Enjoy the night before Christmas at a top Bahrain restaurant
Time Out Bahrain staff
Diplomat Radisson Blu Stay out of the kitchen and start the festivities early with a five-course set menu including the likes of chestnut soup and chocolate log. BD25 per person. Call (39 945 208).
Elite Group Enjoy the night before Christmas in the open air at the Elite Seef Residence Oasis poolside where there’s a special couples’ package on a four-course set festive menu. Couples BD25, individuals BD15, including sparkling grape. Call (17 583 388).
Gulf Hotel Al Waha embodies the Christmas spirit and transforms its buffet to include a range of delectable Christmas goodies. The ideal place to relax, unwind and enjoy a perfect pre-Christmas dinner. Buffet BD19.
La Vigilia di Natale is an important Christmas tradition in Italy. La Pergola brings this to you through its home-style dishes with the view that ‘at the end of the day, the essence of Christmas is simple – family, love and food’. BD25 set menu including one glass of bubbly.
Fusion’s Christmas Eve dinner aims to be ‘by far the finest festive dinner on the island’ all served up with the restaurant’s famous panoramic view. BD25 including a glass of sparkling grape. Children up to five years eat free and six to 12-year-olds get 50 percent off at Al Waha. Call (17 713 000) all venues
InterContinental Regency Hotel Christmas set menu with a five-course meal at Medzo. BD26.
Bubbly Christmas dinner at Selections. BD30 inclusive of house beverages. Call (17 227 777)
Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa Special Christmas Eve menu at Lemon Tree offering holiday creations on the buffet and caroling with the choir. BD21 including selected beverages.
There’s also a special Christmas buffet running alongside the regular a la carte menu at Rialto, the Italian restaurant. BD21 including selected beverages.Call (17 111 999).
Ritz-Carlton Hotel There’s a range of choices for Christmas Eve at the Ritz-Carlton with La Med offering a festive buffet, including egg nog or hot apple brew. BD 29++ per person.
Nirvana has a festive five-course menu. BD 28++ per person.
Plums has an eclectic four-course menu. BD 38++ per person.
And Natale at Primavera features a festive four-course menu with Sgroppino upon arrival. BD 35++ per person. Call (17 586 499) for all venues.
Sheraton At Al Safir restaurant Christmas Eve dinner is all about spending time together and enjoying a delicious special buffet meal with good conversation with family and friends. BD 12.500++, kids aged four to 12, half price, under fours go free. Call (17 533 533).
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa All-day-dining restaurant Saraya will boast a hearty Christmas Eve buffet featuring raditional favorites from around the world such as turkey roast and Christmas puddings. BD 22 including soft drinks.
La Mer, the hotel’s seafood eatery has a five-course set menu for Christmas Eve including live cooking stations. BD32 per person. Call (17 636 363).
The Domain Txoko Tasting featuring the sommelier’s personal selection of Spanish grape and superior malts will be paired with Basque pintxos (tapas). BD48 per person.
At Imari there’s a five-course Izakaya-style dinner, inspired by the festive season, complimented with the sommelier’s private selection of beverages and entertainment from the resident DJ. BD48 per person.
And at Le Domain 34 you can enjoy a three- or four-course table d’hote menu. From BD27. Call (16 000 222) for all venues.
Upstairs Downstairs Lunch or dinner at Up N Down means a Christmas special festive five-course meal for friends and family including turkey, christmas pudding and mince pies. BD20++ per person. Call (17 713 093).