The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, invites guests to celebrate the holiday season with a range of lavish festive dining offerings and an exclusive getaway package perfect for creating precious yuletide memories at the award-winning property.

Celebrate the holidays in style with “Catch the Season” package. Available for booking until 31 January 2020, guests staying between 2 December 2019 to 29 February 2020 will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • DISCOVERY Loyalty members can enjoy 20% off the Best Available Rate inclusive of daily breakfast for two;
  • Non-DISCOVERY Loyalty members can enjoy 10% off the Best Available Rate inclusive of daily breakfast for two.

Popinjays, the hotel’s iconic rooftop restaurant and bar, is the perfect destination for sophisticated celebrations elevated with sweeping views of the city. This Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, treat your loved ones to a lavish six-course Christmas dinner featuring European classics with a modern touch such as Scallop Carpaccio and Aquitaine Caviar, Foie Gras à la Ficelle, Irish King Langoustine with Perigord Black Truffles and Grand Veneur Wild Venison. Priced at HKD 1,288 for adults and HKD 588 for children, the festive menu affords diners a luxurious finale to the year. Guests looking to inject some holiday spirit into their afternoon can visit Popinjays for the flamboyant Festive Afternoon Tea which will be available from 1 December 2019 to 5 January 2020 and priced at HKD 728 for two persons.

Those who prefer daytime dining can join in the Christmas Day Brunch, where the little ones can look forward to visits from Santa Claus and a joyous live chorus of Christmas carols. Available in two seatings at HKD 988 per adult and HKD 494 per child, the champagne and seafood buffet array include a bountiful Plateau de Fruits De Mer, live carving stations offering roasted turkey and barbecued meats, and a wide range of cold and hot selections guaranteed to elicit smiles from every guest.

Ring in the new year with an evening of opulence at Popinjays’ New Year’s Eve Shake Your Tail Feathers Countdown Party featuring a line-up of live DJ performances by opening DJ Yukiko, celebrity DJ Tom Price and closing DJ Patrice. The party will also unveil an expertly crafted cocktail that will be available at Popinjays in 2020. For an entrance fee of HKD 488, guests can access the Popinjays party and receive a complimentary glass of house pour to ring in the new year. Tickets with bottomless alcoholic beverage packages – free-flow house pours from 9.30 pm to 3 am and champagne from 11.30 pm to 12.30am – are also available; early bird tickets are priced at HKD 1,288 (available until 15 Dec), regular tickets are priced at HKD 1,488 and table packages for 4 persons are available from HKD 7,888.

Impart some festive flair to your holiday dining with The Tai Pan’s modern bistro menu, anchored by seasonal organic and artisanal produce, which will also be extended to the Garden Lounge. Seasonal highlights include Tasmanian Ocean Trout, Maine Lobster Consommé and Grilled Prime Beef Tenderloin. Guests can select from a premium 5-course dinner on Christmas Eve at HKD 1,088 per adult and HKD 544 per child, a deluxe 5-course Christmas Day dinner at HKD 988 per adult and HKD 494 per child and a splendid 6-course Gala Dinner at HKD 1,088 for adults and HKD 544 for children on New Year’s Eve. Besides featuring artisanal premium ingredients like Patagonian 51 Toothfish and Mayura Farms Wagyu Beef, the New Year’s Eve Gala dinner also provides guests with an HKD 1,888 option which grants them access to Popinjays’ countdown party.

Every weekend from 7 to 22 December, merrymakers can get into the holiday spirit with The Murray Brunch at The Tai Pan and Garden Lounge. Priced at HKD 698 per adult and HKD 298 per child, the sumptuous spread of composed salads, smoked seafood, charcuterie, Peking duck and mains made to order. The daytime festivities will culminate in a special Christmas Day brunch with two seatings, priced at HKD 798 per adult and HKD 399 per child and a New Year’s Day brunch at HKD 698 per adult and 349 per child. The family-friendly semi-buffet brunch comes complete with a gingerbread decorating station, ornament making station, live Christmas carols and visits from Santa Claus.

For festive gatherings of a more leisurely nature, Garden Lounge is serving its signature Christmas Afternoon Tea from 1 December 2019 to 5 January 2020. Priced at HKD 688 for 2 guests, the picturesque Afternoon Tea set includes enticing sweet and savoury bites as well as a dessert trolley filled with a tempting selection of Christmas treats that can also be enjoyed on the al fresco and pet-friendly terrace. The pet favorite Paws For Tea will return for a festive edition on 14 and 15 December.  Patrons and their pets can enjoy a festive-themed afternoon tea with customised dog scones and doggy treats for their furry friends at HKD 449 per person.

Perfect for gifting, The Murray Hamper is priced at HKD 2,888 and filled with luxurious treats, including a bottle of Niccolo Signature Prosecco, Cinco Jotas 5J Hand-Carved Ibérico Bellota Pata Negra Ham, Loison Italian festive panettone and many more delectable delights. For hassle-free family gatherings and elegant Christmas parties, guests can order The Murray Free-Range Organic Turkey which comes with a chestnut-sage stuffing, buttermilk-whipped potatoes, roasted winter vegetables, giblet gravy and spiced cranberry sauce. Available at HKD 1,988, the California-raised boutique bird can feed between eight to ten persons.

Personalised Murray Gift Certificates for wellness, dining and accommodation experiences are also available. Gift a natural radiance in time for the holidays or a post-festive skin remedy with personalized treatments at Wellness at The Murray using products from Dr. Barbara Sturm, Grown Alchemist and Kerstin Florian.

For more information on the festive dining offerings, please refer to The Murray’s festive brochure (https://bit.ly/2KiXYsX ), email festive.themurray@niccolohotels.com or call +852 3141 8810. For hotel room package reservations and enquiries, please email reservations.themurray@niccolohotels.com, contact +852 3141 8888 or visit niccolohotels.com