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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH OUR UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES

This holiday season, guests of The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC are invited to enjoy our festive events celebrated amongst family and friends. Enjoy a collection of culinary and artful activities as our downtown haven transforms into the ultimate festive emporium.

FESTIVE TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

The Lobby Lounge, December 6, 2017; 5 p.m. onwards

Create new traditions and kick off the season at our annual tree lighting ceremony where the caroling choir will fill the air as the hotel lights up for Christmas. A selection of seasonal canapes, goodies and traditional beverages are presented to accompany the memorable evening in true cheer.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE MASTERCLASS

Cara Restaurant, December 8 & 15, 2017; 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Revel in the joy and wonder of Christmas with our hands-on children’s masterclass led by Executive Pastry Chef Emanuele Saracino. The hour-long workshop will provide everything needed to build and decorate a gingerbread house. Each masterpiece is packed and prepared for guests to take away.

AED 125 per participating child

Advance booking required - email difcrestaurants@ritzcarlton.com

LUXURY FESTIVE HAMPER

Cake, December 1 – 26, 2017; open 24-hours

Create your own bespoke festive hamper. The ideal gift, bursting with gourmet surprises to tease the most discerning of palates.

JUST IMAGINE – SEASONAL SPA GIFT

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, December 1 – 26, 2017; 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.

A special gift to ensure your loved one is glowing all season long. Visit The Ritz-Carlton Spa and allow one of our specialists to create a bespoke package and celebrate the art of gift giving.

FESTIVE TAKE AWAY

Pick-up from Cake, November 20 – December 26, 2017

For hassle-free holiday entertaining, Center Cut Restaurant has curated the ultimate Thanksgiving and Festive Dinners ‘to-go’ to be enjoyed within the comfort of your own home.

FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA AT THE LOBBY LOUNGE

December 8 – 25, 2017; 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The popping of corks welcomes the arrival of the season at The Lobby Lounge, with a celebratory Festive High Tea experience featuring an elegant tier of seasonally themed sweet and savory delights.

AED160 per person including soft beverages
AED280 per person including a glass of champagne

MICHELIN STAR CHEF PACO PÉREZ AT CENTER CUT

December 1 -26; lunch 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and dinner 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Celebrate the season in Spanish style with a menu of carefully selected tapas to savour amongst your esteemed guests. Center Cut will be showcasing authentic Spanish hospitality in a ‘sobremesa’ setting to ensure your festive memories will be long lasting beyond the tabletop setting.

CHRISTMAS DAY GRAND BRUNCH AT CAFE BELGE

December 25, 2017; 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Join us on Christmas Day for a magical brunch experience. Expect a day filled with festive cheer as Café Belge is transformed into an elegant wonderland with live entertainment, oyster shucking, dancers, dedicated children’s area and visit from Santa!

AED 390 including soft beverages; AED 590 including house beverages
AED 640 including house beverages and prosecco
AED 740 including house beverages and champagne
AED 155 for children ages 6 through 12 years

NOËL AVEC LE CHEF AT LE CIRQUE

December 24 – 26, 2017; lunch 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. and dinner 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.

This holiday season accompany your bespoke festive menu with traditional egg nog, ‘vin chaud’, seasonal cheeses (additional) and Bûche de Noël. Le Cirque presents Noël avec le Chef, a festive secret between you and the chef.

AED 325; 3-course sharing menu (including one special festive beverage)

GLITZ AND GLAMOUR NIGHT BRUNCH AT CAFÉ BELGE

December 31, 2017; 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Re-imagine the New Year with grand gestures in a lively party atmosphere and enjoy the bright lights of the world famous fireworks. The night brunch features a variety of bustling culinary stations including foie-gras, oysters and outdoor grill accompanied by the lively jazz band and dancers.

AED 495 including soft beverages
AED 895 including house beverages and prosecco
AED 995 including house beverages and Champagne

NEW YEAR WITH CHEF PACO PÉREZ

December 31, 2017; 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Presenting an evening of pure enjoyment, a delectable dinner is prepared to showcase an array of signature Spanish dishes synonymous with the prestige and sophistication of Paco Pérez’s worldwide Michelin star concepts. Live entertainment will accompany the journey with a celebratory harmony to ring in the New Year in the finest setting.

15TH FLOOR ROOFTOP PARTY

December 31, 2017; 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Join us on the fifteenth floor and observe the New Year spectacle. Our urban escape will transform into the ultimate resort scene fitted with a sandy deck and resident DJ. The stunning views of the city are celebrated with a Champagne toast at midnight to kick off the party feeling.

AED 750 including house beverages, prosecco and bite-size canapes

NEW YEAR AT LE CIRQUE

December 31, 2017; 7 p.m. until late

Dine into the New Year in true Le Cirque style! Clown around, dance around and stand spellbound with amazement for the biggest show in town. Let us entertain you with a 4-course set menu, DJ and theatrical performances.

AED 1,100 4-course set menu and bottle of Champagne per person

PARTY SEASON

From intimate festive drinks through to large-scale corporate parties, The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC is the ideal place to revel in the joy of the season amongst friends, colleagues and business partners.

For groups of 10 or above, we offer a selection of private areas in Café Belge, Center Cut, Sunken Garden and Cara offering bespoke menus to cater to the needs of our esteemed corporate clients. Samaya Ballroom, Cara and Sahab are available exclusively for a minimum of 50 guests.

Book before November 30 and enjoy 15% savings on food and beverage.

LE CIRQUE CORPORATE

Treat your guests to a unique experience inspired by the fine flavors and timeless style of France and New York City.

For groups of 10 or above,
AED 350 per person; 3-course sharing menu
AED 550 per person; 3-course sharing menu including selected beverages (Water, Wine, Tea and Coffee)

BESPOKE CATERING EVENTS

For exclusive celebrations hosted outside the hotel, our luxury catering service offers bespoke menus, custom crafted creativity and legendary Ritz-Carlton service at locations across the UAE. Our culinary experts and catering team will assist you to orchestrate your events and festive celebration without boundaries of what can be achieved.

For restaurant reservations, email difcrestaurants@ritzcarlton.com or call +971 4 372 2323

For Le Cirque reservations, email reservations@lecirquedubai.com or call +971 4 372 2444

For group bookings or private events, email events.dubaiifc@ritzcarlton.com or call +971 4 372 2628

To view our Festive Season brochure, please click here.