Page 1

Wish It Could Be Christmas I

Every Day

We Make Christmas Special at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal


Contents Our Famous Party Nights

2

The ultimate party experience in our main Function Suite, with an emphasis on getting you dancing as soon as we can! Three course meal and a choice of live bands.

Buffet and Bop

4

Christmas break 6

8

Christmas is all about the big man himself, so sit back, enjoy a relaxed lunch while the little ones are entertained before Santa makes a grand entrance.

Festive dining and afternoon tea in The Greenhouse

Boxing Day and New Year's Eve in Alexander's

14

Venture out after Christmas Day for some fresh air or prepare for the big celebration to welcome in 2019, we’ve got them both covered.

Get your thinking caps on! Enjoy a three course meal and try to solve our Christmas Murder Mystery.

Sunday lunch with Santa

12

Lunch or Dinner, friends or work colleagues, Alexander’s is a great place to celebrate.

A fun, informal night out in our Kendal Suite, where you can choose to boogie in the main room or catch up on all the gossip and strike a pose in the selfie mirror in the foyer!

Dickensian Crime Christmas Murder Mystery

Festive dining in Alexander's

The Festive Season at your own pace with Christmas Day dinner, drinks in the lounge or make use of our Health & Fitness Club.

New Year package

18

Our biggest night of the year! Great entertainment, fabulous food with a sprinkling of Castle Green magic!

Forthcoming events 10

16

20

You don’t have to wait until Christmas for a get together! See what events we have planned.

When a party’s not your thing but the festive food is! Enjoy fabulous food in the surroundings of The Greenhouse.

1


2


Our

Famous

Party Nights Join us for our Famous Christmas Party Nights in the Function Suite and have the time of your life. Arrive from 7pm for a prompt start at 8pm and enjoy our delicious three course meal with coffee served by our wonderful, friendly team. We will have you dancing before 10pm with disco and a choice of live bands promising you the ‘best party in the county’. Carriages at 1am.

Bands The Cutters One of Cumbria’s top function and event bands with the experience and material to guarantee top level entertainment throughout the festive season. Friday 14th December £39 Saturday 15th December £39

Saturday 22nd December £39

Madison A lively 3 piece band from Liverpool who have toured with The Sugababes and Ronan Keating. Friday 7th December

£39

Saturday 8th December

£39

Menu Roast tomato and red pepper soup with basil oil Ham hock and yellow split pea terrine with piccalilli and wholemeal bread Cocktail of melon with Champagne syrup and cassis sorbet — Roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing, bacon roll and roast gravy Braised feather blade of beef with pearly barley, shallots, thyme and red wine sauce Parsley crusted fillet of hake with white wine and leek cream Goat’s cheese, potato and roast onion tart with sage butter sauce — Warm Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and raspberry compote Burnt blood orange tart, Cumbrian gingerbread vodka custard, cranberry ice cream, and crumbled honeycomb Selection of British cheeses with celery, grapes and biscuits — Coffee and warm mince pies

The Seals Seasonal favourites, all full of character and a legendary selection of alternative classic songs. The dance floor is never empty! Friday 30th November Saturday 1st December

£39 £39

Friday 21st December

£39

Absolutely A sought after 5 piece band that will absolutely guarantee you a night you won’t forget! Thursday 13th December £34

Thursday 20th December £35

To book contact Nicola or the team on 01539 797004 See terms and conditions

3


Buffet

and

With a festive buffet, fun party atmosphere, selfie mirror from Photobooth Cumbria and the latest tunes from DJ Craig Howarth, this festive evening is a real winner. The Hotel magic will ensure that everyone gets into the Christmas spirit and what’s more you’ll have the evidence that a good time was had by all! Arrive at 7pm for buffet at 7.45pm. Carriages at 12am.

Party dates and prices Saturday 1st December Friday 7th December Saturday 8th December Friday 14th December

£31 £31 £31 £31

Saturday 15th December £31 Friday 21st December £31 Saturday 22nd December £31

Private parties For 25–250 guests in December and January, call for more details.

Stay over Special party night rates include full Westmorland buffet breakfast and use of Pulse Health & Fitness Club.

Rooms Sunday–Thursday £77 per room Friday £90 per room Saturday £105 per room

Bop Menu Roast breast of Cumbrian turkey with pigs in blankets and roast gravy Braised feather blade of beef with wild mushrooms and red wine sauce Steamed fillet of salmon with prawn and dill cream sauce Shallot, brie and Cumberland mustard tart with roast tomato butter — Thyme roasted potatoes Buttered new potatoes Baton carrots Brussel sprouts — Honey mustard sausages BBQ chicken drumsticks Warm spinach frittata Mini haddock goujons with tartare sauce Breads, rolls and dips — Selection of cold meats and pickles Pasta Caesar salad House made red coleslaw New potato, grain mustard and chive salad — Christmas pudding with brandy oranges and brandy sauce White chocolate cheesecake with caramel pears and brownie crumb Local cheese selection, grapes, celery and biscuits — Coffee and warm mince pies

Based upon two people sharing a twin or double bedded room. There are no discounts for single occupancy.

4

To book contact Nicola or the team on 01539 797004 See terms and conditions


Ding dong merrily on high

5


6


Dickensian Christmas Crime Murder Mystery What the Dickens is going on?

Menu

Let us transport you back to Victorian England for our Dickensian Christmas Crime where all of your favourite characters come to life... and at least one of them ends up dead!

Roast tomato and red pepper soup with basil oil Ham hock and yellow split pea terrine with piccalilli and wholemeal bread Cocktail of melon with Champagne syrup and cassis sorbet — Roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing, bacon roll and roast gravy Steamed fillet of salmon with prawn and dill cream sauce Goat’s cheese, potato and roast onion tart with sage butter sauce — Warm Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and caramel oranges Dark chocolate and honeycomb torte with marmalade cream and orange syrup Selection of British cheeses with celery, grapes and biscuits — Coffee and warm mince pies

It's a murder mystery that can only be solved by travelling to the past, present and future. So join us in a Christmas Carol or two and God bless us every one! Arrive 7pm for the Murder Mystery to start promptly at 7.45pm. Carriages at 11.30pm.

Mystery dates and prices Thursday 29th November £36 per person Thursday 6th December £36 per person Includes arrival drink, three course meal and Murder Mystery from After Dark Entertainment.

Stay over Arrive early, chill out in the pool or the bar before returning to your room to get ready. Then enjoy a fabulous night of detective work and wake up to our famous Westmorland buffet breakfast before departing. £77 per room Includes bed and breakfast Based on two people sharing a double or twin bedded room. There are no discounts for single occupancy.

To book contact Nicola or the team on 01539 797004 See terms and conditions

7


Sunday lunch with

Santa

Come and join us as we welcome Santa himself. Our local entertainers will offer a show full of games, magic tricks and music whilst you enjoy our festive menu. We’re expecting Santa to bring a sack full of presents, with plenty to go around. This is a party truly created from Christmas magic.

Arrive from 12noon for the children’s buffet served from 12.30pm. Our entertainer will keep the children amused from 1pm whilst you enjoy a festive two course meal, relax and await Santa’s arrival. Carriages at 4.30pm.

Entertainment Sunday 16th December – Entertainer – Laura J Laura creates a high energy party, with great audience participation, that your little one will love. Sunday 23rd December – Entertainer – Stu-di-doo Magic tricks, balloon art you name it, you can expect a fun-filled show from this family favourite.

Adults £22 per person | Children £13 (including gift)* *Children up to the age of 12 years. *Children under 1 year old not requiring food or a visit to Santa will be accommodated free of charge. *Children aged 12 years or over will be classed as an adult for charging purposes.

8

Children’s menu Cheese and tomato pizza Breaded chicken fillet pieces Roast turkey, pigs in blankets Battered cod goujons Pasta shells with tomato and basil sauce — Thin fries Buttered new potatoes Buttered peas and carrots Cucumber, cherry tomatoes and iceberg lettuce — Strawberry jelly, chocolate brownie and vanilla ice cream

Adult’s menu Roast breast of turkey with sage and onion stuffing, pigs in blankets and roast gravy Steamed fillet of salmon with prawn and dill cream sauce Goat’s cheese, potato and roast onion tart with sage butter sauce — Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and mulled wine fruits Burnt blood orange tart, Cumbrian gingerbread vodka custard, cranberry ice cream and crumbled honeycomb Local cheese selection with grapes, celery and biscuits — Coffee and warm mince pies

To book contact Alyson or the team on 01539 734000 See terms and conditions


Claus Santa is coming to town

9


I wish it could beChristmas 10

every day


dining The Greenhouse

Festive in

Whether you are celebrating with a group of friends or work colleagues we can offer a choice of location for our great festive lunch or afternoon tea in the contemporary surroundings of The Greenhouse Restaurant.

Festive dining menu Parties 4–60 guests Roast tomato and red pepper soup with basil oil Ham hock and yellow split pea terrine with piccalilli and whole meal bread Cocktail of melon with Champagne syrup and cassis sorbet — Roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing, bacon roll and roast gravy Steamed fillet of salmon with prawn and dill cream sauce Goat’s cheese, potato and roast onion tart with sage butter sauce — Warm Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and caramel oranges Dark chocolate and honeycomb torte with marmalade cream and orange syrup Selection of British cheeses with celery, grapes and biscuits —

BOOKING IS REQUIRED

Festive afternoon tea menu Whether it’s a treat for finishing your Christmas shopping or an opportunity to catch up with friends before the festivities start our festive afternoon tea will leave you calm, relaxed and ready for anything! Selection of sandwiches Cartmel Valley smoked salmon with cucumber and herb cream cheese Maple glazed turkey with cranberry mayonnaise and iceberg lettuce Tuna, dill and onion mayonnaise Honey roast ham and Cumberland mustard ciabatta — Kendal Creamy cheese and festive chutney toasted muffin Warm Cumberland sausage roll — Cakes and pastries Warm fruit scone with strawberry preserve and clotted cream Damson gin drizzle cake Marshmallow brownie Toasted stollen Warm mince pies

Coffee and warm mince pies

£18 per person

Three courses £27 | Two courses £24 per person

Add a glass of mulled wine for £3 per person Add a glass of Prosecco for £4 per person

Available at lunchtime Three courses £23 | Two courses £20 per person

To book contact Laura or the team on 01539 734000 See terms and conditions

11


dining in Alexander’s

Festive

Alexander’s is a fantastic venue to celebrate Christmas with family and friends with good food, real ale and a warm welcome from the team.

Festive dining menu Alexander’s prawn cocktail with lemon and wholemeal bread Terrine of slow cooked duck, apricots and parsley with celeriac remoulade and toasted brioche Spiced butternut squash soup with chestnuts and thyme — Roast local turkey, sage and onion stuffing with chipolatas and roast gravy Roast pork belly with Cumberland mustard mash, roasted roots and sage gravy Steamed filet of salmon with parsley crushed potatoes, spinach, slow roast tomatoes and basil cream Baked cauliflower and brie strudel with creamed potatoes, spinach and thyme gravy — Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and mulled pear Warm chocolate and cranberry brownie with white chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce Cumbrian cheeses with biscuits, celery and damson chutney — Coffee and warm mince pies Three courses £22 | Two courses £19 per person Available at lunchtime Three courses £18 | Two courses £15 per person

Christmas Day lunch menu A glass of festive Bucks Fizz on arrival. Arrive 11.30am for 12.15pm sit down, carriages at 3pm Arrive 4pm for 4.30pm sit down, carriages at 7pm Roasted parsnip and honey soup with Cumberland mustard oil Prawn and crab cocktail with iceberg lettuce, spiced cocktail sauce and wholemeal bread Terrine of slow cooked ham hock with yellow split peas, piccalilli and toasted brioche — Raspberry sorbet with burnt meringue — Traditional roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing, chipolatas and roast gravy Roast sirloin of beef, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and red wine sauce Steamed fillet of salmon with creamed potatoes, buttered vegetables and prawn and dill cream Butternut squash and chestnut risotto cake with spinach, young carrots and leeks and roast tomato butter — Warm Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and mulled wine pears White chocolate and cranberry cheesecake with cranberry compote and white chocolate ice cream Warm gingerbread and butter pudding with Kendal Mint cake ice cream and vanilla sauce Selection of British cheeses with grapes, celery and biscuits — Coffee and warm mince pies Adults £59 per person | Children £39 per person Children up to the age of 12 will be charged £39 and may choose a smaller helping or an option from the children's menu.

12

To book contact Laura or the team on 01539 734000 See terms and conditions


Have yourself a merry little

Christmas

13


Eat, drink and be

14

merry


Boxing Day

&

r's YineaAlexander’s

New

Eve

Continue the family celebrations, but this time it’s our turn to cook! Enjoy a relaxed afternoon, fabulous food and great hospitality from the Alexander’s team.

Boxing Day lunch

New Year's Eve in Alexander’s

Arrive 11.45am for 12noon sit down, carriages at 2.15pm Arrive 3pm for 3.15pm sit down, carriages at 5.30pm

Arrive 7pm

Alexander’s prawn cocktail with lemon and wholemeal bread Chicken liver pate with onion chutney and toasted sourdough Cocktail of melon with Champagne syrup and cassis sorbet Spiced butternut squash soup with chestnuts and thyme — Roast topside of beef with traditional garnishes and red wine gravy Roast loin of pork with Cumberland mustard mash and sage gravy Roast breast of chicken with bacon roll, roast potatoes and red wine sauce Grilled fillet of cod with buttered new potatoes and chive cream sauce Baked cauliflower and brie strudel with creamed potatoes, spinach and thyme gravy — Warm syrup sponge pudding with vanilla custard Cranberry cheesecake with clotted cream ice cream and raspberry sauce Warm chocolate and cranberry brownie with white chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce Cumbrian cheeses with biscuits, celery and damson chutney — Tea or coffee

Join us for an informal ‘house party’ for all those who want to mark the occasion but don’t fancy the headache of what to wear! Adam and his friendly team will welcome you with a finger buffet followed by some fun and games as we lead up to midnight and enjoy the Hotel’s fireworks. £15 per person

Three courses £25 | Two courses £20 per person To book contact Adam or the team on 01539 734000 See terms and conditions

15


Christmas

break

You can enjoy top class accommodation and award winning food here at Castle Green but at your own pace. Book your room and Christmas Day dinner in The Greenhouse Restaurant with other dining options available throughout your stay. A truly relaxing break where you can choose what you do and when you do it. We will take care of the rest and all you have to do is enjoy.

Staying overnight Christmas Eve – £180 per couple • Includes dinner with a food allowance of £34 per person which can be taken in The Greenhouse Restaurant or Alexander’s • Westmorland breakfast and a glass of Bucks Fizz on Christmas morning Christmas Day – £295 per couple • Includes Christmas dinner in The Greenhouse Restaurant at 7.30pm • Other sittings are available at a supplement of £15 per person • Westmorland breakfast Boxing Day – £195 per couple • Includes dinner with a food allowance of £34 per person which can be taken in The Greenhouse Restaurant or Alexander’s • Westmorland breakfast All prices are based on two people sharing a twin or double room and include use of Pulse Health & Fitness Club during your stay.

Christmas Day lunch menu Table reservations are available 12.30pm, 4pm and 7.30pm Cartmel Valley smoked salmon with fennel slaw, horseradish and rye toast Pressed confit duck, prune and parsley terrine with prune puree, duck liver pate and sourdough Roasted beetroot and goat’s cheese panna cotta with toasted nuts and seeds, wild rocket and aged balsamic — Butternut squash soup with sweetcorn salsa — Traditional roast Cumbrian turkey with chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets, traditional garnishes and roast gravy Roast local beef fillet with slow cooked feather blade, parsley crust, creamed potatoes, braised red cabbage, roasted carrots, King oyster mushroom and red wine sauce Fillet of sea bream and brown shrimp risotto with charred onions, sea herbs and coriander dressing Wild mushroom, chestnut and thyme pie with braised red cabbage, charred onions, young carrots and thyme butter sauce — Warm plum pudding with vanilla cherries, brandy sauce and mulled wine syrup White chocolate and cranberry desserts – panna cotta, jelly, mousse, cheesecake and ice cream Cumbrian cheeses served with damson chutney, breads, biscuits, grapes and celery — Coffee and warm mince pies Adults £85 per person | Children £60 per person Children up to the age of 12 will be charged £60 and may choose a smaller helping or an option from the children's menu.

16

To book contact Laura or the team on 01539 734000 See terms and conditions


Glad

tidings of

comfort and joy 17


18


New

Year Book early for the package that everyone keeps coming back for. A combination of great food, quality surroundings and wonderful New Year festivities makes this the place to see in 2019. A truly fantastic experience that is guaranteed to hit the spot. • Light finger buffet from 2pm–5pm in The Greenhouse with entertainment from Quay Change Trio and local caricaturist ‘Evsie’ • Welcome Champagne and canapé selection with your fellow guests in the Kendal Suite • Superb five course Gala Dinner in the Function Suite • Gala Dinner is a strictly black tie and evening dress event • Guests will be seated on tables of 10 – please advise of any special table requests in advance • Fantastic fireworks display at midnight • Live entertainment from 24/7 and late night disco until 2am New Year’s Day • Late breakfast served in The Greenhouse from 9am–12noon • Countryside walk with refreshments to enjoy on New Year’s Day New Year’s Eve package (per couple): Standard Room £460 | View Room £495 Executive Room £550 | Superior Room £570 For those wishing to extend their celebrations 30th December – £185 per couple • Includes dinner with a food allowance of £34 per person which can be taken in The Greenhouse Restaurant or Alexander’s • Westmorland breakfast

package New Year’s Eve residents dinner menu Slow cooked ham hock, smoked chicken and leek terrine with cauliflower and sour dough Butternut squash soup with sweetcorn salsa Cartmel Valley smoked salmon, Cumbrian crab “spring roll” with fennel and parsley slaw — Fillet of sea bass with crisp pork belly, watermelon and sesame dressing — Roast fillet of beef, slow cooked feather blade with shallots, wild mushrooms, green beans and red wine sauce Roasted rump of lamb with gratin potatoes, creamed cabbage, carrots and rosemary jus Goat’s cheese, potato and roast onion tart with gratin potatoes, wild mushrooms, carrots and sage butter sauce — Lemon sorbet with Cumbrian gin syrup — White chocolate panna cotta, pistachio Madeleines and cassis sorbet Pecan and brandy tart with banana ice cream and caramel banana Cumbrian cheeses served with damson chutney, grapes, celery and biscuits — Coffee and chocolates

New Year’s Day – £210 per couple • Includes dinner with a food allowance of £34 per person which can be taken in The Greenhouse Restaurant or Alexander’s • Evening entertainment from Fiona Hanlon • Westmorland breakfast All prices are based on two people sharing a twin or double room and include use of Pulse Health & Fitness Club during your stay.

To book contact Laura or the team on 01539 734000 See terms and conditions

19


Forthcoming events

Spectacular Summer Party Saturday 21st July with Nine Lives

Carry on Haunting Homicide – Murder Mystery

Why wait until Christmas for a get together with friends and colleagues, come to our Summer Party Nights.

Friday 20th October

We’ll welcome you with a glass of Pimms, delicious two course summer buffet, before you dance the night away with our fantastic local bands.

A new heir has arrived at the House on Hammer Hill to claim his inheritance but he’s about to get more than he bargained for. There’s ghosties and ghoulies at in the mansion and he doesn’t want to get grabbed by either! Will he survive the night or will one of the family decide to split heirs before the evening is over? Will you have a ghost of a chance of solving the crime?

£30 per person Book early to avoid disappointment.

Wedding Venue Showcase We hold regular open days and evenings where our Function & Kendal Suite are set up for a Wedding Breakfast and our Oak room set for a civil ceremony. Our wedding co-ordinators are available to show you around the hotel facilities and discuss your special day. See our website for details of the next event.

20

It's time to watch out for things that get bumped off in the night!

£36 per person Includes arrival drink, three course dinner and Murder Mystery from After Dark Entertainment.


Terms and conditions 1) Our Famous Party Nights and Buffet and Bop

4) Christmas break

We require a £10 per person deposit to secure your party places, this deposit is non-refundable. As it is not always possible to increase numbers, we advise numbers booked are for those you expect to attend. Full and final payment for your party must be paid by 1st October; otherwise places will be offered for re-sale, without refund.

We require a non-refundable deposit of £100 per room on bedroom reservations. Full payment will be required by 25th November. For bookings made after this date, full payment will be required at the time of booking. Individuals cancelling after full payment has been made will not be refunded.

Unfortunately, there will be no refund for the full payment under any circumstances and these payments cannot be transferred to cover bar or bedrooms charges. All the above are for over 18s only. The Hotel reserves the right to cancel any date. In these circumstances either an alternative date will be offered or a full refund of any payments, but the Hotel will have no further liability. Advertised artists are booked at the time of event promotion, circumstances out of our control may result in programme change without prior notice being given to guests.

2) Sunday lunch with Santa, Dickensian Crime Christmas Murder Mystery and Alexander’s New Year's Eve Full payment will be taken on booking. Unfortunately there will be no refund once pre-payment has been made. The Hotel reserves the right to cancel any date. In these circumstances either an alternative date will be offered or a full refund of any payments, but the Hotel will have no further liability. Advertised artists are booked at the time of event promotion, circumstances out of our control may result in programme change without prior notice being given to guests.

3) Festive dining or afternoon tea in The Greenhouse or Festive dining and Boxing Day lunch in Alexander’s We require a £10 per person deposit to secure your party which is nonrefundable. Full payment is required a month before your event. Individuals cancelling after full payment has been made will not be refunded.

5) New Year package We require a non-refundable deposit of £200 per room on bedroom reservations. Full payment will be required by 1st December. For bookings made after this date, full payment will be required at the time of booking. Individuals cancelling after full payment has been made will not be refunded. New Year's Eve is a strictly black tie and evening dress event.

6) Christmas Day lunch in The Greenhouse or Alexander’s We require a £20 per person deposit to secure your party which is nonrefundable. Full payment is required by 1st December. Individuals cancelling after full payment has been made will not be refunded.

7) Pulse Health & Fitness Club opening times Christmas Eve: 7am–7pm • Christmas Day: 8am–1pm • Boxing Day: 8am–7pm New Year’s Eve: 7am–7pm • New Year’s Day: 11am–7pm PLEASE NOTE: Times may be subject to change, please see website for details.

8) The Green Rooms Spa opening times Christmas Eve 10am–4pm • Christmas Day Closed • Boxing Day Closed New Year’s Eve 10am–4pm • New Year’s Day Closed PLEASE NOTE: Times may be subject to change please see website for more details.

Travel insurance We recommend all guests contact their insurance provider to book travel insurance in case any personal unforeseen cancellation circumstances arise after the booking is made.


CASTLE GREEN HOTEL IN KENDAL Call: 01539 734000 Contact: reception@castlegreen.co.uk Visit: www.castlegreen.co.uk Fax: 01539 735522 Address: Castle Green Lane, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6RG

Castle Green Hotel Festive 2018  
Castle Green Hotel Festive 2018  
Advertisement