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Merry Christmas! Here's Where To Feast On Turkey, Wine And Cake Today

Aakanksha posted on 20 December

You know why Santa has a big tummy? Because he eats plenty during the season. Naturally, we must also follow his lead and ensure we celebrate food and Christmas cake too! After all, ‘tis the season to be jolly! So be it roast turkey with all the delightful trimmings, grilled chicken, snow peas with ravioli or even some good old biryani, here’s where to load up on Christmas feasts across the city.

Smoor

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Keeping it traditional and simple, Smoor Chocolate Lounge’s Christmas meal can be eaten in-house to taken back to your house! Including the turkey {of course}, gravy, stuffing and veggies to boot, you won’t need to lift a finger for preparation.

When: Until Sunday, December 25

Price: INR 6,000-INR 10,000 depending of weight of turkey

The Only Place

High on taste, the old-Bangaloreans and expats will flock to this place for Christmas meals starting the night before. You get a platter loaded up with turkey {both lean and dark meat}, stuffing, gravy, mashed potato and boiled veggies. Naturally, you must end with Christmas cake served with cream or ice-cream. Or perhaps, you want to be less traditional and have the world famous apple pie here.

When: Starts December 24, until January 2

Price: INR 950

Crowne Plaza’s 24@43

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The main draw will indeed be the traditional roast butterball turkey, with all the trimmings including giblet gravy, Rosemary-infused vegetables, sweet potato mash, Brussel sprouts in sage and baby carrots. But they’re going all out for the brunch with Chicken Liver Pate,  Salmon Gradvalax, Asparagus and Grana Padano in a balsamic reduction, braised lamb, and Spinach Ravioli. And that’s not all; those are just the highlights!

When: Sunday, December 25

Price: INR 1,300 plus tax, with mocktails and INR 1,950 plus tax with cocktails.

Timings: Noon-3pm

Monkey Bar

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Get set for a MoBar celebration of food with a grand Gastropub Christmas Menu that will include large plates, small ones, dessert and drinkies. You can choose to go a la carte or order the three-course meal from the special menu. Prawn Cocktail. Pigs In A Blanket, Chicken Liver Pate, Shepherd’s Pie, Roast Chicken, Curried Veggie Pie and even good old Fish and Chips, will make it a very British kind of meal. But we’re not complaining. Oh, don’t forget to end with Bread Butter Pudding, Mobar Trifle and Xmas Tree Macarons.

When: Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25, all day.

Price: INR 650 plus tax for vegetarians and INR 750 plus tax for non-vegetarians for the three-course meal.

Sanchos

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Not your traditional feast, the winter menu at this Mexican restaurant is heating things up. From Tequila-Fired Grilled Prawns with Chipotle to Sweet Potato and Jalapeno Cilantro Brushed Baby Lobsters to Anchovy Spiced Sweet Potatoes Nachos and Smokey Chipotle Cottage Cheese Alambres, there's lots to love. More so because they have a heady Mulled Wine on offer.

When: Until Sunday, January 15

Price: INR 395 upwards

Biere Club and 153 Biere Street

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On Christmas Day, both these breweries are pulling out all stops on food. The carving stations will have whole roast turkey and roast tenderloin, the kids counter will include Mac N Cheese, pizzas and of course dessert to make it all better — Red Velvet Cake and Christmas Plum Pudding. And in brewery style, make sure you wash it all down with the special Christmas Brew will all warm winter spices. Check out more about that here.

When: Sunday, December 25

Price: INR 1,500 for adults and INR 700 for kids

Timings: 12.30pm-3.30pm

Singkong

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While they may not have a traditional menu with roast turkey, they’ll do things Oriental style with a Cantonese Roast Chicken that has a hit of dried red chilli, sweet soy and brown sugar alongside steamed buns and garlic oyster sauce. There’s even a wholesome Oriental Vegetable Clay Pot — a slow cooked fragrant rice with Chinese five spice, shiitake mushroom, sesame oil and Chinese Shaoxing wine, Asian Roasted Duck Pancakes, Spicy Lemon Grass Cottage Cheese Rounds. For the sweet-toothed and festive spirit, end the meal with five-spice-infused Christmas Minced Pies and Lemon Meringue.

When: Friday, December 23- Saturday, December 31

Price: INR 295 upwards per dish

Movenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore

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Make it a grand celebration either for Christmas eve or Christmas at this hotel. On the night before Christmas, the lavish buffet is expected to have everything from Roast Christmas Turkey and Suckling Pig to  Chilli Basil Squid and Chopped Ham, plus plenty of Christmas carols. On Sunday, the buffet will only get bigger with additions such as Beef Wellington and Champ-e-Peshwari {Indian-style Roast Lamb Chops}, among others. And what’s a celebration without cocktails? So sip on Winter Sangria, Bubbly Punch, Winter Shamal and Mulled Wine.

When: Saturday, December 24 {6pm-11.30pm} and Sunday, December 25 {Noon-4.30pm}

Price: INR 2,419 upwards

MyFortune

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Roast Turkey aside, this buffet will give you much to drool over. Be it their super yummy biryani or their light quinoa salad, grilled fish and many more Indian dishes, they just want you to load up on comfort food. There’s also pizzas, burgers, pastas that will satisfy the soul.

When: Until Monday, January 2

Price: INR 1,299 for the dinner buffet until January 1; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day the buffet is INR 1,699 including alcoholic beverages.

Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield

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Here we suggest you go gunning for dessert — a whopping 13 different types going from Christmas pudding, chocolate souffle and rum-infused cake to chocolate brownie, fudge and mince pie! There's smoked salmon, Parma ham, salami Milano, delicious stollen bread, turkey with stuffing, cranberry sausages, roast lamb and more. Stop by the cute gingerbread house and Christmas tree to get into the mood too.

When: December 25

Price: INR 2,200 {without drinks and INR 3,200 {with drinks}

Timings: Noon to 3pm

Hoppipola

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Never the place for formal dos that go the conventional way, Hoppipola is making this a fun Christmas at their Red and White Christmas. On the food front, there Truffle Mushroom Mousse and the Koliwada prawns, in addition to a range of pizzas. But all eyes are on the Christmas concoctions like Winter Wonderland, a gin-based cocktail with orange liqueur, angostura bitters, fresh ginger, sugar and lime, Jingle Bell with raspberry puree and lime topped with champagne or perhaps you want something heavier in the form of Smoking Santa mixed with dark rum, Jagermeister, coffee, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves topped with whipped cream

When: December 24; Cocktails are available until year-end.

Price: INR 1,500 per couple and INR 1,000 stag.

The Leela Palace

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If you thought the Leela Palace's brunch couldn't get any better, think again. Come Christmas, that luckily is a Sunday, in addition to the vast seafood bar, cheese counters, pizza stations, sparkling wine, cold cuts, there'll be smoked salmon and cucumber parfait ravioli, duck rillet with Melba toast, lobster ceviche with sweet potato moussline, slow roasted pumpkin with snow peas, roma artichoke and pomegranate. Plus, turkey, gravy, ham, mince pies and Christmas cake.

When: December 25

Price: INR 3,700 without alcohol, INR 4,000 including alcohol and 50 per cent off for kids aged 5-12 years.

Palette - Vivanta By Taj, Yeshwantpur

Warm up this festive season at the 24/7 coffee shop where you'll be treated to a fine Christmas brunch. We're looking forward to poached lobster with hollandaise sauce, saffron and asparagus risotto, roasted suckling pig with berries and of course, roast turkey. Plus, Christmas desserts to spoil you silly.

When: December 25

Price: INR 1,800

Timings: 12.30pm to 4.30pm.

Smoke House Deli

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Turning into a winter wonderland without straying far from their core creations, both Smoke House Delis in town have a special a la carte menu. Think salads like the Spice cranberry redux and caramelized figs, Roasted Pumpkin and Lemon Mascarpone Risotto, Aubergine Parmigiana with Three-Cheese Melt, Fresh Mahi Mahi with Fettuccine AOP and Arugula salad, and Half A BBQ Spatchcock that comes with glazed carrot, bread sausage pudding – perfect for mains. Leave space for Yule log, Chocolate Mud Pie, Mushroom Meringue and the Christmas Fruit Trifle and more more so for Mulled Wine.  

When: Until and including December 25

Price: INR 210 upwards

Timings: Noon-1am

JW Marriott

If it's a traditional meal you're after, then JW Kitchen will sort you out with Stuffed Turkey, BBQ Pork Ribs, Lemon and Garlic Baked Fish apart from a live pasta station. For an Italian Christmas, head to Alba where you'll get seafood salad with potato, capers and tomato, smoked salmon and cream cheese, Lamb shank marinated and slow cooked in red wine, seafood and grill counter among others.

When: December 25

Price: INR 2,899 upwards.

Timings: 12.30pm-3.30pm

Yauatcha

Enjoy yourself a merry little Christmas Day with a different five-course set menu that includes everything from mixed vegetable salad with lotus root, Truffle Edamame dumpling, fried turnip cake with vegetables, Kamheyong lamb and vegetable fried rice with taro root. Plus, a special dessert that's a twist on Christmas cake.

When: December 24 and 25

Price: INR 2,000 upwards

Timings: Noon-1am

Church Street And Whitefield Social

Innovative as always, Social will have some brandy-infused Chicken liver pate on toast, berry pulao, roast chicken, and of course, apple pie with cinnamon ice cream and rum-soaked pineapple with chocolate mousse. They even have some festive cocktails, just for Christmas.

When: Until December 30

Price: INR 200 upwards

Timings: Noon-1am

Featured Photo: 24@43 Crowne Plaza

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