Seven restaurants in Almuñécar offer their festive menus here, describing content, times and prices – plenty to choose from if you still haven’t decided on where you will be eating, come Christmas and New Year. Note: Argentina Steakhouse haven’t given us the details yet but it is worth pointing out that they celebrate Christmas Lunch on the 26th; i.e., Boxing Day
Traditional Christmas Lunch 25th at14.00h
Prawn Cocktail – Roast Turkey, Roast Potatoes, Traditional Veg., (Sprouts, Carrots, Broccoli, Cauliflower & leeks) Cranberry Sauce & Gravy – Christmas dessert – Bottle of Rioja per couple. Coffee – Nougats & Marzipans. €25 IVA included.
Christmas Eve Dinner
Cava Cocktail – Jamón Ibérico – Timbale of vegetables, Monkfish and King Prawns – Fillet of Plaice in Champagne Sauce, boiled potatoes and steamed vegetables – or – Traditional Stuffed Turkey: Chestnuts, Plums, Apricot, Red Cabbage and Blueberry Sauce. Followed by a selection of Christmas Desserts – Nougats & Marzipans. Drinks: 1 Bot Vino Rioja Crianza – or – Vino Blanco Rinsol – Agua Mineral, Café. €35 VAT included.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at 20:00h
Cava Cocktail – Jamón Ibérico, Truffled Paté with Cold Meats, Caramelised Onion – Steamed King Prawns in two Sauces – Cream Soup of Crab – Sirloin Steak in Wild Mushroom Sauce with Potatoes and Steamed Vegetables – Christmas Dessert. Drinks: 1 Rioja Crianza Bordon (per 2 pers.) – or – Vino Blanco Rinsol – Party Bag – Traditional 12 Grapes, glass of Cava – Churros con Chocolate – Free bar until 2am. Price per person €70 IVA included. Please reserve before 20th Dec.
Arrayanes Festive Menus
Traditional Christmas Lunch 25th at 14.00h
Cava and Orange – Prawn Cocktail in Two Sauces – Roast Turkey, Roast Potatoes, Traditional Veg., Cranberry Sauce & Gravy – Christmas dessert – Crianza Bordon Red Wine/ Rinsol White Wine. Mineral Water, Coffee – Nougats & Marzipans, Brandy/Coñac, Xmas Party Bag – Live Music: Bagpipes with Patrick Wight. €40 IVA included.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at 20:00h
Cava Cocktail – Jamón Ibérico (Bellota), Truffled Paté with Cold Meats, Caramelised Onion – King Prawn Skewers, wrapped in Bacon – Grilled Scallop a la Gallega – Crab Cream Soup – Sirloin Steak in Wild Mushroom Sauce with Potatoes and Steamed Vegetables – Christmas Dessert. Drinks: 1 Rioja Crianza Bordon (per 2 pers.) – or – Vino Blanco Rinsol – Party Bag – Traditional 12 Grapes, Bottle of Cava (2 pers) – Churros con Chocolate – Live Music: 23.00h with Patrick Wight and his multi-instrument show. Price per person €65 IVA included. Special accommodation offer on the night, plus breakfast (parking included) €20 supplement. Please reserve before 20th Dec
Iguana Festive Menus
Aperitivo de la Casa – Homemade ‘Fois Gras,’Salmon Tartare, Pumpkin Soup – Duck á l’Orange – Dark Chocolate & Mint Mousse – Glass of Cava with Xmas Cake, Mince Pies. 35 €
New Years Eve
Aperitivo de la Casa – New Year’s ‘Fois Gras, ’French Onion Soup, Fish & Seafood Casserole – Roast Lamb with Gratin Dauphinois & Vegetables – Mandarin Mousse – Glass of Cava with Christmas Cake – Grapes & Mince Pies. €45
New Year’s Menu
An aperitif – Dates filled with Creamed Peanut with Jamón Ibérico, accompanied by Fino/Martini or Beer – Cashew Panna Cotta with Razor Clams in an Orange sauce and Squid Ink – Shrimp Tempura, Mountain Potatoes, Vegetable Strips in Prawn Sauce, covered in ‘Amarga y Pica’ Olive Oil of the province. – Cod in Normandy Sauce, garnished with Mussels and Strips of Plaice and Crispy Bread – Vodka & Lemon Sorbets – Duck Tournedos with Foie, accompanied by Stuffed Peppers and Red-Wine Sauce – Chocolate Cannelloni on a White Fondue base, Red Fruits with Crispy Muesli & Pistachio Crumbs. Includes a Glass of Cava, Party Bag and Midnight Grapes. Price €65 per person.
Arbol Blanco Festive Menus
Select Antipasto Ibérico – Voulouté d’Oiseau – Lemon Sorbet al Romero – Stuffed Roast Turkey with Sweet-Potato Purée and potatoes – Christmas Roll. Price €26
New Year’s Dinner
Welcoming Drink – Selection of Iberíco Salmantino – Bouillabaisse Soup – Sorbet de Mojito – Steak Diane with a lamina of Foie, accompanied with Risotto Falso (potato) and shredded truffle – Dessert of 3 Chocolates with iced Vanilla and Crunchy Caramel – Bottle of Crianza per couple, Party Bag, Glass of Champagne and Midnight Grapes. Price €55.
New Year’s Menu
Glass of Cava, strawberry pearls – Lobster Consummé – Tuna Carpaccio, Crab Croquettes, Coriander Pesto, Sweet & Sour Dressing or Foie Gras Mousse, Roast Quail, Fried Eggs, Bacon Celeriac Puree, Tokaji Reduction – Wild Sea Bass, Stuffed Baby Squid, Vegetable Ratatoille, Olive Dressing or Roast Venison Loin, Confit Shoulder, Doulphnoise Potatoes, Braised Cabbage Shallot Jus – Passion Fruit Sorbet – Chocolate Tube, Strawberry Mousse, Strawberry & Cointreau Ice Cream or Apple Soufflé, Vanilla Ice Cream, Peanut Crackling Cava & Grapes Price: 60 euros