Sponsored: Embrace the magic of Christmas at La Ville Hotel & Suites
The holidays are upon us and with them, a host of splendid season specials. La Ville Hotel & Suites boasts an enchanting and exciting social calendar filled with treats and exceptional eats.
Make your way to the boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Dubai and indulge in a plethora of offerings guaranteed to get everyone into the holiday spirit. Expect traditional roasts, sumptuous brunches and unparalleled Christmas events that will bring families, friends and their loved ones together.
A bright open space with industrial furnishing, Grapeskin is a striking grape bar and social hangout. Nestled within the hotel’s courtyard, the setting is perfect for relaxing after-work tête-à-têtes or outings with friends. Boasting great music and good prices, diners can sample some of the world’s finest grapes and artisan cheese from sinful sharing platters.
The Grapeskin Fest (Festive Edition)
Whether you are a grape connoisseur or fairly new to the fermented-grape game you’re invited to embark on a Christmas-themed grape fest this December. The Grapeskin Fest features over 50 international grape options from all corners of the world; complemented by exquisite artisan cheese and charcuterie, tarte flambé, raclette, mulled grape and more. Best enjoyed with friends, colleagues or a loved one, The Grapeskin Fest promises to be a one-of-a-kind festive celebration with cheerful live entertainment and seasonal delights.
December 17 from 4-10pm at AED40 onwards (per glass) and AED40 to participate in “Blind Tasting”. Free entry with no minimum-spend. Visit the website and Instagram.
Graze Gastro Grill & Bar
Wooden, metal and dark leather elements come together to create a sophisticated undisturbed ambience at this urban and social steakhouse. Skip any kind of pretence, don your smart casual outfit and enjoy only the finest Australian beef and a curated grape list to ensure the perfect dinner and beverage pairing. Dine indoors or al fresco on the terrace overlooking the vibrant City Walk district; and toast to the festive season on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day with an array of sizzling mains and sides so luscious, that even four hours of jolly brunching won’t be enough. That’s not all, feel the Christmas cheer with unlimited winning beverages, fantastic live entertainment and festive specials.
Christmas Eve Brunch
Begin your Christmas Eve Brunch with a selection of Poached chilled seafood, Salmon roulade and beef carpaccio; before moving on to the second course brimming with aromatic delicacies such as Wild mushroom velouté, Chicken liver parfait, Crispy calamari and Beetroot salad. Mains call for your choice from a glorious spread including Sanchoku wagyu ribeye, Black angus fillet, Black angus striploin, Australian lamb chops, Grilled Scottish salmon fillet, Corn-fed baby chicken and a traditional Roast turkey with all the trimmings served family-style for the table. Save room for the abundant sides that perfectly complement your meal; and the tempting desserts that are bound to please.
December 24 from 1-5pm at AED299 per person (inclusive of soft package) and AED399 per person (inclusive of premium package). Visit the website and Instagram.
Christmas Day Brunch
Spend the special day with loved ones as you celebrate and create memories over an impeccable Christmas feast. Think appetizers such as Sweetcorn velouté with lobster and chive; Smoked salmon with beetroot and fennel salad; Pan-seared scallops with spiced butternut squash purée and maple glazed beef bacon; and Confit duck and foie gras terrine. Don’t fill up just yet, as the banquet continues with Mains including a Roast turkey, Sirloin of beef with honey glazed parsnips, carrots, roast potatoes, Brussel sprouts and turkey bacon, braised red cabbage and Turkey gravy. Round off your meal with decadent desserts including a timeless Christmas pudding with a flammable and robust sauce, Clementine pavlova and an all-time classic, Mince pies.
December 25 from 1-5pm at AED299 per person (inclusive of soft package) and AED399 per person (inclusive of premium package). Visit the website and Instagram.
Chival Global Social
Upbeat and breezy by day, Chival is a chic and cosmopolitan space where the design lends itself to a casual social gathering. The laidback place is apt for a late breakfast, light snacks and a healthy lunch. As the sun sets over the Dubai skyline and candles are lit, an air of sophistication transcends the atmosphere at Chival.
Savour a traditional roast turkey in the comfort of your home or pre-order and dine at Chival with loved ones. Cooked to perfection, the succulent bird comes with all the fixings, including roasted potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, honey-glazed parsnips and carrots, broccoli and cauliflower cheese, Brussels sprouts, chestnuts and chipolatas, complemented by turkey gravy, cranberry sauce and bread sauce. End dinner on a sweet note with a gorgeous chocolate and orange yule log and mince pies.
December 5 to 25 at AED400 for half Roast Turkey (2.5kg), AED700 for full Roast Turkey (5kg). Visit the website and Instagram.
Festive Feasts for Friends, Family, and Colleagues at Chival Global Social
The holiday month is a time for gathering together with loved ones and nothing says that more than a specially curated feast. Celebrate the season with friends, family and colleagues without breaking the bank, whilst enjoying a scrumptious festive turkey set-menu at Chival.
December 5 to 31 from 7-11pm at AED165 per person. Visit the website and Instagram.