The festival of Christmas lightens up the dark, gloomy winter days. The festival equates to lavish feasts with some scrumptious meals and desserts. This is the time to indulge in some soul-warming foods and keep up with the festive spirit around. If you are looking forward to celebrating this merry festival with full fervour, you should know exactly where to head to. We put together a list of the best places in your city offering special Christmas menus and organising action-packed events, where you can go to with your friends and family. Make your pick for a great Christmas 2019.
CHRISTMAS IN DELHI -
Shangri-La's - Eros
Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel would like you to enjoy the yuletide spirit with their special offerings this festive season. The hotel provides a myriad of celebratory offerings, including an array of exquisite dining experiences, a tailor-made stay and party packages in an enchanting atmosphere with cheerful rhythms, tree lighting and more.
What: Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel
Where: Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, 19 Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi
When: 7th December - 25th December, 2019
The Kimono Club
The Kimono Club has launched an exquisite Christmas 'All you can eat Sushi and Dimsum lunch menu' for the gourmands in the city. Relish tantalising delicacies curated by chef Vikramjit Roy. Comprising a diverse range of hand-rolled sushi and dimsum, the menu also includes a choice of salad, soup, congee, staples and a delicious dessert that can be savored in this delectable Asian affair.
What: The Kimono Club
Date: 25th December 2019 (Wednesday)
Timings: 12:00- 4:00 PM
Price for two: INR 1,200 plus taxes for Dimsum (without alcohol), INR 2,000 plus taxes for Sushi & Dimsum (without alcohol)
For reservations: 910782198/ 9910782152
Social is sleighing the season with nine new dishes and five new drinks for an exclusive Christmas menu. Don't miss - Pumpkin Paratha served with Vindaloo Sausage Fry. Enjoy the Risottoogood, a smoked cranberry & malai tikka risotto with poppadom ribbons that will leave you asking for more. Also, try out the Sizzling Plum Cake served with custard, chocolate & nuts.
Where: Social - Hauz Khas, Nehru Place, Vasant kunj, Cyber Hub, Odeon.
When: 18th to 31st December, 2019
Cost for two: Rs. 1300/-
Celebrate the joy of Christmas with a bouquet of festive celebrations at Taj Palace, New Delhi. Choose from an array of culinary feasts and glittering soirées at the hotel's award-winning restaurants complemented with a special stayover offer.
Where: Capital Kitchen, Taj Palace, New Delhi
Christmas Celebration Week | December 26 to 30, 2019
Price: Buffet Lunch and Dinner INR 3,500 inclusive of taxes per person
Traditional Christmas Eve Dinner | December 24, 2019
Price: INR 4,000 inclusive of taxes per person
Where: Orient Express, Taj Palace, New Delhi
Classic Christmas Eve Dinner | December 24, 2019
Price: INR 9,000 inclusive of taxes per person
Premium beverage supplement: INR 3000 inclusive of taxes per person
Traditional Christmas Feast | December 25, 2019
Price: INR 9,000 inclusive of taxes per person
Premium beverage supplement: INR 3000 inclusive of taxes per person
Homemade Christmas Goodies and Festive Hampers by The Tea Lounge
Price: INR 4500 plus taxes per hamper upwards.
Address: What: Taj Palace, 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi 110021
To book the festive packages and offers at Taj Palace, New Delhi, call 011-66593833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Head to The One, Le Meridien New Delhi for Christmas special offerings, which have been curated for celebrations with loved ones. They are all set to host a fabulous Christmas brunch with a range of festive treats, traditional Christmas cuisine and turkey carving. Soak in the festive fervour with a backdrop of a wonderful walk–in Christmas tree made of 60,000 glass beads, Santa Clause and lively carol singers.
What: Christmas Eve Turkey Dinner at Le Meridien New Delhi
When: 24th December 2019
Price: ₹4500 all inclusive ( includes a welcome drink)
What: Christmas Lunch at Le Meridien New Delhi
When: 25th December 2019
Price: ₹4500 all inclusive( includes a welcome drink
For bookings, contact at +91-11-23460220/21
Ek Bar beckons you to indulge in a merry feast to celebrate the festival. Touching upon India's unique regional culinary diversity from the Indian Catholic Community in Kerala, The Suriani Christmas Brunch menu curated by chef Ruchira Hoon is set to be a delicious affair for discerning diners. Sharing platters, a grazing table, dessert and unlimited Wine & beer set this meal apart from other Christmas meals this season.
What: Ek Bar
Where: D-17, 1st Floor, Defence Colony, New Delhi
When: Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 12 PM
The Artful Baker
The Artful Baker has curated special menu with Christmas delights to make the season merrier. Indulge in the mouthwatering offerings such as the authentic Plum cake, Gingerbread cookies, Pannetone, Stolen, Linzer cookies, Nutella and rum cheesecake, Dark chocolate and caramel Yule log, Apple tart, Passion fruit dark chocolate and coconut opera and Vanilla & Hazelnut Mille Fuille. Also try their traditional and warm holiday beverage, especially Hot chocolate with three options.
What: The Artful Baker
Where: The Artful Baker, Khan Market and Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
When: 1st December, 2019 onwards
Cost for two: INR 500 onwards
With the city brimming with excitement and festivities, Foxtrot is all set to give you a merry experience with the ultimate season's eatings. Highlighting the festive spirit in a lavish seasonal menu, an array of delectable dishes, desserts and more awaits you. Must Try - Maple & honey glazed duck served with warm beet salad and caramelized onion mash. End the festivities on a sweet note with the Rum & Raisin cake with berry ice cream.
What: Fox Trot
Where: Foxtrot Khan Market & Cyber Hub
When: 20th December, 2019 to 3rd January, 2020, 11 AM - 12 Midnight
Ushering in the Christmas and New Year festivities, Punjab Grill has curated an exclusive buffet menu for a memorable meal for all the food fanatics in town. Relish a plethora of North Indian offerings with live counters of mouth-watering grill & kebabs. End your meal on a perfect note with an array of scrumptious desserts and a Christmas special cake. Additionally, live musical performances and DJ nights at the restaurant will uplift your festive mood.
What: Punjab Grill
Where - All Punjab Grill outlets across Delhi
When: 24th and 25th December, 2019
Celebrate Christmas with aplomb at The Imperial. Imperial has put together a host of packages to make sure you have a jolly good time this festive season. Entice your taste buds with an exquisite Christmas eve dinner buffet at 1911 Restaurant ( all-day dining restaurant). Featuring Roast turkey, Brussel sprouts, pork loin in a blanket, bread stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce on the Western Roast station and a selection of international cuisine like Shepherd's pie, Cajun chicken, celeriac, blue cheese crumble with hot and exquisite Asian favouites like Kung krapao- Prawns tossed with Thai sweet basil, Silken tofu, bell peppers, Chinese cabbage, hot garlic sauce along with Seafood, Indian, Tandoori favorites and Italian specials, salads, desserts and cold cuts; this extensive feast will leave you asking for more.
Bask in the winter sun with a lavish Christmas Brunch on 25th December 2019 at 1911 lawns, gorge on a traditional feast packed with all things meaty, sweet and indulgent and drench yourself in the festive fervour.
What: Christmas Celebrations At Imperial
Where: 1911 Restaurant
Price: Dinner Buffet at INR 6000 + taxes per person with an additional unlimited Champagne for INR1500 + taxes per person and kids buffet will be at INR 3000 + taxes per child.
Christmas Brunch at INR 4800+ taxes per person with an additional unlimited Champagne for INR1500 + taxes per person.
Kids buffet priced at INR 2400 + taxes per child. Timings: 12pm- 3:30pm
Soak in the festive vibe at Hyatt's winter carnival day. Packed with interactive activities such as tree lighting, Christmas carols, Santa's grotto, Masterchef challenges and fun games, this carnival is sure to enthral everybody. Additionally, also enjoy the extraordinary culinary experience at various restaurants of Hyatt, there are some delicious cocktails to make the fare even merrier!
What: Winter Carnival At Hyatt Regency, Delhi
Where: Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Cama Place, Delhi
When: Sunday, 22nd December, 2019, 11 AM - 6 PM
Price: INR 5750 plus taxes (with alcohol)
INR 4750 plus taxes (without alcohol)
For kids (ages 2 to 12 years) - INR 2,000 plus taxes
*Entry free for infants
Hilton Inn Garden, Saket And Gurgaon
Enjoy the lip-smacking Christmas special spread and the spectacular decor of Hilton Garden Inn Saket. To make your festivities memorable, the lavish buffet has a mix of traditional favourites and some Indian delights. Relish Roast Turkey with new baby potatoes served with cranberry sauce, Kaffir lime and lemongrass scented lamb ball with bbq sauce, grilled fish with leeks and caper confit, Jahangiri Murg, Hyderabadi mirchi ka salan, ice plum cake, blueberry cheesecake and much more at India Grills at Hilton Garden Inn, Saket.
At Hilton Inn, Gurgaon, Baani Square you can tuck into some international delicacies with premium beverages. Extensive buffet, Charcoal Grills, live station, kids' corner that includes Cheesy Macaroni Gratin, Steamed fish in black bean sauce, Flambed Plum pudding (live), Lamb seekh, Jheenga achari, the celebrations at Hilton Inn, Gurgaon are all things zesty.
Where: India Grill, Hilton Garden Inn, New Delhi/ Saket and Glass House - Hilton Garden Inn, Gurgaon, Baani Square
When:4th and 25th December 2019
Price: 2,499 INR(per person) at India Grills, INR 2000 per person at Glass House- Hilton Garden Inn, Gurgaon, Baani Square
A lavish festive-themed brunch awaits you at Westin, Gurgaon this Christmas. The exquisite buffet offers a range of choices, featuring traditional favourites, such as roast turkey, smoked duck with fig tartan, cajun smoked turkey, smoked turkey quiche, Christmas pudding, yule log, plum cake pudding and much more.
Where: Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi
When: On 25th December 2019, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Price for two: INR 4900/- plus taxes for the festive Christmas brunch with soft beverages
Premium beverage packages starting at INR 1000/- plus taxes per person
CHRISTMAS IN MUMBAI -
Delve into the spirit of festivities with London Taxi's Unlimited Christmas Brunch! They are hosting a Winter Wonderland themed Christmas this year, and their award winning culinary experts have created a gastronomical heaven. Their elaborate spread includes a classic British Sunday roast, live carving stations, live pancake counters, live Christmas instrumental, Christmas special cocktails and a lot more.
What: Christmas Brunch, London Taxi
Where: London Taxi -Khar and Kamala Mills
When: 25th December 12-4PM
Cost: Starting from INR 2000+
The Bluebop Cafe is all set for Santa's first visit to the restaurant with a special festive menu which embodies the perfect elements of the season to feast on and some lovely holiday music. Chef Saurabh Raturi has carefully curated an interesting spread to go with the perky and playful ambiance of the restaurant.
What: Bluebop Cafe
When: 17th December 2019- 5th January 2020, 12 pm - 1 am
Where: The Bluebop Cafe, 318, Satyam Building, Linking Rd, Khar West, Mumbai
Contact - 022-62366444/ 8655192913
One of Mumbai's favourite restro-bar Sassy Spoon is saving the best for the last to make sure you end the year with a bang. The specially curated festive menu offers an array of mouth-watering delicacies from soups & salads to appetizers, main-course and dessert. Traditional Sassy roasted butterball turkey with cranberries, glazed carrots, sauteed greens, stuffing & gravy & Cranberry jelly glazed Belgian bark pork ribs are some wholesome meaty delights to look out for. Vegetarians can enjoy the Butternut squash, mascarpone & nutmeg ravioli & Mediterranean vegetables stuffed in grilled portobello mushroom with smoked scamorza. Round up your feast with Yule log slice with bourbon sauce & pulled monkey bread with brandy sauce.
What: Festive Special menu
Where: The Sassy Spoon, Nariman Point & Powai
When: 15th December-31st December (The Sassy Spoon, Nariman Point) & 20th December-31st December (The Sassy Spoon, Powai)
Opa Bar and Café, Saki Naka
Indulge in the mouth-watering traditional Christmas meal at Opa Bar and Café. The Christmas menu at the cafe is brimming with all things delicious and Christmasy, including Turkey Roulade -- a deliciously grand Paprika Roasted Chicken -- and a traditional Christmas Pudding. Don't wait till Christmas to indulge in these delectable treats.
Where: Rooftop, Peninsula Grand Hotel, Lokmanya Tilak Nagar, Saki Naka, Mumbai
When: 23rd December 2019 – 30th December 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 1:30 am
Have a jolly good time at The Monkey Bar with small plates and desserts inspired by the soul-satisfying dishes from Anglo-Indian homes across the country. Some of the highlights of menu are Maka Pao De, bread and butter with a Portuguese twist; Panthra's & Mother-In-Law's Chutney; a go-to dish for the robust Anglo-Indian community of Kolkata, made with Panko Fried Crepes, filled with chicken mince paired with spicy devil's chutney and Ball Curry and Pao–a slow-cooked Railway-style mutton meatball curry, served with buttered pao and prawn balchao butter.
What: Jolly Good Christmas at Monkey Bar
Where: All Monkey Bar Outlets across Delhi, Mumbai And Kolkata
When: Dec 16, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
Average Price for Two: Rs. 2000 ++ for two persons with alcohol excluding taxes/
Average Price for Two: Rs. 1400++ for two persons without alcohol excluding taxes
Time: 12 noon-12 p.m
Ring in the festive cheer with Foo's Asian Tapas-fare. Intrigued much? You should be because Foo is bringing its favorite tapas classics with delicious new additions to the Special Christmas menu. Paired with a plethora of unique cocktails, the menu is nothing short of spectacular. There's dimsums, burrata, salads, stir-fries and more. We saw you slurping.
What: Christmas Feast At Foo
Where: Foo. al three outlets
When : 25th December 2019, 8pm onwards
Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai
Indulge in bespoke dishes this holiday season at Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai, There's an array of festive dishes in store for you, the key highlight being roasted pumpkin & garlic with pear and walnuts, chestnut turkey & parsnip soup, served with its own giblet gravy sweet potato, roasted beets with balsamic and fennel, maple glazed sweet potato/butter snow peas. Pan Seared Indian Salmon with Beans con carne and Salsa Verde, Blackened Chicken with baked yam and Mushroom Jus and Green Apple and Chorizo tart, are some other preparations to watch out for.
Where: Asian Kitchen, Four Points By Sheraton, Next To Inorbit Mall, Plot 6 - 15, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
When: 24th December, 2019 7pm onwards
Price: Rs.1300/- to Rs.1850/- (With/without alcohol)
CHRISTMAS IN BENGALURU -
Feast on a sumptuous range of desserts this Christmas season at Magnolia Bakery. In addition to the plum cake and everyday desserts, the store will also be offering holiday cookies and beautifully decorated Christmas and Holiday Piped cupcakes. In addition to all that, there will be a range of Christmas theme decorated cakes available for pick up in store. Just like everything else, all items on shall be freshly baked daily.
What: Magnolia Bakery
When: 17th December 2019 onward
Where: Magnolia Bakery, Indiranagar Bangalore
Cost: INR 80 onward (does not include tax)
On the evening before Christmas, gather you friends and family for a jolly good feast by the stunning poolside of The Bengaluru Brassiere at Hyatt Centric MG Road Bangalore on Thursday, 24 December. The dinner buffet, curated by Chef Manish Uniyal, features a range of delicacies prepared exclusively for the Christmas Eve Dinner. On the menu are a whole range of salads, salmon platter, seafood bar, Antipasti, cheese board, soups, starters, mains and desserts. There are also live counters with grills, maze and a carving counter.
What: Hyatt Centric
Where - The Bengaluru Brassiere, Hyatt Centric MG Road Bangalore, 1/1 Swami Vivekanada Road, Ulsoor
When - Thursday, 24 December 2019, 7:00 PM onward
Radisson Blu Atria
With an irresistible menu, refreshing beverages, jolly music, exquisite decor and other festive embellishments, Radisson Blu Atria is making the whole hassle of year-end planning much easier. Their lunch buffet is inspired by fusion cuisine with roast turkey and suckling pig as the centrepieces.
What: Christmas Feast At Radisson Blu Atria
Where: 1 Palace Road, Bengaluru
When: 25th December 2019
Price: Includes 4-course set menu & sparkling wine
Cost: INR 4999 (per couple, all inclusive)
Non-alcoholic 4-course set menu
Cost: INR 2999 (per couple, all inclusive)
CHRISTMAS IN CHENNAI
Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa has curated a special Christmas menu at their most stunning Pelican Deck, an open-air grill and barbeque restaurant and their all-day dining restaurant The Reef. The Pelican Deck has brought in the festive mood earlier this year with their Pre-Christmas and the Christmas Eve Dinner that will be a traditional meal with a Mediterranean twist.
What: Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa
When: 12th December - 25th December, 2019
Cost: Entry: INR 2400++ (For teetotaller), INR 3400++ (For Social Drinkers)
CHRISTMAS IN PUNE
JW Marriott Pune
JW Marriott Pune presents Christmas extravaganza with an array of activities and special events for everyone. There's The special Brunch, Christmas hampers and goodies, Christmas Eve Dinner, Special Kids Carnival, and a Christmas eve special night at Miami .
What: JW Marriott Pune
When: 24th and 25th December, 2019
Cost INR 2400 - INR 3000
Merry Christmas 2019!
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