Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg will end 2019 on a festive high note this December. They have prepared a programme of culinary delights and entertaining special events to celebrate the silly season and ensure an authentic and memorable South African Christmas. There is no better place to create holiday memories and enjoy the magic of the season than at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff.
Festivities will be hosted at the hotel's two premium locations - Flames Restaurant and View - from Christmas Eve straight through to the New Year. Expect to be entertained by the Soweto Choir during Christmas Eve Dinner, while dancing away and celebrating with a live DJ on New Year’s Eve.
Masterminded by food maestros, Chef Daniel Payne and Chef Keith Frisley, the festive season menu delights in traditional tastes of the season, but with a uniquely South African twist.
Indulge and revel in the festive cheer under the African skies at the famed Flames restaurant. Expect a generous display of sumptuous treats that sets the tone for this season of delights. Each meal includes several stations that add to the culinary experience. A charcutier station; cured, raw and smoked station; a live station, serving freshly shucked oysters; as well as the ultra-indulgent caviar and blini station are available at each option.
The festive menu highlights include 21-day aged Angus beef and confit salmon, in addition to teasers of ahi tuna and crayfish. End your feast with a cheese board, celebrating the best in local produce and a selection of festive puddings and desserts.
Various dining options are offered from Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas Day Brunch, Boxing Day Brunch, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Brunch.
Visit www.flamesrestaurant.co.za to view the menus.
Celebrated for its extraordinary views over the city, View Restaurant is hosting a sophisticated tribute to the festive season through its fine-dining selection. View presents the gold-standard in dining; six-course tasting menus, served with champagne, which are available on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. The menus feature recreated seasonal delights, from the delicate scallop tartare accompanied by Beluga Siberian caviar, to the Bourbon glazed gammon with chargrilled pineapple.
Visit www.viewrestaurant.co.za to view the tasting menus.
Guests of Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, as well as dinner patrons, are provided complimentary access to the best New Year’s Eve party in the city. Hosted at the exclusive Jacaranda Hill, Arcadia ballroom, guests can look forward to live music courtesy of a well-known DJ, a dessert bar and a midnight toast. Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff – Party on the Hill is the only place to usher in 2020 in style. Doors open at 11:30.
For more information about Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, visit www.fourseasons.com or call 011 481 6000.
For festive season bookings, email [email protected].
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Indulge In A Luxurious Pamper Session At Four Seasons Westcliff Spa
This Spring, the spa at Four Seasons The Westcliff will take relaxation to a whole new level. To give guests and visitors further flexibility with their busy schedules, every Friday evening, starting from 15 September 2017, this destination spa will remain open until 23:00 for guests that book one of three new night retreat packages, perfect for extending relaxation and rejuvenation.
Night Spa Package
The perfect way to unwind is with two 90-minute spa treatments of your choice, followed by bubbly and canapés served at Après Spa, the city's only outdoor rooftop lounge. Or choose a Westcliff Deli “chic-nic” (chic picnic) takeaway to enjoy in the comfort of your home.
Retreat Night Spa Package
Or make yourself at home in luxurious Four Seasons accommodations, plus bubbly and canapés in your room or at the Après Spa. You can then indulge in two 90-minute treatments of your choice and enjoy a delicious breakfast the following morning. Guests will also bag a complimentary Yswara and Terres d’Afrique tea gift to take home.
Suite Retreat Night Spa Package
For the ultimate pamper indulgence, spend your Friday night in a sophisticated one-bedroom suite and start the experience off with a chilled bottle of French Champagne and gourmet canapés, followed by any two 120-minute treatments of your choice. A delicious breakfast is included and a beautiful flower bouquet, two luxurious monogrammed bathrobes and a complimentary Yswara and Terres d’Afrique tea gift to take home.
And to make your luxurious and indulgent experience even better, you can enhance any of these experiences with limousine transfers to and from the hotel, fresh flower bouquets or bubbly at an additional charge.
About Four Seasons Westcliff Spa
This full-service destination spa offers innovative, results-driven spa therapies and authentic spa rituals for resident and day visitor guests. There are nine treatment rooms, one of which is a spacious double suite while some have floor-to-ceiling glass windows that slide away seamlessly to offer an al fresco experience.
Generous hydrotherapy facilities, saunas and steam rooms, ice fountains, a Jacuzzi, an outdoor 25-metre-long pool and a heated lap pool take pride of place. Guests have the option to enjoy the street-level Westcliff Deli, the perfect spot for meeting friends for lunch or simply to enjoy a freshly pressed organic juice or locally roasted coffee, or the panoramic views of Après Spa, a rooftop lounge for outdoor relaxation.
It is highly recommended to book spa treatments well in advance.
For More Information
If you want to dine somewhere suburban and modern, then The Westcliff might just be the perfect venue for you. The hotel boasts five modern restaurants, bars and lounges but the special places with magnificent views are Flames and View. View serves contemporary dishes, while the urban-casual menu at Flames features upscale fare with fresh regional and seasonal ingredients.
Loved by many Sandton residents, The San Deck is the perfect rooftop spot for summer and winter. Summer is best for enjoying the warm sun with cocktails under the umbrellas, while winter is great with the outdoor heaters and glorious firepits to keep you warm in the evening. Either way, you’ll be mesmerised by the Sandton skyline while you tuck into food prepared by Executive Chef Garth Shiner.
Take a drive down to the Maboneng Precinct and enjoy the sunset and hipster buzz with a cocktail in hand at The Living Room. This nature-inspired and vibrant rooftop venue is perfect for sundowners, indulging in a meal with friends and sharing some good laughs while enjoying the panoramic vista of the city. The food is delicious and includes homemade deli-style meals, eclectic tapas and weekly specials, so arrive hungry!
Carnivores and flame-grilled enthusiasts this one's for you. Marble Restaurant on Keyes Avenue in Rosebank offers fine dining that features eating around an open flame with meat, seafood, and veg on the grill. You can look forward to quality food that's authentically South African but different at the same time. The dishes are to die for, and don’t even get us started on the dessert and cheeses. Marble Restaurant is situated at the top of the Trumpet building, so you can expect one of the best views of the city.
Situated on the St Stithians College grounds in Bryanston, Higher Ground Restaurant is the perfect spot to sit back and enjoy the stunning vistas of the city while sipping cocktails or feasting on delicious Meditteranean food. And as they offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can appreciate the views at all hours of the day.
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