Dear guests, family and friends of the hotel,

Once again this year, we look forward to experiencing the Christmas season together with you at Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. A time for reflection, coming home and continuing long-standing traditions. Enjoy this special time together with your family, friends and loved ones at our hotel right by the Inner Alster Lake. Let our team enchant you and experience unforgettable, magical moments - Where Magic Happens.


Warm regards,

Ingo C. Peters

Magical Advent

For us, this special time of the year means Christmas carols in our Wohnhalle, the smell of freshly baked biscuits from our Patisserie and an ambience  throughout the entire hotel that cannot be found anywhere else. We cordially invite you to experience the special Advent season at Hotel Vier  Jahreszeiten. Whether it's Christmas dinner with the family, a business event or a visit to Teddy Bear Tea with the little ones - we look forward to  welcoming you, spoiling you with our culinary delights and enjoying a fairytale Christmas season together with you.

We will gladly accept your reservations for the Christmas season via email: or by telephone at: +49 (0) 40 3494 0.


Traditional British Afternoon Tea

Enjoy our tea ceremony in the living room of Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten by a crackling fire in a splendid Advent and Christmas atmosphere. An exquisite selection of teas, homemade cakes, pastries, scones with clotted cream and jam, as well as a selection of sandwiches all await you in a festive atmosphere. On request, we are delighted to enhance your experience with a glass of champagne and caviar.


British Afternoon Tea
EUR 76.00 per person

including a glass of champagne EUR 95 per person
including Ossetra caviar blinis EUR 85 per person
including Ossetra caviar blinis and a glass of champagne EUR 105 per person

Seating times:
14:00 to 15:45 and 16:00 to 17:45


Teddy Bear Tea for young and old

The Holiday season is an exciting event, especially for our young guests. At the traditional Teddy Bear Tea at Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, children can whisper their wishes in Santa's ear, while they raid the Christmas buffet, play games and take part in craft projects. Meanwhile, parents, grandparents and friends can relax and enjoy our classic Afternoon Tea.


Children* EUR 70
Adults EUR 85
* from the age of 3 years.
For the younger ones, the Teddy Bear Tea is free of charge.


Saturday, 03 December 2022 | no more availabilities
Sunday, 04 December 2022 | no more availabilities
Saturday, 17 December 2022 | no more availabilities
Sunday, 18 December 2022 | no more availabilities

From 14:00 to 18:00 each day


Children's baking classes

Are your children already enjoying looking over your shoulder in the kitchen? Let your little ones create and bake a range of Christmas biscuits with our Execuitive Chef Andreas Block’s team - from classic to fancy. We will bake together in a Christmas atmosphere behind the scenes in our kitchen area and perhaps your children will let you taste their creations afterwards.

Sunday, 11 December 2022
From 13:00 to 17:00
From 8 to 12 years of age

Price: EUR 120 per child


Christmas evening

Our Butchery offers an unusual event location for your celebration. Whether for a business or private occasion; you will spend a fantastic evening behind the scenes at Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, in a rustic yet cosy atmosphere.



’Family Style’ starters
Cheese fondue or Fondue Chinoise

Kaiserschmarrn from the pan

Wines of the sommelier's choice
Beer and soft drinks
A round of schnapps

EUR 215 per person
For 6 to 12 people

Restaurant Haerlin

Your event at the Chef's Table

A special highlight for your gourmet dinner in a small circle. Enjoy the fantastic menus from our 2 Michelin starred Chef Christoph Rüffer at Restaurant Haerlin’s in-house Chef's Table. With up to eight people, you will have the opportunity to dine directly in the kitchen and look over the shoulder of the Restaurant Haerlin team. Experience star cuisine up close and create unique memories.


Our gift table in the Front Hall has a selection of gifts and presents on offer during the holiday season. Give your loved ones a treat and discover our individual gift vouchers, for  example, for a stay at Vier Jahreszeiten Spa or for our popular etiquette classes.

Festive Christmas Holidays

Enjoy the festive atmosphere and experience a unique Christmas with us at Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten on Christmas Eve and during the Christmas holidays. Whether at Restaurant Haerlin, Jahreszeiten Grill or NIKKEI NINE - our Christmas menus leave nothing to be desired. Spend the best time of the year in your second home in the heart of the Hanseatic city of Hamburg and create unforgettable memories with your family and friends.

We will gladly accept your reservations for the Christmas season via email: or by telephone at: +49 (0) 40 3494 0

Dress code notice: Cocktail

Nikkei Nine

Christmas menu

Hamachi | Yuzu | Sansho

Nigiri of tuna | Madai | Suzuki

Silver Hill duck breast | Ume | Red cabbage

Peruvian Azélia chocolate flan
Sobacha tea | hazelnut | pickled cherries


4-Course menu
Price: EUR 115

Restaurant Haerlin

Christmas menu

Imperial caviar oyster cream | Black salsify vinaigrette


Goose liver cannelloni
Beetroot | shallot chutney | vanilla oil | cherry gelée

Norwegian scallop
Sea buckthorn beurre blanc | Mussel salad | Seaweed vinaigrette

Roulade of Salmon and St. Pierre
Chive sauce | Fingerlimes | Cauliflower | AKI Salmon caviar

Challans duck breast
Périgord truffle | foie gras | parmesan | red cabbage praline


Braised short Rib
Sherry vinegar jus | aubergine | pomegranate | sesame seeds

Red shiso
Cassis | Caramel | Cru Virunga chocolate

4-Course menu (Excluding Scallop) EUR 265
5-Course menu EUR 295
Including water and hot beverage

Jahreszeiten Grill

Christmas menu

Canadian lobster
Hazelnut | Fig | Lemon caviar | Port wine

Porcini mushroom essence
Porcini ravioli | small vegetables | white mushroom foam

Roasted fillet of St. Pierre
Jerusalem artichoke | Camargue rice | Champagne saffron

Fillet of beef Tournedo Rossini
Artichokes | Chanterelles | Mashed potatoes
Roasted duck liver | truffle jus

Mascarpone mousseline
Plum Roast | Roasted Almonds | Cinnamon


4-Course menu (Excluding St. Pierre) EUR 148
5-Course menu EUR 162

Unforgettable New Year's Eve

Celebrate the turn of the year with your family at the Hamburg Binnenalster and welcome in a fantastic 2023 with your loved ones. Whether at Restaurant Haerlin, at Jahreszeiten Grill or at NIKKEI NINE - indulge yourself with unique New Year's Eve creations and experience an unforgettable and enjoyable New Year's Eve.

We will gladly accept your reservations for the new year's eve via email: or by telephone at: +49 (0) 40 3494 0

Dress code notice: Black tie

Nikkei Nine

New year's eve menu

O-toro | Cucumber | Wasabi | AKI caviar

Turbot | Uni | Sudachi beurre blanc | Crispy kombu

Norway Lobster | Carrot | Tamarillo | Aji

Salmon | Hamachi | Ika
NIKKEI NINE - Futomaki

Wagyu Short Rib | Aubergine | Black garlic

Lychee cream
Coconut | Purple yam | Almonds


5-Course menu EUR 285

Restaurant Haerlin

New year's eve menu

Gillardeau oyster
Aubergine | Green mango | Dill

Ossetra Imperial caviar
Warm potato foam | Compote of white onions | Smoked fish

Helgoland lobster
Coconut | Lemon verbana | Coffee oil

Cordon Bleu of sweetbreads and foie gras
White Alba Truffle | Artichoke cream | Parmesan truffle foam

Carree of Limousin lamb
Green olive sauce | Stuffed onion | Rocket oil

Comté from Vieux Ferette
Sweet wine jelly | Apple celery sorbet | Caramelised hazelnuts

Champagne cream
Lychee | Popcorn | Raspberry


7-Course menu EUR 490
Wine flight EUR 245

Jahreszeiten Grill

New year's eve menu

Amuse Bouche - Seasonal Grill Classics

Scallop cheek | Char caviar | Fennel bread
Veal cheeks | Mushrooms | Zurich style
Büsum crabs | Dill cream | Pumpernickel

Iced crème of foie gras
Pear | Beetroot | Brioche | Lamb's lettuce

Truffle Consommé
Royale | Beef tip | Chester puff

Flamed fillet of Ikarimi salmon
Brussel sprouts | Ossetra caviar foam | Tramezini crunch

Pink roasted saddle of venison with port wine shallot crunch
Roe deer shank | Truffle potatoes | Heritage carrots | Tonka beans

Ivoire Chocolate | Grand Marnier | Tangerine | Tahitian Vanilla


5-Course menu EUR 285

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
Neuer Jungfernstieg 9 - 14
20354 Hamburg

Tel +49 (0) 40 34 94 0
Fax +49 (0) 40 34 94 26 00