So you’ve been too busy sussing out the 11.11 and 12.12 sales that you’ve forgotten about one important component of Christmas: dinner plans. Fret not! We’ve thoroughly enjoyed the season gobbling down all the turkey and mince pies around town at the fanciest of fancy hotel Christmas dinners. Scroll down for our naughty or nice list, and click the links to read our full reviews.

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Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang

Go for seconds, thirds, and fourths at the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang’s diverse buffet. The selection covers everything from teriyaki beef on grilled pineapple to mussels on ice, and baked stuffed crab to traditional Christmas roasts.

Reservation info: +603 2147 9898 /

Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

One word: steak. Or make that five words: grilled dry-aged beef wagyu. One of the best places for steak in the city, Prime, gets our vote for Le Meridien’s best Christmas dinner of all the hotel’s restaurants. The prized charcoal-grilled waiting to be served is currently being dry aged for 200 days!

Reservation info: +603 2263 7434 /

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The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Keep it casual at Contango, experience the Christmas Afternoon Tea at the Orchid Conservatory, or specially for the gents, the Gentlemen’s Retreat Experience. Most exciting of all is the Christmas Eve Dinner at Colonial Cafe, which starts off with mulled wine and ends with homemade Yule log.

Reservation info: +603 2785 8000 /

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The Ritz-Carlton

The Library restaurant introduces a new dining concept by Executive Chef Wai who was inspired by Michelin-starred Australian Chef Johann Lafer, available only on Christmas Eve. Follow that up with the Christmas Day Bubbly Brunch.

Reservation info: +60 3 2142 8000 /

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Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Vasco’s is holding its annual buffet of mouth-watering roasts, juicy cuts of meat, and every Christmas-inspired dessert. Hilton hotels nationwide is also collaborating with the Make a Wish Foundation Malaysia, so look out for blue star stickers of pastries for sale.

Reservation info: +60-3-2264-2264 /

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JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

The adjoining Shook! located at Feast Village Starhill Gallery will be holding its Magical Christmas Night Dinner Buffet with signature prime dishes such as roast turkey and prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, with a mix of fresh sushi and sashimi to shake things up.

Reservation info: +60 3 2782 3875 /

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