November 2015…. New Year’s Eve is just over a month away and people are starting to seek out the best spots to celebrate the beginning of 2016.
A top tip from The Langham, Melbourne is that the hotel boasts some of the best views of the fireworks. Whether revellers choose to clink Champagne flutes at Alto on the top floor of the hotel or be close to the action at Melba Restaurant, diners will be able to enjoy a generous dinner to fuel a night of dancing at Alto or a virtual endless feast accompanied by live music and dancing at Melba Restaurant.
For those that select to be amongst the crowds, there is even an early dinner sitting at Melba from 5pm until 8pm.
There are also a limited number of accommodation packages still available that including dinner for two at either Alto or Melba as well as a host of special extras.
Scheduled with families in mind or those that wish to bar hop late until the night, Melba’s 5pm dinner sitting is ideal for those wishing to dine early.
The New Year’s Eve menu features plenty of fresh seafood including marinated scallops, King prawns, oysters, blue swimmer crab, green lip mussels, Moreton Bay bugs, a wide range of sushi and scallop fettuccine. There’s also cider and honey roast leg of lamb, ginger stir fry crab, a selection of Indian dishes and for dessert there is a bounty of brownies, tarts, éclairs, waffles, ice creams and of course, Melba’s famous chocolate fountain.
Adults are $199.00 and children are $125.00 or $225.00 per adult and $150.00 per child for a guaranteed window table.
New Year’s Dinner at Melba- 9pm
Guests will enjoy all of the aforementioned dishes as well as Western Australian crayfish, roast beef with Yorkshire pudding plus an extravagant selection of premium beverages including free flowing sparkling wine, four still wines to choose from, beer and soft drinks as well as a celebratory flute of Perrier Jouet served at midnight to accompany the fireworks*.
Add in a live band and dance floor at Aria Bar & Lounge and 2016 is destined to be off to a promising start.
$345.00 per adult or $375.00 for a guaranteed window table.
Top of the Town – New Year’s Eve at Alto
For those seeking sophistication and luxury in an intimate setting, they need look no further than The Langham, Melbourne. Located on level 25 of the hotel, Alto boasts spectacular views of the Yarra River and beyond. Diners can enjoy dinner from 9pm and dance to a live band and later a DJ before ringing in the new year from Alto’s spacious balcony.
This strictly black tie affair includes a decadent feast featuring fresh seafood platters, West Australian crayfish, oysters Kilpatrick, Wagyu beef sirloin, five spiced duck, rockling fillet, a smorgasbord of salads as well as an indulgent display of desserts showcasing some of the hotel’s pastry chefs’ favourites including Valrhona chocolate mousse and passion citrus tart and mango panna cotta.
Ultimate New Year’s Eve Packages
For a truly memorable start to 2016, diners can elect to spend the night in style at The Langham, Melbourne. Classic king rooms including dinner for two at Melba, accommodation, access to the hotel’s swimming pool, pool deck and Jacuzzi, breakfast for two at Melba on New Year’s Day, valet parking and an ultra civilised late check out of 2pm is available from $1495.00 per room, per night. An identical package including dinner for two at Alto is available from $1680.00 per room, per night. Twin rooms are available from $1595.00 including dinner at Melba or from $1780.00 including dinner at Alto.
Bookings for all three dinners and accommodation packages may be made by contacting 1800 641 107 or emailing [email protected].
For more information or to obtain images, please contact Tara Bishop, Public Relations Manager on +0422 003 549 or via email to[email protected].
*view of fireworks subject to Melbourne City Council