Takeaway Turkeys in Abu Dhabi

Where to order your bird for Christmas Day


Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana
Plump for one of two sizes of festive bird before selecting four trimmings from choices such as mashed potato, gravy, cranberry sauce, thyme roasted potato and minted green peas and carrot.
Dec 4-Jan 4. Dhs350 (4-5kg), Dhs550 (6-8kg). Fatima Bint Mubarak Street (02 610 6666).

Centro Capital Centre

Savour a festive meal, prepared in a hotel, in your very own home. The traditional roast turkey comes in two sizes and is accompanied by a variety of trimmings, including turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, caramelised root vegetables and roasted garlic potatoes. Spend an extra Dhs50 and you will get a yule log thrown in, too.
Until Dec 31. Dhs349 (5-6kg), Dhs449 (7-8kg). Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 409 6666).

Take all the hassle out of Christmas dinner by letting the team at Dolce, based at the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, prepare your meal, which can be picked up at just 24 hours notice. The four-kilogram whole turkey comes with assorted vegetables, potatoes, gravy, cranberry jus and stuffing.
Dec 21-Jan 2. Dhs550 (four kg). Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 818 8888).

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara
Enjoy the festivities in your own home with a little five-star assistance. The classy hotel is serving up turkeys with all the seasonal favourites.
Until Dec 31. From Dhs350 (5-6kg). Eastern Mangroves, Al Salam Street (02 656 1000).

Le Café
Make a royal appointment at this Emirates Palace eatery for your festive meal. Le Café is serving up roast turkey takeaway hampers, accompanied by a host of treats such as fire-baked chestnuts, duck-fat roasted potatoes with garlic and thyme, cranberry sauce and braised red cabbage, and an alternative leg of lamb hamper with mint jelly and mint jus.
Orders from Dec 10, with collections on Dec 24 and 25. Dhs850 (6kg turkey), Dhs950 (10kg turkey), Dhs980 (4kg leg of lamb). Emirates Palace, West Corniche, restaurants@emiratespalace.ae (02 690 7999).

Olive Tree
Enjoy classic Christmas tastes without missing out on those home comforts. Turkeys for gatherings big and small will be crafted by the team at Olive Tree. Turkeys are available between December 20 and 26 and must be ordered 24 hours in advance.
Dec 20-26. Dhs450 (5-5.5kg), Dhs550 (7-8.5kg). Aloft Al Ain, Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium Development
(03 713 8888).

Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
Turkey with trimmings, including cranberry sauce gravy and roasted vegetables. Book 48 hours in advance with 50 percent pre-payment .
Dec 5-26. Dhs495. Capital Plaza Complex, Corniche Road East (02 813 7777).

Sofra BLD
A readymade turkey dinner, complete with all the trimmings, including apple and chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce and sides such as creamy mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts with cured beef and onions and apple red cabbage. You can also order Australian prime beef striploin and whole farm duck.
Until Jan 7. From Dhs450 (turkey). Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri, Khor Al Maqta (02 509 8555).

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Bring in the experts to help make this year’s Christmas dinner extra special. The team will source, cook and prepare your turkey for you, complete with all the trimmings.
Dhs650 (medium turkey for six-ten people), Dhs850 (large turkey for ten-14 people). The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Tower, the Corniche (02 694 4444).

Bring Christmas to your door by ordering in a festive family feed from the kitchen team at this super hotel bistro, including a traditional turkey that comes in a range of sizes to suit whatever size gathering you're having, plus a whole host of trimmings such as chestnut stuffing. We're hungry just thinking about it.
Dec 10-Dec 24. Dhs400 (4kg), Dhs500 (6kg), Dhs600 (8kg). Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi , Sheikh Khalifa Street (800 101 101).

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