Have yourself a stylish festive season with Ladurée Dubai.
Creator of sweet treats since 1862, the Parisian tearoom now has over 85 boutiques spread over five continents, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi. They specialise in a rainbow of photogenic macarons that were a favourite with Gossip Girl’s Blair Wardolf. Wait, you don’t have to make like Chuck and fly to Paris to find them.
Share the sweet sensation of Ladurée macarons – a gift box of eight macarons is AED 139, or take 14 for AED 199. Decorated with red, white and gold Christmas motifs inspired by Scandinavian culture, they’re the perfect gift for that special someone, or why not treat yourself? Ladurée has also tasked the famous Norwegian pastry chef Sverre Saetre with bringing Santa Claus into stores with his holiday collection of Yule logs. In its sleek wooden ‘tine,’ or case, the elegant red and white signature ‘Tine’ Yule log will certainly transport the seasonal vibes into your home. Available from 19th December at all stores, try one for AED 46 or serve six to eight for AED 349.
Welcome fillers in any stocking are the tres mignon Ladurée’s macaron keychains (AED 249) and gift boxes of shortbread biscuits (AED 39 for 12).
Whether you’re on the go or dining in, Ladurée is upping the glamour for eating over Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Savour a three-course set menu of treats at the jewel box boutiques of Ladurée The Beach, JBR and Fashion Avenue, The Dubai Mall. Here wood paneling, pastel colours and ornate furniture hark back to the era of France’s Emperor Napoleon III and its tragic queen Marie-Antoinette. For only AED 249, enjoy a royal Christmas feast that includes salmon rillette, sirloin steak and Ladurée’s unmissable French toast. Or make your start to 2019 a stylish one with the four-course Ladurée New Year menu, with highlights including ricotta cheese and mushroom raviole, grilled salmon, sirloin steak and Yule log. With a bottle of non-alcoholic fizz, it’s yours for just AED 399.
Want to make it an exclusive party? Ladurée JBR has a private venue that can accommodate up to 50 guests and will overlook the stunning New Year’s Eve fireworks display at The Beach.
Ladurée’s story stretches back to 1862 and the 16 rue Royale in Paris, where it was one of the first trendy tea salons of the tine, More than 150 years later and the premier patisserie can transport you to the French capital this festive season to follow the Ladurée dream of “fantasy, rainbows and marshmallows.”
Find Ladurée in Dubai at The Beach, JBR; The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates. www.instagram.com/ladureeuae