CHRISTMAS AT THE CONNAUGHT


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Celebrate Christmas in Bournemouth with us

Whether you’re looking to arrange a Christmas party, Christmas lunch or dinner, afternoon tea or a Christmas break 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.

OUR COVID-19 PROMISE

Book with confidence – if any of our Christmas events are cancelled due to government restrictions then you will receive a full refund.


CHRISTMAS PARTY BOURNEMOUTH

From £29.50 per person
Available from 2nd – 19th December

Our Christmas party nights include dinner from our three course festive menu followed by an evening of entertainment with our resident DJ & disco until 12.30am. Book now for parties of 6 – 120.

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.

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.

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th & 19th Dec 2021
£29.50
10th, 11th, 17th & 18th Dec 2021
£34.50

Book – 01202 298020 enquire


STAY THE NIGHT

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

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH AND MIDWEEK CHRISTMAS DINNER BOURNEMOUTH

Throughout December

The Connaught Brasserie is available all throughout December for Christmas lunch and midweek Christmas dinners from our special festive menu (this will be available to view soon). There is no set price, you will be charged for meals as taken.

Tastefully decorated to get you into the Christmas spirit and with direct access to courtyard gardens, The Connaught Brasserie is a beautiful space to enjoy a Christmas dinner in Bournemouth with your friends, family or colleagues.

Book – 01202 298020 enquire


CHRISTMAS MENU

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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PRIVATE EVENTS

If you’re looking for a private lunch or midweek dinner, we’ve got you covered, catering for 25-120 people from as little as £25.95 per person. Discos will be provided for 70 or more guests.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

£24.50 per person

Festive afternoon tea

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CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH BOURNEMOUTH

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

Bring your family to ours this Christmas and enjoy a gourmet five course Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings prepared by our talented team of AA Rosette chefs.

Take a look at our Christmas Day lunch menu below.

Book – 01202 298020 enquire

AMUSE BOUCHE
Chestnut velouté, 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 parsnips, 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 brûlée, 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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CHRISTMAS BREAKS IN BOURNEMOUTH

From 24th December
Three Nights From £525

SOLD OUT

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 highlight of our events 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, award-winning food, beautiful accommodation and a fun-packed programme of entertainment including a special visit from Santa on Christmas morning!

We’ll take care of every detail from beginning to end, 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 break and take in all that Bournemouth has to offer.

The Connaught Hotel and Spa is the perfect base to explore as we’re just a few minutes away from Bournemouth pier and the bustling town centre, plus all the festive fun at Bournemouth’s Christmas Tree Winter Wonderland and Alpine Market.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

24th December

Your Christmas break starts with a full English breakfast, traditional Dorset afternoon tea, champagne and canapé reception, five course gala dinner and evening entertainment.

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25th December

Enjoy a full English breakfast, a visit from Santa and a traditional five 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.

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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), then return to an afternoon tea, four course dinner and evening entertainment.

PRICES

Full Board For 3 Nights

Classic room £525pp
Balcony Room or Superior Room £570pp
Executive Room £660pp
Suite £699pp

23rd & 27th December – Extend your Christmas break by arriving early or staying an extra night with competitive rates for ‘bed and breakfast’ or ‘dinner, bed and breakfast’.

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

Book – 01202 298020 enquire

A non-refundable deposit of £100 per adult is required when booking this Christmas deal (although this will be refunded if your Christmas break is cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions) with the balance payable on 1st December 2021. Prices based on two people sharing a room. Single supplements will apply.


NEW YEAR BREAKS BOURNEMOUTH

From £270 per person
Arrive on either 30th or 31st December

Join us for a New Year hotel break with entertainment and celebrate in style! Take a look below to find out about our New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball.

There’s plenty to do around the hotel too – catch up with family over a festive afternoon tea, enjoy a spa treatment or take a dip in our 18m heated indoor swimming pool, which is FREE for all guests.

And we’re just a few minutes’ walk from Bournemouth pier, the town centre and all the festivities happening at Bournemouth’s Christmas Tree Winter Wonderland.

2 Night New Year Package

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

3 Night New Year Package

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

Price includes entry to our New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball, breakfast each morning of your stay, plus dinner on 30th December and 1st January (served from our brasserie menu, accompanied by our resident saxophonist).

Book – 01202 298020 enquire

A non-refundable deposit of £100 per adult is required when booking this Christmas deal with the balance due on 1st December 2021 (although this will be refunded if your New Year’s break is cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions). Prices are based on two people sharing a room. Single supplements will apply.


NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY BOURNEMOUTH

£75 per person

Join us at The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth and celebrate in style at our New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball!

This amazing black tie evening will kick off with a champagne and canapé reception to get you in the mood for our fantastic six 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.

If you’d like to stay over, take a look at our New Year hotel break packages from £270 for two nights.

Book – 01202 298020 enquire

NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

 

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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10% OFF FOR NHS STAFF

As a special thank you, we’re offering 10% OFF all of our Christmas events for anyone who works for the NHS.

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HOW TO FIND US

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

We’re just a five minute walk from Bournemouth town centre and a few minutes from the beach. Five miles east of Poole and 33 miles from Southampton.

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