The time of celebration and merriment has arrived and what better way to usher in the festive season than being surrounded by love, laughter, and lavish cuisine at the most spectacular venue in Johannesburg – Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff.
Savour the season through a series of glamorous and entertaining events courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff. Guests are invited to enjoy an authentic, stylish, and memorable South African festive season that will delight every member of the
family. From the carefully curated menus to an entertainment programme that includes a sneaky visit from Santa Clause, there is no better place to create holiday memories than at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff.
The celebrations kick off on Christmas Eve and continue right through to New Year’ Day with
exclusive ‘On the Hill’ culinary experiences. Linger under the African skies at the famed Flames Restaurant, transformed for the season into a magical, festive setting. Masterminded by food maestro Chef Daniel Payne and his team, the menus encapsulate the spirit of tradition – but with a uniquely South African twist.
Hailed as the ideal location to take in the panoramic views across the city, Flames Restaurant presents a sophisticated tribute to the festive season through a generous display of gastronomic delights. Each meal offering includes several stations that add to the culinary experience. A Live Station featuring the freshest salad ingredients; Charcuterie Station; Cured, Raw and Smoked Station; in addition to the Sushi and Sashimi Bar, are available each day. Round off your meal with a cheese board that boasts the best in local and international cheeses and a selection of exquisite confections and desserts that is sure satisfy your sweet tooth.
From the Four Seasons family to yours, welcome to the season of celebration ‘On the Hill.’
Christmas Eve ‘On the Hill’
Ring in the season this Christmas Eve with a memorable ‘On the Hill’ festive feast, showcasing a plethora of artfully created morsels. From smoked Scottish salmon and tuna terrine to classics such as Bourbon-glazed gammon with pineapple and cherry crackling; as well as braaied prime rib with golden Yorkshire puddings. Adding to the warmth of this truly magical time of year, guests will be entertained by the soul-stirring harmonies of The Soweto Gospel Choir, sharing from their Grammy Award-winning “Voices from Heaven”.
Christmas Day ‘On the Hill’
Christmas Day will be celebrated with a leisurely brunch starting from 11:00 – best enjoyed with a glass of Champagne whilst soaking in the dramatic views from our hill-top retreat. With a collection of seasonal fruits, pastries, and salads, as well as an enticing selection of main courses, Christmas Day brunch is one gift that keeps on giving. Dishes such as slow roasted lamb shoulder; and whole roasted turkey with dried fruits and cashew stuffing offer a taste of the traditional Christmas favourites, whilst the green asparagus with goats’ cheese, apples and artichokes provides a fresh take on the festive fare.
Day of Goodwill
The ‘On the Hill’ festivities continue with the ultimate shared experience on December 26th. Bring some sparkle to the day and enjoy a Champagne brunch with the family from 11:00. Featuring a starter buffet bursting with fresh salads, Danishes, and pâtés, to the mouth-watering main specialties such as Karoo lamb shank with mint gremolata, eggnog French toast with honeycomb and berries; and Eggs Florentine with butter-poached crab claws, to name a few.
New Year’s Eve ‘On the Hill’
Lunch finishes early on the 31st of December to make way for an evening of glamour. Revel in the year that has passed and raise a toast to new beginnings at Jozi’s quintessential celebration – the New Year’s Eve ‘On the Hill’ gala. Dinner commences at 19:00 with a tantalizing array of dishes such as Yellowfin tuna tartare accompanied by chive, potato, and crème fraiche bavarois; smoked Wagyu carpaccio; and chilled seafood tower served with a selection of dips and salsas. A range of tempting main courses featuring Monkfish and Black Angus short rib and a carvery station with all the trimmings is just a taste of the culinary delights that await.
Following an evening dedicated to the appreciation of good food and company, celebrate the New Year with a live DJ session compliments of DJ Mauzah, amplifying the party atmosphere and ensuring that 2022 is ushered in with style.
New Year Day ‘On the Hill’
The countdown is over, and a day of leisure and relaxation begins on the 1st of January 2022 with a sumptuous brunch of fresh fruits and exotic salads, such as the king prawn salad with mango and fresh coriander, before treating yourself to the buttermilk flapjack stack drizzled in maple syrup and topped with whipped mascarpone. Indulge in the omnipresent assortment of delicious station fare and tuck into one of the delicious main meal options – a perfect way to start the year!
Discover a haven of tranquillity at the Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Spa and sample from the selection of signature treatments to help you unwind during this wonderfully chaotic time of the year.
Share the experience with a loved one in the fully private Couple Spa Suites or gather with friends and family in the Garden Spa Suites – ideal for private soirées. Our team of skilled therapists will specially curate your experience to blissfully relax your body and mind. Alternatively, make an occasion out of it and pamper yourself with a radiant facial to maximise that holiday glow.
Treat yourself or a loved one to our ‘Festive on the Hill’ package to celebrate this magical time of the year. From personalised in-room festive amenities to tailor-made services for all ages, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff ensures that every aspect of your stay is imbued with a sense of occasion. This package is valid from 20 December 2021 to 3 January 2022.
Bookings are essential, so do not miss out on the opportunity to create your own story and end 2021 off with a flourish.
For more information, or to make a reservation, please email
email@example.com or (011) 481 6000.