2017 Christmas & NYE roundup



ho ho ho its that time of year again. Kids are being threatened with a report to Santa of being naughty and for those of you who are fans... its nearly time for the new Star Wars movie (due for release next Thursday 14th December). Anyway, here's the annual Christmas and NYE events list. People get worse and sharing their details every year, and so this will be a work in progress - do check back every few days as I will update it as more venues share (figure out what they're doing) their details.

InterContinental Muscat

Christmas Tree Lighting - 5pm - 13th December with PDO School choir
Carols - 5pm - 14th December with BSM Choir & Brass
Gingerbread house decorating - 5-6pm on 10th, 11th & 12th December - RO 6 net including a drink

Christmas Eve

Musandam Cafe & Terrace - 7pm - RO 25++ (Kids RO 12++, booze add RO 8++) - Normal Brunch fare
Tomato - 7pm - RO 19++ for 3 course set menu paired with your "favourite" drinks (a la carte menu available as well)
Al Ghazal Pub - 7pm - RO 10 entry with a drink. Party all night.
Trader Vic's - 7pm - RO 28++ - 4 course Christmas menu with a welcome cocktail. Live entertainment.

Christmas Day

Musandam Cafe & Terrace - 12-3:30pm - RO 28++ (Kids RO 14++, booze add RO 8++) - Christmas day brunch with bouncy castle, games, magic shows and Santa.

NYE

Carnival Gala in the Gardens - 7pm - RO 60 net (open bar) - Brazilian Rio theme. (MM BEST PICK FOR NYE 2017)
Musandam Cafe & Terrace - 7pm - RO 25++ (Kids RO 12++, booze add RO 8++) - Normal Brunch fare
Al Ghazal Pub - 7pm - RO 10 entry with a drink. Party all night.
Trader Vic's - 7pm - RO 65++ - 5 course Hawaiian style menu with a welcome cocktail. Live entertainment.

NYD

Musandam Cafe & Terrace - 12-3:30pm - RO 22++ (Kids RO 11++, booze add RO 8++) - Normal Brunch fare

Christmas Stay: 2 nights for RO 300++, including Christmas Brunch for 2.
NYE Stay: 3 nights for RO 540++, including NYE Gala dinner for 2.

Grand Hyatt

Christmas Carols - 12th December - 6pm onwards

Christmas Eve

Mokha Cafe - 7pm - 10:30pm - RO 36 Net (including a glass of sparkling wine - RO 29 with Mocktail, RO 16 for kids aged 6-12) - Standard Christmas buffet.
Safari Pub - 7pm - 11:30pm - RO 5 - Christmas party with live music.
Tuscany - 7pm - 11:30pm - A la Carte pricing with Chef Enrico Degani
Rooftop Grill House - 7pm - 11pm - RO 33 / 39 / 45 (depending on what you eat) with unlimited selected beverages (beer and wine)

Christmas Day

Mokha Cafe - 1pm - 4:30pm - RO 42 Net (including a glass of sparkling wine - RO 19 for kids aged 6-12)
Tuscany - 12pm - 3:30pm - A la Carte pricing with Chef Enrico Degani

 A la Carte pricing with Chef Enrico Degani

NYE

Wonderland - Gardens & Mokha - RO 85 Net (Kids RO 40 6-12, Champagne A La Carte) - Magical Wonderland with fire eaters and stilt walkers
Tuscany - RO 80 Net (kids RO 40 ages 6-12) - 5 course menu with open bar with premium wines and selected beverages.
Rooftop Grill House - RO 65 Net )Kids RO 30) - Special gourmet set menu with open bar
Safari Pub - RO 10 - Entry gets you a drink, live entertainment all night
CAMP HYATT - Free for any kids who's parents are attending an NYE event in the Hyatt - 8pm - 2am

The Sheraton

Dec 16th - 2pm - 6pm - Build a gingerbread house with your kids, Santa and Choir singing carols. RO 17 per kid includes snacks and drinks

Christmas Eve

Asado - 7-11pm - RO 29 - 6 course meal with South American style - Live jazz trio & carols from the Choir.
Courtyard - 7-11pm - RO 21 - Festive buffet meal

Christmas Day

Courtyard, Asado & Pool area - 12:30-4:30pm - RO 23 - Christmas buffet with live jazz and the Choir.

New Years Eve

Asado - 8pm - 1am - RO 29 - 6 course South American dinner.
Courtyard - 8pm - 1am - RO 21 - Gala dinner with live entertainment + DJ

New Years Day

Courtyard and pool - 12:30 - 4:30pm - RO 15 - buffet and kids activities, pool access too.

The Chedi

Christmas Eve

The Restaurant - RO 39++ (drinks extra) for 3 course turkey dinner
The Beach Restaurant - RO 39++ (drinks extra) for 3 course turkey dinner
Arabic Courtyard - RO 35++ (drinks extra, special wine list available) - Christmas buffet and live Arabic music

Christmas Day

The Restaurant - LUNCH - 12:30 - 16:30 - RO 46++ (drinks extra) for Christmas brunch with live jazz music.
DINNER - RO 39++ (drinks extra) for 3 course turkey dinner

Crowne Plaza Muscat

Christmas Eve

Tropicana - RO 25++ (booze option add RO 7++)
Come Prima - RO 25++ includes half a bottle of bubbles - 5 Course Italian Menu

Christmas Day

Tropicana - RO 26++ (booze option add RO 7++) for Christmas buffet lunch

NYE

Gala Dinner - RO 60 Net - Party under the stars with a band and a dj.
Come Prima - RO 43++ including half a bottle of bubbly - 5 Course Italian Dinner
Shiraz - RO 43++ including half a bottle of bubbly - 5 Course Persian Dinner
Dukes Bar - RO 10 entry after 7pm

Shangri-la

Christmas Tree Lighting - 14 December - 6pm

Christmas Eve

Samba - 5 - 10:30pm RO 25++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - Christmas buffet
Bait al Bahr - 5 - 10:30pm - RO 35++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - 5 course seafood menu
Al Tanoor - 5 - 10:30pm RO 29++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - International buffet
Capri Court - 5 - 10:30pm RO 35++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - 5 course Italian menu
Sultanah - 7 - 23:30 - RO 51++ (with a glass of bubbles and free flowing wines, or free flowing bubbles for RO 61++) - Christmas Eve Jazz Feast.
Shahrazad - 7 - 11:30pm - RO 40++ (add booze for RO 18++) - Arabic style 5 course meal.

Christmas Day

Samba - 5 - 10:30pm RO 25++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - Christmas buffet
Bait al Bahr - 5 - 10:30pm - RO 35++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - 5 course seafood menu
Al Tanoor - 5 - 10:30pm RO 29++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - International buffet
Capri Court - 5 - 10:30pm RO 35++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - 5 course Italian menu
Sultanah - 7 - 23:30 - RO 40++ (add booze for RO 18++) - 5 course set menu
Shahrazad - 7 - 11:30pm - RO 40++ (add booze for RO 18++) - Arabic style 5 course meal.

Boxing Day

B.A.B. Lounge - 7pm - 2am - Special Champagne menu at the rooftop lounge

27th December AND 3rd January

Beach White Party at Al Bandar - RO 10 with a glass of bubbly on the beach

28th December

Jazz and Grill Spectacle - 7:30 - 11:30pm - RO 51++ (with a glass of bubbles and free flowing wines, or free flowing bubbles for RO 61++) - Jazz feast again.

NYE

Bait al Bahr - 7:30 - 10:30pm - RO 45++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - 5 course seafood set menu.
Al Tanoor - 7:30 - 10:30pm - RO 45++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - International buffet.
Capri Court - 7:30 - 10:30pm - RO 45++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - Special Italian set menu.
Samba - 7:30 - 10:30pm - RO 45++ (add booze for RO 15++, kids for RO 15 under 12) - International buffet.

THE GREAT GATSBY - 6:30 - MIDNIGHT - RO 75++ 3 course meal and open bar (inc Champagne). Turtle beach party into the night after midnight.

Golden Tulip

Christmas Tree Lighting - 6pm - Friday 8th December

Christmas Eve

Le Jardin - 7:30pm - RO 17 net for traditional Christmas dinner (drinks extra).

Christmas Day

Le Jardin - 12:30pm - RO 17 net for traditional Christmas dinner (drinks extra) includes a visit from Santa for the kids.

NYE

Why Not - 8:30pm - Open as usual
Roof top club - 8:30pm - Open as usual
Le Jardin - 8:00pm - Lebanese Night [pricing required]

NYD

Le Jardin - 12:30pm - RO 17 net for traditional brunch (drinks extra but a glass of bubbly on arrival) includes kids playing area and face painting.

The Dolphin Village

NYE

RO 24 (kids under 13 - RO 12) - from 8pm - Buffet dinner with soft drinks / coffee & tea & Champagne toast at midnight - bar's open. Live band.

Hormuz Grand

Santa's Elves Baking Class - 15th Dec - Noon - RO 12 per child

22nd December - Festive Brunch - RO 45 Net Unlimited Moet, wines and beers (RO 24 for unlimited wine and beers, RO 19 for soft drinks) - Christmas boozy brunch!

Christmas Eve

OMNY - RO 25 (Add booze for RO 15) - 7 course set menu.

Christmas Day

12:30 - 4pm - RO 30 (RO 25 soft drinks) - Christmas brunch

NYE

Quereshi Bab-Al-Hind - RO 35 (RO 25 with soft drinks) open bar and buffet dinner & free entry into The Vault to party afterwards
The Vault - RO 10 for men (women free) Men paying entry get a complimentary drink. Party till 3am.

STAY SPECIALS - RO 50++ per night inclusive of breakfast any night between December 15th and December 30th.

Radisson Blu

Christmas Carols - Muscat International School Junior Choir - Hotel Lobby - 4-6pm DEC 13th

Christmas Eve

Olivos - RO 15 (add booze for RO 10, kids are RO 7.5) - 7-11pm - Christmas dinner buffet

Christmas Day

Olivos - 12-4 (booze 12-2:45) - RO 35 open bar (Soft drinks option is RO 25, kids are RO 12.5) - Traditional Christmas buffet with a visit from Santa.

NYE

BLACK & WHITE PARTY - RO 45 Net - DJ Eva & Saxophonist Jacquelin providing the entertainment to a lavish dinner buffet - open bar.
O'Malley's - RO 10 for men, free for ladies.

Park Inn, Muscat

Christmas Eve

RBG - RO 17++ - 3 course set menu dinner
PALM Restaurant - RO 12++ for Christmas lunch buffet

Christmas Day

RBG - RO 17++ - 3 course set menu dinner
PALM Restaurant - RO 12++ for Christmas lunch buffet

NYE

Sama Terrazza Rooftop - DJ party night - Ticketed event - call 2450 7888 to get them (they didnt tell me how much they were).
RBG - RO 19++ - Buffet dinner including a drink and entrance to Sama Terrazza rooftop.

Mumtaz Mahal

NYE - RO 30 per person Net for large buffet and a glass of Champagne

On The Rocks

NYE - Arabic Night. RO TBC

The Bank & The Bank Beach Club (Seifa)

Dec 13th - Christmas tree lighting in Qurm
Dec 14th - Christmas tree lighting in Seifa

Dec 25th - Christmas Day Lunch - RO 32 (2 course menu with open bar, RO 57 if bubbly option taken) or RO 45 (3 course menu with open bar, RO 60 if bubbly option taken).

NYE - RO 25 per person for set 3 course menu with a glass of prosecco at midnight. DJ for the evening.

LAVAL

Dec 22nd - Christmas themed brunch - 5-9pm - RO 20 ++ (RO 30++ if you want booze). Followed up at 10pm for the Christmas party with DJ Burlene.

Dec 24 & 25 - Set sharing menu for both lunch and dinner on both days

NYE - WINTER GLITZ - RO 70 for Gala dinner (Starts at 7pm), or RO 45 (starts at 9pm) for the party. Open bar, live music, DJ and "musical instrument performance".

Al Nahda Resort & Spa

NYE - Bollywood night - RO 15 for entry and 2 drinks, or RO 35 for entry, dinner and 2 drinks. From 7:30pm. DJ night and Fire show.

Prive 

Christmas : RO 10++ for set menu (3 course) including a glass of wine.
NYE - RO 45 per couple open bar and nibbles.

Caramel - Special Holiday menu from 17th - 25th December RO 25++ - 3 course set menu

The Indus - Special Holiday menu from 17th - 25th December RO 25++ - 3 course set menu

Route 66 TBC

The Oak TBC

Monks Tap House TBC

Rumba Lattina TBC

Al Baleed Resort - Salalah - Anantara

Christmas Tree lighting - 12 Dec - 6pm, followed by beach BBQ buffet (RO 16++, drinks extra)
Christmas Splash & Beach day - 22 Dec - 11am - 5pm - RO 18++ adults |(RO 10++ kids) which includes day use of the pool, lunch and unlimited soft drinks.

Christmas Eve

Complimentary Cocktails - 6-7pm - for all in-house guests
Sakalan - RO 25++ (kids RO 12++) - 7pm - 10:30pm - includes buffet and soft drinks

December 28th - Al Mina - Sip & Savour - RO 18 Net including selected beverages 7-10pm.

NYE

Sakalan & Al Mina - GALA DINNER - RO 99++ (kids are RO 49++) including house beverages, Champagne happy hour from 11:30pm - Midnight. Bar closes at 1am.

NYD

Lazy Breakfast - 7am - 3:30pm - RO 19++ (kids RO 11++, booze extra, available Noon - 3pm).

Crowne Plaza Duqm

Christmas Day - RO 12 net per person from 12 - 3:30 - Buffet lunch (drinks extra)
NYE - RO 10 net per person from 7 - 11pm - Buffet dinner (drinks extra)


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