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The Big Christmas Buffet Guide: 10 Nordic Christmas Buffets

Was last year's Christmas party cancelled, and now you just can't wait to bring back that festive spirit? The Christmas party season is upon us and you’ll certainly be spoiled for choice this year! We have been reviewing lots of information about Christmas partys, all with the purpose of helping you choose the right one for you! View the best Nordic Christmas partys here.

Christmas Dinner

Christmas Buffets in Sweden

Quality Hotel™ Waterfront - a West Coast Christmas dinner

Gothenburg, Adolf Edelsvärds Gata 10

What’s on this Christmas? Here at the hotel, we’re delighted to invite guests to experience a traditional Christmas dinner inspired by the Bohuslän province and the beautiful West Coast! You’ll be seated right by the water’s edge, allowing you to enjoy fabulous views of the Göta River.

When? We will be serving our Christmas dinner every day from 24 November – 19 December 2021. The seating times are 12 noon and 6pm from Monday to Friday, 2pm and 6pm on Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays.

What’s included? Our Christmas buffet is inspired by all the delicious produce that the West Coast of Sweden has to offer, which includes plenty of seafood as well as classic festive favourites. Guests can look forward to an authentic Christmas atmosphere, sparkly decorations, wonderful festive scents and stunning views.

What does it cost? Dinner from Wednesday to Saturday: 695 SEK/person. Dinner on Monday and Tuesday, as well as lunch on all days of the week costs 595 SEK/person. Our vegan Christmas buffet costs 475 SEK/person. Children under the age of 6 are welcome to enjoy the food free of charge, while children aged 7-12 will be charged half price.

Find out more about the Christmas buffet and book here!

christmas-quality-hotel-glöggKick off your Christmas dinner at the Quality Hotel™ Waterfront with a steaming cup of mulled wine!

Clarion Hotel® Malmö Live - Malmö Live goes Malmö Vice

Malmö, Dag Hammarskjölds Torg 2

What’s on? We’ll be brightening up the darkest month of the year with beach balls, colourful drinks and delicious food! For five nights, Malmö Live will be transformed into Malmö Vice. This will certainly be a Christmas dinner unlike any other – prepare for a festive celebration reminiscent of 1980s Miami with inspiration from Miami Vice!

Dates? 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11 December 2021

How much does it cost and what’s included? The price is 1095 SEK/person on Thursday 9 December, and 1195 SEK/person on any other night. The price includes an aperitif, a Miami-inspired festive buffet created by celebrity chef Christian Hellberg and plenty of entertainment. Guests can look forward to Christian’s take on Miami flavours for a wonderfully untraditional Christmas feast. Drinks packages are also available.

How do I book? Please send an email to or call us on +46 40 20 75 74.

If you’re looking forward to a long night of celebration without the need to travel home afterwards, we offer special discounted rates on overnight stays for our Malmö Vice guests.

Find out more about Malmö Vice here!

exterior-drone-shot-clarion-hotel-malmo-live_16_9Malmö or Miami?

Clarion Hotel® Gillet – a Green Touch of Manhattan

Uppsala, Dragarbrunnsgatan 23

Why choose this hotel for a festive dinner? Clarion Hotel® Gillet began serving Christmas buffets way back in the 1980s, so we certainly know what we’re doing! This year, we’re focusing on green cuisine with inspiration from Manhattan. The result is the Green Touch of Manhattan! Those of you who prefer a more traditional Christmas dinner can choose our three-course set menu served on certain dates. Moreover, our regular brunch will also be featuring some festive treats during this time!

When is the Christmas buffet being served? The Green Touch of Manhattan will be served on the following Fridays: 26 November and 3, 10, 17 December 2021. Our three-course Christmas dinner is served from Monday to Thursday and on Saturdays between 27 November and 18 December 2021.

How much does it cost? The Green Touch of Manhattan costs 595 SEK/person and the three-course menu costs 475 SEK/person.

Tempted to celebrate the festive season at the Clarion Hotel® Gillet? To book, please send an email to

Find out more about the Christmas buffet at the Clarion Hotel® Gillet here!

ClarionHotelGillet.jpgGlimpses of previous Christmas buffets at Clarion Hotel® Gillet.

Christmas show with Lasse Kronér at the Selma Spa+

Sunne, Sundbergsvägen 3

What’s on? Lasse Kronér and his house band are coming to visit the forests of Värmland to perform an unforgettable Christmas show. They will provide great entertainment while you enjoy your delicious Christmas buffet. After dinner and the show, you can head to the bar and dance to live DJ music including lots of Schlager hits.

When? There are plenty of dates set for you to enjoy Lasse and his house band! Come on over and have a great night out with us. The Christmas party is being held on 26 and 27 November, as well as 2, 3, 4, 10 and 11 December 2021.

How much does it cost? 895 SEK/person

You can find more information and book here!

Would you like to stay overnight at Selma Spa in the forests of Värmland this Christmas? Find out more and book here.

pool-at-night-selma-spaMagical evening sun at the hotel spa.

Clarion Hotel® Sea U – four-course festive dining experience

Helsingborg, Kungsgatan 1

When? You are welcome to enjoy the Christmas dinner on 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11 December 2021!

What’s included? Guests can look forward to a special four-course dinner created by our head chef Joshua with wine pairings and magical entertainment by Anna-Lena Björklund, known for Alcazar and her appearances at Wallmans Salonger, as well as Pontus Lindman, an illusionist who has performed in front of more than 165 million people and has appeared on Britain’s Got Talent.

How much does it cost? 1250 SEK/person or from 1950 SEK/person with accommodation.

Find out more about the offer and book here!

Helsingborg during Christmas times

Christmas Buffets in Norway

Quality Hotel™ 33 – the most amazing Christmas dinner in Oslo

Oslo, Østre Aker Vei 33

Oslo’s most amazing Christmas dinner? Tell me more! During the first weekend in December, we arrange a fabulous Christmas dinner with a spectacular show. You can look forward to festive food, a Loveshack concert featuring covers of all the best 80s hits and an incredible performance by mind reader Labib Malik. With delicious Christmas food, good company and great entertainment, you have all the necessary ingredients for an unforgettable evening!

How much does it cost? 1195 NOK/person on Friday and 1095 NOK/person on Saturday.

What’s included in the package? The package includes a welcome drink, Christmas dinner, concert, show and party, as well as a few surprises! We also have great rates on overnight accommodation for those of you who would like to stay at the hotel after the event.

When? Friday 3 December and Saturday 4 December 2021.

Find out more and book the Christmas event of the year at the Quality Hotel 33 here!

Top Floor – Quality Hotel 33

Quality Hotel™ Edvard Grieg – a dazzling Christmas show in Bergen

Bergen, Sandsliåsen 50

What’s on? Guests can look forward to a night full of entertainment with both singers and comedians offering great music and plenty of laughs, in addition to some delicious festive food of course! This is something not to be missed!

When? We will be hosting the Christmas show during three weekends, on both Fridays and Saturdays: 26-27 November, 3-4 December and 10-11 December 2021.

How much does it cost and what’s included? There are two different price packages. A standard ticket costs 1395 SEK/person and this includes the show and Christmas food. A VIP ticket costs 1595 SEK/person and this also includes snacks and drinks before the show together with the performers.

Find out more about the show and book here.


Clarion Hotel® The Edge – Tromsø does Christmas

Tromsø, Kaigata 6

What kind of festive food is on offer? We celebrate Christmas with the “Three Wise Men” who are ready to host a lovely festive celebration in typical Tromsø-style. Olav will prepare a delicious, northern Norwegian Christmas dinner for you to enjoy while Jardar will treat you to an unforgettable Christmas concert, before Josef ends the show with a spectacular DJ-performance!

When? Our show, Christmas Dinner with the Three Wise Men, is being held on two Fridays and two Saturdays – 3-4 December and 10-11 December 2021.

How much does it cost? You can choose between a full package including an aperitif, the cloakroom fee, a three-course dinner, as well as the concert and dancing for 1495 SEK/person. Alternatively, you can choose only dinner and dancing for 945 SEK/person. If all you want to do is come and bust some moves to Josef’s DJ tunes, you’re certainly more than welcome to do so! The price for that is 150 SEK/person.

Find out more about our Christmas party and buy tickets here.


Quality Hotel™ Fredrikstad - Christmas dinner your way

Fredrikstad, Nygata 2-6

What’s on in the run-up to Christmas 2021? This year, you can tailor your Christmas dinner to whatever suits you best. Would you prefer a Christmas lunch, a three-course dinner or a buffet? It’s entirely up to you! We also have a festive family buffet, which includes a special visit from Santa who may well have a few presents in tow…

Is there some entertainment too? Absolutely! This year’s production, the tenth in a row, is called The Best of My Motown and features the very best of previous events! The package includes a Christmas buffet and a show in Båthuset.

Dates and prices? We are ready to welcome you between 12 November and 19 December 2021. Our Christmas lunch is served Monday-Friday from 12 noon until 2pm and costs 535 SEK/person. Our Christmas dinner costs 535 SEK/person. The Christmas buffet is served on Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm-10pm, and costs 795 SEK/person.

The festive family buffet is served on Sundays from 2pm-6pm on the following dates: 28 November, 5 December and 12 December 2021. Prices: 535 SEK/person for adults, 295 SEK/person for children aged 13-18 and 195 SEK for children aged 3-12.

The package price for The Best of My Motown is 1295 SEK/person.

We are also offering discounted rates on overnight accommodation if you would like to stay at the hotel as part of your Christmas dinner. Then you also get the chance to enjoy a delicious hotel breakfast the next morning!

Read more here!


Quality Hotel™ Ramsalt - a Ramsalt Christmas dinner

Bodø, Sjøgata 37/39

What’s on? On 10 and 11 December 2021, we invite you to come and enjoy an evening of entertainment, music, and delicious food and drink with us. Our Christmas buffet features all the must-have dishes, and there are performances by stand-up comedian Erlend Osnes and live band Nødløsninga.

What’s included? You can look forward to a well-filled Christmas buffet, stand-up comedy by Erlend Osnes and a live performance by Nødløsninga – great food, plenty of laughs and a fantastic atmosphere in other words!

How much does it cost? 1190 SEK/person.

You can find out more and book here.


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