Twas the night before Christmas… Some cultures celebrate on Christmas Eve and some on Christmas Day so we’re rounded up the best of the December 24 offerings.
Club Buffalo This has got to be one of the best value Christmas Eve offerings around. Catch Santa on his reindeer (we’re not sure we like the idea of that on animal welfare grounds) and a three-course dinner plus music from Atomic Milkshake and games and giveaways. BD8 dinner with one drink, BD20 unlimited beverages. (33 731 000/33 724 076).
Diplomat Radisson Blu Special Christmas Eve dinner in Mondo’s restaurant to get the festivities off to a good start. Mondo’s, BD25, 7.30pm. (17 531 666).
Gulf Hotel Experience Christmas Eve with a festive buffet in Al Waha, or enjoy a traditional home-style Italian dinner at La Pergola while Fusions also has a special menu. Al Waha BD 19++. La Pergola (set menu) BD 23++. Fusions (set menu) BD 23++. (17 713 000).
Mövenpick If you’re holding out till tomorrow for the turkey, check out the Mövenpick’s Christmas Eve seafood extravaganza dinner. BD 20++ per person. (17 460 000).
Ritz Carlton There are special festive menus at several outlets with two sittings at 7pm and 9pm. La Med buffet BD25. Nirvana five-course menu BD28. Plums four-course menu BD35. Primavera four-course menu BD35. (17 580 000).
Sheraton Celebrate ‘Nochebuena’ with a special Christmas Eve dinner buffet at Al Safir Restaurant from 7.30-11.30pm. BD12.5++. disccounts for kids. (17 533 533 ext 259).
Sofitel The French really know how to do Christmas Eve. There’s a special buffet menu at Saraya or tuck into a five-course set menu at La Mer. Saraya BD22. La Mer BD32 (excluding beverages). (17 636 363).