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

Cream of Parsnip and Thyme Soup with Croutons

Ham hock terrine, Piccalilli and Grilled Sourdough

Grilled Goats Cheese on Sourdough, Cherry Tomatoes and Balsamic Glaze

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

Salmon fillet, wilted Spinach, Confit Fennel, Crushed New Potatoes s and Herb Veloute

Breaded Halloumi Bites, Curly Kale, Cherry Tomatoes, Shallots, Gnocchi and Red Pesto

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Passion Fruit Panna Cotta

Christmas Pudding with Sherry Sauce and Ice Cream

Trifle

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Coffee & Mints

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 Duck, Marinated Beetroot, Parsnip Crisps, Cranberries

Crab and Avocado Tian with Confit Tomatoes and Citrus Dressing

Breaded Brie with Cranberry Jam and Walnut Salad

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Creamy Brandy infused wild Mushroom Veloute

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Champagne Sorbet

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Roasted Breast and Leg of Turkey with Apricot, Thyme
and Bacon Stuffing

Sirloin of Scottish Beef with Yorkshire Pudding and Roast Potatoes

Roasted fillet of Hake, Courgette and Carrot Spaghetti, Fondant Potatoes and Herb Veloute

Nut Roast, served with Roasted Potatoes

All served with a selection of seasonal vegetables and Homemade Gravy
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Gingerbread Brownie with Plum and Damson Ice Cream
and Chocolate Sauce

Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce and Ice cream

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 in the new year 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

Pan seared Scallops, Pea Puree and Maple Pancetta

Goats Cheese Bonbons, Micro salad and Beetroot Ketchup

Chicken and Liver Parfait, Toasted Brioche and Westmorland Chutney

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Champagne Sorbet

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Beef Fillet, Hand cut Chunky Chips and Peppercorn Sauce

Rump of Lamb, Leek Mash, Minted Peas, Maple Carrot and Jus

Fillet of Hake, Curly Kale, Wild Mushrooms, Confit Tomatoes
and Capers

Wild Mushroom and Truffle Risotto with Rocket Salad

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White Chocolate Crème Brulee, Dark Chocolate Shortbread
and Passionfruit Sorbet

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream

Wild Berries Pavlova

Cheese and Biscuits

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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

Oak Smoked Salmon & Crème Fraiche and Micro herbs

Ham hock terrine, Piccalilli and Grilled Sourdough

Grilled Goats Cheese on Sourdough, Cherry Tomatoes and Balsamic Glaze

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

Roast Lamb with roast Potatoes and all the Trimmings

Salmon fillet, wilted Spinach, Confit Fennel, Crushed New Potatoes and Herb Veloute

Breaded Halloumi Bites, Curly Kale, Cherry Tomatoes, Shallots, Gnocchi and Red Pesto

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Passion Fruit Panna Cotta

Christmas Pudding with Sherry Sauce and Ice Cream

Trifle

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!

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.
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.

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.