Festive dining at Damson Dene Hotel

Festive Lunches

A traditional two or three course Christmas Lunch a favourite for daytime office parties or for a celebration get together with family and friends.

  • £15.95 per person for a two-course lunch
  • £19.95 per person for a three-course lunch

Download our menu and pre-order form to share with friends and colleagues.

Bar opens at 11am. Table reservations between 12.00 and 2.30pm
Available throughout December, subject to availability
Menu is available for groups of ten or more - booking is essential

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FESTIVE LUNCH MENU

Honey Roasted Parsnip and Thyme Soup, with Cheese Croutons

Seared Venison, Sweet Potato Chips, Baby Beetroot & Spiced Berry Sauce

Homemade Monkfish Scampi with Garlic Mayonnaise and Micro Salad

Marinated Exotic Melon in Peach Schnapps and Cassis Sorbet

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Traditional Norfolk Turkey Breast & Leg, Goose Fat Roast Potatoes and all the Trimmings

Roast Rack of Cumbrian Lamb, Artichoke Purée, Potato Fondant & Onion Marmalade Gravy

Roasted Salmon Supreme, Saffron Mash & Lobster Sauce

Cumbrian Goats Cheese, Sage & Squash Risotto with Sweet Potato Crisps

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Sicilian Lemon Panna Cotta, Our Own Grown Rhubarb Compote & Lemon Balm

Luxury Christmas Pudding with Sherry Sauce and English Lakes Ice Cream

Traditional English Trifle (Boozy!)

A Selection of Cheese & Biscuits with Grapes, Celery and a Small Port

Christmas Day Lunch

Christmas Day Lunch

Relax and let someone else do the cooking ... and washing up.
Enjoy our six course festive feast of Christmas Day Lunch with all the trimmings

  • £60 per adult and teenagers
  • £30 per child (aged 3 - 15)
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CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH MENU

Smoked Gressingham Duck, marinated beetroot, parsnip crisps and mulled wine cranberries

Flookburgh shrimp, Crab and Salmon ‘Bon Bons’ with horseradish cream

Creamy Brandy infused Forest Mushroom Soup

Salad of Goats Cheese, Cumbrian air-dried ham, Shallots, Spinach and Red Pesto

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Champagne Sorbet

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Roasted Breast and Leg of Norfolk Turkey with Apricot, Thyme and smoked Bacon Stuffing, Goose Fat Roast Potatoes & Roast Gravy

Sirloin of Scottish Beef with Yorkshire Pudding, Goose Fat Roast Potatoes and Pan Gravy

Wild Garlic crusted Cod Steaks, Saffron Potatoes, Asparagus and Basil Tapenade

Traditional Nut Roast, Braised Vegetables and Vegetarian Gravy

All served with a selection of potatoes and seasonal vegetables

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White chocolate Panna Cotta with Winter Berries

Appleby Bakery Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce and Ice cream

Traditional Sherry Trifle

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Coffee & Petit Fours

NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION HOGMANAY DINNER

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER

Come and celebrate with us and bring 2018 in with a bang!
Enjoy fine food, great company and a party atmosphere.

  • £60 per adult
  • £40 young adults (aged 13 - 15)
  • £20 Juniors (aged 3 -12)
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NEW YEAR'S EVE MENU

‘Scallop St Jacque’ – Queen Scallops in a Cream Sauce

Goats Cheese ‘Bon Bons’ with a Micro Salad, Candied Beetroot and a Balsamic Glaze

Chicken Liver Parfait, Toasted Brioche and Red Onion Marmalade

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Champagne Sorbet

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Cumbrian Beef Fillet ‘Au Poivre’ – Pan Fried Prime Beef Fillet and a Peppercorn and Cognac Sauce

Chump of Cumbrian Lamb, Leek Mash with Port and Shallot Marmalade

Fillet of Lemon Sole, Curly Kale, Wild Mushrooms, Sun Blushed Tomato and Caper Tapenade

Linguine with a Ratatouille of Vegetables, Basil Pesto and Vegetarian Parmasan

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Belgium White Chocolate Crème Brulee, with Dark Chocolate Shortbread and Raspberry Compote

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream

Melton Mowbray Stilton with Port, Fruit Chutney, Celery and Oatmeal Biscuit

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Coffee and Petit Fours

Lake District Christmas Party Nights

COME AND PARTY WITH US!

£25.00pp throughout December and into January

We are delighted to offer parties the choice to opt for either formal dining in our Riverview Restaurant or a more relaxed atmosphere in our Tannery Bar & Bistro. Both provide a great base for your Christmas party night for groups of friends or work colleagues to enjoy a tasty festive meal with crackers and Christmas novelties.

Those dining in The Tannery Bar will also benefit from a 10% discount on all beverages served at the bar. Our town centre location means those who wish to seek out live music or a Karaoke at local bars can do so after the meal, leaving the rest of the party to kick back and relax with their favourite tipple.

Exclusive use can be arranged for groups of 30 or more subject to availability – so book early to avoid disappointment.

Christmas Party night includes:

  • 4-course meal including coffee and mints
  • Party hats, crackers, party poppers
  • Option of exclusive use for a private dining experience
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CHRISTMAS PARTY MENU

Cream of Parsnip and Thyme Soup with Croutons

Salad of Scotch Oak-smoked Salmon, Lemon Crème Fraiche, Watercress and Peashoots

Gressingham Duck Breast, Baby Beetroot, Rocket and Mulled Wine Berries

Warmed Goats Cheese Salad, Cherry Tomatoes and Balsamic Glaze

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Traditional Norfolk Turkey Breast & Leg, Goose Fat Roast Potatoes and all the Trimmings

Chump of Cumbrian Lamb, Fondant Potato and Red Onion Marmalade Gravy

Steamed Salmon Fillet, Wilted Spinach, Roasted Fennel and Vermouth Fish Sauce

Grilled Halloumi, Curly Kale, Cherry Tomatoes, Caramelised Shallots, Gnocchi and Red Pesto

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Passion Fruit Panna Cotta

Luxury Christmas Pudding with Sherry Sauce and English lakes Ice Cream

Traditional English Trifle (Boozy!)

A selection of Cheese and Biscuits with grapes, Celery and a Small Port

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Coffee & Mints

Lake District Christmas Breaks

ENJOY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AT RIVERSIDE HOTEL

Our festive 2 night Christmas break costs just £245 per adult;
£80 per child (3-15)

Or stay a little longer - our 3 night Christmas break costs just £299 per adult;
£100 per child (3-15)

Children under 3 years stay free of charge and will be charged for meals as taken.
This price includes accommodation, breakfast, evening meals and all entertainment.
The price is based on two adults sharing a standard room. Please ask about room upgrades.


To make your reservation or for more information please call reception on 01539 734861

BREAK DETAILS

CHRISTMAS EVE
Get settled in before you join us for mulled wine and mince pies in the Tannery Bar.
Dinner is served in our Riverview restaurant from 6.30pm.
Get to know fellow guests in our lounge area and enjoy some parlour games whilst our pianist tinkles on the ivories.
Younger guests are invited to decorate the tree in the lounge and hang their stockings ready for a visit from the ‘big fella’ – don’t forget a carrot for the reindeer.

CHRISTMAS DAY
Start the day with a glass of bucks fizz and our traditional Cumbrian breakfast.
The morning is yours to enjoy with a local walk or church service before sitting down to a six course Christmas lunch to remember.
Join the Queen in the Tannery lounge at 3pm then why not have a dip in the pool or a walk up to the castle to build your appetite for this evening’s decorated carved buffet.

BOXING DAY
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast looking out over the river.
For those of you not desperate to hit the sales, take some complimentary cruise tickets to Lake Windermere and spend a peaceful couple of hours by the Lake.
On your return have a warm up in the bar with some tea and cake; an ideal opportunity to continue any games tournaments you’re on the brink of winning.
A candlelit dinner will be served in our restaurant from 6.30pm.
Test your knowledge with our Boxing Day Quiz with prizes galore!

WEDNESDAY 27TH DECEMBER
Time to wish you a fond farewell after breakfast, served until 10.00am.

If you’d like a longer break, why not stay on at our preferred rates, only £79pp including dinner, bed and breakfast.

Lake District New Year Breaks

BRING IN THE NEW YEAR AT RIVERSIDE HOTEL

Our festive 2 night New Year break costs just £245 per adult;
£80 per child (3-15)

Or stay a little longer - our 3 night New Year break costs just £299 per adult;
£100 per child (3-15)

Children under 3 years stay free of charge and will be charged for meals as taken.
This price includes accommodation,  breakfast, evening meals and all entertainment.
The price is based on two adults sharing a standard room. Please ask about room upgrades.

 

To make your reservation or for more information please call reception on 01539 734861

BREAK DETAILS

NEW YEARS EVE
Arrive mid afternoon, settle in and enjoy use of leisure facilities before getting ready for dinner.
Meet fellow guests in the bar for pre-dinner canapés and glass of prosecco from 7pm.
Enjoy a splendid 5 course dinner served at 8pm in our Riverview Restaurant.
Descend to the Tannery Bar for music and entertainment from our DJ.
Charge your glasses ready to toast the New Year with new friends and old.

NEW YEARS DAY
Leisurely breakfast served until 10.30.
Make your way to Lake Windermere to enjoy a complimentary Lake Cruise with Windermere Lake Cruises.
Help yourselves to a spot of afternoon tea in the Tannery Bar upon your return.
Still time to relax in our spa before getting ready for dinner from in our restaurant from 6.30pm
Sharpen your pencils for our New Year’s Day quiz.

TUESDAY 2ND JANUARY
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before we wish you a fond farewell, or if you’d like a longer break, why not stay on at our preferred rates.