7 Must-Have Christmas & New Year Feasts of 2017

The only thing better than opening presents is a table full of sumptuous Christmas food.

Tis’ the season to be jolly with family and friends! Let’s celebrate this ‘feast-ive’ season with delectable varieties of cuisines, from appetizers to desserts specially crafted to satisfy everyone’s palate. To save the famous argument of “Where to eat?” once and for all, we’ve picked the Top 7 Christmas and New Year Feasts of 2017 for you to experience the magical gastronomical delights of this year.

1. The Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur

It’s a Ritzy Christmas here at The Ritz Carlton with specially curated festive dining selections. Be it a tête-à-tête with a dear one or a soirée with friends and family, the hotel’s festive curations will make this festive season a truly unforgettable one!

Christmas Eve Dinner
24 December (Sunday)
7.00 pm – 11.00 pm
The Library
From RM250 per person

Christmas Day Champagne Brunch
25 December (Monday)
12.00 pm – 3.00 pm
The Cobalt Room
From RM189 per person

Christmas Afternoon Tea
24 – 25 December (Sunday – Monday)
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
The Lobby Lounge
RM80 per person

New Year’s Eve Dinner
31 December (Sunday)
7.00 pm – 11.00 pm
The Library
RM250 per person

New Year’s Day Roast
1 January (Monday)
12.00 pm – 3.00 pm
The Library
RM 198 per person

Festive Gourmet Packages & Hampers
Bring home to your loved ones the specially designed Classic Roast Turkey or Chef Wai’s Signature Cedar Smoked and Roasted Turkey. The Festive Gourmet Packages come accompanied with homemade Brussels Sprouts, Glazed Chestnuts and Pumpkin Pie.

Available through 30 December
From RM500 per package
*48 hours advance notice is required for customized hampers

Apart from that, there’s also a life-sized Gingerbread House at the Lobby beautifully made out of sugar, spice, and everything nice. Browse through the collection of elegant gourmet offerings and customised festive hampers, which make perfect gifts for family, friends, and colleagues this festive season.

1 – 31 December
From RM250 per hamper
*48 hours advance notice is required for customized hampers

For bookings and enquiries:

The Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2142 8000
Email: dining@ritzcarlton.com.my
Website: www.ritzcarlton.com.my

*The Cedar Smoked and Roasted Turkey appears as the story’s featured image.

2. Feast Village Starhill Gallery Kuala Lumpur

Feast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott, Kuala Lumpur presents culinary experience like no other with a range of specially curated Asian, Pan-Latin and European cuisines from Shook!, Fisherman’s Cove, Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill and Newens Tea House. Be sure to scroll all the way down, folks!


Christmas Eve Golden Starry Night Dinner Buffet
24 December (Sunday)
7.00 pm – 10.30 pm
RM228 nett per person

New Year’s Eve Celebratory Dinner Buffet and Toast
31 December (Sunday)
7.00 pm – 11.00 pm
RM289 nett per person

Fisherman’s Cove

Christmas Eve Oyster and Alaskan King Crab Set Dinner
24 December (Sunday)
7.00 pm – 10.00 pm
RM238 nett per person

Seafood Boat Dinner
30 December (Saturday)
7.00 pm – 10.00 pm
RM188 nett per person

Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill

Felice Navida Tex Mex Mexican Brunch
25 December (Monday)
12.00 pm – 3.00 pm
RM88 nett per person

New Year’s Eve Viva La Vida Fiesta Dinner Buffet
31 December (Sunday)
7.00 pm – 11.00 pm
RM188 nett per person

Newens Tea House

Festive High Tea Set
Available from 16 December to 26 December
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
RM160 nett per set

For bookings and enquiries:

Feast Village Starhill Gallery Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2782 3875
Email: feastvillage@ytlhotels.com.my
Website: www.feastvillage.com

3. Hilton Kuala Lumpur

This year, Hilton Kuala Lumpur brings you a traditional theme where their Master Chefs presents an array of irresistible yuletide indulgences. Be dazzled with the festive specials this holiday season and their myriad of mouth-watering dishes and beautifully decorated stalls offering traditional handicrafts, gourmet hampers for gifting and jolly baked treats.

Indulge yourselves in a lavish festive spread at Vasco’s, a 5-course Christmas extravaganza at GRAZE or sip tea at The Lounge while listening to Christmas jingles with timeless tea-time must-haves!


Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner
24 December (Sunday)
6.30pm – 10.30pm
RM228 nett

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch
25 December (Monday)
12.30pm – 2.30pm
RM228 nett

Christmas Day Buffet Dinner
25 December (Monday)
6.30pm – 10.30pm
RM198 nett


Festive Set Lunch
1 – 31 December
2-Course, RM128 nett per person
3-Course, RM168 nett per person
4-Course, RM188 nett per person

Christmas Eve 5-Course Dinner
24 December (Sunday)
6.30pm – 10.30pm
RM258 nett per person with one complimentary drink

Christmas Day Brunch
25 December (Monday)
11.00am – 3.00pm
RM268 nett per person with one complimentary drink

Christmas Day 4-Course Dinner
25 December (Monday)
6.30pm – 10.30pm
RM198 nett per person with one complimentary drink

New Year’s Eve 5-Course Dinner
31 December (Sunday)
6.30pm – 10.30pm
RM298 nett per person with one complimentary drink

The Lounge

Festive High-tea
1 – 31 December
2.30pm – 5.30pm
RM118 nett per person

Christmas Eve High-tea Buffet
24 December (Sunday)
2.30pm – 5.30pm
RM128 nett per person*

Christmas Day High-tea Buffet
24 December (Sunday)
2.30pm – 5.30pm
RM140 nett per person*

New Year’s Eve Pre-Dinner
(with food and beverage selection)
31 December (Sunday)
6.30pm – 8.30pm
RM120 nett per person

New Year’s Day High-Tea
(with a carving station)
31 December (Sunday)
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
RM120 nett per person

*Add on RM118 for free-flow of beer & wine / RM198 for Free Flow of Sparkling Champagne.

For bookings and enquiries:

Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2264 2262 / 2264 2264
Email: kuala-lumpur@hilton.com
Website: www.life.hiltonkl.com

Click here to see Hilton KL (Traditional Festive Menu) brochure.

4. Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with loved ones at Nobu Kuala Lumpur and treat them to a Special Omakase menu for the holidays. Both menus feature a range of premium ingredients to make this festive season an extraordinary celebration.

7-course Christmas Omakase Dinner
22 – 25 December

7-course New Year’s Eve Omakase Dinner
29 December – 1 January
RM595++ and RM680++ (including a glass of Champagne)

There will be two (2) seatings for dinner, with the first seating from 6.00 pm to 7.45 pm and the second at 8.30 pm. Reservations will require a RM500 deposit payment to secure the booking.

For bookings and enquiries:

Nobu Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2164 5084
WhatsApp: 019 – 389 5085
Website: www.noburestaurants.com/kuala-lumpur

5. Deuce Kuala Lumpur

Tantalise the taste buds with Deuce Dining & Bar’s limited edition 5-course Christmas set menu that tips its hat to festive flavours, but reiterated for palates that are partial to modern cooking & cuisine.

5-course Christmas set
24 December (Sunday)
6.00 pm – midnight
RM128++ per person

(Three Snacks)
Turkey skin with festive garnish
Crispy blini with salmon gravlax and horseradish caviar
Clarified bloody mary shooters

(First course)
Roasted potato consommé with wild mushrooms, truffle crumbs and poached egg

(Second course)
Pumpkin and prawn with cream cheese mousse

(Third course)
Duck breast with blueberry compote and braised purple cabbage

Bread & butter pudding with rum & raisin

Christmas Cocktail Special
Tanqueray № Ten, Cointreau, Earl Grey, chili padi honey, lemon, cinnamon & cranberries

For bookings and enquiries:

Deuce Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 – 2164 5084
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DeuceKL
For reservation, click here.

6. Café Gray Deluxe Hong Kong

The Upper House is celebrating the festive season with traditional treats and indulgent menus from world-renowned chef, Chef Gray Kunz, at Café Gray Deluxe, featuring a four or six-course Christmas Eve Dinner, four-course Christmas Day Lunch and Festive Afternoon Tea. Count down to the New Year with spectacular views of the fireworks from the 49th floor while treating yourselves to a glamorous New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner.

Festive Afternoon Tea
5 December – 1 January
HK$295 for one / HK$535 for two

Christmas Eve Dinner
4-course, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm (HK$1,550 per person)
6-course, 8.30pm – late (HK$2,250 per person)

Christmas Day Lunch
4-course (HK$995 per person)
*A limited à la carte menu will also be available

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
4-course, 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm (HK$1,650 per person)
6-course, 8.30 pm – late (HK$2,950 per person)

For bookings and enquiries:

Café Gray Deluxe Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3968 1106
Email: festive@cafegrayhk.com.
Website: www.upperhouse.com/en/restaurants-bars/cafe-gray-deluxe

7. Temple Café Chengdu

In collaboration with renowned French clothing label Bonpoint, The Temple House in Chengdu is proud to present the ‘Pink Christmas Afternoon Tea’ which emulates the luxurious French lifestyle and precise beauty of both the Temple Café as well as Bonpoint and is inspired by Bonpoint’s signature pink. Guests can indulge in both sweet and savory delights such as pink macaroons, vanilla panna cotta, a matcha Christmas tree cake, home cooked ham with mustard on French baguette and match with cream cheese milk.

Pink Christmas Afternoon Tea
11 December – 31 January
RMB228 (USD$35) / 2 persons 

For bookings and enquiries:

Temple Café Chengdu
Tel: (86) 6297 4191
Email: thetemplecafe@thetemplehousehotel.com
Website: www.thetemplehousehotel.com/en/restaurants-bars/the-temple-cafe

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