Festive Guide

FESTIVE FARE

December 5 - 11, 2018
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The Elite Hospitality Group’s Elite Grande Hotel will be staging it’s Christmas Tree Lighting tomorrow from 6.30pm.

 

The Sheraton Bahrain Hotel is offering a ‘Traditional Festive Turkey To Go’, featuring a full traditional turkey meal freshly prepared by the hotel’s chefs. Trimmings include Brussel sprout sage butter, glazed carrots, roast potatoes, parsnips and more. The price is BD65++ for seven-to-eight kilograms.

Order online at www.sheratonbahrain.com

The hotel will also be a variety of dining offers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:

• Christmas Eve Dinner at Al Safir Restaurant, from 7.30pm-11.30pm. BD13.900++ or BD21.900++ inclusive of selected beverages. 50 per cent discount for children aged four to 11, and free for children aged three and under.

• Christmas Eve Dinner at Soie Chinese Restaurant, from 7pm-11.30pm. BD14.900++ or BD24.900++ inclusive of selected beverages.

• Christmas Day Lunch with children’s party, from 12.30pm-4pm. BD17.900++ or BD25.900++ inclusive of selected beverages. 50 per cent discount for children aged between four to 11 and free for those aged three and under.

• Christmas Day Dinner at Al Safir Restaurant, from 7.30pm-11.30pm. BD12.900++.

• Christmas Day Dinner at Soie Chinese Restaurant, from 7pm-11.30pm. BD14.900++ or BD24.900++ inclusive of selected beverages.

For more details, call 17533533.

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, is hosting a variety of events to celebrate the Christmas period.

Each day, through the month of December, guests can enjoy a Jolly Teatime Menu at the signature Lobby Lounge or Ritz Gourmet Lounge featuring holiday pastry traditions like minced pies, stollen and panettone, along with a special menu of Christmas teas. Gourmet takeaways are also available at the Ritz Gourmet Lounge for a selection of hampers and desserts perfect to accompany holiday gatherings.

 Travelling families can enjoy the annual Ritz Kids Winter Camp, which will run from December 17 to January 7, with playful adventures and festive activities, while mums and dads indulge in ‘12 Days of Spa,’ running December 14-26, featuring a range of daily complementary treatments and featured products.

On December 25, the resort’s Grand Christmas Brunch will feature a lavish buffet spread with live stations, a seafood and prime rib corner and a room full of desserts. The grand finale of the season ends with a New Year’s Eve countdown to 2019 where the 9,000 square-foot Al Noor Ballroom lights up with the ultimate pizazz for a night of Broadway-style entertainment.

For more details and reservations, call 17580000.

 

The Gulf Hotel Convention & Spa will host its Christmas tree lighting ceremony tomorrow at 6pm in the lobby. Father Christmas and the Gulf Hotel carol singing group will be entertaining families.

Al Waha will host a lavish Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, which will include the season’s special roasted turkey and a variety of other dishes. The price is BD16++ per person (excluding beverages) and there is a 50 per cent discount for children aged six-to-12.

There will also be Christmas Eve exclusive set menus, with a traditional Italian offering at La Pergola by Perbellini and an Asian twist at Fusions. Both are BD20 inclusive of one glass of a sparkling beverage.

La Pergola by Perbellini is all set to wow you this Christmas with a traditional Italian Menu.

The Gulf Convention Centre is hosting a Christmas Day Grand Brunch, featuring a live band, Father Christmas and an exclusive play area with activities and mascots for children. The price is BD32 net, inclusive of selected beverages. There is a 50 per cent discount for children aged six-to-12.

Al Waha is also hosting its own Christmas Day dinner buffet which will include roast turkey, trimmings and a delectable festive buffet. The price is BD16++ excluding beverages. There is a 50 per cent discount for children aged six-to-12.

For more details, call 17713000.

 

The Westin & Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain are offering a #Turkeyatyourdoorstep promotion where people can order a traditional turkey cooked by the hotels’ chefs. The turkey, priced BD65 net, will serve up to 10 and comes with condiments such as roasted root vegetables, mashed potatoes, veal sausage and more. Chestnut and sage stuffing is served on the side, as well as cranberry jus and gravy.

There is free home delivery in Bahrain until December 24 from noon to midnight.

Sumptuous handpicked selections like Yule logs, house made Christmas cookie baggies, ginger bread and Christmas inspired pastries are available at Furn Bakery located at The Westin City Centre Bahrain and Longitude 50 at Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain from Saturday until December 26.

Until December 25, Le Merdien City Centre Bahrain is offering a daily lunch buffet at Baharat Restaurant for BD12++ per person available. It is available from 12.30pm-3pm.

A Christmas Eve Dinner will take place, costing BD26 net including soft drinks and water or BD38 net including selected free flow beverages from 6.30pm-11pm.

On Christmas Day, brunch will be BD26 net including soft drinks and water or BD38 net including selected free flow beverages from 12.30pm-4pm.

Enrol your children for gingerbread house decorating class every Saturday from 5pm-7pm at Furn Bakery for BD14++ per child that includes a gingerbread house.

You can opt for a ginger house bread kit as well which you can decorate at home for ND12++ per kit.

For more details, call 17171144.

 

Enjoy a choir and sing along with Christmas carols in front of a giant Ginger Bread House at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain as it lights up its Christmas tree in the lobby tomorrow at 7pm. Enjoy Christmas beverages and cookies while elves amuse the kids with their antics and a surprise visit from Father Christmas with special treats.

A Christmas Eve dinner at Waves Seafood Restaurant will feature oceanic treasures displayed market –style and cooked to your liking. The cost is BD38 net with unlimited selective beverages. Children under five years of age eat free whilst those aged five-to-10 are priced at BD16 net.

A special Christmas Brunch for the family will take place on Christmas Day, featuring a live BBQ and cooking stations. The cost is BD33 net with unlimited selective beverages. Children under five years of age eat free whilst those aged five-to-10 are priced at BD12 net.

For more details, call 17531122.

 

The Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay is offering a ‘Turkey to Go’ feast for Christmas. It’s available for home delivery or pick up until December 31. A roast turkey with chestnut stuffing, turkey sauce, cranberry chutney, mash potato, Brussels sprouts and carrots is priced at BD80++ for eight people. People can also opt for the roast beef meal that comes with mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables and rosemary sauce starting from BD22++ per kg.

For orders contact 17115500.

Festive Afternoon Tea is being held at Bay View Lounge with tasty goodies from noon- 9pm. It is priced at BD12++ or BD22++ for two people.

There will be a four-course dinner on December 24 and 25 at CUT by Wolfgang Puck, featuring Wolfgang Puck’s signature soup, handmade pasta, roasted meats and fish, plus seasonal desserts. Christmas dinner will be served from 7pm-11pm, and is priced at BD45++.

The restaurant will also be serving a Christmas Day Brunch featuring traditional festive dishes such as mincemeat pies, Yorkshire pudding and croquettes from noon to 3.30pm. Priced at BD26++ with soft beverages, and BD36++ with alcoholic beverages.

Bahrain Bay Kitchen is serving an elegant Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Musical Brunch buffet of culinary delights. The buffet includes roasted turkey, New Zealand lamb leg confit, orange-glazed barbary duck, slow roasted Australia wagyu beef rump, Christmas fruitcake, Christmas pudding with vanilla sauce, vanilla and chocolate yule log, linzer torte, stolen and homemade panettone.

It will be served from 7pm-midnight on Christmas Eve and from 1pm-4.30pm on Christmas Day and is priced at BD37++ with soft beverages, BD47++ with full beverage package, and BD18.500 for children aged between five and 12.

The Christmas for the Little Ones programme continues throughout the festive season, featuring an array of themed activities from candy hunts on the outdoor lawn to balloon art, face painting, making festive accessories, writing Letters to Santa, or cookie decorating with gingerbread house building.

In addition, the hotel’s youngest visitors can look forward to meeting Father Christmas and receiving their special present during brunch at Bahrain Bay Kitchen.

The programme runs daily for children aged four to 12 from 9am-6pm on weekdays and from 9am-8.30pm on weekends. On New Year’s Eve, it will be open from 9am-12.30am.

For details and reservations, call 17115044.

 

The Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain will host its Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony tonight from 6pm. Children will perform Christmas carols while Santa Claus and his elves make a special appearance with goodies for the little ones.

The Palm Lounge is hosting a Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner with a variety of Arabian and international cuisines, live stations and a selected beverage selection. There will be a live band and Santa Claus will make an appearance. It will take place from 7pm-10.30pm and the price is BD30++ inclusive of soft drinks and BD 40++ inclusive of selected beverages.

On Christmas Day, there will be a Festive Brunch on the outdoor terrace, featuring a live band and fun activities. It will take place from 1pm-5pm and the price is BD30++ inclusive of soft drinks and BD 40++ inclusive of selected beverages.







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