Christmas Parties at The Castle Hotel


Christmas parties in The Castle are a magical experience…

Whether you are planning a family get together on Christmas Eve, a large corporate Christmas party or just an evening out with friends, The Castle makes an ideal venue with plenty of warm west country hospitality, great food and an excellent selection of wines and cocktails.

We are just minutes away from the M5 and 45 minutes from both Bristol & Exeter.  Our central Somerset location makes us the perfect meeting point for Christmas get togethers and drinks with friends.

View Our Christmas & New Year Menus:

Christmas Party Menu

Available 27th Nov to 23rd Dec 2015 

£37.50 per person
Includes glass of fizz on arrival.

Spiced Carrot & Orange Soup, Coriander Cream and Croutons

Smoked Salmon with Beetroot and Horseradish

Ham Hock Terrine with Castle Orchard Apple Chutney and Toasted Brioche


Roast Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage and Mozzarella Cheese

Pan Fried Fillet Cod with New Potatoes, Spinach, Chive and Lemon Butter Sauce

Roast Somerset Turkey with Apricot Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes, Sprouts, Root Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce and Gravy


Chocolate, Chestnut and Cranberry Roulade

Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce

Apple, Pear and Golden Raisin Crumble with Custard

Selection of British Cheeses with Grapes, Chutney and Biscuits

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Christmas Party Nights

Thursday 17th & Friday 18th December Glass of fizz on arrival 3-course dinner & disco £43.50 per person

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Christmas Eve Dinner

£45 per person includes champagne & carols in the Grand Hall

Goats Cheese with Beetroot, Walnut and Celery

Salmon and Brixham Crab with Celeriac and Apple

Ham Hock Terrine with Pickled Vegetables


Butternut Squash Risotto with Buffalo Mozzarella, Sage and Pine Nuts

Roast Brixham Sea Bass with Leek, Spinach and Lemon Butter Sauce

Lamb Rump with Fondant Potato, Fennel, Samphire and Roasting Juices


Lemon Tart with Raspberry Sorbet and Lemon Textures

Chocolate Mousse with Confit Orange Sorbet

Castle Cheese Board with Crackers, Grapes and Quince Jelly


Coffee or Tea

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Christmas Day

£95 per person, includes glass of mulled wine before lunch

Jerusalem Artichoke and Roast Chestnut Soup

Smoked Salmon with Beetroot and Horseradish

Roast Somerset Turkey with Apricot Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes, Sprouts, Root Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce and Gravy


Nut Roast with Roast Potatoes, Root Vegetables, Sprouts, Cranberry Sauce and Vegetable Gravy

Traditional Christmas Pudding

Selection of British Cheeses with Grapes, Chutney and Biscuits

Coffee and Petits Fours

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New Year’s Eve Gala

December 31st at 7pm

If thoughts of New Year’s Eve conjure up images of excitement and sparkle, then the Castle Hotel is where you’ll want to be.

Known for the warmth of its hospitality and the excellence of its food, this special evening will showcase the very best of both.

Our Gala New Year’s Eve celebration is an annual sell-out, so dust off your little black dress or black-tie, and get ready to celebrate!

7pm: Champagne & canapé reception

8pm: Dinner will be served

£125 per person

Includes champagne and canapé reception, a gala dinner and disco. 

Stay with us on New Year’s Eve and you can enjoy accommodation from £150 per couple, including full English breakfast the next day.


New Year’s Eve Menu 2015


Montgomery Cheddar Dumplings

Smoked Salmon and Beetroot

Ham Hock with Pickles


Goats Cheese with Rhubarb, Apple and Spiced Walnut


Brixham Lemon Sole, Crab Meat, Monk’s Beard, Leek and Lemon Butter Sauce


Fillet of Somerset Beef with Mushroom, Spinach, Smoked Bacon and Braised Oxtail


Vanilla Panna Cotta with Mulled Plums and Biscotti


Tea Coffee and Petit Fours

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