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  • St. Patrick’s on the Beach: a true Irish fiesta at Mount Lavinia Hotel’s Paradise Beach


    Mount Lavinia Hotel’s Paradise Beach will be decked in green for three full days for the best Irish fiesta to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Brush up your dancing skills to join the Irish band and tap dancing girls flown down specially for the event. Drive down to Mount Lavinia Hotel on 17th, 18th and 19th March for a true Irish as the celebrations start off from 7 pm onwards. Bringing the festival outdoor to the Paradise Beach, Mount Lavinia Hotel promises a completely different experience this year. The atmosphere will blend tropical with Irish; food, drinks, music and dance under the starry skies, with your feet buried in the golden sand. Topped up with a series of fun filled games the evenings will definitely offer great excitement. Aer Lingus, the Irish band who will perform at the festival comes from one of the oldest music societies in Ireland, the Aer

  • Queen of Curry Spices it up at the Curry Leaf Restaurant


    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – March 7, 2016 –   Curry Queen also known as “Darling” will spice up the Hilton Colombo’s authentic Sri Lankan restaurant; the Curry Leaf with her gorgeous flair in Sri Lankan cooking from 11th to 20th March during dinner. From luscious crab, to designer hoppers with cheese & chilli, beetroot flavour with seeni sambol and egg, mutton roti and double egg roti along with a variety of yams and vegetarian options will be available during the promotion. Fragrant creations of seafood, fresh crab, prawns and a variety of fish are made to your choice of taste. Felicia Sorensen’s skill and reputation gained her entree into the ranks of Les Disciples d’ Auguste Escoffier in 1980, as well as being honored in 1992 as the first Asian Chef to officiate at the Robert Mondavi Winery’s Great Chefs programme. She is Asia’s most renowned proponent of Sri Lankan cuisine.

  • Mount Lavinia Hotel Exclusive Catering Partner for BMICH


    Signs exclusivity partnership to provide an extensive catering service at Colombo’s only International Convention Hall, BMICH Colombo, 29th February 2016. Celebrating 210 years of history and colonial heritage, Mount Lavinia Hotel extends years of experience in the hospitality industry to Colombo’s distinguished International Convention Hall as exclusive catering partner, strengthening the 28 year long alliance of the two iconic organizations. Mount Lavinia Hotel is a pioneer in creating unique international culinary experiences and customised catering services. We curate menus designed with the expertise of our world renowned culinary masters such as Chef Publis and our International team of chefs. “The legendary and much sought Mount Lavinia Hotel catering service can be experienced by our guests at the premium convention hall, BMICH,” commented Kenneth Kumarapperuma, Manager – Mount Lavinia Catering Services. “With our experience in hosting international conferences such as the CHOGM conference, International Youth Forum, and International Conference for Paediatricians, we

  • Mount Lavinia Hotel celebrates literary heritage with ‘Words on the Mount’


    Few hotels in Sri Lanka are able to capture their architectural legacy and rich historical heritage as Mount Lavinia Hotel. Celebrating a momentous 210 years, the Hotel recently announced its first bespoke event titled ‘Words on the Mount’ to be held in July 2016. The iconic hotel has gained fame and international repute for continuously presenting an impressive array of events. The Hotel prepares to celebrate a significant milestone  hosting a prestigious authors’ event resonates in showcasing its colonial heritage and distinct trendsetting identity. The event is set to promote Sri Lanka as an incomparable destination and Mount Lavinia Hotel as the nation’s most loved mansion, celebrating her extraordinary colonial past entwined with modern literature. This unique and innovative two day extravaganza will begin on July 8th and continue on 9th July introducing writers who have a ‘special connection’ to Sri Lanka. “We are delighted to be hosting some notable

  • Celebrate your Valentine’s weekend with The Kingsbury


    As friends and lovers prepare to celebrate this universal day of love, The Kingsbury will be setting the mood for renewed romance. Starting from Valentine’s eve on Saturday, and throughout Valentine ’s Day the hotel has planned a weekend of red roses, champagne and unforgettable memories just for you. Just taking the time out to celebrate your bond and dedicating a day for a little romance over a dinner can be the one of the strongest ways to show how your love has grown and strengthened over the years.  This can give your relationship a boost and a chance for you to show how much you appreciate each other and that those original bonds have not been forgotten and in fact have deepened.  These occasions are often very rich in intimacy, caring, emotion and a means to demonstrate devotion. As humans, we tend to get caught up in our daily

  • Cinnamon Lakeside hosts a week-long celebration for Chinese New Year 2016

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      Ring in the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year – the year of the monkey – with Cinnamon Lakeside, as the hotel lays out a week-long gastronomic celebration from 07 to 14 February, at the popular authentic Chinese restaurant, Long Feng. The hotel’s award winning team of chefs led by Chinese Master Chef Yang Jiayu have created an extensive festive dinner buffet featuring over 50 delicious dishes and desserts, following age old recipes that have been passed down from generations. A range of appetizers, soups, noodles, rice and mains along with a distinct dim sum bar and an action station where guests could enjoy the likes of peking duck, chilli crab, hot butter cuttlefish, braised sea cucumber and szechuan spicy pork ribs freshly sliced or hot off the pan are all for the picking. Priced at Rs.2,500 nett, the menu includes a popular range of fare, loved by Chinese all

  • I could be your Prince and You could be my Princess … A Valentine’s Day spent at Mount Lavinia Hotel could be your fairy tale come true

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      The Mansion of Love, Mount Lavinia Hotel invites all Princes and Princesses for a fairy tale Valentine’s Day. The hotel, steeped in the legacy of romance invites lovers to experience the Hot Hut Love, the Enchanted Tree House, the Train to your Heart, Valentines in Bed and our own Ape Adaraya. Hot Hut Love, the Love Huts on Paradise Beach are back this year and is one of the most looked forward to Valentine dates. Offering a romantic setting on the Paradise Beach, with the soft golden sand to sink your feet in, and the expanse of the Indian Ocean to feast your eyes on, the Love Hut serves you a special four course menu for Rs. 9,500/- nett per couple. For the one couple who is in search of a rustic and tropical Valentine experience, the Enchanted Tree House is up for grabs. Set away from the flurry

  • “Starlite 2016” New Year’s Eve Count Down Party at the Hilton Colombo Poolside with Legendary DJs


    Hilton Colombo’s New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Dance by the Poolside with “Starlite” as its theme will feature legendary DJs Bonnie, Kapila and Naushad spinning discs from the 80s and the very latest by Hiranya Rahul and Selectro. Kick off the celebrations with mouth-watering appetizers, main courses and glorious desserts on the international buffet. Guests will also be kept entertained with a fireworks display at midnight and stand chances to win fantastic prizes in the lucky draw sessions. Tickets are priced at Rs 8000 nett per person inclusive of the gala dinner buffet, breakfast and complimentary beverage for tables of 10. Special rates for kids available too. Guests can look forward and prepare for a night of fun, great food and great entertainment in a ‘starry’ ambiance and setting. The party starts at 9.00 pm! Corkage free! (MEDIA RELEASE)


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