Easter celebrations at The Bay Leaf Restaurant

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Sundays are always special at The Bayleaf but more so on Easter Sunday. It’s a time for families to get together and what better place than The Bayleaf garden or in the open veranda, set in the grand colonial mansion. Chef Saroj, true to his reputation, is presenting specials with Antipasti and homemade fresh pasta with an amazing range of sauces. Homemade Ravioli with pumpkin, béchamel, ricotta and cream sauce or crespelle con frutti mari - Italian pancake with seafood stuffing, are among the specials on offer for the Easter Sunday celebrations. There’ll be hot cross buns, Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies on the table for all. Italian favourites for dessert include tiramisu, zabaglione or cooling cassata ice cream among the 14 dessert selection to wind up a perfect day. The Retro Bar offers a selection of premium beverages to enjoy with ones meal. The dining options offer three private dining rooms to enjoy your meal in air conditioned comfort. Create happy memories and enjoy this Easter at the Bay Leaf restaurant! For Reservations contact Manju on 2695920 or log on to www.bayleafcolombo.com.

 Hilton Colombo Residences announces Easter Sunday promotions

Hilton Colombo Residences announces its celebrations for Easter Sunday on 20 April 2014. An exquisite buffet brunch will be held by the poolside restaurant, Verandah Bistro; the restaurant has been revamped with new interior, and boasts of both indoor and alfresco dining options. The kids’ activities during the celebration would include an Easter egg hunt, face painting, a bouncing castle and access to the children’s play area; as there are limited slots for the hunt, guests are requested to make prior bookings for the egg hunt. Guests are requested to contact Oliver on 0777 568 718 to make bookings for the Easter hunt. The buffet brunch will cater to both children and parents with an exquisite offering of appetisers, soup station, carver’s station, hot buffet, grills, Mediterranean corner, Delicacies such as cured salmon, capers and horseradish, fresh oyster bar with condiments, boiled prawn pyramid, tuna salmon sashimi with condiments, chorizo stuffed broiled button mushrooms and pork bacon cheddar devilled eggs will be on the ‘appetizer’ section. Diners will be treated to dishes such as baked garlic parmesan chicken, shepherd’s pie and spinach and ricotta quiche; on the carver’s table slow roasted turkey roulade and baked leg of ham with brown sugar mustard is not to be missed. Fresh on the grill will be favourites such as fresh mussels cooked in white wine, lamb shoulder chops, lagoon prawns, pesto chicken, and beef steak. The Indian corner will offer garlic and butter naan, tandoori chicken and fish tikka. The Mediterranean corner will consist of chicken shawarma, a selection of pastas, fusili, spaghetti, ravioli and risotto that will be made to order. Tempered suwandal rice, Negombo lagoon crab curry, black chicken curry, green bean and cashew curry and tempered manioc will be offered in the Sri Lankan section. The buffet will be priced at Rs. 3,500 nett per person; children between the ages of six and 12 will dine for half the rate and children below six years dine for free. For more information, please contact the Verandah Bistro & Bar on 0-115-344-644 extension 634 or visit facebook/hiltoncr. The Pitstop café on the ground floor will offer Easter goodies from 18-21 April 2014 from 7-11 p.m. Goodies such as chocolate cheesecake, cinnamon apple cake, lemon cake, chocolate caramel tart, carrot cake, Easter chocolate gateaux, Easter bunnies, Easter chocolate boxes, almond brandied slice, layered chocolate chip cookies and decorated Easter cupcakes will be available during this time.