Gather ’round, food enthusiasts and festive souls! As the glow of Orthodox Christmas approaches, the UAE is abuzz with delectable offerings and merry-making opportunities. From cozy eateries to luxurious dining spots, an enticing spread awaits, promising not just flavorsome delights but also a sprinkle of holiday magic. Let’s embark on a culinary adventure that celebrates tradition, innovation, and the joy of coming together during this joyous season!


1. Billionaire Dubai 

As Billionaire Dubai transforms their enthralling venue into an iridescent wonderland, guests will be dazzled by a kaleidoscope of colours that will be mirrored in the vibrancy of an exhilarating show on stage, performed by world-class dancers, singers, and acrobats scouted from all over the world, ensuring a euphoric experience for all.  

This Orthodox Christmas promises to be a sparkling affair as guests prepare to celebrate surrounded by a divine energy at Billionaire Dubai, where the Crystal Euphoria spreads unmatched cheer for the season.  

Date: 7th of January 2024  
Restaurant Timings: 9pm through to 3am     
Location: Taj Hotel, Burj Khalifa Street, Dubai     
To Book:  Call +971 (0) 4 510 3100 or WhatsApp: +971 (0) 56 678 3357   or email:  

Visit the Website for more price details and updates.

2. Atlantis Dubai

While some may be putting away the Christmas tree and saying goodbye to the festive season, many around the world still have the holiday to look forward to on Sunday 7th January. In celebration of Orthodox Christmas, Atlantis Dubai, the region’s leading entertainment destination is inviting guests to embark on a culinary adventure at Atlantis, The Palm and Atlantis The Royal, featuring specially created dishes across eight of its award-winning restaurants.

With Orthodox Christmas Day taking place in countries including Belarus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine on Sunday 7th January – while some countries, such as Armenia, will observe Christmas Day on the Saturday 6th January – Atlantis Dubai is welcoming friends and families from across the globe to celebrate the traditions of the season including a special visit from Ded Moroz (Father Frost).


Ossiano, the acclaimed one Michelin star restaurant, is inviting guests to enjoy an exquisite dining
experience, featuring Chef Grégoire Berger’s extraordinary creations. The Ossiano Orthodox Christmas dinner will take guests on a sensorial journey like no other with its lavish 11-wave menu, paired with a carefully curated wine and beverage menu. Guests can also look forward to indulging in a premium range of caviar to mark the special occasion.
• Date: Tuesday 2nd January – Monday 8th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 1:00am
• 11-Wave set menu for AED 1,250 per person (excluding beverages). Caviar starts from AED 550
• All beverages are à la carte.
• Please note: Children aged 9 and below are not permitted to dine in Ossiano
• Location: Atlantis, The Palm


This January, guests can enjoy a Japanese Peruvian-inspired feast, courtesy of Nobu Dubai. The renowned restaurant will be serving an exciting selection of special dishes on its à la carte menu, while the resident DJ gets everyone into the festive spirit. From caviar uni ikura gunkan, shokupan with king crab and black caviar to wagyu ribeye crispy onion tozasu butter, guests will be spoilt for choice.
• Date: Monday 25th December 2023 – Wednesday 10th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
• À la carte menu and festive specials from AED 150 – 900
• Guests must be 13 years or older to dine after 8:30pm
• Entertainment: Resident DJ
• Location: Atlantis, The Palm

Nobu by the Beach is inviting guests to infuse the festive spirit with beachfront luxury as they relish festive inspired Japanese Peruvian cuisine. Inspired by Nobu’s universally beloved Japanese Peruvian cuisine
served with a bitesize twist, Nobu by the Beach dishes are paired alongside a selection of Instagram worthy cocktails to celebrate the season in style.
• Date: Wednesday 20th December 2023 – Thursday 11th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 10:30pm
• À la carte menu and festive specials from AED 140
• Guests must be 12 years or older to dine after 8:30pm
• Entertainment: Resident DJ
• Location: Atlantis The Royal

Celebrate the festive season within the modern and vibrant restaurant La Mar by Gastón Acurio, the acclaimed chef who has been celebrated for elevating Peruvian cuisine to international acclaim. This Orthodox Christmas, guests can enjoy a selection of festive specials to mark the joyful season including nigiri kobe, cebiche chalaco and oysters.
• Date: Wednesday 20th December 2023 – Wednesday 10th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
• À la carte menu and festive specials from AED 130
• Guests must be 10 years or older to dine after 8:30pm
• Entertainment: Resident DJ
• Location: Atlantis The Royal


Guests can add a dash of cheer to their seasonal revelry with myriad flavours at Dubai’s newest gourmet dining hall, Gastronomy. With 17 live cooking stations, four bars and an enticing array of over 100 delectable dishes, including authentic Slavic festive dishes such as roasted duck, potatoes with chanterelles, grilled sturgeon, Olivier salad, homemade pelmeni, honey cake and apple Sharlotka, the restaurant is setting a new standard in culinary excellence.
• Date: Saturday 6th January – Sunday 7th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 10:30pm
• AED 325 per person, AED 525 per person including house wine and spirits; AED 690 includes house wine, spirits and Champagne
• All ages welcome
• Entertainment: Slavic band, folk dancers and violinist
• Location: Atlantis The Royal

Guests can look forward to a special Christmas-inspired à la carte menu this January at Seafire Steakhouse & Bar. For Orthodox Christmas dinner, guests can indulge in a delectable Norwegian king crab salad as an appetizer, followed by a mouthwatering wagyu surf turf as the main course, while desserts include a traditional honey cake. Guests can also enjoy a comprehensive wine list with top labels from both the old and new world.
• Date: Tuesday 2nd January – Monday 8th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
• À la carte menu and festive-inspired dishes available starting from AED 70 – 650
• Guests must be 10 years above to dine after 8:30pm
• Entertainment: Resident performers
• Location: Atlantis, The Palm

To mark the festive occasion, Ayamna, Dubai’s much-loved Lebanese restaurant is offering a whole new festive menu for guests to enjoy with friends and family alike. Choose between the special Ayamna wagyu shish kebab, tuna kibbeh nayeh, smoked ocean trout fateh, and pair it alongside hand-crafted signature cocktails.
• Date: Tuesday 2nd January – Monday 8th January 2024
• Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
• À la carte menu and festive-inspired dishes available starting from AED 150 – 350
• No age policy
• Location: Atlantis, The Palm


Saffron is inviting guests to enjoy the ultimate contemporary Orthodox Christmas celebration. The menu will consist of a lavish spread of fresh seafood and a range of favourite Russian delicacies, including vinaigrette salad, buckwheat with mushrooms, beef cutlet, lamb stew with carrot and cabbage pie. With a fun atmosphere and entertainment including a live DJ and an appearance from Ded Moroz, aka Father Frost or Santa Claus, it promises to be a night to remember for both kids and adults alike.
• Date: Saturday 6th January – Sunday 7th January 2024
• Time: 7:00pm – 10:30pm on Saturday 6th January and 6:00pm – 10:30pm on Sunday 7th January
• AED 255 (food only) per adult, AED 127.5 per child (aged 4 to 11 years old) and children under 3
years old dine for free
• No age policy
• Entertainment: DJ set, a special appearance from Ded Moroz (Father Frost)

For more information on Orthodox Christmas reservations call, +971 442 62626 or visit the Website.

3. St. Regis

Embrace the spirit of Orthodox Christmas with your loved ones and embark on a culinary journey like no other. Here, we invite you to create enduring memories as you explore a diverse array of delectable and innovative dishes that have been thoughtfully prepared for this occasion.

Each extraordinary creation on our menu is designed to tantalize your taste buds and can be paired with a selection of sensational beverages. All of this unfolds in the glamorous and luxurious ambience of Catch at St. Regis, where you can bask in the breathtaking views of the sparkling turquoise waters from the comfort of your seat. It’s an Orthodox Christmas celebration that combines exceptional cuisine, duo live entertainment, scenic beauty, and the warmth of togetherness, making it a truly unforgettable experience. 

Date: Sunday, 7 January 2024, 
Timings: 1pm – 4pm  

  • AED 450 per person including soft beverages. 
  • AED 650 per person including selected cocktails, grapes, and hops. 
  • AED 850 per person including selected French bubbly, cocktails, grapes, and hops. 
  • Children 12 years and below enjoy 50% savings. 

    For booking, please call 971 2 694 4553 or email 

Visit the Website for more details and updates.

4. Grand Millennium Al Wahda

Discover the heart of festivities at Grand Millennium Al Wahda, the luxury five-star hotel in the centre of Abu Dhabi, connected to Al Wahda Mall. Delight in a magical festive season with Grand Millennium Al Wahda special events, activities and culinary experiences to create lasting memories for you and your loved ones.

Orthodox Christmas
06th January – Al Wahda Restaurant 01st floor – Orthodox Christmas Eve Dinner 7pm – 11pm – AED 175
07th January – Al Wahda Restaurant 01st floor – Orthodox Christmas Day Lunch 1pm – 4pm – AED 175
Contact Details: Call +971 2 495 3890, Email

Visit the Website for more and updates.

5. DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island is set to unveil the enchantment of the festive season. As the calendar progresses towards the most wonderful time of the year, the resort is excited to announce a splendid selection of festive events, designed to uplift spirits and fill hearts with joy.

Ring in the Orthodox Christmas as they host a festive dinner at Meze, complete with charming live music. Priced at AED 199 per person, it’s a delightful way to continue the holiday festivities. With this festive lineup, DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island is all set to create cherished memories and make this holiday season truly special. Join us as we embrace the spirit of the season and share the joy with loved ones.

Visit the Website for more details and updates.

As the eve of Orthodox Christmas draws near, seize the opportunity to savor these remarkable F&B offerings and festive deals scattered across the UAE. Whether relishing classic dishes or discovering innovative culinary creations, immerse yourself in the warmth and cheer of the season with these thoughtfully curated celebrations. Mark this special occasion with delectable memories shared with loved ones, weaving together the essence of tradition and the joyous spirit of the festive season!