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Adults

€32.95

Christmas eve

Bayview Restaurant

dinner

Children

date

time

entertainment

24th December 2012

19:00 hrs

David Xuereb & guest

€16.00 price per person children 6-11 years old

Main dishes

Starters An array of cold mezze including game platter, pork and mushroom terrine, liver pâté, cernia terrine, Parma ham, salami and chorizo, turkey platter, roulade, mussel salad, squid and olive, prawn and melon, fritters, couscous salad, tangy beans, asparagus and pear, crab and grapefruit, combined salads, natural salads, rocket leaves, cherry tomatoes, oils and dressings

Christmas roast turkey with apricot, prune and chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce and traditional roast gravy

Lamb platter accompanied by grilled polenta served with a lentil jus

Roast rib eye of beef basted with thyme scented roast pan juices enhanced with an oyster mushroom and mustard creamed jus

Grilled salmon served with a coriander and lime sauce Grilled amberjack set on a cherry tomato and fennel salsa

From the soup kettle Beef, vegetable, pear and barley soup with poached tortellini served with tomato brushcetta Oriental flavours Oriental spring rolls and wontons served with dipping sauces Crispy pork tossed in almonds and black bean sauce and egg noodles Pasta Lumachoni filled with chicken and pancetta blended with a sundried tomato cream

Vegetables Roast vegetable wedges drizzled with smoked tomato dressing

Sundried tomato focaccia with mushrooms and mozzarella

Cabbage parcels filled with asparagus and courgettes

Almond potatoes

From the pastry counter Indulge in a selection of pastries, flans, gateaux, chocolate and fruit coulis

International cheese board Including Havarti, blue cheese, Red Leicester and goats’ cheese, accompanied by grapes, nuts and fruits

Pommes fondant

Tortellini ai funghi porcini Puff pastry cases filled with seafood

Coffee & mince pies


Adults

Christmas early break fast

€19.95 Bayview Restaurant

Children

date

time

entertainment

25th December 2012

00:30 hrs

David Xuereb & guest

€10.00 price per person children 6-11 years old

From the cold counter

From the baker’s basket

An international selection of hock ham and pineapple, salami and Parmesan shavings smoked turkey platter liver pâté Italian mortadella feta cheese, Swiss emmenthal, tomato and mozzarella salad, three leaf lettuce, carrot, cucumber and sweet peppers

Freshly baked variety of breads including wholegrain, fruit loaf, Maltese crusty bread and ciabatta, baguettes, rye bread and Maltese ftira, blueberry and chocolate muffins, banana cakes, scones, pain au chocolate, raisin and cinnamon swirls, custard Danish pastries, croissants, homemade mince pies, and Christmas pudding

Maltese corner Goats’ cheese, pickled vegetables, bigilla, sundried tomatoes, capers, stuffed olives, shredded shallots and anchovies, tomato paste, garlic, lima beans, Maltese sausages, mqaret

From the cooking station Roast leg of gammon, studded with cloves and pineapple glaze, roast gravy beef and Cumberland sausages grilled bacon sautéed garlic mushrooms grilled tomatoes and baked beans hash browns curried chicken risotto scrambled, boiled, and fried eggs porridge cheese and pea cakes traditional qassatat

Healthy option

Beverages

An array of fresh fruit, pineapple, kiwi, grapefruit, satsuma, grapes, plums, oranges, apples, banana, a selection of cereals including muesli, light yoghurts, rye and rice crackers, jams and diabetic jams, dried fruits and various nuts

Finest herbal teas and single estate, coffee, hot chocolate, selection of juices including: orange, pear, apple, pineapple, multi-vitamin, sparkling and still water


Adults

€42.95

Christmas day

Bayview Restaurant

lunch

From the Wok Crispy beef with oyster sauce and vegetable rice Wok fried chicken enhanced with Oriental flavours, red curry and chow mein noodles

date

time

entertainment

25th December 2012

12:30 hrs

David Xuereb & guest

€21.00 price per person children 6-11 years old

Starters An array of cold tapas including chicken and rabbit terrine, pork and mushroom terrine, liver pâté, seafood terrine, stuffed vegetables, Spanish tortilla, Parma ham, chorizo, turkey platter, tortilla roulade, decorated salmon, green lip mussel salad, calamari salad, prawn and sweet chili, cheese fritters, artichoke and tomato, apple,grape and chicken salad, classic Caesar salad, Oriental salad, combined salads, natural salads, rocket salad, cherry tomatoes, oils and dressings

From the soup kettle Crab and red pepper soup with crispy vegetables Chestnut and kale soup with Parmesan twists

Children

Pasta station Grilled aubergine filled with seafood gnocchi di sarda napped with a mint salsa Pumpkin ravioli tossed with a stilton cream, topped fresh cherry tomatoes and walnuts Mushroom risotto with porcini and truffle oil Asian corner Spring rolls, pork wontons and prawn crackers Soy sauce, oriental dipping sauce and plum sauce

From the carvery Christmas roast turkey with apricot, prune and chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce and traditional roast gravy Roast rib eye of beef served with vegetable crisps, straw potatoes, thyme and shallot scented jus

Main dishes Braised Pork cheeks blended with parsnip, shallot and carrot scented with a pancetta and apple jus

Medley of fish and seafood Salmon, swordfish, grouper set on a saffron and lemon velouté Selected shellfish, cooked with prawn liqueur and herb infusion

Veal paupiettes filled with an Asiago cheese and rucola mousseline, fresh tomato and sage confit, Port wine creamed sauce Vegetables Cabbage and ricotta and mango parcels Braised chicory with white wine sauce

Casserole of celeriac, sweet potato and pumpkin scented with tarragon

Carrot and roasted leeks

Potato wedges with rosemary Pommes delmonico

Kids corner Potato smiles, chicken nuggets, fish fingers

From the pastry counter Indulge in a selection of pastries, flans, gateaux, chocolate and fruit coulis Chocolate fountain with marshmallows, Smarties

International cheese board Parmigiano, Havarti, blue cheese, Red Leicester and goats’ cheese, accompanied by grapes, pickles, nuts and fruits

Coffee & mince pies


New Year’s Eve

Adults

Bayview Restaurant

gala dinner

€65.00

date

time

entertainment

31st December 2012

20:00 hrs

David Xuereb’s 4 piece band

price per person

Starters

Main dishes

Vegetables

An array of freshly prepared Italian antipasti, Mediterranean salads, tapas, oriental salads, Middle Eastern mezze, including Terrines, seafood platters, salmon roulades, prawns, clams, Thai beef salad and mushroom terrine, Parma ham, chorizo, galantine, grilled vegetable mille-feuille, liver pâté, seafood terrine, stuffed vegetables, Oriental duck and plum salad, green lip mussel salad, calamari salad, tomato and mozzarella, paella salad, classic Caesar salad, couscous salad, combined salads, natural salads, rocket leaves, oils and dressings

Platter of quails and duck roulade braised pork cheeks and vegetables game reduction with wild rice

Vegetable mille-feuille

Clam and salmon cakes, shellfish liqueur

Oyster mushroom soup accompanied by crusty rye bread

Caldeirada Portuguese seafood stew

Crespelle with basil cottage cheese and seafood

Beef Consommé á l’Ancienne served with herb brioche

Strozzapreti ‘alla Veneziana’ fusilli filled with Parmesan and artichokes, olive and pine nut dressing

Pork cheeks Provençal Roquefort and caramelised onion tart

From the pastry counter Indulge in a selection of pastries, flans, gateaux, chocolate and fruit coulis

cheese board Cheese board accompanied by grapes, nuts and fruits

Pomme duchesse

From the carvery Roast fillet of beef wrapped in a foie gras and guinea fowl mousse, served with a brandy scented jus Roast veal served with a Madeira jus, parsnip crisps

celeriac and carrot wedges pommes Lyonnaise, pont-neuf potatoes

From the soup kettle

French classics

Cantonese wok vegetables, snow peas and bean sprouts

Venison casserole in its own juices, enhanced with calvados and porcini, wild berry sauce Stone bass set on a kayle and lime sauce

A taste of Italy

zucchini and marjoram egg custard

Coffee & mince pies

Glass of sparkling wine at midnight


Adults

New Year’s Eve dinner

€32.00 Ristorante Da Marina date

time

31st December 2012

19:00 hrs

Children

€16.00

20%

Discount when booking the first seating at 19:00 hrs

price per person children 6-11 years old

Starter Stilton and spinach soup rye toastie and tomato oil

Pasta Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle blended with avocado and pinenuts

Main dishes Roast Fillet of Beef set on a potato galette, topped with foie gras and caramelised pear, grilled asparagus, thyme-scented carrot and port wine jus

or

Silver Meagre set on grilled octopus parsnip and potato puree sea urchin and langoustine reduction

Berry Fantasy 2013

Coffee & mince pies Join the midnight celebrations at the Bayview Restaurant


Adults

€38.00

New Year’s day

Bayview Restaurant

buffet lunch

Children

date

time

entertainment

1st January 2013

12:30 hrs

David Xuereb & guest

€21.00 price per person children 6-11 years old

Starters A display of freshly prepared game terrines and galantines, seafood, pâtés, platters of salmon, Parma ham, bresaola, salami piccante, steamed mussels in wine, shellfish salads, prawns, goats’ cheese, Maltese specialities, classic Caesar salad, Oriental salads, beef and gherkin salad, combined salads, natural salads, rocket salad, cherry tomatoes, oils and dressings

Mussel and clam velouté served with walnut brioche

Pasta station Game and spinach lasagna topped with a ricotta and roasted cherry tomatoes Garganelli alla Livornese with a blend of fish and shellfish Penne Emiliana with a rich beef ragout with mushrooms and ham Asian corner Spring rolls, wontons and prawn crackers Soy sauce, oriental dipping sauce and plum sauce

Chicken ballontine sundried tomato and parmesan stuffing, accompanied by a creamy pesto sauce Fish three-way Salmon, silver bream, grouper accompanied by lemon grass and coconut cream, shellfish sauce, caper and cauliflower cream

Roast veal basted with roast pan juices, sauté of button mushrooms, vegetable crisps and Madeira reduction

From the soup kettle Asparagus and spinach soup served with a brie and mustard croûte

Main dishes

From the carvery Slow roasted pork napped with a cinnamon and orange reduction, pork crackling rosemary and garlic jus

Beef tikka with mint yoghurt dressing vegetables

Casserole of pumpkin, marrows, new potato and chick pea with mint yoghurt Tomato-scented couscous Sauté of fresh green vegetables

Carrot timbales Thyme roasted potato wedges Pommes William

kids corner Potato smiles, chicken nuggets, swordfish goujons

From the wok Lamb rogan josh steaming coriander-scented rice

From the pastry counter Indulge in a selection of pastries, flans, gateaux, chocolate and fruit coulis

Thai-inspired pork blended with vegetables, bean sprouts and egg noodles

Chocolate fountain with marshmallows, Smarties

cheese board Cheese board accompanied by grapes, nuts and fruits

Coffee


Friends, music & great atmosphere A perfect festive mix party menus


Christmas Party menu 1

Adults

â‚Ź17.95

Bayview Restaurant

Complimentary 1 night stay for every 100 guests booked

price per person

Served Part Plated

starters Antipasto platter salami, Parma ham served with a vinaigrette and salad leaves

or

Penne alla salsiccia Blended with a tomato, pork and Maltese sausage ragu

or

Broccoli and spinach soup served with garlic focaccia

From the buffet counter Vegetable casserole courgettes, aubergines and pumpkin served with steamed rice and curry sauce

Roast Christmas turkey served with cranberry sauce and roast gravy Roast beef napped with a mushroom creamed sauce

Carrots & brussels sprouts Roast celeriac and French beans Roast potatoes with rosemary and shallots

Poached grouper served with a fennel, tomato veloutĂŠ

Christmas pudding with brandy sauce or Apple pie with sauce Anglaise or Cassata Siciliana


Christmas Party menu 2

Adults

Bayview Restaurant

price per person

welcome drink at Bayview Lounge

Antipasti Sample items Italian salumeria platter Lima bean and garlic salad Fennel and orange salad Mushroom salad German potato salad

â‚Ź19.95

Complimentary 1 night stay for every 100 guests booked

Greek Feta salad Mussel and leek salad Maltese pasta salad Noodle salad with Cantonese flavours Natural salads and dressings

From the Hot Buffet Counter Pumpkin soup served with cheese croĂťte Farfalle tossed with a chicken, mushroom and spinach cream sauce Penne al pesto Tortellini with a ham and parmesan cream sauce

Main Courses

Vegetables

Roast Christmas turkey served with cranberry sauce and roast gravy

Couscous with tomato and chili-scented vegetables

Roast beef rib eye served with a horseradish jus

Vegetable wraps with melted cheese

Grilled escalope of chicken served with a blue cheese creamed sauce

Carrots & brussels sprouts Roast pumpkin & French beans Cauliflower and broccoli au gratin, roast potato wedges

Cerna and swordfish marinated in a herb and lemon salmoriglio

Desserts Sample items Tiramisu Black forest Apple crumble Raspberry mousse Pear frangipane Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce


Christmas Party menu 3

Adults

Bayview Restaurant

â‚Ź22.95

Complimentary 1 night stay for every 100 guests booked

price per person

From the Wok

welcome drink at Bayview Lounge

Crispy pork with plum sauce and noodles Chicken sweet and sour with egg fried rice

Antipasti Sample items Italian salumeria platter Artichoke and sundried tomato salad Fennel and orange salad Mushroom salad Pear and blue cheese Asparagus salad

German potato salad Greek feta salad Black mussels and leek salad Chicken noodle oriental salad with sweet and sour sauce Natural salads and dressings

Selection of Pasta Dishes

From the Hot Buffet Counter Roast leg of gammon glazed with pineapple and cinnamon served with honey-scented jus

Salmon, swordfish, mahi mahi accompanied by a bouillabaisse seafood sauce

Roast rib eye of beef rubbed with Dijon mustard accompanied by celeriac jus

American spiced BBQ ribs Louisiana chicken wings Gnocchi Romaine

Grilled supreme of chicken served with a bell pepper and balsamic sauce

vegetables Grilled vegetables with honey & thyme pumpkin and cherry tomatoes, broccoli au gratin, pomme dauphinoise & potato wedges

Farfalle ai frutti di mare a blend of prawns, squid, mussels, clams and shellfish reduction Desserts

Lasagna al ragu layered with beef ragu, ricotta and spinach Risotto with pancetta, zucchini and Parmesan sauce

Sample items Crème caramel Chocolate sacher Apple crumble

Mango mousse Coconut and almond tart Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce


Reception menu 1

Adults

€14.00 price per person

Minimum of 25 guests

Reception menu 2

Minimum of 25 guests

Peanuts and stuffed olives

Peanuts and stuffed olives

Tomato & mozzarella skewer Ham and cucumber finger sandwiches Yellow corn tortillas with tomato salsa Wrap with bell peppers and cream cheese Black olive tapinade croûte

Green lip mussels with pesto Hummus with pitta bread Chicken balontine Smoked salmon roulade Parma ham open sandwich

Pork wontons with soy sauce Olive and Swiss emmenthal quiche Beef koftas with sweet chilli sauce Chicken satay with dipping sauce

Wontons with soya sauce Vegetable spring rolls with sweet chili Beef arancini with spinach and mozzarella Chicken tikka with tsatziki Crispy pork with sweet and sour dip Seafood brochettes with tartare sauce

Chocolate delice Fruit tartlets Almond tartlet Mince pie

Coconut cheesecake Pistachio Florentine Lemon chiffon tartlet Mince pie

Adults

€17.00 price per person


Beverage packages

Don’t stop

the party

The spirit to your Festive Celebrations €5.50

package A

per person

½ bottle house white or red wine, ½ bottle water & coffee

€6.50

package B

per person

½ bottle local Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon, ½ bottle water & coffee

€7.00

package C

per person

½ bottle foreign white or red wine, ½ bottle water & coffee

Hassle free Add a warm touch to your festive celebrations, with an overnight stay at the Marina Hotel. We invite you to embrace the spirit of the season in our perfect setting, merging beautiful sea views, Christmas mood, lavish dining and friendly service.

Party on at The Duke’s Club We can’t guarantee snow this Festive Season, but we can promise you a fantastic party night, with a tantalizing combination of happy Pop-Dance music for lively entertainment and a cosy atmosphere. Duke’s - a great meeting place for you and your friends.

Superior sea view starting from

€95.00

per room per night on bed & breakfast


St. George’s Bay, St. Julians STJ 3301, Malta Tel: +356 2370 2000 Fax: +356 2138 1708 Email: events@marinahotel.com.mt marinahotel.com.mt


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