Sponsored: From a delightful Winter Garden to sumptuous Christmas feasts and spectacular New Year celebrations, Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection offers you a memorable holiday season
The Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection, perched along Sheikh Zayed Road in Business Bay, boasts a world of festive cheer for both kids and adults alike. Take your pick from the plethora of joyous happenings below; and have yourself a very merry December.
The Winter Garden
Welcome to your own winter wonderland at this urban oasis, where festive surprises whisper from all around. Sited in front of Habtoor Palace Dubai, the Winter Garden is open every day and features an array of food stalls to take visitors on a culinary journey around the world; while street performances and live music will ensure a jolly time. During the festive season from December 15 to 31, the Winter Garden also offers carol singing, a stunning festive illumination and surprise visits from Santa.
The Winter Garden from December 15, 2021 to April 30, 2022. 5pm-12am. Call +9714 275 1805. While visiting Winter Garden, you can participate in regular raffle draws and win one of the iPhones 13 up for grabs, along with a plethora of luxury prizes. Follow The Winter Garden on Instagram for more chances to win.
Festive Afternoon Tea at Sidra Lounge, Habtoor Palace Dubai
Sip and savour cherished moments with Sidra Lounge’s Afternoon Tea, with a festive twist. Reach for exquisite assortment of delicate finger sandwiches, warm scones and smoked salmon and gravlax from a trolley, complemented by a special festive hot dish of the day, homemade pastry creations and beverages.
December 15 to 31, daily from 3-6pm at AED195 per person. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
Christmas Eve Dinner at World Cut Steakhouse, Habtoor Palace Dubai
With its sophisticated dark interiors, warm and inviting vibe and tables grand enough to place all your presents, World Cut Steakhouse is the perfect setting for a decadent evening centred around the finest cuts. Enjoy a luscious Christmas Eve dinner with a special twist, as you sway to tunes from live entertainment.
December 24 from 7:30-11pm at AED395 per person (inclusive of four-course menu of food only. Kids under 12 years old are not permitted. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
A Festive Family Reunion at The Market, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
The holiday season truly comes alive at The Market, with traditional Christmas favourites prepared with the whole family in mind. Bring the kids too, as there’s a dedicated play area to keep them entertained, together with a special surprise appearance from the man in red himself and a live band belting out upbeat tunes.
December 25 from 1-4:30pm at AED400 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED525 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and AED750 per person (inclusive of bubbly). Kids up to 5 eat for free and AED150 for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
Christmas Day Brunch at World Cut Steakhouse, Habtoor Palace Dubai
Few things make as grand a statement of epicurean luxury as one of Al Habtoor City’s brunches. The Christmas Day Brunch at World Cut Steakhouse offers an à la carte brunch menu that is perfect for all taste buds. Take your pick from a medley of delicacies brought to your table and paired with a curated selection of beverages. The live entertainment only adds to your cheerful celebrations.
December 25 from 1-5pm. Cocktail Reception at Champagne Lounge from 12:30-1pm, served with canapés. AED645 per person (inclusive of a fine beverage selection) and AED845 per person (inclusive of bubbly). Kids under 12 years old are not permitted. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
Belle Epoque at BQ – French Kitchen & Bar, Habtoor Palace Dubai
Ensure this New Year’s Eve is one to remember, and add a little Parisian je ne sais quoi to your celebrations with dinner at the distinctly chic BQ – French Kitchen & Bar. With live entertainment to set the tone, dinner will feature a scrumptious spread of traditional appetizers, fresh seafood and live carvings. An artisan French cheese display, homemade pastries, the finest house beverages and live entertainment will round off your evening in a quintessentially French way.
December 31 from 7:30pm onwards at AED450 per person (inclusive of soft beverages) and AED595 per person (inclusive of house beverages), with a glass of bubbly at 12am. Kids up to 4 eat for free and 50 per cent savings for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
New York, New York at World Cut Steakhouse, Habtoor Palace Dubai
Take a bite out of the Big Apple with a New York-inspired New Year’s Eve at World Cut Steakhouse. The menu is brimming with five fabulous courses, served to a backdrop of the restaurant’s glam-slam surrounds. With live entertainment to accompany, the evening promises to raise the bar for all your 2022 celebrations to come.
December 31 from 7:30pm onwards. Cocktail Reception at Champagne Lounge from 7pm, served with canapés. AED995 per person (inclusive of fine beverages) and AED1,295 per person (inclusive of bubbly). Kids under 12 years old are not permitted. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
Fast Forward to 2022 at The Market, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
Prepared to be dazzled this New Year’s Eve, with a cracking dinner party to see you into 2022 at The Market. Offering an assortment of culinary delights at your fingertips, diners can take a journey around the world with every bite, whilst savouring the flavours of the seasonal ingredients the chefs are celebrated for. With a backing track of a live band, this promises to be an upbeat finale to 2021.
December 31 from 8pm-12:30am at AED500 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED625 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and AED795 per person (inclusive of bubbly). Kids up to 5 eat for free and AED200 for kids aged 5 to 12 years. Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.
2022 is Here at Ribs & Brews, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
Ring in the New Year at Ribs & Brews, a modern, all-Americana bar, and ring in the New Year 2022 with DJ beats, carefully-curated nibbles, a surprise balloon drop and a toast with a glass of bubbly at midnight.
December 31 from 8pm-12am at AED450 per person (inclusive of unlimited house beverages, including pass-around canapés, snack bites and a glass of bubbly at midnight). From 12am onwards, receive 50 per cent savings (for in-house guests only). Call +9714 275 1805. Visit Instagram.