Contemporary-luxe riverside hotel launches festive offering
The four-star AC Hotel Belfast, located at City Quays, has officially launched its hospitality offering for Christmas 2019, with a selection of unique dining and social packages to celebrate the festive season. AC Hotels by Marriott® is an upper-moderate tier lifestyle brand elevated by design within the Marriott International, Inc. global collection of 30 brands. AC Hotels by Marriott® celebrates a new way to hotel and boasts more than 100 design-led hotels in 10 countries and territories. With a European soul and Spanish roots, design-driven AC Hotels by Marriott® edit away the unnecessary to remove friction, providing thoughtfully designed moments of beauty, allowing guests to focus on what’s important to them. The properties’ modern design for modern business include buzzing AC Lounges, the perfect place for locals or visitors to get work done in style or to enjoy handcrafted cocktails and tapas. High-design guest rooms and public spaces with sleek furnishings and intuitive technology features such as the Media Salons and AC Libraries inspire and connect. AC Hotels by Marriott® is proud to participate in the award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Bonvoy.
Multi-Michelin-starred chef, Jean Christophe Novelli launches his exquisite Christmas menu available from Friday 29th November at destination restaurant, Novelli at City Quays. Inspired by Mediterranean culinary techniques and harnessing local produce for an authentic taste experience, diners can enjoy a specially curated Christmas lunch or dinner in the restaurant with spectacular views of the River Lagan. Uniquely positioned on Belfast’s waterfront, guests can snuggle up with a warming digestif out in the open-air terrace and soak up the scenic river views.
Jean-Christophe Novelli is a 5 out of 5, AA Rosette and multi-Michelin Star award-winning chef. He has been dubbed “The Nation’s Favourite French Chef” and voted AA Chef’s Chef of the Year. He won the Egon Ronay Dessert of the Year award amongst many other titles and awards. He was the finalist of the European chef of the year representing Great Britain in Copenhagen.
AC Hotel Belfast brings a new package to the festive offering for 2019, with the launch of its private dining. Available for groups of 15 to 40, the private dining room located on the first floor offers an intimate space with stunning panoramic views, dedicated waiting staff and a mouth-watering Christmas menu.
For those looking to do something a little different to ring in the festive season, the ‘Dine & Cruise’ package will see guests enjoy the private dining experience before embarking on an hour-long festive river cruise, followed by a complementary winter warmer drink on the terrace.
If a casual setting is preferred, AC Hotel’s Christmas Socials at Novelli at City Quays restaurant, or in a private suite, are the perfect way to celebrate the festive season. Guests will enjoy a sparkling reception and feast on a grazing table bursting with delectable Christmas canapes all in the comfortable luxury of a dedicated social space.
Put the finishing touches to any celebration with a pre-ordered drinks package and choose from a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits including drinks hampers and the AC Hotel Belfast’s special take on the traditional bucket of beer. For something really unique, take a table on the terrace for a hot drinks reception with blankets, mitts and scarves available for those frosty evenings!
To find out more about the Christmas hospitality available at AC Hotel Belfast this year, visit www.novellirestaurants.co.uk/belfast/occasions/ or call 028 9531 3180.
Festive package prices for AC Hotel Belfast and Novelli at City Quays
Festive Lunch and Dinner is available from Friday 29th November – Saturday 28th December, between 12pm and 10pm, Monday – Saturday and 5pm and 10pm on Sunday. Price for 2 courses is £21.95 and 3 courses is £26.95.
Private Dining is available from Friday 29th November – Tuesday 31st December, Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 10pm. A Prosecco reception and 3 courses is £40 per head. There is a £15 supplement to combine a river cruise with a private dining package.
Christmas Social packages are available from Friday 29th November – Tuesday 31st December, Monday to Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. Restaurant costs are £20 per head and Private Suite is £25 per head.