As December rolls in, Delhi starts buzzing with anticipation and festive spirit. With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, the city comes alive with Christmas carnivals, festive offers and parties happening all over town. Restaurants also buckle up and get in the spirit with fancy Christmas themed menus starting weeks in advance. But the showstoppers are Christmas brunches and Christmas Eve dinners. Here is a list of some of the top picks to enjoy a Christmas brunch at.
Looking for a place to enjoy a relaxed, sunny Christmas brunch? Olive and Fio are offering exactly that. At Olive, they have a lavish buffet, with live entertainment and stylish decorations, adding to the charm of their already modish courtyard. To top it all, the kids entertainment section and the giveaway gifts will add a festive spring to your step. While Fio, known for its chic presentation and classy décor, have gone all out to curate a delectable Christmas menu. Enjoy the roast turkey with mulled wine and plum pudding in the beautifully landscaped outdoor seating at both Nehru Place and Garden Of Five Senses.
The delectable brunch menu at Set’z also gets a red and white spin this Christmas! Along with live counters from the 7 different cuisines served at Set’z, they have introduced a live turkey carving station and some hot Christmas milk. In the unlimited package you get the option to choose from some of the most premium liquor brands along with mulled wines and toddy, giving you the complete Christmas experience.
But if you are looking for something different, then head to Benihana to give your Christmas an Oriental twist. With two different types of packages on offer, Benihana is serving up the works this Christmas. The unlimited package includes sparkling wines, soups, sushi and a Mongolian live counter along with juicy roast chicken and pork ribs. You could even go for the limited/a la carte option and enjoy a live teppanyaki demonstration on your table, as you sip onto your drink.
While talking about Christmas, 5 Star Hotels cannot be missed. They prep for this festive time months in advance, and leave no stone unturned to make it a grand affair. The hotels are lit up like a Christmas tree and the restaurants come up with special Christmas themed menus. At Cilantro, the all-day dining restaurant in Trident, festivities start from 24th evening and go up till the 25th brunch with a special feast being served on both days. The menu includes a traditional turkey and plum pudding along with mulled wine and eggnog. Celebrate the festival in a traditional way with carol singing and live band performances at Trident. While at Viva in The Holiday Inn, you could enjoy Delhi food in a Christmassy ambience. Along with roast turkey and plum pudding, they are serving a wide variety of Delhi street food, which includes dishes such as the papri chaat and gol gappas!
So do not forget to wear your stretchy pants if you are going for these Christmas buffets, as you will not be able to stop yourself from having a second or even a third helping. Here’s wishing everyone a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!