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Festive Dining

Christmas Lunches

Christmas Lunches
With roaring log fires and lavish decorations, there are few venues that can match the splendour and style of Swinton Park at Christmas

Festive Afternoon Tea

Festive Afternoon Tea
Treat family and friends to a full afternoon tea, served in the best of tradition with mince pies, mulled wine, Christmas cake and all the trimmings.

Christmas Chef’s Tables – Lunch & Dinner

Christmas Chef's Tables - Lunch & Dinner
Relax and let Cookery School Chef Director Stephen Bulmer entertain you with a festive lunch or dinner

Christmas Parties
 

Christmas Parties
Celebrate Christmas in style at our fabulous Christmas party nights.

Christmas Lunches

Christmas Lunches

For example only – 2014 dates and details tbc
With roaring log fires and lavish decorations, there are few venues that can match the splendour and style of Swinton Park at Christmas. Join us for a three course festive lunch in Samuel’s restaurant, or in one of our private dining rooms (depending on group size). Choose from a delicious three course seasonal menu, followed by coffee and petit fours.

£25.95 per person

Christmas Lunch Menu (example only)

Yorkshire ham hock terrine
Piccalilli, soft boil quails egg

Cured Swinton trout
Beetroot, apple, horseradish

Parsnip and Yorkshire honey velouté
Curried crème fraiche

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Herb roasted turkey
Apricot and sour cherry stuffing, traditional vegetables, rich roasting juice

Fillet of bream
Garden greens, artichoke purée, baked pink firs, mussels, and leek

Woodland mushroom and onion risotto
Dressed sprouts, baby spinach, Wharfe valley rapeseed oil

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Trio of Yorkshire cheese
Quince, chutney, oat biscuits

Plum pudding Swinton Park
Brandy sauce, chestnut fritter

Cherry bakewell
Cherry sorbet

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Coffee & treats

Festive Afternoon Tea

Festive Afternoon Tea

For example only – 2014 dates and details tbc
Treat family and friends to a full afternoon tea, served in the best of tradition with mince pies, mulled wine, Christmas cake and all the trimmings. Take a stroll in the grounds, admire the decorations and relax in front of a blazing fire.

£25 per person (£15 per child)

Christmas Chef's Tables - Lunch & Dinner

Christmas Chef’s Tables – Lunch & Dinner

Lunches: 18th, 19th & 20th December
Dinners: 18th, 19th, 20th December

Relax and let Cookery School Chef Director Stephen Bulmer entertain you with a festive lunch or dinner, as he prepares a gourmet meal in front of you around the Demonstration Table in the stylish, informal surroundings of the Cookery School. With a wealth of experience from top restaurants all over the world, Stephen brings Christmas celebrations to life with an array of skills and anecdotes that will entertain anyone with a love for food.
Lunch: £35 including a seasonal aperitif
Dinner:
£55 including a seasonal aperitif

Menus for example only – 2014 menu details tbc

Chef’s Table Lunch

Fish & Shellfish Chowder with Chorizo and Smoked Corn

Roast Duck with Spiced Figs, Sweet Potato Fondant, Toasted Hazelnuts, Five Spice & Port Jus

Bouche Noel with Seasonal Fruits

Brandied Mince Pies and Coffee

Vegetarian Alternatives (pre-booking essential)

Starter: Iman Bayeldi with Grilled Halloumi, Pomegranate Molasses

Main Course: Moroccan-Spiced Vegetable Tagine with Chick Peas

Chef’s Table Dinner

Pavé of Salmon with Cucumber & Horseradish Beurre Blanc

Fricassée of Wild Mushrooms with Chestnut Tagliatelle and Persillade

Roast Venison with Quince, Braised Red Cabbage, Celeriac Purée, Crisp Pancetta, Grand Veneur Sauce

Vacherin Mont D’Or with Selection of Seasonal Breads

Hazelnut and Prune Parfait with Armagnac Caramel

Brandied Mince Pies and Coffee

Vegetarian Alternatives (pre-booking essential)

Starter: Poached Quails Egg Tart with Watercress Puree and Lemon and Tarragon Sabayon

Main Course: Jerusalem Artichoke and Sage Risotto with Lemon Oil

For example only – 2014 dates and details tbc

Chef’s Table Lunch

Smooth Game Paté with Swinton Chutney, Toasted Brioche

Roast Guinea Fowl with Wild Mushrooms, Savoy Cabbage, Chestnuts & Lardons, Onion Marmalade, Madeira Jus

Mulled Wine Pear & Almond Tart with Chocolate Honeycomb

Brandied Mince Pies and Coffee

Vegetarian Alternatives ((pre-booking essential)

Starter: Iman Bayeldi with Grilled Halloumi and Pomegranate Molasses

Main Course: Moroccan Vegetable Tagine with Chick Peas and Spinach

Chef’s Table Dinner

Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Crosne Artichokes, Pancetta and Scallops

Escabeche of Trout with Asian Flavoured Vegetables

Roast Partridge with Watercress and Lentil Purée

Twice-Baked Cheese Soufflé with Toasted Pecan, Beetroot & Ginger Chutney

Chocolate Plate with Seasonal Fruits

Brandied Mince Pies and Coffee

Vegetarian Alternatives (pre-booking essential)

Fish Course: Poached Quails Egg Tart with Watercress Purée, Lemon & Tarragon Sabayon

Main Course: Jerusalem Artichoke and Sage Risotto with Lemon Oil

 

Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties

Celebrate Christmas in style at our fabulous Christmas party nights. Dates for 2014 are as below.

 

Individual party bookings (four or more guests):

  • Thursday 18th  December 2014 
  • Friday 19th December 2014  - Fully booked

£50 per person. Includes pre-dinner drink, three course dinner with coffee and petit fours and dancing until 1:00am

Menu details to follow.
For details of special accommodation rates, please see below.

 

Exclusive-use booking (minimum of 64 guests):

  • Monday 20th December 2014 

Package rate of £10,995 for 65 guests  - with additional non resident guests £85 per person.

This exclusive use party package includes:

  • All 31 bedrooms (double or twin) with full breakfast
  • Exclusive use of Swinton Park for the night
  • Christmas Cocktail drinks reception
  • Four course Christmas menu with amuse bouche, coffee and petit fours
  • Half bottle of house wine per person
  • Cheeseboard per table
  • Christmas crackers and novelties on the tables
  • Disco

For bookings and enquiries, please email events@swintonpark.com or call 01765 680971.

 

Christmas Party Accommodation Rate:

For party guests wanting to book accommodation on 18th or 19th December there is a special bed & breakfast rate available of £125 per room for single occupancy and £150 per room for double occupancy.

Festive Events

 

Please go to our Festive Events page if you would like more information about our Party Nights, Christmas and New Year Accommodation Packages, Santa at Swinton and our Christmas Cookery Courses.

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