Christmas lunch Halifax

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

Lunch: Midday - 2.00pm, £22.50

Dinner: 7.00pm to 9.30pm, £29.95

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STARTERS

Ham hock, apple and parsley terrine, piccalilli and freshly baked Mrs Kirkham’s mature cheddar cheese bread

Mulligatawny soup, crème fraîche, coriander

Masons Yorkshire Gin and botanical spice-cured salmon, lemon pickle and endive salad

MAINS

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

Feather blade of beef, caramelised shallot, mashed potato, honey roast root vegetables, red wine sauce  

Pan fried fillet of sea bass, sweet potato fondant, beetroot purée, crispy kale, mushroom sabayon

Salad of roasted pumpkin, poached pear, blue cheese and walnut, celeriac remoulade (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding, brandy sauce

Chocolate orange mousse, Grand Marnier glaze, candied orange, cocoa nib tuile 

Plum and Madagascan sugar custard tart, plum and star anise foam

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Coffee and mince pies

House Party Nights

Back by popular demand!

Our brilliant Christmas Disco Party Nights are hosted by professional event DJ, Johnny.

With games, prizes and top play lists, you'll be laughing and dancing all night. Call us for available party night dates in December 2018.

£40 each including 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 of £85 per room, including full cooked breakfast. Call us on 01422 240024 to book.

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STARTERS

Ham hock, apple and parsley terrine, piccalilli and freshly baked Mrs Kirkham’s mature cheddar cheese bread

Mulligatawny soup, crème fraîche, coriander

Masons Yorkshire Gin and botanical spice-cured salmon, lemon pickle and endive salad

MAINS

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

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

Pan fried fillet of sea bass, sweet potato fondant, beetroot purée, crispy kale, mushroom sabayon

Salad of roasted pumpkin, poached pear, blue cheese and walnut, celeriac remoulade (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding, brandy sauce

Chocolate orange mousse, Grand Marnier glaze, candied orange, cocoa nib tuile 

Plum and Madagascan sugar custard tart, plum and star anise foam

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Coffee and mince pies

Christmas party night
Snowy exterior of Holdsworth house

Christmas Day Lunch

£97.50 per adult. Children under 12 years half price

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

Tuesday 25th December, serving midday – 2.00pm.

Dress code: smart

Pre-order is required by Friday 7 December

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Arrive to Champagne and canapés

STARTERS

Roasted pumpkin soup, pumpkin seed granola (V)

Guinea fowl pithivier, apple sauce and stock reduction 

Lobster lasagne, bisque sauce

Beetroot salad, Lowna Dairy goat’s cheese mousse, caraway cracker (V)

INTERMEDIATE

Clementine sorbet

MAINS

Crispy skinned free range Yorkshire goose, confit goose leg, rosti potato, braised red cabbage, Heritage carrots, juniper and goose jus tea 

Butter poached halibut, Jerusalem artichoke purée, baby leeks, pomme dauphine, roasted fish bone 

Fillet of beef Wellington, château potatoes, curly kale, Heritage carrots, red wine jus 

Pan fried gnocchi, sautéed spinach and wild mushroom, goat’s cheese, pine nut and truffle (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding, brandy sauce

Cranberry ripple Pavlova, cranberry and orange jelly 

Sweet potato beignet, chocolate, chestnut honey and brown butter ice cream

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

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Coffee, luxury mince pies and petits fours

SPARKLING Afternoon Tea

£21.50  per person 

Sip a glass of bubbly beside the warm open fire.  Soak up the wintry garden views and naughty (but nice) treats.

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

Gluten free and more vegetarian options available.

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Selection of sandwiches:

Yorkshire turkey and cranberry

Honey roast ham

Smoked trout, apple and baby gem

Brie and spiced clementine chutney (V)

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Spiced fruit scone, all-butter scone, strawberry jam

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Bramley apple and Calvados syllabub

Salted caramel and dark chocolate profiterole

Christmas cake and Wensleydale cheese

Mini mince pie

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Served with speciality coffees or teas

Christmas afternoon tea
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BOXING DAY LUNCH

£42.50 per adult. Children under 12 years, half price

Boxing Day at Holdsworth House is a relaxed event, with a wonderful menu to suit all the family. Private dining rooms available. Serving midday - 6.00pm.

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STARTERS

Leek and potato soup, truffle cream (V)

Maple-smoked salmon, cucumber pickle, lemon butter, baby leaf salad  

Chicken liver parfait, toasted brioche and red onion marmalade 

Trio of melon and pink grapefruit cocktail   (V)

MAINS

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

Partridge wrapped in smoked bacon with salsify and celeriac “risotto”, compressed pear, savoy cabbage and port reduction

Caramelised kohlrabi, fricassee of Jerusalem artichoke, curly kale, parsley sponge (V)

Crispy skinned stone bass, apple and celery consommé, braised chicory, baby fondant potatoes, burnt apple purée 

DESSERTS

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

White chocolate and cranberry fondant, orange sorbet

Poached pear and pomegranate sherry trifle 

Apple and pecan nut strudel, ginger bread ice cream

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Tea and coffee

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Host a Festive Roast

Carve into succulent roast platters and bowls brimming with vegetables and accompaniments. Served in an elegant private dining room, trimmed with Christmas decorations. 

Available throughout December including Boxing Day

£40 per person. Children under 12 half price. Minimum eight persons. Pre-order required.

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STARTERS

Ham hock, apple and parsley terrine, piccalilli and freshly baked Mrs Kirkham’s mature cheddar cheese bread

Mulligatawny soup, crème fraîche, coriander

Masons Yorkshire Gin and botanical spice-cured salmon, lemon pickle and endive salad (V)

MAINS

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

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

Pan fried fillet of sea bass, sweet potato fondant, beetroot purée, crispy kale, mushroom sabayon 

Salad of roasted pumpkin, poached pear, blue cheese and walnut with celeriac remoulade  (V)

DESSERTS

Fruit and nut Christmas pudding, brandy sauce

Chocolate orange mousse, Grand Marnier glaze, candied orange, cocoa nib tuile 

Plum and Madagascan sugar custard tart, plum and star anise foam

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Coffee and mince pies

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RESTAURANT OPENING TIMES

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

Lunch midday – 2.00pm, Festive lunch menu or a selection of sandwiches

Afternoon Tea 1.00pm – 5.00pm, Sparkling afternoon tea selection only

Dinner 6:00pm – 9.30pm, Seasonal à la carte menu or festive dinner menu

Sunday lunch midday – 2.30pm, Festive lunch menu only

WINTER ESCAPE

Throughout December 2018 and January 2019 book a winter getaway at Holdsworth House from £149 per couple, based on two adults sharing a room.

  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Overnight stay
  • Full Yorkshire breakfast
  • Three course festive lunch (or upgrade to the festive dinner)

Excludes 24 and 25 December.

Your pet dog is welcome too, for an additional £10 per dog per night, and is 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

Seven Course Tasting Dinner for Two £105

Overnight Stay for two with Afternoon Tea £159

Romantic Break for Two £230

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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.

 BOOKING TERMS:

Bookings for Christmas Day require a £50 per table deposit and full payment by 23 November 2018;

Boxing Day bookings require £10 per person deposit and full payment by 30 November 2018;

Bookings for six or more guests require a non-refundable, non-transferable £10 per person deposit;

Winter Escape 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;

All information is correct at the time of printing. We reserve the right to make changes to the events and menus without prior notice. Images used for illustration purposes only.

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