Tuck into Xmas delights
ARMADA PETALING JAYA
With concerns to the sustainability of Mother Nature, Armada Petaling Jaya has decided to adopt a more eco-conscious tradition, which is shown through the use of recycled materials for the Christmas decorations such as the recycled bottle Christmas tree with colourful toilet roll ornaments and a majestic chandelier hung over the lobby.
At only RM75++ per person, expect to dig into a selection of Bouston Oyster Bisque, Broccoli with Turkey Ham Sauce, Pan Seared Lamb with Garlic Soubise, Charbroiled Chicken with Red Pepper Coulis, Mussel Florentine and Louisiana Pumpkin Pie at Utara Coffee House’s the buffet dinner.
The occasion will be made even livelier with carollers singing songs of joy and magic of Christmas.
During the Christmas Day High-Tea, the buffet counter will be filled to the brim with dishes such as Mushroom Lyonner, Grilled Lamb, Kaki-Age, Roasted Chicken Ballontine and Christmas Pudding Stollen for RM65++ per person.
Be pampered at the Christmas Day Buffet Dinner with Christmas Pizza, Kambing Marsala, Crusted Fish with Dill Sauce and many more at RM65++ per person. Children below six years old can dine for free while domestic helpers get to dine at half price on all three occasions.
The hotel will also be collaborating with Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam, which will be making an appearance during this period to raise funds and to spread the importance of conserving Mother Nature with fun activities.
For reservations, call 03-7954 6888 ext 4557.
DUCK N’ SUCH
Duck n’ Such, famed for adding local twists to their international selection of duck dishes, offers something special this Christmas. Not only do they offer three delectable oven roasted items — Duck n’ Such Stuffed Roast Duck (RM95++ per serving of whole duck), Orange Glazed Rosemary Stuffed Roast Duck (RM110++ per serving) and Herbed Roast Chicken (RM49++), they have a selection of desserts and pies prepared especially for this festive season. Be sure to book at least two days in advance.
Duck n’ Such is located at Hartamas Shopping Centre. For details, call 03- 6143 2286.
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON KUALA LUMPUR
Diners can bring their friends and family to Makan Kitchen, the hotel’s signature restaurant, to enjoy the Christmas high tea at RM68++ per adult, available on Dec 22, 23 and 24 while the Christmas Eve dinner is at RM108++ per adult. Christmas Day lunch is priced at RM88++ per adult while the dinner is at RM98++ per adult. Children below the age of 12 will be charged at half price for all promotions.
With the popular response from his recent Modern Italian promotion at Tosca, Michelin Accredited Guest Chef Andrew Blundy will be extending his time at the restaurant to present diners with a tantalising Christmas celebration with an Italian twist. Try his festive a la carte menu available from now to Dec 31 for lunch and dinner, except for dinner on Christmas Eve. A selection of starters including Honey Glazed Duck Breast, to mains such as Grilled Rack of Lamb with Saffron Barley Risotto and desserts such as Chocolate Glazed Hazelnut Mousse, and Cinnamon Parfait.
On Christmas Eve, Blundy’s delectable five-course set menu is priced at RM150++ per person, featuring Poached Coral Trout with Leek Fondue, a choice of Turkey and Spinach Roulade or Juicy Braised Beef Short Ribs and warm Christmas pudding.
Stop by The Food Store, the hotel’s bakery cum deli and choose from among the festive goodies. Christmas takeaways include Slow Roasted Whole US Turkey and Oven Roasted Australian 120 Days Grain Fed Beef Rib Eye.
To make this festive season even more meaningful, the hotel’s CARE Committee, a group of staff volunteers, is getting the community to get involved with “Tell Us Where Needs CARE.” The public has until Dec 31 to share their suggested charity organisations.
For reservations, call 03-2172 7272.
DYNASTY HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
Celebrate a memorable Christmas with your loved ones at Aseana Coffee House with its Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner featuring X’Mas Bread Basket & Rolls served with Shark’s Fin Soup and Roasted Whole Turkey with Stuffing, among others. The buffet is priced at RM68++ per person and RM34++ per child ( four to 12 years old).
On Christmas Day, rise up to the occasion with the traditional buffet line set-up offering Caramelised Shallot and Prawn Salad, Roasted Chicken with Plum Sauce and Grilled Seafood Skewer. This brunch is priced at RM39++ per person and RM19.50++ per child (four to 12 years old), served from 11.30am to 4pm. For reservations, call 03-4043 7777.
FURAMA BUKIT BINTANG
Treat loved ones this Christmas to Yuletide buffets at Spices in Furama Bukit Bintang. On the eve, the Christmas eve buffet dinner priced at RM120++ per person includes hot Spanish rice seafood, roast beef rolls with asparagus, poached garlic herbs sausage with sauerkraf and roesti potato, filo pastry wrapped beef and traditional roasted turkey with apple stuffing with Yorkshire pudding.
There will also be a buffet brunch on Christmas Day for RM43++ per person serving herbs buttered rice, coriander cracked Mongolian lamb rack, beef yakitori and sliced turkey with pineapple. Children aged between four and 12 are eligible for a 50% discount.
For details, call 03-2788 8983.
HILTON KUALA LUMPUR
From holiday-themed buffets to special festive menus at Chynna and Iketeru, there is something for everyone at Hilton Kuala Lumpur. Take in breathtaking views of the city while feasting on a festive spread at Cosmo Lounge or experience a tropical Christmas under the stars at Boardwalk. You can even bring home an extensive list of festive take-aways from Caffe Cino. Visit www.life.hiltonkl.com to order.
Feast on festive delights at Cosmo Lounge. Gather your closest of kin and enjoy a mix of traditional and contemporary delights such as Roasted Whole Turkey and Roasted Rib Eye as well as desserts such as Christmas Fruit Pies, Chestnut Log Cakes and Christmas Puddings. The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet is priced at RM158++ per person and RM79++ per child.
If a Winter Wonderland is not your thing, celebrate the festivities in the tropics at Boardwalk. With a buffet spread accompanied by pulsating beats by its resident DJ. The Boardwalk Christmas Eve Dinner is priced at RM128++ per person and the Boardwalk Christmas Day Brunch is at RM128++ per person.
Add an oriental touch to your year-end celebrations with a festive menu at Chynna. Enjoy a special set menu created by chef Lam Hock Hin which includes Duet Prawns, Claypot Stewed Red Snapper and Cantonese Duck Soup. The festive menu is priced at RM158++ per person.
Experience a Japanese fare this Christmas as chef Ricky Kamiishi presents a premium menu to celebrate the year-end in delectable fashion. The Iketeru Festive menu is priced at RM320++ per person.
For details, call 03-2264 2592/96.
HILTON PETALING JAYA
The hotel’s Paya Serai provides a perfect venue for a joyful celebration. The Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner is priced at RM120++, its spread is filled to the brim with classic Christmas dishes. On Christmas Day, the Buffet High-Tea and Buffet Dinner are priced at RM120++ and RM110++ per person respectively.
Alternatively, guests can enjoy a Japanese Christmas with an oriental twist at Genji. Inclusive of a glass of complimentary sparkling mocktail or champagne, the Christmas Eve Japanese Buffet Dinner is priced at RM130++ while Christmas Buffet Lunch is priced at RM110++.
Toh Yuen will be hosting an elaborate affair with the new-age style authentic Chinese Set Menu and delicious buffet. The Christmas Eve Set Menu is priced at RM150++.
Uncle Chilli’s sets the floor sizzling with the Christmas Countdown Red Hot Party. Inclusive of one glass of complimentary champagne, cover charge for non-diners is at RM75nett for Christmas Countdown Party.
For details, call 03-7955 9122.
IMPIANA KLCC HOTEL
Tonka Bean Café, Lobby Level whips up Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner from 6.30pm until 10.30pm. Among the delicacies are 8kg Whole Roasted Turkey, Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding, Waldorf Salad with Roasted Walnuts. Dinner is priced at RM108++ per person inclusive of a glass of red/white wine, RM98++ per person buffet only, free meal for children below six years and 50% off for children six to 12 years old.
Christmas Day Buffet High-Tea starts from 12.30pm until 4pm with delectable choices including Smoked Duck Breast with Boursin Cheese and Roasted Walnuts, Pumpkin Soup with Vegetarian Shark’s Fin and many more, at RM78++ per person, free meal for children below six years and 50% off for children six to 12 years old.
At Cedar On 15, Christmas Eve Dinner will be a five-course western set consisting of whole turkey sliced, Consommé of Blue Mountain Venison Loin with Mushroom Brioche and Sherry plus many other delicacies, priced at RM250++ per person.
Indulge your taste buds with delightful turkeys ranging from RM420 for 4kg to 5kg to RM650 for 7kg to 8kg. Try the Herb and Pepper Crusted Roast Beef with Mustard Gravy at RM65 per kg. Available until Dec 25, at 11am to 8pm only.
For reservations, call 03-2147 1111.
LAS CARRETAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT & BAR
To celebrate Yuletide joy, the restaurant will be roasting wholesome turkeys for takeaways and it comes with Chestnut Stuffing, Giblet Gravy & Cranberry Sauce for RM200 nett per bird. Apart from that, smoked Turkeys with Cherry Wood, roast N.Z. Lamb Legs and Smoked Salmon Fillet will also be served for the special occasion.
The Christmas set dinner featuring Grinch Salad, Cream of Pumpkin Soup Topped with Macadamia Nuts, Roasted Christmas Turkey or Charbroiled Australian Grain-Fed Rib-Eye and end with homemade Minced Pie is priced at RM85++.
For reservations, call 03-4257 1668 (Ampang) or 03-5637 3058 (Subang) or 03-2093 0380 (Damansara).
MANDARIN ORIENTAL, KUALA LUMPUR
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur invites you to celebrate in style from scrumptious Yuletide delights to the parties with DJs.
Until Dec 31, visit the Festive Desk at the hotel’s Lobby Level and take home Christmas goodies or check out Harrods’ display of its signature bears and festive hampers.
At Mosaic, chefs present an array of freshly prepared international and local cuisine. Children aged between four and 12 are entitled to a 50% discount. Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner is at RM178++ per person. Tuck into the Christmas Day Mega Brunch from noon.
Children aged between four and 12 are entitled to a 50% discount. It is priced at RM248++ per person, an additional RM110++ per person (for free flow of house wine, beers, house spirits and juices) is applicable on Dec 24 and 25.
At Mandarin Grill, Chef Reto Weber will be showcasing a five-course menu including Pan Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Wagyu Beef Sirloin and rum-raisin ice cream. The set is served on Christmas Eve and Day, 7pm at RM298++ per person (additional RM160++ per person for wine pairing).
Spend a relaxed Christmas at Lounge on the Park over tea and Yuletide delicacies. The Christmas Afternoon Tea is priced at RM78++ per person. For reservations, call 03-2330 8798/ 8797.
The Maria’s Christmas Set includes Seafood Blisque soup with a serving of Prawn Cocktail as an appetizer. Fresh from the kitchen, giving you a choice of Roast Turkey, Australian Wagyu Steak or Grilled Norwegian Salmon served with tangerine sauce. The menu will be available Dec 24 and 25 with prior booking, from RM80+ per set. For details, call 03-7725 2313 / 012-520 0772.
MINES WELLNESS HOTEL
Celebrate Christmas at Abdul & Charlie’s, Mines Wellness Hotel with a veritably healthy feast. Choice Christmas fares such as roast turkey, roast spring chicken, giblet, venison and carved duck awaits.
Celebrate a Green, Green Christmas with Santa Claus on the Eve from 6.30pm to 10.30pm priced at RM70++ or RM85++ (with a glass of house wine) for adults and RM40++ for children from five to 11 years of age. For reservations, call 03-8943 6688.
Share some memorable food and wine at Mezze in Medan Damansara, where a wonderful spread awaits. Christmas set menu is available from Dec 18 to 28 (supplement of RM8++ applies for Christmas Eve Dinner with coffee/tea served).
Start your meal with Smoked Salmon Chowder or Smoked Duck Salad, then indulge in Linguini Pasta of Mushroom and Truffle, Foie Gras and Black Truffle Pork Sausages, Roasted Turkey Roulade or French Sea bass Fillet (RM25++ supplement) or 250g Rib Eye (RM40++ supplement) and end it with Savarin of Summer Berries or Chocolate Molten cake with Coffee Cream Anglaise. The dinner is served at RM120++ per person. For reservations, call 03-2095 0122 / 012-201 5794 / 016-608 5585 or email email@example.com
PARKROYAL KUALA LUMPUR
In line with the theme Red Velvet, Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur is decked out in touches of elegant red velvet.
At Chatz Brasserie, Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner is served at RM108++ per adult and RM54++ per child, inclusive of one glass of cocktail/mocktail, Christmas Day Marathon Buffet is served from 12.30pm to 10pm at RM98++ per adult or RM49++ per child.
In this season of sharing and giving, the hotel has the less fortunate in mind. It is inviting well-wishers to help the children at Stepping Stones Living Centre obtain the essentials to go back to school by purchasing a “Back to School” envelope from the Christmas tree at the lobby.
Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur and Parkroyal Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur in-house guests enjoy 20% off while senior citizens above 55 years old enjoy 50% off on dining festivities. Special discounts also apply for selected bank card members.
For enquiries, call 03-2084 1000.
PEARL INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
Pearl International Hotel sets to make this Yuletide a nostalgic affair with its Starlight Extravaganza Christmas Eve BBQ Buffet including Beef Consommé Royale, Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Thyme, BBQ grill, Roasted Turkey with Sage and Chestnut Stuffing, Roasted Beef Striploin and more.
The spread is served from 6.30pm and priced at RM80++ per adult and RM40++ per child (four to 12 years old).
Pearl’s Christmas Day’s Joyous Christmas Buffet High-Tea is available at RM70++ per adult and RM35++ per child (four to 12 years old).
For reservations, call 03-7983 1111.
Christmas at Petite Millie is traditional as the restaurant is offering a choice of either Roasted Turkey or Roasted Chicken to commemorate your dinner with your family from Dec 23 to 29.
With two different stuffings available, traditional or different, chestnut and apple stuffing or the sweet potato and chestnut, the choice is yours and a bowl of broiled greens to add that warm and fuzzy feeling of Christmas.
For reservations, call 03-7732 0395.
PRINCE HOTEL & RESIDENCE KUALA LUMPUR
Enjoy a great variety of festive meals at this hotel located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.
At Eccucino, savour a variety of mouth-watering dishes ranging from appetizer, salad, soup, BBQ items, carving station, hot main dishes to desserts at the Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner priced at RM122++ per person (complimentary for children under 12 years old).
Gather for a sumptuous brunch and dinner on Christmas Day, where buffet brunch is available at RM110++ per person (complimentary for children under 12) and buffet dinner is priced at RM122 ++ per person (complimentary for children under 12).
Try something oriental for Christmas at Tai Zi Heen, that serves up a Chinese cuisine infused with a sprinkle of holiday mood. The Christmas Eve Ala Carte Buffet Dinner is priced at RM98++ per person and the Christmas Day ‘All You Can Eat Dim Sum’ Brunch is priced at RM65++ per person. The Christmas Day Ala Carte Buffet Dinner is priced at RM98++ per person.
At Enju Japanese restaurant, be amazed with a sushi dinner which also includes all-you-can-eat nigiri and maki sushi. The Christmas Eve Unlimited Ordering Sushi Dinner is available at RM88++ per person.
For reservations, call 03-2170 8888.
SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
The offerings at Arthurs’s Bar and Grill at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur comes in three- or four-course set menus starting with seared foie gras, poached white and green asparagus salad, hickory smoked corn chowder or tomato consomme with lobster lollipop.
The main course will be unlimited offerings of roasted turkey and manuka honey glazed New Zealand rack of lamb, followed by Christmas pudding or baked cappuccino cheesecake.
The Christmas Eve dinner starts at 7pm, while the Christmas Day lunch is from noon until 2.30pm. It is open to guests aged 18 years old and above only. The set menus are priced at RM138++ (three-course) and RM158++ (four-course).
For reservations, call 03-2074 3900/3560.
SHERATON IMPERIAL KUALA LUMPUR
Themed Sugar & Spice, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur invites you to Essence as culinary maestros cater to a wide spread of scrumptious dishes. The Christmas Eve buffet dinner is priced at RM128++ per person and at RM188++ per person (inclusive of free flow of house wines and draught beer).
Alternatively, wake up to a delightful brunch buffet on Christmas Day that dishes out Rack of Lamb with Five-Spiced Puy Lentils and Black Pepper Glaze. It is priced at RM118++ per person and at RM178++ per person (inclusive of free flow of house wines and draught beer).
What’s more, guests who dine in will receive a special chocolate bar and for the lucky ones, it will include a magical golden ticket. All lucky ticket holders will win themselves hotel stay vouchers, food and beverage vouchers and spa treatments.
Opt for a more romantic getaway at the freestanding Tuscany styled Villa Danieli. Tantalise your senses with our authentic yet innovative yuletide cuisine as Chef Alessandro Graziosi whips up a four-course Christmas Eve menu including a glass of Prosecco sparkling wine.
Savour dishes such as Foie Gras, Ox Tongue and Cinnamon Apple Compote Terrine, Red Currant Puree with Honey and Cubeba Pepper Glazed Figs; Alaskan King Crab Marinate with Acacia Honey and Fresh Jalapeno. Graziosi’s dinner is available on Dec 24 and priced at RM220++ per person.
Villa Danieli will also be serving BBQ brunch at the poolside on Christmas Day at RM118++ per person (food only) and at RM178++ per person (inclusive of free flow of house wines and draught beer).
Celebrate the yuletide season at Celestial Court with Master Chef Ho Boon’s innovative dishes and Chef Ken’s flavourful dim sum specials, all featured in a live buffet station.
In addition, diners can also choose from a festive a la carte menu that includes Roasted Crispy Chicken served with Hong Kong Spicy Dried Scallop Flavor; Pan Seared Beef Tenderloin Cubes and Shimeiji Mushroom. This promotion is priced at RM168++ per person (minimum of two persons) and at RM208++ with free flow draught beer of house wine.
At the Pavilions Lounge, a Christmas high tea is served with TWG teas. Priced at RM42++ per tea set, the high tea is served from 3pm to 6pm (Mondays to Fridays) or take pleasure in the festive cocktail selection at RM28++ per glass. For reservations, call 03-2717 9900.
THE FEDERAL KUALA LUMPUR
Why not celebrate Christmas at the revolving Bintang Revolving Restaurant with the view of Kuala Lumpur city skyline.
Appetiser starts with scallop and prawn cocktail on fresh greens and pumpkin orange soup with cinnamon cheese croutons.
The set dinner is available on the eve and Christmas Day from 6.30pm to midnight.
It is priced at RM128+ per person inclusive of a party pack.
THE GARDENS HOTEL & RESIDENCES
Share the joyous spirit of Christmas at The Spread, The Gardens Hotel and Residences. Indulge in a Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner with roasted turkey with stuffing, fresh oysters, roasted duck roulade with orange sauce, lamb rack with herbs crust Provencales, to a grilled assortment of seafood and meat selections. It is available at RM120 per adult and RM62.50 per child, inclusive of house wine or sparkling juice.
Have an equally celebratory Christmas Day Bubbly Brunch, tuck into a feast featuring roasted turkey, continental delights and local temptations. It is available at RM109 per adult and RM54.50 per child, inclusive of free-flow of sparkling juice.
For reservations, call 03-2268 1123.
Tags: Armada, Christmas food listing, DUCK N’ SUCH, DYNASTY HOTEL, Eating Out, Food, FURAMA, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, HILTON PETALING JAYA, Impiana KLCC Hotel, LAS CARRETAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT & BAR, Lifestyle, mandarin oriental, MARIA’S CAFE, Mezze, MINES WELLNESS HOTEL, PARKROYAL, PEARL INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, Petite Millie, prince hotel & residence, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheraton Imperial, THE FEDERAL KUALA LUMPUR, THE GARDENS HOTEL & RESIDENCES