St Michaels Manor Hotel - Christmas Brochure 2022

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festive season 2022

www.stmichaelsmanor.com


Welcome... St Michael’s Manor continues to set the standard for the festive season with dining for all occasions. Whether you are celebrating with friends, family, as a couple or as a business, we offer a relaxed and informal atmosphere with attentive, personable service and a high standard of cuisine. Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served in our Lake Restaurant, Main Lounge, Pergola, Cedar Suite and Oak Lounge. All of these spaces can also be privately hired for functions. Alternatively, you may wish to join one of our Snowball Christmas parties for smaller groups or book an exclusive event for larger companies. Whichever you choose, we look forward to welcoming you to our charming and magnificent 16th century former manor house, tastefully decorated for the festive season.


New Year’s Residential Packages Arrive at your leisure on New Year’s Eve to enjoy a fabulous 8 course tasting menu in the evening. See in the New Year on the dancefloor followed by a lie in and breakfast in our dining room. Deluxe Residential Package £460 Premier Residential Package £500 Luxury Residential Package £540 Junior Suite Residential Package £580 Master Suite Residential Package £620


THREE COURSES

£49.50 TWO COURSES

£42.50

December Menu Arrival Drink

Starter

Main Course

Dessert

Artichoke Velouté (V, GF) Tarragon Crème Fraîche, Fresh Black Truffle

Roast Norfolk Turkey Braised Leg, Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes & Winter Vegetables

Christmas Pudding Brandy Sauce, Cranberry Compote

Foie Gras Parfait Spiced Port Jelly, Caramelised Quince, Brioche

8oz Fillet of Beef Rossini Seared Foie Gras, Truffled Brioche, Caramelised Shallot

Ham Knuckle Terrine (GF) Toffee Parsnip Purée, Sage

Cornish Cod Fillet (GF) Caramelised Cauliflower, Hazelnut Velouté

Beetroot Cured Salmon Pickled Cucumber, Dill Crème Fraîche, Sourdough Heritage Beetroot Terrine (VE, GF) Pickled Baby Beetroot, Cashew Nut ‘Goat’s Cheese’

Confit Pumpkin Pithivier (VE) Salt Baked Pumpkin, Baby Leeks, Chervil Emulsion

Chocolate Torte Burnt Orange Purée, White Chocolate Soil, White Chocolate Ganache Mulled Wine Poached Pear Red Wine Syrup, Ginger Cake, Vanilla Cream Yoghurt Mousse Fig Purée, Roasted Figs Selection of Cheeses Red Onion Chutney, Artisan Biscuits

Seared Halibut (GF) Confit Leeks, Crisp Langoustine, Tarragon Velouté

Tea, Coffee & Mince Pies Gratuity: An optional 12.5% will be added to your final bill and distributed amongst our staff. Allergens: If you have a food or drink allergy or intolerance, please advise our staff before ordering food. We take as much care as possible to avoid contamination, however all food is prepared in our kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present.


Snowballs Experience a magical, winter-themed festive celebration at one of our Snowball parties. Start with a reception drink upon arrival in our lounge or bar, then a three course menu accompanied by half a bottle of wine, coffee and mince pies. After dinner we invite you to dance the night away with our resident DJ on the decks. Our Snowball Parties are perfect for smaller groups looking to share the atmosphere of a festive party. Don’t forget that you can also book your own exclusive Snowball Party night.

£85 PER PERSON

Arrival Drink

Starter

Main Course

Dessert

Artichoke Velouté (V, GF) Tarragon Crème Fraîche, Fresh Black Truffle

Roast Norfolk Turkey Braised Leg, Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes & Winter Vegetables

Christmas Pudding Cranberry Compote, Brandy Sauce

Beetroot Cured Salmon Pickled Cucumber, Dill Crème Fraîche, Sourdough

Cornish Cod Fillet (GF) Caramelised Cauliflower, Parmentier Potatoes, Hazelnut Velouté

Chocolate Torte Burnt Orange Purée, White Chocolate Soil, White Chocolate Ganache

Heritage Beetroot Terrine (VE, GF) Pickled Baby Beetroot, Cashew Nut ‘Goat’s Cheese’

Confit Pumpkin Pithivier (V) Salt Baked Pumpkin, Baby Leeks, Chervil Emulsion

Mulled Wine Poached Pear Red Wine Syrup, Ginger Cake, Vanilla Cream

Tea, Coffee & Mince Pies


Christmas Day

£160 PER ADULT

£120

PER CHILD

Arrival Drinks and Canapes Amuse Bouche

PER CHILD

12 - 17 YEARS

£80

3 - 11 YEARS

Wild Mushroom & Truffle

Starter

Main Course

Dessert

Cauliflower Velouté Charred Cauliflower, Truffle

Roast Norfolk Turkey Duck Fat Roast Potatoes, Sage and Onion Stuffing, Maple Cured Bacon Chipolata

Christmas Pudding Cranberry Compote, Vanilla Cream, Redcurrants

Braised Pork Cheek Pickled Shallots, Chive Emulsion Shallot Tart Tatin (V) Homemade Sour Cream, Crispy Kale

Fillet Of Beef Rossini Brioche, Foie Gras, Truffle

Salmon Tartare Avruga Caviar, Sea Herbs

Confit Fillet of Halibut Roasted Cauliflower, Jerusalem Artichoke, Caviar, Beurre Blanc

Pan Seared Hand Dived Scallop Celeriac, Apple, Hazelnut

English Brussel Sprouts (V) Fondant Potato, Charred Roscoff Onion, Chive

Intermediate

Prosecco and Elderflower Jelly

Passionfruit Brulée Coconut Cream, Chocolate Doughnut Apple Tart Tatin Cumin Caramel, Caramel Ice Cream Treacle Tart Clotted Cream, Candied Orange Compote Selection of Cheeses Crackers, Grapes, Celery and Chutney

Herbed Hash Cake (V) Braised Baby Leeks, Poached Egg, Hollandaise, Truffle

Tea, Coffee & Mince Pies Free soft drinks for kids under 12 years old while eating



£49.50 PER ADULT

£22.50 PER CHILD

UNDER 14 YRS

Boxing Day Menu

Festive themed afternoon tea with unlimited refills. Cocktails on arrival and unlimited prosecco for 90 minutes Adults £49.50, Children £22.50 including soft drinks with meal

Gratuity: An optional 12.5% will be added to your final bill and distributed amongst our staff. Allergens: If you have a food or drink allergy or intolerance, please advise our staff before ordering food. We take as much care as possible to avoid contamination, however all food is prepared in our kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present.



New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu

£160

PER PERSON

Welcome 2023 in style. We have a beautiful tasting menu accompanied by a Jazz Band. Laurent Perrier Champagne and Canapés Amuse Bouche Wild Mushroom and Truffle Hand Dived Scallop Jerusalem Artichokes, Apple, Caviar Sancerre, Domaine Merlin Cherrier (125ml) Game Bird Boudin Poached Quince, Mustard Emulsion, Brioche Fleurie, Emilie Chandesaise, Beaujolais (125ml) Cornish Halibut Celeriac, Salsify, Prawn Bisque Chablis, Domaine Alain Gautheron (125ml)

Fillet of Beef Roasted Onion, Broccoli, Truffle Malbec (250ml) Lemon Curd Muscat De Beaumes-De-Venise (125ml) Coffee, Petit Fours & Cheeseboard Lime, Pinenut, Sesame Bitter Chocolate Delice Cherry, Pistachio, Yoghurt

Allergens: If you have a food or drink allergy or intolerance please advise our staff before ordering food. We take as much care as possible to avoid contamination, however all food is prepared in our kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present.



St Michael’s Manor Ltd, Fishpool Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4RY +44 (0)1727 864 444 www.stmichaelsmanor.com Email: events@StMichaelsManor.com For terms and conditions visit our website