All Aboard the Festive Float

by BTM

Sun, 03 December 2017

All Aboard the Festive Float

Come winter, Bahrain turns into a wonderland of epicurean delights, with eateries offering a slew of festive options this month. BTM brings you a round-up of the best venues at which to indulge yourself.

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
Enjoy a Grand Christmas Brunch on December 25, which will include live cooking and carving stations, a large seafood and prime rib corner and a delectable spread of heavenly desserts. It will be held at the Grand Foyer from 12.30pm-4.30pm and costs BD45++ including selected beverages. Kids between four and 12 years eat for BD25++.

La Med will also host a Christmas Brunch, costing BD38++, including free flow of sparkling grape, and BD20++ for kids between four and 12 years.

Say hello to 2018 with New Year’s Day brunch at La Med costing BD30 including soft drinks and BD35 with selected beverages. Children between four and 12 years pay BD18.
Call 17 580-000.

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
A four-course Christmas Dinner at CUT by Wolfgang Puck awaits you on December 24 for BD45++, while brunch on Christmas Day costs BD24++ including soft drinks or BD34++ including selected beverages. Bahrain Bay Kitchen offers a Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, Christmas Day Brunch and New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet for BD35++ with soft drinks, or BD45++ with a full beverage package. New Year’s Eve dining options are also available at CUT by Wolfgang Puck and re/Asian Cuisine.
Call Call 17 115-000.

Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
Enjoy a five-course Christmas Eve dinner by the sea at La Mer, at BD45 inclusive of bubbly. Saraya, Fiamma and Wok restaurants have a grand festive Friday brunch infused with traditional Christmas delicacies and carollers to lift your spirits, for BD40 inclusive of selected beverages.

Brunch at the venues on December 25 will be BD46 inclusive of a free flow of selected beverages. On December 31, Pashawat invites guests for a set menu of Lebanese tastes at BD75.
Call 17 636-363.

Al Areen Palace & Spa
A delicious pre-Christmas brunch for ladies will be held at the Hydrovitality pool at Al Areen Spa on December 21. The cost is BD15 and discounts are offered for group bookings. Keizo, the property’s Asian outlet will be preparing a decadent five-course set dinner menu at BD18 on Christmas Eve. Enjoy live jazz music while dining on the restaurant’s man-made island. On December 25, Keizo will host a Filipino-flavoured Christmas, Paskong Pinoy, and Al Qasr tent will stage a buffet for BD14++ on December 31.
Call 17 845-000.

Sheraton Bahrain Hotel
Celebrate the magic of Christmas Eve with a glorious dinner at Al Safir restaurant at BD13.900++, or BD21.900++ inclusive of selected beverages. Soie, the hotel’s premium Chinese restaurant, presents rich Far Eastern flavours on December 24 for BD14.900++, or BD19.900 inclusive of selected drinks. Raise a toast to Christmas at one of the New Year’s Eve opulent dinners at Soie and Al Safir restaurants.
Call 17 533-533.

Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa
Book your table for a scrumptious Christmas brunch on December 22 and 25 at the Al Fanar ballroom for BD30, inclusive of selected beverages. Kids in the age group of six to 12 years get a 50 per cent discount. A visit from Santa will delight young and old, while little ones will be kept engaged with fun activities.
Call 17 531-666.

Gulf Hotel, Bahrain
Christmas Day brunch will feature dishes from the hotel’s 10 award-winning outlets.  Hammour fish Moroccan style, trio of rice with assorted Iranian mixed grills, and balsamic braised lamb shank with shallots are some of the delicious offerings, served from noon to 4pm for BD32 inclusive of selected beverages. QBA Side Band will provide live entertainment, while children’s activities at the kids’ area, Christmas carols and a surprise visit from Santa are also on the cards. Book your tickets now.
Call 17 713-000.

Downtown Rotana
Feast on Christmas Eve Dinner for BD16++ including soft drinks, or BD 24++ including selected beverages at Flavours on 2. Indulge in Christmas Day Brunch for BD24++ including soft drinks, or BD29++ including selected beverages at the same outlet. You can also enjoy the New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet for BD18++ including soft drinks, or BD26++ including selected beverages.

Enjoy a delightful New Year’s Eve dinner at Teatro for BD26++ including soft drinks, or BD36++ including selected beverages.
Call 13 119-999.

ART Rotana
Christmas Day Brunch at Choices Restaurant & Terrace costs BD27++ with non-alcoholic drinks and BD35++ with an unlimited premium drinks package. Rosso offers Italian brunch on December 25 for BD19++ with soft drinks and BD29++ with unlimited premium drinks. The venue also has a four-course set menu with live entertainment on December 31 for BD19++ with soft drinks or BD29++ with house drinks.

A sophisticated New Year’s Eve dinner
will also take place at Choices Restaurant
& Terrace.
Call 16 000-111.

The Westin and Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre
Pre-Christmas Brunch on December 22 and Christmas Brunch on December 25 is on for BD22++ inclusive of soft drinks or BD32++ inclusive of a beverage package at Baharat. Late risers on January 1 can head to Furn Bistro for the New Year Extended Breakfast from 6.30am-3pm for BD11++.
Call 17 171-144.

Crowne Plaza
La Mosaique, Harvesters Bar & Terrace and Cappuccino’s will have a lavish Christmas Day lunch buffet for BD35 inclusive of selected beverages, or BD31 if booked before December 7. Savour speciality dishes and perfectly roasted carved meats with all the trimmings. Santa will be giving away Christmas goodies to young guests.

Waves restaurant invites you to a unique dinner of seafood specialities on Christmas Eve and December 31 for BD38, or BD33 if booked before December 14.
Call 17 531-122.

Wyndham Garden Manama
On December 25, Café Mosaic offers a festive buffet meal for BD15++. The beverages package costs BD30++. Via Brasil’s Churrascaria dinner on the same day costs BD25++. The house drinks package costs an additional BD15++. New Year’s Buffet at Café Mosaic is priced at BD25++, while casual gastropub, Players’ Lounge, and Terrasse@28, the rooftop bar, will lay out a lavish European spread for BD20++. Via Brasil’s Churrascaria is priced at BD30++. Selected house beverages can be enjoyed at all these outlets for an additional BD18++.
Call 66 316-666.

The K Hotel
The pre-Christmas Brunch buffet on December 22 costs BD16.500++, inclusive of soft drinks, with selected beverages for an additional BD7++. It features Christmas goodies such as traditional turkey with all the trimmings, Christmas sweets and cookies and much more. On January 1, savour the New Year’s Day Lunch for BD12, inclusive of soft drinks, as you sample Kolors restaurant’s new and enticing cuisine.
Call 17 360-000.

Celebrate Christmas Eve with a traditional dinner buffet at Swiss-Café restaurant with live music, a festive market and a free welcome drink for BD15 inclusive of soft drinks and BD25 with selected beverages. Meet Santa on Christmas Day for lunch or dinner, priced at BD15, inclusive of soft drinks, or BD25 with selected beverages. The venue will host a cosy lunch on New Year’s Day at BD15.

B28 Bar Lounge offers a cheese and grape-inspired Christmas on December 24 and 25 for BD20, inclusive of a bottle of selected grape.
Call 66 310-039.

Atiram Premier Hotel
Celebrate with a traditional Christmas brunch on December 25 at Wembley Sports Lounge for BD25, including roast turkey, beef and a variety of roast vegetables and much more. Finish your meal off with traditional Christmas pudding and enjoy unlimited selected beverages.
Call 33 640-009.

The Domain Hotel and Spa
Enjoy a Christmas concert followed by a three-course set dinner at Le Sauvage for BD30++ including a welcome beverage on December 7.

A Christmas-themed brunch will be offered on December 22 for BD19 ++ excluding beverages, BD27++ including beverages, and BD36++ including premium beverage and pairings.

The restaurant will prepare a tantalising three-course set Christmas dinner menu for BD19++ between December 24 and 26, while Imari will be having a special sushi buffet on December 24 for BD20++ including selected drinks. On December 25, a fantastic seven-course Christmas set menu will be offered at the Japanese restaurant.
Call 16 000-000.

A special Christmas menu can be enjoyed from December 21-26 at the restaurant’s Amwaj Islands and Juffair branches. On offer are beef short ribs accompanied by seasonal sides such as Brussels sprouts with chestnuts and baked potatoes.
Call Amwaj, 17 813-750; Juffair, 16 030-104.

Brazil Rodizio Grill
Enjoy a Brazilian-style Snowy Christmas Dinner on December 24, Dinner with Santa on December 25 and Merry Christmas Ladies’ Night on December 26, all starting at 6pm.

On New Year’s Eve, there’s a special brunch starting at noon and a Rodizio Dinner Bash in the evening.
Call 36 488-187 or 17 826-686.