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In our hearts, we know what Christmas is: the gift of time, love, and family. So, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.


In our hearts, we know what Christmas is: the gift of time, love, and family. So, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.

From our mouth-watering menus, scintillating Christmas tree, and delectable Christmas cake table display, to choirs singing nostalgic carols, and the chance to meet Father Christmas, the Elysium has Christmas all wrapped up. Whether you’re looking to treat your family and friends to a festive break with all the trimmings, or host an unforgettable Christmas event, there is no better place to get you in the Christmas spirit: let us tempt you with our warm welcome, luxurious accommodation, delicious dining, and fabulously festive embellishments. Christos Papamiltiadous GENERAL MANAGER


Looking for the perfect gift ? Look no further than the elysium


Gift Vouchers Delivered in a beautiful envelope, we have a range of superb gift vouchers available: the perfect gift for your colleagues, friends, and family.

The Afternoon Tea Voucher Indulge in the Elysium’s decadent Afternoon Tea. With a voucher for two priced at €25.95, you will be able to enjoy a three-tiered array of gourmet delights, including a selection of finger sandwiches, warm fluffy raisin scones with jam and clotted cream, and a mouth-watering range of French tarts, pastries, and mini desserts. A selection of the world’s best teas along with the finest coffee roasts serve as the perfect accompaniment.

Homemade Delights We offer a delicious selection of homemade biscuits and cakes that come beautifully gift-wrapped: a heavenly treat for family and friends.

Floral Visions at the Elysium The Elysium has its own floristry team that designs and creates the magnificent floral arrangements seen throughout the hotel. The team has been individually selected for their creative abilities and meticulous attention to detail in bringing arrangements to fruition. We offer a friendly, professional service and take orders from individuals and businesses outside the hotel seeking impressive arrangements, ranging from simple, classic pieces to elaborate, extravagant displays.


Opium health spa festive treats


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Christmas Holiday Bliss 170 minutes

225.00

ESPA Back of Body Hot Stone Massage ESPA Personalised Facial Opium Spa Manicure or Pedicure

Festive Glow 100 minutes

140.00

ESPA Vichy Salt & Oil Scrub ESPA Personalised Massage

All Wrapped UP 120 minutes

163.00

ESPA Body Wrap of your choice ESPA Personalised Massage or ESPA Personalised Facial

Time to Sparkle 70 minutes

75.00

Finger & Toes shape & polish Wash & Blow Dry

Treat yourself to one of the above packages carefully crafted to make you feel fabulous this Christmas and we’ll treat you to a free ESPA product! The Opium Health Spa offers a unique selection of luxurious treatments to relax and rejuvenate the mind and body. Enjoy our complimentary facilities, including a steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, and indoor pool, operational between 07.00 and 20.00hrs.

Please pre-book your treatment with the Opium Health Spa at reception on extension 5013 or via email, spa@elysium.com.cy


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exceptional entertainment, delectable culinary delights, and decadent festive decor, corporate parties at the Elysium are a gift worth giving to yourself and your colleagues. Family and friends unite for professionally executed parties characterised by merriment and cheer. White linen covered chairs, a glistening Christmas chandelier, Christmas crackers aplenty and party streamers for good measure: the elegance of the season celebrated in all of its glory. Excited to share their spirit with you, our Chefs carefully craft unique culinary options, which start from â‚Ź46.00 per person, and include unlimited house wine, beer, and mineral water.

The pre-Christmas party package is available from November 17/2017 until the January 22 / 2018 (excluding December 24/25 and 31/2017, as well as January 1/2018). The package is available for a minimum of 100 guests.


An outstanding boutique for everyone that loves wines, spirits and deli.

G.D VAJRA - BAROLO BRICCO DELLE VIOLE

MOLINO DI SANT’ ANTIMO BRUNELO DI MONTALCINO

DOMAINE C. MOREAU CHABLIS

DOMAINE DE LA BAUME LA JEUNESSE - SYRAH

ABOUT US Our main objective in French Depot cava is to improve and develop ourselves in terms of wine knowledge and culture, in order to provide our clients the highest level of service and top quality products. Due to this philosophy and despite our French orientation, we have enriched our collection with wines from around the globe, giving our clients the choice to taste new varieties from the top producers in each region from the world.

LIMASSOL: 17 Spyrou Kyprianou Ave. 4043 Limassol, T: +357 25 732 007 | PAPHOS: Neophytou Nikolaidi 53, Páfos, T: +357 26 100555 frenchdepot@cytanet.com.cy | www.frenchdepotshop.com.cy


christmas at the elysium Staying at the Elysium for Christmas will definitely get you in the festive spirit. With Paphos’ most stylish hotel as your base, you can experience all that the European Capital of Culture has to offer at this magical time of the year: travel back in time by taking a walk through the archaeological park, dine on the finest seasonal cuisine in discovering the heart of Cyprus, and relax in pure style with a cocktail whilst witnessing the sun set spectacularly over the horizon of the Mediterranean Sea.


Five-Day Christmas Eve Package Room rates begin at €926.00 per room, per stay for two persons.

This offer includes: • Five nights of accommodation in a Deluxe Bedroom with Inland View, including our truly indulgent buffet breakfast in Lemonia Piazza • Complimentary upgrade to the next category of room from the one booked • Christmas Eve Gala Buffet in the Basilica Ballroom • Welcome Gl�hwein upon arrival • Festive gift on Christmas Day • Free Wi-Fi

Two-Day Christmas Eve Package Room rates begin at €530.00 per room, per stay for two persons.

This offer includes: • Two nights of accommodation in a Deluxe Bedroom with Inland View, including our truly indulgent buffet breakfast in Lemonia Piazza • Welcome Gl�hwein upon arrival • Christmas Eve Gala Buffet in the Basilica Ballroom • Festive gift on Christmas Day • Free Wi-Fi


new year at the elysium The Elysium is definitely the place to be on New Year’s Eve. With a brilliant atmosphere, great music, and the finest food on the island, your time spent here will be unforgettable.


Five-Day New Year’s Eve Package Room rates begin at €1,136.00 per room, per stay for two persons.

This offer includes: • Five nights of accommodation in a Deluxe Bedroom with Inland View,

including our truly indulgent buffet breakfast in Lemonia Piazza • Complimentary upgrade to the next category of room from the one booked • New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet in the Basilica Ballroom • Welcome Gl�hwein upon arrival • Festive gift on New Year’s Day • Free Wi-Fi

Two-Day New Year’s Eve Package Room rates begin at €650.00 per room, per stay for two persons.

This offer includes: • Two nights of accommodation in a Deluxe Bedroom with Inland View,

including our truly indulgent buffet breakfast in Lemonia Piazza • New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet in the Basilica Ballroom • Welcome Gl�hwein upon arrival • Festive gift on New Year’s Day • Free Wi-Fi

For more information or to make a booking, please contact our reservations department: Telephone: +357 2684 4444 E-mail: reservations@elysium.com.cy


elysium special seasonal activities

Visit "THE PLACE" and last minute Christmas shopping Situated in Paphos’ newly-renovated old town, The Place gives visitors the opportunity to discover many of the island’s long lost art forms. From viewing a potter in action, alongside an icon painter, a wood carver, glass painter, chair maker and more, at work, The Place makes for an inspiring outing. Please book 24 hours in advance through Guest Relations. Friday, December 22/2017, between 11.00hrs and 13.00hrs. Meet at Reception.

Christmas Carols The Orphean Singers of Paphos will perform classic Christmas Carols. Saturday, December 23/2017 at 18.00hrs

Music, Wine and Good Cheer Gather your family and friends together, and join us for a very special Christmas Eve, during which the Paphos Philharmonic Orchestra will perform beloved carols, and a small reception will be held at 18.30hrs, complete with indulgent mulled wine. Sunday, December 24/2017 at 18.00hrs


Santa Claus is Coming to Town… Father Christmas, Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, or-as he is known in Cyprus-Saint Basil: this very important visitor answers to a lot of names, but his goal is singular. Bringing cheer and happiness to people all over the world, Father Christmas always makes a priority stop at the Elysium. Drop by the hotel lobby on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day at 11.00hrs to meet the man of the season, and open your present!

Pony Rides Our younger guests will delight in being able to meet our two ponies up close, and enjoy a little ride along the coast. Wednesday, December 27 between 11.00hrs and 13.00hrs. Meet by the grass lawns.

Visit Paphos Delight Confectionary Aphrodite Delights has been the leading traditional Cypriot confectionery manufacturer since 1895, well-known for its Loukoumi Geroskipou, as well as other traditional delights. Wednesday, December 27 between 11.00hrs and 13.00hrs. Meet at Reception.

Festive Fun Casino Evening Watch as the hotel lobby transforms into ‘Casino Royale’ and enjoy a flutter at the tables without going bankrupt! Christmas Day and New Year’s Day at 21.00hrs.

The Angels Kids Club Children are invited to play the day away under our experience staff members’ watchful eyes. From drawing and painting, to engaging in exciting games, our younger guests are sure to have fun and make lifelong friends in the process! Open daily from 10.00hrs -18.00hrs


HOVIG

LIVE ON CHRISTMAS EVE AND NEW YEAR'S EVE

Bringing a whole new dimension to the Elysium’s ‘X’ factor, famed Eurovision song contest singer, Hovig will make our five-star abode his home over the festive period, performing a rich repertoire of international hits. Christmas Eve in the Basilica Ballroom, and New Year’s Eve at Epicurean Restaurant For reservations please contact us on tel. 2684 4444 or through email at reservations@elysium.com.cy


CHRISTMAS EVE GALA BUFFET

BASILICA BALLROOM Sunday 24th December 2017

APPETIZERS Chicken and wild mushroom terrine with cranberry compote Duck liver mousse with poached pears Selection of Italian Antipasti Bresaola, Coppa, Salami, Prosciutto Di Parma SALADS Traditional village salad with marinated feta cheese Potato salad with mustard mayonnaise Artichoke with broad bean salad Smoked salmon with avocado, bell pepper and baby corn Rocket, sundried tomatoes and Parmesan cheese Baby spinach, blue cheese and bacon Fennel and tomato salad Selection of mixed garden greens and vegetables Selection of dressings and Cypriot dips CHEESE SELECTION Selection of international and local cheeses FISH AND SHELLFISH STATION Whole poached salmon “Bellevue” Home-smoked sliced salmon and marinated Gravlax Yellow fin tuna tartar “Pyramid”with pickled ginger and wasabi aioli SUSHI STATION Nigiri, maki and California rolls, freshly prepared by our sushi chef FROM THE SOUP KETTLE Cream of wild mushroom soup with bread croutons FROM THE LAND Grilled New Zealand lamb cutlets, ratatouille of vegetables, honey-rosemary jus Slow-cooked confit of duck, with wild mushrooms, celeriac chips and orange sauce Medallions of beef fillet on crushed baby potatoes, black olive jus


FROM THE SEA Baked pav� of Atlantic cod with a herb crust and beurre blanc sauce Mediterranean seafood ragout with a saffron-dill sauce ACCOMPANIMENTS Steamed and buttered winter vegetables Potato pur�e with roasted pumpkin Vegetarian lasagna, baked with cheese sauce Pilaf rice with herbs and sun-dried tomatoes LIVE COOKING STATION Scallopini of veal in lime and tarragon cream Saut�ed strips of venison with forest mushroom and cranberry sauce CARVERY STATION Roasted Turkey on the crown with sage and onion stuffing Roasted rack of mountain lamb with a garlic and rosemary jus Slow-braised leg pork with apple and cinnamon chunky compote An assortment of hot and cold sauces accompany our carvery PASTA STATION Selection of our homemade pasta with the sauce of your choice A SWEET CONCLUSION Pastry Chef’s selection of cakes, sweets, mousses and chocolate delicacies Ice cream and condiments Chocolate fountain with dipping delights Seasonal sliced fruits

A fittingly lavish Christmas Eve buffet dinner awaits, where guests are invited to choose from a wide variety of local and international dishes, all lovingly prepared by our chefs in delivering a memorable evening in which food of superior finesse is shared amongst good company. Thereafter, the onset of music is our guests’ cue to start dancing the night away!

DINNER STARTS AT 20.00HRS | €98.00 PER PERSON


CHRISTMAS EVE GALA DINNER

RISTORANTE BACCO Sunday 24th December 2017 Amuse Bouche Trilogy of Barbary Duck Confit of leg pastille, smoked breast carpaccio and foie gras macaroon with wild berry jelly and caramelised kumquat Moroccan spiced butternut squash Cappuccino with cumin-scented celeriac froth Clementine sorbet with mulled wine caviar pearls Slow-cooked tenderloin of veal with polenta roulade, carrot pur�e, Salsify crisps and a madeira-truffle jus OR Oven-baked fillet of Monkfish Hazelnut and parsley crust, chive potato pur�e, pink grapefruit and a pink pepper sauce Time for a vanilla moment Almond and vanilla praline with a white chocolate glaze and an iced Madagascar vanilla parfait Freshly brewed coffee or tea with festive pralines

Celebrate Christmas Eve with a special seven-course Italian themed Gala Dinner. Guests will dine to the gentle accompaniment of our talented resident guitar and violin duo.

DINNER STARTS AT 20.00HRS | €98.00 PER PERSON


EPICUREAN & LEMONIA RESTAURANT

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCHEON BUFFET Monday 25th December 2017

APPETIZERS Venison terrine with foie gras, mini pears and cranberry chutney Smoked salmon, chive cream and cheese roulade Classic prawn cocktail with avocado and “Marie Rose” sauce Selection of international cold cuts SALADS Mediterranean seafood salad with black olives “Caprese” salad with vine-ripe tomatoes and mozzarella Caesar salad with cream dressing and garlic croutons Potato salad with crispy bacon and cornichons Pasta salad with basil pesto and sun-dried tomatoes Salad of green asparagus and shaved Parmesan cheese Roasted Mediterranean vegetables flavored with thyme Selection of mixed garden greens and vegetables Selection of dressings and condiments Cypriot dips: tahini, tarama, tzatziki Mixed pickled vegetables CHEESE SELECTION Selection of international and local cheeses along with dried fruits, grapes, caramelised walnuts, homemade fruit compote and nuts FISH AND SHELLFISH STATION Whole poached salmon “Bellevue” ‘Fine de Claire’ oysters with classical garnish Tiger prawn "Pyramid" sweet chili mayo New Zealand green-lipped mussels Home-smoked sliced salmon and marinated Gravlax SUSHI STATION Nigiri, maki and California rolls freshly prepared by our sushi chef FROM THE SOUP KETTLE Velout� of butternut squash with pumpkin seed oil, roasted seeds and grissini FESTIVE DELIGHTS FROM THE LAND Chargrilled medallions of beef fillet with a madeira-truffle jus Oven roasted breast of free-range chicken “Aglio e Olio” Tenderloin of pork with caramelised apple and grain mustard jus


FESTIVE DELIGHTS FROM THE SEA Seared fillets of perch picatta with roasted cherry tomatoes & basil sauce Oven-baked prawns “Saganaki” with feta cheese & ouzo ACCOMPANIMENTS Crispy thyme roasted potatoes Creamy potato pur�e with green onions Buttered seasonal vegetables Brussels sprouts with smoked bacon lardons Honey-glazed carrots and parsnips Steamed Jasmin Thai rice LIVE COOKING STATION Saut�ed stripes of beef in a pepper cream sauce Stir-fried breast of chicken with cashew nuts CARVERY STATION Traditional roast turkey on the crown, with chestnut stuffing Honey-baked ham studded with cloves Beef fillet “Wellington” with mushroom duexelles Slow-braised leg of lamb studded with rosemary and garlic An assortment of hot and cold sauces to accompany our carvery PASTA STATION Selection of our homemade pasta with the sauce of your choice A SWEET CONCLUSION Traditional Christmas sweets and other delicacies from around the world Ice cream and condiments Chocolate fountain with dipping delights Seasonal sliced fruits Christmas Day: a unique luncheon during which one disregards the waistband, and relishes in the delectable delights on offer, including traditional roasts, and sensational desserts. And we have designed a fittingly special lunch for an invariably special day. Our resident musicians duo serve as the perfect soundtrack, creating inimitable ambiance.

LUNCHEON STARTS AT 13.00HRS | €68.00 PER PERSON


At the Basilica Ballroom

NEW YEAR’S EVE Kostas Makedonas LIVE

Famed Greek singer, Kostas Makedonas-who is revered as being one of the most important artists active within the Greek music scene-will be gracing the Elysium and its guests with his presence for a standout, stellar, and one-night-only performance: not to be missed! Ρεβεγιόν με αισθητική στο Elysium με τον μοναδικό Κώστα Μακεδόνα! Ο Κώστας Μακεδόνας, μία από τις πιο σημαντικές φωνές του ελληνικού τραγουδιού, παρέα με την ταλαντούχα, νέα τραγουδίστρια Μαίρη Δούτση την Παραμονή της Πρωτοχρονιάς θα βρίσκονται στο Elysium για μια ξεχωριστή μουσική εμπειρία, με αισθητική και πολύ κέφι!

For reservations please contact us on tel. 2684 4444 or through email at reservations@elysium.com.cy Για προκρατήσεις παρακαλούμε επικοινωνείτε στο τηλ. 2684 4444 ή μέσω email στο reservations@elysium.com.cy


NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA BUFFET

BASILICA BALLROOM & EPICUREAN RESTAURANT Sunday 31st December 2017

APPETIZERS Duck rillettes with shallot and cranberry chutney “Vitello Tonnato” of slow-cooked veal with tuna and a caper sauce Selection of p�t� and terrines, cranberry compote Selection of international charcuterie Tuna tartare "Pyramid" with pickled ginger SALADS Asparagus and rocket salad with shaved Parmesan cheese Artichoke hearts with forest mushrooms in lemon oil Mozzarella balls with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil Baby potato salad with crispy prosciutto Tabbouleh salad with toasted almonds and raisins Fris�e lettuce with organic goat’s cheese and croutons Nicoise salad with tuna, egg, green beans and tomato Roasted Mediterranean vegetables flavored with thyme Selection of mixed garden greens and vegetables Cypriot dips CHEESE SELECTION Selection of international and local cheeses FISH AND SHELLFISH STATION Freshly shucked ‘Fine de Claire’ oysters Tiger prawns “Pyramid” wasabi aioli New Zealand green-lipped mussels Home-smoked sliced salmon and marinated Gravlax Poached whole fresh salmon SUSHI STATION Nigiri, maki and California rolls, freshly prepared by our sushi chef FROM THE SOUP KETTLE Lobster Bisque flavoured with brandy and caviar cream FROM THE LAND Roast leg of New Zealand lamb, Sicilian caponata, roast garlic jus Breast of duck with grilled polenta, black cherry sauce Medallions of veal loin on crushed baby potatoes, forest mushroom ragout


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FROM THE SEA Teriyaki-glazed fillet of salmon with bok choy and a citrus orange sauce Baked creamy seafood gratin in a chowder sauce scented with dill ACCOMPANIMENTS Roasted, rosemary infused vegetables Dauphinoise potatoes with garlic and cream Baked Brussel sprouts in a rich white cheddar sauce Oven-roasted potatoes with garlic and smoked paprika Lemon and coriander steamed basmati rice LIVE COOKING STATION Flamb�ed calamari in brandy and tarragon cream sauce Saut�ed strips of pork fillet with chanterelle mushrooms CARVERY STATION Roasted rib-eye of beef with puffed Yorkshire puddings and a red wine sauce Roasted rack of lamb with a mountain herb crust, honey-lavender jus Slow-braised pork leg, whole-grain mustard cream sauce An assortment of hot and cold sauces accompany our carvery PASTA STATION Selection of our home-made pasta with the sauce of your choice A SWEET CONCLUSION Pastry chef’s selection of cakes, sweets, mousses and chocolate delicacies from around the world Ice cream and condiments, Chocolate fountain with dipping pleasures Seasonal sliced fruits Make this New Year’s Eve a night to remember with our superb gala buffet brought to life in the festive atmosphere of the Epicurean Restaurant. Keeping with tradition, the Vasilopitta cake will be cut at midnight, and one lucky guest will win the gold coin hidden inside.

DINNER STARTS AT 20.00 HRS | €158.00 PER PERSON


NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA DINNER

RISTORANTE BACCO Sunday 31st December 2017

Amuse Bouche Symphony of Crab Tian with avocado, ravioli with mascarpone, softshell tempura citrus fruit composites and black olive powder Oxtail consommÉ “au Port” With truffle quenelles White Peach & Pink Champagne Sorbet Loin of Venison “En Croute” Wrapped in tramezzini and golden fried Caramelised pumpkin, vanilla scented parsnip puree Forest berry gastrique, juniper foam OR Butter-poached fillet of turbot Spiced Beluga lentils, topinambur puree Butter-glazed chanterelles, red wine reduction Chocolate Surprise “Sylvester” Variety of chocolate specialities Freshly-brewed coffee or tea Pralines Bid goodbye to the old and welcome the new with our dedicated New Year’s Eve seven-course gourmet dining experience. Later in the evening, the Astria Bar will keep the party spirit going, celebrating as the clock strikes twelve. See in your New Year in style at the Elysium!

DINNER STARTS AT 20.00HRS | €115.00 PER PERSON


NEW YEAR'S DAY LUNCH BUFFET

EPICUREAN RESTAURANT Monday 1st January 2018

APPETIZERS Duck liver parfait with mini pears Selection of international cold cuts Chicken drumsticks with spicy yoghurt dip SALADS Smoked chicken tabbouleh with almonds and raisins Mediterranean seafood salad with dill and lime oil Celery and apple salad with goat’s cheese and walnuts Fattouche salad flavored with sumac Caesar salad with shaved parmesan and garlic croutons Radicchio, pomegranate and crispy proscuitto Potato & beetroot salad with grain mustard dressing White cabbage with bacon and caraway seeds Asparagus and confit cherry tomatoes Selection of mixed garden greens and vegetables Assorted Cypriot dips CHEESE SELECTION Selection of international and local cheeses FISH AND SHELLFISH STATION Whole poached salmon “Bellevue” Trilogy of marinated herring Seafood terrine with horseradish cream Home-smoked sliced salmon and marinated Gravlax FROM THE SOUP KETTLE Cream of carrot and coriander soup with chive cream and brown bread croutons FROM THE LAND Roast corn-fed chicken on the crown, red wine gravy Beef medallions with forest mushroom ragout Seared fillet of pork, caramelised apples, wilted baby spinach with calvados jus


FROM THE SEA Valencian-style seafood paella Saut�ed prawns with garlic, olive oil and lemon

ACCOMPANIMENTS Oven-baked potatoes with sour cream and crispy prosciutto Buttered seasonal vegetables and herbs Mediterranean vegetable lasagna Vegetable biryani rice

CARVERY STATION Braised silverside of beef in a B�arnaise sauce Roast stuffed loin of pork with apricots and feta cheese Roasted lamb leg studded with rosemary and garlic An assortment of hot and cold sauces accompany our carvery

PASTA STATION Selection of our home-made pasta with the sauce of your choice

A SWEET CONCLUSION Pastry chef ’s selection of cakes, sweets, mousses and chocolate delicacies, from around the world Ice cream and condiments, Chocolate fountain with dipping delights Seasonal sliced fruits

LUNCH STARTS AT 13.00HRS | €65.00 PER PERSON


Queen Verenikis Str. | P.O.Box 60701, 8107 Paphos, Cyprus T +357 2684 4444 | F +357 2691 0875 | info@elysium.com.cy | www.elysium-hotel.com

Elysium Festive Programme Winter 2017 - 2018  
Elysium Festive Programme Winter 2017 - 2018