Thanksgiving meal at The Ivy. Image Credit: Supplied picture

Baker & Spice: Locally-reared roast chicken (as aren’t any locally reared turkeys) for 4-6 people, with side dishes such as roast potatoes with cracked spice and lemon zest, roasted sweet potatoes with sticky Muscovado and cinnamon, okra with new season lemon and pistachio, pumpkin squash with chickpea, wilted cabbage succotash and green apple and barley stuffing with honey caramel pecans. Desserts include pumpkin, pecan caramel or apple and blueberry pie, in a selection of sizes, with vanilla bean custard or espresso homemade ice cream. Order by Sunday November 24 at Baker & Spice Dubai in Souk Al Manzil (04-4279856) or email info@bakerandspiceme.com. 

Caramel, DIFC: Four­‐course set menu includes butternut squash soup, pumpkin risotto or sweet potato gnocchi to start, roast turkey main with stuffing, cranberry compote and turkey gravy, and pumpkin cheesecake to finish, on Thursday November 28 from 6pm. Dh179; call 800-­‐CARAMEL (800-­‐2272635). 

Claw Bbq, Crabshack And Grill, Souk Al Bahar: Thanksgiving day Turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, Dh180 including a house beverage. There’s live music, the Macy’s Day Parade showing on big screens and Thanksgiving NFL action all night long. Call 04-4322300 or email info@clawbbq.com.

The Gramercy, DIFC: Serving Thanksgiving meals November 24-December 1, with turkey, pumpkin pie and more. Three-course lunch, 12-3pm, Dh125 per person; three-course dinner sharing platter, Dh195 per person from 7pm, including a beverage. There’s also a takeaway menu serving 6-8 people with a whole roast turkey, sausage and chestnut stuffing, cinnamon glazed sweet potato, brussels sprouts, sautéed carrots, chef’s salad, cranberry sauce and gravy with homemade pumpkin pie and creme anglaise, Dh750; orders to be made two days in advance and collected from The Gramercy. Call 04-4377511. 

The Ivy, Emirates Towers Boulevard: Pumpkin and pecan-laced three-course feast during the last week of November, with roast turkey served with corn bread, mac ‘n’ cheese and sweet potato, apple and pecan pie or cheesecake; Dh395 per person, call 04-3198767. 

Harvesters Pub, Crowne Plaza Dubai: Thanksgiving lunch and dinner, Dh100 for all you can eat. Also at Al Dana, a turkey carving station is included at the buffet; lunch, Dh115, dinner, Dh165. Western Steakhouse has a Thanksgiving meal for Dh89 per plate. Call 800-CROWNE (276963). 

Jones the Grocer: Turkeys to order at all stores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi — stuffed, cooked with all the trimmings and ready to collect on your chosen day; Dh610 with trimmings and Dh410 without, each turkey serves approximately 8-10 people.

Medley, Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre: Thanksgiving brunch from 12.30-4pm on November 23. Call 04-6038080. 

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, The Address Dubai Marina/H Hotel: Three-course meal, Dh325 per head including a bottle, from 6pm.  

SCAFA: Thanksgiving cooking class for two, 6.45-9.30pm on November 27. Visit scafa.ae.