It’s the most wonderful time of the year. From Roast Turkeys to Christmas sweets and everything in between, here are our suggestions for the best Festive Takeaways 2021 in the UAE
A Four Seasons Turkey at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
Nothing spells a cosy Christmas at home with loved ones than a table topped with a delectable turkey and all the trimmings, carved in the presence of dear ones. Sit down to a feast featuring a 5kg turkey prepared with finesse by Four Seasons chefs. You can choose between a turkey feast complete with a selection of starters and dessert, or a turkey with full trimmings and optional add-on dishes.
December 24 to 25. AED990 for 5-6 kg turkey with trimmings (à la carte add-on dishes available); and AED1,990 for 5-6 kg Turkey Feast with trimmings, starters and dessert. Orders to be placed a minimum of 48-72 hours before pick-up. Call +9714 270 7777. Visit Instagram.
Turkey Takeaway at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s Turkey Takeaway is a luxurious feast that sees a foie gras parfait appetizer paired with preserved fig jam and homemade truffle brioche, to accompany roast Norfolk turkey with duck fat roasted potatoes, pumpkin and truffle mash, sausage and prune patties and cauliflower cheese along with seasonal veggies. For dessert, enjoy Christmas pudding with confit orange and more. You even get an instructional video to ensure you reheat and serve your dinner to perfection.
Prices start from only AED399 for a Boneless roast turkey for 2, AED699 for 4 and up to AED1,399 for 10. A whole turkey is AED645 (7-9kg) and AED795 (9-11kg). Bespoke packages are available with 48 hours’ notice. Collection until December 26. Visit the website.
Takeaway Roast at Grand Millennium Dubai
Take the stress out of cooking up a grand feast at home and let the talented chefs at Grand Millennium Dubai do the work for you. Taste festive flavours at home with a succulent Roast Turkey and Chicken served to loved ones at your dining table. Give in to the oriental magic with Lamb Ouzi and oriental rice topped with nuts along with Fattoush salad and a traditional Pumpkin pie for dessert.
AED159 for Roast Chicken (serves up to 2), AED699 for Tom Turkey (serves up to 6), AED899 for Tom Turkey (serves up to 8), AED899 for Lamb Ouzi (serves up to 8) and AED1700 for Whole Lamb (serves up to 20). Visit the website.
Christmas Turkey Takeaway at The Meydan Hotel
Make it a December to remember as you indulge in a festive feast with loved ones. Take the holiday spirit home as you enjoy a grand feast by The Meydan Hotel. Expect a roast Turkey with all the classic trimmings such as glazed chestnuts, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, chipolatas, cranberry sauce and gravy. End your meal on a decadent note with a selection of desserts including a festive log, pudding, cookies, mince pie, marzipan stollen and pecan pie.
Collection available from December 6 to 25 from 11am-7pm. AED450 for 5–6kg (serves 3 to 4), AED700 for 7–9kg (serves 5 to 7), AED900 for 9–12kg (serves 9 to 12). 20 per cent discount for orders before December 20th. Orders must be made 48 hours in advance. Call +9714 381 3111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website.
Turkey Takeaways at Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre
This year, skip the hassle of cooking up a big bird, leaving you more time to celebrate with your loved ones. The culinary masterminds at Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre have crafted a perfectly-cooked Turkey roasts with all the traditional condiments and trimmings. Look forward to a fuss-free festive season in the comfort of your home.
December 6 to 21. AED799 per turkey with all the trimmings (serves up to 4). Call +97158 600 6774. Visit Instagram.
Turkey Feast with all the Trimmings, Marks & Spencer
Stressed about putting out a grand Turkey feast on the dinner table? For the first time in the MENA region, leading British retailer Marks & Spencer, operated by Al-Futtaim Group, has the answer. Gather your loved ones this holiday season and sit down to an extensive range of festive food from Marks & Spencer. Look forward to must-have holiday staples, Christmas fare and indulgent desserts to help families celebrate the special occasion.
Marks & Spencer items include AED169 per Boneless roast turkey, AED179 per Whole Bird Turkey accompanied by appetizing sides such as Sweet potato chips, Potato rosti and Steamed vegetables. Visit Marks & Spencer stores in the UAE (Dubai Mall, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival Plaza, Marina Walk and Springs Souk) or download the Marks & Spencer food delivery application.
Festive Turkey Takeaway at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Enjoy precious moments with loved ones this festive season and leave the preparation of a feast to the award-winning chefs at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai. Picture a table covered with a turkey and lavish trimmings, including chestnut apple stuffing, bacon-wrapped chipolata sausages, mashed potatoes and roasted maple glazed vegetables. Choose to add on a Pecan or Pumpkin pie.
Joyful Goodies & Fancy Hampers at Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre
‘Tis the season for gourmet eats and tempting treats. Pick up a specialty goodies & gift hamper from Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre, which makes the perfect personal or corporate gift to pamper your near and dear ones. Take your pick from a delectable selection of seasonal biscuits, fruit cakes and more.
AED599 onwards. Call +97158 600 6774. Visit Instagram.
Turkey Takeaway at Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites
Enjoy a whole roast turkey in the comfort of your home with your family and friends. Expect a stuffing made with sourdough bread, apples, onions, garlic, herbs, raisins and cinnamon; with sides of roast or mashed potatoes, sautéed vegetables, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy. Other mains include a Roast leg of lamb and a Whole salmon; while holiday desserts include a Christmas pudding, yule log and more.
A Turkey Takeaway Feast, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, JBR
Carve memories at the dinner table with a perfectly cooked roasted turkey with all the trimmings, salads and sides including chicken Waldorf salad, honey glazed carrots and parsnips, sage and onion stuffing and sauces galore from the culinary talents at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. Round off your meal with a lavish dessert spread of Christmas pudding and butterscotch sauce, yule log and festive cookies.
December 8 to December 27. AED790 for 5-6 kg (inclusive of whole Roasted Turkey Takeaway, trimmings, accompaniments, salads, desserts and serves 6-7 people) and AED990 for 8-9 kg (inclusive of whole Roasted Turkey Takeaway, trimmings, accompaniments, salads, desserts and serves 8-9 people). Call +9714 318 6150 or email email@example.com. Visit the website or Instagram.
Roasted Turkey Takeaway, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Have yourself a relaxing, stress-free festive feast with a prepared meal from the hotel’s talented chefs. Pre-book your spread and look forward to setting your table with a Roasted turkey cooked to perfection and all the fixings; or a Roast beef for the meat lovers, one that is sure to be a hit at the dining table. Enjoy a luscious Christmas pudding or a slice of Panettone for the grand finale.
December 8 to 26, with pick-up from 12-10pm at Great British Restaurant. Turkey Takeaway at AED450 for 7-8kg, Roast Beef at AED600 for 2.5kg, Christmas Pudding at AED150 (serves 6 people), Panettone at AED150 (serves 6 people) and AED25 per add-on for extra trimmings. Order 48 hours in advance. Call +9714 455 1101, WhatsApp +97158 889 9419 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website or Instagram.
Tukey To Go at Rose & Crown, The Atrium, Al Habtoor City
With so many things happening this festive season, save yourself the stress of preparing a delectable feast this December and bring the festivities home with The Rose & Crown’s authentic turkey, served with a delicious selection of traditional trimmings to go.
December 24 to 26 at AED595 for 8kgs (serves 11 people). Order 24 hours prior to pick up. Call +9714 4 437 0022 or visit Instagram.
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Take the stress off cooking up a lavish feast and let the chefs at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi do the work. Picture your dinner table set with bites from a special delicatessen menu, including a 6-7 kg roast turkey and seasonal favourites, with the incredible option to even curate your own festive takeaway.
Turkey and Yule Log Takeaway at Al Jaddaf Rotana
Add a cheerful spark to your at-home Christmas celebrations with the Al Jaddaf Rotana’s Turkey and Yule Log, specially curated by the talented chefs at the hotel. Accompanied by all the trimmings, the sumptuous Turkey is the perfect addition to your yearly Christmas spread, one that is sure to be a true treat for the family.
Turkey Takeaway from Chival Global Social, La Ville Hotel & Suites
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.
Christmas Turkey Takeaway, The World Eatery, Sofitel Dubai The Palm
Put together an impressive meal for your loved ones in the comfort of your home. Picture your dinner table set with a magnificent bird, cooked to perfection by the talented team at The World Eatery and complemented by luscious trimmings.
The Christmas takeaway service offers three sumptuous options for self-pickup. For the traditionalists, a Turkey big enough for eight people is roasted in herb butter and served alongside roast potatoes, caramelised onions, roast pumpkin, honey-glazed chestnuts and braised Brussels sprouts with beef bacon. If you’re looking for something different, select a Chermoula-marinated sea bass that serves two or Slow-cooked Wagyu short ribs that can feed four. All dishes are served with an array of mouth-watering sides; with more to choose from as optional extras, including truffle mashed potato and wild mushroom fricassee.
Similarly, takeaway sauces range from cranberry sauce and turkey gravy to chimichurri and Roquefort cream. If your family has a taste for the sweeter things in life, don’t forget dessert. Think a rich Christmas pudding with cinnamon vanilla sauce and stollen with candied fruits and spices.
AED650 for turkey, with an early-bird rate of AED520 offered for orders placed and paid for before December 19; AED550 for Wagyu ribs and AED400 for Sea bass. AED65 each for Side dishes and AED45 each for Sauces. AED80 for Christmas pudding, AED80 for Stollen and AED110 for Yule log. Order by filling this form, here and then email email@example.com. Visit the website or Instagram.
Turkey take-away from La Farine Café & Bakery, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Enjoy precious moments with friends and family this festive season and allow the talented culinary team to take care of the rest. Savour a traditional Turkey prepared by a team of award-winning chefs, served with lavish trimmings, including chestnut apple stuffing, beef bacon-wrapped chipolata sausages, mashed potatoes and roasted maple glazed vegetables.
AED795 onwards (serves 8-10 people). Visit Instagram.
Takeaway Turkey at Your Home’s Comfort, Raffles The Palm Dubai
Blüthner Hall will offer the signature turkey takeaway during the month of December. The slow roasted turkey, accompanied by a delectable medley of roasted vegetables and all the trimmings, will surely be the highlight of any festive dining table.