CHRISTMAS 2017

A love of entertaining and a passion for fine food has long made Holdsworth House somewhere special to celebrate.

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Festive Lunch and Dinner

A three-course, flavour-packed, freshly prepared lunch or dinner. Private dining rooms available for up to 80 guests.

Served daily throughout December 2017

Lunch 12noon to 2.00pm - £22.50 per person

Dinner 7.00pm to 9.30pm- £29.95 per person

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STARTERS

Ham hock, chicken and parsley terrine with Bramley apple sauce and Melba toast

Leek and potato soup with truffle cream (V)

Beetroot marinated salmon with celeriac remoulade and lambs lettuce

MAINS

Roast Yorkshire turkey, chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, sprout and green vegetable medley

Featherblade of beef, caramelised shallot and Yorkshire grain mustard, mashed potato, roast root vegetables and Little Valley Withens Pale Ale gravy

Pan fried fillet of sea bass, pumpkin purée, bubble and squeak

Butternut squash, Yorkshire’s Fine Fettle, pomegranate and quinoa salad with crispy shallot rings (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding with Brandy sauce

Chocolate mousse layer with star anise and pear

Chef’s selection of Yorkshire cheese and biscuits with chutney, celery and grapes

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House Party Nights

Join us for a brilliant Christmas party in Halifax hosted by our professional DJ. With games, prizes and top DJ tracks from across the decades this is a popular night out. Call us for available dates in December 2017.

Thursday 7th December 2017 - Spaces available

Thursday 21st December 2017 - Full

£34.95 per person including an arrival drinks reception and half a bottle of wine per person with the meal.

Arrive 7.00pm, bar closes 12.00am, disco ends 12.30am.

Stay overnight on a special party night price, including full cooked breakfast. Call us to book direct for the lowest rate.

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STARTERS

Ham hock, chicken and parsley terrine with Bramley apple sauce and Melba toast

Leek and potato soup with truffle cream (V)

Beetroot marinated salmon with celeriac remoulade and lambs lettuce

MAINS

Roast Yorkshire turkey, chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, sprout and green vegetable medley

Red wine and thyme-braised brisket of beef, and Yorkshire roast potatoes, roast root vegetables, sprout and green vegetable medley

Pan fried fillet of sea bass, pumpkin purée, bubble and squeak

Butternut squash, Yorkshire’s Fine Fettle, pomegranate and quinoa salad with crispy shallot rings (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding with Brandy sauce

Chocolate mousse layer with star anise and pear

Chef’s selection of Yorkshire cheese and biscuits with chutney, celery and grapes

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BOXING DAY LUNCH

£40.00 per adult. Children under 12 years half price

The best quality food on wonderfully presented platters. Enjoy a relaxed Boxing Day at Holdsworth House with all the family. Private dining rooms available

Tuesday 26th December 2017, serving from 12noon

Private dining rooms sold out. Availability in the restaurant, please call ASAP.

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STARTERS

Lightly spiced lentil and vegetable soup, with apple crisp and chive crème fraiche (V)

Lobster ravioli with lobster bisque sauce

Chicken liver parfait with toasted brioche and red onion marmalade

Pink grapefruit, passion fruit orange and ginger cocktail (V)

MAINS

Roast sirloin of beef and Yorkshire pudding with roast potatoes, roast root vegetables and medley of greens

Pheasant wrapped in smoked bacon with cabbage and leeks, fondant potato, wild mushroom and aged whisky cream sauce

Pan roast sea bass with pan fried gnocchi, butternut squash, sprout and marinated goat’s cheese

Mille feuille of wild mushroom and Port cream with baby vegetables, spinach and sweet potato (V)

DESSERTS

Selection of Yorkshire cheese and biscuits with chutney, celery and grapes

Dark chocolate and cherry fondant, cherry ripple ice cream

Tiramisu, caramelised clementine segments

Bramley apple pie with crème anglaise

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Sparkling Afternoon Tea

£21.50  per person 

Sip a glass of sparkling Prosecco beside the warm open fire. Soak up the wintry garden views and festive flavoured treats.

Served daily throughout December 2017, 1.00pm - 5.00pm. Booking is essential

Gluten free and more vegetarian options available.

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Selection of slender-cut sandwiches:

Yorkshire turkey and cranberry

Ham and wholegrain mustard mayonnaise

Smoked salmon and cream cheese with chives

Brie and almond butter (V)

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Spiced fruit scone and all-butter scone with strawberry jam

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Chocolate orange gateaux

Eggnog panna cotta

Christmas cake and Wensleydale cheese

Mini mince pie

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Host a Festive Roast

Carve into succulent roast platters and bowls brimming with  sides in an elegant private dining room. Private parties available for up to 80 guests.

Available throughout December 2017  - £40.00 per person. Children under 12 half price.

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STARTERS

Ham hock, chicken and parsley terrine with Bramley apple sauce and Melba toast

Leek and potato soup with truffle cream (V)

Beetroot marinated salmon with celeriac remoulade and lambs lettuce

MAINS

Roast Yorkshire turkey, chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes, sprout and green vegetable medley

Roast sirloin of beef and Yorkshire roast potatoes, roast root vegetables, sprout and green vegetable medley, red wine and thyme gravy

Pan fried fillet of sea bass, pumpkin purée, bubble and squeak

Butternut squash, Yorkshire’s Fine Fettle, pomegranate and quinoa salad with crispy shallot rings (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding with Brandy sauce

Chocolate mousse layer with star anise and pear

Chef’s selection of Yorkshire cheese and biscuits with chutney, celery and grapes

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Christmas Day Lunch

£94.50 per adult. Children under 12 years half price

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Arrive to cocktails, Champagne and canapés before an exquisite three course feast plus coffee and petits fours. It's a Christmas treat to remember.

Monday 25th December 2017, serving 12noon – 2.00pm.

Dress code: smart

Pre-order is required by Monday 18th December 2017

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STARTERS

Cappuccino of butter bean and vegetables (V)

Grouse, mallard, pheasant and chicken terrine, spiced date and apple chutney, Melba toast, baby watercress

Halibut larded with smoked salmon, braised chicory, clam chowder

Tarte tatin of fig and Lowna Dairy goat’s cheese, aged sherry vinegar reduction (V)

MAINS

Pan-fried fillet of beef, oxtail beignets, beef stock-braised potato, roast root vegetables, kale, oxtail and reduced red wine sauce

Pan-fried turbot, Jerusalem artichoke purée, roasted pumpkin and chateau potatoes, orange sauce

Sweet potato and lentil pie, roast beetroot, turned potatoes, red wine and rosemary gravy (V)

Roast turkey parcel, chipolata sausage, sage and onion stuffing, roast potatoes, medley of sautéed greens, gravy

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding, Brandy sauce

Spiced panna cotta, rum and raisin shortbread biscuits

Trio of chocolate

Chef’s selection of cheese and biscuits, quince chutney, celery and grapes

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RESTAURANT OPENING TIMES

Throughout December we will operate the following restaurant opening times and menus:

LUNCH: Served 12noon - 2.00pm. Festive lunch menu £22.50 per person or a selection of sandwiches will be available.

AFTERNOON TEA: Our festive afternoon tea, at £21.50 per person, will be available between 1.00pm - 5.00pm. Booking is required.

DINNER: The seasonal à la carte menu or the festive three course dinner menu (£29.95 per person) will be available 6:00pm - 9.30pm Monday - Saturday, and 6.00pm - 9.00pm on Sundays.

SUNDAY LUNCH: Table bookings from 12 noon - 2.30pm. Serving the festive lunch menu at £22.50 per person for three courses.

WINTER BREAKS

Throughout December 2017 and January 2018 book a winter getaway at Holdsworth House from £149.00 per couple.

  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Overnight stay in a Snug Double room
  • Full Yorkshire breakfast
  • Three course festive lunch (or upgrade to the festive dinner for £14.90 per couple)

Excludes 24th, 25th and 31st December 2017.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome and treated to a sausage at breakfast!

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Christmas Gift Vouchers

Buy someone a unique gift this Christmas. Holdsworth House vouchers can be personalised and posted - or emailed - to you. Vouchers are valid for 12 months.

Afternoon Tea for Two £37.90

Sunday Lunch for Two £51.00

Seven Course Tasting Dinner for Two £105.00

Romantic Break for Two £230.00

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HOW TO BOOK

Contact us on 01422 240024 or complete the enquiry form below. An order form will be sent to you listing any deposits required.

All bookings and events are subject to availability and the following terms and conditions:-

- Bookings for Christmas Day require a non-refundable and non-transferable £50.00 per table deposit. Full balance payment is required by 1st December 2017. Private room hire is available for a £150.00 supplement (minimum numbers apply);

- Festive lunch or dinner bookings of six or more guests require a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of £10.00 per person. The balance to be paid on departure;

- Boxing Day bookings require a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of £25.00 per table. Private room hire is available for a £50.00 supplement;

- Winter Break prices are based on two people sharing and include breakfast in a Snug Double room. House Double and Suite upgrades may be available, please ask;

- If you have any questions regarding our menu ingredients or if you have specific dietary requirements, please call us before you order your meal and we will be happy to provide further information or other dishes;

- All information and menus are correct at the time of publication. Holdsworth House reserves the right to make changes to the events and menus without prior notice. Images used for illustration purposes only.

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