Christmas brings families together from near and afar, and the best way to bond is at the dining table. To make this possible, restaurants in the city have curated menus comprising traditional must-haves as well as contemporary dishes to leave diners’ with lasting memories.
The exclusive Christmas menu features Chargrilled ‘Olive Pork’ Collar Steak, featuring a specialised breed of pigs raised on a primary diet of olives and barley and are imported from Spain. The Collar Steak pork is grilled over charcoal to tender perfection, and paired with a classic French bordelaise sauce made with Bordeaux wine and butter-roasted vegetables. Besides the pork steak, Ante’s Christmas menu includes Crispy Skin Smoked Duck Breast Slices paired with Fresh green pea curry cream and peach salsa and Chestnut Salad tossed with house made ricotta cheese and raspberry vinaigrette. The menu is priced at RM320 for four and is available until Dec 31. For reservations, call 03-6206 3364 (Publika) / 03-7732 5204 (1 Utama).
Grand BlueWave Hotel Shah Alam
The Christmas High Tea promotion on Dec 25 is priced at RM68+ (adult) and RM58+ (senior citizen 60 years above) and RM35+ (child four to 11 years old). Diners will savour a Yuletide classic traditional feast with Roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Giblet and Cranberry Sauce and Raisin Meat Loaf with sauce, Shawarma kebab, Beef Wellington & Mussel Au Gratin. The Christmas Eve BBQ Buffet Dinner at Royale Songket Restaurant on Dec 24 is priced at RM88+ (adult), RM44+ (children four to 11 years old). For reservations, call 03-5511 8811 ext. 2612 or 2613.
Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya
Begin the Yuletide season with a traditional family dinner at Utara Coffee House with festive offerings that will satisfy any festive cravings. Feast on Christmas delights including Traditional Roasted Turkey with Chestnut, Dried Fruits and Bread stuffing and all the trimmings, Crustacean Mushroom, Crusted Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic Fondue, Gratinated Fish with Rigatoni and dessert favourites like Christmas Pudding with Custard Sauce, Classic Yule Log Cake, Fruit Mince Pies, and Lemon Meringue Pie. Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner is priced at RM90+ (adult), RM65+ (senior citizen), RM450+ (child) inclusive of party packs. Christmas Day High Tea is priced at RM78++ (adult), RM58 (senior citizen) and RM40 (child). Live music performance by Roy Chew as well Christmas carollers. For reservations, call 03-7954 6888 ext 4557.
Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur
At Contango, the hotel celebrates festive season with traditional roast turkey, mince pie, and many other once-a-year goodies. Lunch is RM150 nett; dinner RM200 nett. The Christmas Afternoon Tea is a celebration of all things sweet and festive. Enjoy the experience at The Tea Lounge (RM70 nett), The Drawing Room (RM90 nett) and The Orchid Conservatory (RM120 nett). Over at Colonial Cafe start with mulled wine before moving on to other must-haves like sliced roasted turkey, and homemade yule log with The Solianos. The meal is priced at RM280nett per person and RM380nett per person with wine pairing. For reservations, call 03-2785 8000.
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
Begin the gaiety of this festive season over a Secret Garden Afternoon Tea set at IVIV (OneSixFive) Lounge in December. Priced at RM142+ per set, diners will delight in Mandarin Chocolate Manjari Cream Shooter, Lobster Vol Au Vent, Cream Cheese and Lime Tart paired with smoked salmon and a homemade mustard dip hand. At Serena Brasserie, the Christmas Feast buffet dinner has the “King Ludwig” style turkey and split-roasted prime rib as well as freshly flown-in seafood on ice selections and more from RM238.00+ per person on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day, from RM218.00+ per person, enjoy buffet brunch or traditional Christmas buffet dinner. At Tao Chinese Cuisine, the six-course menu is priced at RM278+ and Tatsu Japanese Cuisine’s six-course Kaiseki menu is priced at RM298+ per person. Both offers are available Dec 24 and 25. For reservations, call 03-2782 6000/ 03-2782 6173.
Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur
Visit ArtCacao for festive goodies such as Christmas stollen to ginger bread houses, yule logs to panettone, eclairs to Christmas puddings. Turn up the heat at Gastro Sentral as it presents a three-course Christmas Eve Dinner with Chicken Wellington with Chestnut Puree and Buttered Brussels Sprouts, and Deconstructed Festive Peach Melba priced at RM 168 nett per person. At Latest Recipe, the Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner is priced at RM198 nett per person and Christmas Day Brunch (RM188 nett) and Christmas Day Buffet Dinner (RM168 nett). Prime serves an exquisite Christmas dinner with its four-course Christmas Eve Dinner priced at RM388 nett per person (RM428 nett per person with a glass of Champagne). At Favola, the Christmas Eve four-course dinner is taggd at RM288 nett per person (RM 328 nett per person with a glass of prosecco). For reservations, call 03-2263 7434.
The restaurant is presenting a special Christmas menu, available only on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The four-course sets are priced between RM115++ and RM260++ per set. Main course options include Maria’s speciality, the Australian Wagyu 7, Atlantic White Cod, New Zealand Lamb Cutlets and their Christmas special – Roast Turkey. All sets come with an Orange Smoked Duck starter, Truffled Mushroom Soup and Traditional Fruit Cake for dessert. For reservations, call 03-7725 2313 (Damansara Perdana)/ 03-2282 2220 (Bangsar)/ 03-7496 6415 (Bandar Sunway).
New World Petaling Jaya Hotel
Tuck in to a fabulous international buffet spread this Christmas at Pasar Baru with their traditional roasted turkey with homemade cranberry sauce and all the trimmings. There is also the restaurant’s signature curry laksa and a live pasta station. Those who prefer alfresco dining can head to PJ’s Bar & Grill, the largest rooftop bar in Petaling Jaya, for freshly grilled seafood and meats. Carnivores will love the meat-heavy mains offered in the BBQ spread. The Christmas Eve buffet dinner, Christmas Day buffet lunch and Christmas Day buffet dinner at Pasar Baru are priced at RM168 nett per person. The Christmas Eve BBQ buffet dinner and Christmas Day BBQ brunch at PJ’s Bar & Grill are priced at RM228 nett per person. For reservations, call 03-7682 0000.
One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya
Cinnamon Coffee House is presenting a “Jubilicious Christmas” buffet dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The highlights are the Golden Turkey served with Cranberry and Giblet Sauce and Roasted Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary, which will be served alongside international favourites. For desserts, there are Chocolate Yule Log, Gingerbread, Mince Pie, Christmas Pudding, Churros with Christollen Spiced Caramel Sauce and Assorted Nuts and Berries Crumble. The buffet dinner is priced at RM168 per adult. There will also be a Christmas Day high-tea priced at RM118 per adult. For reservations, call 03-7681 1159.
Look forward to the fun of feasting together with Paul’s Christmas exclusive cakes and all the joy of giving with their gift ideas for a Joyeux Noël. For cakes, there are yule logs (RM79.80) with chocolate, raspberry and chestnut flavours, fruit cake packed with dried fruits and nuts, and Chocolate Merveilleux (RM49.80). Also available are Paul’s advent calendar (RM48) filled with a selection of Christmassy milk or white chocolates and Paul’s signature mini macarons (RM55) that are available in a box of 12 with assorted flavours. For details, call 03-2145 2000.
Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel
Meet for celebrations and savour a world of enriching tastes from traditional roast turkey with chestnut stuffing, to BBQ beef ribs with sautéed shitake and asparagus, stuffed squid, and smoked duck among a plethora of palate-pleasing dishes spanning the globe. Guests can enjoy the dinner buffet for RM118nett for adults and RM59nett for children aged five to 11 years old. Feast’s signature Christmas Eve is available at RM168nett per person and Christmas Day dinner buffet at RM138nett per person. Enjoy a six-course dinner at Yue at RM168nett or an extensive Japanese buffet at Miyabi for RM200 on Christmas Day. For reservations, call 03-7622 8888.
The Westin Kuala Lumpur
Enjoy the traditional Christmas decorations, carefully curated by the team with a range of traditional reds and greens, reindeers, snowflakes with hints of mulberry and pine cones. At Prego, indulge in the Christmas Eve Bubbalicious Dinner (RM220nett) and Christmas Day Bubbalicious Brunch (RM220nett per person) while The Living Room presents the Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet (RM170nett) and Christmas Day High Tea Buffet (RM140nett). Over at Five Sen5es, Christmas Eve Chinese Set Dinner is priced RM160nett per person and Christmas Day Dim Sum Brunch is RM130nett per person. For reservations, call 03-2773 8338.