İstanbul, 21 November 2023 – Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul prepares to usher in the New Year in lavish style, welcoming guests to an unforgettable celebration amidst historic splendour. The palatial hotel’s recent redesign unveils grandeur throughout newly refurbished rooms, suites, and culinary venues.
New Year-Themed Afternoon Tea in the Renewed Gazebo
Transformed into a lush palace oasis, the newly redesigned Gazebo beckons the city’s elite every December afternoon with opulence suited for the season. Surrounded by the magnificent ambience and with impeccable service, Gazebo presents a sumptuous menu infused with the festive spirit of the New Year. The special Afternoon Tea includes homemade gingerbread, while the chocolates echo the festive cheer. An assortment of cakes, pastries, savoury tidbits and comforting cold cuts provide a delightful array of flavours that cater to every taste, complemented by both complementary and special beverages to delight and satisfy the palate. As guests partake of the feast, the glamorous Bosphorus vista contributes poetic verses to the evening’s discourse. Reservation is required for the New Year-themed afternoon tea, offered every day from 15:00 pm to 18:00 pm throughout the month of December.
The Çırağan Brunch Filled with New Year’s Special Feast
In December, the recently refurbished hotel restaurant invites guests to indulge in a New Year-themed brunch featuring renewed concepts. Prepare for delightful moments overlooking the Bosphorus, where a diverse array of flavours awaits. Reservation is required for the New Year’s special open buffet brunch, which will be served on the Sundays of the month: 3, 10, 17 and 24 December 2023, from 12:30 pm to 16:30 pm.
New Year Gala Dinner in the Grandeur of the Michelin Award-Winning Tuğra Restaurant on 31 December 2023
Tuğra, celebrated as a guide to authentic Ottoman and Turkish flavours, showcases culinary excellence by offering a festive feast for connoisseurs of taste on the night of 31 December. A menu inspired by the joy of New Year’s Eve is enhanced by enchanting live musical accompaniment. The menu, consisting of Chef Emre İnanır’s special recipes, begins with a delightful ‘amuse-bouche’. Indulge in a culinary symphony featuring delectable creations, such as carrot puree with orange and Çanakkale sea scallops adorned with black caviar and mandarin sauce. Experience the intriguing combination of baklava pastry filled with crab and sour plum alongside tantalising offerings like hot hummus, mini baked potatoes and dried handmade pastrami served with pear in pomegranate molasses. Elevate your taste buds with unique flavours, such as braised beef tail, and savour the richness of buffalo yoghurt nestled in a bitter almond cookie. The journey concludes with delightful desserts, including chocolate in Turkish coffee paired with quince and cranberry sauce. Michelin Guide recommended Tuğra is applauded by the Michelin Guide and bestowed with the prestigious ‘Service Award’. Reservation is required for this captivating culinary experience prepared specially for the New Year’s gala dinner.
New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Çırağan Ballroom on 31 December 2023
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul invites guests to welcome the New Year in glory with the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner to be held at the Çırağan Palace Ballroom. At the magnificent venue of Çırağan Ballroom, guests will experience luxury touches in every detail, indulging in a feast of unique flavours from Turkish and world cuisines. New Year’s Eve will offer a fantastic start at the Palace’s unique location by having special buffet flavours filled with exquisite tastes, signature cocktails, delightful live music, and DJ performances for the guests. Reservation is required for the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at the Ballroom.
Best venue for the New Year’s Party Le Fumoir on 31 December 2023
One of the city’s most popular venues, Le Fumoir invites guests to an entertaining New Year’s Eve party in a fabulous atmosphere under the palm trees in Çırağan Palace’s garden, enhanced by a DJ performance. Reservation is required for the New Year’s Eve party, which includes light snacks and a welcome drink and will take place from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am.
New Year’s Special Çırağan Brunch with Renewed Flavours and Concept on 1 January 2024
The hotel’s redesigned restaurant welcomes those who want to greet the first day of the new year with a unique brunch feast at the ‘New Year’s Special Brunch’ service. The special brunch, offering a feast of exquisite flavours with rich ingredients, is accompanied by a magnificent view of the Bosphorus. Reservation is required for the special open buffet brunch, which will be served on Sunday, 1 January 2024, from 12:30 pm to 16:30 pm.
For more detailed information and reservation; [email protected]
Exclusive Accommodation Packages for the New Year
A special accommodation experience awaits guests wishing to start 2024 in a luxurious and glorious style in Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul in renewed hotel rooms. A special New Year accommodation package is offered to guests, featuring a magnificent open buffet gala dinner with live music at the Çırağan Ballroom on the second floor of the historic palace. The package includes selected alcoholic beverages, special cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and a New Year’s brunch reflecting the enthusiasm of the New Year. For the New Year accommodation experience that requires a minimum of 2 nights of stay, guests can call 0(212) 326 46 46 or contact [email protected]
Private New Year Events
For those who would like to have a special celebration and host a New Year’s event, guests can reach out to the sales team at [email protected]