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Noche Buena 2018: Midnight Buffet & Christmas Feasts in Hotels

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for many reasons: families reuniting, exchanging of gifts, no work, and of course, the excuse to eat. Though there’s undeniably nothing like a hearty home-cooked meal, some might not have the luxury of time, or skills to pull off a Noche Buena feast.

If you’re one of those still feeling clueless about your holiday menu, the chefs at these hotels are more than willing to help:


1. Hyatt City of Dreams

Celebrate with your loved ones at the Hyatt City of Dreams. Cafe, the hotel’s signature restaurant, will be serving your favorite festive dishes during Christmas eve, Christmas day, New Year’s eve, and New Year’s day. Dinner buffets include of free-flowing wines, spirits, and more.

  • Address:  Belle Avenue, City of Dreams Manila Entertainment City, Parañaque, 1701 Metro Manila
  • Contact number: (02) 691 1234
  • Dates: Dec 24 – 25 and Dec 31 – Jan 1
  • Price: Christmas lunch prices start at  P3,188,  New Year’s Lunch prices start at P2,388, Dinner prices start at P3,188, Midnight buffet – P1,588


2. Dusit Thani

Noche Buena at Dusit Thani

This holiday season, Dusit Thani invites guests to a special Thai feast at the Benjarong Manila. For Christmas, the restaurant will be serving a scrumptious buffet spread of authentic Thai flavors, while the New Year’s feast consists of a fantastic set menu with unlimited wine, soda and iced tea.
The hotel’s flagship restaurant, the Pantry, will also welcome guests with a holiday-themed buffet, and the bonus of New Year’s Eve party access for those who dine for dinner on the 31st.

  • Address:1223 Epifanio de los Santos Ave, Makati, 1223 Metro Manila
  • Contact number: (02) 238 8888
  • Dates: December 24- 25 & 31,  January 1
  • Price:  
    • Benjarong Manila- 2,988 for 2 (Christmas Eve & Christmas Day), P3,288 for 2 or P6,088 for 4 (New Year’s Eve Dinner)
    • Pantry – P2,880net / person (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Brunch), P3,800 (New Year’s Eve)


3. Midas Hotel and Casino

Noche Buena at Midas Hotel

Taste the flavors of the season at Midas Hotel and Casino. Their extensive buffet spread gets even better during the holidays with the addition of your favorite Christmas dishes. Dine as a group of five and get a sixth person in for free.

  • Address:  2702 Roxas Boulevard Roxas Blvd, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila
  • Contact number: 02 238 8430 or 8838.
  • Dates: Dec 24-25
  • Price: P1,200 (Christmas Eve Lunch), P1,700 (Christmas Eve Dinner)


4. Diamond Hotel

Noche Buena at Diamond Hotel

Dine at Diamond Hotel’s Corniche Buffet for a feast on Christmas Eve and make it extra festive with a glass of champagne. If you’re up for some Japanese, head over to Yurakuen on December 24 & 25. They will be serving a special set menu for lunch and dinner. For late-night snacks and celebrations guests can check out Bar27 where they can join the New Year’s Eve Toast over live music, or the Lobby Lounge where a Midnight Pica Pica buffet will be served.

  • Address:  Roxas Boulevard, Corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila
  • Contact number: 528-3000 ext. 1121
  • Dates: Dec 24-25
  • Price: Corniche Buffet Restaurant – P3,880, with champagne – P2,980; Yurakuen set menu for 4 – P7,980; Bar27 – P1,280; Lobby Lounge – P980 with sparkling wine


5. I’M Hotel

Noche Buena at I'm Hotel

Experience Noche Buena like you’ve never had before at I’m Hotel’s The Common Good. The restaurant will serve festive feast of the freshest seafood, premium meats, delectable desserts and more. Advanced reservations are recommended.

  • Address:  7862 Makati Ave, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila
  • Contact number:  (02) 755 7888
  • Dates: Dec 24-25 and Dec 31- Jan 1.
  • Price: P1,800


6. Aruga by Rockwell

Have an unforgettable Noche Buena Dinner buffet at Aruga Cafe by Mesclun where they’ll be serving all your favorite festive dishes. Make sure to specifically book for their December 24th dinner buffet for especially delectable delights! 

  • Address: Waterfront Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City, 1200, Metro Manila
  • Contact number: 09175293358 / 02 230 6770.
  • Dates: Dec 24
  • Price: P1,950++ / person


7. Sofitel Manila

Sofitel’s Spiral Buffet will take you to a gastronomic trip around the world with their massive selection of international dishes and yuletide favorites such as the classic Pinoy lechon, roast turkey, and more. What’s best is diners will be serenaded by musical guests for a wonderfully festive celebration.

  • Address: CCP Complex Roxas Blvd Brgy. 76, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila
  • Contact number: (02) 832 6988
  • Dates: December 24 & 25
  • Price: Lunch prices start at P2,900, Brunch prices start at P4,950, Dinner prices start at P3,750


8. Marco Polo Ortigas

The five-star Marco Polo Hotel will transform into a gastronomic wonderland for the holidays with their wide selection of Christmas favorites from all over. Guests can expect mouthwatering dishes such as the Angus Roast, Caramelized Ham, and Filipino staples like the Bibingka and the Puto Bumbong.

  • Address: 1600 Meralco Ave, San Antonio, Pasig, 1600 Metro Manila
  • Contact numer: (02) 720 7777
  • Dates: December 24-25 & 31, January 1
  • Price: starts at P3,800 for dinner, P1,800 for midnight dinner, P2,888 for lunch


9. New World Hotel Makati

A festive feast awaits at the New World Hotel Makati! Guests are spoiled for choice with the hotel’s generous Christmas spreads from three of their flagship restaurants. Expect Christmas favorites from all over the world at Cafe 1228, while Jasmine prepared special set menus for the holidays. Yum Cha will also serve a special eat-all-you can promo of their handcrafted dim sum.

  • Address: Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati, 1228 Metro Manila
  • Contact numer: (02) 811 6888
  • Dates: Entire month of December
  • Price: Cafe 1228 – price starts at P2,299; Jasmine – price starts at 9,888 for six; Yum Cha – price starts at P1,388


10. Solaire Resort & Casino

You know the five-star Solaire Resort & Casino takes the holidays seriously when you see that all their restaurants; Oasis, Finestra, Yakumi, Red Lantern, Waterside, and Fresh, are serving up a grand menu to welcome the season. Expect a wine buffet, fancy set menus, and more, when you dine at Solaire!

  • Address: Entertainment City, 1 Aseana Ave, Parañaque, 1701 Metro Manila
  • Contact numer: (02) 888 8888
  • Dates: December 24-25 & 31, January 1
  • Price: Oasis – price starts at P1,388; Finestra – price starts at P2,800; Yakumi – price starts at P2,800; Red Lantern – price starts at P1,888 for the dim sum holiday offer & P3,400 for set menu dinner; Waterside – lunch starts at P2,600 and dinner starts at P2,800; Fresh – breakfast starts at P1,100, lunch starts at P2,200, and dinner starts at P3,200


Hungry yet? Get ready for a mouthwatering and hassle-free Noche Buena feast by booking your stays with Traveloka today! 

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