FESTIVE spirit is in the air with the Ritz-Carlton-Bahrain’s Winter Chalet Pop-up offering a traditional Alpine cottage atmosphere, complete with the decadent smell of roasted chestnuts, mouthwatering Raclette and sumptuous Schnitzel.
The cosy chalet on the property’s beach includes a variety of fondues and promises families and friends a truly magical experience.
Those who would like to feast at home can enjoy the Holiday Takeaways from the Ritz Gourmet Shop and La Gourmandise, which offers a delicious selection of homemade items including festive hampers, cakes and more.
Indulge in traditional turkey with trimmings, holiday cakes, minced pies, cookies and chocolates too. A turkey-to-go costs BD130 net and serves eight. The US Prime Rib Eye, serving eight, costs BD145 net.
Enjoy sweet treats at The Ritz Gourmet Lounge’s Bubbly Festive Afternoon Tea from 3pm to 7pm. Savour freshly made scones and baked gourmet cakes served alongside tea or a beverage. It’s BD35 per set, including a beverage or BD30 per set with a tea or coffee.
The Festive Afternoon Tea at the Lobby, from 3pm to 7pm, will be held at The Lobby Lounge featuring festive treats, a variety of tea and more. The set is priced at BD30.
There is a Gingerbread House Masterclass every Saturday from 10am to noon at Ritz Kids Club. Each child will have a gingerbread house to decorate while the master pastry chef provides tips and tricks over a fun teatime set up. There is limited availability and it is BD28 per child. For details, call 17586915.
There are several festive dining experiences to enjoy on December 24 and 25, from 7pm to 11.30pm, at the five-star property.
La Table Krug by Y has a five-course ‘Experimotional’ set menu for BD55 per person. The Primavera restaurant has a festive five-course menu priced at BD48 per person, with an additional BD20 plus per person for grape pairing. Plums has a four-course festive menu also priced at BD48 per person, with an additional BD20 plus per person with grape pairing.
Cantina Kahlo has a four-course set menu priced at BD35 per person and Nirvana has a four-course family style set menu for BD32 per person.
The Grand Christmas Brunch is on December 25 from noon to 4pm at the Grand Foyer.
Guests can enjoy culinary delights highlighting the chefs’ most fabulous creations – from live cooking and carving stations to a delectable array of heavenly desserts. The grand occasion is elevated with live entertainment, festive activities for children and a special visit from Santa Claus. It’s BD54 per adult including select beverages, BD44 per adult including soft beverages and BD25 per children aged four to 12, including soft beverages.
Call 17586499 for more details.