs will curate the most festive culinary creations for you to enjoy. Turkey cooked to perfection, Angus Beef Tomahawk to Scottish Whole Salmon Fillet and Classic Terrine of Foie Gras, and more, are yours for the taking.
Turkey-To-Go AED 450 for 6-7kg (5-8 people), Angus Beef Tomahawk AED 850/800gm (for 4 people), Scottish Whole Salmon Fillet AED 450/800gm (for 4 people), Classic Terrine of Foie Gras AED 225/400gm (for 4 people), Classic Buche de Noel AED 200/kg (for 6-8 people). Orders 48 hours in advanced and orders only confirmed if payment received 24 hours prior to collection. To order, call 02 694 4553 or email [email protected]
CONRAD ABU DHABI ETIHAD TOWERS
Orders taken from December
Forget the kitchen and order your turkey to go this Christmas in Abu Dhabi season. A lavish seasonal bird awaits, with this rather beautiful curated festive hamper which is available for pre-order. Enjoy a traditional whole turkey, serving eight to 10 guests, with all the trimmings including turkey chipolatas, herb-roasted potatoes, parsnips, carrots, brussels sprouts, sage and apricot bread stuffing, turkey gravy, and cranberry jelly.
AED 899. To order, visit hilton.com/en/hotels/auhetci-conrad-abu-dhabi-etihad-towers/
THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI
Orders taken from 20 November
Luxury and tradition effortlessly meld at this rather stupendous hotel where a rather succulent turkey takeaway awaits. The hotel’s skilful culinary team are now at their stations curating a sumptuous festive jewel for you to indulge in the comfort of your own home with your family. The whole roasted turkey is accompanied by stuffing, gravy, and roasted root vegetables.
AED 625 per turkey hamper. Order 48 hours in advance. To order, call 02 818 8203 or email: [email protected]
FAIRMONT BAB AL BAHR
Orders taken from 15 November, 2023, to 7 January, 2024
No ordinary turkey-to-go, this beauty is by Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill. Indulge in the traditional flavours of a delectable turkey feast, complete with a tantalising assortment of sides, stuffing, pies, soups, sauces, and a medley of delightful festive desserts, all inspired by the renowned culinary virtuoso Marco Pierre White. Dive into a world of culinary delights and enjoy the convenience of a hassle-free celebration in the comfort of your own home.
Turkey-to go: AED 570 for 5 to 6 kg, AED 725 for 7 to 8 kg, AED 835 for 9 to 10 kg. Sirloin-to-go: AED 359 per kg. To order, call 02 654 3291, or email us at [email protected].Order 24 hours in advance
SAADIYAT ROTANA RESORT & VILLAS
Orders taken 4 December to 8 January 2023, 12pm – 10pm
Famed for its fab brunches, the Saadiyat Rotana’s turkey takeaways also have a reputation that goes far and wide. Keep out the kitchen and order one of their splendid turkey roasts from Sama Lobby Lounge which, of course, come with all the festive trimmings for the perfect family get together.
AED 625 for 5-6kgs, AED 760 for 8-9kgs. Orders 24 hours in advance. To order, call 02 697 0000 or email [email protected]
PARK HYATT ABU DHABI
Orders taken from 7 to 30 December
Let the perfectly roasted honey glazed slow ‘roosted’ Turkey with all the trimming including corn bread stuffing, Brussel sprouts, roasted baby potatoes, maple glazed vegetable, trimming, chestnuts, cranberries souse, truffle honey, bread sauce. Or if your prefer, roasted lamb asado with mushrooms, roasted potatoes, sauté vegetable, sauté asparagus
AED 830 for the turkey. All orders 48 hours in advance and collect from the Café restaurant. AED 650 for the lamb. Collection from Maté restaurant. To order, call 05 740 5323
DUSIT THANI ABU DHABI
The festive season just shot to the next level with this rather delicious Takeaway Turkey. Stay home on the big day and enjoy a delectable, perfectly roast turkey for four persons, including all the trimmings, so you get to savour the special moments with your loved ones.
AED 650 per order. Order 24 hours in advance. To order, call 02 698 8137 or email [email protected]
HILTON ABU DHABI YAS ISLAND
Orders taken 1 December to 6 January
Cooked to perfection this 7kg Butterball turkey brined in the hotel’s secret recipe comes with all the trimmings, including roasted herb root vegetables, roast potatoes, stuffing and much more. You can also order your Yule Log and OSMO Carrot Cake.
AED 585 or early bookings take until 30 November 2023. Advanced bookings are a must. For more information and bookings, WhatsApp 052 547 6318 or email [email protected]
GRAND HYATT ABU DHABI
Festive Turkey Takeaway from Pearl Lounge
24 and 25 of December
Savour a traditional festive feast at home this year with a mouth-watering stuffed roast accompanied by a wide range of traditional trimmings and sides like cranberry sauce and giblet gravy, baked bread pudding, roasted carrots and parsnips and many more.
AED 850 (6-7kg). For reservations, please call 02 510 1234 or email [email protected]
Orders taken until 31 December
Of course, at the heart of all Christmas dining at La Brioche is the traditional festive turkey and if you don’t feel like cooking, a takeaway lunch with all the trimmings will be available from 22 to 31 December for home delivery. This festive feast includes sautéed potatoes and more (seven days’ notice is required) This delectable turkey spread costs just AED 950, serving ten people and comes with mushroom soup, fresh bread rolls and more.
To order, call 600 53 53 59
JONES THE GROCER
Jones the Grocer is pulling out all the stops this year for their turkey takeaway options. Starting at just AED 795 and enough to feed Nup to ten people is their sage and apricot stuffed roast turkey with cranberry sauce and juniper-infused gravy.
Jones the Grocer’s roast and roast packages are sure to leave you and your guests utterly impressed with the use of premium ingredients assembled perfectly by their expert culinary team.
You can choose from their Silver, Gold, and Diamond packages, each curated to cater to different tastes and budgets. The silver package is perfect for you if you are seeking a traditional holiday meal, while the gold package offers an elevated dining experience with added festive cheese board and desserts.
For the ultimate indulgence, explore the Diamond package, which includes exclusive gourmet selections. Whether it be for Christmas, or just a jolly festive feast, Jones the Grocer is the ultimate choice for your festive needs.
AED 795 for classic roast turkey or slow-cooked lamb shank; AED 1,049 for roast turkey or lamb shank with sides; AED 1,189 – Silver package including roast turkey or lamb shank, premium sides, and apple cinnamon pie or pumpkin pie; AED 1,449 – Gold package including roast turkey or lamb shank, premium sides, and artisan cheese board or artisan charcuterie board; AED 1,559 – Diamond package including roast turkey or lamb shank, premium sides, choice of artisan cheese board or artisan charcuterie board, and choice of apple cinnamon pie or pumpkin pie. Each package serves eight to ten people
To order, visit Jones The Grocer
BEACH ROTANA ABU DHABI
Orders taken 6 to 26 December
Let the culinary experts bring the spirit of Christmas to your family and friends with one of their specially prepared festive season take-away offerings.
You can expect a delicious whole Roast Butterball Turkey stuffed with sage, onion, chestnut, apple, onion, garlic, served with buttered mash potato, glazed chestnut, roast baby potato, brussel sprouts, buttered carrots, roasted parsnips, gravy and cranberry sauce. Yum!
AED 650 (six to seven kg for six to eight persons). Order 48 hours in advance. To order, call 02 697 9171 or email [email protected]
RADISSON BLU ABU DHABI
Orders taken from 20 November to 25 December
Christmas is coming early to Vienna Plaza in Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi! Take home the expert kitchen’s delicious flavours with a premium roasted turkey that has been marinated with fresh herbs and slow-roasted to perfection. Accompanied by all the classic sides, delight in rock-salted potatoes, honey-mustard-glazed carrots and more! Don’t forget to place your order 48 hours in advance and enjoy some delicious sauces to go with the meal for a complete feast.
Price starting from AED 250 for 3.5kg. To order, call 02 692 4999.
SHERATON ABU DHABI
Orders taken from 1-29 December
If you live within a 7km radius of Le Bistrot at Sheraton Abu Dhabi, you’re in for a free turkey treat delivered to your door! Make more time for holiday cheer and get your hands on a delectable turkey takeaway. The tender bird will come with all the trimmings, a medley of roasted vegetables, and an assortment of side dishes. Order 48 hours in advance for the perfectly cooked and delivered feast.
Price AED 499 for 7-8kg. To order, call 056 688 5361
Orders starting 1 December
Want the touch of home-styled festive cooking without lifting a finger yourself? That’s exactly what you get with Serves Gourmet! The delicious dinner comes with all the trimmings you need and more, all you need to do is choose between three sumptuous mains; namely Turkey Roulade, Salmon en Croute, or Beef Wellington. Place your order and watch the family rave over your skills.
Prices start from AED 525 for mini takeaway (serves up to four), AED 735 for regular. To order, call 054 791 9022
LE MERIDIEN ABU DHABI
Orders taken from 15-30 December
Impress your loved ones with a festive feast without sweating over the stove all day. All with a fully cooked turkey from Le Meridien Abu Dhabi. The irresistible lavish spread of perfectly roasted meat is served with sourdough bread stuffing with sausages, autumn roasted vegetables, brussels sprouts with veal bacon, wild mushrooms, sautéed Drunken shallot, baby potatoes, glazed chestnuts, cranberry sauce, and traditional gravy. Salivating yet?
Price AED 250 for 3.5kg. To order, call 054 791 9022
RADISSON BLU HOTEL & RESORT AL AIN
Orders taken from 14-30 December
Head to Palm Court at Radisson Blu Al Ain to place your order two days in advance for a decadent classic feast. Making for the perfect Christmas, the hotel will be serving up two weeks of turkey takeaway. Enjoy a generous serving of turkey and all the trimmings, complete with roast potatoes, roasted vegetables, sauces, and homemade mince pies to finish off the ultimate festive meal.
Price AED 259 for 4-5kg. To order, call 056 685 3832
ROSEWOOD ABU DHABI
Orders taken 23 November to 28 December
Save the festive cooking for another day and instead, order this sumptuous turkey takeaway. the perfectly roasted bird comes with two delicious sides and sauces, and if you want more, you can purchase extra at AED 55 per serving. Now that’s what we call Christmas.
AED 625 turkey takeaways. AED 55 for extra sides. Book 24 hours ahead. To book, call 02 813 5550 or email a[email protected]
CHRISTMAS TAKEAWAYS @ PARKAFÉ
Orders taken 5 December 2023 to 7 January 2024
The Park Rotana Abu Dhabi has a raft of Christmas treats for your to takeaway this festive season. Chefs from the hotel’s ParKafé have curated festive goodies from foie gras & Scottish salmon to the star of the Christmas dinner table – a glorious roasted whole turkey. The pasty chef has been hard at work too creating sweet delights such as an Exotic Yule Log, Traditional Plum Cake, Homemade Christmas Cookies and so much more.
For orders, call 02 657 3319 or visit rotanatimes.com/parkrotana
PEARL ROTANA CAPITAL CENTRE
Orders taken 4 December – 7 January
Skip the heat of the kitchen on the big day and order a 7kg or 9kg turkey takeaway instead, perfectly roasted by the hotel’s chefs, tuck into a moist bird and delicious sides for a hassle-free festive meal in your home.
AED 550 for a 7kg turkey, AED 630 for a 9kg turkey. To order, call Chai Lobby Lounge between 7am – 8pm on 02 3075553. Or from c.Deli – 24/7 on 02 409 6514. Or Aroma Lobby Lounge between 6am – 9pm on 02 495 4444
YAS LINKS ABU DHABI
Orders taken 21 November to 29 December
Our friends at Hickory’s Restaurant at Yas Links are offering a fabulous turkey takeaway for Christmas. The 5-6kg bird, which is cooked to perfection and good for up to eight guests, includes apple bread stuffing, caramelised chestnuts, cranberry sauce and two complimentary side dishes.
YAS ACRES GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Orders taken 21 November – 29 December
It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas, with festive roasts on the horizon. Don’t like the heat? Then stay out the kitchen…and now you can with this glorious turkey takeaway from Roots Restaurant at Yas Acres Golf & Country Club. The delicious offering of 5-6kg, serving eight, includes apple bread stuffing, caramelised chestnuts, cranberry sauce and two complimentary side dishes.
AED 499, additional sides AED 35. Order 48 hours in advance. Pre-payment required. To order, call 050 757 4808 or email [email protected]
SAADIYAT BEACH GOLF CLUB ABU DHABI
Orders taken 21 November to 31 December
Who wants to be cooking at Christmas time in Abu Dhabi? Surely you don’t. Kick back instead and enjoy your time with the family around the festive table as you tuck into this delectable turkey takeaway from Hawksbill Restaurant at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Coming with apple bread stunning, caramelised chestnuts and cranberry sauce, the 5-6kg turkey, which is perfect for up to eight guests, also includes no less than two complimentary side dishes.
AED 499, additional sides AED 35. Order 48 hours in advance. Pre-payment required. To order, call 056 660 8780 or email [email protected]
MARRIOTT AL FORSAN
Orders taken two days in advance
Christmas is coming and the turkey is getting fat. And boy, what a choice here at Marriott Al Forsan. With three different sizes, there is bound to be the perfectly cooked turkey for your and your family to tuck into around the festive table. perfectly prepared, and selection of succulent meats too. this bird comes with all the trimmings such as sautéed butternut, sweet potatoes, honey-glazed carrots, and sauces to boot.
AED 749 for a 5-6kg turkey, AED 849 for a 6-7kg turkey, AED 949 for a 8-9 kg turkey, AED 949 for 5kg crackling belly, AED 1,459 for 6-8kg crispy skin baby suckling, AED 1,499 for 6-8kg gammon-style whole leg. Pick up time: Midday to 9pm. Orders must be placed two days in advance and can be collected from the Lobby Lounge. To order, call 02 201 4131 or visit marriottalforsanlife.com
MARRIOTT HOTEL DOWNTOWN, ABU DHABI
23 November to 30 December, 8am – 8pm
There’s no show without the festive bird as the centre piece of the Christmas table. And our friends are offering not one, but two different sized turkey takeaways that have been perfectly seasoned and promise to be oh so tender, with all the trimmings of course. You just know that it’s going to be the perfect Christmas in Abu Dhabi as you an your family tuck into these.
AED 695 for a 8-10 kg (serves 10-12 persons), or AED 525, 4-6 kg (serves 6-8 persons). Orders taken in advance. For orders, call 02 304 7777
KHALIDIYA PALACE RAHYAAN BY ROTANA
23 November to 8 January 2024 December, 8am – 8pm
Spoil your friends and loved ones and most importantly – yourself with a scrumptious, hassle-free festive goodies to go. The Honey and Rosemary Roasted Turkey Takeaway menu comes with all the classic mouthwatering trimmings. Choose between English roast beef, Salmon gravlax, 68°c Roasted black angus rib eye, Salmon fillet baked in salt crust, New Zealand grass fed lamb rack, traditional home-made Christmas cookies, traditional apple strudel and so much more. We’re salivating already!
Price AED 749 for 6-7kg, AED 849 for 8-9kg. To order, call 02 657 0000
Orders taken now
A turkey takeaway with a Caribbean twist! The Cranberry & Sorrel Glazed Turkey include Ting-Ting stuffing, Yarddie rice and peas, roast potatoes, mashed potatoes, sorrel and cranberry chutney, mango salsa, groovy gravy, citrus coleslaw, and steamed vegetables.
AED 120 per kg for 5-9kg turkeys. To order, call 02 886 7786
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