Whether you’re yearning for a traditional turkey or to dine in the beautiful views of the Macau skyline, there are options aplenty for the festive dining celebrations. Macau is a place brimming with dining gems so enjoy a fantastic festive meal on Christmas day. Here is your guide to the top spots in the city to celebrate with family and friends. Have a Merry Christmas!
Trattoria Il Mulino at Studio City
Enjoy the wonderful season of Christmas in La Dolce Vita style with an Italian feast! Head to Trattoria Il Mullino at Studio City for a festive dinner. The diverse menu is comprised by Seared Hokkaido Scallops, Slow Cooked Veal Loin, Poached Lobster, Saffron Risotto, Pan Seared Wagyu Tenderloin, Braised Veal Agnolotti and more. The Christmas Set Dinner on December 25 is priced at MO $588 while the New Year’s Eve Set Dinner on December 31 is priced at MOP $699. The prices are subject to a 10% service charge.
Trattoria Il Mulino at Studio City +853 8865 8888
R Bar at Hard Rock Hotel in City of Dreams
Celebrate Christmas and New Year the Hard Rock style! Enjoy a sumptuous spread of delicious food and buffet with fresh seafood, shucked oysters, sashimi, hot plates on top of festive roasts and desserts. Those with a sweet tooth are in for a treat as a festive-themed afternoon tea is available from December bringing enticing desserts and savory bites. The Christmas Eve and Dinner Buffet on December 24 and 25 are priced at MOP $588 with complimentary half Boston lobster.
The Manor at St Regis Macao
Delight in a Festive Lunch Buffet all throughout the Christmas weekend at St. Regis Macao’s The Manor. Expect some seafood including freshly shucked oysters, fresh cold poached king crabs and prawns to whet your appetite. The diverse culinary choices for the main course include Boston lobster with beetroot, kohlrabi and laksa sauce, as well as the rare and distinctive Wagyu skirt with sishito peppers, chanterelle mushrooms and green grapes. Guests will also be able to choose from an assortment of sweet Christmas desserts. The lunch buffet is available from December 23 to 26 and is priced at MOP $428 per adult and MOP $214 per child.
The talented team has also prepared a “Festive Family Dinner” featuring a sumptuous seafood platter, Australian Angus beef tongue with Sicilian red prawns, Seared foie gras escalope and Roast beef wellington. It is priced at MOP $528 per adult and MOP $264 per child. The Grand Dinner is available from December 23 to 26.
The Manor at St. Regis Macao +853 81132777
Bene at Sheraton Hotel Macao
Nowhere celebrates food quite like Italy so why not spend this Christmas day dining on lovingly prepared classic and modern authentic Italian dishes in Bene. Embark on an Italian journey with Bene’s 12 days of Christmas Special Dishes. Sample twelve classic Italian home-style dishes from December 24 to December 31 in this one-of-a-kind dining experience. The Christmas Eve lunch buffet is priced at MOP $388 on December 24. The Festive Dinner Buffet on December 24 and 25 are priced at MOP $698.
Belcancao at Four Seasons Macao
The brunch buffet with the swankiest setting. Enjoy the festive cheer with an absolute feast at Belcancao. The brunch buffet on December 25 is priced at MOP $688 while the dinner buffet is priced at MOP $888 including cocktails. Expect Christmas carols and apparently even Santa is making an appearance because who wouldn’t want to chill out here after one of the biggest and festive night of the year, right?!
The Ritz-Carlton Cafe
You’ll be spoilt for choices at The Ritz-Carlton Cafe. The Festive Noel Brunch is priced at MOP $688 with free flow champagne. It features classics like Grilled Beef Ribeye, Beurre a la mode de Chef Raphaël, Thyme Roasted Lamb Chops with Black Truffle Mashed Potato and Roasted Bresse Chicken with Mushroom Sauce and Potato Matafan from Savoie. The Cafe Noel Dinner set is priced at MOP $728 or if you prefer with wine pairings, it’s priced at MOP $988. It offers a choice of this season’s rendition of its well-loved Roast Chartreuse Marinated Turkey with Wild Mushrooms, Chestnut and Cherry Griotte or Beef Tenderloin in Crust, paired with Anna Potato and Black Truffle and ending with the Hazelnut Yule Log Cake. This menu is available on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The Ritz-Carlton Cafe at The Ritz-Carlton Macau Galaxy Macau +853 8886 6868, www.galaxymacau.com
Festiva at Galaxy Macau
While most of us dig a traditional Christmas, there are some of us who crave for something different and closer to home specialties. Festiva, the highly popular buffet restaurant serving Asian specialties and innovative international cuisines, would definitely be a wise choice for reunions with families and friends this Christmas. From December 19, 2016 to January 1, 2017, Festiva will offer special festive dishes for lunch and dinner. The variety of choices is simply amazing and all the foodies would be amply satisfied.
Festiva at Galaxy Macau +853 2888 0888, www.galaxymacau.com
Man Ho Chinese Restaurant at JW Marriott
Renowned for using fresh ingredients to accentuate the precision and finesse of classic Cantonese cuisine combined with contemporary presentations, indulge in a feast of seafood delicacies this festive season. From December 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017, enjoy mouthwatering marine dishes for the price of MOP $358.
Man Ho Chinese Restaurant at JW Marriott Galaxy Macau +853 8886 6888, www.galaxymacau.com
Sands Cotai Central
Enjoy a sumptuous meal with the DreamWorks Experience Holiday Celebration. Children’s favorite characters will perform to an array of Christmas carols that will get you in the holiday spirit. There will also be opportunities to take photographs with your amusing characters during the show. Additionally, every child will be gifted a complimentary DreamWorks plush toy! Experience the Christmas Buffet Dinner for MOP $498 for adults and MOP $268 for kids ages 4 to 12 years old on December 24 to 25. Head to Level 4, Urumqi Ballroom, Sands Cotai Central.
Sands Cotai Central +853 8113 7915, www.sandscotaicentral.com
It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year! We can stuff our face with as much food and drink as possible, and no one is morally allowed to pass judgment. That’s our memorandum at the LLM Headquarters at least for this season.
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