Savour joyful taste of Christmas

The Roasted Turkey and irresistible selection of festive desserts are stars of Taste Cafe’s festive buffets.

G HOTEL Gurney in Penang welcomes year-end revellers to eat, drink and make merry, over lavish spreads imbued with festive gaiety.

With eclectic flavours and cheery presentations, the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner Buffets at Taste Cafe will fill one with glee.

“We took into account what guests liked or requested for

previously, to make this one of our best line-ups yet, ” executive chef Mohd Firdaous Mohd Izhar said.

While fresh salads, cheeses and cold cuts are good to start with, most will plunder the seafood on ice tray for poached king crab legs, prawns, scallops, mussels and plump, fresh-shucked oysters.

Warm bowls of Minestrone di Verde or Lobster Bisque should prove comforting, before you stop by the carving station for the season’s succulent specialties.

The tender Roasted Turkey with cranberry sauce and Australian Prime Rib with

Herbs, both slow-roasted to retain natural juices, will bring much joy.

Those are not all, as the expanded roast selection also features Poulet Roti Herb du Provence, Roasted Whole Lamb, Roast Duck al’Orange and Salmon Caulibiac.

More heartwarming flavours can be found in main dishes such as Butterfish Meuniere, Lamb Paillard, Minced Beef Gratin and Oak Smoked Duck Bigarade.

Head outside for juicy seafood and meats from the Lava Stone BBQ Grill, then back in to the Asian stations for local, Nyonya and Hong Kong delicacies.

A whimsical Hansel and Gretel-inspired dessert bar - stocked full of Christmas cookies, puddings, cakes, pastries, gingerbread and stollen - brings the festive feast to a glorious end.

Both the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet Dinners are priced at RM198 for adults, while the Christmas Day Buffet Lunch goes for RM125.

Over at sister property G Hotel Kelawai, Spoon offers equally sumptuous Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet Dinners at RM188 for adults.

Children aged six to 12 enjoy 50% off all buffets at both venues. Diners can also top up RM75 for free flow of house beer and wine. Lunch is from noon to 3pm, and dinner 6.30pm to 11pm.

Spoon also has Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Set Lunches at RM35 and RM80 respectively. The hotels also offer festive takeaways, including Roast Turkey.

Place your orders by Dec 15 to enjoy a special early bird price of RM399, after which it is RM420. For reservations, call 04-2380000 (Gurney) or 04-2190000 (Kelawai).

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