CHRISTMAS AT THE CONNAUGHT


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All of our Christmas events are subject to Covid-19 government guidelines at the time of the event. If an event is cancelled due to government restrictions then you will receive a full refund.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

The Connaught Hotel and Spa is the perfect place to celebrate the festive season in style with your family, friends and colleagues.

Whether you’re looking to arrange a Christmas break, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or Christmas party in Bournemouth, The Connaught Hotel and Spa’s first class food, great festive atmosphere and superb customer service will ensure you have a fantastic occasion, with the warmest of welcomes.

Christmas Parties Christmas & New Year Breaks Christmas Lunches & dinners Festive menu Festive Afternoon tea Christmas Day lunch New Year’s Eve Ball


CHRISTMAS PARTY BOURNEMOUTH

From £29.50 per person

Christmas partyChristmas party nights at The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth all include a festive three course menu, followed by an evening of entertainment with our resident DJ & disco until 12:30am. We offer a range of options to suit Christmas parties of 6-120 people.

Smaller Christmas parties are held in Blakes, an elegant room with stunning chandeliers and direct access to our courtyard garden.

If you’re having a large Christmas do with over 50 guests, then you’ll love our Franklyn Suite and Connaught Suite (pictured above). We do believe that these are the best Christmas party venues Bournemouth has to offer!

With modern décor and access to private courtyards, both rooms are ideal for anyone looking for a Christmas party night in Bournemouth. The Franklyn Suite is located in The Connaught Lodge, a separate building next door to the main hotel, offering a little more privacy and exclusivity to your Christmas party.

Our in-house team of event coordinators will work with you on all the details. We don’t just want to host your Christmas party, we’re here to help you make it a night to remember.

CHRISTMAS PARTY PRICES

3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th December 2020
£29.50

11th, 12th, 18th, 19th December 2020
£34.50

STAY OVER

If you’re joining us for a Christmas party night, save yourself the worry of having to find a way home by booking a bedroom in our hotel. Book online now or to discuss a group discount, give us a call on 01202 298020 or get in touch via our enquiry form.

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CHRISTMAS BREAKS IN BOURNEMOUTH

From Thursday 24th December
Three Night Christmas Package From £525

Christmas breaks

Celebrate Christmas in Bournemouth this year in total luxury at The Connaught Hotel and Spa. Our Christmas and New Year hotel breaks are undoubtedly the highlights of our event calendar, with our team pulling out all the stops to ensure those who celebrate with us do so in style.

If you’re looking for a Bournemouth hotel Christmas package then ours ticks all the boxes. Enjoy full access to our luxury spa, fantastic service, champagne arrival, award-winning food, beautiful accommodation and a fun packed programme of festive entertainment including a visit from Santa on Christmas morning.

We’ll take care of every detail, so all you need to do is relax and enjoy your Christmas holiday. We’ll even do the washing up!

There’s plenty to see and do in Bournemouth so why not book an extended Christmas holiday from just £99 extra per room per night, including bed and breakfast. The Connaught Hotel and Spa is the perfect base to explore, just minutes away from the golden sandy beaches, Bournemouth pier and the bustling town centre.

24th December

Start your Christmas holiday with a full English breakfast, traditional Dorset afternoon tea, champagne and canapé reception, 5 course gala dinner and evening entertainment.

25th December

Enjoy a full English breakfast, a visit from Santa, and a traditional 5 course Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings. Once you have some room, indulge in an afternoon tea, with our buffet and entertainment in the evening.

26th December

Wake up on Boxing Day to a leisurely full English breakfast with a festive buffet for lunch. Take an optional trip to the pantomime (tickets £24pp, subject to availability) return to an afternoon tea, 4 course dinner and evening entertainment.

23rd & 27th December

Extend your Christmas break by arriving early or staying an extra night from just £99 per room, bed and breakfast, with additional meals available in our contemporary brasserie.

Full Board Per Person

From afternoon tea on arrival to breakfast on the day of departure, all rates quoted are for full board and are per person for either 3 or 4 nights.

3 Night Christmas Package

£525 – Classic room
£570 – Balcony Room
£660 – Executive Room
£699 – Suite

Children

FREE – up to 2 years
£65 per child per night – 3-16 year olds

A non-refundable deposit of £100 per adult is required on booking this Christmas deal. Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Single supplements will apply.

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NEW YEAR BREAKS BOURNEMOUTH

Come together with family and friends and celebrate the New Year in style at The Connaught Hotel and Spa with our two or three night New Year hotel break with entertainment!

Arrive on either 30th or 31st December, get settled into your room and spend some time relaxing before your big New Year’s Eve party! Perhaps you’ll like to catch up with friends over an afternoon tea, enjoy a spa treatment or take a dip in our 18m heated indoor swimming pool.

Then get ready to party the night through at our New Year Masquerade Ball where you’ll also enjoy a delicious 6 course gala dinner.

Please note that dinner will be served from our Brasserie menu on both the 30th December and 1st January (included in price). Entertainment will be provided by our resident saxophonist.

2 Night New Year Break

£270 – Classic room
£300 – Balcony Room
£355 – Executive Room
£405 – Suite

3 Night New Year Break

£370 – Classic room
£415 – Balcony Room
£500 – Executive Room
£570 – Suite

A non-refundable deposit of £100 per adult is required on booking a New Year break. Prices are per
person and are based on two people sharing. Single supplements will apply.

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH AND MIDWEEK CHRISTMAS DINNER BOURNEMOUTH

From £25.95 per person

Christmas lunchOur Brasserie is available all throughout December for Christmas lunch and midweek Christmas dinners, take a look at our festive three course menu below. So if you’re looking to arrange a more contemporary celebration with festive flair call us on 01202 298020 to book or use our enquiry form below.

Private Christmas Lunch and Midweek Christmas Dinner Bournemouth

If you’re looking for a private Christmas lunch or midweek Christmas dinner in Bournemouth, we’ve got you covered, catering for 25-120 people from as little as £25.95 per person. Take a look at our festive three course menu below. Discos will be provided for 70 or more guests.

Call us on 01202 298020 to book or use our enquiry form below.

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TO BEGIN

Ham hock terrine, apple puree, apricot and red onion chutney, pickled cucumber, toasted bread
Baked brie en croute, golden puff pastry, Somerset brie, cranberry gel and hazelnut crumble (v)
Connaught prawn cocktail, pickled cucumber, crispy capers and lemon tuile
Roast parsnip soup, bacon & smoked cheddar crumb


MAIN COURSES

Roast breast of turkey, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata wrapped in bacon, seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and pan jus
Braised feather blade of beef, fondant potato, savoy cabbage, thyme jus
Seared fillet of salmon, crushed potatoes, rainbow chard, tomato salsa
Roasted red pepper, garden pea and mascarpone risotto, parmesan crisp and micro salad (v)


DESSERTS

Homemade Christmas pudding, rolled in pistachio nuts, brandy custard
Cherry Bakewell tart, roast figs, cherry puree, vanilla ice cream
Warm chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce, berry compote
Orange posset, ginger nut crumb and candied orange
Three of our favourite local cheeses, Fudge’s biscuits, quince jelly, grapes, celery (supplement £3.75)

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CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH BOURNEMOUTH

£85 per adult
£42.50 per child under 12
FREE for children under 3

Christmas Day lunchBring your family to ours this Christmas and enjoy a gourmet Christmas Day lunch prepared by our talented team of chefs.

AMUSE BOUCHE

Chestnut veloute, sage and onion scone


STARTERS

Confit chicken leg terrine, Parma ham, Caesar dressing, quail egg
Salt baked heritage beetroot, goat’s cheese salad, pickled blackberries (v)
Dorset crab tian, cucumber and ginger jelly, candied pistachio nuts, compressed pears


PALATE CLEANSER

Champagne sorbet, mimosa fizz


MAINS

Roast turkey breast, roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata wrapped in bacon, chestnut puree, seasonal vegetables, pan gravy
Pan fried fillet of seabass, dill crushed new potatoes, cavolo nero, confit cherry tomatoes, watercress and fennel velouté
Hand carved beef fillet, duck fat roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a red wine jus
Wild mushroom, Brussels sprout and chestnut risotto, rocket and parmesan (v)


DESSERTS

Baileys cheesecake, espresso jelly, chocolate sauce, raspberries
Rum and raisin crème brulee, cinnamon short bread
Homemade Christmas pudding, rolled in pistachio nuts, brandy custard
Selection of Dorset and British cheeses, Fudge’s biscuits, grapes, celery

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NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL

£75 per person

New Year PartyJoin us at The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth and celebrate the New Year in style! This amazing black tie evening kicks off with a champagne and canapé reception to get you in the mood for our fantastic 6 course, gourmet gala dinner. Followed by a visit from our famous Scottish Piper and dancing to our lively disco to herald in the New Year.

A New Year’s Eve party in Bournemouth like no other!

WELCOME

A glass of champagne, canapés


AMUSE BOUCHE

Sweet potato and red pepper velouté


STARTERS

Ham hock and foie gras terrine, rhubarb and raisin chutney, toasted bread
Conker gin cured salmon, beetroot and grapefruit salad
Hazelnut crusted goat’s cheese, pears and walnuts (v)


MAINS

Braised beef cheek and hand carved fillet, sautéed new potatoes, wild mushrooms, cavolo nero, red wine jus
Pan fried fillet of seabass, saffron veloute, crushed new potatoes, mussels, samphire, confit cherry tomatoes
Roasted red pepper, garden pea and mascarpone risotto, parmesan crisp (v)


DESSERTS

Mille-feuille, dark chocolate, amaretto and orange pastry cream, hazelnut crumb, vanilla yoghurt
Red wine poached pear, strawberry and red wine sauce
Passion fruit parfait, mango, passion fruit syrup, chilli and oatmeal tuile
Selection of Dorset and British cheeses, Fudge’s biscuits, grapes, celery

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HOW TO FIND US

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel and Spa
West Hill Road, West Cliff,
Bournemouth, BH2 5PH
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