Christmas & New Year at The Castle Hotel

 

Christmas at The Castle is 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:

Visiting Taunton at Christmas? Click here to view our special Christmas rates.

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Christmas Party Menu

Private Parties include 3-courses
& a Glass of Prosecco £45.00

Starters

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup with Chestnut and Croutons

Smoked Salmon with Beetroot, Lemon and Horseradish

 Chicken and Bacon Terrine with Spiced Fig Chutney and Toasted Brioche

Main Course

Linguine of Wild Mushrooms, Tomato Fondue, Chervil and Pecorino

Pan Fried Fillet of Cod with Crushed New Potatoes, Spinach, Fried Shallots and Hollandaise Sauce

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

Desserts  

Chocolate Mousse with Orange and Mulled Cranberry Sorbet

Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy

Apple, Pear and Golden Raisin Crumble with Custard

Selection of British Cheeses with Grapes, Chutney and Biscuits

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Joiner Christmas Party Night

15th December - £47 per person

Enjoy a glass of fizz on arrival at 7pm, followed by a 3-course dinner at 7.20pm and a fun disco until midnight.

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Christmas in the Penthouse

Private Parties include 4-course taster menu
£60.00 per person

Menu

Goat’s Cheese with Rhubarb, Apple and Spiced Walnut

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Roast Sea Bass with Cauliflower, Jerusalem Artichoke and Lemon Butter

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Roast Somerset Beef with Shallot, Celeriac and Potato Dauphine

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Passion Fruit Mousse with Coconut Sorbet

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Christmas Eve Dinner

£45 per person, includes 4-course set menu, champagne & carols in the Grand Hall

White Lake Goat’s Cheese with Beetroot, Walnut and Celery

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Crab & Prawn Cocktail with Celeriac, Apple and Crispy Kale

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

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Lemon Tart with Raspberry Sorbet and Textures

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Christmas Day

Champagne & 4-course Lunch £95

Roast Butternut Squash Soup with Gruyere and Croutons

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Smoked Salmon with Beetroot and Horseradish

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

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Tagliatelle with Wild Mushrooms, Chervil, Tomato and Pecorino Cheese

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Traditional Christmas Pudding

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Selection of British Cheeses with Grapes, Chutney and Biscuits

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Tea, Coffee and Petit Fours

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New Year’s Eve Black Tie Dinner

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 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 dinner with wine flight 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

Canapés

Montgomery Cheddar Dumplings

Smoked Salmon and Beetroot

Duck Rillettes with Pickles

Dinner

Goat’s Cheese with Rhubarb, Apple and Spiced Walnut

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Roast Salmon, Crab, Monk’s Beard, Leek and Lemon Butter Sauce

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

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Vanilla Panna Cotta with Mulled Plums and Biscotti

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Coffee and Petit Fours

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The Castle Hotel, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1NF