Christmas & New Year 2012 - Hand Picked Hotels

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Christmas & New Year 2012 - Hand Picked Hotels

Audleys Wood Hotel Basingstoke, Hampshire

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa Fawkham, Kent

Buxted Park Hotel Ashdown Forest, East Sussex

Chilston Park Hotel Lenham, Kent

Crathorne Hall Hotel Yarm, North Yorkshire

Ettington Park Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Hendon Hall Hotel Hendon, London

L’Horizon Hotel & Spa St. Brelade’s Bay, Jersey

New Hall Hotel & Spa Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Norton House Hotel & Spa Edinburgh

Nutfield Priory Hotel & Spa Nutfield, Surrey

The Priest House Hotel Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Rhinefield House Hotel The New Forest, Hampshire

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa Nantwich, Cheshire

Seiont Manor Hotel Snowdonia

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa Wetherby, West Yorkshire

Woodlands Park Hotel Cobham, Surrey

Central Reservations 0845 458 0901

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Ingliston

Edinburgh

EH28 8LX

T 0845 072 7468

F 0845 072 7469

E nortonhouse@handpicked.co.uk

handpickedhotels.co.uk/christmas

FAMILY OCCASIONS

We have a variety of function rooms available to suit every occasion

- Christenings, birthday parties, anniversaries and weddings to

name but a few. Please ask for more information as we would be

delighted to host your event.

GIFT VOUCHERS

A visit to any Hand Picked Hotel makes a memorable gift for

family, friends or even as a business incentive. We offer a wide

range of packages including afternoon teas, a romantic break

with Champagne breakfast or a reviving spa break for two.

Full details at handpickedhotels.co.uk

SPA

For £69 per person combine your overnight stay with two 25

minute treatments.

For £80 per couple combine your overnight stay with a mud rasul

treatment, lunch, robes and slippers.

For full details visit handpickedhotels.co.uk

Due to the popularity of the spa, pre booking is recommended to

avoid disappointment.

WINTER WEDDINGS

Our traditional ballroom or modern contemporary garden suite is

the ideal venue to hold your winter wedding. With packages from

just £62 per person we can offer you a variety of inclusive items

with the options of upgrades if you so desire.

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Christmas & New Year 2012

Terms and Conditions: 1. Provisional reservations will be held for up to 14 days. 2. For party night reservations and accommodation a non-refundable deposit of £20 per person is required within 14 days of making the

reservation. Full pre-payment is required one month in advance of the event. 3. For Christmas and New Year residential packages and Christmas Day luncheon bookings a non-refundable deposit of 20% per person is

required within 14 days of making the reservation and the balance is due no later than 1st December 2012. 4. If a deposit has not been received within 14 days, the reservation may be automatically released without prior

notification. 5. All prices include VAT at 20%. 6. Prices and details are based on classic accommodation unless stated differently and are subject to availability. Supplements apply to bedrooms booked for single occupancy,

rooms with a view and superior rooms. 7. All details in this brochure are correct at the time of going to press but may be subject to alternation without prior notice. 8. Certain functions may not be suitable for children

under 18 years old. Please ask for details. 9. All pre-paid monies are non-refundable and non-transferable to any other hotel service and once payment has been made the booking cannot be cancelled. 10. For additional

pre-booked activities e.g. clay pigeon shooting and archery, minimum numbers will apply. 11. Children 3 and under dine for free.

All information correct at time of going to print. Terms and conditions apply.


A WARM WELCOME

Just six miles from the vibrant city of Edinburgh, this grand

Victorian house has played host to traditional Christmas

celebrations for over a century. Norton House radiates warmth

and hospitality with its harmonious combination of period

features and contemporary styles.

Ushers Fine Dining

Experience our award-winning three AA rosette restaurant

available for private lunches and à la carte dinner for 6-16 diners

(Wednesday to Saturday).

Please note that Ushers Restaurant will be closed on the

following evenings:

25th, 26th and 27th December 2012.

1st to 31st January 2013.

PARTY NIGHT ACCOMMODATION

1st December to 22nd December 2012.

Make the most of your festive celebrations and stay overnight

in one of our elegantly furnished bedrooms.

For guests attending Christmas parties or a private function at

Norton House it is the perfect way to relax, unwind and avoid

that late night journey home.

Classic room £97 inclusive of bed & breakfast (based on single

or double occupancy) or £160 inclusive of party night, bed &

breakfast (based on two sharing).

Executive room £107 inclusive of bed & breakfast (based on

single or double occupancy) or £170 inclusive of party night,

bed & breakfast (based on two sharing).

Deluxe room £157 inclusive of bed & breakfast (based on single

or double occupancy) or £220 inclusive of party night, bed &

breakfast (based on two sharing).

Suite rates are available on request.

Accommodation price including party nights is based on the

£36 party night.

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH

Ushers Restaurant

Enjoy a traditional Christmas luncheon in the intimate and

refined surroundings of our award winning Ushers Restaurant

and Residents Lounge.

Arrive for Champagne and canapés between 12.30pm and

2.30pm.

£115 per person

CHRISTMAS NIGHT

Our guests inform us that after a long leisurely lunch on

Christmas Day they prefer to eat lightly on Christmas night. For

guests wishing to dine, the brasserie menu will be available to

residents by advance bookings between 7pm to 8.30pm.

HOGMANAY CELEBRATIONS

Whichever days over New Year you decide to stay at Norton

House, our Hogmanay party is included as part of your stay.

Two Night Residential Package

Enjoy your Hogmanay Celebrations with us here at Norton

House Hotel.

Arrive on 30th December and this two night stay includes

dinner in the Brasserie on the 30th, full Scottish breakfast and

cream tea on the 31st.

Similarly, if you are arriving on 31st December, you will receive

cream tea, dinner on the 1st January and a full Scottish

breakfast before you depart on the 2nd January.

The party begins with a Champagne reception at 6.45pm. Then

make your way into the ballroom to enjoy a sumptuous fivecourse

menu followed by ceilidh band and disco. A piper will

bring in 2013 whilst you enjoy a glass of Champagne and the

celebrations will finish at 2am with sandwiches, tea & coffee.

£300 per person for a two night stay in a Classic Double

bedroom

Supplements apply for single occupancy and room upgrades.

This event is not suitable for under 12s.

With such a wonderful estate there is always plenty to do,

from a wide range of traditional board games available in the

house, to leisurely swims in the pool or walking paths around

the grounds for the more energetic. The Winter Wonderland

in Princes Street Gardens provides entertainment for all ages,

being particularly suited to those in need of retail therapy. We

will also be happy to arrange pantomime tickets should you

wish to see this year’s show of Mother Goose.

Our fabulous Health Club and Spa will refresh your mind, body

and soul and truly enhance your stay at Norton House.

FESTIVE DINING AND AFTERNOON TEA

Festive Dining in the Brasserie

In addition to our regular Brasserie menu, we will be offering

a menu with a festive flavour. This will be available from 1st

to 24th December 2012. A pre-order is kindly requested for all

parties over 10 guests.

Lunch is served from 12 noon until 2pm Monday to Friday, and

12.30 to 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday. Dinner is served from

6pm until 9.30pm.

Two-course lunch - £16.50 per person

Three-course lunch - £21.50 per person

Three-course dinner - £31 per person

Sample Menu

Roast parsnip and cumin soup, light curry oil

Duck liver parfait, onion marmalade, toasted crusty bread

Twice baked blue cheese soufflé, pear and rocket salad, coarse grain

mustard and chestnut dressing

Traditional roast turkey, sage and onion stuffing, buttered sprouts,

swede purée, Chanternay carrots, chipolata roll, roast potatoes with

a rich pan gravy

Fillet of salmon, dried tomato, olives, baby spinach and pak choi

with a pumpkin and caper dressing

Slow braised pork belly, coriander mash, savoy cabbage, sweet

carrots, apple and soya sauce

Christmas pudding with ginger ice cream, brandy and vanilla sauce

Norton House sherry trifle

Citrus crème brûlée, cranberry fruit chutney, whipped cinnamon

cream

Tea, coffee and mince pies

During December we are also offering a festive afternoon tea

between 2pm and 6pm for only £15.50 per person. If you are

looking for something more special and to get in the festive

spirit why not enjoy a Champagne afternoon tea for £24.50 per

person? Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

CHRISTMAS PARTIES

In the Ballroom and Garden Suite

Our popular party nights offer smaller groups the opportunity

to join in the fun and atmosphere of larger parties with dancing

until the early hours.

On your arrival, relax and meet friends and colleagues in

the function bar with a glass of mulled wine before moving

through to the event room to enjoy excellent dishes, chosen

prior to arrival from our festive party menu.

Party dates:

Available 1st December 2012, 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and

25th January 2013.

£30 per person or £36.50 per person including half a bottle

of house wine

Guests are requested to arrive at 7pm for 7.30pm prompt, the

night finishes at 1am.

Special accommodation rates available.

Menu

Carrot and ginger soup with coriander and yoghurt

Roast turkey, thyme and rosemary stuffing, bacon chipolata roll,

rich pan gravy

Vegetable, bean sprout and noodle spring roll, braised baby gems

with a black bean dressing

All with a selection of seasonal vegetables and potatoes

Christmas pudding with a fruit compote, brandy and vanilla sauce

Coffee and mince pies

Party dates:

Available 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd December 2012.

£36 per person or £42.50 per person including half a bottle

of house wine

Menu

Carrot and ginger soup with coriander and yoghurt

Confit chicken and prune terrine, shallot and apple chutney with

herb oil

Roast turkey with thyme and rosemary stuffing, bacon chipolata

roll with rich pan gravy

Braised daube of beef, pearl barley risotto with a shallot and red

wine sauce

Vegetable, bean sprout and noodle spring roll, braised baby gems

with a black bean dressing

All with a selection of seasonal vegetables and potatoes

Christmas pudding with a fruit compote, brandy and vanilla sauce

Coffee cheesecake, mandarin gel, Chantilly cream with a sesame

seed tuile

MEETINGS

During the months of December to February we are delighted

to offer a Day Delegate Package, based on a minimum of 10

guests attending, for only £37 per person. After the meeting

why not unwind and relax in a private dining room with

complimentary room hire and menus starting from £25 per

person for a set menu or £31 for a choice menu.

COMPANY CHRISTMAS PARTIES

If you are looking for a venue to hold your company party,

we are able to offer you a private Christmas party. Based on a

minimum of 80 guests attending we can offer a festive threecourse

set menu with coffee, room hire, crackers and novelties

and a disco until 1am.

£25 per person, Sunday to Thursday inclusive

Guests are requested to arrive at 7pm prompt for 7.30pm

sit-down.

Menu

Carrot and ginger soup with coriander and yoghurt

Roast turkey with thyme and rosemary stuffing, bacon chipolata

roll with rich pan gravy

Vegetable, bean sprout and noodle spring roll, braised baby gems

with a black bean dressing

All with a selection of seasonal vegetables and potatoes

Christmas pudding with a fruit compote, brandy and vanilla sauce

Coffee and mince pies

Menu

Foie gras pâté, pear and saffron chutney, toasted brioche

Salad of cured salmon, orange, fennel and mooli

Jerusalem artichoke soup, cep foam

Roast turkey, apricot and prune stuffing, goose fat roasted potatoes,

parsnip purée, sweet Chanternay carrots, roast root vegetables, rich

pan gravy

Pan fried breast of Gressingham duck, vanilla mash, glazed

parsnips, savoy cabbage and sweet Virginia ham, caper and raisin

purée, port jus

Spinach and mascarpone risotto, tempura vegetables, truffle

dressing

Homemade Christmas pudding, milk and honey ice cream, ginger

snap basket, rum sauce

Coconut pannacotta, white chocolate granita, marinated

pineapple, black olive caramel

Coffee and homemade mince pies

The Brasserie

Enjoy Christmas Day with your family and loved ones in the

contemporary surroundings of our brasserie. During your meal

Santa has promised to make a return visit with gifts for all the

children.

Champagne is served on arrival. Service between 12.30pm and

2.30pm.

£77.50 per adult, £38.50 per child (aged 3 to 12 yrs)

Children under 3 dine free

Menu

Terrine of corn-fed chicken, smoked ham, shallots and wild

mushrooms, truffle dressing, micro herb salad

Pumpkin and split pea soup with parmesan and poppy seed twists

Roast turkey with peach and herb stuffing, goose fat roasted

potatoes with thyme, parsnip purée, sweet carrots and sprouts with

almonds, rich pan gravy

Pan fried fillet of beef, horseradish pomme purée, turnip fondant,

buttered spinach, lentil and bacon salsa

Fillet of halibut, herb gnocchi, trompette mushrooms, dried

tomatoes, spinach and pak choi, caper, olive and tomato dressing

Artichoke, mozzarella and butternut squash tart, black bean and

soya dressing

Homemade Christmas pudding, milk and honey ice cream, ginger

snap basket, rum sauce

Poached pear in ginger wine, coconut crème brûlée, black olive

caramel

Coffee and mince pies

BOXING DAY LUNCH

The perfect way to get together with all the family without

having any fuss or worry about feeding and entertaining

everyone. Enjoy a three-course lunch in the informal

atmosphere of the brasserie.

Service between 12 noon and 2pm.

£27 per adult

£12.75 per child (aged 4 to 12 yrs)

Children under 3 dine free

Menu

Winter vegetable broth

Duck liver parfait, herb dried tomato, Norton chutney, toasted

crusty bread

Chicken caesar salad with parmesan and croutons

Terrine of smoked salmon, shallots, dill and baby potatoes with a

citrus dressing

Steak pie braised in red wine, hand cut chips, Chanternay carrots,

savoy cabbage and sweet Virginia ham

Grilled fillet of salmon, garden pea and pimento couscous, spinach

and pak choi with a tomato and caper dressing

Roast breast of chicken, gnocchi potato cake, pearl barley and

vegetable risotto, chicken jus

Norton’s fish and chips with mushy peas and tartare sauce

Bean sprout, water chestnut, vegetable and goats cheese filo pastry

strudel, pesto dressing

Great big pudding buffet

Coffee and mince pies

WINTER BREAKS

If you are visiting family or friends during the festive season take

advantage of our preferential rates which include breakfast.

21st December 2012 to 31st January 2013 (Excludes 30th

and 31st December 2012). Room rates based on Classic

accommodation.

Bed and breakfast: Single £101, twin or double £111

Dinner, bed and breakfast: Single £132, twin or double £173

Supplements: Executive room £30, Deluxe £80

Supplements apply per room, per night.

Suite rates are available on request.

Dinner will be available in the brasserie on the 25th December

for residents only. Service will be between 7pm and 8.30pm.

Menu

Cock a leekie soup with ham hock tortellini

Haggis three ways, neeps and tatties, whole grain mustard sauce

Fromage frais and lime sorbet

Fillet of beef rolled in a herb crumb, galette potato, white onion

purée, roast root vegetables, thyme and Madeira sauce

Chocolate marquise, brioche ice cream, mandarin jelly

Coffee and petits fours

GRAND HOGMANAY BALL

We have a number of spaces available for guests wishing to join

our Hogmanay celebrations on a non-residential basis.

Arrive for a Champagne reception at 6.45pm followed by our

magnificent gourmet dinner. The ceilidh commences after

dinner until the piper brings in the bells at midnight then dance

to the disco until 2am.

£115 per person

This event is not suitable for under 12s

Hogmanay and New Year’s Day Dining - The Brasserie

The Brasserie shall be open for both lunch and dinner.

Lunch at 12noon, last orders 2pm.

Dinner at 6pm, last orders 9.30pm.

Hogmanay - Ushers Restaurant

Our award-winning 3 rosette Ushers Restaurant will be open

for dinner 7pm, with orders placed before 9pm. Closed on New

Year’s Day.

Coffee and mince pies

Christmas & New Year 2012 For availability, further information and reservations, please contact Norton House on 0845 072 7468

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