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The Crown and Castle

Highdays & Holidays

Christmas and NYE 2016

We have just one table left for Christmas lunch – please call 01394 450205 for details. New Year’s Eve dinner is only available to guests staying with us. We are open for Boxing Day brunch and New Year’s Day brunch and menus are available to see below.

If you fancy a pre-Christmas treat we will be in festive mode from Thursday, 15th December 2016, slightly earlier than usual. The reindeer are going on holiday so a tree will be up in their corner instead and, as usual, everything from staircases and mantelpieces to window sills and tables will be festooned with tasteful decorations. We will be offering a gently festive 1-night package nearer the time.

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Brunch: Boxing Day & New Year’s Day

We are open on Boxing Day and on New Year’s Day for brunch. First orders are at midday and last orders at 1.30pm. Please find the menus below although they might be subject to the odd change if necessary.

We ask for 20.00 per head deposit which is non-refundable unless we have 7 days notice of cancellation, part-cancellation or a drop in numbers. Obviously for guests who arrived as booked, we credit this amount against the final tab. We are sorry we have to ask for this but there is a tendency for out-of-towners to make speculative bookings and it’s very galling turning away regular guests only to find we could have accommodated them after all!

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Festive Flop 2016

Our very popular 2-night Festive Flop package is available for either Tuesday and Wednesday, 27th & 28th December or Thursday and Friday, 29th & 30th December 2016.

As ever, the 2-night package includes a 3-course a la carte dinner each night, with free choice of dishes, and full English breakfast each morning.

And, to take home, we are offering our usual present of a whole side of Pinney’s oak-smoked salmon, two lemons, a Pump Street Bakery voucher for a sourdough loaf, and a bottle of our very nice house soave – all designed to help solve the NYE catering problems if you’re having friends or family over for the occasion.

2-night tariff per couple per room
Good House  470
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  550
Best House & Terrace  650
Suite  800

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New Year package – only 4 rooms left

3-Night New Year’s Eve package
For good food and wine, as well as a good knees-up  – oh, and a good bed, of course –
the Crown and Castle is a grand place to be at this time of year.

The 3-night package per couple occupying a room is:
Good House doubles  1,250  (room 6 – please see room details on website)
Better House double  1,350  (rooms 3 and room 7 – please see room details on website)  SOLD OUT
Best Garden double or twin  1,350  ONLY THREE LEFT
Best House or Best Terrace double  1,475  SOLD OUT
Suite  1,699   SOLD OUT

Saturday, 31st December 2016, New Year’s Eve
On arrival, tea and chocolate cake * pre-prandial prosecco and canapés in the bar *
an excellent five-course dinner NB with coffee and Artisan du Chocolat chocolates *
really excellent table entertainment * dancing to new and old music until 2.00am
We have two communal tables on NYE (by request) so please say if you’d like to join
up with fellow guests – or not!

Sunday, 1st January 2017, New Year’s Day
Bloody Mary full English breakfast * afternoon tea with a glass
of bubbly, smoked salmon sandwiches and cake *
a three-course a la carte dinner with coffee included

Monday, 2nd January 2017
Full English breakfast * a three-course a la carte dinner to include coffee

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017 **
Full English breakfast * a 50cl bottle of Blandy’s Alvada 5-year old rich Madeira
and a box of NikoB’s amazing nougat to take home with you

NB The NYE dinner menu cannot be altered to accommodate special dietary needs. ** If you would like to add the night of Tuesday, 3rd January to your stay we are offering rooms at 50.00 off the B&B rate, with dinner charged as taken.

A non-refundable 250.00 deposit is required on booking the package with the full balance payable by
14th October 2016. Please also be aware that a 140.00 service charge will be applied to the final account –
this  is shared equally among every single member of staff.

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Christmas 3-night package sold out

Happily – for us – our 3-night Christmas package is already sold out. We may have tables for Christmas Day lunch and certainly do for Boxing Day brunch, if this helps at all. And, while NYE is nothing like the same, we do it in proper, generous, festive style so you might like to consider that 3-night package instead?

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