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					                 Experience a
         Magical Christmas
                                at
The Westin Dragonara Resort

dining options for the festive
                         season


   The Westin Dragonara Resort, Dragonara Road, St Julians. STJ 3143
  w: www.westindragonramalta.com e: events.dragonara@westin.com
                                                t: +356 21381 000

                               christmas eve buffet dinner
                                           the terrace restaurant
enjoy!
an array of natural salads, assorted compound salads, antipasti, meat and fish terrines , pates
selection of cured meat platters including bresaola , parma ham , chorizo, smoked local sausage, and more
complemented with our house vinaigrettes, pickles, salsas and an exquisite selection of individual mini salads and
shooters

oriental gift
live sushi and maki station and a vast selection of oriental wok fried dishes
including chicken chow mein, fried black bean beef and other succulent main dishes
rounded with a selection of fried rice, noodles and vegetables.

baker‟s corner with assorted crusty rolls, knots, twist and crusty grissini

from the soup kettle
thai pumpkin and coriander soup with chicken dumplings
creamy seafood chowder with herb croutes

from the pasta station
seafood ravioli with a basil, tomato cream and fine olive oil salsa
rabbit risotto, oyster mushrooms, balsamic marinated liver, marsala cream
pappardelle in bianco with chicken, chorizo, sundried tomato and fresh herbs

cheese extravaganza station
an endless experience for the wine and cheese lovers consisting of over 20 different types of cheeses from the most
renowned regions in france, italy and uk. two types of cheese fondues with focaccia plus the maltese delicious
cheeselets all served with traditional freshwater biscuits, italian grissini and a variety of dried fruits, grapes, fresh
crudities, nuts and scented honeys

indulge!!

from the carving station
roast turkey traditional style with sage and onion stuffing, chipolatas, cranberry infused gravy
slow roasted lamb rack dusted with a soft herb crust, redcurrant jus
from the hot counter
pan fried salmon fillets with a sherry vinegar, lime and cilantro tangy salsa
poached grouper topped with seared scallop, mornay glaze, buttered macadamia nuts
five spice crusted venison medallions, roasted parsnip, fig and port jus
corn fed chicken wrapped in speck and sage, roasted root vegetables, shallot balsamic veloute
grilled medallions of beef in a wild mushroom cassoulet, foie grass butter
asparagus bunches with tarragon béarnaise and cheese crust
mediterranean assorted vegetables in an olive oil glaze
garlic and thyme roasted new potatoes scented with rosemary

spoil yourself!

exquisite selection of flans, gateaux, selection of berries fondue,
chocolate textures and creams in glasses
assorted french pastries
ice creams and sorbet trolley

traditional christmas pudding served with brandy sauce
christmas log and more…….

coffee and mince pies

€52 per person
children 6-12 €20 per person
                            christmas eve set menu
                                     quadro restaurant

Celebrate Christmas Eve at Quadro Restaurant. Indulge in your favorite dish from our a la carte menu
                     christmas early buffet breakfast
                             the dragonara point ballroom

beverages
freshly brewed westin blend coffees
fruit, green and herbal infusions
english breakfast or earl grey tea
callebaut thick hot chocolate, sparkling wine
fresh squeezed orange, grapefruit, tomato and pineapple juice, still and sparkling water

deli counter
parma ham shavings, napoli salami, spanish chorizo,
lavender roast pork loin, cured beef and smoked turkey,
beetroot cured salmon gravalax,
smoked tuna carpaccio with sesame lime dressing, swordfish ceviche,
selection of raw salads including vine cherry tomatoes, tossed mixed leaves, pickled vegetables and
coleslaw
selection of local goat‟s cheese, mature english cheddar, blue vein cheese, feta, edam
cottage cheese and swiss emmental

healthy corner
crispy corn flakes, rice cereal, fruit and fibre,
chocolate crunch, special K and bircher muesli
served with skimmed or full fat milk
tropical whole fresh fruit display, maraschino fresh fruit salad
slices of watermelon, melon, pineapple, oranges, grapefruit and kiwi
vanilla stewed prunes, apricot compote with orange amaretto syrup
fruit, natural and low fat yoghurts
traditional chocolate chestnut stew
hot counter
farm house cheddar and chive scrambled eggs
authentic mexican breakfast tacos gratinated with leicester cheese
grilled rib eye steak with mushroom sauce
grilled lincolnshire sausages
crispy streaky bacon
sauté potatoes
baked beans
local cheese cakes

baker‟s basket
selection of maltese and international breads and rolls
croissants, assorted danish pastries, home made mini doughnuts
banana chocolate chip muffins, blueberry muffins, cinnamon rolls,
minced pies, jams, preserves, marmalade, butter and margarine

€24.50 per person
children 6-12 years half price
                               christmas day buffet lunch
                                           the terrace restaurant
enjoy!
an array of natural salads, assorted compound salads, antipasti, meat and fish terrines , pates
selection of cured meat platters including bresaola , parma ham , chorizo, smoked local sausage, and more
complemented with our house vinaigrettes, pickles, salsas and an exquisite selection of individual mini salads and
shooters

oriental gift
live sushi and maki station and a vast selection of oriental wok fried dishes
including chicken chow mein, fried black bean beef and other succulent main dishes
rounded with a selection of fried rice, noodles and vegetables.

baker‟s corner with assorted crusty rolls, knots, twist and crusty grissini

from the soup kettle
thick moroccan soup with chick peas, feta and lamb
market vegetable cream with truffle oil drizzle

from the pasta station
cheese saccottini with a jerusalem artichoke veloute, cherry tomatoes and baby rocket leaves (v)
penne rigate, parma ham and fresh spinach in a truffle cream sauce, parmesan shavings
pearls of the ocean risotto
traditional baked filled tomato gnocchi with salted ricotta

please yourself from our fish station!!
carved home smoked salmon accompanied with french sliced baguette, sour cream and fresh dill, whole dressed
poached salmon, fish roulades, stuffed calamari, citrus marinated prawns, dressed new zealand mussels, chilled
langoustines and razor clams, complimented with a
fine selection of smoked fish, tuna carpaccio, sword fish ceviche, dips, salsas and accompaniments

Indulge!!
from the carving station
roast turkey traditional style with sage and onion stuffing, chipolatas,
cranberry infused gravy and cinnamon flavored apple sauce
spice rubbed fresh rib of beef, yorkshire pudding and pan juices


from the hot counter
dentex involtini with seafood, wild asparagus fine shellfish cream
pan fried seabass with clams and calamari in a lemony and herb veloute
stuffed saddle of farmhouse rabbit, mushroom and liver fricassee port wine jus
flame grilled pork mignons, spicy maltese sausage, porcini sauce
lamb cutlets, mixed bean cassoulet, mint and pistachio gravy
baked cabbage with royal mix crowned with gruyere cheese
medley of young winter vegetables with garlic butter
crunchy roasted potatoes with pork dripping

spoil yourself!
european cheese display with nuts, dried fruits and condiments

christmas day sweet tooth fair
exquisite selection of flans, gateaux, fresh fruit, berries textures
assorted french pastries
ice creams and sorbet trolley

traditional christmas pudding served with brandy sauce
christmas log and more…….

coffee and mince pies

€52 per person
children 6-12 €20 per person
                                      christmas day lunch
                                             quadro restaurant

winter game terrine with a pear and saffron chutney, mini herb salad, toasted gingerbread
or
creamy lobster bisque, micro prawn strudel on a herb and cress salad
or
penne with sautéed spanish ham, mediterranean vegetables,
tomato fondue and parmesan shavings
or
fresh fish carpaccio drizzled with schezwan pepper and sesame seed oil,
pickled asparagus salad, smoked salt




mixed grill of local fish served on roasted jerusalem artichokes
with dried tomatoes, champagne sauce
or
rolled goose breast in bacon and wild mushroom mousseline,
celeriac tart, pomme dauphinoise, barolo jus
or
traditional roast turkey breast
with turkey leg roulade, chestnut and sage stuffing,
cranberry sauce, gravy, bean sprouts and roast potatoes
or
rack of lamb rubbed with lavender honey, buttered root vegetables,
creamed potato lasagna, grappa jus




assiette of christmas themed desserts
coffee and mince pies

€43 per person
children 6-12 half price
                       new year‟s eve grand buffet dinner
                                           the terrace restaurant

no diets are allowed!!
an array of natural salads, assorted compound salads, antipasti, meat and fish terrines, pates, selection of cured
meat platters, smoked local sausage, complemented with our house vinaigrettes, pickles, salsas and an exquisite
selection of individual mini salads and shooters

italian delicacies
from freshly sliced parma ham and bresaola to an assortment of different salamis from various parts of italy
fresh mozzarella di bufala, variety of cheeses, grilled vegetables sotto olio, crusty baguettes, grissini , antipasti, dips
and dressings

bruschetteria
a wide selection of italian type bruschetta including traditional tomato and herbs, black olive, baccala with garlic and
lemon, basil and mozzarella, sun dried tomato and cheese fondues all served with crunchy garlic bread, mini
focaccine and toasted chunky herb bread with various flavoured olive oils

from the soup kettle
blended corn chowder with toasted baguette
„cacciucco‟ style fish and shellfish soup

bella pasta!
papardelle al uovo con aragosta fra diavolo
gnocchi di patate al forno quattro formaggi
ricotta e taleggio ravioli con arugula, pomodorini e sugo di tartufo
spaghetti a la caprese

baker‟s corner with assorted crusty rolls, knots, twist and crusty grissini
main event

from the carving station
succulent roast leg of local pork with pan juices
slow cooked stuffed lamb with fruit farce

sauces and condiments to accompany the main courses
apple sauce, plain jus, horseradish cream, grain mustard mayo, mint sauce, fried tortilla, garlic bread wedges

from the chaffing dishes
salmon fillet
with vanilla and green pepper, crispy seaweed, fine cream sauce
steamed snapper topped with grilled prawns, red pepper coulis
grilled venison medallions
on red cabbage confit, caramelized kumquats, gooseberry sauce
chicken scaloppini
with sage, provolone cheese and jabugo ham, tomato essence
tender beef fillet with crispy speck, oyster mushrooms, madeira jus
buttered snowpeas and baby carrots
baked pumpkin and marrow lasagna topped with toasted pecan nuts and honey
twice baked potatoes with garlic and red leicester cheese

2010 sweet or cheese ending bonanza
european cheese display with nuts, dried fruits and condiments

exquisite selection of flans, gateaux, fresh fruits, chocolate textures and creams in glasses
assorted french pastries
ice creams and sorbet trolley

coffee and petit fours
€85 per person
inclusive of half bottle of wine, water and a glass of champagne at midnight
children 6-12 years half price
                           new year‟s eve gala dinner
                               the dragonara point ballroom
               “a brand new year 2011 is here, open your heart and be of good cheer!”

                            pre dinner canapés and welcome cocktail
                                @ 20.00hrs in the Ballroom Foyer
barbary duck confit, braised pork belly and foie gras terrine,
quince jelly, toasted ginger brioche

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hickory smoked grouper, warm spinach and fennel salad,
lobster bisque foam

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champagne sorbet

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grilled fillet of angus beef
foie gras butter, mille foglie truffle potatoes, winter vegetables,
wild mushroom and oxtail ragout, barolo jus
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david`s symphony of chocolate……..
fine belgian chocolate and praline mousse,
sweet and sour cheese tart,
white chocolate and croquant parfait
orange and milk chocolate ice cream

coffee and petit fours




free flowing foreign wine and water
glass of champagne at midnight
€141 per person
dress code: black tie
                                new year‟s eve dinner
                                        quadro restaurant
chilled langoustine and asparagus salad
with sour cream and parmesan cheese dressing,
sturgeon caviar on olive oil crostina, beetroot spheres,
liquorice and squid ink paint



pink peppercorn crusted beef carpaccio
with an oak and port jelly, roquefort and cranberry bruschetta,
aged balsamic dressing



fillets of fresh halibut with a prawn crust wrapped in filo pastry,
black garlic and forest mushroom risotto, herb bouquet,
crispy black pudding, champagne and gold leaf vinaigrette
or

seared venison fillet with acacia honey, fois gras and blueberry torchon,
thyme roasted shallots, sesame tuile, nutmeg potato lasagna,
pommery mustard beurre blanc



layered chocolate, salt caramel and peanut parfait, spicy christmas crumbs,
butter and prune ice-cream, armagnac anglaise




coffee and petit fours

€120 per person
free flowing foreign wine and and water
glass of champagne
                               new year‟s eve dinner
                                       palios restaurant
berry cured norwegian salmon with an asian noodle salad,
wasabi soy mayo
or
pumpkin, pecan and coffee bean soup, cress leaves,
maple and sesame dressing
or
tortiglioni with a sun dried tomato pesto,
local fresh goat‟s cheese, maltese sausage and pepperoncino
banana wrapped sea bass fillets scented with ginger,
lemongrass and coriander, sautéed mange tout,
boiled barrel potatoes, beetroot vinaigrette
or
moroccan spiced chicken breast
on a saffron, raisin and pistachio risotto, herb coulis
or
fillet of beef with a smoked mushroom and brie crust,
roast potatoes, port wine jus



winter apple and cinnamon tart with rum soaked raisins,
salt caramel sauce, frozen sour cream mousse




€42.50 per person including water
children 6-12 years half price


                             new years day buffet lunch
                                        the terrace restaurant
indulge!
an array of natural salads, assorted compound salads, antipasti, meat and fish terrines , pates
selection of cured meat platters including bresaola , parma ham , chorizo, smoked local sausage, and more
complemented with our house vinaigrettes, pickles, salsas and an exquisite selection of individual mini salads and
shooters
jewels of india
spiced korma, hot and fiery vindaloo complimented with a wide variety of traditional best authentic indian food such
as onion bhajis, vegetable samosas, cauliflower pakoras, fish and meat curries, basmati rice, flavoured chapatis,
naan bread and different sambals
baker‟s corner with assorted crusty rolls, knots, twist and crusty grissini

from the soup kettle
lobster bisque with leicester croute
cream of parsnip soup topped with toasted pumpkin seeds

from the pasta station
shellfish ravioli in a tomato cream with asparagus and truffle scent oil
pasta calabrese tomato, anchovy and olive paste sprinkled with fresh bread crumbs
baked rigatoni with a veal ragù, spinach, ricotta and gruyere
porcini fagottini with speck, parmesan and pine nuts

spoil yourself!

from the carving station




king salmon wrapped in flaky pastry baked to perfection
with saffron beurre blanc
slow cooked succulent roast tender baron of beef, aged port wine reduction
sauces and condiments to accompany the main course
sea salt flavoured focaccia, garlic pita wedges and fried battered onion rings


from the hot counter
duo of fresh local fish with herbs, cherry tomatoes and sea urchin dressing
pan fried monkfish, steamed crayfish, thai asparagus, rosemary
and lemon infused oil
roasted succulent lamb loin with glazed baby onions, feta, mint scented jus
duo of duck
soy seared breast and orange and ginger leg confit , spiced oranges
charred pork mignons, wafer bacon crisps, jack daniels flavored cream sauce
cauliflower gratin with four cheese sauce
winter vegetable panache with garlic butter
baked scallop potatoes with fennel and tomatoes

pamper yourself!
european cheese display with nuts, dried fruits and condiments

2011 dessert feast
exquisite selection of flans, gateaux, fresh fruits, chocolate textures and creams in glasses
assorted french pastries
ice creams and sorbet trolley

coffee and petit fours

€50 per person
inclusive of half bottle of wine and water
children 6-12 years €20 per person
                                      new year‟s day lunch
                                              quadro restaurant
fresh salmon sashimi dressed with a soy and sesame seed dressing,
neonati fritter, pickled ginger salad
or
cream of apple and parsnip soup
with pan fried scallops, chorizo oil and pine nut salad
or
tortiglioni tossed with sun dried tomatoes,
pecorino pesto and fresh mozzarella
or
warm duck breast salad with a berry, anise and vodka coulis



mixed grill of local fish served on a dill and prawn risotto, lemon beurre blanc
or
fillets of stripped bass, served with an avocado,
coriander and smoked chili salsa, sweet potato cake, own juices
or
fresh beef fillet with a foie gras and mushroom crust, sautéed winter vegetables, paprika potato crisps, rich red wine
jus
or
medallions of fresh veal loin crowned with crab meat and mascarpone,
tossed mange tout, boiled potatoes, basil vinaigrette



white chocolate pannacotta
with a raspberry and prickly pear liquor ice-cream,
almond and cherry florentine
or
winter apple and cinnamon tart with rum soaked raisins,
salt caramel sauce, frozen sour cream mousse

coffee and mince pies

€43 per person
children 6-12 half price
                       christmas eve, christmas lunch and
                            new year‟s lunch set menu
                                             palio‟s restaurant
to whet your appetite
fresh buffalo mozzarella and asparagus salad, spicy beetroot chips, passion fruit coulis
or
sour cream and chive potato salad with a skewered mussel fritter
served on smoked salmon carpaccio
or
chunky root vegetable and pancetta soup
or
venison ravioli in a creamy mushroom and vermouth sauce
or
tortiglioni in a parmesan and squid ink sauce with sautéed prawns and pimentos
or
assorted mediterranean antipasto including salumi, cheeses and pickles

followed by
fillets of stone bass on a sun dried tomato saffron risotto, white wine fume′
or
breast of chicken wrapped in cured ham, mushroom duxelle
and flaky pastry trellis, red wine jus
or
traditional roast turkey breast with turkey leg roulade,
chestnut and sage stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, bean sprouts and roast potatoes
or
beef fillet crowned with smoked italian cheese and thyme, creamed leeks, port essence

to round off your meal
trio of festivities desserts
coffee and mince pies
christmas eve - €27.95 per person
christmas lunch and new year‟s lunch - €29.95 per person
children 6-12 years half price

				
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