“It’s the most wonderful time of the year~” Ain’t it foodies? With all the holiday carols, festive decorations, winter-edition food, gifts, and many more, Christmas is in the air at Gurney Plaza! Still planning your last-minute festive date? We have curated not one, but 10 places in Gurney Plaza filled with Christmas Magic and deals for you to celebrate the perfect Holidays.
Foodie Guide: 10 Places in Gurney Plaza To Welcome A Holly Jolly Christmas:
Before we begin, let’s make a quick stop at the centre atrium and step into a Winter Wonderland. Lighted up with a charming castle and Malaysia’s first-ever KARL LAGERFELD White Christmas Tree, it’s time for some Gram-worthy Christmas photos!
#1 Krispy Kreme
Penang’s first Krispy Kreme outlet has opened its doors at Gurney Plaza a couple of weeks ago and has quickly become a crowd’s favourite. From the Original Glazed to Fantasia’s Unicorn and Ketayap Doughnut, there are always seasonal flavours curated by the brand.
This holiday, don’t miss out their ‘Share The Joy’ menu which includes exclusive flavours such as Snowflakes Doughnut, Jelly Belly Doughnut and Wreath Doughnut. Grab them in a box or in the Krispy Kreme tin case.
📍Location: Basement 1 (Lot:170-B1-36A)
#2 Starbucks Reserve
Who doesn’t love that comforting grip of a steaming cup between hands under chilly weather? Starbucks fans rejoice, your favourite Holiday drink, Gingerbread Latte is back! It’s the perfect marriage of spices and coffee in a drink. Available in Hot, Iced or Frappuccino, indulge in this sweet, delicately spicy and comforting drink.
Want to send a gift to your loved ones without the hassle of wrapping and delivering? Let Starbucks take care of it through “Siren Gifting.” Pick any merchandise from the store, pay for the product and then get it perfectly wrapped and delivered to your loved ones for free!
That’s not all! Gurney Plaza welcomes all into the year 2022 with their Starbucks Reserve redemption! From 31st December 2021 onwards, spend RM850 at Gurney Plaza in a maximum of two combined same-day receipts and you’ll get a FREE Starbucks Reserve Bottle! Just redeem the gift at Gurney Plaza’s Information Counter, while stocks last.
📍Location: Alfresco, Ground Floor (Lot: 170-G-38, 39)
#3 Secret Recipe
Treat your tummy to a feast at Secret Recipe! They’ve just reopened after two months of refurbishment, with a modern Bohemian ambience. Indulge in a range of scrumptious delicacies and take endless ‘wefies’ with your loved ones because every corner is so Instagram-worthy. Secret Recipe is currently having a Holiday Set for 2 promotion which includes two mains, two drinks and a cake for only RM52.90. The promotion runs all month long, until 31st December only.
📍Location: Ground Floor, Extention Wing (Lot 170-G-56A)
Tis’ the season for sweet treats and who does cute, delectable desserts better than Chateraise? The No.1 Patisserie from Japan has some amazing Christmas lineup this year that will make your mouth water. Take a look at their Holiday Petit Cakes like Snow Santa Claus, Cute Reindeer, Happy Snowman and more. They’re shaped like the iconic festive characters, almost too adorable to dig in! Fancy a whole cake? Get their limited-edition Xmas Fresh Cream Cake and Xmas Fruits Almond Tart.
📍Location: Ground Floor, Extension Wing (Lot: 170-G-62/63)
#5 Marks and Spencer
Last-minute Christmas shopping? Don’t panic because Marks and Spencer has got you covered. The much-loved British brand’s festive range this year is full of magic and sparkle! A cookie tin that’s also a musical box or light-up box? That’s a first and sounds like the perfect Christmas gift! Impress someone with the Shortbread Light-Up House, Musical Rotating Christmas Tree Tin, Percy On Ice- Musical & Rotating Tin and more.
That’s not all, Marks and Spencer Food’s bestselling Fruit Cake is back! Last year, they were sold out halfway through the Holidays, so grab them quickly this year or you snooze you lose. Most of their Christmas treats like the Rich Fruit Cake, Classic Panettone are alcohol-free. For those who are looking for the alcohol version, try out the Top Ice Christmas Cake or lookout for the “contains alcohol” sticker. Hassle-free Christmas shopping is made possible with M&S Food range of Christmas hampers, starting from RM189 that’s perfect for food lovers!
📍Location: Ground Floor, Extension Wing (Lot: 170-G-63A/65)
#6 Red Box
“I want to wish you a Merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart~” Why not do it out loud, privately together with your loved ones? Gather around with your friends and family at Red Box for some long overdue entertainment. Don’t worry, they have VVIP rooms that could fit up to 20 pax in one session. Red Box is having a Buy Two Free One Promotion throughout the whole month of December, so get ready to sing your heart out.
📍Location: 7th Floor, Main Wing (Lot 170-07-03A/05/06)
#7 The Barn
Still trying to make that last-minute Christmas reservation? Why not dine at alfresco with good food and booze at Gurney Plaza? The Barn’s Christmas Set Dinner is priced from RM83 per pax only! Each set comes with a free appetizer, starter, 6 choices of mains to choose from, and a dessert, what a steal. You don’t have to worry about breaking the bank this festive season, cheers!
📍Location: Alfresco, Ground Floor (Lot: 170-G-43)
#8 Hoshino Coffee
A popular restaurant with over 180 outlets in Japan, Hoshino Coffee is known for its handdrip coffee, as well as its wide range of fusion fares. If this is your first time visiting the restaurant, try out their Seasonal Highlight menu. A selection of lip-smacking dishes like Wagyu Baked Cheese Pasta, Hoshino Chicken Cutlet Curry Rice with Onsen Egg, Hoshino Spaghetti with Eggplant, Shimeji & Sausage, as well as Hoshino Blend Coffee await!
📍Location: Alfresco, Ground Floor (Lot: 170-G-41)
#9 Baskin Robbins
There are plenty of reasons to love the end of the month and Baskin-Robbins is one of them. The Minions collection is here to bring festive fun with despicable deals you don’t want to miss out on. If you love all things banana, then try out the collection’s Banana Split, Banana Milkshake and Bellow Sundae. That’s not all, Baskin Robbins’ Flavor of the Month features the limited-edition Merry Cheesecake Ice Cream. Cherry cheesecake-flavoured ice cream topped off with graham pieces and a delicious tart cherry ribbon, available until 31st December 2021 only!
📍Location: 1st Floor, Extension Wing (Lot: 170-01-K8)
#10 Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory
Those who’ve been to Japan are no stranger to this brand, they’re really famous in Tokyo and many will bring their confections back as a souvenir. Their products are specially made in Tokyo, in small batches and air-flown to Malaysia! Try out their bestselling soft serve, cream puffs and cheese cookies.
If you’re looking for a fine Christmas gift, then watch out for their exclusive Christmas packaging. The elegantly packed Christmas box comes with 3 of their bestselling cookies: Lemon & Cream Cheese, Salt & Camembert, Honey Gorgonzola. Want more? Then grab their 40 pieces Assorted Cookies set that comes in four different flavours, 3 as mentioned above, as well as the Salted Caramel & Mascarpone.
📍Location: Basement 1 (Lot: 170-B1-K34/35)
So foodies, what are you waiting for? Head over to Gurney Plaza and explore all these outlets to feel the holiday vibes. Don’t forget to indulge in all the Christmas edition goodies, and have a Holly Jolly Christmas!
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