Celebrating Christmas In and Around Guangzhou
Christmas is in the air and you can choose from from several places that whipped up an array of events, dinners and parties ranging classical music concerts to rock’n'roll sound-tracked turkey dinners for the adults and holiday tea time for kids.
Here are several choices of events held in Guangzhou this Christmas.
1.) Christmas Buffet at the Sheraton Guangzhou
Four Points at the Sheraton Guangzhou is offering a Christmas buffet which includes a roast chestnut-stuffed turkey, Alaskan crab, Christmas pudding and gingerbread. There will be live entertainment and a lucky draw for guests to enjoy.
Add: 1/F, Four Points by Sheraton Guangzhou, Dongpu, 1 Jingying Lu, Huicai Lu, Dongpu, Guangzhou
Tel: 3211 0720
Prices: 488 RMB adult, 288 RMB children under 12
2.) Christmas at The Westin Guangzhou
The Westin Guangzhou will hold a ‘Christmas Carnival’ on Christmas Eve at its restaurants and bar.
Their Seasonal Tastes restaurant will hold a buffet with free flow soft drinks, juice, beer and wine and one glass of a “Christmas drink.” Diners will be given a 50 percent off coupon for a Christmas drink at QBA located downstairs.
Prices: 488 RMB for adults; 258 RMB for children 12 and under. Prices plus an additional 15 percent service fee.
The Westin’s Prego, will have a classic buffet with free flow soft drinks, juice, beer, wine, one glass of champagne and a 50 percent coupon for a QBA seasonal drink.
Prices: 688 RMB for adults; 358 RMB for children 12 and under. Prices plus an additional 15 percent service fee.
At QBA, a Christmas Eve dance party with Christmas drinks priced at 100 RMB.
Add: 6 Linhe Zhonglu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 2826 6890
3.) Christmas Set Menu at The China Hotel
The China Hotel will have a Christmas set menu on Dec. 24th and 25th. The cost is 388 RMB per person, plus 15 percent for service. The price includes a glass of red wine for each diner.
Add: 122 Liu Hua Lu Guangzhou
Tel: 020 8666 6888
4.) Christmas Buffet at the Ritz-Carlton
On December 24 and 25 two of the Ritz-Carlton’s famous restaurants will offer holiday fare.
A Christmas buffet at FOODS will be serving holiday favourites such as roasted turkey, glazed ham and Christmas goose; complimentary soft drinks and a kids’ activity corner.
Prices: 788 RMB per person plus 15 percent service charge.
LIMONI will be serving a set menu Christmas dinner on the 24th, and a set menu or à la carte service on the 25th
Prices: 488 RMB (four course set), 588 RMB (five course set), 688 RMB (six course set)
All prices add on a 15 percent service charge.
The Ritz-Carlton is also offering a takeaway option of holiday treats, at 1,088 RMB for a 6-7 kg turkey or ham and accoutrements. 2,288 RMB for a 9-11 kg turkey or ham, accoutrements and a Christmas fruit cake.
5.) Christmas Barbeque Buffet at Cascade Cafe
On Saturday and Sunday, the Cascade Cafe at the Garden Hotel is providing a Christmas barbecue buffet dinner that features a roast turkey, grilled steaks and barbecued seafood. Complimentary Christmas gift and a festive drink are included.
Add: 1/F, Garden Hotel, 368 Huanshi Dong Lu, Guangzhou
Contact: 020 8333 8989 ext. 3909
6.) Set Menu at Gail’s Place
A holiday set menu available at Gail’s Place on Christmas Eve for dinner from 5:30 p.m. and all day long on Christmas Day . The menu costs 238 RMB and features salad, soup, a choice of turkey, ham or steak; dessert and a drink. Reservations is necessary.
Add: 1/F stars building, 172 Hua Sui Road, Pearl River New City, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 83501667, 020 37594226
7.) Christmas Buffet at SENSES
SENSES at the Hilton Baiyun Guangzhou will have a Christmas-themed buffet that includes ham, turkey and trimmings, Christmas pudding and seafood. From 7 until 9 p.m. a live band will play Christmas carols and soft jazz. Children will be entertained with a visit from Santa, and a lucky draw for the adults.
Add: 1/F, Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun, 515-517 Yuncheng Dong Lu, Baiyun District, Guangzhou
Tel: 6660 0666 ext 6205
8.) All-you-can-eat Turkey Dinner at The Brew
For those who wants a laid-back Christmas, The Brew’s in Zhujiang New Town will be serving an all-you-can-eat turkey dinner while diners enjoy a live rock band and Christmas caroling.
Dinner is priced at 198 RMB per person which includes free flowing soft drinks for two hours, or 298 RMB including Tiger beer and/or house wine for two hours. Call for reservations and seating time.
Add: Baolin Garden, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District (Beside Tomatoes), Guangzhou
Times: First seating from 5:30-7:30; Second seating from 7:30 to 9:30