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Christmas and New Year 2012 Festive Celebrations

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Festive Season Breaks Christmas Eve Festive Season Accommodation and Breakfast

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Away in the Manor

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Christmas at the Newbridge on Usk Why Not Stay Over?

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Festive Family Fun

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Christmas Kingdom

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The Phantom of the Opera Experience Christmas Day Dining The Olive Tree & Garden Room Caernarfon Ballroom Winter Wonderland Newbridge on Usk The Lodge Brasserie The Crown’s Ultimate Christmas Hedleys Traditional Christmas Rafters Le Patio ʻGourmet To Go’ Christmas Lunch Boxing Day Boxing Day Lunch

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New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner A Tale of the Orient at Celtic Manor

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations A Family Celebration at The Olive Tree & Garden Room New Year’s Eve at Newbridge Gourmet Dining at The Crown New Year’s Eve Breaks New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Package New Year’s Eve Celebration Package New Year’s Eve Accommodation and Breakfast Additional Night Offer Babysitting

Party Season Pampering Ladies of Luxury Relaxation Ritual Ocius Perfect Combinations Finishing Touches

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New Year’s Day New Year’s Day Lunch at The Olive Tree & Garden Room Why Not Stay Over? Christmas Afternoon Tea

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Shopaholics Retreat

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Winter Golf Getaways

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Christmas Party Nights Black Tie Christmas Extravaganza Masquerade Ball at The Lodge Mad Hatter’s Wonderland at The Manor House

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Perfect Gift Ideas Gift Vouchers Gift Memberships Online Shopping Booking Information

Corporate Christmas Parties Private Christmas Celebrations Saturday Night Swing Out

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Why Not Stay Over? Party Night Accommodation and Breakfast Early Bird Accommodation Offer

Terms and Conditions

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Festive Celebrations Christmas at The Celtic Manor Resort offers a touch of magic guaranteed to captivate guests of all ages. Here you can relax and truly enter into the spirit of the festive season as you enjoy the special atmosphere of this luxurious hideaway. Make it a Christmas to remember at a magical place where you can enjoy fabulous parties, gourmet dining, world-class golf, a sensational spa, a mouthwatering Christmas Day feast or the ultimate New Year’s Eve party. Celtic Manor has something for everyone this holiday season, so let us do the hard work as you make the most of this special time together. Enjoy bracing winter walks through the frosty grounds, or wrap up in a fluffy gown for a day of pampering at the spa. Reminisce about the year past over dinner with friends, or enjoy a peaceful drink in front of a roaring fire. See your children’s faces light up with a trip to the Christmas Kingdom at Celtic Manor, brand new for 2012. Glide around the ice rink, then visit Santa in his grotto and meet his real reindeer - this is a place where memories are made. When only the very best will do, nowhere does Christmas better than Celtic Manor. On the following pages you will find details of the events and festivities taking place at the Resort throughout December. Whichever one you join us for, you are sure to have a truly memorable time. Everyone deserves a touch of luxury at Christmas and we hope that you will be able to join us at The Celtic Manor Resort to celebrate in style.

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Festive Season Breaks This Christmas, guests can choose to stay in our luxurious five star Resort Hotel, traditional 19th century Manor House or cosy country hideaway, the Newbridge on Usk. Each has its own style and atmosphere, allowing you to choose your ideal surroundings for a perfect Christmas. With so much on offer at the Resort this festive season, our Reservations Team will be pleased to tailor-make a package to suit your own individual requirements. We can create the perfect Christmas escape with something for everyone, including luxurious accommodation and a choice of eight spectacular dining options for Christmas Day lunch. Whether it’s elegant afternoon tea or pampering at the spa, golf on one of our three championship courses including the Twenty Ten – venue of the historic 2010 Ryder Cup, or lots of fun activities for children, escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life as you unwind and relax in our festive surroundings.

Christmas Eve

Festive Season Accommodation and Breakfast

Guests arriving on Christmas Eve are invited to begin their Christmas celebrations with a visit to our magical Christmas Kingdom. Feel the air on your face as you glide around the sparkling ice rink, and watch your children’s faces light up as they visit Santa in his grotto and meet his real reindeer too!

4 Nights For The Price Of 3 Book a three night break on our festive season rates and enjoy an extra night with our compliments, in either the Resort Hotel or Manor House. 4 for 3 offer valid for stays between 16th December 2012 and 6th January 2013. Excludes stays

Sample a delicious feast of winter warming treats including hot chestnuts, Christmas spiced popcorn and homemade mince pies, enjoy festive music and have a family photograph taken with Santa’s reindeer as a special memento of the day. See page 15 for full details and prices.

through 31st December. Not available when booking a suite. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Resort Hotel

Due to high demand, reservations are essential and subject to availability.

Resort Superior Double/Twin Single Occupancy Children’s Own Room

Residents are invited to join us later in the afternoon to hear The Salvation Army play traditional Christmas carols setting the scene for a magical evening. This will be followed by the Abertillery Orpheus Male Voice Choir singing traditional carols and Welsh hymns around the Christmas tree.

Enjoy a truly magical family Christmas in one of our luxurious suites, each featuring a beautifully decorated Christmas tree situated in the sitting room.

Please note that access to Merlins Bar on Christmas Eve will be restricted to hotel residents, Resort

One Bedroom Suite Two Bedroom Suite Three Bedroom Suite

members and guests dining in The Crown or The Olive Tree only.

from £176 per room, per night from £146 per room, per night from £110 per room, per night

from £373 per night from £571 per night from £769 per night

Our two Presidential Suites offer the ultimate in exquisite luxury, with a sensational sitting room, large terraces, a private dining room seating up to 10 guests, a master bedroom with marble bathroom, oversized bath and double shower and a second guest bedroom with private en-suite bathroom. Presidential Suite Page 6

from £1,098 per night


Manor House Manor Double/Twin Single Occupancy Traditional Period Room Four Poster Room

Special Touches from £94 per room, per night from £78 per room, per night from £119 per room, per night from £144 per room, per night

Each one of our luxury suites will feature a beautifully decorated Christmas tree. For the ultimate festive finishing touch, Christmas trees complete with decorations are available on request in all of our guest bedrooms, at a cost of £85 per tree. These must be booked at least 3 weeks prior to your arrival with our Reservations Team.

Room Upgrades All accommodation rates for the Resort Hotel and Manor House include full Welsh breakfast in either The Olive Tree or Le Patio, and complimentary use of The Forum Health Club facilities. Please note there will be a £5 supplement charge for breakfast for children over three years of age. The children’s own room interconnects to the parent’s room and can be shared by up to three children aged 12 years and under.

For all other room types including spacious family rooms, rooms with balconies and interconnecting rooms, please ask our Reservations Team.

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Package rates valid 16th December 2012 to 6th January 2013 (excluding New Year’s Eve) and are quoted per room, per night. Please note that for all accommodation bookings, full pre-payment will be required for stays including 24th – 26th and 31st December. These bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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Away in the Manor Let the star in the bright sky lead you to Celtic Manor where you can relax and unwind in our tender care. Escape the chaos of Christmas as you lay down your head from only £123 per room, per night including dinner in one of our six fabulous restaurants.

Dining Escape

Gourmet Escape

This unique package allows you to choose from the à la carte menu at four fabulous dining venues at Celtic Manor this Christmas. Enjoy the succulent steaks and grills of Rafters, the hearty French bistro style of Le Patio, rustic Welsh flavours at The Lodge, or wholesome country fare at the Newbridge on Usk.

Our flagship fine dining venue offers the ultimate dining experience with its intricate seasonal menu of locally sourced ingredients producing fresh, intense and punchy flavours for an unforgettable culinary adventure.

Package includes: • A three course dinner from the à la carte menu at your choice of either Le Patio, Rafters, Newbridge on Usk or The Lodge Brasserie • One night’s luxury accommodation at the five star Resort Hotel • Full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree the following morning • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay From £143 per room, per night

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Package includes: • A three course dinner in our 3 AA Rosette flagship fine dining restaurant • One night’s luxury accommodation at the five star Resort Hotel • Full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree the following morning • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay From £163 per room, per night


Celtic Retreat

Newbridge Culinary Break

This wonderful package features five star accommodation, luxurious facilities and delicious dining at The Olive Tree restaurant, offering a touch of Christmas magic til morning is nigh.

Occupying an idyllic location on the banks of the River Usk, this five star ‘restaurant with rooms’ is a quaint and cosy country inn situated just a short drive from the Resort itself. Reflecting the setting, the wholesome country fare is lovingly cooked using the finest locally sourced ingredients.

Package includes: • A sumptuous three course evening buffet dinner at The Olive Tree • One night’s luxury accommodation at the five star Resort Hotel • Full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree the following morning • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay

Package includes: • A three course dinner from the à la carte menu at the 2 AA Rosette Newbridge on Usk • One night’s luxury accommodation at the Newbridge on Usk • Full Welsh breakfast at Newbridge the following morning • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay

From £123 per room, per night From £143 per room, per night

For more details or to book, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262 Packages available between 16th December 2012 and 6th January 2013, excluding 24th, 25th and 31st December 2012. Rates based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Full non-refundable pre-payment required at time of booking. Bookings are subject to availability.

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Christmas At Newbridge Celebrate the festive season at the Newbridge on Usk, the latest addition to the Celtic Manor collection. Situated just a few miles up-river from The Celtic Manor Resort, this cosy country inn occupies an idyllic rural location on the banks of the beautiful River Usk.

Located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Tredunnock, boasting stunning winter views, a roaring fire, six stylish bedrooms and its own 2 AA Rosette award-winning restaurant, this 200 year old country inn has an intimate ambience that provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable festive celebration. Immerse yourself in a slower pace of life with a festive season break at Newbridge and don’t worry if you over-indulge – there will be plenty of opportunities to walk off the festive excess with long strolls in the great outdoors.

Newbridge Culinary Break

Why not stay over? Bed and Breakfast Newbridge Double/Twin Newbridge Double/Twin

from £94 per room, per night during December from £135 per room on New Year’s Eve

Newbridge accommodation rates include complimentary use of the facilities at The Celtic Manor Resort. Minimum stay restrictions may apply. Full non-refundable pre-payment is required for our dinner inclusive accommodation rate. Packages available 16th December 2012 – 6th January 2013. Culinary Break package not available on 24th, 25th and 31st December.

For more details or to book, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262 Page 10

If you are looking for a special place to relax for an unforgettable festive break, the Newbridge on Usk provides the perfect setting. Combine an overnight stay at this five star ‘restaurant with rooms’, with delicious dining from the à la carte menu that is lovingly cooked using fresh, local produce, while enjoying the unique atmosphere of this rural country retreat. Package includes: • A three course dinner from the à la carte menu at the 2 AA Rosette Newbridge on Usk • One night’s luxury accommodation at the Newbridge on Usk • Full Welsh breakfast at Newbridge the following morning • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay From £143 per room, per night


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Festive Family Fun The Celtic Manor Resort is the perfect place for families this Christmas. With so many exciting activities on offer, why not join in the fun for a very special Christmas to remember. There’s guaranteed fun for guests of all ages who want to do their own thing, with our fantastic family games room, soft play adventure, outdoor adventure playground and a host of activities for families to enjoy together including treasure hunts, woodland walks and exhilarating outdoor experiences. There will also be a busy schedule of organised activities for children of all ages, including action-packed adventure as they become a Resort Ranger for the day discovering the ancient woodland with Flora the Forest Ranger, enjoying treasure-hunting fun with Pirate Jac, or blasting off into space activities with Cosmo the Space Ranger. All organised activities are fully supervised by our qualified childcare team, so parents can leave the kids to have fun while they relax and enjoy a well-earned break. A new addition for 2012, our Christmas Adventure Zone will offer an exciting place for boys and girls to hang out and watch festive movies, try their hand at arts and crafts, play games and even enjoy a lunchtime snack.

Forest Jump

Adventure Golf

Evergreen Nannies

Always wanted to swing through the trees? Test your nerve with our exciting treetop adventure featuring both high and low ropes courses with bridges, walkways and challenging obstacles made from wood, rope and wire in the treetops. And if that’s not enough to get your heart racing, take the freefall adventure of your life with the thrilling 13 metre Power Fan jump.

Take on the challenge of our spectacular Adventure Golf courses and experience some of the most famous holes in golf including St Andrews, Pebble Beach and Augusta. Or enter the dragon’s lair, escape through the thatched hut and float across the lake on a Celticinspired raft!

Ever wished that someone magical would appear to take care of your little angels for a while? At The Celtic Manor Resort, we will do all we can to make sure that everyone has a jolly holiday, which is where our wonderful Evergreen Nannies step in. These lovely nannies will arrive with their magic bag of treasures to charm your little ones for as long as your heart desires. So whether you fancy chilling out at the spa, shopping til you drop, or enjoying a romantic dinner for two, you can do it with peace of mind that your little ones are in very safe hands.

For more details or to book, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262

Opening Summer 2012 Sky Wire Wales

On Target

Find out what happens when you mix jaw-dropping scenery with an extreme dose of adrenaline. Experience the ride of your life as you soar for a distance of one kilometre, suspended from a wire above the beautiful Usk Valley, reaching speeds of up to 50 miles per hour. This incredible 80 second adrenaline rush will take you on a high-flying adventure right over the mighty Usk river, finishing on the other side of the valley.

Calling all sharp shooters! If adrenaline-pumping adventure is what gets you all fired up, come to the wildest woods in the west where you can shoot to thrill and put your strategic skills to the test with a real-life gaming adventure. In the heart of Coldra Woods, intrepid adventurers of all ages will be able to try their hand at paintballing, laser combat, archery, crossbows and laser clay pigeon shooting with this exhilarating outdoor experience.

Please note that we strongly recommend that all activities and Evergreen Nannies are booked prior to arrival to avoid disappointment. All activities/nannies are subject to availability.

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Visit Our Christmas Kingdom Experience all the magic and sparkle of the festive season as you enjoy a wonderful winter adventure at Celtic Manor’s sensational Christmas Kingdom. Feel the cold tingle of winter as you glide around the sparkling ice rink, then watch your children’s faces light up as you visit Santa in his grotto and meet and pet his real reindeer too. Enjoy festive music and the opportunity to purchase a delicious feast of winter warming treats including hot chestnuts, Christmas spiced popcorn and homemade mince pies. Our Christmas Kingdom will be open throughout the festive season, so wrap up warm and join us for some winter wonder the whole family will love. For more information and to book tickets visit celtic-manor.com Advance booking is required for all activities. Full non-refundable pre-payment required at time of booking. Early bird tickets available until 31st August for pre booked tickets only. A booking fee of £1.50 per transaction will be charged on all orders.

Ice Skating Santa’s Grotto 30th November - 24th December Closed 3rd and 4th December

Child £10.00

Price inclusive of one gift per child and one souvenir photograph per family with Santa

30th November - 6th January Closed 3rd and 4th December

Adult (peak) £8.00 Adult (off-peak) £7.00 Concession £6.00 (students and seniors)* Child (3-12 years) £5.00 Prices inclusive of skate hire for the 45 minute session. * Proof may be required

Meet the Reindeer h December 30th November - 24t ember

Closed 3rd and 4th Dec

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Resor t Members receive 20% discount on all Christmas Kingdom activities Group prices and private hire available on request

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The Phantom of the Opera Experience This festive season The Celtic Manor Resort, in partnership with Wales Millennium Centre, brings you an exclusive theatre experience combined with a luxury overnight stay at the Resort Hotel.

Join us for a unique weekend of musical entertainment and five star pampering, starting with a delicious supper in our fine dining restaurant. The evening will continue at the iconic Wales Millennium Centre for Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, starring Earl Carpenter (Les Miserables & Three Phantoms) as the Phantom and Katie Hall (Les Miserables) as Christine. Jaw-dropping scenery and breathtaking special effects along with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mesmerising score featuring The Music of the Night, Think of Me, Masquerade, All I Ask of You and the title song The Phantom of the Opera, will be magically combined to bring this tragic love story to life. At the end of the evening return to the Celtic Manor and settle in for a relaxing night with a luxury stay.

Package includes: • Pre theatre supper and glass of champagne served in our fine dining restaurant • Luxury coach transfer to Wales Millennium Centre • Top price tickets for The Phantom of the Opera • Private room and a glass of Prosseco during the interval • Souvenir programme • Return luxury coach transfer to Celtic Manor • One night’s luxury five star accommodation in the Resort Hotel • Full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree • Use of the award-winning facilities at The Forum Health Club during your stay £240 per person Make it a night to remember and upgrade to a luxury suite from an additional £87.50 per person.

Itinerary 2.00pm Arrive at The Celtic Manor Resort Hotel and check in to your luxury accommodation 5.00pm Pre theatre supper and glass of champagne in our fine dining restaurant 6.00pm Luxury coach transfer to Wales Millennium Centre 7.30pm The Phantom of the Opera show with Prosecco during the interval 10.00pm Return luxury coach transfer to The Celtic Manor Resort Please note itinerary and timings are subject to change. Package available on: 7th, 14th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th December 2012 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th January 2013

A Gift To Remember Delivered in a luxury presentation box, why not purchase as a gift voucher and spoil someone special with an experience to remember. Visit celtic-manor.com or visit one of the Resort outlets.

For more details or to book, contact Reservations on 01633 410262 quoting ’Phantom’ Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Full non-refundable pre-payment required at time of booking. Rate based on two adults sharing a double/twin room.

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Christmas Day Dining A dazzling display of festive delights welcomes those joining us on Christmas Day, with eight unique and wonderful venues to choose from and a visit from Santa for our younger guests.

The Olive Tree & Garden Room This relaxed family friendly restaurant provides the ideal venue for Christmas celebrations with something for everyone. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous Christmas Day buffet lunch featuring an array of delicious desserts. Watch your little one’s eyes light up as they receive a visit from Santa, and soak up this special ambience enhanced by a trio of musicians, as you enjoy a truly memorable Christmas Day. Tables will be available between 1pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 8 guests per table. £105 per person £52 per child (6 - 12 years) £38 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free Full non-refundable pre-payment is required for Christmas Day Lunch bookings in all venues.

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The Olive Tree & Garden Room Christmas Day Lunch Menu Appetiser Buffet Chaud froid of ham and turkey with assorted chutneys Sliced Monmouthshire turkey breast and chicken medallions (G) Honey glazed ham with pineapple and sweetcorn salsa (G) Whole rare roasted finely sliced Usk Valley beef (G) Russian eggs with vegetable mayonnaise (G) Goat’s cheese, walnut and beetroot crepe rolls Sweet potato frittata with tomato salsa (V)

Deli Selection Italian salami, bresaola, cured ham and pastrami (G) Olives, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan shavings, rocket leaves, olive oil and balsamic vinegar

Seafood Selection Dressed salmon (G) Salmon medallions (G) Fountain of prawns with Marie Rose and American sauce (G) Swordfish niçoise (G) Half shell mussels marinières (G) Baby shrimps in cocktail sauce (G)

Salad Selection Mimosa fresh leaf salad (V,G) Tomatoes with spring onions and fresh basil (V,G) Greek salad (V,G) Winter coleslaw (V,G) Potato salad with wholegrain mustard mayonnaise (V,G) Louisiana coconut chicken and pasta salad Orange and coriander couscous (V) Five bean salad with herbes de provence vinaigrette (V,G) Wild rice and basmati salad with smoked ham Garlic tiger prawn Caesar salad Assorted pickles, black and green olives (V,G) A selection of dressings

Soup Borlotti bean minestrone with Parmesan and stilton toasts (V) Freshly baked bread rolls and loaves

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From the Carvery

Dessert Buffet

Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce

Celtic Manor’s Christmas pudding with cognac sauce Festive yule log (V) Croquembouche (V) Festive spiced macaron gateau (V) Leckerli and orange mini cakes (V) Gingerbread trifle (V) Traditional German Stollen (V) Italian panettone (V) Winter berry mousse (V,G) Glazed chocolate gateau (V) Vanilla and strawberry cheesecake Festive spiced jam roly poly (V) Raspberry glazed pie (V) Praline crème brulée (V,G) Mango and tropical fruit mousse (V,G) Five spice almond tart (V) Exotic fruit platter (V,G)

Sirloin of Usk Valley Beef Yorkshire pudding, crème fraîche horseradish, red wine jus

Hot Buffet Braised Shank of Lamb (G) With Sicilian caponate, confit garlic and siglo jus Roasted Barbary Duck Leg (G) With caramelised plums and sherry jus Winter Vegetable Beignets (V) With dill and wholegrain mustard sauce Cashew Nut and Cranberry Roast (V) With vegetarian jus Usk Valley Chicken Supreme Filled with wild mushrooms and truffle, served with a confit, chicken and tarragon potato cake with champagne sauce

Cheese Welsh and International Cheese Selection Served with biscuits and fruit

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies

Marinated Salmon Fillet With grilled asparagus wrapped in filo pastry and chive sauce

Vegetable Accompaniments Roast potatoes (V,G) Brussels sprouts cooked in Riesling with smoked pancetta and roasted chestnuts Traditional braised red cabbage with caraway and Bramley apple (V) Honey and walnut roasted parsnips (V,G) Baked cauliflower with stilton sauce (V) Swede, carrot and pumpkin mash (V,G) Pea, lettuce and ham hock fricassee Cornish new potatoes with mint butter (V,G) Panache of winter vegetables (V,G)

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Christmas Day Dining Caernarfon Ballroom Winter Wonderland

The Caernarfon Ballroom Christmas Day Lunch Menu Appetiser

Dessert Buffet

On Christmas Day, the Caernarfon Ballroom is transformed into a magical winter wonderland with the festive aroma of real Christmas trees, thousands of sparkling lights, beautifully decorated tables, snowmen, penguins, reindeer and plenty of snow! For our younger guests we have our own landing strip for Santa’s sleigh and his reindeer, plus a giant red velvet armchair ready for his arrival.

Marinated Tiger Prawn Salad With cucumber, mango and cilantro salsa Or Mexican Tomato and Red Pepper Soup (V) With cilantro, sour cream and crispy flour tortilla strips

Celtic Manor’s Christmas pudding and cognac sauce Festive yule log (V) Croquembouche (V) Festive spiced macaron gateau (V) Leckerli and orange mini cakes (V) Gingerbread trifle (V) Traditional German Stollen (V) Italian Panettone (V) Winter berry mousse (V,G) Glazed chocolate gateau (V) Vanilla and strawberry cheesecake Festive spiced jam roly poly (V) Raspberry glazed pie (V) Praline crème brulée (V,G) Mango and tropical fruit mousse (G) Five spice almond tart (V) Exotic fruit platter (V,G)

Feel the Christmas spirit brought to life as our live band entertains you with festive tunes and your favourite songs. A magnificent gourmet buffet will be set amongst Santa’s toyshop, which will include an array of fabulous traditional Christmas fare decorated with ice sculptures and a very special dessert grotto for children. Tables will be available between 12pm and 2pm, for a minimum of 8 guests per table.

Cold Buffet Selection of salads and traditional Christmas cold cuts Continental meat platter and terrines Smoked and marinated seafood (G) Whole dressed salmon (G) Poached prawns with Marie Rose sauce Crudités, dips and chutneys

From the Carvery Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce

Cheese £109 per person £54 per child (6 - 12 years) £38 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

Roasted Rib of Beef With Yorkshire pudding and roast beef gravy

Full non-refundable pre-payment is required for Christmas Day

Hot Buffet

Lunch bookings in all venues.

Stuffed Peppers with Couscous and Harissa Roasted Vegetables (V) Served with coriander yoghurt

Welsh Cheese Selection Served with lavosh bread, biscuits, dried fruits and membrillo

Slow Roasted Leg of Pork With baked apples

Children’s Dessert Buffet Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies

Hazelnut and Carrot Roast (V) With parmentier potatoes and rustic tomato sauce Roasted Salmon With herb, vegetable and tomato broth

Accompaniments

For more details or to book, please contact our Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 Page 22

Goose fat roast potatoes (G) Gratin dauphinoise potatoes (V,G) Glazed carrots and sprouts (V,G) Honey roasted parsnips (V,G) Red cabbage with port and cranberries (V,G) Sage and onion stuffing

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts


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Christmas Day Dining Newbridge on Usk

The Lodge Brasserie

If you’re looking for a special place to dine this Christmas, the Newbridge on Usk has a delicious six course tasting menu for a yuletide feast to remember. Warm yourself with the roar of an open fire, and with lots of Christmas cheer and live entertainment, this cosy winter hideaway will make the best meal of the year a super-special occasion.

Enjoy a perfect family Christmas at The Lodge with its picturesque winter views over the Roman Road golf course. Guests will enjoy a delectable four course Christmas menu, with live music from a pianist throughout the meal.

Tables will be available between 12.30pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 10 guests per table. £92 per person £50 per child (6 - 12 years) £35 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

Tables will be available between 12.30pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 8 guests per table. £92 per person £50 per child (6 - 12 years) £35 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

Full non-refundable pre-payment is required for Christmas Day Lunch bookings in all venues.

For more details or to book, please contact our Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 Page 24


The Crown’s Ultimate Christmas Our award-winning fine dining venue offers the ultimate Christmas experience with a specially created tasting menu served in this luxurious setting. Guests will enjoy a gourmet dining extravaganza and musical entertainment throughout lunch. Tables will be available between 12.30pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 8 guests per table £135 per person The Crown is open to guests aged 13 years and over.

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Christmas Day Dining Hedleys Traditional Christmas

Rafters

Situated in the historic 19th century Manor House, Hedleys’ rich wood panelling, ornate plaster mouldings and fireplaces give it a traditional dining room ambience. This is a perfect location for smaller parties to enjoy a gourmet five course menu with a harpist providing soft background music.

This atmospheric restaurant situated at The Twenty Ten Clubhouse, home of the historic 2010 Ryder Cup, makes an intimate setting with a warm open fire for a memorable festive celebration. Enjoy a delicious five course Christmas lunch while enjoying live music from a pianist.

Tables will be available between 12.30pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 6 guests per table.

Tables will be available between 12.30pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 8 guests per table.

£106 per person

£98 per person

Hedleys is open to guests aged 13 years and over.

Rafters is open to guests aged 13 years and over.

Full non-refundable pre-payment is required for Christmas Day Lunch bookings in all venues.

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Le Patio Situated in a beautiful conservatory adjoining The Manor House, guests can take in views of the gardens whilst enjoying live music from the Resort’s pianist and four magnificent Christmas courses. Tables will be available between 1pm and 3pm, for a maximum of 8 guests per table. £92 per person £50 per child (6 - 12 years) £35 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

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Christmas Day Dining Menus The Crown at Celtic Manor

Newbridge on Usk

Turkey Boudin Blanc, Cranberry Compote

Amuse Bouche

Organic Salmon, Japanese Ginger Vinaigrette, Green Onion Emulsion

Cauliflower Velouté Seared hand dived Brixham king scallop Or Gloucestershire Old Spot Ham Hock and Crubeens Apple sauce, chicory, watercress, toasted hazelnuts and Cumberland sauce

Christmas Day Tasting Menu

Glazed Pig’s Cheek, Pressed Duck Liver, Toasted Brioche, Wild Mushrooms Flavours of Free Range Goose, Winter Vegetable Sauté, Orange Vinaigrette Colston Basset Stilton, Spiced Quince, Digestive Biscuit Crumble, Chicory Plum Soufflé, White Chocolate Snow, Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Coffee and Petits Fours

The Crown at Celtic Manor

Christmas Day Vegetarian Tasting Menu Artichoke Pannacotta, Cranberry Compote

Christmas Day Tasting Menu

Miniature Roasted Usk Valley Bronze Turkey With traditional trimmings Kir Royal Sherbet (V,G) Topped with sparkling wine Fillet of Welsh Usk Valley Beef Oxtail croquette, wilted greens, rich vintage port sauce Or Fillet of Line Caught Cornish Sea Bass (G) Middlewhite pork belly, langoustine sauce

Avocado Sushi, Japanese Ginger Vinaigrette Creamed Wild Mushrooms, Toasted Brioche Terrine of Potato and Truffle, Winter Vegetable Sauté, Orange Vinaigrette Colston Basset Stilton, Spiced Quince, Digestive Biscuit Crumble, Chicory Plum Soufflé, White Chocolate Snow, Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Coffee and Petits Fours

Miniature Christmas Pudding (V) Welsh whisky ice cream Or Bitter Chocolate and Clementine Mousse (V,G) Salted caramel and hazelnut ice cream Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Mince pies and chocolate truffles

Newbridge on Usk

Christmas Day Vegetarian Tasting Menu Amuse Bouche Fresh Neal’s Yard Perroche Goat’s Cheese and Confit Shallot Tart Wild salad and truffle honey dressing Jerusalem Artichoke Risotto Curried almonds Kir Royal Sherbet (G) Topped with sparkling wine Twice Baked Leek and Spring Onion Soufflé Champagne sauce Miniature Christmas Pudding Welsh whisky ice cream Or Bitter Chocolate and Clementine Mousse (G) Salted caramel and hazelnut ice cream Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Mince pies and chocolate truffles


The Lodge Brasserie

Christmas Day Lunch Menu Canapés on Arrival

Starters Winter Parsnip Soup (V,G) With Bramley apple crisp and horseradish cream Rocket, Avocado and Pinenut Salad (V) Homemade focaccia Severn and Wye Smoked Salmon Fennel and lemon salad with chives, capers and brown bread Rabbit and Chorizo Terrine (G) With fig jam

Intermediate Celeriac and Truffle Oil Shot (V,G)

Main Courses Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Rolled Saddle of Welsh Lamb Basted in garlic and rosemary butter, served with fondant potato, savoy cabbage and bacon, roasted root vegetables and rosemary infused jus Pan Fried Sea Bream (G) Crab and saffron risotto, baby vegetables Wild Mushroom, Roasted Chestnut and Leek Wellington (V) Pommes purée, shallot and thyme butter sauce

Desserts Celtic Manor’s Christmas Pudding (V) Brandy sauce Cherry Bakewell Tart (V) Mulled wine sorbet Spiced Apple Tarte Tatin (V) Calvados cream Welsh Cheese Selection (V) Served with biscuits, grapes, celery and chutney Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies

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Hedleys

Le Patio

Canapés on Arrival

Canapés on Arrival

Christmas Day Lunch Menu Starters Butternut Squash and Parmesan Soup (V) Black truffle foam

Christmas Day Lunch

Starters Wild Mushroom and Chestnut Velouté (V) Gruyère croutons

Seafood Terrine With prawns, crayfish, salmon and assorted fish, served with buckwheat blinis, crème fraiche and caviar

Ham Hock and Pork Belly Terrine Plum and ginger chutney, toasted brioche

Roasted Quail Braised red cabbage with apple, bacon and hazelnut dressing

Prawn and Crab Cocktail (G) Avocado sorbet and baby gem leaves

Intermediate

Crispy Goat’s Cheese Parcel (V) Pear, walnut and chicory salad with red onion chutney

Pink Champagne and Elderflower Jelly (V)

Intermediate

Main Courses

Lychee and Orange Jelly (V)

Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce

Main Courses

Beef Wellington with Wild Mushroom Duxelle Dauphinoise potatoes, roasted baby carrots and shallots, thyme jus Baked Lemon Sole Paupiette Filled with lobster mousseline, served with Pommes Anna, spinach and baby fennel, with caper and raisin dressing Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Risotto (V) With pinenuts and sweet peas

Desserts Celtic Manor’s Christmas Pudding (V) Brandy sauce Toasted Almond and Kumquat Crème Brulée (V) Chocolate and pistachio sable Chocolate Nemesis (V) A trio of chocolate desserts

Cheese Course Selection of French Cheeses with Warm Fruit Bread Served with grapes, celery and chutney Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb Colcannon potato, pea purée, mini parmentier, rosemary and garlic jus Pan Roasted Sea Bass Fennel and vanilla rice, pink grapefruit beurre blanc Roasted Root Vegetable and Brie Strudel (V) Sweet potato purée, baby vegetables

Desserts Celtic Manor’s Christmas Pudding (V) Brandy sauce Dark Chocolate and Orange Crème Brulée (V) Orange madeleine Iced Nougatine Parfait (V) Macerated fruits and raspberry coulis Selection of French Cheeses with Warm Fruit Bread Served with grapes, celery and chutney Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies


Rafters

Christmas Day Lunch Canapés on Arrival

Starters Butternut Squash and Amaretto Soup (V,G) With spiced almonds Mussel and Saffron Risotto (G) With fennel and Parmesan Ballotine of Chicken Wrapped In Air Dried Ham (G) With lemon, pinenuts, sage and pickled turnips

Intermediate Melon and Champagne Sorbet (V,G)

Main Courses Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Perl Las Gnocchi (V) With hazelnut, orange and chicory salad Salmon ‘En Croûte’ Ratte potatoes, ruby chard, sauce messine Roasted Loin of Venison (G) Sweet potato purée, beetroot crisps, bitter chocolate sauce

Desserts Celtic Manor’s Christmas Pudding (V) Brandy sauce Chocolate Marquise (V,G) Toffee sauce Rhubarb and Elderflower Fool (V) Langue du chat biscuits

Cheese Course Welsh Cheese Selection (V) Served with iced grapes, oat crackers and quince curd Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies

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‘Gourmet To Go’ Christmas Lunch For festive entertaining made easy, why not let our award-winning chefs prepare your gourmet Christmas lunch with all the trimmings? Simply order your chosen hand-prepared gourmet dishes online, then collect from The Celtic Manor Resort and take home to serve to your guests on the big day. Traditional Christmas Turkey

£125

Gourmet Marinated Turkey £140

Serves up to 10 people

Serves up to 10 people

A whole free range turkey, fully prepared by our chefs so that you can just pop it in the oven to cook on Christmas Day, together with a gourmet selection of fully prepared and pre-cooked accompaniments to simply heat up and serve alongside your succulent turkey.

Enjoy a fully prepared and pre-cooked free range turkey breast joint marinated with Italian herbs, and a succulent cooked free range turkey leg stuffed with pork, sage and pancetta, accompanied by a connoisseur’s collection of fully prepared and pre-cooked festive trimmings.*

Includes: • A whole free range oven-ready turkey (4kg) • Delicious goose fat roasted potatoes (1kg) • Traditional bread, sage, onion and pork stuffing (1kg) • Glazed carrots and Brussels sprouts (1kg) • Roasted parsnips (800g) • Red cabbage with apple (800g) • Sage and onion cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon (20 pieces) • Tangy cranberry compote (500g) • Rich turkey jus (1 litre)

Includes: • Free range cooked turkey breast joint marinated with Italian herbs (1.2kg), and a succulent cooked free range turkey leg stuffed with pork, sage and pancetta (1.3kg) • Medley of Mediterranean vegetables including courgettes, red and green peppers, red onion and cherry tomatoes (500g) *Please note that the Mediterranean vegetables are not pre-cooked and will need to be oven roasted on the day • Roasted butternut squash (800g) • Red cabbage with apple (800g) • Glazed carrots and Brussels sprouts (1kg) • Golden roasted potatoes with fennel (1kg) • Traditional bread, sage, onion and pork stuffing (800g) • Tangy cranberry compote (500g) • Rich turkey and vintage port jus (1 litre)

Celtic Manor’s Luxury Christmas Pudding £20 Serves up to 10 people

How To Order

End your festive lunch in traditional style with a deliciously rich Christmas pudding, handmade to our own secret recipe right here at The Celtic Manor Resort. Includes: • Luxury Christmas pudding (2 x 900g) • Spiced rum sauce (500ml) Serve hot • Armagnac custard (500ml) Serve hot or cold

Miniature Dessert Collection

£22

Serves up to 5 people (20 pieces) Enjoy a wonderfully decadent selection of delicious handmade desserts, the perfect complement to your gourmet Christmas lunch. Includes: • Duo of chocolate mousse (5 portions) • Baileys cheesecake (5 portions) • Indulgent Italian tiramisu (5 portions) • Sensational sherry trifle (5 portions)

1. Simply place your order and pay online at celtic-manor.com by 5pm on Monday 17th December 2012 2. Collection date will be Monday 24th December between 10am – 2pm 3. Collect your order from the resort’s Exhibition Centre upon presentation of your email confirmation

For more information, please email christmasturkeys@celtic-manor.com or call 01633 410318 Terms and conditions apply - see website for full details. Subject to availability. All orders must be placed and paid for online at celtic-manor.com. Full non-refundable pre-payment will be required upon placing your order. All food will be delivered in suitable containers and must be collected on Monday 24th December. All items are fully prepared and pre-cooked (unless stated otherwise) and will require re-heating as per the enclosed instructions prior to being served. All weights are approximate and provided as a guide only.

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Boxing Day After the excitement of Christmas Day, why not unwind with a relaxed Boxing Day lunch in one of our restaurants, or escape the festive chaos with an overnight stay?

Boxing Day Lunch Join us in The Olive Tree restaurant for a spectacular Boxing Day buffet lunch between 1pm and 3pm. Alternatively, our other restaurants will be open as normal for lunch and dinner serving their full seasonal menus.

The Olive Tree & Garden Room £48 per person £24 per child (6 - 12 years) £12 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

Rafters

Newbridge on Usk

Situated within The Twenty Ten Clubhouse, this awardwinning restaurant features modern British cuisine using the best ingredients Wales has to offer. Diners can also enjoy stunning views of The Twenty Ten course, made famous as the venue for Wales’ first Ryder Cup, as well as an intimate mezzanine floor for pre-dinner drinks.

Old worldly charm with a modern twist combines to create a fabulous country inn which occupies an idyllic rural location sitting on the banks of the river. The restaurant features old wooden floors and fireplaces where you can relax and soak up the atmosphere of a traditional country pub.

Both Rafters and the Newbridge on Usk will be open for lunch and dinner serving their à la carte menus.

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The Olive Tree & Garden Room Boxing Day Lunch

Seafood Selection

Vegetable Accompaniments

Whole dressed salmon (G) Celtic Manor seafood cocktail with piquant sauce (G) Smoked fish platter, soused and poached fish (G)

Roast potatoes (V,G) Cauliflower cheese (V) Carrot and swede purée (V) Maple syrup and sesame glazed parsnips (V,G) Honey glazed sprouts with roasted chestnuts (V,G) Panache of winter vegetables (V,G) Boiled Cornish potatoes (V,G)

Deli Selection Pork pies and a selection of handmade quiches Continental meats, patés and terrines with piccalilli Selection of mixed salads

From the Carvery Roasted Sirloin of Usk Valley Beef With Yorkshire pudding Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce

Hot Buffet Roasted leg of Brecon lamb with red wine jus (G) Panache of mixed seafood (G) Fillet of Shetland salmon with giant garlic tiger prawns and herb butter Roasted Mediterranean vegetable lasagne with pesto and Pant-Ys-Gawn goat’s cheese (V) Spinach and ricotta tortellini with pesto cream sauce (V) Cutlet of Usk Valley pork with pak choi, wild mushrooms and soy jus (G) Roasted Barbary duck with oriental style vegetables and Thai chilli dressing (G) Usk Valley chicken supreme with leek and champagne sauce

Dessert Buffet Celtic Manor’s Christmas pudding with cognac sauce (V) Cheesecake with winter berries (V) Chocolate choux buns (V) Gingerbread trifle (V) Panettone cheesecake (V) Chestnut and praline torte (V) Spiced fruit pannacotta (G) Exotic fruit platter (V,G) Raspberry tart (V) Chocolate and cinnamon mousse (V,G) Festive cup cakes (V)

Welsh and Continental Cheese Selection Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Christmas Party Nights Celebrate the festive season in style with a choice of superb Christmas Party Night options. For glitz and glamour, dance the night away in the magnificent Caernarfon Ballroom, enjoy an exciting evening of intrigue with our Masquerade Ball at The Lodge, or step through the looking glass for a magical night of fun at our Mad Hatter’s Wonderland. Christmas Party Night Menu Starters Roasted Red Pepper Soup (V) With harissa onion crisps, chives and fresh coriander Ham Hock Terrine With green pea salad, spiced potato salsa and rye bread

Black Tie Christmas Extravaganza The breath-taking Caernarfon Ballroom is the glamorous location for a stylish black tie festive celebration. Party in style with a Bucks Fizz reception on arrival followed by a gourmet three course Christmas dinner with wine, then dance the night away with fantastic entertainment from a live band. The dress code for the evening is black tie. Caernarfon Ballroom 7th, 14th & 22nd December 21st December

£58 per person £52 per person

Price includes half a bottle of wine per person. Maximum group size of 100 people.

Party Night Itinerary 7.30pm Arrival Drinks 7.50pm Call to Dinner 8.00pm Dinner Served 1.00am Carriages

Main Courses Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Hazelnut, Chickpea and Carrot Roast (V) Caerphilly cheese and cranberry chipolata, sautéed Brussels sprouts with garlic and herbs, roast potatoes, thyme roasted root vegetables and herb jus

Desserts Chocolate and Cinnamon Tart (V) With mead wine glaze and berries Pistachio and Hazelnut Delice (V) With gingerbread praline and caramel

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Mince pies (V) Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Night Menu Starters Roasted Red Pepper Soup (V) With harissa onion crisps, chives and fresh coriander Ham Hock Terrine With green pea salad, spiced potato salsa and rye bread

Masquerade Ball at The Lodge Join the party in the Augusta Suite on selected evenings throughout December. Guests will receive a masquerade party mask and cocktail on arrival, followed by a sumptuous three course Christmas-themed dinner with wine and a fabulous disco. Dress to impress, no jeans or trainers. Augusta Suite 13th & 20th December 1st, 14th & 21st December 8th & 22nd December

£42 per person £45 per person £48 per person

Main Courses Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Hazelnut, Chickpea and Carrot Roast (V) Caerphilly cheese and cranberry chipolata, sautéed Brussels sprouts with garlic and herbs, roast potatoes, thyme roasted root vegetables and herb jus

Desserts Chocolate and Cinnamon Tart (V) With mead wine glaze and berries

Price includes half a bottle of wine per person. Maximum group size of 40 people.

Party Night Itinerary 7.30pm Arrival Drinks 7.50pm Call to Dinner 8.00pm Dinner Served 1.00am Carriages

Pistachio and Hazelnut Delice (V) With gingerbread praline and caramel

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Mince pies (V)

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Night Menu Starters Roasted Red Pepper Soup (V) With harissa onion crisps, chives and fresh coriander Ham Hock Terrine With green pea salad, spiced potato salsa and rye bread

Mad Hatter’s Wonderland at The Manor House Step through the looking glass for a magical night in the atmospheric surroundings of the historic Manor House. Guests will enjoy an enchanting evening, receiving party masks and costume accessories on arrival along with a welcome drink, followed by a delicious three course Christmas-themed dinner with wine and a fabulous disco. Don’t be late for this very important date!

Main Courses Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Hazelnut, Chickpea and Carrot Roast (V) Caerphilly cheese and cranberry chipolata, sautéed Brussels sprouts with garlic and herbs, roast potatoes, thyme roasted root vegetables and herb jus

Dress to impress, no jeans or trainers.

Desserts Manor Suite 30th November 7th, 14th, 15th & 22nd December 21st December

£42 per person £45 per person £42 per person

Price includes half a bottle of wine per person. Maximum group size of 30 people.

Party Night Itinerary 7.30pm Arrival Drinks 7.50pm Call to Dinner 8.00pm Dinner Served 1.00am Carriages

For more details or to book, please contact our Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 Page 42

Chocolate and Cinnamon Tart (V) With mead wine glaze and berries Pistachio and Hazelnut Delice (V) With gingerbread praline and caramel

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Mince pies (V)

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts


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Corporate Christmas Parties Let us take the stress out of organising your company’s Christmas party this year. However you choose to celebrate, we will make it a fantastic night to remember.

Christmas Party Night Menu Starters Roasted Red Pepper Soup (V) With harissa onion crisps, chives and fresh coriander Ham Hock Terrine With green pea salad, spiced potato salsa and rye bread

Main Courses Traditional Christmas Turkey Apricot stuffing, maple syrup sausages wrapped in bacon, turkey jus and cranberry sauce Hazelnut, Chickpea and Carrot Roast (V) Caerphilly cheese and cranberry chipolata, sautéed Brussels sprouts with garlic and herbs, roast potatoes, thyme roasted root vegetables and herb jus

Private Christmas Celebrations The Celtic Manor Resort provides an array of exciting options for Christmas parties, from an intimate lunch or dinner in one of our atmospheric private dining rooms, to fabulous themed parties for larger groups of 80 guests or more.

Available in either the Augusta or Manor suites, both packages include complimentary party masks and a welcome drink to help get your guests in the mood, along with a three course Christmas-themed dinner and a fabulous disco, all from only £34 per person.

Our experienced team will take care of every detail, tailoring the event to your own individual requirements, or why not choose from one of our exciting themed packages – Masquerade Ball or Mad Hatter’s Wonderland?

Desserts Chocolate and Cinnamon Tart (V) With mead wine glaze and berries Pistachio and Hazelnut Delice (V) With gingerbread praline and caramel

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Mince pies (V) Menu available for groups of 80 or more. Menus for smaller parties are available at time of enquiry.

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Saturday Night Swing Out Put on your glad rags and step out in style for a sensational Saturday night dinner and dance at The Olive Tree Garden Room.

Saturday Night Swing Out Menu The Deli

Hot Buffet

Chargrilled garlic ciabatta with cherry vine tomato and basil salsa (V) Choice of freshly sliced charcuterie: Parma ham, salame felino, salami napoli, pastrami, chorizo magno alejandro Parmesan shavings (V,G)

Shank of Welsh lamb with garlic mash, braised red cabbage and rosemary jus Roasted fillet of Shetland salmon with herb crust Mediterranean vegetables with pesto and cherry tomato dressing (V) Asian style twice cooked teriyaki pork belly with Singapore fried rice Parmesan crusted chicken breast with crispy prosciutto Ham, sage cream sauce and sweet potato mash Mediterranean moussaka with goat’s cheese glaze (V) Turkey Milanese stuffed with melting mozzerella, roasted vine tomato sauce Buttered Pembrokeshire new potatoes (V) Roasted duck fat potatoes (G) Panache of mixed vegetables (V,G) Cauliflower and broccoli gratin with Caerphilly cheese (V) Petits pois à la francaise (V)

Appetisers Classic prawn cocktail with piquant sauce Smoked fish platter, soused and poached fish Patés and terrines with piccalilli and chutneys

Tapas & Mezze 8th & 15th December Get into the party mood in the run up to Christmas with a truly spectacular buffet dinner with wine, followed by dancing until midnight to the sounds of our sensational swing band.

Marinated mozzarella with pesto, marinated sardines, fattoush, extra virgin olive oil, flatbreads, miniature ciabatta, balsamic vinegar, Celtic dressing (V), feta and olive salsa, Moroccan tabouleh, spiced Mediterranean olives, sun blushed tomatoes (V,G)

Salads With sumptuous food and fabulous entertainment, this is a great opportunity for a festive get-together for a fun night out with friends. £45 per person Includes buffet dinner, half a bottle of wine per person and live entertainment until midnight

Caribbean rice salad (V) Build your own Celtic Manor caesar salad (V) Plum tomato and spring onion salad (V,G) Greek salad (V,G) Mediterranean chargrilled vegetable and pasta salad (V,G) Lebanese lemon chicken salad (V,G) German potato salad (V,G) Autumn coleslaw (V,G) Cucumber and mint with crème fraîche (V,G) Spanish sangria marinated beetroot (V,G) Mixed leaves (V,G)

Dessert Buffet Key lime pie (V) Mango cheesecake (V) Gateau opera slice (V) Fresh fruit vol-au-vent (V) Vanilla caramel terrine (V) Fresh fruit salad (V,G) English sherry trifle (V) Dark chocolate mousse (V) Chocolate profiteroles with white chocolate sauce (V) Warm apricot marmalade bread and butter pudding with custard (V)

Live Cooking Station Asian stir fried noodles with freshwater prawns Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies

For more details or to book, please call our Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 Terms and conditions apply. Places are subject to availability. Full non-refundable pre-payment required at time of booking.

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Carvery

at time of booking.

Roasted Usk Valley sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding and thyme gravy

(V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts


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Why Not Stay Over? Guests attending a Christmas Party Night at the Resort can take advantage of a special discounted accommodation rate. Rooms on the ‘Party Night’ rate are subject to availability, therefore, we recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment.

Why not make the most of your stay by arriving early to enjoy the luxurious facilities at The Forum Health Club or treat yourself to a relaxing face or body treatment at one of our spas? To ensure that you are looking and feeling glamorous for the party, why not pamper yourself to perfection with a natural spray tan, manicure, pedicure or professional hair styling at the Rhys Giles Salon?

Party Night Accommodation and Breakfast Resort Hotel Superior Double/Twin from £154 per room Single Occupancy from £128 per room Suite Upgrade supplement from £175 per room

Early Bird Accommodation Offer Book your Party Night accommodation before 31st August 2012 and take advantage of an exclusive rate of just £110 for accommodation with breakfast in a Superior Double/Twin room at the Resort Hotel. All bookings are subject to availability. Limited number of rooms available at the Early Bird rate for each Party Night. A full non-refundable and non-transferable pre-payment is required at the time of booking for all accommodation reserved at this rate. Rooms cannot be held without payment.

Manor House Manor Double/Twin Single occupancy

from £94 per room from £78 per room

Rates quoted are per room, per night and include full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree for Resort Hotel residents and in Le Patio for Manor House residents. All rates include complimentary use of The Forum Health Club facilities.

Room Upgrades For all other room types including family rooms, rooms with balconies, interconnecting rooms and two or three bedroom suites, please ask our Reservations Team for details.

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New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Black Tie Gala Dinner

Join us this New Year’s Eve, on a journey to a far away land filled with oriental enchantment and mystique. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on arrival as you experience the intriguing talents of our Chinese Guzheng, Hulusi and Dizi musicians and enjoy the playful antics of our colourful dancing lions.

The magnificent Caernarfon Ballroom will offer the stunning backdrop for this spectacular evening, transformed into an idyllic oriental paradise adorned with beautiful blossom trees, a canopy of stars and dozens of twinkling lanterns.

Our New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner is open to adults aged 16 years and over.

A breath-taking opening performance by a dazzling Japanese laser violinist will set the scene for an unforgettable night featuring an amazing cast of incredible dancers, daring Chinese acrobats, extraordinary jugglers and mesmerising aerial artists who will entertain and enthral you with their astonishing acts.

Gala Dinner Itinerary 7.00pm Drinks Reception 7.30pm Call to Dinner 7.50pm Dinner Served 1.00am Bar Closes and Carriages

Sit back and enjoy the show as we serve up a sumptuous five course dinner with wine, while fortune tellers, a magician, calligrapher and origamist wander from table to table to surprise and delight you with their sensational skills. A thrilling finale of high-energy acrobatics, cube juggling, ribbon dancing and stunning Shaolin martial arts will round off the entertainment in incredible style, then it’s your opportunity to take to the floor and dance the night away to the fantastic sounds of John Oliver LIVE. Our photographer will be in the bar area during dinner to take a complimentary photograph for every couple, a wonderful memento of what promises to be a fantastic celebration and one New Year’s Eve party you’ll never forget. £175 per person £185 per person for an exclusive front row table Includes a welcome drink on arrival and complimentary red and white wine throughout dinner until coffee is served.

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New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

The Caernarfon Ballroom New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Menu Vegetarian Intermediate

Starter Roasted Duck Breast with Hoi Sin (G) Asian plum chutney, shredded duck salad with cucumber and rice wine vinegar dressing

Asparagus, Spinach and Oyster Mushroom Spring Roll (V) With a light herb cream

Vegetarian Starter

Main Course

Chickpea and Coriander Dumplings (G) Asian plum chutney, tempura tofu, cucumber salad and rice wine vinegar dressing

Fillet of Rose Beef Tender ox cheek braised with green tea, apple rosti, blackberry jus

Intermediate

Vegetarian Main Course Hazelnut, Lentil and Carrot Roast (V) Warm salad of organic tomato, celariac rosti, red pepper purée

Lobster Spring Roll With a light creamy lobster bisque

Dessert Lemon Grass Crème Brulée (V) Lychee and thyme tart, white chocolate and coconut parfait, chocolate glaze

Cheese Board Welsh Cheese Selection With dried fruit, celery and membrillo jelly

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours Includes complimentary wine throughout dinner until coffee is served

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

The Caernarfon Ballroom New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Seating Options

stage

£175

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations A Family Celebration at The Olive Tree & Garden Room

The Olive Tree & Garden Room New Year’s Eve Menu

The Olive Tree provides a wonderful backdrop for New Year’s Eve with a fabulous gala buffet dinner featuring a variety of sumptuous dishes and heavenly desserts. There’s something to suit everyone, and with a relaxed, informal family dining atmosphere and live entertainment, The Olive Tree is the perfect place to see in the New Year.

Soup

Vegetable Accompaniments

Leek and potato with port wine reduction and crème fraiche (V)

Dauphine potatoes cooked in garlic and double cream (V,G) Panache of seasonal vegetables (V,G) Cauliflower and broccoli polonaise (V) Roasted Mediterranean vegetables (V,G)

A magician will move from table to table entertaining and dazzling guests young and old throughout dinner. Afterwards, your celebrations can continue into the early hours with entertainment in Merlins Bar. Tables will be available between 7pm and 10.30pm. £98 per person £51 per child (6 - 12 years) £34 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

Appetiser Buffet Smoked salmon (G) Dressed salmon and trout platter with citrus mayonnaise (G) Chaud froid of ham and turkey with assorted chutneys (G) Galantine of duck with truffle and pistachio nuts Chicken liver parfait with onion marmalade (G) Fountain of shrimps (G) Selection of seafood and shrimp shooters (G) Selection of mixed leaf and fresh salads (V,G) Assorted crudités, sauces and dressings

From the Carvery Red Dragon Mustard Crust Sirloin of Beef With port wine jus and Yorkshire pudding

Please note that access to Merlins Bar on New Year’s Eve will be restricted to hotel residents, Resort members and guests dining in The Crown, The Olive Tree or Caernarfon Ballroom only.

Roasted Leg of Organic Lamb (G) With mustard and rosemary crust and red wine jus

Please note that pre-payment is required. Bookings are non-

Hot Buffet

refundable and non-transferable.

Supreme of chicken stuffed with duck liver, champagne sauce (G) Salmon and monkfish osso bucco with clam and crayfish sauce (G) Shank of Welsh lamb with redcurrant sauce (G) Stuffed pork loin with mozzarella, basil and tomato Caramelised shallot and goat’s cheese tart with Cumberland sauce (V) Potato and stilton gnocchi with parsley sauce (V)

Desserts Baileys crème brulée (V,G) Pink champagne trifle (V) Croquembouche (V) Mango charlotte (V) Pistachio and chocolate delice (V) Exotic fruit platter (V,G) Velvet chocolate apricot cake (V) Citrus tart (V) Raspberry cheesecake (V) Vanilla and honey crème (V,G) Decorative cup cakes (V) Strawberry glazed tart (V) Brioche bread and butter pudding with vanilla sauce (V) Welsh and Continental Cheese Selection

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

For more details or to book, please contact the Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 Page 55


New Year’s Eve Celebrations New Year’s Eve At Newbridge See in the start of the New Year with live entertainment and an incredible seven course tasting menu featuring pumpkin velouté with truffle oil, fillet of Usk Valley beef, poached pears with champagne syllabub and Welsh cheeses with quince jelly, plus many more tasty treats. £80 per person The Newbridge on Usk will be open between 7pm and 12.30am (music will end just after midnight) and welcomes guests aged 13 years and over.

Newbridge on Usk New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu

Newbridge on Usk New Year’s Eve Vegetarian Tasting Menu

Amuse Bouche Amuse Bouche Pumpkin Velouté (V,G) Sautéed woodland mushrooms and truffle oil Platter of Salmon (G) Pastrami style home-cured salmon, Severn and Wye smokehouse salmon and salmon rillettes, served with cucumber jelly

Pumpkin Velouté (G) Sautéed woodland mushrooms and truffle oil Grilled Asparagus Soft poached duck egg, blood orange hollandaise Gin and Tonic Sorbet (G)

Gin and Tonic Sorbet (V,G) Roasted Best End of Lamb Pithiviers savoyarde, roasted baby vegetables, rioja and shallot jus Or Fillet of Usk Valley Beef Fondant potatoes and beetroot and port wine sauce

Pant-Ys-Gawn Goat’s Cheese and Shallot Tart Warm salad of quinoa, glazed baby vegetables, Cumberland sauce Or Handmade Potato Gnocchi Roasted pumpkin, spiced chickpeas, sun dried tomatoes, brown butter and Parmesan

Crème de Cassis Poached Pears (V) Champagne syllabub and madeleines

Crème de Cassis Poached Pears Champagne syllabub and madeleines

Welsh and British Cheese Selection (V) Quince jelly

Welsh and British Cheese Selection Quince jelly

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Handmade petits fours

Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Handmade petits fours

Please note that pre-payment is required. Bookings are nonrefundable and non-transferable.

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations Gourmet Dining At The Crown The Resort’s 3 AA Rosette flagship fine dining restaurant will offer a delectable six course gourmet tasting menu this New Year’s Eve, with live background entertainment throughout the evening. After dinner, your celebrations can continue into the early hours with entertainment in Merlins Bar.

The Crown at Celtic Manor New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu

The Crown at Celtic Manor New Year’s Eve Vegetarian Tasting Menu

Seared Scallop, Cauliflower, Truffle Gel Cauliflower, Ewe’s Milk Cheese, Truffle Gel Duck Liver Poached in Port, Fig Wafer Ballotine of Beetroot, Fig, Port Roast Halibut, Curried Mussels, Wild Rice Artichoke Mousse, Curry Spices, Wild Rice

£128 per person

Rib of Welsh Beef, Swiss Chard, Butter Jus

Reservations available from 7pm

Baked Vacherin, Truffled Potato Salad

Please note that access to Merlins Bar on New Year’s Eve will be restricted to hotel residents, Resort members and guests dining in The Crown, The Olive Tree or Caernarfon Ballroom only.

Warm Chocolate Fondant, Clotted Cream, Tonka Bean Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Handmade petits fours

Stuffed Baby Squash, Swiss Chard, Lentil Vinaigrette Baked Vacherin, Truffled Potato Salad Warm Chocolate Fondant, Clotted Cream, Tonka Bean Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Handmade petits fours

For more details or to book, please contact our Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 Page 58


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New Year’s Eve Breaks

New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Package

Room Upgrades

Resort Hotel Only Resort Superior Double/Twin Single Occupancy Suite Upgrade

For all other room types including family rooms, rooms with balconies, interconnecting rooms and two or three bedroom suites, please ask our Reservations Team.

from £526 per room from £321 per room supplement from £200 per room

Includes admission to the gala dinner, full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree and complimentary use of The Forum Health Club facilities.

Please note that for all accommodation bookings, prepayment will be required for stays over the period of 24th – 26th and 31st December. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.

New Year’s Eve Celebration Package Guests dining at The Crown or The Olive Tree on New Year’s Eve will receive a discounted accommodation rate when staying at the Resort Hotel. Resort Superior Double/Twin Single Occupancy

from £220 per room from £183 per room

Includes full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree and complimentary use of The Forum Health Club facilities. Please note there will be a £5 supplement charge for breakfast for children over three years of age.

Additional Night Offer Why not extend your New Year break and stay a little longer to enjoy all we have to offer? Guests staying overnight at the Resort Hotel on 31st December can add an extra night’s stay from only £89 per room, including full Welsh breakfast. Offer valid on either 30th December or 1st January only –

New Year’s Eve Accommodation and Breakfast

maximum one extra night per booking at this rate. Full non-

Resort Hotel Resort Superior Double/Twin Single Occupancy

refundable pre-payment required at time of booking.

from £249 per room from £212 per room

Babysitting Manor House Manor Double/Twin Single Occupancy

from £140 per room from £121 per room

Newbridge on Usk Newbridge Double/Twin Single Occupancy

from £150 per room from £130 per room

Includes full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree for Resort Hotel residents, in Le Patio for Manor House residents, and at the Newbridge for residents at Newbridge on Usk. All rates include complimentary use of The Forum Health Club facilities. Please note there will be a £5 supplement charge for breakfast for children over three years of age. Full non-refundable pre-payment required at time of booking.

For more details or to book, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262 Page 60

Our Evergreen Nannies can look after your children in your hotel room on New Year’s Eve if required, however, availability will be limited so we strongly recommend that you book your childcare early. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Additional charges apply.


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New Year’s Day Enjoy a perfect start to 2013 with a relaxing New Year’s Day lunch at The Celtic Manor Resort, where fabulous food and live entertainment are the order of the day. Choose from the relaxed atmosphere of The Lodge Brasserie with its warming open fires, a magnificent buffet at The Olive Tree & Garden Room, delicious steaks and grills at Rafters, or award-winning country fare at our cosy country inn, the Newbridge on Usk. All of our restaurants will be open for dinner in the evening, so you can carry on your New Year’s Day celebrations with a choice of fabulous dining options.

Why not stay over? Celtic Retreat Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Package includes: • A sumptuous three course evening buffet dinner at The Olive Tree • One night’s luxury accommodation at the five star Resort Hotel • Full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree the following morning • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay Resort Superior Double/Twin From £123 per room Full non-refundable pre-payment is required for our New Year’s Day dinner inclusive accommodation rate.

For more details or to book, please visit celtic-manor.com or contact Reservations on 01633 410262 Page 62


The Olive Tree & Garden Room New Year’s Day Lunch Soup

Pasta Selection

Butternut squash and chorizo with garlic croutons (V)

Penne pasta with pork and garlic meatballs and mushroom cream Potato gnocchi with butternut squash, spinach and almonds (V) Chicken lasagne with mozzarella and pesto Tagliatelle with clams, garlic and breadcrumbs

Seafood Selection Whole dressed salmon Prawn cocktail with tomato salsa, guacamole and sour cream Cajun dusted salmon with saffron and coriander crème fraiche Smoked and peppered mackerel Smoked salmon with mustard dressing Star anise cured salmon with soy and lime dipping sauce

Salad Selection Build your own Caesar salad (V,G) Goat’s cheese, butternut squash and orange salad (V) Fattoush salad with houmous Parma ham, feta, fig and rocket salad Potato salad with mustard and chive dressing (V) Courgette ribbons with pinenuts, spinach and parsley (V) Moroccan spiced chicken salad Carrot, cucumber, tomato, sweetcorn, beetroot, shredded iceberg, baby gem and mixed leaves (V,G)

Appetiser Buffet Bruschetta with crushed butterbeans, garlic and mint (V) Bruschetta with basil, tomato and mozzarella (V) Bacon, leek and Caerphilly cheese tartlet Chicken, pork and sage terrine Selection of Continental sliced meats Homemade pork pie with chorizo marmalade

From the Carvery Roasted sirloin of Welsh beef with horseradish cream Roasted turkey with apricot stuffing and thyme jus

Vegetable Accompaniments Roast potatoes (V,G) Cauliflower cheese (V) Carrot and swede purée (V,G) Honey and sesame glazed parsnips (V,G) Broccoli, peas and leeks (V) Boiled minted Cornish potatoes (V,G) Bubble and squeak (V) Red cabbage with apple (V)

Dessert Buffet Pear and apple crumble (V) Raspberry bavarois Passion fruit cheesecake (V) Frangipane tart (V) Lemon meringue pie (V) Chocolate and strawberry gateau (V) Poached fruit trifle (V) Milk chocolate mousse (V,G) Fresh fruit salad (V,G) Blueberry pannacotta

Welsh and Continental Cheese Selection Freshly Brewed Coffee and Tea Petits fours and mince pies

Live Cooking Station Salt and pepper prawns with garlic butter and samphire

Hot Buffet Maple and Jack Daniels glazed baby gammon with parsley sauce Fillet of sea bream with coriander sauce vierge (G) Lamb osso bucco with orange, lemon and capers, braised red cabbage and rosemary jus Spinach and ricotta tortellini with champagne and goat’s cheese sauce (V) Roasted Barbary duck with egg fried rice and hot and sour sauce (G) Corn fed Usk Valley chicken supreme with tomato and tarragon sauce Nut roast with Madeira and thyme gravy (V) Caerphilly cheese, leek and spinach gratin (V)

£37 per person £18 per child (6 - 12 years) £12 per child (2 - 5 years) Infants under 2 years free

Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian (G) Gluten free All items may contain traces of nuts

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Christmas Afternoon Tea Throughout December, we will be offering a special Christmas Afternoon Tea in The Olive Tree Garden Room. Enjoy a host of seasonal sweet treats including mince pies and yule log, together with freshly baked scones, assorted pastries and cakes, and a selection of sandwiches, served with a warming glass of mulled wine.

Christmas Afternoon Tea Glass of Mulled Wine

Assortment of Finger Sandwiches Cucumber with mint crème fraîche (V) Free range Shervington Farm hen’s egg and shiso cress (V) Wye Valley smokehouse salmon with lemon cream cheese York ham with damson and Bramley apple chutney North Atlantic prawns with Marie Rose sauce Roasted Usk Valley bronze turkey with cranberry and clementine sauce Award-winning Gorwydd Caerphilly cheese with damson orchard chutney (V)

Freshly Baked Candied Peel Scones Christmas Afternoon Tea will be served in The Olive Tree Garden Room from 1st to 24th December (excluding Sundays) and in The Manor House every Sunday during December. Reservations will be available in The Olive Tree Garden Room between 2pm – 4pm and in The Manor House 1pm – 4pm. £24 per person £28 per person on Christmas Eve Please note that the venue may be subject to change.

Children’s Christmas Afternoon Tea

With Devonshire clotted cream and homemade strawberry jam (V)

Pastries and Cakes Hazelnut chocolate delice (V) Mini mince pies (V) Christmas star cookies (V) Raspberry tart (V) Vanilla and orange yule log (V) Ginger spice bombe (V) Served with a your choice of speciality tea or freshly brewed coffee

Our children’s Christmas Afternoon Tea is the perfect treat, allowing parents to indulge in a delicious high tea while children get to turn their play-time tea parties into a real-life afternoon tea experience. £12 per child £14 per child on Christmas Eve Please advise us of any special dietary requirements or food

Gift Vouchers

allergies at time of booking. (V) Vegetarian traces of nuts

Why not treat someone special to a Christmas Afternoon Tea, a unique and elegant treat for any occasion. Visit celtic-manor.com or one of the Resort outlets. Please note standard Afternoon Tea gift vouchers cannot be redeemed against the Christmas Afternoon Tea.

For more details or to book, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262 Page 64

(G) Gluten free All items may contain


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Party Season Pampering Preparing for your Christmas celebrations is easy at The Celtic Manor Resort. Get ready to glow with a St Tropez spray tan, or have your hair specially styled at the Rhys Giles Salon. A selection of spa packages are also available at both The Forum Spa and Ocius Treatment Rooms, ideal for that extra bit of pampering.

Ladies of Luxury

Relaxation Ritual

Designed for ladies who love to indulge, this stylish Forum Spa package offers relaxation and pampering with a touch of glamour, making it the perfect choice for a pre-Christmas get together with friends.

Unwind and de-stress with this blissful experience at The Forum Spa which will leave you feeling deeply relaxed and ready to start afresh. The perfect party-season pick-me-up before or after your big night out!

Package includes: • Elemis Herbal Steam Temple to share (45mins) • Forum Signature Chocolate and Champagne Manicure OR Pedicure (75mins) • Forum Signature Massage OR Elemis Modern Skin Facial (50mins) • A delicious light lunch in our private Spa Lounge • Full use of The Forum Health Club and Spa facilities throughout the day

Package includes your choice of one of the following: • Forum Signature Hot Stone Massage (50mins) • Elemis Well-Being Massage (50mins) • Elemis Deep Tissue Massage (50mins) • Forum Signature Massage (50mins) Plus • A delicious light lunch in our private Spa Lounge • Full use of The Forum Health Club and Spa facilities throughout the day

Day Spa Monday to Thursday Friday to Sunday

£149 per person £169 per person

Residential Includes a luxurious overnight stay at the Resort Hotel with full Welsh breakfast and a three course buffet dinner in The Olive Tree restaurant. Monday to Thursday Friday to Sunday

£229 per person £279 per person

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

Day Spa Monday to Thursday Friday to Sunday

£79 per person £89 per person

Residential Includes a luxurious overnight stay at the Resort Hotel with full Welsh breakfast and a three course buffet dinner in The Olive Tree restaurant. Monday to Thursday Friday to Sunday

For more details or to book, please visit celtic-manor.com or contact Reservations on 01633 410262 Page 66

£159 per person £199 per person

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.


Ocius Perfect Combinations Situated in the magnificent surroundings of The Lodge at Celtic Manor, just a stone’s throw from the Resort Hotel, Ocius Treatment Rooms offer a range of treatments designed to leave you looking fantastic and feeling great. For a unique pampering experience, Ocius Perfect Combinations are a recipe for sheer indulgence. Enjoy two specially selected spa treatments chosen to complement each other to restore your well-being. Package includes your choice of one 25 minute facial: • Elemis Skin Radiance Booster Facial • Elemis Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift Booster Facial • Elemis Modern Skin Booster Facial • Elemis Tri-Enzyme Booster Facial • Elemis Only For Men Booster Facial

Finishing Touches Followed by your choice of one 25 minute body treatment: • Elemis Stress-Away Shoulder to Scalp • Elemis Deep Tissue Back Massage • Elemis Well-Being Back Massage • Elemis Exotic Lime and Ginger Salt Glow • Leighton Denny Fluff and Buff To Go Nails This package also includes complimentary use of the facilities at Dylans Health and Fitness Club including swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, state-of-theart gym and fitness classes. Day Spa Monday to Friday

Situated within The Forum Spa, multi award-winning Rhys Giles and his talented team are guaranteed to create an ultra-glamorous look whatever your hair style or length, perfect for any party or celebration.

For appointments please call the hair salon on 01633 410323 Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

from £49 per person

Residential Includes an overnight stay at the historic four star Manor House at Celtic Manor, with full Welsh breakfast and a two course dinner at Le Patio restaurant, together with complimentary transport to and from The Lodge to enjoy your Ocius spa experience. Sunday to Thursday

from £109 per person

Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

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Shopaholics Retreat Take the strain out of Christmas shopping this winter with a luxurious overnight shopping and spa retreat at The Celtic Manor Resort.

With the impressive St David’s shopping centre and flagship John Lewis department store, there has never been a better time to shop in Wales’ capital city, with plenty of high street names to choose from including Kurt Geiger, Reiss, Marks & Spencer, Goldsmiths, Links of London, The Disney Store, Apple, Hollister and Karen Millen. Arrive at the Resort to a complimentary bottle of champagne in your room and take advantage of free transport to and from Cardiff ’s bustling city centre on one or both days of your stay. Shop until you drop then retreat to The Forum Spa for a revitalising Elemis Refresher Facial, before settling in for a night of luxury and sumptuous buffet dinner at the five star Resort Hotel. Package includes: • One night’s luxury accommodation in a Superior Double/Twin at the Resort Hotel • A bottle of chilled champagne in your room on arrival • A three course buffet dinner in The Olive Tree restaurant • Full Welsh breakfast the following morning • Complimentary return transport for Christmas shopping in Cardiff on one or both days of your stay (departing at 10am, returning at 5pm each day) • A revitalising Elemis Refresher Facial at The Forum Spa (25mins) • Use of The Forum Health Club’s luxurious facilities throughout your stay including saunas, steam rooms, jacuzzis, plunge pools and stunning relaxation pool Sunday Monday – Thursday Friday – Saturday

£99 per person £105 per person £115 per person

Prices based on two adults sharing a double/twin room.

Package available weekends only from Friday 2nd November, and daily from Friday 14th December until Monday 7th January. Excludes 24th, 25th & 31st December 2012. PLUS - Book an additional night’s accommodation including breakfast from only £89 per room (selected dates only). Pre-payment will be required for the additional night rate. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable. All bookings are subject to availability. Prices based on two people sharing a twin/double room. If staying on a Sunday night, spa treatment must be taken on a Monday.

For more details or to book, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262 or visit celtic-manor.com Page 68


Winter Golf Getaways Voted Europe’s Golf Resort of the Year 2011 and venue of the historic Ryder Cup in 2010, The Celtic Manor Resort offers a truly prestigious golfing destination. With three championship golf courses, two luxurious clubhouses and a world-class Golf Academy, Celtic Manor offers the perfect golf experience in all seasons.

Festive Season Stay & Play

Festive Season Ryder Cup Residential Experience

If you are looking for an exceptional winter golf experience, this great value package is sure to tempt you out onto the fairways over the festive season.

Whether it’s a pre or post-Christmas get-together with friends, the perfect gift for someone special, or the ultimate winter golf break, this exceptional package has everything you could possibly want, and a bit more besides!

Package includes: • A luxurious one night stay with full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree (includes a complimentary upgrade to the five star Resort Hotel, staying in a Superior Twin/ Double room) • 18 holes of golf on Roman Road • 18 holes of golf on The Montgomerie • A three course buffet dinner in The Olive Tree restaurant

Package includes: • A luxury overnight stay at the five star Resort Hotel • A three course buffet dinner in The Olive Tree restaurant • Full Welsh breakfast in The Olive Tree the following morning • 18 holes of golf on The Twenty Ten • 18 holes of golf on The Montgomerie or Roman Road

From £99 per person

From £153 per person

Both packages available from Monday 17th December to Friday 11th January, excluding 24th, 25th & 31st December 2012.

For more details or to book, please contact Golf Reservations on 01633 410263 All bookings are subject to availability. Prices based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Maximum of 10 bedrooms per night on each package.

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Perfect Gift Ideas The Celtic Manor Resort offers a host of options to make Christmas shopping easy, with perfect gift ideas for family and friends of all ages. The Forum Spa has a selection of gift sets from leading British spa and skincare brand Elemis, or we can gift wrap your own selection of luxury spa products. The Lodge and Academy Pro Shops offer perfect gifts for golf enthusiasts including clothing, accessories and top brand equipment. At the Resort Hotel, the Celtic Mall offers a wide range of designer clothing for men, women and children from leading names such as Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Joules. A selection of luxury fragrances, jewellery, watches and unique gifts are also available.

Gift Vouchers

Online Shopping

Looking for the perfect gift for someone special? A wide selection of gift vouchers for everything from luxury overnight stays, dinner in our restaurants, spa packages, golf lessons and even a treetop ropes adventure are available to purchase from all Resort retail outlets, hotel receptions, restaurants, the spa and online at celtic-manor.com.

Escape the crowds and visit our online shop at celtic-manor.com for stress-free Christmas shopping in the comfort of your own home. Choose from gift vouchers and a range of luxury gifts perfect for that special someone. A complimentary Christmas gift wrapping service is also provided.

Alternatively, allow someone to choose their own perfect gift with our monetary vouchers available in multiples of £25, £50, £75 or £100, which can be used as full or part-payment for anything throughout the Resort. All gift vouchers are beautifully presented in a presentation wallet (for purchases under £75), or luxury gift box (for purchases over £75), and all are valid for 6 months from the date of issue (excluding monetary vouchers).

Gift Memberships Gift memberships can also be purchased for our health clubs or golf courses. For more information, please contact the Membership Team on 01633 410300 Page 70

To purchase a gift voucher or Christmas gift, visit celtic-manor.com or one of the Resort outlets


Booking Information

Terms & Conditions Party Nights, Private Christmas Parties, Christmas Day Lunch & New Year’s Eve Celebrations 1. A 50% deposit is required within 14 days of making a provisional booking. For groups, one cheque is required. Cheques should be made payable to The Celtic Manor Resort and have the banker’s card number and the name and address of the organiser/ event on the reverse. Final balance must be paid by 1st October 2012. For bookings made from 1st October onwards, full payment will be required at time of booking. 2. All monies paid in advance are strictly non-refundable and cannot be used to pay for other goods and services. Please note that in the event of snow or inclement weather conditions which prevent you from reaching the Resort, this policy still applies. Party organisers are requested to inform everyone in their party of this policy. 3. Functions and party night accommodation are subject to availability and are not confirmed until payment has been received in full and a letter of confirmation issued by Celtic Manor. 4. Suitable standards of dress must be maintained. The Resort reserves the right to judge acceptable noise levels and guest behaviour. In the event of failure to comply with the standards set, management will either stop the event or ask the persons involved to leave without being liable for any refund or compensation. 5. No wines, spirits or food may be brought into the Resort or the

Christmas & New Year Accommodation To make a reservation or to discuss your specific requirements for Christmas and New Year accommodation, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262

Festive Bookings Christmas Party Nights and Party Night Accommodation Private Dining Christmas Day Dining New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Christmas Restaurant Dining

grounds for consumption on the premises. 6. Seating for Christmas Party Nights and our New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner is on tables of 10 - 12 and we will endeavour to sit

For more information on Christmas dining, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day dining plus festive lunches in December, or to make a booking, please contact Reservations on 01633 410262

all groups together on adjacent tables, we cannot however accept individual table plans. Parties under 10 in number will be seated with other small parties to make up tables of 10. 7. Please indicate all dietary requests and food allergies at time of booking.

Website For more information, visit The Celtic Manor Resort’s Christmas website at celtic-manor.com/Christmas

8. The Celtic Manor Resort reserves the right to move Party Nights if minimum numbers are not reached. Festive Season Accommodation Bookings 1. Where stated, some accommodation rates require pre-payment at time of booking, and these bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable. 2. For New Year’s Eve breaks and 4 Nights for 3 Offer, all bookings made prior to 1st October 2012 require full payment

Please contact our Special Occasions Coordinator on 01633 410458 to check availability or make a booking. Alternatively, email christmas@celtic-manor.com

within 14 days of making the provisional booking along with individual guest names. Rooms are automatically released if either is not received. From 1st October onwards, full payment and guest details are required at the time of booking. 3. All pre-payments are strictly non-refundable or transferable. Please note that in the event of snow or inclement weather conditions which prevent you from reaching the Resort, this policy still applies.


Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom, NP18 1HQ T: +44 (0) 1633 413000 E: bookings@celtic-manor.com

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