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City Garden Hotel’s Garden Café will be transformed into a “Christmas Dessert Paradise” this season

Enjoy our signature Turkey with Molten Gruyère Cheese and a paradise of festive desserts for a very merry Christmas!

(Hong Kong, 23 November, 2017) Christmas is a time to gather, indulge and be merry! City Garden Hotel’s Garden Café is pulling out all the stops for the festive season with their amazing “Christmas Dessert Paradise” dinner buffets from 11 December to 1 January. Guests can enjoy a sumptuous choice of Chinese and Western favourites, barbecued dishes, fresh chilled seafood and the holiday special - Turkey with Molten Gruyère Cheese. But be sure to save room for dessert! The Café has prepared a cornucopia of festive desserts, including a delicate and lovable Chupa Chups Candy House that would even tempt Santa himself. Dinner buffet prices start from HK$518 per adult.

The ultimate guide to savour all desserts “Christmas Dessert Paradise” dinner buffet will not only bring you a delectable fare, but also great fun that will put you in the festive spirit! Here are some tips for you to fully indulge in the dinner buffet:

Tip 1: Make a reservation and pay deposit to take part in the “Build Your Own Snowman” session. Limited to one snowman per table and only 30 snowmen will be built each night on a first-booked, first-served basis.
Tip 2: Enjoy a pre-dinner fruity starter in the first 30 minutes of the buffet, to prepare your palate for the feast ahead.
Tip 3: Take a selfie at the Chupa Chups Candy House and share it on social media to make your friends jealous!
Tip 4: Savour each and every sumptuous dessert for a truly sweet celebration.
Tip 5: Don’t miss the Curaçao-infused Chocolate Lava Cake for a delicious finale to the feast!

More about the guide:
Tip 1: “Build your own Snowman” for a memorable celebration
Guests can unleash their creativity to make their own unique snowman using different flavours of ice creams or sorbets, and decorate it with jam and colourful toppings. The Pastry Chef will serve the snowman with dry ice to make it even more eye-catching. Guests making a reservation and paying a deposit will get a chance to join this session. Only 30 snowmen will be built each night, so be sure to book your session well ahead, before it’s gone!
Tip 2: Pre-dinner Fruity Starter
Who says dessert only come after dinner? A light yet tasty dessert could be the perfect appetiser! A selection of dessert shooters including coconut and pineapple, blueberry and apple, raspberry and mango are available at the first 30 minutes of each round of dinner buffet. They could be just the thing to refresh your palate for the good food to come.
Tip 3: Christmas Candy House
The dessert counter will be transformed into a Christmas candy house that will evoke nostalgic childhood memories. Collaborating with one of Hong Kongese’s favourite candy brands, Chupa Chups, for the first time, Garden Café will fill the dessert counter with various flavours of Chupa Chups, together with giant lollipop decorations. This area will definitely become a hotspot for photo taking and selfie!
Tip 4: Festive Desserts for the Sweetest Celebration
An array of festive desserts will be available at Garden Café throughout the Christmas season! It will feature all kinds of desserts such as fluffy sponge cakes, crisp cookies, sweet candies, smooth and rich chocolate treats, puddings, golden-brown and pillowy doughnuts, rich pies and tarts, Chinese sweet soups, a variety of ice creams and more. Christmas elements are infused to satisfy your desire for desserts!
Tip 5: The Curaçao-infused Chocolate Lava Cake that You Can’t Miss
The traditional crème brûlée gives a sweet aroma, and a fine, smooth texture to delight every dessert lover. Plus, there will be a selection of creamy panna cottas including Baileys’ panna cotta for those who enjoy liquor. And not to be missed is the Curaçao-infused Chocolate Lava Cake!

In addition, diners can also indulge in other decadent treats such as the “Giant Cheese Tower” which consists of three layers of cheesecakes in different flavours: “rich original,” “fresh ‘n fruity” and “Japanese-style”; the Christmas series that features “Pistachio Christmas Tree”, “Raspberry Santa Claus”, “Chocolate Truffle Deer”, “Strawberry Christmas Hat” and the traditional “Cinnamon Apple Pie”; and the must-eat Mövenpick and Häagen-Dazs ice creams that come in special flavours such as strawberry cheesecake, green tea mochi and macadamia nut.

Christmas, of course, is not just about desserts, there are main courses too! With hot cheese, chestnuts and duck liver stuffed in the tenderest turkey, the popular “Turkey with Molten Gruyère Cheese” is back by popular demand. Other popular dishes include Australian Wagyu beef and grilled lamb rack.

House-made mulled wine will also be provided to keep you warm this winter! Best savour after main dishes or between breaks, this traditional drink features a sweet and smooth taste and a fruity yet spicy aroma that resembles the scent of Christmas.

Candy-floss Performance and Christmas Carol Singing
The popular candy-floss show will return to Garden Café during Christmas! Guests can enjoy their dinner while watching the performance and Christmas carol singing at the same time. All these will make your dinner even more fun and memorable.

The candy-floss performance is only available during dinner buffet between 15 and 17 December, from 22 to 26 December and from 29 December 2017 to 1 January 2018. The Christmas carol singing will only be available on Christmas Eve (Sunday, 24 December) at 7:15pm.

Operation Santa Claus
Join hands with us to support Operation Santa Claus 2017 organised by the South China Morning Post and Radio Television Hong Kong. This year, Sino Hotels will arrange Christmas Charity Sales of festive gifts and raffle tickets, benefiting 14 charities over the causes of Children & Youth, Community, Elderly, Medical and Differently-abled members.

The City Garden Hotel invites you to visit Garden Café with your loved ones this Christmas, and indulge in its “Christmas Dessert Paradise” during the festive season.

“Christmas Dessert Paradise” buffet
Date: 11 December 2017 to 1 January 2018

Lunch Buffet
(12:00pm – 2:30pm)

11 to 19 December

Adult              HKD$338
Child/Elderly   HKD $288

20 to 23 December

Adult              HKD $368                   
Child/Elderly   HKD $318

24 to 25 December            

Adult              HKD $458
Child/Elderly   HKD $408

26 December

Adult              HKD $368
Child/Elderly   HKD $318

27 to 30 December               

Adult              HKD $298
Child/Elderly   HKD $248

31 December to 1 January 2018

Adult              HKD $338
Child/Elderly   HKD $288


Dinner Buffet:  

11 to 14 December 
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Adult               HKD$518
Child/Elderly    HKD $468

15 to 21 December 
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Adult              HKD $538
Child/Elderly    HKD $488

22 to 23 December
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)              

Adult               HKD $568
Child/Elderly    HKD $518

24 December
First session: 5:30pm to 7:45pm
Second session: 8:15pm to 10:30pm

Adult               HKD $648
Child/Elderly    HKD $548

25 December
First session: 5:30pm to 7:45pm
Second session: 8:15pm to 10:30pm

Adult               HKD $628
Child/Elderly    HKD $528

26 December
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Adult               HKD $538
Child/Elderly    HKD $488

27 to 30 December
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Adult               HKD $518
Child/Elderly    HKD $468

31 December
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Adult               HKD $588
Child/Elderly    HKD $538

1 January 2018
(6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Adult              HKD $538
Child/Elderly   HKD $488


Special offers are available for reservations of buffets between 22 and 26 December and 31 December:

- 15% discount on reservations of 1-7 persons

20% discount on reservations of 8-11 persons

25% discount on reservations of 12 persons or above

Guests can enjoy discounts of up to 30% on other days when they book directly through the hotel website or pay with designated credit cards.

Pay a deposit of HK$300 or above 7 days prior to the event date, dining vouchers of the same value and “snowman dessert” will be rewarded.

Children aged 3-11 are eligible for the child discount; and adults aged 60 or above are eligible for the senior discount. 

Bookings and enquiries: 2806 4922 or email:

*All prices are subject to 10% service charge.

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“Build Your Own Snowman”
"Build Your Own Snowman"

Turkey with Molten Gruyère Cheese
Turkey with Molten Gruyère Cheese

Curaçao-infused Chocolate Lava Cake
Curaçao-infused Chocolate Lava Cake

Giant Chupa Chups Decoration
Giant Chupa Chups Decoration

About City Garden Hotel

City Garden Hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travellers, being in close proximity to the vibrant retail and dining hub of Causeway Bay. With Fortress Hill Station within a 5-minute stroll, guests enjoy easy access to Hong Kong’s must-see tourist destinations and business hubs.

The hotel provides 613 rooms and suites measuring up to 600 sq. ft, along with a smoke-free environment, complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor swimming pool and free use of a Handy smartphone.

Catering to casual diners and connoisseurs, the City Garden restaurants offer authentic Cantonese fare, international cuisine, and Singapore favourites, as well as warm and attentive service. In addition to the award-winning restaurant, YUÈ, one of the most sought-after Chinese restaurants in the district, the Garden Café attracts food lovers with its international buffets and craft beers, while the Satay Inn delivers time-honoured, authentic Singaporean dishes.

City Garden Hotel
9, City Garden Road, North Point, Hong Kong (Fortress Hill MTR Station Exit B)
Telephone:2887 2888
Fax:2887 1111

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