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Christmas & New Year 2011/2012


Contents The Private Rooms at Buckingham Gate


Bistro 51


The Hamptons


Crowne Plaza London - St. James


51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites & Residences 13

*Terms and Conditions apply, VAT Included, excluding service.



Banqueting in opulent surroundings

Sample Menu

Spice up your Christmas party this winter and make it a truly memorable occasion.

Salmon Two Ways with extra virgin avocado oil Smoked with watercress Salmon and avocado

Festive party packages include:

tartare sauce.

Welcome glass of Champagne, 3 Course Set Menu, Coffee and Mini Mince Pies, Half bottle of house wine,

Seafood Bouillabaisse of mussels,

Half a bottle of spring water, Dance Floor, Chair Covers, Cloakroom and Festive novelties.

calamari and fish served with

Sundays to Wednesdays £65.00pp* Thursdays to Saturdays

crispy garlic toast, curried rouille.


Cream of celeriac with balsamic dust

* Prices are based on a minimum of 70 guests

and sea salt crackers. Edwardian I

Traditional roast turkey with chipolatas, potatoes and cranberry jus. Grilled snapper fillet with pesto gnocchi and smoked trout velouté micro herb salad. Stack of grilled polenta with vegetable ratatouille.

Plum pudding with warm Remy Martin sabayon, spice glaze with fresh seasonal berries. Traditional cherry trifle. Chocolate mocha tart and Lavender ice cream with Alphonso coulis.

Freshly brewed coffee and mince pies.

£45.00pp Some of our dishes may contain traces of nuts and wheat

Enquiries and Reservations

Tel: +44 (0)20 7963 8310 Email:



Sample Christmas Party Menu Traditional smoked salmon with capers and horseradish cream.

Dine in brasserie flair

The seafood sampler - Picked crabmeat with avocado, tartare and lemon grass dressing. Grilled scallop with green pea purée.

Celebrate your gatherings of friends and office parties in Bistro 51 this December.

Oyster au natural with charred meyer lemon.

Delicious three-course menus highlighting the winter season’s freshest ingredients, spices

A Tian of grilled vegetables with aged parmesan

and most festive dishes, including coffee and mince pies. Available for groups of 7 to 30

and a sun dried tomato tapenade (V).

people. The a la carte menu will be available to small groups throughout December.

Butternut pumpkin soup (V) - Roasted pine nuts, coarse herbs, ginger bread crumbs and soya foam.

Traditional roasted turkey with chipolatas, roasted potatoes, seasonal baby vegetables Bistro 51

and cranberry jelly. Venison fillet 6 oz Creamed celeriac, blueberry jus, baby seasonal vegetables. Butter poached organic salmon with celeriac mousse, winter vegetables and bouillabaisse cream. Seafood risotto of Carnaroli rice. Gnocchi with chilli Mascarpone sauce accompanied by a salad of dressed arugula (V).

Traditional steamed plum pudding with a brandy custard (V). Iced mince pie soufflé with Cointreau marinated berries. Cranberry and milk chocolate trifle with Macadamia biscotti (V).

Freshly brewed coffee and mince pies.

Enquiries and Reservations

£29.50pp* Tel: +44 (0)20 7963 8373 Email: Some of our dishes may contain traces of nuts and wheat



End of year celebration feasts Sample Christmas Day Menu

Sample New Year’s Eve Menu

Amuse Bouche - Strawberry and celery gazpacho shots.

Thinly sliced hot smoked Scottish salmon with a light Chablis dressing and field salad. Duck Foie Gras on home made brioche toast with date jam and a blueberry reduction.

Oak smoked Scottish salmon with blinis, arugula and creamed herb cheese. Herb crusted rare seared yellowfin tuna on grilled watermelon, balsamic glaze and coriander vinaigrette dressed beans micro cress salad servee.

Aubergine and pepper roulade with saffron and chilli oil.

Pink guava and thyme sorbet with caramelised chestnuts and smoked hickory salt.

Cured bresaola, pickled mushrooms and artichokes, extra virgin avacado oil. Pressed grilled vegetable terrine with marinated Bocconcini cheese.

Jerusalem artichoke soup with pearl tapioca, poached quail egg, spiced roasted sunflower seeds, chicken crackling.

Traditional roast turkey served with bacon wrapped chipolatas, cranberry sauce, chestnut stuffing and gravy, roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Crisped skin wild salmon with chorizo & roasted pepper fricassee, salmon roe, salmon & lobster tortellini and champagne velouté.

Fillet of Angus tenderloin with English blue cheese dauphinoise potatoes, wild berry jus and baby vegetables. Almond and herb crusted Dover sole with pesto tossed gnocchi, coriander dressed Romaine and soya foam and lemon butter. Guinea-fowl pan roasted with honey coriander soused baby vegetables, red currant jus and fork mashed potatoes. Sweet potato and spinach gateaux served with scallion cream.

Five mushroom risotto made with Enokitake and winter truffles.

New York baked cheesecake served with apricot rosemary sorbet and raspberry coulis.

Sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding, roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

Valrhona chocolate mousse with mandarin orange sorbet, raspberry coulis and cinnamon infused fresh berries.

Traditional plum pudding with Remy Martin sabayon with 18 karat gold coated marzipan, raspberry macaroon, crème fraiche ice cream, air of saffron milk, cranberry jelly and seasonal berries.

Cheese plate with a beetroot and chilli compote.

Chili chocolate cake with olive oil ice cream, wild berry compote and passion seeds.

Tea or Coffee with champagne truffles.

Stilton and pear with a port jelly.

£79.00pp* Some of our dishes may contain traces of nuts and wheat

Tea or coffee with mince pies.

£69.00pp* Some of our dishes may contain traces of nuts and wheat

*Terms and conditions apply. Service and drinks not included.

Enquiries and Reservations

Tel: +44 (0)20 7963 8373 Email:


The Hamptons Bar is the perfect place to warm up while enjoying festive treats and traditional afternoon tea.

Festive Afternoon Tea Includes Selection of finger sandwiches to include: Smoked salmon, Turkey and cranberry jam, Cucumber and mint, Cottage cheese stuffing Traditional & cranberry scones, West Country clotted cream & strawberry jam Homemade Zimtsterne biscuits Stollen Chestnut macaroons Christmas cake Warmed mince pies Freshly brewed afternoon tea

ÂŁ21.50pp* Served 1st - 26th December Some of our dishes may contain traces of nuts and wheat

*Terms and Conditions apply


Rest in Comfort and Warmth The Crowne Plaza London – St. James, located minutes from Buckingham Palace, combines an excellent central London location with elegant and spacious guest rooms. The perfect place to stay and celebrate winter festivities, be it for a Christmas eve dash to London’s famous department stores, or an evening stroll to Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral for Midnight Mass. London’s legendary firework display on New Year’s Eve sees fireworks rocketed from the Thames into the night sky just a short walk from Crowne Plaza London-St. James with The Hamptons bar ready to greet you on your return with delicious hot chocolate and warming hot toddy’s. Special Christmas Package available from £249.00 per night excluding VAT. Package includes: • Christmas Hamper • Dinner for two in Quilon • Festive amenity • English or Continental breakfast Terms and conditions apply, subject to availability.

Enquiries and Reservations

Tel: +44 (0)20 7834 6655 Email:


51 Buckingham Gate Entrance

A Home Away from Home this Festive Season Celebrate the festivities further with a short stroll to the Embankment where London’s legendary New Year’s Eve fireworks are rocketed from the Thames into the starry night’s sky. The hotel features 86 contemporary suites from one to nine bedrooms, including the Presidential Floor and the World’s only Jaguar Suite. All suites have separate living room, fully-equipped kitchens and luxurious bathrooms, 51 Buckingham Gate offers an ideal home from home experience for the discerning traveller and perfectly caters for families with children’s amenities as well as five star service throughout. Family Christmas at 51 Package Join us for a magical Christmas quality time packed with activities. Gingerbread house making kit, Xmas stockings and festive DVDs will bring endless fun for the kids, while you savour the treats of the lavish Christmas hamper in the comfort of your stylish two-bedroom suite. For the ultimate Christmas shopping list, we will also leave a personalized Harrods Rewards card with £100 off purchases in store. Last but not least, our professional childminders will take care of the kids while mommy and daddy enjoy complimentary evening cocktail and canapés in the Library at 51 before embarking on a romantic dinner along the south-west coast of India at the Michelin starred Quilon restaurant. Package includes: • 1 night’s accommodation in a two-bedroom suite

• Xmas DVD library for the kids

• English or Continental breakfast

• 4-hours babysitting

• Personal Membership to Harrods Rewards

• Complimentary evening cocktail and canapés

• Xmas Hamper for the whole family

reception in the Library at 51 between 18.30

• Xmas stockings for the kids

and 20.30 hrs

• Ginger-bread making kit From £875.00 excluding VAT.

Enquiries and Reservations

Tel: +44 (0)20 7769 7766 Email:

• Dinner for two at Quilon


Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF Tel: +44 (0)20 7769 7766

Taj London Christmas and New Year Brochure  

A brochure detailing 5 star Christmas and New Year services available at The Private Rooms at 51 Buckingham Gate, Bistro 51, The Hamptons, C...