If you’re someone who is tired of playing host to a Christmas party in your house and want to be the one who is treated instead, look no further. Multiple restaurants come to your rescue with specially curated Christmas menus and holiday special treats–from hot mulled wines to lavish feasts and festive treats like plum cakes and yule logs. So take a break this year, enjoy a good meal with your close friends and family over conversations and comforting food, and head to the restaurant in your city during the most wonderful time of the year.
Here are all the new Christmas menus and winter specials across India.
1. The Chatter House (Nehru Place & Khan Market, Delhi)
If bar hopping is what you plan to do this Christmas, drop by The Chatter House. Its special Christmas menu offers some interesting winter cocktails along with desserts. Must-tries include Malinae mulled wine (Spanish red wine infused with Morpheus, aromatic cloves, cinnamon & spices served with the cubeb berries, pears & orange peel), Gin cocktails House of tudor and Pois papilon, and others like Raesme chillo, One61 & Apple cider toddy. Pair them with a delectable treat like Christmas rum cake & Elf’s apple pie.
Timing: 12.00 pm-1.00 am
2. Cafe de Flora (Chanakyapuri, New Delhi)
The recently launched Instagrammable cafe with Parisian interiors has an exciting new brunch menu. From Rum Cake and Hot Chocolate to Grilled Chicken and Cottage Cheese, there’s a festive dish and drink for everyone to enjoy. Keeping the essence of the festival alive, the cafe features mistletoe and holly decorations, which transports you to the quaint cafes of Paris during Christmas time. So what’s not to love about this all-encompassing experience?
Cost for two: INR 1500
Timings: 10 am-9:30 pm
3. The Woodpeggar Bar & Kitchen (Bengaluru)
An enticing menu curated by head chef Ashik awaits you. The menu consists of Yuletide specials, starting from an all authentic cream of pumpkin soup to appetisers such as Avocado crostini & grilled stuffed Italian calamari. Other offerings include potato salad with cranberry, Cannelloni stuffed with roasted bell peppers & eggplant, and Roasted turkey with honey bbq sauce. The New York Cheesecake serves as the perfect sweet ending to your fulfilling meal.
Availability: 25th December
Price: INR 999
4. Saltt (Karjat)
One of Karjat’s culinary hotspots brings in the festive cheer with salivating Christmas specials amidst good weather, picturesque views of the hills and pretty lights. Love salads? Give your palate a fresh start with the classic Honey Poached Golden Pear Salad. The Wild Mushroom Risotto Spring Roll from the appetisers is also a good pick. Head into the mains with Lobster Ravioli with Nage, Fennel Slaw and Truffle Sauce, Roasted Pumpkin and Chevre Ravioli or Chicken White Asparagus Roulade. End your meal on a sweet note with the indulgent Tiramisu Al Cioccolato served with coffee ice cream and Ferrero Rocher crumble.
When: 19th to 25th December 2021 (Week Long Christmas Specials at Saltt)
Time: 12 noon to 12 am
5. Perch (Khar West, Mumbai)
Keeping up with the holiday spirit, Perch introduces a lavish Christmas menu this season. Take your pick from small plates such as Artichoke & Salted Ricotta Tart with Salsa Verde, Caramelised Onion salad and the Crab-Stuffed Cannelloni and Sourdough Bread, Sweet Corn & Chili. Dig into the mains with Vegetable Tian with Cranberry Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sauce, Lobster With Saffron & Sherry-Roasted Onions served with Cous Cous, Green Beans & Almonds or the Buff & Pistachio Wellington Brussels Sprouts & Bacon, Triple Mash With Horseradish. Pair your meal with an unusual drink like Chocolate wine, Drunken Snowball which is coconut fat washed Martell, cold brew and date concoction along with St. Nick’s Coffee a delicious blend of espresso, blended whiskey, maple syrup & cocoa powder. And of course, end your meal with a comforting Christmas dessert such as Yule Log or a portion of the Christmas Steamed Pudding Custard, Soaked With Baileys.
6. Spice Traders at W Goa (Goa)
If you’re spending the holidays in Goa, stop by W Goa’s in-house restaurant as the team has prepared a vast brunch menu for you. Take your pick from a range of hot and cold appetisers. But don’t fill yourself up just with that ‘cause there’s more. Head over to the various live cooking stations–a live Sushi and Sashimi counter, a Live Crab Bar, a Live Action Station for salads, an Austrian Smorrebrod Bar, a Homemade Pasta Station, and a Live Action Grill station with a host of fresh seafood and fish. What’s more? Asian food that transports you to the streets of Japan and Thailand. The Traditional Five Way of Turkey is also served to keep the spirit of Christmas alive. End the meal on a sweet note with an array of desserts ranging from Yule Logs, traditional Christmas Plum Cake, a Selection of Christmas Cookies, various Cakes & Petit Gateaux, Tarts, Crumbles, Pies and a Chocolate Fountain. While you’re busy drinking and bingeing, a live performance by Ayush AVO and the blues rock, rock’n’roll travelling band Western Express Highway add a groovy vibe to get the party started.
Price for The Easy Reindeer: INR 2,999++ (Food and non-alcoholic beverages)
Price for The Dirty Santa: INR 3,999++ (Food and Alcohol)
Availability: December 25 from 12-5 pm
Contact No.: +91 9168616029
7. Gallops (Mahalaxmi, Mumbai)
Picture this–a well-lit dining area with an expansive view of a racecourse where horses are led to their stables and vast green lawns, underneath clear skies. That’s the ambience at Gallops. And this Christmas, Chef Yajush Malik whips up traditional favourites such as Christmas Baked Brie, Lobster Thermidor, Winter Vegetable Risotto and Maple Glazed Ham, among others for you to enjoy the festivities.
Availability (Christmas Eve Dinner): 7-11:30 pm, December 24
Pricing: Dinner Buffet INR 2800++, Imported Alcohol Package INR 1200++
Contact: 022-20841234 & 8928947188
8. Luzy Suzy (Bengaluru)
The 5 and 3 course options for the Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day Lunch prepared by Chef Udayshankar Shenoy includes all the trimmings of the season. From a choice of Butternut and Thyme soup, Prawn Cocktail, the traditional Roast Turkey with Pistachio and bread stuffing, Corn fed Chicken Roulade, served with a side of Mushroom Sauce, Buttered Brussel Sprouts, Orange glazed sweet potato, to a quintessential Plum pudding with Vanilla Anglaise Sauce, this is a menu you do not want to miss!
Price per person: 5 course INR 1600 +GST; 3 Course INR 1350 + GST
Availability: December 24th from 7:30-10 pm; December 25 from 12:30-3:30 pm
9. Hyatt Centric MG Road Bengaluru
Chef Gaurav Ramakrishnan curates a vibrant menu to match this time of the year! This Christmas, Bengaluru Brasserie has you sorted for a scrumptious dinner and brunch. Satisfy all your cravings with an array of options that include Smoked Fish Rillette, Pork Salami, Chicken Liver Pate, Grilled Chicken and Sweet Figs Salad, a Turkey station (carving), Butter Tossed baby vegetables, Cranberry sauce, Giblet gravy, Cornbread stuffing, a Prune Tart, the classic Yule log, Bebinca, Stollen cake and more. Bonus points go for having a special kids counter with cheesy dishes and tiny desserts to get them in the spirit of the season.
Availability & Price (Christmas dinner buffet): December 24, 7-11 pm, INR 1,999++ Non-alcoholic and INR 2,999++ for Alcoholic
Availability & Price (Christmas brunch): December 25, 12:30-04:30 pm, INR 1,999++ Non-alcoholic and INR 2,999++ for Alcoholic
10. Foo (Town, Bandra, Nesco and Andheri, Mumbai)
Craving Asian food this Christmas? A Foo-some brunch awaits you. Comfort your belly with some hot soup like Miso Soup and Udon Clear Soup or refreshing salads like Som Tum salad or Smoked Duck Salad . Big on sushi? Then you must try the Nikkei Avocado Uramaki, Aburi Veg Maki and Spicy Hamachi Maki. Dim sums fans will be excited to know that there’s a whole trolley dedicated to a variety of dim sums like Wasabi Truffle & Edamame Dumpling, Crystal Dumpling and Sriracha Chicken Dumpling. Choose from a range of small plates like Spicy Hunan Chilly Baby Potatoes, Hong Yu Waterchestnut Wonton Burnt Garlic, Pink pepper prawns 7 spice seasoning. Still hungry? Dive into big plates like Foo Blue Butter Japanese Fried Rice, Foo Hakka Noodles, and Prawns in Chilly Black Bean. A christmas feast is incomplete without desserts and the chef recommends the Foo Black Marble Sesame Cheesecake and Snickerz.
Availability & Pricing:
25th December 12-4 pm
Foo Town & Bandra: INR 1650 for food and INR 1550 for cocktails
Foo Nesco: INR 1450 for food and INR 1250 for cocktails
1st January 2023 12-4 pm
Foo Town, Bandra, Andheri: INR 1650 for food and INR 1550 for cocktails
Foo Nesco: INR 1450 for food and INR 1250 for cocktails
11. Joshi House (Bandra West, Mumbai)
This winter, Joshi House makes new additions to its menu and you can enjoy them in the form of a 9-course meal that also includes the restaurant’s bestsellers. Savour dishes like Baked Brie Kunafa, Kimchi Grilled Chicken, Mutton / Mushroom Pepper Ghee Roast, among others. The meal ends with the signature dessert Beet The Chocolate that is bound to leave your. Each meal is paired with premium wine to elevate your dining experience.
Price: Veg: INR 5000 inclusive of taxes | Non-veg: INR 6500 inclusive of taxes
Available all day until New Year
Contact: +91 92200 81888
12. Monkey Bar (Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata)
The yuletide spirit is in the air and no one needs an excuse to party and have a great time! And the festivities start early atgastropub Monkey Bar ( a part of the Olive group) and continue across an entire fortnight, filled with fun boozy concoctions, foot thumping music, special themed evenings, dessert giveaways and a whole lot of fun! Monkey’s Tipsy Christmas celebrations has lots happening – from a night of carols, special performances, an Ugly Sweater Party and Ho! Ho! Glow – a one of its kind glow in the dark Neon Party followed by the Merry Little Christmas Drunch.
When: From 15 December- 31 December 2022
13. Brew Dog (Bandra West, Mumbai)
BrewDog’s special christmas menu is curated by Chef Gaurav Gidwani and Chef Roshan Seth, it has everything for a soul-satisfying meal with Oriental ingredients and sauces. The menu includes Bamboo Shoot & Root Ginger Fish en Papillote, Crispy Wok Tossed Prawns with Pink Peppercorn, special Honey Sesame Pork Sticks,Chong Quin Chicken Wings,Spring Rolls and Dumplings. The mains have Stir-fried Chicken with Dried Red Chilies, or the Sweet and Sour Pork. Vegetarians get fabulous options with Chinese Eggplant in Garlic Sauce or the special version of Mapo Tofu. All food options can be paired with stunning BrewDog beers.
When: 16th December onwards
Timings: 12 noon – 1:30 am
14. Cafe Panama (Lower Parel, Mumbai)
Experience the joy and grace of the festivities at Cafe Panama with your loved ones with specials like Pulled Lamb Flatbread, Birria Taco, Tinga Chicken, and Braised Pork Belly, a true treat for all meat lovers! Indulge in their classic dishes like Yuca Fries, Refried Bean, Avocado and Pica De Gallo, and Tallarines Verde which bring the taste of Latin America to your plate! While the food menu takes over your heart, don’t miss out on the drinks menu highlighting forgotten classics as well as refreshing and captivating preparations. A carefully curated Latin-focused wine list with hints of old world and Indian marvels. End your meal with desserts that Biscoff cheesecake with Dulce De Leche, Chocolate Mousse with orange and apricot which are the star dishes of their all-year-round menu
Contact Number: 099882 14444
15. Cafe Noir
Everything is merry, frosty, and cheerful, as Mumbai’s favuorite french diner, Cafe Noir, is all gearing up to celebrate in style. Devour a lovely and indulging feast in a cozy and quaint ambiance, along with a menu that offers a wide range of dishes for vegetarians and non-vegetarians paired with some great sangrias or wine to go with. It features salads like the Burrata & Berries Salad & Tuna Nicoise, French special appetizers like the Christmas Spice Onion Rings, Sicilian Frittata, Spinach & Artichoke Flammekueche, Charcuterie Quiche, and more. End on a sweet note with desserts like Berry Lemon Tart, Buche De Noe’L & Baked Alaska.
When: 20- 29 December 2022
Timing: 10 am to 11 pm
16. Double Tree by Hilton Goa
Enjoy a bunch of Christmas specials at Double Tree By Hilton Goa. There’s a hearty Christmas Eve Dinner at Comida on 24th December, a party at the resort’s new ballroom to reel into the musical influence of the best female DJ, Mari Ferrari with her groovy playlist on the same day and on the 25th of December, you can enjoy a Christmas Family Soiree at Comida on 25th December or choose to tuck into a traditional Goan Christmas Feast at Feliz on the same day.
When: 24-25 December
17. Sofitel Mumbai BKC (Mumbai)
At Sofitel Mumbai BKC’s Pondichery Café, the Christmas Day Brunch will be a lavish spread, designed to be enjoyed with friends and family. You can begin the meal with a traditional soup followed by nibbling on items from the Mezze Bar, like hummus, baba ganoush, tabbouleh, fresh pita, and more. A cheese bar will offer options like fontal, provolone and gruyere cheeses, as well as bocconcini and chevre served in jars. A carving station will offer Oven Roasted Turkey, with traditional dry fruit bread stuffing, oven-roasted sweet potato, buttered Brussels sprouts, and much more. An expansive Indian cuisine section will offer dishes like Mutton Dalcha; Amritsari Baingan Bharta; Undiyo; and biryanis, and a Tandoor section will appease kebab lovers. Asian food enthusiasts are not forgotten – the meal offers a Dim Sum station with a choice of dipping sauces; as well as Singaporean Chili Crab; Steamed Tofu with Mala Sauce; and Roasted Duck & Lychee in Red Curry Sauce. A variety of Live Stations will offer numerous cuisines and dishes from across the globe. The sweet-toothed will be in for a real Christmas treat with an expansive dessert section that will offer classic Christmas delicacies.
When: 12:30 pm to 4pm Sunday, December 25, 2022
18. Saga Gurgaon
There is no better way to spend the Christmas Day brunch with your family and friends than at the alfresco dining space at SAGA. It brings the holiday spirit to you with their festive season decor and curated food menu exploring some global contemporary delicacies. Relish the exquisite feast by head Chef, Kush Koli along with handcrafted winter cocktails like Mulled Wine, Eggnog surrounded by perfect Christmas décor at SAGA. Christmas Day brunch packs a menu that brings the best of gourmet offerings on the likes of Chicken Tikka Pie, Butter Chicken ball, Murgh Musallam Tacos, Nadru ki chaat, Kundan Qalia, Chocolate Delice and many more. Enjoy the Christmas Day vibe with live music with a special performance by Sumit & Glen with their magical voice and beats.
When: Sunday, 25th December 2022
Timing: 12 PM – 4 PM
19. Butterfly High, BKC (Mumbai)
This winter, enjoy your favourite Butterfly High meals coupled with a festive cocktail menu that includes drinks like Santa’s Sparkling Mimosa and dishes like Berry pulao, as well as delicacies like rum and nut cake.
Timings: 12:30-6 pm
Availability: 25th December
20. Maai (Assagao, Goa)
At the 125-year-old villa-turned-restaurant, you can find delectable cuisine and inventive cocktails with Portuguese influence. Find delight in meals like Inspired Goan Prawns Curry Served with Goan Spice Rice, Cottage Cheese Skewers Severed with Spicy Green Chilli Peanut, and more. A live grill and BBQ station with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are also available. And it doesn’t stop there. Pasta fans can gorge on some tasty pasta at the live pasta station.
Timings: 12-4:30 PM
Availability: 24th-25th December
21. Silly (Khar, Mumbai)
Have you ever wished you could get into Hogwarts? I’m sure we all have. It’s a magical place where all of our dreams can come true. Inspired by the magical world, the food menu offers Homemade Pumpkin Soup, Deep-fried Brie with Plum Sauce, Fish cakes with strawberries, Tofu Katsu Curry, Profiteroles with Ice cream and Hot Chocolate sauce, and Warm Christmas Cake.
Price: Rs 2500 for two (approx)
22. Elephant & Co (Kalyani Nagar, Pune)
The restaurant is offering a special Christmas Day celebration on December 25th, beginning at 12 p.m. with a community Christmas brunch, Christmas sundowners from 4 to 7 p.m., and an evening DIY sweater party from 8:30 p.m. forward.
Time: 12 pm onwards
Reservation: 097668 38529
23. KOKO (Lower Parel, Mumbai)
The restaurant has an exciting festive Brunch with flavours that will awaken your taste buds. A live noodle and wonton bar filled with freshly prepared Hong Yu Wontons and Shanghai-Hong Yu La Mian awaits you. The menu also has delicious options including KOKO’s Signature Roll, Wild Salmon Truffle Roll, and Hamachi Carpaccio with vegetarian options like Miso Aubergine Maki and the Kappa Avocado Roll. Spruce up your meal with some Sakura Sour made with Vodka, Sake, Peach Liqueur, Almond Orgeat & Lime.
Timings: 12-4 pm
Price: INR 2400++ per person
Availability: 25th December 2022 & 1st January 2023
24. Monèr Bistro & Dessert Bar (Bandra West, Mumbai)
If you have a sweet tooth and are obsessed with festive desserts, The Christmas menu at Resturant includes delectable classics such as classic apple crumble pie, pumpkin pie, Santa cake, and the must-have chocolate walnut bourbon pie.
Price: Starts at INR 1800
25. Loci & Toot (Khar West, Mumbai)
The restaurant is offering a special menu full of traditional favourites and classic dishes from many cuisines to brighten your holiday brunch. Start with a warm bowl of White Onion Soup with Garlic Cheese Toast and then head into several lip-smacking mains like Caper Butter Garlic Prawns with Bacon dust and Warm Focaccia. Don’t miss on their classic Chicken Parma made with Bocconi Stuffed chicken breast with arugula, spicy Pomodoro sauce and parmesan shavings. To complete the traditional holiday experience on a sweeter note, Loci & Toot has collaborated with Smudges n’ Sears by Muskaan Malik for a special dessert menu that has Rum Cake and Ginger Bread cookies, among others.
26. JW Marriott Juhu (Mumbai)
The luxury hotel presents December Glitz, a collection of specially designed culinary experiences and nourishing Christmas treats under one roof. Diners can select from the modern Asian restaurant and gin bar Dashanzi; the award-winning Lotus Café; or the freshly reopened Saffron, whose menu is filled with Indian delicacies.
Christmas Eve Dinner at Lotus Café, Dashanzi and Saffron: December 24, 7 pm onwards
Christmas Day Lunch at Lotus Café, Dashanzi and Saffron: December 25, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Festive Dinner at Lotus Café, Dashanzi and Saffron: December 25, 7 pm onwards
Glitz & Noir (New Year’s Eve) at Lotus Café + Enigma: December 31, 7 pm onwards
27. JW Marriott Bengaluru
The menu perfectly captures the spirit of the season, as it is created to spread happiness, share cheer, and save those moments in your hearts forever. From Goan specialties like Mutton vindaloo, Chicken cafreal, Pao Kingfish recheado, Goan shrimp pulao, Vegetable caldeen, and sanna to Roast Turkey, Suckling Pig, Churrasco chicken, Peri peri lamb cutlet, Chilli barbeque pork spare rib, Valencian style paella with seafood, Duck liver mousse with cognac, and Lobster terrine, there is something for everyone. Your meal is perfectly paired with Sparkling Wine, the finest Gins, and the rarest Rums, with live music that gets your feet tapping.
Price: Starts at INR 3835+ taxes
28. Sheraton Grand Hotel at Brigade Gateway (Bengaluru)
If you’re looking for a buffet, you can relish this meal while listening to live music. To make this a party to remember, there will be a variety of special Christmas desserts and dishes available, such as a pie station, a carving station for the turkey, meatloaf, our home-made mulled wine, and a fruity Sangria.
Price: Start at INR 2750 ++
29. OPA Kipos (Worli, Mumbai)
The Christmas Brunch at Opa Kipos features some delicious cold dips like Hummus, tzatziki, Tyrokafteri pita, breadsticks and lavash. Choose from appetising small plates like Greek and Walnut Salad, Lamb Kebab glazed with spicy tomato sauce, garlic yogurt, Romero chili & mint salad; Chicken Gyros with open flamed charcoal chicken, tzatziki, Romero chili mint salad in pita pockets; Calamari with crispy baby squid, lemon aioli. Vegetarians can opt for Iman Kebab, spiced aubergine, kashkaval cheese, and garlic yogurt; OPA Manti with three cheese, confit tomato, roasted red pepper and pine nuts or Greek Spinach Pie with spinach, leek, dill and feta cheese, lemon dill yogurt. End your meal with indulgent desserts like Bougatsa, a warm chocolate phyllo pie, Greek coffee ice-cream, walnuts, caramel sauce; Cheesecake filled with lemon, chocolate ruins, burnt meringue ice-cream, honey anglaise or opt for Chocolate Diples filled with chocolate mousse, wild cherry, pistachio granola, greek yogurt ice cream.
Timings: 12 pm to 4 pm
Price: Starts at 3500++
Availability: 25th December 2022 & 1st January 2023