SHANGRI-LA’S Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Penang has crafted lavish feasts to make the holiday season merry and bright.
Savour flavours, both classic and novel, while enjoying a wondrous festive atmosphere at the hotel.
Chefs at the swanky Feringgi Grill have lined up seven-course Festive Set Dinners for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Priced at RM428 per person, it features starters of Seared Scallops and Cauliflower Soup, and then refreshing Apple Sorbet before the main.
Gourmands can choose either succulent Turkey Roulade, Black Angus Tenderloin or Grilled Salmon.
A frosty Igloo dessert then delivers decadent layers of sweet delight.
Bid adieu to 2019 over the six-course New Year’s Eve Indulgence Set Menu at RM498, which opens with Tomato and Buffalo Mozzarella salad.
Seared Foie Gras, Roast Pumpkin Soup and Lemon Sorbet follows.
Mains offer a choice of Lamb Chop, Grilled Tenderloin or Cod Fish. The pure homemade Trio Chocolate ends the meal.
Both the Festive and Indulgence Sets come with a glass of champagne or mocktail.
Besides this, Feringgi Grill also offers its popular Christmas Turkey with accompaniments for takeaways.
A great option for home gatherings and parties, it is priced at RM482 per bird and comes with a bottle of wine. Place orders 36 hours in advance.
More festive goodies are available for takeaways from 11am to 6.30pm daily at the Rasa Deli. Take home delights from Yule Logs and Christmas Fruit Cakes to Fruit Mince Pies, pralines, gingerbread and cookies.
At Spice Market Cafe, tuck into sumptuous Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffet Dinners or the Christmas Day Brunch – all priced at RM298 for adults (A) and RM149 for children (C).
Expect plentiful seafood, sashimi and international favourites with highlights being Traditional Roast Turkey, Beef Wellington, Roast Prime Rib and Eggnog Bread Pudding.
Similar festive flavours await at the New Year’s Eve Festive Buffet Dinner at RM338 (A) and RM169 (C), and New Year’s Day Brunch at RM158 (A) and RM79 (C).
All spreads include free flow of house wine, beer, chilled juices and soft drinks.
For an alfresco experience, try Pinang Restaurant and Bar’s Barbeque Buffet Dinners on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, priced at RM248 (A) and RM124 (C).
Enjoy the natural beauty of a sunset over juicy meats, fresh seafood and a glass of cocktail or mocktail while the Strollers band provides entertainment.
All brunches are served from noon to 3pm, and dinners from 6.30pm to 10pm.
Guests at any of the New Year’s Eve dinners can join the Pirate Night Countdown Party at the Raintree Garden from 10.30pm for free.
There will be lots of lucky draws just before the final countdown.
For walk-ins, the price is RM365. For inquiries or reservations, call the hotel at 04-888 8788.
Meanwhile, sister property Golden Sands Resort will also bring a gilded touch to year-end festivities, with its Sigi’s Bar and Grill throwing a fun Christmas in the tropics.
BBQ Buffet Dinners on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, priced at RM218 (A) and RM109 (C), will satiate even the biggest appetites with its hearty selection.
Turkey, lamb, chicken, prawns, steaks and more sizzle away on the grill, complemented by wood-fired pizzas, pastas, antipasti, desserts and other seasonal favourites.
There is also live entertainment.
The beachside outlet then revs up for 2020 with its New Year’s Eve Festive BBQ Buffet, featuring a mouthwatering spread at RM258 (A) and RM129 (C).
Over at Garden Cafe, a Pre-Christmas Feast is served on Dec 24, followed by the Christmas Day Buffet Dinner.
Both are available at RM188 (A) and RM94 (C). There is also a Christmas Day Lunch at RM118 (A) and RM59 (C).
Celebrate the final night of 2019 with the New Year’s Eve International Delights Buffet Dinner at RM208 (A) and RM104 (C). All prices are inclusive of a glass of mocktail.
New Year’s Eve diners at both Sigi’s and Garden Cafe will enjoy free admission and a welcome drink at the Beachfront Countdown Party happening from 10.30pm.
Top up RM120 for free flow of beverages. Walk-in guests are charged RM50.
Finally, get 2020 off to a hearty start with the New Year’s Day International Buffet Brunch at RM108 (A) and RM54 (C). For inquiries or reservations, call 04-886 1911.
All prices quoted are nett.