Press Release


Press Release

Shangri-La Hotel and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi Pave the Way for the Festive Season with Yuletide Treats

Abu Dhabi, 20 November 2013 - Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi will be decking the complex with Yuletide treats this festive season.

The festivities at the Qaryat Al Beri complex will kick off with a Christmas carol performance by the Shangri-La and Traders Christmas Choir and with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on 5 December, 6pm at Traders Hotel Lobby and 7:30pm at Shangri-La Hotel Lobby. Guests can enjoy Christmas-themed beverages and the children get to receive candies from Santa Claus. Christmas hampers will also be sold for a cause on the same day.

Guests are invited to join Pastry Chef Muhamed Jejen in the Festive Gingerbread House Cooking Class at Al Nojoom ballroom in Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi on 21 December 2013 from 10am to 12pm, is priced at AED110++ per person.

Guests can enjoy Christmas High Tea at the Lobby Lounge with elegantly crafted sweet creations by Chef Jejen with unlimited tea or coffee daily throughout December from 3pm to 7pm, is priced at AED110++ per person.

Guests can make their Christmas Eve even more special this year with the various festive flavours from the following restaurants:

• Bord Eau features European fine dining with an exquisite five-course set menu at AED600++ per person.
• Pearls & Caviar offers a unique four-course set menu featuring delectable seafood for AED400++ per person.
• Sofra bld features a wide array of international festive dishes, including non-alcoholic beverages, house grape beverages and brews, for AED290++ per person and AED145++ per child aged six to 12.
• Shang Palace offers special four-course Chinese set menu for AED658++ per couple.
• Hoi An offers a four-course set menu a la Vietnamese for AED370++ per person.
• Pool Bar & Restaurant offers exclusive dining by the pool with a three-course set menu, including a glass of bubbly and shisha, for AED400++ per person.
• Afyä Beach Lounge at Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi celebrate Christmas Eve with a sumptuous array of international delights, including non-alcoholic beverages, house grape beverages and brews, for AED230++ per person and AED115++ per child aged six to 12.

Guests spending Christmas at home with family can enjoy a succulent roast turkey specially prepared by the chefs at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi. A wide selection of side dishes, rich Christmas desserts and three different sizes of turkey are available. The less conventional can try the New Zealand rack of lamb, the smoked salmon and the juicy rib-eye steak.

On Christmas Day, guests can enjoy brunch at the following restaurants:
• Sofra bld, Hoi An, Shang Palace feature a sumptuous global buffet with kids area and outdoor live cooking stations including grape beverage, sparkling grape beverage, brews, soft drinks, cocktails and themed cocktails for AED450++ per person, or including grape beverage, sparkling grape beverage, brews, soft drinks, cocktails, themed cocktails and Christmas bubbly package for AED600++ per person.
• Pearls & Caviar offers Christmas Day Brunner, including grape beverage, sparkling grape beverage, brews, soft drinks, cocktails and themed cocktails for AED395++ per person, or including grape beverage, sparkling grape beverage, brews, soft drinks, cocktails, themed cocktails and Christmas bubbly package for AED555++ per person.
• Bord Eau offers a five-course set menu featuring delicate French specialties exquisitely paired with grape beverage and a welcome glass of bubbly for AED550++ per person.
• Afyä Beach Lounge features a delectable Christmas Day Brunch with a live DJ entertainment. Children are entertained with kids activities such as bouncy castle, playground and a special visit from Santa Claus. AED220++ per person including non-alcoholic beverages, house grape beverages and brews AED110++ per child aged 6 to 12.

To wrap up the Christmas Day celebration, guests can enjoy a memorable dinner at the following:
• Bord Eau offers a European fine dining with an exquisite five-course set menu for AED600++ per person.
• Sofra bld offers a feast of international delicacies served buffet style, including house grape beverages and brews for AED280++ per person and AED140++ per child aged six to 12.
• Pearls & Caviar offers a splendid four-course set menu featuring delectable seafood for AED350++ per person.

Guests can bid 2013 goodbye and usher in the New Year in style with splendid award-winning culinary offers and access to the countdown party with fireworks, live band from the UK and DJ until late:

• Bord Eau features European fine dining with a lavish seven course set menu prepared by Chef of the Year Cyril Calmet with wine pairing, priced at AED1,300++ per person.
• Sofra bld, Hoi An, Shang Palace feature “Back to the 80’s” New Year’s Eve Grand Buffet featuring luscious specialties from around the world, live DJ, music band and fireworks at midnight, including non-alcoholic beverages, house spirits, grape beverages and brews, for AED850++ per person and AED425++ per child aged six to 12.
• Pearls & Caviar offers a New Year’s Eve six-course set menu with scrumptious seafood and a live jazz duo for AED950++ per person including a complimentary bottle of bubbly per table. An open bar of selected beverages is also available until late.

• Pool Bar & Restaurant celebrates New Year’s Eve countdown with a beverage package including free-flowing grape beverages, brews, cocktail and spirit, for AED450++ per person.
• Ess Lounge offers New Year’s Eve BBQ platter and mezzah with a backdrop of splendid fireworks, for AED550++ per person.
• Al Nojoom Ballroom holds an Arabian New Year’s Eve Party with belly dance entertainment, a wide array of traditional dishes served in buffet and fireworks at midnight, priced at AED750++ per person including a bottle of selected alcoholic beverages per table.
• Afya Beach Lounge offers a flavoursome combination of grills, seafood and drinks with fireworks and entertainment from the dances and live DJ, priced at AED550++ per person including non-alcoholic beverages, house grape beverages and brews AED275++ per child aged six to 12.


A spectacular fireworks display over the canal to welcome the New Year will be the highlight of the evening.

Guests can start fresh on the first day of the New Year with family and friends at the all-time famous brunch in Sofra bld and sample the generous buffet of international and regional delicacies, priced at AED290++ per person including non-alcoholic beverages, house grape beverages and brews. Afya Restaurant in Traders Hotel offers a healthy kick start to 2014 with its generous buffet of fresh and healthy dishes in its vibrant yet cozy atmosphere for their New Year’s Day Brunch, priced at AED150++ per person including non-alcoholic beverages or AED195++ per person including non-alcoholic beverages, house grape beverages and brews.

“We are looking forward to welcoming our guests for a unique festive experience from our award-winning restaurants at Shangri-La Hotel and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi this year,” said General Manager Arbind K. Shrestha.

For more information or to make a reservation, please call (971 2) 509 8555 or visit www.shangri-la.com.
 

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 36,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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