SHARE THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS IN AMSTERDAM WITH THE ENTOURAGE GROUP
This Christmas, THE ENTOURAGE GROUP is celebrating the festive season in style. On the 24th, 25th and 26th of December, an exclusively curated range of exceptional menus will be served across four of their venues. Renowned for creating internationally acclaimed food and beverage concepts, they are truly providing a Christmas feast that caters to every palate. Take the pressure of cooking for the whole family on Christmas Day itself, and let one of THE ENTOURAGE GROUP venues do it for, with the Christmas Feast for the Table.
THE ENTOURAGE GROUP is an unrivalled hospitality empire, with venues covering not only the globe, but a multitude of different cuisines. As esteemed leaders in Hospitality, the currently owned portfolio will ensure Christmas is covered allowing you to eat, drink and most of all be merry. Venues include: MOMO Restaurant, Bar & Lounge IZAKAYA Asian Kitchen & Bar, MR PORTER, and awarded by Michelin THE DUCHESS.
IZAKAYA Asian Restaurant and Bar
IZAKAYA Restaurant & Bar has been providing an authentic Japanese dining experience, in the heart of Amsterdam, since its opening in 2012. Simultaneously, South American influences run throughout a range of their dishes, offering a taste from across the world. Time-honoured techniques blend with innovative signatures, producing remarkable small plates as the end result. IZAKAYA is a true testament to the best things coming in small packages.
The specially designed one-off menu comprises a seven-course dining experience in traditional IZAKAYA style. Combining and uniting every aspect of Japanese Cuisine, it takes you on a culinary adventure and inviting you to explore new textures and flavours. From fresh sushi and sashimi to exquisite meat and fish. It is the perfect place to celebrate a Christmas banquet with an extraordinary twist.
Highlights of the menu include Sashimi Tuna & Hamachi, complimented with a Kizmi-wasabi Salsa. Sauteed Diver Scallop is followed by a tender Venison Fillet alongside a mouth-watering chestnut and wasabi peppered sauce. The wide-reaching variety of textures and colours enables show-stopping yet delicate plating, ensuring the menu is also a feast for the eyes. No Christmas meal is complete without with a Bûche de Noël, a holiday classic; also known as Yule Log a chocolate sponge exterior and a swirly cream filling.
MOMO Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
MOMO offer an ultra-cosmopolitan dining experience. With an energetic and bustling atmosphere MOMO is the perfect place to go to get your Christmas festivity underway. Popular with both locals and jet setters visiting Amsterdam it welcomes everyone to enjoy their high-end Asian-Fusion dishes.
The Christmas Set Menu offers an outstanding eleven course selection of plates stimulating your taste buds. With the extensive menu, they encourage sharing to ensure everyone experiences the same magical experience. Trust us when we say there is plenty to go around. Beginning with Thin slices of yellow tail, served with a coriander chilli & yuzu soy; you are instantaneously immersed into Asian culture through the delightful flavours. As you move through the experience Scallops, Crispy Pawns, Crispy Duck prepare you for the main event; Lamb Yakiniku, Chilean Seabass and a succulent Fillet of Beef. For those with a sweet tooth, it finishes off with a selection of much loved Mochi Ice-cream.
Christmas comes but once a year. Indulging in the specially curated tasting menu consisting of a seven-courses is definitely a way to make sure you make the most of this. Commencing with Kingfisher Sashimi, served with coriander and yuzu soy, the continuing range of plates ensure you get the gift of experiencing every delectable flavour from across Asia. Followed by Toro Tartare, Selection of Sushi, Black Tiger Tempura, Black Cod, Lamb Rack you end with a jaw dropping pudding named Mont Blanc.
Famously exploring the boundaries between dinner and sinner, MR PORTER blends the modern steakhouse with a chic lounge. Sitting on the top floor of the W Amsterdam, it has an unparalleled 360-degree view of Dam Square making it the perfect place to dine whilst admiring the festive lights. Transforming throughout the day, MR PORTER is extravagant and sophisticated, masculine yet feminine, wicked though obedient. Duality defines them.
This Christmas at MR PORTER, it is all about the quality cuts of meats, delicious desserts and festive cocktails. For the main event, a traditional Christmas Sunday Roast with all the trimmings will be served on Sunday 25th December. For the duration MR PORTER offers the a la carte menu, enjoy a luscious selection of meats of the highest quality and the most playful preparations. The menu includes The MRS PORTER 750g signature bone in filet,Chateaubriand with foie gras and a classic Tomahawk. For the seafood lovers, chose from a grilled lobster with herb butter, sea bream spicy tomato casserole or a taboon roasted sea bream in abode sauce. Accompanied by the resident DJ to create an infectious, high-energy atmosphere in the signature 360-degree island bar designed for guests to interact and mingle.
Michelin Star Restaurant, THE DUCHESS wholly and flawlessly encapsulates the Belle Epoque. Located in the historic gem that is the former KAS Bank in the W Hotel Amsterdam, guests are given an astounding experience through the combination of their surroundings, delicious cuisine and impeccable London service. Merging flavours from Southern France and Italy, known as Niçoise Cuisine, the entire experience is for a spectacular Royal Christmas experience.
The Christmas set menu is available on 24th, 25th and 26th December. Leaving the kitchen first, is a selection of small plates simultaneously serving a delicate Stone Seabass Carpaccio, a mouth-watering Royal Beef Tartare and Zucchini Salad. They combine land and sea impeccably, selecting flavours that charmingly complement each other. Scallops served with mushroom and hollandaise, followed by Beef Cheek Tortellacci, are the perfect entrée to the Beef Wellington. Needless to say, they definitely don’t forget the trimmings, Potato Dauphinoise, Roasted Root Veggies, Winter Salad and of course a Rich Gravy. Add some extra festive flair to your meal, complete with theChristmas Chocolate Explosion with white and dark chocolate mousse, coconut truffle, caramel ganache, red currant sauce and cacao cookies. Perfect for the chocolate lovers; this centrepiece will create a real party on the table and a quintessential ending for a memorable Christmas.
The vegetarian menu consists of mind-blowing dishes, celebrating fresh produce, that stay constant with their Belle Époque theme. Highlights include: Tomato Carpaccio, Beetroot Tartare, Pistachio Pesto Burrata Linguine a Mushroom and Truffle Risotto.
For those who are looking to afternoon treat in a magical setting, indulge in an elegant, festive-inspired afternoon tea with a Christmas-themed three-tier high tea with savoury sandwiches, different tea flavours, chocolate and petit fours. A selection of festive sweet treats including Cranberry scones with orange jam, Coconut and blood orange Panna Cotta and Royal Christmas tree cake made of milk chocolate, candy fruits and pecan crèmeux. Served in the opulent surroundings within THE DUCHESS tea-room.
Get into the festive spirit at THE BUTCHER by indulging in their brand-new Christmas burger, served between a red and green brioche bun. For those looking to enjoy top quality burgers from the comfort of their own homes, good news, available to order on Deliveroo to Amsterdam city centre.