Bangkok, Thailand / TRAVELINDEX / This Christmas and New Year, InterContinental Bangkok, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, delivers tradition like no other following the hotel’s multi-million-dollar renovation with a host of expertly curated Christmas and New Year culinary experiences—one of the most diverse offerings in the city.
A Luxurious Foodie Christmas at InterContinental Bangkok
Presenting an array of refined feasts from Californian to Cantonese, as well as festive-themed afternoon teas and live entertainment across many of its venues, InterContinental Bangkok aims to delight guests of any Christmas tradition with offerings that underscore the central role food plays for the majority of people in celebrating the holiday spirit.
In the seasonal spirit of giving, InterContinental Bangkok is donating a portion of the proceeds from the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day activities to the SOS Children’s Villages Thailand, so that everyone’s celebrations can bring joy to others.
This year, guests can enjoy and support those in need via a myriad of feasts, including:
Fireplace Grill & Bar: Savour a Refined Christmas Feast
Indulge in the perfect blend of festive elegance and culinary delight at Fireplace Grill and Bar where generations have celebrated Christmas for nearly six decades. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day celebrate sophisticated dining with an exceptional five-course set menu that blends timeless European heritage with a festive atmosphere. Savour dishes such as Hokkaido scallops, foie gras, traditional roast turkey and Ranger Valley beef tenderloin. The sumptuous Christmas meal is brought to a crescendo with a chocolate and orange brandy caramel yule log.
The Christmas set menu is available on Christmas Eve (24th December, 2023) for dinner from 18.00 to 22.30 hours and on Christmas Day (25th December, 2023) for lunch from 12.00 to 14.30 hours and dinner from 18.00 to 22.30 hours. The set menu is priced at THB 4,600++ per person.
Choose a wine pairing package to elevate the dining experience. Enjoy three glasses for THB 1,500++ per person and five glasses for THB 2,300++ per person.
Summer Palace: Cantonese Cuisine with a Modern Twist
Experience a modern Cantonese Christmas set menu served alongside premium tea at Summer Palace.
The highlights include braised whole 6-heads South African abalone with shiitake mushrooms, steamed snow fish with a homemade yellow chilli sauce and a dessert of double-layered steamed milk custard with an avocado sauce and bird’s nest.
For large family gatherings of 10 persons, the set menu includes traditional roast Peking duck and steamed Boston lobster.
The Christmas set menu is available on Christmas Eve (24th December, 2023) for dinner from 18.00 to 22.30 hours and on Christmas Day (25th December, 2023) for lunch from 11.30 to 14.30 hours and dinner from 18.00 to 22.30 hours.
The individual set menu is priced at THB 3,288++ per person. For larger gatherings, a family Christmas set menu is served for THB 32,888++ for 10 persons. A free-flow premium tea package is also available at THB 280++ per person.
Espresso: Fabulous Christmas Brunches, Lunches & Dinners
Espresso, Bangkok’s most elevated buffet, offers families and couples a stunning Christmas experience with a series of brunches, lunches and dinners accompanied by vocal harmonies.
Christmas Eve Brunch (24th December 2023)
On Christmas Eve, enjoy baked half Canadian lobster tom yum soup, oyster Rockefeller, poached salmon, slow-cooked Australian leg of lamb, and traditional whole roast turkey. While savouring your Christmas feast you will be serenaded with the velvety smooth jazz melodies of the legendary Coco LaShaun.
The Christmas Eve Brunch is available from 12.00 to 15.00 hours and is priced at THB 2,900++ per person and THB 1,450++ for each child aged 6 to 12 years old.
Christmas Eve Dinner (24th December 2023)
For dinner on Christmas Eve, explore a sumptuous meal including baked half Canadian lobster tom yum soup, fresh oysters, caviar, peppercorn and coriander crusted tuna loin, smoked salmon, pan-seared duck breast, roast prime rib, and traditional whole roast turkey. You’ll be joined by carol singers to round out the festive atmosphere.
The Christmas Eve Dinner is served from 18.00 to 22.30 hours and is priced at THB 3,500++ per person and THB 1,600++ per child aged 6 to 12 years old.
Christmas Day Lunch (25th December 2023)
On Christmas Day, indulge in fresh oysters, seafood on ice, caviar, roast Norwegian salmon, traditional whole roast turkey, chocolate and caramel yule log, and Christmas fruit cake. Christmas carollers will deliver the Christmas spirit to all guests.
The Christmas Day Lunch is presented from 12.00 to 14.30 hours and is priced at THB 1,900++ per person and THB 950++ for children aged 6 to 12 years old.
Children 5 years old and under dine free at all Christmas meals when accompanied by a paying adult.
Espresso offers a selection of free-flow drinks packages for all Christmas meals. The wine package is priced at THB 1,200++ per person, the Cava package at THB 1,600++ per person and the Champagne package at THB 3,200++ per person.
SoCal: California Christmas Flavours
Indulge in the holiday spirit with Head Chef Dominic’s recommendations of festive dishes. Experience the magic of the season with unique flavours that share the essence of California. Discover roast truffled chicken, pan-roasted trout, pure-bred Wagyu beef Picanha and, to conclude, a Christmas tree dulce crémeux.
The SoCal Christmas menu is available from 11.30 to 23.00 hours on 8th to 26th December, 2023 with dishes from THB 320++ per dish. Pair your meal with festive mocktails and cocktails from THB 210++ to 390++ per glass, respectively.
Balcony Lounge: A Festive Afternoon Tea Experience
Elevate your festive afternoon tea experience at Balcony Lounge complemented by live music. Choose from the Afternoon Tea or Champagne Afternoon Tea options. Delight in pear caramel and gianduja crémeux yule log, chestnut mousseline and snow pearl tartlet, Mandarin and berries Christmas bauble, homemade salmon on pumpernickel, panettone as well as stollen with a cranberry jam.
The festive afternoon tea is available from 8th to 26th December, 2023 from 14.30 to 17.30 hours. The Afternoon Tea is priced at THB 1,100++ per person or THB 1,990++ for two persons. The Champagne Afternoon Tea is priced at THB 1,850++ per person or THB 3,490++ for two persons.
Balcony Lounge is also serving a special festive menu from 8th December, 2023 to 1st January, 2024 from 08.30 to 23.30 hours. The menu includes assorted Lebanese mezze platter, David Hervé oysters, foie gras terrine, golden king crab with avocado, and pan-fried Hokkaido scallops. Prices start from THB 310++ per dish.
On Christmas Eve enjoy a choir of carol singers from 17.00 hours and live piano performance from 19.00 to 21.45 hours. On Christmas Day, feel the Christmas atmosphere with our carol singers from 12.00 hours, live piano performance from 14.00 to 17.45 hours and jazz music from Coco LaShaun from 19.00 to 21.45 hours.
Butter: Unwrap the Magic of Christmas
Unwrap the magic of the season with luxurious festive hampers and other festive treats perfect for gifting. From festive cakes to gingerbread, chocolates, various jams and spreads, Champagne, wine and more, Butter offers a delightful range of options.
The hampers and festive treats are available from 1st December, 2023 to 3rd January, 2024 from 08.00 to 19.00 hours with prices starting from THB 70 net per item. The Luxury Set hamper is THB 7,000 net, the Premium Set hamper is THB 5,800 net, the Luxury Box is THB 3,000 net and the Premium Box is THB 2,200 net.
Elevate Your New Year’s Experience at InterContinental Bangkok
New Year revellers looking for the ultimate destination for end-of-year celebrations in the heart of Bangkok will find an incredibly varied collection of sophisticated dining and entertainment experiences to choose from at InterContinental Bangkok. From multi-course fine dining to rooftop pool parties, InterContinental Bangkok presents a variety of tailored celebratory occasions to ring in the New Year.
Fireplace Grill and Bar: A Six-Course Gastronomic Celebration
Mark the New Year with special memories over an exquisite six-course set menu at the iconic Fireplace Grill and Bar. This culinary journey is perfectly complemented by optional wine pairing packages and the background melodies of live guitar and saxophone performances. Revel in Boston lobster lava ravioli, grilled Ranger Valley tenderloin, snow fish or a morel-crusted lamb chop. The journey concludes with a white chocolate velvet crémeux.
Fireplace Grill and Bar’s special New Year set menu is available on New Year’s Eve from 18.00 to 23.00 hours, and is priced at THB 5,900++ per person. An optional wine pairing package is available for THB 1,500++ per person for three glasses and THB 2,300++ for five glasses. Enjoy live guitar and saxophone performances from 19.00 to 22.45 hours.
Summer Palace: Refined Cantonese Flavours Perfect for Grand Family Gatherings
On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, savour exquisite Cantonese flavours in elegance at the legendary Summer Palace, where families and friends have been celebrating the New Year for decades.
The family-favourite restaurant presents a New Year set menu that includes deep-fried snow fish, barbecue pork ribs, braised lobster with ginger and braised fish maw soup with dry scallops and shredded abalone. For family groups of 10 persons, the menu also introduces whole roast suckling pig and sauteed Hokkaido scallop with squid.
The New Year set menu is served on New Year’s Eve for dinner from 18.00 to 22.30 hours and on New Year’s Day for lunch from 11.30 to 14.30 hours and dinner from 18.00 to 22.30 hours. The individual set menu is priced at THB 4,288++ per person and THB 42,888++ for the 10-person set menu.
The meals are complemented by a premium tea selection, ensuring a refined and delicious celebration priced at THB 280++ per person.
Espresso: A Soulful Countdown
Ring in the New Year at Espresso. The fresh flavours and exquisite cuisine will be truly unforgettable amidst the soulful tunes of jazz icon Coco LaShaun.
Some highlights from the menu include half Canadian lobster Thermidor, seafood and oysters on ice, caviar, pan-fried salmon with lobster and brandy sauce, slow-cooked Australian beef short rib, pan-fried foie gras, marinated snow fish, and venison fillet.
The New Year’s Eve countdown dinner is hosted from 18.00 to 24.00 hours and priced at THB 4,600++ per person and THB 2,300++ for children aged 6 to 12 years old.
Make your first meal in the New Year a gastronomic journey as you toast to fresh beginnings at Bangkok’s favourite brunch venue.
On New Year’s Day discover half Canadian lobster Thermidor, fresh oysters, seafood on ice, poached salmon, foie gras terrine with onion jam, sushi and sashimi, roast Australian prime beef ribs, Peking duck, stollen cake, ginger cookies and Lebkuchen-style cookies.
The New Year’s Day Brunch is available from 12.00 to 15.00 hours and is priced at THB 2,900++ per person and THB 1,450++ for children aged 6 to 12 years old.
Children 5 years old and under dine free at the New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet and New Year’s Day Brunch when accompanied by a paying adult.
Espresso offers a selection of free-flow drinks packages for the New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet and New Year’s Day Brunch. The wine package is priced at THB 1,200++ per person, the Cava package at THB 1,600++ per person and the Champagne package at THB 3,200++ per person.
SoCal: Celebrate New Year California Style
Embrace the festive spirit with our delightful dishes and crafted cocktails as we countdown to the New Year.
From 28th December, 2023 to 1st January, 2024 at 11.30 to 23.00 hours enjoy special festive dishes from THB 290++ per dish and mocktails and cocktails from THB 210++ and 390++ per glass respectively.
On New Year’s Eve (31st December, 2023) from 22.00 to 02.00 hours party California style as you countdown to the New Year while savouring Chef Dominic’s festive dishes as well as a fantastic outdoor snack menu. Feel the vibes courtesy of a live DJ that will keep the mood alive well past midnight.
Menu Highlights: New Year tacos, pan-roasted Barbary duck breast, pan-roasted trout, SoCal Surf & Turf and raspberry and rose passion mousse.
Bar Snack Menu Highlights: David Hervé oysters, prawn cocktail, fried chicken, SoCal onion nachos, and truffle grilled cheese.
Balcony Lounge: Say Farewell to 2023 with Soulful Sophistication and Welcome 2024 in Elegant Style
Start your New Year’s Eve festivities in the elegant surroundings of Balcony Lounge, where the soulful sounds of jazz extraordinaire Coco LaShaun will set the mood for ringing in the New Year.
Balcony Lounge will be serving a festive menu with highlights that include an assorted Lebanese mezze platter, David Hervé oysters, foie gras terrine, golden king crab with avocado, pan-fried Hokkaido scallops, Iberico ham and cheese board, and pear & gianduja crémeux yule log on 31st December, 2023 from 08.00 to 23.30 hours. Dishes are priced from THB 310++ per dish.
Enjoy live piano performances from 14.00 to 16.45 hours followed by live jazz from the iconic Coco LaShaun from 18.00 to 21.45 hours.
Oasis Pool Bar: Celebrate Below a Sky of Fireworks
Party into 2024 below the canopy of Bangkok’s largest fireworks display. On New Year’s Eve from 22.00 to 01.00 hours experience unbeatable panoramic views from the roof of InterContinental Bangkok. Enjoy fabulous festive drinks and make a splash at the New Year’s Eve Pool Party. A top DJ will keep the party vibes going all night long.
Entrance to the New Year’s Eve Pool Party is priced at THB 2,024++ per person and includes one glass of Champagne and THB 8,999++ for a group of four and includes a bottle of Champagne. Cocktails are available at THB 390++ per glass and THB 250++ per mocktail.
From mellow to festive, InterContinental Bangkok delivers a New Year experience for any taste. Prices are subject to 10% service charge and 7% government tax (except for festive hampers and goodies, which are exempt from service charge but include 7% government tax).
For reservations and inquiries, please contact InterContinental Bangkok by calling +66 (0) 2 656 0444.
First published at TravelNewsHub.com – Global Travel News