Cover Photo: Maria Steak Cafe

Celebrate the Yuletide season by making merry with friends and family at these restaurants and bakeries

A Christmas meal is more than just a time to eat. It's also an opportunity to get together with the people you love and celebrate all the blessings of the year.

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Here are nine excellent venues offering fine festive treats in the spirit of the season.

1. Elevete Patisserie

Elevete Patisserie serves up a delicious array of dainty delicacies this Christmas season. One highlight is Grandma’s Fruit Cake, a sweet treat crafted from candied mixed fruits, raisins, walnuts and cinnamon, topped with an indulgent fondant brulee.

Those planning a ritzy Christmas shindig may go for the Macaron Tower with Brownies, an imposing confectionary column featuring a dozen assorted flavoured macarons and chocolate brownies. Other options are Christmas Log Cake, Blackforest Cake, Santa’s Little Hats and more.

When: Until Dec 31

Prices: Grandma’s Fruit Cake RM110; Macaron Tower with Brownies RM150

Full menu here.

Elevete Patisserie l No. 12, Jalan SS 26/13, Taman Mayang Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor l +6018 370 3770 



2. Table & Apron

Their Rudolph’s Favourites specials include festive flavours, weekend roasts, hearty stews and delectable desserts. Kickstart your Christmas with the Charcuterie, a plate of high quality Italian cuts like San Daniele Prosciutto, salami and mortadella, accompanied by homemade fruit jam and cornichons.

Other highlights are the Seafood Stew, brimming with fresh prawns, clams and fish slices, and the decadent Tiramisu, made with generous servings of mascarpone and cocoa powder.

If you feel like staying in for Christmas, there are the T&A at Home specials, elaborate, ready-made meals that only take 15 minutes or less to prepare. 

When: Until Jan 2, 2022

Full menu here.

Table & Apron, 23 Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor l 03-7733 4000


3. Maria's Steak Cafe

This popular café serves up a specially curated four-course Christmas meal, starting with Duck a la Orange with carrot puree and honey orange gastrique, accompanied by a hearty bowl of pumpkin soup. The main course is a choice between Japanese Wagyu, Beef Wellington, Atlantic White Cod, New Zealand Lamb Cutlet or Christmas Roast Turkey. A fresh lemon loaf with Chantilly cream forms a zesty conclusion to the meal.

Maria’s Steak Café also offers meal promotions such as The Beef Wellington Gift, available in portions for two or four people. Full Christmas party packages are also available.

When: Until Jan 2

Price: Four-course Christmas set meal RM119+

Full menu here.

Maria’s Steak Café, various locations including Bangsar, Damansara Perdana, and Ipoh


4. Botanica & Co

Enjoy a special Christmas menu from Botanica & Co that includes Roasted Chestnut Soup with bits of turkey bacon, and indulge in their Bo+Co Christmas Roast Set comprising turkey, T-bone roast beef, lamb roulade, and salmon and leek pie.

Then there is the Apple and Gingerbread Dome, a luscious pastry enhanced with caramelised apples and house-made gingerbread ice cream.

When: Until the end of December

Price: Bo + Co Christmas Roast Set RM590

Full menu here.

Botanica and Co, locations at Bangsar South and Alila Bangsar l +6016 965 6422

5. Picha Eats

Picha Eats prepares a variety of delectable Christmas courses, all with suitably festive names as All I Want For Christmas Is You, Sleigh Bell Rings, and Very Merry Kebab.

Season’s Meat-ings consists of Honey Sumac Roast Chicken, Z’aatar creamy potato gratin, charred mixed vegetables with Goma dressing and more. Winter Wonderlamb, serving 5-6 pax, serves up a sumptuous roasted leg of lamb with Onion lamb sauce, accompanied with Tzatziki Dip and roasted Za'atar Potato.

When: Until Dec 31

Prices: Season Meat-ings RM248; Winter Wonderlamb RM452

Full menu here

Picha Eats, 3-G-7, Complex Cantonment Exchange, 698, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Taman Bamboo, 51200 Kuala Lumpur l +6012 679 4353

6. Pizza Mansion

Start your festive dinner with Pizza Mansion’s Turkey Quiche and Cured Duck Salad, followed by a spicy cheer of their Honey Roasted Turkey and Habanero Pizza. Save some space for their sumptuous Turkey Lasagna, then drink to everyone’s health with a bubbly glass of Christmas Sangria.

When: Until Dec 31

Pizza Mansion, locations in Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur


7. Inside Scoop

Have a cool Christmas with Inside Scoop’s special Holiday Wreath Cake, an indulgent dessert handcrafted with Belgian dark chocolate ice cream and coated with Raspberry Valrhona Jivara mousse. Alternatively, try their Merry Party Pack, which brings together a fantastic foursome of flavours: Rocky Road, Popping Raspberry Ripple, Mint Brownies and Black Forest, all packaged in a brightly coloured limited edition holiday cooler bag.

When: Until December 31

Prices: Wreath Ice Cream Cake RM149; Merry Party Pack RM85

Full menu here.

Inside Scoop, various locations across Malaysia

8. Marks & Spencer Food

Marks & Spencer Food is lighting up your Christmas, literally. Their Collection Magic & Sparkle Chocolates are packaged in opulent boxes, which reveal twinkling little stars when opened. Also, give the Shortbread Light-Up Houses a go: these terrific tins, which come in three colours, are filled with exquisite all-butter Scottish shortbread.

When: Until the end of December

Marks and Spencer Food, various locations 

9. Beast By BIG

Beast by BIG’s Christmas Family Feed is a lavish Christmas spread consisting of Bay Bug and Potatoes Salad, creamy Chestnut Soup, roasted potatoes and a divine Mont Blanc dessert tart.

For mains, choose between Turkey Breast Roll, roasted to perfection with cranberry sauce or turkey jus, or the deliciously flaky Salmon Trout, honey mustard glazed with fennel salad and herbs. 

When: Until the end of December

Price: Beast Christmas Family Feed (4-6pax) RM596+

Full menu here.

Beast by BIG, Lot 6-A & 6-1A, First Floor, Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur l +6010 2659 539


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