Christmas dining options in Hanoi
There are various dining offerings for Christmas and New Year Eve celebrations at prices ranging from hundreds to millions dong.
Being sophisticatedly decorated with Christmas themes, many hotels in Hanoi are ready for the 2021 festive season. These hotels offer plentiful choices of dinners for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. The Hanoi Times would like to refer some dining-out options for the special dinners of the year.
|The eye-catching decoration and the festive hamper of Metropole Hotel in Hanoi. Photo courtesy of the hotel|
This Christmas season, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi celebrates the “Once upon a time” as it transforms into a winter wonderland decorated with classic-style nutcrackers, bringing life to the holiday with renowned French sophistication and joie de vivre.
For Christmas Eve, the hotel offers four special Christmas Eve dinners on December 24, including two festive buffet dinners at Le Club; a seven-course gourmet French dinner at the Festive Wonderland by Le Beaulieu; and a six-course set dinner of European & New World cuisine at Angelina Bar. The prices are anywhere between VND3.3 million (US$144) and VND6.8 million ($297) per person.
In addition, on Christmas Day of December 25, the hotel will host a buffet lunch and a series of dinners with similar themes at three of its restaurants with a hefty price tag of between VND 2.2 million ($96) and VND5.8 million ($253) per diner.
|The festive hamper is offered by Sheraton Hanoi Hotel. Photo courtesy of the hotel|
Sheraton Hanoi Hotel kicks off Christmas Eve in a cozy atmosphere at Oven D’or Restaurant. The hotel’s Christmas Eve buffet features a wide range of delicacies such as Christmas Turducken, roast Angus beef tenderloin, roasted goose, turkey breast, and Iberian honey-baked ham, among others.
The price for Christmas Lunch starts from VND1,100,000 ($48)/person, including a free-flow beverage package of soft drink, red, white, and sparkling wine. A 30% discount for the Club Marriott members is available.
The price for Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet is VND1,990,000 ($87) per person; live entertainment and activities for children are included. The Christmas Day Brunch will be served on December 25 at VND1,350,000 ($59) per person that live entertainments are also available.
|The delicious Christmas Eve's buffet dinner is served by Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi. Photo courtesy of the hotel|
Delectable culinary creations prepared by the chefs of Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi with nods to Switzerland, German, and East Asian cuisines are available through Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve buffet.
With a legacy of over 70 years of culinary excellence, the Swiss-born Mövenpick brand boasts an exciting selection of creative dishes like Salmon Sashimi with Flamed-off Coffee Beans and Fresh Spring Rolls with Cold-Brew Espresso Dressing, which made an impression with food lovers in Hanoi through the years will make a re-appearance in these buffet feasts.
Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Buffet Feasts will be held on 24 December and 31 December with live band performances. The prices vary from VND1,450,000 ($63) to VND1,750,000 ($76.4) per adult and VND750,000 ($33) for children from 6-11 years old. A lucky draw is available.
|Christmas dish is served at Melia Hanoi Hotel. Photo courtesy of the hotel|
Melia Hanoi Hotel is ready for the festive season with its 4-course menu that will be prepared by the hotel’s chefs. Some premium dishes are available, including cod, foie gras, Atlantic salmon, Australian beef tenderloin, fine French duck breast, among others.
The Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day lunch are at VND1,450,000 ($63) per person; the New Year Eve feast is at VND1,500,000 ($65.5) per person. Live music and entertainment are available.
Visitors to Pan Pacific Hotel are invited to its Pacifica Restaurant where festive delicacies such as roasted turkey, pineapple honey glazed ham, seafood, foie gras, among others are on offer.
The “Santa Fairytale Buffet Dinner” for Christmas Eve will start from 6 pm with prices from VND1,288,000 ($56) to VND1,988,000 ($87) for adults and VND645,000 ($28) for children aged from six to 12 years old. The hotel also offers Jolly Set Menu that features fusion Western- Chinese dishes at Ming restaurant with price at VND1,180,000 ($51.5) per person and Christmas Sonata Set Menu at The Summit Bar, at VND980,000 ($43) per person.
|The lamb chops are served at Pan Pacific Hotel in Hanoi. Photo courtesy of the hotel|
On the occasion of New Year Eve in December, the hotel also offers “Pacific Toast Buffet Dinner” with three buffet options and live music, starting from 7 pm at VND1,388,000 ($60.5); VND1,588,000 ($69.3), and VND1,988,000 ($87) per person. The “Year-End Fiesta Set Menu” with Chinese dishes is also available at price starting from VND1,180,000 ($55.6) per diner. The hotel’s “Glitz and Glamour New Year Night” (VND1,280,000 or $56 to VND1,980,000 or $86.5) will be organized in the rooftop bar with glamorous settings and breath-taking city views. Its exclusive DJ performances promise to keep visitors on the dance floor and usher in 2022 with all the glitz and glamour.
Dolce by Wyndham Hotel Hanoi introduces exquisite European cuisine with a premium 6-course Christmas menu at the newly opened F29 Golden Beef restaurant. The price for the “Holly Jolly Christmas set menu” is at VND1,800,000 ($78.7) per person. This eating outlet is said to be the first-ever golden beef restaurant in town and offers the famed gold-encrusted “Tomahawk Wagyu” steak, which costs around $45 per person.
|A portion of the famed gold-encrusted “Tomahawk Wagyu” steak is available at the Dolce by Wyndham Hotel in Hanoi. Photo courtesy of the hotel|
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