The tree, the twinkling lights, a fun and festive atmosphere all combine to make Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate the perfect venue to celebrate this Christmas and New Year in style!
Real manifestations of sounds, colours and decorations of the holiday traditions can be felt, heard and seen throughout the hotel, offering events to cater for all tastes.
The hotel lobby “Al Bahou” is beautified by lights, from its high ceiling, beside the 88 majestic Arabic Lanterns, enormous glittering stars of different sizes hanging to complete the magnificent festive decoration.
Festivities begin with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the hotel lobby on the 5th of December 2012, greeted by hand bell performers and a Christmas Choir singing in Al Bahou, while guests enjoy a traditional hot chocolate beside the twinkling lights.
Christmas Brunch – 25th December 2012
The Christmas cheer continues on Christmas Day. “Al Bahou” lobby bedecked in the finest Christmas glory, offers an elaborate and fabulously prepared festive gourmet brunch buffet featuring International and Middle Eastern cuisine, with the perfect family setting where children can rejoice at the specially decorated Fun Corner, Magician, Petting Zoo, Bouncing castle, movie theatre, face painting, juggler and other fun activities while enjoying the food in their special buffet. Santa is also scheduled to make a special appearance with gifts galore.
From 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm; at only AED 395 with house beverages and AED 295 with soft drinks per person for adults and AED150 for kids between 6 to 12 years old. Little ones under 5 years of age eat for free.
New Year’s Eve dinner: 31st December 2012
Ring in the New Year with unparalleled scintillating ambience, gourmet cuisine and enthralling entertainment in stylish settings, with a “Water for Elephants” Circus theme for the night.
As you walk through our lobby, the joyful atmosphere will mesmerize you with the lyrical sounds of a beautiful and promising 2013. Bid Adieu to 2012 in style!
Enjoy a lavish dinner spread in a garden of delight at Al Bahou. Join us for an exquisitely prepared Foie Gras, Salmon & Smoked Fish Stations, Live Oyster & Prawn, Soups, Dim Sum, Cold Seafood and Sushi, Arabic food and more to welcome an auspicious year ahead. Your table will have whistles and party blowers to make sure your family and friends come alive with fun and laughter at midnight!
From: 7:30 pm until Midnight, for just AED 899 per person.
Children between 6 and 11 years of age receive 50% off and children under 5 years of age eat and drink for free.
Dress code: elegant, glamorous or Circus costumes.
Get your Christmas Turkey “to go”
Some of us aren’t the best Turkey wranglers in the land and it is best left to the pros to get the bird in the oven and make all the trimmings. This year, relax with your family and friends and let our chefs cook your Christmas dinner for you. All you have to do is to pick it up, enjoy your big family meal and even pretend you made it.
Our chef offers a wide menu full of options for your Christmas dinner. Build your own meal or order one of the family dinner packages; choose to cook it yourself or pick one of the options you can reheat and serve.
Roast Turkey: All our turkeys come with brussel sprouts, glazed carrots, oven roasted potatoes, roasted chestnut ragout, cranberry sauce and celeriac lemon cream: (5. 5 kg –7. 25 kg) Turkey for only AED520 and (10 kg –12 kg) Turkey for only AED 950.
House Cured Salmon: Choose between a Gravalax Dill Salmon or Mint Tea Smoked Salmon for AED185 per Kg; all salmon dishes are served with condiments: silvered onion, sour cream, capers, butter and brown bread.
Add a sweet flavour to your dinner with our selection of Christmas Goodies and assorted cookies: Panettone, Pandoro Classic, Butter Stollen, Passion and Raspberry, Chocolate and Orange, Coffee Crunch, Pfefernusse, Nuss Spitzkuchen, Schokoladen Printen, Zimsterne, Mince Pies, Home Made Christmas Cookies. Make your orders a minimum of 48 hours before pick-up.
*More about Christmas and New Year’s celebrations you can find at www.christmas-newyear.com.