Indulge in a buffet of festive fare at Sunway Putra Hotel

From 23rd to 25th December 2023, a series of all-you-can-eat buffets will be happening at Sunway Putra Hotel’s very own Coffee House on Level 9.

We got the opportunity to stuff our faces during a preview of the chef-prepared Christmas goodies, and here are some of the highlights from our night. We started off our feast by wetting our palate with Salmon Gravlax, which was refreshing and perfectly cured. Another appetising highlight was the hearty Irish Lamb Stew, with chunks of tender lamb and vegetables, making it the ideal starter for lamb-lovers.

The stars of the day were the Roasted Turkey and Roasted Rack of Lamb, which were roasted and seasoned to perfection. Paired with Cranberry Sauce and Mint Sauce, respectively, it was like a marriage of flavours on our tongues. Pair your favourite meat with sides like roasted tomatoes, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, carrots, mini potatoes, zucchini, or mashed potatoes for a balanced meal.

Other note-worthy contenders were the Duck Leg Confit and Scallop & Prawn Thermidor, while some local favourites that shone through were the Fish Head Curry and Chicken Satay paired with a fragrant peanut sauce.

An array of fruits and desserts were arranged in a colourful display of dessert heaven, including festive classics like Christmas Pudding with Custard Sauce and Yule Log Cake. The Christmas Pudding sealed the deal for us, with the custard sauce, dried fruits, and nuts blending in a harmonious symphony.

Savour these and more for an all-you-can-eat price of:

  • The Eve of Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner (23 December 2023, 6:30pm to 10pm): RM139nett for adults and RM69.50nett for children aged below 12 years old.
  • The Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner (24 December 2023, 6:30pm to 10pm): RM149nett for adults and RM74.50nett for children aged below 12 years old.
  • Christmas Day International Buffet Hi-Tea (25 December 2023, 12:30pm to 4:30pm): RM129nett for adults and RM64.50nett for children aged below 12 years old.

Indulge in your Christmas favourites with family and loved ones this festive season! Bookings can be made on their website below.

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Experience snowfall and more at Genting Winter Wonderland

Resort World Genting (RWG) invites you to Santa’s Toy Factory, the 2023 edition of Genting Winter Wonderland. From 25th November 2023 till 1st January 2024, experience the magic of Christmas with festive decorations adorning Gohtong Way and Kim Hua Atrium.

The infamous outdoor snowfall magic happens at Let It Snow at Liberty Lane with Santa’s special appearance, happening every hour from Sunday to Thursday, or every half-hour on Fridays and Saturdays, from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. See the detailed snowfall schedule here.

A magical atmosphere is further enhanced with mesmerising live performances, including dancing, musicals, and carolling around the Christmas tree at Madison Square. Young ones will especially enjoy the Christmas on Stilts and balloon modelling performance, as the adults get to witness the fountain show at the Lake of Dreams.

Detailed schedules for shows and performances can be found on RWG’s website.

For on-screen and indoor entertainment, watch Snowball Express at SkySymphony, Level 1, SkyAvenue Mall, showing hourly from 10am to 10pm. Snowball Express tells the story of Genting’s Highland Heroes going on a magical sleigh ride across a winter wonderland.

Are you ready to step into the magical world of Genting Winter Wonderland?

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Get cele-bubbly with W Kuala Lumpur and Moët & Chandon

In a partnership like no other, W Kuala Lumpur and Moët & Chandon join hands for a luxuriously unforgettable festive season. From 1st to 31st December 2023, Make Your List at W Kuala Lumpur – from exquisite gifting to luxurious staycations and epicurean feasts, this hotel is the place to be for the milk and honey.

In this month-long takeover, expect to satiate your appetite at W’s all-day dining restaurant FLOCK, with their ‘Courses Of Christmas’ multi-course meal (MYR 288 nett for 2 pax), specially curated by their chefs.

This 4-course meal features seasonal ingredients perfect for making memories this magical season. Make the experience even more special by adding on a bottle of Moët & Chandon at MYR 728 for 2 pax. Available from 1st to 29th December, from 6:30pm to 10pm, except 24th and 25th December 2023.

Grab your hi-tea gals and pals and head to WOOBAR for ‘A French Affair Hi Tea’ or ‘Bubblytea HiTea Buffet: Christmas Edition’. From 13th November 2023 to 1st January 2024, savour an offering of delectable treats with something bubbly thrown into the mix. More details below:

  • A French Affair Hi Tea: Every Monday to Friday, 3pm to 5pm, MYR 488 for 2 pax, inclusive of 2 Mini Moet bottles and free-flow coffee and tea.
  • Bubblytea Hi Tea Buffet: Christmas Edition: Every Saturday and Sunday, 3pm to 5pm, MYR 338 nett per person inclusive of free-flow Moët & Chandon champagne cocktails, OR MYR 128 nett per person inclusive of free-flow coffee and tea.

Specially curated Moët & Chandon-themed gifting hampers and packaged stays are available for your picking too. Find out more at W Kuala Lumpur’s website.

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Feast like royalty with Maria’s Steakcafe’s offerings

Are you arranging an intimate Christmas dinner at home? Maria’s Steakcafe’s delivery menu may just be what you’re looking for. Specially curated for groups of five, Maria’s offers six enticing sets, including favourites like Wagyu MB5 Tomahawk, Black Angus Tomahawk, Angus Beef Wellington, Roast Lamb, and Roast Turkey.

Every set comes with Caesar Salad, Spaghetti Chicken Bolognese, Roasted Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, and a Prune Loaf for a satisfying and scrumptious evening. Seafood lovers will be delighted to find out that there is the option to add Garlic Butter Sea Caught Tiger Prawns in your dinner set!

The delivery period for Maria’s Steakcafe festive dinner is 20th November 2023 to 1st January 2024, so make your pre-orders one week in advance to secure your Christmas dinners at home.

Caviar Gift sets, Cava & Dessert Gift sets, and an exclusive Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner menu are available at Maria’s too. More information on their website and social handles below!

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Enchanted Wonders with Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur presents a diverse range of festive offerings, including indulgent dining, entertainment, takeaway options, and exclusive hampers, all centred around the Enchanted Wonders theme to evoke joy and create lasting holiday memories for guests.

Looking for a staycation during the holidays? Book a 3-night stay in an executive room with their Exclusive Stay Packages, available for booking until 31st December 2023. If an overnight stay doesn’t tickle your fancy, opt for an Afternoon Tea experience with loved ones at Lobby Lounge from 1st to 31st December. But if what you want is a feast, then revel in festive reunions with a captivating culinary journey through a lavish buffet spread featuring traditional Christmas delights at Lemon Garden.

Experience a luxurious and joyous New Year celebration at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur with Exclusive Stay Packages, including a 3-night stay in an Executive Room, daily breakfast for two adults and two children, complimentary shuttle service, high-speed Wi-Fi, and broadband access, available for booking until 31st December 2023, for stays from 1st December 2023 to 2nd January 2024, promising a festive getaway filled with memorable moments and luxury.

Besides that, there’s also Arthur’s Bar & Grill, which offers a joyous holiday menu featuring timeless classics, assorted hot and cold seafood, and delightful holiday desserts available on 24th and 25th December 2023. There’s also the option of spending New Year’s Eve at Arthur’s and being entertained by a five-piece band and DJ, coupled with a Beverage Package at RM188 nett per person offering two hours of free-flowing house-pour beverages.

And, of course, everything good should be shared, so when you dine at Shangri-La, be sure to take Christmas-baked treats, roast selections, whimsical desserts, and elegant hampers from their Enchanted Wonders Collection––available from 23rd November to 3rd January 2023, which can be delivered to your doorstep or picked up at the venue.

Speaking of deliveries, homebodies can enjoy Shangri-La’s festive offerings in the comfort of their own homes. An array of roasted delights is available for pre-order if you plan on enjoying a delightful culinary experience at home or in the office.

Find out more on their official website.

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Dine in style with the Marini’s Group

During this festive season, the Marini’s Group offers guests dining experiences at Marini’s on 57 Restaurant and Marble 8 Steakhouse, presenting their signature dishes with a holiday twist for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The restaurants feature distinct prix fixe menus, promising a gastronomic celebration in sky-high ambience.

At Marini’s on 57 Restaurant, the Christmas dinner menu showcases an array of dishes, including a Scrambled Eggs starter with Parmesan cheese foam and black truffles, followed by a unique Prawn & Crab Cannolo, and a decadent Ravioli with Ricotta and Black Truffle. Main course options range from Baked Turkey and Baked Cod Fish to Braised Beef Cheek, concluding with a luxurious Panettone Semifreddo dessert.

The New Year’s Eve dinner offers an eight-course selection starting with delicacies like Gallagher Oysters, Pan-seared Foie Gras, and Scrambled Eggs with Winter Black Truffle, continuing with dishes like Hokkaido Scallops, Lobster Tail Risotto, and a choice of Wagyu Tenderloin or Roasted Tasmanian Ocean Trout. The meal culminates with a Truffle Taleggio Cheese dish and the exquisite Monte Bianco dessert.

Marble 8’s festive menus also entice with diverse offerings. The Christmas menu features Marinated Ocean Trout, Porcini Risotto, Turkey Roulade, and a Christmas Fruit Cake, while the New Year’s Eve selection presents Lobster and Scallop Duo, Cauliflower Caviar Soup, Truffle Porcini Raviolo, Wagyu Tenderloin M9, or Baked Ocean Trout. The celebration ends with a Semifredo with Fresh Almonds.

Prices range from RM680++ to RM1,280++ per person for Marini’s on 57 and RM678++ to RM888++ per person for Marble 8, available on specific dates with advance reservations required.

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