Sawridge Inn Edmonton South4235 Gateway Blvd NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 5H2
Christmas Day brunch is buffet-style, with items such as cinnamon French toast, Belgian waffles, herb-crusted prime rib, Caesar salad, snow crab legs, peel-and-eat shrimp, butternut squash bisque beef tenderloin, stuffed sole and an omelette station. There will be a build-your-own-doughnut station for dessert, in addition to fresh fruit and other tasty treats. Brunch takes place from 10:30 a.m. till 2 p.m., and is $44.95 for adults, $37.95 for seniors and $21.95 for children ages six to 12.
This southside hotel offers a three-course meal for New Year’s Eve, taking place from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. The first course is a choice between avocado crab salad or tomato and red pepper bisque; entrée options include sterling silver beef tenderloin with saffron butter sauce and garlic potato mash, sea bass with citrus olive caper sauce and wild rice pilaf, chicken supreme with butternut squash puree and lentil ragout or vegetable Napoleon with tomato basil sauce and pan-fried potatoes. To cap off your meal, choose between hazelnut praline roche or strawberry marscapone charlotte (if you can!).
The Sawridge Inn will host a bevy of Christmas meals, including dinner Christmas Eve and a Christmas Day dinner. The Christmas Eve buffet goes from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. and includes salads, seafood, chicken, beef bourguignon, apricot brown sugar glazed ham, New York striploin and desserts, including a build-your-own-doughnut table. The Christmas Day three-course dinner offers a choice of baked potato soup or seafood cioppino to start, four options for entrees and two dessert choices.