Christmas Parties in Hitchin
By HitchinPeople | Sunday, November 21, 2010, 18:51
Whether you are ready or not, Christmas is just round the
Christmas in Hitchin
corner, as is the associated party season.
With that in mind, we have put together a collection of some of the best
places for your Christmas party in Hitchin.
Here are a selection of venues offering the full ‘Party
Originally a Carmelite monastery built in 1317, Hitchin
Priory has progressively evolved over the centuries and now gracefully combines
a mosaic of ages. The Priory enjoys a
prime town centre location and yet still benefits from its own 19 acre parkland
Hitchin Priory’s 2010 Christmas party nights start from £35,
and include “Christmas novelties, Three Course Meal, and Disco until midnight”. Jayne from Hitchin had her works Christmas party
there last year told us that “the food was great and on time, and the staff
really went out of their way to make the evening special. We have booked in again for this year”. See The Priory’s Christmas menu here.
One of England's most impressive stately homes, Knebworth
House boasts a wealth of history, most famously the home of Victorian novelist
Edward Bulwer Lytton - author of the words "The pen is mightier than the
Christmas 2010 offerings from Knebworth House come in the
form of their Party nights in a “star-clothed marquee”. Prices start from £35 and include a three
course meal, Table magician (Fri & Sat), with a resident DJ playing until 1am
(minimum group size 10). View Knebworth
House’s party night information and menu here.
For a more traditional Christmas meal why not try one of
these great venues in Hitchin:
The Radcliffe Arms can cater for groups up to 30 for a sit
down meal and 45 for a Christmas buffet.
Offering yummy dishes such as Tuscan style bean cassoulet, and Daube of
beef as well as the traditional Turkey and Trimmings there is something for
everyone. View menus online here, prices for an evening meal start
Or try something different with a Greek themed Christmas evening
at Bar Meze on Bucklesbury. Dishes on offer
include Lountza, Kalamari, and Swordfish Shashlik. This place is great for trying new dishes as
everyone just digs in to all the wonderful food in the middle of the
table. Set menu price £19.95 view full
Doughty’s Brasserie has long established itself as a great
place to celebrate Christmas. Always
providing an interesting, well thought out menu and this year is no
exception. Dishes include the
traditional Turkey and Trimmings of course, but with others such as Lamb Shank,
Sea Bass and Hake it will be hard to choose.
Dinner prices start from £30 see full menu and prices here.
The Rusty Gun in St Ippolyts just outside Hitchin has a
great Seasonal Menu this year. When you
have finished dinner why not have a look around their on-site farm shop. Priced at £19 per head for two courses and £25
for all three, view full menu here.
How about an Oriental Christmas buffet at Regent Cottage on
the High Street. This has long been a
favourite for works Christmas parties and the “all you can eat buffet”
eliminates all the hassle of pre-ordering.
The great central location also makes it an ideal place to start a night
before moving on somewhere else. Set menu
price £18.80 see full menu here.
The Highlander on Upper Tilehouse St is a great pub bursting
with character which excels at customer service. Why not join them for your Christmas
celebrations? Groups of 8 and over can enjoy their specially selected Christmas
menu with a private dining room available for groups over 15. Prices start from £21 per person view their
full menu here.
Stay and play at the Sun Hotel with their festive offer of a
two night stay £99 per person. With
great variety on their Festive menu and at the great price of 2 courses for
£13.95 and 3 for £15.95 what more could you want. View full menu and booking form here.
If none of the above take your fancy, try something
completely different at the Market Theatre on Sun Street and book yourself
tickets to their annual Adult Panto.
This year it is entitled Senmeafella which runs from the 3rd
December to 10th March, all tickets £12. Book here.
Where are you celebrating Christmas in Hitchin this