Christmas holidays are upon us and as the temperatures drop, the festive vibes surround us with joy and togetherness. This December, take the time to be with family and friends and fully enjoy the season amongst loved ones, music, decorations, and great food. We let you in on the best dining offers for this month, so be sure to check them all out and book them to celebrate! Also, don’t miss out on the exclusive and time-limited opportunity of winning a two-night stay with dining at Grand Lapa, Macau! Find out more on this giveaway below!
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At the hotel, the artisans at The Manor have prepared an enticing selection of festive menus for both lunch and dinner to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve, showcasing the absolute finest in festive culinary fare prepared with the freshest, highest quality ingredients from the land and the sea. Also, don’t miss the chance to take home their festive delicacies and have a private and comfy dining experience with all the best products and culinary crafts from The Manor’s team. There are takeaway delights to celebrate Christmas!
In December, The Manor offers The St. Regis Classic Afternoon Tea set every Monday to Thursday, which can include Baikal Oscietra caviar and Billecart-Salmon champagne. To get into the true festive season, Santa Claus accompanied by a Christmas acapella quartet will be spreading Christmas cheer in the hotel lobby, The Manor, and The St. Regis Bar after 7:00pm from December 20–25, 2020. For gin and whisky lovers, The Manor is offering a premium gin and whisky Explorer Advent Calendar, where you can toast to the holiday season with a 24-window calendar filled with mini bottles of wax-sealed dram of gin and whisky counting down to Christmas.
When: Togetherness five-course set lunch – Friday, December 25, 2020
Loving others – a Christmas story of joy and giving – December 21–25, 2020
The year is going, let it go – December 31, 2020
The St. Regis classic afternoon tea – Mondays–Thursdays, December 1, 2020–January 1, 2021
How much: Thanksgiving at Home & Christmas at home – Starting from MOP $298 & from MOP $888
Togetherness five-course set lunch – MOP $488+ per person
Loving others – a Christmas story of joy and giving (six-course set dinner)– MOP $988+ per person; MOP $1,488+ per person (with wine pairing)
The year is going, let it go (eight-course set dinner) – MOP 1,288+ per person, MOP $1,788+ per person (with wine pairing)
The St. Regis classic afternoon tea – MOP $398+ for two persons (with festive treats)
For more information and bookings, call +853 2882 8898 or send email to [email protected]
Welcome the festive winter with a sumptuous and tempting Prawn Fiesta dinner buffet in Mistral every Friday, Saturday even on public holidays! Embark on a gastronomic journey with signature delights such as jet-fresh and premium Thai, Malaysian, Argentinian, Chinese, and Blue Hand prawns.
This fiesta also includes other sumptuous seafood like lobsters, mussels, clams, salmon, tuna, and snapper sashimi. Daily fresh French rotisserie and a stunning variety of hot international and Chinese dishes are also on-demand or this deal. If you are a dessert lover, don’t miss out on more than 20 different kinds of pastries and ice-cream with free flow of red and white wines and beers; Chinese yellow wines are also available.
When: Fridays and Saturdays, 6:00pm–9:30pm, December 1, 2020–January 31, 2021 (December 20, 24 and 31 are also included)
How much: MOP $428+ per adult, MOP $228+ per child
Enjoy 20% off with the Macau Consumption E-voucher (Except on public holidays & designated dates) as well as three hours of free parking.
For more information and bookings, call +853 8861 7210
There are three unmissable offers going on at Vida Rica Restaurant this Christmas! Why not head there for some festive dishes and drinks? Besides a truly Cantonese-style celebratory dim sum package, they’re also offering an all-you-can-eat lunch this Christmas, while diners can also try out their festive dinner buffet that same night.
When: Endless festive dim sum celebration – 12:00pm–2:30pm, December 19–30
Christmas all-you-can-eat lunch – 12:00pm–2:30pm, December 24 and 25
Christmas festive dinner buffet – 7:00pm–10:00pm, December 24 and 25
How much: Endless festive dim sum celebration – MOP $368 per person
Christmas all-you-can-eat lunch – MOP $468 per person
Christmas festive dinner buffet – MOP $888 per person (additional MOP $398 per person for free flow of beer, wines and sparkling wine)
For more information and bookings, call +853 8805 8918, or check their website
We’ve been excitedly anticipating the reopening of The St. Regis Bar Macao and finally, the remodeled watering hole is ready to take guests into its hospitable arms again! While the previous The St. Regis Bar was an elegant lounge, the new one takes it to the next level of the classiest of establishments for its design, concept, and what they offer to guests. In fact, it is more like a whole new spot on the Cotai Strip rather than an update. So as you walk from the elevator lobby towards the bar’s entrance, get ready for an astonishing surprise.
The cocktail menu is not confined to just the Bloody Mary and features an array of signature, innovative, and classic cocktails with a twist. Inspired by the Big Apple and the aristocratic Astor family members, they taste as great as they sound. John Jacob’s Gold & Glitter is a cognac-based drink with artichoke honey wine and fresh notes of kaffir lime.
Many modern bars offer patrons something to munch on while they are sipping on their cocktails. Yet again, The St. Regis Bar didn’t settle for something ordinary on this front. It will make you come back again and again, not just for your favorite drinks, but for the food menu carefully crafted by Sous Chef Ben Hu. Be it half a dozen freshly shucked Daniel Sorlut oysters paired with a glass of fine champagne or something more substantial. Classic bar and pub dishes here are elevated to the refined level. Want a burger? Try the juicy chicken and seared foie gras burger with comté cheese and black truffle mayo. Craving a humble hot dog? How about an Haute dog with bacon-wrapped polish krauker? Feeling like spring rolls? Make it fancy prawn and sea urchin spring rolls.
The Manor at The St. Regis Macao presents the new “Let’s do a Luxe Lunch” set menu–an all-new, special occasion lunch experience featuring luxurious gourmet specialties showcasing the finest imported seafood and premium cuts of meat. Available in four or five-course menus, highlights of Let’s Do a Luxe Lunch include Boston lobster served with mushroom consommé, foie gras, and parmesan chips, and homemade ravioli served with Reblochon de Savoie, porcini mushroom, and kabocha pumpkin.
Meat lovers can indulge their cravings with a tender venison fillet wrapped in flaky pastry, wellington style, and then dressed with sour cherry sauce, followed by the much-loved organic mountain egg, soft cooked and served on a bed of green asparagus, soft polenta, maple roasted Japanese potato and a garnish of black truffle. Seafood connoisseurs will love the seasonal turbot with baked celeriac, red mullet bottarga, fennel and cilantro, while sweet tooths will find warmth in the dessert of an intensely rich rice pudding served with caramel mousse, port wine pear, pistachio and rice pudding ice cream.
When: 12:00pm–3:00pm, ongoing
How much: Four-course – MOP $588+ per person
Five-course – MOP $698+ per person
Additional MOP $298+ per person for free flow of Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne
For more information and reservations, send an email to [email protected] or call +853 2882 8898
The story of Indian Garden began when its founder Antony Manuswamy immigrated to Macau in 1977. At the time, there was hardly any Indian food in the city, nevermind authentic, which made Antony homesick and longing for familiar flavors. But most importantly, it encouraged him to correct that unfortunate circumstance. So in 1990, he opened the first Indian Kitchen. The business turned out to be instantly successful. Now, 30 years after, the restaurant now called Indian Garden is still alive and well in Macau and there are more in Mainland China.
Catering to the Chinese palate, the chef makes dishes creamier and less spicy. But the cooking team still manages to preserve authenticity. Indian Garden’s menu is extensive and contains diverse regional cuisine specialties, from Kerala to Kashmir. That covers southern seafood dishes, northern paneers and mutton courses, Dehli’s kebabs, and so much more. As Indian cuisine is one of the most vegetarian-friendly, there are plenty of plant-based dishes, such as aloo and dhal. Hands down, the variety of biriani and rice here is hard to beat. If you are crazy about Indian bread, this restaurant would be heaven for you–the selection of naan, roti, and paratha will blow your mind. Moreover, there is delivery to Macau, Taipa, and Coloane. Conveniently enough, you can order online and pay with MPay.
Opening hours: Daily, 12:00pm–00:00am
5-1 Pátio das Palmas, Macau, +853 28257765
Feast International Buffet is hosting special Christmas lunch and dinner buffets, as well as New Year’s Eve dinner and New Year lunch buffet. Guests will be spoilt for choice from the most popular cuisines of the world including fresh chilled seafood, Sichuan mala hotpot, an Asian noodle station, and Japanese Konro griller–yakitori, as well as featuring classic festive dishes including roast turkey, and Texas rubbed smoked US beef brisket. For New Year’s Eve dinner, guests can try their luck at the lucky draw prizes which include amazing restaurant, Shine Spa, and hotel stay vouchers.
When: Christmas lunch buffet – 12:00pm–3:00pm, Dec 24, 25 and 26
Christmas dinner buffet – 6:00pm–10:00pm, December 24, 25 and 26
New Year’s Eve dinner buffet – 6:00pm–10:00pm, December 31
New Year lunch buffet – 12:00pm–3:00pm, January 1, 2021
Where: Feast International Buffet, Level 1, Sheraton Grand Macao, The Londoner Macao, Estrada do Istmo, s/n, Cotai,
How much: Christmas lunch buffet –MOP $298 per adult, MOP $100 per child
Christmas dinner buffet –MOP $588 per adult, MOP $200 per child
New Year’s Eve dinner buffet – MOP $588 per adult (including one lucky draw ticket), MOP $200 per child
New Year lunch buffet – MOP $298 per adult, MOP $100 per child
For more information and bookings, call +853 8113 1200
Macau’s food scene is a reflection of a brilliant cultural mix. While the city serves flavors from around the world in every corner, a truly immersive experience would be incomplete without savoring a sumptuous Chinese meal. Macau serves a rich variety of Chinese cuisine as the culture it represents and thus has some of the best Chinese restaurants around!
One will find the familiar and the new, the classic and the reinterpreted modern version, regional and global showcase of this fine food right here in our own city! We’ve dedicated this page to award-winning establishments serving Chinese food that entices even the most discerning palates from all over the world.
From flavored ice-cream, candies, and even pizzas, durian–the large, green, spiky, southeast Asian fruit, also known as the king of fruits–is here and we’ve realized that Macau has gone ga-ga over them. Exquisitely rich with that special custardy texture of bitterness and sweetness and the unusual trailing smell, you will either love it or hate it.
It will only be a one-sided kind of relationship. We’ll be introducing where we can grab some of the craziest durian snacks in Macau and rest assured, these aren’t as pungent as the actual fruit.
Autumn is the season for crabs. It is a nice warming food that evokes feelings of nostalgia for many during cold evenings. There are many ways the locals prepare it and many places that serve it fresh, but one famous one in Macau is One Brother Food, a restaurant that serves delectable crab congee.
Located close to the Border Gate, One Brother Food (一哥美食) is popular with locals and visitors because of its unique crab congee. Congee is a slow-cooked rice porridge and is usually quite thick and fluffy in texture. A variety of ingredients such as fish and meat can be added. One Brother Food is unique though because they focus on crab congee.
Another year has passed and it’s been another milestone for Macau Lifestyle and our supportive readers. Amidst the challenges encountered in 2020, we look ahead with enthusiasm at the infinite possibilities that a new beginning in 2021 brings. We want to share the festive spirit with three of our lucky readers to each win a two-night staycation at the stylish hotel property before the year ends. That’s not all because we’re adding MOP $2,000 dining credits so that the winners can embrace the exciting season and savor delicious dishes at the dining locations of Grand Lapa, Macau. It’s impossible not to enjoy this giveaway along with the delicious meals and incredible memories to be made this wonderful time of the year!
If downtime at an indulgent luxe resort is what you’re after, Grand Lapa, Macau is always the best place to be for a staycation. Your relaxing journey begins the moment you step foot inside the hotel and settle into your beautiful and spacious room. After two days at the hotel, you’ll definitely feel lighter, renewed, and refreshed.
This year-end questionnaire is for us to understand our readers more. It’s our way of saying “thank you” and we hope you enjoy the good things in life with great food and drinks while relishing a well-deserved staycation. This amazing prize includes a complimentary two-night accommodation plus MOP $2,000 dining credits. This is one exciting giveaway you shouldn’t miss because these rooms have to be enjoyed before the year ends! This giveaway ends on December 7, 2020, and the winners will be notified directly via email.