Christmas buffet 2023

Merry Christmas! Celebrate the holidays with your whole family at Van der Valk Hotel Venlo!

We are offering a fantastic Christmas buffet this year. Our chefs have prepared a wide range of dishes for you and our restaurant is completely decorated in Christmas atmosphere.

From our Zest Live Cooking restaurant, we will present you with hot and cold dishes. You can enjoy all these delicacies in our restaurant. Drinks are included in the package.

You can easily book online at the bottom of this page.

Opening hours Christmas buffet
• Christmas buffet 24 December at 17:00 and 19:00
• Christmas buffet 25 December at 4.30 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm and 7.30 pm
• Christmas buffet 26 December at 4.30 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm and 7.30 pm

Christmas buffet prices
Prices 24 and 26 December
• Adults: €59.50 per person
• Child from 5 years up to and including 11 years: €29.75 per person
• Child from 0 to 4 years: free of charge

Prices 25 December
• Adults: €64.50 per person
• Child from 5 to 11 years: €32.25 per person
• Child from 0 to 4 years: free of charge

The retail prices of the Christmas buffet are based on a 2-hour stay and include coffee, tea, soft drinks, Swinkels draught beer (pilsener) and house wine. Other consumptions are charged separately.

What is on the menu?

Our kitchen brigade ensures an unforgettable Christmas. They prepare the most delicious festive dishes. A sneak preview of the delicious dishes on the menu during the festive season:

• Delicious carpaccio with truffle cream and Parmesan cheese
• Thinly sliced Vitello Tonato with capers and tuna sauce
• Classic Italian Bruschetta with crispy garlic toast
• A wide assortment of different salads
• Various fresh soups
• A la minute prepared Penne a la arrabiata and stir-fried prawns
• Grilled chicken tenderloin and beef loin from the BBQ
• Tasty game stew
• Pan-fried venison steaks with cumberland sauce
• Christmas ham glazed with honey
• A choice of delicious vegetarian dishes
• Delicious Christmas cakes and small festive pastries
• Freshly baked banana bread and apple pie
• And much more.....

A selection of the Christmas buffet and something for everyone. Of course, for the children there will be delicious tomato soup, fried fish pieces, frikandells, chicken nuggets and drumsticks, mini schnitzels, fries and potato croquettes.

Have the kids finished eating yet? Then they can play in our play corner "De Kwetterbak".

Reserve the Christmas buffet

Booking conditions

  • Your reservation is not final until you have received confirmation from us by e-mail.
  • Didn't receive a confirmation? Please check your spam box / junk mail folder.
  • Have you not received a confirmation from us within 2 working days of submitting your reservation request? Please send us an e-mail to
  • You must pay in advance to finalise your reservation.
  • Reservations can be cancelled or changed free of charge until 30 November. You will not receive a refund if you change or cancel from 1 December.

Other details
Bar Ello
On 24 December, the bar will be open from 17:00 and we will serve dishes from our regular bar menu.

On 25 and 26 December, our hotel bar will be open for drinks and a limited range of dishes. Bar Ello is open from 11:00 am to 01:00 am. Tables in the hotel bar cannot be reserved in advance.

Lunch and dinner à la carte
On 24 December, our restaurant is open for a regular lunch à la carte.
On 25 and 26 December, we do not serve lunch à la carte.
We do not serve dinner à la carte on 24, 25 and 26 December.

Room service
We do not serve room service on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.