Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Lunch at the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal in Venice

Duration: approx. 4 hours 

Location: Venice


Why choose this experience?

1 Enjoy a refined menu created for the occasion by the chefs of the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal.
2 Spend Christmas Eve dinner in Venice or Christmas Day lunch in Venice in the company of your loved ones in an elegant setting festooned with Christmas decorations.
3 Spend your Christmas holidays in the magical city of Venice, adorned with decorations, traditional markets and shining lights!

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Important information


24 and 25 December 2021

Departure point:

Hotel Carlton & Gran Canal, Santa Croce 578 - Venice

Departure time

Christmas Eve Dinner: 24th December at 7.30 pm

Christmas Lunch: 25th December at 12.30 pm

Languages available

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Full: €65.00


Children up to 12 years: €35.00

approx. 4 hours
  • Lunch or dinner as per menu (for vegetarian menu please request it by filling out the form)
  • Drinks and wines
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:
  • To take part in the event, a Super Green Pass (vaccination passport) is required.

  • The menu is mainly based on meat and fish. If you prefer a vegetarian or vegan choice or you have an allergy or intolerance to some food, you can notify us by filling out the request form.

  • Once your booking has been confirmed, download the voucher that will also be sent to you via email. You will need to show it at the meeting point, either printed or on your smartphone.

  • Locate in advance the meeting point on the map to avoid arriving late especially in the event of strikes, demonstrations or bad weather: we cannot guarantee you any refund (in full or in part) if you do not present yourself at the meeting point at the specified time or if you decide to leave the experience before the end. If you need assistance, feel free to contact us at the emergency contacts shown in the reservation voucher.



Free cancellation until December 15, 2021; after this date, payment will no longer be refundable or transferable to other bookings.

If the Hotel Carlton decides, due to force majeure, to cancel the event, the amount you paid will be fully refunded.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

Spend a magical Christmas in Venice with your loved ones, in an elegant and warm setting, enjoying culinary delicacies and good wine! The ‘La Cupola’ restaurant in Venice, inside the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, is ready to welcome you at Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch, with a menu carefully designed by its chefs. You will find a classy and warm Christmas atmosphere to welcome you with candles and stylish decorations all around.

The Christmas Eve dinner in Venice will start at 19.30 with a welcome from the chef. From 20.00 you can sit at the table to start enjoying the menu which, as tradition dictates, will be based on fish. If, on the other hand, you prefer to spend your Christmas day lunch in Venice, the 'La Cupola' restaurant will welcome you in its elegant rooms from 12.30 and offer you a refined meat-based menu.

'La Cupola' in Venice has also devised an ad hoc menu for children, delicious and nutritious, which will, with no doubt, please them!

For those who desire it, the restaurant of the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal also offers a vegetarian menu. To request it, fill out this form!


Menu of the Christmas Eve dinner in Venice

Spiced salmon tartare with winter sprouts

Scallops with thyme on Roman broccoli cream and crispy leek

Black tortello stuffed with sea bass in a stew of clams and prawns with Treviso radicchio

Pink grapefruit sorbet

Slice of shi drum on a parsley sauce with fried artichokes and seared radicchio

Soft chocolate cake with berry sauce and vanilla ice cream

Traditional sweets: Panettone and Pandoro with their creams

Frivolity of the Chef

Extensive wine list (not included)


Christmas Day lunch in Venice

Pumpkin pie on Taleggio cream and crumble

Lean tortellini in meat broth

Risotto with Treviso radicchio and crispy speck

Green apple sorbet with pomegranate grains

Beef fillet with Valpolicella sauce, mushrooms and potato pie

Millefeuille with custard and strawberries

Tradition’s sweets: Panettone and Pandoro with their creams

Frivolity of the Chef

Extensive wine list (not included)


Children’s Menu

Parma ham

Gnocchetti with meat sauce

Milanese chicken with fried potatoes

Traditional pandoro with cream and Grù chocolate



The Carlton & Gran Canal Hotel is located near Piazzale Roma car terminal and Santa Lucia train station and is therefore easily accessible from any entry route into Venice. The restaurant 'La Cupola' stands out among its pastel-colored rooms, embellished with Venetian stuccoes and Murano glass appliques. The venue is a real gem for both the stylish atmosphere and the accomplished menus: dishes are prepared with fresh and genuine products inspired by the culinary tradition of Venice but with innovative and original touches, and will be served by friendly and polite staff, at your service also to offer advice on the many a la carte wines.

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