Festive Yuletide feast

Thank goodness for hotels around the metro, countless lunches and dinners and parties and reunions this holiday season go on without a hitch. They also come prepared should we need something sweet or anything delectable to give as gifts. 

New World Makati

A decadent degustation on Christmas Eve awaits diners at The Glasshouse in New World Makati Hotel. The five-course dinner is priced at P3,888 nett. 

Café 1228 serves a Yuletide-themed buffet.
Meanwhile, Café 1228 is serving a Yuletide-themed buffet until Dec. 30. The spread, complete with honey-glazed ham, prime rib, and more, is priced at P2,300 and P2,800 for lunch on weekdays and weekends, respectively, and P2,500 for dinner daily. 

On Christmas Eve and Christmas day, an even fancier feast for lunch and dinner awaits. At Café 1228. Prices are P2,300 for Christmas Eve lunch, P2,988 for Christmas Eve dinner as well as Christmas Day lunch and dinner. Over at Jasmine restaurant, set menus are priced at P1,960, P2,070, and P2,180 nett per person, for a minimum of two guests. 

New World Makati’s customizable holiday hamper.
Two customizable holiday hampers filled with treats such as bourbon cake, pralines, and cupcakes are priced at P4,288 and P6,888 nett. 

Call (02) 8811-6888 or email [email protected] 

Marriott Hotel Manila

Savor a flavorful feast at Marriott Café which serves a Christmas Eve Dinner for P3,300, Noche Buena Buffet for P1,900, Christmas Day lunch for P3,300, and Christmas Day Dinner for P3,300. Better still, ring in the year 2020 with a New Year’s Eve Dinner for P3,300, New Year’s Day Lunch for P3,300, and New Year’s Day Dinner for P3,300. 

Bring home Marriott’s Whole Roasted Turkey or Smoked Bone-In Ham.
Those who want to bring home the feast may purchase the Whole Roasted Turkey (P6,680 nett) and Smoked Bone-In Ham (P5,700 nett) packages good for 10 to 12 persons. Both come with delectable side dishes, and are available until Jan. 1, 2020. 

Marriott also has a number of festive treats, from cakes in can and edible Christmas Baubles to gingerbreads and chocolates, and a whole lot more. Hampers are also available: the Grand Hamper is priced at P4,888++ and Deluxe Hamper at P3,688++. 

Call (02) 8988-9999 or visit 

Diamond Hotel

On Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1, Diamond’s in-house restaurants serve a diverse lineup of dining delights, from bounteous buffets to laid-back dinner dates. 

Diamond Hotel’s Corniche offers a spread of holiday treats.
Corniche restaurant’s lunch and dinner buffet are perfect for reunions with families and friends.  Meanwhile, Yurakuen serves a lavish menu of Asian cuisine crafted for groups of up to six persons. 

Lobby Lounge takes charge on delightful pastries and classic recipes that pair well with a glass of wine. While Bar27, whose snazzy signature drinks, chill vibe, and bayside view, offers an ideal venue for a holiday evening out. 

Get up to 30 percent discount by purchasing dining vouchers at 

Call (02) 8528-3000 ext. 1121. 

Richmonde Hotels

Baked treats and other sweet goodies abound at Richmonde hotels. 

Eastwood Richmonde’s Gingerbread Wagon.
First off, its famous Ensaymada, which also comes in ube flavor, is available at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, and Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. Also available in all properties is the indulgent Richmonde Chocolate Cake.

The Ortigas property offers classic baked goodies such as Food for the Gods, Revel Bars, Rum Cake, as well as freshly baked breads, among many others, until Jan. 10. 

Eastwood Richmonde, on the other hand, offers a whimsical collection of unique creations such as Santa’s Little Helper cookies and Gingerbread Wagon. Homemade liver pate, tomato jam, and onion marmalade are also available until Jan. 5. 

Call (02) 8638-7777 (Ortigas), (02) 8570-7777 (Eastwood).

New World Manila Bay

Relish in classic holiday dishes which include Christmas ham, roast turkey, Christmas Yule log cake, and other holiday treats at Market Café’s Yuletide Buffet, available on Dec. 24 dinner and Dec. 25 lunch and dinner at P3,500 per person.

Li Li offers a six-course set menu and all you can eat dim sum. 
For Cantonese feast, head over at Li Li, which serves six-course set menus and a decadent All You Can Eat Dim Sum. The Christmas Yum Cha is priced at P2,288 per person, while the Festive Special Menu comes in two special sets at P2,888 and P3,488 on Dec. 24 and 25 for lunch and dinner, for a minimum of two persons.

The Pastry Boutique likewise offers Christmas baskets full of decadent treats such as chocolates and cookies. 

Call (02) 8252-6888 or email [email protected]

Topics: Café 1228 , New World Makati , New World Manila , Richmonde Hotels , Marriott Hotel Manila , Diamond Hotel , New World Makati
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by Manila Standard. Comments are views by readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with Manila Standard editorial standards, Manila Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.
AdvertisementSpeaker GMA