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Christmas at Gonville Hotel

Christmas at Gonville Hotel

Christmas has officially begun at Gonville Hotel

In this most turbulent of years, it’s our pleasure to be able to welcome you to Gonville Hotel this Christmas.

This year, the hotel will be adorned with beautiful decorations from the middle of November through to the new year, so you’ll feel festive the moment you step through the door.

Our chef and the team have created a sumptuous Christmas Eve menu and Christmas day menu along with a mouthwatering seasonal private dining menu perfect for your Christmas get togethers at Gonville Hotel .

We have also created a drinks menu for the festive period including a number of Christmas cocktails alongside some traditional and some not-so-traditional winter warmers to tingle the tastebuds.

Our Winter Garden will also be open for Aprés-ski style dining with friends across the season.

Christmas Eve Menu

Foie gras, duck and chicken liver terrine, quince, brioche

BBQ langoustines, langoustine bisque, kimchi emulsion, squid ink cracker

Roasted onion, squash and coconut soup

Steak tartare, roasted bone marrow, horseradish, baguette foam


Banham farm chicken with sage, cranberry and onion stuffing, chicken thigh and pancetta croquette, potato terrine and cranberries

Dover sole with truffle mousse, Jerusalem artichoke, galette, chicken beurre blanc

Wild mushroom, chestnut and cranberry wellington, squash purée, roasted hispi cabbage

Beef Wellington with wild mushrooms and spinach, chestnut purée, bordelaise sauce

All mains served with traditional festive garnish of roasted Winter vegetables, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, Brussel sprouts


Mulled wine poached pear tart with vanilla ice cream

Seasonal fruits and sorbet

Selection of artisan cheeses with shallot tart tatin, apple chutney and crackers

Brandy and chocolate crémeux with a Christmas pudding and brandy ice cream

£65 per person

Christmas at Gonville Hotel

Christmas Day Menu

Champagne & Canapes

Crispy cheese fondue, crab rillette, blini with chive, sour cream and Oscietra caviar


Foie gras, duck and chicken liver terrine, quince, brioche

BBQ langoustines, langoustine bisque, kimchi emulsion, squid ink cracker

Roasted onion, squash and coconut soup

Steak tartare, roasted bone marrow, horseradish, baguette foam


Banham farm chicken with sage, cranberry and onion stuffing, chicken thigh and pancetta croquette, potato terrine and cranberries

Dover sole with truffle mousse, Jerusalem artichoke, galette, chicken beurre blanc

Wild mushroom, chestnut and cranberry wellington, squash puree, roasted hispi cabbage

Beef Wellington with wild mushrooms and spinach, chestnut puree, bordelaise sauce

All mains served with traditional festive garnish of roasted Winter vegetables, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, Brussel sprouts


Avocado, lime and mint sorbet


Mulled wine poached pear tart with vanilla ice cream

Seasonal Winter fruits and sorbet

Brandy and chocolate crémeux with a Christmas pudding and brandy ice cream


Selection of cheeses (Rachel, Cornish blue, Baron Bigod brie, Westcombe Cheddar, Cornish Yarg) shallot tart tatin, apple chutney and crackers

Served with a glass of port


Artisan chocolates, homemade mince pies, tea and coffee

£129 per person

PRIVATE FESTIVE LUNCH AND DINNER MENU

Jerusalem artichoke and truffle soup, puff pastry

Chicken liver and duck terrine with caramelised onion chutney, salad and brioche toast

Burrata with roasted tomatoes, rocket, carta di musica, caper and olive dressing

Beetroot and dill salmon gravalax, horseradish, warm roasted beetroot, whipped goat’s cheese


Roasted supreme of cornfed Goosnargh chicken, chicken thigh, pancetta, sage and onion stuffing and potato press

Beef Wellington with wild mushrooms and spinach, chestnut puree, bordelaise sauce

Wild mushroom, chestnut and cranberry wellington, squash puree, roasted hispi cabbage

Pan roasted salmon, herb beurre blanc, potatoes and seasonal vegetables


Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

Seasonal Winter fruits and sorbet

Cheese selection with crackers and pickle

White chocolate and panettone bread and butter pudding with crème anglais


Coffee and Mince pies

£45 per person

Winter Cocktail at Gonville Hotel

Festive Drinks Menu

A Very Christmas Elf £10
Amaretto, Lemon, Homemade Winter Syrup, Cherry Bitters, Apple Juice, Splash of soda

Santa’s Side Car £12.50
Brandy, Cointreau, Homemade Winter Syrup, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Lemon Juice and Sugared Rum

Mulled wine/Gluhwein £9

Gluh-meister (Mulled wine with Jägermeister) £12.50

Wine-maretto (Mulled wine with Amaretto) £12.50

Schokolade-mit-schuss (Hot chocolate with Rum/Brandy) £8.50

Hot Chocolate with Baileys £8.50

Join us this Christmas

Get in touch with us to book a Christmas party, enquire about Christmas day or for any other festive enquiry.
Let us know the details of your enquiry.
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To make an overnight reservation, please call reception on 01223 366611 or book online.

For Terrace Restaurant reservations please call 01223 366611 or book online.

For a table booking on the Winter Terrace please call 01223 366611 or book online.

We look forward to seeing you this season!

 

Christmas at Gonville Hotel

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