CHRISTMAS LUNCH & DINNER BOURNEMOUTH

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH & DINNER

From £20 per person
1st – 22nd December

Let our talented team of AA Rosette chefs treat you to a delicious Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner from our special festive menu.

Our brasserie is a stunning space to enjoy Christmas lunch in Bournemouth with your friends, family or colleagues. Tastefully decorated to get you into the Christmas spirit and you’ll enjoy direct access to our beautiful courtyard gardens.

CHRISTMAS LUNCH PRICES

Sun-Thu 2 course lunch – £20
3 course lunch – £24
Fri-Sat 2 course lunch – £24
3 course lunch – £28

CHRISTMAS DINNER PRICES

Sun-Thu 2 course dinner – £25
3 course dinner – £28
Fri-Sat 3 course dinner – £39

OUR COVID-19 PROMISE

Book with confidence – if your Christmas lunch, Christmas dinner or Christmas Day lunch is cancelled due to government restrictions then you will receive a full refund.


CHRISTMAS MENU

TO BEGIN

Ham hock terrine, apple puree, apricot and red onion chutney, pickled cucumber, toasted bread (GF, NF)

Hazelnut rolled goat’s cheese, apple purée, compressed pears (GF, V)

Connaught prawn cocktail, pickled cucumber, crispy capers and lemon tuile (GF, DF, NF)

Roast parsnip soup (GF, VG, DF, NF)


MAIN COURSES

Roast breast of turkey, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata wrapped in bacon, seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and pan jus (GF, DF, NF)

Braised feather blade of beef, fondant potato, savoy cabbage, thyme jus (GF, DF, NF)

Seared fillet of salmon, crushed potatoes, rainbow chard, tomato salsa (GF, DF, NF)

Roasted red pepper, garden pea and mascarpone risotto, Parmesan crisp and micro salad (V, NF)


DESSERTS

Homemade Christmas pudding, rolled in pistachio nuts, brandy custard (V)

Mulled wine cheesecake, with spiced berries (V)

Rum and raisin crème brûlée, shortbread biscuit (V, GF)

Lemon posset, ginger crumb, candied orange (V, GF)

Three of our favourite local cheeses, Fudge’s biscuits, quince jelly, grapes, celery (supplement £3.75) (V, GF)


GF – Gluten Free  V – Vegetarian  VG – Vegan  DF – Dairy Free  NF – Nut Free


SPECIAL DIETS

A separate gluten free and vegan Christmas menu is available and our chefs are able to adapt most of the main dishes on our Christmas menu. Please make sure we are aware of special dietary requirements when giving us your pre-order.

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 on Christmas Day and enjoy a gourmet five course Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings, prepared by our team of AA Rosette chefs.

Take a look at our Christmas Day lunch menu below.

Or join us for a Bournemouth Christmas break and indulge for the whole festive season, from Christmas Eve right the way through to Boxing Day.

Book – 01202 298020 enquire


AMUSE BOUCHE

Chestnut velouté, sage and onion scone (V, GF)


STARTERS

Confit chicken leg terrine, Parma ham, Caesar dressing, quail egg (GF, NF)

Salt baked heritage beetroot, goat’s cheese salad, pickled blackberries (V, GF, NF)

Dorset crab tian, cucumber and ginger jelly, candied pistachio nuts, compressed pears (GF)


PALATE CLEANSER

Champagne sorbet, mimosa fizz (VG, DF, GF, NF)


MAINS

Roast turkey breast, roast potatoes, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata wrapped in bacon, chestnut purée, seasonal vegetables, pan gravy (GF, DF, NF)

Pan fried fillet of seabass, dill crushed new potatoes, cavolo nero, confit cherry tomatoes, watercress and fennel velouté (GF, DF, NF)

Hand carved beef fillet, duck fat roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a red wine jus (GF, DF, NF)

Wild mushroom, Brussels sprout and chestnut risotto, rocket and Parmesan (V, GF)


DESSERTS

Baileys cheesecake, espresso jelly, chocolate sauce, raspberries (V, NF)

Rum and raisin crème brûlée, cinnamon short bread (V, GF, NF)

Homemade Christmas pudding, rolled in pistachio nuts, brandy custard (V)

Selection of Dorset and British cheeses, Fudge’s biscuits, grapes, celery (V, GF, NF)


GF – Gluten Free  V – Vegetarian  VG – Vegan  DF – Dairy Free  NF – Nut Free


SPECIAL DIETS

Our chefs are able to adapt most of the dishes on our Christmas Day lunch menu. Please make sure we are aware of special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Book – 01202 298020 enquire


The perfect location

Our beautiful 19th century hotel is one of the most popular venues for a Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner in Bournemouth, thanks to our location just a few minutes from the beach.

Plus, we’re a five minute walk from Bournemouth town centre so you’ll find great public transport links if you’re arriving by train or bus.

We offer FREE parking at the hotel, although this can be busy at peak times. However, there is FREE residential parking in all the surrounding roads. And we’re lucky to have a long stay car park just a five minute walk away.

Book – 01202 298020 How to get here


Over 200 varieties of gin

We have a passion for gin, with over 200 different varieties available from our specialist gin bar.

The perfect accompaniment to a delicious Christmas dinner!

Ask a question Gin bar

GIN O’CLOCK – OVER 20% OFF SELECTED G&Ts!

Every day from 5pm-6pm on 30 of our most popular G&Ts

£5 each, usually £6.50


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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