There is a nip in the air and you can see stars shimmering in balconies and our timelines are flooded Christmas trees being lit up at home. If you are in town for Christmas, here are 11 places that are having some brilliant spreads for Christmas Eve and the big day that you can enjoy with your family and friends!
Christmas Cheer at Asia Alive, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore
Spearheaded by 'Executive Chef Tanmoy Majumder', Christmas Brunch is designed to offer you a satiating experience with an extensive menu that has been put together to experience the celebrations in style!
Anglo Indian Roast Chicken
Railway Mutton Curry
With a spread of global cuisines like Anglo Indian Roast Chicken, Beet Cutlet, Devilled Eggs, Meatball Curry, Railway Mutton Curry, Traditional Plum Cake and Plum Pudding with Brandy Anglaise put together with classic wines, there is not much the restaurant has left out from their attractive menu. The festive brunch would be open from 12:30 pm to 04:00 pm where the little ones can also enjoy their favourite Mini Danish or Hakka Noodles in the kids' buffet.
There is nothing that signals the arrival of Christmas more than a hamper full of tempting goodies.
Filled with Stollen Bread, Plum Pudding, Plum Cake, Ginger Cookie, Chocolate Santa and Chocolate Hut, we have picked up the finest feast for you.
This Christmas, Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park is ringing the bells of joy and happiness with the finest drinks & goodies – a delightful, delectable selection of Plum Cakes, German Stollen Bread, Ginger Bread Cookies, Pantone, Macaroons and last but not the least the Christmas Cup Cakes and Christmas Pudding which bring warmth and joy.
WXYZ Bar brings in this winter with a perfect combination of hot and spicy! To warm you up there is a wide selection of hot alcoholic toddies such as – Bourbon Whisky Toddy, Brandy Toddy and Indian Spiced Toddy to a few non-alcoholic toddies such as – Orange Toddy, Tea Toddy, Chocolate Toddy and Herbed Toddy served along with spicy Chakkanas and much more.
Join the peak time of holiday season Christmas festivities at Novotel Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, as you and your family dig into the extraordinary flavours of an unforgettable experience. For such an occasion worthy of memorable celebrations, the skilful team of Chefs at the hotel will offer an array of scrumptious delicacies coupled with the lively ambience surrounded by the sound of live music. The all-day dining at The Square will be transformed into a winter wonderland letting you experience all the wonders of the Christmas season.
Taste the exotic Christmas Turkey with an array of sides, or pile your plates high with the dishes that you love. Indulge this Christmas season in with the Santa’s little helpers at Novotel Bengaluru Outer Ring Road.
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Spice Up Your Festive Feast at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway
Luxury hotels give you a different feel and aura during the festive seasons, be it Diwali or Christmas. This season, think of the best luxury hotels for Christmas and instantly you can picture the festive scene: comfy sofas, a tall Christmas tree, beautiful decorations and a wide range of gourmet spread weeks before the Christmas Eve. This year, celebrate the holiday season with your loved ones at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel. The hotel has wrapped up the whole of Christmas in a festive offering, starting with a gingerbread house, tree lighting, carol-singing and brunches and dinners on and before Christmas Eve.
Feast, the all-day dining and Bene, the award-winning signature Italian restaurant at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway have lined up delicious festive special offerings that you surely do not want to miss!
The mouth-watering spread will include dishes like Roasted Chicken, Plum Cakes and lots and lots of Christmas Desserts.
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Christmas at Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks
There is a massive spread that is being planned for Christmas brunch at the Hilton Embassy Golf Links. Indulge in salads such as the Lemongrass Poached Tiger Prawns with Mango Salsa and the Duck Leg Confit with Caramelized Shallot. The table will be laden with beautiful terrines such as the Walnut Crusted Chicken Pate Cubes, Black Olive Dusted Cod Fish Roulade and the Crab Meat Wrapped in Cucumber Carpaccio. Thinking of the Mediterranean, then the Mezze station will keep you really happy. The Live Station will have the likes of Pan Roasted Sea Bass Tournedos, Slow roast duck, cinnamon, oranges, garlic, some Basil marinated cottage cheese and silky potato scented with truffle oil and more. There will also be a Cured Meat Station, Cheese Station, Breads, a range of main courses Indian and International. And, the Dessert Station is something that you will have to see to believe.
On the beverage front, you will have a choice of mulled wine, sangrias, and Xmas special cocktails/Mocktails along with the regular liquor offering.
It’s a Red & White Christmas at The Fatty Bao with Sangria Season
From Tipsy Rudolf to Spirited Elf, Fatty Plum to Bubbly Mistletoe – there is an amazing selection of 6 delicious, fruity Sangrias, on offer all through December. Fatty’s Sangria Season (refer banner image ) presents the refreshing taste of winter with luscious fruits. Choose from Tipsy Rudolf with fresh orange and red rose hibiscus tea syrup and red wine for a glass of heart-warming sangria or the Spirited Elf with Ubeay Syrup, fresh Pineapple and Red Wine to lift your spirits. If you prefer white wine - we have Sparkling Jasmine made with jasmine tea, sparkling wine, fresh oranges, luscious sweet lime and tangy lemons to add that sparkle to the season. Order the Fatty Plum with sparkling wine, fermented plum syrup and fresh plums to get you into the mood for some Christmas cheer or the Bubbly Mistletoe with sparkling wine, dill leaves and fresh strawberries! If you prefer an Asian touch - get yourself a glass of Wasabi in My Drink comprising red wine, wasabi syrup and fresh guavas to turn up the heat. Soak in the trendy ambience of The Fatty Bao, sink into comfy chairs or get together with the gang of friends to unwind at the rooftop bar. Pick a glass of amazing Sangria priced INR 455 - INR 525 (plus taxes) and get into the festive spirit.
Get High On Festive Spirit at Monkey Bar This Season
It is the season for great spirits, and Monkey Bar celebrate it with a high like no other. Order a Mulled Wine Sangria or a Ginger St James, catch up with Santa Singh or end the evening with Oh, Schnapp! – we have got all the heady concoctions that you need. If that is not all – Monkey Bar has a gooey crunchy Brookie or the absolutely delightful Eton Mess to make sure you end your evening on a ‘sweet high’ note. The High on Christmas offering comprises heady cocktails and wholesome, classic favourites from around the globe, served up with the much-loved Monkey twist!
With the party mood on, the drinks cannot be far behind and to keep you in high spirits, Monkey Bar has a selection of heady libatioibations. Toast the holiday season with Mulled Wine Sangria, our concoction that combines the traditional German Christmas mulled wine or Glühwein, with the fruitier notes of a sangria, making it just the best way to start an evening. Also, on the menu is the naughty and robust Ginger St. James, made with Irish whiskey blended to perfection with ginger infused brown sugar syrup and ginger ale. It is that time of year when the jolly Santa Singh, a Monkey Bar signature revisits. Inspired by the traditional European milk punch served during the holiday season, we make our version by adding vodka and Old Monk ganache! Do not end the evening, without a glass of Oh, Schnapp! – a butterscotch and Oat cookie inspired cocktail made with home-made butterscotch schnapps blended with coconut cream and Bailey’s, for that dash of indulgence. From mulled wines to our happy and jolly Santa Singh, our festive cocktails leave you with a warm and fuzzy feeling, even if you have not been good, all year round.
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Christmas Day Brunch at Citrus, The Leela Palace Bengaluru
Christmas is all about family and what better way to spend your Christmas than at a limited edition brunch perfect for a family get together. Celebrate amidst holiday cheer at the Christmas Day Brunch with interactive stations, festive goodies and much more. The spread includes Salt Baked Beetroot with Ricotta, pine nut and roman artichoke, Grilled Pumpkin with Arugula, Chevre Mousse and Granny Smith, Marinated Asparagus with Confit Cherry Tomato, Parmesan and Aged Balsamic, Confit Mushroom with Palm Heart, Shallot and Truffle Vinaigrette, Chilled Fresh Pea and Scallion Soup, Braised Octopus and New Potato Salad, Duo of Duck with grilled peach, snow peas and pomegranate, Smoked Turkey with cranberry, chestnut and sweet potato, Parma ham with bocconcini, asparagus and balsamic and much more.
Date: 25th December 2018
Time: 12 noon to 03:30 pm
Price: INR 4000 per person (incl alcohol) | INR 3500 per person (incl non-alcohol) | 50% discount for children aged 5 years - 12 years
A Memorable Christmas Extravaganza at Grand Mercure Bangalore
Step up this festive season to be jolly with the festive offerings at Grand Mercure Bangalore. The Christmas Eve Buffet at 12th Main, outdoor al fresco seating will ensure you retain unforgettable memories of this special occasion. Look forward to some of the best of Christmas treats including succulent Turkey, melt-in-the-mouth glazed Ham, Mince Pies and more along with delicious live counters, a wide array of Indian delicacies and desserts that will make you sing with joy! Guests looking forward to the morning soiree can be a part of the fun, frolic and festivities that will be the highlight of our Christmas Day Brunch! Make merry and indulge in the extravagant selection of dishes at By the Blue. Soak in the flavours of Christmas with our special Mulled Wine which pairs perfectly with Roast Turkey, Grilled Scampi and Seafood Chowder.
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Christmas Specials at Yellow Submarine - Beer Deck and Dining
This Christmas, get your friends along and head to the Yellow Submarine, Bannerghatta Road to enjoy a lavish Christmas meal with your loved ones on 25th December. From specially curated winter cocktails and beer to a sumptuous food menu, The Yellow Submarine promises a delightful Christmas evening. As you sip on your beer, tease your taste buds with a variety of newly introduced delicacies for the festivities. Want something classic? Try Roasted Turkey or Roast Chicken with a hint of garlic, rosemary and cranberry. You can also try some quintessential Christmas delicacies like Red Jello Salad, baked mashed potatoes, prime rib roast and desserts like Plum cake and Gingerbread House.
There is no better way to get into Christmas spirit than with cocktails! The Yellow Submarine has some festive takes on some good old classics. If you want something rich, sweet and easy, try the Very Cherry Christmas. This concoction of Irish cream, chocolate syrup, vodka and Maraschino cherry is a great way to start your celebrations. How about a combination of Classic red wine with orange peel and some spices? Try the spiced Mulled Wine! Craving for something that packs a punch? Try the Blue Frost Cosmopolitan – a combination of Vodka, triple sec, apple juice, blue curacao, lime juice and dry ice. For the teetotallers, we have got Submarine Delight with cranberry juice, apple juice, elderflower syrup, rosemary, topped up with fizz and Santa’s Sleigh served with fresh berries, fresh mint leaves, sweet & sour, sweet aerated drink.
What: Christmas Menu at Yellow Submarine
Where: The Yellow Submarine, Rooftop, Plot No.448, SRK Towers, Bannerghatta Road, Opposite to IIM Bangalore, Bengaluru
When: 25th December
Time: 12 Noon to 11:00 pm
It is the Christmas Fiesta at the Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield and you can relish a scrumptious menu as you sip on an assortment of the finest concoctions at the hotels signature venues - M Cafe and Alto Vino. Gather for a delectable dinner or brunch with your loved ones.
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Ruth Dsouza Prabhu has been a media professional for 18 years now, across multiple platforms. As a passionate F&B writer, she has interacted personally with internationally renowned names such as Marco Pierre White, Janice Wong, Chef Vivek Singh, Chef Vikas Khanna, Madhur Jaffrey, the late Tarla Dalal and many others for her stories. A highlight has been personal interviews with all three of the celebrity judges on Masterchef Australia. She is on several jury panels of food and beverage awards, is sought after for opinions in the field by publications and has her work published in well-known names such as The Hindu, Firstpost, HuffPost India, Condé Nast Traveller, NatGeo Traveller among many others.