The Mid-Autumn Festival comes alive at Al Bayt and Ewaan, Palace Downtown
Celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth Chinese lunar month, the Mid-autumn Festival is a joyous occasion where family and friends come together and celebrate the harvest. Mooncake, a Chinese pastry, is eaten as per custom during this festival and is known to symbolise family reunions and a long life. Experience this celebration while gifting your dear ones an authentic collection of classic handmade mooncakes from Al Bayt and Ewaan. Choose from traditional flavours such as green tea paste, lotus paste, red bean paste, pandan lotus paste, red dates longan paste and mixed nuts.
Dates: 12th September until 7th October
Price: AED 60 per piece onwards
Deliciously diverse Chinese favourites at Ewaan, Palace Downtown
In keeping with a grand old tradition, join family and friends to celebrate the harvest during the Chinese Mid-autumn Festival. Relish an evening at Ewaan, tastefully decorated with Chinese lanterns, and partake in this revered custom as you savour a delightful Chinese-inspired seafood buffet and an exquisite array of delicacies, along with complimentary mooncakes if you visit on 24th September.
Date: 22 September to 7 October
Time: 7.00pm until 11.30pm
Price: AED 288 per person including tea
AED 488 per person including house grape beverages
AED 788 per person including bubbly and premium beverages
Essentially Chinese Afternoon Tea at Al Bayt Lounge, Palace Downtown
Set amidst the palatial Arabian ambience of Palace Downtown, Al Bayt, our lobby lounge, is where the beloved tradition of English afternoon tea meets the Chinese celebration of the Mid-autumn Festival. Let the melodies of a harpist, Chinese-inspired afternoon tea stands, a buffet and gentle tea infusions take you on a journey of regal origins.
Date: 22 September to 7 October; afternoon tea stands available all through this period and buffet available on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Time: 2.00pm until 6.00pm
Price: AED 188 per person