Team shortlist26 Nov 2017 AT 05:51 PM

11 ways to celebrate the festive season at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai in Deira

The only place to be over the holidays
Team shortlist26 Nov 2017 AT 05:51 PM
JW Marriott Hotel Dubai's takeaway offering
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JW Marriott Hotel Dubai's takeaway offering
Gingerbread house decorating day at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai
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Gingerbread house decorating day at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai
JW Marriott Hotel Dubai's festive cookies
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JW Marriott Hotel Dubai's festive cookies

It’s that time of the year again when family and friends unite to celebrate and reflect on their past year and all the good that it brought them. It’s a time where twinkling lights, mouthwatering dishes and quality entertainment take centre stage while festive cheer fills the air.

To help you celebrate the season in true holiday form, we have searched far and wide to find the best the ideal place to see out 2017. Look no further than the JW Marriott Hotel Dubai in Deira.

The luxury hotel is going all out to ensure that its guests are treated to a truly magical experience this holiday season. So get yourself down there to soak in any of the fantastic options that the hotel has to offer this December.

Cookies from around the world
This year, the hotel will be showcasing delicious cookies from around the world. What’s great is that you can order your cookie selections online and pick them up from the hotel. Need some help choosing? We recommend the Vanilla Kipferl from Europe and the Alfajores that originate from South America. The Egyptian Goraibas are also delicious, too.
Where: Available at the venue’s festive buffet or online
Price: AED75 per kilo
Contact: +971 4 607 7977 or order online here

Festive takeaway
With everything from pudding to roast to mouthwatering desserts, the hotel’s Christmas takeaway offering takes the hassle out of cooking, but still delivers that incredible home-cooked flavours.
When: Until 7 January 2018
Price: From AED650, there’s a 10 percent discount on all bookings placed before December 10
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, or order online takeaway here

Gingerbread house decorating day at Town Square
Perfect for those with little ones to entertain. Treat your kids to a day of culinary creativity by allowing them to design their very own gingerbread house. Once they’re done showing off their impressive frosting skills, they can take their masterpiece home and – hopefully – share it with the rest of the family. Preferably, served with a nice cup of hot cocoa.
When: 12pm-2pm, Friday, December 15
Where: Town Square
Price: From AED99, inclusive of a kids buffet snack
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

Christmas Eve buffet at The Market Place
The Market Place is your ‘go-to’ spot for an exquisite buffet this Christmas Eve. Tuck into everything from traditional pudding to perfectly cooked turkeys and delicious sweet treats. While you feed your hunger the live entertainment will help to set the mood for the evening. We’re sure they’ll play a few Christmas favourites along the way.
When: 7pm-11.30pm, Sunday, December 24
Where: The Market Place, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED165 per person, inclusive of soft drinks; AED265 per person inclusive of unlimited house beverages and AED75 for kids aged between 6 and 12
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

Christmas Eve at Cucina
If a traditional roast dinner doesn’t tickle your fancy, you can always kick start your Christmas celebrations with a moreish three course, Italian dinner. Expect delectable Italian cuisine full of pastas, pizzas and delightful sweet treats. Buon appetite!
When: 7pm-11.30pm, Sunday, December 24
Where: Cucina, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED150 per person, inclusive of food only, AED225 per person, inclusive of unlimited house beverages
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

Christmas Eve at JW’s Steakhouse
One for the meat lovers. The hotel’s award-winning steak joint will be offering guests its very best cuts of meat for just AED275 per person. We recommend taking a huge appetite because the food and the servings are great.
When: 7pm-12am, Sunday, December 24
Where: JW’s Steakhouse, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED275 per person, for food only
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

Christmas day dine around brunch
With three locations to choose from - The Market Place, Bamboo Lagoon and Hofbräuhaus - you’re sure to find a feast that both you and your family will love. What’s great is that you can wander around sampling the live entertainment, cooking stations and exquisite holiday desserts in each. Taking kids? Then make sure they keep their eyes open for Santa who will be doing the rounds, too.
When: 12pm-4pm, Monday, December 25
Where: The Market Place, Bamboo Lagoon and Hofbräuhaus at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED275 per person, inclusive of soft beverages; AED375 per person, inclusive of house beverages and AED75 for kids aged between 6 and 12
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

New Year’s Eve Dine Around
Kick off the New Year with a hearty feast amongst The Market Place, Bamboo Lagoon and Hofbräuhaus and their fine selection of local and international dishes. There will be a live band and a few surprises to help you ring in the New Year in style.
When: 8pm-3pm, Sunday, 31 December
Where: The Market Place, Bamboo Lagoon and Hofbräuhaus at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED350 per person, inclusive of soft beverages; AED475 per person, inclusive of unlimited house beverages and AED100 for kids aged between 6 and 12
Contact:+971 4 607 7977, website

New Year’s Eve at Cucina
The venue’s chic interiors and exceptional four course dinner instantly transports guests to Italy.With the same hospitality you’d expect from the European country, this is the ideal place to spend New Year’s Eve.
When: 8pm-1am, Sunday, December 31
Where: Cucina, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED 225 per person, inclusive of a four-course dinner and a glass of sparkling grape. Additional beverages are charged on consumption
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

New Year’s Eve at JW’s Steakhouse
Quite simply, JW’s Steakhouse is the only place where die-hard carnivores should be ringing in the New Year.
When: 8pm-1am, Sunday, December 31
Where: JW’s Steakhouse, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira
Price: AED395 per person, inclusive of a four-course dinner and a glass of bubbly. Additional beverages are charged on consumption
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

The More The Merrier
Every 6th person is free on food and drinks! The offer is valid on pre-and post-celebration days for every 6th starter, main course, dessert and even drinks and bottles.
When: Until 17 January 2018
Where: JW's Steakhouse, Bamboo Lagoon, Friday Brunch, Hofbräuhaus including Charcuterie Night (Sundays and Mondays), The Market Place, Cucina, the Italian kitchen, Champions Sports Bar, Piano Lounge, Vienna Café, Atrium Café, Waves Pool Bar, Awafi
Contact: +971 4 607 7977, website

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