Christmas & New Year’s Eve at Four Seasons Nile Plaza: Lavish Set Menus, Live Entertainment, Chocolate Buffets & More!
Sitting pretty along the oh so pleasant Garden City Corniche, the Four Seasons Nile Plaza has long been a top destination for top-notch food, facilities and general luxury. When occasions come round, though, the five-star hotel really shines.
This Christmas and New Year’s is no different, with the hotel offering some mighty delicious sounding specials across its restaurants and bars.
For all the foreign and fusion cuisines that continue to flood Cairo’s dining scene, there’s nothing quite like a classic Egyptian meal – it’s hearty, wholesome and oh so homely. Zitouni does all that and more and adds a touch of the kind of high-end luxury one has come to expect of the Four Seasons – something you can try yourself on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve with the restaurant’s bountiful buffet.
Christmas Eve Buffet | 6.30PM-midnight | 610LE++ per person
Christmas Day Buffet | 12.30PM-5.30PM | 610LE++
New Year’s Eve Buffet | 7PM-1AM | 1050LE++
Bringing a little slice of Tuscany to Cairo, Bella is every bit as quaint as you’d want an authentic Italian restaurant to be. Not unlike Egyptian food as mentioned, Italian food is all about bringing out big, bold flavours from simple, fresh and top-quality ingredients – something that the kitchen at Bella knows all too well. The eatery is marking the festive season with specially-conceived seasonal set menus that should not be missed.
Christmas Eve Five-Course Menu | 7PM-midnight | 900LE++ per person
New Year’s Eve Five-Course Menu | 7PM-1AM | 1350LE++
A multiple Cairo 360 Editors’ Choice Award winner, there are few, nay no, restaurants that present Asian food in quite the same way as 8 does. Focusing Cantonese cuisine to be specific, this is the type of Asian food that we simply don’t see in the Americanised Asian restaurants that have become commonplace. 8’s food is fresh, light, uncomplicated and remarkably flavourful – and there’s plenty to dig into this season with the restaurant’s mammoth courses.
Christmas Eve Six-Course Menu | 7PM-1AM | 1250LE++ per person
New Year’s Eve Eight-Course Menu | 7PM-1AM | 1500LE++
Yes, it’s a bar called The Bar – but it’s this no frills, no nonsense approach that gives this distinctly sophisticated watering hole its edge. The chic and sleek bar has celebrations of its own, with the cherry on top of the sundae being live piano music between 8PM and 1AM as a backdrop to its hot and cold canapés menu.
Christmas Eve Dinner | 7PM-midnight | 750LE++ per person
New Year’s Eve Dinner |7PM-1AM | 950LE++
The Lobby Lounge
This just might be our favourite of all of Four Seasons Nile Plaza’s festive fun – a chocolate buffet. Yes, you read that right – A CHOCOLATE BUFFET. With all kinds of gourmet creations, this is one of the most unique offers in Cairo this season.
Christmas Eve Chocolate Buffet | 6PM-midnight | 450LE++ per person
New Year’s Eve Chocolate Buffet | 7PM-1AM | 450LE++
One of the newer venues at the hotel, Upper Deck has won many a fan for its stunning view, it’s particularly comfy setting and it’s top-notch food. For Christmas and New Year’s Eve, you get all that, with a entertainment coming courtesy of a DJ on both nights.
Christmas Eve a la carte menu | 3PM-1AM | 650LE++ minimum charge
New Year’s Eve Set Menu | 7PM-1AM | 950LE+++ per person
And so there you go – which one are you going to choose? For more information and reservations, call 02-2791-7000.