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Christmas & New Year Celebrations

Sumptuous dining, elegant surroundings and a truly magical atmosphere.

Celebrate with us this Festive Season

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Welcome to a very traditional Maltese Christmas here at The Phoenicia Malta.

Our aim this festive season is to transport you to an elegant world through our famous festive events from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day.

Authentic fresh food bursting with natural flavours, fantastic service and of course an electric atmosphere, you will feel truly entertained this Christmas and New Year.

To book your table please email us at dine@phoeniciamalta.com or call us on +356 2122 5241

Christmas Eve Dinner

Amuse Bouche
Chestnut & mushroom velouté

Starter
Scallops
Brussels sprouts & broccoli, Parma ham, sauce Madeira

Main
Saddle of Venison
Caramelised chicory, pear & ginger chutney, sauce grand veneur
or
Sea bass
Cauliflower purée, razor clams, almond & caper beurre noisette

Dessert
Pain perdu
Chocolate & cranberry, vanilla ice cream

€65 per person
Served from 19:00 until 22:00

Christmas Day Early Breakfast Served from 1:00am until 2:30am

Welcome Drink
Prosecco with cranberry
or
Hot mulled apple juice

Bakery
Selection of Danish pastries, croissants, pain au chocolate & apple turnovers
Traditional local breads
Served with Christmas spiced orange marmalade, seasonal fruit jams & chocolate spread

Fruits
Assorted fresh and carved fruits
Stewed winter fruit compote
Poached prunes in brandy and cinnamon poached pears

Granola & Condiments
House granola
Greek yoghurt
Honeycomb, carob syrup, seeds & nuts, cow’s milk & almond milk

Cold Cuts
Poached turkey breast with cranberry sauce
Whole leg of ham, wholegrain mustard & pickled eggs
Hot & cold smoked salmon, served with mayonnaise, caper berries, red onions & blinis
Soused herrings with apple, beetroot & dill

Hot & Carved
Whole roasted suckling pig, apple purée
Chicken and pork pausages
Whole belly bacon
Sautéed mushrooms, slow roasted tomatoes and baked beans
Scrambled eggs

Puddings & Pies
Christmas pudding & custard, mince pies, fruit cake, ginger bread men & carrot cupcakes

Selection of teas, coffee and juices

€35 per person
Served from 1:00am until 2:30am

Christmas Day Lunch

Amuse Bouche
Purée of butternut squash & ginger

Starters
Traditional smoked salmon, crab garni, sauce verte
Ravioli of lobster, lobster & sherry veloute
Gruyère soufflé, asparagus & kale, sauce Mornay

Mains
Roasted beef sirloin, gratin potato, haricot vert & cep puree
Turkey breast, leg, sausage & apricot stuffing, sage & onion gravy
Pave of grouper, Jerusalem artichokes, mussels, parsley, guanciale

Desserts
Valrhona chocolate & orange tart, walnut praline ice cream
Almond milk pannacotta, honeycomb, blackberries
Christmas pudding parfait, Agen prunes ‘n’ brandy

€65 per person, children €32.50
Served from 12:30 until 14:30

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

Canapés & Prosecco
Reception drinks in the Palm Court from 19:00

Followed by a Gala Dinner served in Phoenix from 20:00

Amuse Bouche
Celeriac

Starter
Raviolo
Lobster, tarragon & mushrooms, coco beans, lobster velouté

Intermediate
Squab pigeon
Foie gras, apple & vanilla purée, brussels sprouts, Calvados sauce

Main Course
Veal
Fillet & sweetbreads, carrots, sauce hollandaise
or
Grouper
Pok choi, wild rice, saffron & ginger, sauce mouclade

Dessert
Chocolate & orange

€160 per person

New Year’s Day Lunch

Amuse Bouche
Pork & fennel sausage rolls, Dijon mustard

Starters
Risotto of cauliflower, smoked butter & oxtail
Hot smoked salmon, sauce gribiche
Velouté of apple & celeriac, fricassée of mushrooms

Mains
Beef Wellington, potato purée, sauce bordelaise
Grilled octopus, warm potato & olive salad, prawns, red pepper aioli
Corn fed chicken breast & leg, roasted parsnip, tarragon jus gras

Dessert
Chocolate brownie, Christmas pudding ice cream
Pear & almond tart, pear sorbet
Opera ‘Gateaux’

€60 per person, children €30
Served from 12:30 until 14:30