Festive Events at Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George
For yet another year, Christmas begins at the corner of the most central square of Athens. Hotels Grande Bretagne & King George invite their guests to live and spread the Christmas spirit! This season, timeless crystal ornaments in various shapes adorn the space giving an ambiance of magic and glow. Doors open and the tall, impressive Christmas tree looks glittering and elegant, standing proudly lit in the lobby, decorated with great taste.
GB CORNER GIFTS & FLAVORS
Enjoy endless gift ideas at the most renowned ‘corner of Athens’, the GB Corner Gifts & Flavors concept store of the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Explore the authentic selection of GB Products, handmade fashion clothing and an exclusive variety of refined desserts, chocolates, cakes and macarons created by the awarded French Pastry Chef Arnaud Larher.
Shop on line: www.grandebretagnestore.com
The elegant ‘KG Perfumery’ at the King George Hotel offers a premium selection of high-end perfumes, ready to be wrapped and delivered to your loved ones.
WINTER GARDEN CITY LOUNGE
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the iconic Winter Garden is graciously welcoming the festive season with the most sweet Christmas Flavors buffet carefully prepared by the talented pastry team of the historic hotel. Visit the festively decorated Grand Dame of Athens and enjoy your favorite beverage with the most delightful Christmas desserts!
Explore menu: Christmas Flavors
Christmas Afternoon Tea
The renowned Afternoon Tea, an exclusive experience that holds its own part of history in the hotel’s journey through time, dresses up its festive attire and welcomes you to a journey of flavors and aromas in the glittering atmosphere of the Winter Garden City Lounge. The Christmas Afternoon Tea menu of the Hotel Grande Bretagne, traditionally served, is enhanced with a rich variety of festive accompaniments and tea flavors. Savory delights with foie grass ‘pâté’, mushroom tart with truffle, blinis with Tsar-cut salmon and desserts such as Mont Blanc tart, hazelnut dacquoise with chestnut, ‘cannelés bordelais’ with vanilla and rum, chestnut cake and ginger cookies, inspired and curated by Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and Pastry Chef Evgenios Vardakastanis. The all-time classic, freshly baked scones with Corinthian raisins, clotted cream and handmade seasonal jams are not missing from the menu.
The renowned Afternoon Tea of the Hotel Grande Bretagne comes home with you! Order the Tea Me Away daily between 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the GB Corner Gifts & Flavors or via +30 210 3330750 and it will be ready for you to pick up in 15 minutes! Enjoy your exclusive Afternoon Tea and allow us to bring some of the hotel’s essence at home!
Weekends at Winter Garden
The historic Hotel Grande Bretagne creates the most elegant brunch in town and invites you to savor it at the Winter Garden City Lounge.
Εxperience moments of relaxation and warm gatherings with your beloved ones under the sounds of soft music while enjoying the refreshing menu of sweet and savory delicacies curated by Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and his talented team every Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 until 14.00. The familiar taste of the hotel’s warm, handmade butter and chocolate croissants meet the homemade marmalade and the exquisite lime cream, which was inspired and created by the pastry team of the historic Hotel Grande Bretagne, and altogether craft the finest harmony once they blend with the indigenous fresh local butter and chestnut honey. One of the highlights of this elegant brunch, is the handmade “tsoureki” with mastiha, an exclusive creation, personally curated by the hotel’s Pastry Chef Evgenios Vardakastanis. A delicacy that will excellently accompany the cup of coffee or tea or the glass of fresh juice that our valued -Winter Garden- guest will select.
The savory palette of the “Weekends at Winter Garden” is complemented by exquisite appetizer options such as the mini vegetable ‘ravioli’ with crab, avocado and citrus and the ‘Jamon Serrano’ with warm forest mushroom salad, truffle and dry sour cherries. The menu finds its best expression when it comes to the perfect serving of organic farm-fresh egg dishes such as: soft-boiled eggs with marinated and smoked ‘Le Jajik’ salmon, eggs benedict with lobster and hollandaise sauce or the Chef’s dish of the day; all accompanied by a glass of champagne.
For the sweetest epilogue, the opulent selection of desserts is the one that will perfectly seal your very own “Weekends at Winter Garden” experience.
Music nights at the Winter Garden
Every Wednesday and Thursday, visit the iconic Winter Garden and allow us to welcome you in the finest Jazz and Opera atmosphere.
-Jazzy Wednesdays every Wednesday | 20.00-23.00
Every Wednesday a talented trio of Piano, Double bass and Saxophone and introduces you to the fine tones of the most renowned music genre.
-Opera Nights at the Winter Garden | 20:00-23:00
The elegant ambience of the Winter Garden City Lounge embraces the fine sounds of Opera and welcomes some of its most renowned repertoires every Thursday from November 8th 2019 up until December 26th, 2019.
GB ROOF GARDEN RESTAURANT – TUDOR HALL RESTAURANT
During festive days, our Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis and Chefs de Cuisine Dimitris Boutsalis and Alexandros Koskinas, will once more enchant you with special menus created for you to experience unique culinary tastes with friends and family under the glittering view of Athens. Festive music will add a final touch to the celebratory atmosphere of every event. For more information on our festive celebrations at the GB Roof Garden and Tudor Hall, please see here our Christmas brochure
For table reservations please contact our Xmas Desk on 2103330880
or email at Grandebretagne.email@example.com
FESTIVE ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES
Finally, take advantage of the festive accommodation packages offered by our two historic properties and experience memorable moments and excellent services. Visit our festive website and make the most of this year’s offers:
Hotel Grande Bretagne
King George Hotel
The well-known Nutcrackers will be standing at the entrance, eager to welcome you!
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