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Hindustan Times
New Delhi, December 24, 2012
Carols and cakes
Dig into Pecking Duck, Grilled Turkey Teppanyaki and mulled wine as a group sings live carols. End on a sweet note with chocolate mud cake, Date Pan Cake and Caramelised Banana. 
Timings: Noon to midnight
Where: Café Bali Hai, Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon.
Meal for Two: Rs. 2,999

Cakes galore
What’s Christmas without plum cakes and gingerbread? Enjoy a range of Christmas puddings, cakes, rum-soaked black forest pastry and ginger cookies in the fresh catch of the day section of the pastry shop.
Timings: 10am to 10pm 
Where: Cup Cakes, Radisson Blu Hotel, Paschim Vihar
Meal for two: Rs. 300

Snow White
If you are dreaming of a white Christmas, the Xmas tree decorated with silver ornaments could be quite close to your imagination. Dig into a special Christmas menu too.
Timings: 12.30pm to 3.30pm; 7.30pm to 11.30pm.
Where: Shiro, Hotel Samrat, Chanakyapuri.
Meal for Two: Rs. 2,000

Delicious Breads
From gingerbread house, iced sugar cookies, cake pops, and plum cakes… the list of Christmas goodies is endless.  If munching on Belgian chocolate cupcakes, gingerbread  and caramel popcorn is not enough, carry them home in the takeaway holiday hamper to get your heart’s fill.
Timings: 10am to 9pm
Where: Bagels Café, 8, Meharchand Market
Meal for two: Rs. 500

Festive Feast
You can have a special three -course Christmas feast comprising Pumpkin and ricotta cheese ravioli, Turkey Platter, 3 bean salad,  a glass of house wine and the traditional plum cake with vanilla ice cream served by waiters dressed as Santas.
Timings: Noon to midnight
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, DLF Place, Saket
Meal for two: Rs. 2,500

Hot Christmas Drink
Cosy up in traditional style this Christmas as you sip some Hot Apple Cider and bite into crispy Quesadillas  or Baked Penne Bolognese. The highlight is the brownie in a cup baked on order. Crepes topped with strawberries or Nutella is great for those with a French taste. 
Timings: 9:30 to 9:30pm 
Where: Cafe Turtle, Khan Market 
Meal for Two: Rs. 600

For a French Christmas
Taste an elaborate spread from the Christmas buffet of 60 items including Gourmet Style French Onion soup, Mushroom, Carrot and Viognier Pie and the Yule pudding.
Timings: Noon to Midnight.
Where: Cheri, One Qutub, 1501 Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli.
Meal for two: Rs. 1250 onwards

Healthy Christmas 
The menu includes Honey glazed pork, Moussaka with vegetables, fresh salads, home baked breads with complimentary mulled wine. Desserts include hot apple pie and spiced chocolate cake.
Timings: 11am to 11pm
Where: Crostini, 21, Hauz Khaus Cafe.
Meal for Two: Rs. 2,000.