Christmas gets a head start at EQ
EQ gives the Yuletide and year-end celebrations a head start by rolling out out feasts, festive treats and heartwarming interactions to make everyone’s Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day merry and bright.
The Festive Bake Shop offers Christmas cookies, chocolates and baked goods, as well as festive hampers. Customisation service is available to help guests select and prepare individualised Christmas gift hampers from the lovely selection of gifts.
EQ will also have roast Cajun turkey which can be ordered at the Bake Shop, along with a host of other pre-prepared items such as Beef Tenderloin Wellington and oven baked lamb leg.
All restaurants in EQ will be offering festive menus, with guests being spoilt for choice. Looking for a beautiful but non-traditional celebratory meal? The award-winning Kampachi will be offering an array of festive Japanese cuisine in the Zen-calm restaurant, along with a variety of specially imported cold and warm sake to toast the season.
For an especially luxe Christmas, Sabayon, EQ’s celebrated fine dining restaurant will offer a luxurious seven-course Christmas Eve dinner priced at RM888+ per person for the limited, in-demand window seats looking out to the glittering skyline. Regular seats are priced at RM788+ per person. Both are inclusive of a bottle of 375ml champagne per person. A dining tradition is relived on Christmas day with the ‘Chalet’ Christmas Day buffet lunch priced at RM308+ per person, and RM154+ per child under 12. With a RM288+ per person add-on, diners can enjoy a free flow of sparkling, white and red wines, the creative gin trolley, juices, soft drinks and mocktails.
For a stylish New Year’s Eve, Sabayon will offer an eight-course Countdown degustation priced at RM2,688+ per couple for window seats and RM2,388+ for regular seats. A bottle of 375ml champagne per person comes with each table. The lunch is priced at RM308+ per person, and RM154+ per child under 12, with the free flow drinks add-on for RM288+.
Everyone’s favourite bistro, Etoile, is set to grill up a great selection of food for the festivities, with a range of delectable meats like the Wagyu tomahawk. Special Christmas platters consisting of a choice of seafood and meat such as rib eye, roast turkey, lamb rack, and Boston lobster are also available for dine-in.
Bottega Lounge will offer a festive holiday Afternoon Tea, with delectable sweet and savoury bites crafted for the season. Beginning from December 1, the festive Afternoon Tea is available daily and is priced at RM99+ per person or RM198+ for two. The sets come with a choice of premium JING tea or coffee. Bottega’s range of wines will also make a perfect addition to the afternoon, and are available by glass or bottle.
The feasting begins on Christmas Eve with Nipah’s Christmas Eve buffet dinner, priced at RM238+ per person and RM119+ per child inclusive of unlimited chilled juices and soft drinks. From an authentic antipasti selection to appetisers such as cold decorated roasted chicken, chicken liver spread, fish terrine in smoked capsicum, seafood cocktail with berry compote, and capellini crayfish with spicy tomato basil pesto, tastebuds will continue to be delighted by festive foods like roasted Cajun whole turkey, slow-baked herb-crusted New Zealand lamb leg and baked dill-salt crusted barramundi.
Buffets will remain the order of Christmas day with lunch buffet at Nipah priced at RM218+ per person designed to impart a full helping of Yule cheer with a seafood selection on ice featuring oysters, mussels and prawns, festive cheese platters and a Christmas Roast selection which includes whole roasted Cajun turkey, leg of lamb, roast gravy, mushroom sauce, cranberry sauce, mint sauce, roasted Russet potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, and roasted mixed highland vegetables.
The Christmas lunch will have pasta and EQ’s famed chicken rice counters, alongside a grill with stingray, prawns, squid, chicken, scallops and an entire series of authentic, piquantsambals and tamarind dipping sauce. There’s a lavish dessert spread of mini cakes, Christmas cookies and cut-out cookies, as well as warm stolen and mince pies.
Items from the buffet can be replicated at a guest’s behest when they book a private functionin one of EQ’s well-appointed function rooms. These personalised festive banquet events catering to a minimum of 40 guests, will enable a host to curate their perfect celebration, working in tandem with EQ’s knowledgeable banquet events team. Prices for the festive event package begin at RM388+ per person.
New Year’s Eve will see the hotel in full swing, with two parties to choose from. SKY51 will host its Party In The Sky priced at RM168+ per person inclusive of one drink with DJs, live music and grazing platters, as well as the option to book a privileged personal party pod for their group. The famed city view from SKY51 will, of course, be a draw for the last and first photos of the year.
A New Year’s Eve balloon drop will take place for all EQ guests on Dec 31, 2023, in front of Bottega Lounge. This free-entrance pocket event will allow EQ hotel guests to utilise the party packs which have been placed in their rooms during this period.
Add: EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. call: 03-27897777