Breath taking views, sublime seasonal tastes. A truly beautiful, light-filled semi-circular restaurant, Qasr al Bahar boasts stunning views of the Arabian Gulf
MAGICAL TIME MAGICAL PLACE
FIVE FABULOUS WAYS TO SAVOUR THE FLAVOUR A time for family, a time for friends… a time for glitter, a time for sparkle… a time for laughter, a time for joy. A time to make your Christmas and New Year celebrations truly special this year, at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. Five exceptional restaurants with a host of superb events and unmissable offers to savour. From Peacock Alley and the best coffees and light bites served anywhere in the world, to Qasr al Bahar with its superb internationally-inspired menu and breath-taking ocean and garden views. From Marjan’s fine Middle Eastern cuisine, to the refined dining and sublime steak and seafood of Lexington Grill and Umi’s tastes and flavours of Japan. Whichever eatery you choose, you choose a venue beyond compare, cradled by the backdrop of the Hajar Mountains and shores of the Arabian Gulf. You choose True Waldorf Service, famed the world over. Above all, you choose a magical place for your festive gathering. Let the celebrations begin… FABULOUS FESTIVE EVENTS FOR 2016 Thanksgiving – tantalising traditional take-home turkey with all the trimmings, Sunday 20 – Thursday 24 November Christmas in a Box – delicious yuletide tastes and flavours , Sunday 20 November until Saturday 31 December Christmas Carols – festive fun full of song and Christmas spirit , Thursday 22 December 16.00 – 18.00 Christmas under the Sun – Christmas with a twist in shaded garden cabanas , Sunday 25 December 13.00 – 15.00 Waldorf New Year Gala Dinner – the dazzling end to the year, Saturday 31 December 20.00 – 01.00
SIGNATURE LOUNGE, SENSATIONAL SEASONAL DISHES The magnificent plumage and parading that is assimilated with the Peacock. A delight for all those that are captivated by magic. THANKS GIVING IN A BOX Celebrate the American way and take home traditional celebratory fare, delicious turkey with all of the trimmings. Pick up: main lobby of Waldorf Astoria at the pce-arranged time. Please note no delivery service available PRE-CHRISTMAS IN A BOX Enjoy the revered, Christmas in a Box’ between Wednesday 30 November and Saturday 31 December - turkey, roasted duck, smoked honey glazed ham or Australian leg of lamb, plus pecan pie and Yule log for dessert. Pick up: main lobby of Waldorf Astoria at the pre-arranged time Please request a menu and price list Please note no delivery service available CHRISTMAS CAROLS Gather under the towering Christmas tree for our ‘Christmas Carols’ event on Thursday 22 December and savour a feast of festive fun with the finest gluhwein, hot chocdate, mini ginger bread cookies, Christmas fruit cake and vanilla kipferi. Enjoy the seasonal decorations crafted by the excited children who took part in the Christmas ornament competition - the winner will take home Christmas in a Box’ for four people. Delightful Christmas goodies can be purchased in the gift shop. WITH SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ALL OF THE TEAM AT WALDORF ASTORIA
CHILDREN’S PARTY KIDS-ONLY-ZONE Children can enjoy their very own festive celebrations on New Year’s Eve in an exclusive Kids-only-zone on the first floor. An evening full of entertainment, delicious food, games, movies and plenty of down-time. Children between one and five years old, ordering from the children’s menu are complimentary 19.00-02.00 on Saturday 31 December. Children’s buffet AED175 plus 10% service charge Babysitting is not included, but ¡s available if booked and paid for in advance AED60 per hour. Any non-resident children (who’s parents are attending celebratory dinners) must book in advance.
COOL CABANAS Cabanas are dotted around the gardens of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah and provide shaded and intimate dining areas. Choose Christmas day under the sun and the swaying palm trees and indulge in a buffet of rich roasted turkey, light salads, summery-Christmas dishes and of course traditional Christmas pud. Sunday 25 December 13.00— 15.00. AED275 per person plus 10% service charge. Wines and drinks are available at an additional charge
NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA DINNER Celebrate a glittering New Year’s Eve in style. Start the sparkling evening with canapés and drinks on the mezzanine level of Peacock Alley whilst the twinkling sounds of piano keys drift up to meet you. A sumptuous buffet is served around the stunning Champagne gold clock in the lobby - truly a treat for all the senses. Enjoy sets from the famed entertainer Pepino. The countdown and celebrations of the welcoming of 2017 is followed by a DJ that is sure to leave guests dancing until the end. Saturday 31 December between 19.00 and 01.00 AED1200 per person plus 10% service charge also includes wine pairing and a glass of bubbles at midnight. Dress code Dress to impress. Long trousers for gentlemen, please no shorts or flip-flops. Seating Table of 10 are shared by like-minded souls and nationalities.
Breath taking views, sublime seasonal tastes. A truly beautiful, light-filled semi-circular restaurant, Qasr al Bahar boasts stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Marjan Island. It is a setting that is as inspiring as it is sublime, and one in which you and your family will enjoy traditional Christmas cuisine that will delight your palate and tantalise your taste buds. Join us on Christmas Eve between 18.00 and 22.30. AED250 plus 10% service charge
Elegant space, divine flavours, lasting memories CHRIS TMAS EVE Lexington Grill was made for celebration. This elegant, art clad, modern style eatery features a selection of private dining rooms and glorious open-air spaces that lend themselves to truly memorable gatherings and get-togethers. Come for Christmas Eve (once you’ve hung out your stocking) and enjoy a superb three-course set menu. A la carte menu is also available. Private dining is available. AED290 per person for food only AED415 per person with wine paring, both plus 10% service charge. NEW YEAR’S EVE With the theme taken from extravagant US steak houses and the famed street in New York, this ground floor bespoke dining room serves a five-course set menu. Get your party outfit ready for a New Year’s Eve to remember at the ‘Lexington New Year’s Eve Dinner’ from 20.00 — 01.00. Five course set menu AED735 per person for food only, wines and soft drinks available. Private dining is available. AED985 per person with wine pairing, both plus 10% service charge Enjoy the soft tunes of live jazz and soul music throughout your dinner Dress code Elegantly casual with a little bit of sparkle
INTIMATE CORNERS, SUMPTUOUS SEATING AND THE WARMEST OF SMILES Offering a joy for all of the senses, Marjan is a wonderful venue in which to welcome in 2017. Drink in the sublime sunset views over the Arabian Gulf, before raising a glass to friends, family and loved ones at the ‘Marjan New Year’s Eve Dinner’ from 20.00 to 01.00 on Saturday 31 December. A divine a la carte menu featuring the unique gazelle steak, try .the blackberry kebbeh or the mouth-watering selection of moutabel. Private dining available. Dress code Elegantly casual
A VIBRANT RESTAURANT, WITH CUISINE THAT IS BEYOND COMPARE. UMI is a trendy Japanese eatery that, with its metal-studded interiors and dimmed lighting transports you instantly to Asia. Come on Saturday 31 December and enjoy the ‘UMI New Year’s Eve Dinner’ - five hours of laughter and celebration, the perfect place to see in 2017. From 20.00 until 01.00, you’ll experience a very special six-course set menu. A la carte menu is available on request. Private dining available. AED590 food only AED765 sake, sake based cocktails and single estate tea pairing Plus 10% Service charge Dress code Elegantly casual with an oriental hint
1 7SQUARED A remarkable intimate elevated lounge with a little bit of bling. Themed around Champagne, the décor is fizzing with velvet textures and bubbles. Raring to go for the perfect end of 2016? Enjoy sundowners or pre-dinner drinks and get in to the swing of New Year’s Eve with the coolest lounge music. Saturday, 31 December from 15.00-20.00. Not ready to take off your dancing shoes? Our resident DJ will tune-in to some toe-tapping all-time favourites. Saturday 31 December from 20.00 to Sunday 1 January 03.00 The ‘private-lounge’ is available by pre-bookíng. If you don’t want the celebrations to end, then join world-famous Pepino in 1 7 Squared from 21.00 on Sunday 1 January. Great promotions on drinks and all residents and non-residents alike over the age of eight are welcome.
BOOK NOW, FOR A CHRISTMAS QUITE UNLIKE ANY OTHER... Vienna Street, Ras al Khaimah, 14779, United Arab Emirates Telephone: +971 7 2035555 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.waldorfastoria.com or visit our booking desk between Thursday 15 and Saturday 31 December from 10.00 - 19.00 Vegetarian alternatives and dietary requests will be accommodated with advance notice. A discretionary service charge of 10% will be added to your bill.