Unsure of where to get your festive turkey? Here are FACT’s favourite places to order from in Dubai and Abu Dhabi this festive season.
For a family feast at home this festive season, these hotels and restaurants are pulling out all of the stops to provide you with a tempting turkey with all the trimmings.
Address Beach Resort
The Restaurant and Grab & Go are pairing up to offer guests the year’s ultimate takeaway, ready to be enjoyed in the comfort of their own home. For AED 788, guests can grab a full turkey, along with sides, that will feed between eight and ten people. And if duck is more your thing, then guests can opt for a full duck and sides, perfect for between two and four people for AED 588. With each additional side charged at AED 58, there will be plenty of choices to keep the whole family satisfied. Both the turkey and duck takeaways will be available from 1 December to 26 December from 2pm to 6pm. Place your orders at least two days in advance.
Address Dubai Marina
Leave the hassle of cooking to the team at Address Dubai Marina and enjoy carefree celebrations this holiday season. Order a festive turkey takeaway with all the trimmings to add flair to your celebrations. Available from 24 November. AED 695 (6kg to 7kg), AED 995 (9kg to 10kg) or AED 595 (for beef rib eye).
Andaz Dubai The Palm
Let Andaz Dubai The Palm take away all of your holiday stress this festive season. Impress your nearest and dearest with a turkey takeaway and your favourite nostalgic trimmings. The best part is that no one has to know it wasn’t you. Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance, and turkeys can be picked up from The Locale between 12:30pm and 9pm. AED 700 (5kg to 6kg turkey) and AED 850 (7kg to 8kg turkey).
Couqley French Bistro & Bar
To ease the stress of hosting, the beloved French restaurant offers its roasted turkey accompanied by aromatic sides, including wild mushroom stuffing, roasted Brussel Sprouts with veal bacon, and sweet potato gratin. Available for takeaway with a 48 hours notice, customers can now order a turkey feast that serves eight to ten people. AED 699 (without sides) or AED 1,049 (including sides).
Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection
Take the holiday spirit home with a traditional roast turkey from Habtoor Grand Resort. Take the stress out of the turkey prep and feast on a tender turkey served with roast potatoes, chipolatas and a rich gravy. Available from 1 December 2022 to 7 January 2023. AED 650 (serves eight people).
Palazzo Versace Dubai
Let Dubai’s premier fashion hotel, Palazzo Versace Dubai, take care of you and your loved ones during the holidays with a sumptuous turkey complete with all the trimmings. The flavoursome sides include roasted potatoes, chicken sausages, roast vegetables, glazed chestnuts, Brussels sprouts, roasted pumpkin, beetroot, carrot, cranberry sauce, and turkey bacon. Available from 20 November to 1 January. AED 799 (serves four to six people) and AED 999 (serves eight people).
GO: Visit www.palazzoversace.ae for reservations and more information.
Let Raffles take care of the cooking this Christmas with a traditional feast to be enjoyed in the comfort of your home. Available to pre-order with 48 hours advanced notice, you can enjoy a European or Arabian-style whole turkey with all of the trimmings and homemade festive desserts. Available 5 to 30 December. AED 640 (serves five to seven people) and AED 880 (serves eight people to ten people)
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai
Whether it’s a family gathering or an office party, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai, has you covered this festive season. Host your dinner party with ease whilst the Taj chefs take care of the cooking. Available from 21 November to 25 December. AED 500 (serves six to eight people) and AED 650 (serves 10 to 12 people).
Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Green’s
Zabeel House by Jumeirah’s turkey takeaway removes the stress from cooking a Christmas dinner at home, thus leaving you with more time to enjoy the day. The turkey comes with all the trimmings, including duck fat potatoes, Brussels sprouts, honey roasted parsnips, turkey jus, apricot and sage stuffing roulade, and homemade cranberry sauce AED 540 (three to four people) and AED 719 (five to seven people). Available for collection between 24 and 26 December.
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Nix the pressure of cooking a lavish festive meal this year and, instead, indulge in a curated festive hamper available for pre-order in December – you’ll be guaranteed a beautifully prepared meal for your family. Enjoy a traditional whole turkey with all the trimmings (turkey chipolatas, herb-roasted potatoes, parsnips, carrots, brussels sprouts, sage and apricot bread stuffing, turkey gravy, and cranberry jelly included). We’re told it’s suited for eight to ten guests and priced at AED 900.
GO: Visit www.festiveseasonabudhabi.com for reservations and more information.
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Enjoy the festivities with your loved ones, minus the hassle of cooking, and let Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island prepare a traditional festive dinner comprising a butterball turkey with all the trimmings and indulgent desserts. Available from 7 December to 7 January. AED 550 (serves six people).
Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi
Experience the culinary expertise of the Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi’s culinary team, who will take care of all the preparations this festive season. Savour perfectly cooked turkeys served with traditional apple bread and sage stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy and a choice of three appetising sides. Available until 30 December. AED 525 (serves six to eight people) and AED 695 (serves 10 to 12 people).
GO: Visit www.marriottdowntownabudhabilife.com for reservations and more information.
Pearl Rotana Capital Centre
Sit back, relax, and let the culinary team at Pearl Rotana take care of you and your loved ones this festive season. Order a tantalising turkey takeaway served with sausage, apple and sage stuffing, oven-roasted vegetables, buttered mashed potatoes, giblet gravy and cranberry sauce. AED 430 (5kg to 7kg) or AED 550 (8kg to 10kg). Available from 3 December to 7 January.
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
Bring a magical touch to your festive celebrations at home or in the office with a turkey takeaway served with a choice of four sides. Let the chefs at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche prepare a feast for your loved ones and colleagues. AED 445 (5kg to 6kg) and AED 495 (7kg to 8kg).
GO: Call 02 813 7777 for reservations and more information.
The WB Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton
Enjoy a traditional festive dinner at home with a slow-roasted turkey, complete with all the trimmings and indulgent desserts. The turkey is delivered with cranberry sauce, gravy and dinner rolls. Foodies can then choose four side dishes from a menu, including thyme and butter roasted mushrooms, dry fruit and bread stuffing, honey glazed root vegetables, Brussels sprouts with crispy veal bacon, truffle mashed potato, cauliflower and broccoli gratin, or baked macaroni and cheese. Available for collection between 1 December to 25 December. AED 500 (serves four people), AED 600 (serves six people) and AED 750 (serves eight people).