Christmas at the Galle Face Hotel

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As the heavenly hosts of angels brought tidings of Christ’s birth to the shepherd, a bright star guided the wise men to where he lay. Once again, angels and stars shall fill us with the spirit of the season, as tradition lives on at Galle Face Hotel…

Welcome the dawn of Christmas in traditional splendour – with the tradition of celebrating the season in grand style since 1864, Galle Face Hotel is perfectly poised to give you yet another spell of splendid festivities, which will linger in your memories. Gourmet cuisine covering the best of the East and West, Christmas specialties, sing-along carols, choice of wines and spirits and live entertainment, will have you in the spirit of the season.

The Galle Face Hotel, Colombo – Sri Lanka’s heritage in hospitality – will host bountiful Christmas Eve dinner buffets in all restaurants on 24 December this season. The fine dining restaurant – 1864, which has exquisite interiors of the finest wood, stone, water and light features, will host a lavish six course dinner set menu on Christmas Eve with a complimentary glass of cognac with jazz entertainment for all guests from 7.30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The unique Verandah Restaurant will feature a lavish Christmas Eve dinner buffet and live entertainment during Christmas Eve, with roast turkey and all the trimmings. The buffet will be on from 7.30 p.m. to 11 p.m. with a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean.

The Sea Spray Restaurant is among the best places to dine al fresco under candlelight, with the twinkling lights of the ships in the harbour providing ambient illumination. A grand seafood BBQ dinner buffet with pink sparkling wine on arrival will be on the cards for all guests on Christmas Eve from 7.30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Let goodwill and cheer prevail on this wondrous day! Christmas Day is that special day when you gather with your near and dear in the spirit of goodwill and cheer amidst great festivities. Celebrating this wondrous day at the Galle Face Hotel gives a special meaning to the spirit of the season. Their chefs will delight you with a feast of the finest cuisine, as well as seasonal specialties. A traditional Christmas brunch with children’s activities will be featured at the Verandah Restaurant on Christmas Day – 25 December from 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. An array of Sri Lankan and Western cuisines, live entertainment, a magic show, fun bouncers and face painting will be for kids during the Christmas brunch at the Verandah Restaurant.

A five course Christmas dinner, a set menu with roses and cigars for guests, will be on the cards at the 1864, the fine dining restaurant. Mulled wine will be on offer as a welcome drink during dinner. A mouth-watering seafood dinner will be offered with sparkling grape juice at the Sea Spray Restaurant on Christmas Day.

Come and experience the traditional way of celebrating Christmas at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, making it a memorable seasonal bonanza.