Festive Dining & Events for the Holidays and New Year’s
The Whale & Ale is well-known as a wonderful, magical, place for the Christmas season. Enjoy traditional British favorite dishes prepared with care. The Whale & Ale will be open Christmas Eve 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Christmas Day 1-6 p.m.; New Year’s Eve 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; and closed New Year’s Day. The Whale & Ale British Restaurant and Pub, 327 W. 7th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-832-0360, www.WhaleAndAle.com
22nd Street Landing Seafood Grill & Bar is offering a wonderful set of specials for Christmas Eve. See the image above. 22nd Street Landing Seafood Grill and Bar, 141-A W. 22nd Street, Cabrillo Marina, San Pedro Waterfront. 310-548-4400, www.22ndStreetRestaurant.com
Terranea Resort is the place where memories are made. And this holiday season it has something for every taste. Through December 30, Catalina Kitchen is offering a Hanukkah dinner each evening from 5-10 p.m.. Call 310-265-2861 for information or to make a reservation. On New Year’s Eve be transported into a magical winter wonderland-themed family celebration. The three-course meal will be served alongside a live action dessert bar. Toast to a fabulous year ahead with Champagne and live entertainment by the Justin Hopkins Band. Seatings are at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Call 310-265-2836 for information or to make a reservation. Tickets may be ordered online at www.Terranea.com before Monday, December 30.
Or experience a New Year's Eve Underwater Extravaganza. This 21 and older event will include an open bar with VIP bottle service available, a variety of food stations from Terranea’s award-winning culinary team, and dancing to DJ Ricky Rock. It begins at 9 p.m. in the ballroom and runs until 2 a.m. VIP Experiences include: - Platinum Bottle Service - $5,000 Includes admission for up to twelve (12) guests, elevated platform lounge seating, a dedicated server, delicious seafood tower, one 750ml bottle of premium spirit with choice with mixers/garnishes. and one bottle of Champagne per table. - Gold Bottle Service - $2,500 Includes admission for up to six (6) guests, VIP lounge seating, adjacent to the dance floor, a dedicated server, one 750ml bottle of premium spirit with choice with mixers/garnishes, and one bottle of Champagne per table. -Silver Bottle Service - $2,000 Includes admission for up to six (6) guests, VIP lounge seating on the perimeter of the ballroom, dedicated server, one 750ml bottle of premium spirit with choice with mixers/garnishes, and one bottle of Champagne per table.
For adults with children, The Terranea Kids Club will host a Kids New Year's Eve Party from 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. packed with games, crafts, scavenger hunts and even a special countdown to 2020 while parents are free to party the night away. Advance reservations are required. For information or to make reservations, call the Tide Pool Kids Club at 310-265-2843. For any additional questions or for more information contact restaurant reservations at 310-265-2836.
Or enjoy A night in New Orleans New Year’s Eve dinner at mar'sel. The first seating will include a four-course tasting menu. The second seating features a five-course tasting menu in which the chef will be paying tribute to his culinary roots of New Orleans. Sommelier Alicia Ajolo will be opening specialty wines from the cellar to be offered by the glass alongside suggested wine pairings for the tasting menu. The evening will be accompanied by a live jazz band and parting gifts. Seatings are from 5 to 6 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m. Call 310-265-2836 for information or to make a reservation. For any additional questions or for more information contact restaurant reservations at 310-265-2836, www.Terranea.com.
Check out the great New Year's Eve planned for Babouch Moroccan Restaurant. It starts at 7 p.m. and runs until 2 a.m. New Year's Day. There will be tarot card readings at 7 and the buffet opens at 7:30 p.m. DJ Slick will come on at 9:30 p.m. and there's a sword show at 10. Tickets are $40 per person adn include soft drinks, the buffet, a raffle ticket, midnight Champagne toast, tax, and gratuity. (Admission after 10 p.m.--after the buffet closes) is just $20. Babouch Moroccan Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge, 810 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro. www.BabouchMoroccan.com
Come ring in the New Year at La Buvette Bistro, 335 W. 7th Street, Downtown San Pedro. Four-course prix fixe dinner for $75 per person. La Buvette Wine Bistro, 335 W. 7th Street, Downtown. 424-342-9840, www.LaBuvettebistro.com
Conrad's Mexican Grill, 376 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro, will offer a three-course dinner New Year's Eve from 11 a.m. until closing time for $22 per person. Click here for details or see above. Conrad’s Mexican Grill, 376 W. 6th Street, Downtown 424-264-5452, www.ConradsMexicanGrill.com