Tis’ the season to be merry and food is an important part of it. For festive fare check out the extensive range offered at hotels in Johor.Lada & Clove Restaurant, Trove Hotel Johor Baru
Celebrate the arrival of Christmas with family and friends at the hotel’s Lada & Clove Restaurant Christmas Eve buffet dinner. Treat yourself to a wide selection of appetisers such as garden greens and a selection of cheese followed by entrees like traditional roasted whole turkey, roasted spring chicken, roasted lamb, beef Wellington and roasted deer, all served with potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce and giblet gravy.
To satisfy the Malaysian palate, the hotel is adding local favourites to this year’s buffet, such as nasi lemak, briyani rice, Mumbai fried chicken, Nestum butter prawns, wok-fried squid with dried chilli and cashew nuts, loh hon chai and many more. The Christmas Eve buffet dinner at Lada & Clove Restaurant starts at 7pm and is priced at RM118 nett per adult and RM50 nett for children between five to 12 years. For reservations, call 07-2728888.
R’s Kitchen, Ramada by Wyndham Meridin, Johor Baru, Medini City
This festive season, bring along your family and friends to enjoy some wonderful treats at R’s Kitchen, Level 5, west wing. The Christmas Eve buffet dinner from 6.30pm to 10.30pm is priced at RM88 nett per adult (one person eats free with every four paying guests); and 30% discount for children aged between six and 12. Expect traditional favourites such as carvery menu including roasted stuffed whole turkey, herb crusted baked whole fish and rosemary lamb leg with assorted sauces. There are also grilled items such as honey BBQ chicken wings, beef and chicken satay, herbs and garlic lamb cutlets and Mediterranean seafood with assorted sauces. Mains include kebab, herb and pesto baked seabass fillet, seafood fried rice, baked seafood lasagne, asam pedas and made-to-order assorted pasta. Other popular dishes are “live cooking” stations featuring wok-fried ginger beef, char kway teow and chicken kung po. For reservations, call 07-5318 888.
Olla Restaurant, Granada Hotel Johor Baru
This is the most joyous time of the year and make it more so by celebrating Christmas at Olla Restaurant. Diners will be treated to a feast of seasonal specialities for them to enjoy. The restaurant is offering saffron rice paellas, beef stew with vegetables ratatouille, herbs crusted grilled lamb, BBQ stations, signature roasted turkey, crepe suzette, Christmas pudding, mini French pastries, log cake and many more. Christmas Eve buffet dinner at the restaurant is from 6.30pm to 10pm.
Get the early bird price at RM70 nett per adult and RM35 nett per child. Normal rates are RM88 nett per adult and RM45 nett per child. Senior citizens aged 55 years and above will get an additional 50% discount from adult price. For reservations, call 07-231 8888.Dewan Kenchanapuri Hall, Pulai Springs Resort
Celebrate in style with Christmas Eve International buffet dinner and treat yourself and loved ones to an impressive array of international and Asian cuisines including honey glazed turkey with cranberry sauce, roast sirloin of beef, roast lamb leg, grilled meat and seafood, Spanish seafood paella, rice and a wide selection of desserts including yule log, Christmas stolen, Christmas pudding and more.
Normal price is RM75 nett per adult and RM38 per child. The buffet is from 6.30pm to 10pm. Group booking price (10 adults and more) is RM70 nett per adult (valid for adult price only). All prices are inclusive of service tax. For reservations, call 07-521 2121.