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Takeaway Turkeys & Festive Films

21 Dec, 2014 / Posted By Mayuri

HO HO HO! Christmas is so near we can almost smell the freshly baked gingerbread, and we want to make sure that you have the best time of the year on this day.

We covered some wonderful places where you can take your children to or dine with your family in this season, and we also shared with you our top picks of where to have a festive feast if your party just comprises of adults.

Today, we bring to you a third alternative: watching Christmassy movies in the warm comforts of home while you munch on the best takeaway turkeys in Dubai. Remember, this isn't a last minute deal, and it is recommendable that you place your order around 48 hours in advance.

 Top Christmas Dinner & Movie Combo

 

Order from... The Ritz Carlton at JBR

Fabulous roast turkeys, served with roasted root vegetables and potatoes, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, bread stuffing and apple cinnamon crumble. 48 hours advance notice required. 

Price:

AED 1,000 – Roasted turkey of 5 - 6 Kg and all the condiments, good for 8 - 10 persons;
AED 1,500 – Roasted turkey of 8 – 10 Kg and all the condiments, good for 15 - 18 persons.

 

Order from... 25' 55' Cafe Bistro and Sport Lounge

The perfectly roasted turkeys create a feast that will serve six persons, so invite all your family and friends home for a magnificent treat!

Price:

AED 650 per 6.5kg whole roasted turkey with Brussels sprouts, mash potatoes, cauliflower mornay and cranberry gravy.
AED 350 per 2.5kg slow-roasted lamb leg with roasted potatoes, green beans and thyme jus. 

 

Order from... Nineteen

Get hampers full of muffins, mince pies and an array of delectable goodies for the little ones in your family, as well as turkey, with all the trimmings for everyone else.

Pick up timings are at 9am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm.

Price:

AED 800, inclusive of a 4.5-5.5kg turkey with trimmings and treats.
AED 990, inclusive of a 6-7kg turkey with trimmings and treats.

 

 

  

Order from... Sugaholic Bakeshop

If you're doing a Home Alone marathon (highly recommended), then after that wonderful feast of turkey, we suggest you dig into some delicious delicacies for your sweet tooth. Sugaholic provides festive cupcakes that will keep your little ones happier than little Kevin in a large New York toy store.

Price: AED 15 per cupcake.

 

 

 

 


Order from... The Lime Tree Café 

With a spectacular variety of Christmas platters, Limetree offers a traditional platter with the works, a seafood platter, a bigger, festive platter with homemade stuffing balls and cranberry chutney, gourmet cheeseboards with flatbreads and artisan rolls, and several desserts platters… just to name a few! 

They require 12 hours notice to prepare most of the platters; check out their website for full details on the takeaways and their prices.

 

FROZEN (2013)

Order from... Al Bayt

Technically, Frozen isn't a Christmas movie but we couldn't resist including it in our list. Pre-ordering a traditional roasted whole butterball turkey hamper from Al Bayt at the Palace Downtown Dubai, served with Brussels sprouts, buttered carrots, roasted parsnips, roasted potatoes, traditional stuffing, turkey jus and cranberry sauce. 

Price:

AED 750, inclusive of a 5-7kg turkey. 
AED 850, inclusive of an 8-10kg turkey.

 

 

  

Order from... Mövenpick Ibn Batuta Gate

Two delicious options for a whole roast turkey with Brussels sprouts, glazed carrots, oven roasted potatoes, roasted chestnut ragout, cranberry sauce, celeriac lemon cream and gravy. 

Price:

A turkey for 6 to 8 people (5.5 kg – 7.25 kg) for AED 520 while a turkey for 8 to 10 people (7.25 kg – 9 kg) turkey for AED 750. 

Delivery for an additional AED100 (location within a 30km radius from the hotel).

  

 

 

Order from... Aspen by Kempinski

Homemade cookies, mince pies, stollen cake, gingerbread houses, traditional Christmas goodies from around the world await you in the Aspen retail shop. Pick these up for your little ones while you wait for yourWe also accept special turkey takeaway orders.

Price: upon request. 

  

  

 

 

LOVE ACTUALLY (2003) 

Order from... Lafayette Gourmet at Galeries Lafayette

Traditional turkey trimmings with citrus and ginger cranberry sauce, gravy, chestnut stuffing, vegetables and chipolata for approximately eight to ten people. Enjoy a warm, fuzzy Christmas with the classics: a festive meal, a romantic flick, and a loved one by your side.

Price: AED 695.

 

 

 

This is a heads up - the following movie scenes are our absolute favourites! Hilarious, emotional and downright exhilarating, make sure you're paying attention for these gems. 

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Have a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year from the RoundMenu family! Keep discovering, keep dining, and true to the season of joy, keep sharing.

 

By Mayuri Gidwani

Content Editor for RoundMenu

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