Naina Shahani 12 Dec 2017 AT 06:18 PM

5 places to celebrate Boxing Day in Dubai

Who said that the celebrations have to end on Christmas Day?
Naina Shahani 12 Dec 2017 AT 06:18 PM
McGettigan’s
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McGettigan’s
Perry & Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse
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Perry & Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse

To help you keep the festivities going this holiday season, we've shortlisted five great Boxing Day offers in Dubai.

Happy eating folks! 

1. Al Muntaha
Boasting incredible views from its 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab, Al Muntaha prides itself on its modern French cuisine. Its Boxing Day offering is an à la carte menu that will feature some dishes that will surely have you asking for more (the Alaskan king crab and the roasted Brittany blue lobster are a must-try). Leave some room for dessert because the Morello cherry marshmallow is perhaps one of the best dishes that you can treat yourself to this season.
Where: Burj Al Arab
When: 12.30pm-3pm, December 26
Price: À la carte
Contact: website

2. The Restaurant
Forgive yourself for thinking that you’re at home when you rock up at The Restaurant. Each room of the venue depicts the charming surroundings of a luxury home. For Boxing Day, the venue is offering a three-course meal that will be served on the outdoor terrace – ideal for soaking up the sun and views of Burj Khalifa.
Where: Address Boulevard
When: 1pm-4pm, December 26 
Price: From AED325
Contact: website

3. Jekyll & Hyde
For a budget-friendly Boxing Day meal, look no further than this gastro pub located in the heart of DIFC. Tuck into a top notch roast dinner – Yorkshire pudding with the option of lamb, beef, chicken or nut loaf – for just AED99. You can supersize your meal for AED50 extra. For an additional AED120, you can upgrade your meal to include a bottle of grape. 
Where: Al Fattan Currency House
When: All day, December 26
Price: From AED99
Contact: website

4. McGettigan’s
Whether you call it a Boxing Day or St Stephen’s Day, this Irish pub has your every need sorted. Expect the day to include refreshing beverages, full Irish breakfasts, turkey sandwiches and a sweet treat. Football fans will be delighted to know that they can catch all the Premier League action on the venue's big screens.
Where: Cluster J, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT)
When: All day, December 26
Price: À la carte
Contact: website

5. Perry & Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse
Popular for bringing Deep South flavours to Dubai, this American smokehouse’s Boxing Day offering is a two-course menu affair paired with a mocktail. For mains, you can choose between a slow smoked turkey, Cajun spiced salmon or stuffed bell peppers with as many as three sides. Follow up your dish of choice with a sweet treat – the chocolate lava cake sounds amazing. 
Where: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
When: 11am-11.30pm, December 26
Price: AED 250
Contact: website

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