As the holiday season kicks-off, travelers can experience the magic of the holiday season in five-star luxury
BARCELONA, Spain (September 25, 2019) – Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, the five-star luxury hotel with a privileged location in the heart of Barcelona on Passeig de Gràcia, has announced a series of lavish gastronomic offerings for guests to enjoy during the holidays, promising to be an elegant and memorable option for those seeking a unique way to spend Christmas and New Year’s.
The property’s Groups and Events team, in collaboration with gastronomic advisor and Michelin-Star Chef Nandu Jubany, Executive Chef David Romero and head chef at Restaurante SOLC Luis Llamas, have developed custom menus to pair with key celebrations taking place this December.
Christmas Eve: On the night before Christmas, SOLC, the hotel’s farm-to-table concept restaurant, will offer traditional Spanish delicacies such as foie nougat with ratafia liquor reduction, Vilanova crayfish tartar, carabineros shrimp ravioli, and suckling lamb from Pallars. The dinner, which will also include a children’s menu, will be priced at 98 euros per person and will feature a selection of top-quality wines.
Christmas: Guests will be in for a Christmas morning treat with the Majestic Brunch Experience at SOLC. Named Europe’s Best Breakfast by Prix Villegiature, the experience will be heightened with tasteful Mediterranean flavors, traditional Christmas Vermouth and fresh seafood options including oysters, clams, Delta mussels, prawns and Josper grilled sea bass with fennel and orange. Additional menu items will include meats and roasted suckling pig, perfect to pair with a selection of champagne or wines. This option is priced at 140 euros per person or 265 euros with the addition of vintage 2009 Dom Perignon.
New Year’s Eve: SOLC will offer guests waiting for the clock to strike midnight a five-star dinner with two menu options that include plenty of seafood, steak, traditional and exotic dishes to choose from. From sliced Iberian ham with Catalan coca bread to gold potatoes with Osetra caviar and king crab with plankton aioli, there’s no better way to ring in the new year than with a satisfied appetite. The dinner at SOLC will be priced at 385 euros per person or 295 euros for those who choose to dine at the restaurant’s Salón Mediterráneo.
Guests looking for a more al fresco atmosphere can head to the hotel’s newly renovated rooftop terrace, La Dolce Vitae, enjoy cocktails and take in its spectacular city views, including the remarkable Sagrada Familia. From 6 – 9 p.m., the trendy rooftop – regarded as Europe’s best, will host an Osetra caviar service with vintage 2009 Dom Perignon. Those who dine at SOLC or at Salón Mediterráneo can keep the celebration going at La Dolce Vitae with live music, a DJ and open bar beginning at 12 a.m.
New Year’s Day: After a night of toasting to the new year and lots of festivities, the five-star hotel will host the Majestic Brunch Experience, a perfect welcome to 2020. For 140 euros a person, visitors will enjoy quality sausages and cheeses and savor the finest selection of seafood as well as steamed bread paired with oxtail, fish soup, mushroom ravioli with truffle sauce and oven roasted T-bone. The brunch will feature a vermouth station, gin-tonic bar, in addition to serving wine and champagne and desserts will include cakes and homemade pastries.
North American travelers seeking to spend the holidays in a culturally enriched city with flavorful Catalan-inspired cuisine should opt for Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona this holiday season. Visit www.hotelmajestic.es for more information.
ABOUT MAJESTIC HOTEL & SPA BARCELONA
“In the world of great luxury hotels, the old is now the new,” – that’s what the experts say when speaking of hotels with such profound tradition and history like Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. Since opening in 1918, the five-star hotel owned by the Soldevila-Casals family has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado. Led by interior designer Antonio Obrador, the neo-classical French style property has completed a five-year renovation and has reclaimed its place among the iconic landmarks of the vibrant city.
With a privileged location in the heart of Barcelona on stylish Passeig de Gràcia, the 271-room property is home to an unmatched 1,000-piece art collection with works by artists such as Antoni Tàpies and Josep Guinovart. Under the direction of Michelin star Chef Nandu Jubany, a robust gastronomic offering is highlighted by the Majestic Breakfast Experience, named Europe’s Best Breakfast in 2018 by Prix Villégiature. Additionally, The Leading Hotels of the World, a prestigious organization that represents independent luxury hotels from around the world, recognized the property with the Remarkably Uncommon award in 2018; the hotel has been a member of the organization since December 2014.Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is also home to the city’s largest suite, a 5,000-square-foot penthouse with capacity for six, a dining room, two panoramic terraces and access to a personal butler and chauffeur. www.hotelmajestic.es.