Sunday, December 12, 2021

New World Makati Hotel brings Hope for the Holidays with an Array of Festive Experiences This Season

Christmas has officially arrived at New World Makai Hotel as it offers an array of experiences that spark love, joy, and hope for the holidays. From finding a much-needed staycation escape to dining and celebrating with family and friends at home or at the hotel, there’s always a reason to be in a bright and cheery mood this festive season.

Joyful Stays and Getaways

After over a year of staying at home, New World Makati Hotel invites family and friends alike to bask in a memorable holiday escape. The Joyful Stays package lets guests stay in a Residence Club Deluxe room with breakfast for two adults and two kids, early check-in at 8am and late check-out at 6pm (except New Year’s Eve and Day), a gingerbread cookies decorating kit, Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Lounge for two adults, and a Christmas cocktail drink for each adult. An upgrade to the Director’s Suite is also available.

For those staying on New Year’s Eve, the room package has the same inclusions plus a 20% discount to the New Year’s Eve party that evening.

The Joyful Stays package is PHP8,000 nett for a Residence Club Deluxe room and PHP12,000 nett for a Director’s Suite. Stay period is from December 9, 2021 to January 9, 2022.

A Festive Holiday Feast

Instead of spending another holiday planning, prepping and cooking holiday meals at home, it’s time to leave the worries to the hotel’s chefs and indulge in various culinary delights such as an all-you-can-eat feast at buffet outlet Café 1228, premium set menu and all-you-can-eat dim sum at renowned Chinese restaurant Jasmine, wine and dine with a four-course dinner for a cause at The Glasshouse, or gather the gang for a reunion at one of the event spaces.

All You Can Eat Feast at Café 1228

Café 1228 is back with its signature western, seafood, Asian and local specialties for lunch and dinner on Fridays and Saturdays as well as lunch on Sundays.

For Christmas Eve and Day, guests can have their fill of premium selections such as U.S. rib eye steak and honey glazed ham, grilled meats such as beef tenderloin, lamb chops, and pork spare ribs, seafood including lobster, crabs, shrimp, clams and more, Filipino favorites lechon and morcon, as well as Italian, Japanese, Chinese items and an expansive set of desserts. The promo includes one glass of sparkling, white or red wine and free-flowing soda, juices and iced tea.

On New Year’s Eve and Day, the roasted turkey replaces the honey glazed ham, with U.S. rib eye still available. Mains include beef bourguignon and baby back ribs, while grilled, seafood and international items are the same as that of the Christmas menu.

An add-on rate of PHP588 nett pairs the hearty feast with free flowing local beer and wines. The Christmas Day, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve lunch and dinner are priced at PHP2,250 nett. On New Year’s Day the rate is PHP2,022 nett.

Season’s Set Menus at Jasmine

Jasmine’s well-loved premium dishes highlight the season’s set menus in eight-courses. On Christmas Eve and Day dinner, Set Menu 1 starts off with the Honey barbecued pork with soy chicken and jelly fish followed by the Hot and sour soup with shredded chicken, Wok-fried beef tenderloin in XO sauce, Steamed garoupa fillet with bean curd and garlic, Braised assorted mushroom, fungus and bamboo pith, Seafood fried rice with salted fish, Glutinous rice dumpling with milk chocolate and Mango cream sago.

Set Menu 2 includes Suckling pig barbecued combination platter, Assorted seafood with wintermelon conpoy soup, U.S. beef ribs with black pepper sauce, Steamed prawns in vermicelli and garlic, Braised abalone mushroom with shiitake and premium oyster sauce, ‘Fujian’-style fried rice, Steamed milky egg cream piggy buns, and Mango cream sago.

For New Year’s Eve and Day, Set Menu 1 has Suckling pig barbecued combination platter, Minced beef soup with bean curd, Wok-fried chicken and shrimp in XO sauce, Fried garoupa fillet in cream sauce, Minced mixed vegetables on lettuce, Braised e-fu noodles, shimeji mushrooms and conpoy, Glutinous rice dumpling with milk chocolate and Mango cream sago.

Set Menu 2 consists of Cold prawn salad, mango and cucumber, Japanese conpoy with abalone shell in seafood soup, Wok-fried beef tenderloin with scallop in XO sauce, Wok-fried pork spare ribs with cantaloupe and sweet and sour sauce, Braised bean curd with mixed mushrooms and broccoli, ‘Fujian’ style stir fried misua, Steamed milky egg cream piggy buns and Mango cream sago.

Vegetarian Set Menus for Christmas and New Year are also available offering Crispy fried bean curd sheet roll and assorted vegetables, Corn and tofu soup, Minced vegetables and mushrooms in lettuce cup, Assorted vegetables, fungus and bamboo pith, Braised country-style bean curd and Taiwan pechay, Fried rice with assorted vegetables, Fried sweet taro and sesame seeds, and Hot red bean cream with lotus seeds.

Jasmine’s Christmas Eve and Day Set Menus are available for dinner only and are priced at PHP2,288 and PHP2,488, respectively.

Yuletide Yum Cha at Jasmine

Nothing says festive more than savouring all of Jasmine’s bestselling dim sum and specialty dishes, especially for its Christmas Eve/Day and New Year’s Eve/Day all-you-can-eat menus.

For Christmas Eve/Day Yum Cha, appetizers comprise of the Marinated cucumber with radish and carrots, Marinated beef shank with five spice, Honey roasted barbecue pork, and Soy chicken. For soup, there is the Sliced chicken and asparagus soup.

Dim sum selections are bestsellers “Har gao” shrimp with bamboo shoot dumpling, “Xiao long bao” Shanghainese pork dumpling, “Siu Mai” pork and crab meat dumpling, Minced chicken truffle mushroom dumpling, Vegetable dumpling, Shrimp, mushroom and salted egg dumpling, Seafood asparagus dumpling, Barbecued pork buns, Chicken feet with black beans, Pork spare ribs with black beans, Glutinous rice with assorted meat wrapped in lotus leaf.

The Seafood taro puff, Barbecued pork pastry puff, Minced fish and black fungus spring roll, Seafood cheese net spring roll, Chives and turnip dumpling, Pork and chicken glutinous dumpling, Curry bun with chicken, mushroom, carrots and corn, and Radish cake complete the Christmas Day/Eve’s baked/fried items.

No festive feast is complete without fried rice, noodles and congee -- Chinese sausage fried rice, Braised e-fu noodles with eggplant, and Fish fillet with century egg congee – together with main courses such as Deep-fried salt and pepper spare ribs, Crispy shrimp with salted egg yolk, Wok-fried beef tenderloin with XO sauce, and Stir-fried seasonal vegetables.

Concluding the sumptuous set of hearty dishes are delightful desserts such as Mango cream sago, Glutinous rice dumpling filled with milk chocolate and Strawberry shortcake.

New Year’s Day Yum Cha at Jasmine

For New Year’s Day Yum Cha, there is Pickled cucumber with radish and carrots, Marinated beef shank with five spice, Crispy pork belly, and Soy chicken. For soup, there is the Shredded chicken with assorted vegetables.

Dim sum selections are bestsellers “Har gao” shrimp with bamboo shoot dumpling, “Xiao long bao” Shanghainese pork dumpling, “Siu Mai” pork and crab meat dumpling, Shrimp dumpling with celery and crabsticks, Mixed vegetable and truffle mushroom dumpling, Beef balls on bean curd sheet, Seafood asparagus dumpling, Barbecued pork buns, Chicken feet with XO sauce, Salted egg yolk in a custard bun, Glutinous rice with assorted meat wrapped in lotus leaf.

The Seafood taro puff, Barbecued pork pastry puff, Shrimp and spinach dumpling, Seafood cheese net spring roll, “Beijing-style” pork dumpling, Pork and chicken glutinous dumpling, Assorted vegetables and potato spring rolls, and Radish cake complete the New Year’s Day baked/fried items.

No New Year feast is complete without fried rice, noodles and congee -- Minced beef with lettuce fried rice, Stir-fried noodles with beansprout and XO sauce, and Shredded pork and century egg congee – together with main courses such as Deep-fried squid with salted egg yolk, Deep-fried spare ribs with mayonnaise & vinegar sauce, Wok-fried beef with oyster sauce, and Stir-fried seasonal vegetables.

Concluding the sumptuous set of hearty dishes are delightful desserts such as Chilled almond bean curd with lychee, Glutinous rice dumpling filled with milk chocolate, and Rocky road cake.

Jasmine’s all-you-can-eat menus are available for lunch only on December 25, 2021 and January 1, 2022, and are both priced at PHP1,588 nett. Club Epicure members get a special rate of PHP1,388 nett.

Holidays at Home

Set Platters

Those who would like to celebrate the holidays while staying at home can be rid off all the stress and worry in planning a festive feast for family and friends with the Holiday Set Platters To Go.

Each set comes with a salad, entrée and dessert and is ideal for a group of ten. Add-on items can also be ordered for an additional rate. Set 1 consists of Greek salad, Rosemary chicken breast, Ratatouille couscous, Prosciutto crisp and Praline almond cheesecake. Set 2 starts with Crunchy vegetables, Fried tofu with Asian sesame dressing, Twice-cooked pork with mashed pumpkin, sautéed green beans, almonds, and forest mushroom sauce, as well as desserts Chocolate moist cake and Berry coulis.

Set 3 highlights the Warm mushroom salad with goat’s cheese, toasted walnuts and balsamic dressing, Slow-cooked beef, roasted root vegetables, and garlic mashed potato in red wine sauce, and Macadamia smores brownies. Set 4 has Cos lettuce, crispy pancetta, croutons, parmesan shaving and anchovies dressing, Pan-fried blue marlin, mushrooms and spinach risotto and roasted cherry tomatoes and Strawberry truffle cake.

For add-ons to further enhance their chosen set menus, there are options such as Roasted lemon and herb chicken, grilled pumpkin, sautéed green beans and mushroom sauce, Roasted porkloin, grilled zucchini and carrots with forest mushroom sauce, Spicy coconut fish curry with eggplant and bok choy, Slow-cooked beef in red wine sauce and seasonal vegetables, Stir-fried bamboo shoots with seasonal vegetables and tofu in oyster mushroom sauce and Mashed potatoes or Steamed rice.

Combination Platters

Guests can also customize and combine their own set of platters. They can select a minimum of four platters that can be shared by ten persons with items such as Beef sliders, Roasted beef Panini with caramelized onions, Ham and cheese paninis, Buffalo chicken wings, Chicken wings with barbecue sauce, Garlic parmesan chicken wings, Beef and spinach lasagna, Braised e-fu noodles with mixed meat and vegetables, Penne carbonara, Seafood spaghetti with marinara sauce, Assortment of Christmas cupcakes, Red velvet cake, Chocolate banana bread, Mixed berry almond crumble, Blueberry cream cheese pound cake, and Christmas fruit cake.

Set Menus 1 and 2 are for PHP15,980++ (PHP19,591.48 nett) while Set Menus 3 and 4 are PHP18,480++ (PHP22,656.48 nett) good for ten guests.

Holiday Party Packages

As restrictions are eased this holiday, those who would like to gather and celebrate in person can avail of the party packages at the hotel which come with a choice of private, safe, clean and  flexible event venues for up to 5 hours use (7pm to 12am), one round of iced tea juice or soda for all guests, three bottles of red or white wine, chill background music and use of the hotel sound system, use of LCD projector and screen, a two-pound Christmas cake, one centerpiece for each table, set menu cards, a guestbook and a pen.

Guests can have their choice among eight festive set menus, each good for 20, 50 or 100 guests. Packages start at PHP40,800++ (PHP50,020.80 nett). For the complete set menus, guests can view Page 10 of the Hope for the Holidays interactive brochure here: www.bit.lyNWM2021holidaybrochure.

Gifts of Good Tidings

Oh what fun it is to bear gifts of good tidings to spread hope, love and joy to those nearest and dearest. The Shop offers freshly baked festive treats that come in holiday hamper sets or individual packaging. Club Epicure members get 10% off on all items from The Shop and a 48-hour lead time is required for each set of orders.

The Christmas Grandiose Hamper includes a box of 20 mandola cookies, a nutcracker krispie treat, a fruit cake, an assortment of Christmas cookies, a Christmas Santa Claus, hot chocolate bombs, a box of 10 bonbons and a bottle of red wine, priced at PHP5,500 nett.

The Christmas Splendid Hamper is in the same box as the Grandiose Hamper but with a box of 10 mandola cookies, a Christmas Santa Claus, a Christmas chocolate ball, a fruit cake, an assortment of Christmas cookies, and pistachio almond biscotti, available at PHP4,000 nett.

A Christmas Luxe Box is perfect for cake lovers and comes with a Strawberry matcha cake, a box of 10 mandola cookies and a bottle of red wine, which goes for PHP3,500 nett.

Individual holiday goodies at The Shop are ideal for both kids and kids-at-heart and consist of the Gingerbread house, Sable Christmas tree, Gingerbread cookie decorating kit, Nutcracker krispie treat, Christmas chocolate ball, Christmas Santa Claus, Gingerbread choco banana bread, Christmas fruit cake, Strawberry matcha cake, Lavender berry cream cheese cake, Mini citron log cake, and assorted gingerbread cookies.

Chocolate treats such as a box of 10 bonbons and mandola cookies, hot chocolate bombs in dark chocolate or matcha white flavors, as well as cookies: pistachip almond biscotti, espresso, and matcha are equally delightful to gift for chocolate-loving family and friends.

Christmas Cocktails at The Lounge

Make those spirits bright with a refreshing array of Christmas cocktail concoctions at PHP495 each starting with our pink holiday cocktail – Joyeux Alexander made of brandy, raspberry liquer, crème de cacao, and strawberry puree; our purple delight – Yuletide made of Ube cream liquer, vodka, lime juice, and coconut syrup; and Santa Martini with vodka, Swiss cinnamon schnapps, lime, and apple juice.

Whatever the reason to celebrate this season, there’s always something for everyone this Christmas at New World Makati Hotel.

For detailed information on the above offers, guests can visit the interactive holiday brochure at They can also call +632 88116888 ext. 3679, e-mail or join the Viber app community at

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About New World Makati Hotel

New World Makati Hotel is a world-class deluxe hotel located in the heart of Makati. With a thoroughly modern vibe and hints of Oriental influence, the hotel features 580 guestrooms and suites with Residence Club executive floor accommodation, a business center, sophisticated dining options, a well-equipped fitness center with sauna and spa, an outdoor swimming pool, and 1,800 square meters of dynamic function space for meetings and conferences.

The hotel is located directly across Greenbelt, the country’s premier lifestyle shopping center. It is also nine kilometers from Ninoy Aquino International Airport and within steps of many embassies, as well as Manila’s top business addresses and upscale shopping venues.

About New World Hotels & Resorts

New World® Hotels & Resorts are deluxe business, MICE-focused hotels and resorts in convenient central locations in primary and secondary cities in China, major Asian gateways and popular vacation destinations.  A total of nine New World Hotels & Resorts properties are located in Hong Kong SAR, Beijing, Dalian, Guiyang, Wuhan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam with an affiliated hotel in Shunde. Most are 350+ room hotels offering a full range of relevant amenities and services, including a variety of restaurants, business services, extensive meeting facilities, Residence Club executive floors and recreational options.  For more information, please visit

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