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Christmas Eve dinner with all the trimmings

THE luxury hotels in Shanghai are getting into the festive mood with a range of great value deals for diners to enjoy on Christmas Eve.

At the JW Marriott, guests can take their pick of a lavish Christmas Eve dinner in the hotel's expansive ballroom. The spread will cost diners 688 yuan (US$103) per person; deluxe tickets are 888 yuan per person, with children eating for 688 yuan per person.

At the more casual JW Grill, on offer is a five-course menu for 688 yuan per person that includes homemade cured salmon as starter, a slow roast beef and lobster tail main and a traditional Christmas pudding with sauce anglaise for dessert.

At the Ritz-Carlton in Puxi there are various tempting offers. The Tables restaurant showcases favorite Christmas dishes from around the world and some seafood surprises. The Christmas Eve buffet at Tables includes expertly paired red and white wines for 648 yuan per person.

At the popular Italian restaurant Palladio, Chef de Cuisine Gianluca Serafin has designed a six-course traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner. The dinner costs 998 yuan and 1,598 yuan with wine pairings.

From Italian delights to Scandinavian delicacies to a warming English pub Christmas, the Intercontinental Shanghai Expo has a wide selection for diners.

Santa Claus will make an appearance on Christmas Eve at Cafe 1188 for a Scandinavian-style yuletide buffet, complete with homemade Swedish glogg, a large seafood buffet and classic Christmas carvings for 688 yuan per person.

The man in red will also stop at the grand ballroom for the hotel's Christmas Eve dinner party that will include live performances, a lucky draw and a grand seafood buffet and all the extras. There's free-flow selected sparkling, red and white wines, beer, soft drinks, juices and mineral water. Tickets are 1,288 yuan per person.

At their Italian restaurant, Sous Chef Roberto Mancini and his team have designed a seafood-inspired antipasti buffet, followed by a five-course dinner for 488 yuan, including a complimentary glass of prosecco.

At the Liquor Factory, the hotel's traditional English pub, things have taken a Charles Dickens turn, with a traditional roast and Christmas pudding served with a warming toddy, three "Scrooge shots" and a pint of beer of your choice for 388 yuan per person.

At the Eton Hotel Shanghai, the Eton Cafe will be staging its extensive Christmas buffet for 788 yuan per person and its Chicago Steakhouse has a fairy tale show for children, a lucky draw and a special menu that includes sauteed king prawns, pumpkin and mushroom soup, beef tenderloin steak with duck live, Kiwi marmalade and warm chocolate pudding.

The centrally located Longemont Hotel's O2on2 restaurant will hold a Christmas Eve buffet dinner, including a glass of Champagne and a complimentary gift for 388 yuan net per person.

Things have a thoroughly multicultural flavor at the Swissotel Grand Shanghai, where the Christmas Eve buffet offers traditional festive choices plus tandoori turkey along with favorite Chinese and Japanese offerings for 388 yuan, plus 15 percent service charge. This includes a glass of wine, soft drinks and a Haagen-Dazs gift.

The vibrant colors and sounds of Mardi Gras will create a party atmosphere at the Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Pudong for Christmas Eve celebrations. Guests can enjoy a full buffet dinner for 1,288 yuan net per person, children under 12 eat for 208 yuan. For a more intimate atmosphere, Feast restaurant is offering a buffet dinner for 448 yuan net per person, with children eating for half price.

The Christmas Eve gala dinner buffet at the Renaissance Shanghai Pudong features Alaskan king crab, sashimi and caviar, among other treats.

There will be lucky draws, festive gifts and special treats for the children. Ballroom VIP tables are 1,088 yuan net per adult, 428 yuan net per children (aged below 12). Ballroom standard tables are 988 yuan net per adult, 328 yuan net per children. There will also be a Christmas Eve gala dinner buffet at the Renaissance Brasserie, with all the seafood. The cost is 558 yuan net per adult, 268 yuan net per children.


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