Hilton Colombo celebrates Christmas in style with grand festivities

Hilton Colombo celebrates Christmas in style with grand festivities

Colombo, Dec 14 (NIA) – Hilton Colombo, one of Sri Lanka’s most popular luxury hotels, has announced a list of grand activities lined up this month to celebrate the Christmas and New Year season.

In a statement, the Hotel said that throughout the holiday season, each of its restaurants and bars were offering their own unique brand of festive celebrations.

With a grand Christmas decor in place, Hilton Colombo said it wanted to spread good cheer and wellness this season with a range of attractive offers and vouchers to make this a memorable Christmas season.

Below are a list offers available, provided by the hotel.

IT’S THE SEASON TO GIVE

Spread good cheer and wellness this season. The Hilton Vouchers are the perfect gift this festive season for your friends and family. Choose from LKR 1000 and LKR 2000 and savour a delectable meal at our dining venues or check-in and relax in our rooms. Gift Vouchers can be purchased at the RECEPTION.

IT’S THE SEASON TO CELEBRATE

The Hilton Colombo’s expert event specialists are at hand to make sure your event is all you hope it will be and more. Your celebration will be tailored to suit you for a memorable event you’ll remember forever! Host a Corporate event or any private function with us and we guarantee a memorable gathering. Our facilities are the ideal venue for meetings and special occasions, with its contemporary facilities, including a spacious reception foyer. Enjoy complimentary festive table set-up, a visit from Santa Claus, a decorative Christmas tree, beverage packages and buffet menus, including traditional roast turkey and trimmings and so much more. Our dedicated events team will help you plan your event.

THE SANTA CHASE

Be part of the ultimate Christmas experience and get your children in the festive spirit!

Whether you have been naughty or nice it does not matter, meet Santa at the Lobby 20th to 24th December from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and 11am to 2.30pm on 25th December.

REJOICE WITH CAROLS AT THE LOBBY

Rejoice in the true spirit and meaning of Christmas with “THE VOICES BY Ishan De Lanerole”

20th to 25th December, 8.00pm to 8.45pm

CHRISTMAS GOODIES AT FINE THINGS

Holidays are for making memories that last, and the best way is to begin your very own family tradition this festive season.

Visit our retail section at the Fine Things and shop for Christmas goodies and stock up all the traditional festive favourites in the spirit of the holidays. We have Christmas puddings and cake, Yule logs, chocolates and a whole lot more. You also have the option of making your own hamper with a selection of gourmet food items and have it wrapped up by our team. See you at Fine Things!

To help with all your customized holiday culinary needs, our chef will prepare your favourite Christmas menu, with great attention to your every need. Special festive roasts from Turkey to Rotisserie Chicken, Derby Chicken to Leg of Ham and Australian Lamb to Beef Prime Rib Roast with traditional trimmings are available at Fine Things.

FESTIVE HIGH TEA AT L.A.B

Indulge in a gourmet festive afternoon high tea platter for two at our newly opened Lounge and Bar, 3.30pm to 5.30pm from 20th to 31st December, Rs 3200 for two. It’s a feast on its own!

ON THE TIERRED PLATTER; Wild berry and orange brandy butter scones, clotted cream and festive jam. SWEETS; Crunchy Chocolate Madeleine, Individual Christmas cake, Mini minced pie, Santa hat frosting cup cake, Christmas tree Chocolate Brownie, Pecan tart with caramel ganache, Mini Chocolate Yule Log, Mascarpone Coffee Bouchée de Noel, Vanilla Berry Savarin, Santa Macaroon, SANDWICHES; Slow roasted beef, pickles on grilled Ciabatta, Honey glazed ham, apple and watercress in soft brioche bun, Ribbon sandwich of sundried tomato, cream cheese and basil, Chicken mayo and chestnut finger sandwich, SAVORY TREATS; Smoked salmon and leek quiche, Slow roasted Christmas turkey pie with cranberry, Prawn spring roll with sweet chilli sauce, Mini lamb puff with winter vegetables, TEA & COFFEE; Coffee served any way you like, Bottomless Ceylon tea available on request.

FESTIVE MIXER AT L.A.B

Add sparkle to your festive season with friends and family at the Lounge & Bar!

Enjoy sensuous cocktails and mocktails complimented by culinary delicacies, enhancing your evening with a vibrant twist. Live entertainment featuring In Focus, Aquarius, Replay and Shane Beranger, from 8pm to 2am on Fridays and Saturdays and until 1am during the rest of the days.

CHRISTMAS EVE FESTIVE BUFFET AT GRAZE KITCHEN

Let the countdown to Christmas begin!

Create a new beginning with friends and family and indulge in our culinary delights at GRAZE Kitchen. Our festive buffet will feature succulent roasts with traditional Christmas trimmings and more. Delectable Christmas desserts inclusive of the traditional fare will leave you full until the next! 24th December, 7pm – Midnight, Rs 7500 pp

CHRISTMAS EVE: CURRY & SEAFOOD BUFFET AT CURRY LEAF

Spend the most special time of the year with beloved family and friends, and a festive dinner at Curry Leaf! Treat your family to savoury Christmas turkey with all the holiday trimmings, the freshest seafood dishes and an amazing selection of decadent desserts, as our resident Calypso band serenades with all your favourite Christmas songs. 24th December, 7pm – Midnight, Rs 5500 pp

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER AT IL PONTE

Spoil yourself, relax and enjoy Italian cuisine at Il Ponte! Our Chef Massimo Zampar has carefully prepared a 4-course mouth-watering menu that will bring delight and contentment all round. Listen to your favourite Christmas songs as Santa makes his special appearance to visit the children. 24th December, 7pm – 11pm, Rs 6500 pp

Menu; APPETIZER; USA Pan Seared Scallop Wrapped With Bacon, Mushroom Ragout, Bisque Sauce PASTA; Homemade Lobster Ravioli, Green Pea Sauce, Truffle Oil , MAIN COURSE ;Eggplant Crusted Sea Bass Fillet, Baby Spinach , Sun Dried Tomato, Pumpkin Puree, Citrus Sauce OR Black Angus Tagliata, Garden Vegetables, Pesto Mash Potato, Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce, SORBET ; Passion Fruit with Aged Balsamic of Modena and DESSERT; Italian Millefoglie ,Puff Pastry Layer Filled with Creamy Mascarpone & Strawberry.

CHRISTMAS IN JAPAN Ikoi Tei by WIP

Celebrate the way the Japanese do at our Japanese restaurant; Ikoi Tei located at the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct. 6-cpourse set menu available on Christmas Eve, Day. Rs 6290 pp

SANTALICIOUS CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH AT GRAZE KITCHEN

Gather your friends and family for the perfect Christmas day! Relax and let us take care of everything this special occasion. The joys of the yuletide season are made even more memorable at GRAZE Kitchen. A sumptuous Christmas lunch awaits you and your family at this wonderful feast to celebrate the happiest day of the year. Enjoy a magnificent array of delectable international cuisines, a variety of salads, a most succulent serving of traditional roasts. A range of delightful desserts completes the festive menu, including your traditional Christmas pudding. 25th December, 12nn – 3pm, Rs 7500 pp

SANTALICIOUS CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER AT GRAZE KITCHEN

Enjoy our Christmas fayre as you continue to celebrate this special time of year! 25th December , 7pm – 11pm, Rs 6250 pp

SANTAITALIANA CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH & DINNER AT IL PONTE

It’s Christmas after all! Enjoy good food and ambience at our trattoria! A 5-course menu for lunch and dinner awaits you and the family at our Italian restaurant by the poolside. 25th December, Lunch 12nn – 2.30pm, Dinner 7pm – 11pm, Rs 5500 pp

EXOTILICIOUS CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER AT CURRY LEAF

Enjoy themed Christmas fayre and ocean fresh seafood at our Sri Lankan restaurant. 25th December, 7pm – Midnight, Rs 4500 pp

BUBBALICIOUS DISCO PARTY AT THE POOLSIDE

The feast is fit for a bright New Year, and all the while there’s music, dance and the spirit of the new!

Join us as we usher in the New Year with a big celebration and get ready to be transported back to the disco’s past! Dance under the stars at our poolside as Sri Lanka’s top Deejays Kapila , Naushad, Bonnie, DJ Missy Flame, Hiranya and Sushan, play all the greatest hits of the past to the latest. Fireworks at midnight! Dress to impress in your favourite festive gear. The Hilton Colombo New Year’s Eve party at the Poolside features a gala international dinner buffet and breakfast giving you a culinary experience to mark a new beginning! Corkage free. 31st December , 9pm onwards, Rs 9000 pp. Free entry for children up to 5 years of age and 50% savings for ages between 6 & 12.

A NEW YEAR TOAST AT L.A.B.

Let’s toast to a wonderful 2016, and welcome 2017 in style! Be at your New Year’s Eve best at L.A.B and enjoy the fabulous cocktails, mocktails and a la carte menu at our brand new Lounge & Bar this New Year’s Eve whilst listening to Deejay music! 7 pm onwards, Minimum Charge Rs 3000 pp

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT GRAZE KITCHEN

Enjoy an exquisite specially designed dinner buffet featuring festive cuisine from 7 nations prepared a la minute by our specialty chefs. Be part of the festivities with your

family and friends at our brand new GRAZE Kitchen. 31st December, 7 pm – Midnight, Rs 7500 pp

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT CURRY LEAF

Be merry and dine at our Curry Leaf; Sri Lankan and seafood restaurant. Tuck into some fabulous home cooked local fayre and fresh seafood! 31st December, 7pm – Midnight, Rs 5500 pp

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT IKOI TEI

Ring in the New Year with Japanese favourites….SET MENU Rs 7500 pp, A La Carte available too.

Free entrance to “A New Year Toast” at L.A.B.

FANTABULOUS NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT THE GRAND BALLROOM

We cannot think of a more spectacular way to ring in the New Year! This year the Hilton Colombo is hosting a gala dinner dance in the Grand Ballroom with cocktails and canapés on arrival, gala international dinner buffet and traditional local breakfast buffet. Dance the night away to the sounds of bands IN FOCUS, FLAME and DJ PRADEEP THOMAS and compered by Asanka Sahabandu. Tables of ten guests will enjoy a complimentary bottle of Whiskey, Vodka, Bacardi, Champagne and Wine, inclusive of chasers. Cocktails and Canapés at 8.30pm in the foyer. This event is elegant and for adults and teens only. Rs 22,500 pp

NEW YEAR’S DAY HANGOVER BRUNCH AT GRAZE KITCHEN

Our Hangover Brunch is exactly what you need to recover from your big night celebrations! Come join us starting at 11am on 1st January 2017 for some comforting brunch specials and drinks. 1st January 2017, 11am – 3pm, Rs 5000 pp.