Christmas 2023

Since 1633, the historic halls of Holdsworth House have played host to magnificent parties, prestigious events and family gatherings. At Christmastime, we light our fires, and our busy kitchens fill the air with scents of the season.

Enjoy the warmth of our private dining rooms, our fine food, incredible wines and impeccable service. Call us to book your Christmas celebration or to buy gift vouchers on 01422 240024

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Festive Lunch & Dinner

Join us throughout December for a wonderful three-course festive lunch or dinner in the award-winning restaurant or a beautiful private dining room.

£40 per adult, child portion half price. Lunch: 12.00 – 2.00pm. Dinner: 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Book online or call 01422 240024

Reserve tables for up to eight guests online. For tables of nine or more, or for private dining rooms, please call us. Bookings for six or more guests require a £10 per person deposit. Vegan option available on request.

Christmas private dining

SPARKLING Afternoon Tea

Gather friends and relations for a delightful afternoon tea in a traditional festive atmosphere. Each of our famous afternoon teas is made to look as good as it tastes and cater for any dietary requirements. This season we pop the corks with a glass of sparkling wine and a delectable selection of seasonal bakes. If you can’t finish it, we’ll box up any leftovers for you.

£32.95 per adult; Prosecco Afternoon Tea £34.50 per adult; Champagne Afternoon Tea £38.95 per adult

Gluten free, vegetarian or vegan option available by pre-order

Serving 1.00pm – 5.00pm throughout December

Book online or call 01422 240024

Reserve tables for up to eight guests online. For tables of nine or more, or for private dining rooms, please call us. Bookings for six or more guests require a £10 per person deposit.

fireplace Holdsworth House

BOXING DAY LUNCH

Enjoy a wonderful, plentiful Boxing Day lunch in stunning, historic surroundings. Our private dining rooms and restaurant are matched with friendly service and a delicious menu for a relaxed family lunch.

£58.50 per adult, child portion half price. Serving midday - 6.00pm.

Or join us for dinner (served 6.00pm - 8.00pm) and stay overnight. From £259 per room (based on two adults sharing a room; price includes the dinner menu).

Book by calling 01422 240024

£10 per person deposit. Menu choices prior to arrival. Vegan option available by pre-order. Private dining room fees may apply.

Host a Christmas Roast

Share a festive feast in an elegant private dining room on your preferred date in December. Enjoy platters of succulent meats, bowls brimming with fresh vegetables and jugs flowing with rich gravy. It’s a wonderful experience for groups of up to 20 guests.

£40 per adult, child portion half price. Minimum six persons. Room hire fee £200

Book by calling 01422 240024

Christmas Eve Lunch

A relaxed and joyous occasion in the stunning, cosy surroundings of the Holdsworth House restaurant or a beautiful private dining room.

£49.50 per adult, child portion half price. Tables 12 noon - 2.30pm

Book by calling 01422 240024

£10 per person deposit. Full payment by 1st November. Menu choices by 4th December. Vegan option available by pre-order.

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CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH - SOLD OUT

Celebrate with family or friends. We pull out all the stops with a superb five-course lunch, helping you make many wonderful  Christmas Day memories to cherish.

£125 adults, child portion half price. Serving midday – 2.00pm. Dress code: smart.

£25 per person deposit. Full payment by 1st November. Menu choices by 4th December. Vegan option available by pre-order.

Christmas Party Nights

All aboard for Holdsworth House! Join in the finest festive party nights in town including a delicious three-course feast, DJ and disco.

Saturday 16th December

Friday 22nd December 2023 - SOLD OUT

£54.50 per person or a table of 10 for £495

Arrive to a glass of bubbly at 7.00pm. Dine at 7:30pm prompt. Carriages at 12.30am

Overnight accommodation with breakfast £135 per room based on two sharing a House room, or £115 single occupancy.

Ask us about drinks packages or private parties, or January party nights from just £25 per person!

Book by calling 01422 240024

Party nights require full payment at the time of booking. Menu choices by 1st December.  Vegan option available by pre-order.

The Abraham Brigg Room
The Abraham Brigg Room

Private Dining Rooms

Holdsworth House is the ultimate party venue. Book an elegant dining room for extra privacy at your festive event. We will dress the tables with crisp white cloths, polished cutlery and sparkling glassware, while our dedicated servers ensure you needn’t lift a finger during your visit.

Book by calling 01422 240024

Room hire fee applies and £10 per person deposit required for private dining room bookings.

The Ayrton Room:  First-floor dining room for up to 14 guests. Room hire £200

The De Aldworth Room: First-floor dining room for up to 20 guests. Room hire £200

The Abraham Brigg Room: Ground-floor room for festive afternoon tea for up to 50 guests. Room hire £300

The Stuart Room: Our main banqueting suite has a private bar, cloakroom facilities, dance floor and adjoining Colonnade Courtyard. Private dining for up to 120 guests. Room hire £500

Festive Breaks

Book rooms online or call 01422 240024

Rooms prices below are based on two people sharing a House double or a twin room. Subject to availability.  Upgrade to a Suite for an additional fee.

DECEMBER FESTIVE BREAK £229 PER ROOM

Mulled wine and mince pies on arrival; Three-course festive lunch or dinner; Full breakfast. Excludes 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st December.

VISTING FAMILY AND FRIENDS?

 Enjoy an overnight stay with full Yorkshire breakfast. Book direct with Holdsworth House for our best rate and no deposit.

JANUARY GETAWAY WITH DINNER

From £199 per House Double or Twin room (based on two people sharing). Includes breakfst and £40 per person towards the a la carte menu.

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How to Book & December Opening Times

Book by calling 01422 240024 or make a festive lunch/dinner or afternoon tea booking online

Please advise us in advance if you or anyone in your party has a dietary requirement or allergy. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. All information is correct at the time of print. Holdsworth House reserves the right to make changes to events/menus. Throughout December we will operate the following opening times and menus:

Lunch: 12.30pm – 2.30pm Festive Lunch

Afternoon Tea: 1.00pm – 5.00pm Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Dinner: 6:30pm – 9.30pm Seasonal à la carte menu (or Festive Dinner menu if pre-booked)

Christmas Eve: Hotel closes at 6pm

Christmas Day: Open for Christmas Lunch only

Boxing Day: Open at 11:30am

December 27th-30th: Open as normal

New Year's Eve: Closed for a private event

NEW YEAR

Holdsworth House will be closed on New Year's Eve for a private event.

HOW TO BOOK

Contact us on 01422 240024, email us at info@holdsworthhouse.co.uk

Book a table online for afternoon tea or festive lunch or dinner

Festive Lunch/Dinner or Sparkling Afternoon Tea bookings for for six or more guests require a £10 per person deposit. 

Christmas Eve Lunch bookings require a £10 per person deposit. Full payment by 1st November. Menu choices by 4th December.

Christmas Day bookings require a £25 per person deposit. Full payment by 1st November. Menu choices by 4th December.

Boxing Day bookings require a £10 per person deposit. Full payment by 1st November. Menu choices by 4th December.

Please advise us of any dietary requirements.

Private dining room hire charges applies and £10 per person deposit required for all private dining room bookings.

Deposits are non-refundable, non-transferable.

All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes to the events and menus.

Christmas painting by Ronald Haber