It’s the most magical time of the year in Macau. The city is glittering with beautiful ornaments in every corner and it’s impossible to ignore the vibrant energy that surrounds the SAR. Are you looking for somewhere to enjoy a traditional Christmas roast dinner, or perhaps something slightly different this year? We’ve got a wonderful selection of Christmas dining offerings from the best places to dine in Macau. Happy moments with the whole family are sure to be made this festive season at these hotspots.
Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central
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Head to the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel for the festive celebrations. The family favorite Feast is offering Christmas-themed festive lunch and dinner buffets on December 21 to 23, followed by a special Celebration of the Season lunch from December 24 to 26. Indulge in top-notch cuisine with a fun edge for the kids to enjoy as well. The Celebration of the Season lunch buffet is priced at MOP $298 per adult and MOP $100 per child. The Christmas dinner buffet is priced at MOP $588 per adult and MOP $200 per child.
For a touch of Italian flair to your usual Christmas celebrations, we recommed Bene. Explore the beautiful setting of Bene Food & Wine Mercato – Mercatino di Natale on December 24. Set to showcase live cooking stations and wine stations, together with festive and handcraft products that are available for purchase, this is one wonderful Christmas market atmosphere you don’t want to miss. It’s priced at MOP $698 per adult and MOP $200 per child. Bene will be also be offering a four-course festive set dinner from December 25 to 30. It’s priced at MOP $588 per adult and MOP $200 per child.
The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central
What’s not to love at The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central? From the stunningly lit Christmas tree in the lobby to the cheerful smiles of the staff, making your way to The Manor is always a great idea. This year, prepare for a New York-inspired culinary journey with a festive brunch with Jak every Sunday in December. Guests can indulge in an endless array of the freshest seafood, succulent prime meats and a live-teppanyaki station, a selection of pass-around signature dishes, and then finish with an assortment of decadent French-themed desserts. It’s priced at MOP $528 per adult with a 50% discount for children under 12 years and complimentary for 3 years and below. We also love the Roasted Butterball Turkey Set available for takeaways priced at MOP $1,088 for 14 lbs and MOP $1,288 for 16 lbs.
Tapas de Portugal
Cherish a traditional Portuguese meal with family and friends at Tapas de Portugal that’s tucked away at the charming Taipa Village Macau this Christmas. Chef Antonio Coelho and his team have created a special menu for Christmas at Tapas de Portugal. Indulge in the delicate flavors of Portuguese cuisine that will whisk you off to Europe at this poignant time of the year. The delightful menu is priced at MOP $699 plus 10% for two persons. It’s available from December 23 to 27, 2019.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MACAU
Mandarin Oriental, Macau is always a special place for celebrations. One of our favorite dining locations to make memorable moments in our lives is Vida Rica Restaurant. On Christmas Day, share a lovely feast with your loved ones with a Christmas Eve dinner of five-course western Christmas degustation menu for only MOP $1,088 per person plus 10% service charge including a glass of champagne. You can also opt to dine in the beautiful setting on Christmas Day for lunch savoring a four-course Western Christmas set lunch for only MOP $528 per person plus a 10% service charge. The award-winning chefs highlight freshly prepared local and international cuisines set to captivate your senses. Explore more Christmas Joy at Mandarin Oriental Macau.
CAFFÉ B MACAU
Celebrate Christmas in true Italian style at Caffé B Macau. Tucked away near Nam Van Lake, this charming restaurant is a hidden gem for special occasions. From the elegant setting to the excellent five-course tasting menu prepared by the creative chef and kitchen team, you’ll bask in an unforgettable festive dining experience at this restaurant. The special menu is priced at MOP $900 per person. The homemade tagliolini with snow crab, shimonita leek and bottarga will delight your palates. Make room for the strawberry semifreddo with white chocolate, lemon flavor to wrap up your festive meal!
The Parisian Macao
You might want to book early for a taste of delicious Parisian flavors at Brasserie this festive season. Situated at The Parisian Macao, the stroll to the restaurant is already filled with festive ornaments and wintry decor, perfect for pictures! We love the Christmas and New Year set menus that include a three-course lunch and four-course dinner, offering oysters, seared duck foie gras, turkey, steak, French desserts and much more. The Christmas Eve dinner is priced at MOP $588 and an additional MOP $250 for wine pairing. The Christmas Day lunch is priced at MOP $288 per person and also an option of wine pairing for MOP $250.
Are you yearning for a taste of Portugal? Head to one of the most authentic Portuguese restaurants in town, Chiado, situated in Sands Cotai Central. The casual fine-dining setting offers traditional dishes that will sate your appetite and transport you to the streets of Lisbon. This winter, Chiado presents superb set lunch and dinner menus offering scallops, lobster cream soup, grilled codfish, braised Iberian pork cheeks, roasted octopus with chouriҫo sausage rice and more. The Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day menu are priced at MOP $688.
The Ritz-Carlton, Macau
Say “Bonjour” to a French-themed Christmas celebration at The Ritz-Carlton Café. Bringing an air of romance to your festive meal with menus inspired by the flavors of cosmopolitan boulevards and village marchés, delight in a sumptuous spread at this stylish location. Relish French-inspired winter classics from roasted turkey to chestnut mont blanc alongside free-flow drinks during the brunch session to embrace the relaxing festive atmosphere. The Ritz-Carlton Café Christmas set lunch is priced at MOP $488 per person for four courses. It’s available on December 23, 24, 26-28, 30, 31, 2019. The Ritz-Carlton Café Le Menu de Noël Christmas dinner menu is priced at MOP $988 per person including one glass of house wine.
Wynn Palace Cotai
We love epic dining experiences and when in Macau, nothing beats SW Steakhouse at Wynn Palace Cotai. Renowned for its premium cuts of meat and succulent seafood, SW Steakhouse is offering an extraordinary five-course Christmas festive set dinner on December 24 and 25 in celebration of the holidays. Expect perfection in the form of herb-crusted Arctic char, snake river farms American wagyu Wellington as well as a classic Christmas black forest yule log. Don’t forget to pair your dishes with fine wine as you enjoy an entertaining evening of theatrical surprises at this incredible dining destination. The SW Steakhouse five-course Christmas festive set dinner is priced at MOP$ 1,188 per person and MOP $1,788 per person inclusive of wine pairing.
One of Macau’s best steakhouses is Grill 58 at MGM Cotai. If you’re a meat-lover then you’ll fall in love with a superb dinner menu that is well-curated with classics like turkey, brussels sprouts, caramelized parsnips, and a refreshing variety of seafood dishes. It’s priced at MOP $988 per person. The restaurant will also serve a Christmas Day special lunch for MOP $588 per person. You’ll be near The Spectacle keeping the kids entertained while enjoying top-quality meat and satisfying your carnivorous cravings this Christmas.
SOFITEL MACAU AT PONTE 16
Thinking about the warm weather? Embark on a journey to the stunning shores of New Zealand without leaving Macau. Mistral Restaurant has prepared a series of festive feasts with the freshest tastes from New Zealand for its well-known seafood buffet. As an expert of Kiwi food culture, Chef Daniel is proud to present New Zealand’s finest cuts of grass-fed meat including sirloin, rib eye, lamb leg and rack of lamb, which will be grilled to perfection at the carving station. Meanwhile, the buffet will be elevated with the ocean gems including the oyster, lobster, prawn and many more. The Tastes from New Zealand dinner buffet is priced at MOP $588 per person on December 24 and 25.
GRAND HYATT MACAU
Feel the festive spirit right here in our beautiful city at Grand Hyatt Macau’s mezza9. Gather the family for a specially curated festive line-up of “Dining from the Kitchen” delights. The special menu will be available on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and an additional lunch buffet on Christmas Day. It features roasted turkey with trimming, rib-eye steak, whole yellowfin tuna, double-boiled matsutake mushroom and fish maw soup, braised sea cucumber in abalone sauce and complimentary free flow of sangria. There’s something for the whole family at this well-loved dining spot. The Christmas Day lunch on December 25 is priced at MOP $568 per person. The Christmas Eve “Dining from the Kitchen” on December 24 is priced at MOP $1,339 per person plus 10% service charge.
Grand Lapa, Macau
One of the best places to dine this Christmas season is at Grand Lapa, Macau’s Café Bela Vista. The gorgeous Christmas tree welcoming everyone to the property warms the heart of every guest but it’s Café Bela Vista that’s set to stun with a Christmas market lunch, afternoon tea and champagne seafood dinner buffet on December 24 and 25 that will make everyone jolly and cheerful this festive time of the year. Café Bela Vista offers festive lunch and afternoon tea sets from December until January 1 at affordable prices varying from MOP$ 158 to MOP $588. Grand Lapa, Macau has even invited Thomas Hammerschmid, the celebrated Pastry Master Chef from Austria with more than 30 years of experience working with famous hotels around Europe to provide a spectacular selection of Christmas treats and sweets available at the cake shop and hampers.
HOTEL OKURA MACAU
Head to Hotel Okura Macau for a unique celebration. Executive Chef Morihiro Takeda of Yamazato Japanese Fine Dining has meticulously prepared a special Christmas dinner set “Christmas Kaiseki” with the seasonal ingredients from Hokuriku and Kanto region. Partake in zuwai gani (Snow Crab), himi kanburi (big yellow tail in winter) and monkfish liver to help you rejuvenate your energy and warm up your body during the cold Christmas season. The Yamazato Christmas dinner menu is priced only at MOP $1,680 per person plus 10% service charge. It’s available from December 24 to 26, 2019.
Banyan Tree Macau
Travel around the globe with sumptuous offerings at Banyan Tree Macau’s Belon. Be greeted with grandeur in a dramatic ocean-blue staircase and a dining room steeped in elegance. Belon’s reputation for premium seafood and grill is the inspiration for an exquisite five-course Christmas dinner set menu priced at MOP $1,088 per person that’s available on December 24 and 25. Embark on a memorable evening of white pearl oyster with a tangy mango nam jim sauce, followed by Yuzu marinated ceviche of scallop and tuna served with a refreshing fennel salad. The dessert featuring a red wine poached pear coated in dark chocolate topped with gingerbread gelato is beautiful beyond words and just perfect to cap off your festive night.