‘Tis the season to indulge (and avoid making a huge mess in the kitchen). In this week’s online exclusive, PRESTIGE introduces three chic establishments to make reservations at this Christmas and New Years…
Enjoy signature dishes from the crème de la crème of Spain’s chefs right here in the ‘Kong. Catalunya will be hosting a fabulous series of dinner and brunch events this Christmas and New Years. The restaurant’s Christmas Day brunch promises plenty of festive fun with authentic Catalan dishes and if you have kids in tow, they’ll be able to take part in “Tio the Tree”, a special Spanish tradition to win Christmas pressies. For serious party-goers who want to avoid the crowds, book a table at Catalunya’s New Year’s Eve dinner bash, where you can taste traditional Spanish dishes with a wine-pairing option. The party continues from 11pm-2am with an open bar, DJ from Spain and dancing. Shuttle buses will be available from 1am to take guests to the Central area, so you don’t have to search frantically for a cab. Those who pre-buy the dinner, wine pairing and open bar stand a chance to win a copy of elBulli 1994-1997, five of which have been autographed by legendary chef Ferran Adria. Psst: For those in need of a major recovery meal on January 1, Catalunya will be serving it’s New Year’s Recovery Brunch, where you’ll feast on oysters and delicious brunch favourites. Salud!
Tel: (852) 2562 6700
Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve with a traditional Japanese twist. Dining guests at Tenku RyuGin can enjoy the stunning view from the 101st floor of the ICC and sample the best kaiseki dinner menu in town in which only the best ingredients from Japan will be used. Specialties include: premium sea urchin from Hokkaido and hot egg custard with black truffle. Don’t miss Tenku RyuGin’s special Snowdome dessert, which will be served on December 24 and 25 only. And if you’re still searching for a perfect Christmas gift for that special someone, pick up some Fall in Love tea, RyuGin’s special blended tea packaged in a wine bottle exclusively from Japan. Just remember to serve them this gorgeous aromatic tea in a wine glass.
Tel: (852) 2302 0222
LILY & BLOOM
For an extravagant festive meal, make your way over to Lily & Bloom, right in the heart of Central. Christmas dinner includes blackboard specials and a whole turkey (to be ordered three days in advance). On December 24 and 25, you’ll receive a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot, mulled wine or eggnog with your dinner, and a visit from St Nick, too. Christmas Day brunch includes freshly made savoury delicacies, a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot and if you’re lucky, a present. On New Year’s Eve, dress to your sultriest best and follow Lily & Bloom to the Moulin Rouge to experience the glittering debauchery of historical Paris. Get ready for shots of Absinthe, stunning courtesans, artists of the night and other mysterious revelries.
Tel: (852) 2801 6166
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