It’s December, everyone’s favourite month of the year! Having spent most of our time locked up in our houses this year, may we suggest trading your home for another this month?
Enter The Ruma Hotel and Residences, a contemporary luxe space that honours local culture while rising to the occasion with top-notch F&B offerings, facilities and service. If you haven’t checked this place off your list, now is the perfect time to experience the hotel’s premium perks.
Here are 6 reasons why you should visit The Ruma this December, and also the New Year.
1. Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Librari, ends 3 Jan 2021
Haven’t seen your girlfriends in a while? Why not catch up at The Librari over some tea and a stack of delectable pastries specially made for the Christmas season. Savour the smoked turkey with cranberry and rye, Christollen macarons, raspberry & pistachio pound cake and more, while soaking in the curios in this room. Available Fridays to Sundays from 3pm to 6pm, the Christmas Afternoon Tea is priced at RM150 per person.
2. The Christmas Dinner, 24 & 25 Dec
If you have yet to dine at ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery, you have no idea what you’re missing. This specially curated menu by Executive Chef, Tyson Gee has all the makings of a memorable meal and what makes it all the more special is the use of #MadeInMalaysia ingredients in dishes such as the foie gras torchon, prawn & scallop cannelloni with caviar, and the main choice of roasted turkey or seabass. End the evening on a sweet note with a warm Christmas pudding and honeycomb ice cream. It’s a sweet deal! Priced at RM288 per person, the menu also has a wine-pairing option at RM458 per person.
3. The Great Christmas Day Brunch, 25 Dec
There’s a reason why it’s called The Great Christmas Day Brunch, the selection is extensive and of course ATAS has to add its own twist to the menu. Expect reinvented festive favourites such as the slow-roasted turkey, black angus beef, Beijing style roast duck, duck fat smashed potato and more to play a lovely harp on your palate. The brunch is priced at RM395 per person and RM515 with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
4. Scentsational: Lilin+Co Cocktails By Shawn Chong, ends 3 Jan 2021
Award-winning bartender Shawn Chong rises up to the challenge and creates four cocktails inspired by candles from Lilin+Co – Strawberry + Bubbly, Orange + Martini, Apple + Cinnamon and Lychee + Cypress. Each cocktail is paired with a special canape prepared by Executive Chef Tyson Gee and receive a complimentary 65g Lilin+Co candle when ordering all four cocktails.
5. ATAS New Year’s Eve Set Dinner, 31 Dec
Planning a low-key New Year’s celebration? Why not spend the last evening of 2020 at ATAS with the important people in your life and experience the joy of eating well with the New Year’s Eve Set Dinner. The 7-course menu is specially curated for New Year’s Eve and is all set to impress even the most discerning palate with servings of dressed mud crab, spotted grouper and wagyu beef. Menu is priced at RM495 per person.
6. New Year’s Eve Stay & Dine At The Ruma
Save the trouble of finding your way home after ushering in the New Year and opt for a special stay package at the hotel’s deluxe room. They’re also throwing in ATAS New Year’s Eve Set Dinner for two, fully stocked minibar and The Ruma’s signature 24-hour check-in and check-out facility. Rates starts from RM1,500.
(Photos: The Ruma Hotel & Residences)