Things-to-do: Santa Claus Comes To Your Home
It’s indeed the season to be jolly and since Christmas is right around the corner, we decided to dedicate our things-to-do this week to things you can do this Xmas eve. Also, if you are deciding what to do on 31st December 2012, read InOnIt’s guide to New Year Parties for 2012/13.
Till 25th December: Capture the true essence of Christmas and celebrate it with the legendary Santa Claus himself. For the first time in Mumbai, your very own Santa will come to your homes, office, parties and entertain you with carols, Christmas stories and more. He may even give you surprise presents if you’ve been good. To get Santa to come to you, call Aalok on 9820041595 for details and rates. Ho Ho Ho!
25th December – Umame has a special Chef’s Turkey menu for their Christmas brunch to celebrate the holiday spirit. Try their Christmas Sushi created with special flavours and ingredients and choose from soups like Crab Cappuccino, mains like Vietnamese Turkey Roast, Mushroom Pate Crepes and desserts like Assorted Berry Phyllo Mille Feuille Cranachan and more. The Christmas brunch costs Rs. 1,450 for veg and Rs. 1,850 for non-veg. Call on 022 61110303 or 022 61110311 to book a table.
15th December 2012 to 6th January 2013 – Enjoy wintery evenings at Taj Land’s End restaurants that have put up special menus. Try the Punjabi and Awadhi delicacies at Masala Bay, a dim sum brunch at Ming Yang for Rs. 2,500 with unlimited beer, dinner at Vista on 24th eve comprising a salad bar, mezze bar, sushi bar and more for Rs. 2,100 or a Christmas Champagne afternoon tea at Atrium Lounge. For reservations, call Taj Lands End, Bandra (W), Mumbai on 022 66681234.
24th December: F Lounge.Diner.Bar is having a Red Hot Christmas Party on the night of 24th December from 10:00 pm onwards. There will be artificial snow, dry ice with hollies, DJ Twited Bass and Vinit Dave will be spinning classics and dress code of the night will be red or white. Bacon Wrapped Turkey Tikka, Peanut Butter Glazed Chicken Wings, Earl Grey Cookies and other delicacies will be dished out. Entry for this party costs Rs. 3,000 with full cover and one can call on for queries 022-66505820.
24th December: Amadeus has a special Christmas brunch arranged with veg and non-veg tapas options, main course and sumptuous desserts like Christmas pudding with brandy sauce, flourless chocolate cake and lots more. The brunch costs Rs 1950 plus taxes and you need to make reservations in advance by calling on 022 22821212/ 4242/ 0101.
25th December: Celebrate Secret Santa at Silver Beach Café as they will be handing out Christmas socks with Thank You Cards containing different Secret Santa gifts like Restaurant Gift Cards, discounts on your check, free desserts to share, complimentary cocktails or mocktails or even a bottle of house wine to take home, and so on.
Till 26th December: Indigo Deli has great festive offers for Xmas. Customise your own hampers at their gourmet counter or simply choose from their ready-to-sell theme hampers such as ‘The Xmas Gourmet Hamper’, ‘The Xmas Wine Hamper’, ‘The Xmas Home Cook Hamper’ and ‘The Xmas Luxury Hamper’. Hamper prices starting from Rs 850 onwards. The restaurant also has special Xmas take-away menus along with Roast Turkey and other dishes.
17th to 25th December: Celebrate 12 days of Christmas at The Irish House in Phoenix Mills and Kalaghoda with unique cocktails and menus. Each day will have unique activities like beer games, pub night with standup comedy, Christmas brunch, karaoke, boxing day and more. On Xmas night, celebrate by watching the India and Pakistan cricket match and get free shots everytime India hits a six. For more details, call on 022 43471111 or 022 49150001.
25th December: Enjoy a lavish brunch spread at Vong Wong in Nariman Point with an array of salads, live khow suey counter, a variety of dimsums along with classic Christmas delights like roast turkey, wasabi mash, baby lobsters, Christmas based cocktails and more. The brunch costs Rs. 1,832 inclusive of taxes and will take place from noon to 6:00 pm. For reservations, call on 022 22875633, 022 22875634 or 022 22875635.