What to do in Dubai today: 8/12

Updated: Dec 9, 2019

Afternoon Tea

Festive afternoon tea at The Palace Hotel

Treat yourself to a festive afternoon tea with a view at Al Bayt in The Palace Hotel. A magical spread of dainty sandwiches, mulled grape and seasonal treats are served up on the outdoor terrace which overlooks the Burj Khalifa. Setting the upmarket tone is the melodic sound of the live kanoon player and optional bubbly. Dhs180 per person or Dhs275 with bubbly. 3pm- 6pm, +971 4 888 3444

Festive flavoured dinner

Break bread over seasonal sharing plates dreamed up by the creative chef at Distillery. Throughout the month, the speakeasy style gastropub is offering three sharing plates for Dhs100 featuring a host of Christmas flavours such as winter soup with rustic bread. If you want a slice of Christmas dinner ahead of the big day, there’s a traditional roast turkey plate for Dhs115. 4pm- 2am, +971 54 998 2003

Christmas tree lighting

Decking the halls with bouts of holly tonight, Time Grand Plaza Hotel are lighting up their Christmas tree. Head to the Courtyard Café for a ceremony with all the trimmings – there will be a cheery choir and lots of festive refreshments. Practice your singing voices and join in with the carols for a merry start to the week. 5pm onwards, +971 4 233 4444

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